Monkey Miles
WOW! Los Angeles to Sydney Business Class for $2300

Xiamen Airlines has unbelievable roundtrip fares from LA to Sydney Xiamen Airlines is member airline of SkyTeam and has been slowly making waves with some incredible... Read More

Cariverga
Вот почему я не люблю несетевые отели

По сравнению с отелями... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Sisters Sue Airline for “Guilt by Association” Fart Removal

Two sisters are suing a Dutch budget airline for their removal from a recent flight. That flight diverted after a passenger proved unable or unwilling to control his... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
First Qatar Airways A350-1000 route confirmed: London Ahoy!

Yesterday was the big pomp and circumstance that happened to be the handover of the first Airbus A350-1000 to Qatar Airways. A350-1000 and A350-900 Qatar formation... Read More

ThePointsOfLife
That’s Me in the Corner Losing My Globalist Status

So long Hyatt Globalist. I was unable to requalify for Globalist for 2018 because I refused to stay and make the Hyatt House my second residence in 2017 (see Hyatt Kills... Read More

View from the Wing
New Star Alliance Tools and Bonus Marriott Points

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

One Mile at a Time
Emirates Resuming A380 Service To Houston As Of June 1, 2018

Emirates has been doing what they can to rightsize capacity on routes as much as possible. For example, last April Emirates announced that they were drastically reducing... Read More

Svenblogt
Finnair erweitert Flüge nach Chicago und San Francisco bis 5.12.2018

Finnair, die Airline aus dem Norden, welche über das Drehkreuz Helsinki schnelle Verbindungen nach Asien ermöglicht, verstärkt ihre Flugkapazitäten... Read More

Points With a Crew
Schedule change… to the RESCUE!

Reader Kate has a 2-connection, all-day award ticket for her family of 5. Now American has changed one of her flights and her 3 hour (lunch time!) layover has been cut... Read More

Miles To Memories
Great News to Start the Day! JetBlue Adds Another Route to Premium Lie Flat Mint Service: NYC to Seattle

JetBlue Adding Mint Service From NYC to Seattle. Mint is a wonderful premium cabin product that is unmatched by any domestic First Class experience I've had to date. See... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Marriott will give you 25% discount or 5,000 points if you find a cheaper rate elsewhere!

Until now if you found a cheaper room rate at a Marriott hotel, Marriott would match the lower rate and give an additional 25% discount. Now, Marriott has improved the... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Etihad Eliminates Chauffeur Service On Award Tickets

Etihad continues to make cut after cut after cut after cut to their passenger experience. Individually all of these changes are minor, but when you put them all... Read More

Jeffsetter
Review: The Club at SEA – South Satellite

At the end of my time in the Emerald City, I flew home with my sister-in-law.  And to kill time at the airport, we checked out The Club at SEA. On my last day in... Read More

Deals We Like
Didn’t Receive your Wyndham Points? Now you Can!

A few days ago I wrote about Wyndham changing the terms of their previous promotion with zero announcement to their members. Of course the terms were technically... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Sun Country Slashes Workforce in Minneapolis

Sun County Airlines will outsource 20% of its workforce, announcing it will layoff 350 ground workers at Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP). These positions... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
AUSGEZEICHNET: Singapore Business Istanbul – Asien (Return): 1500 Euro

Mit Singapore Airlines Business um ca. 1 500 Euro von Istanbul nach Asien ... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Starwood Deals Up To 35% Off

Starwood released this week’s SPG Hot Escapes today, where you can save a bunch on upcoming hotel stays. Every week, they offer savings at select... Read More

God Save The Points
A 360° Tour Of Qatar Airways New Airbus A350-1000…

Yesterday we were on hand in Toulouse for the unveiling of Qatar Airways brand new Airbus A350-1000, the newest most state of the art plane in the world. From the modern... Read More

God Save The Points
Star Alliance Investing In Passenger Friendly Changes Using Technology…

It’s not often we get to say the word passenger and friendly next to each other, so let us savor this moment. All travelers are creatures of habit, with favorite... Read More

View from the Wing
American Will Start Charging for ViaSat Satellite Internet Next Month

ViaSat internet has been free. They've been working out kinks since the beginning. On the inaugural 737 MAX flight at the end of November ViaSat internet simply didn't... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Uber Express POOL: Uber’s Lowest Cost Option Yet

Over the years Uber has been testing out all kinds of things in hopes of even further increasing market share. A few years back Uber introduced UberPOOL, which is... Read More

TravelUpdate
What Might Change If British Airways Cap Club Europe?

British Airways are planning to increase capacity on their short haul aircraft and Head for Points are reporting there will be a cap on Club Europe seating. This is... Read More

Efficient Asian Man
Review: Club Aspire Lounge London Heathrow (LHR) Terminal 3

On a recent trip to London, I had the chance to check out the Club Aspire lounge at LHR Terminal 3. This lounge is relatively new and accessible via Priority Pass (in... Read More

Voyage Avance
Lounge review : Sapporo New Chitose airport(CTS) ANA Lounge(domestic)

I visited the ANA lounge(domestic) in Sapporo New Chito... 投稿 Lounge review : Sapporo New Chitose airport(CTS) ANA Lounge(domestic) は Voyage... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Air Canada Introduces Basic Economy Fares

Delta introduced basic economy fares in 2012, and then last year we saw both American and United introduce these fares. When Delta first introduced basic economy it was... Read More

Travel Codex
What to Expect on Your Next International Flight with American Airlines in 2018

American Airlines has chartered through several impressive years of growth following its exit from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and merger with US Airways in 2013. This summer,... Read More

Frequent Miler
Top 4 Ways to Manufacture Marriott Platinum status

Last week, my Marriott Rewards Gold Elite membership kit arrived in the mail.  You’d think I’d be happy to see it, but not at all.  For the past... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Business Travel At Its Best: The Anatomy Of A Flight Delay

I've dealt with plenty of flight delays. I figured it might be worth writing a few hundred words about a recent flight delay on a business trip. It turned into 1000. ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
SEHR GUT: Oneworld Business Deutschland – USA (Return): 1250 Euro

Mit Flug und Hotel Angeboten lassen sich gerade sehr schön Oneworld Business Flüge von Deutschland in die USA buchen ... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Eurostar runs a preview service to Amsterdam, tickets on sale THURSDAY

In advance of the launch of the direct Eurostar service between London St Pancras and Amsterdam Centraal, the company ran a preview service between the two cities on... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
IHG Punkte-Sale mit PointBreaks kombinieren!

Wie ich vor ein paar Wochen geschrieben habe, sind im Rahmen der IHG PointBreaks noch bis zum 30.04.2018 ausgewählte IHG-Hotels (Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza,... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
IHG expansion plans new upscale and luxury brands

InterContinental Hotels Group plans to grow with a new brand, as yet to be named, focused on the conversion of upscale hotels into IHG’s family of hotel brands.... Read More

The Gate
Air Canada Joins the Basic Economy Bandwagon

Air Canada has introduced basic economy fares earlier today, Tuesday, February 20, 2018, which — for the most part — emulate those of its brethren which are... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
SAS $125 one way ARN, CPH, OSL to Austin SXSW March 12

Scandinavian Airlines has special flights on March 8 and March 12 to Austin’s SXSW Festival with $125 one way ticket prices from Stockholm nonstop and Oslo via... Read More

Monkey Miles
Quick update: Earning 5x points paying a friend with Apple Pay

Chase Freedom is offering a quarterly 5x bonus with Apple Pay, Chase Pay, Samsung Pay, etc. What’s great is that Apple has made it super simple to pay your friends... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Earn 71k Bonus Points for 3 IHG Rewards Club stays: 1000 points just to register

IHG Rewards Club is offering 71K points for 3 stays all through 2018. This a fantastic promotion with no booking deadlines and you get 1000 points just to register. The... Read More

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