How I’m Visiting Beijing for $2.86

I’m currently sitting on a plane, starting the first leg of very exciting journey. Everyone likes a good deal, and I’m no exception! If you know me at all, you know flying is a huge hobby for me, particularly when it comes to airline loyalty programs.…

First Class to Europe for $1200? Last Chance!

There’s been some pretty great Black Friday / Thanksgiving travel deals this week, but one I stumbled upon today ends tomorrow! Avianca is a Colombian airline that’s part of the Star Alliance along with the likes of United and Lufthansa. Right now, they have a sale…

Flying ‘Private’ for $227.50 – my JetSuiteX Flight Experience

I was recently in Las Vegas for a work trip, and decided it would be a good excuse to head back to California for the weekend after to visit my family. In typical TravelWithElbie fashion, I had this brainwave the week before I departed, so there were limited flight options available. I was able to change my Delta MSP-LAS ticket to an open jaw MSP-LAS and LAX-MSP flight for relatively low cost, but that still left the matter of getting from Vegas to LA.

My Status Match to Delta (and my Crazy Mileage Run coming this Weekend!)

After living in the midwest for a little over a year, I realized I needed to open my mind to a new choice for airlines and alliances. Previously having spent the last few years on United and Star Alliance (it made sense for a lot of trips between Boston, LA and Europe), I’ve begun searching for other options.

The ‘Marmite’ Effect of BA Club World

It’s time for another guest post from my dad! Check out his thoughts and review of BA’s Club World Business Class. If you are an Anglophile you may have tried Marmite, a savory spread for toast that people tend to either love or hate. There isn’t…

Escape Lounge MSP – A Reason to Keep my Amex Platinum?

When flying out of Minneapolis, one has limited lounge options. Of course MSP airport is a nice airport in and of itself, so this isn’t that big of a deal. That being said, your main options in terminal 1 (aka the Delta, United, AA terminal etc)…

I Left My Heart in the Fairmont San Francisco

It’s time for another guest post from my dad! This time he takes us with him on a recent trip to San Francisco. I recently made a last-minute business trip to San Francisco and found a really good deal via Expedia at the Fairmont Hotel, offering…