View from the Wing
Why is Chase’s Sapphire Preferred Offering a 60,000 Point Initial Bonus?

The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card was the ‘it’ card several years ago and it remains just as good. It had a generous initial bonus, earned double points on... Read More

Frequent Business Traveler
How Airlines and Passengers Can Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

Travel, unless by foot, is not eco friendly but it is possible for travelers to take steps to lower their carbon footprint. The choice of airline, hotel, even the choice... Read More

Sam Chui
Review: Aloft Dubai South

Aloft Dubai South is the first hotel opened in Dubai South. It is just 2 minutes away, by car, from The Dubai World Central Airport (DWC) Situated in Dubai's Aviation... Read More

Michael W Travels
Southwest CEO Calls Delta Squatters At Love Field, Tipping The Hotel Housekeeper, Vatican Stairs Being Revealed, Delta Cutting Seat Recline In Half, Flight Attendant In Coma After Catching Measles, Countries That Think Green, & More- Travel News

Travel News: Dallas Biz Journal says Southwest’s CEO Calls Delta ‘Squatters’ At Dallas Love Field. BBC tells us what its like Living In A Country That... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Fare Alert: Fly Madrid – Chicago Non-Stop In Business Class For Under $1,700

Great Business Class fares between Europe and the US aren't all that hard to find if you're flexible with your dates but it's not often that we get fantastic deals that... Read More

Frequent Business Traveler
United Airlines to Debut New Logo and Livery on Wednesday

United Airlines plans to a new albeit evolutionary logo and livery on Wednesday and released a video teasing what the corporate identity would look like. One thing is... Read More

Miles To Memories
Is A No Lifetime Language Amex Card Offer The Golden Ticket? Yes It Is!

I have an interesting data point regarding those American Express no lifetime offers. My most recent offer was kind of like having a golden ticket. The post Is A No... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Aeroplan 30-35% Bonus On Hotel Points Transfers Extended

A few times per year Aeroplan offers a bonus when you convert hotel points into miles, and in late March Aeroplan announced the latest such promotion. Through... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Why Is Lufthansa Losing Money?

Why has Lufthansa already lost over 300 million euros this year? For the first three months of 2019, Lufthansa lost 336MN EUR (~ $380MN USD). Blaming... Read More

Points of Arabia
Have you ever had the same credit card in 3 countries?

A couple of months ago, I got the Citi Prestige Credit Card in UAE. So far, I am loving it. Incidentally, this was the third time I have had this credit card. Do you... Read More

Turning Left for Less Brasil
Promoção Múltiplus e Caveon – Oito Pontos por Real Gasto na Compra de Vinhos

Embora a Caveon já tenha feito algumas ações com a Multiplus no fim do ano passado, eles não aparecem na lista de parceiros para compras... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
HOT: La Compagnie NEUE Business Paris – New York (Return): 1050 Euro

Mit der neuen La Compagnie Business von Paris nach New York ... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Speed through Bangalore Airport with a new expedited gate

Bangalore Airport is trying to reduce the journey time from the moment you enter the airport to the moment you board your flight. A new handbag only gate is introduced... Read More

Frequent Miler
Priority Pass restaurant restriction: one visit per 24 hours

This past weekend, I flew through Ronald Regan (DCA) airport in Washington, DC with a long 6-hour layover. I’d previously read that Priority Pass allows users to... Read More

Miles To Memories
Hidden Gem of Italy, Facebook’s Epic Security Blunder, Has Disney Outpriced the Middle Class?

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 Hidden Gem of... Read More

The Points of Life
Folie Marine Albania: Party Like A Rockstar, BYOD

Following the long drive from Skopje, I arrived in Himare, Albania, at 11PM. I checked into the barracks, threw down my luggage, and went across the street to the bar.... Read More

View from the Wing
My First ‘Design Hotel’: Chicago’s The Robey in the Trendy Bucktown/Wicker Park Neighborhood

My wife and I spent our first night together alone since our daughter was born. We escaped to Chicago and made plans to revisit Kyoten, an absolute favorite restaurant... Read More

Travel Codex
Travel Insurance Included with Chase Sapphire Reserve

Later this year, I’m taking a trip to Nepal and Bhutan with a friend. We are planning to do some trekking (as opposed to mountain climbing). Obviously this is a... Read More

Frequent Flyer Bonuses
Double Skywards Miles when you fly Emirates to or from Portugal

Offer details: Earn Double Skywards Miles when you fly Emirates to or from Lisbon or Porto from on Emirates network.  Full details, online registration and booking... Read More

Reminder: 100,000-Point Marriott Bonvoy Bonuses Going Away

Apply for a Marriott Bonvoy card before April 24 to earn 100,000 points after spending $5,000! These promotional bonuses are going away soon! The post Reminder:... Read More

Traveling For Miles
6 Unexpected/Odd Reasons I Loved Australia

There are plenty of reasons why Australia can be a great place to visit (the weather, the scenery and the food are just three of them) but I'm not going to discuss those... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Cathay Pacific Cracking Down On Flight Attendant Theft (Including Of… Ice Cream?!?)

While Emirates is cracking down on passengers who are removing items from planes, Cathay Pacific is now reportedly doing the same for employees. Danny Lee at the South... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Final Clues As United Prepares To Reveal New Livery

United Airlines will reveal an “evolution” to its livery on Wednesday morning in Chicago. Leading up to that event, the carrier has offered us a couple more... Read More

Sam Chui
Boeing accused of poor 787 Dreamliner production

In what appears to be another hit to Boeing, airlines operating the 787 Dreamliner and taking delivery of the type have reportedly accused Boeing of poor production... Read More

Points With a Crew
One-Way to Paris AND Rome from $126 on TAP Portugal or 8K UR

Book fares to Europe for fall flights at cash prices cheaper than domestic travel. Or use your Ultimate Rewards to fly for less than 10,000 points Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airbus’s Skywise Platform – Bringing IoT into the cabin and to the plane

One of the things that have been emerging the past few years is the concept of the “Smart Cabin” with manufacturers moving forward the idea of connecting... Read More

סקירה: חברות התעופה הגדולות בעולם

ישנם מדדים שונים לבחינת... Read More

An Update on My Caesars Rewards Fiasco

Remember the issue I had last week with Caesars Rewards? Well, they reached back out to me and worked with me to find a resolution. So, here’s an update on my... Read More

How to fly around North America in Delta First Class

After Delta devalued, I've used this redemption option to keep flying Delta  without having to use any Sky Miles. The post How to fly around North America in Delta... Read More

One Mile at a Time
How To Correctly Pronounce “Marriott” (I’m Surprised)

Does this actually matter? No, not really. But yes, actually, it sort of does, because apparently I don't know how to pronounce the name of the family that founded what... Read More

The Gate
A Hotel Stay For Only $20 Per Day by Becoming a Member and Having Trees Planted?

A “free vacation” is still being offered to members of an organization called 8 Billion Trees, whose mission is to fight to overcome rampant deforestation,... Read More