Yesterday, I read on a few blogs that Southwest was pushing a targeted fast-track to A-List status promotion. I did not receive that one, but I did get a little something in email from Southwest today – a double redeemable and tier points promotion. Here are the details. “Earn double points and double Tier Qualifying… Read full article

The sun is finally shining in Atlanta. Of course, I’ll be leaving for more cold in Washington, DC, but I digress. It’s good to be back on the road again, if only for a short trip to the Nation’s capital. Here’s a look at our posts over the last week at MJ on Travel. New… Read full article

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a deal worthy of a “weekly deal” post, but today is the day. This is even more worthy of a post since I was able to take advantage of this. As you may know, the world’s largest cruise ship, Allure of the Seas, will be spending a summer… Read full article

This week, Carnival released some additional details on their forthcoming newest ship, Carnival Vista. The ship sets sail in spring 2016, and promises to be Carnival’s best ship yet. According to the company, Carnival Vista is designed to connect guests to the ocean with sweeping views and plenty to do inside and out. One of my favorite… Read full article

If you’ve ever looked at the About Me page here at MJ on Travel, you know I’m an airline guy/#AvGeek first and foremost. I cut my teeth at American Eagle and American Airlines, and it really makes me smile that American Airlines has taken delivery of its first 787 today. Yes, I’m following on Flightaware.com…. Read full article

The latest ride from Uber has arrived in Atlanta, uberSELECT. UberSELECT is a step up from uberX. Uber describes the new ride like this – “stylish, sleek vehicles like BMWs, Mercedes, and Audis – at an affordable price. uberSELECT is the latest experimental feature from the Uber garage….” Fares fall somewhere between uberX and uberBLACK…. Read full article

I suppose it’s hard to take away something that’s already been taken away, then put back, but not published. However, I’d say Delta has managed to do that. Just what the heck am I talking about? Per DeltaPoints, Delta has quietly removed the unpublished upgrade benefit for Platinum Medallions on the premium transcon routes from JFK… Read full article

I’ve managed to book two J-class awards for my wife and I for travel to Europe at Delta SkyMiles Level 1 (saver). Granted, J-class saver costs 62,500 miles each way, which is 12,500 more than most domestic carriers at the moment, assuming you can find availability, but I was quite happy with the result. October… Read full article

Rant on. It isn’t lost on me that the airline industry in the United States has been a financial basket case for most of its existence. We all know the quip from Warren Buffet about investors being better off if Orville had been shot down. I’ve been reading a lot of news articles about Delta’s… Read full article

Skip the drama over Dynamic Dining, and let’s talk about one of the most notable features of Quantum of the Seas. No, it’s not North Star, though that’s certainly notable. Nor is it the bumper cars, the beautiful solarium or the polar bear statue. The most notable feature of Quantum of the Seas to this… Read full article

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