• Alliance Baked Alaska & Why to Travel Solo.
    By Jake Redman On February 14, 2020

    Alliance Baked Alaska & Why to Travel Solo.

    Southwest leads the news with an unfortunately needed pre-flight announcement addition. Plus we share speculation about potential pitfalls in Alaska Airline’s entry into oneworld alliance and debate the pros of solo travel. Also, I think Anthony is sick. Show Links: [...]

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  • Mobile Passport to the Rescue in NY?
    By Jake Redman On February 7, 2020

    Mobile Passport to the Rescue in NY?

    Jake and Anthony talk alternatives for NY flyers now that Global Entry is suspended by the feds. Plus we’re excited about a possible Delta One business class lounge and curious as to why neither of us has flown on Southwest [...]

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  • Death of the “No-Brainer” Travel Card
    By Jake Redman On January 10, 2020

    Death of the “No-Brainer” Travel Card

    Jake and Anthony go over the newly added Chase Sapphire Reserve benefits to determine if they’re worth paying an extra $100 a month for. Plus we give new reasons to love Delta, talk about an out-of-the-ordinary culinary experience in Southern [...]

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  • Merry Floods & Lost Bags!
    By Jake Redman On December 24, 2019

    Merry Floods & Lost Bags!

    Jake and Anthony get feels for a new (and very temporary) Virgin Atlantic promotion before turning sad about lost bags in Seattle and floods in Ft. Lauderdale. Plus, a quick look back at our favorite travel moments of 2020. Show [...]

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  • AA’s new Menu, IHG’s Hack & the Holiday party Aftermath
    By Jake Redman On December 13, 2019

    AA’s new Menu, IHG’s Hack & the Holiday party Aftermath

    We’re both recovering nicely from the SiriusXM Pandora holiday party the night before. Listen as we sleepily slur news on American’s new menu partnership, Delta’s new anti-upgrade and an IHG hotel booking trick we learned from a Boarding Area partner… [...]

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  • Lentil Stew & The Rise of Mobile Passport
    By Jake Redman On November 22, 2019

    Lentil Stew & The Rise of Mobile Passport

    After the guys talk about their favorite grocery delivery services and Jake finishes rambling about last week’s sermon at church, we get to the good stuff… Mobile passport is enjoying it’s rise while some of it’s users get shuffled through [...]

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Pets On Planes & Next-Level Travel With Black Tomato’s Tom Marchant

Jake Redman January 31, 2020

Jake and Anthony chat about flight cancellations, the extended Lunar New Year and we  dig into new rules for “emotional support” animals on planes. Plus, Black Tomato’s Tom Marchant stops by to talk about elevating your travel in 2020 and beyond. Show Links -Coronavirus causes big US Airlines cut flights to/from China. -FAA sets new rules for emotional support pets. Today’s Guest Tom Marchant is co-founder and owner of Black Tomato, a modern agency offering next level travel experiences.

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Jake’s Shingles and a big Hotel Card Bonus…Unrelated.

Jake Redman January 24, 2020

Jake tries (and fails) to make his new battle with shingles sound not gross. Once we get past it, there’s news about a pretty fantastic IHG/Chase signup bonus. Plus, United restricts window shade usage and loses those pesky bag sizers at the gate.  Show Links:  -Lufthansa ditches first but could add “Premium Business” on 777-9 -IHG and Chase offer up a 140k point signup bonus.-United wants to let some light in.

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Death of the “No-Brainer” Travel Card

Jake Redman January 10, 2020

Jake and Anthony go over the newly added Chase Sapphire Reserve benefits to determine if they’re worth paying an extra $100 a month for. Plus we give new reasons to love Delta, talk about an out-of-the-ordinary culinary experience in Southern Spain and we check in on the price of shrimp in Chinatown. Listen: Show Links -Chase raises fee on Sapphire Reserve.-Delta wants you to stay zoned out and “binge”.-How does 22 courses of “experimental seafood” sound?

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