On Tuesday I wrote that so-called “charitably clumping” was a fairly transparent marketing campaign by the philanthropy and money management industries to generate more contribut..
I usually try to write up a post for each award trip I take, both to share my thinking about my points and miles strategy and to keep myself honest
The “meh” is compared to the easy-to-obtain Gold status. I’ve been Hilton Diamond for 2 years. During this time, I’ve had the following stays booked from my Diamond account:
Amazon shared an article that I think is really important for Amazon Sellers. It is entitled: Strength in Numbers and shares 5 facts showing the impact of the Amazon Marketplace.
United and American Airlines are the two major U.S. carriers still clinging to archaic mileage expiration policies. 4 years ago I covered a way to stop United miles from expirin..
The 2017 Republican smash-and-grab tax reform bill made two related changes to individual tax deductions:
The standard deduction was raised to 12,000 for individuals and 24,000 ..
Singapore Airlines has a reputation as one of the best airlines in the world. I’ve flown them a few times over the years and have never been too impressed. A few days ago, I fl..
If you’re like me, your friends and family think you have a bunch of points & miles from frequent business travel.
But if you’re a Milenomic you realize that points &
Last year in one of my subscribers-only newsletters I suggested the possibility that you could enjoy the benefits of top-tier World of Hyatt Globalist status after the official e..
Ever since AA increased first class award price to Asia zone 2 from 67,500 to 110,000 miles, I’ve opted for business class across the Pacific. Today I was reunited with Cathay P..
If I ever apply for a job as an award ticket booker, this post will be my resume.
Camp Mom 2014: A glimpse into Matera, Italy, where this vessel of wine
Today’s the second Family Travel Tips/Tricks post here on Milenomics. I’m writing this series for new parents who want to keep traveling with their new Little Ones (LOs). When my
I’m going to Soave, Italy with some friends in August. This trip got put together very quickly and I needed info just as quickly in order to decide if it’s
Like any Aviation Geek (#AvGeek), I love a great livery, and Qantas latest flying art series does not disappoint! It is in acknowledgement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Austral..
This is just a quick note that the Plaza Premium Arrival Lounge in Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 2 is now part of Priority Pass. That wasn’t always the case – I know ..
Today we’ll start a new series here on Milenomics. East Coast / West Coast will be an occasional series where Robert and I discuss something related to points and miles
I’ve learned over the years that goals are integral for me. They help me to push myself to always improve. I set some to challenge my abilities, and some are
“Brandon Asks” is a Reader Q&A series where we take real questions from real people and do our best to provide helpful unbiased information on navigating the points & miles..
I do not, as a rule, care about the United States budget deficit. This is for three main reasons:
the United States issues dollar-denominated debt, and so has no risk of
I’ve stayed at a lot of nice hotels. So when something stands out these days, it’s saying something. Le Meridien (“LM”) Chiang Rai is such a standout for me – a genuine 5 star ..
Longtime readers know that once I start thinking about a project I’m not satisfied until I’ve completely exhausted it. Over the last couple days I’ve written about non-lounge Pri..
Becky Pokora of sightDOING (nee The Girl and Globe) fame joins Joe and Trevor to talk Mexico, funding travel to far flung locations
So now that the dust has settled and our family zone defense has been set up after the third child, I’ve spent some time the past few weeks taking stock