View from the Wing
What’s the Best New Card of 2018?

It's an incredibly competitive market for rewards credit cards. It used to be that most of the money went to the banks, travel partners are getting more but now... Read More

Deals We Like
12% Cash Back on All Marriott Reservations!

If you are looking to make a paid reservation at any participating hotel under the Marriott umbrella, now is the time to do so! The online shopping portal Ebates is... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Here’s Why I Sometimes Choose To Earn Fewer Points When Booking Air Travel

I value Chase Ultimate Rewards points, Citi ThankYou points and Amex Membership Rewards points all at 1.5 cents each so it may seem strange that, at times, I choose to... Read More

Live from a Lounge
IHG Double Points and More offer Extended!

IHG has extended the Double Points promotion for Fall 2018. The promotion is applicable for stays through December 31, 2018. Also, the cap on the number of bonus points... Read More

Milhas e Destinos
American: mudanças nas aeronaves que operam no Brasil

A American Airlines está fazendo um reajuste na sua malha aérea para acomodar as novas aeronaves B737-MAX8. Uma das cidades afetadas será... Read More

Frequent Miler
Chase Offers: 10% back at Lowe’s, Office Depot, Starbucks, Advance Auto, more

New Chase Offers are out today for many merchants, including 10% back at Lowe’s (up to $12 back), 10% back at Office Depot, 10% back... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Tiny lav market gets more crowded

Passengers and cabin crew hate them. Airline accountants love them. And this month the market for new, compact aft galley/lav combos became a bit more crowded. The Diehl... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Attention Southwest Airlines Fliers… Gift cards discounted up to 20%

It’s that time of year where companies of all shapes and sizes throw their gift cards on sale, hoping that you’ll spend your hard earned money and stuff... Read More

Miles To Memories
Save 20% on Gift Cards with New Amex Offer

Check your American Express credit cards for a new Amex Offer that will save you 20% on gift cards. The post Save 20% on Gift Cards with New Amex... Read More

Michael W Travels
2018 Travel Holiday Gift Guide from Michael W Travels

With the holidays fast approaching, I’m sure that many of you have some shopping to do. Here is my 2018 Travel Holiday Gift Guide.  Not so surprisingly... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Priority Pass Prestige für 281 Euro

Um den Black Friday gibt es die Priority Pass Prestige Mitgliedschaft um 281 Euro ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Great Deal: 12% Cash Back On Marriott Stays

Shopping portals can be a great way to earn cash back for purchases you'd make anyway. While shopping portals offer bonuses for all kinds of retailers, sometimes they... Read More

Deals We Like
Running List of Amazon Black Friday Deals

This page will include all of your Amazon Black Friday deals! Keep in mind that many of them are flash sales or one day only offers, so you’ll want to keep... Read More

Running with Miles
Face-Off: Apple Watch Series 4 vs Garmin Forerunner 645

The Apple Watch Series 4 and the Garmin Foreruner 645 are both popular options for running watches. Which one is best for you? Check out this in-depth comparison to see... Read More

Frequent Miler
Get 12% back at Marriott via Ebates today

Ebates is offering 12% cash back today on Marriott bookings at participating US Marriott hotels for 24 hours only (Tuesday 11/20/18). The Deal... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
140% BONUS: 480000 Avianca Lifemiles Meilen: 5775 Euro

Avicana Lifemiles hat wieder mal einen Sale laufen ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
American Will Fly Boeing 777-300ER To Tokyo Haneda

Well this is interesting. American's "flagship" aircraft is the Boeing 777-300ER. American only has 20 of these planes in their fleet, and as of now they fly them on... Read More

Dumpling Condado: A Taste of China in Puerto Rico

Dumpling Condado Puerto Rico is part of the TPOL Moves to PR Trip Report. Go down Ashford Ave, the Rodeo Drive of Condado, and you’ll see many Chinese... Read More

Miles To Memories
Discounted Gift Cards on eBay – iTunes, Lowe’s, Southwest & More!

There some new gift card deals on eBay that can net you some decent savings at a few merchants. The post Discounted Gift Cards on eBay – iTunes, Lowe’s,... Read More

View from the Wing
Airline Charging for Tickets Passengers Don’t Buy and Mileage-Earning Bill Pay Service Gets Big Funding

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

Have you heard of the concept of seat back catering on flights?

Back in the early 1970s, UK charter airlines started using seat back catering to provide food for their passengers. This meant less galley space was required on board,... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Swiss Business Class A330 Zurich to Chicago

When looking for awards for summer travel to Europe, 3 business class seats is often a challenge. Thankfully for the return flights from Spain, we found space on Swiss... Read More

Frequent Miler – Nick Reyes – NB 021

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast! Each week one of Boarding Area‘s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Jeju Air signs for up to 50 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

It seems the appetite for the Boeing 737 MAX isn’t slowing down, with Jeju Air of South Korea placing an order today. The order calls for an order of 40 Boeing 737... Read More

Deals We Like
Amazon Subscription Boxes up to 50% Off!

Amazon is out with a new Black Friday sale where you can get up to 50% off their subscription boxes. Although I see some boxes being sold at a 75% discount! They... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
The Good That Came From The Delayed EL AL Flight

The greatest joys in life often come from the way human beings face unexpected hardship together. I wrote yesterday about the delayed EL AL flight from New York that... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Have You Checked Out Your New Chase Offers Yet?

To date American Express has been the only one of the major card issuers to have any meaningful money-saving offers available to cardholders (Citi dabbles with offers... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Alaska Airlines Launches Saver Fares (AKA Basic Economy)

Alaska Airlines has been in a tough spot lately. The airline used to be a favorite on Wall Street, but since their takeover of Virgin America, Alaska’s stock... Read More

Restaurant Week Hawaii 2018 Recap

Restaurant Week Hawaii, now in its eleventh year, wrapped up this past Sunday.  And, despite being out of state for the first few days of Restaurant Week, I was... Read More

BA Avios – No fuel surcharge partners and ways to minimize costs

What do Aeroplan and BA Avios have in common? Egregiously high fuel surcharges, imposed by primary airlines of the program. And just like Aeroplan, BA Avios too has its... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Crazy: LOT Passengers Asked To Contribute Cash For 787 Repairs Prior To Takeoff!

A LOT Polish station manager took up a cash collection from passengers in Beijing in order to pay a 787 repair bill so the aircraft could depart for Warsaw. A LOT Polish... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Delta Black Friday Sale!

Delta is offering a Black Friday sale that they are calling “The Sale of the Year.” You need to book these Black Friday deals by Friday November 25th. Fares... Read More

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