Final Days to book Emirates First Class Awards
Mar24

Final Days to book Emirates First Class Awards

If you’ve never had the chance to fly Emirates First Class, it is about to be even more difficult in just under a week. The ability to book your first class ticket with miles will be kneecapped on April 1st of this year. Emirates First Class is known for its over-the-top luxury and opulence in the air. Birds Eye Maple touches accent the gorgeous closed-door suites and Dom Pérignon champagne flows freely from flight attendants...

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The Top Ten Rules of Mistake Fares, Error Fares, and Flight Deals
Mar06

The Top Ten Rules of Mistake Fares, Error Fares, and Flight Deals

When a deal comes along like the $250 Business Class flights this week, there are a million things that go through your head. When should I go? How should I get there? Should I call my family? What about other cities?  Mistake fares, error fares, fat finger mistakes, deals, sales, however you describe them… they come and go within a matter of hours and sometimes a matter of minutes. Many airlines honor these fares in the...

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MEGA DEAL. Business Class from USA to Europe for Under $300!!!!
Mar03

MEGA DEAL. Business Class from USA to Europe for Under $300!!!!

Book this now. Ask you wife later. Ask your husband later. Ask you friends later. Just book the flight and ask questions later. Right now you can get a ROUND TRIP Business Class ticket to Europe for under $300. Seriously. Less than $300.  Get. On. This. Deal. Now. The Details TAP Portugal and other Star Alliance carriers are having a sale right now from Chicago, San Francisco, and others. Destinations such as Dublin are as low as...

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United 328 Loses an Engine, Miraculously Lands Safely in Denver
Feb20

United 328 Loses an Engine, Miraculously Lands Safely in Denver

Chalk this one up to “not something you see every day.” United 328 from Denver to Honolulu had an engine blow out, raining debris down on the houses around the airport today. Luckily, no one on the ground and no one in the plane was hurt. The Boeing 777 was well over 25 years old and one of the oldest 777 in service to date. The pilots did a masterful job of landing the plane safely while keeping their calm through the...

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Alaska Airlines Fare Sale – Last Day
Feb14

Alaska Airlines Fare Sale – Last Day

Alaska Airlines is running a 30% off sale, but it ends at midnight today, Valentine’s Day. The promotion is pretty simply. Simply use the promo code BOOKING4LOVE to save on your ticket. Coach fares are 30% off and first class fares are 10% off.  Here’s the terms and conditions Travel is valid February 25 – May 26, 2021. Travel to Hawaii, Mexico, or Costa Rica is valid Sundays – Wednesdays Travel from...

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Bask Bank sending out 1099 Forms, and They’re NOT Bad
Feb13

Bask Bank sending out 1099 Forms, and They’re NOT Bad

Back in November of 2019, we reported that BankDirect (now Bask Bank) was going to be sending out tax forms for their American AAdvantage miles that they give out in lieu of interest on their savings accounts. We were concerned because they never actually gave a monetary amount to those miles. Just last week, both BankDirect and Bask Bank sent out to their account holders a 1099-INT form for the accounts, and honestly, they’re...

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Redeem your Delta Choice Travel Benefits by January 31stl
Jan30

Redeem your Delta Choice Travel Benefits by January 31stl

As 2020 goes in our rear view mirror, all loyalty programs have been reset to zero and benefits have reset. Since we didn’t travel much last year, we completely forgot to redeem our Delta Choice Benefits after we achieved Platinum status. We got an email from Delta last week reminding us to redeem before the end of the month, so here’s a checklist of things to remember before you lose out on those benefits. Delta Choice...

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President Biden to sign Mask Mandate for Planes, Trains, Airports and More
Jan21

President Biden to sign Mask Mandate for Planes, Trains, Airports and More

Today, Thursday January 21st, the newly elected President Joe Biden will be signing an executive order mandating mask usage at airports and onboard planes, trains, ships, and intercity buses. This follows his executive order yesterday mandating use of masks on all federal lands and property. As the death toll from the Coronavirus passes 400,000, this mask mandate comes at a time when the pandemic is still raging out of control in the...

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Alaska Airlines adds new 100,000 mile Elite Tier
Jan11

Alaska Airlines adds new 100,000 mile Elite Tier

On March 31st, Alaska Airlines will be joining the OneWorld alliance along with American Airlines, British Airways and more. Current MVP Gold 75k members are enjoying extended status from last year and will soon have OneWorld Emerald Status, but what about those who are the super Alaska flyers? The real road warriors who pound out more than 100,000 miles each and every year? Today, Alaska Airlines announced that there will be a new...

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No, you should NOT wait to see if Flight prices go down
Jan09

No, you should NOT wait to see if Flight prices go down

It’s inevitable. You’re thinking about booking a flight and you see the price. $400. It seems steep, but with 3 months to go you’re thinking maybe the price goes down. 2 months later the price is at $440 and you’re thinking, well maybe the price will go down. With 4 weeks go to and the price is now $550 and deep down YOU KNOW the airline will lower the price. No, the airline is not going to lower the price of your ticket. No, the you...

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