The pandemic has yielded plenty of unexpected decisions by airlines and hotel chains over the past year. Recent moves by United Airlines aren’t all that surprising in general, but the depth of the cuts did surprise me. It’s clear from these cuts that United doesn’t think international travel will come roaring back as more vaccines find their ways into people’s arms. United Cuts International Flights At Dulles Airport The Points Guy reported on a deep number of cuts on international flights at Dulles Airport. Dulles Airport, located outside of Washington, […]
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Boy, it was a rough week for me on the miles and points front! United Airlines decided to take 165K miles from my account. When I called to point out that it was a mistake, United took 15K more miles. It’s still a developing situation, but you can hear more about it on this week’s episode of the Miles to Go podcast. You’ll also learn about a promotion MasterCard is running with Airbnb that can save you $25 on a tour or experience on your next vacation. And, we dive […]
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 […]
While I wish there were more details, Hyatt has announced a pretty cool looking excursion. You can redeem your points for a 4-night experience in Tokyo including dining, local culture, art and more.
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.