A Round-Up of Travel American Express Offers
Oct17

A Round-Up of Travel American Express Offers

Amex Offers are a fantastic way to stretch your dollars even further. Simply by adding these offers to your enrolled American Express card, you’ll get either a statement credit OR extra membership rewards points. Since many of the offers are targeted, the more offers you add to your account, the more that will appear. Here’s a round-up of some of the offers that are expiring soon and that you still have time to take...

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Male Airport VIP Leeli Lounge
Oct17

Male Airport VIP Leeli Lounge

Mention the Maldives and images of pristine turquoise blue waters come to mind. Overwater bungalows with direct jump-in access to the water and romantic sunsets are commonplace in this island paradise. While it’s on almost everyone’s wish list, getting there can be a challenge. Flights are often ridiculously expensive and once you DO get to the islands, a barrage of expensive hotels with overpriced meals await. Never mind the flight...

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Hey United Airlines! You’re Drunk, Please, Just Stop.
Oct12

Hey United Airlines! You’re Drunk, Please, Just Stop.

When you’re driving down the road and you see a car accident, let’s all be honest, you slow down to look. We’re mesmerized by the accident, and even though often times it is gruesome and horrible, we stop, slow down, and look. That seems to be what’s going on here at United Airlines with their new launch of Premier Status and their Premier Upgrade “plan” for 2020. And I’m using the word plan...

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Why Now (seriously) is the Right Time for a Delta Amex Card
Oct11

Why Now (seriously) is the Right Time for a Delta Amex Card

I know what you’re thinking… another blog post about a credit card. Sure, that’s exactly what this is… but as a Delta Skymiles credit card holder for over a decade, I honestly believe that right now is the best time for you to sign up for any one of their myriad cards. Delta just announced a slew of changes to their card line up, and some of them, honestly, aren’t that bad. There’s been a lot of...

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LIVE: Singapore Airlines awards now on Alaska Airlines website!
Oct09

LIVE: Singapore Airlines awards now on Alaska Airlines website!

Alaska Taketh away, and Alaska Giveth. In a week where we lost American Airlines as a partner, Singapore Airlines awards and their charts are now available for booking on Alaska’s website! And the best part? FIRST CLASS IS THERE TOO! Singapore Airlines Partnership   There are a few different regions that they travel to, but Asia is obviously the large one. Singapore Airlines has often been a hard award to pin down, but now...

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OneWorld Business Class Sale from USA East Coast to Europe, from $824!!
Oct08

OneWorld Business Class Sale from USA East Coast to Europe, from $824!!

Finding cheap business class fares across the Atlantic seems to be harder than it used to be. The majority of flights are originating in Europe, leaving those of us who live in the good ‘ol US of A out of luck. There’s a sneaky little sale happening right now, but you’ve got to be quick, and flexible, and there’s some travel hacking involved. Stephen wrote a while back about how to nest trips, as this is how...

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Alaska Airlines Divorces from American Airlines… Now What?
Oct03

Alaska Airlines Divorces from American Airlines… Now What?

In what came as a shock to most and not a surprise to many, Alaska Airlines announced yesterday that they would be cutting ties with American Airlines in a few short months. The relationship was already on the rocks and it appears that all the group therapy classes in the world couldn’t save this relationship. So, now that Alaska has lost another partner, what does this mean for Alaska and American loyalists? Where do we go from...

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St Regis Maldives and Male Airport VIP Experience
Sep30

St Regis Maldives and Male Airport VIP Experience

Mention the Maldives and images of pristine turquoise blue waters come to mind. Overwater bungalows with direct jump-in access to the water and romantic sunsets are commonplace in this island paradise. While it’s on almost everyone’s wish list, getting there can be a challenge. Flights are often ridiculously expensive and once you DO get to the islands, a barrage of expensive hotels with overpriced meals await. Never mind the flight...

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Redeem your Hyatt Points to go to Antarctica and More
Sep28

Redeem your Hyatt Points to go to Antarctica and More

Hyatt has been on a real run lately. They’ve announced triple points promotions for Q4, they’ve announced new partnerships with Alila, Joie de Vivre, Destination Hotels, Thompson Hotels, and the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Your points are getting worth more and more each and every day. Now, Hyatt has partnered with Lindblad Expeditions for you to both earn and redeem your Hyatt points for some unbelievable...

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Why are you Afraid to Claim your Elite Benefits?
Sep26

Why are you Afraid to Claim your Elite Benefits?

If you’re a road warrior or even a weekend warrior, you fly tens, if not hundreds of thousands of miles a year. You sleep in dozens and dozens of hotel beds each year. You give your loyalty to hotels and airlines and fight to get that well earned status. So it begs the question… why are you so afraid to speak up and claim your elite benefits when they’re not granted to you? We’re fiercely loyal Each year we...

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