TravelUpdate
The Secret Lie-Flat Beds In Every Plane

How many storeys does a 777 have? In my article How To Tell Any Plane Apart, I said it has one storey. However, strictly speaking, excluding the uninhabitable luggage... Read More

EliteMileageRun
Seattle to Denver (via MSP) $176 & 4184MQMs at 4.2CPM weekend 1 day Delta Elite Mileage Run

There are only a few scattered dates on this one and, yes, it is a red-eye but I like this for a few reasons. First off, to be near 4CPM on a weekend hub run is nice.... Read More

Mommy Points
Ditching the Spreadsheet and Finding Your Special Destination

Some trips, some places, some moments are just special. I don’t mean special as in someone else made your coffee and you didn’t have to go to work that... Read More

Running with Miles
Saving More with Your Business Credit Cards

I am always looking for a way to maximize my credit card earnings and save money at the same time. Using Visa SavingsEdge allows me to do both! The post Saving More... Read More

Jeffsetter
Marriott and Starwood Hawaii

The biggest news in travel the past week, and possibly all year, is Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood.  And while there’s a lot of controversy... Read More

One Mile at a Time
T-Mobile Offering Free 4G LTE In Europe & South America For The Rest Of 2016!

I made the switch from AT&T to T-Mobile back in June, and couldn’t be happier about it. I pay less than half as much as I did before, and I get unlimited... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Hotel Review Ramada Salzburg City Centre

Hotel prices were relatively expensive for the weekdays I planned to be in the city of Salzburg with many properties at $150 USD and higher. After evaluating my options,... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Long-haul expansion comes to Air Canada, Rouge

Air Canada spent the past few weeks teasing long-haul expansion plans. Last week it announced Montreal-Beijing service. This week six more routes were added to the mix,... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Free 800-count Pack of Fragrance Free Parent’s Choice Baby Wipes (New Top Cash Back Members Only)

Right now, TopCashBack is offering 100% cashback when you purchase an 800-count pack of fragrance-free Parent’s Choice Baby Wipes for Free after cash... Read More

Wild About Travel
Stop the Plane- I want to get on

There are so many stories of poor plane passenger behaviour, that I now filter most out. This one from Beijing takes the cake! On the morning of September 14 at around... Read More

Miles To Memories
United’s Secret Travel Voucher Expiration Grace Period & Redeeming an Expired Cert

How to redeem a United Airlines travel voucher after it expires and information about the company's secret expiration grace period. Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Uber Partnering with…Sears?! Earn Shop Your Way Points for Riding Uber.

It’s no doubt that the retailer Sears has been struggling for the past few years. In fact, they have been operating at a loss for the past 5 years. In an... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Air France Will Continue To Fly The Most Outdated A380s

Air France is in the process of refreshing their longhaul fleet, including introducing some great new first & business class seats. Air France's new first class seat... Read More

Travel With Grant
Redeem Virgin Atlantic Miles for Virgin America Award Flights (Complete Route Network from SFO)

Good morning everyone. Last week, I was talking to a friend about converting Virgin Atlantic miles into Hilton HHonors points (2:3 transfer ratio). If you are... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Groupon 4 Pack Shell Fuel Rewards Cards Deal

Are you heading out on a road trip this fall? There is a deal available from Groupon where you can score four-pack of Instant Fuel Rewards cards good at any... Read More

One Mile at a Time
British Airways & Qatar Airways Announce A Joint Business Venture

Last January it was first announced that Qatar Airways would be buying a 9.99% stake in IAG, the parent company of British Airways and Iberia. Qatar Airways is... Read More

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