Protea Hotel Cape Town Mowbray Review

IMG_9330 The Protea Hotel Mowbray in South Africa’s Cape Town is the only Marriott property in the southern suburbs. The area is usually considered safe and is a favorite residential area for Cape Town residents. The property is comprised of several historical buildings which are simply called ‘country style’ in South Africa. The buildings indeed look […] Read on →

St. Helena airport reduxx, AsiaMiles 25,000 US Credit Card, 20,000 AMEX points for Air France tickets, Air Arabia profits down, Hilton 4th night free, Delta Airlines is drowning in cash

MightyTravels 2017-02-13 at 5.44.54 PM – This is an amazing account of what happened at St. Helena airport for the last 12 months (since that fateful Comair landing with wind shear). The good news it seems more airlines will add service and most likely it will happen during 2017! The report also cites low numbers of passengers to arrive but […] Read on →

My Favorite 25 Things to do Cape Town, South Africa

IMG_9443 My Favorite 25 Things to do Cape Town, South Africa – Understand Cape Town needs no introduction – it’s famous for its incredible scenery, quirky weather and European ‘savoir vivre’ lifestyle. The former British ‘Cape Colony’ has been getting much cheaper since the harsh devaluation of the South African Rand. It’s now starting to become a […] Read on →

Join ShebaMiles and earn 3,000 bonus miles

ShebaMiles What’s the deal with ShebaMiles? To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Ethiopian Airlines’ loyalty program is offering new members 3,000 bonus miles. How do I get the ShebaMiles deal? Simply enroll here by February 15th, 2017, to earn your bonus miles. What else do I need to know about the ShebaMiles deal? Ethiopian is fairly strict about duplicate membership, so […] Read on →

Lufthansa goes Premium espresso, ‘Buy’ Lufthansa Miles with Worldshop, 500 Hilton points per mobile booking, Priority Pass ups the ante

MightyTravels 2017-02-12 at 1.08.03 PM – Lufthansa is installing Nespresso espresso makers at gates at Frankfurt and Munich airport – a serious upgrade to their instant coffee As Vassilios Georgakopoulos, Director Product Innovation and Concepts at LSG Group, puts it nicely: “The truth is that instant coffee is simply not good enough in 2017 and what international passengers want is […] Read on →

Protea Hotel Stellenbosch Review

IMG_9478 The Marriott Category 1 Protea Hotel Stellenbosch is located a few miles outside of Stellenbosch town. Stellenbosch has become a major tourism draw because of its many scenic wineries that do wine tastings and offer gourmet food at seemingly impossibly low prices. A wine tasting in one of the best wineries here can be had for $2, for five […] Read on →

Protea Hotel Kruger Gate Review

IMG_9300 The Protea Hotel Kruger Gate is located just outside the main entrance of Kruger National Park. By just outside, I mean only a hundred yards from the main reception building where you pay your entrance fee. The Kruger National Park area isn’t too far into the ‘wilderness’ – just a few miles out is Mpumalanga’s Hazyview, […] Read on →

$5 Wingz coupon, Singapore Airlines new planes, Trump takes on the aviation industry, Air France to set up Boost LCC, Crystal Visa Inifinite 70,000 Bonus offer

MightyTravels 2017-02-09 at 10.36.41 AM – Uber and Lyft competitor Wingz has a new $5 coupon (that stacks with our referral link to $10 off) – use code HEART – Singapore Airlines has pulled the plug on new Boeing orders as most of their A380 come off their leases Singapore Airlines (SIA) has significantly boosted its widebody aircraft order book […] Read on →

Qatar $1,053 Business RT Europe to Asia, new SPG promo, see the first drone fighter jet, Lufthansa adds A350, Russian visa to get cheaper (or more expensive?), Hilton status match contd.

DF-KRATOS_1_XQ-222_Kratos – QR is back with some great Business Class fares form Europe to Asia this time two people are required to get the lowest prices i.e Sofia, Bulgaria to Singapore is just $2,105 RT in Business Class for two people (or $1,053 per person) – SPG has a new TARGETED promotion that may give you […] Read on →

FedEx rewards and travel deals for USAA members

FedEx rewards What’s the deal with FedEx rewards and travel deals with USAA? If you’re a member of The United Services Automobile Association, you may already know about some of its benefits, including shopping discounts and deals. But did you know that you can save money on your travel and even on your FedEx shipping rates? Members can […] Read on →

Protea Hotel Livingstone, Victoria Falls Review

IMG_9040 The Marriott Protea Hotel Livingstone near Victoria Falls in Zambia is located outside of Livingstone town, on the road leading to the famous waterfall. The hotel is an open two-story compound between the road and the train tracks. This may sound loud, but road traffic and the few daily trains really add no noise. Check-in was friendly […] Read on →