Michael W Travels
Possibly The Worst Possible Time To Fly To Europe

Last weekend, the Michael W Travels family headed off on our first trip of 2019 (over President’s Week break). We headed to a destination which was the first city... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Hilarious: An “All-American” Breakfast On American Airlines…

Your “All-American” breakfast on American Airlines includes Canadian bacon… Appropriately shared by @FakeOscarMunoz, the parody account of United CEO... Read More

Miles To Memories
Hyatt’s Website: Cheaper Prices For Some When Hotels Are Sold Out?!?

Hyatt Website Quirk Globalist Guaranteed Availability Hyatt has long been known for their underwhelming IT. Over the years we have seen a number of interesting issues... Read More

Traveling For Miles
American Reopens An Admirals Club At Charlotte

American Airlines says that it's preparing for "a big summer" in Charlotte and by that it means that it plans to add services to/from its hub and that it has just... Read More

TravelUpdate
Card Wars: American Express Blue Business Plus vs Chase Ink Unlimited

Do you need a workhorse of a business credit card? Check out this post to learn about two of the industry's best ones for travel. The post Card Wars: American Express... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Last Chance: Buy Alaska Miles With A Bonus

This is an update to a previous post to note that Alaska's bonus on purchased Mileage Plan miles ends tomorrow, Friday, February 22, 2019. So if you're interested in... Read More

God Save The Points
Hot Deals: £253 London To USA Flights With British Airways Or Virgin Atlantic..

Yep, round trip with meals, drinks and everything… A.B.B.A or BA? The A.B.B.A apparently stands for anyone but British Airways, a phrase coined by the other... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Choice Privileges 8,000 points for 2 stays Feb 26-Apr26

Choice Privileges brings back its standard 8,000 points after 2 stays promotion February 26 to April 26, 2019. Registration is required before your first eligible stay.... Read More

Dots, Lines & Destinations
DLD 232: Surprise!

What's in store this week?? Perhaps it is a surprise for everyone. Owing to some excitement in the recording and editing process we're all about to find out together! Read More

Deals We Like
Recap of Marriott, Hyatt, Radisson, and Wyndham Category Changes and Important Dates to Book By

This year seems to be getting hit quite hard with some hotel devaluations. In just the past few weeks we’ve heard from Marriott, Hyatt, Radisson, and Wyndham on... Read More

Points With a Crew
Hurry: Montreal to Paris in June from $273; New York, Boston and Ft. Lauderdale Under $500!

Jump on great summer fares from Northeastern cities to the romance capital of the world during high season, including carry-on bags! Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Ebates Offering 10% On Marriott Bookings Today

Ebates is a pretty good cash back portal. I probably use it and TopCashBack the most when shopping online. Today they are offering 10% cash back at Marriott and other... Read More

ThePointsOfLife
Reminder: Download Qantas Entertainment App

You buy a jar of Folger's Crystals, you put it in the cupboard, you forget about it. Then later on when you need it, it's there. It lasts forever. It's freeze-dried.... Read More

Miles To Memories
The One Good Thing About Expedia Running The Chase UR Portal

The change over from Connextions to Expedia for the Chase Ultimate Rewards portal hasn't been the best but there is at least one good improvement. The post The One Good... Read More

View from the Wing
Uh Oh: IHG Rewards Club Testing Variable Redemption Pricing

IHG reported its year-end results and noted the importance of their loyalty program to drive direct bookings (no commissions to online travel agencies) and higher... Read More

Running with Miles
Great Deal: 12” MacBook on Sale for $799!

If you are a Mac user and want the most compact MacBook, check out this awesome deal for the current generation 12” MacBook! It is brand new and is a wonderful... Read More

One Mile at a Time
IHG Introducing Variable Award Pricing In 2019

This week InterContinental Hotels Group released their preliminary results for 2018, and it contains an interesting note regarding their loyalty program. This excerpt is... Read More

Traveling For Miles
GREAT DEAL: Buy Up To 300,000 Avios In Iberia’s Latest Sale (50% Bonus)

Iberia has launched its latest Avios sale and, for US flyers, the deal on offer is noticeably better than the deal British Airways has running in parallel - if you're... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
The Wall Street Journal Battles The Airbus A380

In a hit-piece entitled Airbus’s Lesson for Young Socialists, a Wall Street Journal column heaps scorn on the Airbus A380 program. The column is... Read More

Bald Thoughts
New Centurion Lounge Limitations, Airports You Want A Layover, Solo Travelers Can Save By Buddying Up

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
Stay Twice and Earn Up to 8,000 Points With Choice Privileges — Spring 2019

You can earn up to 8,000 Choice Privileges frequent guest loyalty program points — enough to redeem for a free night at greater than 1,000 participating hotel and... Read More

TravelUpdate
Nashville Travel Meetup Thursday, February 28

Whether you’re looking for a hidden gem of a restaurant in Rome, searching for the best secret beach on the Pacific Coast Highway or simply looking for a cheap... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
WestJet Debuts First Safety Video

With WestJet morphing into a full-service airline to compete with Air Canada, it was only a matter of time before the airline created its own safety video. Airlines take... Read More

Jeffsetter
How to do the Honolulu Marathon Right

This past December, Mrs. Island Miler took the plunge and did the Honolulu Marathon for the first time.  And based on our experience, here’s how to do the... Read More

TravelUpdate
How Homeowners can earn 10,000 AA or United Miles

You can earn miles and points for activities or services that you would usually sign up for, without knowing about the added bonus. The post How Homeowners can earn... Read More

Live from a Lounge
HDFC Infinia Vistara Gold / HDFC Regalia Vistara Silver status going away

HDFC Bank Infinia Customers, who were able to get a free upgrade to Vistara Gold, and Regalia customers to Vistara Silver, don't have much longer to enjoy this... Read More

Running with Miles
Report: Apple Launching a Credit Card with 2% Cash Back Rewards

Apple is said to be launching their own credit card very soon that will offer about 2% cash back and potentially tie in tightly with some of the iPhone features. The... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Great Deal: 10% Cash Back On InterContinental Stays

Shopping portals can be a great way to earn cash back for purchases you’d make anyway. While shopping portals offer bonuses for all kinds of retailers, sometimes... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Etihad seeks to tap into Easter demand – adds additional flights to London Heathrow

With half-term upon us (and the roads a little quieter), it’s obviously time to consider the Easter Holidays. Yes – the Easter Holidays are not far away.... Read More

Milhas e Destinos
A Accor vai mudar seu programa de fidelidade

A Accor, rede de hotéis que ostenta em seu portfólio o Sofitel, Mercure, Novotel, Ibis, Pullmann, Swissôtel e Fairmont, dentre outros, vai modificar... Read More

Traveling For Miles
KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes: Business Class Awards At Economy Level Pricing

Some links to products and travel providers on this website will earn Traveling For Miles a commission which helps contribute to the running of the site –... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
New IHG PointsBreak Coming Monday

On Monday, IHG Rewards Club has announced that the next PointBreaks promotion will become available. In January 2018, IHG PointsBreak Got A... Read More

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