The Shutterwhale
InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland to Open in Q4 2018 – 16 Floors Underground!

The InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is a 18-storey hotel that has two floor above ground and 16 floors below the ground (this includes two floors underwater!).... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
Warum haben Flughäfen zwei verschiedene Codes?

Die meisten Vielflieger unter uns sind sicherlich mit den 3-Letter-Codes der großen internationalen Verkehrsflughäfen vertraut: Frankfurt ist FRA, New York... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Are Frequent Flyer Miles A Tool Of Inequality?

A Twitter user named Amanda Kolson Hurley has started quite a discussion in the past few days regarding frequent flyer miles. Her claim? That frequent flyer miles are a... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Lounge Review: Plaza Premium Lounge – Siem Reap International Airport (REP)

Siem Reap is one of those cities where it can sometimes make sense to use your miles for a free Economy Class flight (there are not many destinations where this is... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
GUT: Westin Taipei – Suite

Review einer Suite im Westin Taipei ... Read More

Frequent Miler
Finding Delta awards in calendar view (Air France is not the answer)

Air France Flying Blue is the only Sky Team loyalty program that partners with all common transferable points programs: Amex Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards,... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Now Boarding: Stefan Krasowski, Rapid Travel Chai!

Have you met Stefan Krasowski? He's only been to just about every country in the world. And, a bunch of places you've probably never heard of. He knows how to travel... Read More

The Travelers Club
Nouvel appareil et nouvelles destinations pour Air Belgium !

Les débuts ont été compliqués pour Air Belgium – malgré un produit qui semblait être au niveau des attentes des premiers... Read More

God Save The Points
Score Amazing Deals On Qatar Airways Business Class With British Airways Holidays…

On the first search, it only saved £900 per person… You’re probably here because you love a good travel trick, love Qatar Airways business class, or... Read More

Sam Chui
Review: Kempinski Hotel Muscat

I stayed at the new Kempinski Muscat Hotel around end of June after taking the Oman Air B787-9 delivery flight from Boeing factory at Seattle. The Kempinski Muscat is... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Jet Airways Seat Select at INR 200 now!

Jet Airways Seat Select is being offered for a reduced price of INR 200 in August 2018. Here is how to get the best of the seats on a Jet Airways flight, by using this... Read More

Frequent Miler
Staples: $100 Mastercards With No Activation Fee (Limit 3)

Staples has launched a new online deal and is selling $100 Mastercard gift cards with no activation fee. However, you might need a Staples Plus membership in order to... Read More

Statusmatch bei Hilton – schnell und mit wenigen Nächten zum Diamond Status

Wer bisher schon einen echten (nicht gematchten) Hotelstatus hat, für den hat Hilton nun eine schnelle Lösung auch hier bis 2020 zu einem Status zu kommen.... Read More

Обзор: Hainan Airlines, бизнес-класс (Boeing 737), Пекин — Пхукет

Обзор бизнес-класса Hainan Airlines из... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Air France “Oh Lala” Business Sale ab Deutschland

Air France hat wieder mal die "Oh Lala" Deals laufen ... Read More

The Gate
Save Up to 25 Percent and Earn Up to 10,000 IHG Rewards Club Points Per Stay in the Northeastern United States With Kimpton Hotels

You can save up to 25 percent and a maximum of 30 percent while simultaneously earning up to 10,000 bonus IHG Rewards Club points per stay when you stay at your choice... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Live and Let’s Fly Weekend Digest: August 19, 2018

Greetings from LA. After a busy weak of travel last week, it was nice to be home this week. I’m not planning on going anywhere in the coming week either.... Read More

Monkey Miles
Chase Travel will be powered by Expedia – the 2 biggest reasons that’s a huge win for you.

Chase Travel will soon be powered by Expedia for all cardmembers. Here's the 2 biggest reasons I see it adding value to the program. The post Chase Travel will be... Read More

View from the Wing
Meghan Markle Eschews British Airways, Flies Air Canada to Toronto

Meghan Markle flew to Toronto on Air Canada — not British Airways. The Duchess of Sussex lived in Toronto when she filmed the USA television series Suits.... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Transfer American Express Membership Rewards to Starwood Preferred Guest/Marriott

American Express Membership Rewards points now transfer to Starwood Preferred Guest at a 1:1 ratio, the same way that Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer to Marriott rewards... Read More

Miles To Memories
Marriott Screws Customers, Save 33% on IHG Stays, Travel Hacking Addiction, $500 Increased Bonus & More!

The best posts and deals from this week including a great new credit card bonus with 4X earnings, news of Marriott's customer unfriendly changes, Chase loses a valuable... Read More

View from the Wing
Male Model Slipped While Boarding. Now He’s Suing Lufthansa for $8 Million.

A male model is suing Lufthansa for $8 million because he fell down because of “wet and oily residue” while boarding a London – Munich flight in 2012.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Why Do Canadian Airport Codes Begin With The Letter “Y?”

A few days ago Ben wrote about the humorous tale of a man in Canada boarding the wrong flight 1,800 miles in the wrong direction, and ending up at an airport that didn't... Read More

Michael W Travels
Anthony Bourdain Recommended: Doughnut Hot Dog- Kiev, Ukraine

In early June, the world mourned when we found out that star chef, TV host and traveler Anthony Bourdain had taken his life. Anthony Bourdain inspired many in different... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
What Exactly is a Southwest ‘Wanna Get Away’ Fare

We all Wanna Get Away! That is, after all, the reason we love to travel. And Southwest Airlines understood this when they cleverly named one of their fare classes Wanna... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazon Up To 80% Off Kindle eBooks NY Times Best Sellers

I just got my new Kindle doing Prime Day deals (it was only $10 with stacking promos!) Now, I’m working on loading it up with good reads for my upcoming vacations... Read More

Miles To Memories
W Las Vegas & SLS to Leave Starwood/Marriott & What’s Going to Happen Next

We knew the W Las Vegas was leaving the W brand, but it appears the entire property is now going independent and leaving Starwood/Marriott behind. The post W Las Vegas... Read More

One Mile at a Time
The Curious Implied Valuation Of Miles When Redeemed For Magazines

As I'm sure everyone knows, it's possible to redeem frequent flyer miles for magazines. It's definitely not the most exciting use of miles, but there are reasons to do... Read More

The Travelers Club
Hawaï (plusieurs îles disponibles) à partir de 2 000 EUR en Business !

On connait les bons tarifs de British Airways et d’American Airlines, en périodes promotionnelles, vers Hawaï. Les deux compagnies de l’alliance... Read More

View from the Wing
Delta Completes 600th Plane With Seat Back Video While American Prepares to Remove Theirs

While American Airlines prepares to remove seat back video screens from their domestic fleet, Delta has added the screens now to 600 planes. According to Delta’s... Read More

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