View from the Wing
Get 2 Free Nights With New Offer for Starwood Business Amex

There's a new limited-time offer for theStarwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express and I think it tells us something about credit card... Read More

Le Chic Geek
DC-Area Frequent Traveler Meet-up: October 25th, Register now!

Just a reminder that there’s another Frequent Traveler Meet-up coming up next month.  We’ve already received quite a few RSVPs, and can’t... Read More

Miles To Memories
Cathay Retiring 747s This Week & My Last Minute First Class Booking to Say Goodbye!

Cathay Pacific's final 747 Flight is coming this week so I snuck in a last minute booking to experience her. I'll be flying first class with my dad on one of the final... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Cheap Flights To Canada And Free Shoes (Though Not For My Wife)

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn't have time to write about in... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Malaysia Airlines Has A Creative Plan For Their A380s

For quite a while now, Malaysia Airlines has been trying to get rid of their A380s. The airline has six A380s, though only really needs them for their London Heathrow... Read More

Points With a Crew
2 ways to get 1000 miles

I'm always on the lookout for ways to get free miles and points - here are 2 ways to get 1000 miles active now Read More

TravelUpdate
Amazing Finnair Round The World Fares

Do you know how many European airlines fly into Australia? If not, the answer is just one. British Airways fly daily between London Heathrow and Sydney via Singapore and... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
A Trick to Earn AA Miles by Distance and “Bypass” EQD Requirements (Without Flying Partner Airlines)

Prior to August 1, American awarded miles based on the distance your flight. 1 butt-in-seat mile = 1 award mile, with bonus for elite members. As you may... Read More

One Mile at a Time
More Than I Wanted To Know About Craigslist “Massages” Near Heathrow…

So I landed at Terminal 4 at Heathrow Airport earlier, then took the bus to Terminal 5, because I'm spending the night at the Sofitel. The Sofitel is connected to... Read More

View from the Wing
$500 Hotel Credit Giveaway: New Luxury Discount Booking Website

Hotels set their price, and generally they have to offer the same price through their chain's website that they offer through online travel agency sites like Expedia or... Read More

Running with Miles
The Chase Sapphire Reserve’s Game-Changing Feature

The Chase Sapphire Reserve has a whole lot going for it. One feature in particular is quite the game-changing feature when it comes to purchasing travel. The post The... Read More

Mommy Points
Best Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus For SPG Points

Now that Marriott and Starwood have merged (and unless you have been offline for days), you probably are aware of the basics of the merger including the 3:1 ratio of... Read More

Deals We Like
Use your SPG Points to Earn the Southwest Companion Pass!

For those that have been following this blog for awhile, you probably already know that I am a huge fan of Southwest Airlines especially due to their companion pass... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Best Buy Free $15 Code With Gift Card Purchase

Best Buy is offering a nice deal right now when you buy gift cards you can score a free $15 savings code with your $150 Best Buy e-Gift Card purchase. This offer ends... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
120000 IHG Punkte: 613 Euro

IHG hat wieder einen Punkteverkauf aufgelegt. Jetzt mit einem 100% Bonus ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Impressions Of Kazakhstan After Visiting Almaty And Astana

I’ve just wrapped up my flights on Air Astana. As some of you may recall, my itinerary from Seoul to London allowed me to have stopovers of just under a day each... Read More

Points With a Crew
Plastiq – now pay rent / mortgage for only 1.75%

If you schedule 6 rent or mortgage payments by September 30th, you can get a 1.75% rate through Plastiq thanks to a new promotion Read More

Tyler Birth
Un bonus de 100% à saisir rapidement chez IHG !

Nos dernières recommandations se sont avérées justes : il fallait bien attendre et ne pas saisir trop rapidement la dernière promotion... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Cuba Says AA Cuban-American Flight Crews Can’t Enter Country / Overnight

Well, this is an interesting problem for American Airlines, the Cuban government is refusing entry and thereby overnight privileges to any Cuban-American AA flight... Read More

TravelUpdate
Flight Attendant Secrets Revealed: What it Takes to Get the Job

Welcome to the second of the series “Flight Attendant Secrets Revealed”, in which I explain the interview requirements. Since beginning last year, I... Read More

One Mile at a Time
GREAT NEWS: Marriott Is Bringing Back Desks!

In December I wrote about the disturbing trend at Marriott hotels, where they were removing desks from guest rooms, instead replacing them with side tables. Apparently... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Buy Uber Gift Cards at 35,000+ Retail Locations

Uber used to have a function on the accounts page where you could purchase Uber Gift Cards—I remember doing so when there was an American Express Offer for Uber.... Read More

Points With a Crew
4 reasons to transfer SPG points to Marriott (instead of the other way around)

With the Starwood / Marriott merger officially closed, here are 4 reasons you might want to transfer SPG points to Marriott (but not the other way around) Read More

View from the Wing
More Great News from Marriott

Last week's big news was that the Marriott acquisition of Starwood closed, and immediately they offered to let members transfer points between accounts and status... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
How Should Airlines Pre-Suade Volunteers to Give Up their Seats?

How to encourage a volunteer to give up a seat when a flight is overbooked? Airline employees try various tactics. Some airlines dabble in advance… The post How... Read More

Miles To Memories
Drowning in Premium Credit Card Travel Credits & How I’m Going to Maximize Them

Why I suddenly have 5 new premium credit cards with huge travel credits and how I plan to track and maximize those credits to get the best possible value from them. Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Review: Park Hyatt Istanbul Park Deluxe Twin Room – My Private Steam Room!

With United’s routing rules, I was able to include a 23-hour layover in Istanbul. For my one-night stay in Istanbul, I booked the Park Hyatt Istanbul through... Read More