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  • The Beginner’s Guide to Award Card Approval
    The world of points and miles can be endlessly rewarding, with options such as free flights, upgrades to premium cabins, complimentary hotel rooms and discounts on gift cards and merchandise. It can also seem bewildering, if you’re a neophyte looki…
    - Mar 23, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • Is Premium Economy the New Business Class?
    Once upon a time, all airline seats were identical. Prior to the 1950s, carriers offered the same cabin experience to all passengers, but with a twist: if you wanted better treatment you took a non-stop flight and paid more, while connecting flights…
    - Mar 20, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • Is Priority Pass Worth It?
    A visit to an airport lounge can be a magical interlude during a day of stressful traveling. Getting into the lounge, however, can be a complicated affair. For many travelers, Priority Pass has been the solution. Founded in 1992, the company is a col…
    - Mar 16, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • The Easiest Ways to Meet Credit Card Spending for Bonuses
    The easiest way to quickly accumulate a stash of points or miles is through a credit card signup bonus. Meeting the minimum spending, though, can sometimes seem daunting. In most cases you have three months to do it, and spending requirements tend to…
    - Mar 13, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • How to Pick a Honeymoon Destination
    Is going to a honeymoon destination on your mind? You may be thinking of enjoying a romantic getaway if you’ve just set a date for your wedding. After all, love birds do need to fly! That doesn’t erase the fact that the thought of planning a hone…
    - Mar 11, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • Avianca LifeMiles: An Underrated Frequent Flyer Program
    In the world of points and miles, hobbyists gradually become aware of the possibilities for award travel. When you’re getting started accumulating miles, you tend to look for award flights on your designated airline only. At some point, you realize…
    - Mar 9, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • The Best Travel Cards for 2020
    As 2020 unfolds, this is the perfect time to take stock of travel goals and develop a strategy for the coming year. Your personal plan will depend on what’s important to you: is it airline miles, hotel points, ease and comfort while traveling, or t…
    - Mar 6, 2020, 7:30pm -
  • How You Can Avoid Getting Sick on a Plane
    The inside of an airplane cabin can be a scary environment during flu season. You need to know that you’re not being paranoid if you’re afraid of becoming ill after taking a flight. Unfortunately, it can be very easy to spread sickness in such a…
    - Mar 4, 2020, 7:30pm -
  • The Best Credit Cards for Restaurants
    Until recently, there were limited options for earning credit card rewards while dining out. In the past few years, however, many premium rewards cards have made restaurant spending just as rewarding as travel—a recognition of the fact that the two…
    - Mar 2, 2020, 7:30pm -
  • How to Plan for a Cruise Without Breaking the Bank
    Is a cruise just what you need to get through the doldrums of winter? You may be too afraid to even dream about taking a cruise because you assume that cruising is synonymous with spending. The truth is that cruise fares can be high. Cruise operators…
    - Feb 28, 2020, 7:30pm -

View From the Wing

  • newHow Significant Is Vaccine Tourism To The United States Right Now?
    When I wrote about travel agencies promoting US tour packages to get vaccinated I assumed this was a marginal play, that a few people might be doing it.However South American carrier and Delta partner LATAM reports this is what's filling their plane…
    - 7 hours ago May 7, 2021, 11:34pm -
  • newHow To Get Your Delta SkyMiles Taken Away From You
    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 How To Get Your Delta SkyMiles Taken Away From You...
    - 9 hours ago May 7, 2021, 9:04pm -
  • newAre Covid Testing Requirements Spreading The Virus?
    The Director of the CDC has stated "vaccinated people do not carry the virus, don`t get sick." Yet vaccinated Americans have to take a Covid-19 test before flying back to the United States and vaccinated travelers from the U.K., which has far less C…
    - 12 hours ago May 7, 2021, 6:34pm -
  • newOutstanding 75,000 Mile + No First Year Annual Fee Offer For United Business Card
    The UnitedSM Business Card has an outstanding offer to earn 75,000 bonus miles after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open. That’s a lot of miles for a reasonable minimum spend requirement, and it’s exceptional…
    - 12 hours ago May 7, 2021, 6:04pm -
  • newFlight Attendant Tips Off FBI To Passengers Who Stole Nancy Pelosi’s Laptop
    Passengers refused to wear a mask on an Alaska Airlines flight. That got them banned from the airline. But it also burned their names and faces into the memory of a flight attendant who had to deal with them in the air. The cabin crew member stalk…
    - 15 hours ago May 7, 2021, 3:58pm -
  • newAirport Pervert Confronted By Woman He Was Photographing
    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 Airport Pervert Confronted By Woman He Was Photographing...
    - 16 hours ago May 7, 2021, 2:04pm -
  • newFlight Attendants Outraged After American Airlines Tells Them To Skip Meals
    American Airlines sent a memo to flight attendants on Monday called 'Moments That Matter' which encourages them to be prepared to avoid even slight delays that could stand in the way of exact on-time departures. Unfortunately for employee morale it…
    - 18 hours ago May 7, 2021, 12:04pm -
  • Snack Basket Will Return To American Airlines First Class On June 1
    Beverages and snacks are returning to coach on June 1 but that's not the only change to inflight service on American Airlines starting June 1.American will be bringing back first class snack baskets at that time, too - as well as pre-order special m…
    - 1 day ago May 6, 2021, 11:34pm -
  • American Airlines Has New Boarding Announcement About Overhead Bins
    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 American Airlines Has New Boarding Announcement About Overhead Bins...
    - 1 day ago May 6, 2021, 9:04pm -
  • Europe Is Opening, Right Now Book Business Class From $875 Roundtrip
    Departures are available from New York, Boston, Miami and perhaps Chicago and San Francisco as well. And you can travel to TAP Air Portugal destinations (via Lisbon) such as London, Barcelona, Madrid as well as France, Italy, Sweden, Australia and ev…
    - 1 day ago May 6, 2021, 6:34pm -

One Mile at a Time

  • newRedeeming American AAdvantage Miles To Sudan: I Learned Something New
    File this under "something that won't impact 99.999% of American AAdvantage members, but which I find to be fascinating nonetheless."My awesome colleague Jordan at PointsPros was helping a client who was trying to redeem American AAdvantage miles fo…
    - 6 hours ago May 8, 2021, 12:38am -
  • newAlaska Lounges Rejoin Priority Pass Network (Update)
    It looks like most Alaska Lounges once again belong to Priority Pass, which is an exciting development. Here's to hoping it lasts.The following five Alaska Lounges once again belong to Priority Pass:The Alaska Lounge Anchorage (ANC) South Terminal…
    - 9 hours ago May 7, 2021, 9:55pm -
  • newIs National Car Rental Always This Awesome?!?
    Several weeks ago I wrote a post about how I find renting cars to be so frustrating, and also shared my concerns about an upcoming car rental in Hawaii, given all the reports of car rental agencies in Hawaii running out of cars.For once it's time fo…
    - 10 hours ago May 7, 2021, 8:36pm -
  • newReport: Lufthansa To Install First Class On Upcoming A350s
    Earlier this year I wrote about how Lufthansa was allegedly planning on installing first class on some upcoming Airbus A350 deliveries, which caught many of us off guard. Aero Telegraph has a further report on this, so I wanted to share an update on…
    - 12 hours ago May 7, 2021, 6:34pm -
  • newBamboo Airways Plans To Launch LAX & SFO Flights
    Could direct flights between the United States and Vietnam finally become a reality this year?VnExpress is reporting that Vietnam's Bamboo Airways intends to launch regularly scheduled nonstop flights between Vietnam and the United States as of Sept…
    - 13 hours ago May 7, 2021, 5:50pm -
  • new8 Reasons To Get The IHG Premier Card
    The IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card (review) is phenomenal -- it's worth getting for the great bonus that is being offered, and it's worth keeping for the long-term perks.Even if you're not traveling much yet, there are lots of reasons to co…
    - 13 hours ago May 7, 2021, 5:10pm -
  • newNew British Airways TV Ad: “You Make Us Fly”
    After (arguably) the worst year in aviation history, British Airways has launched a new advertising campaign, called "You make us fly." This is British Airways' first TV advertisement since early 2019, and it will start airing today.You can watch th…
    - 15 hours ago May 7, 2021, 3:55pm -
  • newWhy Lufthansa Operates An Odd China Triangle Flight
    An interesting topic came up in the comments section of a recent post about Lufthansa's India flights all stopping in Dubai, and I figured I'd address it in this post, because it gets at just how logistically complicated flights to China are nowadays…
    - 15 hours ago May 7, 2021, 3:09pm -
  • Emirates Skywards Selling Miles With 100% Bonus (Best Price Ever)
    Emirates Skywards has launched a flash sale on purchased miles, which is the best promotion we've ever seen from the program for acquiring miles.Through 11:59PM GST on Friday, May 7, 2021, Emirates is offering up to a 100% bonus on purchased miles.…
    - 1 day ago May 7, 2021, 1:09am -
  • United MileagePlus Selling Miles For 40% Off
    United Airlines MileagePlus has just launched its latest sale on purchased points.Through 11:59PM CT on Monday, May 10, 2021, United MileagePlus is offering a sale on purchased miles. Different accounts may be eligible for different offers, so you'l…
    - 1 day ago May 7, 2021, 12:40am -

The Frequent Miler

  • newAmerican Airlines Cardholders: Get 400 Mile Rebate On Award Flights (Limit 4 Rebates)
    American Airlines has launched a new promotion for cardholders as part of their 40th anniversary celebration of their AAdvantage program, giving rebates of 400 miles on up to four flights booked in the next week for travel during June and July. The D…
    - 33 mins ago May 8, 2021, 5:55am -
  • newLe Méridien Maldives: Worth buying a travel package?
    It’s hard to believe that Marriott has launched a brand new Le Méridien resort in the Maldives (scheduled to open in August) and assigned it to category 5.  Among the other Marriott resorts in the Maldives, the Sheraton is category 6, the Westin…
    - 8 hours ago May 7, 2021, 10:45pm -
  • newCapital One dropping benefits 9/1/21
    Capital One has notified some cardholders that they intend to drop some key travel benefits from their cards as of September 1, 2021 including rental car primary CDW, travel and emergency assistance, and travel accident insurance. While these are lik…
    - 9 hours ago May 7, 2021, 9:45pm -
  • newUpdate: Now 75-125K Delta miles + up to 10K MQMs with targeted offers
    UPDATE 5/7/21: There are now targeted offers worth 75K and 90K miles on the Delta Gold and Delta Platinum cards as well as seen in the new screen shot below. These are now the best deals available on all 3 of these cards. Note that not everyone wil…
    - 11 hours ago May 7, 2021, 7:45pm -
  • new[Update: Honored retroactively] Targeted no-fee Hilton Aspire upgrade offer
    Update 5/7/21: Amex may be retroactively honoring this for those who reversed the upgrade by inviting them back to the Aspire card with honored terms. The targeted offer in this post was only available for a short time last fall (as seen below, the…
    - 13 hours ago May 7, 2021, 5:45pm -
  • newWhat are Hilton points worth? And, should we buy points?
    Hilton has a weird hybrid approach to free night awards.  Like IHG, they no longer publicly assign hotels to categories and can therefore dynamically price award nights.  But they don’t.  Not really.  I mean, they do dynamically (over) price pr…
    - 14 hours ago May 7, 2021, 4:45pm -
  • newNo, Turkish did not devalue its award chart (still 7.5K each way domestically)
    A report came out this morning from Ryan at Miles to Memories about a Turkish Airlines award chart devaluation, but on the contrary I’ve found that there has been no devaluation — domestic economy class can still be booked for 7,500 miles each wa…
    - 15 hours ago May 7, 2021, 3:45pm -
  • new[Update] 75K Choice Privileges points with just $2K spend + 4x everywhere in 2021
    Update: Reader NK3 points out that this offer also includes an additional 2x everywhere this year. That means that ordinary spend will earn 4x Choice privileges points through December 31, 2021. According to the offer terms, these points may not p…
    - 17 hours ago May 7, 2021, 1:45pm -
  • new$150 back after $500 with new UPromise Mastercard offer
    The new cardmember offer on the Upromise Mastercard has now increased to $150 cash back after spending $500 on purchases in the first 90 days. While that isn’t the most valuable welcome bonus on the market, it is competitive in terms of offers re…
    - 19 hours ago May 7, 2021, 11:45am -
  • newOverwater villas in the Maldives, bookable with Marriott points
    It was surprising enough to learn that Marriott’s new Le Méridien resort in the Maldives (scheduled to open in August) will cost only 35K points per night (30K off-peak, 40K peak), but it was absolutely startling to learn that we can book overwate…
    - 20 hours ago May 7, 2021, 10:45am -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • Safeway versus Giant: Value, Scale, and Timing
    As so often happens in the grocery store rewards game, when it rains it pours, with both Safeway and Giant currently offering big bonuses on the purchase of “Happy” brand gift cards. This family of gift cards can be loaded with up to $500, and ea…
    - 10 days ago Apr 27, 2021, 7:04pm -
  • Maximize just 4 U points by pulling forward redemptions across regions
    A couple weeks ago I wrote about my first experiences redeeming Safeway’s just 4 U rewards points and described how by triggering more than one reward with the same purchase, you can create a negative balance that can be spent on items that aren’…
    - 44 days ago Mar 24, 2021, 8:59pm -
  • How (I think) the just 4 U double dip works
    While I do my fair share of manufactured spend at Safeway, until this week I’d never actually redeemed any of their “just 4 U” loyalty points. Instead, I’ve been taking advantage of their upfront cash discounts on prepaid debit cards. Like ma…
    - 57 days ago Mar 11, 2021, 7:24pm -
  • Disappointed by Alaska Airlines IT, satisfied by their customer service
    I wrote a few weeks back about the maze of rules relating to the elimination of change fees by most US carriers. My basic conclusion was that eliminating fees is better than keeping them, but that if you’re trying to claim a credit for a fall in pr…
    - 65 days ago Mar 3, 2021, 9:59pm -
  • What I learned in a week messing around with MGM's fake online slots
    On last week’s episode of the Manifesto, I spoke with Justin Vacula of the Hurdy Gurdy Travel Podcast about a suite of browser and mobile apps you can use to accumulate (I hesitate to say “earn”) a loyalty currency that can be redeemed for free…
    - 66 days ago Mar 2, 2021, 10:41pm -
  • When free changes make it worthwhile to hunt for lower fares
    If you’ve been following the airline industry at all for the last 6 months, you know that lots of US airlines have made their COVID-19 change and cancellation fee waiver policies permanent for most fare classes:United eliminated change fees on all…
    - 78 days ago Feb 19, 2021, 12:46am -
  • Some good discounts on flexible rates at Delaware North properties
    For those unfamiliar, Delaware North is a concessionaire that operates hotels, restaurants, and campsites at many parks and forests in the United States. They don’t offer their own loyalty program or co-branded credit card, and their locations show…
    - 92 days ago Feb 4, 2021, 9:14pm -
  • What the Times got right and wrong about travel hacking
    The New York Times Magazine had an article in yesterday’s paper issue (although, confusingly, it’s been available online since last week) about travel hacking. I spoke to the author for about an hour all the way back in April, 2020, when the arti…
    - Jan 11, 2021, 11:52pm -
  • Quick hits: rollovers (hitting); awards (waiting); Chase targeted offers (missed me so far)
    There are quite a few current and expired offers floating around right now that I want to put in one place to make it easy for readers (and me) to keep track of.Hyatt elite night and Delta Medallion Qualifying Mile rolloversYour 2020 Hyatt elite nigh…
    - Jan 8, 2021, 4:26pm -
  • A tale of two Hyatts Place
    Last week I took a road trip to neighboring Delaware to check out some of the beach communities we missed on our trip to Exmore in August. It was a fun time, and since neither of us had ever been to Delaware before we built the trip around completing…
    - Jan 2, 2021, 10:31pm -

Well Traveled Mile

  • World of Hyatt FAQ: All Your Questions Answered
    With some of the best elite status benefits across all hotel programs, the World of Hyatt loyalty program is incredibly valuable for travels looking to earn free nights and enjoy extra perks during their stay. This FAQ guide will cover some of the mo…
    - Jan 19, 2021, 8:36pm -
  • Your Guide to Maximizing Hilton Diamond Benefits
    As Hilton Honor's top-tier elite status, Diamond status is stacked with valuable perks for business and luxury travelers alike. This guide covers everything you need to know about getting the most from your Hilton Diamond benefits. As a Diamond statu…
    - Jan 6, 2021, 11:50pm -
  • Your Guide to Maximizing Hilton Honors Gold Benefits
    With over 6,300 properties across 18 brands, the Hilton Honors program is one of the largest and most popular hotel loyalty programs. Gold status is the mid-tier of the program and a fairly easy goal to reach with great rewards. It also offers some o…
    - Jan 6, 2021, 11:10pm -
  • New Tool! Compare Credit Card Bonus Offers on a Graph
    We're excited to announce the launch of our new Card Maximizer tool. The idea of the tool is to help you quantitatively compare credit card offers. With this, you will get a quick overview of how the offers stack up. Feel free to check out the tool…
    - Mar 26, 2020, 10:18pm -
  • SFO United Polaris Lounge Review
    The new United Polaris lounge at San Francisco Airport (SFO) is one of the world’s largest lounges. On 28,120 square feet (2,612 square meters) you will find not just an a la carte restaurant, a buffet and a bar, but also quiet rooms, enough worksp…
    - Mar 5, 2020, 5:25am -
  • An In-Depth Guide to All 29 Marriott Hotel Brands
    Now that Marriott has merged with SPG and Ritz-Carlton, there are 32 Marriott hotel brands across the world representing more than 6,700 properties. You'll notice that the Marriott portfolio is geared more toward upscale and luxury properties than bu…
    - Mar 5, 2020, 3:44am -
  • Marriott Bonvoy FAQ: All Your Questions Answered in One Place
    Have questions about getting started, earning or redeeming Marriott points? This comprehensive Marriott Bonvoy FAQ goes over everything you should know with answers to all of your questions. If you still have questions, feel free to drop them in the…
    - Mar 4, 2020, 8:19pm -
  • Complete Guide to United MileagePlus [2021 Guide]
    While it's gone through many changes United's MileagePlus remains one of the most valuable airline loyalty programs. Among U.S. frequent flyer programs, United MileagePlus offers the most ways to earn and use airline miles. It also offers perks you d…
    - Mar 3, 2020, 8:15pm -
  • How to Get Hilton Gold Status (and Why You Want It)
    Having Gold status with Hilton Honors means you'll get extra perks when you stay at Hilton hotels and resorts. This can amount to savings money on stays, earning more points and more free perks and amenities when you stay at Hilton properties. Plus,…
    - Mar 2, 2020, 11:25pm -
  • Credit Card Referral Bonus Programs - Refer a Friend to Earn Extra Points
    Want to earn thousands of bonus points or hundreds in cash back just by referring your friends and family to a credit card they'll love? Most major card issuers have a credit card referral bonus program that lets you refer-a-friend to a credit card a…
    - Feb 21, 2020, 5:03am -

MileValue

  • Marriott’s Maldives Madness: The Le Meridien Maldives
    In case you didn’t know, I’m a big fan of the Maldives. To me, there’s no better holiday than being on a secluded island in the middle of the ocean with plenty of great diving and privacy.I know for some of you that may sounds like a nightmare…
    - 4 days ago May 4, 2021, 5:13pm -
  • Best Ways to Earn United Miles
    Most people gravitate towards domestic airline loyalty programs. After all, it is easier to stick with programs that you’re familiar with rather than learn the ins and outs of another program. That’s why it is so important to know the best ways t…
    - 5 days ago May 3, 2021, 5:41pm -
  • Why You Should Turn off Pay Over Time and an Easy Way To Earn 20,000 Membership Rewards
    American Express offers two different types of card - regular credit cards we are all very familiar with and the no pre-set spending limit cards.The post Why You Should Turn off Pay Over Time and an Easy Way To Earn 20,000 Membership Rewards appeare…
    - 8 days ago Apr 30, 2021, 1:29pm -
  • 5 Business-Class Award Flights You Can Book Using American Express Gold Card’s Elevated Welcome Bonus
    The American Express® Gold Card, with its high reward rate in certain spending categories, is one of the best rewards cards to hold for dining and travel lovers.The card’s elevated welcome bonus is enough to book a flight in business class on mul…
    - 8 days ago Apr 29, 2021, 8:29pm -
  • Anatomy of an Award: A Trip to Egypt
    With its Giza pyramids, Sahara Desert and the Nile River, Egypt is known for many things and therefore is a popular travel destination. I must admit that this African country had been on my bucket list for an embarrassingly long amount of time, and I…
    - 12 days ago Apr 26, 2021, 1:57pm -
  • Capital One Adds New Transfer Partners, Increases Transfer Rates
    Capital One Venture Miles have been somewhat unpopular among the true experts in the points and miles community. The program isn’t among the top dogs because rewards don’t transfer to partners 1:1 and therefore aren’t as valuable. The points ar…
    - 18 days ago Apr 20, 2021, 2:57pm -
  • Why the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card Is the Best Card for Newbies
    If you are new to the points and miles hobby and want to learn how you too can travel for free, you’ve come to the right place. To paraphrase the famous saying, the journey of a thousand miles starts with a single credit card. You might be wonder…
    - 19 days ago Apr 19, 2021, 1:37pm -
  • Alaska Airlines Joins Oneworld: Now What?
    On March 31, 2021, Alaska Airlines officially joined the Oneworld airline alliance. Oneworld now has 14 member airlines with a fantastic global reach and includes some of the top-rated airlines in the world such as Cathay Pacific and Qatar. So what…
    - 24 days ago Apr 14, 2021, 1:32pm -
  • Star Alliance Options to Consider for Flying from the U.S. to Europe
    Star Alliance is the biggest airline alliance in the world with 26 member airlines and includes some of the best airlines in the world, such as Austrian and Lufthansa. Thanks to Star Alliance’s reach within Europe, U.S.The post Star Alliance Optio…
    - 26 days ago Apr 12, 2021, 2:40pm -
  • Introducing the New Chase United Quest Card
    The new Chase United Quest Card is a new mid-tier card offering some unique new perks that you haven't seen before on other cards.Most of the times when we’re updating you on the latest credit card developments, it is about refreshes to current ca…
    - 29 days ago Apr 8, 2021, 8:28pm -

Frequent Flier

  • Airline Internal No-Fly Lists Grows to 4,000 and Counting
    Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines have maintained a simple policy: wear a face covering or find another carrier to get you to your destination. The latest numbers released by U.S.-based carriers suggests the internal ban lists ha…
    - 1 day ago May 7, 2021, 3:55am -
  • Icelandic Low-Cost Carrier Play Gets One Step Closer to Launch
    In time for trans-Atlantic aviation to recover, Icelandic low-cost carrier Play is preparing to take delivery of their first aircraft. The airline is expecting their first Airbus A321neo by the end of May, outfitted to carry just under 200 passengers…
    - 1 day ago May 7, 2021, 2:51am -
  • Will Trans-Atlantic Fares Hit Discount Levels for Remainder of 2021? Not Necessarily
    As European carriers look forward to the re-opening of trans-Atlantic passenger travel, analysts suggest that airlines won’t discount airfares. Instead, the recovery of Europe’s great airlines will be dependent on flyers paying regular fares to t…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 3:18am -
  • Conservative Think Tank Puts Face Mask Requirement on Airlines
    The conservative-leaning libertarian think tank Cato Institute says that airlines should be responsible for enforcing a face mask requirement, not the Transportation Security Administration. After the security group extended their covering policy int…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 2:58am -
  • FAA Proposes Over $67,000 in Fines for Badly Behaved Flyers
    As part of their extension of the “zero tolerance” policy, the Federal Aviation Administration will pursue a total of $67,250 in fines against four flyers who allegedly interfered with, did not comply with, or attacked flight crews. The four case…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 2:12am -
  • FAA Sees Over 1,300 Unruly Passenger Cases in Four Months of 2021
    As flyers start to return to the skies, the Federal Aviation Administration says more passengers are causing disruptions in the skies. In just four months of 2021, the agency has taken over 1,300 reports of unruly passengers – an increase of over 8…
    - 4 days ago May 4, 2021, 4:32am -
  • American Flyer Accused of Assaulting Crew Member on New York-Bound Flight
    A 28-year-old flyer is facing a federal charge of interfering with a flight crew, on accusations of assaulting a flight attendant over garbage. The passenger allegedly claimed “Cops aren’t going to do anything to me,” as she wreaked havoc on a…
    - 4 days ago May 4, 2021, 4:02am -
  • In Year Lost to Pandemic, Airline Complaints Surged by 400 Percent
    As the COVID-19 pandemic grounded flights and decimated airline profits, complaints were on the rise. According to the 2021 Wichita State University Airline Quality Ratings, consumers filed 400 percent more complaints, while airline scores decreased…
    - 4 days ago May 4, 2021, 3:31am -
  • Proposed New York Hotel Development Rules Could Cost City $7 Billion
    As New York City aims to fully reopen to visitors by July 1, 2021, a proposed rule before the city council could hurt more than it would help tourism. Analysis of a new policy to limit hotel construction is projecting up to $7 billion in lost tax rev…
    - 8 days ago Apr 30, 2021, 4:01am -
  • United Invites Premier Elites To “Pick Your Path” Towards Future Rewards
    United Airlines is rolling out a new plan to help welcome MileagePlus Premier elites back to flying when they feel comfortable. Under the “Pick Your Path” promotion, frequent flyers will get to choose their return bonus, ranging from Premier Qual…
    - 8 days ago Apr 30, 2021, 3:42am -

Travel is Free

  • Most Domestic Flights As Low As 5,000 AA Miles
    I was just looking at AA domestic flights and every route I’ve searched for so far has many days available for 5,000 AA miles. This goes as far as Oct 2020.The post Most Domestic Flights As Low As 5,000 AA Miles appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - Nov 20, 2019, 8:33pm -
  • Drew’s $100 Bet With The Blog-Haters
    As of today: $0.00 has been claimed by haters. (I’ll update the dollar amount the minute it changes).   To those who complain about bloggers killing your deals, I’ve got a $100 opportunity for you to prove that your deal was killed by one of tho…
    - Oct 25, 2019, 6:37pm -
  • Nick of FM on #40kFarAway [TIF Podcast]
    Nick of FrequentMiler talks about his experience doing the “40K To Far Away” contest, where all 3 FrequentMiler bloggers see how far they can get, each with 40,000 of a different bank currency. Nick, given Citi TY Points, found and used the deal…
    - Oct 24, 2019, 6:41pm -
  • The Extreme Maximizing of JAL Miles
    Whenever I’ve done posts comparing the prices across different programs I’ve already found that JAL Miles are among the lowest, but today I’ll show you how to potentially double the value of these already great miles.   As you’ll see, I firs…
    - Oct 22, 2019, 7:49pm -

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

  • It’s Official: Google is Ending FeedBurner Email. Here are Your Next Steps.
    Google has announced that Feedburner's email services will end in July 2021. Here's a guide for you to help you plan your move to a new email service as painlessly as possible.      
    - 23 days ago Apr 14, 2021, 10:03pm -
  • 3 Ways to Earn (Even More) Money with Your Emails
    Learn how you can turn your emails into revenue streams.Growing an audience is one of the most exciting and engaging things you can do online. Through a variety of many different outlets, including email, you’re able to offer value to like-mind…
    - 53 days ago Mar 16, 2021, 1:30pm -
  • New: Schedule Your Emails Multiple Days a Week or Month
    More hassle-free set it and forget it email campaigns at your fingertips.The beauty of automated RSS-to-email campaigns is the set it and forget it factor, knowing your email campaigns will be sent as scheduled with your new content – that was…
    - 57 days ago Mar 12, 2021, 2:45pm -
  • 60+ Free Email Templates to Jumpstart Your Email Marketing
    Win the Inbox with eye-catching email campaigns and save time when it comes to design.Designing a template, especially one from scratch, can be a major frustration. But what if the hard work was already done for you? What if templates showcasing…
    - 86 days ago Feb 11, 2021, 5:08pm -
  • Featured Images now in Gmail Promotions Tab Bundles!
    Gmail’s recent broad rollout of promotions tab bundles will reward good, engaging emails with more opportunities to solidify that engagement.FeedBlitz is helping you make the most of that opportunity, out of the box, today, by making every email we…
    - Dec 14, 2020, 4:41pm -
  • New Mapping Feature Available with Every Email Send
    Zoom in to discover where your emails are being read.A great new feature offering more insight into your subscribers is now available with every email send and monthly insight report:Geographic data on engagement stats.And not just the numbers, t…
    - Dec 2, 2020, 9:43pm -
  • Surprise! Your Company’s Remote — Now What?
    There’s more to running a remote company than keeping up with technology.You probably didn’t plan on taking your company 100% online, but yet – here you are.Under normal circumstances, companies who shift to being fully remote plan for week…
    - Apr 30, 2020, 2:00pm -
  • 3 Time Savers to Help your Email Marketing
    If you’re like the rest of us, distractions seem to be at an all-time high.Nothing is normal. Whether there are more people at home, you have to homeschool on top of your career, or you’re struggling with worry, everyone is busy. These circum…
    - Apr 28, 2020, 7:03pm -
  • Tips Our Team Learned the Hard Way While Working Remotely
    Finding your ideal work from home rhythm isn’t as easy as you may think.When pajamas replace business casual, the fridge is now just a short walk away, and Netflix marathons are streaming on TV – working remotely from home can sound like a dr…
    - Apr 23, 2020, 2:00pm -
  • Rest Assured, Your Emails are Getting to the Inbox
    It doesn’t matter how pretty or sophisticated your emails are if they aren’t getting to the inbox.Email communication is more important than ever and getting to the inbox is crucial to your success.And getting to the inbox depends on the se…
    - Apr 17, 2020, 7:20pm -

Nomadic Matt

  • Too Many Places: Overcoming the Paradox of Choice
    Choosing where to go can be one of the most difficult choices when it comes to travel. How do you narrow down your destinations, get on with your trip planning, and not suffer the anxiety that comes with choice overload? Here are 6 ways to deal with…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 1:00pm -
  • An Update on The Nomadic Network
    Posted: 5/5/21 | May 5th, 2021 In late 2019, we launched The Nomadic Network, a global initiative designed to connect travelers with like-minded people in their area in order to inspire, educate, and provide them with the tools they needed to travel…
    - 3 days ago May 5, 2021, 11:00am -
  • 12 Things I’d Tell Any New Traveler
    When I left to travel the world, I didn’t know what to expect. I wasn’t well traveled and was as green as they come. No one I knew had ever done this before. To compensate for my lack of preparedness, I followed my guidebooks and wet my feet with…
    - 5 days ago May 3, 2021, 11:33am -
  • Why Jessica is Never Going to Ireland But You Can Go Anywhere
    To many people, travel seems perpetually out of reach. They are interested, but not willing to do what it takes to get themselves out the door. Don't be one of those people! Want to take the first step toward a life of travel? Change your mindset! T…
    - 9 days ago Apr 29, 2021, 12:00pm -
  • What I Pack for My Travels: Your Guide to Packing
    Over the years, what I carry in my bag has changed a lot. Most of that change has to do with the fact that I now carry a lot of gear related to blogging, but it also reflects the fact that I’ve learned a lot about packing since I first hit the road…
    - 11 days ago Apr 27, 2021, 2:00pm -
  • The Ultimate Packing List for Female Travelers
    It can be daunting trying to figure out what to pack for a week, a month, or a year abroad without much — or any — prior experience in the place you want to visit. But fret not: in this post, Kristin Addis shares her packing insights so that you…
    - 11 days ago Apr 27, 2021, 1:00pm -
  • 11 Tips for Mastering Life as a Digital Nomad
    Posted: 4/19/21 | April 19th, 2021 I’ve been working online since 2008. Back when I started, “digital nomading” wasn’t even a thing with a name! The whole concept has changed a lot since I started with more options, better Wi-Fi, and accommod…
    - 19 days ago Apr 19, 2021, 1:43pm -
  • How to Start a Travel Blog
    I've come a long way, but believe it or not, I knew nothing about making websites when I started my blog. And nowadays, it's easier than ever to start one that looks great right out the gate. In this post, I give a tutorial on how to create a travel…
    - 25 days ago Apr 13, 2021, 12:00pm -
  • Annual Reader Survey: What Can We Do Better?
    Posted: 4/12/21 | April 12th, 2021 Hello all! Just a quick post today. Once a year, I like doing a reader survey to learn what everyone thinks of the website, discover ways we can improve, find out about things you like that we’re missing, and get…
    - 26 days ago Apr 12, 2021, 12:06pm -
  • How to Travel on a Budget in 2021
    Posted: 4/8/2021 | April 8th, 2021 As vaccinations increase and testing becomes easier, many parts of the world will be open to travel again soon. After over a year of restrictions and lockdowns due to COVID, there’s a light at the end of the tunne…
    - 30 days ago Apr 8, 2021, 12:00pm -

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…
    - 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

  • May 2021
    Love Of The Game Do you remember what you were like as a young kid? I think I know… Hyperfocused on your career? Gulping down coffee at recess just to deal with the daily weight of society? Obsessively checking your investment portfolio between sit…
    - 7 days ago May 1, 2021, 8:22am -
  • April 2021
    Making A Connection Friendship… It’s a word that gets thrown around pretty loosely. In ways that include a wide range of people. From Facebook “pals” to the faces at work.    But what about true friends… How many humans really understand…
    - 37 days ago Apr 1, 2021, 7:01am -
  • March 2021

    - 68 days ago Mar 1, 2021, 8:06am -
  • February 2021
    Days Of Yore The year is 1992. My trusty Indiglo watch reads, “2:30 AM.” Ugh. I silence the Pittsburgh Steelers alarm clock, roll out of bed, and rub my groggy teenage eyes. It’s that time of night again already? Oh well. Just a couple of minut…
    - 96 days ago Feb 1, 2021, 8:57am -
  • January 2021
    My Twenty-One Resolutions For ‘21 Stop being wishy-washy. Or maybe not. Avoid murderous thoughts when coworkers start each Zoom meeting with:“So…is everyone wearing pants?” Kick ass and take names. And by that I mean…Quit falling on my ass…
    - Jan 1, 2021, 8:44am -
  • December 2020
    Happy Face 2 years ago, I retired from being MileNerd. It was a big part of my life for almost a decade. I stumbled out of bed every morning to an inbox overflowing with questions, comments, and contributions. Almost all of them made me smile in some…
    - Dec 1, 2020, 9:16am -
  • November 2020
    Big Week Hey, have you heard the news? Apparently, Tuesday is a pretty important day. Disclaimer:This is a quick post for those who are voting for the host of Celebrity Apprentice to run the country. Disclaimer #2:Relax. Lower your defensive walls an…
    - Nov 1, 2020, 8:08am -
  • October 2020
    Adulting 101 Recently, a reader named Shawn asked me to share some tips for graduating young men as they enter adulthood next year. Keep in mind, I am no expert on any subject at all and spend most of my days confused by the world around me. But, you…
    - Oct 1, 2020, 9:25am -
  • September 2020
    Burst Pipes What was your mom and dad’s relationship like? Actually, hold on. What I’m really asking is this… Did their relationship have an impact on who you grew up to be? (Obviously, the answer is “hell yes”) In the unlikely event that a…
    - Sep 1, 2020, 8:54am -
  • August 2020
    The Way We Were Dear Young Readers: This one’s for you. It recently occurred to me that this is the only world you’ve ever known. “Your world” is one in which recessions come around every few years, nobody likes anything, and pandemics turn l…
    - Aug 1, 2020, 8:57am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

Travel Codex

  • Review: Delta Sky Club Austin
    It’s widely known within the industry that Delta’s Sky Club Lounges are a step above their competitors’ lounges. They traditionally offer better food and amenities compared to their counterparts and each new lounge (and renovation) seems to up…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 3:00pm -
  • Calming Music for AVGEEKS
    Ben over at OMAAT recently shared a blog post regarding Singapore Airlines’ music channel on Spotify. It’s seriously the best channel and I am so happy he wrote about it. I have been listening to it non-stop and I wanted to repost it here in case…
    - 8 days ago Apr 30, 2021, 3:00pm -
  • Review: Emirates New First Class Suite Covid Edition
    Emirates “game changer” first class is a great suite for those traveling solo or for those who like their privacy while inflight. The beautiful new suites are operating a limited number of routes on only only approximately five aircrafts. Yet, fo…
    - 15 days ago Apr 22, 2021, 10:17pm -
  • IRS Targets Credit Card Rewards, Tax Court Pushes Back, But…
    Back in February, a US Tax Court decision touched on the world of credit card rewards and manufactured spend. In Anikeev v. Commissioner, the IRS attempted to argue that purchasing gift cards and money orders with rewards points made the points taxab…
    - 19 days ago Apr 19, 2021, 2:00pm -
  • Review: Seattle to Doha Qatar Airways B777 Qsuites
    Qatar Airways has always be known for their inflight excellent and now their award winning inflight product. Their famous business class seats, the Qsuites, has won several awards and it’s no surprise that everyone is clawing over Qatar Airways. Gi…
    - 26 days ago Apr 12, 2021, 2:19pm -
  • Free Stays at Marriott and Hilton With These Bonuses
    Travel is rebounding and it is time to start thinking of your next vacation. With vaccine rates increasing most people are ready to travel. Even the CDC reports it is now safe for vaccinated individuals to travel. International travel is somewhat saf…
    - 30 days ago Apr 8, 2021, 5:57pm -
  • Alaska Airlines Lounge News: SFO And New Price Plans
    Alaska Airlines has made two announcements regarding the Alaska Airlines Lounge.  The first announcement is the long-awaited opening at San Francisco International Airport.  The second change is to a new two-tiered membership program.  Alaska Airl…
    - 30 days ago Apr 8, 2021, 3:36pm -
  • The First Look At The New Alaska Airline “Oneworld” Aircraft Livery
    On Wednesday, Alaska Airlines officially became a member of the Oneworld alliance.  I was able to attend the Alaska Airlines and Oneworld webinar where Alaska Airlines Ben Minicucci and Oneworld CEO Rob Gurney hosted a question and answer session. …
    - 36 days ago Apr 2, 2021, 3:20pm -
  • Takeaways From Today’s Alaska Airlines/Oneworld Alliance Webinar
    Today, Alaska Airlines has officially joined the Oneworld alliance.  For decades, Alaska has been known as the “non-alliance alliance” airline for its impressive list of airline partners.  Alaska Airlines and Oneworld held a webinar this mornin…
    - 37 days ago Mar 31, 2021, 7:23pm -
  • Alaska Airlines & American Airlines Reciprocal Upgrades Details
    American Airlines and Alaska Airlines have announced reciprocal upgrades for elite customers. The airlines previously announced upgrades were coming with little details of how upgrades would work for each airline elite passengers flying the other air…
    - 37 days ago Mar 31, 2021, 7:01pm -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newDemamnya La Liga, Bayern di ambang batas, dan derby Prancis – hal yang harus diperhatikan di Eropa
    PARIS: Barcelona menjamu Atletico Madrid sementara Real Madrid menghadapi Sevilla saat perebutan gelar La Liga memasuki babak final; Bayern Munich dapat mengamankan mahkota Bundesliga kesembilan berturut-turut sementara pemimpin Ligue 1 Lille tidak b…
    - 6 hours ago May 8, 2021, 12:38am -
  • newHamilton memuncaki latihan kedua di Grand Prix Spanyol
    MADRID: Upaya Rafael Nadal untuk mencapai semifinal ke-75 di acara Masters berakhir Jumat dengan kekalahan 6-4, 6-4 dari Alexander Zverev. Petenis Jerman peringkat enam itu mengalahkan Nadal untuk pertama kalinya di lapangan tanah liat dan untuk keti…
    - 6 hours ago May 8, 2021, 12:24am -
  • newZverev mengalahkan Nadal dalam dua set langsung di Madrid Terbuka
    5 hal yang harus diperhatikan jelang calon penentu gelar antara Al-Hilal dan Al-Shabab LONDON: Jumat melihat pertandingan terbesar Liga Pro Saudi musim 2020-21 sejauh ini. Dengan 25 pertandingan dari 30 pertandingan yang dimainkan, dua tim teratas, y…
    - 6 hours ago May 8, 2021, 12:17am -
  • newPertumbuhan pekerjaan AS jauh di bawah ekspektasi
    RIYADH: Defisit anggaran kuartal pertama yang menyempit tajam Arab Saudi sebagian disebabkan oleh perbaikan struktural dalam keuangan pemerintah dan oleh karena itu kredit positif, kata Moody’s Investors Service. Sementara sebagian besar penurunan…
    - 7 hours ago May 7, 2021, 11:54pm -
  • newPemilik British Airways IAG mengharapkan pemulihan perjalanan mulai Juli
    RIYADH: Defisit anggaran kuartal pertama yang menyempit tajam Arab Saudi sebagian disebabkan oleh perbaikan struktural dalam keuangan pemerintah dan oleh karena itu kredit positif, kata Moody’s Investors Service. Sementara sebagian besar penurunan…
    - 7 hours ago May 7, 2021, 11:46pm -
  • newChina dorong BMW untung besar, Jerman tertinggal
    Sab, 2021-05-08 02:35 FRANKFURT: Penjualan yang meningkat pesat di China membantu mendorong produsen mobil mewah Jerman BMW meraih keuntungan yang lebih kuat dalam tiga bulan pertama tahun ini bahkan ketika pasar dalam negeri Jerman mengikuti pemulih…
    - 7 hours ago May 7, 2021, 11:42pm -
  • newKonsumen Eropa menghadapi kenaikan harga tetapi ECB tidak terpengaruh
    Penulis: Sabtu, 2021-05-08 02:18 LONDON: Konsumen Eropa akan merasakan pukulan dari kenaikan harga tahun ini karena perusahaan berusaha untuk mendapatkan kembali pendapatan dan menutupi biaya terkait pandemi. Tetapi untuk saat ini, ini adalah inflasi…
    - 7 hours ago May 7, 2021, 11:28pm -
  • newPasukan oposisi meninggalkan ibukota Somalia setelah bentrokan mematikan
    Houthi akan memaksa tes keperawanan pada model Yaman yang diculik, kata Amnesty International AL-MUKALLA: Seorang model Yaman yang diculik oleh Houthi akan menjalani tes keperawanan, kata Amnesty International pada hari Jumat. Kelompok hak asasi mend…
    - 7 hours ago May 7, 2021, 11:13pm -
  • newTunisia memerintahkan penguncian di tengah krisis kesehatan ‘terburuk’ yang pernah ada
    Penulis: Sab, 2021-05-08 02:05 TUNIS: Tunisia memerintahkan penguncian parsial mulai Minggu untuk liburan Idul Fitri selama seminggu, memperingatkan bahwa peningkatan lebih lanjut dalam infeksi virus korona dapat membanjiri fasilitas perawatan spesia…
    - 7 hours ago May 7, 2021, 11:07pm -
  • newUtusan AS di Sudan dalam upaya untuk menyelesaikan sengketa bendungan
    Penulis: Sab, 2021-05-08 01:39 CAIRO: Utusan AS untuk Tanduk Afrika berada di Sudan pada hari Jumat, perhentian terakhir dalam turnya di wilayah tersebut yang bertujuan untuk menyelesaikan perselisihan selama satu dekade atas bendungan besar Ethiopia…
    - 8 hours ago May 7, 2021, 10:44pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newAmber list Country
    Does the gov.uk advice "you should not travel" to amber list countries mean that its up to the me to travel or not? My wife and i are fully vaccinated and are able to quarantine on our return although i will test to release after day 5. I can't...
    - 33 mins ago May 8, 2021, 5:55am -
  • newAmex Green or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card
    Sorry meant to say in the title, for car rentals. I know the main difference is 3X MR points for car rentals vs. 2X UR points on the CSP. But is there a substantial difference in car rental insurance benefits for rentals in Europe? Is CSP...
    - 57 mins ago May 8, 2021, 5:31am -
  • newAirpoints - Survey May 2021
    Anyone else get the earning status points / air-points survey today? Seems to be allot of questions around how many SP/AP per dollar spent would make you change credit cards. Wonder if there is another round of credit card earning shack up...
    - 2 hours ago May 8, 2021, 4:57am -
  • newCDG - YYC. Award ticket buying seats
    We booked an award flight from CDG-YYC in July. Coach tickets. It looks like we have no baggage and no seat selection. Can we buy seats? If yes, any particular good seats to purchase? Bulkhead?
    - 2 hours ago May 8, 2021, 4:03am -
  • newCX June schedule
    CX usually announce a confirmed schedule for the coming month. Currently it only list till 17 May. But the time table extends to June. I have seen new flights popping up for sale in June, including a CX261 to CDG on sundays (6, 13, ...) But it..…
    - 3 hours ago May 8, 2021, 3:03am -
  • newPartner Award Change
    Has there been anyway partner award change as far as release date goes? For JFK-TYO I'm not seeing any availability for next year march/april/may on United/Expertflyer for First.
    - 4 hours ago May 8, 2021, 2:47am -
  • newUsing Skymiles for Car Rental
    Can anyone tell me how I can use Skymiles to rent a car? I don't know if you can these days with all the changes that's gone on the last year but I am having a terrible time finding anything regarding it on Delta's website. Thanks in advance for...
    - 4 hours ago May 8, 2021, 2:26am -
  • newEgypt Air Phantom Award space
    Trying to book IAD-CAI but I keep finding phantom award space. Is there any chance this actual flight becomes available at some point? United says business is full. Image:...
    - 5 hours ago May 8, 2021, 1:48am -
  • newAny credit check on a CSP -> CSR upgrade?
    I have a CSP card right now with a bunch of UR points and am looking at upgrading it to CSR for the better travel redemption rate. Unfortunately I had a statement post last month with a large balance, and my credit score took a dive. I expect it to..…
    - 5 hours ago May 8, 2021, 1:33am -
  • newTalking to a person
    Calmed AA res earlier today and after holding took the callback option. Callback came and put us right back on hold. Still holding 50 minutes later. Any secret to talking to a person at AA?
    - 6 hours ago May 8, 2021, 12:00am -

Reddit r/churning

  • newDaily Discussion Thread - May 07, 2021
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! ​ Please post topics for discussion here. While some questions can be used to start a discussion/debate, most questions belong in the question thread unless you love getting downvotes. If your discussion is a…
    - 21 hours ago May 7, 2021, 9:00am -
  • newFrustration Friday Weekly Thread - Week of May 07, 2021
    This is your place to vent about the points and miles game. ​ - Did you have a particularly hard time on your MS run this week? - MS avenue dry up? - Did you screw up getting a bonus? ​ Let all your frustrations go here in this thread! submi…
    - 21 hours ago May 7, 2021, 9:00am -
  • newDaily Question Thread - May 07, 2021
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! ​ This is the thread to post questions about churning for miles/points/cash. Just because you have a question about credit cards does NOT mean it belongs here. If you’re brand new here, please…
    - 21 hours ago May 7, 2021, 9:00am -
  • Daily Question Thread - May 06, 2021
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! ​ This is the thread to post questions about churning for miles/points/cash. Just because you have a question about credit cards does NOT mean it belongs here. If you’re brand new here, please…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 9:00am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - May 06, 2021
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! ​ Please post topics for discussion here. While some questions can be used to start a discussion/debate, most questions belong in the question thread unless you love getting downvotes. If your discussion is a…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 9:00am -
  • Data Points Weekly - Week of May 06, 2021
    This is the Weekly Data Points Central thread ​ In this little hobby of ours, we constantly rely on sharing the experiences and data points by others to optimize our award earning process. From how often you can apply for a card or bank account, to…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 9:00am -
  • What Card Should I Get? Weekly Thread - Week of May 05, 2021
    Welcome to the 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 vo…
    - 3 days ago May 5, 2021, 9:00am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - May 05, 2021
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! ​ Please post topics for discussion here. While some questions can be used to start a discussion/debate, most questions belong in the question thread unless you love getting downvotes. If your discussion is a…
    - 3 days ago May 5, 2021, 9:00am -
  • Daily Question Thread - May 05, 2021
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! ​ This is the thread to post questions about churning for miles/points/cash. Just because you have a question about credit cards does NOT mean it belongs here. If you’re brand new here, please…
    - 3 days ago May 5, 2021, 9:00am -
  • Bank Bonus Weekly Thread - Week of May 04, 2021
    This is the Weekly Bank Account Bonus Thread. Use it for anything related to bank accounts and bonuses, such as: ​ * Churning mechanisms (DD, etc) * Data points (did bank X bonus arrive) * Other bank account discussions/questions ​ ​ Before ask…
    - 4 days ago May 4, 2021, 9:00am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • new10 Reasons to Stay at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is 13 miles north of downtown Santa Barbara in the coastal town of Goleta. The hotel/resort is located on 78 acres overlooking the Pacific and...The post 10 Reasons to Stay at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Bar…
    - 14 hours ago May 7, 2021, 4:57pm -
  • new12 Things in Travel You Need to Know Today
    12 Things in Travel You Need to Know Today: Friday, May 7 Yesterday’s TSA checkpoint numbers TSA screened 1,644,050 people at security checkpoints yesterday, Thursday, May 6th. It is the...The post 12 Things in Travel You Need to Know Today appear…
    - 21 hours ago May 7, 2021, 9:01am -
  • Amex Blue Cash Preferred Card Review (6% Back, $350 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. For an explanation of our...The post Amex Blue Cash Preferred Card Review (6% Back, $350 Bonus) app…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 3:41pm -
  • Best Hilton Honors Credit Cards 2021: New Offers, Up to 180,000 Points!
    There is a card for every type of traveler. Find the best Hilton Honors Credit Card for you and how many free nights you'll earn with each major bonus.The post Best Hilton Honors Credit Cards 2021: New Offers, Up to 180,000 Points! appeared first on…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 2:31pm -
  • Best American Airlines Business Credit Cards: Companion Certificate, Free Bags, & More
    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. For an explanation of our...The post Best American Airlines Business Credit Cards: Companion Certif…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 12:04pm -
  • The Best Credit Cards for American Airlines Fliers
    The best credit cards for American Airlines fliers depend on what type of spender you are and how often you travel or want to travel.The post The Best Credit Cards for American Airlines Fliers appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 12:04pm -
  • 20 Reasons to Have the American Express Blue Cash Everyday Card
    This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our...The post 20 Reasons to Have the American Express Blue Cash Everyday Car…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 12:03pm -
  • International Travel News: Week of May 6, 2021
    This week’s international travel news: YouTubers face deportation from Bali over fake mask stunt World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Portugal Rome’s Colosseum to gain hi-tech arena floor Germany...The post International Trave…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 10:09am -
  • Miscellaneous Travel News: Week of May 6, 2021
    This week’s miscellaneous news: Kamala Harris to be first vice president with wax figure at Madame Tussauds Epicurious will no longer publish recipes with beef Here’s how many social media...The post Miscellaneous Travel News: Week of May 6, 202…
    - 2 days ago May 6, 2021, 9:39am -
  • Domestic Travel News: Week of May 6, 2021
    This week’s domestic travel news: Most COVID business capacity limits to end in New York region on May 19 Australia: Soon we’ll no longer feel sorry for Americans, we’ll envy...The post Domestic Travel News: Week of May 6, 2021 appeared first…
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