Contest Roundup: Ski in Wyoming, Weekend In Rio, Luxury St. Croix

December 19, 2014

Check out the week in travel contests and sweepstakes for your chance to win a trip to Bali or Bhutan, five days in Paris, a weekend getaway to Rio, the opportunity to snowboard with Travis Rice in Wyoming or a luxury vacation in St. Croix. Win Trips to Bhutan or Bali From Uma by Como […]

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Win Trips To Las Vegas, Disney, India, Brazil & Nantucket

July 4, 2014

There are a few fun travel contests and sweepstakes going on around the web this week. Here are my top picks to win some great travel prizes! Win a Trip to India: You could win an eight day trip to India for signing up for SmarTours mailing list by July 8, 2014. The prize trip includes international […]

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New Super First Class Cabins on Etihad and Emirates and How to Use Points to Book Them

May 6, 2014

This past weekend, Etihad Airways announced the December 2014 launch of their new A380 Residence Class suite - which appears to be absolutely stunning – and Emirates has just followed up with (remarkably non-specific) news that they’ll soon unveil plans for a similar product. These announcements are part of a luxurious airline trend that’s taking the onboard experience an exclusive […]

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Incredible TAM First Class Award Space to Brazil and Beyond

February 7, 2014

TAM, the flag carrier of Brazil, is currently in Star Alliance, but is leaving on the same day as US Airways (March 31, 2014). This is certainly a blow for those with Star Alliance miles, but TAM has always been stingy with releasing first and class availability. However, my friend Fabio who writes the Brazilian […]

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In-flight Phone Calls/Texts Roundup: Which International Airlines Allow Talking and Texting on the Phone

December 23, 2013

I recently posted on whether or not cell phone use will be the downfall of aviation, and after the announcement that flyers would be able to keep their electronic devices on throughout flights, even during takeoff and landing, the FCC has also said it is considering a proposal that would allow passengers to use their cell […]

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Saturday Recap: US Airways 100% Share Miles Bonus, Earn Up To 20,000 Bonus Asia Miles, Support Breast Cancer Research With Delta, 35% off Everything at the W Hotel Store

October 5, 2013

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: US Airways 100% Share Miles Bonus: Earlier this week, US Airways  launched a new 100% share miles bonus that runs now through October 15, 2013. Through the promo, “Members may receive a maximum of ​ ​50,000 bonus miles during the offer period”, but you […]

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Flight Deal Alert: New York to Asuncion JFK-GRU-ASU on TAM For $548 Roundtrip

August 26, 2013

Last week, there were some great fares from various US cities to Lima on both United and Delta, and it looks like some Flyertalkers have been finding a few good mileage runs today roundtrip from New York JFK to Asuncion (in Paraguay) via Sao Paulo on TAM in October and November for just $548. The […]

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Flight Review: TAM 777-300 MIA-GRU Economy and TAM A330 GRU-EZE Business

March 15, 2013

TPG Managing Editor Eric took advantage of those amazing deals on TAM back in November to book a roundtrip flight from Miami to Buenos Aires via Sao Paulo for just $339. Here’s his review of the flight experience. Although I’ve never flown TAM before and didn’t know what to expect, when I saw the low […]

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LATAM Officially To Join Oneworld and American Airlines Planning to Add Flights to Brazil from Los Angeles and Chicago

March 7, 2013

This morning came the official announcement that most of us have suspected for a while now: LATAM Airlines – the parent company of both LAN and TAM will be a part of Oneworld once TAM officially leaves the Star Alliance in early 2014 along with a Paraguayan subsidiary. This comes as no surprise since LAN […]

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Cyber Monday Travel Deals – Bonus Points, Hotel Discounts, Vacation Packages and More

November 26, 2012

Just a few more last-minute bonuses and discounts to add to the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals roundup: Flight Deals from LAN/TAM starting at $399: Although the fares don’t really compare to the recent TAM fare sale from select US destinations to Buenos Aires and Santiago there are still some great prices to […]

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Amazing Fare Alert: NY/LA/Miami to Buenos Aires & Santiago from $339 Total Roundtrip!

November 25, 2012

Per The Flight Deal, TAM airlines has some incredible fares to Buenos Aires (via Sao Paulo) in March- June of 2013 from as low as $339 total roundtrip from multiple US cities: Miami to Santiago, Chile $337 (March 6-11 sample dates): $337 total roundtrip Miami to Buenos Aires (March 14-17 sample dates): $339 total roundtrip […]

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