Emirates Flights to Mexico City Approved for December
Oct28

Emirates Flights to Mexico City Approved for December

In the ongoing saga of on-again-off-again Emirates route between Barcelona and Mexico City, it looks like we finally have some good news. A little background To describe Emirates route between Mexico City and Barcelona as a soap opera might be selling it short. Emirates initially announced their intentions to fly the route in 2018. However, Mexico wouldn’t grant Emirates as many slots as they’d hoped. As a result, Emirates...

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Lounge Review: Aspire Lounge, Heathrow Terminal 5
Oct24

Lounge Review: Aspire Lounge, Heathrow Terminal 5

Terminal 5 is Heathrow’s newest terminal. Opened in 2008, the terminal exclusively serves British Airways and Iberia. With the famed First Wing, Galleries First Lounge, and Concorde Room, the terminal is fantastic for travelers flying British Airways First Class and Oneworld Emerald flyers. However, there’s only option if you plan to use a Priority Pass lounge – the Aspire Lounge. Is the lounge a worthwhile...

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Boeing Fires CEO of Commercial Airplanes
Oct23

Boeing Fires CEO of Commercial Airplanes

The past 12 months have been some of the roughest times for Boeing in recent memory. In October 2018, Lion Air Flight 610 crashed resulting in the tragic deaths of all 189 souls on board. Then in March of this year, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 passengers and crew on board. Shortly after, the 737 MAX was grounded across the world. The plane remains grounded to this day, encountering...

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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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Battle of the Cards: Which Trifecta is Best?
Oct15

Battle of the Cards: Which Trifecta is Best?

For those familiar with credit card rewards, it can make a ton of sense to pair cards together to maximize your earning. For a while, the “Chase Trifecta” was considered the best trio of cards for earning. However, with this year’s changes to the Amex Gold Card and Citi Double Cash, is there a new top trio? Over the next week, we’ll be breaking down the best card trifecta from each of the three major banks:...

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Earn Double Alaska Airlines Miles on El Al
Oct14

Earn Double Alaska Airlines Miles on El Al

Not that long ago, Alaska Airlines added their latest partner El Al, where we will now be able to earn miles when we fly the Israeli airline and credit to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. Yes, you guessed it, still no word on when we will be able to redeem our miles to fly on El Al, though. Double the Miles The good news is, as of tomorrow October 15th, that you will be able to earn double the miles whenever flying this partner and...

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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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Battle of the Cards: Citi Trifecta Review
Oct10

Battle of the Cards: Citi Trifecta Review

Our final competitor in the Battle of the Cards is the Citi Trifecta. Will the newest challenger dethrone their rivals?

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