An airline alliance is when a group of airlines form an alliance with each other to help the flyer as well as themselves. There are 3 major alliances, Skyteam, Star Alliance, and OneWorld Alliance. You may wonder why this is important to you, I will explain. When you have an […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Review: Hilton Brussels City
I am trying to do better about writing reviews as soon as I get back from a trip, and I just got home last night, so here goes! My good friend of many years, Shane and I, decided to take a quick weekend trip to Brussels , he met me […]
Getting From Paris Airport (CDG) into the City
In this post I will try to show you the easiest and most economical way to get from Paris’s Charles de gualle (CDG) airport into the city. One of the first things I do before I go to a new place is figure out how to get from the airport […]
Traveling Hungry While Vegan, a Rant !
My RANT As many of you know I am Vegan. I dont think I am very fussy about it but when I am hungry I might get a tad frustrated. Traveling as a vegan is very difficult at times. I really enjoy traveling to new places and finding new vegan […]
Quick Easy and Cheap Airline and Hotel Status
Right now is a great time to earn multiple hotel and airline status’s. Because of the merger with SPG (Starwood) and Marriott International, there are unique ways to leverage and gain multiple status’s by earning just one. In this post, I will show you how to get status with at […]
Review Etihad First Class LAX to AUH
I have flown on Etihad before, but only in coach and business class. I have always wanted to fly their first class product, as its one of, if not the best going, at least that is what I have read in many places. I have not flown every airlines’ first class, […]
Earn Tons of Hilton Points With a few Simple Steps!
As I have mentioned in previous post’s, hotel programs offer promotions from time to time. Hilton is usually pretty good about offering great promotions, and right now there are a few great ones going on. Hilton is one of my favorite programs for several different reasons. They have a large […]
Earning Points and Miles, Starting out.
Earning Points and Miles, Starting out. As I mentioned in my last post, there are many ways to earn airline miles and hotel points. The most obvious is by flying or staying in hotels. Then to me the next is getting certain credit card (s) for the particular airline or hotel, […]
“Tony, how do you travel so much…”
I travel a lot more than most people in my rural area of Oklahoma, and even my other home of Acapulco, Mexico, so I get asked alot by some of my friends and acquaintances how I travel so much. For a while I found it an invasive and a somewhat tacky question […]