Top 10 in Travel News: Week of February 4, 2015

Singapore Airlines' new premium economy seat

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Singapore Airlines’ New Premium Economy Marriott Abandons FCC Petition for Hotel Wi-Fi Blocking Hawaiian Airlines opens first of 6 new Premier Club lounges at Honolulu airport Seabourn reveals names of new ships British Airways Realigns Its Program to Make Big Spenders With Large Point Balances Happier (And […]

DEAL ALERT: Iceland for $99 each-way, London for $205 each-way

How would you like to travel to Europe from the United States for just $99 each-way? Thanks to Iceland’s low-cost carrier WOW Air you can. They are launching service from Boston (BOS) and Baltimore (BWI) to Reykjavik beginning in March and June of 2015, respectively. See ThePointsGuy for more details.

Travel Contests: Week of October 29, 2014

Pathfinder

This week’s travel contests include: Win a 22″ Wheeled Carry-on Duffel and 32″ Wheeled Duffel from Pathfinder Luggage! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win trip for two to Fiji Win a trip for two to Iceland Win one of two family beach vacations to Caribbean Win a seven-day trip for two to haunted Dublin Win one of five seven-day […]

Travel Video of the Week: Surprise Icelandair Stopover

Icelandair

One way to save when flying to Europe is to go via Reykjavik on Icelandair. Hopefully, after the video above more people will start taking advantage of their free stopovers. This “surprise stopover” commercial was really well done—which is exactly why it’s going viral.

Travel Tip of the Day: Volcano Prep

Volcano

I’m sure you remember the hassles that Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull (aka E15) brought to travel in 2010. Well, as you may have heard there’s a good chance that another Iceland volcano (called Bárðarbunga) will erupt in the next few days, and the impact of that eruption is still unknown. Here’s a good story on the situation […]

Travel Contests: Week of July 23, 2014

Granite Gear

This week’s contests include: Win a Cross-Trek 22” Wheeled Carry-On Duffel from Granite Gear! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a week-long vacation for two in Tuscany Win a trip to The Galapagos Islands Win a free Iceland vacation Win a trip for two to Costa Rica Win an all-inclusive trip for two to the Bahamas Win 2 American […]

Travel Contests: Week of July 9, 2014

Granite Gear

This week’s travel contests include: Win a Cross-Trek 22” Wheeled Carry-On Duffel from Granite Gear! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win two roundtrip flights anywhere in the continental U.S., Mexico, or the Caribbean Win a trip for two to a luxurious resort in the Dominican Republic plus golf from Brut and ESPN Radio Win a trip to Brazil for two […]

Travel Video of the Week: Icelandair In-Flight Safety Video

Icelandair

Ever since Air New Zealand started the trend of entertaining in-flight safety videos, other airlines have been trying to create their own videos that can keep the attention of passengers and go viral. Icelandair, Iceland’s flagship carrier, just released a new safety video this past week that doubles as a tourism ad for Iceland. It’s a unique […]