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JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa Review

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa Review

The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa sits on a huge chunk of land (about 20 miles south of Palm Springs airport) in Palm Desert, CA. Clearly, the building has seen better times, perhaps in the 1970’s/1980s, as it is pretty ugly now. However, the outdoor areas are perfectly manicured and since there is […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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La Compagnie goes lie-flat, will Netflix be available on my next flight?, new IHG Pointbreaks list

La Compagnie goes lie-flat, will Netflix be available on my next flight?, new IHG Pointbreaks list

– another carriers goes lie-flat (after flyDubai with their 737MAX and Copa on the same model) it’s now the time for Air Compagnie to go lie-flat for their incoming ‘narrow body’ planes The B/E Aerospace Super Diamond seats are the model of choice for those ‘narrowbodiess. Plus any Business Class without a lie-flat configuration is […]

Posted on September 25, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Air Europa adds Etihad redemptions, Virgin Atlantic 70,000 bonus card, 7,500 Hilton Honors bonus points for car rentals, Hong Kong’s low fuel surcharges to end, Lufthansa’s new 777X Business Class and South African Airlines in trouble again

Air Europa adds Etihad redemptions, Virgin Atlantic 70,000 bonus card, 7,500 Hilton Honors bonus points for car rentals, Hong Kong’s low fuel surcharges to end, Lufthansa’s new 777X Business Class and South African Airlines in trouble again

– Air Europa SUMA miles can now be used to book Etihad flights The award chart makes most flights pretty expensive but long-haul redemptions seem quite attractive. You can credit most Skyteam flights to Air Europa (SUMA). – The Virgin Atlantic Bank of America offer is back and you can earn 70,000 bonus miles after […]

Posted on September 25, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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50,000 Radisson Rewards promo, 50,000 JetBlue Business card, 22 miles/$ w Lufthansa, 15% off Turkish Airlines flights

50,000 Radisson Rewards promo, 50,000 JetBlue Business card, 22 miles/$ w Lufthansa, 15% off Turkish Airlines flights

– Radisson Rewards offers 50,000 bonus points after just 4 nights (can be one stay) until the end of the year The Terms & Conditions spell out it is for targeted members only but registration worked for me without any issues – so this may actually post. – the Barclays JetBlue Business card now comes […]

Posted on September 21, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Emirates and Etihad finally merging?, Frontier eliminates (most) change fees!, American Express revamps Personal Rewards Gold cards, new Pointbreaks list

Emirates and Etihad finally merging?, Frontier eliminates (most) change fees!, American Express revamps Personal Rewards Gold cards, new Pointbreaks list

– Emirates seems to be inclined to take the deal and buy Etihad according to these recent reports – will Lufthansa swoop in as a white knight? – there will be a new Pointbreaks list on Monday morning (US Eastern Time – mark your calendars!) – Frontier gets a bed rep but is a well […]

Posted on September 20, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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awesome AMEX spend bonuses, Copa Business Class goes lie-flat, Hawaiian launches Boston flights, will there be a new European LCC?, cheaper Singapore Airlines Business Class awards, Flying Blue now books Air Tahiti Nui

awesome AMEX spend bonuses, Copa Business Class goes lie-flat, Hawaiian launches Boston flights, will there be a new European LCC?, cheaper Singapore Airlines Business Class awards, Flying Blue now books Air Tahiti Nui

– American Express is sending put spend bonus offers for their Gold cards (Personal and Business) My offer is for 20,000 bonus Membership Rewards Points after $5k spend and another 10,000 bonus points after another $5k spend. I think this is a great offer. – Copa airline sis finally introducing a competitive lie-flat Business Class […]

Posted on September 19, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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10x Lifemiles for hotel bookings, Air Italy slowing down expansion?, cheaper Puerto Rico hotels, new Istanbul Airport will open late

10x Lifemiles for hotel bookings, Air Italy slowing down expansion?, cheaper Puerto Rico hotels, new Istanbul Airport will open late

– Qatar may be holding back their big 787 expansion plans with Air Italy for a bit to appease fellow Oneworld partner American Airlines – Lifemiles is launching a new hotel booking engine with RocketMiles and is offering 5x miles on hotel bookings (just until 6 M PDT today). However given the bonus offered on […]

Posted on September 19, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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My favorite 5 Things To do Agra, India

My favorite 5 Things To do Agra, India

My Favorite 5 Things to Do in Agra – Understand Agra is a small city that pushes the limits of its size since it is home to one of the world’s biggest tourist destinations—the Taj Mahal. For me, the Taj Mahal is indeed a magnificent heritage of humanity that transcends beyond its place as a […]

Posted on September 19, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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2,000 AMEX bonus points for dining out, 6,000 Accor points up for grabs, Uzbekistan to rebuild airports, Holiday Inn Express Hongdae, Seoul opens

2,000 AMEX bonus points for dining out, 6,000 Accor points up for grabs, Uzbekistan to rebuild airports, Holiday Inn Express Hongdae, Seoul opens

– American Express is ending out targeted offers that allow you to earn 2,000 American Express Membership Rewards points after you spend $500 at US restaurants until December 9th This make it a 5x on restaurants – a good deal if you can hit that threshold! – Accor is sending out emails with the option […]

Posted on September 13, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Kansai airport re-opens, Norwegian back to reality?, Gulf Air, airBaltic, LOT and IndiGo with ambitious flight plans

Kansai airport re-opens, Norwegian back to reality?, Gulf Air, airBaltic, LOT and IndiGo with ambitious flight plans

– battered Osaka’s Kansai airport has partially re-opened with transport links still mostly cut and just one Terminal operational – I actually thought they will make that work – but now Norwegian is dropping their (still relatively new) Singapore route Norwegians fleet plans seem a bit more in touch with reality lately: Norwegian is also […]

Posted on September 11, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Norwegian launches domestic flights in Argentina, Radisson Rewards 2,500 Aeroplan miles per stay

Norwegian launches domestic flights in Argentina, Radisson Rewards 2,500 Aeroplan miles per stay

– you can now book domestic flights in Argentina on norwegian.com! The airline is servicing six destinations – Mendoza, Cordoba, Bariloche, Iguazu, Neuquen, Salta from on October 2018. Expect one-ways to price out at less than $50 – that’s often just a fraction of the competition. Argentina is quickly changing from a high cost, low […]

Posted on September 6, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Primera starting Berlin base, Hong Kong Airlines & Air Mauritius improve Business Class, Osaka Airport flooded badly, Royal Air Maroc Business Class deals

Primera starting Berlin base, Hong Kong Airlines & Air Mauritius improve Business Class, Osaka Airport flooded badly, Royal Air Maroc Business Class deals

– I always wondered why Norwegian left the German market to Eurowings and never attempted to start flights from Europe’s biggest economy to the US One reason may have been the high departure taxes (but that is true for the UK too) but now Primera is eating their lunch and adding flights on their narrow-body […]

Posted on September 4, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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40,000 Alaska miles credit card, Grand Hyatt Bogota opens, two restaurants join Priority Pass at SFO, Radisson Blu Larnaca opens,

40,000 Alaska miles credit card, Grand Hyatt Bogota opens, two restaurants join Priority Pass at SFO, Radisson Blu Larnaca opens,

– The Grand Hyatt Bogota just opened – Hyatt’s first foray into Colombia – an excellent addition to a great city – Priority Pass has finally allowed two restaurants (both in Terminal 3) at San Francisco International Airport to it’s line-up – the first real competition to the American Express Centurion lounge at SFO in […]

Posted on August 29, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Ethiopian Airlines myriad investments explained, Qantas and Air New Zealand record profits, 125,000 bonus points with SPG Luxury card, Manila airport to charge for crash landing?

Ethiopian Airlines myriad investments explained, Qantas and Air New Zealand record profits, 125,000 bonus points with SPG Luxury card, Manila airport to charge for crash landing?

– here is a good summary of all the myriad of airline stakes Ethiopian Airlines has accumulated, Chad is the newest one the airline is bidding for – there is so little competition and such strong demand from Australia’s and New Zealand’s economy that Qantas and Air New Zealand report record profits Qantas may soon […]

Posted on August 25, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Virgin consolidates loyalty currencies, Delta 24,000 award sale to Europe, Getaround’s massive funding, Air Canada gets a sweet deal for Aeroplan, the dangerous fault that could down a 777

Virgin consolidates loyalty currencies, Delta 24,000 award sale to Europe, Getaround’s massive funding, Air Canada gets a sweet deal for Aeroplan, the dangerous fault that could down a 777

– Virgin is copying the structure of Avios and is moving their loyalty program to a new entity that will issues/ regulate transfers for a Virgin-wide currency I certainly like that approach – the transferability of Avios (and they different different charts for each program) are a clear win for consumers. – Delta keeps surprising […]

Posted on August 22, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Radisson adds Phu Quoc resort, Alaska Mileage plan for Finnair flights, more love from Hong Kong Airlines, Ethiopian signs yet another hub, Icelandic airlines in trouble?

Radisson adds Phu Quoc resort, Alaska Mileage plan for Finnair flights, more love from Hong Kong Airlines, Ethiopian signs yet another hub, Icelandic airlines in trouble?

– the resort boom in Vietnam continues with the Radisson Blu Resort Phu Quoc now open for visitors – Alaska Mileage Plan now allows award bookings on Finnair The airline is using their Alaska Airlines ‘feed’ in San Francisco and Los Angeles to fill their new flights (A350 soon for LAX). Alaska Mileage Plan has […]

Posted on August 21, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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$580 Business Class US – Asia, improved Qatar availability for redemptions, will Blackstone rescue JetAirways?, Air India’s spare art troubles, Chase drops Korean Air Skypass (or is it the other way round)?

$580 Business Class US – Asia, improved Qatar availability for redemptions, will Blackstone rescue JetAirways?, Air India’s spare art troubles, Chase drops Korean Air Skypass (or is it the other way round)?

– surprisingly there are still reports about people able to book the amazing $580 US – Asia (we informed subscribers a few minutes after it became bookable) Business Class Round Trip that Hong Kong Airlines published yesterday Does that mean it will be honored? We shall see… – apparently Qatar Airways has opened up more […]

Posted on August 16, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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