Marriott keeps slashing away at their program, to make it where , the small guy is ran out of town! And if you ask me, is contributing to the “wealth GAP” by valuing money, corporations, and big spenders OVER LOYALTY! I have already written about how the non business […]
Is Delta The Pot Calling the Kettle Black ?
You know the old saying, “Isn’t that the pot calling the kettle black”? Well, this is the way I feel about Delta airlines CEO, Ed Bastian and his WAR against the Middle East carriers “ME3”. I have to make a disclaimer, that Delta is MY AIRLINE, and I have no […]
Delta to Add a Little More CLASS to Flying Coach!
Delta, although the best US based airline in my opinion, is doing even more to up their game recently! Delta announced in June, that they were upgrading the Tumi amenity kits to include LE LABO products. Now, Delta has announced , that starting in November 2019, Economy flyers will be getting […]
Review: Sheraton Grand Rio de Janeiro Hotel & Resort
I decided to spend my 41st birthday in Brazil this year, and we decided on the Sheraton Grand, I am so glad we did! The two hotels we were considering, were the Sheraton Grand, and the JW Marriott Copacabana. I am sure the JW was an ok hotel, but the […]
Study Shows Flying May Cause Cancer!
A study started by a Harvard public health researcher , in 2007, concluded a few years ago, and the findings are a bit disturbing. Although the study focused just on flight attendants, one could easily deduce, that pilots and even some MEGA frequent flyers are at risk as well! The […]
What Travel Apps I Use
Im not sure what we did before we had “apps” but now we really depend on them to do almost everything, including planning and executing travel. The apps I use may be different than you may need, but I hope to give you a good idea of at least what […]
“How Do You Travel so Much?” A Refresher Post!
Tony, “How do you travel so much” or, “How do you do it?”, I get asked this ALL THE TIME! As a matter of fact, the reason I started this blog a few years ago was because of this exact question! Sometimes people are rude about it, other times people […]
What Exactly is a Service Dog, and how to Travel With one!
We have heard a lot in the news and social media about people traveling with “service animals” of all types, fro peacocks to snakes, in this article I will lay out the law , so to speak! Just like you cannot deny someone that uses a wheelchair access to a […]
Free American Airlines Miles for Transferring from Hotel Programs… Lots of Them!
hAmerican Airlines is doing it again, offering an extra 25% bonus miles if you transfer certain hotel points to them. This promotion is going on until May 31, 2018. AA has done this before, and I have taken advantage of it! As a matter of fact I used this promo […]
Buying a “Smart” Suitcase May NOT be so Smart Afterall!
Everyday on Facebook, Instagram and online we see all these new, neat technologically advanced suitcases that we just have to have! I have to admit, many are very neat and seem handy, BUT BEWARE, they may be banned from the airline, therefore leaving you and your “Smart” suitcase behind. These […]
SPG & Marriott Changes,The Details and My Thoughts.
5 days ago Marriott International announced its path forward with its 3 programs, SPG, Marriott Rewards , & Ritz Carlton Rewards. I wrote about the announcement here. I Really was not sure what to think would happen, and I will now admit, I am skeptically, yet pleasantly surprised! History […]
Easy 2,500 SkyMiles With Delta’s Baggage Guarantee
One of the biggest drivers of revenue for airlines nowadays is baggage fees. My favorite airline, Delta is not immune from charging them, but they also will pay you if they don’t deliver in 20 minutes. Delta is known for their great on-time record , and they extend that to […]