How to Save 52,000 Avios and Fly British Airways’ New Business Class Suite
Mar20

How to Save 52,000 Avios and Fly British Airways’ New Business Class Suite

Earlier today we shared news of British Airways new business class suite. The new Club World Suite marks a significant improvement over their existing Club World seat. British Airways will debut the new seat on their A350 between London and Toronto starting October 1st. As fun as it is to look at pictures and dream, it’s even more fun to try it in person. Booking with Points or Cash If you’re trying to book with just points, you’re...

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How to Calculate and Earn Elite Miles on Alaska Airlines
Mar18

How to Calculate and Earn Elite Miles on Alaska Airlines

It’s April, and for all the travel enthusiasts among us, it’s the most depressing time of the year. It’s the time when all your loyalty programs reset their mileage earning clocks to zero last quarter and you’re starting from scratch. You’re sitting down with a calculator, trying to figure out when you’re going to earn your qualifying miles, which trips will count, and if you might need a mileage run in the future. Because...

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Looking For Weekend Plans? Try Iceland.
Feb24

Looking For Weekend Plans? Try Iceland.

Struggling to figure out where to go for your next weekend trip? We’ll explain why Iceland should be at the top of your list.

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Enhance Your Google Flights Experience with One Simple Tool
Feb18

Enhance Your Google Flights Experience with One Simple Tool

Wouldn’t it be nice to know when you book a flight if your flight is going to have good or bad seats? Now, with this simple browser extension, you can!

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The Ten Commandments of Error Fares
Feb06

The Ten Commandments of Error Fares

Booking mistake fares can seem like an overwhelming task. We’ve put together our top 10 tips to help you book like a pro the next time you see one.

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How to Increase your First Class Upgrade Chances on Alaska Airlines
Dec09

How to Increase your First Class Upgrade Chances on Alaska Airlines

Ever since I moved to Seattle four years ago (has it been that long?) I have been lucky enough to hold Alaska Airlines top tier elite status and have enjoyed their benefits plenty, especially their MVP Gold75K upgrades to first class. But not everyone seems to have the same experience. A few months ago I was exposed to a social media group exclusive to MVP75K members who have had a very different experience from the one I’ve...

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Think Outside the (United Airlines) Box
Dec07

Think Outside the (United Airlines) Box

Hate flying to a destination that’s only serviced by an airline you can’t stand? Have you considered a very unconventional itinerary as an option to get you there? Here’s what I did.

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We just booked a $44,800 luxury vacation for ONLY $637
Nov17

We just booked a $44,800 luxury vacation for ONLY $637

If you’re a fan of this blog, you’ll know that we love our vacations. Through an awesome combination of miles, points, credit card signups, promotions, and straight up hustling, we earn between 1.5 million and 2 million points and miles a year. The problem that we run into (and it’s such a #FirstWorldProblem) is where can we spend so many miles and points, and actually get a luxurious, first class trip, that we would...

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How to Stop your Airline Miles from Expiring
Nov14

How to Stop your Airline Miles from Expiring

You’ve worked really hard to earn all the miles in your account. You’ve got thousands, perhaps tens of thousands of miles building up in your account. You think all is fine and then you check your email inbox one day. “Your points are expiring, act fast!” Of course the airline will try and convince you to spend them as quickly as possible, but we’ll give you some useful tips to make sure that they...

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How we booked Kenya Airways new JFK-NBO Business Class with Miles
Oct11

How we booked Kenya Airways new JFK-NBO Business Class with Miles

In just under two weeks in late October, Kenya Airways is set to start their new Dreamliner 787 service non-stop from Nairobi to New York’s JFK airport. Flights from the east coast to Africa have been few and far between without connections or routing via the middle east. It is possible to redeem miles on this new flight, but it does take a little bit of work. The Route Kenya Airways will be flying the plane with a new 787...

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