Each week, we cover some of the most interesting stories on BoardingArea of the week on the NowBoarding podcast. This week, we covered five stories that should help you get the most out of your travel. Alaska Airlines Newest Partner Alaska Airlines has added El Al Airlines as a partner. Details are still a bit thin on what award redemptions will look like, but more ways to redeem our miles is generally better. Hyatt’s New Partnership with American Airlines The partnership between Hyatt and American Airlines has launched. Members in […]
Resort fees are uniformly hated by customers. They don’t bother me as much as some other folks. However, a recent announcement by Booking.com does bother me. The online travel agency is poised to make more money when you book a hotel with a resort fee. And, that’s not good for consumers in any way, shape or form.
April marks the fourth month in a row where I’ve kept track of the Wi-Fi reliability on all of my flights. With over 40 flights in the books, we have enough of a sample size to start making some reasonable conclusions.
I was at a school party for my son this morning and decided to hop on Amazon to research pricing for a microscope he was having a ton of fun with. Right on the front page was an ad for my favorite travel projector at the lowest price I’ve seen, the Anker Nebula Capsule! This is one of those tech products I never thought I’d really have a use for. When I first saw it, I thought it was cute. Then, I tested one at a show and wow! Now, […]
We’re deep into Daily Getaways week #2 right now and there are plenty of good travel deals amongst the not-so-good deals. Jen and I got together to talk about the first few weeks of travel deals. Then, Joe from As The Joe Flies (and Disney Deciphered) joins us to talk about Tokyo Disney, and why it needs to be on your list if you’re fan of Tokyo or Disney (or both)! Download and start listening here! Hope you enjoy the show! Where Can I Find The Podcast? You can subscribe through […]
World of Hyatt and American Airlines are going old school. Members of both loyalty programs can enjoy double dip opportunities, earning both points and miles on hotel stays and flights with Hyatt and American. Additionally, elite members of one program will be able to status match to the other. In some cases, members will have a shortcut to top-tier status.
Today’s Daily Getaways deal is bound to go fast. The offer is for Universal Studios Hollywood Express Tickets. The offer is for a 1-day Express Ticket for $149. Most importantly, this deal is for Universal Hollywood. These tickets are not valid at Universal Studios Orlando. This is a pretty solid deal for folks heading to Universal Hollywood. Prices vary by day when you buy from Universal directly, but you can save at least $30 per ticket and over $100 on certain days when tickets are most expensive. And, it’s on those most […]