The Gate
Would You Willingly Visit a War Zone?

Every day somewhere on this planet, humans are fighting other humans in physical combat for varying reasons — violations of civil rights; the desire to be heard... Read More

God Save The Points
Incredible Deal: $115 New York to Las Vegas Round Trip (Works in Both Directions)…

  There’s no place to visit- where saving money on plane tickets is more important. Yes, we’re talking about Las Vegas. That money will come in handy... Read More

View from the Wing
Going On Vacation? Pet Sitting is Now Illegal in New York

My Yorkshire terrier is now over 15 years old. He’s still full of spunk but tires more than he used to, and gets stressed out more easily too. We used to board him... Read More

Miles To Memories
My Last Prestige AA Redemption: 31K (or Less) TOTAL for 4 People Roundtrip Vegas to New York!

Today is the last day to book American Airlines flights at an awesome value with Citi Prestige. I snuck a truly amazing redemption in under the wire to take advantage of... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Farting Passenger Causes Flight Evacuation, 12 New Priority Pass Lounges, JetBlue Expands Mint

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and... Read More

Celebrity Spotting at Hotel Del Coronado

Background: My friends and I were taking a day trip to San Diego. We decided to hit up the beach at Coronado and walk around the grounds of the Hotel Del Coronado. The... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Weekly Review: July 22, 2017

A few days ago I returned to the US after visiting Mongolia and Europe. I'm on the ground in the US for about a week now, before heading back to Europe in hopes of... Read More

Monkey Miles
Girl who flew next to Two Bare Feet ends up on Anderson Cooper

Girl who flew next to Two Bare Feet ends up on Anderson Cooper This story has been going VIRAL around the internet.  Jessie Char was flying from Long Beach up to... Read More

Complaint Of The Week: Amex’s ‘New’ Website

Why do companies feel the need to mess with a good thing? I liked Amex’s old website which let me see a quick summary of all of my accounts on a convenient side... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Die IHG Point Breaks gibt es bald wieder!

IHG hat seit Jahren eine der genialsten Promotions ever laufen. Die neue Point Breaks Liste scheint sich anzukündigen ... Read More

God Save The Points
Ten Of The World’s BEST Rooftop Bars, In Case You’re Into That Kinda Thing…

Any amazing rooftop bars in this city? Asking for a friend. When traveling, the rules are different. A cocktail is almost always a good idea, and scientifically... Read More

Voyage Avance

I stayed at HOTEL SUNROUTE PLAZA NAGOYA when I visited ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
5 Reasons Service On US Airlines Is Inconsistent & Often Not Good

A couple of weeks ago Qatar Airways' CEO talked about the "crap service" at US airlines from "grandmas," which really doesn't help his case much in the battle between... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Finnair introduce an A350 – with Marimekko painted plane

Finnair are adding to their Airbus A350 fleet, with their 11th aircraft to come shortly to be delivered. However, rather than using the normal plain white, Finnair have... Read More

View from the Wing
It Took Up to 17 Police Officers to Toss a 33 Year Old Grandfather From a Plane

Davi Stretton Mellor, his wife Kerry-Anne, along with their children and grandchildren were taken off the flight. They got into a fight with other passengers. In their... Read More

Monkey Miles
Bose headphones on sale

Bose headphones on sale If you’re in the market for some new headphones ( specifically when traveling) there are a few discounts currently running on the Bose... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Die Achse des Bösen für SPG

Ich dachte ich spinne. SPG bietet für einige Länder wirklich keine Mitgliedschaft ... Read More

Should hotels allow women to swim topless?

An Ontario woman has filed a complaint with Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario after being told by several hotels that she would not be allowed to swim... Read More

God Save The Points
Giving Away Up To 20 International Upgrades This Weekend: Clues Inside…

Greetings from an undisclosed location, where I’m currently undergoing facial reconstructive surgery. What started as a bit of fun, offering to exchange my seat... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
How Much Cash Do You Bring on Vacation?

Earlier this week I wrote about the potential danger of traveling to Thailand without sufficient cash. The discussion in the comments section took me by surprise: how... Read More

One Mile at a Time
United 777-200 Business Class (W/Awesome “Grandmas”) In 10 Pictures

Earlier this week I flew United's 777-200 business class from Frankfurt to Houston. While I'll have a full trip report soon, I figured I'd report back with my initial... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Disney MaxPass Disneyland Is Available

The long awaited start of the Disney MaxPass Disneyland is available and ready for your next trip to Disneyland California. We’ll share a few quick observations in... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Wir wollen kein Upgrade geben! Ein Paradebeispiel!

Es gibt sie, es sind nicht sehr viele, aber manche Hotels wollen partout kein Upgrade hergeben ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Is This The Right Time To Sign-Up For The Chase Sapphire Preferred?

Reader Anthony asked the following question in the Ask Lucky forum: "Is now a good time to sign up for the CSP? Truthfully I really want the CSR but right now they're... Read More

View from the Wing
FARE ALERT: Southeast Asia Under $400 Roundtrip

I know many readers want business class sales, it’s a long way to go in coach, but this is clearly the golden age of air travel. Continue reading FARE ALERT:... Read More

Ubering In Vienna and Prague Is Really Cheap!

Uber’s in Vienna and Prague are really cheap! So cheap, in fact, that I did not take public transportation in those cities! Nor a taxi. The Uber’s in Vienna... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: TAP Portugal Business Class A321 Lisbon To Milan

Originally we had a 1hr45min connection in Lisbon, though we arrived from Ponta Delgada about 25 minutes late. Then we had to go through passport control (even though... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Nur crazy: Dubai Mall

Für die Fans ein wenig einfacher Unterhaltung und Shopping ein absolutes Highlight: Dubai Mall! Read More

Miles To Memories
Amazing Amex Business Platinum 50K Spending Offer: Earn up to 9X! (Targeted)

American Express is sending out an amazing 50K spending offer to some Business Platinum cardholders. It's so good it feels like a new card sign-up bonus. Read More

Live and Let's Fly
My Final Credit Card Churn for Two Years

While the days of credit card churns every three months are long gone, I’ve still managed to gain hundreds of thousands of points via new credit card sign-ups over... Read More

Voyage Avance
Fifth Freedom Flights : Garuda Indonesia(GA)

Today I will explain the fifth freedom flights of Garud... Read More

The Military Frequent Flyer
Great New Offer of 50,000 MR Points From AMEX Business Plat (Targeted?)

Just got a sweet offer in my inbox for my AMEX Business Platinum card.  I just completed the initial spend quals to earn 100,000 MR points by the end of... Read More

Michael W Travels
Earn Up To 3,000 Bonus Miles with United MileagePlus Shopping

Yesterday I received an e-mail with a new offer from United’s MileagePlus Shopping.   With the promo there are a few different levels of bonus miles you... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 151: So many misses, most of which are good things

A near miss at SFO is big news this week, as are missed earnings numbers, status matches and an AvGeek tragedy. The post DLD 151: So many misses, most of which are good... Read More

Review: Irish Rail Heuston to Limerick in Premier Class

Iarnród Éireann or Irish Rail operate three different versions of first class. On the Belfast Enterprise service between Dublin and Belfast, it is called... Read More