Jetsetter's Homestead
Delta’s Disastrous Terminal Move at LAX – What Did We Miss?

Back in March, we warned travelers to steer clear of Los Angeles International Airport during early May if flying certain airlines.  The big... Read More

Capri Island: Too Celebrity for My Taste

An early riser, I took the 1240PM fast boat to Capri and the last boat back at 535PM. It was 25 euros for the scenic (ripoff) ride in a pink el camino taxi... Read More

Points With a Crew
Now you have to constantly check your HILTON reservations too?!?

With Hilton moving more towards dynamic pricing, consider this your PSA to constantly check your Hilton awards - doing that today just saved me ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Instant Approvals All Around On The Hilton Surpass Card

Through May 31, 2017, we're seeing the best ever sign-up bonus on the Hilton Honors™ Surpass® Card from American Express. The card is offering a sign-up bonus... Read More

Running with Miles
Great Hyatt Offer Returns: 10% Rebate On Points Used

Take advantage of this new 10% Hyatt rebate for cardholders for your upcoming hotel travels! This is a great way to stretch out your valuable Hyatt points a little... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
Aktion: Avios mit 50% Bonus kaufen (British Airways)!

Iberia und British Airways legen regelmäßig Aktionen auf, bei der ihr beim Kauf von Avios Bonusmeilen erhalten habt: Ende Oktober wurde zum Beispiel ein... Read More

Miles To Memories
Get $115 Lowe’s Gift Card for $100 with Swych App

There's another Lowe's gift card sale, this one through the Swych App, and it can get you a 13% discount. Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Ethiopian Called. Now They Want to Honor My Ticket…

I thought our story was over, but it just took one more unexpected twist. Today I received a call from Tadesse, the Ethiopian Airlines Bangkok station manager I praised... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Pleasure and Business – From Pleasure to Business, Fog and the Galleries South Lounge

Pleasure and Business – From Pleasure to Business, Fog and the Galleries South Lounge In this adventure… Pleasure and Business Mixing things together... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Then And Now — How Much Cost Cutting Has Etihad Done At Their JFK Lounge?

A bit over a week ago I wrote about my experience with the cost cutting at Etihad's Washington Dulles Lounge (which I published a full review of yesterday).... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
An Easy Way to Prevent Aeroplan Miles from Expiring!

Aeroplan is one of the programs with an strong expiration policy. If you have no activity in your account for just 1 year, you will lose the points in your... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Hainan’s North America growth heads south of the border

Hainan Airlines' latest plans in North America include Tijuana. But the reason for that move is potentially about much more than establishing a link to Mexico. The post... Read More

Running with Miles
One of the Things I Love the Most About Garmin Watches

I have owned and used many Garmin watches and there is one thing that I love about them the most! It is the thing that always keeps me coming back to Garmin and... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Southwest Airlines facing possible Lawsuit over Denied Boarding

It’s no secret that in today’s digital age, news travels fast. Everyone has a cell phone with a video camera, and access to fast upload speeds to get those... Read More

Rene's Points
Delta backtracks on @Delta Twitter statement on “round the clock” meal times for 1st class flights!

Delta backtracks on @Delta Twitter statement on "round the clock" meal times for 1st class flights! Continue reading → The post Delta backtracks on @Delta Twitter... Read More

Deals We Like
Get 10% of your Hyatt Points Back!

Hyatt is offering a promotion where you’ll receive 10% of your points redeemed back into your account! While this is a great promotion for those looking to... Read More

View from the Wing
A New Best Barbecue Restaurant in the World Has Been Crowned

Texas Monthly has updated its Top 50 Texas Barbecue list (and therefore the top barbecue spots in the world). Central Texas barbecue has a focus on meat, especially... Read More

Hideous Scenes at Ibiza Airport as Cleaners Strike

There is currently a cleaners strike at Ibiza Airport and the airport is an absolute disgrace. I arrived at the airport just after 2am on Saturday 20 May 2017 and... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
40% Rabatt bei Hilton in Asien und Pazifik

Hilton hat einen Sale mit 40% Rabatt für Asien und den pazifischen Raum eingeschalten. Hört sich doch echt gut an? Read More

Mommy Points
Popular Lounge Reportedly Leaving the Priority Pass Network

The family of Escape Lounges within the United States got some extra attention last week when they joined the list of airport lounges you could access with your... Read More

The Gate
Save Up to 30 Percent Off Room Rates During Hyatt Asia Pacific Early Bird Bonus Sale 2017

You can save up to 30 percent off of standard room rates at 88 hotel and resort properties in the Hyatt portfolio across the Asia Pacific region for stays booked during... Read More

Miles To Memories
How to Hack the Generous Hulu Amex Offer: 9 Months of Live TV + Showtime for $25?!?

Hulu has an amazing Amex Offer, but it can be tough to maximize on multiple cards due to their restrictions. Here is a way to "hack" the offer to pay about $25 for 9... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Trump Supporter Escorted off United After Not Scoring Upgrade & Refusing to Allow Anyone to Sit next to Him, “Lock Him up” Chants

A man aboard United flight 87 from Shanghai (PVG) to Newark (EWR) was escorted off the plane when he restricted other passengers from sitting next to him after... Read More

One Mile at a Time
A New United MileagePlus Prepaid Card Is Being Introduced This Summer

A few years back we saw new regulations enacted regarding debit card fees, which has had a significant impact on debit cards that offer rewards. Previously the merchant... Read More

Angelina Travels
The Borgata in Atlantic City Joins M life on June 7

Great news for us on the east coast who frequent Atlantic City! Two few years ago, I blogged about The Borgata offering Status Matches to Borgata Black Label to those... Read More

Jetsetter's Homestead
Delta’s Disasterous Move at LAX

Terminal 3 not ready for occupancy so remodeling can just now start. Rumor is that Delta had to front the costs for terminals 5 and 6 to get the smaller airlines to... Read More

Travel Codex
How to Get Five Free Nights in Hawaii or Orlando with the Hilton Amex

There’s been lots of talk lately about the 100,000-point signup offer for the Hilton Honors Surpass card from American Express, but I want to refocus attention on... Read More

Points With a Crew
3 new hotel reservations – 0 upgrades (so far?)

I just booked 3 new hotel reservations at 3 different hotels with 2 chains. I don't have any upgrades yet but I am hopeful that before the stays complete, I will... Read More

Get ready: Busy summer ahead

For the past three years, we’ve seen one blockbuster summer after the other… with each season breaking records in terms of the number of travelers on... Read More

No Mas Coach!
ITC Mughal Kaya Kalp Spa Review

The ITC Mughal Kaya Kalp Spa is just another addition to the long list of reasons to stay at this hotel when you’re in Agra. After a dirty and dusty day of... Read More

Five Things I Appreciate More About Travelling In My Forties

This week I’m writing about travel for us oldies, technically known as middle-aged people. There’s so many blogs dedicated to travel for millennials, travel... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
5,000 United Miles Next Hertz Rental (targeted)

Hertz is out with a solid offer where if you were targeted you can earn up to 5k miles when you combine the offer to earn an extra 3,000 miles on car rentals. You... Read More

One Mile at a Time
When Rules Get In The Way Of Common Sense Customer Service: Air Serbia Edition

Last October I flew Air Serbia business class from Belgrade to New York, and had a phenomenal experience. This is a fairly new route for them, and is also their only... Read More

View from the Wing
Final Week for 100,000 Point Signup Bonus and Free Weekend Night Amex Hilton Surpass Card

American Express has its biggest-ever signup bonuses for its two Hilton Honors credit cards and is running them through May 31. The premium Surpass card is back with a... Read More

Points to be Made
Transferwise Borderless: The new online account for international finance

Transferwise Borderless is the latest service offered by the Fintech company which allows you to use hold money in your account with real bank account numbers. This post... Read More

Deals We Like
Last Day to Purchase Hyatt Points with a 30% Bonus

This is a quick reminder that you have until end of day today to purchase Hyatt points with a 30% bonus. This can definitely be an extremely useful promotion for... Read More