SkyMiles

It Looks Like I’m Chasing Delta Diamond Status Without Getting On An Airplane

It’s been another one of those whirlwind months where nothing happens the way I planned it.  Plenty to catch you folks up on in the near future, but until then we’ve had something of an interesting development in the elite status world.  First, a bit of background. My Road Warrior History, In Brief I started traveling for work back in 2000, with a lull for a few years, then in earnest starting in 2007.  Since then, I regularly clocked 100,000 miles on airplanes each and every year, pandemic years excluded.  […]

Delta Extends Elite Status And Other Benefits

Delta is the first major airline to announced an extension of elite status and related benefits due to the coronavirus crisis. They won’t be the last. The move is all positive and I expect United and American to follow suit shortly. I also expect incentives to travel later in the year if the public health situation allows for it.

Cheap Flights To The Caribbean And How To Create More Space On Your Next Flight

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 South America, Getting Sick While Traveling And Bonus Miles On SPG Hotel Stays

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.

Today’s InsideFlyer Giveaway: 10,000 Delta SkyMiles

Don’t forget to enter the 12 days of Christmas giveaway today on InsideFlyer.  There’s only two prizes left.  Today’s prize: 10,000 miles is enough for a one-way flight to some of Delta’s discounted destinations, or a good top-off for a bigger award.  And, free is always a good price to pay for miles. One more giveaway to go…..

My Vote For My Favorite Airlines And Hotels

We’ve got less than a week left of voting for the Freddie Awards.  The Freddie Awards represent the best in loyalty for over 25 years.  The airlines and hotels nominated value the awards because they don’t come from a panel of experts.  You and I each get our own vote and they’re counted equally. It only takes a few minutes to vote and make sure your voice is heard.  Here’s a sample of my ballot: Program of the Year-Americas (Airline): American Airlines AAdvantage When you consider that Delta and United […]