View from the Wing
Free American Airlines Lounge Access if You Have United or Delta Status

Last year I wrote How to Get – and Use – Airline Status Matches. Travel providers are interested in acquiring their competitors’ best customers, but... Read More

Michael W Travels
Uber Scheduled Rides Feature Now Available in New York

In recent years I’ve come to see the value of Uber. Besides finding a car with a few clicks from your mobile device, they also offer some solid promos which can... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Is American Express Launching A New Card To Compete with Chase and Citi?

When Chase announced the Sapphire Reserve, I asked the question: is there a place for three premium cards to co-exist in the market? For those of us in the US, we now... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Morning Chai: Timbuktu Hope, Lost Minds, Remember Srpska and More

On my mind: second time on the same mileage run is more relaxing. The other two doing the same thing gave themselves up when the… The post Morning Chai: Timbuktu... Read More

Points With a Crew
PSA: Did you get the FlexPerks card with the Olympics bonus? You have 3 days left to…

I signed up for the FlexPerks card last month when it was offering bonus points due to the US medal count in the Summer Olympics. But what I did NOT realize was that ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Is This The Best Option For International Data?

There's no doubt that staying connected while traveling abroad has gotten exponentially easier in the last few years. While options for local SIM cards and rentable... Read More

Lufthansa Flyer
It’s Official: LUFTHANSA To Acquire Remaining Stake In Brussels

A busy week for LH Group caps with an important transaction..... Read More

Rene's Points
Rookie Wednesday: Bet ya did didn’t know where to find / set ALL these preferences on Delta!

Welcome to a weekly feature on the Renés Points blog. Each week this series covers in a “rookie” way either a Delta or travel related theme and... Read More

Deals We Like
$50 Statement Credit for Hyatt Credit Card Holders

Hyatt is offering a promotion exclusively for those that currently have the Hyatt credit card. With this offer, you’ll receive a $50 statement credit when you... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Lufthansa to acquire Brussels Airlines

It seems the temptation of another airline is too good to resist, as Lufthansa plans to acquire the rest of Brussels Airlines it does currently not own. Brussels... Read More

Magic of Miles
Expedia’s New Hawaii Campaign With Disturbing Technology

Just the thought of the tropical islands of Hawai’i makes me break out in a big goofy grin. Expedia seems to know that I am not the only one that loves Hawaii, and... Read More

Running with Miles
New Southwest Sale – Save Even On Current Reservations

A new Southwest sale is here for travel into 2017. You can even save cash or points on bookings you already made - for free! The post New Southwest Sale – Save... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
TAP Portugal $477-$587 New York JFK or Newark EWR to 28 cities in Europe Oct-March 2017

Star Alliance member TAP Portugal flies between Lisbon or Porto, Portugal and Newark EWR, New York JFK, Boston and Miami. Some of the lowest fares to many cities in... Read More

View from the Wing
The Shocking Fact About Trump’s New Hotel Brand and Free Points

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips.... Read More

Rundown of VIA Preference

I thought I'd do a proper rundown of my favourite loyalty program in Canada. The main reason why it is my top pick is because travelling by train is my most preferred... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Hotel Romazzino Porto Cervo

For our last night in Porto Cervo we decided to change hotels. Starwood has four properties in the Porto Cervo area, and while Cala Di Volpe is generally regarded as the... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Reporte: Sala vip Junkers (Green Wings), aeropuerto de Schönefeld, Berlin

Mi último vuelo de este viaje sería con Ryanair, desde Berlin hacia Pisa. Era la única alternativa directa entre ambas ciudades, y la más... Read More

Frequent Miler
Finally SPG Platinum, and my St. Regis dilemma

For my family’s annual post-xmas-but-before-school-resumes trip I was planning Cape Town, South Africa (previously discussed here and here). That trip fell... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Qatar Airways signs Joint Business Agreement with British Airways’ parent IAG

Qatar Airways has signed a new Joint Business Agreement with International Airlines Group / British Airways which will allow them to work closely with British Airways... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Cheap Flights To Hawaii, Free Starbucks And What To Do When The Airline Loses Your Child

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn't have time to write about in... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Brussels Airlines adds Yerevan, Armenia to its route map

I like to look at maps to see where in the world I can go. It seems Brussels Airlines does the same thing, with the announcement of a new route between Brussels and... Read More

Lufthansa Flyer
BRUSSELS Adds New European Destination

Brussels expands their reach in 2017 Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
How To Save $50 On Your Next Hyatt Stay (Targeted)

Hyatt has launched a new offer for Hyatt Visa Cardholders, where you can save $50 on your next stay of $500 or more now through December 31, 2016 at Hyatt Regency... Read More

Le Chic Geek
I Don’t Really Understand This Face Pillow (But It’s Popular)

I came across this face pillow on Kickstarter and boy, is it popular. It’s raised 1,000,000 when it’s original goal was $15,000. The only thing is, it... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Attractions to See and Skip in Las Vegas

The sheer amount of things to do in Vegas can be overwhelming.  Some things can be really cheesy or really awesome (and sometimes, in the case of Elvis Karaoke,... Read More

Promoción de pasajes a Singapur desde $918 saliendo desde Lima

Encontramos apsajes con buenos precios a Singapur desde $918 ida y vuelta saliendo desde Lima, con United. Los vuelos tienen conexión en Newark y San Francisco y... Read More

The Gate
Stupid Tip of the Day: Check Your Receipts Against Your Monthly Credit Card Statement

Whenever you use your credit card, do you save your receipts? If so, do you check your receipts against your monthly credit card statement? If you answered no to either... Read More