Marriott MegaBonus Fall 2016

Marriott’s 2016 fall MegaBonus has been announced and despite the bonus having nothing MEGA about it, the small bonus for road warriors and casual hotelier can add a few additional bonus points to the nearly worthless* stockpile of Marriott Points that many of us collect while traveling for ...

National Car Rental One, Two, Free 2016 Promotion

National Car Rental One, Two, Free Promotion is back again starting today and runs through January 31, 2017, providing travelers the opportunity to earn points towards free rental cars with every qualifying rental. The promotion is among the most lucrative ways to earn free car rentals and can ...

Choice Privileges Fall Promotion 2016: Stay 2, Earn 1 Free Night

Choice Privileges is re-launching their stay twice earn one night free promotion which provides guests a total of 8,000 points after making two separate stays. The promotion starts September 1, 2016 and goes through November 11, 2016. The best part is, there’s no limit to how many points you ...

American Airlines: Most Delayed and Worst Frequent Flyer Program

When American Airlines and US Airways merger was announced the two airlines flaunted how the airlines was going to be the biggest and the best airline in the United States. Remember that saying, "Going for Great"?!? The Airline claimed they were bringing us the best loyalty program and an enhanced ...

Alaska Airlines E-175s Mean No More Free Booze in Coach

Alaska Airlines is preparing to phase out their Crj-700s in preparation of acquiring larger and nicer E-175 aircrafts. The new aircrafts will be an improvement in customer comfort, but the new planes also means a decrease in passenger’s incentives as currently routes served by the E-175 do not ...
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American Airlines Removes Ancillary Fees for In-flight Movies & TV

American Airlines is reducing ancillary fees and inflight add-ons by offering free in-flight entertainment where available on all planes equipped with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) or seat-back entertainment. This will expand upon the current overhead TVs available on some older 737s, 757s, and 767s ...

Alaska Airlines Provided Me A Personal Escort During a Close Connection

Alaska Airlines prides themselves in fantastic customer service and nothing boasts better customer service than my recent experience on a delayed inbound flight from Fresno to San Diego. My connection was scheduled for 45 minutes, but due to a delayed departure in Fresno, I landed just 16 minutes ...
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Alaska Airlines' Flight Attendant Dance Off

Alaska Airlines Flight attendants took to the streets of Seattle last weekend during the annual Seafair Torchlight Parade and showed off their dance skills as the men and women danced their way down 4th Ave for the 7th year in a row. Showing the world that Alaska’s Flight Attendants dance to ...

Delta Airlines First Class Adds Local Seattle Flavors

Delta Airlines is taking Seattle’s gastronomy delicacies to the air on flights departing from Seattle this summer by updating their first class menu’s on flights from Seattle to Los Angeles and San Francisco to include locally sourced Seattle grub. As Delta takes on Seattle’s ...

Alaska Airlines Doubles New York Presence with Four New Newark Flights

Alaska Airlines Newark network is more tripling in size over the next 9 months as Alaska Airline adds four new flights between Newark and West Coast destinations. The new transcontinental flights will add to Alaska Airlines growing transcontinental and go head-to-head with United as Alaska pushes ...

Earn 5000 Wyndham Rewards Points with Visa Checkout

Wydham Rewards is offering a 5,000 bonus points for using Visa Checkout via the Wyndham mobile app. This not only promotes the use of Visa’s secure checkout, but also the Wyndham mobile app.
Under the terms of the promotion, members can earn 5,000 bonus points after a qualified stay when ...

Singapore Airlines Upgrade Program - MySQUpgrade

Singapore Airlines is rolling out a bidding system to allow select customers to upgrade from economy class to the next cabin on select flights. The new bidding system is by invite only and will only allow an upgrade from Economy to Premium Economy. The bidding system will work like other airlines ...

Qantas Airways Premium Economy A380 Sydney-Dallas Trip Report

Qantas is an award wining, full service airline and Qantas premium economy product is the perfect mix between the hard economy seat and a lie flat shell style throne for your next 16 hour flight.
As the inbound leg to the world’s current longest A380 flight, a premium economy seat on the ...

Alaska Airlines Reduces Mileage Plan Earning Rates on American Airlines

Alaska Airlines is changing the miles earned per flight on partner American Airliness which are credited to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan starting August 1, 2016. Many economy fare classes will earn fewer miles whereas business and first class tickets on American Airlines will earn more.
The ...

Cathay Pacific First Class Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) Trip Report

Cathay Pacific First Class is not only an aspiration award but an exclusive experience in the sky reserved for the world’s richest, celebrities, and those who know how to play the points game. I have flown Cathay Pacific First Class several times, yet I will admit, that my late night, red eye ...
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Delayed Flight Compensation – The Alaska Airlines Way.

Alaska Airlines is one of the most punctual airlines in the United States; despite this, delays happen, and when they do I must admit I LOVE how Alaska Airlines handles them. The airline tends to be very forthcoming and honest about the delay and keeps passengers updated with actually estimated ...