Travel Roundup: BYOB on a Plane, Reduced Pilot Qualifications, October Travel & More!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points Miles and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. Ever thought about bringing your own alcohol onto a plane? The Points Guy lays out the pros and cons of attempting to BYOB. An influential industry committee is recommending the government eliminate or scale back dozens of aviation safety rules, including one on airline pilot qualifications. Fall is almost... Read more

Conrad Maldives Beach Villa 3

Conrad Maldives Beach Villa Review

Introduction: A Trip to the Conrad Maldives Star Alliance First Class Lounge at LAX Star Alliance Business Class Lounge at LAX Asiana A380 First Class Los Angeles to Seoul Asiana Business Class Lounge in Seoul Thai Airways 777-300 Business Class Seoul to Hong Kong Conrad Hong Kong Qantas Business Class Lounge Hong Kong Sri Lankan A321 Business Class Hong Kong to Colombo Serendiva Colombo Airside Transit Hotel Serendib Lounge SriLankan Airways A330-300 Business Class Colombo... Read more

Travel Roundup: Southwest to Hawaii announcement? New BofA travel card, and more!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points Miles and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. There is a very plausible rumor that Southwest may finally be announcing routes from the continental US to Hawaii this week. This would be welcome competition to current routes and hopefully there would be a route from my hometown of Phoenix! Bank of America is out with their new... Read more

Travel Roundup: Ryanair cancellations, Irma issues continue, and more!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points Miles and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. Florida flight delays and cancellations from Irma are finally letting up but not quite back to normal. Make sure to continue to check your flight status if flying in or out of Florida airports in the upcoming days. If you missed the news from a few days ago, United... Read more

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Anthony Bourdain ‘Parts Unknown’ Season 10 Schedule

Wow that was fast. It seems like just yesterday that Season 9 of “Parts Unknown” starring Anthony Bourdain launched. I suppose when you’ve got a hit show, you might as well rush another season out there. Season 10 of my favorite travel show is scheduled to premier Sunday, October 1st. If you’re like me, you probably want to know where he’ll be heading this season. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s the entire Anthony Bourdain ‘Parts... Read more

Saks Amex Offer! 7,000 MR Points for spending $450+!

Every weekend it seems I discover a new Amex Offer that’s going to save me bundles or make me a ton of Membership Rewards points. This targeted Saks Amex offer to spend $450+ for 7,000 American Express Membership Rewards points is no exception! If you’re thinking “I don’t shop at overpriced luxury department stores like Saks”, fear not as I typically don’t either, and still read on!  As a reminder here are a few recent... Read more

New Chase Sapphire Reserve Commercial

Maybe it’s just me, but I rarely see television commercials for credit cards that I actually use. Typically I find myself seeing an overload of Capital One Venture Card and Discover commercials when I’m in front of the TV. Maybe the best cards typically don’t need heavy TV marketing? Anyway, that changed last night when I was surprised to see a new Chase Sapphire Reserve commercial starring famous comedian James Corden and photographer Elton Anderson.... Read more

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Travel Roundup: $348 LAX-Stockholm, Avios Bonus, Top 15 Resorts & More!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points Miles and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. Do you do a lot of online shopping? If so, the three major airline shopping portals are offering the opportunity to win 100,000 miles plus $2,500. Find out how to win! Do you need to stockpile British Airways Avios? If so, Sunday is your last chance to convert American... Read more

Trans Maldivian Airways Seaplane Ride

Conrad Maldives Seaplane Ride and Male Airport Lounge

Introduction: A Trip to the Conrad Maldives Star Alliance First Class Lounge at LAX Star Alliance Business Class Lounge at LAX Asiana A380 First Class Los Angeles to Seoul Asiana Business Class Lounge in Seoul Thai Airways 777-300 Business Class Seoul to Hong Kong Conrad Hong Kong Qantas Business Class Lounge Hong Kong Sri Lankan A321 Business Class Hong Kong to Colombo Serendiva Colombo Airside Transit Hotel Serendib Lounge SriLankan Airways A330-300 Business Class Colombo... Read more

Travel Roundup: All you can eat pasta, 50k and 60k bonuses ending, and more!

Welcome to the One Stop Travel Roundup from Points Miles and More. Your briefing on important happenings in the world of travel, airline miles, hotel points and more. If you’ve been reading for awhile you know the best way to rapidly accrue points and miles is through credit card sign-up bonuses. Two big ones are coming to a close soon, Barclay Arrival Plus 50,000 point signup bonus and the Southwest 60,000 mile sign-up bonus. If you’re into... Read more