Delta Single-Day Mileage Run to Hawaii! Los Angeles (LAX) to Honolulu (HNL): 7,668 MQM at 3.8 CPM!

We found a Delta mileage run to Hawaii — and doesn’t have a redeye on the return!

Enterprise Contacted Me About My Rental Car Post!

The “Forget the Alamo” post about my Alamo rental car debacle earned Enterprise corporate’s attention — and they contacted me late last week.

A Suite Treat: The Holiday Inn Sioux Falls City Centre

Surprise upgrades are always fun.

Move Over, RVs: Here Comes Hearse Travel! A Hockey Jersey Might Get You Priority Boarding on Alaska Airlines.

Traveling by RV is so 2020. Now one couple might be starting a new trend: traveling by hearse. Plus, Alaska Airlines is giving priority boarding to people who wear certain hockey jerseys.

Our First Time Taking the NYC Subway to JFK Airport!

My wife and I recently enjoyed a new travel experience: using the New York City subway to ride to JFK airport! It was relatively easy and much more affordable than a cab or ridesharing. So here’s what it was like and what you can expect if you take the subway to JFK!

LIVE NOW: Activate the Chase Freedom Flex’s Q4 5% Bonus Cashback Categories!

If you hold the Chase Freedom Flex card, you can now activate the 5% bonus cashback categories for October through December!

They’re Back: Big Welcome Offers for the Delta American Express Cards

American Express and Delta Air Lines announced another round of welcome bonus promotions for six of their co-branded cards.

Forget the Alamo (Rental Car Company) — Their Overbooking Made a Funeral Trip Even More Stressful

Something I love about writing a travel- and lifestyle-oriented blog is that I can vent to (generally) like-minded people. With that in mind, I want to share a frustrating story with you.

How Did This Happen? I Self-Upgraded to Delta First Class Before My Window Opened!

This was a fun surprise. The Accidental Upgrade? First off, my Delta Medallion first class upgrade window opens 120 hours/five days prior to a flight’s departure time. Keep that in mind.

Delta SkyMiles Prices Are Crazy – Other Programs to the Rescue!

Delta Skymiles Pricing Insanity – Why We Must Hold Many (all) Points Program!

How I’m Using my Amex Platinum Card Statement Credits (How About You?) 2021

The Platinum Card® from American Express underwent a major refresh earlier this year. The annual fee jumped from $550 to $695 — but several statement credit opportunities were also added. (See rates and fees) The card was already fairly expensive — but nearly $700? Yikes. (See rates and fees) But many of us can leverage […]

$200 Monthly Surcharge Mandate is Apparently Motivating Delta Employees to Get Vaccinated. World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel Will Open Next Month.

It appears Delta’s $200 fine insurance surcharge for employees to get the COVID-19 is inspiring workers to get the shot. This one makes my hands sweat: an 820-foot tall Ferris wheel is set to open in just a few weeks.

The National Guard F-16 Kamikaze Mission That Almost Happened on 9/11

Two F-16s were sent to take town United 93 on September 11, 2001. But they weren’t armed with ammo — and the pilots were tasked with a kamikaze mission.

Save 50% on This 65W USB Travel Wall Charger!

Need a new USB wall charger? Then check out this 65W, three-port unit from FEEYOO. (Or if you want to start stocking up on holiday gifts, this is a great idea for fellow travelers you know!) It sells for $33.99 on Amazon. But you’ll save 50% when applying promo code NR6FUXWT. This looks like a […]

Delizioso! Delta One Marinara Braised Meatballs [Review]

I hit a jackpot last week: I scored a Delta One upgrade on my Los Angeles to New York-Kennedy flight and enjoyed my favorite Delta One meal: Jon & Vinny’s Marinara Braised Meatballs.

Baby, It’s Not Perfect (But Definitely Good): the InterContinental New York Times Square Hotel [Review]

My wife and I recently stayed someplace we always wanted to experience: the InterContinental New York Times Square Hotel.

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