Pointshogger
Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for May 2017

Another month, another Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards list. I divided the list into two types: permanent offers (i.e. no specified expiry date) and promotional... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Qatar verkauft die Al Mourjan Lounge um 110 Euro???

Nun verkauft auch Qatar Airways den Lounge Zutritt. Für die Al Mourjan Business Lounge möchte man den stolzen Preis von 110 Euro ... Read More

Rene's Points
If I opt-out of Comfort Plus will it impact my Delta 1st class upgrade under new Delta upgrade rules?

Most of us got the above e-mail with much fanfare about the new Delta upgrade rules changing to hourly-ish (but still the same 5,3,1 day as before) rather than just at... Read More

View from the Wing
Sheriff David Clarke Ordered Airline Passenger Detained for Staring At His Dallas Cowboys Clothing

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who announced he’ll be leaving his position to become an Assistant Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, is... Read More

One Mile at a Time
JetBue Is Offering Up To 6K Bonus Points For Flights To/From NYC This Summer

JetBlue TrueBlue members based in NYC can earn up to 6,000 bonus points for paid flights this summer. The promotion is valid for itineraries to or from any of JetBlue's... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Geil! Der Air China Sale! Deutschland – Australien Business Return: 1800 Euro

Air China hat zum verlängerten Wochenende wieder einen Sale eingeschalten. Wir sehen wieder enorm gute Preise in der Business nach Australien ... Read More

Frequent Miler
Rewards whiplash and my next new cards

Yesterday Amex introduced a terrific new credit card, and now I’m suffering from Rewards Whiplash… When Chase introduced their Sapphire Reserve card last... Read More

Running with Miles
New Amex Blue Business Plus Card: 20K Points & 2X Points On Everything

American Express has just released a powerful new card - the Blue Business Plus! This card offers 2X points on all purchases (up to $50K) and a 20K bonus! The post New... Read More

Live from a Lounge
How Vistara is going above & beyond on #paxex with their new A320 Neo

#notjustanotherneo Here is how Vistara is attempting to put even more focus on service and customer convenience by adding new features and improvising old ones on their... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Priority Pass Plus um 159 Euro!

Den Standard Plus Priority Pass gibt es derzeit um 149 Euro. Man muss ein wenig tricksen, aber dann kommt der Preis raus ... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Heathrow Hotel Plane-Spotting

When in doubt, go watch airplanes. Or, in my case, given a rare half day off after crossing the Atlantic, rest in my hotel room and watch the Heathrow departure... Read More

Grab a Mile
Focal Point: 10 Pictures of Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station is one of two major train stations in the Japanese capital and the center for the Shikansen high speed (aka bullet) rail lines. Commissioned in 1889, and... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Condor Summer SALE! Kuba Business Return: 1298 Euro (+ ganz viele MEILEN)

Condor hat die Preise für die nächsten Monate geladen. Da sind dann schon sehr nette Destinationen in der Business mit dabei ... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Virgin Australia And Air Canada Have Finally Launched Codeshare Services

In December of last year, Virgin Australia and Air Canada announced a partnership. In this partnership, the airlines said that they would codeshare on some... Read More

The Gate
Federal Appeals Court Refuses to Reinstate Travel Ban

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond earlier today refused to reinstate the revised travel ban ordered earlier this year by Donald Trump... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
20% Off Park Hyatt Bangkok + 3,000 Bonus Points

Earlier today I published a resoundingly positive review of the new Park Hyatt Bangkok. The one area of concern: price. As if reading my mind, the following email from... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Bônus de Entrada no Boarding Area com Tudo Azul

Pessoal,  Para celebrar a entrada do Blog no Boarding Area, a Azul foi gentil o suficiente para disponibilizar 3 Kits para que seja feita um sorteio. O Kit... Read More

No Mas Coach!
London Air Traffic Control to move 80 miles away from Airport

When you fly into an airport, pretty much any airport in the world, you’ll see the control tower. Inside is, you guessed it, Air Traffic Control! But just outside... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Out of the Blue: Amex Launches Awesome 2x No Annual Fee Business Card

Amex has been pummeled in the high-end market with the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve and in the everyday market with the loss of… The post Out of the... Read More

View from the Wing
New Best Card for Everyday Spend, Earn 2X Transferable Points on Everything

This new card earns double points -- not double points in a particular category, this is double points across the board that transfer to several different airline... Read More

The Gate
Earn Quadruple AAdvantage Miles With Choice Hotels

You can earn quadruple — in other words, 1,000 — AAdvantage miles per qualifying stay with Choice Hotels when you book your reservations directly through... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Delta’s Makeshift LAX Terminal 3 Leaves A Lot To Be Desired

Delta completed its big terminal move at LAX last week... sort of. I flew out of Terminal 3 yesterday afternoon, and passengers flying Delta out of Los Angeles should... Read More

TravelSkills
Airport news: AA’s new JFK lounge + Chicago, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Charlotte

American Airlines has cut the ribbon on its first new Flagship Lounge at New York JFK; faster TSA lanes have opened at JFK’s Terminals 2 and 4; Chicago Midway gets... Read More

Deals We Like
Up to 70,000 Points with the Delta Credit Card! Best Offer You’ll Find!

Delta just increased the sign up bonus for all four of their co-branded American Express credit cards. These are some very lucrative offers which can help you fly for... Read More

Mommy Points
Quickly Earn Top Tier Kimpton Status and Two Free Nights in Just Seven Stays?!

A very intriguing and rewarding program with which I have virtually no personal experience is the Kimpton Inner Circle program. I’ve stayed at a couple of really... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazing 70,000 and 60,000 Delta SkyMiles Sign-Up Bonuses

For a limited time, Delta has doubled the sign-up bonuses on two of their cards just in time for the summer. With the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from... Read More

The Reward Boss
Best Strategy for Amex Hilton Surpass Signup Bonus (100K + Free Night Certificate)

Amex Hilton Surpass Overview – 100K This is the biggest signup offer ever for the Hilton Honors™ Surpass® Card from American Express credit card.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Pilot Cancels Transatlantic Flight Because Of Passenger’s Wifi Hotspot Name

The Sun reports that earlier this week a Thomson flight from Cancun to London Gatwick was canceled after the disturbing name of a passenger's wifi hotspot was... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Earn Up to 4x Asia Miles At Shangri-La Hotels

Asia Miles which is Asia’s biggest rewards program and connected to Cathay Pacific is currently running a promotion with luxury hotel chain Shangri-la. The... Read More

TravelUpdate
Flight Review: Qatar Airways First Class

Qatar Airways is one of the best airlines in terms of quality and luxury and recently, I flew their first class product on their A380 plane en route to India. Read More

Jeffsetter
Noumea Layover [Things to Do]

On our way to the Ile des Pins our flight was canceled, and we found ourselves on a 6 hour Noumea Layover. We found a couple of things close to the Magenta domestic... Read More

Will Run For Miles
And the Winner of the Two United Club Passes is…

A winner of the two United Club passes has been chosen using Random.org. The post And the Winner of the Two United Club Passes is… appeared first on Will Run For... Read More

Frequent Miler
Emirates honoring Maldives error fare! Call to reinstate

Last week, we published a quick deal for an incredible mistake fare from the Maldives to New York for just $101 on Emirates. Routes were also available to Europe from... Read More

View from the Wing
American Eliminating Full Beverage Service on Short Flights Effective June 1

American will be ending full beverage service on several flights under 250 miles. This is being pitched to crew as saving them from having to do work that made them... Read More

Jetsetter's Homestead
Watch Your Hyatt Globalist Suite Upgrades For Errors

It is not a secret that I am less than enthralled with the new World of Hyatt program.  I totally understand (and even support) the change even though I think... Read More

Points With a Crew
UPDATE on Plastiq not paying my mortgage (they eventually did)

Back in March, I had a problem with Plastiq not sending my mortgage payment to my bank. Plastiq said the bank rejected it - the bank said they never got it. I wanted... Read More