American Airlines has announced some pretty major changes to their program, which were bound to happen at some point. Most American Airlines fliers aren’t going to be too excited about these changes, unfortunately. Here’s a summary of each change: Mileage earning is Read full post »
Concierges, like travel agents, aren’t all that necessary or useful until you eventually use one! This weekend, my wife and I are headed off to Spain and France. The trip came to fruition when she applied for and was awarded tickets to Read full post »
The Britons have spoken. After 43 years of membership including predecessor organizations, the people of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland have asked their government to leave the European Union in a referendum vote. The vote is arguably the Read full post »
In a previous version of my life, I was enamored with the idea of earning loyalty status with my favorite airlines and alliances. With all the right moves and creative flight routing, I could be treated to a number of upgrades only Read full post »
For many frequent travelers, Global Entry and TSA PreCheck are essential programs that make navigating airports much easier. TSA PreCheck is ideal for domestic travelers, while Global Entry is for international travelers. The application fee for a 5-year membership is $100 for Read full post »
Family vacations can be complicated – especially when you’re using rewards. Not only do you have multiple schedules to work around, but you have to find flight availability and make sure it’s affordable for everyone as well. I’m pretty lucky in certain Read full post »
Always being connected to the internet is a blessing and a curse. At home, you’ve likely got a data plan and easy access to Wi-Fi, so there is never a problem getting online. Traveling internationally it can get costly and perhaps the best Read full post »
Our trip to Vietnam was not planned for the purpose of remembering the soldiers who served there during the war. My friend has longed to visit Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) to connect with a professional friend she has wanted to meet Read full post »
With so many travel deals going on all the time it is difficult to pick out which one is best, but one of the best travel wins I ever had was the first major trip I booked with miles. In 2014, I Read full post »
While it is just my wife and me, I spend enough time helping other people plan their trips to understand what matters when you’re hauling a couple of small humans in tow. These are some of the attributes I’ve specifically looked for Read full post »
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