My Travel Regret

A year after finishing college, I decided to go to graduate school across the Atlantic. I’d wanted to spend some time living in the U.K. since I was eight years old on my first international trip, and I didn’t get to study abroad during college, so graduate school seemed like a perfect chance. . .

How to Use Your Chase Points

When Chase launched their Sapphire Reserve credit card last year, a tremendous number of people applied, tempted by the 100,000 point bonus offer, plus hype in the blogosphere and news media. I’ve spoken with a few friends about Chase points and figure that it might be helpful to write a post. . .

United Again

A few weeks ago I wrote about my EWR-BOS flight with United – my first domestic flight with the airline in years. I was a little surprised by how subpar the product was, though I realize that such a short flight on an old 737-700 is not the best way to judge the airline. I was looking forward to my next United flight to see if things were better on a different route, and that came just a few weeks later thanks to a work trip to New Orleans. . .

Tons of AA Business Saver Space Available

. . .There is a ton of availability on AA metal for business class saver award tickets throughout February, March, April, and May (to a lesser extent). While there's normally saver space using AAdvantage miles on British Airways, flying BA metal exposes you to absurdly high carrier-imposed surcharges. . .