Points With a Crew
I just bought points… for the first time ever

Although I generally don't recommend buying or gifting miles and points (too expensive!), there are a few times when I would do it - today, I finally bought some hotel... Read More

An Easy Way to Cancel a Credit Card Online

If you’re like me, you absolutely hate to cancel a credit card over the phone. I just don’t like (nor have the time) to listen to sales pitches. I also... Read More

Dots, Lines & Destinations
DLD Bonus 002: Routes, Unions and a t-shirt

A quick bonus hit this week, covering American's new routes to Europe and United's new plan to keep flight attendants happy. Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Chase Fairmont to Sapphire Preferred: Walmart, Conversions, Certs

The Chase Fairmont card died August 14 and by morning… The post Chase Fairmont to Sapphire Preferred: Walmart, Conversions, Certs appeared first on Rapid Travel... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Mit Choice Punkten Preferred Hotels buchen

Man kann mit Choice Punkten die Luxushotels aus der Preferred Marke buchen. Kannte ich so nicht ... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
American Airlines expands Summer ’18 service in Europe

Secondary European markets are getting a boost from American Airlines next summer. Budapest, Prague and Venice will all see additional service flying starting next May.... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: JetBlue A321 Mint New York To Los Angeles

The more I reflect on this flight, the more I realize how much I take mediocre service for granted on U.S. airlines. Put simply, this late-night flight in JetBlue Mint... Read More

View from the Wing
American Will Do Less International Flying From JFK, Build Up Philadephia

Last week I told you that American would be doing less international flying from JFK and more from Philadelphia. There was some skepticism out there, but this was what I... Read More

God Save The Points
Airlines That Let You Upgrade International Plane Tickets, And How To Do It…

Sorry, your sharpest suit or dress is no good here. Upgrades happen not because of arbitrary things, like fashion – but because of hard and fast airline rules and... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Swiss Hotel Asks Jewish Guests To Shower Before Using Pool

Oh man. It's easy for stuff to get lost in translation when traveling, though this is something else. The Aparthaus Paradies, a hotel in the small Swiss village of... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
American Airlines Up To 3,000 Miles Bonus

American Airlines is offering a bonus of up to 3,000 AAdvantage miles for new members who sign up, and register their credit and/or debit card, and within the first... Read More

Renés Points
Reminder: The 2017 Chicago Seminars is coming up soon – October 20-22nd!

Just a quick reminder for those who have been waiting to book that there are still plenty of tickets for this years annual Chicago Seminars <-LINK. It really is the... Read More

Pizza in Motion
GIVEAWAY: United Club Passes

I have 2 United Club passes that expire June 30, 2018.  I’m giving them away to one lucky reader. Just leave a comment below by 11:59 pm Thursday, August... Read More

Mommy Points
Back to School, Back to the Points

Right now my house is totally quiet. There is no background noise of the Baby Shark song humming on the iPad, Liv and Maddie talking on the Disney Channel, no sound... Read More

Frequent Miler
Earn free Starbucks stars, no purchase required

Unfortunately, the quick deal we posted yesterday for a $20 Starbucks gift card for $10 has sold out. However, a consolation prize might be the chance to win some free... Read More

Miles To Memories
New Alert System: How to Get Notified of Increased United MileagePlus Portal Payouts!

A new alert system from one mileage portal makes it super easy to get notifications of increased payouts. Read More

One Mile at a Time
American Announces New Flights To Budapest, Prague, And Venice

American has just announced three exciting new seasonal routes for 2018. In the summer of 2018, American will be adding flights to Budapest and Prague, as well as an... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
50000 Choice Punkte: 329 Euro (30% Rabatt)

Choice Punkte können ein wunderbarer Deal sein. Derzeit gibt es sie wieder mit einem Bonus ... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Banrisul faz promoção com TudoAzul – 40% de bônus

TudoAzul faz nova promoção com o Banrisul, banco regional do Rio Grande do Sul, para transferência de pontos até o dia 21/08/2017, conforme... Read More

Travel With Grant
Shelli’s 100th Post & Amazon eGift Card Giveaway

Time flies when you’re having fun! It’s amazing to me that yesterday’s blog post was my 100th. When I starting writing here at TWG, Grant’s only... Read More

British Airways A380 Chicago Service

British Airways has recently been in the news for updating their business class soft product. Since then, they have also opened their new First Wing at Heathrow. The... Read More

The Gate
Earn Double Mileage Plan Miles on Select Flights With Alaska Airlines

In conjunction with its Farewell to Summer Sale, Alaska Airlines is offering double Mileage Plan miles on select qualifying nonstop flights from Friday, September... Read More

Breaking: American to Fly Direct From Philadelphia to Prague, Budapest, and Zurich!

On Monday I told you all about how American would be bringing legacy American 757s and 767s to fly Philadelphia (PHL) – Europe routes. I also told you that an... Read More

Running with Miles
Earning Another Citi Bonus Within 24 Months

I recently applied for the Citi Thank You Premier, after the bonus was increased. I realized an error on my part could cost me a big bonus. The post Earning Another... Read More

Miles To Memories
Postmates Terrible Customer Service & What You Can Do When They Fail to Fix a Problem!

I recently learned how terrible Postmates customer service is. Why I won't be using this company anymore and an interesting idea for getting a resolution when they won't... Read More

One Mile at a Time
It’s Not Too Late To Plan A Trip To See The Eclipse!!!

By now you've probably heard that there's going to be a solar eclipse next Monday. It's kind of a big deal. But while all of the continental US will have a partial solar... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Great Deal: Stay at Luxury Hotels Incredibly Cheap with Choice Privileges (!)

Choice Privileges has an unknown redemption opportunity for luxury hotels, and with this current deal (ending August 17), now is the time to act. The post Great Deal:... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Merriman’s Kapalua, Maui Review

Merriman’s on Maui is located on the point over looking Kapalua Bay. We visited the beach there during the day then dined early (happy hour daily from... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
SPG Hot Escapes für diese Woche!

SPG hat die Hot Escapes Liste online gestellt. Kann man mal durchschauen . Read More

Live from a Lounge
Hotel promotions to maximize in August 2017

Here is a quick look at all the hotel offers that you could make use of in August 2017. All these promotions are valid for members in the Asia-Pacific region. Also a... Read More

View from the Wing
Ouch: Delta 737 Takes a Chunk Out of Departing American Airlines Jet

American Airlines flight AA290 from New York JFK to Dublin was enroute to an on-time departure last night when a Delta 737 headed to Seattle came up and went bam.... Read More

SWISS Avro100 Retirement

SWISS has ended a chapter of their company history. The airline has retired their last Avro100 RJ aircraft. The airline flew the plane as the backbone of their regional... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
So, where exactly is Orlando Airport??

Are you flying to Orlando? If so, do you know where that airport is? Three commercial airports all use the name and that has one of them rather upset. The post So, where... Read More

Points With a Crew
Get (at least) 10,000 Delta Skymiles by adding Authorized Users

Last week we learned about a bonus for adding authorized users to your Hilton cards with American Express. Now it looks like a similar bonus exists for Delta cards. ... Read More

Travel With Grant
Club Carlson Promo: Up to 3 Free Friday Night Stays Worldwide or 30,000 Points

Good morning everyone.  I have a quick promo to share with you from Club Carlson.  After you complete 2 Club Carlson stays between July 1 and September 30, you... Read More

Miles To Memories
Earning & Burning, MS, Reselling & Family: Take a Listen!

Take a listen as I discuss MS, reselling and how this hobby has quite literally taken over my house. Read More