Sunday, December 8, 2019

Buyer’s Remorse: A Case for Hoarding Points

Yesterday I told the tale of the points guru, yours truly, coming up with an innovative way of getting out of the points prison known as Mongolia. The plan was brilliant, the Excel documented fully...

Out of Burma Thanks to Avios

Time to leave Burma. I'm taking the 1am express flight out of here. It beats the express bus from Bagan to Yangon that took ten hours because it's a direct flight aboard Dragon Air...

Why Stay at a Hostel in Hong Kong

Two nights at the Hyatt Regency was the proper prescription following the interminable bus ride that was my time in Burma. Two nights was also enough to know that cash and points isn't as great...
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What Devaluation? British Avios Still the Best

There's a debate about whether I'm a points blogger or if I'm a travel blogger. Up to today, I didn't pay much attention to the distinction as I considered myself to be a little...

Is 7 Nights in Tahiti Too Long?

Chalk this post up to one of those irritable click-bait reads where an undeserving points churner asks a question only to garner attention. Now that I have your attention, let me discuss the real reason...

Making Mistakes in Booking Mistake Fares

Ah the Danish, what a lovely people. It's 2nd and goal from the 2 yard line and instead of handing off the ball you decide to go for glory by double checking your calendar, going...

UnFare-Gate And the DOT

This silly story won't go away or maybe I, along with many others won't let it go. Unless you've been living in Denmark, you probably are aware that the mistake fares which provided a...
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Club Carlson: Where Did You Go? 6 Great Pre-Deval Redemptions

You leave without a word, no message, no number And now my head is pounding like rolling thunder You left me with a heartache deep inside Girl you should see me cry all night,...

Iceland Booked…for 2016

WOWair had prices way too cheap from the US to Iceland at $99 for a one-way. Now the prices are inflated at three to five times that amount for this summer. At the same...

Constructing Tahiti: The IHG Rewards Bora Bora Trick

How do you get to Tahiti? That's a question for another day. Unlike my planning for most award bookings, I'm going to start by securing the hotels then moving onto flights. If difficult is the word used...
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