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My Experience on Easter Island – Isla de Pascua

My Experience on Easter Island – Isla de Pascua

Up until late 2011 the British Airways Executive Club imposed very few routing and stopover rules. You were able to book as many stopovers as you wished and a route that needed to be somewhat logical between your point of origin and return. The best way to take advantage of this was to book an […]

Posted on February 13, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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How to earn 3x bonus Membership Rewards points on Amazon, Paypal and Bestbuy purchases

How to earn 3x bonus Membership Rewards points on Amazon, Paypal and Bestbuy purchases

American Express used to have a 'shopping mall' that allowed you to earn extra points when going through their shopping portal. Ultimate Rewards modeled it's portal to look much like AMEX's when it launched. It was VERY interesting for certain merchants like Apple which delivered up to 4x for purchases with an eligible participating card. […]

Posted on February 7, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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The new Lounge Club at San Jose Airport (SJC) Review

The new Lounge Club at San Jose Airport (SJC) Review

My quick trip to Los Angeles yesterday gave me a chance to stop by the new Lounge Club at SJC. Lounge Club is similar to Priority Pass and usually allows its members access to existing airport lounges. Lounge Club offers a generous 2 visits free when you sign up using the code CHASEINK. MilesMomma has […]

Posted on February 7, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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What is a BRG – an introduction

What is a BRG – an introduction

Over the next couple of posts I'd like to share the 'secrets' of the major hotel chains Best Rate Guarantees with you. I have used this tool many times traveling and it's a great weapon in every travelers war chest. What's the different between Best Rate Guarantee/ Best Price Guarantee/ Look No Further Guarantee? Every […]

Posted on January 29, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Sibiu and the Turda Salt Mine in Transylvania

Sibiu and the Turda Salt Mine in Transylvania

Part of my motivation for this blog has been my curiosity about interesting places to go. With the tools which you will learn, while subscribing to this blog or the other wonderful blogs which will soon appear on my blogroll, you'll soon have more miles than you can easily spend for 'normal' travel. How to […]

Posted on January 25, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Another option for cheap flights to the Maldives?

Another option for cheap flights to the Maldives?

flyDubai the Dubai based discount airline has launched MLE, Male, Maldives as a new destination. Commencing on 19 January 2013, flights will operate five times a week between Dubai's Terminal 2 and the Maldives' Ibrahim Nasir International Airport on the island of Malé. Bringing flydubai's presence in the Indian Subcontinent to nine points across six […]

Posted on January 24, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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5,000 Priority Club Bonus Points for stays in Europe

5,000 Priority Club Bonus Points for stays in Europe

Priority Club runs a promotion with an extra 5,000 Priority Club Points at European Intercontinental Hotels. And what's more for a limited time only we will reward you with 5,000 bonus points when you stay between 1 January – 8 April, 2013 at 22 participating hotels across Europe. 5k points is not enough to go […]

Posted on January 23, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Hyatt Regency Sha Tin Hong Kong Review

Hyatt Regency Sha Tin Hong Kong Review

Book the Hyatt Regency Sha Tin Hong Kong here. As mentioned before I initially booked the Courtyard Marriott in Hong Kong for our stay but decided in favor of the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin later on. First I found a good rate at a Canadian hotel booking website and Hyatt matched it with […]

Posted on January 22, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Flying Blue status match comes back!

Flying Blue status match comes back!

Flying Blue has brought back the status match campaign. Any existing Gold status (Top Tier status may suffice, as many are not labeled Gold) with any airline is accepted. The status match is straightforward – the landing page itself provides the upload form. The status match is only available to members in DK/SE/NO/FI but you […]

Posted on January 22, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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521 miles for free (many times over!) from Netflix

521 miles for free (many times over!) from Netflix

Netflix has been a constant marketer in most mileage shopping malls. During the last years they've always a mileage deal somewhere for AA/Delta/United miles. You would usually pay $7.99 for 1,500 or with the United deal even 4,000 miles. This worked for everyone who could come up with a US billing address and server IP […]

Posted on January 20, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Blue Elephant Phuket Restaurant and Cooking School Review

Blue Elephant Phuket Restaurant and Cooking School Review

This review is part of the 'Siam adventure' trip report – see below for the trip report index. We got a recommendation from the Westin concierge for the Blue Elephant Restaurant and Cooking School which is housed in the former Phuket Town governors mansion. It's a very pretty 'colonial' style building in central Phuket. It […]

Posted on January 20, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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TripAdvisors Travelers Choice Awards 2013

TripAdvisors Travelers Choice Awards 2013

Now we all know that Tripadvisor can fool you into relying on the wrong side of reviews. Still I find the aggregate option, taken with a grain of salt, quite useful. They have published the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice list with some interesting finds. In general Four Season seem to do very well anywhere in the […]

Posted on January 17, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Win a American Airlines Systemwide Upgrade (SWU)

Win a American Airlines Systemwide Upgrade (SWU)

Thanks to an incredibly generous reader – we are having the option to give away an American Airlines Systemwide Upgrade. An SWU allows you to upgrade you to upgrade from Economy to Business or Business to First for ANY booked fare class on all American Airlines flights. It is valid until February 28th 2013 so […]

Posted on January 16, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Cheap domestic travel in New Zealand

Cheap domestic travel in New Zealand

oh_jojojo Milevalue highlights a great option for cheap domestic flights in New Zealand – Air New Zealands 'grab-a-seat' program. Scott mentions that tickets can only be purchased for some of the last minute fares but it also leads into the regular booking workflow at Air New Zealand which can lead to ever lower priced tickets. […]

Posted on January 16, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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What’s best hotel iPhone app?

What’s best hotel iPhone app?

Having a handy iPhone app can drive bookings as travelers are by definition out and about. Here are my experiences with the iPhone apps of the major chains. Starwood First up is Starwood which has recently gone through a redesign. It's developed by mobile expert Bottle Rocket. It looks rather nice on the start screens […]

Posted on January 15, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Island Hopping around Ko Phi Phi

Island Hopping around Ko Phi Phi

This review is part of the 'Siam adventure' trip report – see below for the trip report index. During my stay at the Sheraton Krabi I also booked a speedboat tour of the nearby islands. The speedboat fleet at Ao Nang pier is impressive and there we at least 20 newish looking, high powered speed […]

Posted on January 15, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Award availability on LOT and Austrian this summer – get to Europe in style

Award availability on LOT and Austrian this summer – get to Europe in style

Points, Miles and Martinis dissects the current award availability on Star Alliance' new gear to Europe this summer. LOT 787 (Photo by Eisenbahner) Apparently the new Business Class from Austrian (which looks much like Swiss' product) is still showing good availability for many dates to the East Coast from Vienna. LOT shows most availability from […]

Posted on January 10, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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