Summer Hull and Richard Kerr are two of my favorite people in travel. They’re both family travelers, like me. But, they’re also wickedly smart about so much in the world of travel. And, they both said they had some time to podcast this week. That usually means comedy, great advice and trouble all rolled into one. This episode was no exception! There’s talk about year-end status runs, both in airline and hotels. And, there’s all the normal travel craziness to discuss, including a hotel program you’re probably not paying attention […]
United Airlines is going all-in on money, as in you’ll earn elite status based almost entirely on how much you pay the airline. The amount you’ll need to spend is going up again. And, if you can’t hit the minimum number of flights, you’ll have to spend even more. There is some good news for international travelers. For everyone else, this is going to be a tough pill to swallow.
Airline employees have unions to band together and discuss their grievances with an airline. Customers don’t have the same ability to band together two let an airline know something disappoints them. A recent experience on a United flight makes me wonder what would happen if customers banded together to air their grievances with the airline.
Hyatt has been busy with promotions the past couple of months. Side note: be sure to check out this post if you want to hear about more promos Hyatt has going on right now. They’ve announced another one today, specifically for folks who hold one of their co-branded credit cards. Hyatt has made a habit of offering promotions that add value to holding one of their credit cards. It’s one of a handful of reasons the World of Hyatt credit card stays in my wallet. Save $50 At Hyatt Place […]
What is a PlusPoint? Where did my RPUs and GPUs go? All good questions. We have some of those answers, with more likely to come soon. Plenty of questions for United Premier Platinum and 1K members today.