Trevor

25 Flips | 1 Magazine | 4 Followers | @tmount2016 | Author of TaggingMiles.com, reseller, traveler, #avgeek, and Mile and point collector.

The real winner of Costco Visa change

You have by now–I hope–no doubt heard that Costco no longer accepts American Express. In fact it is now a Costco Visa world. While I shed some tears, …

Costco

Happy Independence Day!

July is a fun time of the year; the kids are out of school, many are traveling, and overall, folks are pretty happy about things. How could you not …

Great Britain

Airbnb and Entrepeneurship

Recently Ed posed the question: Should Airbnb be illegal? This question resounded with me, not because I have any great interest in Airbnb. Heck, I …

Review: Singapore Airlines A380 Suites Class Singapore to Hong Kong

• Introduction<br>• Starting Out and American Airlines’ Flagship Lounge – Chicago<br>• Review: Japan Airlines First Class 777-300ER Chicago-Narita<br>• Review: Japan …

Singapore Airlines

Review: Emirates Lounge in Hong Kong

Introduction• Starting Out and American Airlines’ Flagship Lounge – Chicago<br>• Review: Japan Airlines First Class 777-300ER Chicago-Narita<br>• Review: Japan …

Hong Kong

Review: Emirates A380 First Class Hong Kong to Dubai

• Introduction<br>• Starting Out and American Airlines’ Flagship Lounge – Chicago<br>• Review: Japan Airlines First Class 777-300ER Chicago-Narita<br>• Review: Japan …

Singapore Airlines

Travel Hacking Index Card, Hyatt Category Changes

<b>Note – I’m currently traveling – you can follow that via Twitter, and things may be a bit quiet on the blog for the next week.</b> <i>The Weekly News Roundup</i> …

Singapore Airlines

Review: Emirates First Class Terminal – Dubai

• Introduction<br>• Starting Out and American Airlines’ Flagship Lounge – Chicago<br>• Review: Japan Airlines First Class 777-300ER Chicago-Narita<br>• Review: Japan …

Singapore Airlines

Review: Emirates A380 First Class Dubai to Washington, DC (Dulles)

• Introduction<br>• Starting Out and American Airlines’ Flagship Lounge – Chicago<br>• Review: Japan Airlines First Class 777-300ER Chicago-Narita<br>• Review: Japan …

Singapore Airlines

Have you heard of D.B. Cooper?

The Washington Post reports that the FBI has closed the D B Cooper case. If the name isn’t familiar, it should be. You see, D B Cooper hijacked a …

Don’t make this mistake when traveling overseas

I’ve been traveling overseas for the past couple of weeks, and unfortunately, I’ve made this mistake not once, but twice. It is small in the big …

North America

Review: Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro

We arrived early into Rio de Janeiro, roughly 6am, and made it to the Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro around 8am. We were greeted at the front door and …

Rio De Janeiro

Saverocity Observation Deck – Talking TSA

Late last week, the Joes and I recorded an episode of the Saverocity Observation Deck Podcast, Talking TSA.Its a fun episode. We covered TSA, some of …

American Airlines

Get Ebates Cashback In-Store

I’m a huge fan of shopping portals, because they enhance profitability for resellers, and help save a bunch of money for consumers. Ebates continues …

Hyatt's new website, TSA Screener Training, JetBlue Once in a Lifetime Opportunity - Tagging Miles

<i>The Weekly News Roundup is a collection of headlines from around the internet that caught the attention of the Tagging Miles team. Content on these</i> …

Amazon Prime Day 2016 – 12 July

Amazon Prime Day is like the Black Friday for Amazon Sellers. It is a day of great opportunity. It is usually a day where many are left wondering …

eCommerce

10 To-Do’s – International Travel Checklist

I have shared before how I prepare for international travel, but it has been a while, and there are tons of things that change over time, so I …

Credit Cards

British Airways Gate 365 Shopping Portal

There isn’t much chatter about the British Airways Gate 365 Shopping Portal, but there should be. Long time readers know that I’m a huge fan of …

British Airways

Brexit, Mileage Plus X App, USG Studies FFP’s, All about Costco, AirBNB

<i>The Weekly News Roundup is a collection of headlines from around the internet that caught the attention of the Tagging Miles team. Content on these</i> …

Flying

Beware of Amazon’s Automated Repricer

Oren wrote a brief post about Amazon’s Automated Repricer last week that is certainly worth a look, however upon further research, and some insight …

eCommerce

Antarctic Medical Evacuation Update

I wrote earlier this week about this rare Antarctic medical evacuation. You see there were two patients in Antarctica, that were in dire need for …

National Science Foundation

New Opportunities after AAdvantage Program Changes

<i>I shared the below as part of my remarks at the Travel Hacker 101 Meet-up that I co-hosted with Richard Kerr. If you aren’t a member of the Travel</i> …

Low-Cost Carriers

OneWorld Alliance Disincentivizes Partner Bookings

OneWorld Alliance was for a time, the best alliance going. Not because they had the most connectivity or partners. But rather, because, if you were …

American Airlines

A rare flight you’ll probably never be able to take

If there’s one place that is incredibly hard to get on Earth, it is Antarctica. In fact, flying, for 6 months out of the years is <b>near</b> impossible. But …

South Pole