Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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...

No AC in Tahiti!

I've been scolded for giving my play-by-play for changing my AA award ticket on the way back from Tahiti. I have to tread lightly so as to not sound like I am complaining once again....

AA Ticket: Y’all Got Drama, The Saga Continues

To quote the voice of my generation, Puff Daddy d/b/a P. Diddy, aka Sean Puffy Combs, Diddy or as he's known by the UCLA police, Sean Jean Combs, "Y'all got drama, the saga continues." What other way...

Captain Obvious: No Domestic Routing Changes Post AA Deval

How bad are the Captain Obvious commercials from Hotels.com? How much has TPOL been complaining the last few days? Here's some more of both: I booked JAL from PVG-NRT-DFW-EWR under the old AA prices. Today I...

M Life Customer Service: Like Searching for a Casino Exit

TPOL is looking to book a hotel in Vegas for next week's Freddie awards. I asked you, the reader, to come golf with me but it appears everyone is too afraid. I also believe...
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