Points of Arabia
Etihad and Air Arabia Alliance – Four Possible Reasons

Earlier this week, Etihad and Air Arabia made a surprise announcement. The airlines formed an alliance to launch a new LCC to operate from Abu Dhabi. This would be the... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
>>> BALI: Turkish Business Oslo – Bali (Return): 1240 Euro

Mit der neuen Turkish Business von Oslo nach Bali ... Read More

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

Mit der Lufthansa oder Swiss First von Paris in die Welt ... Read More

Sam Chui
PenAir Saab 2000 Crashes in Dutch Harbour, Alaska

Thursday, October 17th, 2019, a Saab 2000, registered N686PA, was substantially damaged when it experienced a runway excursion after landing on runway 13 at Unalaska... Read More

Дайджест за неделю: 20 октября

Новый лоукост от Etihad,... Read More

Grab a Mile
It’s not too late to see the fall colors!

I’ve had a tough time lately keeping up with this blog. Unfortunately sometimes life happens you don’t get to do all the stuff you promise yourself you will... Read More

The Gate
Only $266 Compensation for Being Trapped in a Toilet Stall, Missed Flight and Holiday With Family, Downgraded on Another Flight, Assisting in Medical Emergency and No In-Flight Entertainment?

After the in-flight entertainment system was inoperable during a transatlantic flight, a doctor assisted a passenger with a medical emergency during one flight before... Read More

Sam Chui
Qatar Airways Considering Boeing 777X Order Adjustment

Qatar Airways has announced that they are considering an adjustment to their order for 60 Boeing 777X aircraft. Depending on the performance of the Boeing 777-9 Qatar... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
What’s the Cheapest Amex Fine Hotels and Resorts Property?

One of the best perks of both the American Express Platinum Card and theThe Business Platinum Card® from American Expressis access to Fine Hotels and... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
The Closest Places To MCO To Get “Normal” Priced Gas/Petrol Before Returning Your Rental Car

A while back, I write a post about the two gas stations near Orlando International Airport (MCO) that rips off travelers and tourists with prices that are over 2x the... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Rented A Car at MCO & Now Returning It? Don’t Fill Your Gas/Petrol Tank Up Here!

Many visitors to Central Florida know that renting a car at Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the ultimate freedom. You have a vehicle at your disposal for the... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
JetBlue closes Mexico City for bookings

JetBlue appears poised to close its Mexico City operations after four years in the market. While the carrier still has flights to Mexico's capital city from Boston, New... Read More

View from the Wing
The World’s Impression of Singapore Comes From Singapore Airlines

When Singapore Airlines gets media for its catering operations, or for its business class product (or first class!) it’s reaching potential customers, sure, but... Read More

Miles To Memories
7 Best Partner Awards Bookable With United Miles

United MileagePlus has long been one of my favorite loyelty programs. Here are seven of the best partner awards using United miles that you can easily book! The post 7... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Weekly Review: October 19, 2019

Hello from Miami! I'm spending my last weekend for a while at home, and then this coming week am headed to Romania with Tiffany, which I'm very excited about. Not only... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
>>> DEAL: Lufthansa / Swiss First Athen – Hong Kong (Return): 2780 Euro

Mit der Lufthansa oder Swiss First von Athen nach Hong Kong ... Read More

Miles To Memories
Marriott Purchases Hotel Group, Cheap Redemption to Europe & The World’s Longest Running Airlines

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 Marriott Purchases... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Expecting A Package While Away? Here’s What To Do For USPS, UPS, FedEx And Amazon

When you used to go on vacation, it was easy to put a hold on your mail delivery. You just told your friendly U.S. Postal Service mail carrier that you’d be away... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
Mit Thai Airways in Thailand unterwegs

Ein bisschen hatte ich ja schon über meine kleine Reise nach Thailand berichtet. Zwar bin ich in der Finnair Business Class nach Thailand gereist, aber für... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Dangerously Addictive Lobster Mac & Cheese On United

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

View from the Wing
Airlines Moving Closer to Personalized Pricing for Airfare

While not in use today, the major company collecting and distributing airfares for airlines announced at their annual conference that they're closer than ever to... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: An Irish Aviation Enthusiasts day out – Embracing the Community

Embracing the Community An Irish Aviation Enthusiasts day out In this adventure Cheap flights? Not at £95 one way… Birmingham to Holyhead with London... Read More

Monkey Miles
Targeted: 90k Marriott Points for Marriott Vacation Club Owners who trade their week

Marriott Vacation Club is targeting owners to earn bonus points when they transfer their weeks into Marriott Bonvoy Points The post Targeted: 90k Marriott Points for... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Offer: UberEats Now Has Pickup Option, Get $5 Off

Use your AMEX Platinum Uber credit for UberEats pickup orders (and save on those pesky delivery fees). Read More

Miles To Memories
New Amex Offer, Earn up to 20X Extra Points with Air Canada

Check your American Express credit cards for an offer that can earn you up to 15,000 or 20,000 points for Air Canada purchases. The post New Amex Offer, Earn up to 20X... Read More

Turning Left for Less Brasil
Boa Notícia – Smiles Dobra a Validade das Milhas Obtidas em Voos Gol

Uma boa notícia da Smiles para os clientes que acumulam pontos no programa! Veja o press-release que eu recebi ontem. A partir de agora, as milhas acumuladas em... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Amex Offers: Save Money In Vegas And At Marriott

A handful of really good Amex offers right now for MGM Resorts, Caesars Resorts and the complete portfolio of Marriott properties. The post Amex Offers: Save Money In... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
2 Ways To Get From JFK to Manhattan, Mysterious Minibar Charge, Should You Bother With Airline Status?, & 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

View from the Wing
Why Several Airlines Sell Tickets for Less at the Airport Than Online

Ultra low cost carriers will sell you tickets for less at the airport than they will online. You save the online booking fee. And they do this because it saves them... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
>>> Dreifache Accor Le Club Punkte in Russland

Bei Accor Le Club Russland gibt es dreifache Le Club Punkte ... Read More

Michael W Travels
Don’t Use Google Maps In This Italian Town!

Since getting T-Mobile a few years back, we’ve found Google Maps to be an indispensable tool when we rent a car around the world. While Google Maps isn’t... Read More

One Mile at a Time
A Very British Day Of Credit Card Applications

October has been a month of new credit card applications for me, given that I fell under Chase's 5/24 limit: -- First I applied for the IHG® Rewards Club... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 264: Maybe it isn’t entirely awful??

A bad week for many United Airlines frequent flyer members and probably an even worse week for Boeing lead this weeks show. Plus SIM cards and South America and swanky... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Why I’m Seriously Considering An American Express Centurion (Black) Card

It’s not for the points. It’s certainly not for the status. But I am seriously considering an American Express Centurion Card, more popularly known as the... Read More

God Save The Points
Move Over A350, The Boeing 787-10 Will Be British Airways Best Plane…

British Airways received their first Airbus A350-1000 to much fanfare, and most of it was largely deserved. The airline unveiled its first “new” business... Read More

Miles To Memories
Chase Total Business Checking, Huge $500 Bonus Available

There’s a new bonus of $500 for the Total Business Checking account. You need to go to a branch, so you need to have one nearby. We usually see a $300 bonus for... Read More

What was the BOAC Monarch service like on the Comet 4?

The Monarch Service is the name BOAC used for the on board experience on routes across the Atlantic. Flights commenced on 4 October 1958 with the de Havilland Comet 4,... Read More

Running with Miles
What’s New with Bluffworks? New, Great Travel Clothes and a New Refer-a-Friend Program

Check out all the new travel clothes from Bluffworks! There are new colors, new products and even the brand new women's line of travel clothes! Plus, refer a friend is... Read More

Points With a Crew
Get 5000 Fee-Free dollars or only a 1.5% fee on Plastiq

Through October 31st, you can get either 5000 fee free dollars and/or a 1.5% fee on payments with bill paying service Plastiq Read More

God Save The Points
How Credit Card Points Threaten The Value Of Loyalty Programs…

It was once always a bad idea to use your credit card points for anything other than converting them into airline miles or hotel points. That toaster – bad idea.... Read More

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