Pizza in Motion
I Think It’s Time For An Oil Change

Hey, guys.  I’ve had some bumps and bruises lately on the technical side of the blog.  You’d be surprised how much goes into upkeep here besides... Read More

Frequent Miler
Staples $15 Rebate on the Purchase of $300 or More in Mastercard Gift Cards

Starting on Sunday 10/2/16, Staples is running a promotion (page 2) offering a $15 Staples gift card via rebate with the purchase of $300 or more in Mastercard gift... Read More

Consolidation Mania September 2016

Introduction to Consolidation Over the past few years, the airline industry across the globe has come to embrace the idea of consolidation. The degree of consolidation... Read More

Nha Trang One NYC: Not The Pho Of Life

A reader wrote the following: Eh I don’t really blame you for doing whatever you can to take your hustle to the next level. It’s not like your pho... Read More

Le Chic Geek
An Update on DC’s $2 UberPool / $8 UberX Rides

I wrote about Uber doing a deal with $2 Pool / $8 X rides in DC.  I couldn’t get the promo myself and assumed it hadn’t launched at all, since it said... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
AA New Uniforms Result in Hives, Itching, & Headaches

American is receiving employee complaints regarding their new uniforms due to a wool allergy that’s causing hives and headaches. The Chicago Business Journal... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt San Francisco Executive Suite

On a recent trip to San Francisco, I decided to stay at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco, located in the heart of Union Square, which is a Hyatt Category 5... Read More

Tyler Birth
Vers un doublement des fréquences pour La Compagnie au départ de Paris ? Oui, mais en promo !

Frantz Yvelin le répète avec assurance à qui veut l’entendre : c’est le Brexit et rien d’autre qui est à... Read More

Points With a Crew
More info on the 5300 fired Wells Fargo employees (and their 2 million fake accounts)

A few weeks ago, news came out of 5300 Wells Fargo employees that had been fired for creating over 2 million (!) fake credit card accounts. Now more information is... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Oops: American’s New Uniforms Are Causing Employees To Break Out In Hives

Last week I wrote about how American was rolling out new uniforms for their 70,000+ employees. While uniforms in and of themselves won't change the customer experience,... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Bonus Miles In-Store at Whole Foods, Lowe’s, Gap and More with HawaiianMiles Marketplace

Hawaiian Airlines has an online shopping portal similar similar to other airlines. Today I learned they have the HawiianMiles Marketplace for in-store purchases.... Read More

Miles To Memories
eBay Flash Sale: Up to 25% Off Almost Anything! (Except GCs)

Save up to 25% on almost anything at eBay with the latest flash sale. Stack with rewards to save even more! Read More

Rene's Points
More Delta to Europe. When AMEX wins we win. C Series Engine issues. Air France & Gogo & This will make you laugh or cry!

Every day some travel news headlines catch my attention. Some are from Delta and some are just of travel interest, but all are ones I think you will want to see.... Read More

View from the Wing
Always Remember to ‘Garden’ Your Travel Reservations

It's important to "do gardening" on your bookings, especially ones that you make relatively far in advance. By gardening, I mean tending to the bookings -- checking up... Read More

Miles To Memories
Free Money & 5X Points Returns Next Week at Staples!

Purchase Mastercard gift cards at a negative cost after rebate and earn 5X points with a new deal this coming week from Staples. Read More

Quest Around The Globe: Too Much Cash, Not Enough Points

The Quest Around the Globe was far from free. Compared to my $77,000 Trip Heard Round the World and my Tahiti Triumph Trip Report, this adventure was very... Read More

The Reward Boss
Via Free Rides After Hoboken Train Crash To + From Port Authority + NY Waterway Ferry

A commuter train crashed in Hoboken, NJ this morning, damaging the terminal and killing 1 woman and injuring 108 people according to ABC News. For all those affected,... Read More

Angelina Travels
The Marriott Sweet Spot Redemption Resort You’ve Never Heard Of

The beauty of miles and points is being able to experience and stay at some of most aspirational luxury properties around the world that we probably wouldn’t be... Read More

Hotel Review: Denver Sheraton Downtown

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 Hotel... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Etihad First Cairo – Tokyo (Return): 3017 Euro

Es geht mit Etihad First zunächst von Cairo nach Abu Dhabi und weiter nach Tokyo ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Great Deal: Up To 70K Bonus Miles With Delta Amex Cards!

American Express has just announced some very nice increased sign-up bonuses on their co-branded Delta credit cards, including their Gold and Platinum products. The... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Deal Alert Intercontinential New York Barclay!

If you are looking to head to New York soon, check out this deal at the INTERCONTINENTAL NEW YORK BARCLAY. There are great rates in January and February... Read More

Miles To Memories
Amex Delta Gold 50K & Platinum 70K Offers: Apply Now or Wait for Better?

Amex has increased the bonus on four of their Delta co-branded cards. Does it make sense to apply now or should you hold out for a better deal? Read More

Deep Dive: United Polaris business class (Part 1 of 3)

This week I had a chance to preview United’s new “Polaris” business class in San Francisco.  The airline is putting a lot of effort into this... Read More

Dots, Lines & Destinations
DLD120: Who shall fly and who shall fold

Europe's aviation market is a bit of a mess, with Monarch on the cusp of closing and Air Berlin making major changes. SPG & Marriott are merged and Fozz books a... Read More

View from the Wing
You Always Get Upgraded When You Want Upgrades the Least

Last week I needed to be in San Diego for one night. There aren't any non-stops between Austin and San Diego, I rather expected Southwest might have one, but I wound up... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Morning Chai: Somalia Tourism, Caribbean Airbnb, Bloggers Killing Fashion and More

On my mind: Air France FlyingBlue website phantom availability, invalid routings, mispricings on Garuda, and 10,000 Amex points I should not have transferred till... Read More