Today’s Best of the Rest includes cheap flights to Tahoe, a disabled United passenger who had to crawl off of a plane, free SPG points and more.
Every time I talk to someone who’s disappointed they missed out on “the most incredible mistake fare in the entire world ” I tell them there will be another one. Most folks don’t believe me. Until the next one comes along. Like today. I first saw it on View From The Wing. It appeared to be a pricing error, possibly due to currency conversions. The fares were pricing under $100 round-trip in Business Class and First Class from Europe to the US. The availability on this was amazing. I saw […]
For a brief period of time early this morning (around midnight EDT), you could buy a $160 airline ticket to India. Or, $200 to Jordan. $350-ish would get you to Dubai. These deals were all on Emirates, from big US gateway cities like New York, Chicago, DC, Los Angeles, Dallas, and San Francisco. Alas, it died a quiet death 3 hours after it started, all while I was comfortably asleep. You would think that mistake fares would become a thing of the past at some point, with technology to aid […]
Deals We Like has a timely reminder for those folks with the American Express Platinum card. You only have a few more days to request complimentary Gold status with Hilton HHonors. With the recent announcement that American Airlines Admirals Club access is going away for Plat card holders, this is a good way to ensure you’re getting good value out of your Amex card. Heels First Travel was nice enough to detail a free $5 credit from Amazon. All you need to do is download something from their Android app […]