Lyft is finally paying out that $27M lawsuit settlement to California drivers

No Uber cars near you? You may have to pay more for a ride, starting in December

Uber is matching in-app tips again — Aug. 15

Uber’s Local Offers spending portal is finally back

Uber is matching all July 18 in-app tips

Uber finally gave in! In-app tips start today in three cities

3 easy things Uber can do to make drivers stop quitting

Poll: In-app Uber tipping — for or against?

New rideshare app Sitbaq gets rolling in Bay Area as Uber HQ scrambles

Here’s the math on my month of Uber Flat Rate rides

Here’s why that video of a driver confronting Uber’s CEO is blown way out of proportion

A moral dilemma: how to rate your horrible Uber/Lyft driver

Is Uber’s flat rate promo too good to be true?

Top 5 reasons it pays to be an Uber driver, even if you hardly ever give rides

Here’s what Uber told its human drivers about its new robot drivers in San Francisco

Uber just took away its awesome spending portal for free rides, promising its return

Uber is finally doing something to shorten wait times at airports

California Lyft drivers may soon cash in on $27M employment suit settlement

Not a typo: $5,000 bonus for new LA Lyft drivers

Uber tells drivers: You are a machine, you will obey

Ad-free Pandora now live for Uber drivers

Lyft expands free car rental program to SF; will include electric cars

Uber v. Lyft duel still bringing us free rides

Uber now knows when your driver is a terrible driver

Lyft is giving free car rentals to drivers in 3 cities

Forget Uber/Lyft & use this fair trade app on your next trip to NYC

Why Uber’s stubbornness on in-app tipping will cost them in battle with Lyft

Why a new San Francisco rule ended my stint as an Uber/Lyft driver

Credit Cards

The first 15 credit cards to get if you want to travel for free-ish

Retention offer for Citi Prestige? Yes.

Is Best Western’s email credit card offer worth it?

“Spend! Use me!” cried my Alaska Air & AAdvantage Aviator credit cards today

My Citi Prestige Trip Delay benefit claim was painless & actually worked

Does this targeted sign-up bonus move a USAA card to the top of the cash-back cards list?

Why I regret signing up for the 75K Citi HHonors card

How to stay in really nice hotels for free

MasterCard just lost $26B/yr in debit business to Visa

Chased away from Chase cards? Here are 5 cards they won’t know about

Why you shouldn’t jump at Gold Delta’s increased sign-up bonus

5 Things to know before diving into points, miles & credit cards

New targeted Marriott card offer is tantalizing

This credit card’s $450 annual fee is totally worth it–for the first year

Chase just targeted me with a 75K Sapphire Preferred offer

Why travel sites are so obsessed with the Chase Sapphire Preferred

Barclaycard and JetBlue got me tipsy under the watchful eye of Alcatraz

Frontier Airlines

Frontier just switched to calendar-year elite qualifying — a positive for some, negative for others

My holiday gift from Frontier: a shortcut to elite status renewal

My spooky walk home from a failed Halloween mileage run on Frontier

Frontier stoops to Spirit’s level w/ misleading promos this week

Here’s everything you’d want to know about booking a Frontier flight over the phone

Crazy Frontier fare alert: SF-Orlando $20, one-way, non-stop, & vice versa

Frontier’s 75% off sale is back, today only (7.11)

Flight review: Frontier, red-eye, trans-con in coach (SFO-MCO)

Frontier pilots are ticked, did first picketing in Frontier history today

New Frontier routes will halve Philly, Orlando to Puerto Rico fares

This is why I love Frontier: SF-Orlando $67 RT

Debunking 3 Frontier Airlines myths you’ve probably never heard of

How to keep your Frontier miles alive for 15 years w/o flying a mile: Thanks Again

Frontier Airlines extends bonus miles promotion, updates website

Review: Frontier Airlines credit card — cute, but not rewarding

How to earn Alaska Airlines elite status by flying Frontier Airlines

Earn 2x, 3x miles on Frontier flights, plus 1K bonus miles

Seriously Frontier? A 75% off sale?

Frontier strikes again: Cross America for cheaper than a taxi ride

A look at Frontier Airlines elite status & award redemptions

This airline is offering 2X loyalty miles on flights through Sept. 30

Frontier Airlines 50% off sale is back; Tue & Wed flights only

Frontier is offering $20 flights for its b-day

50% off Frontier flights; Orlando-SF RT $113

Frontier Airlines wins lotto and offers lotto in same day

Should I take my first mileage run…on Frontier Airlines??

Florida flyers: These Frontier fares will freak you out

Why Frontier Airlines is so misunderstood; Plus check out their new non-stop SF-Orlando route


Free Starbucks for you & all your friends from Visa Checkout (targeted)

Free Starbucks w/ Lyft…gift card purchase?

Could new revenue-based Starbucks rewards actually be better?

Get a free Starbucks drink faster & a guide to getting its best value


Photos: Brits & Aussies rule, hip-hop legends eschew Outside Lands Fest ’17

Photos: SFO plane spotting from a land fill

How to escape from San Francisco to Alcatraz

Seattle’s Space Needle in 13 photos

How to strike it rich in Klondike gold & other photo mini-stories from Seattle

Photos: Milan

Photos: Verona

Photos: Florence

Photos: Venice, fending off the tides

Photos: A rainy Cinque Terre

Photos: Genoa, much more than a hometown to Columbus

Photos: World-class folk music meets world-class NorCal brewery

Photos from Navajo land

Selfie sticks, rain & gnarly trees at the Grand Canyon

Millennials relive emotional chaos of youth at emo reunion tour

Joggers escape close call with tree branch in Golden Gate Park

Up close with NYC’s MoMA, Lady Liberty & 9/11 memorial


Flight review: a $400 round trip to Auckland on Air New Zealand

Ranking the 4 major points hotels on NZ’s North Island

Hotel review: new TownePlace Suites is one of SF Bay Area’s most affordable points options

After 10 flights, a review of United’s Silver elite status

My first ever flight in first class: Alaska Airlines, Portland to SF (B737)

Dance floor legroom & Carolina lovebirds. Charlotte to SF in AA economy plus (A321)

Hotel review: Hilton Helsinki Kalastajatorppa

Flight review: Finnair — Paris to Helsinki to SF in economy

Flight review: SF to Paris non-stop on French budget carrier XL Airways

Flight review: finally flying Alaska Airlines

Hotel review: Country boy walks into the Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui

Hotel review: brand new Residence Inn Maui Wailea

Hotel review: Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach penthouse floor

Review: The Club MCO brings Priority Pass option to Orlando’s Terminal A at last

Hotel review: Holiday Inn Huatulco in Oaxaca, Mexico

Hotel review: Holiday Inn Express Mexico Aeropuerto

Review: Country boy walks into his first business class flight — Aeromexico SF to Huatulco, Mexico

Review: Long Beach Airport, a JetBlue hub

Review: Air France-KLM lounge, SFO’s only Priority Pass option

Virgin America Loft at LAX may be closing soon. Here are some photos inside

Hotel review: Hilton Garden Inn Venice Mestre San Giuliano

Hotel review: Holiday Inn Genoa City

Hotel review: Don’t take a taxi to the Holiday Inn Express Affoltern am Albis outside Zurich

Hotel review: I…fell into the rooftop pool at the Crowne Plaza Verona Fiera

Review: My first flight on Virgin America

Hotel review: Is this Holiday Inn Express Milan room sexist?

Hotel review: A country boy walks into the Park Hyatt Milan, Zurich

Hotel review: The Beverly Hilton & a photogenic fish

Why travel sites are so obsessed with the Chase Sapphire Preferred