Hotel Review: The Venetian Las Vegas

My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever section you find most interesting.  Highlights Lobby Room... Read More

The Military Frequent Flyer
Visiting Costa Rica for the First Time

Costa Rica has been on the wife and I’s list of places to visit for a while, but Alaska Airlines starting service there sealed the deal to go this year. ... Read More

Jetsetter's Homestead
Chasing Alexander Calder

Many frequent travelers I know have certain rituals or routines that punctuate their trips.  Two different friends have each amassed a large collection of... Read More

Chicago to San Francisco (via ATL) $268 & 5490 MQMs at 4.9 CPM Weekend Delta Elite Mileage Run

There is a lot to like about either one of these two runs if you are a Delta flyer out of Chicagoland area. While the price is a tad bit high at almost 5 CPM it is a... Read More

Angelina Travels
How the Barclaycard Travel Community Can Easily Score You Around $200 a Month Towards Travel

As an avid traveler, I rely heavily on miles and points to fund my travels; that’s why I’m always looking for new ways to rack up as many points and miles as... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
$350 United tickets to Europe Wednesday (and I paid $691 on Monday)

Yesterday there was a sale for about 12 hours with United/Star Alliance dropping round trip ticket prices to Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and several other cities in Italy,... Read More

Deals We Like
Top 10 Questions About the Delta Credit Cards

With the current offer for the Delta credit cards, I’ve receive many emails with some valid questions regarding both the card and the offer that I wanted to share... Read More

Chinese hotel investors strike again – this time at Hilton

What is the fascination that Chinese companies have with U.S. hotel companies? Early this year, China’s Anbang Insurance made a $6.5 billion deal to acquire... Read More

One Mile at a Time
You Might Want To Avoid Finnair’s New York Flight This Winter

Finnair ordinarily flies the A330 between New York and Helsinki, which features their staggered, fully flat business class seats. Unfortunately they don't regularly fly... Read More

Rene's Points
Two Delta Comfort Plus RUMORS I am working on – One you may like, the other maybe not!

The first rumor is from my buddy who often guest posts here on the blog, that is, John @laptoptrael. You see most of us, as you can see from the quick poll above, would... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Hyatt Goldpassport ist tot! Es lebe World of Hyatt! EIN GERÜCHT geht um!

Ich kann diese Story nicht verifizieren. Es kann durchwegs ein Hoax sein ... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Some last minute Diwali ticketing hacks

Diwali is here upon us, and all the planes are filling up. If you still haven't made up your mind or are caught stumped by the last minute high pricing, do not worry. We... Read More

Tyler Birth
Cathay Pacific en promotion pour l’arrivée de son Airbus A350 à Paris !

Il y a quelques semaines, Cathay Pacific faisait l’objet d’un Dossier de Tyler Birth exclusif, dédié notamment à... Read More

View from the Wing
REPORT: Hyatt Launching New Elite Program

Matthew Klint at Pen and Passport offers up a scoop on changes coming to Hyatt Gold Passport. He says details will be announced November 1 and go into effect March 17.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Qantas gets a new ‘roo

It seems the Qantas have spent time with my friends at the Strategy Boutique -and have a new logo typeface… and more importantly – a new Flying Kangaroo.... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Final Days To Sign Up For Free Discount Hotel Membership

Membership site offering discounts on hotel rooms is getting ready to start charging customers. Don't forget to sign up for a free year before membership isn't free... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Get A Month of Unlimited UberPOOL Ride for $89 in NYC…Cheaper Than the Subway!

Uber is offering 2-week and 4-week passes for unlimited UberPOOL rides in Manhattan, for travels starting October 31, 2016. Only rides between Monday and Friday, from 6... Read More

Travel Codex
These 5 Credit Cards Are Turning Into The Only Ones You’ll Ever Need

From the desk of the Devil’s Advocate…   “What’s the best credit card to earn travel points?” Conventional Wisdom tells... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Qantas Reveals 787 Business Class & Updated Livery

I don't think there's an airline in the world that has pre-hyped their 787 quite as much as Qantas. Qantas will be taking delivery of their first of eight Boeing 787-9... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Hilton Status Match / Challenge VERLÄNGERT! Hilton Diamond bis 2018!

Hilton wirft den Diamond Status wie Süßigkeiten in die Menge. Na dann holen wir uns den eben ... Read More

Frequent Miler
Here’s what Richard Branson thinks of our hobby

On my recent trip to Richard Branson’s Necker Island (paid for with 1.2 million Virgin Atlantic miles), I was delighted to find that Richard frequently spent time... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
160000 Hilton Punkte: 733 Euro

Hilton wirft gerne Punkte in die Menge ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
500 EASY La Quinta Returns Punkte

Wir sammeln ja jetzt La Quinta Returns Punkte, um sie dann ja nicht bei La Quinta einzusetzen ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Japan 1960 (Video)

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Впечатление: Qantas, B737-800, бизнес-класс, Сидней – Брисбен

Qantas QF520 Сидней (SYD) – Брисбен (BNE) 15... Read More

Miles from Blighty
A couple of decent Business Class fares on oneworld – from UK/Germany

A couple of decent Business Class fares, earning miles on oneworld, might prove attractive for some. The post A couple of decent Business Class fares on oneworld –... Read More

Rene's Points
CLEAR Security Now in Detroit DTW – RUSH Though Security – A Total Game Changer!

So many readers have been asking: “Will Atlanta be the first major Delta HUB to have CLEAR?” Nope, sorry, the old NWA or Northwest HUB Detroit or DTW will be... Read More