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Have You Earned Your 50,000 Hyatt Gold Passport Points Yet?

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In August Hyatt sent out targeted e-mails to Gold Passport members offering up to 50,000 bonus points for stays up to 20 eligible nights from September 1st thru November 30th, 2014. At the time, I felt lucky to be targeted for the biggest package, and I was dreaming of all the Hyatt stays and bonus… Read More


Will The American Express Centurion Lounge SFO Open In The Next Two Weeks?

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If you read the American Express Membership Rewards forum on flyertalk.com, you might have noticed increasing activity and speculation about the American Express Centurion Lounge in the San Francisco International Airport. The thread is called Centurion Lounge SFO [Future] and most of the discussion as of late focuses on: The opening date - speculation is… Read More

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prizes pmm w hotel

In this post we'll share a pretty cool way for you to enter for a chance to win a W Hotel Bed from the W Hotel Store. W Hotel Store is offering a chance to win a W Hotel bed, a 3 night stay at any W hotel and more. All you have to do is… Read More


Last Chance: 70,000 Bonus From Chase Ink Plus Card

This is the last chance to get the limited time amazing 70,000 bonus point offer from the Ink Plus® Business Card. The 70,000 point bonus offer will expire at some point soon and reduce to the normal 50,000 point offer.  If you are still interested in getting the higher bonus point offer click here->Ink Plus® Business Card to see if the… Read More

staples pmm storm supplies

So, if you read PMM often, you probably already know that I love to order everyday, consumable items and have them shipped to my home all while saving money! Staples.com is one of my favorite places because they offer a lot more than just office supplies and a couple of my credit cards like the Ink… Read More


Miles Apart: Top 10 Airline Routes In The World By Distance

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When Qantas launched A380 service from Sydney to Dallas/Ft. International Worth on October 1, 2014 it took over the title of the longest flight in the world based on the distance between the two airports - 13,790km (8568.7 miles). According to the Qantas Fact Sheet the airline will Qantas will operate six non-stop flights in… Read More


President Obama’s Credit Card Declined

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We here at PMM spend a disproportionate amount of time thinking about and spending money on credit cards. We are borderline obsessed with thinking about what card (or cards) should I be spending the most money on to maximize my points and miles?  Well, apparently President Obama thinks about other things, and doesn't spend money… Read More


Delta To Retire 747 Fleet By 2017

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Delta has announced their plans to retire the last of their 747 fleet by 2017. Currently Delta has only 16 747s in their fleet. These planes are typically operated on long-haul international flights and are equipped with some of the best of Delta's business elite seats. According to Delta's Third Quarter Conference call, they are… Read More


Ebola Scare On Cruise Ship: Healthcare Worker Self Quarantined

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A Dallas Healthcare worker involved in the lab work for the late Ebola "Patient 0" Thomas Duncan, is reported to be in self quarantine on a cruise ship. I don't know about you, but if you were a passenger on the Frontier flight the other day, or on this cruise ship, I'd think the Ebola… Read More


Exclusive Chase Insiders Program – Are You a Member?

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I just received an interesting email from Chase that I thought I would share. They have an online community where you can share your thoughts and get up to $20 a month from if you participate in it. Hyatt has their Hyatt Insiders program and I suspect this is similar. Hi Points Miles Martinis, As… Read More

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Southwest Airlines $49/$99/$129/$149 Sale Ends At Midnight Oct 16

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Today is the last day you can purchase nonstop, one-way tickets for $49, $99, $129, or $149 to select markets on southwest.com. These promotional fares are available for purchase on southwest.com through Thursday, October 16, 2014, 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating city, for travel every day of the week except… Read More


Top 10 Amazing Items From Luxury Hotels You Can Recreate At Home


I'm not gonna lie - I was spoiled at a 5-star luxury resort last week.  I reviewed it here.  But when I really thought about it, it was easy to pick out the top 10 items that I loved about the the things in the room - other than the gorgeous furnishing and scenery. I… Read More

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The Centers for Disease Control published "Interim Guidance about Ebola Infection for Airline Crews, Cleaning Personnel, and Cargo Personnel" on October 15, 2014. All of the information listed below is informational and "copied and pasted" from the linked website above. We here at PMM will NOT be offering any personal opinions or analysis. CDC requests… Read More


Hotel Review: Diplomatic Suite at the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi

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The Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas is a 5-star luxury beach resort in Abu Dhabi nestled along the pristine beaches of Saadiyat Island, just about 25 minutes from the Abu Dhabi International Airport. It opened in November 2011 with 306 spacious guestrooms with private balconies, including 39 suites all with ocean, garden or… Read More


American Airlines flight bound for Dallas, with 184 passengers had to make an emergency landing in San Francisco approximately 45 minutes into the flight due to the walls of the plane coming apart, according to ABC News 7! Scary if you ask me! Here are some excerpts from passengers onboard, reported by ABC News 7… Read More


The Best $100 I’ve Ever Spent On Travel

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Overseas travel is fun, but coming back to the USA can be a little rough - the jetlag, the long transit times, and time zone changes always make me a more than a little cranky. But that all changed when I spent $100 applying for Global Entry last year, was accepted, and now I am… Read More


Easy Way To Earn 20 Bonus Starbucks Stars (Targeted)


Starbucks is back at it again, sending out targeted emails giving Starbucks Rewards customers a challenge to earn up to 20 Bonus Stars with a few as 7 purchases in a two-week period from on October 15th to October 28th.     Bottom Line The smaller variation is to collect 5 stars and earn 10… Read More


Overview of New Delta SkyClub Food Offerings

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Earlier this year Delta was testing out new enhanced food offerings at some of their SkyClubs deciding which ones would do well to roll-out on a wide scale. Last night I was in the A17 Delta Sky Club in Atlanta and was able to try out their new enhanced food offerings in the evening that they… Read More