Category Archives: Travelling tips

Hyatt Anniversary Free Night Certificate: Everything You Need To Know

The World of Hyatt Credit Card is one of my all around favorite hotel credit cards.  While there are lots of great perks to the card, in this post I wanted to focus specifically on the annual free night certificate that it offers, which alone can more than justify the card’s annual fee. Hyatt Anniversary Free Night Certificate Basics On your credit card account anniversary each year you’ll be issued a free night certificate, which is valid for a stay at any Category 1-4 Hyatt hotel globally. While […]

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Citi AAdvantage Platinum Card Review (2019)

Airline credit cards are among the most popular types of credit cards out there. Many people may be loyal to an airline because of where they live or their travel patterns, and picking up a co-branded airline credit card seems like the most logical way to extend that relationship. Citi AAdvantage Platinum Card Review American Airlines has cards issued by both Citi and Barclays, and in this post I wanted to look at the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite Mastercard®, which is one of American’s most […]

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Review: Thai Airways A350 Business Class

READ MORE FROM THIS TRIP • Introduction: The 25,000 Mile Journey To Greece • Review: Aer Lingus A321LR Business Class • Review: Aer Lingus Arrivals Lounge Dublin Airport • Review: Platinum Services Dublin Airport • Flying Around Europe With TAPered Expectations • Review: TAP Air Portugal A321LR Business Class • Review: United 787-10 Polaris Business Class • Review: Diamond Lounge Brussels Airport • Review: EVA Air 787-9 Business Class • Review: Waldorf Astoria Bangkok • Review: Thai Airways Business Lounge Bangkok Airport • Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge […]

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United Airlines Reveals New Tokyo Haneda Routes

Last week the US Department of Transportation formally granted US airlines 12 additional daytime slots for Tokyo Haneda. This is Tokyo’s most convenient airport, and there was quite some competition for these slots. How the 12 Tokyo Haneda slots were allocated Of these 12 slots, Delta was granted five of them, United was granted four of them, American was granted two of them, and Hawaiian was granted one of them. Following this decision, Delta revealed that they planned to completely pull out of Tokyo Narita, meaning that […]

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TWA Hotel Now Selling Gym Memberships

The TWA Hotel at JFK Airport is an aviation geek’s dream come true, thanks to the incredible design, amenities, and plane spotting. I reviewed the hotel several weeks ago, and was mostly very impressed. One thing I noted in my review was that I was surprised they had a 10,000 square foot gym. That’s an absolutely massive gym (they claim it’s the world’s largest hotel gym), particularly at an airport hotel, where not many people actually seem to use gyms. I visited it a couple of times, […]

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United May Offer Personal TVs On 737 MAX Aircraft

We know that of the “big three” US carriers, Delta is by far the best when it comes to the entertainment they offer inflight. They have personal televisions throughout virtually their entire mainline fleet, and that trend continues even on newly delivered aircraft. Brand new Delta A220, with TVs at every seat This is in start contrast to American and United, which are largely eliminating personal televisions from planes. These can be costly to install and add weight to the plane, which in turn increase fuel burn. […]

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Buy United MileagePlus Miles With 85% Bonus

United MileagePlus has just launched their latest promotion on the purchase of miles. Through 11:59PM CT on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, United is offering a tiered bonus on purchased miles, of up to 85%, as follow: Buy 3,000-29,000 miles, get a 40% bonus Buy 30,000-94,000 miles, get an 85% bonus If you max out this bonus you can purchase a total of 173,900 miles for $3,536.75, which is a cost of 2.03 cents per MileagePlus mile. United offers bonuses on purchased miles with some frequency, and when […]

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Earn 7,500 Bonus Hilton Points After Two Stays

Hilton Honors has a pretty awesome supplemental promotion at the moment. On the surface this seems to be targeted, though I don’t think it is (as I’ll explain below). Earn 7,500 bonus points after two stays Hilton Honors is offering 7,500 bonus points after two stays that are completed by January 31, 2020. You receive 2,500 bonus points after one stay, and an additional 5,000 bonus points after a second stay. This is valid for any hotel in the Hilton portfolio, and you need to register before […]

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How The Benefits On The IHG Premier Card Work

Last year Chase introduced the IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card, which is the premium co-brand IHG credit card being issued by Chase. Best of all, a few days ago we saw the introduction of the best-ever welcome bonus on this card. With the new bonus on this $89 annual fee card you can receive: 125,000 IHG Rewards Club points after spending $3,000 within three months 25x points per dollar spent on IHG hotel stays for the first 12 months 4x points per dollar spent on all eligible […]

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Weekly Review: August 10, 2019

Hello from… well, I’m not actually sure my body knows where I am at this point. I’m writing this as my look at the moving map on my flight, and it appears we’re near Batumi. So make of that what you will. This has been such a fun week of flying and writing reviews. Hopefully you guys have enjoyed the content, and there’s obviously a lot more to come. I’m writing the report as fast as I can, so expect at least one to two installments per […]

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