And so fall is upon us (well in a few more weeks anyway). If you are keeping track we are just 4 months away from the cursed Skymiles2015. But that does mean we have 4 more months to enjoy flying and earning and I will be doing a BUNCH of that in September so be sure to follow me on twitter to see what airport I happen to be in almost every day. Now just what happened this month? Let’s take a look back:
➥ A Mercedes ride & Lufthansa 1st class lounge MUC
➥ Delta Studio & GoGo video streaming goes live
➥ A Sunday reader post about Alaska & Delta
➥ My tour of the Delta Flight Museum – a #AVgeek must see!
➥ OneVanilla VDGCs working fine with Amazon Payments!
➥ Lufthansa 1st class class experience
➥ SPG Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Canada review
➥Rookie Wednesday: All the different kinds of Delta points!
➥ The Air Canada Maple Leaf & Plaza Premium Lounge YYZ
➥ Delta JUMPS on-board drink prices by 14.3% to $8 each!
➥ How to get a big crowd into a Skyclub & a dinner in ATL!
➥ CONFIRMED UPDATE – Delta Vacations now earns FULL MQDs!
➥ United business class to Chicago & South Bend – not so great 🙁
➥ OneVanilla VDGCs once again WORKING at Wally world!
➥ 200,000 Skybonus points & $500 ETV Aug/Sept promo + 5k bonus!
➥ Lufthansa 1st class to Sweden my Final thoughts & Delta comparison
➥ The neat things you can do with a “leftover” AMEX gift card!
➥ New Skyclub food options are at last here!
➥ Rookie Wednesday: Careful not to sabotage your own upgrades!
➥ Club Carlson Radisson LAX is now Hyatt “The Concourse Hotel”
➥ Some interesting tweets from the Delta pilots union meeting
➥ Delta is forcing us away from PIN to PASSWORD login security.
➥ Delta Points proudly welcomes American Express back as an adverting partner on the blog!
➥ The points game is not fair – but who says it has to be?
➥ Real world tests of the Boingo Hotspot app. Some good – some meh!
➥ I went to CVS yesterday. No not for those, for a Flu shot! Should you?
➥ Just what are the current rules for getting a Delta AMEX card?
➥ Some behind the scenes numbers about the 737-900 vs 757
➥ A Reminder – When you die, so do your Skymiles! 🙁
➥ SDC 4.0 that is Same Day Change changes AGAIN
➥ Is coach good enough? Not for me! What do you think?
➥ Do you take the good stuff from Delta for granted? I don’t!
➥ Understanding medallion rollover with MQDs & MQD exemption.
➥ Just how often does a Delta Medallion get an upgrade?
➥ I am buying an Elio car with my points card!
After a full month on the ground I am so ready to fly. But since time does fly, be sure to take a look at January, February, March, April, May, June & July’s newsletters to catch up! – René
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