Traveling For Miles
Beware: American Airlines Is Showing Phantom Cathay Pacific Award Availability

As of yesterday Cathay Pacific awards can now be booked on the American Airlines website but it looks like American may be having a few integration issues that travelers... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Delta Pushes Boeing To Develop 797

Delta wants Boeing to develop the 797…and is dangling 200 aircraft orders as a prize. Speaking to Bloomberg in New York, Delta CEO Ed Bastian said: I do... Read More

Miles To Memories
Here Are The 5 Best Ways to Use Avianca LifeMiles

Best Ways to Use Avianca LifeMiles – Our Top 5 Avianca LifeMiles are one of my favorite loyalty currencies. Maybe I need to qualify that statement a bit, as I have... Read More

Travel Codex
Get Twice the Hyatt Points When You Stay at MGM Resorts in Las Vegas

World of Hyatt and MGM’s M life loyalty program have had a partnership for several years now. It’s an easy way to double dip. Just make sure you put your... Read More

Old Homestead Steakhouse at Caesars Palace

Being a Caesars Reward Diamond Member, I had a Celebration Dinner to use. So, I decided to use it at the Old Homestead Steakhouse at Caesars Palace. Why? Because I love... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Save On Delta Flight With Amex Offers (Targeted)

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

Pizza in Motion
UGH: Blister Pops On Airplane Splashing Blood On Fellow Passengers

I mean, really? If there weren't pictures I would guess this wasn't even real. Well, no. I know better. Anything can, and will, happen when traveling. The post UGH:... Read More

One Mile at a Time
8 Great Opportunities To Buy Points

We frequently see loyalty programs sell points at a discount, and for many this is an opportunity to buy points at a cost that makes sense, especially for aspirational... Read More

Frequent Miler
GetUpside: App To Save Money On Gas – 1,200 New Gas Stations Added In Georgia & Texas

Update 9/20/19: Another 1,200+ gas stations have been added in Georgia, Texas and elsewhere around the country. Update 7/2/19: Another 1,000+ gas stations across the... Read More

Turning Left for Less Brasil
Smiles Day – Uma Decepção e Quase Nada de Novo

Ontem tivemos o tão esperado Smiles Day, uma campanha especial promovida pela Smiles para celebrar o aniversário do Clube Smiles. Nos dias que antecederam... Read More

Miles To Memories
Welcome to Life After the Marriott Travel-Sized Toiletries Change

Marriott Travel-Sized Toiletries Are Going Away, and My Recent Experience Was Great A little over 2 weeks ago, we covered the announcement that Marriott travel-sized... Read More

View from the Wing
Expiring Marriott Free Night? Call to Get it Extended for Another Year

Reader Reid asked me yesterday whether there was anything he could do about two free nights from his Ritz-Carlton Rewards credit card that are expiring next week. •... Read More

Traveling For Miles
The New Apple Credit Card Isn’t Looking So Pointless Now

When the first details of the new Apple Card were announced there were a lot of people who jumped at the chance to ridicule the offering and to call it pointless...and... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer Premium Adventures – AY914 Oslo to Helsinki with Finnair Business Class

Finnair AY914 Olso Gardermoen to Helsinki Vantaa, Business Class Summer Premium Adventures In this Summer Premium Adventure (Warning: Long!) In the Summertime when the... Read More

Miles For Family
Changes to Citi Cards, New Walmart Cards, New Orleans with Kids and More

Citi Cards Losing Travel Coverage and Citi Price Rewind: Citi announced a few months ago that most of its cards are losing some key travel coverage benefits as well... Read More

Live from a Lounge
50% Amex to Marriott Transfer Bonus Through October 31, 2019

A new Amex to Marriott Transfer Bonus is getting you a 50% bonus on transferring from Amex Membership Rewards to Marriott Bonvoy through October 31, 2019. Here is what... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Cathay Pacific Awards On = Very Bad News

Cathay Pacific flight awards are now easily bookable on using miles. What could be the downside? A big one, as it turns out. Cathay Pacific awards have always... Read More

Points With a Crew
The instant pot we use for hotel room cooking is 50% off today at Amazon

One of our strategies for keeping food costs down on a family trip when we are staying in a hotel room that doesn't have its own kitchen is to make meals in a rice... Read More

Sam Chui
Review: Oman Air First Class B787-9 Muscat to London

Oman Air have received a pair of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner last year, registration A4O-SF and A4O-SG. These B787-9 are equipped with new First Class Suite. They're... Read More

Don’t waste your time waiting to drop under Chase’s 5/24

We're going to talk about Chase's 5/24 rule and why you may be missing out on valuable miles and points as you wait to drop under 5/24 The post Don’t waste your... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Is The Southwest Premier Business Card Worth It?

Chase and Southwest Airlines have two business credit cards -- the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Business Credit Card and the Southwest Rapid Rewards®... Read More

Family Flys Free
Travel Regrets and Addictions, Flying Free With Kids, And A Crazy 84-Route Expansion!

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 Travel Regrets and Addictions,... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
The World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze & Market Is Coming To Florida (And Seattle. AND Washington D.C.)

It’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas, right? (for those of you who, like my husband, are saying. “WRONG!,” just….shup! LOLOL!)... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego

As I was wrapping up my parental leave this summer, I asked my wife if we could take a trip with our son, Alex. We had been cooped up inside due to Austin’s... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Does New SAS Livery Reveal New SAS Identity?

For the first time in more than two decades, SAS has unveiled a new aircraft livery. What should we make of the new livery and the timing surrounding it? The new livery... Read More

Frequent Miler
Cathay Pacific Flights Now Bookable On The American Airlines Website

Cathay Pacific awards have always been a bit of a pain to book with American Airlines AAdvantage miles as you had to call American to book the flights. That changed... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Unicorns Found – American Airlines Opens Up Great Upgrade Availability To Europe

Somewhat amazingly, American Airlines is currently offering an impressive number of Business Class upgrades on routes between the US and Europe and upgrade availability... Read More

Frequent Flyer Bonuses
Earn up to 30% Bonus Aeroplan Miles for travel between Canada & China

Another flight bonus is now available from Air Canada’s Aeroplan. With this offer you can earn up to 30% bonus Aeroplan Miles on Air Canada and Air China flights... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Stack Promos To Buy American Miles For 1.68 Cents Each

At the moment American is selling miles for 35% off, which is an opportunity to buy American miles for as little as 2.08 cents each. If you're interested in buying... Read More

View from the Wing
A Huge Strategic Opportunity American Airlines Isn’t Going to Take

With more satellite internet installs than any other airline, even if they had to throttle speeds on legacy US Airways 2Ku planes, they could grab the mantle of being... Read More

How much does it cost to reconfigure an aircraft cabin?

We always read about it on the Internet. Airline X has a brand new seat, and they are going to reconfigure the fleet to install all the new items. Frequent flyers will... Read More

Sam Chui
XL Airways Stops Selling Tickets

France is losing another airline company. Earlier this month, on September 6th, Aigle Azur suspended all its flights. There are several takeover bids and the fate of the... Read More

Renés Points
Less Than One Month Until the Chicago Seminars! Have You Registered Yet?

The 10th Annual Chicago Seminars begins just four weeks from today! Registration is still open. (From what I can tell, it’s about 2/3 sold out!) The three-day... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Get Global Entry & TSA PreCheck Free With These Mainstream Credit Cards

5-year membership of the Global Entry program (which includes membership of the TSA PreCheck program) costs $100 but if you have the right credit card(s) in your wallet... Read More

Travel Codex
A Test Drive of the Flighty App, A New Flight Tracking Tool

Last month, Brad posted about the launch of the Flighty app, a new flight tracking tool.  Aimed at fans of the defunct Flight Track Pro, Flighty promises “the... Read More

Frequent Flyer Bonuses
Using the IHG Rewards Club Buy Points Flash Sale to save up to 60% or more on hotel stays around the globe

Earlier in the week we brought you details of the IHG Rewards Club Buy Points Flash Sale. This offer provides a 100% bonus when you buy IHG Rewards Club points until... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Etihad Devalues Royal Air Maroc Awards

Of the "big three" Gulf carriers, Etihad has by far the best frequent flyer program when it comes to redemption opportunities. This includes them having what's one of my... Read More

Frequent Miler
Is the CNB card worth keeping if rumors are true?

The CNB Crystal Visa Infinite card has many perks, but its most compelling perk is that it offers $250 in airline free reimbursements per year, per cardholder, including... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
The House Lounges Sydney / Melbourne bei Priority Pass – Kosten aber 13 Euro

Mit einem Priority Pass kann man The House Lounges in Sydney und Melbourne besuchen ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Ein guter Qatar Business Sale ab Stockholm

Mit der Qatar Business von Stockholm nach Asien ... Read More

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