TravelUpdate
Aer Lingus now allow seat selection on AerClub bookings

Earlier this year, I spent an hour of my time playing telephone ping pong with Aer Lingus and Avios. My simple request for seat selection on a frequent flyer redemption... Read More

Pointshogger
MBNA Alaska Airlines Sign Up Bonus Increased to 30,000 Miles

Looks like MBNA has increased its sign up bonus to its highly valuable MBNA Alaska Airlines World Elite MasterCard Credit Card, going from 25,000 to 30,000. There... Read More

Frequent Miler
Should you invest in Starpoints now?

Starwood is once again offering 35% off on the purchase of SPG Starpoints through July 20th. This means that it’s possible to buy Starpoints for... Read More

God Save The Points
I’m Sorry, But The British Airways Bias Has Gone Too Far…

Apologist, traitor, sell out – let the chants begin… This week British Airways cancelled “mistake fares” they probably shouldn’t have, but... Read More

Auf Nach Irgendwo
90.000 Avios mit verückter Iberia-Promo!

Iberia hat gestern eine neue Promo mit einer überaus großzügigen Ausbeute an Avios aufgelegt. Für jeden Iberia-Flug, den ihr bis zum Sonntag bucht,... Read More

Travel With Massi
Zu gut, um wahr zu sein – 90.000 Avios mit der verrückten Iberia Promo?

9.000 Avios pro Buchung ohne zu fliegen!? Iberia hat gestern eine ziemlich eigenwillige Promotion gestartet, um Direktbuchungen über ihre Kanäle... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
UNGLAUBLICH: 10600 KOSTENLOSE Meilen

Über manche Promos bin ich immer wieder erstaunt ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Und der nächste Air China Business Sale ab Deutschland!

Air China wirft sehr beständig und regelmäßig ihre Business Sale Promos raus ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
GEHT BESSER: Sheraton Grand Krakau – Deluxe Suite (Video)

Video Rundgang durch meine Deluxe Suite im Sheraton Grand Krakau. So richtig Deluxe fand ich die Suite nicht ... Read More

Cariverga
Обзор: Hampton by Hilton Kurtkoy, Стамбул

Обзор Hampton by Hilton Kurtkoy рядом с... Read More

The Gate
One Obvious Way to Spot an American in an Airport Security Checkpoint Outside of the United States

I was at an airport security checkpoint at Keflavik International Airport in Iceland on my way to Barcelona in Spain — which is a flight between two Schengen... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
“Aviation Watchdog” Audits Are No Cause for Concern

“Aviation Watchdog” to Audit FAA Oversight of Southwest Airlines The Office of Inspector General for the US Department of Transportation said Wednesday it... Read More

Michael W Travels
Win A Trip For Two To Pasadena, California

Southwest is giving one lucky winner a trip for two to Pasadena, California to have the “ultimate vacation.” The prize includes a gift card to use towards... Read More

Frequent Miler
NY to Hawaii from $350 RT on American & United

United is offering excellent prices for round trip travel to Hawaii late this summer, throughout fall, and into the winter, with prices from New York... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Norwegian Experiencing Problems on Hi Fly, Wamos and EuroAtlantic Wet Leases

Norwegian Air Shuttle passengers on certain routes should be aware of potential cancellations and delays in light of difficulties with replacing aircraft undergoing... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Passegeners Caught Having Sex On Flight to Mexico in Seats

Two passengers onboard a Silver Airways flights from Ft. Lauderdale bound for Mexico, were caught joining the Mile High Club, in their seats. Apparently, they felt there... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
New Uber Ride Pass Available $4.99

Uber is out with some new Ride Pass offers where you can save money on your rides. Here is an example of one fromAtlanta. New Uber Ride Pass Available $4.99 When you buy... Read More

View from the Wing
Air Conditioned Planes in High Humidity Can Cause This to Happen

Air Asia flight 5583 from Kolkata to Bagdogra — a 277 mile flight — was 4.5 hours for mechanical reasons. After 90 minutes passengers were asked to get off... Read More

The Reward Boss
Lyft Expands Free Rides to Cancer Patients in Major Cities

Lyft and the American Cancer Society are offering free rides to people fighting cancer. The Road To Recovery program started a couple years ago in Boston and has... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
10,000 Delta MQMs The Easy Way!

We are nearly halfway through 2018, how are you doing on your Delta MQMs bonuses? Today I received my email, ‘Congratulations! You’ve earned 10,000 Medallion... Read More

The Short Final
Are You More About The Experience or The Destination?

I read a ton of blogs and websites, almost to a fault. I say I live on a 24-hour news cycle because I’m constantly consuming content. During my daily read today I... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
Reassessing and Liking the New Amex Hilton Cards, Especially for Low Hassle Points Travelers

The 4 new and refreshed Amex Hilton cards came out in January with the end of the Citi Hilton cards. Initially I paid little attention to these cards. Discussions with... Read More

Miles To Memories
Children’s Place Tells Their Customers to Pound Sand After Their System is Compromised

A truly appalling response from Children's Place on their latest gift card hack where hundreds of gift cards were stolen and fraudulently drained. The post... Read More

Monkey Miles
How to incorporate a One Way Korean Air award flight using Alaska Miles

I’m currently building a trip to Asia this fall/winter with my buddy, Dave. If you’re a regular reader of the blog, you the two of us like to take crazy... Read More

Frequent Miler
Crazy: 90,000 Avios for $183 (too good to last)

German blog You Have Been Upgraded has written about an incredible promotion being offered by Iberia. I’ll note at the outset that this one is far too... Read More

View from the Wing
Are Meals More Important than Wifi? and Southwest Systemwide Double 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

You Have Been Upgraded
HILFE! Wenn man noch schnell eine Business Strecke Oneway VON oder NACH Asien braucht: 500 Euro

Manche meiner Leser haben ihre Hin- oder Retourflüge noch nicht in der Tasche. Ich erinnere da nochmals an zwei Deals ... Read More

The Gate
Failed Promotion by Dunkin’ Donuts

I received the following e-mail message today, Thursday, June 21, 2018 from Dunkin’ Donuts; and your role is to find out why I consider this promotion a failure.... Read More

Deals We Like
Difference Between the 3 Hilton Credit Cards – Which One is Best For You?

As I wrote about yesterday, the limited time offer for 3 Hilton credit cards is coming to an end next week. And while it is great if you can apply for all 3, I know that... Read More

Mommy Points
U.S. Airport Restaurants Where Priority Pass Select Membership Covers Your Bill

A surprising travel trend in the past year has been the increasing list of airport restaurants where you can dine and drink courtesy of your Priority Pass Select... Read More

Running with Miles
Great Deals! Fly Around Europe From Just $10 One Way

Talk about deals, here are some incredibly cheap flights in Europe from just $10 one way! These include visiting places like Paris, London, Stockholm, Mallorca, Italy,... Read More

Points With a Crew
The unfortunate fine print of IHG’s “Greener Stay” offer

During a recent Holiday Inn Express stay for work, I discovered a door hanger to defer housekeeping in exchange for points. My excitement disappeared after... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
American Airlines’ New Strategy: Just Give Up — Editorial

Over the past few months, it appears that American Airlines — the world’s largest airline by passenger volume — has taken a thrifty corporate mentality... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Virgin Atlantic Just Promised To Always Honor Mistake Fares

British Airways has been getting quite a bit of media attention for once again not honoring mistake fares. Specifically, passengers booked fares from London to Tel Aviv... Read More

Subscribe To The Best of Boardingarea

A weekly digest of the most popular & trending stories from across the network 

You have Successfully Subscribed!