When you’re walking through the airport, do you ever see people disappear behind frosted glass doors? Do you wonder what luxury and glamour lies behind those doors, and how to get inside? You’re not alone – airport lounges are both a valuable travel asset and also widely misunderstood.
The truth is that airport lounges vary widely. (more…)
Posted on October 10, 2013
This could be the first shot in a series of fall frequent flyer promotions. Let’s hope!
Virgin America’s Elevate program has announced a bonus point promotion from now until year-end, including double points for some bookings and an additional bonus of up to 25,000 points. (more…)
Posted on September 10, 2013
One of the best things to happen to frequent flyers was the establishment of the three global airline alliances: Oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance. These alliances are where airlines come together as partners, coordinating routes, flight times and other aspects of travel that make it a more seamless experience when you’re traveling on multiple airlines. You have a single ticket, your bags are checked all the way through, and – best of all – you can both earn and redeem miles on any of your main airline’s partners. (more…)
Posted on September 5, 2013
Have you ever booked a flight with an airline, only to find out later that the flight was operated by a different airline? This is called a codeshare, where one airline puts its airline code and flight number on a flight operated by another airline. (more…)
Posted on August 29, 2013