TravelUpdate
American Airlines Gulf Air Part Ways

American, Delta and United have been in a war of words with the Middle East carriers for the past couple of years. Although they have unfounded comments, they continue... Read More

TravelSkills
Frequent flyers may need a new driver’s license – but when?

There’s been a lot of coverage recently about states with driver’s licenses that do not meet the requirements of the federal Real ID law, and whether... Read More

God Save The Points
The Most Instagrammed Winter Travel Desinations Of 2017…

Forget about the sun, just for a few moments. It’ll still be there when winter is over, but there’s something truly magical about winter travel. The... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
50% Rabatt bei Hilton Japan & Südkorea

Hilton Japan und Südkorea machen gerade Spaß. Man bietet einen 50% Rabatt ... Read More

Road Warriorette
Where to stand when waiting to board

Where is the best place to stand when you’re waiting to board your flight? Reader L asks… I need help figuring out where I should wait in the gate area to... Read More

One Mile at a Time
My Interesting Experience With Secondary Security At Ben Gurion Airport

Yesterday my trip to Israel came to an end, and I flew EL AL first class from Tel Aviv to London. I'll have more on that very interesting flight shortly, but in the... Read More

Miles To Memories
Discounted Gift Cards on eBay: Save 15% at Sears

There’s some new discounted gift card deals on eBay. As a reminder, gift cards sold by PPDG will no longer earn 5X, unless you have an old Ink Mastercard. Read More

Travel Codex
Misadventures Transferring Credit Card Points to Air France Flying Blue

One reason I increasingly value credit card rewards points is the “transferable” nature of these currencies.  Unlike frequent flyer miles, card points... Read More

God Save The Points
OMG Deal: €4.99 Flights All Over Europe, €24.99 For Unlimited Legroom…

We’re writing from experience, and these deals are real. No gimmicks, no catches. Ryanair is running a “7 Days of Deals” Black Friday promotion, and... Read More

The Gate
Save 20 Percent on Room Rates With Hilton November 2017 in Seven States

You can save 20 percent on room rates at Hilton hotel properties in seven states if you book your reservations only now through Friday, November 24, 2017... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
30% Rabatt bei Club Carlson + 2500 Punkte zusätzlich pro Stay

Club Carlson verkauft wieder mal die Dream Deals mit einem Rabatt von 30% und gibt auf jeden Stay 2 500 Punkte zusätzlich ... Read More

Michael W Travels
Win 40,000 American Airlines Business Extra Points, Enough for 20 Flights!

American Airlines Business Extra is giving you a chance to win 40,000 points! While this might not sound like a big prize, these aren’t regular American Airlines... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Travel Professionals: Changes Are Being Made To SPG Pro

As Marriott and Starwood move towards aligning their systems, partnerships, etc., as much as possible, we can expect to see lots of changes. For example, while we can't... Read More

God Save The Points
Awesome Deal: 50% Off Great Hotels In Japan & Korea…

Japan is known mainly for two things: one, being one of the greatest place on earth, and two – a ridiculously expensive place to stay in great hotels. With top... Read More

Travel With Massi
Bis zu 30% Rabatt auf Luxus-Hotels

Bis zu 30% Rabatt mit den Club Carlson Dream-Deals Ob Besuch bei ungeliebten Verwandten, auf dem Weihnachtsmärkte oder zum Christmas-Shopping in eine andere... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
California-Australia-New Zealand 2018 fare deals

There is an opportunity with one way fares from Air New Zealand, Hawaiian, Qantas and United to discount the cost of travel to New Zealand and Australia through the use... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Dining at CLASSIFIED: United’s “secret” restaurant in Newark

United Airlines has a private, slightly swanky new restaurant at its Newark hub. Is CLASSIFIED all it is hyped up to be? Let's find out! The post Dining at CLASSIFIED:... Read More

ThePointsOfLife
South African Airways JNB-VFA: Short-Haul Lie-Flat Is The Tops

I flew to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on South African again. There's no need to write a full review because the flight was only one hour and I slept the duration. The... Read More

View from the Wing
United Upgrade Awards That Refund Miles and Cash, Let You Keep the Upgrade

A reader noticed something funny happening with United miles (plus cash co-pay) upgrades. If the first segment of the itinerary didn't clear, the miles and co-pay would... Read More

Miles To Memories
Ryanair, Intra-Europe Flights For Less Than $6

Fly for as little as $5.86 one-way with Ryanair. You can book directly on the Ryanair website. Book by 21.11.17 for travel in January 2018.  Read More

One Mile at a Time
Which Routes Have FlyDubai’s New Business Class?

A bit over a week ago I wrote about how FlyDubai introduced a new business class product, which caught many of us off guard. The airline took delivery of their first of... Read More

TravelUpdate
Delta Ending Business Class on Transatlantic Routes

Delta Airlines is known for having one of the best business class products in the US. Their DeltaOne Cabin is currently offered on international routes, and some... Read More

Points With a Crew
The #1 trick to tell if your flight is going to be delayed

There's one trick that I reliably use to determine whether my flight is going to leave on time. Expert travelers know that the simple way to find out is to ... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Horrifying Vegetarian Meal or Impressive Domestic Meal Service?

Context is always key. Outrage is often feigned. Ignorance is strength. A tweet of an airline meal has gone viral. It is purportedly an economy class... Read More

God Save The Points
Unpopular Opinion: I’m A Terrible Travel Customer, But I Want Everything…

As I write this, I’ve already resigned to the fact that this will be a largely unpopular opinion, but an opinion it is, nonetheless. My thesis: there must be an... Read More

Deals We Like
Wyndham Black Friday Sale!

Wyndham just announced their Black Friday sale where you can receive up to 55% off at Wyndham, Wyndham Grand, Dolce Resorts, and Hawthorn Suites. While you cannot book... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
5,000 Easy Alaska Miles (California)

More good news from Californians! Last month, Southwest offered a Public Offer For Southwest Companion Pass For Free for California. Here is another great deal... Read More

Miles To Memories
Make a $200+ Purchase at Newegg with Masterpass and Save $25

Get $25 off a $200+ purchase at Newegg when you pay with Masterpass. Use promo code MPBF17 at checkout. Read More

Jeffsetter
Hawaiian Says Aloha to CEO Mark Dunkerley

Hawaiian says Aloha to CEO Mark Dunkerley whom announced his retirement last week.  Dunkerley has been critical to Hawaiian’s renaissance and is responsible... Read More

The Gate
This Sale From Marriott Rewards Is a Disappointing Embarrassment

“And looks like they’re already sold out (in 40 mins). I’ve been looking for a way to redeem my MR points for a while now, but outside of hotel stays... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Marriott AC Hotel, Torino, Italy

I returned to Torino for business again this year. After the tiny hotel room of my last stay, I opted for the AC Hotel Torino so at least I could earn some points, and... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
easyJet fiddles with luggage charges

easyJet has been busy it seems – and has been toying around with its hold luggage charges. EasyJet Airbus A320 coming into land at Birmingham Airport –... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Woman Arrested For Misuing Former Employer’s Delta SkyBonus Points

Many airlines have rewards programs for businesses. These programs allow you to double dip, as you can accrue points in your personal frequent flyer account, and also in... Read More

View from the Wing
China Squeezes North Korea By Suspending Air Service

China is North Korea's primary sponsor state. But North Korea is also a problem for China. Kim Jong Un's saber rattling leads to the militarization of South Korean and... Read More

God Save The Points
Hot Deal: £303+ European Cities To Hong Kong – Round Trip, With Bag…

The thing that continues to blow our minds – is that many of the best fare deals aren’t just to local, small time places. Many of the years best deals are... Read More

Running with Miles
Extended Black Friday Sale at Best Buy for Elite Members

Best Buy as extended their early Black Friday sale for each elite members and now you have until the end of today! The post Extended Black Friday Sale at Best Buy for... Read More

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