Wondering where I decided to focus my airline spending in 2017? Here’s the rationale for my decisions in the new world of airline loyalty programs.
There are reports that American Airlines fixed a system glitch that was preventing elite members from receiving complimentary upgrades before they reached the airport. But, is it really fixed?
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.
Tickets are on sale for a new type of Frequent Traveler University, the first Signature Event. I’ve been speaking at FTU for quite a few years and I’m always meeting people who are learning new things. The great part is that I always learn something new myself! This time, the folks at FTU have put together a hybrid event that offers a combination of beginner and advanced sessions. The dates are April 29th to May 1st in Las Vegas, NV. Here’s a peek at what’s already on the docket: — Award […]
Things are starting to really move along with the merger between American Airlines and US Airways, and now some of the bigger starting to come together. Here are the high-level details you need to know now: 11:59pm on March 25th is your last chance to ticket US Airways awards prior to the merge of the two programs. There are a few sweet spots in the US Airways program that you might want to take advantage of. Even held reservations will need to be ticketed prior to the deadline or they’ll […]