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Choice Privileges Points Plus Cash Trick

Last week I wrote about the new Choice Privileges Points Plus Cash reward nights option. Members can use 8,000 points per night and pay $7.50 per 1,000 points for the remaining points needed for the reward stay. This option is available on hotel reward stays at 10,000 points or higher per night. Show More Summary

Sundance Film Festival 2015 Park City poverty jet setters

This week was my first-time to Sundance Film Festival and I was not even a paying participant since I showed up without any movie tickets or Festival Pass.  My interest was more about other happenings around Park City besides the films. Show More Summary

How to Earn Unlimited Free Starbucks Stars, How to Search Travel to Cuba, and Spanish Airports May Go On Strike

News and notes from around the interweb: Starbucks gift cards earn ‘Stars’ so you can earn free drinks just buy loading your app. But by buying your gift cards from Starbucks, rather than an office supply store, you’re giving up 5x points-earning. Show More Summary

Weekly Review: January 31, 2015

Hello from Abu Dhabi! I am here with my mom, and it has been a fun and relaxing trip so far! I can't wait to share her thoughts and reactions with you guys in the coming weeks. Let's just say she may still be recovering from a hangover after our Emirates flight. ;) The post Weekly Review: January 31, 2015 appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

“The WOW List” with Wendy Perrin – This Week in Travel 183

Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app | Download This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s […] The post “The WOW List”...Show More Summary

Travel TV Star Peter Greenberg Didn’t Want to Go to a Meeting Anymore, Thinks Orbitz or American Should Pay Him for That

Peter Greenberg was inconvenienced by the recent Northeast snowstorm and he wants Orbitz to get him a refund. Even though his flights operated exactly as-scheduled. Airline ‘Weather Waivers’ Have Been Way Too Inflexible Greenberg writes,...Show More Summary

Travel to Mumbai, India – Episode 454

Hear about travel to Mumbai India as the Amateur Traveler talks to Stephanie Hays of about travel to this crowded, noisy, vibrant city. With the background sounds of the horns of […] The post Travel to Mumbai,...Show More Summary

Alaska Airlines Now Blocking Emirates Business Class Awards?

Goodness, the situation between Alaska and Emirates keeps getting worse. Long story short, up until now we've known that Emirates first class awards aren't bookable using Alaska miles for travel after March 28, 2015. Here are the previous...Show More Summary

Cartier Revisits the Past with the Crash Skeleton

4 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

Making its debut at the 2015 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, the Cartier Crash Skeleton is a limited-edition reinterpretation of the brand’s iconic Crash watch from 1967. Like its predecessors, the Crash Skeleton’s platinum case features a unique, asymmetric design that gives the watch the appearance of fluidity. Show More Summary

The Alta Audio FRM-2 Speakers Redefine the Monitor

4 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

Mike Levy, the lead designer for Alta Audio, has been building speakers for almost 35 years. His portfolio includes the company’s roughly 7-foot-tall, $200,000-per-pair Statement floor-standing loudspeakers—and many of that speaker’s technologies have been implemented in the new Alta Audio FRM-2 monitor speakers. Show More Summary

Boglioli’s Modern Take on Suiting

4 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

For decades, Boglioli has been known for delivering remarkably comfortable, lightweight, and crisply tailored sport coats that feel almost like a second skin. This spring, the Italian brand is sharpening its suits with the debut of the Alton, a more modern and trim version of its classic suits. Show More Summary

In Defense of Korean Air’s “Nut Rage” Executive, And Why a US Airline Should Hire Her

We’ve all heard the story by now about Cho Hyun-ah, Korean Air’s Vice President for inflight services and daughter of the airline’s Chairman, who flew New York JFK – Seoul at the beginning of December and had an altercation with a crew member. Show More Summary

Windshield Wiper Malfunction Causes 3+ Hour Delay on Megabus

5 hours agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

While the bus sat at the truck stop just off Exit 84 of Interstate 81 somewhere east of Fort Chiswell, Virginia at approximately 2:20 in the morning, I overheard the bus driver downstairs on the bus contemplating placing a service call...Show More Summary

News for the Week

Hello from French Polynesia. After seven days of sailing across the Pacific on Silver Spirit, we’ve arrived in a tropical part of the world. So far, Alan and I have enjoyed some much needed days of relaxation. We also watched the Crossing the Equator ceremony for the 5th time in our cruising careers, which definitely […]

Seattle breaks passenger record amid Delta-Alaska turf war

Competition between Alaska Airlines and Delta helped juice the airport's numbers.        

Waldorf Astoria Park City

There are about 60 hotels in the Park City area of Utah spread out over more than a dozen miles along the eastern slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, referred to as the Wasatch Back. There are three primary ski areas with Canyons closest to Interstate 80, central Park City a few miles south of Canyons […] The post Waldorf Astoria Park City appeared first on Loyalty Traveler.

Flight attendant assaulted, leaves plane on stretcher

The incident happened Tuesday night just after a US Airways pulled away from its gate.        

Qatar Airways now biggest shareholder in British Air parent

The global influence of the so-called big three "Gulf carriers" continues to expand.        

SimplyCash Business Card: Last Day To Select 3% Cash Back Category

I've written in the past about the SimplyCash® Business Card from American Express, which is one of the most compelling no annual fee business credit cards I’ve seen. They’re offering a $250 statement credit after spending $5,000 on qualifying purchases within the first six months of card membership. Show More Summary

Cunard Ships Will Travel Back in Time

6 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : In Transit

This summer, in honor of its 175th anniversary, Cunard plans to recreate its original voyage, from Liverpool, England, to Boston, aboard the Queen Mary 2.

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