A round table podcast with airline frequent flyers, elite hotel program members, and business travelers. Learn about airline upgrade strategies, redeeming credit card miles, flying first class, hotel upgrades, and mileage runs.
UPGRD 97: Finally a Change We're Gonna Like
By Upgrd Podcast - Upgrd Podcast Welcome to another episode of the UPGRD podcast. In this travel podcast we discuss the recent change in management at United with Jeff Smisek's departure and a new CEO appointment. Are you a past United customer who left for greener pastures? Is this a change for the good, might you return?
UPGRD 96: Travel Credit Cards
By Upgrd Podcast - Upgrd Podcast We revisit a popular topic in this week's frequent traveler podcast: some of the better travel credit cards and your credit score. We're joined by Stefan to talk about: How your credit score is calculated What effect inquiries have on your score Whether to apply for multiple cards on the same day, and We discuss some of the current best offers for cards for frequent travelers We only scratched the surface of many common credit card questions. What questions do you have for a future episode?
Upgrd 95: Seven AAighty Seven
By Upgrd Podcast - Upgrd Podcast We're back! And this week our miles and points experts discuss the inaugural American Airlines 787 flight from Dallas to Chicago. We talk about the best business class seats, the airplane and the events on the day. In addition we mourn the loss of RedBird for manufactured spend and (re)introduce you to the current UPGRD crew.
Upgrd 94: Captain Denny
By Upgrd Podcast - Upgrd Podcast In this frequent flyer podcast we are joined by Captain Denny to discuss customer service, the Captain Jason Dahl scholarship and frequent flyer news. Disclaimer: The views expressed are the personal opinions of the participants only and do not reflect the views of their employers.
Upgrd 93: Airline Predictions 2012
By Upgrd Podcast - Upgrd Podcast Our frequent flyers review our airline predictions from last year and prognosticate on upcoming airline and hotel promotions and changes in 2012. Although our crystal balls were somewhat clouded in 2011 a little bit of glass cleaner helped clarify everything for this year.
Upgrd 92: AdiÃ³s SpanAir
By Upgrd Podcast - Upgrd Podcast Join our frequent flyers as we discuss the closure of SpanAir, the bankruptcy proceedings of American Airlines, and recent hotel and airline promotions including: Delta may make run at US Airways US Airways evaluates merger with AA The end of SpanAir American Airlines restores free wine and beer in international economy New Hilton Benefits New Hyatt Promo Earn up to 44,000 points (enough for two free nights) Starwood Platinum Benefit Changes Starting March 1 Gold welcome gift choice of extra starpoints or wifi or complimentary beverage Platinum: bonus star points, continental breakfast, or "local amenities" (soft toy, small bottle of liquor, bottle of wine, mineral water, fruit basket, etc) After 50 nights receive 10 suite upgrades After 75 nights earn four points per dollar instead of three and Your24 benefit AA Double EQM for CA/IL/TX residents between SFO/LAX and DFW/ORD still running through March 31st.
if I write a reveiw then the show will come back on.
So glad upgrd podcast is back!
Covers so many issues important to frequent travelers. I never miss an episode, am entertained and always take away useful information.
Informative & Entertaining
The best podcast for frequent travellers, hands down.