View from the Wing
What On Earth is This Man Doing to the Seat?

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips.... Read More

Three Years of the Chase Sapphire Reserve

August 21 marks three years of the Chase Sapphire Reserve. Check out this post to see what has changed with the card since its release in 2016! The post Three Years of... Read More

Sam Chui
Hard Landing Damages Delta Air Lines Boeing 757

A hard landing has resulted in a Delta Air Lines Boeing 757-200 receiving significant damage to its fuselage and structural components. The aircraft, registered N543US,... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Did Avianca Bribe Government Officials With Free Tickets + Upgrades?

Avianca is performing an internal investigation into allegations that it bribed government officials from several nations with free tickets and upgrades. While the list... Read More

Live from a Lounge
VietJet, the Bikini Airline, is finally arriving in Delhi!

VietJet, the Vietnamese private no-frills carrier, has finally started to sell tickets for their long-discussed flights between India and Vietnam. The flights will be... Read More

Frequent Miler
Turkish still a mixed bag, but patience helps

Over the past month and a half or so since we first posted the Turkish Miles & Smiles sweet spot to Hawaii (See: 7.5K each way to Hawaii: The sweetest spot... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Air Italy Reports MASSIVE Losses

Air Italy is the controversial Italian airline that Qatar Airways has a 49% stake in. The airline used to be known as Meridiana, but with funding from... Read More

Renés Points
“(Bad) Parents Take Their Kids to Las Vegas”

Some colleagues and I walked down the Las Vegas Strip about midnight during a recent work trip. We saw a variety of people: tourists of all shapes, sizes, races,... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Marriott Bonvoy Program Changes – What You Really Need To Know

Last Thursday Thursday Marriott finally got around to announcing that some long-expected changes to its Bonvoy loyalty program will be coming in to effect from 14... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: H Hotel Los Angeles, Curio Collection by Hilton

With my AA First Class flight arriving at LAX around 10 pm, I decided to spend the night before heading home.  I didn’t feel like heading into town that late,... Read More

Frequent Flyer Bonuses
Save an extra 10% on TAP Air Portugal flights out of the U.S., U.K. or Brazil with our promo code (Business Class included!)

FFB has once again partnered with TAP Air Portugal and we have a new promo code that you can use if you are planning to book  flights with them. That promo code,... Read More

Milhas e Destinos
Isenção das anuidades de cartões de crédito

Estive batendo um papo digital com leitores do Milhas e Destinos sobre a isenção das anuidades de cartões de crédito. Os cartões de... Read More

Milhas e Destinos
T-Mobile substitui o “Pay as You Go”

Dica do leitor AAraujo: a T-Mobile, companhia americana de celulares, não está mais comercializando o plano Pay as You Go, plano de voz e mensagens de... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
LÄUFT: TOLLER Qatar Business Sale ab Izmir! Australien (Return): 1850 Euro

Der tolle Qatar Business Sale ab Izmir läuft. Da sind schon sehr exzellente Deals mit dabei ... Read More

God Save The Points
Last Call: 4 Great Airline And Hotel Sales End Today, So Act Fast…

We’re flooded by “limited time offers” on a daily basis via our email inbox and every advertisement on television, But the truth is, some of the offers... Read More

Frequent Flyer Bonuses
Marriott Bonvoy: 500 Bonus Points, Free Upgrade & Breakfast for stays in Salzburg, Austria

Offer details: 500 Bonus Bonvoy Points, a free upgrade and free breakfast for stays at the Hotel Goldener Hirsch or the Sheraton Grand Salzburg .  Full details... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Getting a Suite or Better Room on Points with a Marriott Bonvoy Redemption with Points Upgrade

A Marriott Bonvoy Redemption with Points Upgrade guarantees a room-type or suite for you, even on points! Read More

Sam Chui
Vietnam Airlines Receives First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Vietnam Airlines has taken delivery of their first of eight Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners from Air Lease Corporation. The aircraft, registered VN-A879, is powered by two... Read More

Zendure SuperMini – A 10,000mAh Portable Charger Smaller than a Credit Card

The Zendure SuperMini is a portable power charger that delivers the power of bigger power banks and the size of the smaller ones. The post Zendure SuperMini – A... Read More

Travel With Massi
Bon Voyage: Paris – New York in La Compagnie Business Class ab 1.128€

Mit dem aktuellen La Compagnie Sommer-Sale kannst du schon für unter 1.000 Euro in Business Class nach New York fliege Read more Bon Voyage: Paris – New York... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Citibank offering upto 50% bonus points on credit cards

Citibank has launched a promotion which offers up to 50% bonus points on the use of various Citibank credit cards for those who also hold a Citi banking relationship.... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
SAFARI: Air France / KLM / Kenya Airways Business Deutschland – Ostafrika (Return): 1380 Euro

Mit der Air France, Kenya Airways oder KLM Business von Deutschland nach Ostafrika ... Read More

The Gate
Thank You For 13 Years: The State of The Gate 2019

I thought I would touch upon what changes have occurred within the past year at The Gate with this article — as well as at least three new projects about which I... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
SALE: Air France / KLM Business Deutschland – Osaka (Return): 1440 Euro

Mit der KLM oder Air France Business von Deutschland nach Osaka ... Read More

AIRBNB: Akomodasi Penginapan Terjangkau untuk Segala Tipe Traveler

Belum mempunyai akun AIRBNB? Daftar menggunakan link PinterPoin ini untuk mendapatkan: Diskon 15% hingga US $400 untuk home booking Kredit sebesar US $15 untuk AIRBNB... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Trip Report – Japan Airlines Business Class JL38 777-200ER – SIN to HND (Singapore to Haneda)

Flying on Japan Airlines in Business Class is one of the cheapest ways to get to Tokyo from Singapore - find out more about my experience which requires only 25,000 AS... Read More

Deals We Like
All Deals in One Spot!

I hope you all are having a great weekend! As always, here is a list of the many new and existing deals that are going on, with some of them expiring this week. Make... Read More

Frequent Miler
Office Depot: Buy $300+ Mastercard Gift Cards & Get $15 Instant Discount

Office Depot is running a new Mastercard gift card deal this week. It wasn’t listed in their weekly ad, but stores have signs advising that you’ll get a $15... Read More

Points With a Crew
Review: Asiana Airlines Economy Class, A380 LAX – ICN

Asiana economy class, with large seats and good service, is definitely one of the best ways to cross the Pacific on a budget Read More

What to Do When Your Hotel Bumps You

So, you book a hotel in one city and the hotel chain puts you in another because of “technical problems” at the hotel. Has it ever happened to you? In all my... Read More

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