Southwest Airlines has great fare rules. Generally speaking, every Southwest Flight is refundable, usually as credit to use later, except with the new system.Unfortunately, that ..
If you fly regularly, or even infrequently on Southwest Airlines, it makes sense to understand and enroll in Southwest Rapid Rewards program.
Understanding the Southwest Rapid R..
Frequent Flyer Programs are big revenue machines for airlines, and those 40% off promotions generally aren’t a good deal, but believe it or not, there are a few cases where
Southwest Airlines announced that in May they would beginning a major modernization of their reservation system. This is huge in more ways than one. For starters, Southwest is in..
Reading a post yesterday evening, something struck me. Lucky made the assertion that Qatar Airways’ Business Class was already the worlds best business class. This even before yo..
Weekend in Taipei: Introduction
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Weekend in Taipei: Touring Taipei
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For anyone who uses the British Airways Search Tool to search for award travel on OneWorld Alliance Airlines, you may be familiar with this sight:Now, if you use the British
I’ve never made a post on predictions before, primarily because, I don’t like to think of myself as Nostradamas. But, you know what, it is a new year, so, 2017
Today we learn of news of Southwest’s changes to the Southwest Companion Pass, and how the needed 110,000 Rapid Rewards points are calculated, or rather, what points count, and w..
I think we all enjoy double or triple dipping. The American Airlines Business Extra program is a way to do that, if you fly on American. That said, if you’ve
It is very easy to get into intermediate and expert territory when it comes to finding award space and booking awards. That can sometimes be intimidating. This is my attempt
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
American Airlines continues to release AAdvantage Program Updates, as we move toward the “go live” of a few new aspects of the program, previously announced in June.Just a brief ..
I’ve held top tier elite status in hotels and airlines for the better part of the last decade. While I started out earning status mostly from business travel (aka Other
Last year, Delta introduced a 20 minute guarantee for checked bags, called “Bags on Time” or “Bag-to-Claim Guarantee” (I’m not quite sure, based on the Terms, so lets just go
I’ve been an American Airlines Executive Platinum for a few years now. Ivy enjoyed a bunch of the benefits, like complimentary domestic upgrades, and no charges for redepositing ..
With American’s move to revenue based earning, the three legacy US carriers all award miles based on your fare, not miles flown anymore. So, where should you credit your miles
I just ended a whirlwind round the world trip with my father and brother, which was awesome. Our last long haul flight was in Asiana A380 First Class, a flight
Starting Out and American Airlines’ Flagship Lounge – Chicago
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OneWorld Alliance was for a time, the best alliance going. Not because they had the most connectivity or partners. But rather, because, if you were flying on multiple OneWorld pa..
I shared the below as part of my remarks at the Travel Hacker 101 Meet-up that I co-hosted with Richard Kerr. If you aren’t a member of the Travel Hacking 101
American Airlines AAdvantage changed their program yesterday, and while the revenue based earning isn’t great, it was their introduction of Elite Qualifying Dollars that makes it..
American Airlines is making changes to their AAdvantage Program, and they are not pretty. This is of course, a follow-up devaluation to the one announced November, 2015.