Business Travel Blogs

The Short Final
Flight Deal: Los Angeles to Rome Non-stop for ~$500 Round-trip!

Man, where would the world be without Norwegian? I’m showing multiple dates beginning in September through the Fall for non-stop flights from Los Angeles... Read More

The Short Final
Combine Cash and Points Hotel Reservations to Save Extra Money

When redeeming points for hotel stays, it’s becoming easier and easier to get creative with how you spend your points. Most, if not all, hotels offer a cash and... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
When Should I Tip In Europe — Ask Anything

Tipping is a highly cultural practice that varies all over the world. If you’re visiting Europe from abroad, you may be confused as to whether you should —... Read More

Road Warriorette
When you’re the one with smelly food on a plane

A common complaint about flying is the smells. Whether it’s too much perfume, certain….personal….smells, or simply the scent of recycled air, there... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Ritz-Carlton Cruises, Faster Hyatt Availability, New Kolkata Heritage Hotel

Hacks, travels, events, and ideas from the world and the world of travel. My daily take on what's new and thought-provoking. The post Ritz-Carlton Cruises, Faster Hyatt... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
JetBlue Founder Wants to Fly State-of-the-Art Planes Between Small Airports

The founder of JetBlue Airways is courting investors to start an airline, called Moxy, that could offer what none currently do: direct commercial service between small... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
United Opened a Global Services Lobby(ish) in Denver

Top-tier United Airlines elites flying out of Denver International Airport (DEN) have a new – and somewhat hidden – check-in area. I stopped by last week,... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Amex Ola Money Offer: INR 250 Cashback on Mondays

Under a new promotion, Amex and Ola are offering an INR 250 cashback if you load up your wallet using an Amex card today or any Monday in June. Coupon Code inside. The... Read More

Jeffsetter
Barclays is Changing Hawaiian Airlines Benefits

On Friday I received a letter stating Barclays is changing Hawaiian Airlines benefits for its co-branded World Elite Mastercard.  And, on balance, I think the... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Cashback Cards India: Citibank Cashback Card

The Citibank Cash back Card offers 5% Cashback in many categories such as bill payments and movies and is one of India's oldest Cash Back Cards. At INR 500 per annum,... Read More

The Short Final
Happy Father’s Day, Weekly Recap, and Blog Stuff

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! Today I enjoyed a really nice day with my dad, mom and girlfriend. We went to dinner early in the afternoon and... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Hyatt India Offer: Save 30% through September 2018

Under a new Hyatt India Offer, 28 Hotels across India are offering a 30% discount for stays through September 2018. There are some great savings here. Sale ends on June... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Sunday Route Update: June 17

➸  Delta plans to serve Seoul-Incheon (ICN) from its hub in Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) starting in 2019. Delta is freeing up a Boeing 777-200ER for... Read More

Live from a Lounge
5 Fascinating Festivals in India worth Travelling for!

There are festivals and then there are festivals. Here are 4 Indian Festivals in 2018, you should pack your bags and experience like a local. Go on, there is a lot of... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Jet Airways Discounts for Visa Cardholders

Jet Airways and Visa are offering a good deal this week, where you can get INR 1000 to INR 2500 off your international flights by using your Visa Credit or Debit Cards.... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
What Is The United MileagePlus Go Card?

United Airlines and Visa are now bucking a decade-long dearth of rewards debit cards with a new product, the MileagePlus GO Prepaid Card. The card isn’t exactly a... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Buy SPG Points: Sale at 35% off!

SPG is offering a 35% discount when you buy Starpoints through July 2018. They come in handy and could potentially be used for saving up $500 or more on your stays!... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 197: Smoke & Mirrors

Getting "stuck" on a 10-abreast 777 is about the worst thing ever, right? Then again, maybe not. We're joined this week by Michael Trager of TravelZork and talking about... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Free UAE Transit Visa for 48 hours coming in 2018!

Very soon, you can get a free Dubai Transit Visa, or a free Abu Dhabi Transit Visa while passing through the UAE for your next flight to another part of the globe. Isn't... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Spirit Adds 11 Latin American and Caribbean Routes from Orlando

Ultra low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is adding 11 international routes from Orlando (MCO) to Latin America and the Carribean this fall. The new routes strengthen the... Read More

The Short Final
Flight Deal: Boston to Barcelona Nonstop for Under $300 Round-trip!

I’m starting to get the hang of this flight deal thing, though I should probably diversify and find deals in other parts of the world 🙂 Mess around with... Read More

Jeffsetter
Chase Freedom Q3 2018 Bonus Categories

June is the final month of Q2 2018, and we’re already halfway through it!  And so, it’s time now to register for the Chase Freedom Q3 bonus categories.... Read More

The Short Final
Should I Apply For the Citi AAdvantage Executive World Elite Mastercard?

Back in January I signed up for the Amex Platinum card because I was looking to see what all of the hype is about with premium credit cards. Up until then, I... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Vistara eligible to fly international now!

Vistara is all set to fly International. They just received their 21st aircraft, and from here, they can start flying abroad. They have already put the wheels in motion,... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Jet Airways moving check-in baggage to piece concept

Jet Airways Check-In Baggage will now move away from a weight concept to a piece concept. This means, while you get your baggage allowance, you don't get to bring... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Galley Gab! Part 1 – Flight Attendant ‘Secret’ Terms

Ever Wonder What Flight Attendants Are Whispering? Galley News Network (GNN), Galley FM, Galley Gossip…or Galley Gab! Depending on the airline and crew, these are... Read More

The Short Final
Flight Deal: LA to Madrid Nonstop for Under $500 Round-trip!

This is my first foray into flight deals so apologies if it isn’t as refined as some other sites out there. I’ll try to keep it as simple as possible. I... Read More

The Short Final
Fly These Widebody AA Jets Domestically Until The End of June

Every couple of months, American releases a schedule on their cargo website detailing a number of routes that include widebody airplanes both domestically and... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
🚨 Breaking: Delta Exits Hong Kong Market

Delta Air Lines is axing its Seattle/Tacoma – Hong Kong service effective October 4. The six-weekly Boeing 777 flight is Delta’s only flight to Hong Kong... Read More

The Short Final
Why You Should and Shouldn’t Use a Travel Agent

Back when I was a kid my parents always used a travel agent to plan our trips. I remember we had an agent named Karen from Liberty Travel (why do I feel like all travel... Read More

Road Warriorette
Backpack or purse for business travel

Which is better for business travel, a backpack or a purse? Reader L asks…. I’m ready to get a new bag for my business trips. Right now I usually travel... Read More