There is no such thing as a free rate

A few months ago, I stayed at the Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing.  I had been a Club Carlson cardholder for some time and received an unsolicited free night... Read More

TPOL The Polyglot: How To Learn Multiple Languages

你好, مرحبا, Здравствуйте, hola, or simply... Read More

The Gate
Earn Up to 50,000 Bonus AAdvantage Miles to Australia or New Zealand From the United States

All you need to do is register for this promotion — which is required prior to travel — and you can earn up to 50,000 bonus AAdvantage miles to Australia or... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Fly Nonstop From Los Angeles To Havana For $339 Roundtrip!

Just a couple of days ago I wrote about how I'm changing my tune a bit about visiting Cuba. Initially I was going to wait a while given how much US carriers were... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Free 1-Year Membership to Discount Travel Website (ends soon)

I’ve been highlighting the $250 hotel credit I’m giving away.  But there’s a second part to that giveaway–a free 1-year membership to a... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Paris’ Largest Hotel, Now Fully Renovated – Le Meriden Etoile

As you may be aware, Air France used to own Le Meriden hotels and this was one of their first properties! The Le Meriden Etoile opened in 1972 and still ranks as... Read More

View from the Wing
EXTENDED: 100% Bonus Lets You Buy Hilton Points for Just Half a Cent Each

Hilton HHonors was running a bonus on purchased Hilton points through October 21. But the 100% bonus offer has been extended through October 31. It's the cheapest... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Aeromexico Launches A Donald Trump-Themed Fare Sale

In late May I wrote about how Aeromexico unveiled an ad called "Fronteras/Borders," which (not so?) subtly takes aim at Donald Trump. At first the ad feels more like a... Read More

Rene's Points
Intoxicated Delta Connection Pilot, Delta Sea-Tac expansion, Airline OK to weigh passengers, Brazilian Visa gone & More!

Every day some travel news headlines catch my attention. Some are from Delta and some are just of travel interest, but all are ones I think you will want to see.... Read More

Miles To Memories
Ailing Groupon to Buy Living Social: Consolidation in the Struggling Local Deal Space

Local deal sites Groupon and Living Social are becoming one after both struggling companies announced a purchase agreement today. Read More

Frequent Miler
Update: Wait till November 7th to fund college savings with a credit card

That didn’t last long.  Yesterday I posted “How to fund college savings with a credit card.”  In that post I detailed how to use a rewards... Read More

The Gate
Earn Up to 500 La Quinta Returns Points Quickly and Easily

If you want to earn up to 500 La Quinta Returns points quickly and easily, all you need to do is connect your social media accounts — and the points reportedly... Read More

Deals We Like
New Ways to Redeem Your Wyndham Rewards Points

Wyndham Rewards is has enhanced their point options where you can now redeem for a free nights at Wyndham Vacation properties as well as partner condos, houses, and... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Dubai

Don't ask me why I chose to spend my Labor Day weekend in Dubai. The average high temperature in late August/early September is over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, and with the... Read More

Concierge Key: Is it Really Worth it?

Many people have heard the typical three (soon to be four) elite statuses for American Airlines: Gold, Platinum, (Platinum Pro) and Executive Platinum. Well, beyond... Read More

Deals We Like
Using a Southwest Voucher

As you may or may not be aware, Southwest has one of the most flexible policies when it comes to altering an existing reservation. You can change and cancel reservations... Read More

Miles To Memories
Target 10% Off Gift Cards Returns, Other Holiday Deals & How to Maximize

The announced Target Holiday Promotions 2016 including a one day only discount on gift cards that you won't want to miss. Read More

Point Me to the Plane
American Airlines Pilots to Drop APA Union for ALPA, First Switch in 50 Years?

Are American Airlines pilots about to end a 53 year partnership with their independent APA union to join up with the much larger Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA)?... Read More

Points With a Crew
How to score World Series hotel deals (even at the last minute!)

Even at the last minute, miles and points can score pretty amazing World Series hotel deals. Even if you don't have them now, BUYING points will often be cheaper than... Read More

Mommy Points
Finding Discount Tickets to Radio City Christmas Spectacular in NYC

New York City is absolutely magical during the holiday season, and for me it is very high on the “must experience” list if your family enjoys the holiday... Read More

Frequent Miler
10% Off Target Gift Cards for 1 Day Only + Other Holiday Savings Announced

Save 10% on Target gift cards for one day only this holiday season. The post 10% Off Target Gift Cards for 1 Day Only + Other Holiday Savings Announced appeared first on... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Qatar First Cairo – Sydney (Return): 3725 Euro

Qatar macht uns wieder mit vielen schönen Flügen ausgehend von Cairo eine Freude ... Read More

View from the Wing
No, Tuesday Afternoon Isn’t the Secret Time to Buy Cheap Airfares. Why Do You Ask?

I can’t believe the myth about buying the cheapest tickets Tuesday afternoons persists. At least it's not the old "after midnight" Tuesday night story because... Read More

One Mile at a Time
7 Ways To Boost Your Credit Card Spending

We’re seeing some outsized credit card bonuses at present, some of which have higher minimum spends. Reader Jeff posted on Ask Lucky wondering about his credit... Read More

Frequent Miler
Necker Island award price probably going up. Last call for 1.2 million miles.

My wife and I had such a fantastic trip to Necker Island for Celebration Week that we started planning our next trip as soon as we got home!  I counted up our... Read More

Routes: United at San Jose + Delta, JetBlue, American, Virgin America

In domestic route developments, United will offer special service out of San Jose for a big convention in January; Delta adds an Austin route and expands in the Twin... Read More

Travel With Massi
20 EUR Lufthansa Voucher ex UK

Sicher dir einen 20 Euro Lufthansa Voucher für Flüge aus dem Vereinigten Königreich für deinen nächsten Trip nach London, wie erfährst du... Read More