Last week, Frequent Miler broke the news of Club Carlson devaluing when a reader noticed the small blurb at the end of the statement. I wouldn’t say I was ready to sign
A few weeks ago, there was an excellent fare, that was clearly too good to be true, bookable via United’s website.
It took some time, but the US Department of Transportation fina..
Early today, a FlyerTalk thread popped up with a pretty phenomenal United premium fare from the United Kingdom to many places in some cases for as little as $85 USD.
Halfway around the world for 70,000 miles in business class (gcmap.com)
When friends ask me about awards they want to book – the resourceful ones often want to learn how to
United has released a mobile app on itunes and Android entitiled Mileage Plus X (link) which promises:
Ok, well I do like miles, so thought it might be worth checking out. .
The first segment of this award (red) was essentially free (gcmap.com)
My entire family went to Hong Kong for some family stuff last weekend. While I used my miles to get
In the past couple of weeks, there have been a couple of changes that completely alter the picture for getting award seats to The Land Down Under. Let’s check them
Never thought I’d be on Cathay again so soon…
I mostly use my miles and points for vacation, but they can also really come in handy in a pinch. Long story
H/T to Wandering Aramean
Over the holiday, I noticed a few folks on twitter mentioning that their accounts were locked out. Of course, my first response was to check mine (becau..
Toddlers. Insisting on pushing stroller through terminal in PJs at 530 AM…
We’re still recovering. A few days ago we set a family record by traveling for 26 hours straight –
In August 2013, I opened a Chase United MileagePlus Explorer card thinking I would utilize it more than I would. I wound up closing the card, but it was actually
The team up of CardCash and Walmart has gone live. If you haven’t seen it, you should check it out so you know your options.
The user interface/experience with the Walmart
Big girl in Taiwan
It’s been a busy travel year for me. After taking it relatively easy in 2013 (newborn baby excuse), I’ve managed to make five international trips this year.
When I first started writing this blog, I wrote about exchanging gift cards for United miles with Plastic Jungle. Then I followed up a couple of times about Plastic Jungle, once
This post is more of the long range plan that I have for my credit cards, hence the long winding road picture. Earlier this year, I wrote about my latest
Dear Star Alliance: I love you, but we need to take a break. I just don’t know who you are anymore – and it’s just not working out.
That’s right –
I’ve got a problem. I don’t let enough alone. If I’ve got a good itinerary, I try to tweak it, to make it better. If its better, I try to
I recently had the privilege of flying first class whereby I had experienced over a 31 hours combined of first class experience. I booked these flights early in 2014 before
Last summer I made another attempt to surprise Bonnie with a trip – this one for our anniversary this past February. This trip to the little island of Roatan is
A few weeks ago I realized I hadn’t opened a new card for almost two months, so I decided to do something about it. Chase business had denied me for