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The Points Guy

  • newPieces of the Concorde Jet Will Soon Be Up for Auction
    If you’ve ever wanted to feel what it was like to fly on the Concorde Jet, you can come close to reliving the experience when pieces of the plane go up for auction this November. You’ll be able to bid on items like toilet seats, oxygen masks, he…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:10pm -
  • new7 Cards You’ll Want to Have as a Starwood/Marriott Guest
    Now that Marriott’s officially acquired Starwood, many of our questions about the future of both programs — at least in the short term — have been answered. Last week, TPG sat down with Marriott’s Thom Kozik and SPG’s David Flueck to talk a…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 11:59am -
  • newExciting New Routes for September 2016 and Beyond
    Airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes every month. Today, I’ll share just a few of the latest flights that will take to the skies this month or in the near future. Keep in mind that exact flig…
    - 5 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 10:59am -
  • newDeal Alert: US to Dubai From $590 Round-Trip
    Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. W…
    - 19 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 9:00pm -
  • newIs Now the Best Time to Book Thanksgiving Flights?
    The holidays — is there a more stressful time to fly? Despite the crowds and the stress, most of us will still take to the skies (or the roads) this holiday season to reunite with family and friends. If you haven’t yet booked flights for Thank…
    - 20 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 7:59pm -
  • newHotel Review: An Executive Room at Le Méridien N’Fis in Marrakesh
    TO THE POINT: Le Méridien N’Fis makes a wonderful base for a first trip to Marrakesh. The pros: affordable rates, a great breakfast buffet that was included, a location that made it easy to see everything and an amazing resort-style pool to help…
    - 21 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 7:02pm -
  • newSave 10% and Get up to a 42,500-Mile Bonus When Buying AA Miles
    Earning airline miles using the traditional method (actually flying) is just one way to add to your account balance. While it’s increasingly harder to earn miles from flying, airlines make it relatively easy to accrue miles without flying — wh…
    - 21 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 6:44pm -
  • newThe Two Credit Cards You Should Use for Facebook and Google Ad Spending
    Just as you can maximize spending on dining out, travel, office supply purchases and more by choosing the right credit card to use, you can get the most out of your spending on internet advertising if you know where to look. As TPG explained in his l…
    - 23 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 4:12pm -
  • Deal Alert: Southwest Flight Sale From $36 One-Way
    Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Southwest just announced another major sale, with fares startin…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 3:32pm -
  • Hyatt Cardholders Earn $50 After Spending $500 at Select Hotels
    Hyatt is offering cardholders of the Hyatt Credit Card the opportunity to earn a $50 statement credit after spending more than $500 at US Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts with the card. In order to take advantage and earn the statement credit, you…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 3:00pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

  • newWhat to Do if You Leave an Item on a Plane
    It’s never a good feeling when you realize that something is lost, and it’s especially not good if your chances of getting it back are minimal. That’s basically the case when you leave something on a plane. If you ever leave something on a plan…
    - 19 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 4:00pm -
  • newWhat is Loyalty Fraud — And Can It Happen To Me?
    No matter how we look at it, earning and retaining customer loyalty is a major business on all sides of the travel industry. According to Connexions Loyalty, a loyalty fulfillment company, 83 percent of all consumers belong to at least one loyalty pr…
    - 8 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 8:00am -
  • newHow to Save Money on an Expensive Trip to St. Thomas
    As a frugal travel enthusiast, I always try to plan trips where I have some control over our spending. But sometimes, I’m willing to forge ahead with travel plans that will surely bust my budget into shreds. Our upcoming trip to St. Thomas is no ex…
    - 17 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 11:00pm -
  • newTravel for Business? Starwood Preferred Guest Business Card Is Your New Go-to Card
    If you travel a lot for your business and your trips often include hotel stays, then the Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express might be right for you. Presently, SPG Business is offering a sign-up bonus of two free night…
    - 24 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 4:00pm -
  • Don’t Miss SPG’s More for You Fall Promotion
    Starwood Preferred Guest has a new promotion available for fall and you should register for the promotion even if you don’t have any planned stays at SPG hotels. You never know when one might pop up! Here are the details. Registration is open until…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 8:00am -
  • These Travel Bookings Are Cheaper Through the Ultimate Rewards Travel Portal
    I’m a huge fan of the Chase Ultimate Rewards Travel Portal, which is a totally underrated tool for scoring travel deals. I’ve gotten amazing value out of my Ultimate Rewards points and booked great paid travel deals through this channel. If you h…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 11:00pm -
  • 5 Websites That Make Travel Planning a Breeze
    You’ve just booked your flights and hotel so you’re ready to escape to that fabulous destination. And although you know where you’re going and where you’re staying once you arrive, there is still a great deal of information you need to know b…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 8:00pm -
  • My Worst Travel Day Ever: Denied Boarding in Europe
    A couple weeks ago, my mom and I set out for a short weekend getaway to Lisbon, Portugal. Overall it was a great trip, but there was a pretty major hiccup on our flight on the way home. In short: we missed our connection, and the airline that we were…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 4:00pm -
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Getting the Most out of the Chase Sapphire Preferred
    With its welcome combination of generous rewards and flexible redemption options, the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is one of the most popular travel reward credit cards on the market. The card has an enticing sign up offer that gives new cardholders…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 8:00am -
  • How Does the Chase Sapphire Reserve Stack up Against the Platinum Card From American Express and the Citi Prestige Card?
    With the recent release of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, it’s time to compare the new offering to other luxury credit cards issued by other carriers, namely The Platinum Card from American Express and the Citi Prestige. These cards are all solid offe…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 11:00pm -

View From the Wing

  • newFree American Airlines Lounge Access if You Have United or Delta Status
    Last year I wrote How to Get – and Use – Airline Status Matches. Travel providers are interested in acquiring their competitors’ best customers, but elite status has a lock-in effect. Sure, you might want to defect from United to American or fr…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:04pm -
  • newThe Shocking Fact About Trump’s New Hotel Brand and Free Points
    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 The Shocking Fact About Trump’s New Hotel Brand and Free Points...
    - 4 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 12:04pm -
  • newFree Upgrade to AwardWallet Plus, and This Time I Won’t Run Out of Codes!
    Last month I gave away 106 upgrades to AwardWallet Plus. I've updated this post on the first 2 things you should do when you're new to the frequent flyer hobby with an unlimited number of free upgrades. See, these giveaways of premium AwardWallet m…
    - 18 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 9:34pm -
  • newShould You Fly First Class on a US Airline or Business Class on an Asian Carrier?
    Not all Asian carriers have the top business class products, but all of the truly best business class products are offered by Asian or Middle Eastern carriers. Take Singapore Airlines. With a four-across configuration like in first class, Singapore…
    - 21 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 7:04pm -
  • newHow to Earn Top Elite Status With Nothing But Credit Card Spend
    Delta, Marriott, and Hilton are the major programs that are the easiest to 'game' with spending alone towards top tier elite status. Other programs make it possible, and most offer some modicum of status for spend or even just for being a co-brand…
    - 23 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 4:34pm -
  • With These Airlines You’ll Want to Eat Onboard — Not at a Restaurant
    t’s rarely the case that airlines will provide meals that will be better than what you can get on the ground. The prepacking in the flight kitchen, constrained spaces onboard, and altitude present real challenges. And food is hardly the primary dri…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 2:04pm -
  • $50 Rebate on Hyatt Regency Stays for New and Existing Hyatt Visa Customers
    Hyatt's 10% rebate on award redemptions for co-brand credit card holders runs through October 31.They've got another offer for Hyatt Visa cardholders as well: a $50 statement credit for $500 in cumulative spend on the card at U.S. Hyatt Regency prop…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 1:01pm -
  • The Huge Downside to Signing Up for Global Entry, and How to Circumvent It
    Most US citizens want Global Entry because it includes PreCheck, for an extra $15 gets expedited immigration (of decreasing importance as immigration kiosks roll out), and it reimbursed by more premium credit cards than PreCheck. Frequent Canadian v…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 11:04am -
  • Uber Looking to Add Flights and 250 Free Avios
    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 Uber Looking to Add Flights and 250 Free Avios...
    - 2 days ago Sep 27, 2016, 12:04am -
  • Get 2 Free Nights With New Offer for Starwood Business Amex
    There's a new limited-time offer for theStarwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express and I think it tells us something about credit card marketing.Through October 19 the card will let you earn a signup bonus of 2 free nights…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 9:34pm -

One Mile at a Time

  • newAir France Will Continue To Fly The Most Outdated A380s
    Air France is in the process of refreshing their longhaul fleet, including introducing some great new first & business class seats.Air France's new first class seat must be one of the coolest new products out there. The product looks so clean and st…
    - 35 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:06pm -
  • newBritish Airways & Qatar Airways Announce A Joint Business Venture
    Last January it was first announced that Qatar Airways would be buying a 9.99% stake in IAG, the parent company of British Airways and Iberia. Qatar Airways is government owned, so basically the country was buying the stake. Then a few months ago Qat…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:19pm -
  • newIs This The Best Option For International Data?
    There's no doubt that staying connected while traveling abroad has gotten exponentially easier in the last few years. While options for local SIM cards and rentable My-Fi devices have expanded, U.S.-based cellular carriers have started offering compe…
    - 3 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 1:03pm -
  • newReview: Hotel Romazzino Porto Cervo
    For our last night in Porto Cervo we decided to change hotels. Starwood has four properties in the Porto Cervo area, and while Cala Di Volpe is generally regarded as the best, I was curious to try another one. Hotel Romazzino looked like the next bes…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 11:33am -
  • newHello, Live From United International First Class!
    Well, my crazy quick round the world trip is coming to an end shortly. I flew Korean Air first class from Vancouver to Seoul, then Air Astana business class from Seoul to Almaty to Astana to London, and now finally am flying United first class from L…
    - 19 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 8:28pm -
  • newHow Long Are Marriott & Starwood Status Matches Valid For?
    Since last week, Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest are letting members link accounts, which includes the option to status match and transfer points between programs.On paper Starwood Preferred Guest members are doing quite well in this r…
    - 20 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 7:18pm -
  • newLimited Time: Buy American Miles For ~2 Cents Each
    Through October 31, 2016, American is offering up to 42,500 bonus miles when you purchase AAdvantage miles. On top of that, you can save 10% if you buy miles by October 3, 2016.The bonus miles are tiered, and based on how many you purchase, as follo…
    - 21 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 6:12pm -
  • newSave $50 On Your Next Hyatt Regency Stay With Hyatt’s Co-Branded Card
    I'm a big fan of the Hyatt Credit Card, given that it offers an annual complimentary night certificate valid at any Category 1-4 Hyatt property. That more than justifies the $75 annual fee on the card, in my opinion.However, even beyond that, there…
    - 22 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 5:24pm -
  • newBlacklane: An Alternative To Uber & Pricey Hotel Cars
    We're on record here at OMAAT as preferring to avoid taxis, as our rides nearly always end up being highly entertaining, and not particularly efficient. When public transportation isn't reasonably available, our defaults are Uber, Lyft, and even hote…
    - 23 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 5:03pm -
  • Air Astana 757 Business Class In 10 Pictures
    Hello from London, at last! I just wrapped up my third (and last) flight on Air Astana, after having sampled their 767 business class from Seoul to Almaty, their A321 business class from Almaty to Astana, and now finally their 757 business class from…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 3:33pm -

The Frequent Miler

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • Transfer large blocks of Starpoints using Marriott Flight and Hotel Packages
    Today Marriott closed its purchase of Starwood Hotels & Resorts and introduced point convertibility between the Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest programs. After linking your accounts, points are now transferrable between the two programs…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 4:20pm -
  • Quick hit: my content around the web
    Although my posts this week have had a little bit of a focus on the personal finance side of travel hacking, I primarily use this website to write about the travel side of travel hacking. But if you're interested in hearing my take on topics both nea…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 9:59am -
  • The many flavors of negative-interest-rate loans
    A negative-interest-rate loan is one which, over the course of the loan, requires the borrower to repay less than they originally borrowed. Such loans have received a lot of attention in the business press lately since countries like Germany and Swit…
    - 6 days ago Sep 22, 2016, 9:59am -
  • What's the return on a diversified portfolio of hip alternative investments?
    There's a healthy overlap between people with an outside-the-box attitude towards funding travel and those interested in alternative approaches to savings and investment:Kiva has long been a (controversial) tool used by travel hackers and outside-the…
    - 9 days ago Sep 19, 2016, 9:59am -
  • Do this now: Fall, 2016, registration roundup
    [Edit 9/16/16 9:50 pm: See Michael's comment for a datapoint of the 500-point Hyatt mobile booking bonus posting multiple times. As is usual for these promotions, the terms and conditions are vague enough that I either over- or under-interpreted the…
    - 12 days ago Sep 16, 2016, 9:59am -
  • How to think about the "single best" rewards currency
    Last week I joined Joe Cheung for a recording of the Saverocity Observation Deck [edit: now available for listening!] and among the many subjects we touched on was the idea of the "most valuable" loyalty currency. I pointed out that affiliate blogge…
    - 15 days ago Sep 13, 2016, 9:59am -
  • Pro tip: booking premium cabins with US Bank Flexpoints
    As fans of US Bank Flexperks Travel Rewards know, and people who recently applied for a personal or business card during the recent Summer Olympics promotion will soon find out, the third-party travel provider US Bank uses no longer allows multi-city…
    - 16 days ago Sep 12, 2016, 9:59am -
  • Trip delays and trip delay insurance
    If you follow me on Twitter you may have noticed that I had a bumpy couple days coming back from my family's camping trip back in my ancestral homeland. As always, a disastrous itinerary for me means a blog post for you!What is a trip delay?When you…
    - 20 days ago Sep 8, 2016, 9:59am -
  • Like this site? Consider supporting it with a blog subscription!
    Sign up for a blog subscription here.This weekend I’m off to my ancestral homeland for a family reunion up in the Rocky Mountains, and I assume I’ll be mostly out of communication until Monday night.While I’m gone, you have the chance to reflec…
    - 27 days ago Sep 1, 2016, 9:59am -
  • Hacking business travel: the good, the bad, the ugly
    Last night I was chatting with a friend who's going to be in town next month for a work conference. Even in my spare time I'm always trying to help people save money, so I quickly checked whether I could offer him a better rate than what he'd paid fo…
    - 28 days ago Aug 31, 2016, 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 -

MileValue

  • newFlash Sale Through Friday: IHG Points for 0.575 Cents = $29 Hotels
    Through Friday (September 30, 2016), you can buy IHG Rewards Club points with a 100% bonus. That brings the per-point price down to 0.575 cents, which means you can book certain hotels for as low as $29. IHG is the loyalty program of these brands,…
    - 3 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 12:30pm -
  • Most Business Cards Aren’t Considered in Your Chase 5/24 Count
    Business credit cards from the majority of issuing banks are not considered in your Chase 5/24 count because they do not show up as new accounts on your personal credit report.  This is important to be aware of if you sign up for enough cards that…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 12:30pm -
  • How & Why to Transfer Starpoints Between Accounts for Free
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). Most airline miles charge exorbitant fees to transfer miles from one person’s account to another’s. For instance, United is currently charging $82.50 to transfer 5,000 miles from one account to another…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 10:35am -
  • Should You Join the Frontier Discount Den or Spirit $9 Fare Club
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). I love Spirit and Frontier. Not flying them–I think I’ve flown them three total times, which weren’t particularly pleasant experiences. I just love what they represent. As the two largest ultra-low-…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 10:15am -
  • Marriott & SPG Status Matches and Points Can Be Combined
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). Marriott and Starwood have merged. With admirable speed, Marriott has announced that you can now status match between the two rewards programs and transfer your Marriott points to Starpoints or vice versa,…
    - 4 days ago Sep 24, 2016, 7:35pm -
  • Improved LifeMiles Sale: 1.375 Cents
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). LifeMiles has been offering a 125% bonus on purchased miles this month, and now it is offering a 140% bonus on purchased miles through September 27, 2016. LifeMiles cost 3.3 cents each, so with a 140%…
    - 6 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 3:25am -
  • Business Gold Rewards Card Increases Sign Up Bonus to 50k Membership Rewards
    The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express Open now comes with 50,000 bonus Membership Rewards after spending $5,000 on your card in the first three months the account is open. The normal offer for the Business Gold Rewards Card is 25…
    - 6 days ago Sep 22, 2016, 12:30pm -
  • Earn 1,000 Virgin America Miles by Signing Up for Two Emails (In One Minute)

    - 7 days ago Sep 21, 2016, 4:00pm -
  • Best Order for Card Applications to Maximize Bonuses Over Your Lifetime
    Updated 9/21/16 with consideration of Citi’s new sign up bonus rule.  If you’re just getting into the miles hobby or coming back after a break, it’s important to realize that there is an order in which to apply for credit cards that can help…
    - 7 days ago Sep 21, 2016, 11:36am -
  • Flat Bed Award Space for Six People West Coast to Europe
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). Award space is wide open in Business Class on Austrian flights from Los Angeles to Vienna for Spring and Summer 2017 for 2-6 people per flight. Flat bed award space from the West Coast to Europe is rare,…
    - 8 days ago Sep 20, 2016, 2:11pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newFlyer Sues Emirates After Sitting Next to Obese Passenger
    Italian Attorney Giorgio Destro says being forced to suffer “spillover” from the overweight flyer seated next to him on a nine-hour flight is ample grounds for restitution. Emirates passenger Giorgio Destro was not pleased with the seating arrang…
    - 6 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 10:00am -
  • newJet Airways Partners With Delta, Air France-KLM
    Jet Airways is planning to enter a partnership with Delta Air Lines and Air France-KLM. India-based airline Jet Airways is branching out from its alliance with shareholder partner Etihad Airways in order to build a new global expansion plan. Jet plan…
    - 6 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 10:00am -
  • newAmerican Set to Unify Flight Operating System Oct. 1
    Unification allows full fleet integration among aircraft, pilots and dispatchers. Behind the scenes of American Airlines, another computer system is set to realign, marking another milestone in their merger with US Airways. The Philadelphia Inquirer…
    - 18 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 9:28pm -
  • newThese Are Two of the Youngest Pilots in the Business
    Two of the youngest pilots in the business – 26-year-old captain Kate McWilliams and her 19-year-old co-pilot Luke Elsworth – flew hundreds of easyJet passengers this week after McWilliams passed a course that elevated her to captain status. The…
    - 19 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 8:57pm -
  • newVideo Killed The Safety Card: Is Humor Getting The Point Across?
    I recently watched a really great film. It starred Anna Faris and Rhys Darby in a combination cop/romantic/horror/western film. It was hilarious, yet thought-provoking. It was…a safety demonstration for Air New Zealand. Times certainly have changed…
    - 19 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 8:50pm -
  • newSouthwest Flight Attendants Plan Contract Vote for October
    Members of the flight attendants’ union of Southwest Airlines announced Friday that the group had agreed to submit a vote in October in its ongoing dispute with the carrier over new contracts. Both the flight attendants’ union and pilots’ unio…
    - 21 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 6:58pm -
  • West Elm Launches Hotel Brand
    Furniture company West Elm is branching out into the hotel business in a partnership with DDK. Today, Williams-Sonoma-owned furniture brand West Elm announced it is branching out into the hotel business. The company plans to open five properties in 2…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 10:00am -
  • Alaska International Airport System Set for Dramatic Rate Hike
    The cost of rent at Alaska’s largest airports will more than double in some instances under a proposal agreed to last month by the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. Airlines and contractors leasing space at Ted Stevens Anchorage I…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 10:00am -
  • DBX to Get Record Number of Gates
    The Dubai Airports agency said Dubai International Airport (DXB) will soon be getting 10 new Airbus A380-capable gates, as the hub is currently the busiest airport in the world for the aircraft. Emirates is currently the top customer for the A380 and…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 11:38pm -
  • Australian International Airport Staff to Go on Strike
    The CPSU has announced a two-week strike, affecting airports all over the country. The Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) in Australia has announced a two-week intermittent strike at international airports. The Guardian reports that the union g…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 11:31pm -

Travel is Free

  • Qantas Miles in the Pacific (the best for hopping around Polynesia)
    Qantas miles is a Citi transfer partner, and it has uni […]The post Qantas Miles in the Pacific (the best for hopping around Polynesia) appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 9 days ago Sep 19, 2016, 7:36am -
  • Travel Planning Routine
    Here is my complete travel planning routine. Everything […]The post Travel Planning Routine appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 20 days ago Sep 8, 2016, 2:39pm -
  • Follow our travels live!
    Carrie and I just started a flight to a country we̵ […]The post Follow our travels live! appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 22 days ago Sep 6, 2016, 6:07pm -
  • One Credit Card Bonus /w Over $2,000 of Travel!
    Perhaps the biggest news of the year (certainly the mos […]The post One Credit Card Bonus /w Over $2,000 of Travel! appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 37 days ago Aug 23, 2016, 2:17am -

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • Traveling the World Blind: An Interview with Dan
    Dan is a 31-year-old traveler from Canada who travels with a visual impairment, both independently and with others. Legally blind, he shares his tips, tricks, and advice for how he travels to different countries in this interview, as well as resource…
    - 6 days ago Sep 22, 2016, 1:25pm -
  • Lesbian Travel: 4 Things To Know
    The LGBT community is diverse and each sub-community has its own issues to deal with. In this post, Dani from Globetrottergirls explains why lesbian travel is different than traveling as a gay man or couple and the 4 things she thinks lesbians need t…
    - 9 days ago Sep 19, 2016, 1:00pm -
  • 10 Common Questions about Solo Female Travel
    Most newbie solo traveler's fears are the same: you worry about your safety, if you're going to get lonely, and where you should go. Those issues and more are addressed in this post by Kristin Addis of Be My Travel Muse as she answers the 10 most com…
    - 14 days ago Sep 14, 2016, 1:00pm -
  • How to Save Money in Dubai (and 9 cool things to do there!)
    At first glance, Dubai seems like a very expensive destination but I was surprised at how I easy it was to find ways to save money once you peeled back the onion. Here's my advice on how to save big on your trip as well as my 9 favorite things to see…
    - 17 days ago Sep 12, 2016, 12:11am -
  • My In-Depth Guide to Experiencing the Maldives
    I've always been interested in seeing the Maldives and, last month, I finally went! I saw both of sides of the tourism here: the famous resorts and the new budget travel trail. Along the way, I learned a lot about this country, it's current tourism p…
    - 20 days ago Sep 8, 2016, 1:58pm -
  • How to Travel Hack in Australia and New Zealand
    Keith Mason is the founder of Points Hack, an Australian travel hacking website. He works to make the art of using frequent flyer and spending rewards programs more accessible to Australians. In this interview, he shares how he got started and how ot…
    - 22 days ago Sep 6, 2016, 1:00pm -
  • Dubai: The Las Vegas of the Middle East?
    I finally went to Dubai and, based on what friends told me, I thought I knew what to expect. But Dubai turned out to be a city that isn't easily explained. There's more to it than meets the eyes and it's mix of old and new gives it a certain unique s…
    - 27 days ago Sep 1, 2016, 2:34pm -
  • Should LGBT Travelers Visit Anti-LGBT Countries?
    There are nearly 80 countries in the world where being gay is against the law. In this month's post by Adam Groffman, he discusses whether or not LGBT travelers should boycott anti-LGBT countries, how to make an informed decision, and where to find i…
    - 30 days ago Aug 29, 2016, 12:00pm -
  • Where I Find the Best Travel Deals
    There are incredible travel deals happening all the time. In this post, I share with you where I go to get the best flight, hotel, tour deals when I'm looking to travel - and the one site that you should never ever use when you are planning a trip!…
    - 41 days ago Aug 18, 2016, 11:00am -
  • How to Plan a Trip to a Place You Know Nothing About
    For the first time in a long time, I am going to a place I know nothing about... and I’m thrilled! Normally, if I have enough of a basic understanding of a place, I just wing it, but Sri Lanka required some work. Here's how to plan a trip in a dest…
    - 44 days ago Aug 15, 2016, 1:57pm -

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…
    - 21 days ago 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 & Diapers.com 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 -

Pointscentric

  • newA Different Kind of Anniversary Trip…
    Let me preface this by saying this isn’t a normal points/miles/credit card rewards post at PointsCentric. So if you do not care for a personal anecdote, you can skip the rest of this post… Today is quite a special day for my wife and I as we are…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 12:00pm -
  • Book Two Car Rentals via United and Earn 10,500 United Miles
    A quick post as I’m running out the door but United sent an offer for Chase United MileagePlus credit cardholders who can earn 10,500 United miles after just two car rentals with Hertz. I value the 10,500 miles at around ~$150 dollars so this is a…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 1:02pm -
  • A 75,000 Point Marriott Signup Bonus NOT Subject to the 5/24 Rule
    The big news of the past week was the official close of the merger between Marriott & Starwood hotels which occurred yesterday. Quite impressively, you can already transfer points back and forth between the Starwood and Marriott reward programs at a…
    - 4 days ago Sep 24, 2016, 6:09pm -
  • Starwood American Express Card Signup Bonus Changed to Two Free Nights Instead of Points
    A few weeks ago I posted how there was a strong rumor that the signup bonus on the Starwood American Express cards would be changing and sure enough, the signup bonus has now changed to a brand new and different type of offer. Instead of points, the…
    - 6 days ago Sep 22, 2016, 10:41am -
  • Free 500 to 750 US Bank FlexPerks Points Offers
    I love free point offers and there are two quick & easy opportunities right now to earn 500 to 750 FlexPerks points. I know many of you recently applied for the US Bank FlexPerks Visa with the increased signup bonus of 34,500 points due to their Olym…
    - 13 days ago Sep 15, 2016, 11:40am -

milenerd

  • newHertz Fall Bonus
    Thanks to reader Ashok for sharing that Hertz is back with this quick and easy freebie. Get 25 points in under ten seconds. Or see if you’re targeted here first for a better version. Beyond the free points, you can get 550 more if you spend over…
    - 8 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 7:25am -
  • Bonus Buying IHG Points
    A few of you emailed this 100% buying bonus offer from IHG. It’s good if you’re buying points… but as always, I’m not big on buying points. Definitely do the math. For the most part, I find hotel offers like this work best when you have a spe…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 9:03am -
  • How To Not Get Screwed Over
    I spent last weekend cleaning out my email inbox. Thousands of messages were either moved or deleted. Man, reading through years of old communication does a weird thing to your brain. You see the ways people have changed (including yourself), who…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 9:18am -
  • 9 Things About Starwood And Marriott
    Link your Marriott and Starwood accounts here. If you have status with either brand, it should get matched instantly. Once you link, you’ll see options to transfer points from one program to the other. The ratio is 3 Marriott points for every 1 fro…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 8:28am -
  • New Starwood Business Card Offer
    Thanks to reader Rob for sharing a new link for Starwood’s Business credit card from Amex. This new bonus is for 2 free nights (in limited categories) instead of points. The personal link still looks to be 25,000 points (for now). But I might be up…
    - 6 days ago Sep 22, 2016, 8:44am -
  • 1,000 Easy Miles
    Thanks to a few of you for emailing this. If you don’t have a Fairmont account, open one here and pick up 1,000 Aeroplan miles. Make sure you expand the Frequent Flyer Programs section to enter that Aeroplan information in.
    - 7 days ago Sep 21, 2016, 9:24am -
  • American Miles For Sprint
    I’ve posted this in the past, but I’m pretty sure it was buried in a list. Since readers keep regularly sending it in (and new iPhone talk has started again), I figured I should make it an “alone post.” Pretty simple…if you have any intere…
    - 8 days ago Sep 20, 2016, 8:44am -
  • Monday Deals
    All 3 Southwest credit cards are back up to 50,000 points. The Companion Pass is by far the main reason to get these. So, unless you want to have it a year less, remember the goal is for those points to post after January 1st. Yo New Yorkers, get an…
    - 9 days ago Sep 19, 2016, 7:41am -
  • End Of Week Triple
    A much bigger bonus of 80,000 points for the Best Western Business credit card. If, y’know…you’re into Best Western points. A new working link for the Barclays Arrival card. And it’s worth 50,000 points now. Happy to see this one again. I’…
    - 12 days ago Sep 16, 2016, 8:28am -
  • 5,000 Virgin Points?
    This one looks targeted, but it only takes a second. Definitely worth a shot. Thanks to reader Jason for the link worth a possible 5,000 Virgin America points if you register for a new account.
    - 13 days ago Sep 15, 2016, 7:23am -

Doctor of Credit

  • new25 Free Hertz Points + 550 Points For First Rental
    The Offer Direct link to offer Receive 25 Hertz points for free when you enroll in their Fall Promotion, you’ll also receive 550 Hertz points (enough for a free weekend rental) if you make pick up a rental before November 13th, 2016. The Fine P…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:00pm -
  • newThe Chase 4/24 App-O-Rama
    While many people have stopped applying for credit cards using the app-o-rama method, it’s sometimes worth doing so when you are holding just under 5/24. App-O-Rama Yup, there’s a Wikipedia page on this. “App-O-Rama refers to a strategy of comp…
    - 3 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 1:00pm -
  • newRecap: Smart Explorer, Uber’s Driverless Cars, $4,000 Mistake & More
    Play “The Smart Explorer” Game by Le Club AccorHotels to Win Points by Magic of Miles. Chances of winning are low. Test-Riding Uber’s New Driverless Cars by The Real Deal. I personally can’t wait until driverless cars become a think, I also l…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 12:00pm -
  • new100 Free Hilton HHonors Points
    The Offer Direct link to offer Receive 100 free Hilton HHonors points when you enroll in their Thank Again program (earn bonus points when you  shop, dine, and park at 150 Airports & Thousands of Local Merchants across the U.S). The Fine Print Valid…
    - 11 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 5:07am -
  • newRoundup of Swagbucks Free Money Deals (6 Deals)
    Quite a few free money deals have been going on recently on Swagbucks. We’ve covered a few of the better ones in dedicated posts, and we’ll try to briefly round up all currently available deals in this post. Please add anything we’ve missed in…
    - 14 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 1:49am -
  • new$50 Statement Credit When You Spend $500+ At Hyatt Regency For Hyatt Cardholders – Bad Deal
    The Offer Direct link to offer Register for this promotion and book a stay at any Hyatt regency hotels and resorts in the U.S. by December 31st, 2016 for $500 or more and receive a $50 statement credit The Fine Print The offer is only valid for hyatt…
    - 16 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 11:36pm -
  • newRumor: American Express To Compete With Chase Sapphire Reserve, As Early As Q4
    I’ll preface this by saying that this is nothing more than a rumor at this stage, I believe it to be true but can’t go into specifics and I’m less sure of this than I was of the Chase 5/24 rule and Chase Sapphire Reserve leaks. Apparently they…
    - 16 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 11:22pm -
  • new[MO, East Prairie only] Banterra $200 In Branch Checking Bonus
    Offer at a glance Maximum bonus amount: $200 Availability: East Prairie Branch only Direct deposit required: Yes, no minimum specified Additional requirements: None Hard/soft pull: Unknown ChexSystems: Unknown  Credit card funding: Unknown Monthly f…
    - 18 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 9:21pm -
  • new[IL only] $100 Checking Bonus With Cubs & White Sox Checking Account
    This bonus is available to most if not all Wintrust Community Bank’s, under their different brands. Here are some examples: Glenview Bank & Trust Northview Bank & Trust Proviso Commnunity Credit Union Offer at a glance Maximum bonus amount: $100 Av…
    - 22 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 5:30pm -
  • PNC $400 Checking Bonus [AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, VA, WI and WV]
    Update: Some readers are saying this is IL only, but one reader was able to get it in VA. Offer at a glance Maximum bonus amount: Up to $400  Availability: AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, VA, WI and WV Direct depo…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 2:00pm -

Hustler Money Blog

  • newDiscover Bank CD Review: Earn Up To 2.20% APY CD Rates
    Discover Bank is one of the largest banks mostly known for their credit cards. Discover is offering Certificates of Deposits (CDs) with rates up to 2.20% APY. This rate is much higher than any other competitors I’ve seen. You can choose CD terms…
    - 56 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:45pm -
  • newNew Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express Review: 2 Free Nights
    While American Express is an advertising partner of HustlerMoneyBlog, the opinions and beliefs in this article are the author’s alone and have not been reviewed, approved, or otherwise endorsed by the issuer. The Starwood Preferred Guest® Business…
    - 13 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:00am -
  • newLyft $50 Sign Up Credit Bonus
    If you need a free ride, Sign up for Lyft with us and you can receive a $50 in free ride credit. If you’re in a condition where you can’t drive, public transportation isn’t the only choice you have. Lyft is a really useful app that let’s loca…
    - 15 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 1:00am -
  • newFirst Central Credit Union Review: $72 Checking Bonus (TX)
    For residents of Texas, First Central Credit Union is offering you an opportunity to earn a $72 bonus! This offer does not expire and is based on each qualifying cycle! To start, you are required to open a Kasasa Tunes Checking account. Once you ope…
    - 16 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 12:00am -
  • newBanterra Bank Checking Promotion: $200 Bonus (IL)
    This bank bonus is available to residents of Missouri at the East Prairie location. Banterra Bank is offering you a chance to earn a $200 bonus when you open up a new Banterra Checking Account valid through December 31, 2016. To be eligible for this…
    - 17 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 10:20pm -
  • newTop Ten Flight Deals for September 27, 2016
    If you’re looking to travel in the most cost efficient and money-saving way possible, here is a list of the best flight deals of the day! These promotions normally are only good for a few days. Make sure if you find a promotion that you like, book…
    - 18 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 9:15pm -
  • newTop Ten Hot Deals for September 27, 2016

    - 19 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 9:00pm -
  • newJetBlue Airways Round-Trip From Baltimore to Fort Lauderdale Starting At $86
    If you are looking for a chance to travel to Florida, here’s a great opportunity for you! If so, you can get a round-trip flight with JetBlue Airways from Baltimore to Fort Lauderdale starting at $86. Fort Lauderdale is a city on Florida’s…
    - 19 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 8:45pm -
  • newArby’s Free Sandwich: Roast Beef Classic
    Who has the meats- Arby’s!  Who doesn’t love a free coupon that provides a free meal especially from an establishment that offers scrumptious meaty meats! Did I entice you enough? Is it time for the cravings to kick in? Well regardless, you kno…
    - 19 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 8:43pm -
  • newBest Buy e-Gift Card Cashstar Promotion: $15 Savings Code
    Cashstar is offering you a $15 saving code when you buy a $150 Best Buy  e-gift card before 10/8/2016. Get the gift with this special promotion going on! Cashstar limited a max of 3 $150 e-gift card purchases during promotion time period per custo…
    - 20 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 8:10pm -

Travel Codex

  • Earn 1,000 Free Miles with IHG, Aeroplan, and Virgin America
    There are several promotions currently available to earn up to 1,000 free miles or points with different loyalty programs. While I’m not normally eager to chase down small numbers of miles (a bit like picking up pennies), their value is more attr…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 1:05pm -
  • The SPG to Marriott Points Transfer Ratio Is Fantastic
    The news that Marriott was purchasing Starwood Hotels was not positive news for those in the points community because it meant a good program, SPG, would likely be destroyed by combining it with a large company, Marriott, that already has a poor rewa…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 11:30am -
  • Marriott and Starwood Announced Reciprocal Benefits to Begin Immediately
    Marriott and Starwood blindsided us with a late-night post on the details of their merger, which completed today, and their plans to immediately match status and allow points transfers between programs. This is a temporary move while they continue to…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 10:15am -
  • Two Clues that Marriott May Convert Starpoints at a 1-to-3 Ratio
    Now that the merger of Starwood and Marriott has been fully approved (the last hurdle was Chinese regulators), we’re already beginning to see hints of what the future of their two loyalty programs might look like. The SPG Business credit card from…
    - 6 days ago Sep 22, 2016, 3:57pm -
  • Review: Cathay Pacific First Class LAX-HKG
    I managed to find two first class seats on a Cathay Pacific flight out of Los Angeles two weeks before departure. That’s not too hard —  award space is not uncommon as long as you are flexible on your gateway airport — but usually I would h…
    - 6 days ago Sep 22, 2016, 1:30pm -
  • The New Arrival+ Signup Bonus is Decent, But It’s Not a Keeper Card
    From the desk of the Devil’s Advocate…   Yes, yes, we’re all very impressed with the increased signup bonus on Barclaycard’s Arrival+ Mastercard. If you haven’t heard (though I’m pretty sure you have), earlier this week the Arrival+ si…
    - 6 days ago Sep 22, 2016, 11:05am -
  • More Virgin America Points and Gold Status When You Transfer Membership Rewards
    For a limited­ time, Virgin America is offering bonus Elevate points and Gold status when you transfer Membership Rewards points from American Express. I am not personally a huge fan of the Elevate program’s redemption opportunities. However, I ca…
    - 7 days ago Sep 21, 2016, 3:55pm -
  • More Details on the North Satellite Renovation and New Board Room at Sea-Tac Airport
    Last month I was perusing the public records of the Port of Seattle and came across architectural drawings of the new Centurion Lounge and Delta SkyClub in Concourse A/B and also the new Alaska Board Room being planned for the North Satellite. The cu…
    - 8 days ago Sep 20, 2016, 1:30pm -
  • Review: Sheraton Gateway LAX
    The Sheraton Gateway LAX may be the worst airport hotel I’ve stayed at this year. Yes, I know it has had some rave reviews. Yes, I know it’s a difficult hotel market in general; none of the hotels there are truly inspiring. But hear me out. My wi…
    - 8 days ago Sep 20, 2016, 11:05am -
  • Travel Meetup Tomorrow (September 20) in Belleuve
    I apologize for the very short notice, but as always the Seattle-area travel meetup will be happening on the third Tuesday of the month. (It’s always on the third Tuesday, if you want to create a recurring appointment in your calendar.) It’s a g…
    - 9 days ago Sep 19, 2016, 7:50pm -

Maximizing Money

  • newUpromise World MasterCard from Barclaycard $100 Bonus
    The Upromise World MasterCard has a special offer right now for a $100 bonus after your first purchase on the card within 90 days of account opening.Just apply for the Upromise World MasterCard® to earn a $100 cash back bonus after your first use o…
    - 19 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 9:08pm -
  • newVaultoro Bitcoin Gold Exchange – Earn Bitcoin and Gold by Referring Friends
    Vaultoro is a real-time trading platform that allows you to trade Bitcoin and physical Gold at the best possible price, so that you can store your wealth in Gold and easily spend it with Bitcoin.Just sign up for a Free Vaultoro Account to instantly…
    - 19 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 8:52pm -
  • newBitbond – Peer-to-Peer Bitcoin Lending Marketplace – Up to $200 Cash Bonus
    The Bitbond peer-to-peer Bitcoin lending network provides a global market for small business loans, offering borrowers affordable interest rates and lenders profitable earnings on Bitcoin loans.Check out the Bitbond Marketplace to invest your Bitcoi…
    - 22 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 5:31pm -
  • newTrunk Club Personal Stylist Service $50 Referral Credits
    Trunk Club is a personal stylists service for women and men that helps you find the best clothes for your size, style, and preferences with no minimum purchase requirements, free shipping and free returns, and a 5-day home try-on period to decide wha…
    - 22 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 5:29pm -
  • Top Bonus Roundup on Maximizing Money
    Check out this review of the best recent promotions on Maximizing Money for a quick list of the latest deals as well as some all-time favorites on the site.Chase Bank Bonus Coupon Codes - Earn from $100 to $300 in bonus cash for opening a Chase Bank…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 10:13am -
  • brightpeak financial and TFCU $100 Bonus Emergency Savings Account
    brightpeak financial offers a $100 savings rewards program bonus to its members who open a Thrivent Federal Credit Union (TFCU) Emergency Savings Share Account and meet or surpass your savings goals.To qualify for this $100 brightpeak financial bonu…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 10:40pm -
  • Mercari Resale Shopping App Free $2 Credit and $2 Referrals (Like eBay)
    The Mercari resale shopping app (similar to eBay) is offering new users a free $2 credit to use toward your first purchase, plus you can earn $2 for each new user that you refer.Just use the Referral Code WZBMQY when you join Mercari to get $2 in fr…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 8:17pm -
  • Arby’s Coupons Newsletter – Free Roast Beef Classic with Drink Purchase
    Arby's restaurants will give you a Free Roast Beef Classic with the purchase of a drink when you sign up to receive Arby's coupons with their newsletter.Just sign up for the Arby's newsletter to immediately receive a coupon for a Free Roast Beef Cla…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 8:15pm -
  • Tesla Motors Referral Program $1,000 New Purchase Credit and Owner Rewards
    The Tesla Motors Referral Program provides anyone who orders a new Model S or Model X using the referral link of a current Tesla owner with a $1,000 credit toward the purchase price.Just click on this Tesla $1,000 Credit Referral Link to get a $1,00…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 6:58pm -
  • Alton Lane Tailored Apparel $50 Discount Code and $50 Referrals
    Alton Lane offers tailored apparel for men including suits, shirts, blazers, trousers, tuxedos, overcoats, and accessories that are carefully constructed from premium fabrics according to your exact specifications.First-time customers can get a $50…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 5:02pm -

Boarding Area

  • newStop the Plane- I want to get on
    There are so many stories of poor plane passenger behaviour, that I now filter most out. This one from Beijing takes the cake! On the morning of September 14 at around 9.30, two passengers for flight CA1519 an Air China Beijing to Shanghai service,…
    - 13 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:28pm -
  • newUnited’s Secret Travel Voucher Expiration Grace Period & Redeeming an Expired Cert
    How to redeem a United Airlines travel voucher after it expires and information about the company's secret expiration grace period.
    - 24 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:17pm -
  • newUber Partnering with…Sears?! Earn Shop Your Way Points for Riding Uber.
    It’s no doubt that the retailer Sears has been struggling for the past few years. In fact, they have been operating at a loss for the past 5 years. In an attempt to turn around, they launched the Shop Your Way (SYW) loyalty program, where custome…
    - 34 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:07pm -
  • newAir France Will Continue To Fly The Most Outdated A380s
    Air France is in the process of refreshing their longhaul fleet, including introducing some great new first & business class seats.Air France's new first class seat must be one of the coolest new products out there. The product looks so clean and st…
    - 35 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:06pm -
  • newRedeem Virgin Atlantic Miles for Virgin America Award Flights (Complete Route Network from SFO)
    Good morning everyone. Last week, I was talking to a friend about converting Virgin Atlantic miles into Hilton HHonors points (2:3 transfer ratio). If you are interested in the transfer process, here is a post I wrote about the process. My *wise*…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:35pm -
  • newGroupon 4 Pack Shell Fuel Rewards Cards Deal
    Are you heading out on a road trip this fall? There is a deal available from Groupon where you can score four-pack of Instant Fuel Rewards cards good at any participating Shell station. Each card is good for $1 off per gallon of gasoline (20-gallon…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:24pm -
  • newBritish Airways & Qatar Airways Announce A Joint Business Venture
    Last January it was first announced that Qatar Airways would be buying a 9.99% stake in IAG, the parent company of British Airways and Iberia. Qatar Airways is government owned, so basically the country was buying the stake. Then a few months ago Qat…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:19pm -
  • newFree American Airlines Lounge Access if You Have United or Delta Status
    Last year I wrote How to Get – and Use – Airline Status Matches. Travel providers are interested in acquiring their competitors’ best customers, but elite status has a lock-in effect. Sure, you might want to defect from United to American or fr…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:04pm -
  • newUber Scheduled Rides Feature Now Available in New York
    In recent years I’ve come to see the value of Uber. Besides finding a car with a few clicks from your mobile device, they also offer some solid promos which can further bring the costs of a ride down. Now a  new feature in New York is available- U…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 1:53pm -
  • newIs American Express Launching A New Card To Compete with Chase and Citi?
    When Chase announced the Sapphire Reserve, I asked the question: is there a place for three premium cards to co-exist in the market? For those of us in the US, we now have 3 banks offering 3 different credit cards, all carrying a $450 annual fee. Ame…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 1:37pm -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • What Is A “Status Match?” Here’s An Example from United
    In the past, I’ve discussed elite status, the additional perks that you get for flying an airline for a certain number of miles each year or staying a certain number of nights at a particular hotel chain. But what if you want to switch your loyalty…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 10:57pm -
  • You Can Now Link Your Marriott And Starwood Accounts
    With final approval having been granted, Marriott and Starwood have started the integration process. And now, you can link your accounts. Benefits Of Linking Linking your accounts will let you move points back and forth between the Marriott Rewards (…
    - 4 days ago Sep 25, 2016, 1:44am -
  • A Word on Hotel Promos: Marriott And Hilton
    One more day before I board my petri dish with wings and head back to my primary side of the globe. Something they never say about flying: It doesn’t matter what class you are sitting in. If the flight is long enough, you will pick up somebody’s…
    - 6 days ago Sep 22, 2016, 7:27am -
  • Bonus Miles And A Discount with Avis And Budget
    A quick hit: Miles for Driving Miles Avis and Budget are offering some big (It’s all relative.) mileage earning opportunities for renting a car. From now until October 15, rent a car for three or more days and not only will you get a discount (up t…
    - 8 days ago Sep 21, 2016, 12:56am -
  • On The Road Again…
    Hi folks, I’ll be traveling for most of the next two weeks, so posts will be infrequent. Until then, I leave you with this video of a 787 doing a near-vertical takeoff. Want to subscribe? Just enter your email in the box above (and to the right) an…
    - 11 days ago Sep 17, 2016, 11:41pm -
  • The Cruise Ships Just Keep Growing…
    A few days ago, Carnival Corporation (the parent of the Carnival, Princess and Holland America brands, among others) announced an order for three new ships. Nothing unusual, except for the size of the ships: 180,000 tons, 5,200 passengers. Size Matte…
    - 12 days ago Sep 16, 2016, 3:25pm -
  • What Is “Manufactured Spending?”
    This is a topic that I’ve covered in the past, but it is worth repeating. There’s one overarching rule when it comes to earning points and miles: Nothing is free. Yes, you will see headlines saying things like, “How I flew First Class around th…
    - 13 days ago Sep 15, 2016, 4:47pm -
  • Register Now for SPG More For You
    SPG More For You SPG has opened registration for its fourth quarterish promotion, More For You. The bonus is will give you double base points during the week and triple on weekend stays that include a Friday or Saturday night. But be sure to check ou…
    - 14 days ago Sep 14, 2016, 7:54pm -
  • Fun Stuff from around The Travel Industry
      Let’s take a look at some of the interesting news from around the travel industry… New Hotel Policy: BYOS (Bring Your Own Sheets) Eww. Inside Edition is not my traditional news source, but a recent video from the company was, well, gross. At a…
    - 15 days ago Sep 13, 2016, 3:28pm -
  • When A Great Deal Isn’t
    It’s no secret that one of my core rules around accumulating miles is to use credit card sign-up bonuses to your advantage. But that doesn’t mean that every deal is equal, and what looks like the best of deals may not be. Here’s one example. Vi…
    - 16 days ago Sep 12, 2016, 3:05pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 6 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:35pm -
  • newThe 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…
    - 16 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:25pm -
  • newAlready qualified for Platinum on SPG. Is there any point in hitting Plat in MR?
    With closing of the deal for Starwood, and the announced linking (not merger yet) of rewards programs, I'm trying to figure out how to optimize for this year and next.For the past several years I've managed to achieve Plat in SPG, and Plat in MR (an…
    - 59 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:42pm -
  • newThailand Dos & Don'ts!
    Swadee ... here, according to a Khun Wilko, are some things to be aware of when visiting Thailand:· Bring a mobile (cell) phone. It should be “unlocked” - this can be done either at home or in Thailand - then buy a Thai SIM card for it on arriva…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 1:42pm -
  • newWhat do people think of Singapore's and Shanghai's Michelin Guides?
    Look at them here https://www.viamichelin.com/web/Res...uMzc2NTEwY016RXVNakU0TkE9PWNNVEl4TGpRek5EVTI=https://guide.michelin.sg/
    - 2 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 1:32pm -
  • newStarwood and Marriott Merger Update – Now You Can Link Your Accounts
    Today marks an exciting day for our members, and we’re thrilled for you to be among the first to hear about it here! With the Starwood and Marriott merger now officially complete, our loyalty programs still remain separate. However, starting tod…
    - 3 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 12:38pm -
  • newCurrency Exchange- Traveling Internationally
    I'll be travelling to Italy soon and I want to find the best bank to have. I have been warned not to exchange money in NYC but to do it upon arrival through an atm. I'm willing to sign up for the best bank that offers little to no fee on the followin…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 12:02pm -
  • 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…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 11:30am -
  • newHotel Adlon Kempinski, Berlin, Germany [REVIEW:PHOTOS:VIDEOS]
    April 2016, 2 nights /3 daysShortly after the Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin opened its doors for the first time in over fifty years in 1997 we visited it and were impressed by the grand lobby. We swore we would stay there at some stage. Our dream cam…
    - 5 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 10:24am -
  • newAccorHotels lures millennials with new Jo&Joe brand launch
    AccorHotels lures millennials with new Jo&Joe brand launchSeeking to capture that increasingly important millennial market (and to fight the growing power of Airbnb and other home-sharing services), AccorHotels is launching a youth hostel brand cal…
    - 5 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 10:13am -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newGold/Business wasn't called for boarding first in AUH
    Flying out of AUH last week, and didn't hear any boarding call, let alone one for business/Gold members. Everyone, including economy passengers without status, just boarded together. Was in the back and pushed my way to the front, though it was a...
    - 7 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:34pm -
  • newGot an email for my "Superseller" monthly statement
    Not quite sure why I got this, as I'm not a travel agent and the SuperSeller program seems to be for them only. However, my father's account (whose Etihad emails also go to my email address), apparently somehow has 2100 Superseller miles, despite...
    - 19 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:22pm -
  • newHas Southwest stopped promoting "Bags Fly Free"?
    Is it just me or has Southwest stopped emphasizing bags fly free in its ads over the past year or so? I recall the "Bag fees don't fly with us" campaign, and I can't recall seeing anything like that recently. Could a fee for the second bag be in.…
    - 21 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:20pm -
  • newEVA (F): ATL to CEB OW $1200 - Trying to Contribute
    Was fooling around trying to figure out the cost of a one-way 1st class ticket from ATL to CEB on KE. When I put search into ITA, it came back with a rate of approximately $1200 traveling on AS and EVA. This also works RT at approximately double...
    - 23 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:18pm -
  • newStatus match question
    Hi all, longtime Delta flyer here. I moved from NYC to the DC area and will be switching to UA. I've already been accepted into the status match challenge period, effective from 10/1/16 to 1/1/17. I previously booked an international flight from...
    - 27 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:14pm -
  • newHas anyone been able to get a CL reallocation without a hard pull (CR frozen)
    As above, I can't seem to get a CL reallocation without a hard pull. Tried it 3 times over the phone, and even escalated all the way up. My CR is frozen, so they won't reallocate my credit. I swear this was not the case before. Is anyone seeing...
    - 31 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:10pm -
  • newOslo-Boston with the Norwegian Dreamliner
    Join me onboard Norwegian DY7084 Service from Oslo Gardermoen to Boston Logan. The Flight was operated by LN-LNF a 2.4 Year Old 787-8 Dreamliner. The Fliying time was 6 Hours and 45 Minutes. We pick up the action at Oslo Gardermoen and pass through..…
    - 39 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:02pm -
  • newDaypack suggestions
    I am looking for a tough, 15L-18L daypack, I was originally hoping to purchase the 15L GoRuck Bullet, but I am told that it has been dropped form the GoRuck line. Their 10L model is just too small for my needs. Anyone have any suggestions? This will.…
    - 46 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:55pm -
  • newDelta Just Called, 5000 skymiles to switch my flight to MSP-HND
    I wonder if this is any indication on potential abysmal bookings on the new MSP-HND flight that starts the end of October. I have a flight in J booked from YYZ-ATL-NRT. The Delta rep offered me 5,000 bonus miles to re-route YYZ-MSP-HND. ...
    - 46 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:55pm -
  • newCredit Card Spend TQP
    Is there any way to know how close you are to achieving the next 1,500 TQP by $10k spend on SW Rewards card?
    - 51 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:50pm -

Reddit r/churning

  • newTwo Hertz 575 bonus points promotions
    Hertz appears to have launched two (targeted?) promotions for their Fall Rewards program. Both offer an initial 25 points for registration. There's one for 550 bonus points for 1 rental before 11/13 - https://wwww.hertzfallrewards.com/MR1 And there's…
    - 6 mins ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:35pm -
  • newWhat Card Wednesday - Week of September 28, 2016
    What Card Wednesdays, where we try to figure out what card you should get or critique your current plans or AOR if you're doing it that way). Everything is YMMV and these are all opinions. Agree or disagree with your votes. As always read the wiki, d…
    - 5 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 11:02am -
  • newInteresting Delta SkyMiles 2cpp Redemption
    I was at the Delta Sky Club @ SEA and I ordered a draft beer thinking it was free. Anyhow, the bartender told me it was $3 and I could either pay in card or SkyMiles. Now to my surprise, when I asked how many miles it costs I was told that it was onl…
    - 11 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 4:28am -
  • newWhy does AA Executive get no love? The AU benefits are unparalleled!
    I realize the category bonuses and benefits are non-existent when compared to the CSR and Prestige, but the Admirals Club access for AUs is unmatched. You can add up to 11 AUs and it gives them all a full Admirals Club benefit ($5,400 annual value).…
    - 13 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 3:09am -
  • newREI mastercard
    I haven't seen this card mentioned here. Does anyone have it? What are the drawbacks? http://www.reimastercard.com/credit/welcome.do?redirect=DirectTraffic&lang=en&exp= submitted by /u/aceshighsays [link] [comments]
    - 13 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:52am -
  • newRumors of New Premium Amex Card!
    DoC is reporting rumors of a new American Express card to compete with new premium cards such as the CSR. Nothing is confirmed, but I would love to see a card that had all the benefits of the Amex Platinum (hotel elite status, purchase protections, C…
    - 13 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:34am -
  • newDiscover now have a page for you to track 5% progress. I believe this is new?
    submitted by /u/sikachu_ [link] [comments]
    - 17 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 10:32pm -
  • newAmex to offer 2x points 10/15-12/31 at Small Biz
    Took a survey where they talked about 2x points at small business 10/15-12/31. Guess last year was a disaster without the statement credits so they are trying something. Not very exciting imo. submitted by /u/TTTTroll [link] [comments]
    - 18 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 10:01pm -
  • newTHE $21,000 First Class Airplane Seat (Emirates)
    submitted by /u/Gbcue [link] [comments]
    - 18 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 9:14pm -
  • newTerry Crews churns right. Has Amex Plat and Centurion.
    submitted by /u/Gbcue [link] [comments]
    - 18 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 9:12pm -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newHow to Safely Pack Bottles of Wine
    Do you like food and wine travel, or even just bringing home a bottle of wine from a trip? A few weeks ago in my weekly newsletter, I recommended buying bottle protectors, which can keep your wine—and olive oil, etc.—from breaking and makin…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 2:00pm -
  • newTravel News: Week of September 28, 2016
    THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Bangkok Overtakes London as Most Visited International Destination in 2016 Allianz: Winter Travel to Florida Down 15% Amid Zika Fears World’s Shortest International Flight (ACH-FDH) Will Be Only 8 Minutes Cuba w…
    - 5 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 11:00am -
  • newTravel Contests: Week of September 28, 2016
    This week’s travel contests include: Win a trip for two to Munich Win a $101,000 prize including cash, a tiny house and more Win an inspirational trip to Paris Win free airline vouchers Win a four-night all-inclusive getaway for two to Mexico Win a…
    - 5 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 11:00am -
  • newTravel Book of the Week: Etiquette Guide to China

    - 18 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 10:00pm -
  • newMy New Carry-On Bag
    Last month I wrote a post about the bag that I use when I check luggage. It’s rare that I check a bag, but now that my wife just gave birth to a beautiful boy named Jack “Jet,” it might be my new reality. At least that’s what my friends who…
    - 18 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 9:33pm -
  • newVIDEO: Burning Man from a Drone
    I’ve never gone to the annual Burning Man festival that takes place in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada each September. The images I’ve seen from it are incredible and this is the first time I’ve seen drone footage, which makes it even cooler. T…
    - 20 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 7:30pm -
  • newThe Cruise Search Engine that Tracks Almost 12,000 Cruises
    If you’re interested in going on a cruise, I highly recommend that you book through a travel agent that specializes in cruises—especially first-timers, since agents usually know the ins and outs of the different ships and can potentially get yo…
    - 21 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 6:30pm -
  • newWhere to Find Real Hotel Photos
    One of the biggest scams in the hotel industry is that hotel marketers hire professional photographers to make their properties look a lot nicer than they really are. Especially the pool area, right? I’m sure it’s happened to you too…you arriv…
    - 22 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 6:00pm -
  • new12 Reasons to Stay at TownePlace Suites
    These days, there are so many choices when looking for a place to stay whether – it’s for business or leisure. Travelers can do anything from renting a house to staying in a luxury hotel. And if you’re looking for something in between and affor…
    - 23 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 4:48pm -
  • newWear Your Seatbelt Over Your Blanket
    If you don’t want to be disturbed by the flight attendants when you’re sleeping on a plane, wear your seatbelt over your blanket or your outer garment of clothing. This way, they don’t have to wake you when they do their safety checks, which th…
    - 24 hours ago Sep 27, 2016, 4:00pm -

TravelBloggerBuzz

  • newLinking Marriott SPG, Order Beer, TBB Blog Buzz Sizzles
    We finally got to linking Marriott SPG accounts, show you how to order beer in other countries, report on a rumor about Amex coming back from the dead, look at awesome Earth pictures from space, learn of a baby with three parents, laugh at the sorry…
    - 5 hours ago Sep 28, 2016, 10:30am -
  • Marriott Platinum, Uber Gift Cards, Best Business Class Airlines
    We show you ways to get Marriott Platinum status, get ready for Uber gift cards, learn of West Elm getting into the hotel business, tell you what to do not go get screwed over, read a fascinating story of a dude who hacked a TV game show decades ago,…
    - 1 day ago Sep 27, 2016, 10:30am -
  • Sapphire Reserve Success, Crap Financial Products, Best Resorts
    We have another post about the Sapphire Reserve success, a list of crap financial products, another list of best resorts, bring you breathtaking weather photos, go in the past to look at how some great cities looked back then, get to South America fo…
    - 2 days ago Sep 26, 2016, 10:30am -
  • Never Retire, Wells Fargo Crap, Online Distraction Madness
    We bring you an interesting blog post about how to never retire, more nasty Wells Fargo crap, best article of the week about our online distraction madness, Zach interviews Hillary and nothing more, that’s it! TBB Blog Mission: To Entertain. Educat…
    - 3 days ago Sep 25, 2016, 10:30am -
  • Short hello from FinCon16 & Marriott SPG Merger News
    We report sings of life with a short hello from FinCon16 conference in San Diego and the Marriott SPG merger news you should know & that’s it! TBB Blog Mission: To Entertain. Educate. Inspire. In That Order! This site is AD-FREE! You can support it…
    - 4 days ago Sep 24, 2016, 10:30am -
  • How To Support TBB – September 2016
    I do this post once a month. Some bloggers do it at the first of each month and then continue to bombard readers with endless blog posts that are just credit card sale pumps. So, before you attack me for being a sleazy pumper, can we come to an under…
    - 5 days ago Sep 23, 2016, 10:30am -
  • I am Wei, I was a newbie and then started to travel for free!
    An introductory post by former newbie Wei, how he started in the hobby, his successes and mistakes & how cool it is to travel for free! I introduced Wei to our hobby only after I made sure he can handle it! And I am proud to say he has come a very lo…
    - 6 days ago Sep 22, 2016, 10:30am -
  • First Class Awards to New Zealand, Beware Marriott Rewards, Chernobyl & Cocos
    We bring you First Class awards to New Zealand, beware Marriott Rewards ,visit Chernobyl & Cocos Islands in the middle of nowhere, notice some funky United award pricing, a giant douche bag in China gets his dog 7 iPhones, visit remote Yemen mountain…
    - 7 days ago Sep 21, 2016, 10:30am -
  • Colombia With Miles, Hyatt Credit Card, Denali & Slovakia, FinCon16
    We bring you more ways to get to South America and specifically Colombia with miles, the evolution of the Hyatt Credit Card, we travel to Denali & Slovakia & FinCon16, learn how to use Qantas miles in the Pacific, we learn about the greatest bubble i…
    - 8 days ago Sep 20, 2016, 10:30am -
  • South America With Points, Free IHG Rewards Points, Best Embraer Jet
    We show you how to fly to South America with points, get you free IHG Rewards points, fly on the best Embraer private jet, how to form a business in Michigan,  how flight attendants hate flying to India, two incredible stories how a Russian pilot de…
    - 9 days ago Sep 19, 2016, 10:30am -