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...
The problem with the most traveler is that they see the short term prices and not the long-term. If you going to keep searching for the cheapest hotels, flights and deals for short term, you would never be able to get the absolute best deals. You would never be able to maximize a trip because you are not able to...
I know many Indians who travel extensively and widely. I am one of them who travel full time and have designed a life around it. There are numerous reasons why Indians don’t travel. Comfort of their homes or going to same place repeatedly.Most of Indian kids spend their summer at maternal grandparents or at their home. Mother put the kids...
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...
All big loyalty program announce their award charts every year. I don’t know criteria that are used for them to make the chart. Most of the times, the chart just doesn’t make any sense to me.  This year so far IHG has devalued their award chart. It means that you have to use more points to get a free night...
For a person who spends better part of the year on the road and doing basic tasks might feel like a huge issue.  These diary entries are amusing insights into FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS and their solutions.  How simple task as shopping online can be a big issue for someone who spends over 200 nights in hotels. Funny Example Online Shopping During...
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...
Have you ever tried to book your Partner award booking with Jet Airways? It is nothing short of an adventure.  You need patience, and more patience and even some bit of tolerance.  What is Partner Award Booking? Well, if you want to book a ticket to a place where Jet Airways doesn't fly or doesn't have a direct flight for. It has...
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),...
What are you chasing? Not everyone wants to take a holiday to new far flung out land where they have to explore new realms, work out the language, work out the map and so many other things. They find all that very stressful.   Either they hire a travel agency who would book all the package, work a comprehensive itinerary for them. They...