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Visiting the House of Miles

A Visit (to the) HOM (House of Miles) – Introduction A few weeks ago I had the amazing chance to visit the House of Miles, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The House of Miles, technically office, is behind all of the amazing Frequent Flyer News websites such as BoardingArea, Prior2Boarding, InsideFlyer, and many more. Randy actually founded FlyerTalk, the online hub for all things Miles… read more

Alaska Airlines CRJ7

Alaska Airlines Economy Class CRJ7 Seattle to Colorado Springs

A Visit (to the) HOM (House of Miles) – Introduction Alaska Airlines 3494 Seattle (SEA) – Colorado Springs (COS) Bombardier CRJ700 13 November 2015 The House of Miles is located in Colorado Springs, CO and Alaska Airlines has a once-a-day flight to COS operated by SkyWest with a CRJ7. The AS SkyWest CRJ7s are only a one-cabin aircraft and therefore it made sense to redeem 7500… read more


Tips for Holiday Travel

Happy Holidays everyone! Especially Happy Thanksgiving to my American readers! Since the holiday season is upon us, many of us (including me) will be travelling home to celebrate various occasions with our families. Hopefully I will be able to book an award seat in Lufthansa First Class on the Boeing 747-8i (I still need to fly LH First Class on the B748i and the A346… read more

AMEX Centurion Studio Seattle

American Express The Centurion Studio Seattle

A Visit (to the) HOM (House of Miles) – Introduction note: I am currently experimenting with different types of image galleries for my airline, lounge, hotel, etc. reviews. I would appreciate it if you guys wrote your feedback about which “style” of images you like the best that way I can use the same format for the future, thanks for reading! I’ve reviewed the American Express Centurion… read more


A Visit (to the) HOM (House of Miles)

A Visit (to the) HOM (House of Miles) – Introduction American Express The Centurion Studio Seattle Alaska Airlines Economy Class CRJ7 Seattle to Colorado Springs Visiting the House of Miles Premier Lounge Colorado Springs United Airlines COS-DEN-SEA First Class Recently I had a chance to visit the House of Miles (HOM) (technically office), in Colorado Springs, CO. The House of Miles team (and specifically Randy)… read more


LifeMiles InsideFlyer Purchase Bonus – 2×1 + 35%!

Avianca LifeMiles is currently offering a purchase miles promotion whereby members can buy miles and receive a bonus. These miles are a very useful currency for redeeming with the Star Alliance partners, especially in the premium cabins. They frequently sell miles at a discount and offer various promotions throughout the year, however this one may be the best yet due to a unique partnership with InsideFlyer…. read more


Barclaycard: Express Card Delivery doesn’t work!

Barclaycard US is a strange bank, they have some of the strictest rules when it comes to applying for credit cards and they also have some credit cards which aren’t as popular with consumers (as in foreign airline cards, sports cards, etc.). Barclaycard is strict when it comes to having multiple credit cards with them, they are also super strict to approve you for a… read more


Goodbye Starwood Preferred Guest!

By now I’m sure you have all read the news recently and know that Starwood has been purchased by Marriott. First of all, let me start off by saying that I absolutely love Starwood Preferred Guest, Starpoints, and the unique hotels that Starwood has. If I have to stay at a hotel (something I do rarely), I will usually go with SPG; they’re awesome. Starwood Preferred… read more


AMEX Platinum Card: get one each year!

note: this information is current upon publishing this post, I am not responsible for changes in the future The American Express Platinum card is one of the best travel cards in the world. Some key benefits include access to the AMEX Centurion Lounges, Priority Pass Membership, $200 USD airline incidental fee credit, generous sign-up bonus, no foreign transaction fees, AMEX Fine Hotels & Resorts, etc. I have my… read more