Live and Let's Fly
I’m Taking a Break in Hawaii

After nearly two weeks of being away from my family, it is good to be back home. I was hoping my son would still recognize me when I walked through the door and he... Read More

Renés Points
No, I am not shocked at all that Delta has the cheapest wines on-board their jets! Are you?

No, I am not shocked at all that Delta has the cheapest wines on-board their jets! Are you? Continue reading → The post No, I am not shocked at all that Delta has... Read More

Miles To Memories
Amazon Gold Box Deal on Spotify & Hotels.com – Starts at 9AM EST

2 New deals this morning...first one kicks off at 9AM EST. Don't miss out! The post Amazon Gold Box Deal on Spotify & Hotels.com – Starts at 9AM EST appeared... Read More

God Save The Points
Can You Get Lower Uber Rates By Gaming The App?

Can saying “no” lead to better Uber rates? Let me be the first to admit – I’m lazy. After an evening event I am easily tempted to open the Uber... Read More

Svenblogt
World of Hyatt – mir Fasttrack zum Globalist Status bis 2020

Die „World of Hyatt“, das Kundenbindungsprogramm der Hyatt Hotels, ist schon ein absolut großartiges Programm. Für mich derzeit das Beste... Read More

View from the Wing
Cathay’s Improved Business Class Meal Service Won’t Be Dine on Demand

Dine on demand is a great feature. There are many long flights with late departures, some passengers will eat in the lounge and want to go straight to sleep. Others will... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Kim Jong-un’s Old Plane May Force Trump To Meet Him In Mongolia

With a meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un potentially imminent (though highly subject to change), there are lots of things that have to be worked out. The... Read More

TravelUpdate
What is wrong in this picture from Southwest 1380?

There is something completely wrong with the picture above, which was taken on Southwest Flight 1380. In case you don’t know, an engine issue resulted in a window... Read More

Deals We Like
The New Starwood Credit Card Offers are Here, and It is Not Good!

Yesterday I wrote about all the current and future Starwood and Marriott credit cards. I broke down the difference between the cards and the changes that are coming to... Read More

The Gate
9 City Skylines As Visualized Inside Their Signature Drinks

The greatest cities in the world are associated with many things; but what is one of the best ways to enjoy them? Try their signature drinks — the drinks which... Read More

Running with Miles
There Are New SPG Bonuses – And They Are Really Bad

The new SPG bonuses are here and they are really bad! The new offer strips the points and give some really low statement credit offers. The SPG bonuses were great while... Read More

Frequent Miler
Do the negatives outweigh positives in the new Marriott program?

After reading some of the rumors in advance of Monday’s Marriott announcement, I commented to Greg that I was excited about going to the Marriott event in New York... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Today Only: Buy Discounted Hertz Points

In mid-February I first wrote about how Daily Getaways will be returning this year. For those of you not familiar, Daily Getaways is a promotion, sponsored by... Read More

Miles To Memories
Move Over Office Depot: Staples Fee Free Mastercard Promo Coming: No Cost 5X!

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

Travel Codex
Review: JetBlue Mint, Seattle to Boston

Domestic flying is dynamic. Airlines have cut costs, amenities, and worker compensation over the years. More people are flying than ever before and even with inflation,... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
ÖSTERREICH NEWS: Austrian wird Partner von Payback.AT

Payback kommt nach Österreich. Endlich ... Read More

Miles To Memories
Breaking: The New SPG Amex Bonus Is Here & It’s Worse Than We Thought!

The SPG Amex new bonus is here and it isn't good. In addition to the bonus being changed and reduced, you have to jump through hoops to get the whole thing! The post... Read More

Pizza in Motion
New Miles to Go Episode! All About Marriott/SPG & Alliance Partner Award Booking

This week Ed is joined by Gary Leff from View from the Wing for a deep dive on the most asked questions about the changes to Marriott and SPG's new program - there's so... Read More

God Save The Points
So Posh! Virgin Atlantic Introducing “Afternoon High Tea” In All Cabins…

One of the greatest joys of travel is knowing that the best experiences couldn’t be the same anywhere else in the world. There’s nothing quite like wine in... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Das neue Design der British Airways Business Lounges

Die neue British Airways Business Lounge in Rom zeigt die neue Design-Richtung von BA ... Read More

God Save The Points
Hilton Hotels Launches Worldwide Double Points Promo + 25% Off Sales…

However deep into the points game you are, know this: double points are better than regular points. And when it comes to the sale game: 25% off is better than no percent... Read More

Out and Out
Which Chase Card Is Best When You’re Starting With Points?

In general, I tell most peeps to start with the Chase Sapphire Preferred. It’s the quintessential points card, even after all these years. And you can transfer the... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Reporte: Business Class de Qatar Airways B777 São Paulo-Buenos Aires

Reporte de mi vuelo en la Business Class de Qatar Airways entre Sao Paulo y Buenos Aires, un lujo para esta ruta con un producto a años luz de distancia de su... Read More

Cariverga
Двойные мили LifeMiles на любых рейсах Avianca!

При покупке билетов на... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Hilton Sale: Get 25% off for stays through 2018

Hilton Hotels new sale offers hotels in Australasia, India and South-east Asia at 25% off. You need to book this month but you can use your stays with Hilton through the... Read More

The Gate
Registration Now Open For 2018 Double Points Promotion With Hilton Honors

Receive double Hilton Honors frequent guest loyalty program points for all stays starting Tuesday, May 1, 2018 through Friday, August 31, 2018 when you... Read More

Michael W Travels
The Most Popular US National Park, A Great Road Trip Destination

US National Parks are amazing places to visit. What makes the parks so great are the amount of diversity in terms of what you might see. To date, I haven’t seen... Read More

Lufthansa Flyer
UNITED Mileage Plus Sale: Up To 70% Bonus (And Targeted Additional 10% By Acting Quickly)

A slight twist to United's latest miles sale. Some accounts can earn an extra 10% bonus by purchasing miles quickly. Read More

Heels First Travel
Ridge Vineyards: Visiting the Cupertino Tasting Room

If you like good wine you’re probably familiar with Ridge Vineyards. What you might not know is that in addition to their Sonoma location in Lytton Springs, Ridge... Read More

Points With a Crew
Kickstarter: Nomatic Messenger and Laptop Bags (2 days left to back!)

The Nomatic messenger and laptop bag kickstarter is BACK and newly improved! You have a few weeks left to back this travel bag kickstarter that ... Read More

The Reward Boss
GIVEAWAY: 3 Lounges Passes (2x United 1x AA Admirals Club)

GIVEAWAY: Two United Club Lounge Passes, 1 Admirals Club (AA) Lounge Pass + Free Drink Ticket I've got a total of 3 lounge passes to giveaway: 2x United Club Lounge... Read More

View from the Wing
American’s President Wants to Stop Paying Philadelphia Airport Until They Clean Up Filth

At an employee forum in Philadelphia this week American Airlines President Robert Isom was asked when the airline would work with the city to clean up the Filthadelphia... Read More

Frequent Miler
Get Free Money From Acorns Found Money & Boost Your Savings

If you’ve recently signed up for Acorns, there’s a good chance that you only have $10 invested ($5 as the minimum initial investment and $5 from being... Read More

Miles To Memories
Should You Get The SPG/Marriott Cards Today & Should You Put Spend on them Going Forward?

Rumors are flying around, offers are ending, or are they? I give you my thoughts on each card and their uncertain future. The post Should You Get The SPG/Marriott Cards... Read More

Monkey Miles
Paying full price for points can make sense

Always crunch the numbers Alaska puts their miles on sale quite often. In fact, we’ve seen twice this year where they’ve offered their miles for just 2.1... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Shorthaul Flights: Full Service Indirect Vs. Low Cost Direct

Most major, full service airlines around the world operate a ‘hub and spoke’ route network model. This means that on most of their flights, you will be... Read More

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