American Airlines Admirals Club Members Can Use Select Alaska Airlines Board Rooms

I flew through Seattle yesterday on an American Airlines from Dallas-Fort Worth so that I could connect to a regional connection on Alaska Airline/Horizon Air.  As I listened to the conversation of a couple of other elite-level travelers in first class who were grumbling about the lack of an Admirals Club in Seattle, I was able to remind them…

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American Airlines – Bonus Miles to Hong Kong & Shanghai

American Airlines just launched nonstop service to Hong Kong and Shanghai from Dallas-Fort Worth.  These new routes open up more options to access Asia on OneWorld from the US. In celebration of those routes, American is offering bonus miles for anyone booking and flying round-trips on those flights between June 24 and December 6, 2014.  Also included is the…

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Double Check Your Travel Geography When Booking

A distressed passenger is suing British Airways after he thought he booked a ticket to Granada, Spain but instead was bound for Grenada – in the Caribbean – because his travel geography and that of the reservation agent did not align. While many on social media and message boards are crying “frivolous”, it forced me to…

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Birchbox Vs. Ipsy – June 2014

The beauty box versus bag squares off again in this battle of Birchbox vs. Ipsy.  Both services offer a monthly $10 membership where subscribers receive a selection of beauty product samples that is somewhat customized based on personal preferences.  Birchbox comes in its namesake box while Ipsy’s Glam Bag is a limited edition cosmetic bag each…

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Shopping Find – Great Gift for Mileage Runners (and Other Weekend Warriors)

I stumbled into my local Anthropologie yesterday to take advantage of their Summer Tag Sale.  (Yes, I’m a sucker for all things Anthro!) I was on the hunt for a cute white dress for my upcoming trip to Seattle for my sorority’s international convention.  While I didn’t find the dress, I did manage to score…

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