Michael W Travels
Kicked Off Flight Due To Cake, NHL Star Gives Up First Class Seat, Marriott Hotels Going Prefab, Flight Struck By Lightning- Made Emergency Landing, Most Comfy Airport Transfer & More- The Rehash!

The summer is fast approaching and I’ve been thinking a lot about what the Michael W Travels family will do (and more importantly, where we will go). One of the... Read More

Frequent Miler
Kick back with 11,500 Membership Rewards points with new (targeted) Amex Offer

There are a couple of new Amex Offers out today. One that caught my eye was this new offer to get 11,500 Membership Rewards points for $750 or more in... Read More

View from the Wing
Man in Make America Great Again Hat Removed From United Flight for Self-Upgrading

Dr. David Dao was hardly the first passenger forcibly dragged off a United flight by law enforcement. He wasn’t even the first Asian male dragged off. He... Read More

Marriott Rewards MegaBonus Summer 2017

Marriott has a few MegaBonus offers a year.  A while back, these offers were fairly consistent.  But lately, the offers have been varying quite a bit.... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Gute Oneworld Business Dublin – Nordamerika Tickets sind wieder da!

Die legendären Dublin Oneworld Tickets nach Nordamerika sind wieder da! Aber nur heute buchbar! Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Save 35% Redeeming Starpoints At These Resorts

If you are heavy on Starpoints and are looking to redeem them for a fabulous Starwood resort, you need to take a look at this offer. We told you about this promotion,... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Has Emirates Secretly Leaked Their New 777 First Class Configuration?

In 2016, Dubai-based carrier Emirates announced that they would be updating their 777 and A380 First Class products. The products are expected to be announced sometime... Read More

Points With a Crew
Buy Alaska miles with huge 50% bonus

Alaska Airlines are offering the biggest bonus ever on purchasing miles! Should you do it? Read More

Mommy Points
Save on Hilton Stays With New Amex Offers!

Amex Offers are a great way to save money or earn extra points on purchases you make with your Amex cards. You never know when good Amex Offers will pop up on one... Read More

Miles To Memories
New Amex Offer, Save 20% at Hilton or Curio

American Express has a new offer that can save you 20% at Hilton and Curio properties until the end of July. Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Etihad Lounge Washington Dulles Airport

After my brief visit to the Turkish Lounge, I headed over towards the Etihad Lounge at around 6:30PM, right as it opened. The Etihad Lounge is located at the far end of... Read More

Miles To Memories
Extra Fuel Points at Kroger, 4x on Gift Cards 5/26-5/28

Kroger is offering 4x fuel points for gift card purchases this upcoming weekend. The deal should be available on all third party gift cards, and possibly... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Save $60 On A $300+ Hilton Stay With Amex Offers

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Paying to recline your seat? How about asking the person behind you first? (Hello BBC WM/BBC Hereford and Worcester)

New readers from BBC WM 95.6FM and  BBC Hereford and Worcester  – Welcome to Economy Class and Beyond. This is a follow-on article from what I... Read More

Live from a Lounge
35% off on Redemption at Starwood’s 8 most Luxurious Resorts

Last year Starwood ran a promotion where SPG members could redeem award nights at 35% off at 8 of Starwood’s most expensive resorts. This offer that was initially... Read More

View from the Wing
Stripping Naked in the Middle of a TSA Checkpoint Is Not Protected By the First Amendment

Several years ago I wrote about the man who stripped naked at a TSA checkpoint. Criminal charges in Oregon state court were thrown out because state nudity laws don't... Read More

The Travel Sisters
Lounges You Can Access For Free With Your Amex Platinum Card

Lounges you can access for free with your Amex Platinum Card. The post Lounges You Can Access For Free With Your Amex Platinum Card appeared first on The Travel Sisters. Read More

Running with Miles
New Amex Offer: Get $60 Back on Hilton Hotel Stays [$300 or More]

Use this new Amex Offer to get $60 back on your next Hilton stays! This is a great way to get up to 20% off the listed price at many Hilton hotels! The post New Amex... Read More

Interview with the CEO of American Airlines Part 3; The Future of the AAdvantage Program

Mr. Parker Wished the AAdvantage Program Could Have Always Been Revenue Based If you’ve been following this series, you’ll recall that I had stated that I... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Aviation Geopolitics and Chasing POTUS

Following POTUS around can mean all sorts of logistical challenges. Here's what happens when the President chooses to fly between two countries that do not recognize... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Park Hyatt Bangkok: Suite and Bitter

I’m pleased to announce the first contributor to Live and Let’s Fly, Kyle Stewart. Kyle and I wrote together at UPGRD and we co-founded Pen and Passport.... Read More

Deals We Like
Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck at Hilton Properties

Saving the most money and earning the most points are two top priorities when staying at a hotel. As you can guess from the blogs name, I love a good deal! Right now,... Read More

Rene's Points
What are your “rights” if Delta Forcible Downgrades you after you Upgrade to 1st class or Delta One? – The dirty little secrets about Delta Medallion Regional & Global Upgrade certs.

What are your "rights" if Delta Forcible Downgrades you after you Upgrade to 1st class or Delta One? - The dirty little secrets about Delta Medallion Regional &... Read More

Frequent Miler
1.2 million miles available through Top 20 offers

Our current Top 10+ Credit Card Offers page contains a list of all best public signup offers (that we know of), sorted from top to bottom by an unbiased estimate of... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Washington Dulles Airport

My flight from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi was departing at 10:10PM, and my connecting flight had me arriving at Dulles Airport quite a bit early, at around 6PM. The... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Is This The Most Over The Top Airport Lounge?

The Middle East is known for lavish, luxurious and opulent structures and that definitely extends to airline lounges. The ME3 (Emirates, Etihad and Qatar) all are known... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Are Basic Economy Fares The Worst The Airlines Can Treat Us?

Basic Economy fares have now spread across all 3 of the legacy carriers. American Airlines and United Airlines took a harsher path than Delta did, taking away even more... Read More

Fammi Volare
Alitalia, dov’è la Prima Classe?

di Francesco D’Amico Le scelte aziendali della compagnia ora in amministrazione controllata hanno puntato al ribasso e non alla clientela d’elite. I tre... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Jet Airways 77W Premiere to Amsterdam in 10 pictures

Jet Airways operates the herringbone configuration in business class on their Boeing 777 planes which I had the opportunity to fly between Mumbai and Amsterdam... Read More

The Gate
Increased Security and Elimination of Fees for Delta Air Lines Buddy Pass Program

Several fees will be eliminated from the buddy pass program of Delta Air Lines; while security enhancements will be integrated to the program via technology in order to... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Denied Boarding by Ethiopian Airlines at BKK

Our story does not have a happy ending: Ethiopian refused to budge and I’m still in Bangkok. I’ll provide the play-by-play tomorrow, and have video as well,... Read More

Deals We Like
All Deals in One Spot

Here is a compiled list with all of the currently active deals in the points and miles world! Make sure to scroll through to check on any offers expiring soon that... Read More

Points With a Crew
King of a country…and also a commercial pilot?!

I've often thought the flag carrier of the Netherlands has an odd name. Turns out the Dutch king has been putting "royal" in Royal Dutch Airlines for years! Read More

Frequent Miler
Easy win: $20 rebate + 5X on $300 or more in Visa Gift Cards at Staples

Today through Saturday, May 27th, Staples is offering a $20 Visa Gift Card rebate on $300 or more in Visa Gift Cards. Staples gift card rebates are an easy win as... Read More

View from the Wing
8 Ideas for Where to Spend Your Marriott Points

It can make sense to get a Marriott card for the bonus. And to keep the card for the annual free night. Here are 8 great Marriott hotels where you can spend your... Read More

No Mas Coach!
You NEED to be in Minneapolis the weekend of June 9…

If you’re reading this blog, I can 100% guarantee that you read other travel related blogs. If you read other travel related blogs, its because that you want to... Read More


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