Frequent Miler
Skyway robbery, nice move from Chase, huge sweet spot ending, and more

This weekend’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web is tinged with the current battle between customers and airlines: many airlines are trying to squirm... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Will You Still Eat Exotic Foods When Traveling?

One of the best things about traveling around the world is experiencing different cultures. This includes observing and hopefully following the social norms of the place... Read More

View from the Wing
American Airlines Makes Basic Economy Better: Paid Seat Assignments At Booking

I do not see any real reason to stay way from Basic Economy fares at this point, unless the buy up to regular economy is very small. It largely is a buy up for the... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Atenção: Baixou o valor de passagens em executiva com a Latam

Agora é a hora, pois quem quer viajar no fim do ano com excelentes valores em classe executiva da Latam não pode perder essa oportunidade. Além de... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
ENDE2020/ANFANG2021: Star Alliance Business Warschau – US Ost/Westküste (Return): 1340 Euro

Mit den Star Alliance Airlines von Warschau an die US Ost- oder Westküste ... Read More

Miles To Memories
Loyalty Programs Are Now Limiting Non-Travel Redemptions

Some loyalty programs are taking another step to avoid paying anything out, limiting non-travel redemptions. The post Loyalty Programs Are Now Limiting Non-Travel... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Weekly Review: March 28, 2020

I don't exactly have any fun travels from the past week to report on, given the situation. My biggest planned trip, if I'm feeling adventurous, is to maybe check out our... Read More

View from the Wing
Rhode Island Will Hunt Down New Yorkers House-To-House To Fight Coronavirus

Rhode Island doesn't want any loopholes in their new ban on New Yorkers seeking refuge in the state. The U.S. now has over 112,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, nearly... Read More

MilesQuest
I successfully traded in my Chase Hyatt category 1-4 award for 10000 World of Hyatt points

I had planned to travel to Atlanta, Georgia for Spring Break with my kids in April. I had reserved a property in the Buckhead area of Atlanta with my soon to expire... Read More

Running with Miles
Update: Austrian Airlines Has Canceled All Flights Through April 19

Austrian Airlines has extended their canceled flights from March 28. Now, all their flights are canceled through April 19. Find out about their rebooking policy. The... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Why we’re Switching to Cash Back Credit Cards – and You Should Too

Travel is so important for all of us. Not only does it improve your view of the world and other cultures, but it helps you create lifetime memories and broadens your... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Vietjet bietet kostenlose Coronavirus-Versicherung für alle Passagiere (Krankheit oder Todesfall)

Vietjet versichert alle Passagiere für eine Coronavirus Erkrankung ... Read More

Sam Chui
Farewell KLM B747 – A Special Flight on KLM B747-400 Combi

The Boeing 747 is KLM's biggest aircraft in their fleet. Known as the “Queen of the Skies” or the “Jumbo Jet”, the Boeing 747 has been part of... Read More

Pointshogger
Government Quarantine Infected COVID-19 in Hotels

Right off the bat, so that the title is not misleading... not in Canada. But this news was reported by a Canadian networt. A news report by CTV a few days ago went over... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Travel Hoaxes: How To Recognize Them & What To Do When You See One

Note from Sharon: Hi travel friends! We’re pulling this post out of our archives because so many people are home and spending more time on Facebook. With that, not... Read More

Miles To Memories
Walmart Grocery Pick Up Codes Grocery Even When The Store Doesn’t

Walmart stores do not normally trigger bonus earning on credit cards but Walmart Grocery pick up codes grocery for bonus points even when the store doesn't. The post... Read More

Pontos e Viagens
Conheça os benefícios do cartão Elo Nanquim Diners Club

O Cartão Elo Nanquim Diners Club é o melhor cartão oferecido pela bandeira Elo e se destina aos clientes de alta renda. Neste post listamos todos os... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
ENDE2020/ANFANG2021: Star Alliance/Oneworld Business Sofia – Hawaii (Return): 1350 Euro

Mit den Star Alliance oder Oneworld Airlines in der Business von Sofia nach Hawaii ... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
United CEO Thanks Us For The Bailout…

If you’re a United MileagePlus member, you probably received an email last night from CEO Oscar Munoz thanking you for the bailout. It’s a nice note overall,... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Everything We Know About the Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

This novel virus pandemic has hit the United States especially hard. As of Thursday, the number of reported coronavirus cases in America surpassed China and Italy. But... Read More

The Travelers Club
Humour : quand les hôtesses de l’air sont en télétravail (vidéo)

Le comédien-magicien canadien, WES Barker, révélé par America’s got Talent, a publié cette semaine une nouvelle vidéo sur... Read More

View from the Wing
$13 Cross Country Airfares! But Why Are Airlines Pricing Below Marginal Cost?

Airlines are pricing cross country flights as low as $12.89. All but $2.79 of that is taxes. That's much lower than the marginal cost to the airline for transporting... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Oman Air Sindbad verlängert Status 1-4 Monate

Oman Air verlängert den Status für 1-4 Monate ... Read More

Mike a Bordo
My West Indies Crystal Esprit Itinerary

Como les platiqué en mi artículo anterior, el Crystal Esprit no es un crucero convencional, y por si fuera poco debido a sus características,... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Cool: Wamos Air 747 Pushed Back Manually

While overall demand for air travel is low at the moment, we are seeing a number of rescue and repatriation flights to pick up stranded travelers, as well as a bunch of... Read More

The Travelers Club
Oman Air déserte (temporairement) Paris et prolonge (un peu) le statut de ses membres

La semaine dernière, nous évoquions la situation des compagnies aériennes du Golfe ainsi que les programmes de vol qu’elles entendaient... Read More

Miles To Memories
Terrible! StubHub Is Holding Customers Money Hostage – Refusing Cash Refunds

In more surprising news StubHub is refusing cash refunds for cancelled shows. They are only offering vouchers for future use instead of a cash refund. The post... Read More

Miles To Memories
BB&T and Suntrust Bank Offering 5% Cashback on Groceries & Drugstores

BB&T and Suntrust Bank are offering customers 5% cash back on purchases at grocery stores and pharmacies for a limited time. These are probably the two most used... Read More

Running with Miles
5 Great Ways for Travelers Stuck at Home to Stay Inspired!

Here are some great ways that all of you travelers stuck at home can keep your travel inspiration fresh and be ready to travel like never before! The post 5 Great Ways... Read More

Michael W Travels
Shake Shack x Pat LaFrieda Collab: Steak Frites To-Go

Shake Shack has long been a favorite fast-casual restaurant for my family and I. The restaurant offers quality food like tasty burgers (featuring meat from famed butcher... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Video: When Flight Attendants Work From Home

We could all use a good laugh right about  now. Check out this hilarious skit of what it would be like if flight attendants worked from home: Well played! The post... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
What Is American Airlines Trying To Accomplish With $16 Fares?

One Mile at a Time notes that American Airlines is running $16 one-way fares between Los Angeles and Miami next month. Just what is AA trying to accomplish? I questioned... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Credit Card Review: Chase Sapphire Preferred

Way back in time, the Chase Sapphire Preferred was the darling of the miles and points universe. It earned valuable Ultimate Rewards points with bonus points for... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Ecuador Isolated Me For a Coronavirus Test in February: My Experience

Nearly a month before the United States started implementing control measures, I had an awaking to the escalating pandemic when I landed in Quito, Ecuador. I was... Read More

The Gate
Answers to Past Articles — Part 5: US Airways Magazine, Fan Feeback, and Highway Signs

In past articles in which your participation was not only requested but also helpful and humorous, I did not give the answers to questions which I have posed to you; so... Read More

View from the Wing
An Interesting Investment Play For People Who Take Cruises

If you cruise, and will cruise again, cruise line shares are cheap - and shareholders get folio credit when they take trips. A reader passes along that at current... Read More

God Save The Points
Learn A Language, And 5 Things Travelers Should Do From Home…

Every challenge is an opportunity, and every moment of pause is a chance for reflection. I think I just made that up, but it’s probably stolen from a movie. To be... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
The Existential Airline Dilemma: Refund Or Survive

I’ve been hard on airlines all week, noting they are breaking the law by refusing to issue refunds for flight cancellations. My opinion remains principally... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 285: Filling the gaps

Transit, consolidation, fleet changes and more. Oh, and some COVID-19 coverage beause it still dominates the news. The post DLD 285: Filling the gaps appeared first on... Read More

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