TRAVEL BLOG

July 6, 2017

American Selling Miles Again for 1.7 Cents: Tacit Admission Their Miles Have Been Devalued Too Far

American keeps lowering the price that they will sell miles for. After the merger with US Airways they took the Dividend Miles approach of putting miles […]
July 5, 2017

Too Little, Too Late: American AAdvantage Targeted Offer to Win Incremental Business

Looking back a couple of years when I needed to fly somewhere I went to AA.com and booked one of the itineraries it offered me. I […]
July 5, 2017

How to transfer money overseas with the best exchange rate and no fees

If there is one thing I hate, it’s paying banks fees and helping the banks to make billion dollar profits with little in return. I’m always looking for […]
July 5, 2017

United’s Alters Basic Economy Strategy to Avoid Antagonizing High Fare Customers

A month ago United introduced Basic Economy fares on nearly all domestic flights other than Hawaii routes. By preventing customers from reserving seats when they buy […]
July 5, 2017

Congress Working to Ban Low Airfares and the (Lack of) Science Behind Emotional Support Pets

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites […]
July 5, 2017

What Just Happened: Roskilde Festival 2017

This year’s Roskilde Festival was held hostage under threat of rain, and even though the gathering cumulonimbus clouds only made good on their promise on Friday, […]