TravelUpdate
Hotel Review: Andaz Mayakoba Resort

Andaz Mayakoba is a new resort just north of Playa Del Carmen, Mexico that is within the Mayakoba Resort complex. The resort is surrounded by canal-like lagoons and... Read More

Jetsetter's Homestead
Sock Delivery Service Lets You ‘Rock Out With Your Sock Out’

I hate shopping. If it were up to me, everything would just be delivered. Even when I need a brick-and-mortar store for some reason, I “man shop”. That is, I... Read More

Running with Miles
3 Great Things About the New Amex Blue Business Plus Card

The new Amex Blue Business Plus card is out and it is a great card to get! Find out about 3 special things with this new card and why you should consider it. The post 3... Read More

View from the Wing
American Airlines Passenger Bites Flight Attendant’s Hand, Opens Galley Door and Jumps Onto Tarmac

Flight attendants have been known to 'peace out' by popping an aircraft slide on arrival and running away down the tarmac. (Although sometimes they just set fire to the... Read More

One Mile at a Time
British Airways Will Start Charging A Fee For Many Third Party Bookings

British Airways has just announced that as of November 1, 2017, they'll start charging a fee of 8GBP for bookings made through many third parties, including major travel... Read More

Running with Miles
Special Deal: MLB TV for 50% Off Regular Subscription Price

Get a great MLB TV deal to watch your favorite team for the rest of the 2017 season! This is the best price yet this year! The post Special Deal: MLB TV for 50% Off... Read More

TravelUpdate
How Does It Feel To Lose Your Gold Status?

British Airways Gold is one of the highest levels you can achieve in the Executive Club. This is the equivalent to oneworld Emerald which is the highest level in the... Read More

TravelSkills
Planespotting: MD-80/90 & Boeing 717

Pilots, planespotters and aviation buffs can quickly recognize nearly every aircraft type from the ground or in the air. But it’s not so easy for the rest of us.... Read More

Miles To Memories
Raise Memorial Day Sale; Extra 3% Off Select Brands

Gift card reseller Raise has a Memorial Day sale that will give you an extra discount on already discounted gift cards Read More

Travel Codex
Introduction: 2 Moms, a Baby, and 1,624 Miles

Introduction: 2 Moms, a Baby, and 1,624 Miles (this post) Exploring Louisiana’s Creole Nature Trail One Fine Monday in the Big Easy Review: Hotel St. Marie, New... Read More

Angelina Travels
Is the Trick to Save on United Award Close-In Ticketing Fees Dead?

For years, there was a way to book United award tickets within 21-days without ever having to pay a close-in ticketing fee (which is $75 for those without any status).... Read More

Points With a Crew
Is the (hot, new) Blue Business℠ Plus Credit Card from American Express worth it?

If you're looking to dip your toes into the business card world, the Blue Business℠ Plus Credit Card from American Express could be a great way to start! Read More

One Mile at a Time
Plotting My Next Adventure: Saudia First Class & RwandAir Business Class

My summer is already pretty booked up when it comes to travel, as I'm headed to the Azores, Italy, and have several other destinations I'm trying to hit up, including... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Triple British Airways Avios Points

If you have some shopping to do you can earn triple British Airways Avios points this week shopping at selected retailers through the British Airways Shopping Portal.... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
I Just Got a 34″ Ultrawide Monitor for $229.99, It’s Awesome (Deal Alive to 5/28)

I just got a 34″ ultrawide  monitor. A bit of an indulgence. I slipped the behemoth in under cover of dark hoping my wife wouldn’t… The post I... Read More

View from the Wing
British Airways Will Add £8 Fee to Tickets Booked Through ‘Outside’ Systems Starting November 1

The ongoing saga of airlines not wanting to pay current fees to sell their tickets through third parties, and not happy with how third parties market upsell options to... Read More

Frequent Miler
More than 5K United miles per rental with Hertz [Targeted]

Last month, we reported on a promotion launched between SAS and Hertz that was awarding 5K SAS miles per Hertz rental. It was short lived — not long after, the... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Qantas A380 First Class Sydney to Dubai

I hated to leave the superb Qantas first class lounge in Sydney, but I had been looking forward to this flight for months. Just to note, this review is from March 2015.... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
United $490 LAX to London, Dublin $522 Oct-March 2018

United and Star Alliance airlines have Los Angeles LAX to London at $490 round trip for most dates beginning Oct15 -Dec 6 and Jan 8-March 22, 2018. There are a few dates... Read More

One Mile at a Time
The Trick To Booking Mixed-Cabin Etihad Awards With American Miles

I was chatting with Zach Honig the other night regarding a two-segment Etihad routing he was trying to book with American miles. While there was availability on both... Read More

Miles To Memories
Simon Mall Gift Card Sale; Save at Lowe’s, iTunes and GameStop

Simon Malls have a new deal coming up next week on select third party gift cards while there's also a deal going on now. Read More

Mommy Points
Turn United and Hertz Promo Into Buying United Miles at 1 Cent Each (Targeted)

Airlines are more than happy to sell you miles directly for a usually pretty high fixed price that will sometimes dip a bit during promos and sales.... Read More

Angelina Travels
American Express Quietly Introduces the Super Lucrative AmEx Blue Business Plus Credit Card

Without any notice, American Express rolled out a super lucrative, no-annual fee, business credit card through their affiliate channels. Prior to this offer, I used to... Read More

Travel Codex
Earn up to 24 Avios per Dollar Shopping Online through May 31

British Airways, like many airlines, has an online shopping portal — but I think they tend to have more and better promotions than the U.S. carriers. Now through... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Fly US to Taiwan for Only $487 (Fare Available Through 2018 Dates)

Here’s another great fare sale.  You can fly from Chicago to Taipei, Taiwan on Air Canada for only $487.  This fare has wide availability in terms of... Read More

Travel With Grant
Double Dip on Lyft Rides to/from the Airport with JetBlue & Delta Promotions

Good morning everyone, happy Friday. Last weekend, I took 3 Lyft rides to/from various airports and have some data points on the recent JetBlue & Lyft promotion and... Read More

TravelUpdate
China, Russia Planning Wide Body Cooperation

China and Russia have started planning and cooperating in order to construct a new wide body jet. Their hopes are to compete with Boeing and Airbus. The new wide body... Read More

Deals We Like
Last Day to Earn 500 United Miles for Shopping Online

United is running a promotion with their online shopping portal where you can earn 500 miles by taking an extra minute and finding your online retailer through... Read More

Running with Miles
Why Targeted Amex Offers Are A Good Thing

Targeted Amex Offers can frustrate many customers but they can be a very good thing. Not only do they offer the best value but the system is getting smarter also. The... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Kimpton Hotels Karma Rewards Double Stays May 17-Sep 5, 2017, Book by May 28.

Kimpton Hotels Karma Rewards has a double stays elite credit offer at 54 hotels for stays May 17 to Sep 5. This is a high value offer for Karma Rewards fast-track elite.... Read More

Points With a Crew
Rebate on Hyatt redemptions through summer 2017!

Hyatt is running another 10% rebate promotion for stays this summer. This is similar to the promotion we saw last year. Here are the details: Read More

One Mile at a Time
My Crowding Fears Come True: American’s New Flagship Zoo

Yesterday I wrote about American's new Flagship Lounge and Flagship First Dining facilities at JFK. JFK is the first airport to get American's revamped lounge... Read More

Michael W Travels
Woman Raped at Massage Parlor at Boston’s Logan Airport

Most of us would assume that airports are generally a safe place with all of the security measures in place. A woman was allegedly raped at a massage parlor at... Read More

Miles To Memories
A New King for Business Spend? A Detailed Look at the New Blue Business Plus & Why It’s On the Top of my List!

American Express has released a new business card which is perhaps the best overall product for everyday business spend. Add in a number of other factors and this is a... Read More

Jeffsetter
Hyatt Place Waikiki Revisited

The Hyatt Credit Card awards cardholders a category 1-4 certificate every year.  But since I don’t travel all that often, I usually look to redeem the... Read More

Travel With Grant
Amazing Retention Offer on my American Express Business Platinum Charge Card

Buenos dias everyone. The annual fee posted on my American Express Business Platinum Charge Card on April 26, and since I hate making phone calls, I waited until the... Read More