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
Tag: United Airlines
Aloha: Jen and Calvin take Hawaii Trip Recap (Flight +Hotel)
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)
Is Now the Time to Stack up Points?
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?
What Has Changed? United First Covid Edition
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
Upcoming Travel Plans: 2021 and Onward?
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?
Destination Guide: Hong Kong
Hong Kong is one the gateways to Asia. The metropolitan semi autonomous city is thing of beauty, but also serves as a connecting hub for numerous airlines. The area is one of high population density as nearly 7.5 million people live in Hong Kong. Hong Kong has been a second home for me and many … Continue reading Destination Guide: Hong Kong