IHG Accelerate Q1 released, St Helena still without flights, free Club Carlson points, redeem Alaska Airlines on JAL, $1,600 Business Class to Jakarta

MightyTravels 2016-12-09 at 7.32.03 AM – IHG Rewards has released their Q1 2017 Accelerate promotion – as usual it is a different promotion for each account holder This is what I got: This translates into 8,000 bonus points per night – this is excellent value f you travel in Indonesia or China (which have cheap and decent Holiday Inn Express […] Read on →

50,000 AAdvantage cards are back, Avianca courted by bidders, new way around 5/24, 7,000 FinnAir Plus bonus, how is flying TAAG?

4889 – Citi has upped the sign-up bonus for several AAdvantage cards to 50,000 As per last rules – you are eligible for a new sign-up bonus after 24 months after not having this card. – Avianca is in the lucky position to have three bidders for their minority stake that’s for sale Quoting sources familiar […] Read on →

Marriott eBreaks in Panama, Brazil, Mexico and US this weekend save you 20%

Marriott eBreaks in Panama What’s the deal with Marriott eBreaks in Panama, Brazil, Mexico and the US? Marriott Rewards members can save 20% on participating stays across North America and other destinations each weekend, and existing subscribers can save between Thursday December 8th and Sunday December 11th, 2016. By subscribing to eBreaks, you get weekly emails with last-minute accommodation […] Read on →

Qatar and Asiana emergency landings, 40% off Hilton Asia-Pacific, Etihad kills AirBerlin, AirBaltic sale, Sri Lankan adds Gan island & more

MightyTravels 2016-12-06 at 9.24.51 AM – the Qatar flight from Washington D.C. went much more south than usual (to make use of prevailing winds over the Atlantic) – and promptly got into major turbulence which triggered an emergency landing Qatar Airways flight QR708 landed at Lajes Airport early Sunday with 356 passengers aboard, about five hours after the plane departed […] Read on →

Up to 100% MileagePlus bonus when you buy miles

MileagePlus bonus What’s the deal with the MileagePlus bonus? United MileagePlus members can currently get up to 100% bonus miles when you buy miles between now and December 19th, 2016. The bonus is targeted, so you’ll receive a ‘mystery bonus’ of between 25% and 100%. Depending on your bonus, you can purchase 85,000 to 120,000 miles with this offer; […] Read on →

Wow – $1,057 Africa – US RT in Business Class, Norwegian gets nod for Cork base, 45,000 Wyndham Rewards credit card offer, new Doubletree Mexico City

MightyTravels 2016-12-05 at 11.52.52 AM – Alitalia has $1,057 RT fares from Cairo to many US destinations for almost any day available in Business Class This is an incredible price and British Airways and Qatar have fares around $1,600 RT – still an amazing price. – if you find yourself in the Middle East you can now fly for $124 […] Read on →

How to stay healthy while you travel

stay healthy while you travel Unless you haven’t noticed already, I’m quite a health nut and have invested a lot of time to find a balance to stay healthy when I travel (even for extended periods). These are my personal learnings based on my own research – maybe you can find it useful. I have found great inspiration in the […] Read on →

the worlds most avoidable air disaster?, Double Krisflyer miles, COPA adds second SFO flight, 30,000 GOL Smiles miles for $129, Ethiopian adds Conakry

MightyTravels 2016-12-01 at 6.08.49 PM – more details are emerging from yesterday’s crash in Colombia – there is a whole web of stories about the airline’s backers and it seems the plane was never equipped to fly that far and ran out of fuel – if true this would one of the most avoidable air disasters in recent history – […] Read on →