Le Chic Geek
This Device Promises to Give You Unlimited Worldwide 4G Wi-Fi

I was browsing through Kickstarters and came across the GeeFi device. It promises to give you unlimited worldwide 4G Wi-Fi for up to ten devices for $10 / day that you... Read More

Michael W Travels
JetBlue Schedule Extended Into Mid- June

Many of us have lots of JetBlue points to redeem thanks to the awesome Virgin America points match offer. The promo was so great that it was probably the easiest 75,000+... Read More

Minneapolis to Orlando & V.V. (via SLC) $291 & 5840MQMs at 5CPM weekday Delta Elite Mileage Run

This is a the high end of my CPM limit of 5CPM for a hub run. I would think about this one this way maybe. A one way ticket to MCO, then do the MCO run, overnight, fly... Read More

Deals We Like
Weekly Recap of Deals and Promotions

Hope you all had a great week and were able to take advantage of some great deals and promotions. As you are well aware by now, at the end of every week I do a... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
10 Hotel Chains With the Worst Bed Bug Infestations

PJ Media compiled reports from The Bedbug Registry to tally which hotel chains had the most bed bug sightings. Of course, this is highly dependent upon each... Read More

One Mile at a Time
New Contender For The “World’s Worst Airline Lounge” Title

In February I shared my experience at the Changsha Airport lounge that Hainan uses. I said it was the worst lounge I had ever been to. Well, I'm happy to report that... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
LTOs – Ink Cash 30K, 50K AMEX Biz GRC, 50K Arrival+, 100K Sapphire Reserve

This week we saw an increased 30K offer for the Chase Ink Cash card while last week brought two new limited time offers, 50K for The Business Gold Rewards Card from Amex... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Monarch’s Shadow Airline Grows

UK's Monarch Airlines appears set to fold, with a "shadow" rescue fleet taking up position across Europe. Multiple wide-body aircraft are now in Europe or en route,... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Does American Airlines Not Care about Coach Passengers on Red Eyes?

As a frequent passenger on red eye flights across many carriers, you start to pick up on trends on airlines. On all of the red eyes I have taken before and after the... Read More

Miles To Memories
Amex’s Terrible New Offer, Sapphire Reserve/Ritz Same Day, Bare Metal Seats, Maximizing Marriott/SPG & More!

A recap of the best posts and deals from this week including the new terrible Amex Offer, maximizing the recent hotel merger, an increased Chase card offer & huge... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Kennesaw State Player So Nervous on First Flight, He Passes Out

This is kind of adorable.  A freshman for the Kennesaw State football team took his first flight ever to play Duquesne.  He was so nervous, he... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Why is the 757 Unique? A Pilot Explains.

Even though Boeing stopped producing the 757 in late 2014, airlines haven’t stopped using it as a workhorse in their fleet. 12 years after production has... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Vuela desde España a Singapur por 369€ ida y vuelta con British Airways

Singapur es una de esas ciudades del mundo que lo tiene todo. Su mix cultural entre oriente y occidente le aportan una riqueza inigualable. Destacan su historia, su... Read More

View from the Wing
The Best Card to Get If You’re Over 5/24

Chase is on the record saying that "we have restrictions related to the number of new cards customers can receive in a period of time." In many cases Chase seems only to... Read More

Впечатление: Aeromexico, E-190, бизнес-класс, Мехико – Санто-Доминго

Aeromexico AM654 Мехико (MEX) – Санто-Доминго... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazon Kindle eBook Sale Today

If you like to read during your travels and are looking for some new titles, check out this offering from Amazon where you can score ‘Dark reads for stormy... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Marriott Platinum / SPG Platinum: 333 Euro in DEUTSCHLAND!

Das alles ist schon ein wenig verrückt, aber so ist es eben. Wir werden jetzt um 333 Euro Marriott Platinum und damit auch SPG Platinum! Read More

One Mile at a Time
Emirates Is Considering Unbundling Business Class

Over the past several years we've seen the US carriers add an almost endless number of fees for passengers. Fees are really what's driving US carriers into... Read More

Day 6 and 7: DUI (Detox, Unwind and Invigorate) at Kamalaya, Thailand

My last 2 days at my DUI Retreat (a Detox, Unwind, Invigorate) at Kamalaya Thailand. I start thinking about what I will do when I get back, but push that to the back of... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – American Airlines Airbus A321

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week, taxing in the early morning is an American Airlines Airbus A321 (ex US Airways) at... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Korean Air Doesn’t Want to Disappoint You, So They Won’t Offer Inflight Wi-Fi

Internet is seen almost as a human right nowadays, and many people have come to expect Wi-Fi wherever they go. In the past few years, we have seen major hotel chains... Read More

View from the Wing
No, Marriott Elites Aren’t Getting Hosed With the Starwood Status Match. Why Do You Ask?

Reader YMX asked, "Gary, don’t you think the status match is inequitable for current Marriott Golds or Platinums?" I'll lay out the argument, and then offer what I... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Hotel Cala Di Volpe Porto Cervo

As a Starwood loyalist I assumed I had already visited almost all of the group's best properties, given the number of St. Regis properties I've stayed at. However, Cala... Read More

Michael W Travels
Travel News, Deals & Offers 9/20-25 2016

Travel News: Skift writes that The Dream of a Pan-African Budget Airline Is Fading. The New York Times shares 5 Volunteer Travel Options in Europe. The Daily Mail has... Read More

Le Chic Geek
One Tip for Taking an Uber from the Suburbs

Usually, when people talk about using Uber, it’s to and from the airport.  Uber is my go to airport ride, but I also use it for a variety of other... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Podcast Roundup: Babushkas of Chernobyl, Wry Qatar, “I Thought I Was Going to Join the Islamic Disney World” and More

Podcasts of note: CNN’s Fareed Zakaria interviews Ukraine’s President Poroshenko and Myanmar’s State Counsellor Ang San Suu Kyi, questions from Putin... Read More