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The Points Guy

  • newCopa Airlines Goes 3-Class on New 737 MAX 9s, Featuring Lie-Flat Business Seats
    Panamanian carrier Copa Airlines officially revealed the layout of its first Boeing 737 MAX 9 Tuesday, introducing 166 seats in an updated there-cabin design: Business, Economy Extra and economy. The first new aircraft, now registered as HP-9901CMP,…
    - 51 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 6:00pm -
  • newNow’s Your Chance to Book First Class on Singapore Between LA and Tokyo
    The best things in life are worth waiting for — or, so the saying goes. In the case of Singapore Airlines’ famed first class experience, we’d say the adage proves true. If you jumped at the chance to book a first-class award seat on the carrier…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:30pm -
  • newCathay Pacific Misspells Own Name on a Plane, Has No Fs Left to Give
    Have you ever had to send a restaurant entree back to the kitchen? Cathay Pacific has you beat. The Hong Kong-based carrier recently had to send back an entire plane for a livery update after an unknown culprit prominently missed a letter in the airl…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:05pm -
  • newAir France’s Le Pass Lets You Buy Up to 900 Flights at Once
    What if an airline got its most loyal customers to commit in advance to buying a certain number of trips, in exchange for an advantageous price? That’s what Air France’s Le Pass is trying to do, by offering all passengers — not just the most…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:00pm -
  • newRyanair Pilot Aborts Landing in Dublin Because of Strong Winds (Video)
    Storm Ali is wreaking havoc all over the UK and Ireland, causing dozens of flight delays and cancellations. Passengers on Ryanair Flight 1453 had a terrifying experience Wednesday morning when the flight from Brussels attempted to land at Dublin airp…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 4:30pm -
  • newUnited to Fly Boeing 787s From Newark to Europe Next Summer
    While we’re a little misty-eyed from the winding down of this year’s summer seasonal routes, United’s giving us reason to smile as we look forward to summer 2019. FlightGlobal reports that the carrier will utilize Boeing 787 aircraft on “six…
    - 3 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 4:00pm -
  • newYou Can Sleep in an Actual Windmill Just Miles From Amsterdam
    If you’ve ever wanted to spend the night in a windmill, head to Amsterdam. This is no tourist gimmick — the Airbnb rental is a windmill from 1874 that has been renovated to fit up to six guests. Located a quick drive from Amsterdam in Abcoude, th…
    - 3 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 3:30pm -
  • newDelta Flash Sale: Domestic Awards From 5,000 SkyMiles 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. In the latest round of flash sales, Delta continues to show that…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 2:30pm -
  • newYou Can Now Book Air Tahiti Nui Flights Through Flying Blue
    Don’t look now, but getting to French Polynesia via points just got a little easier. Fa’a’ā International Airport (PPT), the main gateway into the 100+ islands that make up French Polynesia, has historically been a real bear to access via poin…
    - 5 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • newLufthansa Is Decking out Flights in Oktoberfest Kegs and Garb
    Munich’s Oktoberfest is upon us and Lufthansa crews are here to help passengers get a head start to the celebration. As part of a yearly tradition, Lufthansa cabin crews swap their uniforms for traditional Bavarian costumes on select flights from…
    - 5 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 1:30pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newDelta Raises Checked Bag Fees
    In late August JetBlue raised many of their fees, including checked bag fees. Among other changes, they raised the cost of a first checked bag on a domestic itinerary from $25 to $30.It’s interesting to see JetBlue be the first US airline to rais…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:37pm -
  • newShangri-La Offering Double Golden Circle Points
    Shangri-La Golden Circle is a niche program, though it potentially offers quite a bit of value.Recently I wrote about how Shangri-La is offering up to 40% off award redemptions that are made by November 30, 2018, for stays through January 31, 2019.…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 4:55pm -
  • newLifeMiles Extends 140% Bonus And (Temporarily) Lifts Limit On Purchased Miles
    Since September 6, LifeMiles has been offering OMAAT readers an additional 15% bonus on purchased miles, though registration is required. This promotion was supposed to expire yesterday, but has been extended by a couple of days, and there's an added…
    - 3 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 4:05pm -
  • newIncredulous: Cathay Pacific Paints Jet With Misspelled Name
    Planes undergo maintenance all the time, and undergo heavy maintenance every few years. During this time it's normal for airplanes to be repainted, both so the planes look "fresher," and also to reflect any updated branding the airline may have. For…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 2:36pm -
  • newCopa Airlines Introduces New Flat Bed Business Class
    Copa Airlines presently operates a fleet of 90 aircraft, made up of 78 Boeing 737s and 12 Embraer 190s. The airline is now in the process of refreshing their fleet, as Copa has 60 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on order. This includes a mix of 737 MAX 8, 73…
    - 5 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 1:48pm -
  • newFlying With Air North, Yukon’s Airline
    I review all kinds of airlines, though almost always in premium cabins. I don't review many economy products because there's just not as much to review (okay, and if I'm being honest, flying 400,000+ miles per year in economy sounds brutal).Yesterda…
    - 6 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 1:03pm -
  • newWhy I Couldn’t Care Less About Airline Safety (Anymore… For Now…)
    The past few years I've made an effort to review some unique airlines that some would consider to be off the beaten path. One of the questions I get constantly is whether I'm ever scared of flying on any of these airlines.It's an interesting questio…
    - 7 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 12:03pm -
  • newBizarre: China Eastern Fires Cabin Crew After Boyfriend Proposes During Flight
    I can't quite get my head around this one.Last May (i.e. several months ago), a female China Eastern cabin crew member named Xiao Jiao was working a short, one hour domestic flight from Xi'an to Yinchuan.The cabin crew member's boyfriend of four y…
    - 8 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 11:03am -
  • newImpressions Of Whitehorse, Yukon
    My gosh, this has been a fun couple of days. On Sunday evening we flew from Frankfurt to Whitehorse on Condor. This blog is all about points and the journey portion of travel, so obviously my quick trip to Whitehorse was motivated by Condor's intrigu…
    - 22 hours ago Sep 18, 2018, 8:33pm -
  • Introducing: OMAAT + YouTube
    I've been blogging for over a decade now, and for the most part I've been doing exactly the same thing. I'm usually someone who takes the "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" approach, which is why for better or worse, not all that much has changed with…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 6:38pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • newHOT deal: 5x LifeMiles with hotel bookings (30K on $390 booking)
    Avianca LifeMiles is offering a promotion today, 9/19 only from 1pm CT to 6pm CT: Earn 5x miles with a hotel booking. That could work out to have some really awesome deals — where you might feel like you’re buying miles and getting a hotel sta…
    - 45 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 6:06pm -
  • newDelta award flash sale from 5K each way (includes popular events like SXSW, Sundance, etc)
    The hits keep right on coming with Delta flash sales lately, with this week’s sale having a number of routes on sale for less than 10K each way. Most of the options this week are relatively short routes, but there are some gems like Austin to Se…
    - 4 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 3:17pm -
  • newInternational Roaming: AT&T / Verizon vs. Project Fi vs. T-Mobile vs. Sprint vs. SIMS vs. Hotspots
    Pondering international roaming options… My family has been with AT&T wireless for years.  Service has been good, and we locked in an old mobile share plan (a type of family plan) that makes the service relatively cheap for unlimited talk & text,…
    - 8 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 10:39am -
  • newAmex SPG Spending Bonus: 10k Points On $4k Spend / 15k Points On $6k Spend (Targeted)
    American Express is offering some existing cardholders of the personal SPG card a targeted bonus when meeting certain spend requirements. I received an offer on my card, but it seems like there might be different targeted offers. The Deal Earn 10,000…
    - 22 hours ago Sep 18, 2018, 9:17pm -
  • newNew Acorns Bonus: Refer 5 Friends & Earn $500
    Acorns is offering a new referral bonus for the second half of September. If you refer five friends by the end of the month, you’ll earn a $500 bonus. The Deal Invite 5 friends to Acorns from September 16, 2018 to September 30, 2018 and Acorns will…
    - 24 hours ago Sep 18, 2018, 7:03pm -
  • Fly RT Premium Economy On World’s Longest Flight For 80k Miles
    Singapore Airlines has launched an award sale on a few different routes from the US to Singapore. The most notable of these is on the world’s longest flight from Newark to Singapore which you can book in Premium Economy for only 40,000 miles one wa…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 6:11pm -
  • Radisson Rewards: Stay One Night, Earn 15,000 Bonus Points (Possibly Targeted)
    In addition to the targeted Radisson Rewards promo Nick wrote about yesterday offering double elite qualifying credits, Radisson Rewards has launched an additional promotion. With 15,000 bonus points on offer for a one night stay, this one might even…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 12:31pm -
  • Strengths Membership Rewards has over Ultimate Rewards
    When it was discovered last month that Chase would be losing Korean as a transfer partner, I offhandedly mentioned that the announcement increased the value of Membership Rewards in my mind. A reader challenged me as to why a change at Chase would ch…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 11:44am -
  • [Targeted] Double elite qualifying credits with Radisson
    Radisson Rewards has sent out a targeted offer to earn double elite qualidying credits for stays through December 28, 2018. This makes it possible to qualify for top-tier status with as few as 15 single-night stays. That’s probably not worthwhil…
    - 2 days ago Sep 17, 2018, 8:01pm -
  • TopCashBack: 5% bonus on Visa GC cash outs
    TopCashBack is currently offering a 5% bonus when you cash out via Virtual Visa Gift Card. That’s a pretty good way to increase the value of the cash back you’ve already earned. The Deal TopCashBack is offering a 5% bonus when you cash out via…
    - 2 days ago Sep 17, 2018, 2:46pm -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • Rewards programs offering rebates on point redemptions
    A few days ago I saw Frequent Miler post some datapoints describing how folks who carry both the personal Barclays JetBlue Plus Mastercard and the JetBlue Business Card were receiving a total of 20% of the TrueBlue points they redeem back as a rebate…
    - 9 days ago Sep 10, 2018, 9:59am -
  • US Bank Real-Time Rewards are growing on me
    I wrote back in April about my misfired attempt to use US Bank Real-Time Rewards to pay for a hotel stay, learning the boring way that they really do enforce the $500 minimum on hotel Real-Time Rewards redemptions. But since then, I've had quite a fe…
    - 12 days ago Sep 7, 2018, 6:04pm -
  • My experience with the current Atlantic City status matches and promotions
    I just got back from a weekend in Atlantic City, where I took advantage of the status match promotions I wrote about a few weeks ago.Getting there and backOnce I made my reservation I looked into train tickets to Atlantic City, and found they were so…
    - 23 days ago Aug 27, 2018, 9:59am -
  • More digging under the hood of Choice Privileges
    The difficult thing about writing about Choice Privileges is that they have so many properties it can be tough to know precisely where to focus: the 6,000-point Quality Inn in Wilsonville, Oregon, the 30,000-point Port Inn Kennebunk in Maine, the 35,…
    - 27 days ago Aug 23, 2018, 7:28pm -
  • A positive change to Choice Privileges
    A few years back I went on a bit of a kick about Choice Privileges, the loyalty program of Choice Hotels International. My conclusion was that while the program wasn't for me, its very low starting redemptions (just 6,000 points per night) and decent…
    - 28 days ago Aug 22, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Did Barclaycard drop Arrival Plus travel statement credit redemptions back down to $25?
    Back in November, 2015, Barclaycard devalued their Arrival Plus card in two ways:they lowered the rebate on points redeemed for travel statement credits from 10% to 5%;and they raised the minimum travel statement credit redemption amount from $25 to…
    - 41 days ago Aug 9, 2018, 9:59am -
  • More great Atlantic City status match promotions (up to 6 free nights?)
    All the way back in November, 2016, I took advantage of an Atlantic City Borgata promotion for free slot play and made a few hundred dollars during a weekend trip to Philadelphia.Last night I saw over at Frequent Miler two more potentially lucrative…
    - 44 days ago Aug 6, 2018, 3:25pm -
  • If I were starting a travel hacking blog today
    I started this blog (and wrote my always-soon-to-be-bestselling e-book) because I was frustrated at the state of the travel hacking blogosphere. A tiny amount of actual information trickled out over and over again, mixed in with enthusiastic praise f…
    - 48 days ago Aug 2, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Stupid or liar: why does Ben Schlappig keep telling his readers things that aren't true?
    I'd like to briefly enter five pieces of evidence into the record.On April 2, 2018, Ben Schlappig wrote for the first time about about Hyatt's "Hyatt Prive" travel agent partnership. He wrote:…
    - 56 days ago Jul 26, 2018, 1:34am -
  • How looking at reservations in isolation makes me overpay for travel
    There is a mistake I consistently make in my travel hacking practice: I compare every travel purchase I make to its lowest-cost alternative in isolation. For example, take an airport like LAX with nearby properties in multiple hotel chains. Glancing…
    - 64 days ago Jul 17, 2018, 4:36pm -

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

  • newSale on New Direct Singapore Awards: The World’s Longest Flight!

    - 10 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 8:22am -
  • Last Chance to Earn 5x on Freedom’s Q3 Categories
    Today, September 14, 2018, is the last day to register your Chase Freedom to earn 5x Ultimate Rewards for the past quarter with Lyft, and at Walgreens and gas stations that you can transfer (circuitously) to Aer Lingus, British Airways, Flying Blue…
    - 5 days ago Sep 14, 2018, 2:17pm -
  • ThankYou Points to JetBlue Now Transfer 1:1
    As of today, September 13, Citi has improved its transfer rates between their reward currency, ThankYou Points, and travel partner JetBlue TrueBlue. ThankYou Points earned via the Prestige and Premier cards will transfer 1,000 to 1,000 TrueBlue point…
    - 6 days ago Sep 13, 2018, 5:56pm -
  • The Five Chase Cards You Should Apply For: Combo #2
    5/24 is a buzzword in the miles and points sphere. It refers to the fact that Chase will cut you off from eligibility for many (but not all) of their most lucrative cards once you’ve opened five credit cards from any bank whatsoever in the last 24…
    - 13 days ago Sep 6, 2018, 7:30pm -
  • Issuing Banks Rules for Approvals and New Bonuses
    Updated 9/6/18 with latest Chase Sapphire bonus rule and the Marriott-family card rules. Will you be approved for a new card? Will you get its bonus? What if you’ve already had that card and gotten its bonus before? The answers to these questions d…
    - 13 days ago Sep 6, 2018, 4:31pm -
  • 100k Amex Platinum Targeted Offer
    Update 9/4: The CardMatch tool is back with the 100k bonus offer for the Amex Platinum card, targeting a new round of consumers.  There is a targeted offer available through creditcards.com’s CardMatch Tool for 100,000 Membership Rewards for spend…
    - 15 days ago Sep 5, 2018, 12:48am -
  • United Business Class to Australia Widely Available Early Aussie Winter
    The cheapest level of Business Class award space on United–that is also the only kind of award space bookable with partner miles–is pretty wide open in the early winter months of Australia’s winter, which is early summer in the United States. M…
    - 15 days ago Sep 4, 2018, 10:35pm -
  • New Chase Rule: Only One Sapphire Bonus Per 48 Months
    Update 9/3/18: MileValue’s Chase Sapphire Preferred link leads to an application that still has the 24 month language as opposed to the new 48 month language which is on the public application.   Yesterday Chase made it harder to get repeat bonus…
    - 16 days ago Sep 4, 2018, 2:18am -
  • Top 10 Business Credit Cards for Travel Rewards: September 2018
    Applying for business credit and charge cards is a great way to earn more miles and points than you already do, but many people don’t apply for business cards because they incorrectly believe they don’t qualify. You don’t need to have employees…
    - 16 days ago Sep 3, 2018, 8:50pm -
  • Top 10 Personal Credit Cards for Travel Rewards: September 2018
    There are a lot of reasons to collect miles and points. For free luxury hotel stays and First Class flights To travel to more countries than you could otherwise afford (like Norway, pictured above, where I traveled last July) To take your family on v…
    - 18 days ago Sep 1, 2018, 8:30am -

Frequent Flier

Travel is Free

  • Map Of All The World’s National Parks
    Personally, I love visiting national parks… And I […]The post Map Of All The World’s National Parks appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 9 days ago Sep 10, 2018, 4:55pm -
  • Complete Map of Club Carlson Hotels
    Updated: Aug 23, 2018 This is every Club Carlson hotel […]The post Complete Map of Club Carlson Hotels appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 27 days ago Aug 23, 2018, 5:38pm -
  • Comparing Online Award Availability (for AA, UA & DL)
    Which airline has the best award availability? This pos […]The post Comparing Online Award Availability (for AA, UA & DL) appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 35 days ago Aug 15, 2018, 9:30pm -
  • FlyingBlue Miles Award [Interactive] Map
    Updated with interactive versions of the award map. The […]The post FlyingBlue Miles Award [Interactive] Map appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 38 days ago Aug 13, 2018, 4:34am -

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • BIG UPDATE: GET ALL OUR BOOKS ON KINDLE NOW!

    - 6 days ago Sep 13, 2018, 2:46pm -
  • Finding Love and Home in Tbilisi, Georgia
    I wasn't sure what to expect when I went to Tbilisi. What I assumed would be a drab (but interesting) city was actually a vibrant, beautiful destination with great food and plenty of history. It's the kind of place you can easily feel at home at and…
    - 7 days ago Sep 12, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • World Nomads Travel Insurance Review: What’s Included & What’s Not
    Travel insurance is the one thing you should always have but (hopefully) never need. Travel emergencies can cost thousands of dollars, which means you will want to be covered a reputable company during your next trip. Find out if World Nomads lives u…
    - 8 days ago Sep 11, 2018, 11:10am -
  • How to Survive Oktoberfest
    Updated: 9/10/2018 | September 10th, 2018 “How many days are you at the Wiesn (Oktoberfest) for?” the German girl wearing her Bavarian dirndl across the table asked me. “We’re here for five days,” I replied, putting down my umpteenth stein…
    - 9 days ago Sep 10, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • Gaudi’s Barcelona: A Unique Way to See the City
    Gaudí is Barcelona's most famous architect and his work is a real visual treat. If you like unique architecture, consider doing something different in Barcelona and take a tour of Gaudí's works. In this post, I share which of his works you need to…
    - 10 days ago Sep 9, 2018, 6:52pm -
  • Overtourism: How You Can Help Solve This Worldwide Problem
    Posted: 9/6/2018 | September 6th, 2018 Years later, I returned to the scene of the crime: Costa Rica. It was in that country that I first fell victim to the travel bug, a disease that would infect me for the rest of my life and lead me to where I am…
    - 13 days ago Sep 6, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • The Students from the Victor School Return from Guatemala. Here’s the Recap!
    FLYTE's students from Victor, Montana are back from their educational service trip to Guatemala, with plenty of new experiences and wise lessons learned!The post The Students from the Victor School Return from Guatemala. Here’s the Recap! appeared…
    - 15 days ago Sep 4, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • The Saturday City: Stockholm
    Updated: 9/1/2018 | September 1st, 2018 Most of the people who know me know that I love Sweden. It’s filled with beautiful landscapes, lakes, mountains, fjords, buildings, and of course people. If the country didn’t have such a harsh winter, I’…
    - 18 days ago Sep 1, 2018, 5:58pm -
  • The Best Things to Do and See in Brussels
    Updated: 9/1/2018 | September 1st, 2018 Welcome to the capital of Belgium and the European Union. At times it can feel a little stuffy, but it is also a picturesque and historic city with lots to offer to intrepid traveler. The city has plenty to kee…
    - 18 days ago Sep 1, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • Waitomo’s Glow Worm Caves
    Updated: 9/1/2018 | September 1st, 2018 Waitomo is famous for one thing: worms. And not just any ol’ worms but glow worms! Every year thousands of travelers come here to see the famous glow worms that line the ceilings of the nearby caves. The inte…
    - 18 days ago Sep 1, 2018, 1:00pm -

The Hustle Blog

  • Using Miles to Get Myles Home: Tips on Lap Infant Award Tickets
    I haven’t written a post in FOREVER here, but I think this last trip calls for it. Long story short, some medical issues during our Philippines trip forced us to cancel and rebook our flight home within a day’s notice and I’m glad that my stock…
    - 55 days ago Jul 26, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • 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 -

Pointscentric

milenerd

  • newMidweek Stuff
    A Frontier sale (for those of us eager to fly the Yugo of airlines). For a less what-has-my-life-become flight experience, here’s the latest award sale from Singapore Airlines. Get 15,000 bonus Radisson points for a stay. Grab Southwest A-List stat…
    - 10 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 8:39am -
  • Vegas Rates
    Whether you’re a degenerate gambler or a classy historian who likes the Eiffel Tower and Statue Of Liberty on the same street…very good Las Vegas rates have been popping up. In many cases, that means just paying for resort fees and taxes. Go to y…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 7:18am -
  • American Express Transfer Bonus
    There’s a pretty good 40% transfer bonus from Amex points to British (or Iberia or Aer Lingus) Avios through November 15th. The main negative continues to be the British Airways website. It’s less reliable than the customer service at my local DM…
    - 2 days ago Sep 17, 2018, 7:15am -
  • End Of Week Stuff
    In spite of the slopfest experience of dealing with them lately, you might want to register for a Marriott/Starwood promo. And one from Choice hotels See if you’re targeted for a promo from United. Here’s one from IHG. And another. This hasn’t…
    - 5 days ago Sep 14, 2018, 8:07am -
  • New Discover Option
    The last time I applied for a Discover card…phones had cords, Pauly Shore was a movie star, and the ultimate comeback was telling someone to “talk to the hand.” But it could be time for me to get another one… This new Discover It Business car…
    - 6 days ago Sep 13, 2018, 9:23am -
  • Combination Catalog?
    Well, this is a new one… Reader Paul reached out because Chase doesn’t feel his Office Depot online purchases are from an office store. According to them, that spending is now in the “combination catalog” category. Obviously, this could be a…
    - 7 days ago Sep 12, 2018, 7:21am -
  • Tuesday Triple
    The Hertz weekend rate sale for neighborhood locations is back. Starting at 13 bucks per day. Good deals are available…the question, as always, is if they match up with your city and schedule. In a couple of days, the Citi ThankYou to JetBlue point…
    - 8 days ago Sep 11, 2018, 8:38am -
  • Nerds With Inks
    For (approximately) the 597th time, Nerds With Inks get discounted gift cards to start the week… This one is for Mastercards at Office Depot/Max. It’s worth $15 off of $300 in-store. (At this point, it’s probably/hopefully clear that a Chase In…
    - 9 days ago Sep 10, 2018, 9:10am -
  • American Express Cathay Bonus
    Some of you guys rich with Amex points are always looking for transfer bonuses. This one is interesting. You need to log in and see how much extra they’re offering (30% is the high). Positives? Cathay Pacific has their strong reputation for a reaso…
    - 12 days ago Sep 7, 2018, 8:25am -
  • Thursday Pair
    Thanks to reader Brandon for sending these. I have very little (see: zero) experience with either. But they seem like candidates for the “deals not useful to many but could be perfect for someone” category. Here’s one from Sprint (stackable wit…
    - 13 days ago Sep 6, 2018, 8:42am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

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

Travel Codex

  • Review: United Polaris Lounge Chicago O’Hare
    The United Polaris lounge in Chicago is the first of their new premium lounges to open, which happened back in December of 2016. This summer, a family vacation departing in Lufthansa business class meant I could finally check it out.  I made sure we…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • Review: LOT Polish Airlines Business Class, Warsaw to Los Angeles
    I wanted to like LOT Polish Airlines Business Class a lot but unfortunately, I found the entire experience to be slightly disappointing. They don’t have the best hard product and their soft product leaves much to be desired. From their lounge offer…
    - 5 days ago Sep 14, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • Review: Delta One A350 Suite, Amsterdam to Detroit
    I’m skipping ahead in this trip report, going next to my flight in Delta One on the new A350.  Delta seriously hypes up their “suites”, even charging a $500 premium each way to fly their flagship aircraft.  (It appears Delta reduced the surch…
    - 5 days ago Sep 14, 2018, 11:00am -
  • Review: Turkish Airlines Business Class, San Francisco to Istanbul, Boeing 777-300ER
    Turkish Airlines is one of my favorite airlines and it’s always a joy for me to fly with them. From their fantastic Do&Co catering and attentive service to their wonderful amenities provided onboard, Turkish Airlines consistently provides a quality…
    - 7 days ago Sep 12, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • Hilton’s App Will Offer Advice on Local Attractions: Where to Eat, Shop, and More
    I’m a huge Hilton fanboy and I’m an even bigger fan of their Hilton Honors mobile app. In addition to keeping track of all of my stays, recent activity, and point balance, my favorite features of the app is the ability to explore my upcoming hot…
    - 8 days ago Sep 11, 2018, 3:00pm -
  • Review: American Airlines Business Class Amenity Kit by Cole Haan (2018)
    American Airlines has again refreshed their amenity kits for 2018. This time, the contents are mostly unchanged as they have been since 2016, and only the containers are different. I recently flew between Chicago and London in business class both way…
    - 8 days ago Sep 11, 2018, 1:30pm -
  • Hawaii is on Sale! Book Roundtrip Flights From $247!!
    If you love Hawaii and can get away soon, I would jump on this deal ASAP! From now until the end of the month, I’m seeing roundtrip flights from the West Coast to the islands of Hawaii for as low as $247. That’s right, roundtrip flights to Hawaii…
    - 13 days ago Sep 6, 2018, 7:58pm -
  • Review: Air India 787 Business Class Delhi to Dubai
    I was recently working in India. For the trip home, I routed through Dubai to save money on my ticket.  Like many things when planning my travel, it seemed like a good idea at the time, but ultimately worked out better than planned. Basically an op…
    - 13 days ago Sep 6, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • Review: United Polaris Lounge San Francisco
    I’m just gonna get to the point and say that the new United Polaris Lounge San Francisco is fantastic! It is a total game changer for the U.S. based airlines and I would even go so far as to say it’s the best business class lounge in the entire S…
    - 14 days ago Sep 5, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • Review: Delta A350 Main Cabin, Detroit to Amsterdam
    My quick weekend trip to Amsterdam and Belgium began with a flight in coach about Delta’s Airbus A350.  Though seemingly an add choice, I really wanted to see if the A350 offered a better experience in the back.  The verdict: not really, but stil…
    - 15 days ago Sep 4, 2018, 11:00am -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

  • newTargeted Amex Business Platinum Spending Offer: Earn an Extra 5X!
    American Express has targeted some Business Platinum cardholders with very good spending offers for using their card.The post Targeted Amex Business Platinum Spending Offer: Earn an Extra 5X! appeared first on Miles to Memories.
    - 43 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 6:08pm -
  • newHOT deal: 5x LifeMiles with hotel bookings (30K on $390 booking)
    Avianca LifeMiles is offering a promotion today, 9/19 only from 1pm CT to 6pm CT: Earn 5x miles with a hotel booking. That could work out to have some really awesome deals — where you might feel like you’re buying miles and getting a hotel sta…
    - 45 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 6:06pm -
  • newReview: The Wing, Cathay Pacific Business Class Lounge in Hong Kong
    Hong Kong International Airport is home to seven distinct Cathay Pacific lounges, including two First Class lounges. The Wing, Business class lounge is a premium lounge, located in Terminal 1 near gates 1-4. The lounge boasts an eclectic mix of white…
    - 49 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 6:02pm -
  • newLifemiles setzt kurzfristig das Kauflimit aus
    Lifemiles hat den Meilenverkauf verlängert und das Kauflimit ausgesetzt ...
    - 55 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:56pm -
  • newSummer Tier Points – The Travelodge Swords, North Dublin
    The Travelodge Swords – Summer Tier Points In this… epic. When will I learn to jump on a fare? Wednesday Afternoon.. off to the airport EI273 Birmingham to Dublin Airport Into Dublin for some Donuts. And Pokemon The Travelodge in Swords, Dublin A…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:40pm -
  • newDelta Raises Checked Bag Fees
    In late August JetBlue raised many of their fees, including checked bag fees. Among other changes, they raised the cost of a first checked bag on a domestic itinerary from $25 to $30.It’s interesting to see JetBlue be the first US airline to rais…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:37pm -
  • newYEAH: TAP Business Oslo / Kopenhagen – Nordamerika (Return): 1050 Euro
    Mit der TAP Business von Oslo bzw. Kopenhagen nach Nordamerika ...
    - 2 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:10pm -
  • newYour Next Purchase Could Net You 1,000,000 Hawaiian Miles
    Hawaiian Airlines has a sweepstakes that could earn you a prize of 1 Million HawaiianMiles. There's also some lesser prizes that are still awesome and it's pretty easy to enter.The post Your Next Purchase Could Net You 1,000,000 Hawaiian Miles appea…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:07pm -
  • newFive Hours Only: Buy Miles at a Great Price and Get Hotel Stays Thrown In No Extra Cost
    Star Alliance program Avianca LifeMiles has a hotel booking site that is really Rocketmiles. And they have a quintuple (5x) miles offer for five hours only. Five hours limits their exposure, because this is incredibly rich. When they ran triple mi…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:00pm -
  • newShangri-La Offering Double Golden Circle Points
    Shangri-La Golden Circle is a niche program, though it potentially offers quite a bit of value.Recently I wrote about how Shangri-La is offering up to 40% off award redemptions that are made by November 30, 2018, for stays through January 31, 2019.…
    - 2 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 4:55pm -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • Monday Tidbits In The Wide World Of Travel
    For a fun look at what’s happening in the world of travel, take a bite out of these items… The Beer Hotel I guess it had to happen eventually. Beer manufacturer BrewDog started a crowdfunding campaign to launch a craft beer hotel, and bar patrons…
    - 2 days ago Sep 17, 2018, 1:29pm -
  • Marriott Announces A Lousy Fourth Quarter Promotion
    Marriott became the fourth of the Big Four lodging companies to announce its fourth quarter promotion, and I hope that you weren’t holding your breath, because it’s not pretty. Sadly, the strong lodging environment and recent consolidation means…
    - 5 days ago Sep 14, 2018, 1:17pm -
  • Discover Card Fourth Quarter 5% Categories: Amazon & Wholesale Clubs
    I’m a big fan of Discover Cards. I think that they offer some underappreciated benefits and opportunities for outstanding bonuses. One of those is its quarterly 5% bonus categories for Discover It cardholders. Discover 4Q18: Amazon And Wholesale Cl…
    - 6 days ago Sep 13, 2018, 2:27pm -
  • What’s (New) In My Wallet This Year?
    I frequently discuss credit cards as a way to accelerate the mileage earning process. Assuming that you don’t carry balances at the end of each month and are judicious about card use, the occasional 50,000-100,000 point bonus is a fairly attractive…
    - 8 days ago Sep 11, 2018, 2:56pm -
  • Hilton American Express Raises Sign-Up Bonuses
    Well, this is getting interesting. Several months after launching an all new suite of credit cards, American Express and Hilton have raised the sign-up bonuses on them. This game is getting to be fun again. Same Cards, New Bonuses Earlier this year,…
    - 12 days ago Sep 7, 2018, 7:25pm -
  • JetBlue Changes, Website And Others
    JetBlue announced a few changes the other day, including an update to its website and modifications to the program. First, The Website… And good, the site needed it. JetBlue is ahead of its competition in many customer-facing areas, but the website…
    - 14 days ago Sep 5, 2018, 12:44pm -
  • Q3 Hotel Promotions: Hyatt, Hilton, IHG
    The common belief is that recent strength in hotel bookings, higher rates and consolidation mean that promotions going forward will be slightly worse than they had been in the past. The lodging companies simply don’t have to be as generous to attra…
    - 16 days ago Sep 3, 2018, 9:01pm -
  • This Week In Travel…
    I’m going to take a few days off for the holiday, but found some interesting, to say the least, stories about current events in the world of travel. Enjoy your Labor Day. WestJet Goes AI I’ve never understood why companies give their chat feature…
    - 21 days ago Aug 29, 2018, 12:50pm -
  • IHG: The “Forgotten” Hotel Program
    In terms of dollars payback, hotel loyalty programs are generally more valuable than the airlines’. They have to be. In a major city, there are limited supply constraints around building a hotel, so you could have several major brands right next to…
    - 23 days ago Aug 27, 2018, 1:50pm -
  • Tools Of The Trade: SeatGuru, ExpertFlyer
    Over the past few days, I’ve been working on an international award trip for next summer. It’s never easy to sift through the variety of options that are available, but I use two tools that help me narrow the choices and the seats. One is a paid…
    - 26 days ago Aug 24, 2018, 4:54pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • new2018 Mileage Marathon - AA Exec Plat
    Folks, new year, new goals, the numbers reset to zero, and we begin again.Having gotten used to documenting some of the amusing events and tips of my trips last year, I'm starting again for 2018.Below I'll add the various trips, trips and troubles…
    - 52 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:59pm -
  • newJust got my 2018 SE package in the mail...
    Some observations:Nice "textured" section on the SE card and luggage tags. Million Mile recognition looks nicer this year.Disappointed that the luggage tags now just show my name but not address - not terribly useful anymore if flying on another ca…
    - 3 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 4:14pm -
  • newSell out media praises UA for its boarding process: like giving a smokey bear award to an arsonist
    Who created ths hell thaf is US air travel? Who turned your interminable wait into cold card cash? Who monetized every moment you wait, stand and slink to the frequently late (too short turnaround) Now that they have decimated their frequent flyer…
    - 5 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 2:12pm -
  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 15 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 3:44am -
  • newLuton airport: triumph of affordable competitive air travel; PHL smothered into coma by AA
    Hordes of pax going everywhere but especially the young and families at Luton and Stansted etc. And why not? World is your oyster in Europe fly all over the place for Greyhound rates. Come across the pond and watch the ghost town that philadelphia…
    - 23 hours ago Sep 18, 2018, 7:33pm -
  • Missed media story 11254 Why isnt our corrupted government taxing billions in cartel fees?
    One of the many benefits of running in a cartel where you are allowed do whatever you wish appears to gaining billions in untaxed fee revenue. Since there is no media reporting-can be corrected if i miss something-the billions hooevered up in bag a…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 1:15pm -
  • UA teams up with its partners BAA and UK Border Force to make a NY- LHR trip one painful hell
    So you want to go to London? Would imagine most of those on a recent 10+ hour all-in oddyssey had major buyers remorse:First the obligatory hour boardingPassengers jammed in tighter than the Japan metro.The obligatory gate and taxi delayThe SL…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 1:03pm -
  • BEN SMITH
    One of the finest senior managers of any Company I have ever dealt with is Ben Smith. he knows the industry and learned a lot from Robert Milton who mentored him. Ben will be seriously missed at AC
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • Rajasthan Car Rental, Udaipur Car Hire, Taxi Rental Services in Udaipur
    Car Hire Services in UdaipurSearching for Car Rental/Hire in Udaipur? Look no further! We’ve got you Covered!Rajasthan Car Hire ( Car Rental Udaipur ) is one of the leading Car Rental Services provider & Tour Operator in Udaipur, we help you in ex…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 9:36am -
  • Platinum Breakfast
    We we just spent the night at a Westin, and were told that the breakfast option was no longer available per the new combined program. If anything, the reading I have been doing has said that that benefit is expanding?
    - 2 days ago Sep 18, 2018, 12:27am -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newWN pax refused a 4th drink, threatens to put FA “in a body bag”
    https://www.inc.com/bill-murphy-jr/after-3-drinks-this-southwest-passenger-threatened-to-put-a-southwest-flight-attendant-in-a-body-bag-and-things-got-worse-from-there.html
    - 28 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 6:23pm -
  • newIberia two one way itineraries vs round trip
    Hi! Rookie question - is there a downside of scheduling Iberia two one-way itineraries vs round trip. There is uneven number of avios in my husband's and mine accounts and since on Iberia we can't use a household account, it would make more sense..…
    - 31 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 6:20pm -
  • newDelta Raises Main Cabin Domestic Checked Bag Fee to $30
    Up from $25, joining with United and JetBlue. I expect American to follow soon. https://www.delta.com/content/www/en_US/traveling-with-us/baggage/before-your-trip/checked.html ...
    - 36 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 6:15pm -
  • newBusiness Insider: The 10 airports in America people hate flying into the most
    * J.D Power released the latest edition of its annual North America Airport Satisfaction Study on Wednesday. * Overall traveler satisfaction with airports is at a 13-year high. * However, airports serving major cities like New York, LA, Chicago,...
    - 37 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 6:14pm -
  • newGo for Plat or double up on Gold
    My travel is mostly booked through the rest of the year except for one trip which I can either book using an award ticket or PWM. If I choose PWM to book this trip, I will end up with enough MQM to hit Platinum (already have MQD met). The downside...
    - 46 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 6:05pm -
  • newWhat's the expected pricing for a mixed-cabin RT award w/ OJ and stopover?
    Been reading here and in the general questions thread, and after a call with the contact centre in NYC, I want to confirm that my understanding is correct on how awards are priced, how holds work, and how waitlists work. Want to try and take...
    - 50 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 6:01pm -
  • newCX to KA flight (but operated by Air China)?
    Booking a ticket that is CX into HKG, but then KA ticketed, but Air China operated flight to CTU. What lounge access rules would apply at HKG for a one world emerald member?
    - 52 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:59pm -
  • newRunning on bike paths outside Schiphol - should be fine, right?
    Hi folks, will be in Netherlands next week and staying one night at CitizenM by AMS. Was planning on a run around the airport since CitizenM has no fitness facilities and saw that someone on MapMyRun had laid out a running route on the bike path...
    - 54 mins ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:57pm -
  • newAA cuts 8 seats on dreamliner for premium eco.
    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/american-cuts-dreamliner-luxury-seats-124409476.html It's already near impossible to find SWU when searching and always having to be put on a list. Now they're cutting out 8 seats? Does this mean tickets...
    - 1 hour ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:47pm -
  • newFlight seating for multiple airlines
    Good morning everyone. I am new at this so perhaps my question already has an answer. Here is my story, I have been dating a flight attendant for close to six months now and I have noticed that she uses multiple apps to try and find the flights that.…
    - 1 hour ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:41pm -

Reddit r/churning

  • newApplying for Southwest Cards (CP) Late in the Year: What Could Go Wrong?
    At this time of year, many posts suggest that people should apply for Chase Southwest credit cards in September through December, delay meeting the minimum spending requirements so that the bonus points post in January 2019, and get a 2019-2020 Compa…
    - 6 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 1:02pm -
  • newHOU/IAH Meetup - Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
    Place: Sigma Brewing Company (East Downtown H-Town) Date: Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 Time: 2 pm- 5 pm https://www.yelp.com/biz/sigma-brewing-company-houston-2 Huge brewery with delicious beers and a really fun atmosphere. No air conditioning but…
    - 7 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 12:00pm -
  • newWhat Card Should I Get? Weekly Thread - Week of September 19, 2018
    What Card Should I Get Weekly Thread, 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…
    - 8 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 11:06am -
  • newDaily Discussion Thread - September 19, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 8 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 11:06am -
  • newDaily Question Thread - September 19, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 9 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 10:06am -
  • Code Sharing Thread - Week of September 18, 2018
    Based on the Survey results in June 2017, we decided to start a Code Sharing specific thread. The intention, as stated, is to facilitate the sharing of codes in a centralized thread. WARNING: The Mods will NOT arbitrate or moderate any issues resulti…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 11:05am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - September 18, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 11:05am -
  • Daily Question Thread - September 18, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 10:06am -
  • AutoMod Log - Sep 17 2018 Edition
    The following are the list of top level posts removed by AutoMod. AutoMod was a bit moody over the past few days, so the human mods stepped in with some of these as well. "Three cards left before I'm 5/24 again, which ones..." "A-List Status Match N…
    - 2 days ago Sep 17, 2018, 6:34pm -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - September 17, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 2 days ago Sep 17, 2018, 11:06am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newA Few Tips for Anyone Flying With a Pet
    Did you know that this month is National Service Dog Month? As you’re likely aware, there’s a lot of contention around the issue of people abusing...The post A Few Tips for Anyone Flying With a Pet appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 2 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 5:05pm -
  • newHow Elon Musk Could Change Travel (Hint: He’s Already Doing It)
    This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products....The post How Elon Musk Could Change Travel (Hint: He’s Already Doing It) appeared first on John…
    - 6 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 1:01pm -
  • newNew! TripIt Hands-Free Access to Your Travel Plans with Siri Shortcuts
    This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products....The post New! TripIt Hands-Free Access to Your Travel Plans with Siri Shortcuts appeared first on…
    - 6 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 12:49pm -
  • newTop 10 in Travel News: Week of September 19, 2018
    THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Hawaiian Airlines to add nonstop Boston-Honolulu service A flight attendant for China Eastern Airlines was fired after...The post Top 10 in Travel News: Week of September 19, 2018 appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 7 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 12:00pm -
  • newTravel Contests: Week of September 19, 2018
    This week’s travel contests include: Win a three-night trip for two to Iceland Win a VIP trip for two to a national park Win a...The post Travel Contests: Week of September 19, 2018 appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 8 hours ago Sep 19, 2018, 11:00am -
  • newHow to Keep Your Home Safe While You Travel
    One of the questions I always get is about how I arm/protect my house while I’m away from home. I don’t want to give away...The post How to Keep Your Home Safe While You Travel appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 22 hours ago Sep 18, 2018, 9:20pm -
  • newVideo: Usain Bolt Running in Near Zero-Gravity Conditions
    Have you ever dreamed of going up in space? I know I’ve always wanted to feel what zero-gravity conditions feel like. In this Reuters video (above),...The post Video: Usain Bolt Running in Near Zero-Gravity Conditions appeared first on Johnny Jet…
    - 22 hours ago Sep 18, 2018, 8:57pm -
  • newWindy: One of the Best Weather Tools on the Internet
    Windy was launched by a Swiss man named Ivo. He describes himself as an addicted kiter, helicopter and jet pilot who seeks the wind, waves,...The post Windy: One of the Best Weather Tools on the Internet appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 22 hours ago Sep 18, 2018, 8:36pm -
  • newWindy: The Best Free Weather App on the Market?
    Windy (formerly known as Windyty) is an extraordinary tool for weather forecast visualization. It’s fast, intuitive, detailed and considered one of the most accurate weather...The post Windy: The Best Free Weather App on the Market? appeared first…
    - 23 hours ago Sep 18, 2018, 7:51pm -
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred Eliminates 5K Authorized User Bonus
    This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products....The post Chase Sapphire Preferred Eliminates 5K Authorized User Bonus appeared first on Johnny Je…
    - 1 day ago Sep 18, 2018, 1:10pm -

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