Hilton HHonors Summer Promotion: Triple Your Trip

This summer, Hilton is giving HHonor members the opportunity to earn 2x or 3x the points on every stay for summer stays between July 9, 2013 and September 30, 2013. The "Triple Your Trip" summer promotion allows you to collect 3x the points on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights and 2x the points on ...

Delta SkyClub Policies: Good For Employees, Bad For Customers

Being a long time NWA flyer, I am still accustomed to the old NWA culture and customs. Each time I come across a nuance, I’m thrown through a loop, especially when I have a hard time wrapping my head around it. This week when flying to Maine, I encountered another round of irregular operations ...
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British Airways A380 Flying To LAX & Hong Kong

Last week, British Airways took delivery of their 1st of 12 A380 and announced that service to Los Angeles via the A380 that will commence on September 24 followed by Hong Kong, its second destination, on October 22, 2014. Both destinations are offering special fares to celebrate the new A380 with ...

The World's Worst Frequent Fly Program Is...

 Frequent flyer programs are they Holy Grail to our existence. Ours as a collective community that includes the frequent flyers, business travelers, travel addicts, bloggers, flyer talk & mile point contributors and even leisure travelers. The programs we love to hate, and hate to ...
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Alaska Air & Aeromexico Team up

If you can’t beat them, join em. Or at least this is what Aeromexico has done with Alaska Airline after a failed attempt to expand into the Seattle market in 2007 to 2009 with service from Seattle to both Cabo and Mexico city. Since pulling out of the Seattle market, Alaska has had no direct ...
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Delta.com Upgrade List Is Broken

This week, when flying Delta, (the first time since early January) I took notice that the Delta.com upgrade standby priority list is extremely out of sync and broken. I have sent an email to Delta to inform them of this issue, but in the meantime I want readers to know that Delta.com is BROKEN! Just ...
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Keep Your Cool During IRROPS & Get More!

We all know how stressful traveling can be, and it can be even more stressful during delayed or cancellations. Yet, this week I realized how being calm, laughing at the IRROPS, and going with the flow can really get you ahead.
Here is how the story goes:
 I was booked to fly from ...
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Save on GoGo Inflight Internet

As much as I LOVE having internet on planes, I also hate it. Wifi on planes means, as a business traveler, I can no longer disconnect from the world and play catch up on old emails, read a book, etc. Instead, plane rides are spent responding to active email conversations, going through reports, and ...
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Virgin Atlantic Flights Now Bookable Via Delta.com With NO Fuel Surcharges

Virgin Atlantic award space is now available to book via Delta.com and the best part is there is NO fuel surcharges on flights from the USA to London! Unlike Virgin Atlantic Flying Club there is NO fuel surcharges when booking with Delta miles. Not to mention, award space is fairly plentiful via ...
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Lufthansa Miles & More Program

****50K point offer is expired. NOW bonus is 20K +15K w/ balance transfer*****
June 30th was your last chance to earn 50,000 Lufthansa Miles & More Miles before the sign up bonus returned back to the typical 20,000 point threshold. There are a number of reasons to get this card, as I ...
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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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