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4 aspirational First class cabins I don't know how to fly

Well, to be exact this post should be called “4 First class cabins I don’t know how to fly… without going deep in my pocket”. 828 more words

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Getting ready for Singapore Suites

This morning I finally booked the homecoming leg of my honeymoon this summer: a sort-of holy grail I’ve been striving for since I started playing with miles and points almost a year and a half ago. 191 more words


Why your primary credit card (probably) shouldn't be an airline credit card

Co-branded airline credit cards seem to be all the rage these days, as airlines promote them very heavily, and so do many bloggers. For those of you who don’t know, a co-branded airline credit card is one where a bank (such as Chase) partners with an airline (such as United) to offer a credit card that can be used anywhere (different from a store card which can only be used at certain merchants), and instead of receiving cash back like one might on a traditional card, they receive airline miles, usually 1 mile per dollar spent, with bonus miles on airline purchases. 1,388 more words

Award travel success...completed!

Happy New Year!

So far, 2016 is looking great! We are now booked to return from NYC after my daughter’s party.  It took a bit of shuffling around, and separating my party of 4 into 2 reservations ( me + the kids on one reservation, husband on another), but we are all returning to Honolulu on the same day, and arriving within 30 minutes of each other, albeit on separate airlines.  1,083 more words


Award travel success...so far

We’re going to NYC in November 2016…but I don’t know when we’re coming back.  Let me explain:  most airlines release their award availability about 330 days in advance.  1,080 more words


Five Days on Kauai - The Garden Isle Guide

Our Hawaiian adventure kicked off on the garden isle of Kauai.  Kauai is the oldest and westernmost island in the Hawaiian archipelago.  It is known for the lush jungles, rugged coastlines, and gaping canyons.   2,954 more words

Points And Miles

$20 Off $300 in Visa Gift Cards at OfficeMax

By: Frank – @dugup46 – For a very limited time, OfficeMax is offering $20 off a $300 purchase of Visa Gift Cards!  This offer is available from December 21st through December 26th.   226 more words

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