Point Me to the Plane
Man Sentenced to Jail for Calling in Bomb Threat to Delay His Flight

Here’s what you definitely should not do if you’re late for a flight—call in a bomb threat for your specific flight. In October 2014, Michael... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Review: Holiday Inn Express Zürich Affoltern am Albis

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Rapid Travel Chai
Morning Chai: SPG Cravings, Desk Comeback, a Traffic Roundabout Referendum and More

On my mind: The fun of unexpected visitors and an evening at Congee Bowery in New York caused a jumbling of my publishing today. Now… The post Morning Chai: SPG... Read More

Quest Around The Globe: Picture Preview

This is the picture preview of the Trip Report named The Quest Around the Globe, a wild time that covered 25,000 miles and 7 countries. USA Cayman Islands Colombia... Read More

View from the Wing
Free Upgrade to AwardWallet Plus, and This Time I Won’t Run Out of Codes!

Last month I gave away 106 upgrades to AwardWallet Plus. I've updated this post on the first 2 things you should do when you're new to the frequent flyer hobby with an... Read More

Miles To Memories
Review: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach: Good, But Some Downfalls

A full Hyatt Regency Huntingon Beach review top to bottom. Is this Southern California beach resort worth the money and what shortcoming should you know about before... Read More

Deals We Like
Ideal Timing for Southwest Companion Pass

Yesterday I wrote about a method to earn the Southwest companion pass by using just 90,000 SPG points. Now that you can link SPG and Marriott accounts and transfer... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Hello, Live From United International First Class!

Well, my crazy quick round the world trip is coming to an end shortly. I flew Korean Air first class from Vancouver to Seoul, then Air Astana business class from Seoul... Read More

Взаимные преимущества Starwood и Marriott в действии

Слияние Marriott и Starwood (или, как это... Read More

Mommy Points
Get Up To 1,250 Free Points in 60 Seconds or Less

Who doesn’t love free and easy miles and points?! If you are a fan of free and easy miles then here a few opportunities to add some free points to your... Read More

The Gate
Win a Vacation of a Lifetime For Your Most Embarrassing Moment?

You could win the vacation of a lifetime for your most embarrassing moment if you are one of five winners of a trip for two people to an island in Belize — where... Read More

Points With a Crew
The 6 Chicago Seminars talks I’m most interested in seeing

With the Chicago Seminars coming up in a few weeks, here are the 6 talks that I'm planning on seeing Read More

Rene's Points
Quick giveaway: 10 Delta HOOU “Have One On Us” coupons! Who’s thirsty?

Time for a quick afternoon giveaway thanks to reader Rich from NYC who generously sent me a nice fat stack of HOOU or Delta amenity coupons called “Have One On... Read More

Air Canada Destination Bonus event is back

Its back, the Air Canada Destination bonus event is a great opportunity for Aeroplan members to rake in hefty bonuses. This bonus event is especially lucrative for... Read More

One Mile at a Time
How Long Are Marriott & Starwood Status Matches Valid For?

Since last week, Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest are letting members link accounts, which includes the option to status match and transfer points between... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Istanbul (“July 15 Heroes of Democracy Lounge”) – Absolutely INSANE!

Turkish Airlines has just one giant, central departure lounge at their their hub airport in Istanbul. It is commonly known as the CIP lounge, for “commercially... Read More

View from the Wing
Should You Fly First Class on a US Airline or Business Class on an Asian Carrier?

Not all Asian carriers have the top business class products, but all of the truly best business class products are offered by Asian or Middle Eastern carriers. Take... Read More

Atlanta to Houston (vis SLC) $183 & 5568MQMs at 3.3CPM weekday overnight Delta Elite Mileage Run

Only finding one single date for this Texas sized run but as you can see there are a number of them other days including some weekend-ish dates if you are more flexible... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Get a Free Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Delivered Straight to You This Week

I’ll admit it.  I’ve used Postmates to deliver Starbucks to my office on really bad days.  It’s a little excessive, but... Read More

Travel With Massi
Japan Photo Diaray

Der Beitrag Japan Photo Diaray erschien zuerst auf Travel with Massi. Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Fare Alert TAP Portugal $499 Boston-London, $500 Paris, 23 other cities $494-$593 Oct-March

Star Alliance member TAP Portugal is an airline to watch for good deals from Miami and Boston. Ticket prices today flying TAP Portugal from Boston to London and Paris... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Limited Time: Buy American Miles For ~2 Cents Each

Through October 31, 2016, American is offering up to 42,500 bonus miles when you purchase AAdvantage miles. On top of that, you can save 10% if you buy miles by October... Read More

Mommy Points
Our Best Starwood Points Redemption Ever?!

One of my primary approaches to maximizing miles and points for our family’s travels is to plan and book our “big” award trips as far in advance... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Jet Airways introducing First Class between Europe & Canada from January 2017

Jet Airways is going big on their expansion plans again, and one the first things they are doing is to add bigger planes to the places they get a lot of traffic from.... Read More

Running with Miles
The Best Kind of Airline Upgrade!

There are many great airline upgrades but I think this takes the best airline upgrade title for many reasons - including how it happened! The post The Best Kind of... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Copa Trip for 2 Giveaway: La Milla Extra

Copa is running a trip for 2 giveaway through November 15, 2016. Entry is easy, just register here and select your choice of Copa destination.… The post Copa Trip... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Save $50 On Your Next Hyatt Regency Stay With Hyatt’s Co-Branded Card

I'm a big fan of the Hyatt Credit Card, given that it offers an annual complimentary night certificate valid at any Category 1-4 Hyatt property. That more than justifies... Read More