My son Aaron calls me early this morning (he forgot we were 5 hours behind) with news that Continental has Europe on sale through May. Starting cities are their hubs of Cleveland, Newark and Houston. Travel starts in April and outbound ends on May 5th. Returns as late as May 20th, at least by Aaron’s Read full post »
After a rainy first day start the weather has been grand. Sunny, mid 70’s and a few clouds to break up the intense sun. Upon arrival I tried for the Gold upgrade but was turned down as the resort was full. No breakfast coupons, nothing as a bennie. So be it. Our room is OK Read full post »
Now and through the end of March, you will receive a 30% bonus (up to 12,000 miles) when you buy AA miles. The actual cost comes down to about 2 cents per mile which is not great for domestic coach awards, but not too bad if you are redeeming for international premium cabin awards. And Read full post »
VOXOFON ANNOUNCES NEW BLACKBERRY™ APPLICATION FOR INTERNATIONAL CALLS HOUSTON, TX – VOXOFON, the internet telephony service offering the widest range of options for low-cost international calling, has followed up its popular Android™ application for automatic routing of international calls on the T-Mobile G1™ with an identical application for Blackberry™ phones. The Blackberry application makes VOXOFON Read full post »
We used to be able to get a four night stay at a category 6 hotel using the AXON award for Hilton American Express card holders at 125,000 points. Up til now that is. The new award level is 145,000 points for a four night stay. We save all of 15,000 points by having the Read full post »
I’m trying to master this camera thingy before the RTW in April. I just took this picture (not very good photo) a few minutes ago here at the Marriott Resort on Kauai and trying my luck at putting it in the blog. Here we go. It looks like success Now we can show you what Read full post »
We all knew it was coming, but now it seems official. Katy got an email telling her that the Delta Skymiles credit cards from American Express would be: “A great way to get started is with the Gold Delta SkyMilesCredit Card from American Express – the exclusive Credit Card partner of the SkyMiles program in Read full post »
Overnight the 90K business class redemption and others was significantly lowered. Here is the new chart: Domestic Biz $1,800 Asia $4,800 Middle East/Africa $4,000 As of 4 PM Eastern, the Business class award US to Europe still represents 3 cents per point at $5,400 for 180K in points. This is a 33% reduction in value Read full post »
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