One of my favorite Saverocity personalities, Robert Dwyer, and I both enjoy listening to the Mighty Men of Mouse podcast (Disney stuff). On Episode 306 they had a brief discussio..
For some reason, domestic travel stresses me out more than international travel. Booking the travel, that is. The reasons for this are pretty simple – international travel prese..
Two kids creates more than twice the work. That holds true for regular life and travel. Nonetheless, we took it upon ourselves to travel to the United Kingdom to celebrate
Living squarely in flyover country where we’re an afterthought to legacy carriers (that’s another post), Southwest is our favorite airline for flights to most of the destination..
So I made a rookie mistake presenting at FT4RL – too many slides! I had to rush through a few of my points on booking awards so I thought I’d
There’s no good way to spin today’s awful news (which I fist saw on One Mile at a Time) about the Alaska Mileage Plan devaluation for travel on Emirates. As
tl;dr – there’s a ton of Delta award space but our community’s bias against Delta is probably preventing us from realizing that. All searches were for FOUR people.
Whenever I’m p..
British Airways website has long been touted as the go to award search engine for Oneworld award space. I don’t dispute that, but being that I am looking at flights
While we’d all like to think we can redeem our miles only for Saver Level seats on the best airlines out there with stopovers galore while getting approximately 29 cents
If you have lots of AA miles and might want a trip to Chile (or somewhere in South America that you can get to from Santiago) next year, stop reading
We tend to do dumb things in the miles-and-points game or hobby. By we, I mean me. Specifically when it comes t0 booking hotels. I plan trips way in advance
Delta gets a bad rap, and rightfully so. Delta miles are difficult to use, they switched to a revenue based system first, etc. etc. yada yada yada. Despite all that,
We see lots of analogies made in this miles-and-points game (or hobby, The Hobby or Obsession as may apply), but I think the one that best fits when it comes
There have been a couple of good blog posts on the US/AA merger this week: Gary covered the timing of AA migrating all US flights over to AA starting next
On Tuesday, June 30th, Southwest is opening their schedule for bookings through March 8, 2016. This extension (from the current schedule bookable through January 4) adds a couple..
This week it was time for me to apply for a new Citi card, and I decided to throw in an AMEX card as well. I had planned to open
This post might get long and boring, so I’ll save you some time and give you the information you need to know first:
Book your Southwest points travel early and often.
I wrote last week about how, if you’re flexible enough, you can use United miles to get to Oceania in premium cabins. Today I’m going to write about how you can
Kenny has written extensively about how Virgin Australia is a bit of a gold mine for travel to Australia/Oceania using Delta or Virgin America miles. Virgin Australia remains the..
Southwest has long been the best points program for domestic travel for many of us. I’ve written about them before, but many people still don’t make the most of the
Over the past few months, there have been several instances of excellent award availability to Europe on US Airways and AA flights. This time it may not be good for
We’re working on strategies for booking award tickets on various airlines (not necessarily using that airline’s own program). Next, an airline that doesn’t see a whole lot of att..
We’re going to try to dive in to strategies for booking award tickets on various airlines. First up, since we picked up an additional two months of schedule this morning,