I’m not sure how widely known last week’s Southwest Reservation System Issue was, but I did happen to see random mentions about it on twitter. Thinking back to the flight my
One of the things that I am always surprised with is how long it takes to transfer points between programs. I totally get it that IT is hard, but, seriously,
The latest Skytrax Airline awards were announced at the Paris Air Show, and I have to say, I’m left wondering whether Skytrax Awards are perception over reality. Don’t get me
I am not often an advocate of buying miles, but there are times when it makes sense to buy miles. This promotion may be a good time to at least
If you’re flying Southwest Airlines today, enjoy a drink on them in celebration of their birthday!
Southwest Airlines’ BirthdayI just happened to be flying home from Austin this..
I’ve found SilkAir and Singapore Airlines to be very helpful when finding regional flights in Southeast Asia. It’s allowed me to hop around Asia and include a stop in Singapore
There’s a great promotion going on at the moment with the United MileagePlus X App, where you can earn up to 10x + 25% miles per dollar spent. It titled the
Lately I’m flying Southwest more than I ever imagined. At least I’ve been able to avoid Seat 28B. It comes down to a different value of time. But I’m impressed
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
Review: Eva Air 777-300ER Houston to Taipei
Review: Grand Hyatt Taipei
Weekend in Taipei: Touring Taipei
Weekend in Taipei: Taipei’s Taoyuan Inte..
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