One Mile at a Time
Chase Freedom Card Review (2019)

If you're into earning points through credit card spending, you shouldn't be earning just a single point per dollar spent. Rather you should be earning anywhere from... Read More

Miles To Memories
Easy 5X UR Points With Staples No Fee Mastercard Deal

Staples sells a variety of Visa & Mastercard gift cards. Depending on the value (up to $200) the fee to purchase these can cost as much as $6.95. Now they are... Read More

Nevermind. This Is The New Plan For Wyndham Points

Just after making a decision about what to do with some expiring Wyndham points, the hotel chain I'm trying to ditch throws me a curveball. The post Nevermind. This Is... Read More

God Save The Points
Top Restaurants In Japan Are Making It Harder For Tourists To Get Resy’s…

There’s nothing new about top restaurants in Japan creating hoops to keep tourists out. At the same time, there have never been more hoops. If you know the... Read More

Running with Miles
Travel Tech: First Real Sale on the Latest iPad Mini

The iPad Mini is one of the best iPads for travel and the latest now works with the Apple Pencil! Now, you can get the first 2019 iPad Mini sale with a 10% discount! The... Read More

How to Fund a Roth IRA While Earning Bonus AMEX & Chase Points Using “Manufactured Spend”

More and more people are not just working remote, but working for themselves. It’s not just freelancers in creative fields. Professionals, unsatisfied with... Read More

An Inside Look At the Sukhoi Superjet

Frequent flyers and casual flyer alike know there are two major airplane manufactures: Boeing and Airbus. But what about the Sukhoi Superjet? The post An Inside Look At... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Alaska Airlines Business Card Gets New Benefits

The Alaska Airlines Visa® Business Credit Card has had an increased welcome bonus for a while, and now, and is a card that's well worth picking up, in my... Read More

4 Days in Buenos Aires: Day 1 – The Heart of the City

In April I took a trip with my daughter to Buenos Aires, Argentina, along with Montevideo, Uruguay. Here is an account of our first day's adventures. The post 4 Days in... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
LAX Hotels: My Top Choices When Spending The Night

Need to overnight near LAX before or after a flight? Here are my top choices for hotels close to the airport. Read More

Miles To Memories
Amex Prime Card Bonus Items, Discounts up to 25% for Cardholders

Amex Prime Card Bonus Items, Discounts up to 25% for Cardholders American Express and Amazon issue two credit cards that are great for Amazon purchases. They both earn... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Southwest Just Gave A Free Nintendo Switch To Every Passenger On This Flight

Nintendo is scheduled to set up a huge booth at the San Diego Comic-Con, the grandaddy of all Comic Cons, held at the San Diego Convention Center on July 18-21. Their... Read More

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

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