Andy's Travel Blog
The amazing circle bridge in Germany known as Rakotzbrücke

You have surely seen it all over the interwebz but now you can see MY pictures of it! The post The amazing circle bridge in Germany known as Rakotzbrücke appeared... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Japan Airlines Introduces Porsche Amenity Kits & Pajamas

Japan Airlines offers one of my favorite first class products in the world. I find that JAL first class is incredibly well rounded -- the service is exceptional, the... Read More

Points With a Crew
A new frontier – Frontier to add San Juan, Puerto Rico

Starting in June, Frontier Airlines is saying Buenos Dias to Puerto Rico with service to two East Coast cities! Read More

Miles To Memories
Merrill+ 50K (Up to $1,000) Bonus Is Available Again Online & By Phone

Looks like the offer is back again, online and by phone, although with some quirks. Read More

Running with Miles
Last Chance: Transfer SPG/Marriott Points to Southwest for the Companion Pass & 7 Nights in a Hotel

For just two more days, you can use your SPG+Marriott points to get one of the best deals in air travel - the Southwest Companion Pass. Get all the details,... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
JAL Launches New First Class Amenity Kits and Pajamas

Japan Airlines has a fantastic First Class product, and thanks to its partnership with Alaska Airlines, is now more attainable than ever. The catering is always stellar,... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Edelweiss Adds Seasonal Service To San Diego

San Diego will see increased transatlantic traffic this summer, as Edelweiss (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Swiss), is adding direct flights between Zurich and San Diego.... Read More

Travel With Massi
2.000 Miles & More Meilen 20,96 Euro

Bis zum 02. April 2017 gibt es für das Leserservice-Abo der TV Movie 2.000 Payback Punkte, die man 1:1 in 2.000 Miles & More Meilen umwandeln kann, zum Preis... Read More

View from the Wing
Earn Chinese Airline Status and Sell Risky Credit Card Balances

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips.... Read More

Unlimited VIA Rail Travel Across Canada for Only $150

VIA Rail is offering an unlimited travel pass for $150 for the entire month of July, 2017 for any travel across the country. This is an unbelievable deal. Let's recap,... Read More

Travel With Massi
10.000 Miles & More Meilen für 106,60 EUR

Nur noch heute gibt es über das Jahresabo der Programmzeitschrift Hörzu 10.000 Miles & More Prämienmeilen zum Preis von 106,60 Euro. Read more 10.000... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Will My $763 R/T Transpacific Business Fare Be Honored?

I took advantage of the cheap round-trip business class fare from Bangkok to Toronto yesterday on Ethiopian Airlines. I have a trip to Bangkok coming up and this... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Delta & Korean Air Announce Transpacific Joint Venture

A bit over a month ago, Korean Air's president hinted that a joint venture would be coming shortly between Delta and Korean Air. Well, that has now been confirmed. Delta... Read More

Live from a Lounge
I accepted a #JPMiles Challenge. Come along & get some for yourself too!

Wonder how I earn the miles I do? Here is how to find out how I do it every step of the way. Check into this very public challenge JetPrivilege threw me about collecting... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Breaking: Delta to Form Joint Venture with Korean Air! MQM & MQD Earning Finally?

Wow, what a change from their toxic relationship of a few years earlier. Back in September, we reported that Delta’s CEO told reporters that the... Read More

Rene's Points
Will new Delta – Korean JV partnership mean KE moves to GROUP 1 earning partner? What else does this mean for us?

Will new Delta - Korean JV partnership mean KE moves to GROUP 1 earning partner? What else does this mean for us? Continue reading → The post Will new Delta –... Read More

Travel Codex
How Does Hyatt’s Spring Promotion Compare?

Hyatt introduced their second quarter promotion this morning, Scott McKenzie has more on that release. The promotion, Double Points for Being You has few... Read More

Frequent Miler
Best cards for grocery store spend, and dining, and…

If you spend a lot at grocery stores, which credit card should you use?  What if you spend a lot on dining?  Travel?… I’ve long maintained a page,... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Continental Commercial 1970 (Video)

So viel Happiness ist schon fast gar nicht mehr auszuhalten. Eine rauschartige Continental Werbung aus 1970 ... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Delta & Korean Kiss and Make Up MOU

Delta and Korean Air today signed a MOU of their intent to form a joint venture. MOUs, agreements in principle to do a real agreement… The post Delta & Korean... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Question of our time: Dan Dan Noodles or Wanton Noodles?

So this morning has been interesting so far, with me sampling the catering delights at the Cathay Pacific lounge at London Heathrow. Again. Yes. Don’t look at me... Read More

Hotels: Why You Should Always Book the Flexible Rates

The simple reason you should always book the flexible rate:  You can end up saving money that way. Some years ago, I booked a hotel on an advance purchase rate.... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Four Points Melbourne Docklands Now Open

Yesterday, the 28th of March saw the Four Points Melbourne Docklands officially open its doors. The 237 room hotel is located in the heart of the Docklands area and is... Read More

The Gate
Why This Boeing 747-451 Airplane Crossed the Road

A Boeing 747-451 crossed the road — more specifically, Woolman Place and Toffie Terrace at the northern edge of the international airport which serves the greater... Read More

The Shutterwhale
ibis Styles Makassar Sam Ratulangi opens in Indonesia

AccorHotels has just announced the opening of the ibis Styles Makassar Sam Ratulangi which is located in the city centre and just 20 minutes drive away from the Sultan... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
It may be a later coach… 

But I’m getting too old for this.  Good morning from aboard coach 421 to London Victoria taking some god-forsaken route around Birmingham to Heathrow. ... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Etihad A320 Business Class Review

Unlike Emirates which only flies with 777 or A380 aircraft, Etihad A320 aircraft service some of the shorter routes in the middle east and beyond. While many European... Read More

Michael W Travels
Product Review: Kids Fly Safe- CARES Safety Harness

(Publishing this review is long overdue…) After flying 91,144 miles as a lap baby in his first 2 years, Lucas took his first flight in his own seat back in... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Tonight 3/29: Shanghai Miles and Points Meetup

Shanghai. Tonight 3/29. Meetup! Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7-10 pm Tap House 99 Taixing Road (near Wujiang Road) 泰兴路99号,... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
In-Flight Reading: The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis

Bored on your next flight or just looking for a great book to read? How about this one? In my new series I will review books that I am reading to help pass the time on... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Disgusting: TSA Molests 13-Year-Old at DFW

If the leggings incident taught me anything, it is not to jump to conclusions. So I won’t. But video of a TSA agent invasively screening a 13-year old boy does... Read More

Points With a Crew
Earn up to 12 free e-books a year with this hotel chain!

If you enjoy reading when you travel, you should look into this hotel chain, as you could earn up to 12 free e-books a year, just for being a member! Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Don’t forget – Freddie Awards voting is coming to a close

It’s that time of year – The Freddie Awards are drawing ever closer. But the time to vote is drawing to the end… You’ve got until Friday to cast... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
LAX to Sweden $387-$470 Apr-May, Aug-Feb

American Airlines with Oneworld partner Finnair has ticket prices down to $447 for travel in August and $387 round trip Los Angeles to Stockholm or Gothenburg, Sweden... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
How Some Hotels Let You Charge Uber To Your Room

After a recent visit to the Hotel Angeleno in Los Angeles, I noticed something interesting. Instead of being offered a taxi, I was offered a Uber from the hotel. I found... Read More