DLD 256: A bleisure adventure to Prague?!?

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

Yes, “bleisure” is an annoying word. But it just might be a better way to travel. With a couple different trips to Prague recently the team is ready to debate its value.
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Hawaiian Airlines Has an Identity Crisis

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Admittedly, I’ve been bashing on Hawaii’s biggest carrier a lot lately. But, I’ve had good reason too. And a big part of their problem nowadays, in my opinion anyway, is that Hawaiian Airlines has an identity crisis. How Do They Have an Identity Crisis? To me, Hawaiian Air can’t seem to figure out what its […]

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Hawaiian Airlines A321neo Makes Emergency Landing

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Yup, Hawaiian’s problematic Airbus A321neos strikes again! Though, this time, it, unfortunately, affects passengers, as, yesterday, a Hawaiian Airlines A321neo makes an emergency landing in Honolulu. The Incident On Thursday, August 22, Hawaiian Airlines flight 47, traveling from Oakland, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, declared an emergency 20 minutes out from the airport. The captain of […]

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23 Airline Car Seat and Bassinet Policies Around the World

Written by Jennifer Yellin @ The Points Guy

This will surprise no one, but air travel with kids is not always easy, especially when it involves lugging a car seat. Car seats can be big, bulky and heavy, but also necessary at times to ensure a safe trip. In addition to the safety issues, some little kids sleep better on a plane when …

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How Far in Advance Can You Book a Flight?

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

One common criticism of airline loyalty programs is that there’s not enough award availability, especially in premium cabins on the most popular routes. The solution for some frequent flyers is to try to snag seats before anyone else by figuring out precisely when they become available. Each airline has its own policy regarding how far …

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Limited-Time Offer: Only Two Weeks Left for Hawaiian Airlines Mastercard Bonus Miles

Written by Madison Blancaflor @ The Points Guy

If you’ve been thinking about a trip to Hawaii, the current limited-time offer for the Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Mastercard can help get you there a little faster. Earlier this month, Barclays launched an elevated welcome offer for the cobranded card: Earn 60,000 miles after spending $2,000 in the first 90 days. Plus, you’ll get …

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Hawaiian Extra Comfort Red-Eye HNL-LAS

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

As is always the case for my travels to Vegas, I flew Hawaiian Airlines. This time, though, I upgraded myself. So let’s take a look at Hawaiian Extra Comfort red-eye service from Honolulu to Las Vegas. Why Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines has a virtual monopoly on direct flights to Las Vegas from Hawaii. And while […]

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Hawaiian Adding Additional West Coast Flights

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Well, this isn’t an announcement I was expecting. Though, my surprise has more to do with the particular routes coming online. So, let’s talk about Hawaiian adding additional West Coast flights. Current Environment Aside from Tokyo, the U.S. West Coast is Hawaiian’s most competitive market. And competitive pressures are only increasing every year. So, in […]

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Hawaiian Airlines’ Las Vegas-Maui Nonstops Return For First Time Since 2012

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

Hawaiian Airlines will return to Las Vegas from Maui in December, a move that comes as the carrier expands its Airbus A321neo network. The Honolulu-based airline will begin flights between Las Vegas (LAS) and Kahului (OGG) on Maui on Dec. 15, it said Monday. Hawaiian will offer four weekly flights with the A321neo. “We’re thrilled …

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Hawaiian Air’s Profits Slip Amid Increased Competition

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Quarter 2 2019 financial reports came out recently and, somewhat unsurprisingly, Hawaiian Air’s profits slip amid increased competition during the second quarter of 2019. The Numbers Hawaiian’s CEO Peter Ingram states the Airline had another strong quarter resulting in solid operational and financial results. However, compared to the previous year, Hawaiian’s net profits fell by […]

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Hawaiian Airlines Outlines Plans for New Flight to Tokyo Haneda

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

Hawaiian Airlines plans to launch a new flight to Tokyo Haneda airport next March, saying the flight will open up new connecting opportunities into Japan for passengers. The carrier’s new flight between its Honolulu (HNL) base and Haneda (HND) is possible with a new daytime frequency, the equivalent of one daily flight, that it was …

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Barclaycard Does Not Allow Product Changes

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

It’s no secret that I’m not a fan of the Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Mastercard. However, my plans to get rid of it hit a snag. Why? Because Barclaycard does NOT allow product changes. And I find that to be stupid. Why I Want to Dump the Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Mastercard Not only am […]

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Chocolate Cake and Lie-Flats for All: Flying Hawaiian’s A330 in First Class From San Diego to Honolulu

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

Hawaii might never be just around the block for my family in Texas, but it became much easier to get to once we figured out the best way to fly to the Aloha State with kids. Stopping for the night in California on the outbound and return cuts down potentially painful travel days into manageable …

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The Best Airline Credit Cards With Inflight Discounts

Written by Eric Rosen @ The Points Guy

Airline credit card benefits come in all shapes and sizes. Some offer huge sign-up bonuses worth tens of thousands of miles. Others include airport lounge access. A few offer companion tickets that can save travelers hundreds or even thousands of dollars per year. Of course, some airline credit card benefits are fairly standard these days. …

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How to Fly in a Lie-Flat Seat to Hawaii

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

While some travelers would happily take any flight headed to Hawaii, others are a bit choosier. Naturally, we recommend you simply get to Hawaii however you can, but if you want the best seats your miles or money can buy, we’re here to help you fly to the 50th state in a lie-flat business class …

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Booking Hawaii Inter-Island Travel in the Southwest Era

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Recently, I booked a trip to Kona for Mrs. Island Miler and I. Things are quite different from the last time we traveled inter-island, so let’s talk about booking Hawaii inter-island travel in the Southwest era. Southwest launched its Hawaii service earlier this year and, until recently, has been growing rapidly in the islands. I’ve […]

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