July 2014

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Will MasterPass Free Up MasterCard Space In My Wallet

Juggling MasterCard category bonuses can get tricky! Will MasterCard’s MasterPass be the answer? The basic fundamental of MasterPass is to enable wallet holders to create their digital payment footprint with their trusted financial institution.  Next month, MasterPass will take in-app payments to…


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Rome2Rio For Portland To Seattle Or Any A To B

rome2rio solves the question in seconds, “What are the options and costs to get between Portland and Seattle?” Ever wondered what the options and costs are to travel between two cities.  I have been researching options between Portland, OR (PDX…




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Bluebird Has A Sister Serve And A Brother One VIP And Cousins Too

American Express prepaid is a family with relatives all across the world! The American Express prepaid family of cards is bigger than I had imagined.  And, the benefits of some of the prepaid cards go way beyond what Bluebird and…




British Airways To Ground US Bound Passengers with Dead Electronics

This weekend I shared news that British Airways was testing Mood Blankets that would change color based on a travelers mood – blue means relaxation & calm while the red signals stress or anxiousness.  I hope British Airways isn’t testing these mood blankets…



British Airways Mood Blankets Take Flight

British Airways Mood Blankets. Sounds strange, right? Well, it’s a new reality for volunteers who are participating in a trial. According to BA, “the wool “happiness blanket” is embedded with tiny fiber-optic LEDs that change color based on brainwaves transmitted…


Court Orders Man Pay Lufthansa $2,705 For Food Consumption

A Munich District Court has ordered a man to pay Lufthansa $2,705 for lounge food consumption. The man, whose name was not released, purchased a one-way, refundable, business class ticket from Munich to Zurich, but never actually flew anywhere.  Instead, the…




Top 5 Fav Travel Apps – Enter To Win iTunes Gift Card

Every newspaper, magazine and travel blog has a list of the top  travel apps that every traveler should have on the iPhone, iPad or Droid. But with all the different lists, how do you really know what apps you should download?  …


Craft Beer Boards Delta Flights

Yesterday, Delta announced the expansion of onboard Craft Beer service from SweetWater Brewing Company.   In April, Delta and SweetWater announced that the brewery’s signature 420 Pale Ale would be available onboard flights between Atlanta and LaGuardia airports.  As of July 1st…