Most major aircraft maintenance now takes place overseas, in places like El Salvador, Mexico, and China. But the real question: should we care?I recently ran into an article, fr..
Sorry for the recent absence on posting, I’ve been tied up with a few other projects, building some pipelines, here’s a few thoughts on what I’ve found. And while MS isn’t
In my experience there are two broads ways people tend to view the benefits of travel hacking. For fun, let’s call the two groups “budgeters” and “savers.” Their behavior is
Now that I’m back and posting more frequently, I’ll publish a somewhat-weekly round-up of all my latest posts. In this edition, I review the Park Hyatt New York, give a
I’m currently on a crazy trip, that spans 3 continents, 6 long haul flights, 2 shorthaul flights, and is my second attempt to fly the “Cycle” (which is baseball terminology).
As I recently wrote, I applied for the Gander Mountain credit card to see if it might be a source of decent promotions, a la the Banana Republic credit card.In
Redditors at /r/churning are known to freely share the greatest credit card sign-up bonuses, and the latest seems to be a 60,000 SkyMiles for the Delta Platinum or 50,000 SkyMiles
Here’s another example of how I was able to get Chase to reimburse me for $360 in hotels and meals when my flight was delayed overnight.If you’d rather start with
It’s been a while since I’ve published a post detailing how Chase (and Citi) might over up to $500 in hotels, food, and more the next time your trip’s delayed.For those
It’s been a while since our last meet-up, which had a surprisingly strong turnout despite the Great Blizzard of 2016. Anybody up for another one? I’ll throw out June 18
It looks like a record-breaking sign-up bonus has surfaced over at /r/churning, with some lucky MileagePlus members being offered up to 70,000 miles with the Chase MileagePlus Ex..
In case you’re late to the party like I was, United is offering some of its MileagePlan customers boatloads of bonus miles based on spend. To see if you’re eligible, enter
There has been a fair-amount of hand-wringing in the points & miles world, some of it from me, about how things aren’t as good as they used to be. I
The first set of tickets for ResellingDO 3 went on sale on Saturday and sold out in under 2 hours. The second set on Sunday, sold regularly, however there are
The roundup is short this week due to travel, hope everyone has a safe and happy Memorial Day!
The Weekly News Roundup is a collection of headlines from around the internet
The big news in the points & miles world today is that Bankrate has acquired Million Mile Secrets. I’m glad MMS made a public announcement; that’s more than we got
Originally, I wasn’t going to write a blog post about this as I did not think it was that exciting, but since @FarEastExplorer asked for details, I am sharing you the story.In
What is luxury, really?Having survived the rental market in New York for the better part of these last few years, I’ve heard the term thrown around by rental agents and plastered
Note: I had originally submitted this as an OpEd to the Washington Post last week (to the great support of many – Thank you!) Alas, the Washington Post chose not to run it,
In case you’ve been staying in a buddhist travel hacker monastery for the last week, the big news to come out of the loyalty world this week was the unannounced
I hope you’ve gotten in on the amazing Amazon deal where you get $106 back in credits with amazon sample box purchases. If you haven’t yet, some of the boxes are still available ..
Networking and building friendships is the name of the game. With the help of a some friends in the last year or so my network has expanded exponentially. I bring up this
I’m VERY aware of the optics around sponsored posts in the era of the Mommy Blogger rant. So I’ll state up front- of the three Fords I’ve driven one was