If you’ve attempted to work with United’s New Award Search Tool, you know how much of a pain it is.Perhaps the most prevalent screen is this:
United’s New Award Search Tool
I just wanted to make a quick public service announcement today to remind you that Visa SavingsEdge still exists. For those of you not familiar with it, it’s a passive
A few of weeks ago, I flew out to Taipei for the weekend. Flying home, my wife and I were on Cathay Pacific, however my wife was in First Class,
American Airlines just started its daily service between Charlotte and Havana yesterday. The inaugural flight was less than 50% full, so I wondered how much award availability th..
This is a review of “The Black Swan” by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. You can find all my previous book reviews here. If you’re interested in buying a copy, I hope
As you make your 2017 travel plans, don’t forget about a rare event happening next year: a total eclipse of the sun visible across a wide section of the United
If you’re like me, you check your Amazon Seller App regularly, like, you know, every few minutes, whenever you are near your phone, during Q4. But, in one of those checks,
2016 has really sucked. A lot of my thoughts today have been devoted to a soccer team that I didn’t even know existed yesterday. As I’m sure you’ve heard by now,
I’ll say this up front: it is wrong to stay at the Ritz Carlton when in Berlin. It is most inappropriate to associate with a brand that exudes opulence in a
Since I’ve now updated our Complete Maps, I decided to go through each chain and pick out the best deals.
The idea is that category 1 hotels can cost a fraction of
This is the first Cyber Monday Deal I’ve felt deserved its own post. While some gift card deals and travel deals sparkled, most of the “stuff” deals fizzled. Maybe I’m just more ..
Cyber Monday is almost upon us. No doubt that you have already done a bunch of shopping online. In fact, many people do the majority of their shopping online. But
Starting today, it should in principle be possible to sign up for the Popular Credit Service Avianca LifeMiles credit cards. Signup bonuses are constantly fluctuating up and down..
As I mentioned in my previous post, we were recently in Asheville, NC. The primary purpose of the trip was to see the Biltmore Estate, home of the largest privately
Last month I took the family to Washington DC. We stayed at the K Street Hyatt Place, conveniently located a couple of blocks north of the White House. It’s a
Editors Note: This is a slow week, not because there hasn’t been much news or blog posts, but rather because I’ve taken the time to focus on family. Sorry for the
Yesterday I not only talked about how Alaska allows stopovers on oneways, but then shared some weird routings to get two tickets out of 1 award.
Today, in this post, I want to go
Welcome to the 2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals Wiki. In the interest of sanity, I’ve decided to keep all of the deals in one handy post. Be sure
In this community, I often see things that stop me in my tracks. Strangers helping others, things like sharing insight to make travel easier or more enjoyable, or guesting folks
I’m going to show you how to get a oneway to Hawaii and a later ticket to Asia… for the same price.
But this is just one of the many amazing uses
This past weekend, I had the chance to attend the launch of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite – R (GOES-R) weather satellite.
A bit of a Background on GOES-R:..
One travel hacking blogger who never disappoints is Vinh at Miles per Day (his Twitter account is a must-follow as well). Vinh attracts shutdowns like an office supply store prom..
Every so often, I see Gary Leff put out a post offering to answer travel questions. Its an excellent idea, and over the past couple of weeks, as I’ve been