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SAFARI: Kenya Airways Business Dubai – Mombassa (Return): 426 Euro

Ein wirklich netter Preis für einen Business Ausflug von Dubai nach Kenya ... Read More

Monkey Miles
Limited Time: Buy United miles with a 75% bonus and enter to win 1 Million

You’d be buying miles for roughly 2.15 cents a piece. Airlines have been more and more aggressive with their mileage sales. AA basically offers their miles at... Read More

Miles To Memories
Hyatt Regency Bloomington – Minneapolis Review: Modern & Comfortable But What’s With the Bathtub?

A full Hyatt Regency Bloomington - Minneapolis Review. This brand new hotel sits close to Mall of America & MSP Airport, but there was one curious design choice that... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Hyatt Suite Upgrades Globalist Details

One of the benefits of being a Hyatt Globalist member is Suite Upgrades. Hyatt explains you get 4 suite upgrade awards to use at the time of reservation at... Read More

The Gate
Save Up to 20 Percent With Radisson Spring 2018

You can save up to 20 percent on room rates when you stay a minimum of two consecutive nights at participating Radisson hotel properties in North America and South... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
100,000 Hilton Honors Sign-Up Bonus, United Airlines Engine Blows Off

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and... Read More

Miles To Memories
Amex Platinum 100K Offer is Back, Check CardMatch [YMMV]

American Express has a 100K Membership Rewards offer for the personal Platinum card. However this offer is not public but only targeted to some people through... Read More

View from the Wing
Flight Diverts Because Flatulent Passenger Wouldn’t Stop Letting Loose

Pilots of a Transavia flight made an emergency landing in Vienna when a fight broke out over a passenger who wouldn’t stop passing gas. The pilots reported... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Review: Malaysia Airlines Regional Golden Lounge KUL – Renovated

Malaysia Airlines is currently renovating their main lounges in KUL, and on a recent trip, I had the chance to stop by one of these renovated lounges, namely the... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Wanting to fly Qatar Airways? Got a Visa card? In the UK? How does 35% off sound?

For those of you looking to save a lot of pennies, this could be one to do some planning with – with Qatar Airways offering a 35% discount – providing you... Read More

View from the Wing
Your Rewards Credit Card Gets You Up to $56 at Bobby Van’s Steakhouse (JFK Terminal 8)

There are over 1000 airport lounges that a Priority Pass will gain you access to, most of those are spread throughout airports around the world. In order to expand their... Read More

Miles To Memories
Do Award Stays Count Towards Hyatt’s Brand Explorer Perk?

What are the terms for the Brand Explorer perk and do award stays count? Read More

Live and Let's Fly
AA Agent Saves Two Teenagers from Human Trafficking Plot

AA ticket agent Denice Miracle is being credited as the miracle that saved two teenage girls from a potential life of slavery. Miracle is an AA ticket agent... Read More

The Gate
Wyndham Rewards Changed Promotion Rules on Its Members Without Notice — Again?

You might recall the terms of a recent promotion in which you could earn up to 15,000 bonus Wyndham Rewards points for up to three stays — in addition to the... Read More

Travel With Grant
What is the Best Transportation Option from Airport to City Center in these 85 Cities?

Are you an expert in knowing the best, cheapest, or safest way to get from an airport to the city center? I’m not, as proven by my totally crazy airport to city... Read More

Points With a Crew
Have miles? Won’t travel. Alaska and Delta blocking close-in award flights.

In an effort to curb award fraud, Alaska has changed it's rules. When booking Japan Airlines, Hainan Airlines, or Cathay Pacific, make sure you're aware of the new... Read More

Miles To Memories
Cheap US-Europe Fares Starting at $296 on Many Airlines

Round trip fares to Europe starting at $296 from several US cities. These low prices are showing up on Iberia, American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, TAP Portugal, Delta... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Qatar Airways A330 Business Class Doha to Ho Chi Minh City

No matter what time of day, you’re in for a comfortable flight on Qatar Airways. In my intro to this trip report, I focused on the excellent food onboard even a... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
How a JetBlue Flight Almost Diverted Due to Crying Baby

On a recent JetBlue flight from New York (JFK) to Los Angeles, passengers onboard the flight found themselves almost about to divert due to a crying baby! The child was... Read More

View from the Wing
100,000 Signup Bonus for Amex Platinum Available to Some Through CardMatch Tool

American Express is strategic in trying to identify people who aren't already cardmembers of other Amex products when they are acquiring new customers with the biggest... Read More

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PARTY: Lufthansa / Swiss First Frankreich – Bangkok (Return): 3500 Euro

Swiss und Lufthansa greifen ab Frankreich Qatar Airways in der First an. Es geht sehr günstig nach Bangkok ... Read More

Miles To Memories
Simon Mall Gift Card Sale, 20% Off Domino’s, JCPenney, Children’s Place and More

Simon Mall has a new gift cards sale on select third party gift cards. The discount comes in the form of a Visa Simon gift card. Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Airlines Condemn Trump Budget Plan

A proposed plan to raise airline fees for TSA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection has airlines bracing for an attack from an Administration it so far has... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Ritz-Carlton Yacht Cruises

Ritz-Carlton will be launching their collection of high-end cruises beginning in 2019 as part of the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, which includes three decked out... Read More

Michael W Travels
Win A Trip To See An Icelandic Soccer Game In San Francisco

Iceland Naturally is excited that the Icelandic men’s soccer team qualified for the World Cup in Russia. Before heading to the tournament, the team will play a... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
UNGLAUBLICH: Lufthansa / Swiss First London – Indien (Return): 2600 Euro

Dieser Preis ist noch immer da. Mit Lufthansa oder Swiss in der First um 2 600 Euro nach Indien ... Read More

Deals We Like
Targeted 100,000 Point Amex Platinum Offer!

It looks like the American Express Platinum card is back with a 100,000 point offer! Unfortunately this is a targeted offer, but many folks are reporting being able to... Read More

Mommy Points
What to Eat and Avoid at the Park Hyatt St. Kitts

Our long weekend at the Park Hyatt St. Kitts wasn’t expensive in terms of getting or staying there thanks to airline miles and hotel points, but our time on the... Read More

God Save The Points
Cheap Deal: $296+ U.S. Cities To Italy Or Spain – Round Trip On Delta, Iberia, American…

Trips from the US to Europe are rarely classified as “cheap”, but when prices are as low as $296 round trip – you’ve gotta get excited. Top... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Gol Premium Lounge GIG

  Vídeo da sala vip da Gol no embarque doméstico do Rio Galeão. Muito bom lounge para o embarque doméstico. Parabéns a Gol pela... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Keeping The Kids Happy When Flying 

It’s been a while since I have written about what we do and specifically bring to keep the kids happy when we fly. Specifically I’ll focus on our pre-school... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 180: Engines Turn Or Podcast Speaks

No, that's not really what ETOPS stands for but with the rash of engine issues in the past week we couldn't help talking about them. Etihad cuts, Air India's sale plans... Read More

God Save The Points
Hot Deal: £989 Business Class – London To Shanghai or Beijing – Round Trip With British Airways…

First we went West – and now we go East. After yesterdays wildly exciting business class deals from Europe and London to the US, things are shifting to China,... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Help Decide Who The Best Airlines And Hotels Are

Who are the best airlines? What hotel makes it easiest to redeem your points? Which airline does the best job recognizing elite status? Vote in the Freddie Awards!... Read More

View from the Wing
Victoria’s Secret Model Caught Joining Mile High Club

A Victoria’s Secret model admits that she’s a member of the Mile High Club, and says she got caught as she finished up. She shared, "When asked if she's ever... Read More

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