Mike a Bordo
Una completa conexión con la naturaleza – Singita Ebony
    Llegamos a nuestro último lodge en este viaje, después de un vuelo de 15min desde el Parque Nacional de Kruger, aterrizamos en Sabi Sand, es una reserva privada de 650 kilometros cuadrados que se encuentra adyacente a Kruger. Su nombre lo toma de los 2 ríos que delimitan...
Mike a Bordo
Lo mejor de Sudáfrica – El Safari completo en Singita Lebombo
    Empezamos con el Safari de tarde, lo primero que vimos fueron muchísimos hipopótamos justamente en el río debajo de mi suite.   Nos fuimos directo al sundowner en un lugar espectacular en esta reserva privada. Hoy es el cumpleaños de una de nuestras compañeras de aventura, nadie sabía...
Mike a Bordo
La mejor suite de Singita Lebombo
    Singita Lebombo toma su nombre por la cordillera que atraviesa esta región de Sudáfrica. Pero Lebombo es mejor conocida como “Tierra de leones”, debido a la alta población de felinos en esta zona.   Llegó el momento de seguir con nuestro viaje, y para disfrutar al máximo en...
Mike a Bordo
Desde que entras puedes percibir que está hecha con estándares demasiado altos. Está diseñada, para que familias completas pasen unas vacaciones de lujo e inolvidables.   Tiene en total 5 habitaciones, y a pesar de ser tan grande, no permiten a más de 10 personas debido a que tienen que...
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One Mile at a Time
Finnair Plus Adopts Avios As Rewards Currency
In August 2023, major changes were announced to Finnair Plus, whereby the program is adopting Avios as its rewards currency. There’s a major update, as the new program is now live.
Young Travelers of Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific Unveils New Aria Suite Business Class, Premium Economy
A brief overview of Cathay Pacific's new Aria Suite Business Class, Premium Economy, and Economy cabins on the Boeing 777-300ER. The post Cathay Pacific Unveils New Aria Suite Business Class, Premium Economy appeared first on Young Travelers of Hong Kong.
One Mile at a Time
Boeing Whistleblower Dies In Apparent Suicide
A former Boeing employee has tragically died in an apparent suicide, and the timing of this sure is… kind of chilling?
One Mile at a Time
China Airlines Launching Seattle Flights In July 2024
Taiwan-based China Airlines is planning on adding a new route to the United States. I can’t believe how competitive this market is becoming, and how quickly it’s happening…
Michael W Travels
Win A Marriott Hotels Bed & 2 Night Marriott Bonvoy Hotel Stay
Hotels at Home Inc is currently running the Shop Marriott 2024 Sweepstakes. In the sweepstakes, one lucky winner will win a choice of either a Marriott Hotels Bed or a two- night stay at any Bonvoy hotel property! If the winner is a Bonvoy member, they’re “entitled to receive both...
Frequent Miler
Which award search tool is best?
This post has been largely re-written since last publication. I’ve added new tools, separated free tools from paid tools, and changed how I summarize each tool’s loyalty program coverage. For the latter, rather than simply listing the total number of covered programs, I now spell out which US programs and...
The Gate with Brian Cohen
5 Reasons Why All Toll Agencies Should Accept Credit Cards
The proceeds from the collection of money from tolls are used to supplement the costs of maintaining highways, bridges, and tunnels. Fewer toll agencies are accepting cash as they abandon that form of payment in favor of electronic tolls. 5 reasons why all toll agencies should accept credit cards are...
The Bulkhead Seat
Boeing Whistleblower Found Dead in Apparent Suicide
A 62-year-old, former Boeing employee who raised concerns around production standards was found dead… The post Boeing Whistleblower Found Dead in Apparent Suicide appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
LATAM: 50 injured when flight ‘drops’ between Sydney and Auckland
The pilot of a LATAM flight between Sydney and Auckland told passengers that the plane “dropped out of the sky”. About two hours into the flight, all the cockpit gauges went blank. Fifty unsecured passengers and crew collided with the ceiling, damaging panels. Others dropped heavily, sustaining many minor injuries....
Frequent Miler
Direct link to 200K Business Platinum offer without lifetime language [YMMV]
Update 3/11/24: We’ve received several recemt DP’s of folks being able to successfully apply for this 200K offer that weren’t able to previously. It still does appear to be targeted, and you have to log-in order to apply, but it seems like it might be open to a new round...
Frequent Flyer Bonuses
IHG Flash Offer: 3x points + 25% off stays in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific
IHG has a new flash sale offering triple points and up to 25% off stays at their hotels in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. This offer is available for bookings made by 11am AEDT on March 14 for stays until July 31, 2024. Click here for more details...
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Witnesses Describe Horrific Scene With ‘Blood Everywhere’ as Man Repeatedly Stabs Seatmate With Homemade Shank On Alaska Airlines Flight to Las Vegas
A passenger on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Las Vegas repeatedly stabbed his seatmate in the face with a homemade shank in a horrific attempt to kill him, according to recently released court documents. Julio Alvarez Lopez has been indicted with assault with a dangerous weapon following a...
Your Mileage May Vary
There’s Value In Qantas’ Frequent Flyer Program Once You Know Where To Look
We’ve only been on two Qantas flights during our trip to Australia with Adventures by Disney in 2014. I didn’t have a Qantas account at the time. However, I did…
Frequent Miler
New Alaska Award Charts Are Going Live…Slowly
Update 3/11/24: Alaska’s new award charts are starting to go live today and will be completely implemented by 3/31/24. This week, new award pricing between the United States and Africa/Europe will begin, with the remaining regions coming onboard during the last half of March.  (h/t: OMAAT) ~~~ Alaska Mileage Plan...
{Tech} for Travel
British Airways App and Website Finally Get Some Love
It feels like we've waited forever for this news, but a new British Airways App and website are on the way as part of BA's £7bn modernisation plan. The post British Airways App and Website Finally Get Some Love appeared first on {Tech} for Travel.
View from the Wing
Man Buys $65 Million Skyscraper With A Credit Card, Earns $1.3 Million
At 2 transferrable points per dollar, $65 million would translate to 130,000,000 points. Continue reading Man Buys $65 Million Skyscraper With A Credit Card, Earns $1.3 Million...
Frequent Miler
Office Depot/OfficeMax: Buy $300+ Mastercard Gift Cards, Save $15
Office Depot and OfficeMax stores have returned with its profitable gift card deal on Mastercard gift cards through 3/16/24. The Deal Buy $300+ Mastercard gift cards at Office Depot/OfficeMax & get $15 off instantly. Key Terms Valid March 10-16, 2024. Limit 10 per household/business (different stores may try to impose...
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Scandinavian Airlines SAS Pens Deal With Norwegian Armed Forces to Turn Passenger Planes into ‘Flying Hospitals’ in the Event of War
Scandinavian airline SAS has reached a new deal with the Norwegian Armed Forces for ‘strategic air evacuation’, which would see the carrier quickly convert one of its Airbus A320neo aircraft from a normal passenger plane into a flying hospital in the event of a major catastrophe or the outbreak of...
Points With a Crew
Should you buy Hilton points with (up to) a 100% bonus? (Buy before Tuesday)
Buying points can be a great way to boost your balance, but only if makes sense financially! Does the new Hilton promotion fit that criteria?
Your Mileage May Vary
Things Locals Wish Tourists Knew When They Visit
Wherever you go, you’re going to encounter social norms that are specific to that particular place. Sometimes they’re big things, like how blowing your nose in public in Japan is…
The Bulkhead Seat
Another United Flight Forced to Divert Over Mechanical Issue in Sydney
United Airlines has been making lots of news lately and most of it has… The post Another United Flight Forced to Divert Over Mechanical Issue in Sydney appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Lufthansa Flight From Frankfurt Forced to Make Emergency Diversion After Smoking Coffee Machine Fills Cabin With Fumes
A Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to Gothenburg, Sweden, was forced to make an emergency diversion on Saturday afternoon when the cabin started to fill with smoke from a coffee machine at the front of the plane that had overheated. Lufthansa flight LH818 was being operated by a 27-year-old Airbus A319,...
Frequent Miler
Point.me and Amex partner to allow access to cardholders
Point.me and American Express have launched a new partnership whereby Amex cardholders can now go to point.me/amex and log in with their existing American Express login to access a version of Point.me that is tailored to Amex’s transfer partners. Unfortunately, at the moment, they appear to be experiencing a technical...
Fly & Dine
Hyatt Regency Long Beach Wins for Families
As a parent, you’ll do anything to make your kid’s birthday special. I was shocked, however, to see just how far the Hyatt Regency Long Beach went to make my son’s birthday stay at their property a massive success. For my son’s 4th birthday this year, we gave him a...
Mike a Bordo
Mi travesía por África – Día 2 en Singita Pamushana
    En este segundo día en Singita Pamushana nos levantamos muy temprano, te despiertan a las 5 de la mañana para que estés listo en el lobby a las 5:30 y salgamos a más tardar a las 6 de la mañana al safari.   Nuestro primer encuentro del día...
Mike a Bordo
Mi travesía por África – Día 1 en Singita Pamushana
Estoy muy emocionado de estar de regreso en África, pero aún más por la experiencia que vamos a vivir durante los siguientes 8 días. Visitaremos varios campamentos de Singita, la compañía de safaris de ultra lujo. Estos lodges se encuentran en diferentes reservas naturales entre Sudáfrica y Zimbabwe. Nuestra primera...
Mike a Bordo
¿Qué te imaginas cuando piensas en Bali?
Fui a bali con un gordo peludo y chichón . Bali es magia, Bali es su gente que te sonríe con el corazón, Bali es lo profundo de sus templos milenarios. La famosa isla de Bali es uno de los destinos más famosos a nivel mundial en el mundo del...
Mike a Bordo
Este hotel es un paraíso de Bali
Este hotel es un paraíso de Bali . . Si el paraíso existe, sin duda este hotel está ubicado en medio de él. El Ritz Carlton Mandapa es mucho más que un hotel de lujo, es un recinto que fue diseñado para convivir en perfecta armonía con la naturaleza de...
Mike a Bordo
El hotel más Instagrameable de Bali
El hotel más Instagrameable de Bali . . «No se siente como una experiencia de check-in, sino más bien una transición a otro mundo, bienvenida por las personas más amigables de la Tierra». Cuando viajamos al Sudeste Asiático podemos tomar unos días para visitar Indonesia, o concretamente la isla de...
Mike a Bordo
El mejor hotel de Phuket
El Mejor hotel de Phuket. Melia Phuket Mai Khao, Tailandia . Desde el año 2021 visitamos uno de los más nuevos hoteles de Phuket. El Melia Phuket Mai Khao. Me ha dejado fascinado y lo recomiendo ampliamente para sus próximas visitas. Incluso, fue mi elección para el retorno en esta...
Mike a Bordo
Así son los Mercados más famosos de Bangkok
Mi nueva experiencia por los mercados de Bangkok . En mi nuevo viaje por el magnífico país asiático, pudimos recorrer nuevos mercados en la capital de Tailandia. Seguramente Bangkok tiene más mercados por toda la ciudad; sin embargo, nos concentramos en visitar los más famosos, curiosos y sin duda, los...
Mike a Bordo
Una suerte Toledo en mi viaje a Monterrey
Una suerte Toledo en mi viaje a Monterrey . Hace unos días tuve que hacer un viaje a Monterrey, fue algo de último minuto y el inicio bastante caótico porque 2 veces en días diferentes me cancelaron mi vuelo a causa de las cenizas del #Popocatépetl. La segunda protección que...