American Airlines and US Airways Devalue Without Notice

AA and US

In my opinion, the dirtiest trick a loyalty program has is to raise the cost of awards without giving customers any notice. I can't think of a worse way to treat your customers, particularly the ones … [Read more...]

Guest Post: 10 Lessons Learned While (trying to) Redeem 1,000,000 Points & Miles

Let's all hope for the NEW Lufthansa Business Class!

Robert Dwyer is a deal hound who spends hours each day thinking about points, and how to use them for awesome family vacations. He writes about wine at The Wellesley Wine Press. You can follow Robert … [Read more...]

Travel Summary Consulting Services

The "beach" at the Conrad.

  Where do you want to go in the world? Chances are that you can get there nearly free by using points instead of cash, and I can help you earn all the points you'll need to achieve your … [Read more...]

Why and How I Travel in First and Business Class

From Qantas' website.

I've been on a bit of a mileage burning spree over the last month and I've booked some flights that I'm really excited about. This year I'll be to fly on Qantas' A380 in First Class from LAX-SYD, … [Read more...]

Review: The New Star Alliance Lounge at LAX

The bar area in the outdoor terrace.

Introduction The New Star Alliance Lounge at LAX Turkish Airlines Business Class, LAX-IST on TK10 Some of My Activities in Istanbul The Turkish Airlines Business Class Lounge in … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving in Turkey: Introduction

A small portion of the new Star Alliance Lounge at LAX.

Introduction The New Star Alliance Lounge at LAX Turkish Airlines Business Class, LAX-IST on TK10 Some of My Activities in Istanbul The Turkish Airlines Business Class Lounge in … [Read more...]

Review: Park Hyatt Tokyo

What an amazing view. Picture credit goes entirely to my friend.

Introduction: Tokyo and Two 787s The Club Lounge at SJC ANA 787 Business Class SJC-NRT Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Tokyo Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Tokyo Activities in Tokyo United 787 … [Read more...]

Review: Hyatt Regency Tokyo

There was a couch and another seat next to the window.

Introduction: Tokyo and Two 787s The Club Lounge at SJC ANA 787 Business Class SJC-NRT Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Tokyo Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Tokyo Activities in Tokyo United 787 … [Read more...]

Review: ANA 787 Business Class SJC-NRT

The famous 787 Dreamliner wing, Japanese style.

Introduction: Tokyo and Two 787s The Club Lounge at SJC ANA 787 Business Class SJC-NRT Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Tokyo Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Tokyo Activities in Tokyo United 787 … [Read more...]

Introduction: Tokyo and Two 787s

ANA 787 Seat

Introduction: Tokyo and Two 787s The Club Lounge at SJC ANA 787 Business Class SJC-NRT Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Tokyo Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Tokyo Activities in Tokyo United 787 … [Read more...]