Monday, August 21, 2017

Outstaying Your Welcome: Hyatt Trinidad Says No Pool Access

I was at Maracas Beach in Trinidad and returned to the Hyatt to kill some time before my 1AM flight to Tobago. I hadn't had a chance to check out the pool so I thought...

Delta Gives Points for Delays

The worst thing about Montana besides perpetual winter is coming back to Montana. Besides Vegas, there aren't many direct flights to Montana. Even if you can find one, it will be on Allegiant from...

Having A Huge Credit Limit May Hurt Your Credit

According to the AP Article, Major changes coming to how your credit score is calculated, "VantageScore will now mark a borrower negatively for having excessively large credit card limits, on the theory that the...

US Bank Altitude Is Cool But Will You Get Approved?

Frequent Miler wrote a breakdown about the US Bank Altitude Card. It seems like a good one to add to the arsenal, especially if Chase hates you, Alaska is over your antics, and Citi...

Reservation Relief: Hilton Does Right By Me Too

Is every company reading my posts on Frequent Miler? All of a sudden, customer care is friendly and companies are doing right by me. It started with Alaska taking care of my missed flight....

The Best Use Of Delta SkyMiles: Krug Champagne

I'm not on traveling today but my buddy is. He's at the JFK Delta Lounge if you want to say hello. (Just yell out TPOL and he'll find you.) As a joke, he sent me...

Keep Vs. Cancel, United: Chase Decided For Me

Retention offers on credit cards aren't what they used to be. The effort and amount of stimulants needed to call a bank to try to pry a few points from their dead, cold hands is...

Alaska Does Right By Me: 12k for Overnight Delay

I recently went to Guadalajara, Mexico. On the way there, I had an unfortunate flight cancellation which messed up my travel plans. I finally called Alaska today and the representative was very pleasant....

Revealed: An Insane Use of The United ‘Free’ One way (Part 1)

I've called my next trip report The South America, Europe, Africa Heist. Allow me to explain why. Initially, I tried to book a flight on Delta to Mt. Kilimanjaro. That was a sham. Then...

Alaska Business Approved! When Recon Calls You

The 866 number showed up on my caller ID. I figured it was a lonely telemarketer so I answered. Instead, it was an analyst from Bank of America. Unprepared and under-caffeinated, I found myself...
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