View from the Wing
Review: Santa Monica Proper Hotel (Design Hotels Marriott Redemption)

My wife, daughter and I spent the night at the Santa Monica Proper hotel in late November. It was stylish, staff were friendly, and the location was fantastic for our... Read More

Monkey Miles
How I’ll use my Amex Green $100 Away Credit without buying a suitcase

For a limited time, new Amex Green cardmembers get a $100 Away credit. Here's I'm thinking of using mine The post How I’ll use my Amex Green $100 Away Credit... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
SUPER China Southern Business Deal Wien – Peking

Mit der China Southern Business von Wien nach Peking ... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Unlike Matthew, United’s CEO Change Makes Me Reconsider Loyalty

United announced this week that CEO, Oscar Munoz, would step down with United President, Scott Kirby, taking over May 1st, 2020. Changes like these don’t affect... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Finnair Platinum Wing Helsinki Airport

I had a roughly five hour layover in Helsinki, as I arrived shortly before 7PM from London, and would be departing shortly before midnight to Singapore. I was quite... Read More

Michael W Travels
Save An Easy $30 At Target By Purchasing Gift Cards TODAY ONLY!

The Michael W Travels family loves shopping at Target. We find that the store offers tons of items at reasonable prices. Some of our favorite things to shop for include... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Oh Look – Airbnb Messed Up Again, Best Travel Blogs of 2020, Air Canada’s Pouring Salt Into Its Own Wounds, & More!

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like,... Read More

The Gate
Redeem Only 10,000 Hilton Honors Points Per Night December 2019 at These Hotel and Resort Properties

In addition to your choice of 24 hotel and resort properties through which you can redeem only 5,000 Hilton Honors points per night, what if I were to tell you that... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Southwest Senior Fares Are Ending, Book Before December 11

Senior Fares on Southwest are discounted Anytime fares that are refundable. Here's everything you need to know about them. Read More

Miles To Memories
Samsung Pay: Tons of Gift Cards Up To 20% Off – Staples, Chipotle, Lowe’s, Uber & More!

Samsung Pay has another great deal on gift cards when you purchase them through the Samsung Pay app. The post Samsung Pay: Tons of Gift Cards Up To 20% Off –... Read More

C Boarding Group
Checking your bag is stupid…change my mind

This post won’t be popular with many of you. Some of you will flat out disagree with me. But that’s ok, it’s your right to be totally wrong. Haha.... Read More

View from the Wing
12 Reasons to Get the Chase Ink Business Preferred Card

Chase even suggests that getting a small business card is one of the things you should do as you start your business, that it's often the first resource many business... Read More

Miles To Memories
Nintendo Switch Deal! Buy On Amazon Get $30 In Credit

There is a Nintendo Switch deal on Amazon today that can get you essentially 10% off the purchase. You can stack it with other deals to save even more! The post Nintendo... Read More

Frequent Miler
Match Hyatt status to MGM Mlife before year end

Reminder: It is now time to match your Hyatt elite status back to MGM Gold status if you have not already done so. If you had previously matched to MGM Gold before... Read More

Miles To Memories
Now Live! Get 10% Off Target Gift Cards – Today Only

One of our favorite deals of the year is here. Get 10% off Target gift cards this Sunday only. Stack it with your 20% off coupon for massive savings! The post Now... Read More

Miles For Family
My First New Credit Card in 11 Months, and It’s from Chase!

This site is part of an affiliate sales network and receives compensation for sending traffic to partner sites, such as and This... Read More

Turning Left for Less Brasil
Smiles Oferece 100% de Bônus nos Gastos dos Cartões Co-Branded

A Smiles está com uma promoção nos seus cartões co-branded na qual os clientes podem acumular 100% de bônus nos pontos decorrentes do... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
The Case For, Against Airline Loyalty

Following unwanted management changes at United and unrequited management changes at American, I am re-examining my airline loyalty. Here are the arguments for and... Read More

C Boarding Group
Travelling for Work: The Dark Side of Work Travel

There are many positives to regular work travel ranging from increased career opportunities, more visibility inside your company and of course you get a chance to see... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
British Airways Executive Club Promo: 5 Return Flüge bringen offene Einlösung für 5 Passagiere

British Airways Executive Club hat eine Promo mit Einlösemöglichkeit für die echten Vielflieger ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Finnair A321 Business Class

After spending my layover at the British Airways Arrivals Lounge and then the Aerotel, it was time to continue my journey on Finnair to Singapore via Helsinki. While I... Read More

Miles To Memories
(More People Targeted) $15 off $60 on Amazon With 1 Chase Ultimate Rewards Point {Targeted}

Amazon has extended a promotion for Chase credit card holders. You can save as much as 25% when you use at least one Ultimate Rewards points. This... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Marriott More Points Ahead to March 31 with analysis of 9K per 3 stays offer (targeted)

Marriott Bonvoy has a More Points Ahead targeted promotion offer for stays through March 31, 2020.  At least two versions of this offer are mentioned by members on... Read More

View from the Wing
American Stops Trying to Provide Better Service on Domestic Narrowbodies

Upgraded service on transcon domestic narrowbodies is being ditched December 8th and American is blaming it on flight attendant complaints driven by too-small galleys.... Read More

Review: Cathay Pacific Business Class London to Hong Kong

Heading home to visit Australia, I decided to take Cathay Pacific as they were offering a decent fare out of Stockholm in business class. Having sampled the product... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Ein guter Lufthansa / Swiss First Sale ab Paris

Lufthansa und Swiss haben wieder mal einen First Sale abgehend von Paris laufen ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Ein guter Etihad Business Sale Oslo – Asien

Mit der Etihad Business von Oslo nach Asien ... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Chip + PIN Cards; Why You Should Have One

By now, I’m sure you have a credit card with a chip, or EMV chip to be specific, in your possession. It’s that thing on your card that makes the person at... Read More

Review: American Express AIR MILES Reserve Credit Card, with up to 3800 in welcome bonus

  American Express Reserve Cards are premium credits cards that come with plethora of exclusive benefits for Cardmembers. As part of the recent refresh, the... Read More

סקירה: מועדון Flying Club (וירג׳ן אטלנטיק)

חברת התעופה הצבעונית אינה... Read More

Deals We Like
10% off Target Gift Cards Today Only

Shop at Target often? Have to get someone a holiday gift? Stocking up on ways to reduce your holiday shopping? Today only, Target is selling Target gift cards at a 10%... Read More

Renés Points
CBD Samples at ATL? Best Christmas Places to Visit in Northeast US

As the year winds down, we’ll ramp up some of our to-do posts (choice benefits, credit card spend, etc). But as far as this week goes, I apparently struck a nerve.... Read More

View from the Wing
Man Caught Smuggling The Government’s Fake Drugs at DFW Airport

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

PYCR Weekly Review: December 8, 2019

PYCR's weekly review for December 8, 2019 The post PYCR Weekly Review: December 8, 2019 appeared first on TravelUpdate. Read More

Sam Chui
Qantas Project Sunrise Decision Potentially Delayed

Following a significant amount of media hype, research flights and aircraft offers from Airbus and Boeing, Qantas’s Project Sunrise decision is possibly going to... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Manchester’s Principal Hotel Rebranded Kimpton Clocktower

We know Manchester (we lived there for several years) and love The Principal hotel. IHG acquired it (along with 13 others) last year in an effort to bolster the Kimpton... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Target Gift Cards are 10% off Today Only!

Because we all love a good deal, I felt this would be important to share as early as possible today. As part of Target’s HoliDeals, today ONLY, December 9th, all... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Last week at Economy Class and Beyond (8th December)

It’s time to look back in the week in aviation in Last Week at Economy Class and Beyond. Fine. Expect Christmas Images over the next few weeks. This one is from... Read More

Travel With Massi
Umfangreiche Änderungen für Punkteeinlösungen bei World of Hyatt

World of Hyatt gilt bei vielen Punktesammlern als das beste Hoteltreueprogramm. Im Vergleich niedrigere Raten für Prämienübernachtungen und... Read More

Frequent Miler
Last Chance Deals: 10% off Target cards, LifeMiles transfer & award sale, VGC deals at the grocery store, and more

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. A popular deal returns this year... Read More

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