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Easy Marriott Rewards Points<p>Marriott is running a promotion on Sundays during the NFL season. Today from 1PM Est to 8PM Est reply to Marriott’s tweet …

Couple Busted Running a Meth Lab In a Hotel Room

It is amazing what some people think they can get away with in a hotel (<i>and what many people probably do get away with!</i>). Fortunately, this one …

Hotels

Ground Stop For Flights Going To Atlanta - Points Miles & Martinis

I’m actually in Hartsfield Jackson Airport today trying to fly out. There are massive power outages causing delays and craziness here.<p>The FAA has put …

Airlines

What Happens When An Airline Runs Out of a First Class Meal Choice? - Points Miles & Martinis

Here’s a question I thought I post for discussion today. <b>What Happens When An Airline Runs Out of a First Class Meal Choice?</b><p>On a recent Delta flight …

Airlines

Happening Now: Atlanta Airport Loses Power, Grounds All Flights

I can’t say I remember the last time an entire airport lost power, let alone one as big at Atlanta Hartsfeld-Jackson airport. We’ve seen airlines …

Aviation

Quick: 1000 Free Marriott Points (Transfers to Starwood)

Marriott will give you 1000 points for answering a simple question on Twitter.<p>What year did the current instant-replay system begin? Answer with …

Travel

1000 Free Marriott Rewards Points for the taking

Marriott has been doling out Free Marriott Rewards and they’ve promised to give away 45,000 MR points by the end of this year. Today to earn extra …

Travel

Right Now: Atlanta Airport Loses Power, Passengers Trapped and TSA Yelling

Via the Gate Atlanta’s airport is experiencing a significant power outage. Passengers are trapped on planes, as jetways can’t move. People are stuck …

Travel

TODAY ONLY! 1,000 Free Marriott Rewards Points Until 8pm EST!

Marriott Rewards is giving away 1,000 points in their NFL-themed promotion again this weekend.<p>It’s pretty easy to earn the points. You need to make …

Hospitality

eBay Flash Sale - $15 Off $75+ With This Code and the App

Another eBay Flash Sale just popped up and you can get $15 off $75 on a whole lot of items!<p>eBay Flash Sale! $15 Off $75+ With This Code and the …

Shopping

Earn 1,000 Free Marriott Rewards Points: December 17, 2017

You can earn 1,000 free Marriott Rewards points almost instantly if you answer a simple question prior to 8:00 in the evening Eastern Standard Time …

Hospitality

1,000 Free Marriott Rewards Points!

Marriott Rewards has been giving away free points for the entire football season through social media. In order to take advantage of this, you’ll …

Hospitality

Amex Biz Plat GoGo passes loaded

<i>In the interest of full disclosure, Monkey Miles earns compensation through affiliate links and referrals. You do not have to use them, but we</i> …

Airlines

Power Outage at Atlanta Airport

A power outage has impacted several areas in the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, according to this message …

Airports

Starwood Promo for 2018 on its way

There is chatter on FlyerTalk about Starwood’s first Q1 promotion next year. Apparently, Starwood’s next promotion will be called <i>SPG Great Week,</i> …

Hotels

Review: Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House

Dublin is a fun city, and I really enjoyed my recent trip there. I stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House. Here are my thoughts on the …

Hotels

Anti-Review: Valeto Carry-on High chair? What? - Live and Let's Fly

<i>As a frequent traveler and occasional blogger I am always on the hunt for products that could make our lives easier. When products come recommended</i> …

Airlines

Airplane Art – Cathay Pacific Airbus A350-900 departing Manchester Airport - Economy Class & Beyond

It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art.<p>This week we have a Cathay Pacific Airbus A350-900 as it rotates, leaving Manchester …

Airlines

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Frequent-flyer Programs

The Best Gifts for Travelers Young and Old in 2017

The coolest gift for a traveler is often, well, more travel, but I know you can’t always surprise them with a trip under the tree (though here are …

Shopping

Save $10 on $300+ in Visa Gift Cards at Office Max / Office Depot

Through Saturday, December 23rd, you can save <b>$10 on $300+ in Visa Gift Cards</b> at <b>Office Max / Office Depot</b>. While less generous than previous …

Money

Review: 51st & Green US Pre-Clearance Lounge Dublin Airport

After spending some time in the Aer Lingus Lounge, I decided to head in the direction of the US Pre-Clearance area at around 11AM, well ahead of my …

Airlines

American Will Start Cleaning Vents on All Their Planes

On Friday I wrote that flight attendants had shamed American will photos of dirty vents and as a result the airline would start cleaning the vents on …

Airlines

DoubleTree Free Cookies and Contest for Free Nights, Plus Enter Day 5 of the 12 Days of Giveaways

You don’t have to be Santa to get free cookies this year. In the spirit of the season, DoubleTree by Hilton is offering free cookies to everyone …

Gluten

Popular: United to South Seas + Delta cancels final 747 + New Australia nonstop + Merge PreCheck, Global Entry?

San Francisco International all lit up for the holidays! Pretty! (Photo: Chris McGinnis)<p><b>TravelSkills’ 10 most popular posts over the last week</b> …

Airlines

Cuckoo For Jogging Maps: InterContinental Hotel, Dublin, Ireland

The Intercontinental Hotel in the Ballsbridge section of Dublin, Ireland is beautiful. As always, when I checked in, I asked if the hotel had a …

Ireland

Earn 5,000 Bonus Hilton Honors Points at Tru By Hilton Las Vegas Airport — But...

To celebrate its grand opening, you will earn 5,000 bonus Hilton Honors points when you stay at the Tru by Hilton Las Vegas Airport hotel property …

Hospitality

Delta Announces Their First A350 Route Out Of LAX

In late October, Delta inaugurated commercial service with their A350. The airline has 25 Airbus A350s on order, which they’ll be taking delivery of …

Airlines

Aeroplan's Newest "Glitch": LOT Polish Airlines Not Bookable

Here we go again… honestly, Aeroplan knows they will be gone soon so why are they becoming worse and worse as they die? I don’t get it. Aeroplan used …

Airlines

Hyatt On The Bund's Xindalu - Shanghai - Live and Let's Fly

<i>One of three restaurants at Hyatt on the Bund is Xindalu, a Chinese kitchen. I asked Neil at check in where a good place to go for Xiaolongbao (soup</i> …

Shanghai