If you‘ve been following our vacation journey so far, you‘ll recognize our final destination as Gulf Shores, Alabama. An area affectionately known as the Redneck Riviera. So why choose the Redneck Riviera, when there‘s much closer beaches in Galveston? Pretty simple, really. Gulf Shores provides a nicer beach than Galveston, and it‘s a lot closer  This article was originally published on Travel Codex. Read it at Sun, Fun
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Do you fly Alaska Airlines? Do you have the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Credit Card? Do you ever pay to check your bag when you fly Alaska Airlines? Something strange happened to me recently when I flew Alaska Airlines, and I just figured out what happened! For years I flew on Alaska Airlines, and if I checked a bag, I was charged a checked bag fee and paid for it. Then for a few years, I had Alaska Airlines MVP Gold elite stat
Most of the major hotel programs have a Best Rate Offer Guarantee of some sort that essentially exists to encourage you to book directly with the hotel itself instead of booking via a third-party site like Expedia, Priceline, etc. These programs all have a claims process in the event you do indeed find a cheaper publicly available rate for the exact same room type on your travel dates. This sounds simple enough, but the details for how this is ha
American Airlines may be the most popular oneworld carrier, but aa.com is NOT the best way to search oneworld availability. The best site to search oneworld award availability actually surprised ...
Some of you may remember United‘s first big viral story of the year, which revolved around a United non-rev being denied boarding for wearing leggings on a flight. For those of you not familiar, a non-rev is an airline employee, or a friend or family member of an employee, who is traveling using the privileges given to airline employees, typically on a space available basis. The exact fees and restrictions associated with this vary by airli
Background: Having a First Class or Business Class ticket on Railjet gets you into the OBB Lounges! There are currently 7 lounges: Vienna Central Station, Vienna Meidling, Linz, Salzburg, Graz, Klagenfurt and Innsbruck. I visited the lounges in Innsbruck, Salzburg and Vienna Central Station. Here are short reviews of each of them! OBB Lounge Innsbruck 
The major hotel chains put a lot of effort into getting you to book directly with them rather than through online travel agencies like Orbitz, Expedia, etc. That‘s because hotels have to pay a commission of 10%+ when you book through an online travel agency, which they don‘t have to pay when you book directly with them. This is one of the main reasons that a couple of years back that hotel chains began offering members only rates for
Etihad unloaded one of its European airline investments and it may not have been a total debacle, though terms were not disclosed. Can Darwin now grow with its new owners? The post Etihad shutters Swiss branding, cashes out on Darwin appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
Here‘s a round up of bank bonuses that I came across over the last few days that many of you might find valuable.
Hyatt has announced they are making some changes to their Best Rate Guarantee program which will become effective as of Monday, July 31. With this change, if a guest finds a cheaper price on another site, they‘ll now receive a 50 credit for a future stay with Hyatt, rather than the current offer of 20% The post Changes to Hyatt‘s Best Rate Guarantee Program appeared first on Points Miles Martinis.
A rather alarming story for someone like me who enjoys going to Thailand but hates carrying cash: some western tourists are being refused entry or even detained for not bringing sufficient hard currencyalong. Thai Law requires tourists to arrive with a minimum of10,000 Baht (~300USD)per person or20,000 Baht per family (~600USD). I‘ve never heard of  The post Caution: Bring Plenty of Cash to Thailand or Face Detention Deportation appeared
When I think of the SLS brand, I think of the hip one in Los Angeles. That is not the case for the one in Vegas.This hotel is lodging for those coming for conventions. It isn‘t for the partygoers. Trying to requalify for SPG Platinum, I booked one night at the SLS Vegas. At 107 The post SLS Las Vegas: Not LA Cool appeared first on The Points Of Life .
Instead of rolling out a red carpet to welcome a new or special flight, airports frequently greet planes with blasts of water from theirfire trucks. These are known as wet or water salutes. Have you ever been on a plane when this happens? These salutesoccur when an airport gets a brand new airline, an important  The post Airlines: Are watery welcomes drying up? appeared first on TravelSkills. Related StoriesRoutes: Delta to China, Mexico deals,
Last year Air France first announced their intentions to launch a low cost carrier, assuming they could get their unions onboard with it (which was the biggest obstacle). Low cost carriers are all the rage nowadays, as Lufthansa has Eurowings and British Airways (or more accurately, IAG, their parent company) has LEVEL. Well, it was announced today that Air France‘s new lost cost carrier, Joon, will be launching this fall. Here‘s a pr
You‘d spend just 13k points to slide into First Class, right? The post How just 13000 Amex Points could put you 1st Class appeared first on Monkey Miles.
American Express is offering a temporary 40% bonus on Membership Rewards transfers to British Airways and Iberia. The Membership Rewards bonus of 40% is good through September 17, 2017. American Express does not limit the number of miles that can be transferred to British Airways and Iberia. Yet, under this promotion, every 1,000 Membership Reward  This article was originally published on Travel Codex. Read it at 40% Membership Rewards Bonus on
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American Airlines was the first airline in the US to roll out a premium economy product on their international fleet. The airline has launched the product on their 787-9s already. They have recently announced that their 777s and their A330s will also soon feature the product. Per The Points Guy, this chart shows the current 
Earlier this month, Delta released a documentary attacking the Gulf Carriers. I didn‘t even write about it because it represents unadulteratedpropaganda. But now a friend wasattacked for criticizing it and Ifeel obligated to weigh in. Be warned: in the age of the new media, truth is often a victim and has been sacrificed on the  The post A Dishonest Smear in the Fight Over Gulf Subsidies appeared first on Live and Let‘s Fly.
The Gulf carriers are under a lot of financial pressure from their respective governments, and have been doing significant cost cutting lately. I‘d say that Etihad has probably been doing a bit more cost cutting than Emirates and Qatar, and it‘s really starting to show when it comes to their product. This includes things like them cutting back the food choices in their lounges, eliminating chauffeur service outside the UAE, etc. Well,
The Travel Leisure2017 100 Best Hotels in the World list is out. And in it, there‘s only one Hawaii hotel, meaning it is the best Hawaii hotel 2017. Every year Travel Leisure magazine conducts a number of surveys. And one of these surveys is always about hotels. From this survey they then product  The post Travel Leisure‘s Best Hawaii Hotel 2017 appeared first on Jeffsetter Travel.
Usually we talk about award space "magically" disappearing. But find out how this Hyatt agent actually waved his magic wand and made some award space REAPPEAR!