SkyMiles

Cheap Flights To The Caribbean And How To Create More Space On Your Next Flight

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. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. 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.

Cheap Flights To South America, Getting Sick While Traveling And Bonus Miles On SPG Hotel Stays

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.  Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others.   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.

Today’s InsideFlyer Giveaway: 10,000 Delta SkyMiles

Don’t forget to enter the 12 days of Christmas giveaway today on InsideFlyer.  There’s only two prizes left.  Today’s prize: 10,000 miles is enough for a one-way flight to some of Delta’s discounted destinations, or a good top-off for a bigger award.  And, free is always a good price to pay for miles. One more giveaway to go…..

My Vote For My Favorite Airlines And Hotels

We’ve got less than a week left of voting for the Freddie Awards.  The Freddie Awards represent the best in loyalty for over 25 years.  The airlines and hotels nominated value the awards because they don’t come from a panel of experts.  You and I each get our own vote and they’re counted equally. It only takes a few minutes to vote and make sure your voice is heard.  Here’s a sample of my ballot: Program of the Year-Americas (Airline): American Airlines AAdvantage When you consider that Delta and United […]

Delta Appears To Eliminate Saver Award Inventory 3 Weeks Prior To Departure

I’m not sure I wrote about Delta this many times in all of 2014….. It appears that Delta has wiped all saver award inventory for every destination for flights that depart within 3 weeks of booking.  I received a comment from Nun on my Delta post discussing their award chart removal this morning that alerted me something was going on.  I started doing some searches and literally couldn’t find any saver (cheap) inventory available between any city pairs I tried.  Here’s just one example:   Then, I started to see […]

Discounted Disney Tickets, Delta Blows Up The World and More Travel News On Sunday, February 8, 2015

Don’t forget to enter my giveaway for a free ticket to the Austin MegaDO.  The organizers have offered to add other events to the ticket (except NXNW and the UA event). Delta caused quite a kerfluffle this week.  They eliminated their published award charts and the blogsphere erupted.  View From The Wing is pondering whether this is the worst thing a program has ever done, and I have a contrary(ish) opinion. But, don’t worry about Delta, there’s a great solution. Mommy Points has the scoop on discounted Disney World tickets, […]