New Avios Award Chart

British Airways Avios Devaluation as of 4/28/15

Have you signed up for TravelCon OC yet?   British Airways Avios are (used to be?) one of my favorite points/miles currencies. You get access to the Oneworld Alliance of airlines, which includes American Airlines, US Airways, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Iberia, and more, and while the distance-based award chart can be difficult for some to understand, it also has the potential to be extremely valuable. My Most other bloggers are avoiding calling this a British Airways … [Read More...]

Amazon Prime Discount

Get an Amazon Prime Discount Today Only!

Have you signed up for TravelCon OC yet?   I have an Amazon Prime membership because my family buys quite a few things from Amazon every year. The free and two-day shipping is great, and of course you can buy Amazon gift cards at grocery stores or office supply stores for either 5% cash back […]

New route from YYZ-DEL has decent availability in both cabins.

Award Flights to India Are Now Easier to Search and Book

Have you signed up for TravelCon OC yet?   India is a very popular travel destination and there are quite a few ways to get there. You can use miles on Star Alliance, Oneworld, and even your Delta miles with Skyteam (and other partners) to book flights to India flying both West and East from […]

Travel Summary Awards 2014

Results of the Third Annual Travel Summary Awards!

Have you signed up for TravelCon OC yet?   Voting ended last week, the votes have been tallied, and the results are in! Below are the final results of the Third Annual Travel Summary Awards, along with my thoughts on the voting.

Travel Summary Awards 2014

Reminder: Last Day to Vote in Third Annual Travel Summary Awards!

A quick reminder that voting for the Third Annual Travel Summary Awards ends tonight at midnight Pacific time. More people have voted this year than ever before, and the results thus far are interesting to say the least! Make sure you vote for your favorites now because it’ll be another year before you’re able to […]

SPG Double Play

Starwood Program Updates

Starwood Hotels’ SPG program is one of my favorite hotel programs, and I’ve had top-tier Platinum status the last few years because of that. Although I’ve had some difficulties with them in the past, their valuable points program and the number of hotels worldwide has kept me loyal for now. They’ve also made some improvements […]

Le Meridien Fairway Dubai Review

Le Meridien Fairway Dubai Review

Trip Report: UAE in the Summer Review: Star Alliance First Class Lounge LAX Etihad First Class Review LAX-AUH (Los Angeles to Abu Dhabi) Review: Ajman Saray, A Luxury Collection Resort Le Meridien Fairway Dubai Review Review: Sheraton Deira Review: Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi Review: Hilton Al Ain Review: Crown Plaza Sohar Review: Le Meridien […]

Ajman Saray Review

Ajman Saray Review – An SPG Luxury Collection Resort in the UAE

Have you signed up for TravelCon OC yet? Trip Report: UAE in the Summer Review: Star Alliance First Class Lounge LAX Etihad First Class Review LAX-AUH (Los Angeles to Abu Dhabi) Review: Ajman Saray, A Luxury Collection Resort Review: Le Meridien Fairway Dubai Review: Sheraton Deira Review: Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi Review: Hilton Al […]

Travel Summary Awards 2014

The Third Annual Travel Summary Awards!

The Private Room Review

The Private Room Review (Singapore Airlines’ Private First Class Lounge at SIN)

Have you signed up for TravelCon OC yet?   Introduction: Around the World in First Class Singapore Airlines Suites on the A380 LAX-NRT (Los Angeles to Tokyo) ANA Business Class Lounge NRT ANA Suite Lounge NRT Singapore Airlines Suites on the A380 NRT-SIN (Tokyo to Singapore) Singapore Transit Hotel at SIN Terminal 3 KrisFlyer First […]

KrisFlyer First Class Lounge SIN

Review: Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer First Class Lounge SIN

Have you signed up for TravelCon OC yet?   Introduction: Around the World in First Class Singapore Airlines Suites on the A380 LAX-NRT (Los Angeles to Tokyo) ANA Business Class Lounge NRT ANA Suite Lounge NRT Singapore Airlines Suites on the A380 NRT-SIN (Tokyo to Singapore) Singapore Transit Hotel at SIN Terminal 3 KrisFlyer First […]