Don't Get to Excited, It's April Fools

This April fools was busy in the travel indusy with companies around the world creating buzz and having fun playing jokes on gullible travelers! I put together some of my favorite April Fools jokes that I saw this year. There are hundreds of them out there, but here’s just a few of my ...
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Starwood Preferred Guest Overview and American Express Card


American Express has a number of cards that I am a huge fan of and love to use them both to earn and burn points for free travel. Traveling can be EXTREMELY expensive, but when done right, traveling can cost next to nothing. One of my favorite American Express Cards is the Starwood ...
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TopGuest Threatens To Suspend My Account

Topguest offers a great way to earn bonus points for both the Hilton HHonors program and the Virgin America Elevate program. Both programs participate and allow users to check in via foursquare at select locations and offer them bonus points for doing so. HHonors rewards 50 points per DoubleTree ...
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AirBerlin's New Business Class Seat

This week, AirBerlin’s redesigned business class has finally taken to the air on a select number of routes offering premium passengers a true business class experience. It is no surprise that AirBerlin installed the same lay-flat seat in business class that their partner and 29% owner Etihad ...
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Getting Away on Miles: Delta B777 Business Class Narita to Los Angeles

After a short delay in Manila, but a wonderful flight on the refurbished B747-400, it was off to LAX on one of Delta’s first planes to have true lay flat seats in Business Class, the B777-200LR. The plane was starting to show a bit of wear and tear, regardless the product is solid and ...
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KLM New Diamond Business Class Seat

Last April, KLM announced that it would play catch up with many of their European Rival carriers and finally introducing a full flat seat in their long haul business class cabins. While working with the Dutch designer Hella Jongerius, KLM is attempting to create an entirely new look and feel of ...
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Hilton's Daily Grand Promotion

Hilton’s HHonors has announced their 2nd quarter promotion for 2013, giving HHonors members bonus points for both weeknight and weekend stays this spring! The Daily Grand Bonus offer gives HHonors members 1000 bonus points for every weeknight stays (Monday-Thursday) and 2000 bonus points per ...

American Air Award Map Book Tool

After researching and creating my own list of the top 10 award options using American Air AAdvantage miles and explaining to my readers American Air award travel zones, American Air launched a new interactive tool which simplifies award searches. The new tool allows travelers to search the world far ...
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$65-$135 off British Airways, Iberia, or OpenSkies Flight

This Spring, British Airways is giving everyone the chance to take $65 for economy or $135 for premium economy off ANY British Airway flight (Or IAG flight) that departs from the United States. Codeshare flights are NOT included, but IAG flights are, meaning routing must only be on BA, Iberia or ...

United introduces first enhanced p.s. aircraft

United’s first P.S. reconfigured 757 took off from LAX this morning in route for JFK offering one of the best rides available from LAX to JFK until Delta and AA introduce their new/reconfigured aircrafts in the near future. The newly configured plane only offers two classes of service. United ...
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Alitalia MileMiglia Best Awards + 6000 Free Miles

Alitalia is offering new MileMiglia members up to 6000 bonus miles when registering for a new frequent flyer account! The offer is pretty simple and direct. For those people who sign up for a new MileMiglia account, who are not current frequent flyers of the program, earn 2000 bonus miles ...
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Bonus Miles on Virgin America, American, Alaska, & US Airways

Bonus Points Galore! Because I love free points or extra points, here are a few noteworthy promotions that are happening right now!
Virgin America
Until June 30, 2013 Elevate members can earn double or triple points on select flights on the west coast. Almost all west coast routes earn ...

Win 2 Business Class Tickets on American Air's Newest Routes

American Air is celebrating their three new routes launching this spring and to celebrate they are giving you a chance to win business class seats to 1 of their new destinations. All you have to do is sign up for their contest, providing your name, email, and AAdvantage number and you will be in the ...

FinnAir Goes Social

Have you ever flown across the world and never said hello or good day to your seatmate? I know it happens way too often, but sometimes I wonder do you at least make small talk and say hi first, or do you just oddly make eye contact at each other for hours on end? We sit there and secretly judge our ...

American Airline Reward Travel Zones

After yesterday’s post on American Air top use of AAdvantage miles and basic information regarding award tickets I thought it would be best to inform my readers of American Airlines travel zones. Each airline defines regions of the world different for miles consumption and it is very ...
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American Airline Awards: Best Use of Miles

With so many airlines merging and frequent flyer programs consistently changing, I thought I would provide my readers with my top 10 uses of American Air AAdvantage miles before the US/AA merger is completed. Little is still known about what changes will occur after the merger, but for now, here is ...
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Getting Away on Miles: Delta 747 Business Class Manilla - Narita

After an interesting check-in experience, where Delta went above and beyond to get me first class seats and a better routing, I rested in the Manila Skyclub before heading to the gate. Extra security was in place at the gate and each passenger had to go through a secondary screening which was very ...
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Getting Away On Miles: Delta SkyClub Manila

The Skyclub Manila is probably the most dated and one of the worst International Delta Skyclubs in the system. Although international airline clubs tend to be of higher rankings and have better amenities than domestic clubs, this is only because they have to compete with 4 and 5 star international ...

Freddie Awards -- It's time to vote!

The Freddie Awards are back again this year, celebrating their 25th year! This award is unlike any other awards in the industry and is honestly among one of my FAVORITE awards given out each year for the biggest and the best frequent traveler programs! If you haven't voted yet, ...