Bald Thoughts
Contest: 2 United Club Passes (expire 6/30/17)

Thanks to the generosity of loyal reader, David Lee, we have two United Club passes to give away to one reader.  Enter to win by noon, Friday, June 23, 2017!... Read More

Magic of Miles
SPG Hot Escapes for June 22, 2017

To save you time, I’ve put the the hotels in the United States first, organized alphabetically for ease of reading (or skimming). The post SPG Hot Escapes for June... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Winner of $25 Alaska Airlines Gift Card

First off, a big thank you to all of our readers.  And an even bigger Thank You to the readers who have commented on our posts recently.  As we mentioned on... Read More

Bald Thoughts
These Items Could Make Your Travels More Pleasant

Confession: I usually start packing for a trip about an hour before I leave for the airport. I’ve found that no matter how much time I designate for packing I... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Hotel Review: G Hotel Kelawai (Premier Suite) – Contemporary and Luxurious Hotel in Penang

With more than ten direct flights from Singapore each day, visiting the city of Penang is a great way to spend the weekend. Prior to my flight out of Singapore, I... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Free $25 to Amazon, $10 Off $10 at CVS, Otto Warmbier’s Tour Company

Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and... Read More

The Jetsetter's Homestead
Just the Tip – Uber’s Kalanick Out, Tipping In

The big news coming out of Uber keeps coming.  And coming.  And still coming. Last week it was CEO Travis Kalanick’s leave of absence (which came on... Read More

No Mas Coach!
British Airways AARP discount EXTENDED through 2018

If you'd like to support our blog and you're thinking about a credit card, click below! We'd truly appreciate it. The post British Airways AARP discount EXTENDED... Read More

Bald Thoughts
The Club at MCO, a Priority Pass Lounge Review

While on our way home from Disneyworld and Universal Studios Orlando, my travel buddy and I wanted to check out the amenities at The Club at MCO Terminal A Priority Pass... Read More

Travelling the World
When You Redeem LifeMiles on Avianca…

Hello from Lima, Peru! My friend Jeff and I are on our way to Cusco for the rest of the week before heading back to North America after spending some time in South... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Success & Failure with May Retention Calls

When I apply for new credit cards (what’s known as App Parties), I apply for cards in bunches.  And I tend to apply for cards year after year around the same... Read More

The Jetsetter's Homestead
Addiction Grows, African Racing, Target Poop

Welcome to the Round Up – our recurring compilation of the interesting, intriguing, and just plain weird things we find on the internet. Why Addiction in America... Read More

Will Run For Miles
[Fitness] Nature’s Gym – an Outdoor NYC Workout Event Sponsored by Merrell Outside

What could be more fun than an outdoor fitness class and event in Lower Manhattan? The post [Fitness] Nature’s Gym – an Outdoor NYC Workout Event Sponsored... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Direct vs Non-Stop Flights, Destinations Threatened by Global Warming, United Basic Economy

Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Exclusive Fares on Singapore Airlines App Only – Düsseldorf from just S$770! a

Singapore Airlines has previously released some really cheap app-only fares from just S$70 and while this is nowhere near as newsworthy, you can now enjoy special... Read More

Grab a Mile
Our Stay in a Million $ Lake Como Villa

Sometimes the best places to stay aren’t available on points. Sometimes there are far greater experiences to be had outside of a hotel. This is one of those... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Mileslife Officially Launches in Singapore with 4X More Miles (up to 20 Miles per Dollar) – Sign-up Now!

The wait is finally over - Mileslife is now officially launched in Singapore to offer the opportunity to earn more miles on dining, lifestyle and travel spend. To... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Changes Coming to the Chase Hyatt Visa Card (or is it Only a Rumor)?

Will Chase change the sign-on bonus for the Hyatt Visa to bonus points instead of two free nights? The post Changes Coming to the Chase Hyatt Visa Card (or is it Only a... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Reader Contest: $25 Alaska Airlines Gift Card

As part of our Featured Week with BoardingArea, we’re offering a contest every day.  We want to thank our loyal readers and engage with new readers to help us... Read More

AcCounting Your Points
Are You a Boring Points Redeemer?

This past weekend I was involved in 3 separate travel bookings. While the purpose of these trips varied, the actual point redemptions were relatively... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Activate Q3 5% Rotating Categories Before It’s Too Late!

We’re now into June, and quarter three bonus categories can be activated. There are some pretty exciting Q3 categories this year such as restaurants, Hilton... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Citibank Reducing Mileage earning on AA Credit Cards

Earning points and miles is the number one reason why we use credit cards, and getting a good return on those credit cards is super important. When issuers reduce the... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort Review

As one of the first resorts in Orlando, Florida outside of the Disney properties, the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort was an extreme pleasure to stay at. With 815... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Vacation = Promotions, Best Currency Exchange Rates, Disney Closes FastPass Loophole

Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and... Read More

Bald Thoughts
We’re Featured on BoardingArea this week!

We’re super excited to announce that Bald Thoughts will be featured on BoardingArea.com for the next 7 days.  We appreciate the opportunity to share our tips,... Read More

The Jetsetter's Homestead
Foreign Dentistry, Independent Books, and Vintage Leftovers

Welcome to the Round Up – our recurring compilation of the interesting, intriguing, and just plain weird things we find on the internet. Making Amalgam Great... Read More