Earn Starpoints for Uber Rides

Uber and Starwood just last week announced a new partnership. Now you can earn one Starpoint for every dollar you spend on Uber rides. Sign up here: https://www.spgpromos.com/uber/ Greetings to everyone from Abu Dhabi! Hat tip to Kirsten for the heads up on this promotion. Advertisements

Ways CBP is being innovative

I still remember the long lines and paper forms from my first international trip in 1999. Today things look much different at the CBP. Here’s an overview of the ways CBP is making entry into the U.S. more efficient. Global Entry (and other trusted traveler programs) Global Entry is a CBP program that allows expedited clearance for…

Where I find incredible airfares

This past year, if you’ve been following me on Twitter or Facebook, you’ve probably seen me post something about an absolutely incredible airfare to some exotic place. Want to know how I find these incredible airfares? First, here are some of the deals I have scored just in the past year: $450 from Toronto to Hong…

Friday blog roundup

It’s Friday, Friday, Gotta get down on Friday! Let’s see what’s up in the frequent flyer blogosphere…. Rapid Travel Chai writes about some expansions to the TSA PreCheck program, including new participation by Virgin America and the Philadelphia airport. Also, it appears that PreCheck is now working on some international itineraries. Cool. Lucky writes about…