The cryptocurreny is considered the future currency of the world. It is free from corruption and miscalculations of governments. As of now, it is a true form of commercial freedom. No more paying stringent fees to governments, banks, or forex exchanges to get your money. For first world countries, it may not matter much as USD (US Dollar),...
Hilton has got its name changed from Hilton “HHonor” to just “Honor” kicking away the extra ‘H’ to make it sound obvious and logical. This comes along with several other changes made in its loyalty program specifically the 4 features. Retail shopping with points I think it is the most exciting one. Points can be redeemed for spending to buy...
Even if you’re new to the points and miles game, you’ve probably heard the term “mileage run” before. In essence, a mileage run is when a traveler takes a flight (or series of flights) for the sole purpose of earning miles. This technique is slowly becoming irrelevant though still very relevant for people who are currently on Jetprivilege program as...
Wyndham Rewards is a program that I don’t cover very much, largely because I don’t consider it penny on dollars return program. They do occasionally keep coming out with the promotions that are worthwhile. Wyndham property is usually low range to mid range property mostly where the price tag is usually between Rs 2500 to Rs 5000.  I have stayed...
Now most of the Indian OTA are providing free cancellation for domestic flights if you pay them Rs 100 extra.  All the airlines are charging way over that amount to cancel the tickets. This deal makes loyalist like me change all local bookings to OTA instead of using the main site.  Today, only for Jet Airways you lose 250 JPMiles which...
Thanks to initiation of Modi govt, drive to acquire passport is becoming easier by the day. Govt has opened over 50 centers where you can submit your passport applications. There are disadvantages on short term.  Disadvantages  1. Long waiting time at passport center as there is an acute shortage of employees. 2. Earlier it was easy to acquire a date at passport...
  There is a famous adage- “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” i.e. things are not the same as they seem to be. The similar thing applies to World of Hyatt-one of a ridiculous logo-bearer and upcoming successor of Hyatt Gold Passport.  Yes, we are going to comprehend the radical changes and analyze the former and the latter and...
Indian Airlines network is becoming more global every day.  Indian carriers are creating different alliances and new pacts every day.  Air India is part of Star Alliance Jet Airways is nearing itself to Skyteam members and is part of Etihad Partners group. Vistara is joint venture between Tata and Singapore Airlines Jet Airways recently signed metal neutrality pact with Air...
Taj Innercircle just sent all its members email regarding that the Innercircle program has been enhanced and is all new again when really nothing much has changed. The earning ratio continues to be the same. So what has really changed? Taj InnerCircle is saying that they’ve simplified the earning rate for members. This is really nothing but just a percentage conversion of the...
It is a common misconception that you would get cheaper ticket 100 days out. However, generally, the rule is that Airline is assured of the passenger on the future dated flight and they incentive you for providing them liquidity. There are other reasons too: When you are 100 days out, there are generally negligible amount of passenger booked on that...