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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

Frequent Miler
Match status through March 2020 at Hilton

Earlier this year, the easiest path to top-tier status in the loyalty program world was blazed with the launch of the Hilton Aspire card. However, if you... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Buy Starpoints with a 35% Discount – Last Sale Ever

In my opinion, Starpoints are the most valuable points currency out there. They can be redeemed for an incredible variety of airline and hotel redemptions. A shortcut to... Read More

Running with Miles
14 Credit Cards That Have Global Entry Reimbursement And How Often It Resets

There are so many credit cards out now and many of them have the $100 Global Entry reimbursement as a benefit. Here are 14 cards that do along with their annual fees and... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Etihad Posts $1.5 Billion Loss, Considers Cancelling 777X Orders

Last week Ben wrote about the sad decline of Etihad Airways. This exact topic has been on my list of topics to write about since Day 1 of joining the team, but I... Read More

Miles To Memories
Kayak’s New Trip Planning Tool Will Make Life Easier for Groups

Trip Huddle: Kayak’s New Group Travel Tool Kayak has a new tool available for travel planning aimed to help out those who book travel for groups. Trip Huddle lets... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Singapore KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes für Juli

Mit den Singapore Spontaneous Escapes günstiger KrisFlyer Meilen einlösen ... Read More

Bald Thoughts
JetBlue Founder Plans New Airline, Airports Running Out of Space, Mistake Costs Traveler $1000

Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and... Read More

View from the Wing
Passenger Curses Out Flight Attendant Over Buy On Board Meal: Is Turkey Ham Really Ham?

A passenger on board a Wizz Air flight from London Luton to Skopje on Sunday demanded a refund for the sandwich he purchased. He's Muslim. He bought a 'turkey ham'... Read More

Deals We Like
2 Ways to Earn Marriott Lifetime Platinum Premier Status… I am Earning This Status!

August is only a few months away which is a big month for Starwood and Marriott – at that point their loyalty program will be fully merged! It will also be a big... Read More

The Gate
Travel Alert June 2018: Earthquake in Japan

At least four fatalities were reported; a minimum of 300 people were injured; and others are reported missing as a result of a major earthquake which rocked central... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Best Ways To Use Amex Membership Rewards Points To Fly To Europe [2018]

Next up in our series on the best ways to use Amex Membership Rewards points by region is Europe. Without a doubt, it's one of the regions we're asked about most... 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

Miles To Memories
Third Party Gift card Sale at Kroger, Stack with 4X Fuel Points

Kroger has some new digital coupons available for discounts on some third party gift cards. The deal is just OK on its own but it gets better with a 4X fuel point... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
3 Reasons To Consider The Chase Sapphire Preferred Over Reserve

Let’s take a look at reasons why someone might consider The Chase Sapphire Preferred Over The Chase Sapphire Reserve Card. The Chase Sapphire... Read More

Travel With Grant
Trip Report: Kimpton Glover Park Hotel in Washington DC

I had a one night stay during a work trip to Washington DC, and decided to try out something new since it was less expensive than my usual hotel, the Kimpton Glover... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Lufthansa Twitter Team Makes My Day

Twitter has become a top source across several industries to receive quick resolution to customer service issues. A recent exchange with Lufthansa’s Twitter team... Read More

Miles To Memories
Two New Visa Gift Card Deals at Safeway/Vons Etc.

Safeway, Vons and other affiliated stores have two new coupons available that can get you a discount on Visa gift cards. The post Two New Visa Gift Card Deals at... Read More

TravelUpdate
Hotel & Timeshare Review: Bluegreen Club 36, Las Vegas

My standard hotel/timeshare reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever section you find most interesting. Experience... Read More

View from the Wing
Does It Make Sense to Earn Miles for Your Checking Account Now That Interest Rates are Up?

I've been a BankDirect customer since 2003, earning American AAdvantage miles for my checking account. These miles are a good part of how I originally earned lifetime... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Emirates Flying A380 To Boston This Saturday, Service May Become Permanent

Emirates is by far the world's largest operator of the A380. The airline has over 100 A380s in service, which represents nearly half of all A380s in service (that means... Read More

Frequent Miler
Easy points & profit: Save on Visa Gift Cards at Safeway (Just4U coupons)

Safeway (and presumably affiliates like Vons, Albertsons, Randalls, etc) is offering a Just4U coupon good for savings on Visa Gift Cards through June 30th.... Read More

Mommy Points
Save at Target: Target REDcard Offering a Sign-Up Bonus for a Limited Time

If you shop at Target with any frequency, it probably makes sense to have a Target REDcard so that you can save 5% on purchases (including on many gift cards). Right now... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
New American Express Offers Today!

There are a couple new Amex Offers for You available in my account today. Be sure to check your account for new Offers today. This is a great way to save money on travel... Read More

Miles To Memories
Wells Fargo Offering $200 Bonus for New Checking Accounts

Wells Fargo is once again offering a signup bonus for new checking account. This offer is available online and in-branch but only in select cities. There's no direct... 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

Michael W Travels
Cruiser Passenger Demands Refund Due To Snoring, Bourdain To Remain On NetFlix, Differences Between Hotels & Motels, Upscale Intercontinental Hotels Brand & More- Travel News

Travel News: Fox News reports that a Royal Caribbean Passenger Demanded Full Refund Because Neighbor Snored Very Loud. Budget Travel says You’ve Got To Taste... Read More

Modhop
Podcast 19 | New Lounges and Southern Spain With Bryan Apple

In our longest podcast ever, we explore how you may have gotten on the list for the opening of the new United Polaris Lounge at Houston Intercontinental (IAH). We also ... Read More

Travel With Massi
Die 8 besten Einlösemöglichkeiten für Virgin Atlantic Meilen

Acht gute Wege um Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Meilen auszugeben Virgin Atlantic hat nicht nur die wahrscheinlich „most sexy“ Business Class und die Club... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Cathay Pacific Is Revamping Meal Service In Business Class

While Cathay Pacific is generally regarded as one of the best airlines in the world, I haven't been terribly impressed by their longhaul business class product.... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
DEAL: Ein enormer Swiss / Lufthansa Business Sale ab Nordeuropa

Abgehend von Nordeuropa haben Swiss und Lufthansa gerade einen riesigen Business Partnersale laufen ... Read More

Miles To Memories
Get 20% Off New Luggage – Increased Offer Ends Today!

Get a great discount on your luggage purchase. There is also an awesome Amazon Lightning Deal on luggage today. The post Get 20% Off New Luggage – Increased Offer... Read More

TravelUpdate
Hotel Review: Element Miami Doral

My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever section you find most interesting. Highlights Lobby & Check-in... Read More

God Save The Points
The Internet Wants Amazon To Launch A Travel Business…

Hey Alexa, book me a trip to Paris… Why do airlines sell flight and hotel packages for less than flights alone? Because the market is shifting. Why do hotels... Read More

View from the Wing
Cathay Pacific’s New Meal Service Rollout and Insure Your Next Uber Trip

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

Economy Class & Beyond
Emirates to offer Ice Cream when departing or transiting Dubai International Airport

There are some things in life that can make anyone smile. If you’re not lacto-intollerant – one of those things is ice cream. And if you’re transiting... Read More

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