Should You Select a Bulkhead Seat When Traveling With a Baby?

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

As someone who has flown more than a million miles, largely by myself or with my wife, I recently flew cross country for the first time with our adopted newborn. On one flight, I selected the bulkhead row, while I opted for a row just behind the bulkhead on the return. I was never a …

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The Best Ways to Get to the Bahamas Using Points and Miles

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

The Bahamas is a well-known tourist destination for Americans. It’s close to home and has pristine beaches and a plethora of resorts that make traveling there easy and fun for couples and families alike. If you want to visit the Bahamas this summer, you’re in luck: There are plenty of ways to get there on …

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Airfare of the Day: Delta / KLM BUSINESS CLASS Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands to Los Angeles (LAX), United States from 1,918€ Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta and their low/off-peak season midweek business class excursion round trip fares between Amsterdam and Los Angeles. This fare allows routing on KLM codeshares. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Delta (DL) ZLXLSNL AMS to […]

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Deal Alert: Nonstop Business Class to Europe on 19+ Routes From 100,000 Miles Round-Trip

Written by JT Genter @ 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. Although Delta hasn’t had a published award chart for years, it does offer award flash sales fairly regularly. Destinations have included Japan from 44,000 SkyMiles round-trip, South America …

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AirHelp: US Airlines Wrongfully Rejecting 25% of EU 261 Compensation Claims

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

The United States isn’t known for its strong consumer protections when it comes to air passenger rights, but it doesn’t mean that American carriers aren’t subject to other nations’ laws that protect flyers. Still, US carriers are not fully complying with European Union law on compensation for delays, says AirHelp, a company that assists travelers …

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Your Guide to Airline Carbon Offset Programs

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

As some passengers become increasingly concerned about the carbon emissions associated with their travel, various organizations have stepped up to help calculate your carbon footprint and provide ways to carbon offset your flights. Most airlines have internal practices to decrease their carbon footprint, but some airlines also offer customers the opportunity to get involved. This …

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Apple’s Giving You an Easy Way to Earn Bonus Airline Miles Today

Written by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

If you’ve been waiting for “the best time” to pull the trigger on that new iPhone, Macbook Pro or other high-dollar Apple gadget, today’s a great day to do just that. From time to time, Apple rewards its fans with elevated shopping portal rates. This time around, a number of major carriers are participating in …

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Your Advanced Guide to Maximizing Delta SkyMiles Award Tickets

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

For as much as Delta has done to improve its on-time performance, up-level its business class product with Delta One Suites and expand its Sky Club lounge network, the SkyMiles program has taken its fair share of knocks over the years. TPG values each SkyMile at 1.2 cents, ranking behind the 1.4 cents apiece he assigns …

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Airfare of the Day: Delta BUSINESS CLASS Osaka (KIX), Japan to Los Angeles (LAX), United States from $1,880 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta and their business class excursion non-refundable round trip fares between Osaka and Los Angeles. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Delta (DL) ZNY95ADD OSA to LAX Booking class: I. Price: from $1,880 ($1,648 base […]

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Delta’s Record Quarter Includes Big Boost in Premium Ticket Revenue

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Delta just recorded its best-ever March quarter in terms of revenue. With adjusted operating revenue of $10.4 billion excluding refinery sales, the 7.5% year-over-year uptick led to $220 million being set aside for next Valentine’s Day. That day, known to Delta employees as profit sharing day, saw a staggering $1.3 billion handed out earlier this …

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Snakes on a Plane (for Real!) And Other Things I Learned at Delta’s Cargo Hub

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

We may well be living in the golden age of air travel. Business class suites with sliding doors, onboard showers in first class cabins, self-serve bars on regional jets and memory foam seat cushions in (gasp!) economy. As important as those things are, they represent just a subsection of an aircraft. In airline parlance, this …

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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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