Travel News, Deals, Tips and Stories For October 23, 2020 –

Greetings from cloudy and cool Southern California. The high temperatures have finally started to break so it’s kind of feeling like autumn (the emphasis on ‘kind of’ because the high is still 70F along the coast and the low is 61F). But it’s supposed to get even “colder” next week, when temperatures dip to 66/54F. I can’t remember the...

Can I travel to the Canary Islands? Holiday quarantine rules explained

CANARY Islands' tourist operators have worked "intensely on reopening our destination" for holidaymakers. So, what is the latest on the Spanish archipelago, and can Brits safely visit Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura? ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates 5Most hotels have now reopened their doors on the CanariesCredit: 4Corners Images Can I travel to the Canary...

Delta status match challenge

Earlier this week, Delta came out with an incredibly generous status match challenge offer. It isn’t entirely clear whether or not it is targeted, but many will find it worth a shot even if they aren’t sure they are targeted for it. If you have elite status...

Airfare of the Day [Business Class] TURKISH AIRLINES Singapore to London from $1,886

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Turkish Airlines and their business class promotional round trip fares between Singapore...

IHG Hotels Middle East, India, Maldives & Africa Up To 35% Off Sale For Stays Through April 4, 2021

IHG has launched a new offer for stays at participating hotels in the Middle East, India, Maldives, and Africa through April 4, 2021. The discount is up to 35% off, and IHG Rewards Club members get an additional undisclosed saving if booked by January...

Brits holidaying in Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria will have to take Covid test during hotel check-in this winter

BRITS arriving for holidays in the Canary Islands will be tested for coronavirus when they arrive at their hotel receptions. The regional government and hoteliers are finalising the measure following a row over testing at airports. 3Brits holidaying in the Canary Islands will be tested for coronavirus when they arrive at their hotel receptionsCredit: AP:Associated Press The Spanish government and the airport...

Great value for non-travel rewards (want stuff?)

A couple of years ago a friend asked me which credit card she should get. She was interested in earning rewards, but not for travel.  She wanted to use her rewards to treat herself to stuff: new clothes, shoes, gadgets, whatever.  I recommended a 2% cash back...

Air Canada’s Airbus A319 All Business Class JETZ Are Back For The Winter Schedule

Air Canada Jetz famous All Business Class Airbus A319 which are usually used as a charter aircraft for celebrity groups and sports teams are back on regular rotation for the winter schedule. The four aircraft of this type Air Canada has are bookable as...

New DC hotel CitizenM offers small rooms, big beds, mood lighting

Dutch hotel company CitizenM has opened its fifth CitizenM hotel in the U.S. in Southwest D.C., and it calls its rooms "the hotel room, reinvented." See photos. ...

Why Hawaii’s COVID-19 Testing to Avoid Quarantine Isn’t Going to Last Long –

Thank God the number of COVID deaths in the United States is lower than it was in the spring, but because the number of cases is so out of control, travel is just not worth the risk for some. If I didn’t have two young kids and a history of asthma, I would have been on the first flight...