Monday, May 29, 2017

Booked! 80k United to Africa on Turkish

It's been quite a week at tpol.com. The points gods are certainly smiling on me. I thought the first good deal was booking Detroit to Napoli on Air France for 18k (in coach). Then...

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...

Mt. Kilimanjaro? Delta Points? Forget About It

When I first wrote about this imaginary trip, the issue I had was combining my Delta points into one account so I would have enough miles. Months later, Delta finally did and guess what?...

Mt. Kilimanjaro Trip Planning: Delta’s Crazy Points Pricing

Imaginary trip planning is my favorite hobby. It starts innocently enough with the question, "Where should we go next?" Inquisitive, I start looking at routing options. From there, I start checking points availability. With...

Imaginary Trip Booked! Mount Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar & More

Since Hyatt is changing its DSU program for 2017, I thought I would take a look at what I could do with the suite upgrades for 2015. My plan was to make imaginary bookings...
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