United Airlines and Emirates are launching a new partnership! Photo by Pascal Borener on Pexels.com Emirates and United Airlines recently announced a new partnership that will provide a significant boost to their respective businesses. This partnership will enable the two airlines to collaborate on a range of services, including codesharing, loyalty programs, and airport lounges. … Continue reading United Airlines and Emirates Airline’s New Partnership: The Quick Recap
Miles and Points is a fun and rewarding game. I see varying opinions everywhere on what Miles and Points should be worth. Not all rewards are built the same and my goal is to help give you a better sense of what Miles and Points from specific programs are worth. Since I am based in … Continue reading What are Miles and Points Worth: Point Valuations 2022
Happy Traveling Last week Jen and I decided to go to the island of Oahu for a quick getaway. While I went to Hawaii last fall, Jen hadn't been to Hawaii since summer 2019, when we sat in the older United Business Class cabin where seats were in a 2-4-2 format. This time around, for … Continue reading Aloha: Jen and Calvin take Hawaii Trip Recap (Flight +Hotel)
With the travel world looking bright, is now the time to stack and stash points for future travel? At the onset of the pandemic, I was worried about the future or airlines and whether a few would declare bankruptcy. As a result, I opted to earning only flexible rewards points such as Discover It Miles, … Continue reading Is Now the Time to Stack up Points?
While covid had a huge impact on airlines in 2020, 2021 has been a bounce back year thus far. I recently took a flight on United out of San Francisco to Chicago, and then from Milwaukee back to San Francisco. On this trip, I flew redeye outbound via United Polaris and then a pair of … Continue reading What Has Changed? United First Covid Edition
Travel had come to a complete halt in early 2020 due to covid-19. After more than a year stuck at home, I'm finally planning some travel. I'm excited to see how flying and traveling has changed post covid. Here are several things I have planned for the next few months. SFO-CHI / MKE-SFO (United Polaris … Continue reading Upcoming Travel Plans: 2021 and Onward?