Live from a Lounge
ITC Grand Goa accepting bookings from November 1

ITC took over Park Hyatt Goa on September 19, 2018, and has renamed it as ITC Grand Goa. It is 252 key hotel with 6 restaurants. It is now bookable. The post ITC Grand... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Book Direct with Four Seasons for USD 100 F&B Credit (Even 1-Night Stays!)

It is always a good idea to book directly with a hotel chain (or via an approved luxury travel agent) when there is a proper loyalty program in place. I have... Read More

TravelUpdate
Using Miles and Points: 4 Tips When Planning Award Travel

Some people say that booking award using miles and points can be complicated.  Blackout dates. Program rules.  Lack of availability.  While it can be... Read More

Michael W Travels
Overweight Tourists Banned From Riding Donkeys, Save $$$ By Visiting The Hotel Fitness Center, Tourists Face Prison & Fine For Graffitiing Ancient Thai Gate, TSA Social Media Loses A Star & More- The Rehash!

I love playing tourist at home and over the weekend, we spent a good part of a day wandering around NYC’s Chinatown and Lower East Side. Most of our exploring had... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Can United Airlines really Destroy your Credit?

Last week we broke the story about United Airlines’ attempt to enhance their customer’s take their clients to the cleaners. Clients who are heavy users... Read More

Viajero Millero
Hotel Sheraton Grand en Dubai

La marca Sheraton cumplió 80 años en 2017 y no es secreto que sus mejores días ya han pasado. Su declive en prestigio y calidad ha sido... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
3 More Airlines Join TSA Pre-Check; 56 Total Airlines Now Included

The TSA announced that three new airlines would be participating in the TSA Pre-Check program which brings the total airlines to 56. The newest additions include... Read More

View from the Wing
British Airways Increased Fuel Surcharges – But Alaska Airlines Isn’t Charging The Higher Amount

While British Airways has increased the surcharges on award tickets Alaska Airlines is not (yet?) passing along those higher fees. Alaska Airlines is requiring about... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
AmEx 100K Platinum Sign-Up Returns + 180K Ultimate Rewards, 175K SPG, 475K Hilton, 230K AAdvantage, & 60K Citi Thank You

The AmEx 100K offer for the Platinum Card® from American Express is still working for… The post AmEx 100K Platinum Sign-Up Returns + 180K Ultimate... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
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

Frequent Miler
$10 off $300 in Visa Gift Cards at Office Depot / Office Max

Office Max / Office Depot is offering $10 off $300 or more in Visa Gift Cards. This includes many (all?) types of Visa Gift Cards through 10/27/18. The Deal... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Plotting A Review Trip: Qantas 787, Singapore 787, Malaysia A350, And More!

Last week I shared the details of four upcoming review trips I have planned, where I should be reviewing some pretty fun products, ranging from the new longest flight in... Read More

Miles To Memories
Huge Potential Hyatt Devaluation, More Amex Clawbacks, Amazing $1K Bank Bonus & More!

weekly “Best of” recap series links to all of the still relevant posts from the past week including 5x at Staples on Mastercard Sale, Platinum... Read More

Monkey Miles
Singapore Airlines seemingly makes negative changes to award avail and rules

Singapore Airlines has seemingly created a disparity in the inventory online and the call center inventory. The post Singapore Airlines seemingly makes negative changes... Read More

View from the Wing
Half the World’s Airline Catering Changing Hands and British Airways Make Good to Fired Flight Attendants

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips.... Read More

Deals We Like
Win Marriott Bonus Points with their “29 Ways to Play Sweepstake”

Recently, Marriott launched their “29 Ways to Play” sweepstake where for 29 straight days you can win bonus Marriott points. Originally there were some... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
HOT: Noch mehr Royal Air Maroc Business Deals nach Südamerika!

Mit der Royal Air Maroc Business von Europa nach Südamerika ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
VERLÄNGERT: LATAM Business Rom – Südamerika (Return): 1500 Euro / Osterinsel (Return): 1770 Euro

Mit der LATAM Business von Rom nach Südamerika ... Read More

The Winglet
Man Calls Out British Always After Sitting in Business Class Seat Soaked in Urine

Courtesy: British Airways Man Calls Out British Always After Sitting in Business Class Seat Soaked in Urine You’ve probably gotten to a seat on a plane that... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
SkyTeam Adds Hertz Car Rental to Alliance

Hertz Car Rental announced this week that they’re now part of the SkyTeam Airline Alliance, which which founded by Delta, Korean Air, Air France, and... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER taxing at Heathrow Airport

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week – taxing at London Heathrow airport – is a United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER... Read More

The Short Final
The “Minnie Van” Alternative to Overcrowded Disney Transport Buses

If you’ve been to Disney World recently you might have seen Chevy Traverse SUVs wrapped in Minnie Mouse themed vinyl… Minnie Van service started in 2017 and... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazon Gift Card Deals

Amazon is offering several good deals on gift cards today. You can choose from Logan’s Roadhouse, Krispy Kreme and more. See the main page here for all the... Read More

View from the Wing
Ryanair Rewards Passenger For His Dramatic Racist Tirade

There’s an apocryphal story that’s made rounds on the internet since at least the late 1990s about a racist passenger complaining about being seated next to... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Mein schlimmer Review von einem Bangkok Airport VIP Service Anbieter

Hier jetzt mein nicht so guter Review von einem Bangkok VIP Service Anbieter ... Read More

One Mile at a Time
How To Book Virtuoso Hotels Online

We've written in the past about the huge value to be had with Virtuoso, which typically requires booking through a qualifying travel advisor. What many people don't... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Excursion Duffel by Moral Code

We love luggage and we try to review a few new items every year. Moral Code sent us a pair of items to review, their Excursion bag was so luxurious I refused to give it... Read More

Out and Out
Check Your Business Credit Score for Free – Here’s How, & Why You Want It

If you’ve opened small business credit cards, chances are you have a business credit score – one you might not even know about. Business cards are totally... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
1500 KOSTENLOSE Lufthansa Miles and More Meilen (mit Probeabo)

Und noch ein Probeabo und kostenlose Miles and More Meilen ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
1000 KOSTENLOSE Lufthansa Miles and More Meilen (mit Probeabo)

Es gibt wieder 1 000 kostenlose Miles and More Meilen ... Read More

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