Month: March 2016

Is there a silver lining to the HUGE Alaska Airlines Devaluation??

Any value left in Alaska Miles?

In case you have missed the big news today, Alaska Airlines massively devalued their award chart for Emirates flights! Some of these devaluations are … Read More!

City Review: Johannesburg, South Africa

City Review: Johannesburg, South Africa

As we found out during our time there, Johannesburg is a wonderful city with a ton of culture! We loved both of the hotels where … Read More!

Flight Review: Singapore Airlines Suites (First) Class Tokyo (NRT) – Singapore (SIN)

Flight Review: Singapore Airlines Suites (First) Class NRT – SIN

With our short break between flights over, it was time to head back onto the plane for our next Suites … Read More!

Lounge Review: ANA Suite Lounge Tokyo (NRT)

Lounge Review: ANA Suite Lounge Tokyo (NRT)

After our awesome flight to Tokyo it was time for a little time off the plane before heading right back into the exact … Read More!

Flight Review: Singapore Airlines Suites (First) Class Los Angeles (LAX) – Tokyo (NRT)

Flight Review: Singapore Airlines Suites (First) Class LAX-NRT

After an awesome time at the Star Alliance Lounge it was time for the MAIN EVENT! Not only was it my first … Read More!

Buying a Delta ticket in the Admirals Club….wait, what?

That title isn’t a mistake!

Our brother Chris and his wife Mads are having their baby today in Baltimore, and obviously I need to be there to welcome my newest … Read More!

Hotel Review: Protea Parktonian All-Suite Johannesburg

After our wonderful stay at the African Pride in Melrose Arch, we decided to switch it up a bit and go more into downtown Joburg. Next stop, the Protea Parktonian … Read More!

Lounge Review: Star Alliance First & Business Class Lounges Los Angeles Airport (LAX)

Lounge Review: Star Alliance First & Business Class Lounges LAX

After our night in The Concourse Hotel it was time to take the free shuttle to the airport.  Our flight … Read More!

Hotel Review: African Pride Melrose Arch

*This is going to be a long review. I’m basically combining the Melrose Arch area and the hotel review into one!*

I left off the last report wondering how in … Read More!

Get a category bonus for paying Rent with your credit card!

Credit Card bonus for paying your rent!

When using credit cards you always wants to maximize your value.  A lot of times that will means using different cards for purchases … Read More!

Hotel Review: The Concourse at LAX (Future Hyatt Regency at Los Angeles Airport)

Hotel Review: The Concourse at LAX (Future Hyatt Regency at Los Angeles Airport)

When planning this trip it took me a little while to decide on the hotel we were … Read More!

Flight Review: Etihad Airways “Jetihad” Economy Class AUH-JNB

Flight Review: Etihad Airways “Jetihad” Economy Class AUH-JNB

**This will be a pretty short post. Being it was an economy flight pretty similar to the last one, I didn’t take … Read More!

Lounge Review: American Airlines Admirals Club Washington DC (DCA) Terminal C

Lounge Review: American Airlines Admirals Club Washington DC (DCA) Terminal C

As you may have noticed a time or two here on PointsMD, we do quite a few American Airlines … Read More!

What is a year as a Hyatt Diamond Elite worth?

What is a year of Hyatt Diamond really worth?

Starting this month I am back to being a lowly Hyatt Platinum member, which can be pretty easily obtained via 5 … Read More!

Lounge Review: Al Dhabi Lounge AUH

After an enjoyable night in the Premier Inn, we got up early to make sure we beat security!

I had heard that security at the AUH could be pretty … Read More!