A while ago I saw a sale for a $149 (pp) cruise from the Mediterranean to the US, and it peaked my interest in finding repositioning cruise deals.
Essentially, a repositioning
My friend Seth is sincerely among the nicest people on earth. However, he’s a terrible travel companion.
Unbeknownst to him, I took photographic evidence to prove just how bad Se..
I’ve written a lot about our personal experiences of full-time travel, but when thinking about what my strategy would be today, I realized that, of all the “guides” I’ve written,
If you need a 3+ night stay this summer, consider this promotion to earn 25,000 Choice Points.
25,000 Choice points is enough for 1 night at a nice hotel, or multiple
While making the List Of Airline Miles Stopover Rules, we decided to make another award chart, this time an Asiana Airlines Award Chart.
It may not be as important as our
I first posted a “list of stopover rules” 6 or 7 years ago, and recently realized how out of date the list was (it included US Airways).
Today I’m posting an
In the process of making the Delta Miles Calculator and Delta Miles Award Chart, I learned a lot about Delta and their program.
I thought it would be great to do
Gary Leff, author of ViewFromTheWing.com joins Dave and I on the podcast this week. There are two notable things about Gary.
1) He was basically the first miles and points blogger,
I’ve recently written a number of posts about earning IHG points, and since it was such a big part of us living in luxury hotels for $600 to $700 a
I’m resurrecting a series I used to do where the concept is pretty simple: I list frequent flyer mile prices and then discuss details and deals for getting to different
Google Maps is now one of the best ways to search for hotels, it’s seamless and most important to me, it is simply the best at showing the location.
After recently creating the Delta Miles and the Delta Miles Calculator, I realized that there’s one piece of information I have unpublished that might be useful.
The Delta Miles ..
Back before British Airways frequent flyer program changed from “miles” to “Avios”, and back before their miles pricing was distance based…
BA used to have unlimited stopovers on..
Stefan (of RapidTravelChai) is both a travel expert – having been to every country in the world, except Syria, and because of his deep and extensive travels, he’s one of
While I do enjoy writing comprehensive “Best Use” posts where I dig in and look for deals, I also love data… This post is more of the second.
My “Data-Driven” posts
Singapore KrisFlyer Miles are worth discussing, not just for the sweet spots on the award charts, but because of the abundance of ways to earn.
Each of the three big transferrable
This is really a warning against 90% of the Daily Getaways promotions that are coming up. Most are deals that are opportunities to spend more money than it would be
Episode #2 of the Travel Is Free Podcast is here (and will be every week), and this week we sit down with Spencer Howard.
Spencer is an interesting guest because he’s
There is simply no greater ROI in terms of earning free nights than these IHG promotions. In fact, we did 3 stays in Austin (where we live) last month (and
I realized that United no longer publishes an award chart, and the one I had on my “Complete List of Airline Award Charts” is outdated, so I decided to make
Announcing the Travel Is Free podcast! Weekly and available here and on the major podcasting platform… except iTunes (because software sucks and it sends me in a login loop, desp..
While I just did a piece on hotel loyalty programs that was fairly critical (using data), this post is really meant for those who are looking to compare loyalty programs.
This post is important to bookmark (not that I’m biased) because of the award charts that are unique to this site. (Although you can also visit this any time by