Priority Pass has continued to enhance the value for U.S.-based travelers (and people traveling to the U.S.) by adding privileges such as providing credits to use at airport restaurants.Bobby … [Read more...] about Priority Pass Members Can Dine at Bobby Van’s Steakhouse at JFK Airport
Travel Guide Archive
Want to learn how to earn more rewards, or how best to redeem your miles and points? These posts cover the ins and outs of your favorite loyalty programs.
The Wall Street Journal's Middle Seat column this week described the confusion and hassle with using codeshare tickets. These are flights that are sold by one airline and operated by another. They are … [Read more...] about Confused? How to Fly on Codeshares without Hassle
One of the most frequent questions I get from friends and family is whether they should sleep on an upcoming long flight. Or WHEN they should sleep. This can cause some anxiety because nobody likes to … [Read more...] about Should I Sleep or Stay Awake on My Next Flight?
I just finished up my mileage spreadsheet this year and banked about 186,000 miles, visiting 5 continents and (at least) 24 countries. This involved crossing a lot of timezones and a lot of long-haul … [Read more...] about What Causes Jet Lag? It’s Not What You Think!
Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer frequent flier program used to be my "go-to" alternative to United's MileagePlus program. It was a great way for me to earn full mileage on many cheap United Airlines … [Read more...] about 2018 Guide to the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Program
One of the more lucrative benefits of the Citi Prestige card is the "fourth night free" benefit. At almost any hotel, the benefit provides a credit of one night's room rate for every three paid … [Read more...] about Tips and Tricks – Citi Prestige Fourth Night Free Benefit
This is the third and final post of "Southwest Airlines 101", covering everything you need to know about Southwest. First, I covered the basics of flying Southwest. Next, I looked at the ins and … [Read more...] about Southwest Airlines 101: All About Elite Status
I've been anticipating this milestone for a long time, and I finally made it over the hump. Lifetime Platinum status with Starwood Preferred Guest. I already have a lifetime status with an airline, … [Read more...] about Finally: Lifetime Platinum with Starwood Preferred Guest
Over the next several months, Virgin America and Alaska Airlines will culminate the final stages of their merger activities. We have learned that Alaska Airlines, which will be the surviving carrier … [Read more...] about Guide to Alaska’s Conversion of Virgin America Flights at Dallas Love Field
Every now and then I get a question about sharing your elite benefits with a companion, particularly when that companion is going to be traveling on a separate reservation. It usually goes like … [Read more...] about How to Share Your Elite Benefits with a Companion on a Different Ticket