You Have Been Upgraded
Auf zu La Quinta Returns – Bei Hyatt, SPG, Marriott, IHG so wirklich BILLIGER buchen!

Diese sehr eigenartigen Hotels neben dem Highway haben ein durchwegs interessantes Loyalitätsprogramm! Read More

Running with Miles
My New Credit Card Strategy

With changes always occurring, I have decided to try a new credit card strategy for earning my travel rewards. Could it be a new way to use our points and cash back? The... Read More

View from the Wing
FARE WAR: United/Air Canada Drops Prices to Europe Out of Several US Cities from $312 Roundtrip

United and its Star Alliance partners like Air Canada have declared a fare war on Delta, offering flights to Europe out of Delta hubs for as little as $312 roundtrip. ... Read More

After Iberia, Is Aer Lingus Next For Premium Economy?

Iberia are introducing Premium Economy from Summer 2017 with initial flights between Madrid and Buenos Aires, Lima and Chicago. Seats will be similar to British Airways... Read More

Wild About Travel
I love these Southwest ads with Lipsyncing Employees

I am a sucker for airline commercials. I like the new Southwest ones which feature their staff lip syncing. I do wish they were really singing! The one above shows the... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Emirates To Move Dubai Base to Al Maktoum Airport By 2025

Dubai is in the middle of building a giant economic zone, called the Dubai World Central. At the center of the project is Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC),... Read More

Miles To Memories
United’s New Routing Golden Goose, Ranking Hyatt Diamond, Several Great Deals & More!

A roundup of the best post and deals including a number of gift card discounts, maximizing United's new rules, looking at the value of Hyatt's top tier status and more! Read More

One Mile at a Time
Cathay Pacific’s U.S. Based Flight Attendants Want To Unionize

Cathay Pacific has foreign flight attendant bases, including some in the U.S. Actually, they're the only Asian airline I know of to have U.S. based flight attendants.... Read More

Deals We Like
Buying La Quinta Points to Book Significantly Cheaper Luxury Hotel Rooms!

I was just browsing through the La Quinta Rewards site and found something that sparked a huge interest! I actually have about 40,000 points in the La Quinta... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Spend Halloween in Dracula’s Castle (Bran Castle) in Romania Thanks to Airbnb

Romania is on my 2017 summer list, but you can visit much sooner thanks to a contest from Airbnb. Halloween night will mark the first time anyone has stayed overnight at... Read More

Miles To Memories
Buy $100+ in Visa/MC Gift Cards & Get a $10 Gift Card Free at Hy-Vee!

Score free spend, rewards and a few bucks with this week's Hy-Vee Visa/Mastercard gift card deal! Read More

Frequent Miler
Buy $100 in Visa or Mastercard Gift Cards & Get a $10 Hy-Vee Gift Card

Get a $10 gift card when purchasing Visa & Mastercard gift cards at Hy-Vee. The post Buy $100 in Visa or Mastercard Gift Cards & Get a $10 Hy-Vee Gift Card... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
IHG Up To 100% Bonus Points

IHG is offering a promotion where when you purchase IHG Rewards Club points, you can get up to a 100% bonus on your points. This may be a good deal for you if you... Read More

Last Chance: Enter the Courtyard Super Bowl Sleepover

Courtyard by Marriott is the official hotel of the NFL.  So it comes as no surprise that the chain always has contests and promotions surrounding the Super Bowl.... Read More

Mommy Points
Final Days for Free Membership for Discount Hotel Site!

A few weeks ago I introduced a new website,, that states they can save you money on upscale 3.5 – 5 star hotel stays by booking stays... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Cathay Pacific Will Fly The A350 To Tel Aviv

Cathay Pacific has just announced that they'll launch 4x weekly flights between Hong Kong and Tel Aviv as of March 26, 2017. The flight will operate on Tuesdays,... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
British Airways Unveils New First Class Amenity Kit By Liberty London

British Airways will soon be providing a new amenity kit to First Class passengers! The new amenity kits, or washbags as they call them, will feature designs from... Read More

Travel Codex
Taking Advantage of Delta Bags On Time Guarantee

Delta Bags on Time is an offer where Delta guarantees that checked domestic baggage will show up at baggage claim within 20 minutes of a flight’s arrival... Read More

Michael W Travels
Earn 30,000 Bonus American Airlines Miles

I recently received a bonus offer from my AAdvantage Aviator card where I can earn a bonus of 30,000 American Airlines miles! While the offer sounds very nice, it also... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Morning Chai: Goodbye QWERTY, Hilton Recycling Soap, Video Games Changing Soccer and More

On my mind: conversation with proprietor of my guesthouse in Rhodes, Greece. He was born into a community of some 3,500 Greeks in Congo (then… The post Morning... Read More

View from the Wing
An American Airlines Customer Manifesto and Banks Starting to Spend Too Much on Rewards Cards

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Aeroflot 777 Business Class In 10 Pictures

Good morning from Moscow! Tiffany and I have spent the past 12 hours in Aeroflot’s 777 business class, flying between Los Angeles and Moscow. As usual I’ll... Read More

Rene's Points
Have you found Delta gift cards on gift card racks in your area? Exciting development!

Thanks to my friend Ray from the Atlanta area I have some interesting news on the gift card front. Notice something special in the middle of the rack of cards? Yep... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Disney FastPass Rider Switch With Children

Did you know that if you have a Disney FastPass for a ride that a young child can’t go on that you can use a feature that allows adult Guests to take turns... Read More

Booking Alaska Mileage Plan Award – Cathay Pacific Business Class!

Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan is one of my favorite frequent flyer programs. Sure, a little while back they decided to push down an instant and crushing... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Shenzhen Airport Lounge

I got to Shenzhen Airport at around 9:30AM for my 12:45PM flight to Seattle. I arrived extra early because I wanted to pay to upgrade to first class, which is offered on... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Low reward rates at many Choice Hotels in Paris

There are eight Choice Hotels in Paris in the Comfort Inn and Quality Inn brands. Four of these Paris hotels are currently 12,000 points per night, one is 10,000 points... Read More