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Cheap Flights To Brazil, A Free Night At Disney World And A Big Discount On Costco Membership!

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.

American Airlines To Begin Selling Basic Economy And Premium Economy Mid-2016

Remember those days when you chose between coach and first class when you bought an airline ticket? Or, if you’re like most people, walked past first class on your way to the coach seat you purchased? The times are a-changing, with 3 different flavors of “coach” coming to an American Airlines plane near you later this year.

Cheap Flights To Caribbean, Europe and More. 3 Car Rentals To A Free Airline Ticket?

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.

My 2015 Year In Flight

This is always one of my favorite posts of the year. It’s not because I’m telling you about where I traveled. It’s because I get to remember all the fantastic places we were able to visit.
Most trips I take have remarkable elements, especially those that I take with my family. My wife has a much better memory than I do, though. So, this exercise at the end of the year is my reminder of those memories we made.

Spirit Airlines Fires Their CEO. I Hope They Don’t Get Conservative Now

Ben Baldanza, the very entertaining CEO of Spirit Airlines, has been replaced.  Scott Mayerowitz has the story this morning: Following the tremendous growth and success of Spirit over the last 10 years, the board and I have concluded that this is the right time to implement an orderly succession plan,” Baldanza said in a printed statement released by the Miramar, Florida airline. Robert L. Fornaro, who led discount carrier AirTran before its sale to Southwest Airlines, will take over as CEO immediately. I can’t say this was expected, especially given […]

Cheap Fares To LAX and SFO, Triple Avios on Hyatt Stays And TripAdvisor Trickery. Best of the Rest For Tuesday, July 7th 2015

The Best of the Rest includes cheap fares from NY and DC to LAX and SFO, Triple Avios to Hyatt, Air India expanding to the US and more….

13.5% off Hyatt Gift Cards, Quadruple Miles On Hotel Bookings In Europe. The Best of the Rest For Saturday, May 23, 2015

13.5% discount on Hyatt gift cards, free miles on Spirit if you’re a fan, and more discounted international tickets. The Best of the Rest…

A Spaceship Crashes, Air Canada Crushes (Their Customers). Travel Tidbits On Saturday, November 1, 2014

Hope everyone had a screaming Halloween.  Here’s a quick look at what’s going on elsewhere in the travel news world: Virgin Galactic lost one of their spaceships shortly after launch.  Sadly, one pilot lost his life in the quest for commercialization of space travel. Spirit Airlines is actually more generous at something meaningful than most carriers. Air Canada takes some heat over their social media strategy of “be honest”.   Definitely popcorn worthy stuff. After they were already getting beaten up pretty bad for nasty changes to their program. If you’re worried […]