Monkey Miles
Hot! Chase Ink Business Unlimited – 1.5x on everything + $500/50k point sign up.

The newest in the suite of Chase Ink cards has been released. The Chase Ink Unlimited offers 1.5x points on everything as well as a generous $500/50k sign up bonus. The... Read More

Miles To Memories
Istanbul, Ireland, Greece & More! Hyatt Announced A LOT This Week. Here Are the Highlights!

Hyatt made a ton of announcements this week about new full service properties coming around the globe. Find out where they are growing the Centric & Unbound brands... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Is The New Ink Business Unlimited Card Worth It?

Earlier this week we saw the introduction of the new Ink Business UnlimitedSM Credit Card, which joins Chase's excellent lineup of Ink Business Cards (which... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Park Hyatt Tokyo (Park King Suite)

During my last stay at the Park Hyatt Tokyo, I received an upgrade to a Park King Suite. This review focuses exclusively on the suite. Yesterday, I provided a full... Read More

Frequent Miler
Stacking deals at Kmart: Spend $50, get $46 back in points

Kmart has a couple of stacking deals going on right now that can combine to get a total of $46 back in Sears Shop Your Way points when you spend $50... Read More

Swimming at The Airport – VIP Lounge Punta Cana Review

The VIP Lounge Punta Cana offers guests an array of standard airport lounge amenities. Typical amenities include free soft drinks, espresso drinks, basic alcoholic... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Coming Soon: Save 30% in Radisson Hotel Sale & 5,000 Bonus points per stay

Radisson Hotel's upcoming sale that will go live on May 30 will give a 30% discount for all Radisson Rewards members along with 5,000 bonus points. The last time... Read More

Points With a Crew
Get $7 off Movie Tickets with Chase Pay & Atom Tickets

Need a price break at the movies? Here's a $7 off discount with Atom Tickets. How do you get this offer? I'll show you. Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Beautiful Act of Kindness by United Flight Attendant

Can you imagine leaving something valuable behind on an airplane, only to have a flight attendant hand-deliver it to your door? That’s what happened to a New... Read More

Miles To Memories
Chase $500 Bonus for New Accounts Available Online Again

One of the best bank bonuses is back. Now there's a new link with an extended expiration date if you missed it earlier this year. The post Chase $500 Bonus for New... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Results From My One & Only Credit Card Application For A While

Recently we saw the introduction of two big new welcome bonuses on Citi AAdvantage Cards: -- The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™... Read More

View from the Wing
Are Centurion Lounges So Busy Nobody Goes There Anymore?

I was in the Phiadelphia airport's Centurion lounge this past week. I hadn't been since the lounge's pre-opening event in October. It was packed. They’re popular... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Marriott 1K Bonus Points Promotion Across Europe

If you are heading to Europe, maybe the UK, Germany, Norway or Italy this fall, check out this promotion from Marriott. With this one you can score an additional 1k... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Memorial Day Sign-Up Specials: 180K URs, 100K AmEx Platinum, 300K Hilton, 230K AAdvantage,

80K Ultimate Rewards Offer + 2 Fee-Free 50K Options Chase Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card While the Chase Ink Plus has come and gone, Chase has ushered in... Read More

When TSA Pre-Check isn’t Printed on Your Boarding Pass

If you are a frequent traveler, getting Global Entry or TSA Pre-Check will save you time. I have a Global Entry membership, so I had been able to breeze through most... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Staying At A Kimpton This Summer? Don’t Forget The Secret Social Password

IHG initially announced that they were purchasing Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants back in 2014, but up until this year the brands continued to operate separately.... Read More

Mommy Points
Eight Memorial Day Getaways You Can Still Book With Points

Last minute alert - it still isn't too late to use points for a Memorial Day Weekend staycation or getaway. Here are eight spots across the country where you can still... Read More

Michael W Travels
Lyft Is Spending $100,000,000 On Hubs For Drivers

Lyft has Hubs around the country which offers support to drivers. According to, “Your local Hub is a one-stop shop for answers on everything from... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Should you tip housekeeping?, Summer’s busiest airport days, Why have multiple Priority Pass memberships?

Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
“Mexican” + Persian Food in Tokyo

In my ongoing series on “Mexican” food in foreign lands, I cannot help but to add a Tokyo installment. This one’s a stretch, though. It was my business... Read More

God Save The Points
Dubai Deal: £595 London Premium Economy Flight + Five Star Hotel Packages…

Literally cheaper than flights alone… When you realize you’ve booked yourself an entire holiday for the price you would usually pay just for flights, life... Read More

One Mile at a Time
A Look At Biman Bangladesh’s New 787 Business Class

The newly delivered 787 that I'm most excited about this summer belongs to Air Tanzania, as they'll be adding a single Boeing 787 to their fleet, which they plan to use... Read More

Miles To Memories
ATW: Amex Makes a Positive Change, Amazon Dropping the Ban Hammer on Customers, Award Craziness & More!

My latest edition of Roundup: Articles From Around the Web! The post ATW: Amex Makes a Positive Change, Amazon Dropping the Ban Hammer on Customers, Award Craziness... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 194: The Trojan Zamboni

If you're going to sneak into Canada we suggest a Trojan Zamboni as the obvious choice for transportation. And apparently Quebec is the best place to make your move. The... Read More

View from the Wing
“You’re My Bartender” Fight Breaks Out When American Flight Attendant Won’t Serve Beer

On Wednesday’s American Airlines flight AA1293 from St. Croix to Miami passenger Jason Felix was apparently drunk when he boarded. Unsurprisingly the flight... Read More

God Save The Points
Why College Students Should Actually Buy First Class Airfare…

That’ll be $130 in additional fees, please… Things are all calm at the airline desk, until that magic moment: the college kids arrive. As they approach the... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
LATAM Business Frankfurt – Südamerika (Return): 1580 Euro

Mit LATAM Business von Frankfurt nach Südamerika ... Read More

Бизнес-класс flydubai из России в Дубай от 43 900 руб.!

flydubai предлагает прекрасные... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
VORSCHAU: Der neue Lufthansa First Amenity Kit

Der neue Lufthansa Amenity Kit ab Ende Mai ... Read More

Lufthansa Flyer
Lufthansa Unveils Premium Economy Amenity Kits And Introduces New First Class Kit….

Lufthansa unveils a refreshed kit for First Class and for the first time, brings an Amenity Kit to passengers flying in 'Y+' Read More

View from the Wing
I Don’t Get It, Why Are People Still Collecting SkyMiles?

When a loyalty program becomes less rewarding, it moves the needle with consumers less. That's a fairly basic proposition. It's not any different than the idea that... Read More

One Mile at a Time
New OMAAT Email System: Please Check Your Subscriptions

Just a quick housekeeping update as we transitioned to a new email service yesterday (the previous one has been in place since 2008, and has been causing problems). I... Read More

Frequent Miler
Delta’s A350 seats, the most rewarding promotions, free expedited entry to the US, and more

This week at Frequent Miler, we’ve got reviews of Delta’s A350 business class and premium select cabins, the most rewarding hotel promotions, and the weird... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Reminder: Earn 4000 miles on Hotel Stays this summer

Here is a great promotion where you can earn miles for your free flight when you book hotel stays for yourself or anyone else. You need to register before May 31, so act... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
NEUE 737 MAX BUSINESS: Flydubai Business Moskau – Dubai (Return): 600 Euro

Flydubai hat eine lustige Business Promo ab Dubai laufen ... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Hyatt Appears To Have Abandoned Their Test Of Charging For Breakfast At Hyatt Place

The test to charge for breakfast at Hyatt Place seems to have failed for now. The post Hyatt Appears To Have Abandoned Their Test Of Charging For Breakfast At Hyatt... Read More

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