Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-9 “Kung Fu Panda”

It’s Sunday again, so must be time for some more airplane art. This week – climbing out of Chicago O’Hare International Airport as it begins its long... Read More

Monkey Miles
The new top-tier elite status: 10 countries where you can buy yourself citizenship

Can you straight up buy a 2nd passport? Yep. Read all about it. The post The new top-tier elite status: 10 countries where you can buy yourself citizenship appeared... Read More

View from the Wing
Least and Most Secure Airport Wifi and a Look at Air Force One’s Classic Design

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

One Mile at a Time
Why You Should Consider Upgrading Your Ink Bold & Ink Plus Cards

Nowadays Chase issues three cards in their excellent Ink Business Card lineup -- the Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card, Ink Business Cash℠ Credit... Read More

The Travelers Club
Boeing 787-8 : American Airlines fait l’impasse sur près d’un tiers de sa classe Affaires !

American Airlines a commencé le déploiement de sa cabine Premium Economy sur l’ensemble de sa flotte. Nous avions annoncé ces retrofits... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Flight Review: Delta One Business Class Las Vegas – New York (JFK)

Delta announced Delta One Business Class Expanding to More US Domestic Routes, with New York (JFK) to Seattle (SEA) and New York (JFK) to San Diego starting on... Read More

T-Mobile’s Free Data Roaming to an Expanded List of Countries Starts Today

I often write about my experiences with T-Mobile, both the good and the bad.  T-Mobile and Sprint are my favorite wireless carriers due to the strength of their... Read More

Sam Chui
American Airlines Plans Remove 8 Business Class Seats From 787-8’s

American Airlines has 20 787-8 in its fleet. They took delivery of the first 787-8 in January of 2015. In October of 2016 American Airlines announced a new cabin for all... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
New Zealand’s Capital, a.k.a. Little Hollywood, Is Welly Worth a Visit

At the far end of (Middle) Earth lies what Lonely Planet has long referred to as “the coolest little capital.” Wellington, New Zealand, capital of this tiny... Read More

View from the Wing
American Drops the Barbecue Sandwich From Buy On Board Due to “Negative Feedback”

A week ago I wrote about American’s super gross ‘barbecue chicken sandwich’ that they sell in coach. I suggested that for an airline based in Texas... Read More

View from the Wing
American’s 767s Will Be Retired in 2020, but Lima Will Get the Worst Aircraft the Longest

At American’s ‘Crew News’ employee forum on Wednesday a Lima-based flight attendant asked about the airline’s plans to send new aircraft to Lima... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Finally! United Adds Flatbed Seats on LAX – BOS

United Premium Transcontinental Service: LAX – BOS? While no official announcement has been made, United updated its fall/winter schedules over the weekend and the... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Mid-Year Status Update – Surprising Results

For the first time since I became a serious frequent flyer, I am carefully tracking all of my traveling metrics for elite status. Every flight and hotel stay is logged... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Ouch: American Reconfiguring 787-8s With Just 20 Business Class Seats

American is in the process of installing premium economy throughout their longhaul fleet. On the surface this seems like a good thing -- economy seats keep getting... Read More

Frequent Miler
Get $5 Bottles Of Wine With Martha Stewart Wine Amex Offer

There are two new Martha Stewart Wine Amex Offers available which, when stacked with another offer, means you can get bottles of wine for just $5 + tax. If they still... Read More

The Travelers Club
« Atmosphère », la nouvelle signature cabine de Bombardier pour ses CRJ !

Il était difficile d’imaginer que Bombardier reste plus longtemps à l’écart de l’innovation en cabine. Après Airbus (et le... Read More

Miles To Memories
Wells Fargo May Not Have Been The Only Bank Making Fake Accounts

You know about Wells Fargo creating fake accounts to pump up their numbers but did you know they are not alone in that practice? The post Wells Fargo May Not Have Been... Read More

Michael W Travels
Woman Gives Birth In Chick-fil-A, Baby To Receive Free Food For Life!

Chick fil A makes a fine chicken sandwich and is probably our favorite fast food restaurant. (Shake Shack doesn’t count, it’s fast casual!). A few years... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Why Hotel Sheets Are White, Should You Pay Surcharge To Earn Points?, BoardingArea Podcast Launch

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 tricks... Read More

The Gate
Earn Up to $10 in Orbucks For Sharing Photographs With Orbitz Rewards

Through its partnership with Trover — which is a global community of travelers who share inspirational photographs and tips from their recent trips — members... Read More

One Mile at a Time
My Theory On How Marriott Will Handle Existing Travel Packages

Marriott's new loyalty program will kick in at some point in August. It could be August 1, or could be August 31. So we're potentially just over a week from a new... Read More

View from the Wing
Confirmed: American Removing Business Class Seats From Boeing 787-8s

This makes awards and upgrades super difficult on the aircraft (awards are nearly impossible now in business class as it is). A 20 passenger business class cabin is a... Read More

Sam Chui
Quick Facts about the Marriott and Starwood Merger

In September of 2016 Marriott International acquired the Starwood Hotel brand. Since then Marriott has let Starwood operate as its own entity with plans to eventually... Read More

Новая политика ручной клади у Wizzair на практике

Мои впечатления от полетов... Read More

Deals We Like
All Deals in One Spot!!

I hope you are all enjoying your summer! Here is a compiled list with all of the currently active deals in the points an d miles world. Make sure to scroll through... Read More

Miles To Memories
Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino Review – Suite & Regular Room Review

The Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is a undervalued gem with a great location on the strip. It has excellent restaurants that offer amazing views of the Bellagio... Read More

God Save The Points
How To Use & Maximize American Airlines Systemwide Upgrades (SWU’s)…

Jumping the queue has never been so fun… American Airlines rewards their highest tier AAdvantage loyalty customers, much like Delta and United, with upgrade... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Away Travel Replaces Smart Luggage Batteries

Away Travel is offering a trade-out program for their previous generation bags in a move that is smart and helpful. Customers who previously purchased a piece of luggage... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Delta Up To 10,000 Bonus Miles

Delta is offering up to 10,000 bonus miles when you register for this latest promotion. You will earn 50% extra miles with eligible hotel, car and retail partners... Read More

One Mile at a Time
American Airlines Still Serving Disgusting “Lobster Sandwich”

Some of you may remember the story I wrote last year about the "lobster roll" I was served on an American Airlines flight between Los Angeles and New York. Well, I have... Read More

Points With a Crew
14 New Amex Offers from Amazon to Bed, Bath & Beyond!

Shopping and savings? With over 14 new Amex Offers you just might be able to accomplish both. I'll show you the latest and how to check your offers. Read More

View from the Wing
The CEO of American Airlines Lays Out His Vision for Low Revenue Over a Quality Coach Product

Recently I saw someone's comment on my Facebook feed that what you think about American Airlines corresponds directly to whether you fly mostly international business... Read More

God Save The Points
Is Staying In Hostels Really So Bad, After All?

Here at GSTP, we pride ourselves on knowing a whole lot about travel. For one reason or another however, topics occasionally come up that are well and truly out of our... Read More

Gebucht: Iberia Erstflug A350 Langstrecke, Cathay transcon in der USA + Lufthansa A350

Irgendwie schreiben ja alle meine „Bloggerkollegen“ derzeit tolle „Booked!“-Artikel. Da ich mir noch nicht ganz so sicher bin, ob Euch eine... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Amazing Deals on Tumi Bags & Other Products From BestBuy

BestBuy Canada is offering ludicrously cheap Tumi products, including suitcases, wallets, backpacks, and other products. They’re discounting already on-clearance... Read More

One Mile at a Time
The Emirates Lounge JFK Is Finally Reopening

Last September I wrote about how the Emirates Lounge JFK was closing for a renovation. The lounge closed on September 1, 2017, and was supposed to reopen in "early... Read More

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