Points, Miles & Martinis
New Easy $15 Back Offer American Express (targeted)

Do you have the Hilton Honors™ Card from American Express? If so, check your account to see if you are targeted for a great offer where you can get... Read More

Running with Miles
Ending Soon: Use SPG Points For a Great Tour de France Finish Line Experience!

If you are a cycling fan, you will definitely want to check out this SPG auction that is ending soon! It comes with a complete package for a finish line experience,... Read More

View from the Wing
How One Head of Loyalty Helps Customers Every Day

Long-time Southwest Airlines CEO Herb Kelleher used to say they were in the customer service business "we just happened to fly airplanes." Jeff Bezos talks about the... Read More

One Mile at a Time
AirAsia Passengers Physically Sick After Extreme Humidity And Air Conditioning Combine Onboard

Cabin temperatures is something that is discussed frequently on this site. Ben is a huge fan of individual air nozzles/vents, regardless of the airline or cabin, which... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Lounge Dining: À La Carte vs. Buffet

What’s more important to you in a premium cabin airline lounge: a great buffet or a la carte dining? In trying to be objective, I’ve put together three pros... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Fridays Without Charles, Free Outback Flight, Rat-Sniffing Terriers

Hacks, travels, events, and ideas from the world and the world of travel. My daily take on what's new and thought-provoking. The post Fridays Without Charles, Free... Read More

Hawaiian Seeks Antitrust Immunity, Accepts US A321

Back in March, Hawaiian Airlines began its codeshare agreement with Japan Airlines.  And now, Hawaiian prepares to deepen the relationship as Hawaiian seeks... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Miles from Budapest… LOT Polish Airlines adds another London City Airport service

LOT Polish Airlines are adding another route to London City Airport – on the back of their Warsaw route launch. This time, Budapest will get a service a... Read More

Running with Miles
These Passengers Were Vomiting When the Pilot Cranked Up the AC

Onboard this flight yesterday, passengers started vomiting when the pilot cranked up the AC on full blast. This was after a long delay and reports are mixed as to why... Read More

View from the Wing
100,000 Bonus for Amex Platinum ‘Still Going Strong’ Through CardMatch Tool

Look for a 'CardMatch Special Offers' tab, Amex cards may not be what display but default but look for special offers on the left hand side of the screen. If you aren't... Read More

Aer Lingus now allow seat selection on AerClub bookings

Earlier this year, I spent an hour of my time playing telephone ping pong with Aer Lingus and Avios. My simple request for seat selection on a frequent flyer redemption... Read More

MBNA Alaska Airlines Sign Up Bonus Increased to 30,000 Miles

Looks like MBNA has increased its sign up bonus to its highly valuable MBNA Alaska Airlines World Elite MasterCard Credit Card, going from 25,000 to 30,000. There... Read More

Running with Miles
Leaked! The Date of Amazon Prime Day 2018 – Not What Most People Thought

Thanks to this leak, we know when the date of Amazon Prime Day 2018 will be, and it is different from the date most people thought! This is the Black Friday of summer... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
How A Captain Flushed Out A Plane Full of Passengers Who Refused To Disembark

What happens when passengers react to a long flight delay by refusing to leave rather demanding to deplane? One Air Asia captain had to resort to fairly unorthodox... Read More

Frequent Miler
Should you invest in Starpoints now?

Starwood is once again offering 35% off on the purchase of SPG Starpoints through July 20th. This means that it’s possible to buy Starpoints for... Read More

God Save The Points
I’m Sorry, But The British Airways Bias Has Gone Too Far…

Apologist, traitor, sell out – let the chants begin… This week British Airways cancelled “mistake fares” they probably shouldn’t have, but... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
90.000 Avios mit verückter Iberia-Promo!

Iberia hat gestern eine neue Promo mit einer überaus großzügigen Ausbeute an Avios aufgelegt. Für jeden Iberia-Flug, den ihr bis zum Sonntag bucht,... Read More

Travel With Massi
Zu gut, um wahr zu sein – 90.000 Avios mit der verrückten Iberia Promo?

9.000 Avios pro Buchung ohne zu fliegen!? Iberia hat gestern eine ziemlich eigenwillige Promotion gestartet, um Direktbuchungen über ihre Kanäle... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded

Über manche Promos bin ich immer wieder erstaunt ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Und der nächste Air China Business Sale ab Deutschland!

Air China wirft sehr beständig und regelmäßig ihre Business Sale Promos raus ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
GEHT BESSER: Sheraton Grand Krakau – Deluxe Suite (Video)

Video Rundgang durch meine Deluxe Suite im Sheraton Grand Krakau. So richtig Deluxe fand ich die Suite nicht ... Read More

Обзор: Hampton by Hilton Kurtkoy, Стамбул

Обзор Hampton by Hilton Kurtkoy рядом с... Read More

The Gate
One Obvious Way to Spot an American in an Airport Security Checkpoint Outside of the United States

I was at an airport security checkpoint at Keflavik International Airport in Iceland on my way to Barcelona in Spain — which is a flight between two Schengen... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
“Aviation Watchdog” Audits Are No Cause for Concern

“Aviation Watchdog” to Audit FAA Oversight of Southwest Airlines The Office of Inspector General for the US Department of Transportation said Wednesday it... Read More

Michael W Travels
Win A Trip For Two To Pasadena, California

Southwest is giving one lucky winner a trip for two to Pasadena, California to have the “ultimate vacation.” The prize includes a gift card to use towards... Read More

Frequent Miler
NY to Hawaii from $350 RT on American & United

United is offering excellent prices for round trip travel to Hawaii late this summer, throughout fall, and into the winter, with prices from New York... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Norwegian Experiencing Problems on Hi Fly, Wamos and EuroAtlantic Wet Leases

Norwegian Air Shuttle passengers on certain routes should be aware of potential cancellations and delays in light of difficulties with replacing aircraft undergoing... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Passegeners Caught Having Sex On Flight to Mexico in Seats

Two passengers onboard a Silver Airways flights from Ft. Lauderdale bound for Mexico, were caught joining the Mile High Club, in their seats. Apparently, they felt there... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
New Uber Ride Pass Available $4.99

Uber is out with some new Ride Pass offers where you can save money on your rides. Here is an example of one fromAtlanta. New Uber Ride Pass Available $4.99 When you buy... Read More

View from the Wing
Air Conditioned Planes in High Humidity Can Cause This to Happen

Air Asia flight 5583 from Kolkata to Bagdogra — a 277 mile flight — was 4.5 hours for mechanical reasons. After 90 minutes passengers were asked to get off... Read More

The Reward Boss
Lyft Expands Free Rides to Cancer Patients in Major Cities

Lyft and the American Cancer Society are offering free rides to people fighting cancer. The Road To Recovery program started a couple years ago in Boston and has... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
10,000 Delta MQMs The Easy Way!

We are nearly halfway through 2018, how are you doing on your Delta MQMs bonuses? Today I received my email, ‘Congratulations! You’ve earned 10,000 Medallion... Read More

The Short Final
Are You More About The Experience or The Destination?

I read a ton of blogs and websites, almost to a fault. I say I live on a 24-hour news cycle because I’m constantly consuming content. During my daily read today I... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Reassessing and Liking the New Amex Hilton Cards, Especially for Low Hassle Points Travelers

The 4 new and refreshed Amex Hilton cards came out in January with the end of the Citi Hilton cards. Initially I paid little attention to these cards. Discussions with... Read More

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