Wednesday, October 27, 2021

I’m in Manufacturing, Spending

Everyone writes about how to get points; apply for a bunch of credit cards, commute from NY to LA on a daily basis, or hack into your parents' account, smash and grab style. For the...

JetBlue to Colombia: Taking Advantage Of A Flash Sale

Who wants to see more pics of the inside of an airplane? Nobody. This review has nothing to do with the flying machine I took to Cartagena and more to do with taking advantage of flash sales and getting over the stigma of flying coach. Unlike hoarders, I do not have a stash of points that keep me warm at night.

Flyertalk Readers Don’t Get My Humor

Flyertalk readers don't get my humor. And, judging by the comments I receive on other posts, many others do not either. Those of you who are down with TPOL know that I write with...

Complaint Of The Day: Airport to Hotel Shuttles

This has been a rough trip. Flights on Frontier, long layovers, and the daily grind of NYC have taken their toll. I'm happy to return to Montana to golf. Of course, returning to the...

Keep Vs. Cancel: Citi Hilton Reserve

The Hilton Reserve is on the chopping block and it should come as no surprise that it will be chopped. Citi lost the Hilton account to Amex and the gold status that comes with the...

Wells Fargo Card: The Most Resilient Reconsideration Call(s) Ever

On a churner's high, I decided to apply for a Wells Fargo travel card way back in early May. I'm not even sure which one it was. I was rejected online then told to wait...

TPOL Replay on CNN Business Traveller!

I'm back on CNN Business Traveller with Richard Quest. When it first aired last October, I was in St. Petersburg. This time I'm in Italy. Back then, I received hateful messages from MSers. Today, it's...

The Award Booking Service Debut: Get Me Out of Mongolia!

Okay, contestants, your client comes to you today from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. He needs a change of temperature yesterday. He has provided you with the following tools per his AwardWallet account. Your mission, if you choose to accept it,...

Delta Gold *2 + AMEX MB Plat=Success

The fears of how I will go anywhere on points in 2017 started to set in after I returned from Tahiti. Chase is not showing TPOL any love and Bank of America is doing...

Complaint Of The Day: Hotel to Airport Shuttles

I'm getting back to NY through the most asinine routing I could find, just to save a few dollars. The trip went Montana through Denver with a twelve-hour layover, all on the worst airline,...
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