Rocketmiles is a new and unique hotel booking site that is luring travelers by offering huge mileage/points offers. Searching for a hotel on Rocketmiles is different from other online travel sites as they only offer a handful of hotels in cities and neighborhoods. Currently they serve Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Honolulu, Houston, Las Vegas, [...]
Accruing airline miles is a game to most people but trying to figure out what the miles are worth practically requires a PhD in economics. To help you decide if you should pay with miles or cash, check out this “Mile Value Calculator.” The blog that it’s located on isn’t the most eye-pleasing but it’s [...]
According to AP, US Airways and American Airlines have agreed to merge and will create the world’s largest airline. The official announcement is planned for tomorrow morning. Before my phone starts ringing off the hook from my paranoid, frequent flier friends (read: travel junkies) worried about losing their miles and/or wondering if their spring break [...]
Here’s a fantastic incentive for AAdvantage members to fly American Airlines in the next couple of months. Thanks to all of their recent internal problems American is now offering double elite-qualifying miles and points through Dec 31, 2012. All you need to do is register which takes about twenty-seconds using this link http://bit.ly/AAThanksY0u and promotion code: AATHX.
One of my travel agent friends just forwarded this Delta Airlines email from there sales office to me. It might cause some concern for mileage junkies as they are going to start reducing credit on select “special fares” and accrual rates towards SkyMiles Medallion status. In my opinion Delta already has the worst mileage [...]
I’m not sure about you but I really despise U.S. carriers having call centers overseas. More often than not I find the agents not having any pull and not knowing all the ticket rules or airport codes. This was true yesterday when I called United Airlines‘ regular 800 number (1-800-241-6522) and kept saying “agent” and [...]
American Airlines and Canadian carrier WestJet Airlines are introducing reciprocal frequent flier opportunities. Members of the American Airlines AAdvantage program and WestJet’s WestJet Rewards program can earn AAdvantage miles or WestJet dollars when traveling on flights operated by the other airline. “We’re thrilled to begin this frequent flier partnership, which is a first for WestJet,” [...]