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Did You Know Wine Can Be Checked For Free In 29 US Airports?

If you enjoy wine – and haven’t been on a vineyard tour – you simply must. Meeting the people behind the wine and learning the passion and pride that goes into every drop is fascinating, informative and memorable. And when you find a...Show More Summary

Raise Gift Card Sale: Extra 3-5% Off Select Brands

Raise is offering an extra 3-5% on select brands when you use promo code YOUROCK. One-time use. Offer expires 2/25/18 11:59 PM CST.

Forgot about that joint? Las Vegas airport lets people dump pot

Tourists catching a flight out of Sin City can now dump their leftover legal marijuana in metal containers set up at the airport.        

United Airlines plane slides off runway at Green Bay airport

"There were no injuries and everyone safely exited the aircraft using a portable set of stairs," the Green Bay airport said in a statement.        

Good American Business Class Award Space to South America for 4, Book Now

Through July 4 and then starting again August 7 and ending December 6 there's great availability for four passengers in business class on American's New York JFK - Rio de Janeiro flight. Not quite as good but there's availability for...Show More Summary

Match these 15 travel bloggers with their ACTUAL post titles

Okay it's Friday so let's have some fun. Take this quiz and see if you can match 15 travel bloggers with 15 of their ACTUAL post titles

No, These Two Words (Probably) Won’t Score You An Upgrade On Your Flight

All the time we see advice in the mainstream media about how to score an upgrade on a flight, and 99% of it is complete garbage. "Dress nicely and try to schmooze the agent at the check-in counter." Yeah, no. The latest such advice comes...Show More Summary

When are Disney World Monorail Resorts Worth the Price?

With their $500+ per night rates during peak travel times, here's a look at whether the deluxe Disney monorail resorts such as the Polynesian, Contemporary, and Grand Floridian are worth the added cost, including some examples of when...Show More Summary

Qantas Is Moving To New York JFK’s Terminal 8

While this is specific, it's great news for those flying Qantas from New York. Qantas is moving from Terminal 7 to Terminal 8 at JFK as of April 3, 2018. For those of you not familiar with JFK, Terminal 7 is dominated by British Airways,...Show More Summary

Hotel Review: Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, Autograph Collection

My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever section you find most interesting. Highlights Lobby & Check-in Room Hotel Space / Ambiance Food & Drink Fitness Miscellaneous   HIGHLIGHTS: Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, Autograph Collection The Grand Bohemian Autograph Collection is located in Orlando’s downtown and […]

Honolulu International Airport Expansion

Last week the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation announced a major Honolulu International Airport Expansion initiative. The Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, formerly known as the Honolulu International Airport is in the midst of a major modernization program. Show More Summary

Sorry, but the Amex Platinum Card Is Overrated

Note: I designed this as a “Devil’s Advocate” type of post.  Therefore, I mostly (intentionally) ignore the opposing argument.  Please consider that before throwing rotten tomatoes at me for bad-mouthing the most awesome card on the planet. Show More Summary

American Airlines Employee Podcast: How They Choose Planes and Routes

The latest American Airlines “Tell Me Why” podcast for employees explains how they choose aircraft for routes, where to fly to, and why they’ve scaled back so many destinations from New York. Continue reading American Airlines Employee Podcast: How They Choose Planes and Routes...

Travel & Taste: Wer serviert den besten Wein an Bord?

Weiss, rot oder prickelnd – die besten Airline Weine 2017 Während für einige das Flugzeug ein Verkehrsmittel ist, welches sie möglichst schnell an ihr Ziel bringen soll, gibt es andere die einen Flug zelebrieren und geniessen. Insbesondere...Show More Summary

Airline CEOs Plead: Stop Raising Our Taxes!

Last week I wrote about the Trump Administration’s proposed FY2018 budget that proposes raising airline taxes used to fund airport security, passport control, and customs. Not surprisingly, airlines have expressed strong opposition. Airlines for America, the lobbying arm of eight major U.S. Show More Summary

Der große Haken an der Finnair Status Challenge

Wie ich im September 2017 berichtete, bot Finnair neben Iberia den wohl großzügigsten Match für gestrandete Topbonus-Kunden an. Mit jedem Topbonus Status oder Miles & More Status wurde man automatisch Finnair Silver (=Oneworld Ruby)....Show More Summary

10,000 Bonus Points With Next Stay

As an addition to IHG’s Accelerate promotion that runs through April 30th, you can score an additional 10,000 points with your next Kimpton Hotel stay before April 30th, 2018. 10,000 Bonus Points With Next Stay At Kimpton Hotels Consider coupling this bonus promotion with the following, Amex Offer For You Save $60 At This Hotel. Show More Summary

Chinese Travel Conglomerate Anbang Taken Over By Government, HNA Group Teetering

There's little transparency in large Chinese conglomerates. They're often layers of companies with unclear ownership and difficult to verify financials. Their leadership is often politically well-connected. At the same time regulation of these entities is unclear as well. Show More Summary

Aimia’s Latest Financial Results

I’m written quite a bit about Aeroplan and what we’re going to see post 2020. Aimia has been trying to find it’s footing ever since the announcement came out last May. Just last week, they posted a wider than expected loss and announced...Show More Summary

DEAL: Hamburg – Hongkong – 1.580 € Star Allianz Business Class

Titelbild (c) SAS Wer noch etwas Meilen sammeln will und dabei auf dem Weg nach Asien ist, der findet derzeit tolle Preise ex Hamburg, ganz ohne weit ins Ausland zu reisen und erst noch eine Anreise haben zu müssen. DEAL: Hamburg – Hongkong...Show More Summary

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