The Reward Boss
Trip Report ✈ 15 Days – Ireland & Poland on Miles + Points

TRIP REPORT INDEX   SUMMARY When award space opened up for New York City to Dublin, I booked it right away. We had been wanting to go to Poland but tickets to... Read More

The Forward Cabin
Accessing United Clubs and Amtrak Lounges Using Each Other’s Membership

One of the little known “secrets” in the travel industry is the partnership that exists between Amtrak and United. For those with elite status or club... Read More

The Reward Boss
Feature Week: Trip Reports,, Lyft, Uber, Amex 50k 100k, Hilton

  The Reward Boss is featured this week on in addition to my usual home at  For the next week, expect more posts... Read More

Points with a Crew
Map of all IHG PointBreaks August 2015-October 2015 with sortable table

Here's a map of the Priority Club / IHG Point Breaks for August 2015, September 2015 and October 2015, with a sortable table of hotels you can book for only 5000 points Read More

True Detective Is Awful: Read My Version Instead

Wow True Detective Season 2 is awful. Last year I put together my True Detective Series and the Case of the Missing iPhone: It begins here. I guarantee you’ll... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
Picture of the Week: Singapore

This week's picture comes from Singapore, in black and white! The post Picture of the Week: Singapore appeared first on Andy's Travel Blog. Read More

Hungry for Points
Video Of KLM Boeing 777 Landing Into 75 MPH Winds

There’s a video circulating of a KLM Boeing 777 landing at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport earlier this week into a windstorm that reached speeds of over... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Do You Prefer to Talk When You Travel?

Earlier today, I mentioned I can get pretty lonely when I travel. Forch, I AM the guy who will strike up a convo with you oh this 6 hour flight.   You like trout... Read More

Week 2: Athens Marathon Update

Two weeks of training is done for the Athens marathon and in order to keep myself honest and motivated, here’s my weekly diary of all things marathon.... Read More

We Need Another Recession

A fellow points enthusiast made the comment today that we need a new bank to step into the market and disrupt the points game with an irresistible offer. He remarked,... Read More

Le Chic Geek
How Trips Can Be Lonely

I love traveling by myself AND with other people. But sometimes traveling solo can get lonely at the most random times. I was traveling alone, and the Hyatt brought up... Read More

Out and Out
Must-Haves of Travel: Activated Charcoal

Also see:  Must-Haves of Travel: Coconut Oil Must-Haves of Travel: Apple Cider Vinegar Activated Charcoal on After reading an article by fellow... Read More

Points with a Crew
25,000 mile offer, a 91 minute pocket dial, portal bonuses, a new Point Breaks list and a service #fail

PWaC Weekly roundup - a 25,000 mile offer, a 91 minute pocket dial, portal bonuses, a new Point Breaks list and a service #fail Read More

The Jetsetter's Homestead
(Almost) Free Weekends For the Taking

There are hundreds of websites touting free travel tips, most of which revolve around credit card tricks (sign up bonuses, manufactured spending, or the like) or... Read More

The Travel Sisters
New IHG PointBreaks List – Hotels for Only 5,000 Points a Night

If you are a beginner to points and miles, one of the best values in points are IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks. This is a list of IHG hotels that can be booked at only... Read More

Out and Out
List of AMEX Cards NOT Issued by American Express

Also see:  Exploring Amex Serve for free money and handy uses after April 16th Is the Fidelity Amex the best cashback card in the universe? Spoiler alert. On this... Read More

The Forward Cabin
Traveling by Train: An Insider’s Look at Amtrak Presentation

I had the privilege of speaking at the First2Board Phoenix Sessions this weekend talking about traveling by train, a very under-valued and unused travel mechanism. While... Read More

Will Run For Miles
What a Blast! Waterfight NYC 2015 #StayWet

This is what happens when 64,000 people respond to a Facebook Invite The post What a Blast! Waterfight NYC 2015 #StayWet appeared first on Will Run For Miles. Read More

Le Chic Geek
My First Trip on My Own

The travel bug had to start somewhere–right? When I was growing up, I got into competitive figure skating and was traveling across the country for different... Read More

Travel Blawg
Meet Beme: This New Social Media App Keeps It Real!

Beme is a new version of Social. A new way to Share. With Beme, there's no preview. There's no review. It's Real. | by travel blogger Mark C. Palmer The post Meet Beme:... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Accidental Finds–How Travel Can Result in Our Favorite Brands, Shops, etc.

I was on one of Bill’s business trips with him.  We were in Tuscon, AZ (a delightful area), and he had a bunch of meetings. After one of the meetings, we were... Read More

The Forward Cabin
Using ExpertFlyer to Find Same Day Confirmed Change Space on American Airlines

American Airlines offers a very valuable benefit for flyers – even with the recent clarifications – to allow same day flight changes for a fee (free to... Read More

Points with a Crew
How I overcame my Staples Customer Service fail

Earlier this week, I talked about two different shoppin […] Read More

RedBird Trouble: Target’s New Computers

Had a little scare today as I went into Target with a few thousand worth of gift cards meant to be gifted to myself. I gave the bird to the cashier and she tried to... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Rebels Without a Cause–literally.

A few years ago, I was having a really bad day so my friend decided we were taking a trip that second.  That exact moment–no prep. So we got in the car and... Read More

Out and Out
I Use Miles Because I Won’t Pay Revenue Prices… Right?!

Also see: Just booked: A ~$20,000 Dollar Trip to Paris for FREE? You betcha! Hawaii: 10 Days and 3 Islands for $100 a Day Trip Report: Lufthansa First Class YYZ-MUC My... Read More

Le Chic Geek
When Your Routine Gets Thrown Off–Everything is Thrown Off

I used to travel for work quite a lot. Now it’s intermittent. When it was all the time I had a method and a set of rotating suitcases. Certain things–shoes... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Orbitz Apololgizes for Scranton Snafu with a 15% Off Code

  A lot of people with no plans of traveling to Scranton received a notification from Orbitz today informing them that their flight to AVP was delayed 45 minutes.... Read More

Travelling the World
Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel Warsaw

Two Days in Warsaw – Introduction I spent the first night in Warsaw at Hotel Bristol and I very much enjoyed the luxurious stay at the hotel. Prices for Bristol... Read More