One Mile at a Time
Wow: Qatar Airways Will Offer Loaner Laptops & Free Wifi 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... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Qatar Offering Free Laptops On All U.S Bound Flights For Business Guests

If haven’t been living under a rock the last few weeks, you definitely would of heard about the U.S. Electronic ban. If you haven’t heard of it basically,... Read More

Points With a Crew
1 week left for 35K offer on top hotel cards

Only one week left for a pair of offers on probably the most lucrative hotel credit card out there. In order to get the highest bonus, make sure and sign up by ... Read More

Mommy Points
Earn 1,000 Bonus SkyMiles With Each Delta Partner!

Delta has a pretty fun new promo that is available to all SkyMiles members (except those living in the APAC Region) that awards bonus miles for new partner transaction... Read More

TravelUpdate
Review: JetBlue Economy A320 LGB to PDX

Background: I was planning a Spring Break trip to visit Seattle and Portland, and the cheapest flight out Friday morning after I completed my finals week was on jetBlue... Read More

Frequent Miler
Uber credits live (& working on UberEats) on Amex Platinum – use March credits now

As reported on reddit and Doctor of Credit, some of the new benefits of the Platinum cards from American Express are already rolling out — including the $15 Uber... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Hyatt Regency Kathmandu

We spent three nights in Kathmandu prior to our visit to Bhutan, and for me the hotel choice was obvious. As a Hyatt and Starwood loyalist, there was only one hotel I... Read More

Miles To Memories
Delta Promotion, Earn 1K Miles Bonus With Every SkyMiles Partner

Delta has a new promotion that can earn you extra miles through their non-airline partners. This is similar to a targeted promo that we saw in February. Read More

Running with Miles
The New American Express Platinum Is Here – With Increased Bonuses & Fees

The new American Express Platinum card and benefits are here. This refresh kicks the card - and fee - up a notch. Find out the details here. The post The New American... Read More

View from the Wing
GOOD DEAL: 1000 Delta Miles Per New Partner With No Limit Through June 30

Delta has a generous partner promotion, earn miles with a new participating SkyMiles partner between March 24 and June 30 and earn 1000 bonus miles for each one. I'm not... Read More

Pointshogger
Unlimited Train Travel Passes SOLD OUT??

VIA Rail's popular Canada 150 Youth Pass was temporarily unavailable for almost 20 hours before being back up again. And then it is listed as sold out?? Timeline Check... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: United Airlines Boeing 787 Economy Class, SFO to Singapore

I just flew the world’s longest Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight. . . on United. . . in economy class and it actually wasn’t that bad! I mean, it wasn’t... Read More

Magic of Miles
SPG Hot Escapes For March 30, 2017

SPG’s weekly Hot Escapes is out and here’s the full list of properties offered. Each list is different, and while last week saw a ton of properties (145+) in... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
World of Hyatt only offers double points Apr 1-June 30 in first promotion

World of Hyatt launched its new loyalty program March 1, 2017 and April 1 launches its first global loyalty promotion with a bonus offer not worth getting excited about.... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
New World of Hyatt Promotion – Worthwhile?

Is the new World of Hyatt promo worth pursuing? World of Hyatt’s first promo is a simple one: earn double points on all stays between April 1 – June 30,... Read More

Rene's Points
1000 Bonus Delta SkyMiles for each new partners activity until 30JUNE17 – Must register first!

1000 Bonus Delta SkyMiles for each new partners activity until 30JUNE17 - Open to all? You must register before you get the bonus points! Continue reading → The... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Amex Platinum Card Uber Credits Are Now Available

In early March we learned about major changes that American Express is making to the personal version of the Platinum Card as of March 30, 2017 (which is today). While... Read More

Travel Codex
My IHG Points Were Stolen, and IHG Won’t Help

I had approximately 2/3 of my balance of IHG points stolen thanks to “my sister” calling and booking 2 rooms using my account. A few problems with this.... Read More

Travel Codex
My IHG Points Were Stolen, and IHG Won’t Help

I had approximately 2/3 of my balance of IHG points stolen thanks to “my sister” calling and booking 2 rooms using my account. A few problems with this.... Read More

Frequent Miler
$1000 worth of airfare? Sure. $50K spend? Maybe not.

Yesterday we reported that the Merrill+ Visa Signature Card 50K offer had resurfaced.  I don’t know how long it will be available, but my guess is not very... Read More

Monkey Miles
New Japan Airlines First Class Amenity Kits and Pajamas

New Japan Airlines First Class Amenity Kits and Pajamas Yesterday I wrote about my experience on Japan Airlines 1st class. It’s a world class. It features Lie-flat... Read More

View from the Wing
New Metal Platinum Cards Available and Act Quickly for $15 Uber Credit This Month (Good for Food Too)

At the beginning of the month American Express announced a slew of changes to their Platinum cards. Changes go into effect today. New Platinum cards are metal. ... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Return Qantas Flight from Singapore to Australia from S$352 (Sydney from S$400)

To celebrate the upcoming school holidays in June 2017, Qantas is offering an exclusive fare deal to Australia for DBS and POSB cardholders. Hop on a return flight... Read More

Jetsetter's Homestead
TBT: Airport Deviled Eggs

The Delta Sky Club brought to mind one of my favorite posts of yesteryear – airport deviled eggs. Why? Because despite Jim’s observation that travel is not... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Melbourne To Get Daily Singapore Airlines A350’s

A few weeks ago I wrote about Singapore Airlines bringing the A350 back to Melbourne, well the airline has just scheduled the A350 to now operate daily into... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Virgin Australia Unveil In-flight Wifi Details

On top of announcing Virgin announcing Economy X seating, Virgin Australia has also unveiled details about their upcoming in-flight wifi program. Virgin have... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Amex Platinum Mercedes-Benz Now 60k, Keeps $475 Annual Fee (Charles Schwab, Morgan Stanley 60,000k and $550)

Amex is punctual and operates on US Eastern time. Earlier I wrote Should You Toss Up an Amex Platinum Ameriprise/Charles Schwab/Mercedes-Benz/Morgan Stanley Application... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Vietnam Airlines Commence Hanoi – Sydney Services

Yesterday the 29th of March, the home carrier of Vietnam ”Vietnam Airlines” commenced direct services from Hanoi to Sydney. The new service joins the... Read More

Points From The Pacific
Virgin Australia Announce Economy X Seating

Virgin Australia has just announced a new seating product which is called ”Economy X”. The seats are set to have around 3 inches of extra legroom as well as... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Should You Toss Up an Amex Platinum Ameriprise/Charles Schwab/Mercedes-Benz/Morgan Stanley Application Before Midnight?

March 29, 2017 is ticking away. When the clock strikes midnight, the Amex Platinum personal card annual fee will increase to $550. Apply now and… The post Should... Read More

The Gate
Loaded Handgun Passed Through Airport Security Checkpoint; Agent Fired

A woman was fired from her job as an agent for the Transportation Security Administration at the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Business Class Sale Los Angeles to Costa Rica for $700!

In what could be an interesting mileage run opportunity, there’s a great business class sale from Los Angeles to Liberia, Costa Rica running throughout the... Read More

Michael W Travels
David Beckham Pissed Off Hong Kong

Former soccer superstar David Beckham managed to piss off Hong Kong with one video posted to Facebook and Instagram. How could one of the world’s most recognizable... Read More

Heels First Travel
Is the Din Tai Fung San Jose Worth the Wait?

Xiaolongbao, also known as soup dumplings, are one of my favorite foods, and Din Tai Fung is famous for theirs. A well known chain, declared by the NY Times in 1993 to... Read More

One Mile at a Time
American Pilot Dies Inflight, Just Minutes Before Landing

Well this is sad, and extremely rare. CNN is reporting that an American Airlines 737-800 first officer died earlier today just minutes before the flight he was at the... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Flight Review: United PS Business Class SFO-EWR

Points, Miles, Martinis contributor, Nicky, shares his thoughts from a recent United PS Business Class flight from San Francisco to Newark. United’s PS service... Read More