Xl Airways A330

Uh Oh: XL Airways Stops Selling Tickets

It looks like another one is about to bite the dust... XL Airways is a French low cost airline that operates a fleet of four Airbus A330 aircraft. They operate primarily from Paris Charles de Gaulle to popular long haul French leisure destinations (including…

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Filed Under: Other Airlines
Air Canada Business Class 1

Transfer Hotel Points To Aeroplan With 30% Bonus (Extended)

A few times per year Aeroplan offers a bonus when you convert hotel points into miles, and a bit over a week ago Aeroplan announced their last such promotion. It's worth noting that Aeroplan has now extended this offer. Aeroplan is offering a 30% bonus…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Great Deals
5 Credit Cards Watermark

Is Paying Bills With Plastiq Worth It?

One of the best ways to rack up rewards points is with credit cards. The problem for many of us is that there are only so many things we can pay by credit card. That's where Plastiq comes into pay. Plastiq is essentially a bill pay service that lets…

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Filed Under: Advice
Cathay Pacific First Class 2

Cathay Pacific Awards Now Bookable On American’s Website

There are lots of things that contribute towards a great frequent flyer program. Obviously award redemption rates and award availability are both important, but there’s also something to be said for the ease with which you can search and book award seats.…

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Filed Under: American, Awards
Emirates 777 200 Business Class

Alaska Offering New Bonus On Purchased Miles

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is one of my favorite programs to buy miles from, both thanks to the frequency with which they sell miles, and what a good deal their redemptions can be. The airline sure has been taking an interesting approach towards selling…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Great Deals
Four Seasons Los Cabos

New Four Seasons Los Cabos Resort & Promotions

Four Seasons has a loyal following, and in particular I know that a lot of people (especially those on the west coast) swear by their Hawaii properties. Well, another popular vacation destination for west coasters is Cabo, so I wanted to briefly write…

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Filed Under: Hotels
Wow Air 1

WOW Air Assets Were Bought For Only ~400K USD

This whole WOW Air saga just keeps getting weirder and weirder. WOW Air ceased operations this March, though the airline is allegedly relaunching in October. The person behind this is an American businesswoman, Michele Ballarin, who is otherwise best…

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Filed Under: WOW Air
Sas New Livery 4

SAS Unveils Stunning New Livery

SAS has today launched a brand new visual identity for the first time in 21 years. The livery will debut on newly delivered Airbus A350 and A320neo aircraft. SAS says that this is a modern and new upgrade to their livery, just as they're updating their…

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Filed Under: SAS
Federal Airlines South Africa – 29

Review: Federal Airlines Flights South Africa

As I mentioned in the previous post, Federal Air is one of the airlines that specializes in offering flights to safari camps in South Africa. We were staying at Singita Boulders in Sabi Sands Reserve, and then Singita Lebombo in Kruger National Park,…

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Filed Under: Airline Reviews, Other Airlines
Delta 737 First Class – 3

What’s Standing In The Way Of Delta’s Free Wifi

Over the past few years we've seen huge improvements when it comes to inflight wifi: -- First we saw airlines add inflight wifi in the first place -- Then we saw airlines introduce higher speed wifi -- Now we've seen airlines introduce some wifi services…

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Filed Under: Delta, Travel Technology
Qsuites A350 1000

Qatar Airways Reports Record $639 Million Loss

Qatar Airways has today published their annual report for 2018-2019, and the results are rough. You have to read quite a bit into the report to see just how bad things were. The title of the press release announcing the results simply says that the report…

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Filed Under: Qatar
British Airways A350

Great Deal: British Airways Double Avios Promo

British Airways has just announced a very generous double Avios promotion for flights. On the one hand I can't imagine the timing of this is a coincidence, as it follows two days of pilot strikes, and a further pilot strike just being called off. On…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Great Deals
Dxb Concourse B

Dubai Airport Launches Free Terminal “Taxi” Service

Dubai Airport, which is one of the busiest airports in the world, has just launched a new service that's both kind of awesome and kind of annoying. Dubai's New Complimentary Taxi Service Dubai Airport has introduced taxiDXB, which is a new service that…

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Filed Under: Emirates
British Airways 747

Well Played: British Airways Pilots Call Off Strike

I'd say British Airways pilots just outsmarted management, and played their hand very well here, as they've called off their September 27 pilot strike. British Airways pilots are currently having a pay dispute with management. Pilots voted overwhelmingly…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Unions
Capital One Walmart

New Capital One & Walmart Credit Card

While many of the most popular credit cards offer travel rewards, there are also some popular retail credit cards. Capital One has lots of great cards, and they've just announced a new credit card in conjunction with Walmart. On September 24, 2019, Capital…

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Filed Under: Capital One, Credit Cards
Park Hyatt St Kitts 2

Park Hyatt St. Kitts: Best Current Promotions

The Park Hyatt St. Kitts is an awesome property that opened in late 2017. For those of us who are World of Hyatt loyalists, it's awesome to have a luxury Park Hyatt resort destination that isn't 5,000 miles away. I reviewed the Park Hyatt St. Kitts last…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hyatt
Andaz Singapore – 61

Buy Hyatt Points With Up To 40% Bonus

World of Hyatt has just rolled out their latest promotion on purchased points, which is in line with the best offers they have on purchased points. This has the potential to be a great deal for anyone considering a stay at a Hyatt. Through Friday, October…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hyatt
American 777 Business Class

25% Bonus: Convert Hotel Points Into American Miles

Sometimes we see airlines offer bonuses when you convert hotel points into airline miles, and we've just seen the latest such promotion introduced. Through October 30, 2019, American is offering a 25% bonus when you convert select hotel points into AAdvantage…

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Filed Under: American, Great Deals
Virgin Atlantic A330

Virgin Atlantic Reveals MASSIVE Growth Aspirations

Virgin Atlantic has just presented a fascinating vision for the future, which could see the airline going from their current 19 destinations to 103 global destinations. That's right, the airline wants to add 84 new routes... allegedly. Heathrow Airport…

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Filed Under: Virgin