New Episode! Hotels, Promos And Cards, Oh My!

The newest Miles To Go episode is hitting it hard on hotels! We start out the episode with Jen from Deals We Like.  Instead of an “It’s a Big Deal” segment, she’s with us longer, enough time to cover 4 current hotel promos: Hilton Honors IHG Rewards Marriott Rewards World of Hyatt Then, I caught up with Tiffany Funk of One Mile at a Time.  She and I took a run through a number of hotel credit cards.  We tackled cards that earn you the most points, cards that earn […]

Frontier Airlines Lowers Change Fees. Yes, You Read That Right.

Frontier Airlines is lowering their change fees across the board. Effective immediately, the airline has eliminated change fees if you change your flight more than 90 days ahead of time. They’re also lowering fees for changes closer in. This is definitely a positive move.

Is A Big Change Coming To Cheap Airline Tickets?

We’re in an unbelievable era of cheap flights.  Every time I feel like saying these are the cheapest fares I can recall seeing, we catch another surprise.  As with many good things, it appears it may be possible that the government is fixing to put a dent in that, albeit unintentionally. I’ve been reading about a bill working its way through Congress that would potentially limit fees airlines can charge.  This is on the heels of a few airlines raising the price of your first checked bag.  Not all the […]

Marriott Quietly Removes Elite Benefits From Online Travel Agency Bookings

Marriott quietly made a change that’s likely to have a big impact on frequent travelers. Loyalty program members will no longer have elite benefits on stays booked through online travel agencies (OTAs). Will all Marriott properties be enforcing this rule, or will it be selectively enforced? Are you willing to risk it?

NowBoarding: Lee Huffman, Bald Thoughts!

Work and life have me running behind as usual.  While we published podcast episodes the last few weeks, I neglected to post about them here. So, you might have missed Lee Huffman as my guest on the NowBoarding Podcast. Author of the Bald Thoughts blog, I can confirm he is bald.  Really bald.  From his early days as a kid listening on a CB radio and riding in a semi truck across Texas to traveling with his wife all over the country using the Southwest companion pass, Lee is very […]

Now Boarding: Keri Anderson, Heels First Travel!

Work and life have me running behind as usual.  While we published podcast episodes the last few weeks, I neglected to post about them here. So, you might have missed Keri Anderson as my guest on the NowBoarding Podcast. Keri and I have been friends for a number of years, but I still learned a few new things from sitting down with her.  She started out traveling when she was in college, traveling internationally on a tight budget, hopping from hostel to hostel. But, when did she really get bitten […]