Loyalty Traveler
New Year’s Eve reward stay tip

New Year’s Eve can be an expensive hotel night in many cities and you might find New Year’s Eve is not available for a one night reward stay with points.... Read More

The Winglet
WATCH: Pilot Nails Sideways Landing in 45 MPH Storm Winds

Courtesy: Mraviationguy on YouTube WATCH:  Pilot Nails Sideways Landing in 45 MPH Storm Winds Pilots can do some pretty incredible things, and sometimes videos... Read More

Deals We Like
Last Day to Earn 1,500 United Bonus Points for Shopping Online

United is running a promotion through their online shopping portal where you can earn 1,500 bonus miles by taking an extra minute and finding your online... Read More

Live from a Lounge
User Review: AmEx Platinum Charge Card India

Here is a User Review of the American Express Platinum Charge Card, which will soon be available as a Metal Card and also have an increased fee. Here is your last... Read More

View from the Wing
Bob Crandall Says Deregulation Gives Us Cramped Seating. Here’s What Will Give Us a Better Product.

Airline deregulation was opposed by nearly all US airlines in 1978. It was championed by Senator Ted Kennedy (and his aide now Justice Stephen Breyer) and by consumer... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
KLM to work with Rituals on new scents in the air

In-flight smells continue to be a thing, with KLM – Royal Dutch Airlines – is work with Rituals to introduce  The Amsterdam Collection. The... Read More

Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for October 2018

Quite a few promotions are expiring at the end of the month. They may get extended, but if you do not want to take a risk, now would be the time to sign up for... Read More

One Mile at a Time
You Can Now Buy Emirates First Class Pajamas & Blankets Online

As aviation geeks, many of us have a tendency to want to take some aspects of the flying experience home. For example, this is something United had a huge issue with... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Lufthansa Puts Lipstick On A Pig

If ever the “lipstick on a pig” metaphor were appropriate, this is the case. I recently wrote about the new service Lufthansa will operate between Frankfurt... Read More

God Save The Points
Is The Expedia Price Guarantee For Flights Worth it?

How much is your sanity worthy? Online travel booking websites are constantly looking for ways to “one up” the competition and Expedia has a unique approach.... Read More

Frequent Miler
The amazing CNB Crystal Visa Infinite Card. A deep dive.

Would you pay $400 per year for $1,000 in airline gift cards, 48 Gogo wifi passes, 2 Priority Pass Select memberships that offer unlimited guests, and more?  Of... Read More

Travel With Massi
30% Transferbonus für Hotelpunkte in United Meilen

Diverse Hotelpunkte in Meilen tauschen Du hast ungenutzte Punkte bei verschiedenen Hotelprogrammen und weisst nichts damit anzufangen?  United bietet im Augenblick... Read More

Pizza in Motion
What Happened On That Day I Tried To Ride All The Rides At Disney World

Sweating, puking, laughing, crying and a whole lot more. What happened on that day I tried to ride all the rides at Disney World. The post What Happened On That Day I... Read More

Sam Chui
Delta to launch Airbus A220-100 from LaGuardia

Delta to launch Airbus A220-100 from LaGuardia Delta Airlines has elected to start strong with the Airbus A220-100 by introducing the aircraft at New York LaGuardia... Read More

Live from a Lounge
AirAsia India’s hat-trick of industry outsider CEOs

AirAsia India has a turbulent journey right from the start. They were without a CEO for 5 months until now. Now, an old hand from the Tata camp has taken charge. There... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
3 für 2 bei Accor Le Club

Bei Accor Le Club gibt es einen großen Sale ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
… und Wizzair ändert wieder die Handgepäckregeln

Wizzair hat sich schon wieder neue Regeln gegeben ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Mit Priority Pass in 3 Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Lounges

Priority Pass hat neue Lounges bekommen ... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Trying out SpicEngage: SpiceJet inflight entertainment

I had the chance to try out SpiceJet's new SpicEngage IFE system last week. With an hour to kill, SpicEngage proved pretty handy. There were videos, games and more! ... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Redeem JPMiles for Hotels Now!

You can use your JPMiles to redeem for hotel rooms as of today. Here is how the new JetPrivilege Hotel redemption platform works, and it also has Cash & Miles... Read More

Обзор: Marriott Novy Arbat, Москва

Обзор хорошего Marriott на Новом... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Atenção: Depois da Latam, GOL NÃO irá renovar com Smiles

A GOL comunicou ontem em fato relevante ao mercado que, assim como a Latam, pretende não renovar o contrato com a Smiles em 2032. A GOL também informou que... Read More

The Gate
Instead of Blue Lagoon in Iceland, I Went to…

When I wanted to experience soaking in thermal waters in Iceland, I was not searching for a spa environment with towels and robes and drinks — nor was I looking to... Read More

Michael W Travels
A Visit to the Yogi Berra Museum, A Must for Baseball Fans!

When it comes to sports, baseball is my favorite. I’ve seen games in many stadiums in the US and I have also been to games in Canada, Cuba, Japan and South Korea.... Read More

Miles To Memories
Another Interesting Mercedes Benz Platinum Fact – Prorated Annual Fee Refunds

With the upcoming forced change over Mercedes Benz Platinum cardholders can get prorated annual fees. Should you take Amex up on this offer? The post Another... Read More

Grab a Mile
Singapore Airlines Silver Kris Lounge Melbourne (First & Business)

I booked my flight between Melbourne and Hyderabad on Singapore Airlines using miles and I initially couldn’t find any seats for myself. I added myself to the... Read More

View from the Wing
Hurry: Delta Lie Flat Business Class Saver Awards to Hawaii for 8 Passengers

Most days from June through end of schedule there are 8 or more business class saver award seats available on Delta's Detroit - Honolulu flight which features lie flat... Read More

Deals We Like
All Deals in One Spot

I hope you all had a great week! Here is a compiled list with all of the currently active deals in the points and miles world. Make sure to scroll through to check... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Condor Business Class Review, Frankfurt to Calgary

Condor offers a fairly reliable business class service to and from Europe with some of the lowest fares around. They play an interesting role as both low cost carrier... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Earn 325,000 Hilton Honors Points With Limited Time Offers

Hilton and American Express have just launched increased limited time offers for several of their cards. You’ll now earn 125,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after... Read More

Mestre das Milhas
Você teria coragem de usar o banheiro nesse lounge?

Na nossa última viagem visitamos o mais novo Plaza Premium Lounge no aeroporto de Hong Kong. O Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) tem 3 lounges da Plaza... Read More

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