Gilbert Ott

Qatar Extends Elite Status And Benefits 12 Months

Qatar Airways just announced a generous elite status extension for its Privilege Club frequent flyers, and it's good news for anyone - and realistically everyone - whose travel plans are in limbo. The airline is automatically extending members eli...
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Virtually All Of Asia Now Closed Off To Tourists…

It was only a matter of time, but Thailand has become the latest country to shutter its doors to all short term visitors. This comes as nations around the world close to non residents in an aim to curb all non essential travel and prevent further out...
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How Long Will It Take For Travel To Rebound?

When will the travel industry recover? That's the trillion dollar question, and no one has all the answers, but travel has faced great adversity and crisis before, and it's always come back stronger than ever. Fun fact - recovery is happening faster ...

GSTP Presents… Limited Edition #Avgeek Art…

Looking up into the sky right now is rather sad. Most of the beautiful contrails are gone, and those that are still there rarely have four trails. Airlines are ditching the Boeing 747 in record numbers, as they shift away from gas guzzlers, in favor ...

Future Travel Inspiration: Mumbai’s Spice Markets

When you talk of sensory travel experiences, it doesn't get more literal than the spice markets of India, and in this case - the bustling city of Mumbai. Mumbai's spice markets are some of the most fascinating places I've ever been, and not just beca...

Master List: Airlines & Hotel Voucher Extensions…

People travel hard, work hard and spend hard to earn travel perks, and among them vouchers can be the very best. Whether it's two people travelling for the price in miles of one, or upgrade certificates to turn an average hotel night into a fabulous ...

Ryanair: No More Flights For At Least 2 Months

With spring break and summer holidays upon us, there's nothing an airline would love to do more than fly hordes of passengers with their highest annual fares. For Ryanair, like many airlines, that won't be happening this year. Due to border closures ...
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Marriott Gives Customers The Button They Deserve…

Oh cool, the Ritz Carlton is only $250 per night. Oh wait, never mind. With taxes, resort fees and everything else, it's in the mid $300's, and there goes that. It only took a pandemic, a $250 billion dollar bailout proposal and years of IT support, ...

Gilbert Ott

Gilbert Ott is an ever curious traveler and one of the world's leading travel experts. His adventures take him all over the globe, often spanning over 200,000 miles a year and his travel exploits are regularly featured on Good Morning America, BBC, The Sunday Times, Travel & Leisure, CNN and other leading news outlets. Obsessed with deals, destinations and luxury travel – Ott is constantly in search of an edge, and shares every travel trick here on GodSaveThePoints.com. Catch him in airports around the world, if you can.

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