No Mas Coach!
The Secret Way to Get Instant IHG Spire Elite Status

Being recognized as an elite member of a hotel chain usually means that you’ve slept 25, 50 or possibly even 75 nights in a hotel. You give a lot of your business... Read More

Frequent Miler
[Maybe dead] Lowest ever? Buy IHG points for 0.384c each

Note: I wrote this post and prepared to publish it. I went back to grab one last screen shot after I finished it and the prices seem to have gotten jacked up. I’m... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Air France Introduces New Business Class Meals For North America Flights

Air France is well-known for partnering with French Michelin-starred chefs when it comes to creating meals for its Business Class and First Class cabins across all its... Read More

View from the Wing
7 Reasons to Get the IHG Rewards Card With 80,000 Points and a Free Hotel Night Every Year

The card is worth getting, in my opinion. And it’s worth keeping for the annual free night and for the 4th night free on IHG Rewards Club free night redemptions.... Read More

Café Tortoni: The Oldest Café in Buenos Aires

Café Tortoni is a stately, historic restaurant in Buenos Aires, Argentina. With it's historic grandeur, it's the a quintessential "porteño café"! ... Read More

Michael W Travels
Bluffworks Travel Clothing: A Couple Of Hits And A Miss

At the 2019 New York Times Travel Show I spent some time chatting with the team from travel clothing company Bluffworks. I had heard of them before but never actually... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Lufthansa, Our Guardian Of The Environment And Living Wage…

The magnanimous and altruistic Lufthansa CEO, Carsten Spohr, cares so much about the environment and living wages that he wants to ban cheap flights within Europe. What... Read More

This Is What It’s Like To Fly in a Russian-Built Sukhoi Superjet on Interjet

Most travelers are familiar with Airbus and Boeing. Some are even familiar with Bombardier and Embraer. But there's another aircraft manufacturer producing modern larger... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
British Airways Avios-Prämienflüge können jetzt ohne Zuzahlung gebucht werden

British Airways hat in den letzten Jahren viel am Executive Club gebastelt. Während ich die Visionen von Ted Cruz etwas gruselig finde, haben die Briten bisher noch... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Amazing: Buy IHG Points For ~0.38 Cents Each

IHG Rewards Club frequently sells points at a discount, and when they do, the lowest cost per purchased point is typically 0.5 cents. Aside from any IHG promotions on... Read More

God Save The Points
Bringing Kids Into Airport Lounges – Yay, Or Nay?

But how about when adults are the biggest babies in the lounge? For as long as airlines have dished out perks to frequent flyers, there’s been draconian red tape... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
MEILENPARTY: Egyptair 787 Business Frankfurt – Bangkok (Return): 1350 Euro

Mit der Egyptair Business von Frankfurt nach Bangkok ... Read More

Miles To Memories
Whoa Nelly! Hilton is Back With Huge Increased Offers – 500K Up For Grabs!

There are 500,000 Hilton Honors points up for grabs with these huge Hilton increased offers. Over the next 5 weeks grab one of these all time high offers. The post Whoa... Read More

Travel With Grant
View & Activate AMEX Offers on Wells Fargo Mobile App & Desktop Website

Good morning everyone.  As part of my July App-O-Rama, I was instantly approved for the Wells Fargo Propel World Credit Card.  The credit card has not arrived... Read More

Sam Chui
Pakistan Re-Opens Airspace to All Civilian Flights

Pakistan has lifted all airspace restrictions for civilian flights, reopening an important transit air corridor over its territory almost five months after closing it... Read More

C Boarding Group
Amazon is selling a crazy expensive (I mean crazy) drone and we can’t even

We love drones here at the In fact, our sister site, focuses solely on drones used for travel. But our socks were about knocked... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
OMAN DEAL: British Airways Business Deutschland – Muscat (Return): 1240 Euro

Mit der British Airways Business von Deutschland nach Muscat ... Read More

Sam Chui
EASA warns of Airbus A321neo control anomaly

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued an airworthiness directive to address a flight control anomaly on the Airbus A321neo. Airlines operating the Airbus... Read More

How I Got A Mercedes SUV for Just $16 More at Enterprise!

Background: During my visit to Miami, my parents and I wanted a rental car for a day trip to Key West and Naples. I never thought I’d end up with a Mercedes rental... Read More

The Points of Life
Guns & Butter: New Orleans Travel Guide (Binge Edition)

You think you know New Orleans food and drink? You know nothing! The post Guns & Butter: New Orleans Travel Guide (Binge Edition) appeared first on The Points Of... Read More

Miles To Memories
Using Up Worthless Wyndham Points, Paris Banning Buses in City Center? & Aeroplan Changes

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 Using Up Worthless... Read More

View from the Wing
American Airlines Rapping Flight Attendant Celebrates Passenger’s Million Mile Status

One million miles is an achievement in its own right. The rapping crewmember here is awesome (so is the background dancer), and the passenger was given a bottle of... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
PARTNERSALE ZURÜCK: Emirates Business Mailand – New York (Return): 1460 Euro

Mit der Emirates Business von Mailand nach New York ... Read More

Running with Miles
Unbelievable: Amazon Prime Day Mistake Sold Items Worth Thousands for $100

Amazon Prime Day had a lot of deals, but this Amazon Prime Day mistake delivered thousands of dollars of items to people for less than $100! The post Unbelievable:... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Air France’s New Washington Dulles Lounge Opens (With Pre-Flight Dining)

In October 2018 I wrote about how the Air France Lounge Washington Dulles Airport was closing so that it could be renovated. Well, that process is finally done. Today... Read More

Points With a Crew
5 Bizarre Airline Stories from the Past Month

It's been an interesting summer for the airlines. Here are 5 things that have occurred that are kind of hard to believe. Read More

Dots, Lines & Destinations
DLD 251: Widget Wishes

A new neo takes flight and old routes reopen. Plus a fancy first class cabin and WOW might make a comeback after all. Read More

Live and Let's Fly
What Surprised Me Most About The Park Hyatt Maldives

I recently published an extended review of the Park Hyatt Maldives, but want to focus on one aspect of my stay that was most surprising: the food. When I envisioned a... Read More

The most underrated miles & points credit card

This card is a fantastic proposition if you're looking to have a credit card that earns points rapidly on everyday spend. The post The most underrated miles & points... Read More

Miles To Memories
Delta Flash Sale: Europe Flights From 20K Round Trip!

If you wanted to check out Europe this fall then you are going to love this week's Delta flash sale. You can snag roundtrip flights for as low as 20K! The post Delta... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Half year status update 2019 for LiveFromALounge

Here is a quick personal update with respect to how I am faring with respect to airline status and hotel status in the past half year. Would love to hear your current... Read More

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