Monthly Archive: April 2017

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New Favorite Travel Apps & PBS Series: City in the Sky

Flightradar24 (iOS or Android) If you are a plane spotter or just want to know what plane is flying over you in your current location, just open up Flightradar24 on your phone. You can get all the stats (altitude, location, registration, speed, etc.) of the plane and even filter it to...

Old vs. New Metal AMEX Platinum 0

Credit Card Application Batch – March/April 2017

Over the past few months I decided to apply for 2 more credit cards and also received an offer from AMEX as I continue to diversify my point/mile balances. I applied and was approved for the following cards: Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature ($75/yr, not waived 1st year): -30,000 Alaska Airlines...

London 2

Award Booking Assistance using Chase Ultimate Reward Points

A few loyal readers, Claire & Danny, signed up for the Chase Sapphire Reserve 100K bonus when it was available last year and recently reached out to me to assist with booking an award using their Chase UR points. They were flexible on their dates but their destinations were set in...

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3 Year Anniversary

It’s been 3 years since I started Palo Will Travel and I’ve enjoyed every moment! I’ve made over 130 posts and hope all the tips & tricks have provided you with a great wealth of knowledge during your travels. Knowing that some of my loyal readers being able to enjoy...

Bondi Beach 1

72 Hours in the Life of Palo: San Francisco to Sydney

Ever wonder what it takes to travel from San Francisco to Sydney? It might seem all of my travels are fun and easy, but that’s not always the case. Check out the 72 hour adventure! Monday 10AM (T-36 before LAX-SYD AA73): I received a notification from ExpertFlyer stating there is upgrade...