Flying With Kids? Here’s Some Advice From Flight Attendants

Joe and I don’t have kids. That’s not super unusual in today’s world, but on top of that, we’re both only children so we never had nieces or nephews, either. So our experience of flying with babies and children has been limited to the kids who happened to be aboard the planes we’ve been on. … Continue reading “Flying With Kids? Here’s Some Advice From Flight Attendants”

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Going Out of Town? What to Bring, What Not to Bring & Tricks of the Trade

Written by SharonKurheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Joe is definitely the points and miles person in our family. Me, I enjoy the benefits of his hobby but really don’t care about which plane is newer, bigger and better, how many cents a point is worth at any given moment, or what hotel gives you feather pillows and a personal concierge. As long … Continue reading “Going Out of Town? What to Bring, What Not to Bring & Tricks of the Trade”

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How To Get Through X-Ray or TSA Pre-Check As Quickly & Easily As Possible

Written by SharonKurheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

We all know the process of getting through X-ray has become something of a time consuming organized chaos in the past several years. In fact, I’d put it up towards the top of the more stressful parts of air travel, up there with delays and the actual flight. Getting approved for TSA Pre✓® (which is currently … Continue reading “How To Get Through X-Ray or TSA Pre-Check As Quickly & Easily As Possible”

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IHG’s Your World Sale Up to 30% Off Hotels and Partner Bonus Points

You can frequently buy points for $0.006 or less, you’re better off doing that than transferring Chase points or pushing for bonuses. The IHG Rewards Club program is great for top tier elite member rebates, weak on elite benefits, weak for its inability to redeem anything other than a base room. Pick up bonuses for stays you’ll make anyway, but the low per point value is something they count on members not understanding when it comes time to putting actual spend on one of their credit cards or choosing their program over another for partner points-earning.

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Chase Adds 2 Transfer Partners: Iberia and Aer Lingus

Chase has just added two transfer airline partners. These are both Avios programs, and you already could transfer from Chase to British Airways and from British Airways to Iberia or Aer Lingus, however to do so your Iberia or Aer Lingus account had to have been open for 90 days and have had some points-earning activity.

No longer.

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American Holiday Partner Promo Up to 50,000 Bonus Miles

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen a good partner promotion. These can be fun, picking up activity credits and earning progressively more miles, trying to do it at the cheapest cost by finding eligible partners you can buy something from for very little month — or partners you can transfer points from and earn credits — all while generating a big bonus.

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