View from the Wing
American Airlines Will Start Aggressively Auditing Carry On Bags November 1st

American told customer service managers this week by memo that "[t]he FAA issued a notification to American Airlines indicating [they] are failing to comply with... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: An Irish Aviation Enthusiasts day out – 25 hours and 36 minutes later…

Homeward: 25 hours and 36 minutes later… An Irish Aviation Enthusiasts day out In this adventure Cheap flights? Not at £95 one way… Birmingham to... Read More

Frequent Flyer Bonuses
October 18 Bonus Offer Highlight: ANA Mileage Club – Triple Miles on Avis rentals of 3+ days

Blue Promo Awards, the 100 free La Quinta Returns points offer and another Marriott Southern California bonus The Highlight: ANA Mileage Club Triple Mileage Club Miles... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Why Asiana Faces A Punitive 45-Day Ban At SFO

South Korea’s Supreme Court was clear: actions carry consequences. And for troubled Asiana, that means a 45-day ban in service to San Francisco (SFO). In July... Read More

God Save The Points
What It’s Like To Eat At The Cheapest Michelin Starred Restaurant In The World…

Can you put a price tag on novelty? You can put a price tag on delicious food. It’s been proven. A tasting menu at one of the world’s best restaurants can... Read More

Frequent Flyer Bonuses
Earn 10,000 Bonus MilleMiglia Miles on Alitalia’s Milan Linate flights when the airport reopens

Milan’s city airport, Linate has been closed since late July for renovations to the terminal and runway maintenance and is set to reopen on October 27. To... Read More

C Boarding Group
Congratulations to the lady in Suite #401 (smirk) – A Travel Horror Story

Hotel sex. It’s a great thing. If you’ve been married for a while you know what I am talking about. It’s a rare chance to get away from your kids...... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Qantas Flying Nonstop From New York To Sydney Today

Today is a pretty cool day for aviation, as a nonstop flight from New York to Sydney will be operated for the first time by a commercial airline. Now, don't get too... Read More

MilesQuest
Review: Sheraton Lagos Hotel in Nigeria

The Sheraton Lagos hotel is located about six miles from Murtala Muhammed International Airport. Depending on the time of day – these six miles can take upwards of... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
>>> PRICEDROP: Turkish Business Prag – Seoul (Return): 1280 Euro

Mit der Turkish Business von Prag nach Seoul ... Read More

Miles To Memories
Roosevelt Island Trip Report – A NYC Gem Not Many People Know About

There is so much to see and do when you are visiting NYC but one place is overlooked. I show why you should visit Roosevelt Island on your next trip. The post Roosevelt... Read More

Jeffsetter
Rapid Rewards Points No Longer Expire

Here’s another reason to consider Southwest Airlines over Hawaiian; Rapid Rewards points no longer expire! With this positive change, though, comes some mild... Read More

Traveling For Miles
GREAT DEAL: Earn 20,000 Membership Rewards Points With Air Canada [Targeted]

Following on from its great offers on Air France and ANA flights American Express is back with another big offer a little closer to home with targeted cardholders able... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Marriott Boosts All-Inclusive Portfolio With Seven Barbados Resorts

In August Marriott announced that they're launching an all-inclusive platform. Marriott sees a lot of growth with all-inclusives, and it's an area where they've... Read More

Running with Miles
Big Southwest Credit Offers Still Live – Up to 80,000 Points

Contrary to what you have seen, the big Southwest credit card offers are not dead and you can still get up to 80,000 points. Find the links here! The post Big Southwest... Read More

Miles To Memories
Confirmed! SoFi Money Beats The Competition – Including Charles Schwab

After putting it to the test I can confidently say that SoFi Money beats the competition including the traveler favorite Charles Schwab debit card. The post Confirmed!... Read More

The Points of Life
Blog Giveaway: Southwest Drink Coupons

TPOL has gone sober. I know. It’s tragic. But I’m on a Kanye get fit for the winter plan (see The Tahiti Diet: Making the Bungalow Selfie Count). Given that... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
VIDEO: Four Seasons Jakarta – Executive Suite

Einmal durch meine Suite im Four Seasons Jakarta ...  Read More

View from the Wing
The 6 Best Rewards Cards in America

If you're going to choose one card, what should it be? And what's really the best rewards card out there? To answer this question you need to understand the (3) kinds... Read More

TravelUpdate
Have you ever checked out your airline ticket taxes?

When it comes to airline ticket taxes, the amount can sometimes be more than the actual fare itself. It seems that Governments and facilities levy a range of fees for... Read More

Miles For Family
PSA: Make Sure Amex Rep Cancels the Right Credit Card

This is a quick post to alert readers to an issue I’ve experienced recently. So, last September I got approved for Amex Delta Gold credit card. Then, just a few... Read More

Milhas e Destinos
GOL com o B767 e rumores de novo destino internacional

Hoje eu vou trazer algumas notícias da GOL para vocês. Na verdade são duas. Uma delas vocês já podem ter ouvido falar, mas a segunda... Read More

Points With a Crew
JetBlue Vacations: Up to $500 Off Your Next Flight/Hotel Package

Take advantage of JetBlue's Biggest Takeoff sale and triple dip your discounts and points on your next vacation Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Delta Upgrades ALL Passengers To First Class On Delayed 757 Flight

Would an upgrade to first class make an extended delay a little more bearable? Rene’s Points shares of a story that will make you smile that took place on Delta... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Save At Mandarin Oriental With Amex Offers

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and... Read More

Travel Codex
When Gas Stations Were Service Stations: A Nostalgic Look Back

At Travel Codex, we often write about various forms of transportation: airlines, trains and cruises.  What about the car?  People still use the car to go on... Read More

Family Flys Free
Passenger Forces Flight to Turn Back, Upside to United Changes, and Have UR Lost Their Shine?

Here are the latest set of interesting stories and news from around the travel web that I find interesting and hope you do, too! The post Passenger Forces Flight to Turn... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
I Fell For The Barclays Survey Email About Their Arrival+ Card

If there’s a bank that’s giving Citi a run for its money about not knowing where they want to take their credit card business, it’s Barclays. While... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Great New Amex Offer For Marriott Stays

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and... Read More

God Save The Points
Great Deal: £560 Premium Economy UK Cities To Bangkok Round Trip…

It’s easy to say that £1200 is a great price for business class, which it is, but it still doesn’t make it reasonable for most travellers. £560... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Marriott Is Buying Seven Caribbean Hotels To Add To Its All-Inclusive Portfolio

At the beginning of August Marriott announced that it planned to offer guests more all-inclusive options and that it planned to do so with a mixture of new-builds,... Read More

Frequent Flyer Bonuses
Top 5 Flight Bonus Mile and Point Offers for October

Here are our Top 5 Flight Bonus Mile/Point Offers for October. This post is of course for bonuses for flying this month however many of these offers go beyond so... Read More

Running with Miles
Should You Change Your Southwest Companion Pass Strategy for 2020?

With the latest changes, find out if you should change your Southwest Companion Pass strategy for 2020. Even with the increase, there are still many ways to earn... Read More

TravelUpdate
Keep, cancel or downgrade your credit card? Here’s how you decide

You earned a hefty sign-up bonus on your card and it's over a year now. Should you keep, cancel or downgrade your card? Here's a guide to help you decide. The post Keep,... Read More

Renés Points
Saving Money with the Delta Amex Free First Checked Bag Benefit

The First Checked Bag Free is signature benefit included with most Delta American Express cards. But how much is the perk worth? How many people get free bags? Can the... Read More

View from the Wing
What You’re Missing By Doing the Math on $59 Delta SkyMiles Select

SkyMiles Select has generated much virtual ink as a brand new $59 program from Delta offering Main cabin 1 boarding, 8 drink coupons, and a luggage tag. Doing the math... Read More

TravelUpdate
Southwest Makes the Companion Pass Harder to Get

Southwest Airlines has made the elusive Companion Pass harder to get. They have also announced a surprisingly positive change as well. The post Southwest Makes the... Read More

Pointshogger
Interview with Andy Shibata Managing Director, Brand at Air Canada

Today, we have the pleasure of interviewing Andy Shibata Managing Director, Brand at Air Canada. He will be sharing the new Travel Like a Canadian initiative and will... Read More

One Mile at a Time
American A321 Still Grounded Six Months After “Incident”

In mid-April I wrote about a pretty terrifying incident that happened on an American Airlines flight bound from New York to Los Angeles. The flight was operated by one... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
>>> Lufthansa / United Business NONSTOP Deutschland – USA (Return): 1430 Euro

Mit Lufthansa oder United im Partnersale Nonstop an die Ostküste ... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Garuda Indonesia Business Class Lounge Bali (DPS)

Before my KLM flight to Singapore, I had some time to lounge hop in Bali. The Garuda Indonesia Business Class Lounge is basic, both in terms of comfort and food... Read More

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