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The Points Guy

  • newFlorida, Mississippi Declare a State of Emergency as Alberto Churns in the Gulf
    The Atlantic hurricane season doesn’t begin until June 1, but it seems one storm missed that memo. Subtropical Storm Alberto, first named tropical system of the year, formed Friday afternoon — becoming only the fourth storm to develop in the…
    - 14 hours ago May 26, 2018, 9:30pm -
  • newCredit Card Review: Chase Freedom Unlimited
    Hidden behind a shiny plastic design and a bunch of advertising focusing on “cash back,” the Chase Freedom Unlimited packs a mighty punch. At first glance it may seem like a fairly tame credit card — small sign-up bonus, average cash back rate…
    - 15 hours ago May 26, 2018, 9:00pm -
  • newTip: Get Half-Off Your Caffeine Fix at a Capital One Cafe
    Did you know there’s a place you can get half-off your caffeine fix just for having a Capital One checking, savings or credit card account? They’re called Capital One Cafes, and there’s not just one but (currently) 29 locations in the United St…
    - 16 hours ago May 26, 2018, 8:00pm -
  • newThe World’s Most Unusual Hotels: Glamping at Scarabeo Desert Camp in Morocco
    Scarabeo camp is a unique experience for those who want to get away from it all without giving up modern conveniences. The pros: stunning vistas, convenient location and delicious food. The cons: complicated booking process, showering can be difficul…
    - 17 hours ago May 26, 2018, 7:00pm -
  • newSo You Married an Airplane Clapper — Now What?
    While it’s common in other cultures to celebrate upon landing, Airplane Clappers are generally scoffed at here in the US (Puerto Rico excluded). From a Seinfeld episode to a Saturday Night Live skit, society’s message is clear: there’s no need…
    - 18 hours ago May 26, 2018, 6:00pm -
  • newCiti Prestige Scaling Back Purchasing and Travel Protection Benefits
    The Citi Prestige has been a long favorite of TPG. In addition to marquee benefits such as $250 in travel credits, 4th night free at hotels (and even hostels) and access to more than 1,000 lounges through Priority Pass, the card has earned top marks…
    - 19 hours ago May 26, 2018, 5:15pm -
  • newNo Love at Love Field: DAL Airlines Hate Gate-Allocation Plan
    Despite a longstanding dispute over gate space at Love Field Airport in Dallas, Southwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines have found common ground: Neither carrier likes the April 30 resolution proposed by the City of Dallas. The proposed terms would al…
    - 21 hours ago May 26, 2018, 3:00pm -
  • newHow to Keep Your Phone From Ruining Your Vacation
    Cell phones are great for keeping in touch with friends and family while traveling — and it’s hard to beat having instant access to a high-end, lightweight camera. But on vacation, you want to take a break and unplug, right? Well, no. Despite a…
    - 22 hours ago May 26, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • newThe Best Credit Cards for Extended Warranty in 2018
    Did your phone die just days after its warranty ended? Warranties always seem to end right before you need them, leaving you out of luck unless you put the original purchase on a credit card offering extended warranty protection. I know this firsthan…
    - 23 hours ago May 26, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • newAviation Strikes Continue in France, A New Business Card From Chase, Ebola Deaths Mount in Africa and More
    Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you might have missed from the week before. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you might have missed on TPG this week. Another Week, Another French Aviation Strike On Tuesday, air traffic co…
    - 24 hours ago May 26, 2018, 12:00pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

  • newPuppies Born at Gate 80 of Tampa Airport Just Before Boarding American Airlines Flight
    A yellow lab named Eleanor Rigby (like the Beatles song) gave birth at Tampa airport's gate 80 just prior to boarding a flight to Philadelphia. She had eight puppies. The airport's fire and rescue team was called to the scene to assist with the del…
    - 12 hours ago May 26, 2018, 11:34pm -
  • newHere’s What Makes a Great Airport Lounge
    I'd love to be able to visit American's Flagship Dining I'm not often flying American three-cabin first class, indeed they don't offer it on many routes at all. And the American Express Centurion Dining in Hong Kong inside the Centurion lounge there…
    - 15 hours ago May 26, 2018, 9:04pm -
  • newPaypal Entering the Points Game and What It’s Like to Work for Qatar
    A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips.Continue reading Paypal Entering the Points Game and What It’s Like to Work for Qatar...
    - 17 hours ago May 26, 2018, 6:34pm -
  • newAre Centurion Lounges So Busy Nobody Goes There Anymore?
    I was in the Phiadelphia airport's Centurion lounge this past week. I hadn't been since the lounge's pre-opening event in October. It was packed.They’re popular with travelers because they’re better than the lounges that were already in the ai…
    - 20 hours ago May 26, 2018, 4:04pm -
  • new“You’re My Bartender” Fight Breaks Out When American Flight Attendant Won’t Serve Beer
    On Wednesday’s American Airlines flight AA1293 from St. Croix to Miami passenger Jason Felix was apparently drunk when he boarded. Unsurprisingly the flight attendant wouldn’t serve the man another beer — and they wound up discussing whether t…
    - 22 hours ago May 26, 2018, 2:04pm -
  • newI Don’t Get It, Why Are People Still Collecting SkyMiles?
    When a loyalty program becomes less rewarding, it moves the needle with consumers less. That's a fairly basic proposition. It's not any different than the idea that if you raise prices consumers buy less of your product. There are exceptions of co…
    - 24 hours ago May 26, 2018, 12:04pm -
  • How Delta Overcharges You for Award Tickets
    Delta saver business class awards between US and Europe are supposed to cost 70,000 miles each way unless you're using SkyMiles to fly on a Delta airlines partner in which case they charge extra miles. At least that's the theory. Delta charges wha…
    - 1 day ago May 26, 2018, 12:04am -
  • How to Fix the Problem of Inflight Credit Card Announcements
    Inflight credit card announcements aren't going to go away no matter how much customers complain. However I do think the announcements could be done in a way that's friendlier for passengers -- and more effective for card issuers and their co-brand…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 10:04pm -
  • Why the New Arrival Premier is Underappreciated
    Ultimately the problem Barclays faces is the same one other issuers are facing, several cards are cutting costs where they can because the market has gotten so competitive issuers are spending more than they're taking in to attract customers and enco…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 8:04pm -
  • American Airlines Blocking CLEAR From Setting Up Expedited Security Lines
    CLEAR lets you skip to the front of the security line. You use a fingerprint for identification and even if you're precheck you go ahead of everyone that's waiting to have their ID checked.Delta made an investment in CLEAR two years ago. That's help…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 5:34pm -

One Mile at a Time

  • newWeekly Review: May 26, 2018
    Happy Memorial Day Weekend! I'm doing a whole lot of nothing this weekend, as in a few days I'm leaving on a trip to Italy and Greece, which I'm excited about. I'll be going to Milan, Santorini, and Athens. The whole reason Milan is part of the itine…
    - 15 hours ago May 26, 2018, 8:33pm -
  • newIs The New Ink Business Unlimited Card Worth It?
    Earlier this week we saw the introduction of the new Ink Business UnlimitedSM Credit Card, which joins Chase's excellent lineup of Ink Business Cards (which otherwise include the Ink Business Cash℠ Credit Card and Ink Business Preferred℠ Cre…
    - 18 hours ago May 26, 2018, 6:03pm -
  • newResults From My One & Only Credit Card Application For A While
    Recently we saw the introduction of two big new welcome bonuses on Citi AAdvantage Cards:-- The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard® is offering a welcome bonus of 60,000 AAdvantage miles after making $3,000 of purch…
    - 20 hours ago May 26, 2018, 4:07pm -
  • newStaying At A Kimpton This Summer? Don’t Forget The Secret Social Password
    IHG initially announced that they were purchasing Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants back in 2014, but up until this year the brands continued to operate separately. Earlier this year the Kimpton Karma Rewards program was integrated into the IHG Rewards Cl…
    - 21 hours ago May 26, 2018, 3:02pm -
  • newA Look At Biman Bangladesh’s New 787 Business Class
    The newly delivered 787 that I'm most excited about this summer belongs to Air Tanzania, as they'll be adding a single Boeing 787 to their fleet, which they plan to use for flights to Mumbai. You can bet I'll be on that flight only shortly after it l…
    - 21 hours ago May 26, 2018, 2:29pm -
  • New OMAAT Email System: Please Check Your Subscriptions
    Just a quick housekeeping update as we transitioned to a new email service yesterday (the previous one has been in place since 2008, and has been causing problems). I realize everyone is already receiving too many dang emails due to GDPR compliance s…
    - 1 day ago May 26, 2018, 11:33am -
  • Qatar Airways CEO Says To Expect More Fuel Surcharges
    Earlier I wrote about how Qatar Airways added a new $100 per segment surcharge for those booked in their excellent Qsuites business class product. Unfortunately it looks like that's not the only new or increased surcharge we should expect from Qatar…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 11:34pm -
  • Qatar Airways Adds New Surcharge For Qsuites Tickets
    Qatar Airways' Qsuites business class is by far the best in the world, in my opinion, taking into account both the hard and soft product. Qatar Airways has perfected business class, plain and simple.Qsuites first debuted last summer, and Qatar Airwa…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 7:54pm -
  • Silvercar Expands To Washington Dulles
    I’ve written extensively about Silvercar, including my recent rental experience with them in Orlando. Silvercar is an innovative rental car company available in over 20 US markets markets, which exclusively rents Audis (they used to just rent th…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 7:09pm -
  • Edelweiss Air Crews Express Safety & Passenger Experience Concerns
    Edelweiss Air is Swiss' leisure airline, which operates a fleet of A320s, A330s and A340s, to both shorthaul and longhaul destinations. They're not a low cost carrier per se, but rather operate routes to many leisure destinations that wouldn't work f…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 6:26pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • newLast Chance Deals: Hyatt Regency, Lowe’s & Amazon Amex Offers, 35% Off Starpoints & More
    Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. Thursday marks the end of the month, so there are loads of deals ending that day. Included in that is potentially the last…
    - 1 hour ago May 27, 2018, 10:36am -
  • newAre points a waste of time? 63K RT business class to Europe says no.
    In this Frequent Miler week in review around the web, we look at whether or not the pursuit of points is time well spent, a quick references on departure taxes by city, and an award option to snag business class to Europe round trip for 63,000 miles…
    - 14 hours ago May 26, 2018, 10:18pm -
  • new(EXPIRED) Stacking deals at Kmart: Spend $50, get $46 back in points
    Kmart has a couple of stacking deals going on right now that can combine to get a total of $46 back in Sears Shop Your Way points when you spend $50 (provided you spend $20 of that on Hanes products). The Deal Stack two deals for a tot…
    - 18 hours ago May 26, 2018, 5:22pm -
  • Delta’s A350 seats, the most rewarding promotions, free expedited entry to the US, and more
    This week at Frequent Miler, we’ve got reviews of Delta’s A350 business class and premium select cabins, the most rewarding hotel promotions, and the weird (but useful) Citi Prestige benefits. Read all that and more in this week’s recap below.…
    - 1 day ago May 26, 2018, 10:38am -
  • Bobby Van’s JFK Priority Pass restaurant: worth a visit

    - 1 day ago May 26, 2018, 12:20am -
  • Spend $100+ on your cell phone bill, get 1,000 bonus points
    There is a new (targeted) Amex Offer out today for paying your cell phone bill: Spend $100+ on your cell phone bill, get 1,000 Membership Rewards points (up to 2,000 total points). We only found this offer on one card in my household. While not a…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 8:42pm -
  • New AU bonus: 5K per user up to 20K total [Targeted]
    American Express is sending out a targeted mailer for bonus points when adding authorized users. We have one report of the following offer: earn 5,000 Membership Rewards points for each additional card member after they spend $500 in eligible pu…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 4:36pm -
  • Fall airfares to Europe from $330 or 22.5K round trip
    Star Alliance carriers are offering some cheap airfares to Europe this fall, with prices starting in the $330’s for flights from New York / Newark to cities like Dublin, Amsterdam, and Barcelona. Other destination cities are available for a bit…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 2:22pm -
  • 5% off sitewide at Raise, up to $10 off is offering a Memorial Day weekend sale, with 5% off sitewide with coupon code HOTDOG (up to a $10 discount). If you use the app and check out via PayPal, this would stack with 5x on the Chase Freedom this quarter if you haven’t yet ma…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 11:22am -
  • Citi Prestige: Weird but valuable benefits
    In light of the news that Citi has reduced many of the Prestige card’s travel & purchase protections, I expect that readers are wondering whether to dump their Prestige card when the next annual fee is due.  I’m wondering the same.  First, thou…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 10:39am -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • Confirmed? American Express is killing the golden Delta goose
    I wrote back in February that I was concerned the unbonused manufactured spend I put on my Delta Platinum Business credit card wasn't counting towards my annual Medallion Qualification Dollar waiver, but that since it still appeared properly on my st…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Non-London American Airlines routes to Europe
    A few weekends ago I held one of my notorious subscribers-only meetups in Philadelphia, and a long-time reader mentioned that American Airlines was launching non-stop service from Philadelphia to Budapest. I more or less gave up on American years ago…
    - 6 days ago May 21, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Let's talk about the Visa Infinite companion discount
    [edit 5/15/18: read the comments for warnings from folks who have tried to game their Ritz-Carlton credit limits.]In response to yesterday's post about some new and upcoming credit cards, reader Andy commented:"You are missing two of the bigger bene…
    - 12 days ago May 15, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Is there any value in the latest crop of new credit cards?
    [edit 5/14/18: added unlimited Priority Pass Select membership to list of Ritz-Carlton card benefits.]Several banks have let out a steady trickle of new credit cards and announcements in the last few months, so I thought I'd run through a few of them…
    - 13 days ago May 14, 2018, 5:30pm -
  • Which blackout date policy will the new Marriott Rewards program adopt?
    Lots of digital ink has already been spilled over what has been announced regarding the upcoming August 1, 2018, merger of the Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest programs. One question we won't know the answer to until the changes go into…
    - 17 days ago May 10, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Pro tip: an easy Amtrak Guest Rewards mistake to make
    Amtrak Guest Rewards, the loyalty program for the United States' national passenger rail system, underwent a dual devaluation in 2015/2016 which made Amtrak Guest Rewards points much more difficult to earn (with the end of Chase Ultimate Rewards tra…
    - 18 days ago May 9, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Two cautionary tales
    I've been blessed multiple times to unknowingly move to communities that had favorable environments for manufactured spend. Now, that's not exactly a "coincidence," since many of the most hostile environments for manufactured spend are also the most…
    - 26 days ago May 1, 2018, 6:25pm -
  • How I talked myself around on Chase ending pooled Ultimate Rewards points
    When the travel hacking blogosphere erupted in recent weeks with "rumors" that Chase might, maybe, eventually end the ability to combine points between fixed-value Ultimate Rewards accounts and flexible Ultimate Rewards accounts, I met the rumors wit…
    - 27 days ago Apr 30, 2018, 9:59am -
  • US Bank Real-Time Rewards: don't learn from your mistakes, learn from my mistakes
    Back in March when I first wrote about US Bank's introduction of "Real-Time Rewards" to their Flexperks Travel Rewards and Altitude credit cards, reader Chris left a comment warning about a problem he'd encountered:"So I just learned the hard way th…
    - 30 days ago Apr 27, 2018, 9:59am -
  • A funny window for stacking World of Hyatt promotions in Las Vegas
    I was updating my Hotel Promotions page with the latest Hilton, Starwood, and Marriott promotions when I noticed some overlapping dates during which you should be able to qualify for 3 separate World of Hyatt promotions:Between May 7 and July 31, 201…
    - 32 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 9:59am -

Well Traveled Mile

  • Leverage The Travelocity Amex Card With RewardsBoost To Get 98% Off Travel
    The Travelocity® Rewards American Express® Card may unlock the secret to some of the most powerful manufacture spend strategies and the potential rewards from the card are huge. However, this card is often overlooked for credit cards that offer mor…
    - Jun 5, 2014, 9:57pm -
  • Top 10 Best Credit Card Sign-up Bonus Offers For June 2014
    Every month I’ll post the top 10 best current credit card sign-up offers and update the list throughout the month if offers change. You can always check out my credit cards page for a full list of cards, but since the best credit card offers ar…
    - Jun 5, 2014, 3:33am -
  • Infographic Comparison of Airline Award Charts [Updated)
    Devaluations are never good. For one they make us spend more miles for award flights, and two they put me to work updating the airline award chart comparison infographics! Over the last year we saw a handful of deviations including United, Delta (2x?…
    - Jun 5, 2014, 3:00am -
  • I Quit School Today To Blog Full-Time
    Around the same time I launched Well Traveled Mile, I was in the midst of mailing off applications for graduate school. In some ways I was hedging my bets, continuing my education while building a travel blog on the side as a platform to share one of…
    - Jun 3, 2014, 8:02am -
  • 4 Credit Card Sign-up Bonuses to Consider for Free Flights to Europe
    Europe is often atop many folks travel list and earning miles for free flights is a great way to cover the flight across the pond. Award flights from the US to Europe are likely the most competitive and highly demanded award routings, often making g…
    - Jun 2, 2014, 7:49am -
  • 30,000 Points Bonus Back on American Express SPG Credit Cards (+ Refer a Friend for 5k Points)
    The Starwood American Express cards are among the most flexible hotel credit cards available and the points are valuable for both hotel stays and flights. The sign-up bonus on both the personal and business version of this card just increased to 30,…
    - May 31, 2014, 6:00am -
  • Roundup of New Credit Card Sign-up Bonus Offers
    This week a handful of new offers were released and make for some great opportunities to earn a few nice sign-up bonuses. It is always ideal to grab a credit card when it is offering a higher than normal sign-up bonus and here a a few that are wor…
    - May 30, 2014, 7:26am -
  • Lufthansa Miles & More Basics: Part 3 – 10 Great Uses of Lufthansa Miles
    The 50,000 mile Lufthansa Premier Miles & More World MasterCard® offer is currently one of the best airline credit card offers available. It’s one of the few sign-up bonuses that is worth a roundtrip flight to Europe from the US. Since it’s a…
    - May 29, 2014, 7:01am -
  • US Airways Off-peak Awards to Europe
    US Airways off-peak awards are one of my favorite awards and offer an exceptional value for getting to Europe and other destinations. Even though US Airways and American Airlines are in the process of merging, US Airways Dividend miles are still amon…
    - May 28, 2014, 7:28am -
  • Join My Private IHG Best Rate Guarantee Group Discussion
    I’ve written a few articles about how IHG has one of the most valuable best rate guarantees among all hotel brands. You can get a free night at an IHG hotel if you find the same room on an OTA (online travel agency) at a lower price. Over the last…
    - May 27, 2014, 7:13pm -


  • newBook Top Tier SPG Properties Between August & December 2018
    In August of this year, SPG and Marriott are merging their loyalty programs. All SPG points will be converted to Marriott points at a rate of 1:3. Read all about how these changes will affect both SPG and Marriott members in regards to the new elite…
    - 11 hours ago May 27, 2018, 12:37am -
  • Alaska Mileage Plan Change & Cancellation Fees as of June 5
    Alaska is tightening their the policy on change and cancellation fees in a couple weeks. As of June 5, you will no longer be able to change or cancel an award 60 days or more prior to departure for free. The only window of time you’ll have to make…
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 10:08pm -
  • Another NEW 50k Ultimate Reward Bonus for No Annual Fee
    Chase is really pumping the gas these days. In March we saw the introduction of the 50k Ultimate Reward sign up bonus offer for the Ink Business Cash Card. Now we’ve got another lucrative new sign up bonus offer from the bank, this time via a brand…
    - 4 days ago May 23, 2018, 12:03am -
  • When Was the Last Transfer Bonus? Part 3: SPG Points
    Update 5/21/18: It’s been a year since I originally published this Transfer Bonus series, so I’ve updated all three posts with transfer bonuses over the last 12 months. Today… SPG Points. American Express Membership Rewards, SPG Points, and Cit…
    - 5 days ago May 22, 2018, 2:03am -
  • Plastiq Promo: Only 2% Fees for Rent Payments
    This promotion is only for those who have never used Plastiq before. If that’s you, keep reading. Plastiq is basically bill pay with benefits. They make it possible for you to use a credit card for many expenses that otherwise require a check, beca…
    - 8 days ago May 19, 2018, 12:27am -
  • Two New Bonus Offers Earn 137,000 AAdvantage Miles
    The Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard is now offering 60,000 bonus American Airlines miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months. We’ve seen this offer before on the personal card. Citi rotates in a out a couple times of year typi…
    - 9 days ago May 18, 2018, 3:35pm -
  • Annual Fee Time: Retention Offers & Plan for SPG Amex Card
    *I am bumping this up to the top of the blog roll as I added a section towards the bottom of this post regarding a new benefit coming August 1 that could be a largely influential factor in whether or not you keep your SPG Amex Card open. Thanks to Re…
    - 10 days ago May 17, 2018, 9:23pm -
  • A Few Changes to Sapphire Reserve Benefits Come August
    If you have a Chase Sapphire Reserve Card, you should have already gotten a notice in the mail about a few changes to your benefits effective August 26, 2018. But let’s get real. I’m sure many of you throw that mail away without even looking at i…
    - 11 days ago May 16, 2018, 9:58pm -
  • 100k Sign Up Bonus for Amex Business Platinum
    Through August 8, 2018, the American Express Business Platinum Card is offering 100,000 total bonus Membership Rewards after spending $25,000 in the first three months: 50,000 bonus points after spending $10,000 in the first three months 50,000 more…
    - 13 days ago May 14, 2018, 9:10pm -
  • Update on Southwest’s Planned Service to Hawaii
    Last October we learned that Southwest was going to begin service to Hawaii from California in 2018 on their new Boeing 737 Max 8 planes. We don’t yet know the exact routes yet, we did find out which cities will be served on the mainland as well as…
    - 16 days ago May 11, 2018, 9:23pm -

Frequent Flier

  • Ill Passenger Takes Legal Action Against United
    Lewis and Roseanne Christman are suing United after crew apparently refused to make an emergency landing in order for Mr. Christman to receive medical treatment for an attack of acute pancreatitis. The Christmans accuse United of negligence and Unite…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 8:07pm -
  • Austria and The Netherlands Accuse Russia in Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Incident
    Dutch investigators say they hold enough evidence to formally accuse Russia of providing the manpower and equipment that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in 2014. Australia and The Netherlands have informed The Kremlin they plan to hold the s…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 7:49pm -
  • Worst Passenger of the Week: “He’s F***Ing Peeing! He’s Peeing! Oh My God!”
    Every Friday, FlyerTalk looks back at the week’s most charming individuals. While there are always plenty of contenders for our Worst Passenger of the Week award, only one lucky flyer can take home the glory. Here are this week’s winners. Third P…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 6:39pm -
  • Citi to Make Changes to Numerous Prestige Card Benefits
    The Citi Prestige Credit Card is considered one of the best travel rewards cards on the market right now. With its trip delay, lost baggage and price protections, it’s a must-have product for any respected traveler. Unfortunately, some of these imp…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 5:44pm -
  • Report Raises Safety Concerns Over Splitting up Families’ Seats
    A report by The Aeronautical Society has called for the cessation of seat allocation fees for families who want to sit together, saying that children should “ideally be seated in the same seat row as the adult”. Keeping families together during a…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 9:00am -
  • Lufthansa Announces Transatlantic Economy Light Seating for This Summer
    In the continued race to the bottom for carrier fares, Lufthansa has confirmed that in summer of this year, it will make Economy ‘Light’ seating available for purchase on transatlantic routes. The budget option will feature no-frills features lik…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 9:00am -
  • Custom Membership Rewards for Amex Cardholders?
    American Express announced on Wednesday that it is in the process of upgrading its Membership Rewards program to include personalized rewards programs for its members.The upgrade involves integrating blockchain into its rewards program that will…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 9:00am -
  • Asia Miles Gives One-Month Warning for Devaluation
    Cathay Pacific flyers will soon earn more points in the air – but will also use more to redeem award flights. Asia Miles announced a major devaluation to their points system, with changes going into effect on June 22, 2018. Although the program say…
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 11:00pm -
  • Delta Airlines Returns to India for the First Time in 10 Years
    Delta Air Lines will once again fly to South Asia after declaring victory in the Open Skies conflict. The Atlanta-based carrier will resume service between the United States and Mumbai in 2019, with the exact routes and aircraft to be announced later…
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 9:28pm -
  • Skywest Plane Clips UA Wing in Burbank

    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 8:27pm -

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Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • We’re 75% of the way to completing this mission! Help us get to 100%!
    Dear fabulous reader, I was in the shower (where I do some of my best thinking), pondering all the political fighting and social media outrage that seems to happen every week. Well, ok every day!! Each day, people yell into the echo chamber. I don’…
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 1:57pm -
  • How to do the Philippines on a Budget (2018 Edition)
    The Philippines is one of the most incredible budget travel destinations, due to its perfect white-sand beaches, enchanting seas, mesmerizing sunsets, friendly locals, and relaxed, tropical vibes. Guest poster Will Hatton tells us how to visit the Ph…
    - 5 days ago May 22, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • My Favorite Australian Hostels
    I love Australia. It’s one of my favorite countries in the world. I’ve been going for over a decade and have crossed the country more times than I’ve criss-crossed my own. I’ve stayed in countless hostels throught Australia and, today, want t…
    - 10 days ago May 17, 2018, 1:13pm -
  • Ten Reasons to Visit Australia
    Australia is one of the most remote countries in the world and, ironically, one of the most popular places to visit, especially among backpackers and budget travelers. Because of its distance from the US, not many Americans tend to visit Australia. T…
    - 11 days ago May 16, 2018, 6:51pm -
  • How Our Contest Winner Heather is Traveling South America on a Budget
    Heather is the winner of last year's round the world contest. I touched based with Heather again recently to talk about her trip in South America so far, and whether or not she has stuck to her travel budget! The post How Our Contest Winner Heather…
    - 13 days ago May 14, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • How to Pick a Good Hostel
    Good hostels can be hard to come by but with this advice on what to look for, you'll be sure to stay in a place where you can be comfortable and make lots of friends. The post How to Pick a Good Hostel appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.
    - 23 days ago May 4, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • The Cost of Traveling New Zealand
    Even with a favorable exchange rate, New Zealand is an expensive country. If you're going to backpack here, be prepared to spend your money. That said, I offer some tips in this post on how you can cut expenses in order to make it work on a budget.…
    - 24 days ago May 3, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • How to Get Around New Zealand
    It’s easy to get around New Zealand. Buses go everywhere, cars constantly pick up hitchhikers, campervans are easy to rent (and there are lots of rest stops), and backpacker bus tours zigzag around the country. Plus, there are trains and planes. In…
    - 27 days ago Apr 30, 2018, 9:52pm -
  • How to Spend a Week in Vienna
    I didn't really like Vienna the first time I went, but over the years the city has changed — and so has my opinion of it. What was once a stiff capital city is now a more relaxed, arty destination. With tons of museums and history, as well as some…
    - 31 days ago Apr 26, 2018, 1:55pm -
  • The Bay of Islands: An Overview
    A few hours north of Auckland is the Bay of Islands. It’s a small area where people go to holiday, sail, swim, see dolphins, and relax. The main tourist town is Paihia, though a lot of people go to nearby Russell too. If you’ve ever been to the C…
    - 32 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 2:54am -

The Hustle Blog

  • Is the Chase Sapphire Reserve Annual Fee Worth Paying Over the Preferred?
    The Chase Sapphire Reserve – Can’t ignore the talk of the town. Like I tell all my friends & coworkers, if any major bank is offering a signup bonus of 100,000 points, I’m 99% getting it. It’s a no brainer. Even at a high $450 annual fee (whi…
    - Sep 7, 2016, 12:00pm -
  • Trip Report: Korean Air 747-8i First Class ICN-JFK
    ICN (Seoul Incheon) – JFK (New York) KE 85 06/05/2016 Boeing 747-8i First Class Seats 1A, 1J Well this flight was a full-on treat. We haven’t been in long haul First Class in a few years so it was great to be able to experience 2 of them during…
    - Jun 8, 2016, 11:00am -
  • Last Few Days to Earn 10x Points at Amazon & More via Chase Freedom
    Just a reminder that if you’ve activated this offer from Chase, there are only a few more days to spend up to $1,500 at Amazon, Zappos, Audible & and get 10 Ultimate Rewards per dollar spent. Since I do too much shopping at Amazon and I…
    - Dec 28, 2015, 6:30pm -
  • Citi ThankYou Premier – 60,000 ThankYou Points
    UPDATE 1:50 PM EST: Another link is still up! UPDATE 1:25 PM EST: Original link DEAD! Thank to US Credit Card Guide, the best offer we’ve ever seen for the Citi ThankYou Premier credit card has been discovered! Using this link, you can earn the fo…
    - Aug 28, 2015, 2:45pm -
  • Amex Offer – Spend $300 on Airfare, Get $50 Back
    I just came across this offer while going through my wife’s American Express offers. She seems to get the better ones that I don’t get on either my EveryDay Preferred or Starwood Preferred Guest Business card. Get a one-time $50 statement credit…
    - Jul 22, 2015, 11:00am -
  • Q3 Rotating Bonuses – Chase Freedom & Discover IT
    New quarter, new bonuses! These bonuses will run through September 30, 2015. Chase Freedom Activate here. Most gas stations have gift card racks so this should be an easy $1,500 to spend this quarter. Gas stations Kohl’s Discover IT Activate here.…
    - Jul 1, 2015, 5:20pm -
  • (Dead) Fare Alert: EWR-MEX $140 Round Trip
    UPDATE: Looks like it’s gone as of 12:21 AM EST. Damn, better luck next time folks! As I was randomly browsing flights tonight, I came across what seems like a very cheap fare to Mexico City from Newark. This has to be a mistake since it’s a full…
    - May 30, 2015, 4:00am -
  • Don’t Forget to Track Car Rental Reservations with AutoSlash
    Some people think car rentals can be a lengthy process. For me, I try to keep it as simple as possible. You have two options to use AutoSlash. Search for a car using their site Make your booking elsewhere & use AutoSlash to find better rates The pro…
    - Apr 1, 2015, 11:00am -
  • Last Chance at Chase Freedom Q1 Categories
    As we come up on the end of March, we also come to the end of the first quarter of 2015. With that comes the end of the Chase Freedom 5% bonus categories – grocery stores, movie theaters & Starbucks. Be sure to get all your Q1 spend in by March 31!…
    - Mar 30, 2015, 11:00am -
  • Probable Southwest Rapid Rewards Devaluation
    Last week, Southwest Airlines sent an email to its Rapid Rewards loyalty program members informing them of a future change in the program. Sadly, they weren’t very specific about the change but it reads as a devaluation. We created Rapid Rewards®…
    - Feb 17, 2015, 12:00pm -



  • End Of Week Stuff
    Another Frontier sale today. The good news? Fares start at a penny. The bad news? This airline still blows. It may sound familiar, but here’s a devaluation for those who travel internationally in premium cabins. Which is, y’know, the main reason…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 7:36am -
  • Deals In Other Countries

    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 7:49am -
  • Alaska Award Discount
    I’m a big fan of earning Alaska miles. Spending them is significantly less fun. Through Thursday, that process gets a little easier with this award sale.  
    - 4 days ago May 23, 2018, 7:42am -
  • Le Bernardin Experience
    I wouldn’t exactly call myself a “foodie.” A better description might be, “Spaz who can’t be left alone with a pack of Oreos.” Or maybe, “Dude who pays the ice cream man to keep driving.” Anyway, you get the idea. But if you’re a fo…
    - 5 days ago May 22, 2018, 8:49am -
  • Two From Tom
    Reader Tom is seeing this in his United app. You could have something similar available. Definitely worth taking a look. Potentially worth over 20,000 miles. Tom is also one of many who got an interesting offer from Hertz last week. If you typically…
    - 6 days ago May 21, 2018, 8:02am -
  • National Rental Giveaway
    A couple of small random tips from emails this week… Reader Jerry recommends resortfeechecker and lasvegasjaunt for resort fee research. Reader James says, “It seems American is making saver availability on 2 leg one-ways (positioning-hub-desti…
    - 9 days ago May 18, 2018, 7:54am -
  • Follow-Up
    Lots of great responses to yesterday’s post. Here’s a super-quick summary for those who missed it: I applied for an American Express card expecting to get a bonus. No bonus showed up. Multiple customer service attempts didn’t help. A CFPB compl…
    - 10 days ago May 17, 2018, 8:43am -
  • Getting The Shaft: Amex Edition
    In 2016, I wrote a post entitled “How To Not Get Screwed Over.” Even though I have the memory of a forgetful 80 year old drunk man…I still remember that post. It wasn’t my best or worst…just one I happen to remember. Maybe it’s because of…
    - 11 days ago May 16, 2018, 8:11am -
  • Promos To Save Miles
    As unofficial slogans go, “There’s nothing wrong with saving a SkyDong” might work for this one from Delta. That’s probably a catchier slogan than, “American Airlines: our miles blow.” Anyway, American’s new reduced mileage awards list…
    - 12 days ago May 15, 2018, 7:20am -
  • National Nick
    Thanks to reader Nick for paying such close attention to a 6-month old post (especially considering I barely remembered writing it). At this point, can you think of a good reason for not having National status? Nick can’t. He wanted to update that…
    - 13 days ago May 14, 2018, 7:25am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

  • Frontier One-Way Flight Deals As Low As $23
    Do you enjoy flying at discounted rates? Get One-Way Flights Deals as low as $23 on fares with Frontier from select cities for a limited time! There are many select routes for travel and travel dates vary. However, if you are a flexible travel…
    - 32 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 4:15pm -
  • Bissell 1819 Cleanview Rewind Deluxe Vacuum via Amazon: $80.99 + Free Shipping
    Get a powerful vacuum that will provide edge-to-edge cleaning for all types of floors! Head on over to Amazon because they are currently having a deal where you can get a Bissell 1819 Cleanview Rewind Deluxe Vacuum for only $80.99 + free shipping.…
    - 32 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 4:00pm -
  • Top Ten Freebies for April 25, 2018
    Did someone say freebies? As an average person, if someone is offering me something for free, you better believe I’m there to take up the offer. Freebies are a great way to get brands to advertise their products and connect with their customers. Pl…
    - 32 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 3:45pm -
  • Kindle Paperwhite E-reader via Amazon: $69.99 + Free Shipping (Targeted)
    To celebrate some users, Amazon is currently targeting select members a Kindle Paperwhite E-reader for $69.99 + Free Shipping! While this tablet is usually priced at $119.99, you can now get it for $69.99 + Free Shipping with Promo Code “KINDLE5…
    - 32 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 3:44pm -
  • Sawyer Savings Bank Checking Promotion: $100 Bonus (NY)
    For residents of New York, Sawyer Savings Bank is offering a $100 bonus when you open qualifying checking account good through June 30, 2018. To earn $100 bonus, you must open a new account with a $100 opening deposit. Also, once you join, you’ll…
    - 32 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 3:30pm -
  • CFE Federal Credit Union Checking Promotion: $100 Bonus (FL)
    For residents of Florida, CFE Federal Credit Union is offering you an opportunity to earn a $100 bonus. A $100 cash reward will be rewarded with every new line switched to Sprint! Also, current customers will receive $50 for every line transferre…
    - 32 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 3:20pm -
  • Shop Your Way Uber Cash Back Promotion: Earn $2 Per Ride or UberEats (Nationwide)
    Uber is a fast & simple way to get from point A to point B, if this is your preferred way of traveling then you need to get in on the Shop Your Way cash back promotion. All you have to do is link your Uber account to your Shop Your Way account to sta…
    - 32 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 3:15pm -
  • Amex Offers Wine Country Gift Baskets Promotion: $25 Statement Credit w/ $50 Purchase (Targeted)
    If you love wine, you will be in heaven when you hear about this offer. We have a Amex Offers promotion for you wine lovers! They just partnered up with Wine Country Gift Baskets to let you earn a $25 statement credit when you spend $50 or more. Wine…
    - 32 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 3:00pm -
  • PUMA Private Sale Promotion: Up To 75% Off
    Research and shop all the latest gear from the world of Fashion, Sport, and everywhere in between when you shop with PUMA. This Spring, shop at PUMA and get an additional 75% off sitewide with coupon code “DEALSALE” at checkout. This is the perfe…
    - 32 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 2:45pm -
  • Premier America Credit Union Checking Promotion: $50 Bonus (CA, TX)
    Available to residents of California and Texas, Premier America Credit Union is offering you a chance to earn a $50 bonus when you open a new Primary Checking Account at the Reseda branch with e-statements by May 18, 2018. Upon completion of the…
    - 32 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 2:39pm -

Travel Codex

  • Review: Air France La Première B777-300, LA to Paris
    Some regard Air France La Première in the 777 as the world’s best first class product.  Though I have little personally to compare it to, I certainly can’t argue with that sentiment.  From start to finish, La Première provided a truly world c…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 11:00am -
  • Walking in Memphis (Airport): A History
    Last week, I had a wedding in Memphis, TN, which afforded me my first visits to the State of Tennessee (and Mississippi) along with a trip to Memphis International Airport (MEM). Five years ago, I wrote about Delta’s decision to de-hub Memphis in f…
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 2:34pm -
  • Walking in Memphis (Airport): Memphis in 2018
    This is the second installment in a three-part series on Memphis International Airport. Part I focused on Memphis Airport’s history, and Part III focuses on Memphis’ expansion plans in 2020 and beyond.  There are now seven scheduled airlines whi…
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 11:00am -
  • Long Weekend in New Zealand via Qantas First Class
    First class on long international flights is a definite luxury. I’ve been able to enjoy this on occasion, but it has become less frequent for me due to higher pricing for awards and limited availability. Plus, most of my award travel is now for 3 p…
    - 4 days ago May 23, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • Introduction: A VIP La Première Experience to Barcelona
    I recently completed my trip to Europe in Air France La Première, one I looked forward to for several months.  The primary purpose of this trip was, well, to enjoy the La Première experience.  With a limited amount of time to take off at work, so…
    - 9 days ago May 18, 2018, 5:00pm -
  • Review: Alaska Airlines First Class, Los Angeles to New York
    Alaska Airlines is my favorite domestic airline. It doesn’t matter if I’m flying first class or in the back of the aircraft, Alaska Airlines always makes flying a pleasant and enjoyable experience. They have the best employees in the industry and…
    - 9 days ago May 18, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • Alaska Airlines Reduces Award Travel Prices
    Alaska Airlines is rolling out new award prices for award travel and the prices are actually lowering in most markets! Following the lead of the lower prices for main cabin award bookings, Alaska is extending the reduce prices to First Class. In addi…
    - 13 days ago May 14, 2018, 7:13pm -
  • Review: The Roosevelt New Orleans (Waldorf Astoria)
    My wife wanted to visit New Orleans for her birthday, so I decided to go all-out with the hotel.  Neither one of us stayed at a Waldorf-Astoria before.  And just our luck, New Orleans had one.  Late March is still sort of peak season in NOLA (tail…
    - 16 days ago May 11, 2018, 4:00pm -
  • Confirmed: Marriott Extends Lifetime Platinum Premier to SPG Members with 750 Nights and 10 Years Platinum
    A few weeks back, I reported a rumor that Marriott Rewards was reconsidering their unequal treatment of members depending on which legacy program they came from. I’m pleased to report that this is now more than a rumor.  Marriott has adjusted the…
    - 17 days ago May 10, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • Alaska Airlines Increases Change Fees and Axes Free Cancellations
    Alaska Airlines change and cancellation policy has until now been among the most flexible in the industry. Although the airline is not as lenient as Southwest which allows for free changes/cancellation, Alaska Airlines fees are lower than the three m…
    - 18 days ago May 9, 2018, 7:19pm -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newWhat Is “Manufactured Spending?” The Basics With Amazon.
    This evening, a friend gave my kids Visa gift cards. I’m not a big fan of having them sit around the house, so I do what we always do when we have a cash gift card: I upload the balance to my Amazon account, knowing that it will get used eventually…
    - 10 hours ago May 27, 2018, 1:46am -
  • Rethinking Your Strategy If You’re A Mileage Hoarder
    There’s nothing like seeing your mileage balance in the high six-figures*, or even with a seven-figure balance. After all, you’ve been told since you were little how important it is to save, and your millionaire mileage status is an indication of…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 1:24am -
  • Get Bonus American Miles At…IHG Hotels?
    I’m a strong believer in taking the currency that your travel provider offers. For example, if you are staying at a Hilton hotel, get Hilton points, not airline miles for your stay. Why? Since Hilton controls its own currency, you’ll get more val…
    - 4 days ago May 23, 2018, 5:09pm -
  • Will Norwegian Air Survive? Yes. Does It Matter? Yes.
    Word of warning: I’m in “airline-geek” mode. Today’s post is about a small European carrier, rather than miles. But it’s fun to write. In the past, I have discussed Norwegian Air, a unique ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC) that not only flies i…
    - 5 days ago May 22, 2018, 7:37pm -
  • Four Las Vegas Myths That Can Get You In Trouble…
    I don’t think that anyone would argue with the statement that, as a vacation destination (or business trip, for that matter), Las Vegas is unique. It’s 24 hours of playing, people watching, losing money or, if you choose, just sitting by the pool…
    - 6 days ago May 21, 2018, 2:02pm -
  • Weekend Tidbits: American, United, Tarmac Stormers
    On Fridays, I like to look back at some of what I missed during the week. Since the sum total of what I miss would likely break the internet, I try to keep it to useful, amusing or, in some other way, interesting. American Airlines: Credit Cards Amer…
    - 9 days ago May 18, 2018, 2:22pm -
  • Why Fare Sales Matter (Particularly At Southwest)
    When an airline advertises a sale, it’s always worth looking to see what the underlying conditions are. Still, Southwest has one feature that makes it worth keeping an eye on. Southwest Airlines Fare Sale Fare sales are commonplace at airlines. Lik…
    - 11 days ago May 16, 2018, 1:20pm -
  • Fly Across The Atlantic In Business For Less
    I’ll start by saying this: International business class is almost never cheap. Please don’t equate “for less” with “cheap.”   One of the best uses of frequent flyer miles is international travel, particularly in premium classes of servic…
    - 13 days ago May 14, 2018, 6:32pm -
  • Spirit Airlines Adding Wi-Fi Onboard
    I got an email from Spirit Airlines telling me that they had a “big announcement.” Okay, it wasn’t that big, but it was nice to know that, by next summer, Spirit will be joining the 21st century and adding Wi-Fi onboard. Is Spirit Getting Bette…
    - 15 days ago May 12, 2018, 9:27pm -
  • Boeing Continues To Win The Long-Haul Game
    If it seems like somebody’s always announcing an order for a new plane or fleet type, there’s a reason: Somebody’s always announcing an order for a new plane or fleet type. While there are countless  numbers of planes, two manufacturers domina…
    - 17 days ago May 10, 2018, 1:47pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 1 hour ago May 27, 2018, 10:33am -
  • new(photo trivia) Guess the airport
    MP doesn't feel complete without it so here's a guessing game with some easy rules.In a nutshell one member posts a photo of an airport and everybody else has to guess the airport name/location.Obviously the photo shall not reveal too much informat…
    - 8 hours ago May 27, 2018, 3:59am -
    Well hidden it is, but 38% of Americans purchase one way tickets and the real story of soaring airfares is that the average fare, one way, 2nd quarter 2017, without all the increasingly hard to avoid fees is $253. And the cartel blathers on about ho…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 1:08pm -
  • The Community Lounge - Good m/a/e everybody - enjoy your stay with us.
    Good morning/afternoon/evening (m/a/e) everyone - welcome to MilePoint and the community lounge, don't be a stranger, please join in the conversation or just to say.....English - "hello"Arabic -...The Community Lounge - Good m/a/e everybody - enjoy y…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 12:26pm -
  • The Bummer of 2018: Higher than Ever Fares coupled with the Insult of the Basic Economy Turd
    Not content to price fix, jack fares up, abandon airports, collude to restrict seat supply this summers higher than ever airfares come with the assaultive insult of the first price offering being the turd of Baisc Economy. Hard to keep track of the…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 10:05am -
  • Will the second to the last person here turn out the lights before they leave?
    I figure @ahappyelite won't ever leave, since he'd make hyperbolic posts here even if nobody else was reading them. (He must shout into his closet as a hobby.)PS: 504 gateway errors. How nice...
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 10:25pm -
  • (photo trivia) Guess the city
    Given the success of the 'guess the airport' thread, though this might be a good thread to start. A breath of fresh air, if you will...Anyways, same rules apply. First submission:
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 9:26pm -
  • SPG Hotels Coming and Going
    Coming Soon to SPGHotels that are in development, confirmed as on track to open, and rumors. Please cite sources, if possible.Leaving SPGHotels that have announced their departure from SPG.
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 9:16pm -
  • Official announcement – See how our three loyalty programs will become one in August
    There certainly has been a lot of chatter recently surrounding program changes. We finally can share more information, and we’re so excited for you to be among the first to hear what we have planned! Here’s the news you’ve been so curious abo…
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 7:06pm -
  • The Official InsideFlyer Kiva Lounge Thread
    Canucklehead just suggested this. It is too good not to have one so we have someplace to be generally OT among team members and vistors.Talk away!!!I will make $25 loans for the first ten posters on this thread today.
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 1:59pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newFlying Blue vs Skymiles
    Hi Everybody, I'm pretty new to the miles game and I'm trying to wrap my head around it all. I've been using flying blue for years but only recently started to seriously travel for work. I'm based in Israel but tend to travel to the US and within.…
    - 16 mins ago May 27, 2018, 11:35am -
  • newCompulsory $3.29 “gratuity” for Honors breakfast
    Greetings from a storm in NYC. i was chased out of the breakfast room of the HGI Times Square as I neglected to request the check for my complimentary breakfast; which would have a “15% gratuity” of $3.29 on it. The receipt suggested I may wis…
    - 19 mins ago May 27, 2018, 11:32am -
  • newSriLankan Lounge in SEZ
    Hello everyone! I'll be flying SriLankan to Mahe Island, Seychelles. Does anyone know if UL uses Le Salon Vallee de Mai or another lounge in Seychelles Airport for their business passengers? I could see that Le Salon Vallee de Mai appears to...
    - 34 mins ago May 27, 2018, 11:17am -
  • newHow long does Global Entry Take for Conditional Approval
    Greetings everyone I applied for my GE on 4/4/18 I still haven't received a conditional approval. No record or infractions at all. Most people who posted on this topic was typically CA under or a little over a month. Is this normal to wait this...
    - 36 mins ago May 27, 2018, 11:15am -
  • newBA IT Fiasco - one year on
    Has there ever been a published detailed official explanation? As I cynically expected at the time, by commisioning an external inquiry, Willie and Alex could throw the problem into the long grass and everyone could forget about it. I’ve not seen..…
    - 51 mins ago May 27, 2018, 11:00am -
  • newThai Airways HS-TGZ TG 475 Bangkok - Sydney in Y
    *Thai Airways HS-TGZ TG 475 Bangkok - Sydney* *Flight Details: * Airlines: Thai Airways International Flight: TG475 BKK - SYD Reg: HS-TGZ "Phimara" Aircraft: *Boeing 747-4D7 * Departure Bangkok Gate C1: 17:50 Arrival Sydney Terminal: 07:10..…
    - 56 mins ago May 27, 2018, 10:55am -
  • newNo confirmation of my change of date for my return flight
    I recently changed the date of my return flight and I have not been charged yet and I haven’t received any confirmation or an e ticket from BA but the return flight is correct in manage my booking. has anybody had a similar problem and if so, what.…
    - 56 mins ago May 27, 2018, 10:55am -
  • newUnofficially announcing the KLR-DO
    On june 17 some years ago (621 to be exact), some important dudes met and decided the Nordics should unite into one. (They tossed in a few bits and pieces of Scotland, Germany and Russia as well, but who's really counting). They camped out at these..…
    - 1 hour ago May 27, 2018, 10:39am -
  • newReservations for Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten and Narisawa, looking for company!
    Hi, I'm going to Japan the first half of June and was supposed to go with a friend who had to cancel. I have scored a reservation for lunch at Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten in Ginza on the 12th of June and one at Narisawa for dinner on the 13th. I am...
    - 2 hours ago May 27, 2018, 9:59am -
  • newCrew seats DOH-ICN
    Flew QR858 (DOH-ICN) a few days ago in J (old 77W not QSuites sadly). We noticed that 13 of the 24 seats in the J cabin were occupied by deadheading crew. I found this a bit puzzling - is it normal for this to be the case? My understanding was that..…
    - 2 hours ago May 27, 2018, 9:59am -

Reddit r/churning

  • newTrip Reports, Churning Success Stories, and Frustrations Weekly Thread - Week of May 27, 2018
    How'd your churning week go? Any big ups, downs, or in betweens? Any thank yous you'd like to give /r/churning? Did you book an awesome Trip? Are you excited to share your latest redemption? Did you score some unexpected Miles/Points? Trip Reports, S…
    - 46 mins ago May 27, 2018, 11:05am -
  • newDaily Question Thread - May 27, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 46 mins ago May 27, 2018, 11:05am -
  • newDaily Discussion Thread - May 27, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 2 hours ago May 27, 2018, 10:06am -
  • newOfficial Square Free Processing Referral Thread
    BEFORE POSTING Referrals, please read Our Guide to Referrals, which will answer many of your questions. If you have a referral code for Square Free Processing, please post it in this thread. Contest mode has been enabled, which randomizes the order o…
    - 20 hours ago May 26, 2018, 4:01pm -
  • newOfficial American Express Delta Platinum Business Referral Thread
    BEFORE POSTING Referrals, please read Our Guide to Referrals, which will answer many of your questions. If you have a referral code for the AmEx Delta Platinum Skymiles Business card, please post it in this thread. Contest mode has been enabled, whic…
    - 20 hours ago May 26, 2018, 4:00pm -
  • Chase $500 Checking and Savings Bonus is back
    Chase $500 Checking and Savings Bonus is back. Use the link to apply on line or have coupon emailed to you. Expiration 6/14 Get Checking and Savings Product Details. Get Service Fee, Bonus/Account and other Important Information. Publicly Available…
    - 1 day ago May 26, 2018, 11:36am -
  • Citi negative changes to DC Card
    Hey r/ churning! I just got the following email from Citi regarding my Double Cash cards. Edit: This is an additional DP to the DoC post from 5/24/18 found here:…
    - 1 day ago May 26, 2018, 11:09am -
  • Manufactured Spending Weekly Thread - Week of May 26, 2018
    Welcome to MS Weekly at /r/churning! This is the open, flame free thread for discussion of all things MS. Methods, ideas, pain points, and everything else about MS is game. As always read the wiki. Be Nice! Introduction to Manufactured Spending su…
    - 1 day ago May 26, 2018, 11:06am -
  • Daily Question Thread - May 26, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 1 day ago May 26, 2018, 11:06am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - May 26, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 1 day ago May 26, 2018, 10:05am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • Tony Hawk Promotes the Brand New Chase Ink Business Unlimited
    This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products....The post Tony Hawk Promotes the Brand New Chase Ink Business Unlimited appeared first on Johnny J…
    - 2 days ago May 25, 2018, 1:39pm -
  • The Top European Destinations for Americans This Summer
    Summer is here, and that means Americans of all stripes are gearing up to travel. Many will visit Europe, to which airfares are as low...The post The Top European Destinations for Americans This Summer appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 5:52pm -
  • How to Travel From Los Angeles to Las Vegas for Under $3
    Starting next week, you can get between Los Angeles and Las Vegas for $2.99! As reported by Travel + Leisure, German bus company FlixBus has...The post How to Travel From Los Angeles to Las Vegas for Under $3 appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 4:33pm -
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred vs Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card Offer
    We do receive compensation from our advertising partners for links on the blog. Here’s our full Advertiser Policy. Who wins the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card vs...The post Chase Sapphire Preferred vs Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card Offer…
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 4:05pm -
  • Should I Cancel or Downgrade My Credit Card?
    This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products....The post Should I Cancel or Downgrade My Credit Card? appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago May 24, 2018, 2:49pm -
  • The Southwest Companion Pass – Everything You Need To Know
    We receive compensation from our advertising partners for links on the blog. Here’s our full Advertiser Disclosure. Everybody loves the opportunity to travel for free. Occasionally, airlines...The post The Southwest Companion Pass – Everything…
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