The Shutterwhale
Pan Pacific Singapore Quietly Releases Refurbished Rooms and Suites for Booking
There have been some ongoing refurbishment works at the Pan Pacific Singapore and some of the newly-refurbished rooms and suites are now available for booking.
The Shutterwhale
Mandarin Oriental, Singapore to Close Completely for Renovation from 8 March 2023 – Expected Reopening in Q4 2023
The Mandarin Oriental, Singapore will shut its doors completely from 8 March 2023 to undergo a multi-million-dollar renovation which is slated to complete by the fourth quarter of 2023.
The Shutterwhale
Get 40,000 Bonus HighFlyer Points with The American Express Singapore Airlines Business Credit Card – by 3 April 2023
Get 40,000 HighFlyer Points (which can be converted into 40,000 KrisFlyer Miles) with a minimum spend of S$5,000 within 3 months.
The Shutterwhale
Kris+ Spend & Win (27 Jan to 19 Feb) – Get up to S$20 Back in KrisPay Miles Per Transaction (Min. Spend of S$10)
Receive a sure-win chance to win up to 3,000 KrisPay Miles (worth S$20) with every eligible transaction of S$10 minimum on Kris+ from 27 January to 19 February 2023.
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Paddle Your Own Kanoo
FedEx Express Plane Nearly Lands On Top of Packed Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Amidst Dense Fog at Austin Airport
The National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) said on Saturday that it was investigating a “possible runway incursion and overflight” in which a FedEx Express aircraft nearly landed on top of a packed Cancun-bound Boeing 737 operated by Southwest Airlines at Austin Bergstrom Airport. The terrifying incident occurred after the Southwest...
Frequent Miler
Saturday Selection: Marriott half credit, Book Alaska with Singapore miles, and more
This weekend’s Saturday selection includes confirmation that it is indeed possible to book Alaska Airlines flights with Singapore KrisFlyer miles, a concerning Marriott move, end of of easy Star Alliance Gold, and more. Click the headlines below to read these interesting pieces from around the net. Huh: Marriott Bonvoy Starts...
The Gate with Brian Cohen
What Is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 183
Ruby Tuesday — which is a chain of restaurants with greater than 200 locations worldwide; and two of those locations are near the world headquarters of Delta Air Lines — is at it again since this article of What Is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 173 was published back on...
Points Miles and Bling
Patagonia, Part 1: Trip to the End of the World – Ushuaia, Argentina
Background on the City at the End of the World Our first stop in Patagonia was the city at the… The post Patagonia, Part 1: Trip to the End of the World – Ushuaia, Argentina appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
Your Mileage May Vary
Earn Airline Miles When Eating Out: Airline Dining Programs Master List
If there’s an easier way to earn airline miles without flying on an airplane than signing up for a dining program, I’m unaware. For those who don’t know about these…
One Mile at a Time
Weekly Review: February 04, 2023
I hope everyone is having a nice weekend! I’m at home this weekend spending time with family, before heading out on a big review trip next week. On the points & travel front, this week Delta SkyMiles introduced a new 15% credit card award discount, Qatar Airways and Airbus reached...
View from the Wing
Château LaFake: Should Importing Counterfeit Wine And Other Luxury Goods Be Illegal?
Interesting in U.S. law you cannot protect the recipe for wine. You can only have intellectual property in its packaging. If the wine tastes identical, then customers are really getting what they expected right? And it's just the famous brand that isn't making profit off of it. If...
No Work All Travel
Airline Meals, Part 1
Looking through photos of the pre-pandemic travel days, I began to feel nostalgic for something unusual…or so I thought, until coming across news of Malaysians being able to order AirAsia meals at Kuala Lumpur malls. Then, in October 2020, I found out about Singapore Airlines catering economy and business class...
Points, Miles & Martinis
Grand Hyatt Scottsdale Resort & Spa Rebranding in 2024
The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch will be rebranded to the Grand Hyatt Scottsdale Resort & Spa in late 2024. The property currently has 493 guestrooms and suites. As part of the rebranding, the property will undergo a $110 million property renovation including guestrooms; pools; food and...
Miles To Memories
Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt Nashville Corner Suite
Looking for an upscale place to stay in Music City USA? Check out our review of the Grand Hyatt Nashville and all it has to offer. The post Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt Nashville Corner Suite appeared first on Miles to Memories.
The Gate with Brian Cohen
Lombardi’s: The First Pizzeria In the United States
Although I was born and raised in the city of New York, I am embarrassed to admit that I had never partaken in the offerings of Lombardi’s — the first pizzeria in the United States — until last year when I returned to New York and that oversight was finally...
Frequent Flyer Bonuses
Iberia seat sale: Fly from the U.S. to Spain from $419
Iberia has a new seat sale for their flights out of the U.S.. Fares start as low as $419 for basic economy round trip fights to Spain. The offer needs to be booked by February 10 for travel completed February 14 – March 31, 2023. Click here for more details...
TravelUpdate
Photos: American Airlines Revamped Admirals Club Experience at Washington National Airport
Opened in October 2022, the third Admirals Club location at Ronald Reagan-Washington National Airport stands out compared to other lounges. The first lounge to feature the “new and reimagined” design, American Airlines intends to implement the design concept in many of its Admirals Clubs across the United States. In late...
Live and Let’s Fly
Steakhouse Cheeseburger On United Airlines
It seems that every month United Airlines offers a slight variation on its cheeseburger, so for this week’s Meal of the Week let’s review the “steakhouse cheeseburger” I enjoyed earlier this week. Steakhouse Cheeseburger On United Airlines – Yea Or Nay? United Airlines promises that improvements to its onboard catering...
Out and Out
Close to $300K, laid off, and this year’s goals – February 2023 Freedom update
I feel like my life is on hold. Like I’m on hold, but life just keeps on life-ing. We’re days away from getting the judge’s ruling for a set of cases that have been going on for the past year, hopefully early next week. We think it’ll be in our favor,...
One Mile at a Time
Delta Launching New York To Buenos Aires Route
Delta Air Lines is launching a noteworthy new route to South America out of New York.
Monkey Miles
How to use the IHG credit card free night awards to get top value ( Anniversary Night Award )
A guide on how to use the free night award from Chase IHG Credit Cards The post How to use the IHG credit card free night awards to get top value ( Anniversary Night Award ) appeared first on Monkey Miles.
Miles To Memories
Years Later, I’ve Discovered My Best Use of Food Delivery Services
I've enjoyed using credits from food delivery services for years. But only recently have I found my optimal use for these credits. The post Years Later, I’ve Discovered My Best Use of Food Delivery Services appeared first on Miles to Memories.
Points With a Crew
Why Do Some Airlines Weigh Passengers?
There are many factors that determine an airplane's ability to safely fly. While some airlines weigh passengers before takeoff, there is currently...
Point Me to the Plane
Fun New Online Game For Travelers
If you like to travel, play games, and think you're a whiz at recognizing places and famous sites, check this out!
Point Me to the Plane
Don’t Miss Out On Paying Less For Your Hotel Rooms
Maybe you can’t avoid resort fees, but you can pay less for your hotel room! Here's how.
TravelUpdate
SAS Upgrade Bidding: My Experience Trying to Snag Business Class
How much is business class worth over economy? Here's my experience and price point entering the SAS upgrade bidding fray on a recent flight.
Sam Chui
Hong Kong to Giveaway 700,000 Free Airline Tickets
With Hong Kong fully reopening to the world, it announced a plan to distribute nearly 700,000 free airline tickets to residents and visitors. This plan called “World Of Winners” was first announced on October 2022 to promote the recovery of the aviation industry, tourism, and economy of Hong Kong. Well,...
View from the Wing
Check The Hotel Bible, People Are Leaving Cash Inside?
There's an urban legend that you can find cash tucked into the bible in your hotel room. And I'm here to say that I cannot tell you that this won't happen. Some of you will want to check, at least leaf through the pages of the book in...
The Shutterwhale
The American Express Platinum Card Now Comes with up to S$1,204 of Statement Credits Each Year – Everything You Need to Know!
American Express has finally revealed information on The Platinum Card’s new statement credit offers which replaced the previous S$800 travel credits.
The Shutterwhale
Mondrian Singapore Duxton Set to Open in March 2023 with Luxurious Rooms and Suites and a Rooftop Bar
The Mondrian Singapore Duxton is set to open its doors in March 2023 within one of Singapore's most happening precincts.
The Shutterwhale
Lounge Review: Vietnam Airlines Lotus Lounge (International Terminal) – Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)
The Vietnam Airlines Lotus Lounge (International Terminal) at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) is a fantastic (and possibly the best) choice when you are departing from Ho Chi Minh City.
The Shutterwhale
Hotel Review: Hilton Osaka (King Executive Room) – Great Value and Location with an Edge over the Conrad Osaka
Refurbished back in 2019, the Hilton Osaka is a strong contender for those visiting Osaka as the modern rooms are beautifully-appointed, the executive lounge experience is solid and the location of the hotel makes it easy to explore the city on foot and on train.
The Shutterwhale
IHG One Rewards Club Global Promotion 2023 Q1 – 2,000 Bonus Points Every Two Nights (9 February to 14 April 2023)
IHG One Rewards Club members can earn 2,000 bonus points for every two nights that they consume between 9 February 2023 and 14 April 2023 - do note that only eligible paid nights qualify, and award nights do not for this promotion.
The Shutterwhale
Marriott Bonvoy’s First 2023 Global Promotion – Earn Double Night Credit and 1,000 Bonus Points Each Night (7 February to 23 April 2023)
Earn double night credit and 1,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points from 7 February to 23 April 2023 when you register for the latest global promotion now.
The Shutterwhale
Top Places to Check-out in Kota Kinabalu for Delicious Local Food – 2023 Edition
The best local restaurants to visit in Kota Kinabalu if you are looking for cheap and delicious food.
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Get S$300 Cash with Singapore’s Best Dining Credit Card (New Customers Only) – Apply for HSBC Revolution Credit Card by 20 January 2023!
From now until 20 January 2023, apply for Singapore's best dining credit card as a new customer - the HSBC Revolution Credit Card - to get S$300 cash reward via PayNow when you spend a minimum of S$800 before the end of the following calendar month.