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Germanwings Plane Crashes — 148 Feared Dead

News has unfortunately hit this morning that a Germanwings Airbus A320 traveling from Barcelona to Dusseldorf (flight 9525), has crashed in southeastern France, near Digne les Bains. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls fears that theShow More Summary

IHG is Basically Giving Me a Free Night For My Birthday… With Strings Attached

31 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

I’m a pretty big fan of IHG’s loyalty program (especially now since the newly-annouced merger with Kimpton), and I recently blogged about why the IHG® Rewards Club Select Credit Card smashes others out of the water. To add icing to the cake, I got what looked like “junk mail” the other day. Show More Summary

Spoiled by Delta?

32 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

Let’s talk about an airline for a minute. The core purpose of an airline is transportation between points on a map. The free Coke and pretzels, even the miles, are somewhat secondary. I look for three things in an airline – reliability, convenience, reasonable (not cheap) price. Show More Summary

My New AA Exec Plat Status! Old US Airways Statuses Already Updating on AA’s Site!

32 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

Earlier this week, American Airlines announced that the US Airways Dividend Miles and AAdvantage programs would merge on March 28 (Saturday) and that mileage redemption using US miles would be suspended as of March 25, 11:59 CDT. Well, it appears that they’ve kept their word. Show More Summary

Discounted Parking at Newark

Groupon is selling a bunch of vouchers where you can get a great deal for parking at Newark Airport.  Newark Liberty Parking: As low as $5 per day. There are four different options to purchase and the more days you purchase the cheaper the per day rate. The rate ranges anywhere between $5 and $6 a… The post Discounted Parking at Newark appeared first on Deals We Like.

Act Fast! Mistake Rate Hilton Los Cabos – King Suite Only 279 POINTS!

Hilton Los Cabos Mistake Rate The Hilton Los Cabos is currently offering the Premier King Suite for only 279 points per night. This is an obvious mistake and there is a risk your reservation may not be honored. Also, people are booking up the rooms very fast so availability is disappearing quickly. Show More Summary

Buy American Airline Gift Cards With Up To 16.5% In [Targeted] Credit, Points, and Cashback

Today only, there is an opportunity for those who received the 5X eBay Bucks offer to get a potential 16.5% in points, credit, and cashback on American Airline gift cards. That translates to 16.5 % savings on actual American AirlineShow More Summary

This tour of Antarctica really went south — but can it be saved?

Isobel’s Taylor’s trip of a lifetime melted away like the Antarctic ice she was supposed to see. Taylor was flying from Toronto to Buenos Aires for a bucket-list polar tour. But she never made it, thanks to a series of airline screw-ups. Show More Summary

How far in advance of a trip should you tell your boss you’re pregnant?

If you travel for work, when should you tell your boss you’re pregnant? In a comment to an older post, Reader A asks…. I’m 7 weeks pregnant and just found out my work will be sending me to Latin America at the end of May beginning of June (so I’ll be in my second trimester). Show More Summary

10 Best Credit Card Offers For March

Every month I make a post with what I consider to be the best credit card sign-up bonuses of the month. While there are several excellent long standing credit card offers, the specifics of the best offers are constantly changing (beShow More Summary

5 Days Left for IHG 70,000 Bonus Mile Offer

I receive compensation for many links on this blog. You don’t have to use these links, but I am grateful to you if you do. American Express, Citibank, Chase, and other banks are advertising partners of this site. I do not write about...Show More Summary

HURRY: Hilton Cabo San Lucas Suite For 279 HHonors Points Per Night

The Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort is reopening on July 1, 2015, after renovations, and has a rate of 279 HHonors points per night for a King Premier Suite Oceanview Room. This offer won't last long. ;) The post HURRY: Hilton Cabo San Lucas Suite For 279 HHonors Points Per Night appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

Baby on board! Qatar Air Boeing 777 diverts to Newfoundland

Diversion came after a passenger went into labor and gave birth mid-flight.        

Do You Eat Domestic First Class Airplane Food?

As any road warrior can relate to, staying healthy while on the road can be a struggle. And unfortunately it only gets worse when you live on the road... or in the air, as the case may be. ;) This post isn't about eating healthy, but...Show More Summary

Is AAdvantage Encouraging You to Earn Miles at the Expense of Your Employer?

Hans M. forwards along this email from Rewards Network which runs ‘AAdvantage Dining’ and most of the airline and hotel co-brand dining programs where you earn miles for restaurant meals. It’s titled, Don’t Worry, We Won’t Tell YourShow More Summary

Germanwings Crash: More Questions Than Answers

4 hours agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Andreas Lubitz allegedly wanted to intentionally destroy the Airbus A320-200 aircraft operating as Germanwings flight 4U-9525 — which was carrying 144 passengers and six members of the flight crew from Barcelona to Dusseldorf but crashed...Show More Summary

Celebrating The Life Of US Airways Dividend Miles

Last night we said good-bye to an old friend in the frequent flyer world. Like WorldPerks and OnePass before it, Dividend Miles is now one for the ages, a casualty of the era of airline consolidation. Dividend Miles will always holdShow More Summary

Singapore Airlines Lets You Waitlist for Awards. Is This a Good Strategy?

Reader Brian said, I’d like to see you talk about the singapore waitlisting process (especially for the much touted suites class). There isn’t much written about it so it would be interesting to hear your analysis as a “professional” award booker. Show More Summary

Touring Siem Reap: Night Markets and Bars

As I mentioned in my review of the Park Hyatt Siem Reap, you should really set aside a night or two to go into town and enjoy the nightlife. Whatever the comforts of your accommodations, I thought the town was a great and relaxing place to spend the evening. There were dozens of shops, restaurants, [...] This post was originally published on Travel Codex.

Final Call! 1150 miles for joining Etihad Guest

A final reminder that you have until 31 March 2015 to earn 1150 bonus miles for signing up to Etihad Airways’ frequent flyer programme, Etihad Guest. We are big fans of Etihad and Etihad Guest. The flight experience on Etihad is excellent,...Show More Summary

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