TravelUpdate
The Problem with Delta’s Mileage Upgrade Award Option

Delta’s Upgrade Options with Miles For the most part, I like Delta.  Recently, I looked into Delta’s upgrade options for an upcoming trip.  Delta... Read More

Monkey Miles
AA Amenity Kit Giveaway winner announced!

Congratulations to Silje!!! You won and will have your kit this week 🙂     The post AA Amenity Kit Giveaway winner announced! appeared first on Monkey... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
CLEAR Should Follow Priority Pass’ Lead

CLEAR is a membership service that vets members to provide expedited security lines at airports and event centers. They have had limited growth, but if they followed the... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
What The World Cup Can Teach Us About Points and Miles – Column

Last week I was out running errands with a friend. He had his son with him and while we ran around town his son, Elliot, was watching the World Cup game. Belgium was... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Emirates Opens Beautiful New Lounge At Cairo Airport

I travel through Cairo Airport more often than I should, thanks to the very reasonable paid first and business class fares available from the airport. Overall the... Read More

The Short Final
Review: Rome Marriott Park Hotel

I just wrapped up an amazing two weeks in Italy resting and re-charging from what seemed like a hellish year of work. I look forward to this trip every summer because it... Read More

Points With a Crew
Why you need to see past the facade of this hotel promo

Sometimes I dismiss promotions out of hand based on their description. But I'm *so* glad I took a second look at this one. You can currently earn... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
DETAILS: Andaz Delhi – Suite

Review einer Suite im brandneuen Andaz Delhi ...  Read More

God Save The Points
Savvy Travelers Cost J.P. Morgan Chase $330 Million In Credit Card Profits…

We’ll take Chase bonus points for $330 million, please… “Build it, and they will come”. The sage advice offered by Kevin Costner in Field of... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
The Deck, a mais nova sala vip da Cathay Pacific em Hong Kong

Recém inaugurada, a sala vip da Cathay Pacific em Hong Kong, The Deck, é um lounge vip para passageiros da Classe Executiva e membros Safira do programa... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Walking Rome – Villa Borghese Gardens

Before starting to write this piece I read Tripadvisor questions on where to stay in Rome as a first-time visitor. The link is an overview of neighborhoods in central... Read More

TravelUpdate
Benvenuti: Kuwait Airways Adds Milan Malpensa Flights

The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s most aggressively expanding airlines. Saudia, Emirates, Etihad and Qatar are all located in this region, and are... Read More

View from the Wing
What I’d Love to See Chase Do With 5/24

Chase frequently won't approve new credit cards for most customers that have had 5 or more new accounts in the last 24 months. That's informally known as the '5/24... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Can Credit Cards Be Canceled Due To Inactivity?

A few days ago I wrote about the 21 credit cards that I have right now. There are different reasons that I have these cards. Some cards, like the Chase Sapphire... Read More

God Save The Points
Summer Deal: £950+ Business Class Euro Cities To Boston & NYC Round Trip…

Because Boston feels better in business class… Pack your bags and start the trip countdown, because there are amazing business class fares to Boston and New York... Read More

No Mas Coach!
How to apply for an International Driving Permit

While city centers are great and easily accessible by public transit, having the freedom to leave and explore the outskirts of the city is truly liberating. In my... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
NOCH GÜNSTIGER: Edelweiss Business London – Punta Cana (Return): 1000 Euro

Mit der Edelweiss Business von London in die Karibik ... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
American Adds Five New Domestic Routes from CLT and MIA

New Routes Expand Charlotte and Miami Hubs American Airlines announced new domestic routes from its Charlotte (CLT) and Miami (MIA) hubs for Winter 2018/2019. The new... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Aigle Azur’s Interesting New Longhaul Flights

Up until recently I didn't know much at all about Aigle Azur, a French airline based at Paris Orly Airport. Previously when I heard the name mentioned it sounded to... Read More

Michael W Travels
New Airline Will Make Flying Around Vietnam Much Better

Kim recently sent me an article about how flying around Vietnam is about to get much better. This was of interest to me since I’d love to revisit the country.... Read More

God Save The Points
Review: Qantas London Heathrow Business Class Lounge…

The Verdict86%The Final VerdictSpace90%Style90%Wifi85%Food78%Drinks89%Service86%Reader Rating 0 Votes0%10 points for style, and 10 points for gin in the Qantas... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Tru Hotel Pigeon Forge – Patronizing Millenials

Tru is a new hotel brand by Hilton focused on a younger generation. The select service property (this location in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee) trades design elements for... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
🔥 NYC to HKG for $2.4K – Great Delta Status Match Fare

The ‘Perfect’ Delta Status Match Fare? ・JFK/EWR – HKG via AMS/CDG on AF/DL/KL | $2,400 r/t in business class  ・Valid for travel... Read More

View from the Wing
This Video of a Man Trying to Shove His Luggage into the Overhead Has Been Viewed 9 Million Times

We’ve all seen people that bring on bags which simply don’t fit int he overhead, or where they’re one of the last passengers to board and there’s... Read More

The Short Final
HOT DEAL: 50% Off Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Suites

Heads up! A hot, hot, hot hotel deal is about to pop up next week. Make sure you bookmark the page and set a remind. Here’s your chance to score a great price (50%... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
DEAL: Egyptair Business Barcelona – Bangkok (Return): 1100 Euro

Mit der Egyptair Business von Barcelona nach Bangkok ... Read More

Sam Chui
FARNBOROUGH: Airbus A350-1000 receives ETOPS 180 certification

FARNBOROUGH: Airbus A350-1000 receives ETOPS 180 certification According to type certificate documentation, Airbus received ETOPS 180 minute certification for the... Read More

God Save The Points
How Hotels Are Using Tech To Transform Guest Experience…

Alexa, order me a drink from the hotel bar… Raise your hand if you hate waiting in line. Note: you don’t actually need to raise your hand, and if... Read More

Frequent Miler
Discover Cashback Bonus: Redeem $15 For $20 Overstock Gift Cards

Following on from last week’s discounted Nike gift cards (which is still going strong), Discover has launched an additional promotion on discounted gift cards... Read More

The Gate
In Memoriam: AlanB

“BNSF had a derailment just west of Aurora, IL that shut down the tracks for a while. Thursday’s trains had to take a detour around the area, while... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
DEAL: Kenya Airways Business Amsterdam – Mauritius (Return): 1375 Euro

Mit der Kenya Airways Business von Amsterdam nach Mauritius ... Read More

Sam Chui
Delta quietly removing MD-90s from its fleet

Delta quietly removing MD-90s from its fleet During the second quarter of this year, Delta Airlines has discretely been removing Boeing/McDonnell Douglas MD-90s from its... Read More

View from the Wing
What American is Telling Employees About the Government’s Safety Investigation

News came out this past week that an FAA inspector developed a close relationship with an American Airlines manager, and ignored important safety tips. The Department of... Read More

TravelUpdate
Does anyone remember the Dassault Mercure?

Dassault Aviation from France designed the Mercure to fly short routes very efficiently. First flying in 1971 and entering service with Air Inter in 1974, this is one... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: DoubleTree Colorado Springs – Presidential Suite

The DoubleTree Colorado Springs is a massive hotel with conference center. I was pleasantly upgraded to the Presidential Suite due to my status with Hilton and... Read More

Miles To Go
M2G 021: Hyatt's New Credit Card, Toy Story Land & $100 free on Amazon

Tune in to hear all about Hyatt's new credit card, an awesome AMEX promotion to get $100 free on Amazon and a sneak peek review of the new Toy Story Land! Listen Now

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