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20% Off 2017 UppaBaby Strollers From Amazon And PishPosh Baby! Plus: Our Current Airport Strategy With 3 Kids

We've had an UppaBaby Vista stroller for more than 6 years and it's our favorite by a long shot. They rarely go on sale,...

CDC Removes Zika Travel Notice For The Bahamas!

For the past couple of years the CDC has had notices for travel to most of the Caribbean due to Zika. Between those warnings...

Hyatt Promo: Get Bonus Points On Paid And Award Stays

Hyatt Promo: Get Bonus Points On Paid And Award Stays Register via the link above and you can get 1,000 bonus points per night at...

Spirit Increases Their Passenger Usage Fee, Here’s How To Avoid It! Fly Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, NYC, Or Pittsburgh To/From Los Angeles For $60 Round-Trip!

I'm no fan of ultra low cost carriers like Frontier and Spirit. I don’t like their nickel and diming to reserve a seat or get...

Alaska Kills Option To Book Last Minute Flights On Asian Partner Airlines [Update: Alaska Mostly Reverses Course]

Update: Effective tomorrow, Alaska is lifting these restrictions, except for awards that are wholly within Asia...

Jerusalem’s Newest Luxury Points Hotel Will Be An Intercontinental; Roundup Of Point Hotels In Israel

Last October I wrote about the new hotel being developed near the old Sheraton Plaza hotel in Jerusalem. At the time it was still...

Ends Today: Buy Wyndham Points For 1.1 Cents Each; TRYP Jerusalem For Just $98/Night!

Buy Wyndham Points For 1.1 Cents Each Login to a Wyndham account, click on the link above, disable pop-up blocker, and click on the "Buy...

Chabad House Opening In Iceland: The Last European Capital Without A Rabbi Gets One

Traveling as a Orthodox Jew is no easy feat. Simple trips require immense planning in order to find kosher food and locations to pray. While...

Get 35% Off The Purchase Of Starwood Starpoints: Take Advantage Of These Awesome Redemptions (Including Niagara Falls) Before It’s Too Late!

Related post: Here Are The Ways You Can Use Your Starpoints For Starwood And Marriott Awards You can earn Starpoints with the Starwood Consumer AMEX, the Starwood Business AMEX, or...

Marriott 2018 Annual Category Changes: 1,083 Hotels Getting More Expensive, 247 Hotels Getting Less Expensive; Book Now To Lock In Lower Rates!

Marriott 2018 Complete List Of Annual Category Changes While this year's Starwood category changes were fairly balanced, the vast majority of the Marriott changes involve...

Starwood 2018 Annual Category Changes: 145 Hotels Getting More Expensive, 131 Hotels Getting Less Expensive; Book Now To Lock In Lower Rates!

Related: Read about previous category changes: Starwood 2017 Annual Category Changes Starwood 2016 Annual Category Changes Starwood 2015 Annual Category Changes Starwood 2014 Annual...

Has Your Matched JetBlue Mosaic Status Been Extended Again?

Last July, JetBlue offered the ability to match status from another airline to earn Mosaic status on JetBlue. Last month, I noted that JetBlue had...

Silvercar Adds 19th Location; Save 30%-40% Off An Audi A4 Or Q5 Rental!

About Silvercar: Silvercar is a new-age car rental company. Since I first wrote about Silvercar I’ve received lots of rave reviews from readers thanking me...

WOW! Not Kosher: WOW Air Busted Using Unauthorized OK Kosher Symbol!

Related post: Kosher Meals Are Starting To Make A Comeback On Domestic Flights The OK has put out an alert that ultra low-cost carrier WOW Air...

Get 1,500 Bonus Marriott Points Via Twitter Until 6AM Tomorrow!

Earn Starpoints with the Starwood Consumer or Business AMEX or the Chase Marriott Consumer or Business Visa. You can view credit card offers by hovering over the “Credit...

DoT Comes Through Again: JAL Will Refund Fuel Surcharges Paid For Already Booked Emirates Shower Class Tickets!

Last week I wrote about how the DoT forced JAL to refund SPG mileage transfers made to JAL before they added fuel surcharges to...

You Can Now Redeem Qantas Points Online For El Al Travel Between North America And Tel Aviv Without Fuel Surcharges!

In October I wrote about the long and convoluted process to redeem Qantas points for travel on El Al between North America and Tel...

IHG Pointbreaks 5K-15K Nights Now Bookable For Stays Through April, Hotel Rooms For $30/Night Or Less!

IHG PointBreaks Linky IHG Booking Linky -The current list is valid for stays through 4/30/18. -Hotels can sell out of discounted rooms quickly and only a limited...

DoT Forces JAL To Return Transferred Miles To Starwood After They Added Fuel Surcharges For Emirates Shower Class Without Warning

When things go wrong with the airlines I've turned to the DoT to complain and have had good results. They have a convenient online...

El Al Announces Final 747 Flight Between North America And Tel Aviv; End Of First Class And Major Capacity Cut For JFK-Tel Aviv Flights

El Al's final 747 flight from Tel Aviv to North America will depart as El Al Flight 1 on Thursday, October 25 at 12:30am from...

Brazil Is Finally Allowing Online Tourist Visa Applications

Getting to Brazil as an American citizen has long been a huge pain due to their cumbersome visa process. I started this website in 2004...

After Series Of Delta Operational Fiascos, American And Delta Finally Agree To Interline Once Again

One major advantage to flying on a major network carrier is their interline agreements. Yes, in normal situations an airline like Spirit or Frontier...

Unprecedented United Polaris Business Class Saver Award Space For The Whole Family Between San Francisco And Tel Aviv This Summer!

United has excellent nonstop award availability between North America and Israel in coach, especially for United cardholders who have access to greatly expanded award availability....

United Strikes Back Against El Al!

Earlier this month I wrote about El Al announcing new service between San Francisco and Tel Aviv. That service is scheduled to start in Q4. I...

Reader Question: Does El Al Owe Compensation For The Flight 8 Diversion? [El Al Responds: No, We Do Not]

Update: El Al has told customers that they will not be paying out the mandatory Israeli delayed flight compensation for Flight 8 as the...

Ultimate Points Chart Of Mileage Expiration And Point Transfers For 58 Loyalty Programs: Keep Points From Expiring, Bring Them Back To Life, And More!

Update: This post has been updated with the current expiration policies and transfer rates for every transferable mileage currency. Originally posted on 02/18/15: Expiration of credit...

El Al “Basic Economy” Fares Coming To Europe This Year, Will The US Be Next? Plus, More “Up” Matmid Devaluations.

El Al will start selling "basic economy" type tickets to Europe starting on 4/30 for travel starting 10/15. El Al will brand these fares as...

AMEX Adding JFK Centurion Lounge; AMEX Consumer Vs. Business Platinum Card Benefit Comparison Chart

Back in the good old days, an AMEX Platinum card granted access to American, Continental, Northwest, and USAirways lounges. One by one, those airlines merged...

IHG 2018 Category Changes And Devaluation Coming On 1/16

Update: Today is the last day to book hotels before the devaluation. Originally posted on 1/1/18: This link containing IHG's 2018 category changes has leaked before the...

Buy $300 In Visa Gift Cards From Staples This Week And Get A Free $20 Visa Gift Card Via Easy Rebate

If you buy $300+ in Visa gift cards from Staples between 1/14 and 1/20 you can send in an Easy Rebate online to get...

El Al Flight 1008 Has Just Taken Off From Goose Bay To Tel Aviv; Listen To The Audio Of The El Al Mayday Call!

Original post: El Al Is Sending A New Plane To Take Diverted Passengers From Goose Bay Air Force Base To Tel Aviv El Al flight 1008...

El Al Is Sending A New Plane To Take Diverted Passengers From Goose Bay Air Force Base To Tel Aviv

  Update 3: The flight has taken off to Tel Aviv. Read about and listen to the El Al Mayday call here. Update 2: The replacement plane has...

El Al’s New Safety Video Is Actually Entertaining!

Things are changing at El Al. They have a new business class with direct aisle access seating on their 787s, they're expanding their North America...

Kimpton Hotels Now Bookable With IHG Points

IHG bought the Kimpton chain of boutique hotels a few years ago and has now fully integrated the program and hotels into IHG. That's...

JetBlue Matched Mosaic Status Expiration Extended Until The End Of January

Update, 1/10/18: As predicted below, JetBlue has once again extended Mosaic status for people who got matched status through 1/31/18! Update, 8/14/17: Today is the final...

Goodbye To The IHG BRG Free Night Offer

Several hotel chains offer best rate guarantees on their prices. They offer benefits if you book direct and find a lower price on a...

Silvercar: Save 40% Off An Audi A4 Or Q5 Rental!

About Silvercar: Silvercar is a new-age car rental company. Since I first wrote about Silvercar I’ve received lots of rave reviews from readers thanking me...

Trip Notes: The DansDeals Forums Chicago Break Fast DO Redux

DDF, or the DansDeals Forums, will turn 10 this May. There is a vast array of knowledge shared on everything from miles to taxes...

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