Monkey Miles
Belmond goes to…Louis Vuitton owner LVMH for $2.6 Billion

I had hoped, wanted, speculated that Belmond would end up being sold to Hyatt. I thought it matched their brand expansion and pivot to luxury leisure travel. I was... Read More

Miles To Memories
Earn up to 10X Delta SkyMiles on Lyft Rides till Christmas

Lyft and Delta teamed up back in 2017 to give you SkyMiles for every Lyft ride. Now they are offering increased rates on all your rides for a limited time only. The post... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Capital One Venture Card

I had written a review of the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card earlier this year, but some major changes were recently made to this card, so I... Read More

Frequent Miler
Get 10x Delta miles on Lyft airport rides, 3x on other rides

Lyft and Delta are offering 10x SkyMiles per dollar on rides to and from US airports and 3x on other rides in the US between today (12/14/18) and December... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Delta Award Flash Sale

Delta is offering another award sale where you can score flights to Latin America & Caribbean from only 24,000 miles round-trip and domestic fares starting at... Read More

Points With a Crew
Hilton Beijing Review: Good Choice in the Chaoyang District

After a long flight to Beijing, my kids and I made our way to the first hotel we'd be at in the Chinese capital: the Hilton Beijing. Our stay was great. Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Help Me Get Home From Israel!

It is not often that the Award Expert needs award help, but I find myself in a unique position. I’ll spend Christmas in Germany this year and have a bit of... Read More

Sam Chui
Book Marriott Category 8 Hotels at Category 7 Rates Through February 2020 Using Points Advance Reservations!

Marriott and Starwood completed another step of their back-end integration earlier this week. As a part of that integration you can now use Marriott points for Points... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Hyatt Adds A New Property In Barcelona (And You Can Book It Now)

One of the biggest issues a lot of miles & points fans have with Hyatt is that it doesn't exactly have a large footprint of properties across the world. This makes... Read More

Miles To Memories
Targeted Bonuses for Adding Authorized Users to Amex Cards

American Express has brought back a generous offer for adding Authorized Users to credit card accounts. These offers are sent by mail, email or show up online when you... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Earn Bonus Delta SkyMiles For Lyft Rides This Holiday Season

Since May 2017, Delta SkyMiles and Lyft have had a partnership, allowing SkyMiles members to earn bonus miles for Lyft rides. With this partnership you ordinarily earn... Read More

View from the Wing
Schedule and Price are Table Stakes, Customers Now Choose Airlines Based on Brand

After deregulation the federal government no longer told airlines where to fly, how much they must charge, or protected their profitability. New carriers were launched,... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Descuentos de hasta el 60% en Trenes de Alta Velocidad durante el Invierno Europeo

Nueva oferta de Italo Treno para viajar en trenes de alta velocidad con descuentos de hasta el 60% durante el invierno europeo. La entrada Descuentos de hasta el 60% en... Read More

Deals We Like
Match Your Hyatt Status to MLife Status to Extend Your Hyatt Status Another Year!

For the past few years many folks have been able to maintain their Hyatt Explorist status through a quick and easy status match with MLife. Since World of Hyatt and... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
SFO to Vienna $416 Air France Jan-May

Air France and SkyTeam airlines have San Francisco to Vienna on sale for $416 round trip for departures from January 14 through May 6. Add $84 for self-selected advance... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazon New Gift Card Deals Here

Here is a round up of all the discounted gift cards that Amazon is offering right now. They just added several new lightning deals! Check out these deals for your... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
POINT BREAKS PARTY: Intercontinental Ljubljana – Corner Room

Review eines Corner Rooms im Intercontinental Ljubljana ... Read More

Michael W Travels
Win A Trip For 2 To Cancun From Southwest Vacations

Southwest Vacations is giving one lucky winner at trip for two to Cancun, Mexico. The prize includes air travel on Southwest, a four- night hotel stay and more. The last... Read More

Miles To Memories
Bed Bath & Beyond Third Party Gift Card Sale Starts Tomorrow

Bed Bath & Beyond has a promotion starting tomorrow that can save you 20% on third party gift cards. The discount comes in the form of a Bed Bath & Beyond... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Aer Lingus Will Offer Lie-Flat Business Class Seats On Select Short-Haul Flights

The Irish Times has reported that as a result of the new aircraft Aer Lingus will be receiving next year the airline will offer a Business Class cabin on a few of its... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Book Premier Marriott Properties At Lower Rates Until March 2019

Marriott undertook the big task of merging their three loyalty programs (Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest) this August. While the... Read More

Frequent Miler
Book Marriott Cat 8 for Cat 7 price until March 2019

When Marriott introduced the award chart for the merged Marriott/SPG/Ritz program, the new top tier became Category 8. Cat 8 standard awards were slated to cost 85,000... Read More

Review: Hilton Honors American Express Card

Earn 80,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 with the Hilton Honors American Express card! This is a great card for beginners and infrequent Hilton visitors. The post... Read More

Running with Miles
Deal of the Day: Sale on MacBook Pros and iPad Pros [Refurbs]

Today, Amazon has a deal on MacBook Pros and iPad Pro models . While refurbished, they still present some good values to people that may be in the market for such... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Cute: Air Canada Offers Free Flight To Young Artist

Air Canada awarded the diligence of a 9-year-old with a generous offer: come see how real airplanes are painted. A proud mother, Dawn Alcock, shared a painting her... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
LAX to Sydney $2,588rt Xiamen Business Class Mar-Oct 2019

Xiamen Airlines has discount Business Class tickets from Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia priced at $2,588 round trip for travel departures from Feb 28 through October... Read More

One Mile at a Time
WOW Air Cancels Flights To LAX, SFO, YVR, And DEL

At this point there's very little left of WOW Air. Recently WOW Air announced significant cuts to their US route network, as they were canceling flights... Read More

Dine with El Chapo! Great Mexican Food in Puerto Rico

Best Mexican Food Puerto Rico is part of the TPOL Moves to PR Trip Report. The best Chinese food in the world inclusive of China is in Flint, Michigan.... Read More

View from the Wing
Soul Plane Actor Sues Airline After Getting His Pinky Stuck in an Armrest. Firefighters Had to Be Called

Actor Stephen Keys, known for appearing in the movie Soul Plane, flew on an American Airlines flight operated by SkyWest from Reno to Los Angeles on September 9th. He... Read More

Traveling For Miles
American Airlines Downsizes Its Dallas – Buenos Aires Route For Summer 2019

It's always a good idea to pay attention to airline schedule changes if you have one or more flights booked a few months ahead as some of the changes we see can make a... Read More

Points With a Crew
Nintendo Switch Amex Offer (as low as $250 + tax)

Nintendo Switch was one of the hot items during Black Friday &Cyber Monday. With your Amex Offer, I'll show you how you could get this for $250 + tax. Read More

Frequent Miler
United portal: 10x at many stores today (stack w/ portal promo)

United’s Mileage Plus Shopping Portal is offering increased payouts today at many stores, including 10x at Macy’s, Bed Bath & Beyond,... Read More

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