ATX Jetsetter
Westin Debuts In Vietnam with The Westin Resort & Spa Cam Ranh
Westin Hotels and Resorts has made its way to Vietnam through the opening of The Westin Resort & Spa Cam Ranh. The post Westin Debuts In Vietnam with The Westin Resort & Spa Cam Ranh appeared first on ATX Jetsetter.
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Heathrow Airport Security Guards ‘Harassed and Intimidated’ Jewish Passengers By Wearing Palestine Flag and Watermelon Pin Badges
Jewish and Israeli passengers passing through Heathrow Airport claim they were harassed and intimidated by a group of security officers who were wearing Palestinian flag pins on their uniform while screening passengers for a flight to Israel. The group of five security officers were in charge of the Fast Track...
2PAXfly
HOTEL REVIEW: The George Hotel, Christchurch (Ōtautahi). Luxurious local comfort.
Introduction The question of where to stay becomes a little piquant in a city that an earthquake nearly destroyed in 2011 and nonetheless killed 185 people. Do you stay in something that survived the calamity or one that has been built to withstand one in the future? I’d spent considerable...
Frequent Miler
How I found awesome awards for our last minute travel challenge
During our team’s 2024 last-minute-travel challenge, Flying by the Seat of our Points, each of the contestants found excellent award flights. In this post, I’ve described step by step (to the best of my memory) how I found each award. Hopefully this will prove helpful for your award searches in...
The Bulkhead Seat
Alaska Airlines Unveils Its New Location In Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport
Alaska Airlines began operating in the new Harvey Milk Terminal 1 at San Francisco… The post Alaska Airlines Unveils Its New Location In Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
The Gate with Brian Cohen
Tropical Storm Alberto to Affect Southeastern Texas and Northeastern Mexico: June 2024 Travel Alert
Hurricane season began on Saturday, June 1, 2024; and the first tropical system of the northern western hemisphere has formed: due to the effects from Tropical Storm Alberto to affect southeastern Texas and northeastern Mexico June 2024, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep...
Frequent Miler
Qatar A320 Business Class Review (Phenomenal!)
I’ve flown Qatar Airways several times now and have found that service seems to range from fine to extraordinary. On my recent flight from Zagreb to Doha I experienced truly extraordinary service. The great service combined with excellent food and comfortable seats made this daytime flight one of my favorite...
Monkey Miles
Amazing Hilton Honors Amex card offers – Basic Hilton 70k + Free Night, Surpass 130k + Free night and Aspire now at 175k
Hilton Honors Amex card offers American Express and Hilton have tweaked their new offers slightly.  I’m also including the Amex Hilton Aspire since it’s a card we keep and get a ton of value out of on an annual basis. The Hilton cards listed below are a mix of Affiliate...
Your Mileage May Vary
What You Need to Do to Buy Food & Drinks On United Flights
When you’re on a flight and want something to eat or drink, you typically have a few choices: You’ve brought something with you and you eat it whenever you want…
Eye of the Flyer
An American Airlines Passenger Found Her Lost Luggage — in a Homeless Encampment
A woman claiming that American Airlines lost her checked luggage used a tracking device to find her missing items — and located several suitcases in a Los Angeles homeless encampment. According to KTLA 5, Aunny Grace traveled to Hollywood-Burbank Airport (BUR) last month. She said her American Airlines from Dallas-Ft....
Miles To Memories
Vegas Out of Land, Unexpected MGM Comp, Friends Experience, WSOP Challenge & Rio’s Latest Expansion!
An unexpected comp from MGM, Elvis returning to a special Vegas spot, rejecting non-smoking casinos, an interesting new Vegas eating challenge and Rio opens their newest renovated venue as part of Hyatt transformation. The post Vegas Out of Land, Unexpected MGM Comp, Friends Experience, WSOP Challenge & Rio’s Latest Expansion!...
View from the Wing
‘Control Your Child Or I’ll Do It For You’ Man Threatens To Discipline Spitting Girl On Denver Flight
Shayla Monnier, an online influencer-nurse and influencer, went viral recounting a flight from Atlanta to Denver where a young girl on the plane repeatedly blew raspberries at her and her husband. Parents tried to control the child, but the girl continued spitting. Shayla’s husband warned the parents to manage the...
ATX Jetsetter
Alaska Relocates to Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport
Alaska Airlines has a new home in San Francisco as the carrier has moved over to Harvey Milk Terminal 1 with its oneworld partners. The post Alaska Relocates to Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport appeared first on ATX Jetsetter.
TravelUpdate
A quick one night stay at the Hampton Inn in San Antonio
I had a quick one night stay at the Hampton Inn in San Antonio Downtown. This is the hotel that is just a few blocks from the river walk.   https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/satdthx-hampton-san-antonio-downtown-river-walk/   Nice inexpensive position but a little way to walk to get to the riverwalk. It is part of...
Points With a Crew
How To Get Free Grubhub+ With Amazon Prime
If you're an Amazon Prime member, you can now get a complimentary Grubhub+ membership for as long as you have Prime. It's super easy to do too
Your Mileage May Vary
The States With the Rudest Air Travelers
Most people who fly have been the victim of another passenger who’s done something boneheaded. Or rude. Or maybe they were only thinking of themselves and it put others at…
Frequent Miler
Hyatt Place & Hyatt House Chase Offers: Get 10%-15% back on room rate & room charges
There are new, targeted Chase Offers out for both Hyatt Place and Hyatt House that are giving 10% or 15% back when spending $100 or more. The Deal Get 10% or 15% back when spending $100+ on room rate & room charges at the following brands with a targeted Chase...
One Mile at a Time
Can You Redeem Hotel Points For Others?
One of the nice things about miles & points is being able to share the gift of travel with friends and family. Now, ideally we’d always be able to go along on those journeys, but there are some situations where that’s not practical, for obvious reasons.
Live and Let’s Fly
Review: WestJet 737-700 Premium Class
From Toronto to Bridgetown we flew WestJet and I splurged for Premium Class, a product WestJet stops short of calling business class, but certainly seemed like business class to me. WestJet 737-700 Premium Class Review (YYZ- BGI) I booked the ticket for $620, about a $200 premium over an economy...
View from the Wing
Last In Line: Hyatt Globalists Have To Wait For Breakfast While Other Guests Served First
The Rio has to provide Globalists with breakfast. And they do not like it one bit. So they're working every angle to dishonor the World of Hyatt program. Continue reading Last In Line: Hyatt Globalists Have To Wait For Breakfast While Other Guests Served First...
Wingtips
Indigo. A Great Airline…But…
Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been flying around India with Indigo, which is their largest low-cost… The post Indigo. A Great Airline…But… appeared first on Wingtips.
Your Mileage May Vary
Hawaiian Airlines Mastercard Review and Insights
After using my HawaiianMiles for our flight from Honolulu to Orlando, Hawaiian Airlines started sending me offers to sign up for their Hawaiian Airlines Mastercard. Since we don’t fly to…
Miles To Memories
Marriott Bonvoy and Starbucks Partnership Adds More Points Earning Opportunities
Marriott Bonvoy and Starbucks have launched a new partnership that adds more benefits to loyalty members. The post Marriott Bonvoy and Starbucks Partnership Adds More Points Earning Opportunities appeared first on Miles to Memories.
View from the Wing
Rebranded AAdvantage Business Card: No Annual Fee The First Year, 65,000 Bonus Miles
Earning in the AAdvantage Business program is three times as fast for those with this card provided that tickets are purchased with the card: base earn in AAdvantage Business is one mile per dollar spent on travel, while cardholders earn an additional two miles per dollar spent on travel credited...
One Mile at a Time
Around the World for Allegris
Frequent Miler
Enterprise status match giving status through February 2026 (match from hotel, airline & car rental programs)
Enterprise is currently running a status match opportunity that’ll provide Silver, Gold or Platinum status through February 2026. Not only does the status last for more than 18 months if you apply now, but you can also match from more than 40 different airline, hotel and car rental loyalty programs....
One Mile at a Time
Can You Redeem Airline Miles For Others?
While I love redeeming miles & points for an amazing first or business class flight, one thing that brings me even more joy is being able to do that for friends & family. Along those lines, in this post I wanted to talk about which airline loyalty programs allow you...
One Mile at a Time
US Customs Officer Pleads Guilty To Stealing Cash From Passengers
Its normal for United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers to inspect passengers upon arrival, including their belongings. However, youd certainly hope that they dont steal from you. Well, thats exactly what one officer was repeatedly doing at a Florida airport, as flagged by PYOK.
Miles To Memories
JetBlue Brings Back Carry-On Bags for Blue Basic
JetBlue announced this week a positive change for Blue Basic fares by including a free carry-on bag for customers. The post JetBlue Brings Back Carry-On Bags for Blue Basic appeared first on Miles to Memories.
Live and Let’s Fly
American Airlines Lost Her Luggage. She Found It In A Hollywood Homeless Encampment
AirTag to the rescue…again. After mishandling her luggage on an American Airlines flight, a woman tracked her lost baggage to a homeless encampment in Hollywood where she made a very unsettling discovery. Lost Luggage On American Airlines Turns Up In Homeless Encampment Aunny Grace was traveling from Dallas (DFW) to...
Points With a Crew
Should you buy Marriott points with a 45% bonus?
Buying points can be a great way to boost your balance, but only if makes sense financially! Does the new Marriott promotion fit that criteria?
Points With a Crew
Activate Chase Freedom Q3 2024 5% Bonus Categories
It's time to activate your Chase Freedom Q3 2024 Bonus categories, and there are some good ones. You must activate before earning 5% cash back and ...