Sunday News Roundup 1/19/20: Pilotless Flights, El Al Diversion, Mobile Boarding Passes, MLB Cheating, Handy Credit Card, United Backdoor Link, And More!

Some stories and deals don’t get their own post, but should get some coverage. Here are some quick takes on stories that caught my...

United Kills Flights From Cleveland To LaGuardia And Washington National

United will cease flying from Cleveland to LaGuardia and Washington DC/DCA Airports on March 29th. United says there won't be a reduction of seats from...

Reader Question: How Do I Avoid El Al Fees For Seat Assignments On Qantas Booked Flights?

Several readers have asked what they can do about being told there is a $20 fee for getting seat assignments or even requesting mehadrin...

Sunday News Roundup 1/5/20: Kosher Thailand Hotel, Mexican Jail Mileage Run, Jeopardy GOAT, Fugitive Ex-Nissan CEO Escape, EgyptAir Coverup, And More!

Some stories and deals don’t get their own post, but should get some coverage. Here are some quick takes on stories that caught my...

What Were Your Favorite DansDeals Of The Decade? My Favorites From Free Vacations To Free Diapers!

The 2010s are in the books, and what a decade it has been! 10 years ago I was still wondering what I was going to...

We Love You Yossi And You Will Be Missed

I cant believe I'm writing another one of these posts. Just 2 weeks ago, Yossi Bialo got off of work supervising kashrus at Cleveland's local...

Boeing Fires CEO Amid Failure To Navigate 737MAX Crisis

Boeing fired their CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, this morning. It's amazing that he lasted this long. Boeing's 737MAX design was rushed and the system was designed to...

Sunday News Roundup 12/22/19: #KosherAntarctica Cruise, The Residence, AA Shutdowns, TWA, Amazon Israel, NY Small Claims Change, United Cape Town, Backdoor Marriott Links+More!

Featured trip reports of the day: Denverite's Panama Trip Report single-handedly put Panama on the map for kosher travelers across the globe. I've avoided...

Is It Time To #BoycottAeroflot

Naama Issachar, a 25 year old dual US-Israeli citizen, is alleged to have flown with 0.33 ounces of marijuana in her checked luggage as...

Reader Question: How Do You Get A Subscribe And Save Discount As Well As A Prime No Rush Shipping Credit?

A commenter asked, "Can someone explain why JJ writes “Plus Prime No Rush Credit”? How do you get no rush credit with Subscribe and...

Sunday News Roundup 12/15/19: Jersey City Terror, TLV Hotel, Bonvoyed, Protect Your Ring, Check Your Passwords, And More!

Featured trip reports of the day: DDF posting legend AJK managed to trick his wife into getting on a plane in Cathay Pacific First Class,...

Sunday News Roundup 12/8/19: 8 Quick Takes On Travel; DansDeals Interview, Falklands Tanya, Aegean Devaluation, Travel “Nightmare,” Airline Meals, Near NFL Forfeit, And More!

Previous roundups: Sunday News Roundup 11/24/19: 10 Quick Takes On Travel; Phone Charging Scam, AMEX Loves Sapphire, Making Amtrak Great Again, Hyatt Private Island,...

Thankful For You And 15 Years Of DansDeals!

Allow me a moment to pinch myself. As I think back to the fateful Black Friday when I started blogging, 15 years ago in...

Sunday News Roundup 11/24/19: 10 Quick Takes On Travel; Phone Charging Scam, AMEX Loves Sapphire, Making Amtrak Great Again, Hyatt Private Island, And More

Previous roundups: Sunday News Roundup 11/17/19: 12 Quick Takes On Aviation And Travel; Dubious Marriott Claims, TWA Ice Rink, A380 Failure, Mileage Ban, And...

Sunday News Roundup 11/17/19: 12 Quick Takes On Aviation And Travel; Dubious Marriott Claims, TWA Ice Rink, A380 Failure, Mileage Ban, And More

Previous roundups: Sunday News Roundup 10/27/19: 11 Quick Takes On What’s Going On In Aviation, Credit, And Deals That You Should Know About Sunday...

Get Yankees Tickets For Just $5 Plus Fees With Mastercard!

Get Yankees Tickets For Just $5 Plus Fees With Mastercard! $5 games: April 6 vs Orioles April 28 vs Tigers May 26 vs Twins ...

I, For One, Will Miss Mini Hotel Toiletries; Goodbye IHG, Marriott, And Now Hyatt Toiletries

Update, 11/12: Hyatt will eliminate mini hotel toiletries by June 2021. Is this goodbye to using Grand Hyatt Kauai toiletries at home?  Update, 8/28: Marriott...

Sunday News Roundup 11/3/19: 9 Quick Takes On What’s Going On In Aviation And Travel; Airbnb Scam, United Plays Dirty, 747 Farewell, LAX Uber...

Some stories and deals don't get their own post, but should get some coverage. Here are some quick takes on stories that caught my...

The Great Daylight Saving Debate Explained; How Would You Vote? Don’t Forget To Update Older Apple Devices Tonight!

Update: Bumping this debate as we change our clocks tonight. Don't forget to move your clocks back by an hour! If you have an iPhone or iPad from 2012 or earlier you'll need to update your iOS software or your device may no longer be able to connect to the internet or GPS after the switch back to standard time.

Sunday News Roundup 10/27/19: 11 Quick Takes On What’s Going On In Aviation, Credit, And Deals That You Should Know About

Some stories and deals don't get their own post, but should get some coverage. I'll round them up here and let me know what...

Reader Question: Is It Possible To Earn United Elite Status Solely From Their Credit Cards?

Earlier today I wrote about United's new elite status requirements, which will mean you'll need to spend more to earn United status. You'll want...

Where Were You On 9/11?

Originally posted on 9/11/16: As I've done in years past, I'm bumping this post for readers to share their experience from the tragic day of...

Goodbye To Al Haynes, Hero Captain Of United Flight 232 Disaster; Thoughts On Jan Brown And Child Safety On Planes

Al Haynes, the captain of United flight 232, passed away Sunday. 30 years ago, Captain Haynes managed to perform the impossible, by landing a DC-10...

Marriott Will Bonvoy All Mini Hotel Toiletries Worldwide

2 weeks ago I wrote about how I will miss mini hotel toiletries. I expected my take to be somewhat controversial and was surprised...

Quick Thoughts On Upgrading From A Samsung Galaxy Note8 To A Note10+; First Impression Review Of The Good And The Bad

Related product review post: Here’s Why I’m Not Upgrading From Bose QuietComfort 35s To Bose 700 Noise Cancelling Headphones My Galaxy Note8 is 2 years...

#Bonvoyed: Goodbye To Using Marriott Points For MLB Moments And Thanks For The Amazing Memories!

I've used 8 figures of miles earned from credit cards to fly myself and my family around the world in first class cabins and...

Goodbye To Jonelle, Our Maui Photographer, Thank You For The Memories And RIP

My love of Hawaii began 13 years ago when I posted and grabbed a deal paying just $87 for airfare and hotel. I've been...

Here’s Why I’m Not Upgrading From Bose QuietComfort 35s To Bose 700 Noise Cancelling Headphones

Bose recently released the Bose 700 Noise Cancelling Headphones. The selling points are that they are more fashion forward, there are 11 noise cancelling levels...

#FakeNews: No Hasidic Jews Are Actually Suing McDonald’s

The Daily News, Miami Herald, Newsweek, JTA, Fox News, and NBC all write that Morteza Javadi is a Hasidic Jew who is suing McDonald's over...

[Spoiler Alert] No, James Holzhauer Didn’t Throw Tonight’s Jeopardy Game…

If you don't want to read about what exactly will happen to James tonight, you should stop reading here... I'm a big fan of game...

Reader Question: What Do I Do About Fake Damage Charges From Israeli Car Rental Agencies?

I love traveling to Israel, but there are certainly some pain points besides the long flight. One is Kashrus. I've been to Israel 6 times...

2019 Roundup Of NBA, NFL, NHL, And MLB Teams That Have A Kosher Food Stand; Help Me Save The Indians Kosher Stand?

It's hard to find a comprehensive list of kosher stands in sports stadiums, so below is a list of sports teams that have a...

Reader Question: What Should I Do With My AMEX Points If I Want To Close My Business Platinum Card?

The Business Platinum® Card from American Express is one of the most feature laden credit cards out there. Those features come at a cost...

T-Mobile Customers: Sign Up Now For MLB.TV For Free!

Update: Sign up for this offer ends tonight. Use this link to sign up.

Today Only: Yankees Tickets For Just $5.65!

Today Only: Yankees Tickets For Just $5.65! Select March and April games in the Terrace Level or Grandstand Level are on sale via the link...

The Dark Side Of Earning Credit Card Points: DansDeals Radio Interview And Podcast

A few weeks ago I wrote about the firsthand experiences of people who lost hundreds of thousands of dollars swiping their cards for businesses. DDF...

The 737 MAX Is Being Grounded Around The World, Except For North America; Here’s What You Need To Know

While we don't yet know the cause of the Ethiopian flight 302 tragedy, airlines across the world are grounding their 737 MAX fleets until...

The Dark Side Of Earning Credit Card Points; PSA: Don’t Swipe For Others!

Everyone loves earning points and miles, and they should. It's allowed me and many others to travel the world in first class and stay...

Goodbye To The A380 And Thanks For The Memories

While I was traveling yesterday to the awesome LA Kosher Food & Wine event, the news broke that A380 production will end in just...

The Tesla Forums Saga Finale: How I Got Paid For Being Given Control Of Over 1.5 Million Tesla Forum Accounts

Back in November, I wrote about how Tesla made me the owner of their official forums when I had requested car owner status. I...

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