Sunday, October 17, 2021

Will the Hunt for Status Push Me to Travel?

I had big dreams of retaining status this year (see Becoming Hyatt Globalist Again: TPOL’s Masterpiece Strategy & Close to Marriott Titanium Elite: Do You Care, Do I?). Now it's almost August and I am...

Jamaica Carnival 2022: Marriott Still Unavailable

There's nothing better in life than carnival. My first experience was in Rio (see Guns & Butter: Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide). The second was in Trinidad (see Last Minute Trinidad Carnival Guide! Everything You Need...

Close to Marriott Titanium Elite: Do You Care, Do I?

Marriott has done something nice. They have extended my stay certificates which were set to expire in August of 2021 to 2022. That's good news because I have retired from traveling (see 11 Reasons Why I...

Booking Miami: I’m as Frugal As Ever

For my first trip out of my basement (see Punxsutawney TPOL Trip Report), I'm going to underwhelming, over-hyped, overpriced Miami! Flush with points, I considered staying at high-end properties like the W Miami or...

News to Me! Delta Voucher Expirations

Many of you may know this, but since this debacle began I have been out of the loop. Sensing an end in sight, I called Delta to see when my unused vouchers for trips...

2022: The Year of Status

As of today, I don't have any plans for travel in 2021 unless the Bills go to the Super Bowl (see Bills Mafia: TPOL’s NFL Playoff Predictions). That doesn't mean that I will be...

Office for a Day Or Love Hotel by the Hour? Hyatt’s New Offer

I'll give it to Hyatt, they are being creative in 'these uncertain times,' a phrase that is overused. Their first bold move was cutting Globalist status, a topic that has been over-analyzed on every.single.blog,...

Becoming Hyatt Globalist Again: TPOL’s Masterpiece Strategy

It was only a matter of time until the revaluation took place. With the economy frozen and TPOL grounded (see The Covid Trip Report), companies are beginning to do anything they can to inspire...

AA Gift Reveal!

I was so excited when I received the email that I had a gift waiting for me from American Airlines. What could it be? I logged in. I clicked. I found. I received this. My miles were...

Who Is Buying Points?

I've rarely bought points. To me, it's like cheating the game. Aeroplan just had a deal to sell points for 1 penny each. Marriott is giving a bonus for purchasing points. Unless it's a...
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