Your Mileage May Vary
What Should I Do With My Citi ThankYou Points?

On September 1, 2019, Citi is going to change the fourth-night free benefit on the Citi Prestige to make reservations only bookable through the ThankYou portal or by... Read More

God Save The Points
British Airways New Club Suite With Door Headed To NYC, Dubai Early…

If you’re a plane geek, which we know you are just by being here – there hasn’t been a year this exciting in decades. This is the year of the business... Read More

Miles To Memories
Home Depot Gift Cards 10% Off ($1,000 Max) – Stack For Deeper Savings

There is a deal on MyGiftCardsPlus right now for Lowe’s gift cards.  These deals don’t usually last long and they are unique in the way the discount is... Read More

View from the Wing
New Best Ever Offer for American Express Hilton Surpass Card

I think that very frequent business travelers do best with Marriott -- or even better with Hyatt if they can make the smaller chain's footprint work. However for folks... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Traveling With An Infant Newest Recommended Gear

Traveling with kids can be daunting especially if you don’t have the right gear. We just did our first week long International trip with 3 kids (including an... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
MAX, XLR and NMA: Which works for United??

On the heels of its strongest second quarter results since the 2010 merger United Airlines found itself facing tough questions from investors about future fleet plans.... Read More

Monkey Miles
Buy Avianca Lifemiles with up to 145% bonus

Avianca Lifemiles are a great way to fly business and first class with points, and they're currently on sale. Check out how you can take advantage to score discounted... Read More

Renés Points
Goodbye, Hilton Ascend Amex – Hello, Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card (and New Welcome Bonus)!

American Express rebranded their Hilton Ascend card — and today introduced the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card (learn more about this card). Plus, Amex... Read More

Miles To Memories
Did You Know Hyatt Credit Cards Earn Bonus Points at SLH Properties?

World of Hyatt launched a partnership with Small Luxury Hotels (SLH) late last year. In January more hotels were added. World of Hyatt members can earn and redeem points... Read More

Traveling For Miles
DEAL: Get 30% Off Singapore Airlines Premium Economy Awards Between Los Angeles & Singapore

Singapore Airlines has published its 'Spontaneous Escapes' for August 2019 and once again we're seeing the airline offering discounts of up to 30% on Business Class,... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Lounge Hopping In KUL

I had a long layover between flights in Kuala Lumpur (KUL) and used the time to sample a trio of lounges. I spent the bulk of my time in the Malaysia Airlines Golden... Read More

View from the Wing
United, American and Delta CEOs are Meeting With President Trump This Afternoon to Pick Your Pockets

Impossible to Parody. The CEOs of United, Delta, and American are meeting with President Trump this afternoon to promote protectionism and argue that the U.S. should... Read More

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

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