American Airlines & Alaska Airlines expand airport lounge access for members

Alaska Airlines and American Airlines has had a relationship working together and codesharing on a number of West Coast flights allowing Alaska to fly American Airlines customers up and down the West Coast and extensive codeshare agreement for Alaska customers to/from American's major hubs in ...
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Rookie Mistakes Could Have Cost Me My Around The World Trip

Last weekend I started my nearly 30,000 mile trip around the world on a US Airways First Class Award ticket and an amateur mistake almost cost me the entire trip! My trip started from Mexico City which allowed me to take advantage of on my favorite US Airways award chart gems: Central ...
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Mexico D.F. American Airlines Admirals Club

It is amazing to me how different every American Airlines Admiral club is, especially those in foreign countries. I have reviewed the Admirals Club in London, which wasn’t much to write home about and the club in Tokyo, which many AA frequent fliers claim is the best in the system. Yet I will ...
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EBOLA - Mexico D.F. Warning

If you follow me on Twitter or read my blog, you are probably already aware that I am on my nearly 30,000 mile trip around the world which includes stops in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. In the last 4 days I have visited major airports in the USA, Mexico,South America, and Europe ...

Malaysia Airline Chef on Call - How to Order your meal

Malaysia Airlines allows customers booked in first class and business class to preselect their inflight meals via the program “chef on call” The airlines has over 30 dishes for business class and First class passengers to choose and the menu is specialized based on where the plane is ...
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Carolinas Aviation Museum - Limited Time Discount

Last weekend I flew out to Charlotte, North Carolina from the West Coast to watch my hometown NFL team, Seattle Seahawks, beat the Carolina Kittens Panthers. Yet before game day, I had a day to waste in North Carolina.
View from my seat - 50 yard line row 11 Visitors side :)
So I did what ...
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US Airways Credit Card Adds 2 New Benefits - It only gets better!

As we all know there is a limited of time remaining to still sign up and earn bonus miles with the US Airways credit card. As US Airways and American merge, the US Airways credit card will stop accepting new card holders after the two airlines frequent flyer programs are aligned. Yet the good news ...
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Alaska Airlines Announces San Diego to Kona Service

Alaska Airline has been busy defending their ground in the battle for Seattle with Delta this year and has expanded new service from Seattle to Baltimore, Detroit, Albuquerque, Tampa, and Cancun and has also grown in Salt Lake Cities by increasing frequencies between Seattle and Salt Lake and ...

AirBerlin Business Class Berlin - Miami

When I usually think about a European premium airline, Lufthansa typically comes to mind. Furthermore, if asked about traveling on a German airline, the behemoth airline group Lufthansa is usually the first to be mentioned. Many travel bloggers rave about Lufthansas’ first class product and ...
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Virgin America Named Best in US Travel & $47 1 Day Only Sale

Virgin America was named the Best US Airline by Condé Nast Travel for the 7th year in a row in the magazines Reader Choice Awards and to celebrate the success the airline is having a 1 day Fly In Winning Fashion Sale with shorthaul flights starting at just ...

$15-$50 Off Virgin America Flights with LivingSocial

Virgin America has teamed up with LivingSocial to offer deals on your next Virgin America flight with travel deals on your next short, medium, or long haul flight offering up to 3x the value paid towards a future flight!
Whether it's your first time or you're a regular jet setter, you know ...

Phoenix US Airways Clubs Rebrand as Admirals Clubs

If the merger between US Airways and American wasn’t confusing enough for travelers hopping between the two airlines, things just became even more convoluted in Phoenix where US Airway clubs were rebranded as Admiral Clubs on Friday, October 10. The two airlines are still operating as two ...

Looking Beyond Hilton and Marriott – Comparing Hotel Elite Benefits

Over the last couple of years work has kept me loyal to Marriott and Hilton and I must say I’ve been mostly happy with Marriott and less happy with Hilton. For two years I have enjoyed Platinum status at Marriott and Gold status with Hilton and have primarily stayed at the two hotel brands as ...
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Marriott Rewards Refer A Friend Bonus - 10,000 miles for you and them!

Each calendar year (Jan-Dec), Marriott Rewards allows each Marriott Reward member to refer up to 5 new Marriott Rewards members in order for each party to earn bonus points on the new member’s first five stay. The new member must sign up for Marriott Rewards via a special invitation sent from ...

20% off Virgin America Flights - Must booked by Oct. 14

To celebrate Virgin America’s launch at Dallas Love Field the airline is offering 20% off all flights systemwide if your purchase your ticket by tomorrow, October 14, 2014 for travel between October 20 and December 17, 2014. To take advantage of this promotion, you must book on Virgin ...

Quality Hotel Nova Domus - Rome Italy - Review

On a recent trip to Rome, I stayed at the Quality Hotel Nova Domus near the Vatican. To book the hotel I transferred points from my Membership Rewards account to Choice Hotels and booked the room using Choice Privilege points. Choice Privilege points tend to me my favorite hotel currency when ...