A recent opinion piece about trouble with the airlines has me wondering how much customers are responsible for the current state of aviation. Should we demand more? What would that look like? Or, are we just cogs on a wheel we’re helpless to turn?
Airlines want their most premium customers to feel very comfortable in airline lounges. They want to feel like they’re at home. But, can some passengers take that too far? Of course they can. Did they?
We have another sign that variable award tickets are coming soon to American Airlines. They’re moving to eliminate close-in booking fees for award tickets that regular members of the AAdvantage program pays. In this case, the elimination of the fee may fall into the category of “be careful what you wish for”.
The flying experience can be so much more then getting from point A to point B. With so many complications arising and service levels eroding generally, many people feel more like they’re boarding a flying bus than the upscale experience of my father’s age of flying. I wanted to share the story of a day where travel plans went awry, and yet it turned out to be a great day for a number of reasons. The story also includes a flight crew that made our day extra special in […]
Stretching your points is key to saving money on vacation, especially when traveling as a family. With hotel occupancy increasingly high it can be tough to find availability when you want to travel. A Wyndham promotion might just be an answer to your vacation search.
Hyatt has been on a bit of a growth tear over the past 12 months. The biggest part of that growth has been the integration of Small Luxury Hotels of the World into World of Hyatt. They started this in late 2018 and have now expanded the partnership to over 200 hotels. With that and other additions, such as Thompson, Joie de Vivre and Alila hotels, Hyatt now has over 1,000 hotels where you can earn and redeem points. Hyatt Credit Card Bonus Points At SLH Properties Effective immediately, both […]
We’re halfway through the year and it’s time to look at what’s working and what’s not with hotel status. My patterns have followed largely what I thought they would have in 2019. I’m further ahead than I want to be in some respects, with too much time on the road. What’s your year look like chasing hotel elite status?