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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Getting Tested for Covid 19 on Vacation in Hawaii
Jan06

Getting Tested for Covid 19 on Vacation in Hawaii

In order to head to Hawaii on vacation, you must present a negative Covid-19 test. If you don’t present a test, you’re subject to quarantine when you land. But, if you start to feel symptoms or just want to have a little bit of extra reassurance, there are plenty of places to get free testing while you’re on the islands. We were tested for free in Maui while we were there, and the process was quick, painless, and...

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The Most Powerful Feature of the British Airways App… that you’re NOT using!
Jan05

The Most Powerful Feature of the British Airways App… that you’re NOT using!

As the general public moves away from desktops and onto devices, the need for companies to develop powerful apps has grown. No longer is the mobile version of a website going to suffice for most users. Airlines in general have been slow to advance beyond booking trips, managing bookings, and seeing your mileage balances. British Airways has come leaps and bounds ahead of its competition with this amazing feature that every points...

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Opinion: Nothing I Say will Stop you from Traveling
Jan04

Opinion: Nothing I Say will Stop you from Traveling

Covid cases are on the rise not only all over the USA, but all over the world. ICU beds are filling up in every state in the nation. Chances are your neighbor, or perhaps even you, decided to get together with friends or family from different households over Thanksgiving or Christmas, against common sense and medical advice. Nothing I can say to you in person or on this blog is going to change your opinion about traveling during the...

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Why you should Visit Hawaii Right Now
Jan03

Why you should Visit Hawaii Right Now

Covid cases in the United States have been rising out of control over the winter, and most Americans are looking for some sort of a reprieve from the mandates and restrictions in their hometowns. With Hawaii opening up for business and tourism in October, many have been trying to find a way to experience the islands for themselves. We’ve just returned from a week on the islands, and without a doubt we can tell you that if you’ve been...

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