View from the Wing
Use Just 90,000 Starwood Points for Business Class Roundtrip to Europe or Asia and a Week’s Hotel!

In 19 tricks to know about Marriott Rewards I outlined 'travel packages' -- redeem points for airline miles and a week's hotel stay. Through November 14 you get a 20%... Read More

Miles To Memories
INCREASE! Some Vegas Resort Fees Approach $40: When is it Enough & How Does It Affect Hyatt/Mlife Mattress Runs?

MGM Resorts continues to charge more with their second resort fee increase in 3 months. Some properties will soon cost almost $40 per night. What implications does this... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Perhaps go for both Turkish and Aegean Gold elite in 2017

My post earlier today discussed reasons why I favor Aegean Miles+Bonus frequent flyer program to earn Star Alliance Gold elite level membership for 2017. One of the... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
American Express to Starwood 50% Transfer Bonus (Targeted)

American Express has launched their latest partner transfer bonus, and this one is a lucrative 50% transfer bonus through November 17, 2016 when... Read More

Rene's Points
Stunning “Landscapes of Sweden” Drone Video – You will want to visit after this!

I am a child of the north at heart and I yearn to visit Sweden each year (at least once). I also love water. I learned to sail big and small boats as well as wind surf... Read More

Big news at two small California airlines

There’s exciting news this week from two small but innovative California-based carriers that could put them on a strong growth track. JetSuite, a small-plane... Read More

Jetsetter's Homestead
This is Why I Won’t Be Traveling This Thanksgiving

I have a loose agreement with my family.  We can be flexible on when or if I celebrate holidays (birthdays, national celebrations, and religious ones).  This... Read More

Review: Thai Airways Royal Silk Lounge

Introduction We arrived really early for our flight on Air India to Mumbai. We had spent the day exploring the near by areas by Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. Around 4... Read More

One Mile at a Time
10 Best Credit Card Offers For October

Every month I make a post with what I consider to be the best credit card sign-up bonuses of the month. While there are several excellent long standing credit card... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Nordic Choice Club STATUS MATCH – Yeah!

Es ist wieder Status Match Zeit! Warum nicht Platinum bei Nordic Choice Hotels werden? Read More

View from the Wing
Simplifying United’s New Award Rules and Cathay Pacific’s US-Based Flight Attendants Will Retire in Squalor

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

Deals We Like
JetBlue Flying from Boston to LaGuardia, Plus a Bonus!

JetBlue just introduced new daily flights from Boston to LaGuardia and are incentivizing travelers with a nice bonus! With this new route, fly 1 roundtrip and earn... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Six Flags or Cedar Fair Coming to Florida to Challenge Disney & Universal?

Could Disney or Universal soon be seeing competition from a Six Flags or Cedar Fair park in their own Orland0 backyard? According to The Orlando Sentinel‘s... Read More

Aloft Brickell: In Miami’s Other City

It's not all about South Beach when it comes to Miami. There are many great areas of Miami including Brickell, the next most livable city after Scottsdale, Arizona.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
British Airways A380 Diverts After Crew Members Become Sick

While airline diversions happen all the time, this has to be one of the stranger ones we've heard of in a while. Yesterday's BA286 from San Francisco to London was... Read More

Le Chic Geek
The Time My Bum Wouldn’t Fit on the Hotel Toilet

Google Photos has a great feature.  It reminds you what happened a year ago. (You can find my guide to how Google Photos helps travelers here). Well, usually a... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Park Hyatt Announces New Los Angeles Downtown Property

Hyatt announced they have plans to open a new Park Hyatt Hotel in downtown Los Angeles in early 2019, which will feature 184 guest rooms and suites. Per the Los... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Another Hotel Bid, Hilton Deal by Carlson Hotels New Chinese Owner for $6.5B

HNA Group has agreed to purchase a 25% ownership stake in Hilton for $6.5B with an anticipated close date in early 2017. The company acquired 100% of Carlson Hotels... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Choosing my 2017 Star Alliance elite program challenge

This is day five of intensively manic 2017 international travel planning. A change in my primary frequent flyer program from United Mileage Plus and American AAdvantage... Read More

One Mile at a Time
More Crazy Cheap Qatar Airways Business Class Fares

Qatar Airways consistently has great business class fares, especially for travel to the US (unfortunately the same can't be said for tickets originating in the US). For... Read More

Miles To Memories
Stacking Deals to Earn 3X+ to Pay Mortgage/Rent with Plastiq

A recent development may make it possible to stack a number of offers to earn 3X or more for paying your mortgage/rent via Plastiq with an American Express card. Is this... Read More

Frequent Miler
Plastiq May Be Coding as a Small Business for 2X: Plus Stack with Other Offers to Earn More

How to stack several Amex promotions to earn big when paying bills with Plastiq. The post Plastiq May Be Coding as a Small Business for 2X: Plus Stack with Other Offers... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazon Prime Now $10 Off $20 First Order

Amazon Prime Now is offering $10 off your first order of $20 or more when you order from Amazon Restaurants when you use promo code DINELOCAL10. If you are too busy... Read More

View from the Wing
The 8 Best Cards from American Express

I frequently offer appraisals of the very best cards, and the very best signup bonuses, but in doing so only offer one or two cards per bank. That means I don’t... Read More

17 moments in 17 hours on Singapore Airlines Airbus A350

This week Singapore Airlines (SIA) inaugurated new nonstop flights between San Francisco and Singapore using a brand new Airbus A350. The 8,450 mile flight takes about... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
London’s Phone Boxes Will Be Replaced by LinkUK Kiosks

If you have been to New York recently, you may have seen LinkNYC kiosks along the street, where traditionally phone booths may have been. These kiosks were first... Read More

Can You Fly Emirates And Earn British Airways Avios?

Some secrets need to be revealed and British Airways have a big one when it comes to Emirates. The two airlines ostensibly have no affiliation with each other and... Read More