TravelUpdate
Rental Car Review: Silvercar Seattle Audi A4

Background: My dad has always wanted to try Silvercar and I saw that they had a $50 off your first rental offer and a decent weekend rate of $59 a day so we booked a... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Restructuring in June 2018

On June 22, 2018, Cathay Pacific mileage currency Asia Miles will change the earning and burning chart of the entire program for Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon and... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Is Anyone Else Fascinated By Air North?

A few days ago Ben wrote about some business class experiences he'd like to review. I've been just as fascinated by Condor's route from Frankfurt to the Yukon as he is... Read More

Running with Miles
Get a Free Google Home Mini with a $125+ Google Express Order

Next time you order things for your home, technology, or even things that come from Walmart, Target, and more, you could get a free Google Home Mini! Find out the... Read More

View from the Wing
Cathay Pacific Devalues Asia Miles With One Month’s Notice

Effective June 22 they're making changes to mileage earning and redemption. This matters to folks in the U.S. because Asia Miles is a oneworld frequent flyer program... Read More

Jeffsetter
Mauna Lani Hotel to Close for Renovations

The Big Island’s Mauna Lani Hotel to close for renovations this fall.  And work done on the property won’t be a simple refresh, it’ll be the Mauna... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Entire South African Express Fleet Grounded Over Safety Concerns

South African Express (SA Express) is a regional carrier in South Africa. It's owned by the government and operates flights on behalf of South African Airways, similar... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Sheraton opens in Mali, 5 Protea Hotels rebrand to Autograph Collection

Africa makes Marriott and Starwood news with two recent developments. Sheraton Bamako Hotel opens in Mali at SPG category 5 reward nights. Bamako is the capital city of... Read More

Deals We Like
Get a Free Google Home Mini!

Google Express is offering a free Google Home Mini to anyone who purchases $125 or more of items through their site. I personally love Google Express as it makes grocery... Read More

View from the Wing
Aer Lingus Says ‘Oops’ and 38,000 Miles.. For a Checked Bag?

News and notes from around the interweb: United CEO Oscar Munoz says dropping their NRA conference discount wasn’t meant to be political. Outside of Newspeak it is... Read More

Running with Miles
New Southwest Summer Sale Priced From Just $55

If you are trying to find a deal for airfare for the next few months, check out this new Southwest summer sale! It actually runs all the way through the end of the... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Fare Alert AA/Oneworld $414-$480 many California airports to FRA, DUS, MUC, ZRH, GVA August 2018

American Airlines and Oneworld Alliance partners has one of their rare fare sales with ticket prices to several cities in Germany and Switzerland priced in the $400s for... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
United CEO: Personal, Not Political Reason for Dropping NRA Discount

United Airlines’ CEO Oscar Munoz was asked about why his airline suspended National Rifle Association (NRA) discounts after the Parkland, Florida high school... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Cathay Pacific Devalues Asia Miles, Overhauls Earning and Redemption

Asia Miles, the frequent flyer program of Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon, has long been a niche program for many of us in the US. It is not a strong program for... Read More

Travel Codex
Walking in Memphis (Airport): Memphis in 2018

There are now seven scheduled airlines which fly into Memphis: American, Delta, United, Southwest, Air Canada, Frontier, and Allegiant. Of these carriers, Air Canada is... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
American August fare SFO to Geneva $416, Munich $464

American Airlines has SFO to Geneva at $416 round trip for summer departures starting early August using Finnair’s nonstop flight to Helsinki for a one-stop... Read More

Frequent Miler
Getting a Chinese visa in a hurry & Mobile Passport for expedited re-entry

Getting a Chinese visa in a hurry might not be something you think you’ll ever need to do, but I recently needed to do so and learned a couple of good lessons in... Read More

The Travelers Club
Air Italy à New York, c’est pour bientôt !

Nous avons récemment évoqué Air Italy lorsque la jeune compagnie aérienne italienne a pris possession de son premier Boeing 737 MAX 8... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
3 für 2 bei IHG Thailand

IHG Thailand hat gerade eine 3 für 2 Promo laufen ... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Upcoming Changes to Asia Miles (22 June 2018) – ‘Improved’ Earn Rates and Redemption Adjustments

Asia Miles will be introducing some new changes to the way miles are being earned and redeemed on 22 June 2018 - everything stays the same until then. If you are... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Ein netter KLM / Air France / China Southern BUSINESS Sale Budapest – Asien

Die Skyteam Airlines haben ganz nette Business Preise von Budapest nach China, Korea und Taiwan geladen ... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Airport opens in Shenzhen – Direct Link to Terminal

Hyatt has just opened a brand new property in southern China's Guangdong province - the 335-room Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Airport is located in the west side of the... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
YEAH: Ukraine Business Europa – Asien (Return): 850 Euro

Ukraine International hat gerade ein sehr geiles Upgrade Programm laufen ... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Hoe to Score Free Local Ice Pops This Summer

Delta is offering free ice pops this summer for cardholders of their co-branded credit cards, in several of their hub/focus cities including Atlanta, New York, Los... Read More

The Reward Boss
Better Than Amex Business Platinum 100k Bonus? Big Spender Offer

Calling all big spenders! American Express recently launched their popular Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN 100k bonus welcome offer. I usually get... Read More

The Gate
Why You Should Avoid That $25 Food and Beverage Credit With Stays at Hyatt Place or Hyatt House

Through Friday, June 1, 2018, you can receive a credit of up to $25.00 for food and beverages when you stay at a participating Hyatt House or Hyatt Place hotel property... Read More

Michael W Travels
Japan Will Have A Hello Kitty Bullet Train This Summer

Eva Air has a popular Hello Kitty plane. Onboard, you’ll find lots of touches featuring the popular cartoon, including the toilet paper! A couple of months back... Read More

Points With a Crew
Earn 2,000 ConnectMiles with Marriott Stays!

Going south for the summer? Earn some bonus Copa Airlines ConnectMiles on qualifying Marriott stays throughout Central and South America. Read More

Ultima Llamada
Reporte: Hotel Travelodge Santa Monica Los Angeles, USA

Reseña de mi estadía en el hotel Travelodge de Santa Monica, una propiedad que elijo fundamentalmente por ser una de las pocas opciones potables de hotel... Read More

Loyalty Traveler
Kayak Direct Flights with Google Flights Explore Map for trip planning

One of the online tools I find myself using more frequently in trip planning for European vacations is Kayak Direct Flights to find out which airlines operate nonstop... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Purchase Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles with 40% Bonus – by 03 July 2018

I first wrote about how lucrative Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles are back in May last year when there was a fascinating 50% bonus on all purchased miles for... Read More

Miles To Memories
(Still Working for Some People) Huge Targeted Amex Platinum 100K Offer Returns: How to Check If You’re Eligible!

Check to see if you are targeted for a huge 100K sign-up bonus on the American Express Platinum card. This Amex Platinum 100K Offer is only for lucky targeted... Read More

View from the Wing
What’s the Craziest Thing You’ve Done for Miles?

Maybe buying a year's worth of toilet paper is something. Buying 12,150 cups of chocolate pudding ("Pudding Guy") to earn over a million miles, and then donating the... Read More

The Shutterwhale
15% off Hotels on Expedia and Instant Expedia+ Gold Status with HSBC Premier Mastercard

HSBC Premier Mastercard holders are eligible for 15% off hotels bookings made on Expedia as well as an instant Expedia+ Gold status which gives you a 30% points bonus... Read More

Mommy Points
How Hard Is It to Get Fastpasses to the New Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Walt Disney World Resort is opening up a brand new Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios next month, but just how hard will it be to get a coveted FastPass+... Read More

One Mile at a Time
United CEO Says Decision To End NRA Discount Was Personal, Not Political

In late February a lot of companies cut ties with the NRA, following the Parkland tragedy. This came after companies that were associated in any way with the NRA got... Read More

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