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The Points Guy

  • newA Look at Morocco’s Music Scene
    Just like an airplane, music has the ability to transport you to a totally different time and place: Shut your eyes. Take a breath. And off you go. This year, TPG is celebrating the confluence of travel and music with the release of The 2018 Points G…
    - 11 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 1:00am -
  • newA Check-In Disaster and Bad Food: Across the Pacific for Just $300 With Air Asia X
    Ever since former Time Warner executive Tony Fernandes acquired then-bankrupt AirAsia in 2001 for the sum of one ringgit, about 25 US cents, the Malaysia-based airline has been expanding at a breakneck pace. What started as a company with $11 million…
    - 12 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 12:00am -
  • newThe Basics of Offsetting the Carbon Emissions From Your Flights
    Sometimes I feel guilty for flying. Although I try to be environmentally responsible in most areas of my life, I know flying produces substantial carbon pollution. And yet I still fly. A lot. If you fly frequently, flying likely accounts for the majo…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 11:00pm -
  • new10 Countries You Didn’t Know You Could Fly to on Southwest
    With nearly 4,000 flights scheduled every day, Southwest’s route network is quite extensive  — and it continues to expand. Since Southwest is such a popular choice on domestic routes, you might not realize it also offers service between the US…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:50pm -
  • newUnited’s Adding a Bunch of One-Off Flights for the Super Bowl
    United Airlines — and to a much lesser extent American and Delta — added a handful of flights specifically for travelers heading to Minneapolis (MSP) for the Super Bowl, including some routes unique to next week, such as nonstops from Boston (BOS…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:30pm -
  • new4 Cities, 12 Restaurants and 66 Courses — for $10,000
    The Pretty Fork, a Seattle-based “dining experience” company that throws progressive, destination and hidden dinners, launched an event called Destination Dining America on Friday and it’s a culinary doozy for travel obsessives. Here are the de…
    - 14 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:00pm -
  • newLast Chance to Save 35% on Award Stays at These Top Starwood Hotels
    As I shared last summer, Starwood is currently running a promotion called “Bucket List Bound,” allowing members to save 35% on a handful of the chain’s priciest redemptions. It’s a phenomenal opportunity to try out SPG’s top properties, inc…
    - 15 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 9:00pm -
  • newAA Flight Attendants Agree: the 737 MAX Bathrooms Are Too Small
    I had the honor of flying American Airlines’ first revenue Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight from Miami (MIA) to New York LaGuardia (LGA) on November 29.  To get the true economy-class experience, I bypassed choosing an extra-legroom Main Cabin Extra seat,…
    - 16 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 8:04pm -
  • newOne More 787 Operator Debuts
    Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, has an order for 16 Dreamliners, the first five of which it’s going to take delivery of in 2018, with the first of that batch scheduled to be delivered in April. On Monday, the carrier announced its first des…
    - 16 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 7:30pm -
  • newLa Première Naissance: Baby Born Mid-Flight in Air France First Class
    Dr. Sij Hemal’s flight from Paris (CDG) back to New York (JFK) began with the expectation of Champagne and then maybe some jet lag upon landing. Hemal turned on a movie and settled in to what he thought would be a quiet flight back home. Little did…
    - 17 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 6:30pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

  • newDo Hotels Make You Prove You’re Eligible for AAA or Corporate Discounts?
    Five years ago a couple of commenters noted being asked to show their AAA card at hotel check-in when staying on a AAA rate. I have never seen this happen myself.Later that year when AAA sent me a renewal notice with the card I asked readers whethe…
    - 14 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:04pm -
  • newFor Domestic First Class Meals Quality is Better Than Quantity
    Years ago there was a story about former American Airlines CEO Bob Crandall having olives removed from first class salads, saving $40,000 a year. Small savings add up across all an airline's flights and passengers. So carriers are often very carefu…
    - 16 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 7:34pm -
  • new9 Lesser Known Benefits of the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card
    Chase Sapphire Reserve is well known for top-line benefits like a signup bonus of 50,000 points after $4000 spend within 3 months, earning 3 points per dollar on travel and dining, a $300 travel credit, $100 Global Entry or TSA PreCheck credit, and u…
    - 19 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 4:58pm -
  • newFree Hilton Status and a $4.3 Million Hotel Stay
    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 Free Hilton Status and a $4.3 Million Hotel Stay...
    - 21 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 3:04pm -
  • newHurry: Get Suites for the Price of a Regular Room Redemption from Hilton
    Several Hilton properties offering suites, premium suites, or club lounge access rooms for the points price of a basic award room.Continue reading Hurry: Get Suites for the Price of a Regular Room Redemption from Hilton...
    - 23 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 1:04pm -
  • How Do You Know Which Card Signup Offer Is Best? A Simple Formula
    Hotel programs have points that are on totally different scales from each other. Hilton points are inflated, so you easily start talking about tens and hundreds of thousands of points while Starwood and Hyatt points are earned more slowly but it take…
    - 1 day ago Jan 22, 2018, 12:34am -
  • Unbelievable 9 or More United Polaris Business Award Seats to Israel
    United doesn't make very much business class award space availability on its longest flights or its flights operated with its new Polaris seats. Business class awards between the US and Tel Aviv, especially non-stop from the West Coast, are very muc…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 10:04pm -
  • Changes Without Notice? One Airline Used to Offer a “Redemption Guarantee”
    Continental Airlines tried to take advantage of the uproar, committing to give members a window to take advantage of current rules if they ever tried to devalue.The OnePass program, which covered Continental and Eastern, offered a "redemption guaran…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 7:34pm -
  • Benefits for Chase Sapphire Reserve Authorized Users
    I’ve gotten several questions about authorized users for the Chase Sapphire Reserve. Authorized user cards have an annual fee on this product because of the unique benefits authorized users receive.Continue reading Benefits for Chase Sapphire Res…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 5:04pm -
  • Incredible Crosswind Landing and British Airways Called Out By Government Over Bed Bugs
    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 Incredible Crosswind Landing and British Airways Called Out By Government…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 3:04pm -

One Mile at a Time

  • newThe 6 Amex Platinum Card Benefits I Value Most
    The Platinum Card® from American Express is the highest annual fee card that I have, at $550 per year (The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN has a $450 annual fee, though comes with a different set of perks). That's a lot of mone…
    - 15 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 9:03pm -
  • newFlight Attendant Featured On “Extreme Cheapskates”
    I admit my taste in TV is really, really bad. I just love something that's easy to watch and ridiculous, because it's the only way my brain will turn off. That's why I love Real Housewives. A few months back I became obsessed with the show 90 Day Fia…
    - 16 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 7:33pm -
  • newThe World’s Cutest W Hotel
    Every major hotel brand has a huge amount of variability in terms of the quality of their hotels. This is true from Ritz-Carlton to Holiday Inn.In the case of W Hotels, I'd say most of their properties are fairly mediocre, and in many cases style ov…
    - 18 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 6:03pm -
  • newApplying For The Chase Sapphire Cards: What You Need To Know
    The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and the Chase Sapphire Reserve℠ are two of the most popular transferable points currency cards out there. Generally I consider the cards to be substitutes and not complements, due to the similar ways the rewa…
    - 19 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 4:33pm -
  • newAirAsia Passenger Writes Letter Complaining About Scantily Dressed Flight Attendants
    Over the years we've seen a lot of debate in Malaysia regarding flight attendant uniforms. More conservative people prefer to see flight attendants at Malaysian airlines dressed in a way that's compliant with Muslim tradition, while others like airli…
    - 20 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 3:27pm -
  • newReview: St. Regis Dubai Polo Club
    I had about 19 hours in Dubai between flights, as I was arriving from Colombo and connecting to Brussels. I've been to Dubai at least a couple of dozen times, and for this short stay figured I'd try one of the hotels that has fascinated me the most,…
    - 22 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 2:03pm -
  • newGulf Air Announces Their First 787 Route
    While other Gulf carriers have been growing like crazy, Gulf Air unfortunately hasn't been on a similar growth trajectory, and arguably their best days are behind them. Bahrain used to be the center of the Gulf, and back in the day Gulf Air was the r…
    - 23 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 1:03pm -
  • newEthiopian Airlines To Fly Nonstop Between Newark & Abidjan
    In the summer of 2016, Ethiopian Airlines launched flights between Newark and Addis Ababa. The route operates via Lome, Togo, which is because Addis Ababa is at a high altitude, so it's not possible for them to operate the flight nonstop on the westb…
    - 24 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 12:03pm -
  • I Broke My Cardinal Call Center Rule, And Accomplished Exactly Nothing
     In many cases, the difference between being able to book an airline award ticket, or feeling like your miles are worthless comes down to call center agents.While some programs have great websites, others leave you at the mercy of a front-line repr…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 8:36pm -
  • JetBlue Brings Strangers Together With Pop-Up Restaurant
    JetBlue and Coca-Cola teamed up for a really cute one-day promotion at JFK Airport, which is bound to make just about anyone smile. Here's how they describe what they did:"The airport is full of people from all different places, offering a great opp…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 6:33pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • International Premium Economy for less than coach
    A couple of weeks ago I stumbled upon a nice surprise.  I was looking at fares for one-way flights from Detroit to Asia on Delta’s new Airbus A350 aircraft and discovered that Delta Premium Select (AKA Premium Economy) seats were often selling for…
    - 1 day ago Jan 22, 2018, 11:39am -
  • $500 Bonus Returns: SimplyCash Plus Business Credit Card from American Express
    The $500 signup bonus on the SimplyCash® Plus Business Credit Card from American Express has returned. Here’s more about the minimum spend requirement and the card’s bonus categories. The Deal Earn a $250 statement credit after you spend $5,000…
    - 1 day ago Jan 22, 2018, 12:09am -
  • Last Chance Deals: 4X Fuel Points, SPG Skiing Deals & More
    Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. We’re switching things up to make this weekly Last Chance Deals series a little shorter. We’ll now be publishing a list…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 11:35am -
  • Searching for California Casual Chic
    A note from Greg the Frequent Miler: In November 2017, Barclaycard offered to send me on an all-expense-paid first class trip to California to learn about the new Uber credit card. Their goal was clearly to butter me up to write good things about the…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 12:09am -
  • Buy Iberia Plus Avios At A Discount From Groupon
    If you have a use for Iberia Plus Avios, you can currently buy them at a cheaper price than normal. The Deal Buy Iberia Plus Avios at a 34% to 65% discount from Groupon’s Spanish site. (If you’re using Google Chrome as your browser, once you’v…
    - 3 days ago Jan 20, 2018, 7:35pm -
  • Outrageous schemes, Amex benefits, and a Kimpton Suite
    This week at Frequent Miler, we presented three outrageous schemes that just.. might… work…  We also covered a number of Amex things ranging from previously unknown perks for all cardholders to new cards with their own new signup bonuses and per…
    - 3 days ago Jan 20, 2018, 1:55pm -
  • New Qantas SFO-MEL Route – Plenty Of Award Space
    It can be hard finding award flights to Australia, but Qantas’s new direct route has lots of availability. Their San Francisco to Melbourne route is now bookable and flights begin on September 1, 2018. The best thing of all is that there’s plenty…
    - 3 days ago Jan 20, 2018, 2:40am -
  • Book Quickly: Hyatt Suites Award Sale
    This one probably won’t last long. Following the recent World of Hyatt Points + Cash award sales (here and here), there’s a new award sale, this time on suites at Hyatt properties. The Deal Hyatt has released suites at select hotels that are book…
    - 4 days ago Jan 19, 2018, 3:32pm -
  • Kimpton IHG Platinum experience redeeming free nights at the Kimpton Muse
    IHG bought Kimpton a while ago, but integration between their rewards programs has taken a while. Now, it's here and I got an early look at what happens when an IHG Platinum elite uses free night certificates to book rooms at the Kimpton Muse hotel…
    - 4 days ago Jan 19, 2018, 11:39am -
  • Earn 6,000 Virgin Atlantic Miles With A 2-Day Avis Car Rental
    Virgin Atlantic have teamed up with Avis to offer a potentially very lucrative promotion when renting a car. Here’s the deal and how – taken to the extreme – you can earn four return tickets in First Class on ANA. The Deal Book your car rental…
    - 4 days ago Jan 19, 2018, 1:27am -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • One weird old trick for cancelling the most annoying subscriptions
    Back in November several shopping portals started running promotions offering bonus points if you signed up for an 8-week digital trial subscription to the Wall Street Journal and Barron's. The terms were a bit tricky: you had to keep the subscriptio…
    - 1 day ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:59am -
  • Hyatt Globalist or Hilton Diamond for reimbursed business travel?
    If you are primarily focused on hacking leisure travel, "choosing" between Hilton and Hyatt doesn't make much sense: earn Hilton Honors points with manufactured spend at grocery stores with an American Express Surpass/Ascend card, and earn bonus tran…
    - 6 days ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:59am -
  • What a 10-minute schedule change taught me about Delta — and about myself
    It's no secret that the core of my travel hacking practice is manufactured spend. I focus on low-risk, high-reward opportunities to earn points and cash with credit card purchases and liquidate those purchases back to cash as quickly as possible. But…
    - 12 days ago Jan 11, 2018, 10:59am -
  • Assorted 2018 hotel news and program updates
    Quite a few changes have been reported to hotel loyalty programs in 2018, so here are a few brief thoughts in case you're wondering what to make of them.70,000-point IHG Rewards Club propertiesIHG Rewards Club has announced the following hotels will…
    - 18 days ago Jan 5, 2018, 5:41pm -
  • 2018 New Year roundup
    Well, we made it. It's 2018, so here's a roundup of thoughts, ideas, and observations that I haven't got around to posting yet.US Bank Flexperks Travel Rewards changes are in effectFlexpoints are now worth 1.5 cents each when used to book travel thro…
    - 21 days ago Jan 2, 2018, 10:59am -
  • Guest post: Triggering MERRILL+ Delta SkyClub membership
    Today's post was written by friend and longtime reader of the blog Robert Dwyer, about his experience with the no-annual-fee Merrill Lynch MERRILL+ Visa Signature card, which many people signed up for when it was offering a signup bonus of 50,000 poi…
    - 29 days ago Dec 25, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Ongoing Simon Mall discount and newish Walmart money order protocol
    Just a couple quick notes today as we head into the holidays.Two more days of discounted Simon Malls Visa gift cardsThrough December 24, 2017, (some?) Simon Malls are selling their PIN-enabled Visa gift cards with a $2.95 activation fee instead of th…
    - 32 days ago Dec 22, 2017, 8:52pm -
  • Which earning opportunities interfere with each other?
    Today's post is more of a reference for myself because I am terrible at keeping track of all the different rewards programs out there, and which ones interfere with which, so I thought it would be helpful to write all the ones I could think of down i…
    - 35 days ago Dec 19, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Do this now: register for 2018 1st quarter bonus categories
    It's that time again, your quarterly reminder to activate next quarter's bonus earning on all your credit cards offering rotating quarterly rewards.Chase FreedomIn the first quarter of 2018, each Chase Freedom card you have will earn 5 Ultimate Rewar…
    - 36 days ago Dec 18, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Don't sleep on the American Airlines holiday bonus miles promotion
    I don't normally find shopping portal promotions to be worth my time, which I assume is how this one slipped past me last month when Frequent Miler wrote about it: through December 31, American will award bonus miles based on the number of partner a…
    - 41 days ago Dec 13, 2017, 10:13pm -

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 -


  • Hilton Cardholders: Consider Your Options ASAP
    For a while Hilton has offered all of the following co-branded credit cards: Hilton Honors Card from American Express with no annual fee Citi Hilton Honors Card with no annual fee Hilton Honors Surpass Card from American Express with a $75 annual…
    - 5 days ago Jan 18, 2018, 12:30am -
  • AAdvantage Giving Out Gold Status: Targeted Offer
    AAdvantage is giving out elite status–Gold tier–and you might be one of the lucky targeted customers. Here is the landing page for the link of the promotion given out in the targeted email. The promo code is HV18G. Check now to see if you get Go…
    - 6 days ago Jan 17, 2018, 12:57am -
  • Earn 40k Miles For Paying One Annual Fee on this Business Card
    The Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite MasterCard comes with 60,000 American Airlines miles, and you don’t even have to spend a large amount of money to earn the bonus. In fact, you hardly have to spend anything–only one purchase is r…
    - 11 days ago Jan 12, 2018, 11:45pm -
  • Hyatt Cash + Points Awards Secret Sale
    Hyatt Cash + Points Awards let you use only half the number of points needed for a free night award in exchange for a cash co-pay. They can sometimes be a high value way to stretch your points. They can also be a bad deal. Here are what Points + Ca…
    - 16 days ago Jan 7, 2018, 7:49pm -
  • New Amex Referrals Thread: Leave Yours in the Comments!
    Do you have an American Express credit card? If you do, are you aware that you may have the ability to share referral links with others that will earn you tons of bonus points? In July of last year I published a post welcoming readers to share their…
    - 18 days ago Jan 5, 2018, 6:53pm -
  • Top 10 Travel Credit Cards January 2018
    There are a lot of reasons to collect miles and points. For free luxury hotel stays and First Class flights To travel to more countries than you could otherwise afford To take your family on vacation To visit home for the holidays To earn big rewards…
    - 21 days ago Jan 2, 2018, 8:12pm -
  • Free Giveaway: $51 Southwest Gift Card
    Thanks to everyone who participated. A winner has been randomly selected. Congratulations to Mike Reitsma! Safe travels. Happy holidays! Longtime and ever generous reader CaveDweller is once again offering one lucky reader a $51 Southwest gift card.…
    - 26 days ago Dec 28, 2017, 9:45pm -
  • Airline Regulations for Traveling With Your Pet
    I have an adorable two year old boston terrier named Omar that I share with my boyfriend, pictured below in his carrier on a ferry to Uruguay last year. My home base is Buenos Aires, but when winter strikes come June we escape to Northern hemispher…
    - 27 days ago Dec 27, 2017, 5:00pm -
  • TIP: Use Desktop, Not Mobile to Buy Delta Gift Cards for Platinum Credit
    Are you scrambling to spend all your incidental travel fee credit for your Amex Platinum before the year ends? Is Delta your designated airline? Then be careful how you buy Delta gift cards. Gift cards bought through the mobile version of Delta’s s…
    - 27 days ago Dec 26, 2017, 11:58pm -
  • Guide to Restaurants & Bars in Buenos Aires
    I am the token friend that lives in South America. That means I get emails pretty regularly from family members and friends who are planning travel to Buenos Aires asking for advice about where to eat and drink in the city. The requests became more f…
    - 31 days ago Dec 23, 2017, 8:02pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newWhatever Happened to Etihad Airways Partners?
    In 2014, Etihad Airways created their own alliance – Etihad Airways Partners – to encourage more loyal flyers to use carriers in their network. Nearly four years later, the alliance is all but gone due to the shuttering of Air Berlin. Is the Etih…
    - 2 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 10:00am -
  • newGhanaian Aviation Minister Slams BA Over Bedbugs
    Cecilia Dapaah, the Aviation Minister of Ghana, has criticized British Airways over the carrier’s conduct toward Ghanaian passengers in relation to bedbug infestations aboard direct flights to the United Kingdom in recent years. “They should make…
    - 2 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 10:00am -
  • newAir Travel Industry Regulations Stalled
    Since Trump’s first day in office in 2017, more than a thousand regulations have been put on hold or completely canceled. But where does that leave the consumers of America, especially those who were once protected from certain unfair practices in…
    - 2 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 10:00am -
  • newDrunk BA Pilot Detained by Police at LGW
    A British Airways pilot was forcibly removed from the cockpit by police last week at LGW. Local police were called to the airport after the pilot’s colleagues suspected him of being intoxicated. The Mauritius-bound plane was delayed by just over tw…
    - 12 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 12:15am -
  • newCanada to Revisit Discrimination Against Large Passengers
    The Supreme Court of Canada is forcing the Canadian Transportation Agency to revisit a 2014 decision that Delta Air Lines does not discriminate against “large” individuals. The agency must now re-evaluate a complaint filed on behalf of a flyer wh…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:20pm -
  • newAnother Measles Scare at ORD
    For the second time in the same week, an incident of measles exposure has been reported to have broken out at O’Hare International Airport (ORD). On January 10, just a day after the initially reported incident, it was a patient who traveled throug…
    - 14 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 9:40pm -
  • newFilm Crew Arrested for Bringing Fake Explosives Through Checkpoint
    On Thursday, a CNBC film crew was arrested after allegedly attempting to smuggle key ingredients for an improvised explosive device through a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). All crew members were released after que…
    - 15 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 9:10pm -
  • Baby Delivered Aboard Air France Flight
    On December 17, a baby was delivered aboard an Air France flight from India to the United States by 27-year-old doctor Sij Hemal after flight attendants frantically inquired about any doctors that may be on board. “I was relaxed because I knew I wa…
    - 1 day ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:00am -
  • United Airlines Will Now Tell Passengers Why Their Flights Were Delayed
    Starting Monday and running through February 16, United Airlines will be testing a new system at two airports—Phoenix and Houston—that will help passengers understand exactly why their flight is delayed. The program is called “Every Flight Has…
    - 1 day ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:00am -
  • Hong Kong Airlines Is Bringing “Affordable Luxury” Flights to the US
    After announcing their intentions to challenge Cathay Pacific for passengers, Hong Kong Airlines will launch daily service between their home city and key American cities. Branding themselves as “affordable luxury,” will passengers skip the onewo…
    - 1 day ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:00am -

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Million Mile Secrets

  • newWhy Credit Card Points Are Better Than Bitcoin
    Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have generated lots of buzz in the news recently.  Team member Keith has a strong opinion on the topic, which he’ll share with y’all! Keith:   When I think of a “currency,” I imagine having a bill or coin…
    - 3 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 9:00am -
  • newBetter Offer! Extra $50 Statement Credit When You Use This Method Instead of My Link
    Don’t use my link!  I found a better offer for the Hilton Honors American Express Card. You’ll still get 50,000 Hilton points after meeting minimum spending requirements.  But this new offer also comes with a $50 statement credit after your f…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:30pm -
  • newFreelance Your Way to Big Travel With These 5 Business Cards!
    Small business owners know having the right credit card for your spending can make a world of difference. Business cards come with great sign-up bonuses and bonus spending categories that can increase the rewards you earn on your business expenses.…
    - 14 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:00pm -
  • newFrontier Sale: Domestic Flights as Low as ~$20 One-Way!
    Frontier is selling flights from certain US cities for as low as ~$20 one-way!  But you’ll have to book by today, January 22, 2018. These cheap fares are for travel between January 29, 2018, and March 7, 2018.  However, there are a number of b…
    - 17 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 6:55pm -
  • newHaiku How-To: Hiking the Haiku Stairs and Moanalua Ridge in Oahu
    I’m inspired to travel when I hear other people share stories of their adventures.  So here’s the next installment of our weekly series where the Million Mile Secrets team shares their travel successes (and failures) with you! Joseph:   A few…
    - 19 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 5:00pm -
  • Top 10 No-Annual-Fee Credit Cards for 2018
    Lots of folks shy away from getting a credit card with an annual fee, even though many come with amazing perks!  But you can still earn valuable travel rewards or cash back with a no-annual-fee credit card! Most miles & points experts keep no-ann…
    - 1 day ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:00am -
  • Find a Side Hustle and Watch Your Miles & Points Balances Grow!
    Lots of us on the Million Mile Secrets team got into the miles & points hobby as part of an interest in personal finance.  Because if you know the secrets to Big Travel with Small Money, you can see the world for next to nothing.  Without sacrific…
    - 1 day ago Jan 22, 2018, 9:00am -
  • A Surprising Way to Score More Bonus Points With Hilton’s Latest Promotion!
    Hilton’s recent Points Unlimited promotion has a loophole that allows you to earn bonus points for reward stays! Million Mile Secret Agent James asked: I haven’t been able to figure out if I’d still get the bonus from Hilton’s Points Unlimit…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 3:00pm -
  • Will Adding an Authorized User to a Business Card Affect Their Chase 5/24 Status?
    We get a lot of questions regarding credit card application rules, especially about Chase’s “5/24” rule.  That’s no surprise, because each bank has their own set of guidelines and requirements!  And Chase has some of the best travel reward…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • Thanks to His Southwest Companion Pass (and an Awesome Wife!) Reader Juan Saw Georgia Win the Rose Bowl!
    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! Juan is our newest reader success story to show folks it’…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 9:30am -

Nomadic Matt

  • 37 Places to Eat in Tokyo
    I asked for your food recommendations for Tokyo, and you did not disappoint. In November, me and some friends spent a week eating our way around the city. It's hard to have a bad meal in Tokyo, and while I didn't get to eat everywhere, these are some…
    - 3 days ago Jan 20, 2018, 4:23pm -
  • How to Use Your Social Network to Travel the World
    Celinne da Costa spent a year traveling the world and relying on the kindness of strangers to host her. She stayed with 70+ strangers in 17 countries across four continents. In this interview, Celinne tells us how she did it all, with surprisingly ve…
    - 5 days ago Jan 18, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • My Mom Says This Blog is Boring
    Last month, my mom told me she thought this blog was boring. “Where’s all the fun stuff? I want to see more photos of you traveling. I don’t care about these other updates.” “Mom, I live in Austin now. You know I’m not on the road that mu…
    - 7 days ago Jan 16, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • And the winner is….
    I received thousands of submissions for my round the world contest, and I enjoyed reading every single one of them. Unfortunately, there can only be one winner. Today, I'm very excited to announce the official winner of the round the world contest! T…
    - 33 days ago Dec 21, 2017, 4:04pm -
  • A Year in Review (And a Needed Break)
    As dawn broke on this year, I was excited for a fresh start. Last year, I dealt with panic attacks and anxiety from taking on too many projects, a breakup that left me heartbroken, and a mini-identity crisis from settling down. But that “greatest w…
    - 34 days ago Dec 20, 2017, 5:04pm -
  • Let’s Send Another Set of Students Abroad (Exciting Updates from FLYTE)
    Two years ago I started FLYTE, a charity designed to help students from underserved communities see the world. Since then, we have raised over $100,000 and sent three classes on trips around the world. Here are updates on the organization. The post…
    - 40 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 1:42pm -
  • The Secret Sauce Behind Scott’s Cheap Flights
    Scott Keyes turned a simple newsletter into a popular travel hacking site, Scott's Cheap Flights. In this interview, Scott tells us how he and his worldwide team find cheap flights using a combination of manpower and knowledge of industry trends. Eve…
    - 43 days ago Dec 11, 2017, 2:34pm -
  • 6 (Non-Millennial) Solo Female Travelers Share Their Travel Wisdom
    Solo female travel isn't just for millennials! In this column, Kristin Addis introduces us to some older solo female travelers who are following their dreams to see the world. These women come from all backgrounds and all walks of life, proving it's…
    - 47 days ago Dec 7, 2017, 2:12pm -
  • Living Lagom in Sweden: An Interview With Lola Akerstrom
    Lagom is the key to unlocking the Swedish psyche, and it governs all aspect of Swedish society. In this interview, Lola A. Åkerström talks about why lagom is about more than just balance, and what it's like to assimilate into life in Sweden as a wr…
    - 54 days ago Nov 30, 2017, 4:05pm -
  • Cyber Monday: All Books and Courses Up to 50% Off!
    This Cyber Monday, all of my books and courses are up to 60% off! If you've ever thought about learning to blog, improving your writing or photography, or wanted to become a travel vlogger then you'll definitely want to check out this sale! There is…
    - 57 days ago Nov 27, 2017, 2:09pm -

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 & 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 -



  • newCreative Thinking

    - 3 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 9:14am -
  • Monday Triple

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  • New Hilton Links
    The 4 new Hilton cards from American Express are available. Quick summary of each: Hilton Aspire – 100,000 points for spending $4,000 Big ass $450 annual fee Diamond status Free weekend night every year $250 annual resort credit and $250 annual air…
    - 4 days ago Jan 19, 2018, 8:40am -
  • Turo Car Rentals
    As I’ve mentioned 237 times, I’m a National fan for car rentals. Armed with executive status and my corporate code, I’m very content there. But…it seems the door to my heart is slightly ajar to new loves. I’m now also a fan of Turo (for tho…
    - 5 days ago Jan 18, 2018, 8:43am -
  • Extra Hilton Points
    Big thanks to reader Eddie for regularly sending in links like this one. Looks like it might only work for a few, but again, it’s worth the 30 seconds. This one is good for 50,000 bonus points after staying 4 nights over the next 90 days. Didn’t…
    - 6 days ago Jan 17, 2018, 8:24am -
  • Giveaways For 2018
    A couple of years ago, I didn’t know what to expect with these giveaways. The thinking was basically, “Ah, what the hell. It’s worth a shot.” I put up a quick post to see if you guys had anything expiring to share with other readers. Didn’t…
    - 7 days ago Jan 16, 2018, 9:11am -
  • American Status
    American is handing out status for a few months to some lucky people. Slim chance it’ll work if you didn’t receive an email from them. But if you want to spend 30 seconds testing out the links… Click here for Gold and try code HV18G. Click here…
    - 8 days ago Jan 15, 2018, 9:44am -
  • Staples Promo
    Nerds With Inks can drive to Staples again. For a week starting Sunday, get $20 back when buying $300 or more in Visa gift cards. As always, this is most attractive for those of us earning 5x or 5% at office stores. Have a great weekend, nerds!  
    - 11 days ago Jan 12, 2018, 8:40am -
  • InterContinental Stuff
    Busy times for IHG. To recap… You can now use your points for stays at Kimpton properties. People who like this brand tend to reeeeallly like it. We definitely have some good new options. As with pretty much all nice IHG stays these days…it’ll…
    - 12 days ago Jan 11, 2018, 8:13am -
  • Starwood Status Challenge
    Thanks to reader Susan for sharing this extended SPG status challenge page (for Gold or Platinum). You don’t need to be an “elite” anywhere else but you will need to spend some nights at Starwood properties. And, of course, it would mean Marrio…
    - 13 days ago Jan 10, 2018, 8:36am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

Travel Codex

  • newReview: Four Points by Sheraton Galveston
    I recently celebrated a milestone birthday, and decided to treat myself (and the family) with a cruise.  Rather than slog all the way to Florida, we decided to sail out of Galveston.  Though I love driving, 6 hours seemed better than 2 1/2 days to…
    - 24 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 12:00pm -
  • Alaska Reveals New Uniforms at Luly Yang Fashion Show
    Alaska Airlines has been reinventing the brand for two years. It started with a formal announcement almost exactly two years ago, with a new logo and aircraft livery. Then the carrier bought Virgin America and had to get more serious about the whole…
    - 4 days ago Jan 19, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • United Announces New Premium Economy Product: Premium Plus
    United has announced they will begin rolling out a Premium Economy product on international flights later in 2018. The following minimal information came from an email to Mileage Plus members: Introducing United® Premium Plus International premium…
    - 4 days ago Jan 19, 2018, 12:00pm -
  • Targeted: Alaska Offers Members a Fast Track to Win Back Status
    I have a deep, dark secret: I lost my MVP Gold status with Alaska Airlines this year. Even commuting between Seattle and San Francisco all summer didn’t help me. I’ve been traveling less for school and all my longhaul flights were with miles. I c…
    - 5 days ago Jan 18, 2018, 6:36pm -
  • The New Routes Roundup: January 1-15, 2018
    2018 is already off to a big start from a routes perspective. Airports like Kansas City will receive its first transatlantic service this summer, and Delta is continuing to add more mid-continental and transcontinental routes from its Seattle hub. Ke…
    - 5 days ago Jan 18, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Increases Fees for Award Travel Changes
    I really hate it when an airline makes changes to their frequent flier program without notice (or with little notice). Even if it’s just a small change or a change that won’t affect many people, I appreciate it when the airline is transparent wit…
    - 5 days ago Jan 18, 2018, 12:00pm -
  • JetBlue Has Their Own Captain Denny
    Captain Denny Flanagan has retired from United, but apparently there are other pilots who have some fun before flights.  I listened to a podcast that included a feature on a JetBlue Captain who seems to have a similar style to Captain Denny. This Am…
    - 6 days ago Jan 17, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • New, Shorter Expiration Policy for Avianca LifeMiles
    This isn’t great news. As One Mile at a Time reports, LifeMiles will now expire a lot sooner when your account becomes inactive, and it’s a lot harder to keep that account active in the first place. Given that Avianca has been selling so many Lif…
    - 6 days ago Jan 17, 2018, 12:00pm -
  • Seattle’s Second Airport Gets New Routes from Alaska Airlines
    The Seattle area is getting a second airport. The brand new Paine Field airport in Everett will see several new Alaska Airlines routes. Alaska intends to serve for the airport just north of Seattle to service the West Coast. Until today, we did not…
    - 7 days ago Jan 16, 2018, 6:33pm -
  • American Express Picks JFK for Its Next Centurion Lounge
    American Express announced today that it plans to open its 10th Centurion Lounge at JFK’s Terminal 4 in New York. This will be a 15,000-square foot lounge that spans two floors. The press release claims special features to be announced later, but i…
    - 7 days ago Jan 16, 2018, 5:00pm -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newAmerican Announces Chicago-New York Shuttle. Airline Geeks Geek-Out
    Last week, American made the kind of announcement that generally gets passed over in the general news (mostly because it isn’t that important) but gets aerosexuals all hot and bothered. There’s a new shuttle coming! The ORD-LGA Shuttle In an anno…
    - 22 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 2:12pm -
  • Up To 600 United Miles: Opinion Miles Club
    Surveys are a good way to earn some extra points, miles or dollars. Most airlines offer them and they’re easy enough partners to use. Opinion Miles Club for United Airlines is one such partner. But there may be a better reason than the miles to joi…
    - 3 days ago Jan 20, 2018, 5:22pm -
  • Delta Rolls Out Basic Economy Internationally
    A few years ago, Delta got a lot of bad press when it rolled out basic economy fares*, its own version of the “you get what you get and you don’t get upset” pricing that ultra-low cost carriers use, where you buy a seat and just about everythin…
    - 4 days ago Jan 19, 2018, 2:36pm -
  • New Hilton Credit Cards Have Arrived
    As I discussed back in November, Hilton has used the new year to roll out a new lineup of credit cards, ranging from a free one to a premium one. I don’t have access to the links yet for this site, but if you are anxious to apply, you can go direct…
    - 5 days ago Jan 18, 2018, 2:34pm -
  • Ultra-Low Cost Carriers Partner Up. Game Changer?
    The world of ultra-low cost carriers (ULCC) just got interesting, as Frontier and Mexico’s Volaris announced a codeshare* between the two, the first that I know of between North American ULCCs. As seen on Flyertalk. A Quick Review Airlines are not…
    - 6 days ago Jan 17, 2018, 3:08pm -
  • Just How Many Issues Can Bags Cause?
    Lately, I’ve been reading stories about bags. I feel like there was never a time when bags got to travel for free, but the fees that airlines charge are only about a decade old. Of course, over time, airlines and passengers have become like the the…
    - 7 days ago Jan 16, 2018, 5:28pm -
  • Southwest Brings Back the 50,000 Point Credit Card Bonus
    It’s back! Southwest has temporarily raised the sign-up bonus on its Rapid Rewards Credit Card. You will receive 50,000 points if you spend $2,000 in the first three months, rather than the normal 30,000. These premium bonuses are limited-time only…
    - 8 days ago Jan 15, 2018, 4:31pm -
  • When Little Things Matter…
    Every company in corporate America thinks that it is more clever than its customers. That statement applies double to travel companies. A cut here, a cut there, and they’ll save a few dollars. Change some signage or numbers and the customers won’…
    - 11 days ago Jan 12, 2018, 3:55pm -
  • All Kinds Of Delta Sales
    I’m out of the office for a couple of days, but I did want to point out a bunch of sales that Delta is running. The first one expires tonight, so move quickly. Delta Award Flash Sale You may need to be an elite member to take advantage of these dea…
    - 13 days ago Jan 10, 2018, 2:29pm -
  • TSA ID Trial, JetBlue Sale, Silvercar Upgrade
    Good morning, and welcome to some Tuesday news. TSA Efficiency Trial The TSA appears to be continuing its trial of eliminating the need to show your boarding pass as you head through security. The TSO will scan your ID, which I assume is linked to yo…
    - 14 days ago Jan 9, 2018, 5:48pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newSummer deals
    Hi there I’m new to this forum so apologies if I am posting this in the wrong spot. I was just wondering if anyone knew when Novotel and ibis hotels would be having summer sales? My family and I are planning to go to London in June. We live i…
    - 1 hour ago Jan 23, 2018, 10:31am -
  • newAberdeen to Brisbane, connections at HKG or SIN
    Folks, Looking for some advice from the winsome of those more experienced than me. I am looking to book flights from Aberdeen to Brisbane flying around the 31 Jan 2018, this is for a work trip. I have been given a low budget and so looking at...
    - 1 hour ago Jan 23, 2018, 10:25am -
  • newMAA to ATH using AA miles?
    Looks like my only option is BA. But the taxes and fees are almost same as the cost of a revenue ticket (~$450). Is there any other option? Will they allow travel on Qatar/Etihad/Cathay for India to Europe? Thanks.
    - 2 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 10:05am -
  • newoffering Free flight from Singapore to Vancouver departing before Jan 29
    FREE Trip to Vancouver:Anyone want a free trip from Singapore to Vancouver? Flight is on EVA AIR, Departure date before Jan 29, return date is flexible. Our dog Lulo missed his flight to vancouver because he was missing some papers:( he now has all…
    - 2 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 10:03am -
  • newShould BA ditch the plastic cutlery?
    Image: Given the big debate at the moment about plastic waste, isn't it time that BA ditched the plastic knives and forks in..…
    - 2 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 9:46am -
  • newFree return ticket from Singapore to Vancouver! departure before Jan 29
    FREE Trip to Vancouver:Anyone want a free trip from Singapore to Vancouver? Flight is on EVA AIR, Departure date before Jan 29, return date is flexible. Our dog Lulo missed his flight to vancouver because he was missing some papers:( he now has all…
    - 2 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 9:26am -
  • newIs DeliverooDXB now available?
    Hi everyone I was wondering whether anyone knows if this service ( is available for public use at DXB T3? They mention in the..…
    - 2 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 9:25am -
  • newlost baggage
    I don't know what else to do! My baggage was lost in November last year and I have announced the company. I have not received any answer. Is there anybody in the same situation? I could use some advice what to do next.
    - 2 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 9:17am -
  • newprice lounge access Cebu Raddisson
    I am looking to book a DeLuxe room (one step up from the standard/superior room) at the Radisson Blu in Cebu City. What are the chances of complimentary lounge access as a Gold member? If not given, how much would it cost to purchase?
    - 3 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 8:32am -
  • new$25 cloud security cameras -- Wyze camera
    I didn't see anyone mention these on here yet, so I figured I would! I ordered a Wyze camera on Amazon for $25 and after being on backorder for a few weeks, it finally arrived. I was so impressed by it that after having one for 24 hours, I...
    - 3 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 8:27am -

Reddit r/churning

  • newCode Sharing Thread - Week of January 23, 2018
    Based on the Survey results in June 2017, we decided to start a Code Sharing specific thread. The intention, as stated, is to facilitate the sharing of codes in a centralized thread. WARNING: The Mods will NOT arbitrate or moderate any issues resulti…
    - 41 mins ago Jan 23, 2018, 11:05am -
  • newDaily Question Thread - January 23, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 41 mins ago Jan 23, 2018, 11:05am -
  • newDaily Discussion Thread - January 23, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 2 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 10:06am -
  • newBMO Harris Premium & Platinum Rewards credit card sign up bonuses doubled.
    Here's the email I received, not all info is in the picture. DoC Link Highlights for the premium - 30,000 points after $5,000 in spend within the first three months of account opening (worth $375 towards travel redemption) Card earns at the foll…
    - 17 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 7:15pm -
  • newOfficial Award Wallet Referral Thread
    BEFORE POSTING Referrals, please read Our Guide to Referrals, which will answer many of your questions. If you have a referral code for an Award Wallet account, please post it in this thread. Contest mode has been enabled, which randomizes the order…
    - 19 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 5:00pm -
  • Daily Question Thread - January 22, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 1 day ago Jan 22, 2018, 11:06am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - January 22, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 1 day ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:06am -
  • Fairmont extending status for President's Club members for 2018, issuing new certificates in March, with the ability to earn another set of certificates in July after 2 qualifying stays Jan. - July 2018
    Status will also transfer to Accor Silver in July. This is great news for those that got in on the Chase Fairmont CC before it was eliminated. Here's the e-mail: Greetings and Happy New Year! A new year brings the anticipation of fresh starts and…
    - 1 day ago Jan 22, 2018, 5:08am -
  • Trip Reports, Churning Success Stories, and Frustrations Weekly Thread - Week of January 21, 2018
    How'd your churning week go? Any big ups, downs, or in betweens? Any thank yous you'd like to give /r/churning? Did you book an awesome Trip? Are you excited to share your latest redemption? Did you score some unexpected Miles/Points? Trip Reports, S…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 11:05am -
  • Daily Question Thread - January 21, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 2 days ago Jan 21, 2018, 11:05am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newTravel Style: John Maguire
    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: John Maguire appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 6 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 5:27am -
  • newAsk a Pilot with Spencer: Lightning Round!
    In our Ask a Pilot series, pilot Spencer Marker answers one of your aviation-related questions each week. See past installments here and submit your own...The post Ask a Pilot with Spencer: Lightning Round! appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 11 hours ago Jan 23, 2018, 1:14am -
  • newTravel Webcam of the Week: Clearwater, Florida
    Clearwater, Florida ( In November my wife, son and I spent a week in beautiful, warm and sunny Clearwater, Florida! We were there to speak...The post Travel Webcam of the Week: Clearwater, Florida appeared first on…
    - 14 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 10:11pm -
  • newTravel Book of the Week: “Holy Rover: Journeys in Search of Mystery, Miracles, and God” by Lori Erickson
    While reading my weekly SATW (Society of American Travel Writers) email, I discovered that one of my fellow members recently wrote a book. I love...The post Travel Book of the Week: “Holy Rover: Journeys in Search of Mystery, Miracles, and God”…
    - 15 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 8:53pm -
  • newAn Insider’s Travel Guide to Clearwater Beach, Florida
    This is a sponsored post. Arguably the most beautiful beaches in the United States can be found on Florida’s west coast. The locals describe the...The post An Insider’s Travel Guide to Clearwater Beach, Florida appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 16 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 7:54pm -
  • newWho Wins? Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefits or the Amex Platinum Benefits?
    Two premium credit cards every luxury traveler probably have considered are the Chase Sapphire Reserve and Platinum Card from American Express. While the Amex Platinum is...The post Who Wins? Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefits or the Amex Platinum Ben…
    - 20 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 4:09pm -
  • newA Peek at Life in One of the Coldest Inhabited Places on Earth
    Anastasia Gruzdeva (anastasiagav) Last week I was reading an AP story titled, “Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F.” The cover photo...The post A Peek at Life in One of the Coldest Inhabited Places on Earth appeared first…
    - 20 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 3:58pm -
  • newWhen and How Can Kids Fly Alone?
    Leo Laporte asked me recently on the radio if his 15-year-old son is able to travel alone on a plane. Well, the minimum age and...The post When and How Can Kids Fly Alone? appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 21 hours ago Jan 22, 2018, 3:00pm -
  • City Insider: Lugano, Switzerland
    Ever wish you knew the inside scoop before visiting a new destination? Now you can! We’ve reached out to our favorite locals and tour guides...The post City Insider: Lugano, Switzerland appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 4 days ago Jan 19, 2018, 9:28pm -
  • Winter in Jackson Hole, WY: Food and Adventure With a Cowboy Spirit
    Wyoming is breathtaking from the moment you get your first glimpse of the higher Tetons peeking through the clouds. Descending into Jackson Hole Airport (JAC),...The post Winter in Jackson Hole, WY: Food and Adventure With a Cowboy Spirit appeared f…
    - 4 days ago Jan 19, 2018, 8:00pm -