Live and Let's Fly
A Bizarre Experience on Somon Air

I already wrote about the smoking we experienced onboard, but the whole Somon Air experience was quite strange. Dushanbe has a fairly beautiful new international... Read More

airberlin Insolvenz: Kann ich meinen Gutschein noch einlösen?

In meinem Beitrag vor zwei Tagen, dem zum Insolvenzantrag der airberlin, hatte ich Euch angeboten mal einige Fragen zu sammeln. Danke für fast 100 Mails, Tweets,... Read More

Running with Miles
Fly Emirates From Newark To Greece For As Low As $391

Book this great deal on flights from the New York area to Athens for as little as $391 per person! This is a great deal on a great airline! The post Fly Emirates From... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Somon Air 737 Business Class In 10 Pictures

Hello from Dubai! After an interesting week in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, we took the three hour flight from Dushanbe to Dubai yesterday on Somon Air. Tajikistan has two... Read More

Alitalia’s Struggle

Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier, has found itself cornered. It faces a future even more uncertain than that of South African Airways, which is also on the verge of... Read More

Miles To Memories
Nintendo Switch In Stock, 45% Off CVS, Free Starbucks Stars, 10% Off eBay GCs & More!

Save on gift cards, online shopping, video games, travel & more with today's deal roundup. Read More

One Mile at a Time
NY & NJ Port Authority Introduces “Safety Hero: The Game”

I know what you've all been thinking. "Gee, I wish there were an online game that would let me spot suspicious activity at airports, bus terminals, and train stations."... Read More

Travel With Grant
30 Day Unlimited Inflight WiFi Plan for $6 / Month (TWGWIFI 40% Off Promo Code)

Good morning everyone.  A few weeks ago, I signed up for an unlimited inflight WiFi plan for $10/month.  The service works on Gogo equipped flights and... Read More

Running with Miles
Great Deal: Earn 7X – 11X American Airline Miles at Apple Today Only!

Another great Apple deal - this time with earning up to 11 American Airline miles per dollar! This is a huge return that could get a free flight! The post Great Deal:... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Deal! Rental Cars $4.99/ Day When Drop In FL

Here’s a sweet deal where you may be able to score a fantastic deal on a rental car from Hertz if you are willing to drop it off in Florida (one-way!) Deal! Rental... Read More

Monkey Miles
Use Singapore Airlines Krisflyer points to fly Virgin Atlantic Upper Class?

This used to be a big no, no. Now? I see opportunity. I’m always looking for better ways to fly like a baller for fewer points. Last night I was fiddling around on... Read More

Michael W Travels
American Tourist Gives Nazi Salute in Germany, Gets Beat Up

Last week I wrote about two Chinese tourists who were arrested in Germany for doing a Nazi salute. I was happy to hear that they faced some sort of punishment for doing... Read More

View from the Wing
Refundable Tickets are No Longer Refundable as Customers In air berlin Insolvency

air berlin has been a financial disaster for years, and the subsidies from Etihad have stopped so the airline had no choice but to file for bankruptcy. The German... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
IHG 80% Buy Points Offer to Sep 12, 2017

Heads up on an IHG Rewards Club offer for 40% or 80% bonus points on purchases made by September 12, 2017. This offer reduces the price of points to $6.95 per 1,000... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Airberlin Retroactively Makes Refundable Tickets Non-Refundable

A couple of days ago I wrote about how airberlin filed for insolvency, after Etihad withdrew its financial support. There's no need to panic immediately, as the... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
Air Berlin meldet Insolvenz an – was passiert jetzt?

Air Berlin hat am 15.08.2017 einen Antrag auf Insolvenz beim Amtsgericht Charlottenburg eingereicht, nachdem Großaktionär Etihad angekündigt hat, die... Read More

Voyage Avance
Fifth Freedom Flights : Air Tahiti Nui(TN)

Today I will explain fifth freedom flights for Air Tahi... 投稿 Fifth Freedom Flights : Air Tahiti Nui(TN) は Voyage Avancé... Read More

Mommy Points
Big Mileage Payouts on Apple Purchases Today

Some retailers historically don’t offer very many miles per dollar when shopping via online sites, and Apple is one of them. Normally the online shopping sites... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Qatar Airways adds Chiang Mai onto its map

Qatar Airways is adding a new destination to Thailand – with the introduction of a service to Chiang Mai in December 2017. Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner at... Read More

View from the Wing
SICKENING: Saudi-Backed Media Shows Simulation Shooting Down of Qatar Airways Plane

The piece explains the blockade as a decision by 'the anti-terrorism states'. The air blockade is arguably in violation of international agreements, yet the report... Read More

Review: Hideout Waikiki at the Laylow

When Mrs. Island Miler and I stayed at the Laylow Waikiki, we made it a point to try the property’s restaurant: the Hideout Waikiki. Hotel restaurants typically... Read More

Got a Robocall for a Free Cruise? Get up to $900 Compensation!

Premise You’ve all had them – that annoying, pesky robocall, offering a free timeshare, or survey for your thoughts, or in this case, a free cruise! A class... Read More

God Save The Points
Your Actual Rights & Options When Airlines Delay Or Lose Your Bag…

When an airlines loses your bags – it’s not about getting mad, it’s about getting your underwear back. There’s nothing we can do to stop airlines... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Why Do Flight Attendants Lie About Onboard Smoking?

Yesterday, Ben and I flew Somon Air from Dushanbe to Dubai. It’s an interesting airline that I’ll have more details about later today. I’ll give you a... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Today Only: Earn 7-11 American Miles Per Dollar Spent With Apple

Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you... Read More

Прощайте, мили topbonus?

Программа лояльности topbonus... Read More

Points With a Crew
Use your Starpoints for amazing SPG Moments NFL Experience

With NFL seasons starting soon, you can redeem your Starpoints for amazing SPG moments NFL experience, from as little as 4,000 points! Read More

Frequent Miler
Wow: Up to 11 miles per $1 at Apple today

Checking out this morning’s Frequent Miler Portal Alerts, we can see that American Airlines is offering a really good payout on Apple products today... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Disney Cruise vs Theme Park, Coastal Road Trips, How Beekeepers Make More Bees

On my mind: a Disney Cruise sounds like a better… The post Disney Cruise vs Theme Park, Coastal Road Trips, How Beekeepers Make More Bees appeared first on Rapid... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Garuda Indonesia First London – Singapur/Jakarta/Bali (Return): 2900 Euro

Die genialen Garuda Indonesia First Tarife ab London sind wieder verfügbar. Um 2 900 Euro in so einer guten First sind ein durchwegs passabler Preis ... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Choice Points Up To 30% Discount

Choice Hotels is running a promotion where you can purchase points for up to 30% discount. You need to purchase a minimum of 5,000 points to get a... Read More

Renés Points
Should Delta always serve a meal in first class? Are “snacks” (a.k.a. snack basket) enough hub-2-hub?

Should Delta always serve a meal in first class? Are "snacks" (a.k.a. snack basket) enough hub-2-hub? Continue reading → The post Should Delta always serve a meal... Read More

Deals We Like
Make Sure to Earn Your 8,000 Bonus Miles when Shopping Online!

Tomorrow, August 18, 2017, four really good promotions are coming to an end! If you are doing any online shopping between today and tomorrow, you can earn up to... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Come see cars, whales and otters in Monterey this week

August is here, which means car week on the Monterey Peninsula during the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’elegance. Tens of thousands of tourists descend on... Read More

View from the Wing
Alaska Allowing Priority Pass Cardmembers to Bring in Even More Guests

With the opening of Alaska's C concourse lounge in Seattle Alaska relaxed the policy August 7 and allowed Priority Pass members again to bring guests into their lounges... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Great Deal: Earn 20K Points For Adding Amex Platinum Card Authorized Users

A couple of days ago I wrote about how American Express is offering up to 40,000 bonus Hilton Honors points for adding authorized users to the Hilton Honors™... Read More