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Brauchen doch alle 60 Nächte für Hyatt Globalist 2017?

Geschäftsbedingungen sind immer so eine Sache. Sie sollten klar und deutlich formuliert sein. Hier beim neuen World of Hyatt Programm hat sich doch... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
The World’s Most Powerful Airline Brand

In what is nothing short of miraculous, one of the world’s most loathed airlines has been named the world’s most powerful airline brand. Brand Finance, a... Read More

Live from a Lounge
New Weird Rule: Your jacket travels in your cabin on Jet Airways

Weird thing in the paxex world, where an Indian airline is copying the American standard by refusing to move coats in the closet. Just a mindless act or a service... Read More

Live from a Lounge
New Weird Rule: Your jacket travels in your cabin on Jet Airways

Weird thing in the paxex world, where an Indian airline is copying the American standard by refusing to move coats in the closet. Just a mindless act or a service... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Vota a tus programas de fidelidad preferidos en la nueva edición de los Freddie Awards

Vota a tus programas de viajero frecuente favoritos de 2016 en la nueva edición de los Freddie Awards, uno de los premios más importantes de la industria.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Another Day, Another Tube Strike – Central Line and Waterloo and City Line hit

It seems there’s another Tube Strike if you’re going through London today (22nd February) affecting the Central Line and Waterloo and City Line. London... Read More

The Gate
Orthodox Jewish Men May Sit Next to Women Aboard an Airplane: Resolution

A resolution pertaining to the seating of Orthodox Jewish people next to a member of the opposite sex aboard an airplane was adopted through a direct vote by the... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Deal: Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort $50 Credit Nightly

One of my favorite hotels I traveled to last year was the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica, see Hotel Review: Andaz Suite at the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo,... Read More

One Mile at a Time
United Basic Economy Tickets Are Now On Sale (And Being Marketed Dishonestly)

Earlier today American began selling basic economy fares, and now United is selling them as well. This isn't coming as a surprise, given that both American and United... Read More

Michael W Travels
Scam: Tourist Charged $310 for Photo with Times Square Mickey Mouse

For those of you visiting a city like New York for the first time, there are lots of scams to look out for during your trip. Last year I wrote about a tourist who paid... Read More

The Winglet
American, United Airlines Start Basic Economy Fares In Quick Race To The Bottom

Courtesy: American Airlines American, United Start Basic Economy Fares In Quick Race To The Bottom If you listen to the airlines, travelers just got very lucky... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Morning Chai: India Out of the Closet, New York’s Flop, Camp David’s Vacancy

On my mind: I got all ready for a productive day and my computer melted down. Windows 10 is a big improvement, after a fruitless… The post Morning Chai: India Out... Read More

View from the Wing
Here’s How to Make the Most of Starwood Points Transfers to Miles With Over 30 Airlines

While I've long used Starwood points for hotel stays -- the Starwood program has more top-end properties that I'd want to stay at than any other chain -- often the best... Read More

Miles To Memories
Re-Qualifying for Top Tier Hyatt Status Is More Difficult Than We Thought!

Re-qualifying for Hyatt's top tier status is apparently going to be even more difficult that many (including myself) had previously thought! Read More

ThePointsOfLife
Burgers & Seafood: Sanya Dining Guide

If you're going to Sanya, you have many options for food. The worst thing you can do is eat at the hotel which overcharges for seafood. Instead of hanging out in the... Read More

The Winglet
British Airways baggage handlers urinating in plane holds

British Airways baggage handlers urinating in plane holds Courtesy of: British Airways If you thought the woman bringing raw animal brains into the United States... Read More

Travel Codex
Spirit Comes to Pittsburgh – Adds 7 Nonstops

Spirit Airlines announced today that they will start flying from Pittsburgh International Airport (not yet called Mister Rodgers International Airport) this summer.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Pentahotel Hong Kong

The MTR is an 8-10 minute walk from the Pentahotel in Kowloon, though taxis are better for shorter journeys since their starting price is so low. The entrance is on the... Read More

Mommy Points
Do Basic Economy Fares Impact Award Tickets?

As of today, United and American have both started selling their own versions of Basic Economy fares on select routes, with the plan to expand from there in the coming... Read More

Heels First Travel
Baggage Handlers Caused Plane Corrosion…By Urinating? & Other News

Highlights and headlines from around the web: This popped up in my news feed: supposedly British Airways had to warn baggage handlers to stop peeing in the cargo... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
20000 IHG Punkte: 100 Euro (Cash&Points Workaround Discount bis 15%!)

IHG hat Cash&Points mit einem Discount versehen. Als Spire Elite gibt es 15% Rabatt, damit kommen 20 000 IHG Punkte auf 100 Euro ... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
10x Points Restaurants Offer Amex Blue For Business Card Ends Tomorrow!

As a reminder, a couple weeks ago the offer on the The Blue for Business® Credit Card from American Express was extended through tomorrow, 02/22/2017.... Read More

Tyler Birth
Les Business de British Airways, American Airlines et Iberia pour moins de 1 200 EUR !

Avec certitude, British Airways n’offre pas le meilleur produit Business du marché. Avec une cabine Club World très dense, les aficionados ne sont... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
When a Seatmate Vomits On You…

Just in time for the West Coast lunch hour, the topic of what to do when a seatmate vomits on you. I noticed an absolutely disgusting story on Flyertalk about a sick... Read More

View from the Wing
16 Things I Love about the New Chase Ink Business Preferred Card

This is the latest premium card, with a big signup bonus and strong points-earning. But it's a $95 annual fee card, not a $450 annual fee card. And you can get a... Read More

One Mile at a Time
I’m Embarrassed By How Many Upgrades I Have Expiring Next Week…

As someone obsessed with loyalty programs, I do everything I can to maximize the benefits associated with the status I earn. After all, earning status comes at a cost... Read More

Points With a Crew
Think Spring with new Alaska sale – flights from $44

Alaska is celebrating Spring with a new fare sale--where will you go for $44? Read More