Turning Left for Less Brasil
Boa Notícia – Smiles Dobra a Validade das Milhas Obtidas em Voos Gol

Uma boa notícia da Smiles para os clientes que acumulam pontos no programa! Veja o press-release que eu recebi ontem. A partir de agora, as milhas acumuladas em... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Amex Offers: Save Money In Vegas And At Marriott

A handful of really good Amex offers right now for MGM Resorts, Caesars Resorts and the complete portfolio of Marriott properties. The post Amex Offers: Save Money In... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
2 Ways To Get From JFK to Manhattan, Mysterious Minibar Charge, Should You Bother With Airline Status?, & More!

Happy Saturday friends, and hooray, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a recap of what’s gone on at YMMV this week. From what we’ve written to what... Read More

View from the Wing
Why Several Airlines Sell Tickets for Less at the Airport Than Online

Ultra low cost carriers will sell you tickets for less at the airport than they will online. You save the online booking fee. And they do this because it saves them... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
>>> Dreifache Accor Le Club Punkte in Russland

Bei Accor Le Club Russland gibt es dreifache Le Club Punkte ... Read More

Michael W Travels
Don’t Use Google Maps In This Italian Town!

Since getting T-Mobile a few years back, we’ve found Google Maps to be an indispensable tool when we rent a car around the world. While Google Maps isn’t... Read More

One Mile at a Time
A Very British Day Of Credit Card Applications

October has been a month of new credit card applications for me, given that I fell under Chase's 5/24 limit: -- First I applied for the IHG® Rewards Club... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 264: Maybe it isn’t entirely awful??

A bad week for many United Airlines frequent flyer members and probably an even worse week for Boeing lead this weeks show. Plus SIM cards and South America and swanky... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Why I’m Seriously Considering An American Express Centurion (Black) Card

It’s not for the points. It’s certainly not for the status. But I am seriously considering an American Express Centurion Card, more popularly known as the... Read More

God Save The Points
Move Over A350, The Boeing 787-10 Will Be British Airways Best Plane…

British Airways received their first Airbus A350-1000 to much fanfare, and most of it was largely deserved. The airline unveiled its first “new” business... Read More

Miles To Memories
Chase Total Business Checking, Huge $500 Bonus Available

There’s a new bonus of $500 for the Total Business Checking account. You need to go to a branch, so you need to have one nearby. We usually see a $300 bonus for... Read More

What was the BOAC Monarch service like on the Comet 4?

The Monarch Service is the name BOAC used for the on board experience on routes across the Atlantic. Flights commenced on 4 October 1958 with the de Havilland Comet 4,... Read More

Running with Miles
What’s New with Bluffworks? New, Great Travel Clothes and a New Refer-a-Friend Program

Check out all the new travel clothes from Bluffworks! There are new colors, new products and even the brand new women's line of travel clothes! Plus, refer a friend is... Read More

Points With a Crew
Get 5000 Fee-Free dollars or only a 1.5% fee on Plastiq

Through October 31st, you can get either 5000 fee free dollars and/or a 1.5% fee on payments with bill paying service Plastiq Read More

God Save The Points
How Credit Card Points Threaten The Value Of Loyalty Programs…

It was once always a bad idea to use your credit card points for anything other than converting them into airline miles or hotel points. That toaster – bad idea.... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Watch An 84-Year-Old Challenge TSA Agent To Push-Up Contest

It’s nice to smile once in a while, especially when talking about the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The challenge of an 84-year-old Army vet... Read More

Family Flys Free
Review: Hilton Waikoloa Village Makai Ocean View Room

The Hilton Waikoloa Village is an extensive resort about a half hour from Kona Airport. It has an impressive set of restaruants and facilities. Here's my review: The... Read More

סיכום חדשות ומבצעים מהשבוע האחרון

תוכנית שאפתנית של קוונטס... Read More

View from the Wing
Updated Best Rewards Card for Each Category of Spending

If you want to earn the most points for your spending -- beyond just earning a big signup bonus -- you need to pay attention to what you spend the most money on and... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Marriott To Acquire Elegant Hotels Group

Marriott has announced that they will acquire Elegant Hotels Group which offers 7 hotels in Barbados (mostly all-inclusive resorts.) No timeline was given for when these... Read More

Sam Chui
Qantas Begins Project Sunrise Testing

Taking delivery of a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Qantas has commenced the first of three Project Sunrise research flights. The aircraft, registered VH-ZNI, is currently... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Europe’s Fastest Growing Airline…I’ve Never Heard Of it

I like to stay up-to-date on airlines from all over the world, but admit Europe’s fastest growing airline took me by surprise. In fact, I had never even heard of... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Here Are 90 Chances To WIN TRAVEL! YMMV Travel Contests & Sweepstakes: October 19, 2019

Happy Saturday, travel friends! This weekly list includes travel-related contests and sweepstakes we’ve found. Eligibility will vary and it’s up to you to... Read More

Miles To Memories
(New Link!) More Pay Over Time Offers Sent Out – An Easy 10K In Points!

People are reporting that they have been getting new Pay Over Time offers which means they are getting the easiest 10,000 points possible. The post (New Link!) More Pay... Read More

Deals We Like
Hyatt Ziva and Zilara Cap Cana Opening in Just Two Weeks!

The Hyatt all-inclusive properties have become one of my favorite ways to redeem my World of Hyatt points. They include the family-friendly Hyatt Ziva’s in Montego... Read More

Turning Left for Less Brasil
Promoção de Passagens Gol – Bons Preços para Viagens até Janeiro de 2020

A Gol está com trechos nacionais em promoção e em alguns casos os valores são bem interessantes e permitem viagens até o fim de... Read More

Review: Kartu kredit Garuda Indonesia Visa Signature

Kali ini, saya akan melakukan penilaian terhadap kartu kredit BNI Garuda Indonesia Visa Signature menggunakan Metode Penilaian Kartu Kredit PinterPoin. Kartu kredit BNI... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Uh Oh: Damning Boeing 737 MAX Text Messages

With the 737 MAX having been grounded globally since March, and with no real indication as to when the plane will be back in the sky, you'd think things couldn't get... Read More

God Save The Points
Boeing Withheld Pilot Messages Of 737-MAX Flaws 3 Years Ago…

Bad times just got worse for Boeing after transcripts of alarmed messages between Boeing technical pilots sent three years ago surfaced publicly this week. The aerospace... Read More

Milhas e Destinos
B737-MAX: coragem para voar depois da liberação

Gente, o B737-MAX é, provavelmente, o maior problema da história da aviação comercial da Boeing. Todas as aeronaves produzidas estão... Read More

Renés Points
What a Circus (Circus!): MGM Sells Bellagio and Circus Circus. Sun Country Benefiting from 737 MAX Groundings.

Greetings from Chicagoland — where the weather is decidedly crisper than my home area of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley! I’m loving the fall weather... Read More

View from the Wing
The Future of the W Hotel Brand Will Be Born at Union Square

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

Milhas e Destinos
Turismo: Nova York pela primeira vez

A leitora Lenise, que está entrando agora no mundo das milhas, me escreveu pedindo dicas sobre Nova York, cidade que ela ainda não conhece, mas que... Read More

One Mile at a Time
La Compagnie Will Fly To Las Vegas Via Iceland (Twice)

French all business class airline La Compagnie flies year-round between Newark and Paris Orly. The airline has two A321neos they recently took delivery of, which feature... Read More

Travel the Globe 4 Less
The Trouble With An Everest Base Camp Trek Is Kit!

As you read this post, I am somewhere on a mountain trail probably struggling to catch my breath. Yes, Jason and I are on a quest to reach Base Camp on an Action... Read More

Frequent Miler
Polls are open ’till Sunday: Vote for #40KFaraway champ

It’s on: you have until Sunday to vote for the winner of the 40K to Far Away competition. Win, lose, or draw I think I speak for all three of us when I say... Read More

Travel With Massi
Deal: Quito, Ecuador in Air France Business Class ab 1.220

Die Wahl des Abflugortes beeinflusst in nicht unerheblicher Weise den Flugpreis. Wer einen kleinen Umweg ins europäische Ausland in Kauf nimmt, kann speziell bei... Read More

Turning Left for Less Brasil
Latam Pass e Caixa – Até 80% de Bônus na Transferência de Pontos do Cartão de Crédito

O Latam Pass e a Caixa estão de volta com outra promoção para transferência de pontos e dessa vez os clientes conseguem até 80% de... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
DOM&KATZENFUTTER: Singapore 777 First Jakarta – Singapur

Review der Singapore 777 First von Jakarta nach Singapur ... Read More

Sam Chui
Disturbing Text Messages Deepen 737 MAX Crisis

As a result of a break-through collection of disturbing text messages, it has been uncovered that one of Boeing’s top pilots struggled with the 737 MAX flight... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
VIDEO: Westin Jakarta – Westin Executive Suite

Einmal durch meine Westin Executive Suite im Westin Jakarta ... Read More

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