Your Mileage May Vary
Our EPIC Dinner at Victoria & Albert’s Restaurant at Walt Disney World (Warning: VERY Photo Heavy Post)

Our friend Matt texted me in early April 2018 – his brother Jake was going to be in town at the end of the month and had snagged a reservation for a party of four... Read More

Travel Codex
Resort Fees Could Hurt Hotel Search Results on Expedia

Expedia Group, which owns Expedia and Hotels.com, has started using the presence of a resort fee to determine how hotels are ranked in its search results, according to... Read More

Miles To Memories
The Unexpected Perks Of Timeshare Presentations

I noticed a few unexpected perks of timeshare presentations after finishing up my latest one at Hilton Grand Vacations in Orlando. The post The Unexpected Perks Of... Read More

Frequent Miler
Turkish changes award chart: Act now for some sweet spots (but don’t panic – there’s good news, too!)

Turkish Miles & Smiles has taken me for a roller coaster ride this afternoon. I have spent almost all day making myself crazy: first, I thought that Turkish had... Read More

View from the Wing
Can’t Look Away: On This Flight Every Seat Back Television Was Tuned to the Same Thing

This is much better than the olden days when everyone on a plane watched the same thing because there were just overhead monitors, and one thing playing on all of them. ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Weekly Review: November 16, 2019

This has been a heck of a week of travel for me, as I crossed the Atlantic four times, experiencing four new business class products. I'm continuing to roll out that... Read More

Miles To Memories
Is Ignorance Bliss When It Comes to Hotels and Bed Bugs? 

Are you in team "check for bed bugs in every hotel room" or do you think that team is crazy?!? The post Is Ignorance Bliss When It Comes to Hotels and Bed Bugs? ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
SELTEN: Iberia Business Deals Deutschland / Österreich / Schweiz – Bogota / Lima / Quito

Mit der Iberia Business von Deutschland, Österreich oder der Schweiz nach Bogota, Quito oder Lima ... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Delta Amex Cards 7,000 Delta Miles Offer x3 (targeted)

Delta Amex Cards 7,000 Delta Miles Offer x3 (targeted) If you have one of the Delta Amex cards, like the Delta Reserve Credit Card from American... Read More

Miles To Memories
Review: Google Fi Service for International Travel Needs Big Improvements

Review: Google Fi Service For International Travel What I had expected isn’t what you’ll find in this review: Google Fi service on international plan needs... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
How To ‘Bid’ For A Norwegian Premium Economy Seat

Flying on a cheap Norwegian fare? Learn how to bid on a Norwegian Premium seat and travel more comfortably for just a bit more money. Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Why Don’t You Need To Show Your Passport When Visiting Multiple European Countries?

When Sharon and I traveled to Austria, we flew from London and had a connection in Berlin before heading to Salzburg. I’ve been on international connecting flights... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Icare Lounge Paris Orly Airport

I got to Paris Orly Airport at around 12PM, plenty early for my 2:30PM La Compagnie flight to Newark. I initially struggled to find La Compagnie's check-in counter. Orly... Read More

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VIELE neue Plaza Premium Lounges

Plaza Premium bietet mit 2019 und 2020 einige neue Lounges ... Read More

View from the Wing
United Now Charges a Fee for Close-In Booking of Awards – Collected in Miles Instead of Money

It's sad that United maintained they weren't making changes to partner award pricing - and then did so immediately on the very day they eliminated close-in booking fees... Read More

Monkey Miles
TWA hotel opening an ice skating rink for your layover pleasure

Last month I had the great pleasure of staying at the TWA hotel, and let me tell you…IT IS AWESOME. I have an entire video review in the works, but it’s... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
The “Everything” Bun Burger On United Airlines

Each week, my Meal of the Week feature examines an airline meal from my travels over the years. This may be a meal from earlier in the week or it may be a meal... Read More

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TRAURIG: Eva Air haut Rimowa Amenity Kits raus

Eva Air entledigt sich der Rimowa Amenity Kits ... Read More

FlyingOut
הכירו את בעלי התפקידים הבכירים באלעל

פוסט אינפורמטיבי למוצ״ש.... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Guter Garuda Indonesia Business Deal London – Bali

Mit der Garuda Indonesia Business von London nach Bali ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
New Singapore KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes Awards

Singapore Airlines has just rolled out their latest monthly promo, which can be a great deal for anyone looking to redeem miles on Singapore Airlines. Singapore... Read More

Miles To Memories
Hilton Honors Highest Points Bonus Promo Returns

The Hilton points purchase promo has returned. Get a 100% bonus on all points purchased when you purchase at least 10,000 Hilton Honors points. The post Hilton Honors... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Beat Jet Lag Forever With This One Simple Trick, Study Says

Exercising at the right time is one of the keys to eliminating jet lag, researchers say. This is the time to do it. Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Austrian Airlines to introduce Vienna to Boston route, Up-scales Chicago operations

Austrian Airlines is to introduce new a new long haul route – connecting Vienna and Boston. Austrian Airlines Boeing 777-20ER departing Chicago O’Hare... Read More

Frequent Miler
Good news regarding United nixing award charts (and some bad news too)

As promised and threatened, on November 15th 2019, United eliminated close-in booking fees and stopped publishing award charts.  I previously covered my thoughts... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
The Airport On WDW Property, Check Your AMEX Acct For Easy Offers, How To Avoid This Foreign Currency Ripoff, An X-Wing Fighter On Flightaware?, & More!

Happy Saturday friends, and hooray, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a recap of what’s gone on at YMMV this week. From what we’ve written to what... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Buy Hyatt Points With Up To 40% Bonus

World of Hyatt has just rolled out their latest promotion on purchased points, which is in line with the best offers they have. Through Tuesday, December 31, 2019, World... Read More

View from the Wing
One Hyatt Now Charges Extra For Use of an In-Room Desk

First we had deceptive resort fees - part of the room rate is hidden, called a fee, and you don't see it included in the total cost of a room when you're comparing hotel... Read More

God Save The Points
Why Amex Platinum Is Now A “Must” For Business Class Deal Hunters…

Amex has been busy with their iconic Platinum Card in recent years. To the dismay of many, that involved raising the annual fee to $550, but to the delight of many, the... Read More

Pizza in Motion
United Adds New Tax To Award Tickets, Even For Top Elite Members

United Airlines appears to be charging more miles for you to book an award flight 30 days or less prior to departure. This appears to be for all travelers, even... Read More

Frequent Miler
Business class to China from $1500’s to $1800’s round trip (all alliances)

God Save the Points has reported some excellent fares for business class travel to China on all three major alliances. Availability is tight, with the best fares... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Delta Shuttle Flights Departing from New LGA Concourse

Delta’s first new concourse recently opened at New York’s LaGuardia airport which houses gates 92-96. Delta Shuttle flights to Boston, Washington D.C., and... Read More

Michael W Travels
Win A Trip To The Destination Of Your Choice (4 Winners)

Entries are currently open for the Walmart Pick Your Party Sweepstakes. In the sweepstakes, four winners will win a trip to a different party destination. Each winner... Read More

One Mile at a Time
New Trailer For Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

Gosh Microsoft, please stop teasing us, and come out with this already. Or maybe don't, because I'll just be playing 24/7 and won't get anything else done. Over the... Read More

Miles To Memories
Find Flights Not On Chase Portal, Large Brokerage Bonus & When An eBay Return Is Damaged

My latest edition of articles from around the web. Around the web is collection of articles that I found interesting that are travel related. The post Find Flights Not... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 268: I promise it isn’t a sales pitch!

What's better than running in to a fan of the podcast in Singapore on a random business trip? Getting to chat with them about some cool technology that helps make travel... Read More

Points With a Crew
The American Express Platinum House Debuts in NYC this Month!!

American Express is debuting a premium experience for Amex Platinum and Centurion card members at the end of this month. This is how you can take advantage... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
KOMMT: Singapore NEUE A380 First und Business fliegt nach Paris

Singapore Airlines wird mit der neuen A380 First und Business nach Paris fliegen ... Read More

No Mas Coach!
My Favorite Travel Clothes EVER are now On Sale

A hard part of traveling as frequently as we do is deciding what clothes to wear, how to wash them, and what clothes match up. Because sometimes we land from trip A and... Read More

Family Flys Free
This Has To Be The Silliest Resort Fee “Amenity” Ever

I unexpectedly got hit with an "amenity fee" on a recent hotel stay, and I couldn't believe the things the hotel told me it is supposed to cover. The post This Has To... Read More

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