What’s The Best Way To Get Around In New York City?

  The Big Apple, New York needs no introduction. It is a place that almost all travelers are familiar with, and somewhere that’s on every bucket list. Or if it’s not, it should be: it’s one of the world’s most amazing places! The only problem with planning a trip to New York may be transport, especially as it can be seriously expensive.When visiting the metropolis that is New York City, you ...

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Why Airlines Are Making Major Changes to Loyalty Programs

  The post below was originally published on Hipmunk's Tailwind Blog on 7th January 2016.One by one, major American airlines have been changing their loyalty program policies from a distance-based system to a price-based system, causing some angst among frequent travelers. After announcements from Delta and United last year, American Airlines was the final hold out until November 18, when they announced changes to AAdvantage. At all three of these airlines, ...

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Booking Oneworld Explorer RTW flights

Oneworld’s Curious Labyrinth: the absurd struggle to buy my round-the-world flights

A few weeks ago, I decided the time had come to take the dreaded step. No more wavering and putting it off and chickening out: I was ready to book my round-the-world flights. I had resigned from my job and there was no going back: I now could - indeed needed to - COMMIT to my plans.Having finally settled on an itinerary, a round-the-world ticket and a booking method after ...

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