Travel With Grant
Need to Change Hilton Reservation? Call to Keep Same Points Price (Don’t Change Online)

Good morning everyone, happy Thursday! I'm going to Iceland in September, I already booked my Icelandair flights (Booking my First 5x Membership Reward Points Flight on... Read More

American Airlines Should Keep International First Class

A Recent Experience Proves American Airlines Should Keep International First Class Following an enjoyable and memorable trip to Italy, I managed to fly on one of the... Read More

American Airlines Should Keep International First Class

A Recent Experience Proves American Airlines Should Keep International First Class Following an enjoyable and memorable trip to Italy, I managed to fly on one of the... Read More

One Mile at a Time
A Closer Look At EL AL’s New Business Class Seat

In April this year, I attended the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg where I had a look at Recaro’s selection of seats, which included their new CL6710. This is... Read More

View from the Wing
Fly Now, Earn Later: New American Express Feature Will Loan Delta Miles

American Express has a new program for Delta co-brand credit card holders called "Fly Now, Earn Later." The idea is to let you borrow miles to get the award ticket you... Read More

Mike a Bordo
¿Qué Ventajas tiene Viajar con Maleta de Mano Unicamente?

Hoy es jueves de Travel Tips, y me gustaría hablar de algo que ha hecho mi vida extremadamente fácil, y es algo tan sencillo como Viajar con Maleta de Mano... Read More

Mommy Points
Great Day to Save on Gift Cards at

If you have been sitting on your Amex Offer via cards like The Amex EveryDay® Credit Card that will give you a $25 statement credit on a $65+ Boxed order, now... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill

I was recently in London for two non-consecutive nights as a bookend to a trip to Scotland, and saw this as a perfect opportunity to try two chain-standard hotels that... Read More

Deals We Like
Book Southwest Flights Through March 7, 2018!

Southwest, unlike many of the other airlines, does not open up their flights 330 days in advance. Instead, every so often they extend their reservations system a few... Read More

Michael W Travels
There’s A Museum of Failure in Sweden

Over the years I’ve written about a variety of odd and interesting museums. While I’m not a big fan of traditional museums, if they seem to be a bit bizarre,... Read More

Train Vs Plane? Transport Decisions in Europe

I took a flight on Vueling airlines from Milan to Paris Orly. The plane cost $38.50. That is cheap until you factor in the train to the airport in Milan which was 13... Read More

Miles To Memories
Free $20 to Spend at Avis with Visa Checkout

Visa Checkout has a nice offer for Avis rentals that can save you $20 in any car class. Read More

Hyatt Visa Signature Sign-Up Bonus is Changing

The Hyatt Visa Signature Sign-Up Bonus is changing at the end of the month.  And guess what?  It’s not a positive change. The Hyatt Visa Signature, aka... Read More

Points With a Crew
Chase Freedom Q3 2017 Categories Announced!

Chase Freedom Q3 2017 categories were recently announced, and so it’s time to take a look at how to get those 5% bonus (up to 7500 Ultimate Rewards!) Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Analysis: Why Qatar Airways is Buying a Stake in American Airlines

Qatar Airways is acquiring a 3.5% stake in American Airlines with plans to acquire up to 10% of the company. Why would Qatar Airways want to invest in a company... Read More

Bald Thoughts
These Items Could Make Your Travels More Pleasant

Confession: I usually start packing for a trip about an hour before I leave for the airport. I’ve found that no matter how much time I designate for packing I... Read More

One Mile at a Time
CLEAR Is Expanding To LAX — Is It Worth Signing Up?

Perhaps the greatest general innovation to come to the airport security experience the past few years is TSA Pre-Check, which allows eligible travelers to have access to... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: The Blue Palace Resort and Spa, Crete, Greece.

The Blue Palace Resort and Spa on the island of Crete in Greece is a beautiful location. The resort is built in the hills above a small fishing village, facing a bay in... Read More

Mommy Points
Earn $10 in Amazon Credit With $20 In-Store Reload

Right now there is an interesting Amazon promo that can net you $10 in Amazon credit for essentially loading just $20 to your Amazon account balance. The catch? You... Read More

Rene's Points
Delta now gives “Even More Ways For SkyMiles Members To [FLUSH] Use Their [Sky]Miles” down the drain – Should you do it?

Delta now gives "Even More Ways For SkyMiles Members To [FLUSH] Use Their [Sky]Miles" down the drain - Should you do it? Continue reading → The post Delta now gives... Read More

View from the Wing
WOW: Qatar Airways Taking Major Stake in American Airlines

American Airlines is reporting that Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker and American Airlines CEO Doug Parker have discussed Qatar acquiring a 10% stake in the airline.... Read More

Running with Miles
Why You May Want to Wait for the New Hyatt Card Offer!

There is a new Hyatt card offer coming out next week that is drastically different from the current offer. Should you apply now or wait? Find out here! The post Why You... Read More

Wild About Travel
#Auschwitz, the most sobering place on the planet

Remembering my visit Auschwitz. Over 1.1 million men, women and children lost their lives here. Verdict: My Overall Rating: 100% Global Ranking: Listed Tenth... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Borrow Miles With Delta Card’s Newest Benefit

While logging on to my American Express account this morning, I was prompted with a new offer on both my Delta Reserve Credit Card from American Express and... Read More

Airport news: LAX, Alaska lounge deal, O’Hare, Phoenix, Vancouver, Pittsburgh

In airport news, CLEAR comes to Los Angeles International and United opens a new check-in area there for Global Services members; Alaska Airlines and Qantas introduce... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Is Making Changes To Their Delta Partnership

Late last year I wrote about the negative changes that Virgin Atlantic Flying Club made to their program, which primarily impacted those flying Virgin Atlantic. The... Read More


Is it just me or does it feel like more credit cards are being shut down than introduced to the market? It started with Petro-Canada, now it is Esso's turn. Seems like... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Austrian Business Prag – Bangkok (Return): 1400 Euro

Austrian hat gerade die Strecke Prag - Bangkok mit der Business im Angebot. Durchwegs eine reizvolle Geschichte ... Read More

View from the Wing
Huge Etihad Changes: Cuts Car Service Outside UAE, Sells First Class Lounge Access and Bidding for Empty Coach Seats

Etihad has announced big changes -- cutbacks and new initiatives to raise more money from passengers. Continue reading Huge Etihad Changes: Cuts Car Service Outside UAE,... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
3500 Lufthansa Meilen mit einer Hotelbuchung

Über einen kleinen Umweg kann man bei Rocketmiles derzeit Miles and More Meilen sammeln. Für eine erste Buchung über Rocketmiles gibt es mindestens 3 500... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Disappointing – Etihad To Remove Free Chauffeur For Business & First Class From July

Complimentary chauffeurs are an absolutely fantastic benefit when travelling in a premium cabin. Many carriers around the world offer free pickup and drop off services... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Free $25 to Amazon, $10 Off $10 at CVS, Otto Warmbier’s Tour Company

Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Wow: Etihad Is Cutting Chauffeur Service For First & Business Class Passengers

There's no denying that the Gulf carriers are under an immense amount of financial pressure, and we've seen a bunch of cutbacks. Their respective governments don't have... Read More

Travel Codex
What Does SSSS on a Boarding Pass Entail

For any frequent flyer, there is nothing worse than not being able to print a boarding pass at home or use a mobile app. Whenever I receive a notification that I must... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Etihad beschneidet den Chauffeur Service drastisch!

Einige Tage nach der Publizierung des Skytrax Ranking reduziert Etihad den Chauffeur Service drastisch ... Read More

Frequent Miler
Delta first class: great companion ticket deal (glitch?)

I stumbled upon something surprising the other day.  Thanks to my Delta Reserve companion ticket, I was able to book two people into domestic first class for less... Read More