DEAL: $1,500 Round-Trip in British Airways’ Brand New Business Class!

In case you missed it, British Airways released information on their brand new business class product this week.  The product looks wonderful.  Much has been written about British Airways business class by my fellow bloggers and how much they don’t like the current version.  I’ve traveled in it many times and actually don’t have an issue with it.  That being said, the new product looks lovely.  You can see a more in-depth write-up on it on God Save the Points.   Now, bear with me for a minute, since I’m […]

Marriott Finally Responded to My Data Breach Information Request

25 days after I submitted my request to Marriott to find out how much of my personal information was stolen during their massive data breach, I finally have an answer. Here’s what Marriott had to say: Dear Edward Pizzarello, We are in receipt of your inquiry regarding whether your personal data was involved in the recent Starwood Guest Reservation Database security incident. Based on the information you provided to us, we believe that your information was involved. Following our analysis, we believe that the following information about you was involved […]

Wonder Why Everyone But The United States Is Banning The Boeing 737 MAX 8?

Plenty of conflicting opinions on the Boeing 737 MAX 8 and why virtually everyone in the world has grounded the plane. Why hasn’t the FAA made a move to ground the 737 MAX 8 or ban it from US airspace while other countries have? Is everyone looking at the same data? Are some countries overreacting or is the FAA not going far enough?

What To Do If You’re Declined For A New Credit Card

The biggest thing I preach to families who want to travel more is that they need the right credit cards in their wallet.  That doesn’t have to be 5 or 10 credit cards like me (okay, so I have a lot more than that).  Sometimes, just one credit card (the right card) can make a huge difference in how you travel. Take the recent Southwest credit card offer that came with a companion pass.  Free travel for a companion for 11 months?  What’s not to like?  But what if you […]

After Decades of Delays, The Newest (And Nicest) Airport In The US is Airborne

With the possible exception of some tropical airport in Hawaii, Paine Field is the nicest airport in the United States. It’s certainly the nicest airport I’ve ever been to in the US. This also marks the first time I ever took an inaugural flight from a brand new airport. Hope you enjoy the tale!