Japan

Should You Travel During The Coronavirus Scare?

You’d have to be under one serious rock to be unaware of Coronavirus.  The spread of the disease has reached over 50 countries and the number of people who have perished number in the thousands.  What started as a trickle of questions from readers and listeners about traveling during this public health emergency has turned into a steady flow.  I’ve spent the past few days thinking about travel and Coronavirus quite a bit and have consolidated some thoughts and questions.  This isn’t an up-to-date listing of current events revolving around […]

Dirt Cheap Cross-Country Flights, (More) Cheap Flights to Bali and The New Chase Marriott Card

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel stories that interested me on a daily basis. I don’t have time to write about them in length, but picked some of the best below. It’s a shortcut to find out what’s going on without reading dozens of travel blogs to get the best info.

5 Years Later, I Finally Visit My Favorite Airport For The First Time

I realized when I landed on my most recent flight that there’s a story I hadn’t told in quite some time.  I wasn’t even on Boarding Area back when this happened.  Many of you that read my blog on a regular basis right now probably don’t know the story behind why a small airport in New England is my favorite airport.  For me, it’s a funny story.  I’m pretty sure I wrote about this years ago, but I’m sharing this from my memory. Just about 5 years ago, I was […]

Winners And Losers In The Haneda Daytime Slot Awards

The Department of Transportation has decided who gets to fly to Tokyo’s Haneda airport with the new daytime slots. See who the winners and losers were.

Cheap Flights To Japan, Free Gogo 10 Packs And ATL Wants To Kick Out The TSA

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about  in length.  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 in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Cheap Flights To Japan, Stolen Car From A Car-Sharing Service And Delta Up To No Good Again

Today’s Best of the Rest includes a crazy story about a stolen car you need to read. If that’s the only link you click on today, I’ll be happy.

Cheap Flights To Japan, Free Admirals Club Passes And The United Miles Shop

Today’s Best of the Rest includes cheap flights to Japan, a potential strategy for Hilton suite upgrades, United’s new “Miles Shop” and more in the world of miles and points.