Aside from all of the fear over the past 90 days (wow, has it really only been a few months?) while the COVID-19 pandemic ramped up in the US, there have been so many interesting things to watch in the world of travel. How does an airline go from full planes to virtually empty, with hundreds of planes grounded? If you’re a government agency, how do you effectively enforce a quarantine? These are very, very different issues than what we normally deal with. And, now that people are starting to […]
Don’t Forget To Check Out All The Cyber Monday/Black Friday Deals I’m Tracking Delta joins the list of airlines with solid Cyber Monday award sales today. They ran a pretty decent award sale on Black Friday, but I missed out on covering it for you guys before it ended. Thankfully, there’s another good one to track. Deals We Like reported on it earlier today. Since Delta doesn’t have a published award chart, it’s a bit hard to tell exactly how good some of these “prices” are for award flights. But, […]
The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles and points stories that interested me on a daily basis. I didn’t have time to write about them in length, but I picked some of the best below. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info
There is plenty of uncertainty about the expansion of the electronics ban to flights from Europe to the United States. Business travelers are in an awkward situation when it comes to making travel decisions.
Are your favorite SPG hotels getting more expensive or cheaper for redeeming points? On whole, I think it’s a relatively mild change. There are a few notable properties and regions where things get cheaper or more expensive.