Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Points or Cash? Business or Coach? My Flight from Madrid to Tel Aviv

This post is part of the #NoCollusion, No Albania for TPOL Trip Report, the trip where TPOL will join the Traveler's Century Club (for the haters out there see Is Hawaii a Country? For the lovers and...

Hyatt Brand Explorer Free Night Earned From Anniversary Certificate

Last year I wrote that there is no time limit on earning a free night by being a Brand Explorer (see No Deadline for Earning Hyatt Brand Explorer Free Night). I recently hit the mark...

Lessons from Iberia Deal: Think Ahead!

Iberia honored the deal, at least for me. That means I'm going to Albania! While I'm happy I will be flying round trip in business for $500, I could have done much better had...

Iberia Honors Deal! San Juan-Madrid (Albania) RT Booked!

Do you believe in miracles? Si! Refresh, refresh, refresh is all I did today. And just like waiting for final exam grades, the result of whether Iberia would honor the deal appeared. Unlike in...

‘Please Wait A Minute’: Why Iberia Should Honor Its Offer

By now you've read many blog posts about Iberia's interesting promotion, whereby travelers could earn 90,000 miles for booking 10 trips from Madrid to . Well, I've never been to Seville, but I kinda...

JetBlue San Juan to NYC to Seattle: A Big Price to Pay for a...

Before moving to Puerto Rico, I had to check it out for a few days. After four nights there, I contemplated staying and retrieving my stuff from Scottsdale later. A major reason why I...

Kim Jong Un Beats TPOL to Marina Bay Sands

There are few hotels that I want to visit that have eluded my travels. The one at the top of the list is the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. A room right now goes...

Sonic Boom! Is The Concorde Back?

Yesterday, I wrote about the long journey getting to Singapore from New York without stopping. I'm talking about Singapore Airlines reintroducing world's longest flight. If that sounds like a terrible option, consider flying aboard...

It’s Back! The World’s Longest Flight

Prepare your favorite clicking tool to hit refresh on singaporeairlines.com. According to Bloomberg, Singapore Airlines will relaunch the world's longest flight from SIN to EWR on October 11th. The flight will take 19 hours and...

Customer Service Saves The Day When IHG Doesn’t Transfer Right Away

IHG had a sale for the Caribbean which ended yesterday. Since I'm moving to Puerto Rico and am without an apartment, I needed a hotel for at least two nights. My IHG balance was...
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