Points, Miles & Martinis
Link Your Marriott & SPG Accounts To Transfer Points

Sorry for a slight day on this news, but we have been traveling the last day. Earlier this week, we told you that Marriott and Starwood Were To Become A Combined... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
I’m Obsessed with This Instagram Feed of Airline Food

Regular readers of this blog knows that I include pictures of my meal in every flight report/review. Airline food gets a pretty bad reputation, despite airlines trying... Read More

Frequent Miler
Buy Kenmore Alfie from Sears for $17 & Get $30 in Shop Your Way Rewards

Spend $18 and receive $30 back in points with this new Shop Your Way Rewards deal from Sears. The post Buy Kenmore Alfie from Sears for $17 & Get $30 in Shop Your... Read More

Frequent Miler
Buy Kenmore Alfie from Sears for $17 & Get $30 in Shop Your Way Rewards

Spend $18 and receive $30 back in points with this new Shop Your Way Rewards deal from Sears. The post Buy Kenmore Alfie from Sears for $17 & Get $30 in Shop Your... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
TAP Portugal $482 Newark EWR to London LGW, Paris $499, Venice $555 Oct-Dec

TAP Portugal has a major fare sale from Newark EWR to cities across Europe with deals to London, Paris, Venice, Rome, and many other citites in France, Germany, Italy... Read More

One Mile at a Time
What Can Newly Minted Starwood Platinum Members Expect?

As of Friday Marriott and Starwood are letting you link accounts, which includes the option to status match and transfer points between programs. Yesterday I outlined... Read More

Frequent Miler
It’s not too late – Deals still alive as of 09/25/2016

Each week we publish a number of fantastic deals on the blog and in Quick Deals. Most deals don’t last long, but some hang around for awhile. In an effort to keep... Read More

How Many Blog Posts Come From A Single Holiday?

Writing a blog is quite fun as you get to exercise your creativity. I always try to put together something that others will read and enjoy. It is quite rewarding when... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Air Serbia $499-$529 New York JFK to Serbia, Albania, Romania Oct-May

Air Serbia flies nonstop from New York JFK to Belgrade, Serbia. Ticket prices are down to $499 JFK-Belgrade BEG for travel from next week into mid-May 2017. Tickets to... Read More

View from the Wing
$400 British Airways Discount Extended, Stackable With 10% Off

One of the best deals in travel is the British Airways AARP discount. I love stacking British Airways business class sale fares with $400 off business class fares and... Read More

Popular: Dogs on planes | SkyClubs | Marriott’s big move | 100,000 points | Mis-pronounced foods

TravelSkills’ 10 most popular posts over the last week (descending order): 1 Don’t miss comments from both sides of this hot issue: Kicking... Read More

Live from a Lounge
10 New Marriott Destinations that Starwood Members Should look out for Redemptions

Marriott and Starwood Hotels have finally merged and one of the benefits this merger has opened is redemption opportunity for SPG members to some exclusive destinations... Read More

Rene's Points
Delta SkyMiles & Medallion teams – Please watch Delta’s new “TRUST” video every day over and over again!

TRUST. It is a simple word but one that is greatly lacking in our modern culture. I am old enough to have grown up with the understanding that when someone gave you... Read More

One Mile at a Time
The Puzzling Reason Korean Air Doesn’t Offer Inflight Wifi

Everyone values inflight amenities differently, though personally I consider wifi to be one of the most important amenities an airline can have. Admittedly I travel... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Star Alliance/SkyTeam Portland PDX to London $543-$603 April-May 2017

Star Alliance airlines offer Portland, Oregon PDX to London at round trip fares from $543 to $4593 for departures in April and May 2017. Published fares on Air Canada... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Star Alliance Seattle to Zurich $418 to $456 April-May 2017

A limited season sale next spring drops the price for Seattle to Zurich down to $412-$420 round trip on Icelandair and Star Alliance carriers drop fares to $418-$456 for... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Review: My Lounge London Gatwick

Review der My Lounge am Airport Gatwick ... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Stadium Bucket List, Dodgers Stadium At Chavez Ravine

Dodgers Stadium is a great "old style" stadium. No, not a new stadium made to look old. An actual old stadium. It's one of the stadiums high on my list of places I... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Flugbegleiterinnen 1960 (Video)

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You Have Been Upgraded
Etihad FIRST Cairo – Singapur (Return): 2576 Euro

Mit Etihad in der First von Cairo nach Singapur ... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Marriott is India’s biggest hotel chain,beating the Taj

With the merger of Starwood & Marriott into one, not just is the world's largest hotel company born, but also for India, the largest hotel company is no longer an... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Air India to launch flights to Madrid from December 1, 2016

Air India will be launching another new route this year, going over to Madrid as of December 2016. Here are all the details you need to know about the new flight coming... Read More

The Gate
Fare Sale Celebrates 70 Years of Cathay Pacific Airways

Although unremarkable airfare sales which originate outside of the United States and do not include the economy class cabin are usually not highlighted here at The Gate,... Read More

Deals We Like
Currently Active Deals

Here is a list of all the currently active deals. These are always available on the “Current Promotions” tab at the top of the page, although... Read More

Travel With Grant
Reminder: OC Travel Hackers Meetup on Sunday September 25 from 2-4pm @ Tustin District In-N-Out

Good morning everyone, I hope your week is going well. I apologize for the short notice, but I will be in Orange County this weekend and I wanted to organize an OC... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
National Museum of African American History Now Open

The National Museum of African American History has opened today. President Obama spoke at the ceremony, NPR reports: This museum, Obama says, provides “context... Read More

Le Chic Geek
The Time the Airline Gave My Boarding Pass to Someone Else 

I have a very common last name,  but a very uncommon name overall–at least in the US.  So I haven’t run into many cases of mistaken identity with... Read More