@Delta First Class Meal – Tandoori Chicken with Quinoa Salad

Delta has really been stepping up their catering game of late, and my recent flight from San Diego to Detroit is proof that they are taking it seriously. Since I was on an odd numbered flight (DL 833), meal orders were taken from the back to the front, so I didn’t have a choice in … Continue reading “@Delta First Class Meal – Tandoori Chicken with Quinoa Salad”

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Westin Los Cabos Resort Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – “Explore Los Cabos” Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure Before we knew it, it was time for us to return home – vacations are never long enough! We had arranged for … Continue reading “Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure”

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Westin Los Cabos Resort Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – “Explore Los Cabos” Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure The Offer A few months ago, I received an invitation to visit Westin’s newly renovated resort property in Los Cabos. Given the … Continue reading “Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival”

Onward to Paris!

With some luck, I managed to come across some affordable flights from New York (Kennedy) to Charles de Gaulle (CDG) for next year . Flights from Raleigh to JFK were almost as expensive as those from JFK to CDG, so I opted to use miles for that set of flights. With some nesting, the total … Continue reading “Onward to Paris!”

@Delta & @AeromexicoUSA Complimentary Upgrades and Upgrade Certificates

With all the recent schedule changes and the announcement that Delta Medallion members would receive both complimentary upgrades on Aeromexico flights as well as the ability to apply both types of Upgrade Certificates to flights operated by Aeromexico,  I logged in to see if any other flights had been affected. Flight changes are not uncommon … Continue reading “@Delta & @AeromexicoUSA Complimentary Upgrades and Upgrade Certificates”

@Delta 2019 Medallion Qualification Change

It seems there will be a change with the way the MQD (Medallion Qualifying Dollar) waiver will be factored in for the 2019 Medallion year. Instead of needing the $25,000 spend on your Delta-branded American Express card, you will now need $250,000. As most of my MQD are accrued by flight purchases thanks to work … Continue reading “@Delta 2019 Medallion Qualification Change”

Delta Schedule Change Fallout

Schedule changes are really no surprise in the travel game, but they are decidedly not fun. A few days ago I received an automated call from Delta to let me know that there was a schedule change that would make one of my connections in an upcoming trip illegal. Taking a deep breath, I logged … Continue reading “Delta Schedule Change Fallout”