TravelSkills
Alaska Airlines reveals fate of Virgin America

After months of speculation about the fate of the Virgin America brand and product under Alaska Airlines ownership, Alaska’s management has finally decided: The... Read More

The Gate
Hot Escapes Sale For March 22, 2017 With Starwood Preferred Guest

A total of 33 participating hotel and resort properties are available for discounts this week through the Hot Escapes sale with Starwood Preferred Guest with which you... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Chocolate Muesli Hits the Spot in Lufthansa Business Class

Intra-Europe Business Class is a bit of a paradox for most travelers outside the Continent. While the seat is simply an economy class seat with a blocked middle, the... Read More

Mike a Bordo
Un Día en Belgrado – Disfrutando Una Escala

Pocas veces me pasa esto, pero ahora sí que conocí Belgrado casi por accidente. Tuvimos una conexión en la Capital de Serbia de casi 12 horas, y... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Emirates To Let First and Business Class Passengers Use Laptops Airside Under Electronics Ban; Will Collect Them Before Boarding

The electronics ban that will prohibit the carriage of electronic devices larger than a smartphone on flights to the US will go into effect on March 25, 2017.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Will The Electronics Ban Change Which Airlines I Fly?

Reader David W asked the following question in the Ask Lucky forum: "@Lucky @Tiffany and anyone else: Will you be making changes to existing flights that are affected as... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Save Up To 28% SPG Hot Escapes

Starwood released this week’s SPG Hot Escapes, where you can save a bunch on upcoming hotel stays. Every week, they offer savings at select properties... Read More

No Mas Coach!
New Alaska Airlines Partner Condor to start Seattle to Munich route!

Living in Seattle, I love that we have dozens of long haul international flights. If we wanna cut out of town for a long weekend, we’re about a 9 hour flight away... Read More

View from the Wing
Washington National Airport is Building an Entire New Concourse to Solve the Hell of Just One Gate

Arguably the worst place in any US airport is Washington National’s Gate 35X. I’ve said that the previous administration could have closed the Guantanamo Bay... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Spaß mit dem neuen Lifemiles Trick

Ich mag die Lifemiles Tricks und vor allem mag ich den neuen Lifemiles Trick. First fliegen und Meilen für Business bezahlen, das ist doch schon nett ... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
Aktion: Kostenlose Payback Amex mit 2.000 Punkten Willkommensbonus!

Für kurze Zeit gibt es die Payback American Express Karte mit einem Willkommensbonus von 2.000 Paybackpunkten. Die Karte ist dauerhaft kostenlos und damit eine... Read More

Frequent Miler
e-Rewards talks back and offers a smidgen of hope

On Tuesday I wrote about a rash of e-Rewards account shutdowns purportedly due to discrepancies in members’ account details and/or survey activity. In response to... Read More

TravelUpdate
Reader Question: Can I sell or refund my Marriott certificate?

Earlier today, I wrote about how I converted 90K Starpoints to 150K Aeroplan miles and 7 nights at Marriott and got some interesting questions from readers... Read More

TravelUpdate
Reader Question: Can I sell or refund my Marriott certificate?

Earlier today, I wrote about how I converted 90K Starpoints to 150K Aeroplan miles and 7 nights at Marriott and got some interesting questions from readers... Read More

Points With a Crew
Singapore Changi Airport the “World’s Best Airport” for 5th consecutive year

For the fifth consecutive year Singapore's Changi Airport is the top airport in the world according to Skytrax. This isn't surprising. The airport boasts... Read More

Mommy Points
Details on Westin Grand Cayman Renovations and Award Pricing

Yesterday I shared the good news that for some mysterious reason the Westin Grand Cayman was pricing as a Category 5 SPG property instead of a Category 6 property as it... Read More

One Mile at a Time
What Insurance Covers Checked Electronics?

Yesterday we learned about a new electronics ban for certain flights to the United States. Later in the day the United Kingdom announced a similar (yet very different)... Read More

Monkey Miles
WSJ reports on famed Match.com 150x Avios Offer

WSJ reports on the 150x Match.com promotion The post WSJ reports on famed Match.com 150x Avios Offer appeared first on Monkey Miles. Read More

Points With a Crew
Oh Deer Deer everywhere – a day trip to Nara from Kyoto or Osaka

Visiting Kyoto or Osaka? Take a day trip to Nara to see thousands of free-roaming deers in Nara park. You can even feed them deer crackers! Read More

Miles To Memories
Airfare Sale, West Coast to Iceland For $260 Round-Trip

West Coast to Iceland For $260 Round-Trip WOW Air has great fares available from San Francsico and Los Angeles to Reykjavik, Iceland. Keep in mind that this is a budget... Read More

Magic of Miles
Eclipse Scam? Hotels Canceling Reservations and then Charging Higher Rates

In early February she contacted the hotel, and was told that her booking had been cancelled and she'd need to make a new one at the much MUCH higher rate! The post... Read More

View from the Wing
New 2.5% Cash Back Card (3% and No Fee First Year) and Hotel Booking Data

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

Points, Miles & Martinis
Deal Alert: Cheap Flights from $39 Each-way

JetBlue has launched their latest fare sale with cheap flights from $39 Each-way on many of their routes. To take part of this deal, you must book by tonight March... Read More

Deals We Like
$59 Southwest Flight Sale

Southwest is currently having a sale where flights start “as low as $59″. With fare sales I always double check flights that I’ve already booked to see... Read More

TravelUpdate
Have You Ever Been Visited By The Upgrade Fairy?

Airlines are in the habit of overselling seats on flights in order to ensure the flight goes out full. A complex set of mathematics works all of this out yet sometimes... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Scary! Stranger Walks Into Our Hotel Room at 3AM

Imagine waking up in the middle of the night to the sound of your hotel room door flinging open and footsteps inside. That just happened to me last night.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
How Uber Has Softened Their Stance On Tipping

I think there's no denying that the public perception of Uber has changed substantially over the past couple of years. When Uber first became popular it was sort of the... Read More

Running with Miles
Credit Card Review: US Bank Cash Plus

As Discover It and Chase Freedom receive the most coverage for 5% cards, I think the US Bank Cash Plus card is undervalued. Do you agree? The post Credit Card Review: US... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Lounge Review: Avianca Global Lounge San Juan

The Avianca Global Lounge at San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is located airside, past security by the C gates and is open daily... Read More

TravelSkills
Ugly aircraft noise, beautifully displayed

As you sit back in your seat watching the ground drop away, did you ever stop to think about the impact of your flight on the people below? Aircraft noise isn’t as... Read More

The Gate
Breaking News: Parliament on Lockdown; Woman Killed by Car; Possible Terror Incident

A man was shot after reportedly entered the grounds of the Parliament and stabbed a police officer; while a car plowed into the railings on Westminster Bridge, running... Read More

Frequent Miler
Great Airfare: San Francisco or Los Angeles to Iceland: $259 round trip

  European discount carrier WOW Air currently has round trip fares from San Francisco or Los Angeles to Iceland from $259 round trip. To put in... Read More

One Mile at a Time
The Expanded Amex Centurion Lounge Seattle Is Now Open

Over the past several years we’ve seen American Express open several of their own lounges, available to those with The Platinum Card® from American Express and... Read More

Monkey Miles
Reminder: 3 nights for the price of 2 with Accor Hotels: Fairmont, Raffles, Sofitel, and more

3 nights for the price of 2 with Accor Hotels The post Reminder: 3 nights for the price of 2 with Accor Hotels: Fairmont, Raffles, Sofitel, and more appeared first on... Read More

Points With a Crew
More free money Mad Lib at Staples! Week of March 19th

Week of 3/19/2017 - you can save _____ (amount) when you buy _______ (purchase amount) in _______ (type) Gift Cards at _______. Refund will be given in ___________ Read More