Today’s Best of the Rest includes cheap flights to Tahoe, a disabled United passenger who had to crawl off of a plane, free SPG points and more.
The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. On a daily basis, I try to keep track of roughly 100 different blogs that have interesting things for you and I to learn from. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info. Is American Airlines having trouble seeing Etihad […]
Orbitz will give you a $20 hotel credit for each flight you book with them between now and the end of January. I don’t generally use OTAs to book my tickets even though I know I can earn more rewards doing so. But, $20 a booking might be enough to move me in that direction. The Citi Hilton HHonors Card has new benefits. Deals We Like covers the new benefits, which include an upgrade to HiltonHHonors Gold status. Mommy Points reveals a quick tip on how to save a few […]
United has been notifying customers who’s accounts are recently compromised. HT: Wandering Aramean I’m actually surprised this doesn’t happen more often, given that the password requirements for some airline and hotel companies are absurdly simple (4-digit numbers, for example with United and Hilton). How to get kicked off a plane for listening to loud music. Or, for hating Christmas. Or, for just being stupid Just about the most awesome airline seat you’re ever gonna see. Where do your travels find you this week? .
It was only a few hours ago that I posted my thoughts on the little Twitter kerfluffle from last night over One Mile At a Time’s Kickstarter project to raise money to fly in a new Etihad residence. It might be a bit of a buzz kill to folks that want to pick a fight with me on this, but I really don’t have a huge issue with what she said. I’m a big fan of free speech and respect people’s right to express their opinions. And, I’ve seen a […]