Hotels: Why You Should Always Book the Flexible Rates

The simple reason you should always book the flexible rate:  You can end up saving money that way. Some years ago, I booked a hotel on an advance purchase rate.... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Four Points Melbourne Docklands Now Open

Yesterday, the 28th of March saw the Four Points Melbourne Docklands officially open its doors. The 237 room hotel is located in the heart of the Docklands area and is... Read More

The Gate
Why This Boeing 747-451 Airplane Crossed the Road

A Boeing 747-451 crossed the road — more specifically, Woolman Place and Toffie Terrace at the northern edge of the international airport which serves the greater... Read More

The Shutterwhale
ibis Styles Makassar Sam Ratulangi opens in Indonesia

AccorHotels has just announced the opening of the ibis Styles Makassar Sam Ratulangi which is located in the city centre and just 20 minutes drive away from the Sultan... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
It may be a later coach… 

But I’m getting too old for this.  Good morning from aboard coach 421 to London Victoria taking some god-forsaken route around Birmingham to Heathrow. ... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Etihad A320 Business Class Review

Unlike Emirates which only flies with 777 or A380 aircraft, Etihad A320 aircraft service some of the shorter routes in the middle east and beyond. While many European... Read More

Michael W Travels
Product Review: Kids Fly Safe- CARES Safety Harness

(Publishing this review is long overdue…) After flying 91,144 miles as a lap baby in his first 2 years, Lucas took his first flight in his own seat back in... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Tonight 3/29: Shanghai Miles and Points Meetup

Shanghai. Tonight 3/29. Meetup! Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7-10 pm Tap House 99 Taixing Road (near Wujiang Road) 泰兴路99号,... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
In-Flight Reading: The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis

Bored on your next flight or just looking for a great book to read? How about this one? In my new series I will review books that I am reading to help pass the time on... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Disgusting: TSA Molests 13-Year-Old at DFW

If the leggings incident taught me anything, it is not to jump to conclusions. So I won’t. But video of a TSA agent invasively screening a 13-year old boy does... Read More

Points With a Crew
Earn up to 12 free e-books a year with this hotel chain!

If you enjoy reading when you travel, you should look into this hotel chain, as you could earn up to 12 free e-books a year, just for being a member! Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Don’t forget – Freddie Awards voting is coming to a close

It’s that time of year – The Freddie Awards are drawing ever closer. But the time to vote is drawing to the end… You’ve got until Friday to cast... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
LAX to Sweden $387-$470 Apr-May, Aug-Feb

American Airlines with Oneworld partner Finnair has ticket prices down to $447 for travel in August and $387 round trip Los Angeles to Stockholm or Gothenburg, Sweden... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
How Some Hotels Let You Charge Uber To Your Room

After a recent visit to the Hotel Angeleno in Los Angeles, I noticed something interesting. Instead of being offered a taxi, I was offered a Uber from the hotel. I found... Read More

View from the Wing
IATA Chief Calls for End to Unacceptable Electronics Ban

International Air Transport Association CEO (and former CEO of Air France KLM) Alexandre de Juniac spoke today at the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations. He spent... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Ethiopian Business Bangkok – Toronto (Return) + STAR ALLIANCE GOLD: 682 Euro

Mit einem sehr netten Preis in der Ethiopian Business von Bangkok über Addis Abeba und Dublin nach Toronto. Scheint ein wenig zu günstig ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Etihads Umgang mit dem #Electronicsban: Free Wifi & Ipads

Jede Airline geht ein wenig anders mit der Geschichte um. Emirates hat vorgelegt und nimmt die elektronischen Geräte erst vor dem Boarding ab. Auch Etihad macht das... Read More

Frequent Miler
$15 off $75 eBay Flash Sale – Roku Premier+ for $65, other deals to be found

Ebay is running a $15 off of $75 or more flash sale through 6pm Pacific time tonight with coupon code CFLASHMARCH15. This should stack with both portal cash back and... Read More

Angelina Travels
First World of Hyatt Promotion: Double Points for Being You.

Today, World of Hyatt announced its first promotion: Double Points for Being You. In celebration of the new program launch, World of Hyatt members can earn double points... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Will Phoenix Sky Harbor Get New International Flights?

Phoenix, Arizona, home to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, is the 6th largest city in the US, though you wouldn’t know that based on their... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Cathay Pacific is Retiring the A340

The Airbus A340 is one of my favorite aircraft to fly on, especially for long-haul flights. It’s a widebody, “single-story” plane with four engines. As... Read More

Jetsetter's Homestead
High-End Hotel Heist

File this hotel heist under made-for-Hollywood plot lines.  Thieves in the know make their way into a five-star hotel room while guests are occupied at dinner... Read More

Deals We Like
My Favorite Credit Card Bonuses for March

Since credit card offers are constantly changing, I want to point out my favorite bonus offers on a monthly basis. These selected offers include those that are... Read More

Miles To Memories
eBay Flash Sale: Save up to 20% + 1.2% Cashback

Save up 20% on eBay purchases and earn cashback with eBay's latest flash sale! Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
WOW adds Reykjavik to Chicago – and more capacity over the pond

WOW Air’s network growth continues apace, with the planned launch of a Reykjavik to Chicago O’Hare service from July 2017 onwards WOW Air A321 –... Read More

View from the Wing
What Cathay Pacific’s Death By 1000 Cuts Could Teach US Airlines

An opinion piece in the South China Morning Post suggests that Cathay Pacific's ownership dump the airline "while it still holds valuable assets like landing slots, a... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Earn Double Points with New World of Hyatt Promotion

World of Hyatt has launched their first global promotion, called Double Points for Being You, where members can earn double points on stays between April 1 –... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Etihad Adds Free Wifi & Loaner iPads For Premium Passengers On US-Bound Flights

The US electronics ban has been in place for several days now, and we've started to see how airlines are dealing with the ban. Emirates, Etihad, and Turkish have all... Read More

Running with Miles
First World of Hyatt Promo Is Here – Double Points

The first World of Hyatt promo has just been launched and will let you start earning double the points on your bookings. Check out the details here. The post First World... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
Oneworld Business Class von Dublin in die USA ab 1240€

Ab Dublin gibt es aktuell gute Angebote in der Business Class mit Flugziel USA. Bisher wird der Tarif nur von Oneworld angeboten, weder Skyteam noch die Star Alliance... Read More

Mommy Points
Stretching Hilton Points at 5 of The Best Family Vacation Destinations

Hilton has close to 5,000 properties across all of their brands in over 100 countries around the world, so while Hilton Honors may not be my primary loyalty program,... Read More

Points With a Crew
Shop online and Earn 2000 bonus miles

Shop online and earn 2,000 bonus miles with two different shopping portal promotions. Read More

Miles To Memories
First World of Hyatt Promotion: Double Points for Being You

After revamping their loyalty program, Hyatt has now given us the first ever World of Hyatt promotion. Read More

Mike a Bordo
¿Cuáles son las diferencias entre Primera Clase y Clase Ejecutiva?

Cuando abordas un avión, alguna vez te has preguntado ¿Qué tienen de diferente esos asientos que se encuentran hasta el frente del avión?... Read More

Running with Miles
Best Airline Options For the 2017 Marine Corps Marathon Right Now!

Find out the best airline options for the 2017 Marine Corps Marathon - especially if you book right now! Get in before the rush of the lottery! The post Best Airline... Read More

Review: Salon Hegoa Lounge Lyon Airport

Terminal 1 at Lyon Airport in France has a lounge called Salon Hegoa which is used by British Airways. It is always nice when a third party lounge surprises you and I am... Read More