December 2015 Month In Pictures

Welcome to the December 2015 Month In Pictures.  It was a heck of a busy month.  So much so, it took me hours to whittle down the list of pictures this month to a mere 60.  I could have gone a lot deeper.  Hope you find them enjoyable!  I know I had fun taking them. Some might wonder why a picture of runway lights.  Nope, wasn’t nervous at all when the pilot taxied to the end of the runway, turned around and then backed up until the tail was literally […]

Cheap Tickets To SFO, United Airlines CEO Kinda Calls His Customers Stupid. The Best of the Rest For Saturday, August 1, 2015

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Today’s Best of the Rest includes cheap flights to SFO and San Diego, news that Uber will deliver you a bar, that United is still a bit clueless and Paris taxi cab drivers still suck. Read on…..

75,000 Mile AA Sign-Up Bonus, Free Boeing Tour Giveaway. The Best of The Rest For Monday, July 6th 2015

The Best of the Rest covers a bigger sign-up bonus, $10 discounts from Amazon and Orbits, new 787 destinations for American and more….

Cheap Flights Need Backup Plans

We all hear travel horror stories and hope it never happens to us.  Here’s one from my cousin about their travels earlier this week.  There are a few bits here and there where they likely could have ended up in a better spot. They had purchased cheap flights on JetBlue to head down to Florida to spend time with some friends.  They were flying from Westchester (HPN) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL), with the return flights the same.  Obviously, there’s been some weather in the Northeast complicating matters, but there were […]

Mileage Run vs. Ignorance. Ignorance Wins! I Heart Choice Plus Fares

I’d say I do this at least once every two years, maybe as frequently as once a year.  Be honest, after you’ve read my recap, have you ever done the same? I had a mileage run scheduled for today.  I was running behind on re-qualification for American Airlines Executive Platinum status, the status I covet most.  So, I booked a quick same-day turnaround from IAD to LAX and back.  I was leaving around 10am, would be back at 10pm and would have wifi the whole day so plenty of time […]