Lounge Review: Skyteam Lounge Dubai, Terminal 1, Concourse D

Nach den Umbauten und Änderungen im Terminal 1 in Dubai ist der Bereich um die D Gates wirklich schön geworden. Nach dem Check-In geht es in die Bahn und diese... Read More

The Gate
Travel Alert February 2018: Another Winter Storm to Affect Northeastern United States

If the northeastern United States is in your travel plans over the weekend, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as... Read More

Дайджест за неделю: 18 февраля

Дайджест новостей и... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Lifemiles da Avianca faz cópia dos programas brasileiros e lançou o seu péssimo clube de milhas

O programa LifeMiles da Avianca (internacional) decidiu copiar os programas brasileiros e lançar seu clube de milhas. Excelente ideia, se não tivessem... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
NEW: Club LifeMiles, a Subscription to Buy LifeMiles

Ah, now the secret plan comes out. Just one month ago, LifeMiles announced that they are changing the rules to how frequent flyer miles in their program expire.... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Surprisingly Delicious United Airlines First Class Salad

United is currently in a period of cutbacks in terms of domestic first class meal service. Thus, I was quite surprised to find an apparent upgrade to meals on a recent... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Did Wyndham Change Their Hotel Promotion AFTER It Started?

Did Wyndham Rewards change a hotel promotion after it already started without telling any customers? That's the report from customers who didn't get what they were... Read More

View from the Wing
Subscribe to Buy Star Alliance Miles Monthly at 1.39 Cents Apiece

Avianca’s LifeMiles program is introducing ‘subscriptions’ to buy miles. Plans start at $11 per month. That’s buying 8000 miles for $131.88 or... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Weekly Review: February 17, 2018

Hello from Hong Kong! Tiffany and I are traveling around Asia for a week. We were supposed to go to Australia, but for a variety of reasons decided against it (the... Read More

Frequent Miler
How to lose $8K in minutes, earn Aeroplan miles on Amazon, and how much is MS really costing you?

In this Frequent Miler week in review around the web, we have a reminder about why it’s so important to lock up your digital kingdom, how you can earn Aeroplan... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
100,000 Platinum Card Offer For Some

It looks like there is a nice offer on the Platinum Card from American Express where you may be able to score 100,000 points (after hitting minimum spending... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
LÄUFT NOCH: Qatar Business Berlin – Thailand (Return): 1250 Euro

Qatar Airways verkauft noch immer die Business Strecke von Berlin nach Pattaya im Partnersale um 1 250 Euro ... Read More

The Gate
Stay 50 Nights and Get Rewarded By Starwood Preferred Guest

With what is called the Platinum 50 Eligible Nights Benefit, you will earn your choice of six reward options when you stay a minimum of 50 eligible nights within... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
SAFARI: Kenya Airways Business Dubai – Mombassa (Return): 426 Euro

Ein wirklich netter Preis für einen Business Ausflug von Dubai nach Kenya ... Read More

View from the Wing
Southwest Airlines Manipulating Ratings in the Apple App Store?

Southwest Airlines got as many reviews for its app in one month as in the previous 8 years, and they were nearly all 5 stars, “the numbers, frankly, look too good... Read More

Monkey Miles
Limited Time: Buy United miles with a 75% bonus and enter to win 1 Million

You’d be buying miles for roughly 2.15 cents a piece. Airlines have been more and more aggressive with their mileage sales. AA basically offers their miles at... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Is the Ritz-Calrton New York, Battery Park Getting Deflagged?

Ritz Carlton currently has two properties in New York City, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park, and The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park, however it... Read More

Points With a Crew
Southwest connects the dots with new routes–extends schedule to October 2018

It's always great to see airlines add, rather than discontinue, routes. Yesterday, Southwest rolled their schedule out through October 1st, and during that schedule... Read More

Miles To Memories
Hyatt Regency Bloomington – Minneapolis Review: Modern & Comfortable But What’s With the Bathtub?

A full Hyatt Regency Bloomington - Minneapolis Review. This brand new hotel sits close to Mall of America & MSP Airport, but there was one curious design choice that... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Hyatt Suite Upgrades Globalist Details

One of the benefits of being a Hyatt Globalist member is Suite Upgrades. Hyatt explains you get 4 suite upgrade awards to use at the time of reservation at... Read More

The Gate
Save Up to 20 Percent With Radisson Spring 2018

You can save up to 20 percent on room rates when you stay a minimum of two consecutive nights at participating Radisson hotel properties in North America and South... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
100,000 Hilton Honors Sign-Up Bonus, United Airlines Engine Blows Off

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and... Read More

Miles To Memories
Amex Platinum 100K Offer is Back, Check CardMatch [YMMV]

American Express has a 100K Membership Rewards offer for the personal Platinum card. However this offer is not public but only targeted to some people through... Read More

View from the Wing
Flight Diverts Because Flatulent Passenger Wouldn’t Stop Letting Loose

Pilots of a Transavia flight made an emergency landing in Vienna when a fight broke out over a passenger who wouldn’t stop passing gas. The pilots reported... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Review: Malaysia Airlines Regional Golden Lounge KUL – Renovated

Malaysia Airlines is currently renovating their main lounges in KUL, and on a recent trip, I had the chance to stop by one of these renovated lounges, namely the... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Wanting to fly Qatar Airways? Got a Visa card? In the UK? How does 35% off sound?

For those of you looking to save a lot of pennies, this could be one to do some planning with – with Qatar Airways offering a 35% discount – providing you... Read More

View from the Wing
Your Rewards Credit Card Gets You Up to $56 at Bobby Van’s Steakhouse (JFK Terminal 8)

There are over 1000 airport lounges that a Priority Pass will gain you access to, most of those are spread throughout airports around the world. In order to expand their... Read More

Miles To Memories
Do Award Stays Count Towards Hyatt’s Brand Explorer Perk?

What are the terms for the Brand Explorer perk and do award stays count? Read More

Live and Let's Fly
AA Agent Saves Two Teenagers from Human Trafficking Plot

AA ticket agent Denice Miracle is being credited as the miracle that saved two teenage girls from a potential life of slavery. Miracle is an AA ticket agent... Read More

The Gate
Wyndham Rewards Changed Promotion Rules on Its Members Without Notice — Again?

You might recall the terms of a recent promotion in which you could earn up to 15,000 bonus Wyndham Rewards points for up to three stays — in addition to the... Read More

Travel With Grant
What is the Best Transportation Option from Airport to City Center in these 85 Cities?

Are you an expert in knowing the best, cheapest, or safest way to get from an airport to the city center? I’m not, as proven by my totally crazy airport to city... Read More

Points With a Crew
Have miles? Won’t travel. Alaska and Delta blocking close-in award flights.

In an effort to curb award fraud, Alaska has changed it's rules. When booking Japan Airlines, Hainan Airlines, or Cathay Pacific, make sure you're aware of the new... Read More

Miles To Memories
Cheap US-Europe Fares Starting at $296 on Many Airlines

Round trip fares to Europe starting at $296 from several US cities. These low prices are showing up on Iberia, American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, TAP Portugal, Delta... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Qatar Airways A330 Business Class Doha to Ho Chi Minh City

No matter what time of day, you’re in for a comfortable flight on Qatar Airways. In my intro to this trip report, I focused on the excellent food onboard even a... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
How a JetBlue Flight Almost Diverted Due to Crying Baby

On a recent JetBlue flight from New York (JFK) to Los Angeles, passengers onboard the flight found themselves almost about to divert due to a crying baby! The child was... Read More

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