Updated: Nov 1, 2016
Here’s a labor of love for the travel community. A complete map/tool of every IHG property, viewable by category.
(Click in the top right corner for full sc..
Today is 7 Practical Stopover Trips, and Wed. is 7 Crazy Stopover trips.
Today’s version is practical because it’s a complete roundtrip without open-jaws. The post Wed has the cr..
There are limited redemptions with Hawaiian miles, and only two options for the Pacific. But I’d argue that using Hawaiian miles to/across the Pacific is the best use of Hawaiian..
Keep up on all the miles and points posts I skimmed this week! Here:
The IHG PointBreaks (preview) list is out – the usual junk.
Hyatt Changes Their Reward Program (not bad).
This post is about the tricks and crazy stopover routes that you can now do with United miles… thanks to their new changes.
Yesterday I talked about the New United Routing Rules.
United Stopovers aren’t dead! Far from it!
On Oct 6 United switched stopover rules, and on paper, it seemed that all the tricks I’ve written about were dead. But every ending is
In an amazingly–I dare say–Nostradamus-like display of confidence, the Cabinet of Ministers announced: Turkey to cancel winter.The news wasn’t particularly well communicated. Man..
Updated: Oct 10, 2016
Here is the Complete Map of Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Hotels. Check the other Complete Maps Here, which we’ve been updating.
(Click in the top right c..
As I mentioned in my complete guide to Eastern Europe, there were 4 countries we hadn’t been to – Albania, Macedonia, Moldova and Belarus… and Kosovo (although the UN doesn’t
Gary Leff, among others, have written a bunch about Basic Economy, the concept that Delta has embraced, where customers essentially buy the seat. They get no miles for their flig..
Cancer sucks. No argument there. But there are many ways to fight it. I was chatting recently with a friend about the American Airlines partnership with Stand up to
Here is my complete travel planning routine. Everything from what booking sites I check, to how I put it in my calendar.
This is the nitty gritty details. I realize I
Carrie and I just started a flight to a country we’ve been wanting to go for a while…
And I thought it would be a cool experiment to post videos of
I recently returned from two weeks in Mumbai, Pune, and the Western Ghats as part of an Earth Expedition about Spiritual Ecology. Among other things, this trip really made me think
Thanks to a generous reader, we have a 50% off a Southwest flight coupon code giveaway. To enter, ‘like the post’ on Facebook, we’re using that to track entries.Cheers,Matt
Perhaps the biggest news of the year (certainly the most buzz), is the brand new Chase Sapphire Reserve coming out today, and available now!
The card is giving a sign up
Updated: Aug 18, 2016
Marriott Rewards program is one of the most popular, if not the most popular hotel rewards program. This is an up-to-date map of all their hotels by categor..
If you are not listing your house on airbnb while you’re traveling, you’re leaving money on the table. Period.
This weekend (well, four days) we had a trip and dropped our price
Continuing my series on using Miles in the Pacific, I found a few gems when playing around with FlyingBlue searching for flights across the Pacific and within the Pacific.
I had the chance to chat with the guys at RewardStock a short time ago, participating in their Expert Interview series (their first interview was for Richard Kerr, founder of
Yesterday I went over all the United stopover tricks I’ve ever written about, but there’s one more discovery I’ve yet to share. And since the United stopover devaluation __ is co..
If you didn’t see, United is devaluing its stopover rules.
I’ve had some stopover tricks I’ve wanted to share, and since United will be killing all these stopover tricks Oct 6… I..
I’ve been keeping track of every hotel we’ve stayed at for the last few years, and decided to make a map of all our hotel stays (color coded by brand).