The viral travel story of the month apparently doesn’t fly. Film director Vincent Peone’s video depicting him as the lone traveler on a Delta Connection/SkyWest flight 3652 from Aspen to Salt Lake City may involve some Hollywood storytelling. Continue reading
Good-bye Smoking Rooms in Atlanta ATL – The Good and the Bad Impacts on us in 2020. Continue reading
If you want to save 50% cashback on flights booked through Delta and receive a nice SkyMiles bonus, today is your last, safe chance to sign up for this great Delta Amex offer! OFFERS EXPIRED — PLEASE SEE CURRENT OFFERS
Delta’s increased success — a reported 90% load factor — means more SkyMiles elite Medallions jockeying for benefits and perks. Complimentary first class upgrades are harder to score — thanks to FCM (sometimes for just $2). And autumn is around the time of year we hear about Delta’s SkyMiles “enhancements,” which many of us know is code for “devaluations.” (Don’t forget Delta SkyMiles is consistently voted the first runner-up (not the winner) in a … Continue reading
The news Rene reported first on Boarding Area last week about a United Express flight attendant being arrested for intoxication stirs up several emotions. Anger. Pity. And WTH, United?!
My best friend Rick wanted to take advantage of the Delta Amex cash back offers expiring Thursday, August 15. Before committing to the Delta business Platinum Amex (learn more), though, he had several questions about both the offer and card’s perks. OFFERS EXPIRED — PLEASE SEE CURRENT OFFERS In case you (or someone you know) has the same questions, here’s what we discussed — as well as some other points to consider.
By the time you read this, I’m most likely on my way home (or already back) from a quick family trip to Las Vegas for a friend’s birthday party. A colleague has very strong feelings about families visiting Las Vegas. We’ll discuss that soon. In the meantime…
Many of us have lots of points/miles, guesting privileges to airport lounges, spare BOGOF certificates, and other travel perks. Sharing them with others is, in my opinion, part of the fun. And when people find themselves in ugly or otherwise unpleasant situations, using our points and perks is a privilege that can make their lives easier.
United Express Chicago to South Bend Flight Attendant so Drunk That “Passengers Near the Front Fastened Her Seat Belt for Her”! Continue reading
Norwegian Cruise Lines Tinkers With “Delta Like” Segmentation and Up-sells. New Drink Packages, Pre-sail Wifi and more! Continue reading
Welcome to a regular feature on the Renés Points blog. This blog series covers in a “rookie” way either a Delta or travel related theme and attempts to break down to a basic level each topic. You can read up on all the previous posts HERE. Now on to this featured topic. The companion certificate awarded annually to Delta Amex Platinum and Reserve cardholders can be a great benefit. But a few restrictions, rules, … Continue reading
U.S. News & World Report crowned Delta SkyMiles the first runner-up in the Best Airlines Rewards Programs survey — for the third consecutive year.
I know an airline that operates plenty of 737s — and a couple of other carriers who may need a few.
I still remember the February 2017 phone call with René during which he gave me some of the best points advice I’ve ever received. (I was reminded of this Friday while booking my flights for this year’s Chicago Seminars.)
Guess what happens when you book a flight through Delta Airlines — not the air carrier Delta Air Lines?