Mommy Points
Peek at the Best 15,000 Hyatt Points I’ve Spent

My daughter and recently I snuck off without the one year old and dad to Park City for the weekend, and while it was super tough to leave home for the first time without... Read More

Points With a Crew
Free 5,000 points after your first JetBlue flight

Have a JetBlue flight coming up and not yet a member of JetBlue's TrueBlue program? Join now and get 5,000 free points after your first flight. Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Novotel Taipei Taoyuan Airport

We had a fairly short overnight in Taipei before our connecting flight. We were arriving from Los Angeles at around 5PM, and departing the following day to Singapore at... Read More

Reader Report: WOW Air to Iceland in economy class

Over the last year there have been numerous TravelSkills posts about WOW Air and its ultra-low fares from the US to Europe. Until now we’ve only wondered what the... Read More

Rene's Points
A Pet Peeve Gripe Post – What are the most irritating things hotels do (that they don’t have to)?

A Pet Peeve Gripe Post - What are the most irritating things hotels do (that they don't have to)? Continue reading → The post A Pet Peeve Gripe Post – What... Read More

View from the Wing
Delta Close to Getting Special Tax Subsidies from Georgia, Gulf Carriers Ready to Start Laughing?

A couple of years ago a member of the state legislature went public with threats from Delta: members who didn't support fuel tax subsidies for the airline could lose... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Lets Tallinn that again! AY118 Tallinn to Helsinki aboard an ATR72-500

Lets Tallinn that again! AY118 Tallinn to Helsinki aboard an ATR72-500 In this 200 Tier Point Adventure: 155 Tier points to go (because my mathematical skills are as bad... Read More

Points With a Crew
6 hiking tips for beginners – tricks for first time hikers

As I’ve mentioned before, one of the joys of homeschooling is that when I take trips with my kids, I can make them write blog posts and call it... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Amex EveryDay Preferred Card Vs. Blue Cash Preferred Card — Which Is Better?

Reader Hello asked the following question on a recent post: "Would anyone have advice on how to decide between this card (AMEX EveryDay Preferred) and the AMEX Blue Cash... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Fare alert BA SFO/SJC/OAK to London $392 to $502

There is a good deal for flights from Oakland to London Gatwick on British Airways with ticket prices as low as $457. You can drop the ticket price by $65 with AARP... Read More

Miles To Memories
eBay’s Gift Card Deals: Discounts on Gift Cards + Earn 5X!

There's new discounted gift cards available on eBay and you can also earn an extra 5x UR on some of them. But watch out for CA fees on SVM gift cards. Read More

United: 2nd Polaris route + SFO-Munich + more domestic flights

With United executives promising in recent weeks that the company would focus on building up its domestic network, the carrier just announced 47 new daily roundtrips... Read More

Running with Miles
Travel Tip: Do Not Pay with Credit Card on the Street!

Sometimes, we get hooked into paying for everything with credit card. It is easier & often safer. But, be careful about using the credit card on the street! This... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Earn Shiploads Of United Miles Renting Cars From Hertz

I don't rent cars all that often, but when I do, I like do earn shiploads of miles. Like enough miles that the car rental ends up being practically free. As crazy as it... Read More

Qantas New Premium Economy

Qantas Airlines, the largest airline in Australia, is known for their quality in flight product. They have recently unveiled a new version of their premium economy seat.... Read More

Points With a Crew
10,000 fee free dollars from Plastiq (targeted?)

I got an offer from Plastiq about a potential 10,000 fee free dollar bonus. It may be hard to reach but one thought I had was that you could .... Read More

View from the Wing
How Hyatt’s Program Changes Save Hotels Money

For those who can earn top tier in the new 'World of Hyatt' program (60 nights or $20,000 in spend) the changes going into effect March 1 are probably an improvement... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
First Look at Air France 787-9 Dreamliner

Air France is now in possession of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Taking delivery last month, the carrier is currently utilizing the aircraft on its Cairo... Read More

Deals We Like
Have a Marriott Credit Card and Visit Starbucks Often? This Deal is for You!

For those that have a Marriott Rewards credit card, you can get 10% back at Starbucks! You are limited to a $100 statement credit during the promotional timeframe... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: EVA Air Business Class 777 Los Angeles To Taipei

This trip report is going to be a bit different than my usual ones. I've been on an insane trip the past few weeks for something I've been working on, the full details... Read More

Miles To Memories
Lock-In 25% Savings on Hotels, But This Awesome Amex Offer Expires Tomorrow!

One of the more underrated offers we have seen in awhile is expiring tomorrow, but you can still take advantage. Find out how to stack different offers to save 25% on... Read More

SPG Amex Increased Signup Bonus

The SPG Amex increased signup bonus is a rare treat.  And right now, American Express is offering of the most lucrative signup bonuses the card has seen recently.... Read More

Points With a Crew
Who are you voting for in the 2017 Freddie Awards?

The Freddie Awards are considered the premier awards for travel loyalty programs. Voting is open to anyone! Here's how to vote for your favorite programs: Read More

Deals We Like
100,000 Point Chase Ink Preferred Offer Coming Soon In Branch

Last month I cautioned folks to possibly hold off on applying for the 80,000 point offer for the Chase Ink Preferred. I mentioned that through the grapevine their might... Read More

Mike a Bordo
Crucero Liberty of The Seas Desde Galveston

Crucero Liberty of The Seas Royal Caribbean Como ya sabrán una de las maneras como disfruto viajar es en crucero, y por eso digo que un crucero siempre es una... Read More

Michael W Travels
US Travel Interest Declines, Remote & Beautiful Places, Couch-Surfing to 100 Countries, Destinations Under $25 Per Day, Visiting All 50 States, Best Hotel Room Service & More- Travel News

Travel News: The NY Times writes that After Travel Ban, Interest in Travel to US Declines. AFAR writes how Americans Aren’t Going To Cuba As Expected. Thrillist... Read More