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The Points Guy

  • newWhat is IHG Rewards Elite Status Worth in 2017?
    When it comes to getting the most out of your travel experiences, hotel elite status plays a key role, ensuring that your hotel stays are both comfortable and rewarding. However, it can be challenging to arrive at an actual numerical value for this s…
    - 48 mins ago Mar 28, 2017, 10:59am -
  • newEarn 100,000 Points With the Marriott Rewards Premier Card
    If you’ve had a Marriott or Ritz-Carlton redemption in mind, good news: the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card is offering a limited-time, increased sign-up offer of 100,000 points after $5,000 spent in the first three months. The new offer is 2…
    - 12 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 11:55pm -
  • newChartered Flight Completes First Trip to View the Southern Lights
    Last week, we wrote about six of the best places to view the Northern Lights, otherwise known as the Aurora Borealis, with our list including countries like Norway, Canada and Iceland, among others. For those of you who’d rather venture south to…
    - 13 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 10:25pm -
  • new#LeggingsGate Special Report: Comparison of Airline Non-Revenue Dress Codes
    Yesterday, United Airlines was at the center of a social media storm when a gate agent refused boarding to two girls who were wearing leggings. After the immediate backlash on Twitter, it later turned out that the girls were “non-revenue” (or…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 9:45pm -
  • newSwale’s “Floating Food Forest” Will Be Back in NYC This Spring
    Last summer, a 130-foot by 40-foot floating garden was docked off the coast of Brooklyn (and later, the Bronx), allowing city dwellers to hop aboard, pick and sample fresh produce — for free. Starting this spring, The Bronx Museum, Brooklyn Bridge…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:55pm -
  • newYou’re Now Able to Purchase AA Premium Economy Seats on Select Flights
    American Airlines introduced its first Premium Economy product last fall on its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, which, for a little while longer, you can experience for the cost of a Main Cabin Extra seat. However, the airline officially began…
    - 16 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 7:55pm -
  • new6 Things to Know Before You Go to Helsinki
    This year marks Finland’s 100th birthday and to celebrate, Finns are throwing a year-long party called Suomi 100 in honor of everything that makes the country great — it was also just named the fifth happiest country in the world. Thinking of p…
    - 17 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 6:45pm -
  • newDelayed Seats Causing New United 777-300ERs to Collect Dust
    There has been much publicity surrounding United’s new Polaris product (especially the all-new seat design), which is now flying between San Francisco (SFO) and Hong Kong (HKG), and soon between Newark (EWR) and Tel Aviv (TLV). The first aircraft t…
    - 18 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 5:45pm -
  • newCrystal Cruises is Launching Round-the-World “AirCruises”
    One of the great things about taking a cruise is the convenience of being able to visit a ton of places with a single reservation: book a trip, hop onboard and set sail for a few days (or weeks) of sightseeing. But who says that kind of journey has t…
    - 19 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 4:25pm -
  • newElderly Couple Sent on Wrong Flight — Land 575 Miles From Intended Destination
    With the technology we have these days, it’s pretty hard to end up on the wrong flight, bound for completely different destination from what you originally intended. But that’s exactly what happened to one Florida couple when they were departing…
    - 20 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 3:35pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

  • Latest Updates on the Inflight Electronics Ban
    Emirates has arranged to let customers use electronics up until boarding. Royal Jordanian has become an airline of poets. Sadly their latest doesn't begin, "there once was a DHS Secretary from Nantucket.."Continue reading Latest Updates on the Infli…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 1:34pm -
  • Alaska Airlines Announces They’re Killing Virgin America, Long Live Virgin America
    Alaska Airlines announced that they'll be eliminating the Virgin America brand sometime in 2019. Along with that they've made several product change announcements.Continue reading Alaska Airlines Announces They’re Killing Virgin America, Long Liv…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 11:34am -
  • The 5 Best Ways to Get a Great Deal to Hawaii
    US airline frequent flyer programs charge about 45,000 miles roundtrip in economy for a saver award and 75,000 or 80,000 miles in first class. That's actually really expensive, compared to paid ticket prices much of the time (not least of which beca…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 12:04am -
  • Washington National Airport is Building an Entire New Concourse to Solve the Hell of Just One Gate
    Arguably the worst place in any US airport is Washington National’s Gate 35X. I’ve said that the previous administration could have closed the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and just moved terrorism suspects to this gate.Continue reading Wash…
    - 6 days ago Mar 22, 2017, 9:34pm -
  • New 2.5% Cash Back Card (3% and No Fee First Year) and Hotel Booking Data
    A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips.Continue reading New 2.5% Cash Back Card (3% and No Fee First Year) and Hotel Booking Data.…
    - 6 days ago Mar 22, 2017, 7:04pm -
  • How to Save Up to $500 Each Time You Face a Big Flight Delay
    Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great card that covers your purchases and your travels when things go wrong. How do some of the premium cards compare in this way?Continue reading How to Save Up to $500 Each Time You Face a Big Flight Delay...
    - 6 days ago Mar 22, 2017, 4:34pm -
  • Revenue-Based Programs Aren’t King, They’re a Cop Out
    Jay Sorenson has an interesting new report (.pdf) declaring ‘revenue is now king’ that revenue-based programs are the new ‘it’ in loyalty. The piece begins by citing all sorts of reasons why revenue matters to a company, which is of course bo…
    - 6 days ago Mar 22, 2017, 2:04pm -
  • The Electronics Ban Is a Stupid (or Evil Genius) Way to Address a Possibly Real Problem
    I have absolutely no doubt that there's intelligence surrounding attempts to hide explosive devices inside electronics. There has been specific intelligence on this before. That's why at times we've had to turn on electronic devices, and It's certa…
    - 6 days ago Mar 22, 2017, 12:04pm -
  • Watch a Hotel Fix All the Minor Complaints I Can Throw at Them
    My recent stay at the Hyatt Centric Arlington (former Hyatt Arlington) was a case study in how to slap together a renovation. The bathroom countertops, floor tiles, and much of the wallpaper are the same as before the renovation.There was little th…
    - 6 days ago Mar 22, 2017, 12:04am -
  • How Some Hyatts Play Games to Prevent You From Redeeming Your Points
    The Andaz Maui rarely offers cash and points awards, which is fair, because those are voluntary. They restricted top tier elite suite upgrades to a new separate room type, poolside suites — a lesser room category that there’s only a few of on pr…
    - 7 days ago Mar 21, 2017, 9:34pm -

One Mile at a Time

  • newGreat Deal: Iberia Is Offering 25% Off Award Redemptions
    Iberia Plus is celebrating their 25th anniversary, and they have a great promotion as a result. While we've seen some targeted Iberia Avios promotions in the past that offer discounts for select routes, this is the most widely available promotion I'v…
    - 14 mins ago Mar 28, 2017, 11:33am -
  • newA Great Hotel Credit Card Has A Sign-Up Bonus Of Up To 107,500 Points
    The Marriott Rewards® Premier Credit Card is offering the biggest sign-up bonus I ever recall seeing on this card, allowing you to earn up to 107,500 points upon completing minimum spend and adding an authorized user.Under this new offer on the Mar…
    - 13 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 10:17pm -
  • newAmerican’s Premium Economy Is Now On Sale — Here’s What You Need To Know
    In late 2015 American announced that they planned on adding a premium economy cabin to much of their longhaul fleet. While the airline has long offered an extra legroom economy section, this is the first time they’re offering an actual premium econ…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:20pm -
  • newUnited’s Leggings Fiasco: The False Narrative Needs To Stop
    If you've been on a plane or under a rock, you might have missed the story of the two young women who were denied boarding a United flight from Denver to Minneapolis yesterday. I get that manufactured outrage and hot takes are a way of life in 2017.…
    - 17 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 7:01pm -
  • newMini-Review: United Polaris In-Flight Dining With The New Spring Menu
    The new United Polaris soft product rolled out in December, and features improved dining and bedding options. The new United Polaris Lounge in Chicago opened at the same time, and added restaurant-style dining in mid-January. And the new all-aisle ac…
    - 18 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 6:03pm -
  • newCathay Pacific & Lufthansa Announce A New Partnership
    Global airline alliances are so two decades ago. Nowadays we're seeing these alliances deemphasized, and in the meantime we're seeing joint ventures and individual strategic cooperations increasing in importance. After all, with how big the global al…
    - 19 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 4:59pm -
  • new10 Best Credit Card Offers For March
    Every month I make a post with what I consider to be the best credit card sign-up bonuses of the month.While there are several excellent long standing credit card offers, the specifics of the best offers are constantly changing (be it the annual fee…
    - 20 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 3:37pm -
  • newWOW Air Is Adding Flights To Chicago In July 2017
    In 2015, Icelandic low cost carrier WOW Air began flights between Iceland and the US, and they’ve been growing like crazy in North America ever since.In March 2015, WOW Air launched flights between Keflavik (just outside Iceland’s capital, Reykj…
    - 21 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 2:34pm -
  • newExpertFlyer Adds Flight Schedule Alerts
    ExpertFlyer is a subscription based service that I find valuable. A subscription costs $99 per year, and there is quite a bit of value you can get out of it:-- You can see fare class inventory and fare rules for a vast majority of airlines-- You ca…
    - 22 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 1:26pm -
  • newThe Reason United Is Putting Brand New 777-300ERs In Storage
    No, it doesn't involve leggings. ;)United is in the process of rolling out their new international premium cabin experience, which they're calling Polaris. This includes new seats, improved service, etc. The issue is that while the new soft product…
    - 23 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 12:43pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • newReal world extreme stacking in-home dining and more
    I often write about ways to extreme stack deals for huge rewards or savings.  In this post I’ll document one approach that I use regularly to treat my family to great steaks, seafood, treats, and more.  First, here are some real world examples of…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 28, 2017, 10:41am -
  • newCan you split payment for Alaska Airlines companion fare?
    Arguably the most valuable benefit of the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa cards is the annual companion fare. This discount code allows the cardholder to add a companion to a reservation for just $99 + taxes/fees (starting from $121 total). Pra…
    - 16 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:01pm -
  • newUpdate: 20% off Hotels.com gift cards may be available online this week
    We previously reported that this week Staples is offering $10 off a $50 Hotels.com gift card in-store. It now appears that the discount applies online as well, though gift cards are currently out of stock. Sometimes, items like this go in and out of…
    - 20 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 4:16pm -
  • newWOW Air: Chicago to Iceland from $249 round trip
    WOW Airlines has announced new service from Chicago, and to kick off the new route they have one-way flights to Reykjavik, Iceland from $99.99 and round trip flights starting at $249.99: Availability is also shown on Google Flights, but pricing was…
    - 21 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 2:49pm -
  • Increase credit card spend (and get most of it back). What still works March 2017?
    Whether you need to increase credit card spend to earn a new credit card signup bonus, or to earn elite status, or simply to earn credit card rewards, it’s important to keep up with the latest news of what works and what does not. This month, I’m…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 10:38am -
  • Stacking for big discounts on unique hotel experiences
    This morning, we published a quick deal alerting readers to the opportunity to get $10 off of a $50 Hotels.com gift card at Staples this week. While that amounts to a 20% discount on a $50 gift card, Hotels.com only allows one gift card to be entered…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 12:08am -
  • Lots of Sears Shop Your Way deals today
    Sears has a number of very good deals today with high numbers of Shop Your Way points back on purchases of a number of different Craftsmen tools. Many of the items come with points that are available to be used immediately on other items. For example…
    - 2 days ago Mar 26, 2017, 8:37pm -
  • 5,000 Alaska Airlines miles for joining MileagePlan and taking a flight
    Alaska Airlines is offering a very generous promotion for new members — join mileage plan before April 30th and take your first flight with Alaska before September 30th, 2017 and get 5,000 bonus miles. That is a great bonus for joining as we rarely…
    - 2 days ago Mar 26, 2017, 6:50pm -
  • Sunset by Sunday for these last chance deals
      Like sands through the hourglass, these are this week’s last chance deals. This past week has seen the introduction of some exciting limited-time sign up bonuses.  The week to come will see the end of a couple of popular deals. Read on for date…
    - 2 days ago Mar 26, 2017, 10:38am -
  • Sleep Cheap(er): 20% off Hotels.com gift cards + 5x at Staples
    This week, Staples is offering $10 off when purchasing a $50 Hotels.com gift card. The Deal $10 off when you buy a $50 Hotels.com gift card Key Terms In-store only Valid 3/26-4/1 Bottom Line This can be a great way to save a few bucks and earn 5x on…
    - 2 days ago Mar 26, 2017, 7:37am -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • Washtubs, not teaspoons
    A few years back, reclusive travel hacking personality Mr. Pickles started tweeting pictures of a gas pump dispensing hundreds of gallons of gas for free and asking "what am I filling up?" Twitter's an elusive medium and I can't dredge up the actual…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Rewards programs, ranked by reliability
    One fun thing about writing a blog is that reader feedback gives you a chance to see how different ideas interact and collide. Last Friday when I wrote "While I'm willing to take unlimited risk in my investment portfolio, I'm willing to take virtuall…
    - 6 days ago Mar 22, 2017, 5:21pm -
  • Quick hit: new Hilton all-inclusive award pricing is great
    I earn a lot of Hilton HHonors points, and I'm going to be earning even more than usual this week, so I decided to take a look at some of Hilton's all-inclusive resorts to see if I could lock in some award space for next Presidents Day, since I had s…
    - 8 days ago Mar 20, 2017, 3:19pm -
  • The advantages of prepaying for travel at a discount
    I have never belonged to the "travel is free" school of travel hackers, not because I don't think there are free or negative-cost methods of manufacturing spend (there are) or because I think my time has intrinsic value (it doesn't), but for the much…
    - 14 days ago Mar 14, 2017, 9:59am -
  • How do you want to think about budgeting for your hotel stays?
    I've written a series of posts about my preferred metric for evaluating hotel loyalty programs, which I call imputed redemption values. This is a straightforward metric that tells you if redeeming hotel rewards points gives you a better or worse deal…
    - 19 days ago Mar 9, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Doubt, skepticism, and risk management
    Late last week there was a widely-publicized deal allowing you to earn 150 Avios per dollar spent at Match.com (with follow-up here). I had an exchange on Twitter with Ralph at PointsCentric that got me thinking about an issue that comes up fairly…
    - 22 days ago Mar 6, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Rebook your Hilton award reservations, but carefully
    Some friends recently told me that since the latest changes to Hilton Honors went into effect they'd seen prices go down at some properties where they had existing reservations. I hopped online and saw that, indeed, the pricing on one of my upcoming…
    - 25 days ago Mar 3, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Blending earning and redemption rates
    When an affiliate blogger is trying to sell you a credit card that allows you to redeem bank points against a travel purchase, they sometimes pull this fairly ingenious, if transparent, sleight of hand:When you earn airline miles for a purchase, then…
    - 26 days ago Mar 2, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Money is fungible, but only if you funge it
    Back in October, over at the Saverocity Observation Deck podcast Joe Cheung interviewed Noah from Money Metagame and they discussed a post Noah wrote last year asking the question, "Is Anyone Actually Saving Money By Travel Hacking?"Read the whole p…
    - 28 days ago Feb 28, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Quick hits: hijinks booking Mileage Plan awards on Virgin America
    In the last few months I've written a couple posts about booking award travel on Virgin America, with Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles and with HawaiianMiles, mentioning a few things I had come across doing everyday research.Lo and behold, I actual…
    - 33 days ago Feb 23, 2017, 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

  • newShould You Buy American Airlines Miles for 1.8 Cents Each?
    American Airlines is offering up to 115,000 bonus miles when you purchase American Airlines miles through April 13, 2017. You can now buy 265,000 American Airlines miles including bonus for $4,786.88 or 1.8 cents each. Bonus miles are tiered base…
    - 16 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 7:46pm -
  • Amex Platinum Annual Fee Jumps to $550: Changes Coming March 30
    REMINDER: If the new benefits described in this post don’t seem worth it to you, apply for the Platinum card of your choice before March 30, 2017–Thursday of this week–and you will be grandfathered in to the $450 annual fee card. You’ll get…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 11:46am -
  • You Can Redeem Your Alaska Companion Certificate on Virgin America
    I tend to toot Alaska MileagePlan’s horn quite a bit because I myself am a big fan of Alaska miles. You get free stopovers on one way awards, Alaska has a great mix of partners from multiple alliances, and their award charts are filled with sweets…
    - 2 days ago Mar 26, 2017, 12:30pm -
  • Barclaycard Arrival Plus: 2% Back Card with $500 Sign Up Bonus
    The king of cash back cards is the Barclaycard Arrival PlusTM World Elite MasterCard®, which offers 2% back on all purchases in the form of free travel. To be clear, the card is not a cash back card since the rewards are in the form of free travel,…
    - 3 days ago Mar 25, 2017, 12:48pm -
  • How Long Does it Take SPG Points to Transfer?
    Since award space can be a scarce resource, it is important to note that not all transferrable points transfer to their partners instantaneously. This is the third post of a four part series going over how long it takes each type of transferrable po…
    - 3 days ago Mar 25, 2017, 12:24am -
  • Record High Bonuses on Hilton Amex: 195k Points + Free Night Certificate
    There are two American Express Hilton credit cards with limited time increased sign up bonuses–the highest we’ve ever seen–that should catch your attention. One even comes with a free weekend night certificate, a totally new benefit included…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 5:32pm -
  • When Was the Last Transfer Bonus? Part 1: Membership Rewards
    American Express Membership Rewards, SPG Points, and Citi ThankYou Points, three of the four major transferrable point currencies, will periodically run transfer bonuses to loyalty program partners. For example, if you had transferred Membership Rew…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 1:19am -
  • The Best Four Airline Transfer Partners of SPG Starpoints
    Let’s run through the best airline transfer options while the Starwood Preferred Guest personal and business credit cards from American Express come with 35,000 bonus Starpoints for spending $5,000 and $8,000 respectively in the first six months o…
    - 6 days ago Mar 22, 2017, 12:30pm -
  • $1,733 RT in AeroMexico Business NYC Buenos Aires
    I tweeted this deal first from @MileValueAlerts. Follow @MileValueAlerts on Twitter and follow these directions to get a text message every time I tweet from that account. I tweet from @MileValueAlerts only a few times a month because it is design…
    - 7 days ago Mar 21, 2017, 8:17pm -
  • New Low Cost Carrier LEVEL Debuts $150 flights West Coast > Spain
    The International Airlines Group (IAG), owners of British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, and Aer Lingus, introduced a long haul low cost carrier last week called LEVEL. The airline is based out of Barcelona and has just four destinations for now. Flight…
    - 7 days ago Mar 21, 2017, 12:30pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newHotels Are Starting to Cut Down on Food Waste
    The hotel industry will reportedly be cracking down on food waste thanks to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), which has provided a number of projects that hotels across the country will be participating in over the next year. Launched with the backing o…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newAllegiant Air Special Assistance Passengers Put on Flight to Wrong Destination
    After an elderly couple was taken to the wrong flight by wheelchair porters at Fort Lauderdale Airport, the pair ended up hundreds of miles from their intended destination. A married couple in need of a little extra assistance at the airport was inst…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newAlexa and Siri Get a Hotel Room Together
    Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Echo (powered by Alexa) are being given a dry run at Marriott’s Aloft hotel in Boston in an effort to test their aptitude in regulating lighting, room temperature and TV controls via voice commands. “This is about wh…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newUnited Covers Policies on Leggings Aboard Flights
    Leggings cleared for paying passengers, but dress codes are enforced for “buddy pass” flyers. One day after United Airlines received social media criticism over barring two girls from boarding because they wore leggings, the carrier is now workin…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 10:12pm -
  • newDrunken Female Passenger Admits Groping Woman on Alaska Airlines Flight
    Heidi McKinney was heavily intoxicated at the time of the incident and has pleaded guilty to assault. An Alaska Airlines passenger who has admitted to touching a female traveler without her consent may now face prison time for her actions. In an inci…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 9:16pm -
  • newControversial Phoenix Tax Cuts Will Benefit Airlines
    Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed a piece of legislation Thursday that will benefit airlines, particularly American  Airlines and Southwest Airlines, though it may have a negative effect on Phoenix’s economy. According to SFGate, the legislation…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:32pm -
  • newHotel Offers Divorcees a Refund After Stay
    Countryside Hotels, a Swedish hotel chain, is giving erstwhile married guests a refund on their stay if the couples have divorced within a year of their visit. In order to collect the refund, couples must already have been married on the dates of t…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:19pm -
  • BA Institutes Facial Recognition Technology at LHR
    British Airways has confirmed in a letter to staff that it will be deploying new technology meant to allow passengers to pass through security at Heathrow Airport (LHR) with the aid of biometric facial recognition. The devices, housed within the mai…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 10:00am -
  • TSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Voyeurism Accusation
    A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employee at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) has been suspended without pay after being accused of taking upskirt photos from underneath passengers’ skirts. The employee, 29-year-old Nichol…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 10:00am -
  • Small Changes to Air Routes Could Have a Big Impact on Climate Change
    A study by a team of scientists at the University of Reading indicates that tiny tweaks to flight paths could have a considerable impact on climate change. Climate change looms large as a concern in the global aviation industry, but scientists at the…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 10:00am -

Travel is Free

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

  • new5 Best US Beaches to Enjoy With Limited-Time AMEX Starwood Bonus
    Through April 5, 2017, you can earn up to 35,000 Starwood points with the personal and small business AMEX Starwood cards after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements.  That’s a fantastic sign-up bonus.  And because Starwood has beautif…
    - 4 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 8:01am -
  • newHow to Use Official TSA PreCheck Schedule
    Did you know there’s a web page dedicated to helping you make the most of your TSA PreCheck membership? TSA PreCheck can save folks lots of time and inconvenience at airport security checkpoints.  That’s because you won’t have to take off ……
    - 17 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 7:00pm -
  • newEvery Category 7 Starwood Hotel in One Spot!
    In case you missed it, the sign-up bonus for the AMEX Starwood cards has never been higher! Through April 5, 2017, you can earn a total of 35,000 Starwood points on the personal and small business versions of the Starwood Preferred Guest … Contin…
    - 18 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 6:00pm -
  • newNew: Cheap Flights to Iceland and Europe From Chicago!
    Good news for folks in Chicago!  Via One Mile at a Time, WOW Air is adding 4 weekly flights between Chicago and Iceland starting July 13, 2017.  One-way fares start at $99! And you don’t have to stop in Iceland.  You can connect … Continue…
    - 19 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 5:10pm -
  • newFree Alaska Airlines Miles – Enough for a One-Way Flight!
    If you aren’t already a member of Alaska Airlines’ frequent flyer program, now is a great time to sign-up! Via Mommy Points, you can earn 5,000 Alaska Airlines miles when you register by April 30, 2017, and take a flight by … Continue reading…
    - 21 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 2:26pm -
  • 5 Fantastic US Marriott Hotels to Book Using Starwood Points
    If you prefer Marriott hotels, you can do well with the limited time AMEX Starwood sign-up bonuses.  Because you can convert your Starwood points to stay at ANY Marriott hotel! With the 1:3 transfer ratio, the best-ever 35,000 Starwood point sign-…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:01am -
  • Will You Lose Free Nights If You Cancel a Hotel Card?
    Million Mile Secrets reader, Carberrie, commented: I have the Citi Hilton Reserve card, which comes with an annual free weekend night at certain Hilton hotels after spending $10,000 in a membership year.  I met the spending requirement and have 1 y…
    - 2 days ago Mar 26, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • A Completely Free Trip to Iceland With Points & Cash Back Cards, Including Spending Money!
    Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money! Antonio is our newest reader success story to show folks it…
    - 2 days ago Mar 26, 2017, 8:31am -
  • Which Marriott Hotel to Book Using 7-Night Certificate From Southwest Flight Package?
    Million Mile Secrets reader, Bonnie, commented: I used hotel points to book a Marriott Hotel + Air package and get the Southwest Companion Pass.  Perhaps a post about getting the best value with the 7-night Marriott certificate would be helpful ……
    - 2 days ago Mar 26, 2017, 8:01am -
  • Blog Giveaway: 18,000 Choice Hotel Points
    Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook or Twitter! We love our readers!  To show our thanks for your support, we’re giving away 18,000 Choice hotel points! I’ll show you how to enter! Choice is giving folks the opportunity to earn elite sta…
    - 3 days ago Mar 25, 2017, 8:00am -

Nomadic Matt

  • newHow You Can Experience 1920s Paris Today
    If there is one era I’d want to visit more than any other, it’s Paris in the 1920s. I’m in love with that decade. The literature, jazz, optimism, style, and atmosphere — I love it all. Midnight in Paris is my favorite Paris movie, and I often…
    - 21 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 2:20pm -
  • The Best Way to Travel Around Southern Africa
    Planning a trip to southern Africa? Wondering how to make it happen? Find out the best (and cheapest!) way to explore the continent on a budget! The writers from The World Pursuit are here to share budget tips for how to get around Southern Africa wi…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • What Lies Ahead: Upcoming Blogs, Projects, and More!
    Hey travel lover! I know it’s been super quiet on the blog and social media over the past month and there’s good reason for that! Today, I wanted to give a little update on the going on behind the scenes and what to expect in the coming months! F…
    - 8 days ago Mar 20, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Why It’s Never the Right Time to Travel
    If you want to travel now, but you’re scared to go it alone, you’ll find ways to say you can’t do it right now: you’re not ready; your job, friends, or fears are holding you back; you have too many obligations. Solo female travel expert, Kris…
    - 19 days ago Mar 9, 2017, 3:26pm -
  • 11 Ways to Improve Your Travel Writing
    To be a successful travel writer or blogger, you have to keep learning. In this post, David Farley, an award-winning travel writer whose work has appeared in numerous publications, shares 11 tips on how to keep getting better so that you can reach wi…
    - 22 days ago Mar 6, 2017, 3:42pm -
  • The Nomadic Network: The New Way to Meet Other Travelers
    I'm excited to announce a new in-person community project called The Nomadic Network. It's to help build support systems for travelers by helping you plan, get inspired, and meet other travelers. I'll start by hosting in-person meetups around the US,…
    - 26 days ago Mar 2, 2017, 3:04pm -
  • How to Visit Malta on a Budget
    Many people don't realize it, but Malta is one of the best budget destinations in Europe. Your money can go further here than in a lot of Europe. In this post, I give you the breakdown of what it costs to travel Malta, give you tips on how to save ev…
    - 33 days ago Feb 23, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • 23 Reader Questions. 23 Attempted Answers.
    You asked so I answered! In this big Q&A post, I answer your questions about finding your passion, how to travel without a lot of money, the best credit cards, my upcoming tour, homesickness, if it's safe to travel to the United States, and much more…
    - 36 days ago Feb 20, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • Announcing My 2017 Group Tours!
    The Nomadic Matt tours are back with tours to Amsterdam/Paris, Vienna/Prague, NYC, and Austin! On my tours, I take you to all my favorite sights, restaurants, bars, and off-the-beaten-track attractions. Here's everything you need to know about what m…
    - 40 days ago Feb 16, 2017, 2:15pm -
  • 10 Ways to Make the Most of Your New Camera
    Having a new camera doesn't mean your photos are going to automatically improve. That's why award-winning photographer Laurence Norah is sharing his 10 tips that will help you along the road to getting better travel shots with a new camera.The post…
    - 43 days ago Feb 13, 2017, 2:41pm -

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

  • newDiscounted Iberia Avios Awards
    For their 25th anniversary, Iberia is discounting award bookings by 25% (book by April 11th). Again, you can easily transfer British Avios to Iberia Avios if your account has been open for 90 days. If you’re not able to take advantage, think about…
    - 5 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 7:00am -
  • New To Program Bonuses
    As long as you’re not wearing leggings, you should be able to pick up some points for getting on a plane. Alaska is offering 5,000 bonus miles to newbies who join their mileage program and take a flight in the next 6 months. Singapore Airlines is…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 7:21am -
  • Some Card Updates
    Thanks to reader Scoot for sharing a new Marriott card link. Fine, his name is actually Scott (I made a typo and have been calling him Scoot because I’m secretly 12 years old). The link is worth 107,500 points after meeting the spend and adding a…
    - 4 days ago Mar 24, 2017, 7:19am -
  • MLB And SPG
    Can you think of anything more American than baseball and Starwood? Actually, I take it back…there are lots of things – apple pie, not knowing how to use apostrophes, butt implants, etc. But that’s a different conversation. The point is, many o…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 7:02am -
  • 10,000 Amex Points For A Few
    I started this blog 60 years ago. Or maybe it was 6. Either way, it feels like forever. And I can’t remember a time before this offer popped up. Like clockwork, I get an email every few months from someone who sees it again. Here’s the scoop… I…
    - 6 days ago Mar 22, 2017, 7:00am -
  • Alaska Cards Improvement
    I love Alaska cards. They’re easier for me to get than most, I’ve had dozens of them, and the miles are extremely valuable. They also come with a companion discount code…it’s the best part of the card other than the miles. Pretty simple – f…
    - 7 days ago Mar 21, 2017, 7:04am -
  • Gift Cards At Staples
    Through Saturday, get 20 bucks from Staples when you spend $300 in-store on Mastercard gift cards. As always, this is intended for nerds with Inks. And if you’re looking to spend money at Staples, you might also want to look in the direction of Gap…
    - 8 days ago Mar 20, 2017, 7:00am -
  • Tech Issues
    The short version? I moved hosts, the new one sucked, and I’m now trying to get everything back to the old one. The longer version? I’m going nuts trying to figure this out. Good chance I’ll either have a drinking problem, a nervous breakdown,…
    - 10 days ago Mar 18, 2017, 11:02am -
  • 25 Bucks From Amazon And Amex
    Reader Joan reached out to share that this one is working again. Do you have an American Express card you get Membership Rewards points from? If so, it should be a pretty easy $25 from Amazon. I wouldn’t loiter…if you’re interested, move quickl…
    - 18 days ago Mar 10, 2017, 8:00am -
  • No More Plastiq Posts
    This is far from an exact science. Sometimes I avoid posting too much about companies that kind of suck (see: Uber’s treatment of drivers and their CEO with issues). Other times I post too often about an unspectacular company because I really re…
    - 19 days ago Mar 9, 2017, 8:48am -

Doctor of Credit

  • newProactiv $24 Moneymaker with Swagbucks and Bank Amerideals
    The Offer Direct Link Get 3,000 Swagbucks when signing up for a trial subscription with Proactiv skin care. The subscription will cost you $25 or $26 after shipping. There’s also a Bank Amerideals many people are seeing for Proactiv: Get $20 back o…
    - 7 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 5:02am -
  • new[MA, NH, ME, CT, VT and RI] HarborOne Bank Up To $500 In Checking Bonuses
    Offer at a glance Maximum bonus amount: $500 Availability: MA, NH, ME, CT, VT and RI Direct deposit required: Yes, $2,500-$10,000 Additional requirements: 15 debit card transactions Hard/soft pull: Unknown ChexSystems: Unknown Credit card funding: U…
    - 9 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 3:09am -
  • new[IL only] Bridgeview Bank 5% APY On Balances Up To $3,000 (Coin Deposits Only) – No Requirements
    Offer at a glance Interest Rate: 5% APY Minimum Balance: None Maximum Balance: $3,000 for 5% APY, balances $3,000-$10,000 earn 0.50% APY Availability:  Illinois only, in branch only [Branch locations] Direct deposit required: No Additional requireme…
    - 9 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 2:20am -
  • newIberia Offering 25% Discount On All Awards
    The Offer Direct link to offer Iberia is offering a 25% discount on all awards on award flights between 27st March 2017 and 15th June 2017 and between 1st October and 15th December. Must book by April 11th, 2017. The Fine Print See above Our Verdict…
    - 12 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 12:03am -
  • new[No Longer Available] Samsung Pay $50 eBay Giftcards For $40 Added
    Some reason it’s no longer showing as 20% off. Will update if it comes back, make sure you follow us on Twitter. The Offer As previously discussed Samsung Pay has a number of gift cards on sale. They have just added eBay gift cards, you can purchas…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 9:04pm -
  • new$30 off $50 at HSN.com with Amex + Visa Checkout
    The Offer There’s a new Amex offer for HSN.com showing in Amex logins. Spend $30 or more at HSN.com and get $10 back as a statement credit There’s also a Visa Checkout deal currently going on at HSN: Get $20 off $40 when paying with Visa Checkout…
    - 16 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 7:19pm -
  • newMerrill Rewards for Business Visa Signature Review – Points Worth 1.5¢
    In this review we will look at the Merrill Rewards for Business Visa Signature. Keep in mind as far as I know there is no application link for this card, unlike the personal Merrill Lynch MERRILL+ card. Card Basics Card earns 1x point per $1 spent Po…
    - 18 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 5:30pm -
  • newMy Thoughts on Taxes for Miles, Points, and Cash Back
    Are miles, points, MS, and reselling taxable? The question comes up time and again, and I thought to start a discussion about it here. This post is for discussion purposes only. Let us know your own thoughts in the comments below. Please consult yo…
    - 19 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 4:30pm -
  • neweBay: Save on AirBnB ($100 for $90), Uber ($50 for $45), BP, Exxon, Speedway & More
    eBay released another round of gift card deals today. There are also a bunch of deals around still from last week (these can’t be bought a second time). Remember to use INK for PPDG purchases and use a shopping portal for ~1% back in case it t…
    - 20 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 3:51pm -
  • new[Lincoln Square, Chicago, IL] Bridgeview Bank $300 Business Checking Bonus
    Offer at a glance Maximum bonus amount: $300 Availability: 4605 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL Direct deposit required: None Additional requirements: Online banking Hard/soft pull: Unknown ChexSystems: Unknown Credit card funding: Unknown Monthly fees…
    - 21 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 3:00pm -

Hustler Money Blog

  • newAmex Offers + Visa Checkout HSN Promotion: $10 Statement Credit For $30 Purchase (Targeted) + $20 Off $40
    The Home Shopping Network is a great place to purchase anything from beauty to electronics and if you have an eye on a certain product, then make check out these promotions. If you’re an American Express cardholder check your account for a target…
    - 13 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 10:52pm -
  • newTop Ten Bank Promotions in Wyoming
    Wyoming is “Like No Place on Earth” and like it’s geysers at Yellowstone National Park it’s bursting with plenty of Bank Bonuses! When signing up for a new bank account, Bank Promotions are a common perk ranging from as little as $10 bonus…
    - 13 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 10:30pm -
  • newTop Ten Hot Deals for March 27, 2017
    If you’re looking for the top ten hot deals for March 27, 2017, you’re in the right place! We have searched the internet for the latest and hottest deals on TVs, laptops, computers, cell phones, household appliances, electronic accessories and s…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 10:10pm -
  • newAtom Tickets Discount Promotions: $10 Off 2 MindGamers Movie Tickets
    MindGamers: One Thousand Minds Connected Live is a once-in-a-lifetime event, only valid on March 28, 2017, where audience members will be connected via cloud technology while they watch MindGamers and wear a cognition headband. The film follows…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 9:52pm -
  • newAmex Offers TicketCity Promotion: Earn $75 Statement Credit For $250 Spend (Targeted)
    Check your emails right now to see if you have been targeted for this special offer! Right now, Amex Offers is offering a promotion with TicketCity, where you can earn a $75 statement credit when you spend $250! This is only valid for TicketCity so b…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 9:30pm -
  • newSwagbucks Spring Boost Shopping Portal Promotion: Up to 14x Swagbucks
    Swagbucks is an online rewards program that offers you swag bucks for shopping through their online shopping portal, taking surveys, watching videos and more. Your swag bucks can later be redeemed for gift cards or even cash. This week only, Swagbuc…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 9:17pm -
  • 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…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 9:00pm -
  • 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 ONAS0317 whe…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:50pm -
  • newAlaska Mileage Plan Bonus Points Promotion: New Members Earn 5,000 Points
    Currently if you’re a new member with Alaska Mileage, they have a great promotion for you. Right now, if you join Alaska Mileage before April 30, 2017 and take your first flight before September 30, 2017 , you’ll earn 5,000 bonus miles! Alaska Ai…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:40pm -
  • neweBay Gas Station Gift Cards Discount Promotion: ExxonMobil, Speedway, BP Gas etc
    Ebay offers Gas Station Gift Cards up to 10% Off from svmgiftcards to save money on all future gas purchases. Svmgiftcards has selection of gas gift cards on eBay at 10% off! Choose from the following gas stations: ExxonMobil, Speedway, BP Gas and…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:37pm -

Travel Codex

  • newAirport Lounge Review: The Club at SJC
    As an American Express Platinum Card holder, one of the benefits I’m entitled to is a Priority Pass club membership. While this membership isn’t typically as useful as a normal airline lounge, due to club availability, I rather enjoy the grab b…
    - 47 mins ago Mar 28, 2017, 11:00am -
  • new25% off Iberia Avios Award Flights- Jet to Europe for 12,750 miles!
    Iberia’s Frequent Flyer program is turning 25 and is offering a 25% discount on all Iberia award flights purchased through April 11, 2017. The discount is available for travel now through June 11, 2017 and again for flights after the peak travel se…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 9:11pm -
  • Hyatt’s New Miraval Brand Now Visible Online
    Earlier this year Hyatt acquired Miraval, a relatively small group that only has a couple of hotels and spas in its portfolio. The Mirival brand is heavily focused on being a “wellness” provider, a trend we’re seeing more and more recently in h…
    - 3 days ago Mar 25, 2017, 3:40pm -
  • Seattle’s American Express Centurion Lounge Expansion Now Open
    The American Express Centurion Studio in Seattle is dropping the studio name as the much anticipated expansion opened early on March 22, 2017. The dainty 3,100 square foot lounge opened in 2015 has expanded its footprint by 1,400 square feet and adde…
    - 3 days ago Mar 25, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Review: United Club SFO Terminal 3 Concourse E
    Before my flight in the new Polaris seats to Newark, I had about half an hour to kill before boarding.  Not very familiar with SFO, I just headed for the closest lounge to the Terminal 3 security checkpoint.  That was the United Club SFO Terminal 3…
    - 3 days ago Mar 25, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Virgin America Loft Closing and New LAX Alaska Lounge Access Policies
    The Virgin America Loft will be closing when Virgin America vacates terminal 3 at LAX and co-locates with Alaska Air in Terminal 6 this May. The move is part of the largest aviation shuffle in history as Delta moves to terminal 2 and 3. All airlines…
    - 4 days ago Mar 24, 2017, 6:10pm -
  • Long-haul, Low-Cost: Which Transatlantic Airlines Will Offer It in Summer 2017
    Last week, International Airlines Group unveiled the initial routes of its long-haul, low-cost subsidiary, “Level,” to be based at Barcelona El Prat International airport (BCN) with routes to Los Angeles, Oakland, Punta Cana and Buenos Aires comm…
    - 4 days ago Mar 24, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Review: Korean Air First Class Lounge Seoul
    The Korean Air First Class Lounge is located in the international departure terminal of Incheon International Airport. After clearing customs and immigration, make a left hand turn and follow the signs for the KAL First Class Lounge. The lounge is o…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 12:23pm -
  • Review: Hainan Business Class San Jose to Beijing
    Hainan Airlines is the only mainland Chinese airline to have a Skytrax 5 star rating. The small but mighty airline is only 25 years old but has a reputation of being among the best carriers in China, and is fighting for attention on the global stage.…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Breaking: Alaska Airlines HUGE Merger News. The End of Virgin America & Flight Enhancements
    Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today announced several key product enhancements that will roll out across the two airlines over the next several years. As the airline comes together as one, Alaska Airlines now plans to retire the Virgin America n…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 12:17am -

Maximizing Money

  • newTD Ameritrade up to $50 Bonus to Deposit Your Tax Refund
    TD Ameritrade will give you up to an extra $50 bonus when you deposit your tax refund into your TD Ameritrade Investment or Retirement account.Just deposit your tax refund into your TD Ameritrade account, and you'll receive a $20 bonus for $2,500+ d…
    - 12 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 12:02am -
  • Menards Offers 5% Bonus on State or Federal Tax Refunds
    Menards home improvement stores are offering a 5% bonus on your State or Federal Tax Refund when you exchange your refund for a Menards Merchandise Credit Check to use at Menards stores.You can easily convert your State or Federal Income Tax Refund…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 11:41am -
  • American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card 30,000 Bonus Points
    The American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card will now give you 30,000 bonus points after $2,000 in purchases within the first 3 months, plus the $195 annual fee is waived for the first year.Please note that you must use a Referral Link to access t…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 10:25am -
  • Merrill Edge $600 IRA or Investment Account Bonuses and Free Trades
    Merrill Edge is currently offering up to a $600 in IRA or Brokerage account bonuses when you enroll, open, and fund a new Merrill Edge self-directed IRA or CMA account with at least $20,000.Plus, you can receive up to 300 free online equity and ETF…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 9:15am -
  • BMO Harris Bank $200-$500 Checking Account Bonus Coupon – Nationwide
    BMO Harris Bank is offering a $200 cash bonus when you open a new personal checking account with qualifying direct deposits, valid through April 28, 2017, and available nationwide through an online application.In addition, BMO Harris Bank is once ag…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:35am -
  • $5 Bonus Credit to Reload Amazon Gift Card Balance with $100 or More
    Amazon.com will give you a $5 bonus credit when you reload your Amazon Gift Card Balance for the first time with $100 or more using a credit, debit, ACH, or prepaid card.Just visit this $5 Amazon Gift Card Reload Bonus Credit Link to qualify for thi…
    - 4 days ago Mar 24, 2017, 9:25pm -
  • Go Ahead Tours Referral Program $100 Credits for Both Travelers
    Go Ahead Tours provides fully guided group tours to destinations around the world with a focus on cultural immersions and making new connections along the way.Plus, you can participate in the Go Ahead Tours Referral Program to give your friends a $1…
    - 4 days ago Mar 24, 2017, 9:14pm -
  • BBVA Compass Select Credit Card $200 Bonus Offer
    The BBVA Compass Select Credit Card offers 20,000 bonus points after $2,000 in purchases within the first 90 days of account opening, which is redeemable for a $200 statement credit, plus the $125 annual fee is waived for the first year.They've also…
    - 4 days ago Mar 24, 2017, 9:05am -
  • Marriott Rewards Hotel Credit Cards 107,500 Bonus Points
    Check out their new offer for the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card that gives you up to 107,500 bonus points with 100,000 bonus points after you spend $5,000 within your first 3 months and an additional 7,500 bonus points when you add the first a…
    - 4 days ago Mar 24, 2017, 8:59am -
  • Fifth Third TRIO Credit Card $100 Bonus and Unlimited Cash Back
    The Fifth Third TRIO Credit Card has a $100 bonus offer available when you spend $1,000 on purchases within 90 days of account opening.Plus, you can earn 3% cash back at Restaurants and 2% cash back on Gas, Groceries and Drug Stores for up to $1,500…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 9:20am -

Boarding Area

  • New Best Offer! Get 100K Points Plus Free Night With Amex Hilton Surpass Card
    The 100K offer has kind of been the standard offer for the Surpass card recently, but Amex has made it even better, by adding a free night.
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 3:34pm -
  • Which 10 Credit Cards am I Considering for my March App-O-Rama?
    Good morning everyone, happy Thursday. My last App-O-Rama (where I applied for several new credit cards at the same time) was back in mid December 2016. I usually wait 3+ months between App-O-Ramas, so the time has come to start my next round of cr…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 3:13pm -
  • Three Thousand Dollar Hotel Review: Japan Day 5, Ritz-Carlton Kyoto
    My standard hotel reviews include a breakdown by the following topics. Feel free to skip to whichever section you find most interesting. Highlights Lobby & Check-in Room Hotel Space / Ambiance Food & Drink Fitness Miscellaneous   Highlights: The Rit…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 3:08pm -
  • Defending the Middle East Electronics Ban
    Disclaimer:  The following editorial is my personal opinion and does not represent the official position of the U.S. Government or military. There has been a lot of blogger hate about the upcoming ban on anything larger than a phone for ten Middle E…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 3:06pm -
  • Richard Branson’s Open Letter About Virgin America’s Demise
    Yesterday we learned a lot of details about the future of Alaska and Virgin America, following the two airlines formally merging late last year. Essentially Alaska will be the surviving brand and airline, though they'll include some minor Virgin Amer…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 2:49pm -
  • Running a Household Remotely with the Hub App
    Our daily schedule is completely unpredictable. We’re both consultants and our lives are crazy because of our jobs, business and personal travel, and other time commitments. Sometimes communication is a challenge when juggling flights, multiple ti…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 2:46pm -
  • How Emirates and Etihad Are Handling the Electronics Ban
    With the new electronics ban for in-cabin electronics, here is what Emirates and Etihad are doing about it when you fly to the US with them.The post How Emirates and Etihad Are Handling the Electronics Ban appeared first on Running with Miles.
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 2:39pm -
  • How to Maximize In-Flight Productivity On Your Mobile Phone
    With a ban on in-flight electronic devices on nonstop flights from eight nations to the United States, business travelers may find themselves with only a mobile phone on a 15hr flight.  Here are three must-have items to maximize productivity even i…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 2:39pm -
  • You Need This South Bay Brunch.
    I think about breakfast/brunch as a meal the same way I think about Emilio Estevez as a Sheen. I’m glad it’s there but I wouldn’t be all that upset if it disappeared and left dinner (Martin) and lunch (Charlie) as the only remaining meals. Thi…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 2:35pm -
  • Get $5 Amazon Promo Code With Alexa Re-Order
    I love Amazon promos because they are 99.99% as good as cash for my family, and if you feel the same way and happen to have an Alexa (that I find creepy, but my husband likes) or Alexa Voice Shopping on an Amazon device and an Amazon Prime account, t…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 2:31pm -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newWhy You Should Love Paying Taxes
    Please note: I am not a tax adviser. I have never been a tax adviser and will likely never be a tax adviser. Nothing in this post should be taken as tax advice and you should consult a professional with tax questions, not some guy on the internet. As…
    - 22 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 2:17pm -
  • Alaska And Virgin America Announce More Details
    With Alaska Airlines having defeated JetBlue in a battle for Virgin America, it’s time for the integration to begin. Most of the nuts and bolts take place behind the scenes, but they’ll give you details along the way about the stuff that matters…
    - 2 days ago Mar 26, 2017, 1:15am -
  • Hilton Brings Back Big Bonuses On Two Cards
    Yesterday, I wrote about increased sign-up bonuses on several credit cards, including a Marriott Rewards Credit card that is now offering 80,000 points. Today, we’ve got Hilton cards offering up to 100,000 points.* I’m not sure we’re quite read…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 6:59pm -
  • 60/70/80: Credit Card Offers Are Heading Up
    One of the benefits of intense bank competition is that they are willing to pay increasingly higher costs to acquire each new customer. In the case of credit cards, those acquisition costs include the sign-up bonuses that they will pay you when you g…
    - 6 days ago Mar 22, 2017, 3:24pm -
  • Travel Ban 3.0: New Electronics Restrictions on Certain Routes
    Another day, another new government regulation. This one likely won’t affect you, but here are the details. Carry-On Electronics to be Limited on Some US-Bound Flights Last night, the US announced limits on electronic carry-ons from several mostly…
    - 7 days ago Mar 21, 2017, 3:20pm -
  • Skip The Upcoming Sexual Harassment by Paying $85
    Hey, good news: The TSA is enhancing its security procedures! Okay, not good news. Getting Intimate with your TSO In the name of “airport consistency,” which seems diametrically opposed to its normal “planned inconsistency” policy, the TSA is…
    - 8 days ago Mar 20, 2017, 4:04pm -
  • And Now, for Something Completely Different…
    In 2007, Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Friedman published what would become perhaps his best-known work, “The World is Flat; A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century.” The book addresses the issue of globalization and the continuing phenomenon…
    - 11 days ago Mar 17, 2017, 2:12pm -
  • American Brings Back Main Cabin Meals on Some Flights
    Remember the old joke about airline food, how it tastes awful and there’s never enough of it? Well, we’ve taken another step toward those days again, as American Airlines announced yesterday that it is joining Delta in bringing back meals in Econ…
    - 13 days ago Mar 15, 2017, 1:36pm -
  • SPG Cardholders: Take Advantage of Your Friends
    Got a Starwood Preferred Guest credit card? Want a friend to get one? Here’s a little chance to pick up something extra. 5,000 SPG Points to Refer A Friend Banks know that their best advocates are often their current cardholders. That’s why they…
    - 14 days ago Mar 14, 2017, 1:33pm -
  • Marriott Expands Benefits with United Airlines
    In the mid-1980s, United Airlines decided that it was time to consolidate the travel industry. The CEO, Richard Ferris, felt that he could achieve massive economies of scale by buying up hotels and a rental car agency, allowing consumers to book thei…
    - 15 days ago Mar 13, 2017, 3:36pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 25 mins ago Mar 28, 2017, 11:22am -
  • 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…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 10:17am -
  • newNAVI
    So I got the email about a new Air Canada magazine, NAVI. Is this replacing enRoute? It seems hard to believe that they would put two separate magazines at every seat. Or is this just the AC info part, now extracted out of enRoute?https://www.airc…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 9:37am -
  • newAir Canada Super Elite Status
    I have been an AC 100K status holder for 7 years. As of January, it has been nearly impossible to get an upgrade. It seems AC is selling off every available seat, particularly with the auction system.I have called the SE Concierge and they have told…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 9:35am -
  • newFFG/United WeCare IAH Event May 20, 2017
    Hi, everyone! It's been a while since we've posted, but we've been working behind the scenes to plan the 2017 events for all of you after ending the year with a bang in GUM. So, with that, we are now doing a soft announcement of our first event of th…
    - 8 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 3:27am -
  • newSMD 7, GUM Do, Berlin Do
    A send myself off lunch at Ma Maison, Jacky Robert'srestaurant. I've never had a really first-rate mealhere (the tripes a la mode de Caen are the best thing,but it's only one day a week), but it's a hark backto ancient days and the classic cuisin…
    - 11 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 12:42am -
  • newWhy i do not like the e-mails: "Get the best rate at Hyatt.com"
    As I am searching for rates on Hyatt.com and when I do NOT book I often receive an e-mails afterwards from Hyatt. The subject is the above: "Get the best rates at Hyatt.com" I guess they installed cookies on my computer and know when and where I have…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:28pm -
  • newThailand Hotels & Resorts: Coming & Going!
    Due to the continuous and never-ending additions of new Thailand hotels and resorts to the plethora of existing independent and chain hotels in all categories, a list with an open discussion would be of most help to keep track of all the changes. Thi…
    - 17 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 7:10pm -
  • newChoice points
    This is really frustrating. I purchased 18k points on Wednesday to transfer to southwest. It is now Monday and I see nothing in my account so I called Choice Privileges. They said they don't see anything pending in my account and that I would need to…
    - 17 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 7:07pm -
  • newThailand - Bangkok: Hotel choice for 2 nights October
    Any thoughts for a 2 night stay in Bangkok in Oct for a person without elite hotel status? ... luxury would be nice
    - 17 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 6:59pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newLHR-SYD-LHR BA wont let me change to a stopover on return?
    I've used a 2-4-1- voucher to book LHR-SYD return with ba on amex voucher. we need to change our return flights and put a stopover in Singapore or even better a surface between SIN/BKK and fly back from BKK-LHR. however, ive just come off the...
    - 8 mins ago Mar 28, 2017, 11:39am -
  • newDo you avoid short connection times?
    I frequently read statements here like, "I never book the 45 minute connection at LGA, JFK, or ATL. If something goes wrong I want to make sure I can make my connection." It seems like this type of statement comes out most frequently for NYC...
    - 22 mins ago Mar 28, 2017, 11:25am -
  • newviewing BA partner availability for air miles
    all Trying to use my view airmiles redemption on AA with AVIOS cant see any redemption for AA on BA website, even though they are available on AA Also can you use the AMEX Vouchers? TIA
    - 44 mins ago Mar 28, 2017, 11:03am -
  • newExpansion of Domestic D1 Service?
    Has this been discussed somewhere already? The T&C for upgrade certs (https://www.delta.com/content/www/en_US/skymiles/medallion-program/choice-benefits/systemwide-upgrade-certificates.html) now says ---Quote--- Delta One / Regional Upgrades /.…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 28, 2017, 10:43am -
  • newPrague airport ATM denominations
    Going to Prague today and I need a large amount of CZK cash. (I'll need to get the max daily withdrawal amount from 3 of my cards. Don't ask me why as I won't answer.) I believe most people want small denominations as they are easier to spend,...
    - 1 hour ago Mar 28, 2017, 10:20am -
  • newStar Alliance - Air NZ and SQ
    Hi, I have an Air New Zealand Air Points card and my partner has a Kris Flyer card. We traveled to Sydney via Singapore (and return) recently and I added my Air NZ card details to the booking so that I could collect some points. My partner was..…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 28, 2017, 10:20am -
  • newGLA-DUB-JFK - connection time in Dublin?
    I'm looking at flying this route to JFK. I'm aware that I'll clear US immigration in Dublin, which is handy :) Lots of Aer Lingus itineraries have less than 90mins in Dublin, though: e.g. EL3221 connecting to El105, with 1:20 in Dublin. This is an...
    - 2 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 9:49am -
  • new+ 1 855 620 2666 alaska airlines customer service number
    + 1 855 620 2666 alaska airlines customer service number Call alaska Airlines +1844 663 0666 Call on this number +1-844-663-0666 for alaska Airlines Reservations. You can use this number for Reservations, Cancellation, Ticket Booking, Flight...
    - 2 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 9:42am -
  • newUnited Airlines First Class Toronto Lounge Access
    I'm searching for flights to and from Toronto for October but I can not find any information via search or Google if we get lounge access flying United First in Toronto. No lounges for Toronto are listed on united.com. Can I access Air Canada's...
    - 2 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 9:26am -
  • newAn Asian Holiday (SQ F, KA C, CX F, HK & Shanghai Disneys)
    After 15 years of being a member of FlyerTalk, I’ve finally decided to write a trip report. I’m taking a trip to visit a friend in Hong Kong and to visit Shanghai Disney Resort. I’ll be traveling for almost two weeks and am really looking forwa…
    - 3 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 9:09am -

Reddit r/churning

  • newDaily Discussion Thread - March 28, 2017
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not warrant their own thread. The Daily Discussion Thread isn't for those who can't find the correct weekly thread. The sidebar has a lot of information…
    - 42 mins ago Mar 28, 2017, 11:05am -
  • newTrip Report Weekly Thread - Week of March 28, 2017
    This Trip Report Weekly Thread is a place to share your success travel stories. What have you done with all your points and miles? If possible, try including: Detailed breakdown of your redemption: how many points or miles for each hotel night and ea…
    - 43 mins ago Mar 28, 2017, 11:04am -
  • newBarclays Waived 2nd Year AF on Luxury Gold Card
    After receiving the letter stating that they would no longer waive annual fees for SCRA benefits, I of course called expecting to cancel my card this week. I called the luxury card customer care line and Was transferred to a "specialist". He reiterat…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 28, 2017, 10:36am -
  • newBarclay Hawaiian 50,000 miles offer with dummy booking
    Normal offer for this card is 35,000 miles after $1000 spending . To get the 50,000 mile offer, start making a booking at https://www.hawaiianairlines.com/ . During the checkout process, at the bottom of the screen, there will be an invitation to app…
    - 3 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 8:42am -
  • newWhich one is it, AMEX?
    submitted by /u/pwo_addict [link] [comments]
    - 9 hours ago Mar 28, 2017, 2:40am -
  • newAn Updated Credit Card Offers Spreadsheet
    I’ve been working on an updated version of the “Current credit card offers” spreadsheet linked in the sidebar, and I feel it’s complete enough to share here. (It's been up on DOC for a couple weeks now without issue.) While the existing sprea…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 9:05pm -
  • newCredit Card Benefit Spreadsheet
    I've been searching for a spreadsheet that compares the different benefits of credit cards, but I haven't been able to find anything like this. Here's a spreadsheet I've made for all of the cards that I currently have: https://docs.google.com/spreads…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:36pm -
  • newWSJ: More than 80% of people who ask their card company for relief from their annual fees receive it
    https://www.wsj.com/articles/now-negotiable-credit-card-annual-fees-1490587260 More than 80% of people who ask for relief from their annual fees receive it, according to a new survey Annual credit-card fees aren’t set in stone. In fact, many peopl…
    - 23 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 1:13pm -
  • Newbie Question Weekly Thread - Week of March 27, 2017
    Welcome to the Newbie Weekly thread at /r/churning! A few rules: First and foremost, check out our extensive Wiki for answers to common questions. There are no questions too stupid, if you don't like a question being asked - you don't have to answer…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 11:04am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - March 27, 2017
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not warrant their own thread. The Daily Discussion Thread isn't for those who can't find the correct weekly thread. The sidebar has a lot of information…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 11:04am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newTravel Instagrammer of the Week: Jim Richardson
    Jim Richardson (jimrichardsonng) If you’re looking for travel inspiration or just bored while waiting in line at Starbucks, then check out Jim Richardson’s Instagram feed....The post Travel Instagrammer of the Week: Jim Richardson appeared first…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 8:32pm -
  • newChange Your Apple Passwords and Back Up Your Phone
    Last week, in response to a threat from hackers, Apple had to reassure its customers that its systems have not been breached. The hacker group had claimed...The post Change Your Apple Passwords and Back Up Your Phone appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 20 hours ago Mar 27, 2017, 4:00pm -
  • Travel Style: Kip Geddes
    Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly,...The post Travel Style: Kip Geddes appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 2 days ago Mar 26, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Ending Soon! 35,000 SPG Card Offer!
    Just a friendly reminder that time is running out on the 35,000 SPG offer. American Express & SPG are at it again! For a limited time...The post Ending Soon! 35,000 SPG Card Offer! appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago Mar 25, 2017, 2:06pm -
  • Travel Style: Glennis LaRoe
    Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly,...The post Travel Style: Glennis LaRoe appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago Mar 25, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Travel Style: Mark DeCarlo
    Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly,...The post Travel Style: Mark DeCarlo appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 4 days ago Mar 24, 2017, 4:38pm -
  • A Travel Newsletter You Should Check Out
    Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Christina B., who suggests JohnnyJet.com readers...The post A Travel Newsletter You Should Check Out appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 4 days ago Mar 24, 2017, 4:00pm -
  • Video: New York Couple Wakes Up Across Québec in “A Room With Many Views”
    Yesterday, Québec Original—the tourist arm of Québec, Canada—launched a really cool new campaign. They’re calling it “A room with many views,” and it revolves around the...The post Video: New York Couple Wakes Up Across Québec in “A…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 3:15pm -
  • Video: Make Sure Your Connecting Room Door Is Locked
    Always check to make sure your connecting room door is locked (if you have one). Recently, while staying at the Hyatt Regency in Denver, I...The post Video: Make Sure Your Connecting Room Door Is Locked appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Art and Romance at the Pet-Friendly Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, Massachusetts
    I was brought up on James Taylor’s music and the lyrics of “Sweet Baby James”: “Now the first of December was covered with snow So was...The post Art and Romance at the Pet-Friendly Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, Massachusetts appeared first…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 12:00pm -

TravelBloggerBuzz

  • newChase Marriott Visa Promo, Wow In Chicago, Pump The Credit Up!
    We warn you about the coming onslaught Chase Marriott Visa Promo, Wow Air comes to Chicago, we show you how pumping bloggers pump the credit cards expertly, an amazing Dow graph, great resource for our hobby, good sale on Iberia Avios awards, a tutor…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 28, 2017, 10:30am -
  • Gem Greek Islands, Dangerous Airport Landings, United Leggings
    We travel to some hidden gem Greek islands, check out some US dangerous airport landings, freak out with a moronic story about United & leggings, get you some Alaska Airlines miles, learn about the US $100 bill, check out some awesome photos with fly…
    - 1 day ago Mar 27, 2017, 10:30am -
  • Amex Hilton Best Offers, Hunting Hackers, Bourdain Loser, Saving Is Hard
    We bring you the new Amex Hilton best offers, an amazing post about hunting hackers, learn how Anthony Bourdain was a loser, how saving is so hard and what it takes to do it right, we go back thirty years ago to 1987 and not much more, it’s the wee…
    - 2 days ago Mar 26, 2017, 10:30am -
  • Marriott Rewards Best Values, Huge AMEX Hilton SPG offers, Best Rewards Programs
    We bring you Marriott Rewards best values, some huge AMEX Hilton SPG offers, a list of the best rewards programs, a hilarious TPG parody Twitter account, visit a former underground military base, the end of Virgin America and lots more for you! TBB B…
    - 4 days ago Mar 24, 2017, 10:30am -
  • Q&A on Best Travel Hacker Meetups, Dream Job & Bloggers I Get Along With
    I take some time away from blogs to answer some of your questions. I hope you find something educational and inspiring. If not entertaining, I guarantee you the pic at the end of this post is very entertaining, believe me! TBB Blog Mission: To Entert…
    - 5 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 10:30am -
  • Muslim Ban, Marriott 100 Million Members, HSAs Rock, Amex Financial Review
    We bring you more on the Muslim electronic ban, Marriott has 100 million members, how HSAs rock, a successful stare down of the Amex Financial Review, Alaska Airlines partners with the German Condor Airlines, another hard to get Amex bonus and more.…
    - 6 days ago Mar 22, 2017, 10:30am -
  • AA Award Space, Brutalist Paris Map, Grand Canyon Rocks, Drugs Despair
    We bring you amazing AA award space, check out a brutalist Paris map, see how Grand Canyon rocks, have a newbie alert, a great reference post about credit card spending bonuses, warn you about loud noise, we go into a drugs and despair rant and more…
    - 7 days ago Mar 21, 2017, 10:30am -
  • Points Pooling, Awesome Hotel Pools, Outrageous Hotel Amenities, Gift Card Nightmare
    We bring you a guide on points pooling, 21 awesome hotel pools, some outrageous hotel amenities,  a horrific gift card nightmare, a new low cost airline, travel into the jungle at Suriname, catch up to speed with some Amex developments, upgrade your…
    - 8 days ago Mar 20, 2017, 10:30am -
  • College Wish List, Peak Age, Save Your Marriage, Masturbation Coach Ed
    Another weekend edition of the Three Links I Love series. Which are never three. We have a college wish list, a graph for peak age for everything, how to save your marriage and lets meet masturbation coach Ed woohoo! TBB Blog Mission: To Entertain. E…
    - 9 days ago Mar 19, 2017, 10:30am -
  • My Wish List for Financial and Tax Reform
    Well, not much worthy happened yesterday in our blog world so please allow me to share with you something that I wrote (most of it) before Trump was sworn in for my day job.  I have shared with you some of my own personal finance work before and tho…
    - 11 days ago Mar 17, 2017, 10:30am -