The Shutterwhale
35% off Starpoints (25,000 Miles for USD 455) – Purchase by 31 May 2018

All Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) members now have the opportunity (probably the last one before the merger of the SPG and Marriott Rewards program happen) to... Read More

Michael W Travels
My Very Frustrating Delta Airlines Award Booking Fail

Kim and I have been throwing around some ideas for a while now about where we should go over the summer. Last summer, the Michael W Travels family spent 5 Weeks in the... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Winner of Delta Sprezzabox Giveaway

Delta teamed up with Sprezzabox to create a Delta-inspired box of men’s fashion. We recently held a contest for a Delta Sprezzabox giveaway to one lucky winner.... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Save the Date: #FinHealthMatters Live Stream on Wed 4/25

Save the date for this Wednesday, April 25, 2018, for a full day of Facebook live streaming with some of the best personal finance experts from across the globe. Jason... Read More

Monkey Miles
Can you buy travel insurance AFTER you’ve departed

Personally, I like to make sure I have some sort of medical coverage when I’m traveling overseas. Certain U.S. based health insurance policies do provide coverage,... Read More

The Travelers Club
La Compagnie prend ses quartiers à Orly… depuis aujourd’hui !

Nous en parlions depuis plusieurs mois, c’est désormais acté : La Compagnie Boutique Airline – compagnie tricolore proposant exclusivement des... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Oops: I Tried Too Hard To Maximize My Hyatt Free Night Certificate

Don't make the mistake I did. The World of Hyatt program was introduced early last year (replacing Hyatt Gold Passport... RIP), and one of the new aspects of the program... Read More

View from the Wing
Woman Fined $500 for Pocketing Delta Onboard Snack, May Lose Global Entry

Crystal Tadlock was given an apple as a snack on her Delta flight from Paris prior to arrival. She stuck it in her carry on bag figuring she’d eat it on her... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Die neue Oman Air FIRST ist ja geil!

Oman Air hat eine kleine Vorschau für die neue First auf Twitter geteilt. Die schaut ja gut aus ... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Las Vegas Comp Rooms; Tips and Experiences

If you enjoy Las Vegas and like to gamble, then you’ll want to sign up for many of the casino loyalty programs that will track your play which in turn can mean... Read More

One Mile at a Time
What Makes A Good Priority Pass Lounge?

I moved to London with airline status two years ago, but once I saw the regular, ridiculous sale fares offered by low cost carriers (like £10 to Copenhagen,... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – Lufthansa Boeing 747-8i (new colour scheme)

It’s Sunday again, and once again it’s time for some more airplane art. This week we have a Lufthansa Boeing 747-8i climbing out of Chicago O’Hare... Read More

View from the Wing
Why Stronger EU Compensation Rules Will Cost Customers the Most

Earlier I noted that an EU court ruled that airlines will have to pay compensation to passengers when they cancel flights as a result of labor actions. When unions... Read More

The Gate
Earn a Bonus of 25 Percent When You Convert Hotel Points to AAdvantage Miles

You can earn a bonus of 25 percent on each conversion of points from several frequent guest loyalty programs to American Airlines AAdvantage miles through Thursday,... Read More

Monkey Miles
Fashionistas: Great Discounts and Bonus Points with Amex Offers

Amex must think I like clothes because I’ve received some really great discounts ( cash back ) and bonus points offers specifically with clothing retailers ( and... Read More

Up to 4 free nights in Atlantic City for Hyatt and MLife Elite members

This is an incredible opportunity for Hyatt and MLife Elite members, up to 3 (or even 4) free nights in Atlantic city up for grabs. If you are not an elite member with... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
Oman Air stellt neue First Class vor

Oman Air verpasst sich eine neue First Class, die in den neu ausgelieferten Boeing 787-9 eingebaut wird. Die Airline hat schon jetzt in den Boeing 787-8 eine sehr gute... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Hyatt Offering Quasi-Variable Priced Awards – Good and Bad

Some Hyatt hotels have recently started to issue prices above their Category award level by using some clever trickery. While increase prices are never good, this may... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Why I’m Not Planning A Honeymoon… I Think

No, it's not because I'm single. ;) This is actually something I've been thinking about for a while, and I can't quite figure out why I feel the way I do. I'm curious to... Read More

No Mas Coach!
How we earned $3700 Cash Back and Discounts on our Home Remodel

Earning cash back for purchases is one thing, but earning 10% cash back is another! Read here to find out how we saved a ton of money and got over 10% cash back as... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazon Sweet Deal On Headphones

A good set of travel headphones are essential for all travelers. If you are looking to replace your headphones, check out this sweet deal from Amazon on headphones.... Read More

Mommy Points
It’s a Wild Ride Watching the Littles Become the Bigs

The streets, the dust, the rides, and the funnel cakes are the same, but the participants are dramatically different. In a flash, they are too big for the little rides... Read More

The Gate
Earth Day 2018: Clean the World by Recycling Used Soap and Plastic Bottles

You may not know this; but the hotel at which you have recently stayed may be a partner of an organization called Clean the World, which has already surpassed... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
GIGANTISCH: United Club Lounge Los Angeles

Review der riesigen United Club Lounge am Airport Los Angeles ... Read More

Frequent Miler
$100 Roy’s Restaurant gift cards for $39.71 at Sam’s Club YMMV

If you enjoy eating at Roy’s Restaurant and are lucky, here’s a great way to save 60% on your dining experience. The Deal Buy $100 of Roy’s Restaurant... Read More

Miles To Memories
NOW LIVE & UNLIMITED!!! Fee Free Points Earning – 5X Ultimate Rewards!

Staples Mastercard Gift Card Deal Staples sells a variety of Visa & Mastercard gift cards. Depending on the value (up to $200) the fee to purchase these can cost as... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Oman Air Reveals New 787 First Class Suite

Oman Air is one of my favorite airlines. I've flown them in business class, and they offer a truly phenomenal experience, both in terms of the hard and soft product. In... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Swingers Coming to New NYC Virgin Hotel NoMad!

Virgin Hotels are opening their second hotel, which will be in New York City’s NoMad neighborhood next year. The property will feature 465 guest rooms, several... Read More

View from the Wing
How Marriott Will Expire Points in Their New Program

This is an improvement for Starwood members. Continue reading How Marriott Will Expire Points in Their New Program... Read More

Michael W Travels
Enter For A Chance To Win A Trip For 2 To Sri Lanka

Here, a travel magazine from Away luggage is giving one lucky winner a trip for two to Sri Lanka. The prize includes airfare, one week hotel stay and Away luggage!... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Free Apple on Delta Ends Up Costing $500

A free snack on Delta ended up making a trip to Paris far more expensive. Crystal Tadlock says a Delta flight attendant gave her an apple toward the end of her... Read More

Обзор: United Global First Lounge, Гонконг

Обзор United Global First Lounge в аэропорту... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Are Delta Basic Economy SkyMiles Award Tickets Coming?

Delta launched their Basic Economy product a few years ago, however it’s since the launch it’s being expanded to more routes, both domestically and... Read More

One Mile at a Time
My Predictions About Marriott’s New Platinum Suite Upgrade Benefit

Just under a week ago, the details of Marriott's new loyalty program were revealed. Prior to this announcement, one of the biggest questions that both Marriott and... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Wizard of Oz Theme Park Opening This Summer, Stay Green While Traveling, Chase Focusing On Churners

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... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Conrad Cartagena – Ocean View Suite

During our spontaneous trip to Colombia, we had a chance to try the Conrad Cartagena. Just the second Conrad in South America, this resort offered a ton of amenities and... Read More

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