100,000 American Express Hilton card, Air Astana finally joining Star Alliance?, Delta is moving terminals at LAX, American to invest in Chian Southern, more match.com mystery, RwandaAir launching London flights soon

MightyTravels 2017-03-25 at 9.00.11 AM – American Express has updated the offers for the Hilton Honors Card (80,000 Hilton Honors Points after spending $2,000) and the Hilton Honors Surpass (100,000 Hilton Honors Points after spending $3,000) It seem the recent ‘re-evaluation’ of Hilton Honors points might have something to do with that? – Air Astana seems to be eternally hopeful […] Read on →

Cheap business class flights inc MNL to NCL $1,149 RT, HBE to SIN $959 RT, KOK to MPL $1,011 RT, Spain to US cities from $1,295 RT

Cheap business class flights Our sister site Mighty Fares is showing cheap business class flights with multiple airlines from Manila (MNL) to Newcastle upon Tyne (NCL) in the UK for just $1149.90 round-trip – like these sample dates with Air France and Oman Air:   That works out at only 8.7 cents per mile flown! Qatar Airways currently has business class […] Read on →

Cheap business class flights inc MNL to JED $1061 RT, ARN to MAD $345 RT and KUL to TPE $428 RT. Plus US cities to Mexico from just $153 RT economy!

Cheap business class flights Our sister site Mighty Fares is showing cheap business class flights with Philippine Airlines from Manila (MNL) to Jeddah (JED) for only $1061.40 – that’s just 10 CPM: You can also fly business class with Lufthansa round-trip from Stockholm (ARN) to Madrid (MAD) for just $345.15 (10.7 cents per miles flown): Malaysia Airlines currently has business class flights between Kuala […] Read on →

100,000 Marriott Rewards credit card, Uber credit card, UK follows electronics ban, does the US electronics ban punish Etihad, Qatar and Emirates?

MightyTravels 2017-03-22 at 11.50.49 AM – Most (if not all) Marriott Rewards members with a US address should have received an email yesterday with a 100,000 Marriott Rewards Bonus points credit card It contains this link (the link does not mention the 100,000 offer though). The personal Marriott Rewards card is subject to 5/24 and you won’t receive a new […] Read on →

New inflight electronics ban, $30 off every flight, 20% off Hyatt stays, changes to the Alaska Companion Pass, Condor is Alaska Airlines newest partner

MightyTravels 2017-03-21 at 10.57.05 AM – Bloomberg has the scoop on the new electronics ban for flights from Middle Eastern countries to the US A U.S. official told The Associated Press the ban will apply to nonstop flights to the U.S. from 10 international airports serving the cities of Cairo in Egypt; Amman in Jordan; Kuwait City in Kuwait; Casablanca […] Read on →

My 14 Favorite things to do Yakutsk

IMG_0882 My 14 Favorite things to do Yakutsk – Understand Yakutsk is becoming famous for one thing – its extreme climate that has allowed it to be the coldest big city on the planet. Temperatures regularly drop to minus 60 degrees here (that’s almost as cold as Antarctica on most days in winter). The city has 300,000 […] Read on →

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

IMG_0267 Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 I had initially booked an award using United miles from San Francisco to Novosibirsk all on Turkish Airlines. Turkish cancelled my San Francisco flight out of the blue just two weeks before departure (after half a dozen scheduled changes earlier in the year […] Read on →

Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye Review

IMG_0225 I have been to Istanbul, including the Taksim area, a number of times. For my latest trip, I selected the Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye. The hotel is located about a 15-minute walk from Taksim Square in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Harbiye. Harbiye is a bit of the new ‘Moda’ here, which has become seriously […] Read on →