Alaska Airlines Fare Sale, Still a Good Value
Feb05

Alaska Airlines Fare Sale, Still a Good Value

Alaska Airlines is back with another of their famous fare sales! We’ve written about how in the past, the sales used to be a ton better. Now when you go to book, they’ll offer you the lowest fare as the “saver” fare and the main cabin is usually $30-40 higher. While they may not be as good of a deal as they were in the past, they are still good and provide value! Spring Break is here! Spring break is one of the...

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Marriott Platinum Elite Guarantee – What if they don’t honor it?
Feb03

Marriott Platinum Elite Guarantee – What if they don’t honor it?

Marriott has various Platinum guarantees, but what happens if the hotel doesn’t want to honor them? The Platinum Guarantee broken down here.

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Ever wonder how an airport gets its Code?
Feb01

Ever wonder how an airport gets its Code?

If you’ve ever wondered how airports get their three digit codes, there’s a website there that can give you all that info. Some are obvious, some are obscure, but all are interesting!

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Great News on Last Week’s Air Canada Deal
Jan30

Great News on Last Week’s Air Canada Deal

Air Canada is going to honor (or honour) these ridiculous deals that we reported last week. O, Canada!

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Analyzing American Airlines Premium Economy Award Chart
Jan27

Analyzing American Airlines Premium Economy Award Chart

Finally, American Airlines has released their award charts for Premium Economy. While some of the values are great, others are just outright silly. Check out the full detailed dive here!

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Tipping Your Airline
Jan23

Tipping Your Airline

I was perusing the Boarding Area main site a few days ago and loved seeing a post from Expat Adventures on Travel Update where she was appalled at Frontier’s latest terrible idea. Speaking of terrible ideas: flying Frontier. Granted, I’ve never flown Frontier, primarily because this is #NoMasCoach, and they’re a low cost airline. If you have attended my sessions at Frequent Traveler University, you would know I...

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BUSINESS CLASS DEAL: US to Europe $1100 Round Trip
Jan22

BUSINESS CLASS DEAL: US to Europe $1100 Round Trip

When it rains it pours. Apparently, that also applies to airfare deals. In addition to all the great deals we’ve seen to start 2019, Air Canada decided to join in on the fun. If you’re lucky enough to snag one of these deals, April is a great time to visit Europe before tourist season kicks in. Also worth noting, shoulder seasons are always best since you won’t be freezing yourself nor sweating profusely. Flights are...

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How to use Marriott Best Rate Guarantee to Save on Luxury Hotels
Jan22

How to use Marriott Best Rate Guarantee to Save on Luxury Hotels

One of the many, many benefits we enjoy from the Marriott program, besides upgrades, free breakfast, free wifi, and suite nights, has definitely got to be their Best Rate Guarantee. It enables us to stay at properties where the rate may be out of reach or the points redemption is too high. What it is Think of it as some weird sort of price matching program. Sorta like when you find a cheaper price on a TV you want to buy on Best Buy...

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British Airways 100th Anniversary Sale – £100 Flights Each Way!
Jan22

British Airways 100th Anniversary Sale – £100 Flights Each Way!

What’s better than historically cheap fares across the Atlantic? Sales on those cheap fares. To celebrate their 100thanniversary, British Airways is offering fares from London for £100 (~$130) each way every day from January 21-24. Sounds fantastic! So, what’s the deal? The Details For those of you who are early risers, you have an opportunity to take advantage of this special anniversary offer. Each day at 7am EST (4am PST, noon...

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ERROR FARE: New York City to Buenos Aires, Business Class, $700
Jan21

ERROR FARE: New York City to Buenos Aires, Business Class, $700

South America Buenos Aires business class fares are hard to find, and this one from Avianca is amazing!

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