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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

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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

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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

One Mile at a Time
RIP: American’s Old First Class

American has been trying to refresh their longhaul fleet over the past few years. This process started back in early 2013, when they took delivery of their first... Read More

Miles To Memories
Amex Offers; Save 15% & Earn 5,000 Hilton Points on Weekend Stays

Save 15% & earn 5,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points on your next qualifying 2+ consecutive night weekend stay until 10/17/2017. Read More

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Bis 25% Rabatt bei IHG (Asien, Afrika, Middle East)

IHG hat wieder 25% Rabatt in Asien, Middle East und Afrika eingeschalten. Nicht überall gibt es aber die 25% ... Read More

NYC: 4 ways to snag cheap Broadway tickets

Whether you are in New York City for a business trip or a long weekend, seeing a live performance on (or off) Broadway is always a highlight. But getting tickets to the... Read More

Medina, Marrakech: The Tourist Dinner

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, take recs from your upscale hotel with a grain of saffron. The Prison of Posh led me astray in... Read More

Travel With Grant
How to Book Flights with Citi Thank You Points

With the recent 75,000 point sign up bonus for the Citi Prestige Credit Card, I started thing about my Citi Thank You Points. I’ve accumulated a rather large... Read More

Frequent Miler
Save on your cell bill and a Hilton stay

There are a couple of new Amex Offers out to save money on your cell phone bill and on a Hilton stay. Offer 1: Save on cell phone service (2 forms of the... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Joint ventures and ownership buyouts – Virgin Atlantic, Delta and Air France-KLM

It seems there’s one heck of a lot of buying and selling today, with Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic and Air France-KLM all involved. Delta, Air France and Virgin... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Delta Adds Omelets to Sky Clubs for Breakfast

Delta has been enhancing their Sky Clubs recently and their latest addition is they’ve added omelets for breakfast. This week, I was passing through the Delta Sky... Read More

You Can Now Order Food from the American Airlines Mobile App

Order Food at Select Airports within the American Airlines Mobile App! Airline mobile applications are fantastic.  Passengers can check the status of their flight,... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Virgin Atlantic’s “Anyone But British Airways” Discount

Oh, I sure do love Virgin Atlantic. Today they came out with a fun promotion they're calling "#ABBA," or "Anyone But British Airways." Here's how it works: "Today we've... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Using Priority Pass at Restaurants

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how you could use your Priority Pass Membership for Restaurants in Sydney and Brisbane Airport. With a card like the American Express... Read More

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Noch strengere Sicherheitskontrollen in den USA!

Die TSA zieht gerade die Zügel an. Die Sicherheitsvorschriften und Kontrollen werden nun in den USA intensiviert ... Read More

Running with Miles
Save Big With This Southwest Sale Combo – Today is the Last Day

Put these two great sales to work and stack them to save big on your next Southwest flights! You will be able to save at least 10% and probably more! The post Save Big... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Venezuela goes from bad to worse: Delta drops and Avianca accelerates changes

The aviation situation in Venezuela continues to deteriorate and that collapse may be picking up speed. More changes from Delta and Avianca now hasten the collapse of... Read More

View from the Wing
Hilton Wants to Impose 7 Day Cancellation Policies, Charge You More for Flexibility

It was only 3 years ago that Hilton moved from generally allowing same day cancellation of hotel reservations to requiring cancellation the day before to avoid charges.... Read More

České Dráhy First Class Review

Background: I love being in First Class now! For my European Trip, I booked all First Class seats for my connections from city to city, except for the first leg from... Read More

Miles To Memories
Save 10% When You Purchase $100+ in Southwest Gift Cards on eBay

eBay gift card seller PayPal Digital Gifts has a promotion on Southwest gift cards that can net you a nice discount plus 5X UR points. Read More

One Mile at a Time
Big Virgin Atlantic Card Sign-Up Bonus Returns

The Virgin Atlantic MasterCard is back with one of the better sign-up bonuses I’ve seen on the card, for up to 90,000 bonus miles. This is a bonus we've... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Think you’ll get a refund from Delta? Ha!

Delta's website isn't known for having great technology, and this situation almost cost me thousands of dollars. The post Think you’ll get a refund from Delta? Ha!... Read More