Points With a Crew
Buy United miles (with a bonus) and enter to win 1,000,000 more miles!

Buying points can be a great way to boost your balance, but only if makes sense financially! Does the new MileagePlus promotion fit that criteria? Read More

View from the Wing
Woman Dries Underwear Using Air Vent Above Her Seat

I think we may have just found the worst airline passenger ever who is going about her business oblivious to the concerns of others in the cabin. Every day passengers... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazon Free eBooks Great For Vacations!

Amazon is offer a bunch of free eBooks today. These are so great to download for free and then you will have them for your next vacation by the pool! Go here to see all... Read More

Lufthansa Flyer
LUFTHANSA’s New Livery Shows Up On First Regional Jet……

The first regional jet carrying the new livery comes out of the paint shop and is showing off around Europe.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Air India Is Increasing Service To San Francisco As Of March 2018

Air India has been nicely growing their US route network lately. They picked up momentum when the US electronics ban was put in place against Gulf carriers, and... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Emirates to add Dubai-Bali-New Zealand route

Emirates are busy, with a new route being launched, which will connect Auckland via Bali from 14th June 2018. Emirates Boeing 777-300ER taking off – Image, Economy... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Error Fare: Delta Business Luxemburg – Orlando (Return): 920 Euro

Dieser Preis für die Delta Business von Luxemburg nach Orlando ist auf Error Fare Niveau ... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Wow! Hotel Took My Feedback Seriously and Made Suggested Changes!

Hotel management took my suggestions seriously and made the suggested changes! The post Wow! Hotel Took My Feedback Seriously and Made Suggested Changes! appeared first... Read More

Frequent Miler
Gift card deals: Best Buy, Cabela’s, more

There are a number of current gift card deals running that offer savings at places like Best Buy, Cabela’s, Safeway gas stations, and many... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Emirates To Begin Flying Between Bali And Auckland

Emirates has just announced a cool new fifth freedom route. As of June 14, 2018, Emirates will be launching daily flights from Dubai to Auckland via Bali. This will be... Read More

18 Aviation Themed Stamps For Your Pleasure

Before the advent of electronic everything, people used to send hand written letters to each other. In order to show that you had paid for your letter, each one had to... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Cashback Dominates Miles for Most People

Whenever people find out about my involvement in this “hobby”, one of the first questions that comes up is, “what credit card should I get?”, or... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Vietnam Airlines Lotus Business Class Lounge Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)

After arriving from Doha at 1pm, I had nine hours until my 10pm flight to Frankfurt. With a full day’s work ahead, I headed straight for the Vietnam Airlines Lotus... Read More

View from the Wing
What are the Really Unique Benefits of Top Tier Airline Elite Status?

Frequent flyer programs are really two separate and distinct efforts under the same banner: recognition and reward. Reward is mileage earning and redemption. ... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Goodbye, Meridiana; Hello, Air Italy!

Italy has a new airline this week and it is not toying around. Expect roughly 50 aircraft to be flying from the Milan-based Air Italy within three years. Oh, and plenty... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Changes to Award Ticket and Redemption Service Fees on Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Partner Airlines

Sometime late last year, Singapore Airlines announced the changes (that are already in effect at the time of writing) to the mileage accrual rates, seat selection as... Read More

One Mile at a Time
PSA: Don’t Use Airplane Air Nozzles To Dry Your Underwear

This is just cringeworthy on soooo many levels: I guess what I'm wondering more than anything is what she was doing inflight that caused her underwear to require drying?! Read More

Travel Codex
The Airline Routes Roundup: February 1-15, 2018

The first half of February continues to build on the momentum that started in January 2018 with new airline route announcements. Towards the latter half of January,... Read More

Frequent Miler
Pay taxes via credit card, 2018 edition

Preparing taxes is no fun. No fun at all. But paying taxes doesn’t have to be painful. In fact, it can be quite rewarding to pay taxes via credit card. The key is... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Disney World Going All-In On Star Wars Hotel!

Disney World is going all-in on a Star Wars-themed hotel. It will be attached directly to the new Hollywood Studios Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge experience. The post Disney... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Trip Report – Japan Airlines Business Class SKY SUITE III JL31 – HND to BKK (Haneda to Bangkok)

Now this is the second time that I am flying Japan Airlines' newest Business Class product (SKY SUITE III) and the last flight from Singapore to Haneda was fairly... Read More

God Save The Points
Is London The New “Europe” For Flight Deals In 2018?

If you follow along with flight deals, you know exactly what I’m talking about. If you don’t, I’ll explain. Throughout the year 2017, we saw endless... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Scoot to replace SilkAir for Langkawi Flights from April 2018

It was announced last year that Singapore Airlines and SilkAir customers can access codeshare destinations with Scoot but it seems like Scoot will be taking over the... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
GENIAL: Zeitungs-Abos mit vielen Miles & More Meilen

Zeitungsabos stellen in Deutschland die einfachste Art dar, um schnell und kostengünstig an viele Miles & More Meilen zu kommen. In meiner... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Chegou a sua vez

Já foi dado início a maior votação sobre programas de fidelidade do mundo, o Freddie Awards, que chega a sua versão 2018. Com... Read More

The Gate
One of the More Bizarre Closets in a Hotel Room Which I Have Ever Seen

A closet is arguably one of the least complicated parts of a hotel room, as it does not require plumbing, electricity — save for a light in some cases, or comfort... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Live and Let’s Fly Weekend Digest: February 18, 2018

Good evening from Carmel, CA…I’m spending the holiday weekend at my favorite California Hyatt and have been enjoying the fresh air and beautiful weather... Read More

Deals We Like
All Deals in One Spot!

Here is a compiled list with all of the currently active deals in the points and miles world! Make sure to scroll through to check on any offers expiring soon that... Read More

View from the Wing
Passenger Forgets Laptop in the Lavatory, Winds Up in Oklahoma City

Last year flight attendant in my Facebook feed shared a story about a man taking such a long time in the lavatory that another passenger expressed concern and eventually... Read More

Michael W Travels
Woman Screamed At Baby On Delta Airlines Flight, Suspended From Gov Job!

Earlier in the month, a woman was removed from a Delta Airlines operated flight for screaming at a baby and her mother. She also threatened to have the flight attendant... Read More

Points With a Crew
3 reasons to include a Blue Mountains day trip during a visit to Sydney

The Blue Mountains were hands-down my favorite part of the 5 days I spent in Australia. Here are 3 reasons a Blue Mountains day trip is a *must* when you're visiting... Read More

Monkey Miles
Insane Deal: Etihad Business Class Europe to Australia $2500

Perfect Honeymoon Trip. Flying from Europe to Australia is long, long trip. You’ll need to transit via the Middle East or Asia, and one of the premiere Middle... Read More

The Gate
Why Do Passengers Grab Baggage Before Evacuating an Airplane?

“The pre-flight briefing should drop the seat belt how-to and include a clear explanation of liability coverage in the case of an accident. Ok, maybe that sounds... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
Picture of the Week: What do you do when the sky kinda sucks?

I'm still torn about this one, what do you do when you get set up for a great shot and the final result kinda...well...sucks? The post Picture of the Week: What do you... Read More

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