My Spam Folder Robbed me of 15,000 Bonus US Airways Dividend Miles

I LOVE my US Airways credit card, not because I use it all that often, but because when I do, there tends to be an awesome quarterly bonus offers involved! I swear not including the initial 40,000 sign up bonus I received for signing up for this card, I have earned over 40,000 bonus miles thanks to ...

Alaska Airlines Seattle to Honolulu First Class

Being born and raised in Seattle, Alaska Airlines will always hold a special place in my heart. I don’t know what it is about the little airline that can, but their amazing customer service, great frequent flyer program, dedicated HAPPY employees, and simple all Boeing 737 fleet just warms my ...
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Virgin Atlantic Cuts Little Red Domestic UK Service

Virgin Atlantic will be ending domestic UK flights after Little Red has proven itself unprofitable and unable to compete with much larger and the more frequent service offerings by British Airways on flights between London Heathrow and Manchester, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. With load factors ...
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How Much Did My 120,000 Miles + $300 Ticket really cost?

Recently I purchased a ticket that would take me around the world for 120,000 Dividend Miles and $300. My trip starts and ends in Mexico City but takes me to Miami, San Paulo, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, and Los Angeles before taking me back to Mexico. The trip was booked in a mixture of first, business, ...
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JAL's New Tumi Amenity Kit

Japan Airlines announced yesterday that they will FINALLY be rolling out premium amenity kits to their business class customers on long haul flights after myself and many other customers voiced to Japan Airlines that their grab and go system made them feel more like a discount carrier than a true ...
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US Airways 100% Buy Miles Promotion Extended!

With so many hotel and airline purchase bonus happening, US Airways decided to extend their 100% buy miles promotion for an extra 12 days! The 100% bonus promotion was supposed to end yesterday, Sept 30, but then US Airways announced yesterday that they had extended the sale until Sunday October ...

30% Bonus on Purchased Club Carlson Gold Points

Club Carlson, the award program for Radisson Hotels and smaller Park Plaza, Park Inn, Country Inn & suites, and their more prestige Quorvus Collection Hotels is currently offering a 30% bonus on Club Carlson points purchased for purchases between 10,000 and 40,000 points. Points cost $7 per ...

Delta GoGo Streaming Entertainment Is Extremely Limited

I do not fly Delta very often these days, but recently I cashed in 22,000 FlyingBlue miles for an award redemption on Delta to fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles to meet my partner and then fly with him to Seattle, where we overnighted for 20 hours before continuing in Business to Hawaii on AF ...
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Guide to Text & Fly - I LOVE T-Mobile

I just finished my first flight since T-mobile and GOGO launched inflight texting on 9/17/14 and I must say it was freaking awesome! I hope T-mobile launches this on other inflight networks, like their international network that American Air currently use on their international flights operated by ...

Southwest Airlines Double & Triple Point Promotion - Targeted

Southwest Airlines has released a targeted promotion for flights during the usually slow pre-holiday, post summer season which offers travelers up to triple Rapid Reward points on all flights booked and flown between Sept 18, 2014 and November 20, 2014. Check your inbox and spam folders for an email ...
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I Won Qatar Airways #HangMyHat Contest!

Early this year Qatar Airlines ran a contest on Instagram and Twitter which encouraged followers to hang their hat around the world in honor of new service being launched from Doha to Dallas. The airline then selected one grand prize winner who received two roundtrip tickets to DFW, one night at the ...
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The Loft - Virgin America Lounge At LAX

In December 2012 Virgin America opened up their very first airline lounge dubbed the Loft at LAX. The new lounge was built in the same space that Alaska Airlines used to have their Board Room in T3 at LAX, but the new club was redone in Virgin America style and the airline renovated the space to ...
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United Twitter Teams Needs a Lesson in Social Media

United social media still sucks. That’s right I have said it, of all the major US Airlines the Social Media team at United clearly do not know what they are doing or how twitter works. Yet the one thing they are really good at is putting their foot in their mouth. Yesterday when United tweeted ...
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Alaska Airlines: Board Early or Save 10% with Seahawk Pride

The Seattle Seahawks are off to another awesome start this season, already grating the Green Bay Packers in the 2014 opener at Century Link field. To celebrate the Seahawks success Seattle's hometown airline, Alaska Airlines, is keeping Russell Wilson as the airlines Chief Football Officer (CFO) and ...