Running with Miles
Use Hilton Points on Amazon – At A Really Bad Rate

There is a new redemption option for shopping and it is using Hilton points on Amazon. See what Amazon says your Hilton points are worth! The post Use Hilton Points on... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Video Review: Hyatt Place Dubai Baniyas Square – Suite

Video Review einer Suite im Hyatt Place Dubai Baniyas Square. Ein sehr gutes Suite Upgrade als World of Hyatt Globalist ... Read More

God Save The Points
Hilton Gold Elite Status In Just Four Stays With This Fast Track Offer…

Staying at hotels as an elite member is just better. Better rooms, free wifi, late check out- all the things that make you feel at home. Thanks to limited time... Read More

Michael W Travels
Aspen Police Warn Against Taking Selfies With Bears

Taking selfies is quite a popular thing to do but it can definitely get you into trouble. Here are a few examples: A boy fell 1,640 feet off of a cliff while taking a... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazon You Can Now Use These Hotel Points To Pay

You can now link your Amazon account with your Hilton Honors account to use Hilton points to pay at Amazon. This may be of interest to some, if you like Hilton stays... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Booked! Last United 747 Flight

When I saw the news yesterday that United Airlines would retire its 747 with a special Hawaiian-themed celebration to recreate its first flight, I resolved to be part of... Read More

Travel With Grant
$10 Statement Credits Posted from US Bank ApplePay Promo

Good morning everyone, I have another short post to share this morning.  When I woke up, I had received this email from US Bank.  I received a $10 statement... Read More

One Mile at a Time
You Can Now Redeem Hilton Honors Points For Amazon Purchases (But Please Don’t)

At the beginning of February we learned about some major changes that Hilton was making to their loyalty program, including the following: -- The name of the... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Radisson Blu Gran Canaria, 1 Bedroom Suite

I got the Club Carlson credit card years ago. Had I ever stayed at a Club Carlson property? Nope. Did I have any intentions of staying at one in the near future? Nope.... Read More

Attending A Bullfight In Madrid: A Range of Emotions

Bullfighting is controversial. I didn’t have a strong opinion about it before I went, and my thoughts on the pastime were more mixed after going. Before getting... Read More

Deals We Like
Book an Alaska Airlines Flight and the Price Dropped? You Can Get the Difference Back!

While most airlines charge an arm and a leg to change or cancel a flight, Alaska Airlines has one of the more generous policies. Recently I wrote about JetBlue’s... Read More

View from the Wing
New Hilton Benefit Shop With Points at Amazon Now Live

Hilton’s big changes this year have been all about making small amounts of points useful. They got rid of their award chart along with free points pooling across... Read More

Review: Mud Hen Water – a uniquely local experience

When in Hawaii, you should eat local food.  This means eating local products and local style-food.  And if you want to dine somewhere that takes both of these... Read More

[PROMOTION] Aeroplan Bonus with Rocketmiles

Rocketmiles is a hotel booking engine which looks for the best rates for over 400,000 hotel chains around the world (see our review post: Rocketmiles). Rocketmiles... Read More

God Save The Points
The Best Wireless + Wifi Plans For Travelers Worldwide…

Life on the go is all about staying in the know. Has my flight changed? What’s the address of the hotel? Is the cronut a real thing? These are life’s great... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Philippine Airlines Considering Flights From Vancouver To Chicago & Houston

Philippine Airlines has been putting effort into the passenger experience lately, and part of that is updating their longhaul fleet. The airline is retiring their... Read More

Mike a Bordo
Nothing Expected in Luxembourg….

Day 1:: Luxembourg After a 9 hour flight from Chicago I landed in London Heathrow, it was only 5:55am local time and my connecting flight was not until 8:20am.... Read More

Renés Points
Surprising: New Delta Amex Blue open to #DeltaAmexPerks rewards!

Surprising: New Delta Amex Blue open to #DeltaAmexPerks rewards! Continue reading → The post Surprising: New Delta Amex Blue open to #DeltaAmexPerks rewards!... Read More

One Mile at a Time
British Airways Is Adding Flights To The Seychelles In 2018

It's not especially easy to get to the Seychelles, so this is an exciting development for anyone looking to fly from Europe to the Seychelles, or from the US to... Read More

Miles To Memories
Earn up to $200 with your First Discover Online Savings Account

Discover Bank is once again offering a signup bonus for their online savings account. This offer doesn’t appear to be targeted and should be available to... Read More

Travel With Grant
Wells Fargo Go Far Rewards Program Changes (Effective October 7)

Good morning everyone.  Yesterday, I received a letter from Wells Fargo about upcoming changes to the Wells Fargo Go Far Rewards Program, effective October 7.... Read More

Running with Miles
New TripIt Feature Uses iMessage For Keeping People Up-To-Date

A new TripIt feature is now available on iOS devices that will make it easier than ever to keep people in the look on travel plans! Set it and forget it, TripIt’s... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Qatar Airways 40% off sale + another 10% off

Qatar Airways Global Travel Boutique is offering some straight 40% off deals on Economy and Business Class fares. Today is the last day. And there is a mystery code... Read More

One Mile at a Time
FINALLY: China Is Lifting Their Ban On Using Smartphones In-Flight

As I've written about in the past, one of the most annoying aviation policies (at least as a passenger) is that you're not allowed to use smartphones or tablets on... Read More

The Gate
Dominica Suffers From Widespread Devastation From Direct Hit by Hurricane Maria

When landfall of Hurricane Maria occurred on the eastern coast of Dominica at 9:15 in the evening last night, maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour buffeted the... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Brussels Airlines: An Example Of A European Airline Successfully Adapting

Europe is one of the easiest places to get around by airplane. Flights are insanely cheap, sometimes to the point that they're cheaper than a Subway sandwich. Last year... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Irma’s toll: A friend lost

I knew that eventually the wake of Hurricane Irma would have a personal impact. The past couple weeks have mostly been waiting for the news to trickle in from the... Read More

Heels First Travel
Today Only: WTSO’s Online Wine Sale $8.99-$18.99

Wines Til Sold Out, one of my favorite stores for getting great online deals on wine, is having their Cheapskate Marathon today! Bottles will be sold for $8.99-$18.99,... Read More

View from the Wing
A Love Letter to United Polaris and Why British Airways is Changing Their Bedding Again

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

What Is Happening With Ryanair Flight Cancellations?

A problem with pilot rosters is causing flight cancellations at Ryanair over the next six weeks. It is reported that around 400,000 customers are going to be affected.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
British Airways launches Seychelles Route

It seems the British Airways rumour mill has been especially leaky recently, with the confirmation that the airline is to launch a route between London and The... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Hit and Run: My Car Was Damaged in Hotel Parking Lot

I spent a few nights at the Hyatt Carmel Highlands last week and came home with an unexpected souvenir…a damaged front bumper. What do you do when your car gets... Read More

Miles from Blighty
Confirmed – BA returns to the Seychelles

As suspected, BA returns to the Seychelles in 2018 - flying twice per week. The post Confirmed – BA returns to the Seychelles appeared first on Miles from Blighty. Read More

Travel Codex
Icelandic Madness as Icelandair DFW Service Announced

It seemed like only yesterday that Icelandic low-cost carrier WOW Air announced plans to serve DFW International Airport.  Well, maybe not yesterday, but it’s... Read More

Frequent Miler
Is it a keeper? My take on BOA’s new Premium Rewards Card

Bank of America’s new card was originally expected to be an ultra-premium card.  Rumors were that it would compete in the $450 / $550 space with the Chase... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Ryanair: We messed up (updated timetables live)

Well it seems that Ryanair has formally admitted it messed up its pilot holidays – with the airline confirming it will cancel up to 50 flights a day. One of... Read More

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