Sunday, September 19, 2021

Breakthrough Infections: Another Reason Not to Travel

I'll file this one under Punxsutawney TPOL, the directory of trips I say I'll take but do not because of COVID. The latest in the world of imaginary adventures includes a gorilla trekking safari...

Booked! Michigan v. Wisconsin

I refuse to change my travel style (see ThePointsOfLife Travel Philosophy) because of COVID. If that means I have to stay home, then I will stay home (see 11 Reasons Why I Still Don’t Want to...

Approved! Amex Business Platinum

The good news is that I'm going to have more money than Davy Crockett. The bad news is that I'm going to have a minimum spend problem after adopting four new children: the Amex...

Amex Business Gold Offer Under ‘Investigation’

I applied for the Amex Business Gold (90,000 Business Gold Card Offer, Suddenly Not Available). The targeted offer in my inbox said 90k points. When I logged in, the targeted offer said 100k points....

Kayak Answers, “Can I Travel to…?”

Admittedly, it's becoming silly to write about trips that I won't be taking (see No Vegas for TPOL). Yesterday, while feeling the confines of my incarceration and the effects of my Manhattan, I let...

Will the Hunt for Status Push Me to Travel?

I had big dreams of retaining status this year (see Becoming Hyatt Globalist Again: TPOL’s Masterpiece Strategy & Close to Marriott Titanium Elite: Do You Care, Do I?). Now it's almost August and I am...

90,000 Business Gold Card Offer, Suddenly Not Available

Like many others, I have been receiving numerous offers from Amex including one for 150k for the Business Platinum (see Targeted: 150k Amex Platinum Biz Offer). Six days ago, I received one for 90k...

AA Refund!…7-20 Business Days

Don't book tickets using vouchers if there is even a 0.00001% chance that you may cancel. After fighting with American Airlines, they finally agreed to refund the value of my voucher (see Another Day,...

Another Day, Another Fight With American Airlines

Remember when TPOL cancelled the trip to Vegas (see No Vegas for TPOL). Part of that trip was a flight on AA. Despite cancelling within 24 hours of booking my basic economy ticket, AA refused...

Jamaica Carnival 2022: Marriott Still Unavailable

There's nothing better in life than carnival. My first experience was in Rio (see Guns & Butter: Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide). The second was in Trinidad (see Last Minute Trinidad Carnival Guide! Everything You Need...
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