I had a fun tweet last night to my friend Freequent Flyer, who offered me inspiration to be better in his post on Thursday. In reality, he offered that inspiration
Yesterday we shared a new tool we made, the Delta Miles Calculator – which (currently) shows all the cheapest domestic flights in miles.
Using that data I sorted the cheapest 220..
We’re working on a Delta Miles Calculator.
One trip that I’ve been referencing a lot lately, was the time we did the Pacific Hopper, and flew from Guam to Asia, then to Polynesia via New Zealand.
I wanted to do a
I promised today I’d post stopovers that were less practical. This is just looking at United stopover examples, rather than focusing on the rules.
If you want to see the rules, p..
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