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12 Dec. 2018
Now Open: Air France’s New JFK Pre-Flight Dining
In late October I wrote about how Air France’s JFK lounge was being closed for a period of several weeks. This was being done so that Air France could refurbish the lounge to enhance the pre-flight dining area. The lounge reopened yesterday, and Air France has unveiled their renovated dining area, which is available to
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7 Jul. 2018
5 Off-The-Radar Ways to Use Points for Disney
Today’s post is written by Robert Dwyer, who is a contributing editor at Deal Mommy fave Milenomics. Robert, Sam, and I had a fun conversation a few weeks ago about Disneyland vs. Disney World which led me to ask Robert to share his thoughts on how to use points for Disney trips. Most strategies for
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28 Feb. 2018
$15 off $200 sitewide at Raise
Raise.com is offering $15 off $200 sitewide with promo code FLASH for one day only (Wednesday, February 28th). This would be a good way to stack some extra savings on already-discounted gift cards. The Deal $15 off $200 sitewide at Raise.com with coupon code FLASH Direct link to this promotion Key Terms Expires at ...
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29 Mar. 2018
Learn to Travel Like a High Roller at ZorkFest in Las Vegas
You’re probably already familiar with events like Frequent Traveler University and the Chicago Seminars. Even Tahsir and Omar have run their own TravelCon event to teach others about how to earn and redeem miles for better travel. (The TravelCon name has since been taken over by my friend Nomadic Matt for something completely different.) If
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4 Apr. 2018
You Can Now Follow Travel Codex on Flipboard
The internet sure has changed from when I started this blog six years ago. Smart phones have taken off, Facebook is no longer cool, and RSS feeds are practically ancient history. More and more I see that traffic has been shifting to aggregators like Apple News. In fact, Travel Codex gets twice as much readership
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20 Mar. 2018
Flash Sale: Get 100% Bonus on Purchasing IHG Points
Through Thursday (March 22, 2018), you can buy 5,000+ IHG Rewards Club points with a 100% bonus. That brings the per-point price down to 0.575 cents*, which means you can book certain hotels for as low as $29. IHG is the loyalty program of these brands, including InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, and Holiday Inn. The 100% bonus kicks i...
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15 Mar. 2018
Top 10 Business Credit Cards for Travel Rewards: March 2018
Applying for business credit and charge cards is a great way to earn more miles and points than you already do, but many people don’t apply for business cards because they incorrectly believe they don’t qualify. You don’t need to have employees, nor does your business need to be profitable. You can use your social
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13 Dec. 2018
I’d Like Airlines To Offer LESS Service In Business Class
I spend a lot of time here talking about airline soft products. As airlines keep improving the quality of their first and business class, it’s a topic I find really interesting, as there’s such variation in quality. However, at the end of the day it’s almost universally agreed upon that business class is all about
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12 Dec. 2018
Review: British Airways First Lounge New York JFK
Introduction: A Quick African Adventure Review: British Airways First Lounge New York JFK Review: British Airways Pre-Flight Dining New York JFK Review: British Airways Business Class A318 New York To London City Review: The London EDITION Review: British Airways First Lounge London Heathrow Terminal 3 Review: British Airways First Class 747 London...
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10 Jul. 2018
Watch the Royal Air Force mark their 100th birthday.
10 July 1918, the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force came into existence. And you may ask, how did the Royal Air Force mark their 100th birthday? With one of the most spectacular flyover parade in memory. I’m sure you’re imagining a simple flyover like the Superbowl (like this perhaps): Cut to 1:05 or so (and
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6 Dec. 2018
Man Forgets to Put Phone in Airplane Mode, Gets $300 Bill
About 5 years ago the ban on using personal electronics below 10,000 feet on U.S. flights was lifted. Now passengers can use their phones or tablets with the door closed, during taxi, and takeoff. But devices are supposed to be in airplane mode. This is the first time I’ve heard of a real consequence for
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5 Dec. 2018
Woman Suing Hilton for $100 Million: Says Hotel Employee Videotaped Her in Shower, Blackmailed Her
A woman is suing Hilton for $100 million after she says an employee videotaped her in the shower at an Albany, New York Hampton Inn and uploaded the video along with her name to a porn site, and used to footage to blackmail her. Continue reading Woman Suing Hilton for $100 Million: Says Hotel Employee
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