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The Points Guy

  • newAirfare Projected to Rise Beginning in February
    Those planning to take a trip this summer may want to book their air travel sooner than later, as ticket costs are expected to increase incrementally between now and June 2017. Airfare-tracking app Hopper suggests flight prices could begin rising as…
    - 12 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 11:35pm -
  • newAir India Just Suspended 57 Crew Members for Being “Overweight” (And Yes, It’s 2017)
    While the Women’s March on Washington is gaining an unprecedented amount of support from around the globe for women’s rights, Air India is making a statement of a different kind. Just days after introducing a controversial new “female-only” s…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:50pm -
  • newWatch the World’s Largest Propeller Plane Create a Sandstorm on a Dirt Runway
    The Antonov Design Bureau builds big. The airframe manufacturer brought to life the world’s largest airplane, the 6-engine, 32-wheel An-225. It also built the world’s largest turboprop, the An-22. By 2010, however, the Soviet-era oversized car…
    - 14 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:02pm -
  • newDeal Alert: US to French Caribbean From $208 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. We…
    - 16 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 7:51pm -
  • newUnited’s Selling Elite Status for 2017
    Did you miss out on earning United elite status through January 2018? Well, check your inbox — UA’s sending out offers to buy status, just as American began doing late last year. One TPG contributor who earned Gold status in 2015 but will be drop…
    - 16 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 7:41pm -
  • newWest Coast and MSP to Hawaii From $331 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. We…
    - 16 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 7:32pm -
  • newHotel Review: The Radisson Blu, Dakar Sea Plaza in Senegal
    TO THE POINT: The Radisson Blu, Dakar Sea Plaza is a waterfront resort just outside the center of Dakar, Senegal. The pros: stunning views, a relaxed, beach vibe and spacious rooms. The cons: The location isn’t ideal if you’d like to be within wa…
    - 19 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 4:25pm -
  • newDeal Alert: US to Iceland From $200 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. We…
    - 20 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 4:19pm -
  • newAmerican Offering 40,000 Bonus Miles on Paid Flights to Europe
    Looking to book a flight to Europe? American Airlines is adding an incentive to purchase your flight sooner than later. The carrier is offering AAdvantage members up to 40,000 bonus miles on flights booked and flown before March 31, 2017. This pro…
    - 21 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 3:19pm -
  • newEarn 15 Alaska Miles per Dollar Today Through the Mileage Plan Shopping Portal
    For today (Friday, January 20) only, you can earn 15x Alaska miles when you make a purchase with select retailers via the Mileage Plan Shopping portal. Since TPG values these miles at 1.9 cents apiece, you’re looking at a return of 28.5% when you m…
    - 21 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 2:29pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newGet Your Kids Star Gold Status For $150 Each
    SAS is running a really awesome promotion this spring where kids can fly for almost free from the US to Europe. You just need to book by January 23 and travel between February 7 and April 9. The best part is that you can take up to 8 kids with each…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:37pm -
  • newChase Ink Cash & Chase Ink Preferred — Which Is Better?
    Chase has recently switched up their business card portfolio, and right now they have two primary business credit cards -- the Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card and Ink Business Cash℠ Credit Card. The cards are both fantastic, though are quite…
    - 15 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 8:33pm -
  • newGrrrr: I Must Be On Some Sort Of A Government Watchlist
    For the most part, my airport experience is easier than ever before. Between TSA Pre-Check and Global Entry, the two most frustrating aspects of the airport experience -- security and immigration -- are a breeze.Well, at least that's the case most o…
    - 16 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 7:33pm -
  • newWhy I’m Sort Of Obsessed With Azores Airlines
    I have the tendency to get a bit obsessed with random airlines. For example, last year I took an interest in Air Astana, and then a few weeks later I flew them.Well, my newest airline obsession is a transatlantic airline, and they operate what I per…
    - 18 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 6:03pm -
  • newKids Can Fly To Europe For Nearly Free This Spring!
    Scandinavia is one of my favorite regions of the world. We've now been to Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark, and they are all fantastically beautiful places. It can be a bit expensive, but not nearly as much as it was a few years ago, at least for…
    - 19 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 5:03pm -
  • newReview: Royal Jordanian Lounge Amman Airport
    I took a taxi from the Grand Hyatt to the airport at around 9:30PM, plenty early for my 1:30AM flight to Kuala Lumpur. About a mile before we got to the actual terminal, there was a security check. They searched some cars, while others they let throu…
    - 20 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 4:09pm -
  • newEarn Bonus Miles For Transatlantic Travel On American
    American AAdvantage has just announced a promotion for earning bonus miles on transatlantic travel. The promotion is similar to ones we've seen in the past. Through this promotion you can earn up to 40,000 bonus miles for transatlantic travel this wi…
    - 21 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 2:23pm -
  • newMy Favorite Website For Tracking A Plane’s History
    While I of course love miles and points and travel, I'm also obsessed with aviation. Oddly my fascination is limited to commercial aviation, and to some extent, private aviation. Talk to me about military planes and I'll start falling asleep. However…
    - 22 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 1:33pm -
  • newToday Only: Earn 15 Alaska Miles Per Dollar Spent At Select Retailers
    Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you’d earn anyway for credit card spend.Sometim…
    - 24 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 12:03pm -
  • Review: Grand Hyatt Amman
    I arrived in Amman at around 1:30PM, and my flight out of Amman was the following night/morning at 1:30AM, meaning I had about 36 hours on the ground.Amman has a few options for Hyatt and Starwood loyalists. There's the Grand Hyatt, Le Meridien, and…
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 9:45pm -

The Frequent Miler

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • On booking channels
    If you've been travel hacking for any length of time you likely have access to a range of points currencies and credit cards, each with its own strengths. Rewards programs typically are combined with a specific booking channel: you can only redeem Al…
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Booking Virgin America to Hawaii: the bad, the good, and one weird old trick
    While Virgin America doesn't have very many flights from where I live, I was still intrigued by the new, as of January 9, 2017, ability to book Virgin America flights using Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles, since I still have a slew of them left ov…
    - 10 days ago Jan 11, 2017, 10:59am -
  • The world is full of nice people trying to give you advice
    I'm lucky enough to have the opportunity to periodically get together with travel hackers around the country, whether it's at organized DO's, subscribers-only meetups, or spontaneous get-togethers while I'm traveling.Almost invariably, the subject of…
    - 12 days ago Jan 9, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Thoughts and feelings about BankAmericard Travel Rewards
    The best deal in travelIn my opinion the best deal in travel hacking is likely the BankAmericard Travel Rewards credit card with Bank of America Preferred Rewards Platinum Honors. That combination turns every dollar in unbonused spend into 2.625 cent…
    - 15 days ago Jan 6, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Booking Southwest flights with Flexpoints and Ultimate Rewards
    I previously wrote up my experience booking a Hyatt all-inclusive resort in Jamaica. That left the question of how to get there. While I'm not ready to be seduced by Southwest, I waited to pull the trigger a bit too long and the price difference betw…
    - 18 days ago Jan 3, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Fuel surcharges on Korean's SkyTeam partners
    Last week I saw a flood of posts about Korean Air adding the ability to search and book SkyTeam partner awards online (for example). Since Korean Air SKYPASS is an Ultimate Rewards transfer partner, it's worth checking to see if there are any good va…
    - 19 days ago Jan 2, 2017, 10:59am -
  • What I'm thinking about headed into 2017
    Good morning from Portland, Oregon. If you're traveling for the holidays, I hope your flights are safe, comfortable, and on time and your roads are clear. As 2016 staggers towards a close it's natural for thoughts to turn to the new year. Here's what…
    - 29 days ago Dec 23, 2016, 6:31pm -
  • Do this now: activate 1st quarter 2017 bonus categories
    With the new year just around the corner, it's time to activate your credit card bonus categories for 2016. Here's my quarterly roundup of the available bonus categories and suggestions for maximizing them.Citi DividendIn the first quarter of 2017 Ci…
    - 32 days ago Dec 20, 2016, 10:59am -
  • Things I have learned about booking Hyatt all-inclusive resorts
    In the past few weeks I've gone from vaguely speculating about booking a winter weekend at a tropical all-inclusive resort to starting to plan an actual trip. Since, for good or ill, I'll be a Hyatt Gold Passport Diamond/World of Hyatt Globalist next…
    - 37 days ago Dec 15, 2016, 10:59am -
  • I am not ready to be seduced by Southwest
    Now that I'm finally a short commuter train ride, rather than an inconvenient bus ride, away from a Southwest hub I assumed I'd be flying Southwest a lot more. After all, they offer a variety of nonstop flights around the country, Mexico, and the Ca…
    - 39 days ago Dec 13, 2016, 10:59am -

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

  • newEconomics of Churning: Who Pays for Those Credit Card Bonuses?
    An interesting post on Reddit caught my eye called “The Economics of Churning: who pays for the rewards?” (“Churning” is the milesphere’s term for opening cards, getting their bonuses, closing the cards, and repeating.) While I don’t agr…
    - 22 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 1:30pm -
  • How to Quickly Earn and Spend 144,000 Ultimate Rewards
    The glory days aren’t over. You can get two cards right now with no annual fee for the first year and rack up 144,000 Ultimate Rewards after meeting their minimum spending requirements. Then you can redeem those points for $1,800 in flights on any…
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 12:54pm -
  • Maximizing Avianca LifeMiles
    Avianca LifeMiles are easier to earn than ever thanks to the Avianca Vuela Visa that was introduced at the end of 2016.  In light of that fact, today I’m going to go over strategies for maximizing your LifeMiles. Best Ways to Get Avianca LifeMiles…
    - 2 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 11:57pm -
  • 25% Transfer Bonus from ThankYou Points to Virgin Atlantic Means 8k Points to Europe
    Transfers of Citi ThankYou Points to Virgin Atlantic miles will have a 25% bonus through 11:59 PM ET March 2, 2017. This is a fantastic deal that sets up a chance to book one way awards to Europe for 8,000 ThankYou Points + $152.60. You must transfe…
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 1:57pm -
  • Earn 20k Hilton Points Via Referral Bonus
    The public sign up offer for the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express is 75,000 Hilton points for spending $3,000 on the card in the first three months that you open it. But there’s a way to get a better offer and help your friend ear…
    - 4 days ago Jan 17, 2017, 10:51pm -
  • Check Your Amex Business Platinum Account for Targeted 5x on Airfare
    If you have an American Express Business Platinum card, log into americanexpress.com/5xair to see if you’re a lucky targeted customer that gets to earn 5x Membership Rewards through March 29, 2017 on airfare purchased directly from an airline or…
    - 4 days ago Jan 17, 2017, 9:40pm -
  • Redeem American Airlines Miles: Part 3 — Where to Search Award Space for All Partners

    - 4 days ago Jan 17, 2017, 1:38pm -
  • You Can Redeem Alaska Miles on Virgin America & 1st Class Space is Abundant
    Update 1/18/17: A reader reports that he tried to book San Francisco to Boston Virgin America First Class award space with Alaska miles–he tried various summer dates–and every time received an error message. When he called Alaska, a representativ…
    - 5 days ago Jan 16, 2017, 10:18pm -
  • Maximizing Ultimate Rewards: Korean SkyPass #1
    This post is part four of a series about how to maximize value when transferring your Chase Ultimate Rewards to loyalty program partners.  Maximizing Your Ultimate Rewards Series Index Maximizing Ultimate Rewards: United MileagePlus Maximizing Ult…
    - 5 days ago Jan 16, 2017, 1:58pm -
  • My Next Two Credit Cards
    Update 1/15/2017: I was approved for both the Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite MasterCard as well as the Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express! I was auto-approved for the Amex and had to call the reconsideration line for t…
    - 5 days ago Jan 16, 2017, 12:27am -

Frequent Flier

  • newSpeedtest Produces Guide to Best Airport Download Speeds
    Downloading some shows before your flight? Head to one of these airports with faster download speeds. Thanks to Speedtest by Ookla, a company specializing in technology that tests broadband speeds, travelers everywhere now have a guide on which airpo…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:52pm -
  • newJapan Hotelier’s Denial of Historical Massacre Draws Fire
    APA Hotels owner Toshio Motoya was found to be widely distributing copies of his book – The Real History of Japan: Theoretical Modern History II – throughout his hotel outlets. The book has elicited official condemnation from the Chinese gove…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:24pm -
  • newDespite Being Asked to Remain, TSA Administrator Leaves Post After Inauguration
    Retired Coast Guard Admiral decides to leave post despite request from transition team. Former Transportation Security Administration (TSA) administrator Peter Neffenger will not stay in his post, despite reports he was asked to remain in charge of t…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:24pm -
  • newAirline Unveils Nonstop HND-JFK Route
    Japan Airlines announced Thursday that it will launch nonstop service between John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport (HND) effective April 1. The daily round-trip flight is slated to use a Boeing 777-300ER. A…
    - 14 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:16pm -
  • newUnited Exec Steps Down Months After Appointment
    After just six months after being appointment Chief Commercial Officer, United Airlines’ Julia Haywood is stepping down. Haywood is reportedly returning to her previous employer, Boston Consulting Group. “I, along with Oscar and the entire senior…
    - 14 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:12pm -
  • newTrump LGA Departure Snarls Air Traffic
    Donald Trump’s flight from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to his presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C.  resulted in delays and air traffic complications. Trump’s motorcade arrived at LGA shortly after 11 a.m. local time, and as his flight dep…
    - 15 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 8:42pm -
  • newWorst Passenger of the Week: The Hero Syndrome
    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…
    - 16 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 8:03pm -
  • More Flights On-Time With Less Luggage Lost in November 2016
    Department of Transportation data reveals banner month for the airline industry. Flyers traveling across the United States had a better chance of getting to their destination on time and with all of their luggage intact in November 2016, thanks to th…
    - 1 day ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:00am -
  • United Flight Backs Up, Hits Truck at LGA
    While pushing back from the gate at LaGuardia Airport (LGA), a United flight carrying 129 passengers bound for Denver bumped into a fuel truck. According to reports, it was the second accident of its kind at LGA over the past few days. No injuries we…
    - 1 day ago Jan 20, 2017, 12:51am -
  • Virtual Reality to Help TSA Keep Inauguration Safe
    Digital documentation of airports and transit stations helps guide decisions in moments of crisis. A bomb explodes at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). Immediately, first-responders are on the scene, directing terrified and confused pass…
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 11:00pm -

Travel is Free

  • Everything About the Southwest Companion Pass
    It’s the time of year to talk about the Southwest […]The post Everything About the Southwest Companion Pass appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 5 days ago Jan 16, 2017, 6:10pm -
  • 5 Tips Before You Use Your British Airways Avios
    Avios are likely the easiest frequent flyer miles to ea […]The post 5 Tips Before You Use Your British Airways Avios appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 12 days ago Jan 9, 2017, 4:12am -
  • Cost Breakdown of 18 Days in Albania
    This is a delayed cost breakdown of all the expenses fr […]The post Cost Breakdown of 18 Days in Albania appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 39 days ago Dec 13, 2016, 11:30pm -
  • (New) Unbelievably Cheap Points Hotels
    Since I’ve now updated our Complete Maps, I decid […]The post (New) Unbelievably Cheap Points Hotels appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 53 days ago Nov 29, 2016, 4:45am -

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • How to Find Work Overseas: 15 Ways to Earn Money When You Travel
    You don't have to have a lot of money to travel because you can work while you are on the road! Find work abroad is a lot easier than you think. In this post, I share 15 ways you can earn money when you travel so you can keep exploring the world!The…
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 2:17pm -
  • The 2017 Reader Survey: How can I make this better for you?
    Every six months I like to survey the community to get a sense of what’s working and what’s not. Checking in lets me understand what you like and how you feel. This survey will take only five minutes of your time and these responses lead to site…
    - 5 days ago Jan 16, 2017, 2:42pm -
  • Here’s How to Bring the World to You When You Can’t Travel
    When you travel, each day is a rush and for many people, being home may not be as exciting. But you can still have travel experiences even if you aren't traveling. When you can’t go anywhere, here are 4 ways to have the world come to you.The post…
    - 9 days ago Jan 12, 2017, 3:01pm -
  • 14 Major Travel Scams to Avoid
    Getting scammed while traveling happens more often than you think! Unfortunately, there are some people out there who want to take advantage of you not being familiar with your surroundings. But a healthy dose of suspicion goes a long way in avoiding…
    - 12 days ago Jan 9, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • 2017: The Year You Make Travel Happen
    Everyone resolves to travel more in the new year but few make it happen. Here's how I'm going to personally help you keep your resolution this year!The post 2017: The Year You Make Travel Happen appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.
    - 18 days ago Jan 3, 2017, 2:26pm -
  • My List of Must-See Things To Do When in Austin
    Here are some of my favorite things I’ve done Austin, Texas — my new home and an amazing city. With this guide, I'm sure you'll fall in love with its incredible music, delicious restaurants and food trucks, warm weather, and succulent BBQ.The po…
    - 24 days ago Dec 28, 2016, 2:00pm -
  • Travel: The Ultimate Personal Development Tool
    Travel is the best way to improve your life because it builds a lot of skills at once. Instead of making a long resolutions list next year, just travel.The post Travel: The Ultimate Personal Development Tool appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel S…
    - 30 days ago Dec 22, 2016, 2:28pm -
  • How These Kids are Giving Back in Ecuador
    This group of students are going to Quito to learn about the culture and volunteer. They're part of the FLYTE program and we're super excited to have them!The post How These Kids are Giving Back in Ecuador appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Sit…
    - 32 days ago Dec 20, 2016, 2:57pm -
  • Grape, Olive, Pig: Inside Spain’s Food Culture with Matt Goulding
    Matt Goulding is the co-founder of one of my favorite travel websites, Roads and Kingdoms. In this interview, Matt discusses his new book about food in Spain called Grape Olive Pig and we talk about the intersection between food and travel.The post…
    - 37 days ago Dec 15, 2016, 2:43pm -
  • How to Know If the Travel Info You Find is Legit
    There are so many trip planning resources out there: the Google Trips app; 100,000+ blogs; countless forums, communities, and sharing-economy websites; and everything in between. In that sea of endless information, here's how to find what is accurate…
    - 40 days ago Dec 12, 2016, 2:50pm -

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 & 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

milenerd

  • Weekend Shopping
    If you have some shopping to do, take a look here. A dozen stores are offering 15 miles per dollar through the end of the day. Thanks to Sue with Alaska Airlines for letting me know. United will have the same deal on Sunday. Also on Sunday, head to S…
    - 1 day ago Jan 20, 2017, 8:06am -
  • Credit Card Updated Links
    In the last few days, I’ve updated an unusual number of links for some of the most popular cards. Lots of changes popped up at the same time. Check the credit card page for these updates recently: Multiple updated American links. New 50,000-mile li…
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 8:10am -
  • 2 NYC Ride Deals
    Today’s pair is for all of you charmingly cranky New Yorkers out there… Open your Uber app and enter code AMEXBLACK in Promotions (under Payment). It should give you $25 towards an Uber Black ride this month. Gett just increased their bonus to $…
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 10:03am -
  • HotelStorm Promo
    I mentioned HotelStorm last year after hearing from the guys at Rocketmiles. Well, they just reached out again with a good one… If you log into American Express and check your Amex Offers, you should see a deal for HotelStorm (spend $200+ and get…
    - 4 days ago Jan 17, 2017, 8:03am -
  • Delta Card Links
    Thanks to reader Dan for helping keep the Delta Gold card links updated. Personal is here and Business is here. Spend $2,000 in 3 months to pick up 50,000 miles. Good way to frugally burn some of those miles here.
    - 5 days ago Jan 16, 2017, 8:50am -
  • Dear MileNerd
    This is the first edition of “Dear MileNerd,” a new (occasional) column where all questions are fair game. I’d say the more random, the better. Here are today’s 5 very different topics:   Dear MileNerd- I don’t want to sound like a freak…
    - 8 days ago Jan 13, 2017, 9:57am -
  • Plastiq 2% Promo
    I heard from the people at Plastiq yesterday about their latest promo. If you use an American Express card, you’ll pay a 2% fee on any payment made by February 28th. This tends to  be a popular option for some of you guys. Pretty good rate if you…
    - 9 days ago Jan 12, 2017, 9:39am -
  • Southwest Business Offer
    If you (somehow) haven’t applied for a bunch of credit cards in the last 2 years, Chase is offering 60,000 points for their Southwest Business Premier. Obviously, this would help shave a big chunk off the Companion Pass mountain. Spend $3,000 in 3…
    - 10 days ago Jan 11, 2017, 9:18am -
  • Virgin To Alaska
    I didn’t have many Virgin America points left, so I transferred all of them to Alaska miles. There’s a lot of value there now that the option is available. Alaska continues to have valuable currency in the world of miles, so getting 1.3 for each…
    - 11 days ago Jan 10, 2017, 8:52am -
  • Catching Up After The Weekend
    Refresh your AwardWallet balances to see if a surprise 10,000 miles shows up in your Alaska account. Not sure why it’s there or if it’ll stay, but a bunch of you got this one (so did I). Register for this Club Carlson promo and pick up some extra…
    - 12 days ago Jan 9, 2017, 9:02am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

  • newNew Barclaycard CashForward World MasterCard Review: $100 Cash Bonus
    The Barclaycard CashForward World MasterCard is Barclaycard’s cash back credit card and sits at the top half of the competition. It’s a great card but the competition is stiff in the cash back genre. It comes with gratifying bonuses, rewards,…
    - 8 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 4:00am -
  • newTradeKing Brokerage Promotion: Up to $1,000 Free Trade Commision
    TradeKing is offering you up to $1,000 in free trade commission when you join with one of the various Promo Codes by the deadline of December 31, 2016. All you have to do is open a TradeKing account with the promo code “FREE1000” and fund it…
    - 10 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 2:00am -
  • newWestside State Bank Review: $120 Checking Bonus (IA)
    For residents of Iowa, Westside State Bank is offering you an opportunity to earn a $120 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 open an ac…
    - 11 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 1:00am -
  • newTop Ten Flight Deals for January 20, 2017
    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…
    - 12 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 11:23pm -
  • newMy Banking Direct Money Market Account Review: 1.15% APY Rate (Nationwide excluding AZ, FL, NY, NJ, and OH)
    Available nationwide, My Banking Direct is offering up to a 1.15% APY with a minimum opening deposit of $2500. With a Money Market account earn a great rate with easy access. There are no minimum balance requirements, no monthly maintenance fees, an…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 11:06pm -
  • newTop Ten Hot Deals for January 20, 2017
    Are you looking for the hottest deals on laptops, T.Vs, computers, cell phones, household appliances, and many other items? You’re in the right spot! Today we have the Dell Monitor, Sharp HDTV, Polk Speaker, Linksys Router, Apple MacBook, and much…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:58pm -
  • newKeyBank Promotions: $100, $200, $300, $400 Bonuses
    KeyBank Promotions are available for residents of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, and Washington, with cash bonuses that can range in val…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:55pm -
  • newKeyBank Checking Promotion: $200 Bonus (AK, MI, OH, ID, IN, ME, UT, VT)
    Available only to residents of AK, MI, OH, ID, IN, ME, UT, and VT, KeyBank wants you to find your account today and get a $200 bonus with your new checking account. When it fits, it’s just right! All you have to do is use promo code ONAS0117 whe…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:54pm -
  • newShopathome.com $5 Shopping Bonus After $150 Purchase: Up to $15 Free
    Shopathome.com offers $5 Shopping Bonus After $150 Purchase up to $15 when you shop through their portal on qualifying orders, now through February 20, 2017. If you don’t already have an Shopathome account, sign up now and get a free $10 Sig…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:48pm -
  • newHilton HHonors Bonus Points Promotion: Get 80% More Points w/Purchase of 5,000+ Points
    Looking to purchase Hilton HHonors points? You’re in luck! Hilton HHonors is offering you a chance to score 80% MORE BONUS POINTS when you purchase 5,000+ points! There is no direct link to this offer, but you should be able to access this promoti…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 10:40pm -

Travel Codex

  • newEarn 15X Alaska Miles at Select Online Retailers Today Only
    The Mileage Plan shopping portal, which offers bonus Alaska miles when you purchase at online retailers, is running a special promotion for 15 miles per dollar at select retailers. These include: Nike Under Armour Rosetta Stone Saks Fifth Avenue Lord…
    - 17 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 7:04pm -
  • newReview: jetBlue Economy Class, Boston-DFW
    One ancillary goal of my quick weekend trip to London involved trying as many new airline products as possible.  Given that my final leg took me from Boston to DFW, jetBlue made for a natural choice.  Believe it or not, I’d never previously flown…
    - 24 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 12:00pm -
  • Review: Korean Air 747-8 First Class, SFO to ICN
    This Korean Air 747-8 First Class flight review (and Korean Air 747-8 Business Class preview) is part of my trip to Seoul and Hong Kong with my friend Andrew. Of all the flights on this trip, this Korean Air Boeing 747-8 First Class flight was the on…
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 3:11pm -
  • Review: The Emirates Lounge, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport
    Emirates has its own lounge at Johannesburg airport. Having transited in from Namibia, I wanted to see if it had shower facilities so that I could freshen up before my overnight flight to Dubai. Also, because I had a short connection in Dubai, I want…
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • Easy Enrollment in Japan Trusted Traveler for Global Entry Members
    Add another country to the list allowing foreigners expedited entries. As of late 2016, a Japan Trusted Traveler program is available for foreign visitors. This allows for automated kiosks for those registered. Trusted Traveler programs elsewhere E…
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 12:00pm -
  • Review: Delta Sky Club Denver
    Delta opened the Denver Sky Club in in June 2016 and joined American, the USO, and United to offer lounges at Denver International airport for travelers. The Sky Club is 4,600 square feet and can comfortable sit 90 people throughout the three zones i…
    - 4 days ago Jan 17, 2017, 6:47pm -
  • Review and Trip Report: Bay Area Ski Bus
    Lake Tahoe is home to some of the best skiing in the United States. As a 10+ year resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, I appreciate having such great skiing so close to home. Without traffic, the drive is about 3.5 hours from the city, but “wi…
    - 4 days ago Jan 17, 2017, 1:40pm -
  • The Future of Travel: The End of Lines
    Most lines at airports exist because there is a bottleneck of human resources. This is mainly because there are a few things that humans still have to do. Verify ID and check passport, accept bags, scan for security threats in luggage. But what if th…
    - 4 days ago Jan 17, 2017, 12:24pm -
  • Singapore Air Sale – Fly to Asia for $599!!
    New year, new travels! Singapore Air is having a New Year sale and it’s pretty amazing. From now until January 27, 2017, you can book round-trip airfare from the United States to many destination in Asia (and a couple in Europe) for as low as $599!…
    - 5 days ago Jan 16, 2017, 8:07pm -
  • Review: Hilton Zurich Airport
    The Hilton Zurich Airport is located five minutes away from Zurich International Airport. To get to the hotel from the airport, exit out of the arrivals hall and follow the signs for “Hotelbus.” The “Hotelbus” stop is located in between Arriv…
    - 5 days ago Jan 16, 2017, 3:28pm -

Maximizing Money

  • Credible Student Loan Refinancing $500 Bonus Incentive
    Credible provides access to new student loans, student loan refinancing, and personal loans by allowing you to compare offers from top lenders with competitive rates for federal and private debt.Plus, you can receive a $500 Bonus from Credible when…
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 11:22pm -
  • Sam’s Club $20 eGift Card New Members and $10 eGift Card Referral Program
    The Sam's Club referral program offers a $20 eGift Card bonus to new members and a $10 eGift Card bonus to current members when a current Sam's Club member refers a new member to join Sam's Club.Just visit this Sam's Club $20 eGift Card Bonus Link t…
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 11:13pm -
  • DocuSign eSignature Service 10% Discount + 30 Days Free for New Clients and $20 Referrals
    The DocuSign eSignature service makes it fast and easy to get your documents signed electronically with no printing, no scanning and no hassles, so that you can quickly and securely access and sign documents as well as upload and send documents for o…
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 11:06pm -
  • ProductTube – Get Paid for Short Videos About Your Shopping Experiences
    ProductTube rewards you with Amazon Gift Cards for making short videos about your shopping experiences and the products you buy.You could earn from $20 to $30 just for making a 2-minute video and make an extra $50 to $80 for 1 hour of your time per…
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 8:40pm -
  • How To Combine Your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Together
    If you have multiple Chase credit cards with the Ultimate Rewards program, then check out these instructions to learn how to combine all of your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points from different credit cards together onto a single card.The post How To Co…
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 11:15pm -
  • Regions Bank $400 LifeGreen Checking Account Bonus – Expired Early
    Regions is offering a $400 LifeGreen Checking account bonus when you open an account by January 31, 2017, make 10 debit card purchases, and enroll in Online Statements through Online Banking.The $400 offer is valid for residents in Alabama, Arkansas…
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 9:05am -
  • Coinmotion Euro-Bitcoin Wallet Free 0.01 Bitcoin Bonus
    Coinmotion is a Bitcoin wallet service that allows you to quickly and securely buy, sell, store, and use Bitcoins in Europe and other parts of the world with easy-to-make Euro-Bitcoin and Bitcoin-Euro transactions.Plus, when you register via this Co…
    - 4 days ago Jan 17, 2017, 8:49pm -
  • BMO Harris Bank $200-$500 Checking Account Bonus Coupon
    BMO Harris Bank is offering a $200 cash bonus when you open a new personal checking account with qualifying direct deposits, valid through February 28, 2017.Updated 1/17/2017 - $500 Bonus Available Again: BMO Harris Bank is once again offering their…
    - 4 days ago Jan 17, 2017, 9:30am -
  • SunTrust Bank $300 Checking Account Bonus Promotion
    SunTrust Bank will give you up to a $300 bonus when you open a new SunTrust checking account with a qualifying direct deposit and make 10 debit card purchases, valid through March 30, 2017.This offer is available only to U.S. Residents with a U.S. A…
    - 5 days ago Jan 16, 2017, 10:03pm -
  • North Shore Bank Checking Account $200 Bonus in Wisconsin
    North Shore Bank now has a $200 new checking account bonus available when you open an account through February 11, 2017, and either perform 10 debit card transactions OR set up a direct deposit by March 31, 2017.Check out these North Shore Bank Prom…
    - 5 days ago Jan 16, 2017, 10:01pm -

Boarding Area

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newAnd Now, for Something Completely Different…
    I have been thinking a lot about Aaron Sorkin ever since I read a few days ago that it is supposed to rain in Washington DC today. Sorkin often uses rain in his movies to indicate that “something bad” is about to happen, in much the same way that…
    - 20 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 4:19pm -
  • 2,000 Free Points from Intercontinental
    Intercontinental (IHG), the parent of the Intercontinental and Holiday Inn brands (among others), is offering 2,000 easy points.* They represent easy points and the survey points may keep your account from expiring if you don’t use it often. Opinio…
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 4:40pm -
  • American Airlines Adding Basic Economy
    American Airlines issued a press release today announcing the introduction of its Basic Economy fares, matching the new fare class set out by Delta and United. Basic Economy Basic Economy (BE) is a class of service right below traditional economy and…
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 2:51pm -
  • American Airlines Just Destroyed Their Best Mileage Award
    With all the sturm und drang of the past several weeks, American slipped a change through. It was not a particularly well-publicized move, but it was one that put severe restrictions on one of the most valuable aspects of the program. It’s going to…
    - 4 days ago Jan 17, 2017, 12:34am -
  • Club Carlson Bonus: Up to 100,000 Points
    Club Carlson, the little program that could (Carlson owns several brands, the best known of which is the Radisson.), is offering a promotion for up to 100,000 points. But it comes with a catch. Earn Bigger Rewards The cleverly named “Earn Bigger Re…
    - 7 days ago Jan 14, 2017, 9:27pm -
  • Alaska Airlines: Free 10,000 Miles Or $100 Credit
    Rule #1 of collecting miles is simple: Always sign up for every free program, no matter how little you get for it. And normally, it’s not much. Most programs start you off with 500-1,000 points or miles, or something else worth a nominal amount. A…
    - 9 days ago Jan 12, 2017, 3:21pm -
  • A Big Thank You to All Of My Readers
    I want to thank all my readers, with a special thank you to those who ordered a credit card through my Credit Cards for Charity page. This year, the page generated $3,174 (and 15 cents) in commissions, all of which was donated to Cradles to Crayons,…
    - 10 days ago Jan 11, 2017, 4:54pm -
  • Possible 50,000 Miles Credit Card from United Airlines
    Having just completed my first flight on United in about a decade, the airline decided that I was hot to trot for them (I’m not, although the flight wasn’t bad.). 50,000 Miles from United? In honor of my flight (I think.), the airline sent me a t…
    - 11 days ago Jan 10, 2017, 2:03pm -
  • airberlin: Triple Or Quadruple Miles from US to Europe
    You may never have heard about airberlin, but they’re an airline worth opening an account with, even if you never intend to fly Germany’s second largest airline. They tend to give away a ton of free miles and, as a oneworld alliance member, their…
    - 13 days ago Jan 8, 2017, 6:51pm -
  • British Airways Gets Really, Really Creepy…
    I don’t remember where I first heard this story, but I can’t believe that I’m the only person creeped out by it. Blue Pill Or Red Pill Airlines have been taking away amenities for the past several years and only recently begun to add some back.…
    - 15 days ago Jan 6, 2017, 4:29pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 1 hour ago Jan 21, 2017, 10:50am -
  • newThe Air Canada Forum Lounge Thread
    Duplicate thread. Please delete.Last edited by Tangoer, Feb 04, 10 at 10:45 pm.. Reason: Duplicate
    - 1 hour ago Jan 21, 2017, 10:43am -
  • newHyatt Regency Paris Madeleine HOTEL REVIEW
    Stayed 5 nights on BWB award, August 4-8, 2010. Stayed 2 nights at PH Place Vendôme just before that, and had previously stayed 7 nights in March at PH. We love the PH -- it's a very, very special hotel we would be happy to stay in every year.We…
    - 5 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 7:03am -
  • 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…
    - 8 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 4:19am -
  • new(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:
    - 8 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 3:30am -
  • newMan with gun enters Fairmont Pacific Rim
    ​Officers were called to the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel at about 2:30 a.m. when a man with a gun walked in, showed his weapon and then sat down and waited.​"To the best of my knowledge the man walked in, he wasn't threatening anybody with the…
    - 9 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 2:26am -
  • newHilton Kills AXON Awards, Relents And Allows Bookings For A Short Period Of Time
    Interesting turn of events here. First, Hilton kills AXON awards without notice. Then, given either social media, blogger, or customer pressure, they allow folks to continue booking AXON awards until February 15th.That's absolutely the right thing…
    - 9 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 2:24am -
  • newThe 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.
    - 9 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 2:22am -
  • 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…
    - 11 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 1:18am -
  • newIs Four Seasons Madrid ever opening?
    and what hotel should I do in its place?
    - 11 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 1:10am -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newIC Club Life Experience
    Three Intercontinental hotels, Amstel, Porto and Marseille are trialing a "Club Life experience" which purports to offer Club Lounge benefits despite not having a physical lounge. At Amstel and Porto at least, this is complimentary for RA's on...
    - 25 mins ago Jan 21, 2017, 11:26am -
  • newUse Chase Sapphire Reserve or Aadvantage Platinum Select to book on AA.com?
    I recently got the Sapphire Reserve and I don't need help meeting the sign-on bonus requirement quickly. I'm booking an overseas flight on AA.com (itinerary held currently) and I can't decide which card to use. It seems wrong to use the Chase card,..…
    - 29 mins ago Jan 21, 2017, 11:22am -
  • newTimesharing
    Our Family loves to stay at Timeshares. We own in Scottsdale,Sedona,Palm Desert and South Tahoe all 2 bedroom lock off units and enjoy the flexibility of being able to cook. We bought on the resale market. We don't buy into upgrading to points...…
    - 45 mins ago Jan 21, 2017, 11:06am -
  • newAegean over British Airways
    Aegean all is forgiven! I have flown both BA and A3 extensively over the LHR-ATH and ATH-LHR routes over the past 10 years (I have also flown OA and FR and even LX with the stop over but let's leave them out of this) and it's amazing how my...
    - 1 hour ago Jan 21, 2017, 10:28am -
  • newPartner TP & Miles claimed rejected, where to go
    Just received an email from BAEC telling me that a claim for a flight flown on JJ has been rejected as it has already been credited to another account. As I don´t have another OW account that would be difficult. Whats the best way to go from..…
    - 2 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 9:38am -
  • newAttempted break in at 5 star resort. What would you do?
    Im currently staying at a category 7 resort with my mother. A few hours ago another guest (i presume) tried to repeatedly break down the door to our bungalow, cutting himself up in the process and leaving blood on our porch. My mom is understandably.…
    - 2 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 9:28am -
  • newBatk Air ( ID) Jakarta-Singapore in J class
    In planning a current Asian trip, I was left with an open-jaw between Jakarta and Singapore. Usually I fly SQ on this route, but for a one- way flight, they wanted around USD 1000 in business, and a few hundred in economy. I thought I could do...
    - 2 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 9:23am -
  • newVueling lounge access at LGW after the terminal switch?
    With BA moving to the South Terminal, but Vueling remaining in the North will BA Gold card holders still have lounge access?
    - 3 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 8:56am -
  • newWyndham hotels in Bali
    Hi all, Considering staying at the Wyndham properties in Bali. I'm Diamond; do any have better treatment of Diamonds than others? Going with family, so I want a resort-type location. Planning on using points. Follow-on question: I'm very...
    - 3 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 8:37am -
  • newC Class fare AMS-DUB-IAD
    Hi, I have no recent experience with EI, can anyone answer a couple of questions for me? On a C class ticket AMS-DUB-IAD and return, is any premium seating included on the AMS-DUB-AMS sectors or is it a question of adding that as a separate...
    - 3 hours ago Jan 21, 2017, 8:33am -

Reddit r/churning

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newEating Japan: A Trip to the Kantō Region
    When my bowl of ramen finally arrived at Hidakaya, a small affordable restaurant in the busy Akihabara section of Tokyo, I pondered the journey it took...The post Eating Japan: A Trip to the Kantō Region appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 13 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 11:15pm -
  • newCheck the Hotel Gym for Free Water
    Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Jeff M., who says: “You...The post Check the Hotel Gym for Free Water appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 19 hours ago Jan 20, 2017, 4:45pm -
  • Be Mindful of Pickpockets at the Presidential Inauguration
    This NY Daily News article is a great reminder that pickpockets thrive on crowds, like the kind that will be gathering in Washington and elsewhere...The post Be Mindful of Pickpockets at the Presidential Inauguration appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 4:45pm -
  • Travel Books of the Week: Sri Lanka Guidebooks
    Pretty much all of the “hot country” lists out there for 2017 include three countries: Cuba, Iceland and Sri Lanka. I was surprised by the...The post Travel Books of the Week: Sri Lanka Guidebooks appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 5:31am -
  • How to Track Your Checked Luggage
    If you check your bags when you fly, you should consider this device just sent to me to try out. LugLoc is smaller than a...The post How to Track Your Checked Luggage appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 12:33am -
  • Videos: Huell Howser’s Online Archives of California’s Gold and Visiting
    If you never heard of the late Huell Howser (he sadly passed away in January 2013), you probably don’t live in the Golden State. Huell...The post Videos: Huell Howser’s Online Archives of California’s Gold and Visiting appeared first on Johnny…
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 11:30pm -
  • How Much Do Visas Cost Around the World?
    I know a lot of Americans just want to get away and travel internationally. Well, according to the State Department more and more are doing...The post How Much Do Visas Cost Around the World? appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 9:30pm -
  • Ask a Pilot with Spencer: What is NextGen?
    In our Ask a Pilot series, pilot Spencer Marker answers one of your aviation-related questions each week. See past installments here and submit your own to...The post Ask a Pilot with Spencer: What is NextGen? appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 9:16pm -
  • How to Pay for Parking Using Your Phone
    The Parkmobile app is perfect for travelers—especially road warriors. Instead of frantically looking for coins to feed a parking meter, drivers can now pay for...The post How to Pay for Parking Using Your Phone appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 8:19pm -
  • American Airlines Will Piss Off Customers with Its New Basic Economy Fares
    It’s official: American Airlines is continuing its downward spiral. The airline just announced that it will indeed begin selling Basic Economy fares, essentially copying similar...The post American Airlines Will Piss Off Customers with Its New Bas…
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 3:13pm -

TravelBloggerBuzz

  • All Inclusive Hyatts, Penang, Ancillary Revenue Addiction
    We bring you a guide how to use points on the all inclusive Hyatts, visit Penang in Malaysia, learn about ancillary revenue addiction inflicting airlines, get to compare Maldives vs Seychelles vs Tahiti/Moorea/Bora Bora, rank annoying airline passeng…
    - 1 day ago Jan 20, 2017, 11:30am -
  • AA Basic Economy, Discover Cash Back, TBB Gets Attacked
    The derailment continues with AA Basic Economy fares, get more Discover Cash Back, TBB Gets attacked by a fierce mob, talk about SPG and Uber, Hyatt overpays, talk about Japanese toilets, Health Savings Accounts and more! You can support TBB by apply…
    - 2 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 11:30am -
  • Hyatt CEO Speak, Easiest Countries to Visit, TPG Redesign, Kyoto
    We bring you the interview of Hyatt CEO, the easiest countries to visit, some brutal feedback on the TPG redesign, visit Kyoto winter wonderland, laugh at a brilliantly funny post by Personal Finance Digest, fly through the Northern Lights, recap the…
    - 3 days ago Jan 18, 2017, 11:30am -
  • Latest Hotel Promos, Riverless Countries, Lake Baikal, Blog Idols
    We bring you the latest hotel promos, learn which are riverless countries, visit frozen Lake Baikal, talk about blog idols, talk about your smartphone, hackers from the first world war, things that were supposed to be built in NYC, the mypillow dude,…
    - 4 days ago Jan 17, 2017, 11:30am -
  • Flexible Award Bookings, Sanya EDITION, The Points Guy Media Blitz
    We show you how flexible award bookings save money, visit the Sanya EDITION hotel, address The Points Guy media blitz, get a list of all credit cards earning more than 4% rewards, learn all about Basic Economy  on United, laugh at Alec Baldwin playi…
    - 5 days ago Jan 16, 2017, 11:30am -
  • Sharing Economy Horror, Harsh Truths, Land of Rich, CIA
    We bring you an example of sharing economy horror, some harsh truths, visit the land of the rich, look at CIA albums and that’s about it!  This is another edition of the Three Four Links I Love series I like to do featuring some material that made…
    - 6 days ago Jan 15, 2017, 11:30am -
  • Visiting Havana, Best Beaches, Fairmont Blows Up, Auto Branded Credit Cards
    We bring you a guide to visiting Havana, travel to the best beaches, my dear Fairmont blows up, get a list of all Auto branded credit cards, go underwater to check out a museum, how to shake hands properly around the world, look at some cute cats in…
    - 8 days ago Jan 13, 2017, 11:30am -
  • CSR 100k Bonus Online Ends, Bad Travel Hacking Habits, Bank Bans, Ganja Yoga
    We have reached the of the CSR 100k Bonus Online, some bad travel hacking habits to avoid, be aware of bank bans, do Ganja Yoga, visit North Korea, watch an awesome storm video, revisit the JFK renovation plans, talk about bloggers as usual by callin…
    - 9 days ago Jan 12, 2017, 11:34am -
  • Alaska Welcomes Elevate Members, Uganda Tourism, Income Tax Scams, Better Avios
    We bring you a flurry of news about how Alaska welcomes Elevate members, info for Uganda tourism, how to avoid income tax scams, use Avios better, go to Belarus without a visa, the latest cutting edge research about happiness, some really weird expre…
    - 10 days ago Jan 11, 2017, 11:30am -
  • Amex Platinum Private Event 2017 Detroit Auto Show Luxury Cars
    We take you on a tour of the Amex Platinum Private Event 2017 Detroit Auto Show. It was full of luxury cars, enjoy! TBB Blog Mission: To Entertain. Educate. Inspire. In That Order! You can support TBB by applying for CREDIT CARDS, shopping with our A…
    - 11 days ago Jan 10, 2017, 11:30am -