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Enter For a Chance to Win a Trip For Two to Hong Kong

13 hours agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Through Friday, April 24, 2015, you have a chance to enter a contest where you could win round-trip airline tickets for two from Boston to Hong Kong on an aircraft operated by Cathay Pacific Airways in seats in the economy class cabin;...Show More Summary

Wet Vomit Found on Bags Under Seat Aboard Airplane

I do not mean to regurgitate a story which was covered in this article written by Gary Leff of View From The Wing; but I thought I would throw up this account of a family who sat aboard an airplane where the results of the reverse peristalsis...Show More Summary

Emirates pushes A380 seating capacity past 600

Emirates has introduced its highest-density configuration yet for its Airbus A380 jets.        

Starwood Launched a New Brand Today: What It’s Going to Do For Members Plus 10,000 Bonus Points

Starwood launched a new brand - or more of an 'un'brand - that will bring in independent hotels and fill geographic gaps in the SPG program. Continue reading Starwood Launched a New Brand Today: What It’s Going to Do For Members Plus 10,000 Bonus Points...

Starwood’s New Tribute Portfolio Independent Hotel Brand

Starwood today announced their latest hotel brand, called Tribute Portfolio Hotels & Resorts. Tribute Portfolio will be Starwood's 10th brand and second collection of independent hotels, after The Luxury Collection. What makes Tribute...Show More Summary

Weekly Review: April 18, 2015

Hello from Dallas! I'm in Dallas for Frequent Traveler University this weekend, after spending the week recovering from my trip to the Maldives. You'd figure a trip from the Maldives wouldn't require recovering, but it's not an easyShow More Summary

My Hairbrained Scheme to ‘Commute’ Between Austin and Dallas, and the Two Key Lessons it Taught Me

I'm at Frequent Traveler University by the Dallas airport (at the Hyatt Regency DFW). And since I'm living in Austin now I decided, why not just commute? Flights go for as little as $64 each way as long as you're buying them in advance when flights aren't full and it isn't an event week(end). Show More Summary

Is Marriage The Solution To Pilot Suicide?

It looks like Turkish Airlines' CEO has a possible solution to pilot suicide, in the aftermath of Germanwings first offices Andreas Lubitz downing an A320 in the French Alps. Via CBS News: "Turkish Airlines' CEO has one possible solution...Show More Summary

Has Southwest Figured Out the Perfect Way to Stick it to their Members?

Find out what the latest Southwest devaluation means for your points. Continue reading Has Southwest Figured Out the Perfect Way to Stick it to their Members?...

Apartments Vs. Hotels in Madrid (And Elsewhere)

While Ben, and many of his readers, are preparing for (in some cases, multiple) trips to Beijing from Washington in American Airlines business class thanks to that now-famous mistake fare, I suspect I'm not the only one among you who...Show More Summary

Federal Air Marshall With Ties to the Corleone Family Leaves Loaded Gun in Airport Bathroom

An air marshall left a loaded gun in a Newark airport bathroom. We already know that air marshalls schedule their work assignments to facilitate vacations and sexual trysts, and are insufficiently trained to do much even if something did happen on their watch. Show More Summary

Update On Singapore Suites Class Award Availability Out Of The US

Singapore Airlines Suites Class is one of the most aspirational first class products out there. It remains one of only two airlines with double bed in first class (the other is China Eastern on their new 777s). For the past several years...Show More Summary

Issues at Smart & Final with the Amex Offer and Why I Would Suggest Going Sooner Rather Than Later

Recent reports from some Smart & Final stores suggest a crackdown may be happening in regards to purchasing gift cards with credit cards and my own troubling experiences. The post Issues at Smart & Final with the Amex Offer and Why I Would Suggest Going Sooner Rather Than Later appeared first on Miles to Memories.

Warning! Check scams rely on victims’ trust and desperation

That great job he got through Craigslist turns out to be not-so-great when his new employer’s checks start to bounce. Now what? Question: I lost my job this past summer. I’ve been looking for work constantly and was getting desperate, so I tried Craigslist. Show More Summary

Sunset on Papeete Harbor, Tahiti, French Polynesia

When I left French Polynesia in July of 2013, I thought I would never be coming back. We took the last ferry from Moorea to Papeete Harbor. As we waited for the bags to come off the boat, I noticed a gorgeous, almost violent sunset.Show More Summary

How Much MS Do You Need, a 90,000 Point Mistake, Getting 4 BofA Cards in One Day & More!

Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we recap what you might have missed from Frequent Miler during the week and bring you some of the best posts from around the web. Enjoy! This Week From Frequent Miler...Show More Summary

Guest Post: Larger-than-Life Figures and Sculptures by Seward Johnson at Grounds For Sculpture, NJ

Seward Johnson's famous bronze and larger-than-life sculptures make for an enjoyable visit to the Grounds for Sculpture Museum near Princeton, NJ The post Guest Post: Larger-than-Life Figures and Sculptures by Seward Johnson at Grounds For Sculpture, NJ appeared first on Will Run For Miles.

I’m Now Assuming The Dubai First Class Mistake Fare Will Be Honored

Last Thursday I wrote about the amazing first class mistake fare which British Airways published between Dubai and Austin. British Airways basically left off a zero (or placed the decimal one digit off, depending on how you look at it), and published their one-way first class fare between Dubai and Austin as ~$857 rather than $8,577. Show More Summary

NYC L Train Shutdown, UberPool To The Rescue

When it comes to fun promotions and capitalizing or helping out with bad situations, Uber seems to know how to make it work for them. Uber first caught my eye due to wacky promos like delivering kittens to snuggle for 15 minutes, christmas trees on demand and air conditioners in NYC. Show More Summary

Here’s How the New IHG Share Promo Will Work

IHG Rewards Club is about to launch their next promotion and it's more lucrative than things first appeared. It sounded complicated with earning and gifting but truth is you can gift to yourself and double your earnings. This is how it will work. Continue reading Here’s How the New IHG Share Promo Will Work...

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