Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Dear Delta: Why You Gotta Be So Rude?

I'm currently making my way from the west to the east for my first ever Boarding Area conference. I'm looking forward to meeting members of the BA crew and seeing what DC is like...

Hyatt Kills Gold Passport

The 2016 Festivus Airing of Blog Grievances has a new leader. A couple of weeks ago it was United which killed points travel. Today it is Hyatt which decided that my style of loyalty is...

United Kills Points Travel

Closing tax loopholes has been a big issue during this election. As a capitalist and former professor of tax, I'm against simplifying the tax code. The complexities of the system ensure that savvy business people...

I Thought My Alaska Card Was Cancelled!

"Chat unavailable," led to a waste of time chat session where the agent told me to call in if I wanted to cancel my BOA Alaska Airlines business and personal card. Per usual, BOA...

5k AA Miles for Citi’s Mail Mistake

As a nomad, home is wherever I fall asleep. This complicates things in the world of churning as my mail is still sent to mama and papa's house. (see post: Nomadic Churning: Where Do...

How Do You Handle Rejection? Another CSR Story

I promise to take a break from the biggest news since I went from civilian to blogger, the release of the Chase Sapphire Reserve. Before I do, I want to share a funny anecdote...

Approved for a Chase Sapphire? Why That’s A Bad Thing

Yesterday I wrote the not so shocking news that I was rejected by Chase for what may be the best credit card of all time, the Chase Sapphire Reserve. Since I will never know...

The Fine Print: My Guest Blog on The Frequent Miler

A few weeks ago I started writing as a guest blogger for The Frequent Miler. Greg and his team which includes fellow BA blogger, Miles to Memories, do a great job of keeping everyone...

SQ Reclaims KrisFlyer Miles

I was attempting to book a first class flight from Houston to Moscow on Singapore Airlines. Unfortunately, SQ flies a 777 from Houston and not the A380 but I think I can tolerate that. I...

JetBlue Flight Cancelled: Rebooked a Day Later?

Sunny skies in Chicago didn't prevent my JetBlue flight from being cancelled to New York this morning. Yesterday's weather in New York didn't cooperate with JetBlue's operations. Many flights had to be cancelled and...
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