Bora Bora, anyone?

How to REALLY Take Advantage of IHG’s Free Nights Promotion

IHG recently launched their "Into the Nights" promotion that runs from 9/4/14 to 12/31/14, and it is one of the best hotel promotions I have ever seen. The value that you can derive out of this promotion is huge if you tackle it the right way, which I will explain how to do. First of all, I'll note that my blog has always been focused on the more "aspirational" types of properties and less so on the lower-tier hotel properties. This is a personal choice because it's the way I like redeeming my … [Read More...]

UA 100% Bonus

100% Bonus on Buying United Airlines Miles – 3 Hours Only! [EXPIRED]

UPDATE: This offer is now expired. United was running a pretty terrible promotion that turned out to be potentially somewhat useful. The short story is that you can buy miles for a 100% bonus, but only until 11:59PM CT tonight 9/4/14. Click here to buy the miles.

Another LifeMiles 2x1 promo.

LifeMiles Buy Miles with 100% Bonus – Last Chance to Buy at 1.5 Cents Each!

Link to promotion. But seriously, read the below for your safety. The Avianca LifeMiles program might be my favorite frequent flyer program. Up until this point, it’s offered tremendous value to me:

First seating area.

JAL First Class Lounge NRT Review (Sakura Lounge)

Introduction: A Quick Trip to Taipei EVA Air Business Class Review (Royal Laurel Class) LAX-TPE Grand Hyatt Taipei Review JAL Business Class Lounge TPE Review JAL Regional Business Class Review TPE-NRT JAL First Class Lounge NRT Review (Sakura Lounge) JAL First Class (Sky Suite) Review NRT-LAX I arrived at Tokyo Narita (NRT) airport after my […]

TV screen.

JAL Regional Business Class Review TPE-NRT

Introduction: A Quick Trip to Taipei EVA Air Business Class Review (Royal Laurel Class) LAX-TPE Grand Hyatt Taipei Review JAL Business Class Lounge TPE Review JAL Regional Business Class Review TPE-NRT JAL First Class Lounge NRT Review (Sakura Lounge) JAL First Class (Sky Suite) Review NRT-LAX   I was pretty excited to get on this […]

More seats and finally some people.

JAL Business Class Lounge TPE Review

Introduction: A Quick Trip to Taipei EVA Air Business Class Review (Royal Laurel Class) LAX-TPE Grand Hyatt Taipei Review JAL Business Class Lounge TPE Review JAL Regional Business Class Review TPE-NRT JAL First Class Lounge NRT Review (Sakura Lounge) JAL First Class (Sky Suite) Review NRT-LAX I headed back to the airport the same way […]

Bedroom and window seating area.

Grand Hyatt Taipei Review

Introduction: A Quick Trip to Taipei EVA Air Business Class Review (Royal Laurel Class) LAX-TPE Grand Hyatt Taipei Review JAL Business Class Lounge Review TPE JAL Regional Business Class Review TPE-NRT JAL First Class Lounge NRT Review (Sakura Lounge) JAL First Class (Sky Suite) Review NRT-LAX TPE airport is relatively far away from downtown Taipei […]

My seat for the flight.

EVA Air Business Class Review (Royal Laurel Class) LAX-TPE

Introduction: A Quick Trip to Taipei EVA Air Business Class Review (Royal Laurel Class) LAX-TPE Grand Hyatt Taipei Review JAL Business Class Lounge TPE JAL Regional Business Class Review TPE-NRT JAL First Class Lounge NRT Review (Sakura Lounge) JAL First Class (Sky Suite) Review NRT-LAX After enjoying my time at the always wonderful Star Alliance […]

JAL First Class Sky Suite

Introduction: A Quick Trip to Taipei

Introduction: A Quick Trip to Taipei EVA Air Business Class (Royal Laurel Class) Review LAX-TPE Grand Hyatt Taipei Review JAL Business Class Lounge TPE JAL Regional Business Class Review TPE-NRT JAL First Class Lounge NRT Review (Sakura Lounge) JAL First Class (Sky Suite) Review NRT-LAX

The JW Marriott

Marriott FlashPerks – Two Great Hotels at 50% Off Award Rates

In general, Marriott doesn’t have a very strong award program compared to SPG, Hyatt, and Hilton. Opportunities to earn Marriott Rewards points are slim and their credit card isn’t particularly valuable. My favorite part of the program is the Hotel + Air packages that give you a one week hotel stay and a decent amount […]

There was a small sitting area across the room.

New York-New York Las Vegas Hotel Review

Review: Caesar’s Palace – Palace Tower Room Review: THEhotel – Amex Fine Hotels and Resorts (FHR) Rate Review: THEhotel – Amex FHR Breakfast and Bathhouse Spa Review: Aria Resort & Casino – Deluxe King Room Review: The Palazzo – Amex Fine Hotels and Resorts (FHR) Rate The Mirage Las Vegas Review – Resort Queen Room […]