One Mile at a Time
Ranking Limited Time Hotel Credit Card Sign-Up Bonuses

At the moment we're seeing more increased hotel credit card sign-up bonuses than I recall seeing at any point in the past. Given that these offers are limited time, I... Read More

The Gate
Date Announced For End of Virgin America Elevate Program

Among the items of the vision for the future of Alaska Airlines and Virgin America which was shared on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 was that the Virgin America name will... Read More

Travel Codex
How to Get a Metal American Express Platinum Card

American Express recently updated its Platinum Card, with new benefits that go live today and an increase in the annual fee from $450 to $550. Considering this was the... Read More

Points With a Crew
Delta plans new nonstop international service from JFK

Delta Airlines announced a new international nonstop service out of its JFK hub. Starting in December, there will be a once-daily flight from ... Read More

Dots, Lines & Destinations
DLD134: Action in Asia

Lots of stuff happening in Asia, from partnerships to award travel to Singapore hawker stalls. Polaris takes a (bigger) delay and a Westin has math troubles. Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

In the interest of transparency, I state at the outset that this review has never been published before, but is from October 2013. It is part of my Star... Read More

Running with Miles
Let Your Voice Be Heard – Vote Now for Your Favorite Airline, Hotel, and Card!

The voting for the Freddie Awards is almost over! Time to cast your vote for your favorite airline, hotel, credit card, and all of their programs! The post Let Your... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Do you find good deals in Marriott Cash and Points reward nights?

Marriott Rewards introduced a true ‘Cash and Points’ reward night redemption option one year ago in March 2016. Good news is the number of points and cash... Read More

View from the Wing
Free Domestic Lounge Access for United Gold Elites and Higher

One of the great secrets frequent flyers know is that Star Alliance Gold members get access to lounges operated by Star Alliance member airlines when departing on a Star... Read More

TravelUpdate
Do You Think €59 Is A Good Price For An Upgrade To Business Class?

The €59 upgrade offer at check in. It certainly is an eye catching number which deserves some consideration, especially for someone like me who enjoys flying up the... Read More

Mommy Points
Increased Amex Platinum Sign-Up Bonus and New Benefits Live!

It’s March 30th, and that means the changes we knew were coming for the personal Amex Platinum cards have arrived. Some of the changes are good, and some... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Richard Branson Wants Alaska Airlines To Pay Him Licensing Fees Until 2040

While Alaska's takeover of Virgin America was finalized late last year, they only outlined the future of the brand last week. Alaska wanted to take time to decide... Read More

Lufthansa Flyer
SWISS Summer Business Class Sale Starts Today!

Swiss has started their Summer Business Class sale from the USA to Europe. Best deals seem to be weekdays from the east coast..... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Review: Sheraton Zagreb – Executive Suite

Ein Wasserrohrbruch hat mich aus meiner SPG Platinum Suite nun in eine Executive Suite gebracht. Dann mal ein schneller Review einer Executive Suite im Sheraton Zagreb... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Boston to Spain and Portugal $390-$430 all alliances May, August

Big sale from Boston to many cities across Spain and Portugal with all three alliances. SkyTeam member Air Europe has lowest fares, with nonstop flights to Madrid.... Read More

TravelSkills
Full-on fare war: Atlanta-Boston $80 economy, $335 first

Today JetBlue launched new nonstops between Atlanta and Boston, sparking one of the craziest fare wars I’ve seen to date- even in first class. As of today,... Read More

Lufthansa Flyer
LUFTHANSA Gets Its 3rd A350

Lufthansa receives its third A350, setting the stage for Mumbai to be the next destination to see her later this month Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
60k Points Offer Amex Platinum Card

American Express is out with a new increased offer on The Platinum Card® from American Express where you can earn 60,000 Membership Rewards®... Read More

Miles To Memories
WARNING: Too Good to be True Amazon Pricing, Possible Scam Accounts & How to Protect Yourself

Thousands of new accounts on Amazon are selling items at way below market prices. Are these accounts legitimate and how can you protect yourself from a possible scam? Read More

The Gate
Earn 1,000 Bonus SkyMiles With Each New Participating Partner You Use

You can earn 1,000 bonus SkyMiles with each new participating partner you use through Friday, June 30, 2017 when you register for this offer with your SkyMiles... Read More

One Mile at a Time
How To Request A Metal Amex Platinum Card

Earlier I wrote about how The Platinum Card® from American Express has been refreshed, including a new 60,000 point sign-up bonus upon completing minimum spend. One... Read More

Running with Miles
Amex App Update Now Lets You Send Referrals

With the latest Amex app update, you can now send referrals to friends and family with a simple step. Great way to get points even quicker with referrals! The post Amex... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Psychodelische TWA Werbung 1971 (Video)

TWA hat schon steile Werbung gemacht! Psychodelischer geht schon gar nicht mehr! 70er Jahre in Reinkultur ... Read More

Deals We Like
Last Days to Transfer Hotel Points for Southwest Companion Pass

This is a quick reminder that TOMORROW is the last day to transfer your hotel points to Southwest to count towards the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass.... Read More

Points With a Crew
Earn an EXTRA 5x miles on select United flights

Check your account and see if you are targeted with an extra 5x miles on your next United flight. Read More

View from the Wing
Amex Increases Platinum Card Signup Bonus By 50%, Adds New Card Benefits

American Express will now let you earn 60,000 Membership Rewards points after $5,000 in purchases in your first 3 months of cardmembership -- this publicly available... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
Qatar Airways Business Class Moskau nach Ho Chi Minh Stadt für 1017€

Qatar Airways hat aktuell wieder Partnerangebote in der Business Class geladen. Für die Strecke von Moskau nach Ho Chi Minh Stadt in Vietnam ruft man 1017€ pro... Read More

TravelUpdate
Flight Review: Swissair Business Class GVA to ZRH

Following a very successful skiing holiday in the Alps, I was booked to return to London in SwissAir’s short-haul Business Class. My itinerary was as follows:... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Big New 60K Point Sign-Up Bonus On The Amex Platinum Card

The Platinum Card® from American Express is being relaunched today with several changes, and one of those is a big new sign-up bonus. The Amex Platinum Card is now... Read More

Road Warriorette
Clean the World: Using used hotel soap to save lives

While staying at hotels you have to wash your hands at some point, and unless you are washing your hands every three minutes you won’t use the entire bar of soap.... Read More

The Gate
Double World of Hyatt Points — Just For You Being You

You’re good enough, you’re smart enough, and doggone it, World of Hyatt likes you — so much so that you can earn double World of Hyatt frequent guest... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Westjet Rewards Can Now Be Redeemed on Delta… BUT

Yesterday, I mentioned that you are now able to use Delta Skymiles on most Westjet flights. Additional Reading: Delta Skymiles now Redeemable on Westjet It looks like... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Audi Is Acquiring Silvercar, My Favorite Car Rental Company

I’ve written extensively about Silvercar, which is my favorite car rental company. While I've historically dreaded renting cars due to how dated the technology and... Read More

Points With a Crew
Card Madness Semifinal #1 – #9 Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express vs. #13 Chase Freedom

It's time for the next round of Card Madness and we need YOUR vote. Will it be the Chase Freedom or the Amex SPG card? Vote for free in 10 seconds and make your voice... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Delta Promo: 1,000 Bonus Miles For Each New Partner Activity

Delta has a fun promotion offering 1,000 bonus miles for each new SkyMiles partner you earn miles with between March 24 and June 30, 2017. Those dates are based on the... Read More