One Mile at a Time
What Are The Chances That Virgin Atlantic Joins SkyTeam?

Earlier I wrote about how Delta is buying a 10% equity stake in Air France-KLM, and Air-France KLM is buying a 31% equity stake in Virgin Atlantic. Delta already... Read More

The Gate
Did Hawaii Become Part of Canada? Save 35 Percent on Accommodations and Dining With Starwood

“Canada is turning 150 and you’re getting the gifts. Through the end of the year, SPG members will enjoy 35% off accommodations and dining at select... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Stock swap: Delta, Virgin Atlantic, Air France/KLM making moves on each other

Competition takes a hit across the Atlantic as Delta brings its partners tighter together. Lots of money and ownership shuffling around and could the Virgin Atlantic... Read More

God Save The Points
Fancy A Dip With A View? These Are The World’s Most STUNNING Hotel Pools…

Let's be honest, you'd be pretty bummed out if you arrived on your vacation to find no pool. But a pool can be so much more than "just a hotel pool". If looking through... Read More

Mommy Points
New Disney World Minnie Vans Perfect for Families with Small Kids

I know that many of you share my desire to streamline travel logistics as much as reasonably possible, especially when young children are involved. We did that on a... Read More

View from the Wing
Alaska Airlines Expanding Fast, Benefiting from Poor Value Offered By Competitors

Alaska Airlines has launched 20 new routes in the last 9 months, and says 15 are already profitable. They’re planning 30 new routes in the next 6 months. Continue... Read More

Routes: United, Norwegian, Thomas Cook, Alitalia, BA, Level, Air France, Scoot

In international route developments, Denver is getting new transatlantic service from United and Norwegian; Thomas Cook Airlines will add another a U.S. gateway;... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
1,000 AAdvantage Bonus Miles With Starwood

You can earn a nice bonus of 1,000 AAdvantage miles with every 2 night stay or more with participating Starwood Hotels, like Westin, Sheraton, W. 1,000 AAdvantage... Read More

Air Canada denied boarding to mother with infant twins, bizarre safety rule

Air Canada denied boarding A mother and her 3 children, including infant twins were scheduled to fly Air Canada from Seoul, South Korea to P.E.I, Canada. Except, they... Read More

Voyage Avance
JL494(KCZ – HND)のWifiスピードチェック

BA修行で訪れた高知(KCZ)の帰りのフライト。初めて... Read More

Wie ein Hotel einen guten ersten Eindruck umgehend zerstört

Wer viel reist, der kann auch viel erleben. Normalerweise passiert mir das in Hamburg eher nicht, denn ich wohne meist im Park Hyatt Hamburg. Heute sollte das anders... Read More

Deals We Like
Book Southwest Reservations Through April 6, 2018

Southwest, unlike many of the other airlines, does not open up their flights 330 days in advance. Instead, every so often they extend their reservations system a few... Read More

Miles To Memories
Deal Roundup; Bank Bonuses, SPG Promo, Gogo Passes with Cash+ Card, Discounted Brinker GCs and More

HSBC and BMO Harris Bank Bonuses. SPG Promo for Hawaii. 12 Gogo Passes with US Bank Cash+ Card. Virgin Atlantic Card 90K bonus. Discounted Brinker GCs at BJ's. Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Beyond sound bites: Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary on the Future of European Aviation

Consolidation is the name of the game in European aviation according to Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary. Not for his airline, of course. Additional thoughts on long-haul... Read More

American Airlines Introduce New Customer Baggage Notifications

New Customer Baggage Notifications Added at American Airlines American Airlines announced today the introduction of new customer baggage notifications aka CBNs.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
IHG Rewards Club Fall 2017 PointBreaks List Preview

IHG Rewards Club’s PointBreaks is traditionally one of the best promotions in the hotel industry. Through this promotion, select hotels are available for... Read More

Mommy Points
Details on the New IHG PointsBreaks List!

I have been getting lots of questions in the last few weeks about when the new IHG PointBreaks list would be out, and I am thrilled to share that tomorrow is the big... Read More

Points With a Crew
IHG Point Breaks preview is up – full list coming tomorrow (Friday July 28th)

This is a quick note to mention that I just got an email announcing that IHG Point Breaks are coming tomorrow, July 28th at around 12pm Eastern time.  The list will... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Virgin Atlantic to Join Air France-KLM + Delta Joint Venture

Delta currently has a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic and a separate joint venture with Air France-KLM (and Alitalia). Today, the carriers announced the two JVs would... Read More

View from the Wing
American Introduces New Delayed Baggage Push Notifications and Mobile Lost Bag Claims

In August 2015 American ported in the US Airways baggage tracking feature so customers could see the status of bags in real time. American has now rolled out what they... Read More

Delta Announces New Partnership

Delta Airlines has been creating strategic investments over the past few years. With acquisitions of parts of China Eastern, GOL, Aeromexico and Virgin Atlantic, the... Read More

One Mile at a Time
American Is Introducing Enhanced Baggage Tracking

While this is something that has been trialed for a while, this week American is officially rolling out customer baggage notifications, also known as CBN. With these new... Read More

Running with Miles
New Mansions, Penthouses, & Luxury Homes May Be Coming To Airbnb Soon

A new level of luxury may be rolling out from Airbnb later this year as they test some very high end properties for customers that want the best! The post New Mansions,... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Liebe Airports! Ich hätte einen Sicherheitsvorschlag!

Eigentlich fühle ich mich in Flugzeugen und auf Airports sehr sicher. Es gibt da eine ganz grobe Ausnahme, wo es mir absolut mulmig wird ... Read More

Monkey Miles
Buy United Miles with 100% bonus AND win up to 250k Miles

Yep, you can buy miles for less than 1.9 cents + win a sweet stack of points. Anytime you can purchase points for less than 2 cents I think it’s worth considering.... Read More

United Denver London Resumption

United Airlines is resuming their Denver to London flights. The airline last flew the route in 2010. United will be competing with British Airways on the flight, who... Read More

Voyage Avance
Hotel review : Hotel CLAITON Shin Osaka

When I visited Osaka I stayed at the Hotel CLAITON Shin... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Whoa: Delta Is Buying 10% Air France Stake, Air France Is Buying 31% Virgin Atlantic Stake

We've seen a lot of strategic airline investments lately, some of which make sense, and some of which are confusing. Here's the latest such investment, which is even... Read More

Deals We Like
Earn 9,000 Bonus Miles Just for Shopping Online!

Over the past week, I wrote about some airline bonus offers by going through an online shopping portal to do all your shopping online. Currently, there are... Read More

The Gate
Earn 1,000 Bonus AAdvantage Miles Per Stay With Starwood Preferred Guest — But By When and Where?!?

You can earn 1,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles per stay at participating hotel and resort properties of Starwood Hotels and Resorts — but you... Read More

Mommy Points
The Included Roadside Assistance Coverage You Need to Remember

Yesterday I did something I rarely do, well, other than the whole flying in a private jet thing. The other very unusual thing I did was driving from our house north... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
GHA Discovery Platinum für 30 Euro

GHA Platinum ist nicht der beste Mid-Tier Status, aber man bekommt ihn schon für 30 Euro ... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Trip Report: Angkor Wat and the Angkor Temple Complex – Southeast Asia’s Crown Jewel

Yesterday I discussed a few possibilities as to how to get to the Angkor Wat temple complex from the city of Siem Reap, Cambodia. What did I do? Well, I decided to... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
JAL-VietJet Tie-Up, Frequent Flyer Links on the Way

Japan Airlines and VietJet have announced an extensive tie-up. VietJet is the fast-rising Vietnamese airline known for its lively flight experience. Codesharing is the... Read More

Points With a Crew
Many US cities to the US Virgin Islands for $200-$300 r/t

Many US cities to the US Virgin Islands (St. Thomas / St. Croix) roundtrip for under $400 (as low as $220 from Miami). This includes several dates throughout the winter... Read More