Earn 40,000 Points with the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Chase

If you ask any savvy frequent traveler to list his or her top three travel credit cards, chances are good that the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card will be on that list. Chances are very good, actually. Different travelers have different lists, and have different allegiances to different brands, of course—yet still, the Chase Sapphire Preferred® […]

Gogobot Unveils Travelers’ Favorites Awards for Summer 2014

Manhattan Beach

Gogobot has just released its Travelers’ Favorites Awards for July 2014. The Travelers’ Favorites Awards are given to the destinations and attractions that are the most loved by the Gogobot community. The best of the summer travel season with the Top Summer Destinations, Best Beaches, Best LGBT Destinations, Best Bars and Clubs, and Best Design […]

Malaysia Airlines MH17 Resource Page

Malaysia Airlines 777

We are all deeply disturbed, saddened and puzzled about what happened to Malaysia Airlines MH17, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Below I have compiled a resource page to help you stay updated on the story. TOP #MH17 STORIES AP: A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17′s victims Malaysia Airlines: The Official […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of July 16, 2014

News

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: TSA sees surge in credit card knives at airports Rocket Debris Falls on Cruise Ship in Israeli Port Kenya issues terror alert over travel to UK airports Carnival Bans Smoking on Balconies Pilot Orders Pizza for Passengers on Delayed Flight ‘Amelia Earhart’ Completes Around-the-World Flight Boeing re-engineers […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of July 9, 2014

Power flask

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Electronic Devices With Dead Charges Not Allowed on Some U.S.-Bound Flights For Travelers, This Summer’s New Fee on Airline Tickets US orders airlines to follow stricter rules for reporting pet deaths on flights Costa Concordia Wreck Heading for Genoa, Italy Air France Begins to Trial NFC-Based Boarding […]

Expedia Overhauls Loyalty Program; Introduces All-New Expedia+ Rewards

Expedia Chart

Expedia.com unveiled today the launch of Expedia+ rewards, a new and enhanced customer loyalty program. Expedia+ rewards offers membership at tiered levels, +blue, +silver and +gold, and even more opportunities to earn and redeem points. Members at the +silver and +gold level will also receive a host of benefits from more than 1,400 +VIP Access™ […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of July 2, 2014

Fireworks

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Flying July 4? Be Prepared for Busy Airports New fear terrorists are planning to bomb flight from Europe Southwest Airlines has begun flying overseas for the first time Robot valet to park cars at German airport FAA bars model planes/drones within 5 miles of airports JetBlue Has […]

How to Stop the Passenger in Front of You from Reclining

Gogo Pass

On my American flight last week from Los Angeles to Toronto, I chose to sit in row 16 of the 737-800MCE series aircraft because (like in row 17, as well) the middle seat is blocked on each side. The airline has made a habit of blocking out four seats like this so they can pay one less […]