Sunday, April 23, 2017

Keep Vs. Cancel: The Club Carlson Twins

The time has come to keep or cancel my Club Carlson cards. We know the glory days of these cards are over so it's not worth discussing the past. (unless you want to torture...

Best Use of Delta SkyMiles: Africa to America

Some would argue that any use of a Delta SkyMiles is the best use of Delta SkyMiles. I've had my frustrations with booking an award ticket on Delta to the point that I just want to get rid of all them. I thought I had an 80k business class award ticket booked to Mt. Kilimanjaro only to find out that it was a mixed cabin.

$150 Redeposit Fee? Delta’s Computers Don’t Know The Cancellation Policy

So there I was, excited that my Delta reservation to Kilimanjaro in business was finally confirmed. After months of trying, I thought I finally had it. Then I received the confirmation email and to...

Chase Sapphire Reserve: Rejected Again

My friend was approved for the CSR after previously being rejected. Since yesterday was the last day of the 100k sign up bonus, I thought there was a chance that 5/24 was being overlooked...

Live From Jakarta! Garuda’s 90% Off Sale, 100% Unavailable

The sale of the decade, everything must go, better than my first orgasm, were words used to describe Garuda's 90% off sale. For those of you from Michigan, it was akin to Mr. Allen's...

Alaska Airlines Approved! We’re Back

Before the Festivus offenders of 2015 & 2016, it used to be so easy to sit at home and churn. It was even easier to hit the mins using the RedBird. After that gravy...

LifeMiles Avianca Vuela Visa: Churning Into The Night

Deep in the night I'm looking for some fun Deep in the night I'm looking for some love Deep in the night I'm looking for some fun Deep in the night I'm looking for some... Cards to churn. I don't know how you...

Barclays Aviator Approved! Damn I Missed The Churn Life

My friend sent me a message saying that he had been approved for the Barclays AA Aviator card, something that I had waited for following Citi's elimination of my AA points party. The offer...

2016: What I Spent (And Received) in Annual Fees

Another year has gone by and more fees have been paid. For the most part, I did just fine in maximizing the value of the annual fees but not as well as I did last...

Happy Festivus! Airing of Points Grievances 2016

Happy Festivus! Festivus 2016 is just as cathartic as it was in 2015. It's been a good year for TPOL but let me tell you all the ways that airlines, hotel chains, credit card companies, bloggers,...
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