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January 4, 2016

Hurry Before Jan 11: Get Free Hilton Diamond Status in Less than 3 Minutes

Here’s how I got Hilton Diamond Status through March 2017 in less than 3 minutes with little effort:

Hilton, Hyatt, and other hotel chains have been on a status-match spree lately. Hyatt was all over Twitter offering to status match other top tier elites to Hyatt Diamond, and now Hilton has a similar offer. This is presumably in the wake of the announcement that Starwood is being sold to Marriott. The diehard Starwood elite members quickly took to social media to voice their discontent with being folded into Marriott, and this discontentment has given the competition a chance to capitalize and offer status matches in the hopes of converting other programs’ most [...]

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December 28, 2015

Deal Alert: Hainan 787 Economy to Asia for $558, Business for $1,358

The post you're reading is from our RSS Feed. When we're out there traveling the world, it can be nearly impossible to bring you all of the news from the miles/points/travel industry. To bring you the best content possible, we've linked our personal RSS Feed to the blog so that when a newsworthy article comes out, we'll simply feed it in with the rest of our posts. This way you can be sure you're always getting the best and most current info out there.

Source: The Points Guy: Deal Alert: Hainan 787 Economy to Asia for $558, Business for $1,358

Chinese airline Hainan is launching nonstop service between Los Angeles and Changsha (CSX), a major city in China’s Hunan [...]

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May 25, 2015

Amazing Deal Alert: AA and United to Beijing from $660

The post you're reading is from our RSS Feed. When we're out there traveling the world, it can be nearly impossible to bring you all of the news from the miles/points/travel industry. To bring you the best content possible, we've linked our personal RSS Feed to the blog so that when a newsworthy article comes out, we'll simply feed it in with the rest of our posts. This way you can be sure you're always getting the best and most current info out there.

Source: The Points Guy – Amazing Deal Alert: AA and United to Beijing from $660

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book [...]

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April 29, 2015

Flash Sale April 29 only Air France Los Angeles to Tahiti $999 for travel in May 2015

The post you're reading is from our RSS Feed. When we're out there traveling the world, it can be nearly impossible to bring you all of the news from the miles/points/travel industry. To bring you the best content possible, we've linked our personal RSS Feed to the blog so that when a newsworthy article comes out, we'll simply feed it in with the rest of our posts. This way you can be sure you're always getting the best and most current info out there.

All credits due to: Loyalty Traveler.

Air France has a one day flash sale today only Wednesday April 29 for Los Angeles to Tahiti $999 round trip for travel in May 2015.

Valid for departures April 29 to May [...]
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April 23, 2015

Earn up to 174,000 Points with IHG’s “Share Forever” Promotion

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All credits due to: Deals We Like.

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) just announced their next promotion which will run between May 1 and September 7, 2015. This promotion, which is in partnership with Coca-Cola [...]

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April 22, 2015

Is Southwest Airlines Getting Ready For Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, And Brazil?

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NewsAvia, a popular aeronautical information portal written in Portuguese, is reporting that “sources of commercial aviation in Latin America” said [...]

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February 14, 2015

Airbus A380: Current Routes and Operators

The Airbus A380 is a behemoth, more like a flying ship than an airplane. Here’s a graphic comparing the A380’s size to that of the Boeing 787:

Unlike the Boeing 747, Airbus’ A380 upper deck covers the entire span of the plane’s body and thus gives it significantly more room–exactly 40% more square-footage than the B747, to be exact. This extra space allows the monstrous plane to hold up to  525 people in a typical three-class configuration or up to 853 people in an all-economy class configuration.

The record-setting capacity, along with the fact that airports must be modified to even accept the jet, have added to the allure and [...]

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September 12, 2014

Richard Branson has his own island…and you can rent it! Necker Island

We can all agree that Sir Richard Branson is a badass (his title is “Sir” after all!), but, apart from being a music industry mogul (Virgin Records), owner of numerous airlines (Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America) and even a promoter of suborbital travel (Virgin Galactic)–the man owns his own island! Yes, that’s right, Sir Branson owns Necker Island, a 74-acre private island in the British Virgin Islands.

Just Richard being Richard + short shorts

I first learned about this a few years ago while watching MTV Cribs, which came on right after Pimp My Ride, also known as how I spent my weekday afternoons in high school. Check out [...]

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July 11, 2014

A Piano Bar…on an Airplane?!!

So I came across an article the other day that had some cool retro airplane cabins and spotted this photo:

Source: http://www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/3969134/

For those (like me) that needed to do a double take:  yes, that is a piano installed on a Boeing 747! Sometime around 1972, American Airlines introduced their new “LuxuryLiner” fleet; here’s a commercial hitting the highlights:

Here’s a shot of the entire lounge:

Source: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travelbuzz/1344151-traveling-back-70s-3.html

American Airlines’ new [...]

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June 13, 2014

New Benefit for AMEX Platinum Cardholders: Register for Free Boingo Wi-Fi

The American Express Platinum card is one of the best cards out there. While it carriers a very hefty annual fee ($450) for both the Personal and Business versions, it has some of the best benefits and travel-related services that are very value-add. Here’s a quick list of what the $450 a year will get you:

Global Entry Fee Credit ($100 one-time value) Upgrade to Starwood Preferred Guest Gold (typically requires 10 stays or 25 nights per year) $200 Airline Fee Credit Annually ($200 value, but did it really need saying?–covers incidental charges for the airline of your choice) Access to airport lounges Free Priority PassTM Select membership (~$399 value, offers [...]
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