Point Me to the Plane
Trump Hotel DC Did Not Wash Bathrobes Between Guests; Hyatt, Sheraton, Wyndham Properties Guilty of Dirty Pillowcases

In September, Inside Edition published a report regarding the cleanliness of a few hotel properties, as mentioned by View from the Wing. They... Read More

Is American Airlines Domestic First Class Worth Paying For?

The average American frequent flyer paying for domestic First Class? That is a total myth according to the rest of the world. The United States is the land of the... Read More

Lufthansa Flyer
Watch LIVE SIMULCAST Of The Retirement Of LUFTHANSA’s Last 737

Lufthansa prepares to celebrate the retirement of their final 737 Read More

Miles To Memories
Wow, The Chase Ink Plus Is Going Away: Say Goodbye to 5X?

Bad news today regarding the Chase Ink Plus. The popular business card will soon be discontinued from new applications. Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Snapshot: BA458 London to Madrid

Time for a new series of Snapshots, providing you a quick look into a recent trip I’ve done. In case you’ve forgotten how trip reports work on Economy Class... Read More

Miles To Memories
HOT! SPG 30K Offer Returns + Other Great Incognito Deals from Amex

A number of new Amex card offers are available via incognito mode including the prized SPG Amex 30K bonus. Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Hyatt Files for “World of Hyatt” Trademark, New Loyalty Program Coming

This morning, Matthew Klint at Pen & Passport reported on potential huge changes coming to Hyatt’s loyalty program. Specifically, Gold... Read More

Trip Report: The long flight home SIN-SFO

(INFLIGHT SIN>SFO) Well, that was a quick trip! If you’ve been following TravelSkills this week, you know that I jumped on Singapore Airlines’ new nonstop... Read More

Frequent Miler
SPG Amex Incognito 30K Offer & Other Offers Available Too

American Express is offering targeted increased offers on several cards including a 30K SPG bonus. The post SPG Amex Incognito 30K Offer & Other Offers Available Too... Read More

Trump’s New Hotel Brand Doesn’t Include His Name

Forget politics for a minute, if you can.  Donald Trump is releasing a new hotel brand, and interestingly it doesn’t include his name in it.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
British Airways Will Begin Flying To Fort Lauderdale In 2017

A week ago British Airways announced that they'll be launching flights between London Heathrow and New Orleans as of March 2017. Well, today British Airways has revealed... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Good deals: YYZ – SIN/HKG/HKT/BKK/MNL $535-558 [MU]; YVR – CGO $473 [3U] (CAD)

Just some good deals to Asia from Toronto and Vancouver… as usual, use ITA Matrix to find fares, book through an OTA like Kayak. The post Good deals: YYZ –... Read More

Le Chic Geek
FREE!: Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Unlock Bundle (act quickly)

I have no idea how long this will last, and for once I remembered to purchase it myself before writing a post! Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Unlock Bundle is... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Qantas Pilots Unhappy with New Uniform Rules, Which Also Ban Gum Chewing and Trucker Mustaches

Qantas unveiled new uniforms for their pilots in April, and the new look with its associated guidelines came into effect today. While people seem to like the design of... Read More

Michael W Travels
Earn 10,000 Bonus Points with City National Bank

Yesterday I wrote about a bonus offer to earn 30,000 American Airlines miles with the AAdvantage Aviator credit card. Last year the City National Bank Crystal Card... Read More

View from the Wing
American Gave Me 7000 Miles for a Flight Delay, and I Didn’t Even Complain

I don't think American owes anybody for going back to Dallas after what was probably a bird strike. Captain made the best call and everybody handled the situation... Read More

One Mile at a Time
The Next Country To Get A US Pre-Clearance Facility Is… Saudi Arabia?!?

There are already quite a few airports that have US Pre-Clearance facilities. For those of you not familiar with them, it basically means that US Customs Border... Read More

Hotel Review: The Venetian Las Vegas

My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever section you find most interesting.  Highlights Lobby Room... Read More

The Military Frequent Flyer
Visiting Costa Rica for the First Time

Costa Rica has been on the wife and I’s list of places to visit for a while, but Alaska Airlines starting service there sealed the deal to go this year. ... Read More

Mommy Points
Breakdown of the Rumored Hyatt Shakedown

Today was a sad morning. I woke up before the sun to not one but two girls crying in two rooms for different reasons, and then things got worse when I fired up the soft... Read More

Jetsetter's Homestead
Chasing Alexander Calder

Many frequent travelers I know have certain rituals or routines that punctuate their trips.  Two different friends have each amassed a large collection of... Read More

Chicago to San Francisco (via ATL) $268 & 5490 MQMs at 4.9 CPM Weekend Delta Elite Mileage Run

There is a lot to like about either one of these two runs if you are a Delta flyer out of Chicagoland area. While the price is a tad bit high at almost 5 CPM it is a... Read More

Angelina Travels
How the Barclaycard Travel Community Can Easily Score You Around $200 a Month Towards Travel

As an avid traveler, I rely heavily on miles and points to fund my travels; that’s why I’m always looking for new ways to rack up as many points and miles as... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
$350 United tickets to Europe Wednesday (and I paid $691 on Monday)

Yesterday there was a sale for about 12 hours with United/Star Alliance dropping round trip ticket prices to Amsterdam, Paris, Rome and several other cities in Italy,... Read More

Deals We Like
Top 10 Questions About the Delta Credit Cards

With the current offer for the Delta credit cards, I’ve receive many emails with some valid questions regarding both the card and the offer that I wanted to share... Read More

Chinese hotel investors strike again – this time at Hilton

What is the fascination that Chinese companies have with U.S. hotel companies? Early this year, China’s Anbang Insurance made a $6.5 billion deal to acquire... Read More

One Mile at a Time
You Might Want To Avoid Finnair’s New York Flight This Winter

Finnair ordinarily flies the A330 between New York and Helsinki, which features their staggered, fully flat business class seats. Unfortunately they don't regularly fly... Read More