Balance Miles and Cash Back in the Face of Devaluations

Today’s “no-knock” American Airlines/US Airways surprise devaluations have the mile-verse spinning.  Once mighty and customer-centric AA has shown its new stripes, and we’re all at a disAAdvantage because of them. Devaluations are a part of the game we play, just as inflation is a concern with cash.  Today’s post will be equal parts editorial and […]

Travel Tech: Using Republic Wireless Overseas

Back in January I wrote a post about staying connected while overseas. Some of the solutions discussed in that post will soon stop working.  If you haven’t read that post I do suggest you browse it (and the comments section) for ideas. Today’s post builds on those tips with a discussion of Republic Wireless. Using […]

Planning Domestic Travel With Miles in 2014

Yesterday I asked you to thoughtfully consider where United miles fit into your 2014 travel plans.  The end of the year is a natural starting point for planning out travel next year. A Confession: I’ve been remiss in keeping my Demand schedule updated–and so I’ll be borrowing a page from my friend Robert at www.awardbookingservice.com/blog and […]