Frequent Miler
11X AA miles spending offer [Targeted]

I received a targeted spending offer in the mail today on a Barclaycard AA Aviator Card: Spend $500 per month in August, September, and October and... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
United Airlines Adds New London Service from Denver

As United faces mounting competition from Frontier and soon Norwegian in Denver, it is embracing the fight rather than abandoning it. Today the carrier announced... Read More

Dots, Lines & Destinations
Bonus Episode 1: United brings back Denver-London

United Airlines is bringing back service on the Denver-London route. Here's a quick take from the team about the new services and what it means for travelers.  Read More

Live from a Lounge
We watched U2 perform in Dublin!!!

We take a break from miles & points coverage to tell you about our adventures with U2, in Ireland of course! The post We watched U2 perform in Dublin!!! appeared... Read More

Voyage Avance
Business Class Review : CX542(HKG – HND)

​​日本人初のBoardingAreaオフィシャルブロガー PAR(PRIDEAUX-ANZAI... Read More

TSA phases in tougher domestic screening procedures

Those more stringent security inspection standards that the Department of Homeland Security recently stared requiring for overseas airports are being implemented for... Read More

View from the Wing
American Express is Warning Customers Not to Sign Up for Cards Just for the Bonus

American Express has updated credit card application terms for their Delta card with a warning to customers who would just sign for a card, pocket the bonus, and... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Enhanced TSA electronics screening comes to the USA, too

Remember a couple weeks back when security rules were tightened for flights inbound to the United States, including more aggressive screening of electronics? This week... Read More

Unbelievably Poor Customer Service During Stay at Hilton Myrtle Beach

Disgusting Room and Awful Customer Service During Stay at Hilton Myrtle Beach “If you think we can do better or there’s a problem at any time during your... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Citi AAdvantage Executive Card Admirals Club Benefits Explained

Earlier I wrote about an increased sign-up bonus on the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ Mastercard®. This is great timing for an increased... Read More

The Gate
Stricter Security Procedures to Be Expanded Domestically in the United States

Stricter security measures for items carried aboard airplanes are expected to be eventually expanded to all airports throughout the United States by the Transportation... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Buyer Beware: Paying for a Seat Upgrade Doesn’t Guarantee You a Seat

You’ve booked your flight reservation, and facing 12 hours with your knees in a seatback pocket, bought into the scheme where you pay the airline extra money to... Read More

Running with Miles
Amex Updates Terms to Shut Down Reward “Gamers”

In a move to shut down reward gamers, Amex has updated card terms. This is a move to prevent people from coming for the rewards and then jumping ship. The post Amex... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Beyond sound bites: Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary on Inflight Connectivity

Not a chance. You'll never see inflight connectivity on a Ryanair plane. Unless, of course, it is free and passengers' buying patterns shift. Michael O'Leary leaves the... Read More

Points With a Crew
4 *worst* uses of United miles

There are many articles on the best uses of airline miles, so I thought I would turn the tables and consider some of the *worst* uses of miles out there. Read More

Another airline plans $99 U.S.-Europe flights

Ever hear of Primera Air? No reason you should have – it’s a European airline that flies mostly from Scandinavian airports to Mediterranean destinations. But... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
Wie man Topbonusmeilen für Business Class Upgrades einlöst

Topbonusmeilen sind in Deutschland sehr einfach zu sammeln. Neben dem Fliegen gibt es durch diverse Partnerschaften auch viele Möglichkeiten, am Boden Meilen zu... Read More

One Mile at a Time
New TSA Screening Restrictions On Electronic Devices

The TSA and DHS have been introducing new security screening measures for flights, given the (apparent) increased risk to aviation security, especially as it concerns... Read More

View from the Wing
I Just Took a Free Private Jet Flight. Here’s How I Did It.

Last month I wrote about a free 3 month trial membership that lets you fly private jet positioning flights for free. Here's my experience doing exactly that this... Read More

Voyage Avance
Hotel review : Hotel Mystays Haneda

We stayed at Hotel Mystays Haneda before very-early-fli... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
American equipara passagens em classe executiva com saída do RJ

Ontem foi divulgado aqui uma tarifa em classe executiva por 5.300 Reais já com taxas inclusas ida e volta entre RIO e Miami com a Latam. A American que... Read More

Miles To Memories
American Express Adds Restrictive Language to Sign Up Bonuses To Combat Abuse

American Express has updated terms in some of its cards to give itself more options to go after those who engage in abuse, misuse, or gaming in connection with the... Read More

Pizza in Motion
United Airlines Gets The Incentive Wrong For Checking Your Bag At The Gate

I heard United offering a new type of compensation if you'll check your bag at the gate on full flights. Do you consider this a benefit or a tax? The post United... Read More

Review: Best Marriott I Have Ever Stayed At

  Background: Honestly, I’m going to start off with the fact that I was not expecting this to be an amazing Marriott. The pictures online looked nice, but... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Avianca bails on Venezuela

Avianca is dropping service to Caracas as of 16 August 2017, ending 60 years of service to its neighbor. Safety is the main cited reason but I'm guessing there is more... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Amex Adds Strong Language To Counter Bonus Abuse

The credit card issuers sometimes adjust the terms associated with their welcome bonuses. They want to encourage profitable consumer behavior, so they don't want people... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Oman Air Business Mailand – Kuala Lumpur / Bangkok (Return): 1225 Euro

Mit Oman Air Business noch schnell nach Asien. Das geht gerade sehr nett ab Mailand ... Read More

God Save The Points
Share Your Favorite City Hotspots EASILY Using This Hidden GEM In Google Maps…

Isn't it just so exciting when a close friend, loved one or family member is venturing to one of your favorite places? First thought: so many great places to go. Second... Read More

Lufthansa First Class Angebote ab London – unglaubliche Meilen sammeln

Ich bin bekanntlich nicht der größte Lufthansa Fan, jedoch ist die First Class großartig und immer eine Reise wert. Wer diese nicht extrem günstig... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Use Amazon Prime Now On Your Trip!

On a recent trip, I was reminded of the wonderful time saving benefits of Amazon Prime Now. We were traveling as a family for over a week and toward the end of... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Air France Business Class A318 Milan To Paris

Introduction: Italy, With A Refueling Stop In The Azores Review: Air France Lounge Boston Airport Review: Azores Airlines Business Class A310 Boston To Ponta Delgada... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Doughnuts On The Mound – A cheap ride home

Doughnuts On The Mound – A cheap ride home In this epic day trip (and it twas epic) Spotting for the day? Why not? Morning Manoeuvres at Birmingham Airport EI263... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
First Time on Lufthansa First – A Detailed Trip Report

A friend experienced Lufthansa First Class for their first time - this is their detailed trip report. The post First Time on Lufthansa First – A Detailed Trip... Read More

Keep Vs. Cancel: Gold Delta SkyMiles Business

I applied and was approved for the Amex Mercedes Platinum and the Gold Delta SkyMiles Personal and Business card on the same day. The annual fee was due on the... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
United brings back Denver-London service for Summer ’18

United is bringing back the Denver-London route for Summer '18, arguably thanks to competition from Norwegian. Either way, good to see more options coming. The post... Read More

Travel With Grant
Has the Dalai Lama Stayed at your Home Hotel? He Stayed at Mine!

Have you ever wondered which hotels famous people, dignitaries, or important international figures choose to stay in? I don’t usually ponder these questions, but... Read More