Deal Alert: Flights to India From $412 Round-Trip

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such …

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ANA Flying Honu A380 Touches Down in Honolulu for the First Time

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

All Nippon Airways’ much-anticipated service between Tokyo and Honolulu, with its new A380s in special Honu livery, is one step closer. Ahead of the May 24 start, one of the three A380s completed the first two round-trip test flights between Tokyo (NRT) and Honolulu (HNL) this week. View this post on Instagram Test fright to …

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California Wants to Ban Tiny Toiletries Bottles in Hotels

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

Assemblymembers in California are taking steps to reduce the amount of single-use plastics by hotels in the state. Assembly Bill 1162, which would require that hotels, motels, resorts, bed & breakfasts, and vacation rentals replace small single-use bottles of less than 12 ounces with bulk dispensers that could be used by multiple people, recently passed …

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Disney Unlocking ‘The Vault’: Announces Launch of Disney Plus Streaming Service

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

Disney is set to double down on its investment in the streaming market, announcing that it will launch a new streaming platform, Disney Plus in November. It will be home to all sorts of classic and new Disney content. This effectively marks the end of the “Disney Vault,” where popular Disney films would only be …

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Forget Arby’s Strange $6 Hawaii Trip — Here’s 6 Ways to Book Your Own Flight for $5.60 Plus Miles

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

Right now Arby’s wants you to fly 10 people to Hawaii for $6 each to eat its three King’s Hawaiian sandwiches in a tropical paradise. The promo says “No volcanoes. No pineapple farms. Just you, sweet buns, tender meats, and a Hawaiian paradise to eat them in.” And the length of your stay for this …

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Airbus Unveils New Biz Class Couch, but Experts Say It’s Far From Takeoff

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

At the recent Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Airbus showed off its new Corner Settee, a couch-like seat for long-haul, narrow-body aircraft. The new seat is an upgrade of the sky couch product that many airlines like Air New Zealand, Thomas Cook and others offer. This new seat concept is designed for business-class cabins on long-haul …

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Dubai Airport Hotel Offering Family-Friendly ‘Wake Up at the Gate’ Package

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

The Dubai International Hotel, located at Terminal 3 inside Dubai International Airport (DXB), is offering those with early flights a new option to help make traveling a little bit easier. The hotel’s new “Wake Up at the Gate” package lets travelers, including families of up to four, check into the airport and clear security the …

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Hawaiian Airlines Launches the Country’s Longest Domestic Flight

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

Hawaiian Airlines has launched its newest route with service between Boston Logan (BOS) and Honolulu (HNL) on Friday, now the longest domestic route in the United States. Flight HA89 left Boston on Friday morning with almost 1.5 tons of live lobster onboard, along with TPG’s own Wallace Cotton, who will be reviewing the new route …

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Earn Delta SkyMiles Flying to the Greek Isles Via New Sky Express Partnership

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

As we’ve discussed before, Air France-KLM route expansions are great news for Delta flyers. Now, Air France and KLM, SkyTeam partners of Delta, have announced an agreement with regional Greek airline Sky Express that will make it easier for passengers to book travel to Greece. The new partnership will allow passengers to book a single …

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