Earning Miles With the New Delta & Virgin Atlantic Partnership

Earlier this week, Delta Airlines and Virgin Atlantic announced mutual frequent flyer benefit for Elite flyers from both airlines. The codeshare on Virgin and Delta flights will begin July 3, 2013 and on that date, frequent flyers of both airlines will be able to earn and burn miles on each ...

20% Off Virgin America Flights This Fall

Virgin America is giving away 65,000 20% of coupons for domestic fall travel via their Facebook Fly with The Force Promotion. Participants must register via the Virgin America App Facebook page in order to receive a 20% off coupon for travel between 9/10 and 11/6/13. There are many restrictions ...

Barclay Card Reconsideration Tips & Tricks

Barclay card has a number of great credit card offers available and they are actively trying to compete with American Express, Citi, and Chase for your business. A few cards are available for airlines including: Lufthansa, US Airways, Virgin America, & Frontier Airlines (click each link for a ...
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Flight Delay, Cancellation, & Downgrade Compensation in Europe

Traveling is only as much fun as you make it and only as stressful and you perceive it to be. Some trips will go over smoothly, and others will have numerous issues that cause you to grit your teeth and your heart to palpate, but again, everything normally tends to work itself out. Recently, on my ...
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Lufthansa Miles & More Card:Bonus Miles

The Miles and More card is your chance to travel the world for free. Unlike many of the other mile earning cards you may have in your wallet, the Barclays Miles and More card is tied to one of the largest frequent flyer programs in Europe and includes a number of European airlines. Adria Airways, ...
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Lufthansa Business Lounge Terminal Z Frankfurt

The Frankfurt Airport is home to a number of Lufthansa’s business class lounges, first class lounges and senator lounges. On my trip home from Europe, I had the opportunity to visit the business class lounge in the Z terminal for a short period. The lounge was modern and chic with decent views ...

JetBlue TrueBlue Points No Longer Expire!

JetBlue TrueBlue points just improved their frequentf flyer program, following the likings of Delta airlines, and have made it so their points no longer expire! The TrueBlue program is a revenue based program, earning a fix number of points per dollar spent (similar to Virgin America Elevate or ...
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Lufthansa 747-8i Business Class FRA-IAD

The day had finally come and I was going to fly one of the newest planes in the sky, the 747-800 intercontinental! I have flown the other two new wide body planes recently (China Southern A380, Korean Air A380, and United’s 787, click each for a review) and I was more than ecstatic to mark ...
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American Airlines Launches San Diego - Miami Non-stop

June 12, 2013 American Airlines initiated nonstop service from San Diego to Miami, reopening a route that has not been served in over 20 years! The relaunch of this route will not only connect point-to-point travelers, but open up a slew of markets via 1 stop to the Caribbean, Latin America, and ...
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Swiss Air Lounge Review: Geneva, Switzerland

The Geneva Airport has two Swiss Air lounges: A Business Class lounge and a First Class lounge. The business class lounge is accessible to those flying intra-Europe or long haul business class On Swiss air and their partners and priority pass cardholders. The first class lounge is accessible to ...
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AirBerlin Stuttgart to Catania Trip Report

AirBerlin is one of OneWorld’s newest members, joining the alliance in March of 2012. It has been slightly over a year since AirBerlin joined the OneWorld alliance and I have been itching to get on board to try out their hybrid product. For those of you who do not know, before joining ...

British Airways Executive Club: Stuttgart, Germany

The small lounge is one of four lounges at the Stuttgart Airport, but there is only one open to OneWorld flyers who are traveling from Stuttgart. The other three lounges at this small airport include the Air France/KLM lounge, a Lufthansa lounge, and a tiny closet of a room for Priority Pass card ...

US Airways' Barclay Credit Card: The End Is Near

Sources say that the new American Airlines will be keeping its contract with Citibank and be ditching US Airways Barclay’s card. Although this may not be surprising, AA is keeping with Citibank due to the fact that in 2009 Citibank advanced AA $1 billion for miles.
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Garuda Indonesia on Track to Join SkyTeam

Today the SkyTeam announced that Garuda Indonesia is on track to become the alliance’s 20th member airline and also its 2nd South East Asian carrier and 7th Asian carrier. A long time in the making and planning, the airline is now finally meeting the requirements to become an official member ...
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Skymile Earning Rate Changes: In Depth Review

On Monday, a number of bloggers and people started ranting about Delta’s new earning rates on partners starting Sept 1, 2013. This was all because Delta sent out a mass email to Skymile members and announced on flyer talk that changes were in the works on how people earned miles on Skyteam and ...
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Lufthansa Flight Geneva - Frankfurt Business Class

Intra-Europe flying isn’t that exciting, it honestly is very similar to domestic flights in the USA, therefore if you can go straight to your destination, it is often times worth it instead of hopping around Europe on regional carriers or small jets. Despite this, there is one thing that is ...
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Lufthansa Flight Geneva - Frankfurt Untrip Report

After two days of traveling, thanks to my crazy routing SAN-IAH-ORD (Overnight) ORD-LGA, JFK-GVA (9 hour layover to see the city) it was time to finally head to Frankfurt, my final destination. Everything seemed in order and before my fight I headed to the Swiss Business class lounge for a drink and ...
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Swiss Airlines JFK- GVA Business Class Review

Star Alliance flying has never been my forte, but this year, thanks to a mixture of my Chase Sapphire, which transfers to United and my American Express Platinum (or Amex Premier Gold), which Membership Rewards transfer 1:1 to ANA and Aeroplan, I have found myself using my points to fly on Star ...
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