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...]

Barclay’s Bank Adds an Online Shopping Portal for Bonus Points

Yay for more points-earning options!

One of the easiest ways to accumulate additional points/miles is by simply doing all your shopping online. For example, Nordstrom recently had a Men's Half Yearly sale. I went to the store to look … [Read more...]

Food Wars: Domestic American Business vs US Airways First

Dinner Menu for my YYZ-LAX flight.

A couple of weeks ago I flew Business class on American Airlines from Toronto to Los Angeles. It was the first time I’d flown anything other than Economy class on American as I rarely travel with … [Read more...]

US Airways Club at LAX Terminal 1

All the standard foods

If you're flying US Airways from LAX, you're probably flying from Terminal 1. I was on one of two LAX-PHL red-eyes offered by US from Los Angeles, opting for the cheaper 10:10PM flight. If you're … [Read more...]