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Österreich und Deutschland verschärfen die Reisehinweise für die Türkei

Heute haben das Außenministerium Österreichs und das Auswärtige Amt Deutschland die Reisehinweise für die Türkei verschärft ... Read More

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KLM / Air France Business Deutschland – Rio (Return): 1500 Euro

Abgehend von Deutschland fliegt man derzeit mit KLM oder Air France in der Business nach Rio. Die Tour klappt sogar jetzt noch im Sommer ... Read More

Road Warriorette
Recommendations for a small rolling suitcase

A friend from my moms group recently sent me this email. I need a small rolling suitcase, preferably soft-sided, for an upcoming trip. I’m hoping you have a good... Read More

View from the Wing
Airline Ancillary Revenue Appears Tied to a Strong Frequent Flyer Program

IdeaWorks has put out a new study on airline ancillary fees (.pdf). They rank the airlines earning the most in ancillary fees, and explain where the money comes from.... Read More

Renés Points
What a Brilliant Personal Touch! This Is Way Better Delta Than a Forced GST “Thank You”!

What a Brilliant Personal Touch! This Is Way Better Delta Than a Forced GST "Thank You"! Continue reading → The post What a Brilliant Personal Touch! This Is Way... Read More

Renés Points
What a Brilliant Personal Touch! This Is Way Better Delta Than a Forced GST “Thank You”!

What a Brilliant Personal Touch! This Is Way Better Delta Than a Forced GST "Thank You"! Continue reading → The post What a Brilliant Personal Touch! This Is Way... Read More

Mommy Points
Things to Know About the July 23rd Citi Prestige Changes

Just about a year ago we got wind of the changes coming to the Citi Prestige credit card for new and eventually existing cardholders. It was great for them to give such... Read More

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Die Hyatt Best Rate Garantie wird eigentlich wertlos! Die neuen Bedingungen geleakt!

Hyatt hat still und heimlich an den Bedingungen für die Best Rate gedreht. Die neuen Regeln gelten ab Ende des Monats und wurden geleakt ... Read More

Cheaper one-way or roundtrip? The old rules are changing

For a long time, it has been part of air travel orthodoxy that it’s always a lot less expensive to buy a roundtrip ticket to your destination than two one-way... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
12 Lounges Join Priority Pass

Priority Pass sends out a monthly email announcing their new lounges. It’s nice to see Priority Pass expanding the lounges in their program, which... Read More

Running with Miles
Great Deal on Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

If you want a great price on the Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless noise cancelling headphones, check out this deal! This is a great deal on quality headphones! The post... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Bonjour, Joon. What the heck are you doing here??

Welcome Joon, the new "younger sister" to the Air France family. The new brand was announced today and starts flying this Autumn. Can you figure out why it exists?? The... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
SPG Hotels 35% Resort Discount Returns!

There are many great ways to use SPG points, but one of the best redemptions are for their spectacular resort properties. SPG runs a promotion roughly every year where... Read More

History: Short Empire Flying Boat Videos

The Short Empire flying boat is a British designed aircraft which was in commercial service from 1937 to 1947. The airlines operating the aircraft were Imperial Airways,... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Pizza On A Podcast! Hanging Out On The Observation Deck

I always have a ton of fun talking travel. That's why I was happy when the Observation Deck folks let me ramble for 30 minutes about a range of subjects. Listen in!... Read More

Voyage Avance
Lounge review : TEI Lounge in Narita airport(NRT)

When I travel to Nagoya(NGO) I used TEI Lounge in Narit... Read More

Miles To Memories
Citi and PayPal Expand Partnership, Use TYP as Payment Option

Citi cardmembers will be able to use ThankYou Points as a payments option at millions of merchants that accept PayPal. Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Azores Airlines Lounge Ponta Delgada

Our flight from Ponta Delgada to Lisbon was departing at 9:45AM, though we got to the airport plenty early, at around 7AM. That's because we had to get gas, return our... Read More

Michael W Travels
Enter For A Shot To Win A Lufthansa First Class Duck

Lufthansa First Class Ducks are highly collectible yet hard to come by since you can only get them at the First Class Lounge & Terminal. You could also purchase them... Read More

View from the Wing
The 10 Best Cards from Chase and How to Get Them

I frequently offer appraisals of the very best cards, and the very best signup bonuses, but in doing so only offer one or two cards per bank. That means I don't get... Read More

Travel Codex
Sun, Fun, Sand, and Seafood on the Redneck Riviera

If you’ve been following our vacation journey so far, you’ll recognize our final destination as Gulf Shores, Alabama.  An area affectionately known as... Read More

Travel With Grant
PSA: Free Checked Bags on Alaska Airlines by Linking BofA Credit Card to Mileage Plan Number

Do you fly Alaska Airlines? Do you have the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Credit Card? Do you ever pay to check your bag when you fly Alaska Airlines?... Read More

One Mile at a Time
American Drops Dress Code For Non-Revenue Passengers

Some of you may remember United's first big viral story of the year, which revolved around a United non-rev being denied boarding for wearing leggings on a flight. For... Read More

Points With a Crew
The best sites for searching oneworld alliance award availability

American Airlines may be the most popular oneworld carrier, but is NOT the best way to search oneworld availability. The best site to search oneworld award... Read More

Mommy Points
Big Changes Coming to the Hyatt Best Rate Guarantee Policy

Most of the major hotel programs have a Best Rate Offer Guarantee of some sort that essentially exists to encourage you to book directly with the hotel itself instead of... Read More

Muslim Travel Girl
Fasten Your Seatbelt – New British Airways Safety video with Comic Relief

I just watched this cute British Airways and Comic Relief safety video, if you haven’t seen it yet watch it below, or wait until you board a British Airways flight... Read More

View from the Wing
Hyatt Revamps Its Best Rate Guarantee As It Prepares For War With Expedia

All the major hotel chains are working hard to get you to 'book direct' with them. It's not really working overall, since they don't appear to be eating into the share... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Air France lança nova cia aérea para Jovens

A que ponto chegamos, a Air France está lançando hoje uma cia aérea majoritariamente para jovens. É basicamente uma lowcost com trend... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Hyatt Devalues Their Best Rate Guarantee

The major hotel chains put a lot of effort into getting you to book directly with them rather than through online travel agencies like Orbitz, Expedia, etc. That’s... Read More

Miles To Memories
Roundup of Bank Bonuses; BMO Harris $200, First Tennessee $300, KeyBank $200, HarborOne $500 and More

Here’s a round up of bank bonuses that I came across over the last few days that many of you might find valuable. Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Etihad shutters Swiss branding, cashes out on Darwin

Etihad unloaded one of its European airline investments and it may not have been a total debacle, though terms were not disclosed. Can Darwin now grow with its new... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Changes to Hyatt’s Best Rate Guarantee Program

Hyatt has announced they are making some changes to their Best Rate Guarantee program which will become effective as of Monday, July 31. With this change, if a guest... Read More

Review: OBB Railjet First Class Lounge

Background: Having a First Class or Business Class ticket on Railjet gets you into the OBB Lounges! There are currently 7 lounges: Vienna Central Station, Vienna... Read More

SLS Las Vegas: Not LA Cool

When I think of the SLS brand, I think of the hip one in Los Angeles. That is not the case for the one in Vegas. This hotel is lodging for those coming for... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Caution: Bring Plenty of Cash to Thailand or Face Detention & Deportation

A rather alarming story for someone like me who enjoys going to Thailand but hates carrying cash: some western tourists are being refused entry or even detained for not... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Air France’s New (Delusional?) Airline, Joon

Last year Air France first announced their intentions to launch a low cost carrier, assuming they could get their unions onboard with it (which was the biggest... Read More