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  • newExperiencing Saudia’s Enhanced Security Screening Post-Electronics Ban
    In March the US implemented an electronics ban for flights from select Middle Eastern countries to the US. Under this ban, passengers had to check electronic devices other than phones into the cargo holds of planes. This whole thing seemed pretty poo…
    - 52 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:49pm -
  • newMan Claims To Need Groin Surgery After Rough TSA Patdown
    I'm not a fan of the TSA, and generally don't give them the benefit of the doubt, given their track record. However, this is a situation I'm a bit skeptical of, to put it mildly. NBC 5 Chicago shares the story of a man who claims that he had such an…
    - 2 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 1:42pm -
  • newMy Longest Flight Ever
    I've taken a lot of very long flights. In many ways I prefer a 12 hour flight to an eight hour flight, since it gives you enough time to enjoy the service and food, and get a proper night of sleep. However, on Saturday I took what I'd consider to be…
    - 3 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 12:50pm -
  • newQatar Airways Now Lets You Pre-Order Business Class Meals
    As far as I'm concerned Qatar Airways offers the world's all around best business class product, and that was true before they even introduced Qsuites, which is their incredible new business class seat.On their A350s, A380s, and 787s, Qatar Airways…
    - 5 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 11:03am -
  • newWide Open Award Availability In Delta One Suites!
    Delta will soon begin flying their A350s, which will have their new Delta One Suites. These seats will feature doors, so understandably a lot of people are excited about them. However, aside from the doors I'm not too excited about the new seats, as…
    - 16 hours ago Aug 20, 2017, 11:22pm -
  • newAmerican Is Adding Premium Economy On Flights To Hawaii
    In late 2015 American announced that they planned on adding a premium economy cabin to much of their longhaul fleet. While the airline has long offered an extra legroom economy section, this is the first time they’re offering an actual premium…
    - 20 hours ago Aug 20, 2017, 7:22pm -
  • newCiti ThankYou Adds Turkish Miles & Smiles As A Transfer Partner
    There are four major transferable points currencies -- Amex Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Citi ThankYou, and Starwood Preferred Guest. Of those, I consider Starpoints to be the most valuable, followed by Amex Membership Rewards and…
    - 21 hours ago Aug 20, 2017, 6:54pm -
  • newBizarre: Airberlin Topbonus Basically Shuts Down (Temporarily?)
    This past week airberlin filed for insolvency, after Etihad withdrew their financial support. Usually when airlines file for insolvency or bankruptcy protection, it's initially "business as usual." After all, as the company tries to figure out the fu…
    - 23 hours ago Aug 20, 2017, 4:59pm -
  • newWashington State Resident? Earn Free Delta SkyMiles
    For several years now Delta has been growing their presence in Seattle, and has been taking market share from Alaska Airlines. Seattle is a different market than most, in the sense that locals are fiercely loyal, and like giving business to companies…
    - 23 hours ago Aug 20, 2017, 4:23pm -
  • Go Go Go! Wide-Open Award Space On American’s New Routes!
    Last week American Airlines announced some new seasonal European routes for next summer.American will be adding flights to Budapest and Prague, as well as an additional frequency to Venice.The services will operate between May 4 and October 27, 201…
    - 1 day ago Aug 20, 2017, 3:33pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • newNew Citi transfer partner: Turkish Airlines
    As first reported by Gary Leff at View from the Wing, Citi Thank You points has added a brand new transfer partner: Turkish Miles & Smiles. Thank You points transfer to Turkish at a 1:1 ratio in increments of a thousand, and we have added this inform…
    - 1 hour ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:34pm -
  • newKeep or cancel Sapphire Reserve?
    It’s been a year since Chase unveiled their blockbuster new credit card: Chase Sapphire Reserve.  Chase originally launched the card with an eye popping signup bonus: 100,000 points after $4K spend (the offer has since dropped to 50,000 points). …
    - 5 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 10:39am -
  • Last Chance Deals: Cheap flights to Hawaii, great transfer bonus, points-for-furniture and more
    Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. This week, we posted a number of popular limited-time deals that won’t last long — and as a result, you’ll see a longer-t…
    - 1 day ago Aug 20, 2017, 10:38am -
  • Can you predict transfer bonuses? Is bill pay a good idea? Do resort fees earn points? These answers and more
    Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week in Review around the web, where we highlight some great reads from around the net. This week, we bring you a round-the-world premium cabin trip for 129K points, how to use those Free Friday certs, and answers to the…
    - 2 days ago Aug 20, 2017, 1:32am -
  • More returns with minimal efforts
    Whether you’ve got a college tuition bill to pay or you’re booking a flight or hotel and wouldn’t mind a $250 rebate, we’ve got the ways for you to to get more back on every penny you lay out without breaking a sweat. Read on for some easy wa…
    - 2 days ago Aug 19, 2017, 10:38am -
  • Nice fares to Hawaii from all over the US & Canada into March 2018
    I just caught a post at Heels First Travel that highlighted an airfare sale first posted at Scott’s Cheap Flights with a list of great prices to Hawaii from all over the US and Canada for travel from September 2017 to March 2018 (excluding some d…
    - 3 days ago Aug 19, 2017, 12:33am -
  • Business Class to Europe from $1735. Use w/ Delta Amex offer to save more
    All three alliances have some great business class fares to Europe this fall, with flights on Delta, Lufthansa, American, and Air France / KLM pricing out from $1735 round trip from New York to Frankfurt. Other great prices are also availabl…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 4:59pm -
  • Awesome: $298 RT New York to Israel
    WOW Air is running a promotion: $149 each way between New York and Tel Aviv, Israel. Round trip to Israel for less than $300 is amazing. Note that at that price, you can not check a bag or select your seat, but you can add on those things that you…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 2:51pm -
  • Finally targeted for a good IHG Accelerate promo
    While most banks, airlines, and hotel programs have been cracking down on “gaming”, IHG has taken the opposite approach.  They’ve regularly run promotions that are like games.  They target different customers with different challenges in orde…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 10:39am -
  • Great deal: Flight + $250 in GCs + Uber credit for about $400 (depending on your itinerary)
    At conferences like Frequent Traveler University, I have often heard rumblings about Upside, but until today I had never given it much of a look. Then, I saw a promotion this morning at Doctor of Credit: if you sign up through someone’s referral li…
    - 4 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 12:34am -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • newSleeping the rails
    As some readers may know, in a former life I worked as an English language teacher in Russia. At that time, it was typical for expats to arrive on a business visa, which as a rule only allowed you to be present in the country for 91 out of every 180…
    - 6 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 9:59am -
  • What to expect when you're expecting your first music festival
    There's a storied tradition of bloggers not doing any research ahead of time and then making a series of predictable unforced errors. Bengali Miles Guru filed a classic of the genre about a last-minute jaunt to Cuba (Cuba is not a place you want to g…
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Breaking even with IHG Rewards Club Spire elite status
    Last week I wrote about the possibility of using IHG Rewards Club as the primary hotel loyalty program for a reimbursed business traveler. In that post I considered only the Platinum elite status that comes with the IHG Rewards Club credit card. But…
    - 13 days ago Aug 8, 2017, 9:59am -
  • IHG Rewards Club, reconsidered
    [edit 8/7/17: updated charts to reflect 60,000-point top-tier IHG Rewards Club properties. Conclusions left unchanged.]Easily the reaction I least expected to Tuesday's post on credit card auxiliary benefits was the passionate defense that emerged in…
    - 18 days ago Aug 3, 2017, 9:59am -
  • My favorite credit card auxiliary benefits, ranked
    I've been thinking lately about the Bank of America Alaska Airlines credit card, since it has a somewhat higher signup bonus than usual, at 30,000 Mileage Plan miles, a $100 statement credit, and a taxes-and-fees-only companion ticket for the first y…
    - 20 days ago Aug 1, 2017, 9:59am -
  • There are no benign conflicts of interest
    Back in January I wrote about the problem of conflicted advice, and the solution:"Your stockbroker, your insurance agent, and your affiliate blogger are all required to disclose their conflicts of interest, and do so dutifully. The problem is that di…
    - 24 days ago Jul 28, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Ideas that should work
    I have a fascination with travel hacking ideas that sound great in principle but for one reason or another are unworkable in practice. For example, I earn a lot of Hilton Honors points, and am perfectly satisfied with the value I typically get redeem…
    - 28 days ago Jul 24, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Hey look the Amtrak Guest Rewards MasterCard raised their signup bonus
    I saw at Miles to Memories yesterday morning that the Bank of America Amtrak Guest Rewards MasterCard had raised its signup bonus from 20,000 to 30,000 Guest Rewards points after spending $1,000 within 3 months.While I don't chase signup bonuses, I'm…
    - 31 days ago Jul 21, 2017, 9:59am -
  • BankAmericard Travel Rewards is probably the best single credit card
    I've written before about the BankAmericard Travel Rewards card, which I think is probably the best card for unbonused spend, assuming you can put an average of $100,000 into an eligible account for an average of 3 months. Other good candidates are t…
    - 35 days ago Jul 17, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Giving up on Drop? Unlink your accounts!
    For the last few weeks a lot of us have been messing around with the "Earn With Drop" smartphone application.As you may have seen around the blogosphere (Miles to Memories, Angelina Travels), Drop has suddenly cracked down on potentially lucrative us…
    - 40 days ago Jul 12, 2017, 9:59am -

Well Traveled Mile

  • Leverage The Travelocity Amex Card With RewardsBoost To Get 98% Off Travel
    The Travelocity® Rewards American Express® Card may unlock the secret to some of the most powerful manufacture spend strategies and the potential rewards from the card are huge. However, this card is often overlooked for credit cards that offer mor…
    - Jun 5, 2014, 9:57pm -
  • Top 10 Best Credit Card Sign-up Bonus Offers For June 2014
    Every month I’ll post the top 10 best current credit card sign-up offers and update the list throughout the month if offers change. You can always check out my credit cards page for a full list of cards, but since the best credit card offers ar…
    - Jun 5, 2014, 3:33am -
  • Infographic Comparison of Airline Award Charts [Updated)
    Devaluations are never good. For one they make us spend more miles for award flights, and two they put me to work updating the airline award chart comparison infographics! Over the last year we saw a handful of deviations including United, Delta (2x?…
    - Jun 5, 2014, 3:00am -
  • I Quit School Today To Blog Full-Time
    Around the same time I launched Well Traveled Mile, I was in the midst of mailing off applications for graduate school. In some ways I was hedging my bets, continuing my education while building a travel blog on the side as a platform to share one of…
    - Jun 3, 2014, 8:02am -
  • 4 Credit Card Sign-up Bonuses to Consider for Free Flights to Europe
    Europe is often atop many folks travel list and earning miles for free flights is a great way to cover the flight across the pond. Award flights from the US to Europe are likely the most competitive and highly demanded award routings, often making g…
    - Jun 2, 2014, 7:49am -
  • 30,000 Points Bonus Back on American Express SPG Credit Cards (+ Refer a Friend for 5k Points)
    The Starwood American Express cards are among the most flexible hotel credit cards available and the points are valuable for both hotel stays and flights. The sign-up bonus on both the personal and business version of this card just increased to 30,…
    - May 31, 2014, 6:00am -
  • Roundup of New Credit Card Sign-up Bonus Offers
    This week a handful of new offers were released and make for some great opportunities to earn a few nice sign-up bonuses. It is always ideal to grab a credit card when it is offering a higher than normal sign-up bonus and here a a few that are wor…
    - May 30, 2014, 7:26am -
  • Lufthansa Miles & More Basics: Part 3 – 10 Great Uses of Lufthansa Miles
    The 50,000 mile Lufthansa Premier Miles & More World MasterCard® offer is currently one of the best airline credit card offers available. It’s one of the few sign-up bonuses that is worth a roundtrip flight to Europe from the US. Since it’s a…
    - May 29, 2014, 7:01am -
  • US Airways Off-peak Awards to Europe
    US Airways off-peak awards are one of my favorite awards and offer an exceptional value for getting to Europe and other destinations. Even though US Airways and American Airlines are in the process of merging, US Airways Dividend miles are still amon…
    - May 28, 2014, 7:28am -
  • Join My Private IHG Best Rate Guarantee Group Discussion
    I’ve written a few articles about how IHG has one of the most valuable best rate guarantees among all hotel brands. You can get a free night at an IHG hotel if you find the same room on an OTA (online travel agency) at a lower price. Over the last…
    - May 27, 2014, 7:13pm -


  • newThankYou Premier 50k Bonus Changing Tomorrow
    The Citi ThankYou Premier Card currently has an offer of 50,000 bonus ThankYou Points after $4,000 in purchases within the first three months of account opening. According to One Mile at a Time, that sign up bonus is changing tomorrow, August 22. …
    - 3 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 12:59pm -
  • Largest Hotel Point to Aeroplan Transfer Bonus Ever Ends Tomorrow
    Aeroplan’s 30% bonus for transferring hotel points ends tomorrow night. If you have a stash of SPG or Marriott points, read this post to see if taking advantage of the bonus makes sense for your travel plans. Through August 21 (11:59 ET), 2017, Aer…
    - 1 day ago Aug 20, 2017, 12:30pm -
  • Trip Report: Puglia (Apulia) Italy Part I
    At the conclusion of June I rented a car and drove south down the Adriatic coast of Italy. In English, the region I explored is called Apulia. Italians call it Puglia. I started traveling around Europe in late May and had plans through mid June that…
    - 2 days ago Aug 19, 2017, 12:59pm -
  • How to Get Approved for Business Cards
    Applying for business credit and charge cards is a great way to earn more miles and points than you already do, but many people don’t apply for business cards because they incorrectly believe they don’t qualify. Do you qualify for a business card…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 12:58pm -
  • $480+ Roundtrips to Southeast Asia from Many US Cities
    I tweeted this deal first from @MileValueAlerts. Follow @MileValueAlerts on Twitter and follow these directions to get a text message every time I tweet from that account. I tweet from @MileValueAlerts only a few times a month because it is design…
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017, 8:01pm -
  • Link For 60k Offer on CitiBusiness Card (Better Than Public Bonus)
    The Citi /AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard and the CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard bonus are now each offering 30,000 American Airlines for spending $1,000 the card within three months of account opening. Historically…
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017, 12:39pm -
  • I Was Automatically Approved for My Latest Credit Card
    Yesterday I applied for the Marriott Rewards Premier Business credit card. To my delight, I was automatically approved after submitting the application. The Marriott Rewards Premier Business credit card is issued by Chase, who is known for denying…
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017, 6:38pm -
  • ANA Honoring the Error Fare in Business Class Between YVR & SYD
    UPDATE 8/16: Did you nab one of these ridiculous ANA Business Class fares between Vancouver and Sydney? As long as your booking was actually ticketed then ANA will honor it. There are even some people who did not initially receive an e-ticket number…
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017, 12:50pm -
  • Delta Flash Sale: 80k Roundtrip in New Premium Select Cabin to Asia
    Through August 16, 2017 (tomorrow) at 11:59 PM ET, you can book roundtrips between the United States and Tokyo, Seoul, and Beijing in Delta’s new Premium Select Cabin for 80k Delta miles roundtrip, or 65k roundtrip in economy. The travel period for…
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017, 9:37pm -
  • Top 10 Travel Credit Cards August 2017
    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…
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017, 12:44pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newSome Students Can’t Afford Pilot School
    Poorer pilot students have to make a choice: skip flying lessons or watch their money fly away. According to new reports from the British Airline Pilots’ Association, it appears that only the richest students can afford to take pilot lessons. The c…
    - 6 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newDeputy Sheriff Accused of Leaking Video of Shooting at FLL to TMZ
    Michael Dingman denies that he profited from passing along the footage of Esteban Santiago opening fire on passengers at FLL earlier this year. A Florida police officer who leaked video footage of a recent shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Intern…
    - 6 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newFrontier Flight Allegedly Boots Minor Due to Unpaid Minor Fee
    An Ohio family claims that their 12-year-old son, who was traveling by himself, was removed from his flight before takeoff after it was allegedly discovered that the child’s ticket had not included the minor fee at the time of purchase. The family…
    - 6 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newIndiGo Grounds 8 Airbus Jets Due to Engine Issues
    The largest airline in India, IndiGo, confirmed Friday that eight of its Airbus A320 Neo jets have been grounded due to well-documented engine issues. “Our schedule has already been planned in the month of June on non-availability of these aircraft…
    - 6 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 10:00am -
  • Cathay Expects More Profit Loss
    Cathay Pacific faces turbulence out of the air as well—with a huge loss in profits. In the first half of 2017, Cathay Pacific Airways faced a huge loss: HK $2.05 billion, or more than US$262 million. The company said the reason for the loss had to…
    - 2 days ago Aug 19, 2017, 10:00am -
  • Father, Daughter Booted by Frontier for Grousing About Frontier
    On Wednesday, flyer Eric Miller, 70, and his daughter Whitney Miller, 25, were kicked off of a Frontier Airlines flight for what the Millers claim was quietly criticizing the airline for the eight-hour delay they had experienced. Video footage shows…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 11:11pm -
  • BA’s Wesbite Just Showed Something Inappropriate
    In the sand of a beautiful beach pictured on British Airways’ website – initially used on Thursday – the internet spotted what appeared to be a phallus. The situation quickly went viral. “We were so distracted by the beautiful Croati…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 11:11pm -
  • This Honeymoon From Hell Is Quickly Becoming the Uk’s Favorite Real Life Horror Story
    A newlywed couple’s cautionary tale of a miserable post-nuptial getaway to an all-inclusive resort in Turkey is capturing the public’s imagination and turning stomachs at the same time. A just-married couple claims that their honeymoon plans at a…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 10:40pm -
  • Man Says He Needs Surgery After Rough TSA Pat-Down
    Passenger claims “rough search” of groin area will require surgery to correct. A Chicago flyer claims a full pat-down search by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) led to an injury so severe, he will go under the knife in October to…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 10:24pm -
  • Worst Passenger of the Week: The Blue Bird Airways Blues
    Every Friday, FlyerTalk looks back at the week’s most charming individuals. While there are always plenty of contenders for our Worst Passenger of the Week award, only one lucky flyer can take home the glory. Here are this week’s winners. Third P…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 7:29pm -

Travel is Free

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

  • newEasy-Peasy! 6 Cards With the Simplest Travel Awards
    When you’re new to miles & points, it can be overwhelming to hear about the many types of credit card rewards you can earn.  And there are so many different travel cards available that selecting one can seem like a daunting task! To set Big Trave…
    - 8 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 8:01am -
  • newFind Great Deals on Domestic and International Award Flights With New Citi ThankYou Airline Transfer Partner!
    Via The Points Guy, you can now transfer Citi ThankYou points to Turkish Airlines. Turkish Airlines is part of the Star Alliance, which means you can use miles to book award flights on partners like United Airlines! And there are some sweet spots i…
    - 20 hours ago Aug 20, 2017, 7:30pm -
  • When Does It Make Sense to Use Your Points for Flights?
    Million Mile Secrets reader, Bansi, emailed: For 3 round-trip tickets from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale, is it better to pay $1,279 or redeem ~85,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points linked to my Chase Sapphire Reserve through the Chase travel porta…
    - 1 day ago Aug 20, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • Should You Cancel a Card That’s Being Discontinued?
    If your card is discontinued and changes to another card, you will NOT earn a sign-up bonus on the new card.  And there are a few things to consider before you cancel it! Million Mile Secrets reader, Jesse, commented: I had the Chase Fairmont card,…
    - 1 day ago Aug 20, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Reader Holly’s Incredible Italy Trip for 8 With 7 Free Flights!

    - 1 day ago Aug 20, 2017, 8:31am -
  • How Earning AMEX Sign-Up Bonuses on Different Cards Can Get You Big Travel!
    A Million Mile Secrets reader emailed: Can you clarify the American Express once per lifetime sign-up bonus rule?  I currently have the Hilton Honors™ Card from American Express and Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express.  Doe…
    - 1 day ago Aug 20, 2017, 8:01am -
  • Blog Giveaway: 28,000 IHG Points!
    Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook or Twitter! Thanks to everyone for all your support over the years!  To say thanks, we’re giving away 28,000 IHG points! I’ll show you how to enter! IHG’s Share Summer promotion is coming to an end on…
    - 2 days ago Aug 19, 2017, 8:00am -
  • $200 Visa Gift Card Winner!
    Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook or Twitter! Thanks to everyone who participated in our $200 Visa gift card giveaway! Find out who won! Congrats to Katie, who won by liking a photo on Instagram! Emily will be in touch on how to get your…
    - 2 days ago Aug 19, 2017, 7:30am -
  • New AMEX Offers: Save on Clothing, TV, Flowers, and More!
    The latest AMEX Offers are out.  And you can receive statement credits for spending at Hugo Boss, Sling TV, and more! AMEX Offers are an easy way to save money on purchases you might make anyways.  To take advantage of these deals, just add the…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 3:01pm -
  • “It’s Great to Fly First Class, but There’s a Whole World to Explore Outside the Aircraft”
    Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money! Miles & Points Interview:   Points to be Made Tim writes Points to be Made to show to readers, rookie or seasoned, how to co…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 8:30am -

Nomadic Matt

  • Adventure Races and Overland Travel: An Interview with Ric
    After getting laid off, Ric moved abroad and worked to turn his passion of traveling into his job. Now, he spends his time volunteering abroad and taking part in adventurous races all across the globe. Find out his tips for getting involved and what…
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017, 3:06pm -
  • 7 Castles You MUST See in France
    The sunny, wine-soaked Loire Valley in France has over 80 castles to choose from. I spent time in the region for my birthday exploring the area, drinking wine, and pretending these castles were mine. Here's how you can do the same – and on a budget…
    - 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017, 2:25pm -
  • What’s the Matter With Lonely Planet?
    I bought my first Lonely Planet guide book back in 2005, and I’ve been collecting them ever since. Yet, lately, I’ve noticed that their quality has gone down significantly. Are they still the relevant and reliable source they once were, or is the…
    - 18 days ago Aug 3, 2017, 2:02pm -
  • Reader Story: How Angela Travels the World as an Au Pair
    Ever wanted to work and travel around the world? In this reader story, Angéla shares how she went from never traveling to living abroad and working in 7 different countries. By working as an au pair, Angéla has found a way to both travel and earn m…
    - 21 days ago Jul 31, 2017, 1:58pm -
  • How to Pick the Best Camera for Travel
    Photography is a skill, and like all skills it takes practice and the right equipment to succeed. In this guest post, award-winning photographer Laurence Norah from Finding the Universe shares his photography tips to help you find the best camera for…
    - 28 days ago Jul 24, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • How to Find a Cheap Hotel Room: Sites to Use and Sites to Avoid
    As much as I love staying in hostels, there is something nice about the luxuriousness of a hotel. They are clean and quiet and feature comfy beds, strong showers, and lots of soap I can take for later. The downside is they are expensive. Wondering…
    - 32 days ago Jul 20, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Learning to Live like a Local in France
    Last month, I traveled through France again but this time with a theme: I'd explore it only using the sharing economy. I wanted to see if you could rely exclusively on the sharing economy websites for activities, transportation, and accommodation. I…
    - 42 days ago Jul 10, 2017, 3:39pm -
  • The Science of Adventure: Why Some People Are Better at Escaping Their Comfort Zone
    Jon Levy is a behavioral scientist. His book, The 2 AM Principle, highlights how and why certain people are more prone to having adventures when they travel. In this interview, Jon shows how any traveler can break out of their comfort zone and have E…
    - 46 days ago Jul 6, 2017, 12:47pm -
  • Experiential Travel: Just Another Way for People to Take Your Money
    "Experiential travel" is the new booming buzzword in the industry...but what does it mean? Are we witnessing a worthwhile new trend that is taking travel to new heights, or, is "experiential travel" just another way for the industry to milk a few ex…
    - 56 days ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:08pm -
  • UPDATES: I’m Hosting More Speaking Events and a Newer Guide to Free Flights
    This week, I have two important announcements to make. First, I've updated and expanded my Travel Hacking guidebook. It will show you how you can start earning free flights today with minimal effort! Second, I will be hosting travel meet-ups across t…
    - 60 days ago Jun 22, 2017, 2:07pm -

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 -



  • newWashington Miles
    Whether you’re a football fan or not, you’ll be getting some free miles from Delta when the Seahawks do well this season. It’s an easy signup, but should only work for people in Washington state.
    - 6 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 9:19am -
  • InterContinental Ambassador
    Reader Sharon let me know about this IHG option being available for 32,000 points now. It can also be had for $200 if you want to keep the points. What can you get for this? Room upgrade guaranteed during stays. 4:00 checkout guaranteed at the end of…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 8:53am -
  • 5 Buck Rentals To Florida
    It’s that time of year for us to see these deals. Definitely won’t be for everyone, but one-way car rentals are rarely cheap. This is a great price if you’re going to Florida and any of the pickup locations/dates work for you. Hard to beat $4.9…
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017, 8:20am -
  • More Sales
    What’s a week without another JetBlue or Southwest sale? Dad Jokes Clooney would probably call it a weak week. If you’re heading to Asia, here’s another award discount. Check it out if you’ve got a decent-sized Delta balance.  
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017, 8:53am -
  • Booking Some Flights

    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017, 7:08am -
  • Monday Pair
    I’m doing these 2 today: Applying for the JetBlue card since it’s up to 40,000 points. Why do I like it? Mainly because I can’t hate every airline. They’re still my current favorite for coach domestic travel. It’s not my first time getting…
    - 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017, 8:08am -
  • More Delta For Airbnb
    Delta is now offering 3 SkyDongs for every buck spent on Airbnb stays (also up to 25,000 for hosts). The lesson, as always? Airbnb loves the dongs. By the way, I’m also still seeing a $50 Airbnb deal in my American Express offers. Pretty good time…
    - 10 days ago Aug 11, 2017, 7:37am -
  • The Search For Flight Tracking
    FlightTrack Pro was the app of our dreams. It was true love. We wanted to settle down and spend the rest our lives with this beautiful piece of ass technology. Unfortunately, our world is a cruel one. Earlier this year, fate took FlightTrack Pro away…
    - 11 days ago Aug 10, 2017, 8:39am -
  • Hump Day Deals

    - 12 days ago Aug 9, 2017, 8:32am -
  • FlexPerks Flight Giveaway
    Thanks to loyal (and generous) reader Assaf, I have another giveaway ready to go. Because of heavy category spending, he’s a FlexPerks baller and is willing to give some of his points to a MileNerd reader. This prize is 20,000 points that he’ll u…
    - 13 days ago Aug 8, 2017, 8:14am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

  • newTop Ten Freebies for August 21, 2017
     With all the saving and money making opportunities on our site, here’s a segment of our site that will not cost you a dime. Updated daily, we bring to you the newest FREE samples, freebies, coupons, deals, and offers that you can take full advant…
    - 16 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:25pm -
  • newKohl’s Discount Promotions: Extra 35% Off
    Kohl’s is rolling out a special promotion event just in time for school where you can apply a stackable promo code for extra 35% off! Use the code “SAVEBIG” when you checkout online in addition to any other promo codes you have. Spend $75+ fo…
    - 23 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:18pm -
  • newStaples Gift Cards Promotion: 15% Off iTunes Gift Cards
    Valid online only, Staples (Store Locator) is offering you 15% off on select gift cards! With this offer, you will be able to purchase a $100 iTunes Gift Card for $85 OR a $50 iTunes Gift Card for $42.50! There is a limited amount supply of thes…
    - 26 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:15pm -
  • newBest Checking Promotions in Phoenix, Arizona
    Phoenix is the capital of the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona. Known for its year-round sun and warm temperatures, it anchors a sprawling, multi-city metropolitan area known as the Valley of the Sun. It’s known for high-end spa resorts, Jack Nic…
    - 37 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:04pm -
  • newCommmunityWide Federal Credit Union Membership: Anyone Can Join
    CommmunityWide Federal Credit Union is a member-owned financial institution whose members are the main focus. CommunityWide FCU’s mission is to provide customers with the highest financial services that can be given! They have 11 full service off…
    - 56 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:45pm -
  • newTelco Community Credit Union Checking Promotion: $100 Bonus (NC) *Today Only*
    For residents of North Carolina, Telco Community Credit Union is offering $100 bonus when you open qualifying checking account good on August 21, 2017. To earn $100 bonus, you must have direct deposit and have it process within 45 days of account op…
    - 56 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:45pm -
  • newKmart Gift Card Promotion: Earn $5 Award Card + $2 SYWR Points
    Kmart is currently offering $2 in Shop Your Way Rewards points and a $5 Kmart award card when you purchase $25+ in gaming or music gift cards. You can choose from Xbox, GameStop, iTunes, and Google Play! Use your $5 Kmart award card on all your favor…
    - 1 hour ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:40pm -
  • newSamsung Galaxy S8+ via eBay: $639.99 + Free Shipping
    If you are  in the market for a smartphone then you can get one the latest piece of smartphone hardware at a huge discount! Checkout the Samsung Galaxy S8+ on sale right now at eBay for only $639.99 + FREE SHIPPING. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ is one of…
    - 1 hour ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:38pm -
  • newAmazon Xbox Gift Cards Promotion: Get Up To 10% Off
    If you or a friend has a Xbox then you should checkout Amazon Xbox gift card deals. Why pay full retail price for anything when you can purchase by discounted gift cards? Make the most out of your money with this sweet Xbox gift card deal. Purchase d…
    - 1 hour ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:34pm -
  • newAndigo Checking Promotion: $250 Bonus (IL)
    For residents of Illinois, Andigo is offering a $250 bonus when you open a new checking account using the promo code: BRANCHBASH good through September 22, 2017. To earn the bonus all you have to do is set up a direct deposit of at least $500 per mo…
    - 1 hour ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:33pm -

Travel Codex

  • newHajj: The Trip of a Lifetime
    This year I have the honor and opportunity to perform Hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This is a rare opportunity for most Muslims in the world as the logistics, cost, and time commitment are all prohibitive for many. Still, it is…
    - 41 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • newUS Mobile In-Flight WiFi for $10/Month or Less!
    Unlimited wifi access in 30+ Million hotspots on the ground, plus inflight wifi on 3,500+ planes, for $10 per month from US Mobile. This allows access on planes equipped with GoGo and Panasonic wifi. Is this US Mobile deal too good to be true?  Mayb…
    - 3 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • The Hub: Routes, Fleet and Terminal Maps for LOT Polish Airlines in 2017
    One of the things I love most about commercial aviation (besides every other thing there is to love) is learning about an individual airlines’ route maps, fleet profile and terminal diagrams. Often times, these details are found within an in-flight…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Up To 1,000 Free Marriott Points with Visa Checkout
    Right now you can earn up to 1,000 Marriott points with Visa Checkout. You can earn 500 miles when you sign up for Visa Checkout via the promotion page and another 500 miles when you make your first purchase through Visa checkout within 15 days of s…
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • Verizon Replaces Its Rewards Program with Something Good!
    To give you an idea of just how much people hate Verizon Rewards, I wrote a post about it last year that consistently gets angry comments — many of them calling me out because I found some measly shred of value in getting a 10% discount on gift car…
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Earn Double Miles on 40+ Alaska Airlines Routes
    Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can earn double miles this fall on forty plus routes. As Alaska Airlines celebrates their merger with Virgin America and their explosive growth from the West Coast, Alaska Airlines is trying to lure flyers with do…
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017, 11:00am -
  • WOW air 50% Off Sale – Fly to Europe for $192!
    Wow air is having another sale but make sure to add up all the fees and ancillary costs associated with flying a low cost carrier before jumping on this deal. The initial airfare may be cheaper than dirt but you might be better off with a traditional…
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017, 6:11pm -
  • 30% Off Some Singapore Awards (If You’re Traveling in Sept!)
    Singapore Airlines is currently offering a 30% discount on a variety of awards if you book by the end of August and travel in September. Only specific routes are eligible for the discount. You can view the full list here. Most of the discounted fligh…
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • Review: Plaza Premium Lounge, Hong Kong Chep Lap Kok Airport
    Trip Report Series Self-Connecting to an International Flight: Lessons Learned Review: Singapore Airlines Economy Class, San Francisco – Singapore (via Hong Kong) Review: Plaza Premium Lounge, Hong Kong Chep Lap Kok Airport Review: Free Singapore S…
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Review: Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Copenhagen
    There are two Radisson Blu hotels in Copenhagen so make sure you are booking the correct one. This review is for the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. The Radisson Blu Royal Hotel is located in central Copenhagen whereas the Radisson Blu Scandinavia is locat…
    - 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017, 3:00pm -

Maximizing Money

  • Circle Pay – Send and Receive Money – $10 Sign-Up Bonus and $10 Referrals
    Circle is a financial service that lets you send and receive money for free, anywhere in the world.New Circle users can get a $5 Circle Sign-Up Bonus when you join via this Circle referral link and send at least $25 from your debit card within 2 wee…
    - 1 day ago Aug 20, 2017, 9:02am -
  • $10 Amazon Discount to Change Default Payment Method to Chase Card
    You can save $10 at when you change your 1-Click default payment method to an eligible Chase card, available for a limited time to targeted customers.Just visit this $10 Chase 1-Click Amazon Payment Promotion to see if you are eligible fo…
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017, 4:15pm -
  • Amazon $15 Promo Code with $50 Gift Card Purchase – Targeted
    There are currently 3 different Amazon Gift Card bonuses available that you may be eligible to receive, which offer a total of $35 in promotional credits when you purchase gift cards or reload your gift card balance.1. $15 Amazon Gift Card Credit -…
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017, 8:01pm -
  • Slang Sneakers and Streetwear Marketplace $10 Free Credit and $10 Referrals
    Slang is an online community marketplace for sneakers and streetwear, where you can find hard-to-get shoe styles such as Air Jordan, Yeezy Boost, Saucony, Balenciaga, Gucci, and many other brands of footwear and clothing.Plus, you can get a $10 Free…
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017, 7:16pm -
  • Truity Credit Union $100 Simple Checking Account Bonus – AR, KS, OK and TX
    Truity Credit Union will give you a $100 bonus when you open a Simple Checking Account by September 30, 2017, with no minimum balance and no monthly fee.Truity Credit Union has branch and ATM locations in Bartlesville, OK; Lawrence, KS; Houston, TX;…
    - 7 days ago Aug 15, 2017, 2:05am -
  • Seated Restaurant Reservation Rewards $5 Sign-Up Bonus, $10 Referrals and $15 Dining Credit
    Seated (formerly VocoLife) gives you $15 in Amazon, Uber, Starbucks, or dining credits per person when you book reservations and dine out at over 500 restaurants in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Miami, Atlanta, Chicago, Housto…
    - 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017, 9:31am -
  • NEST $25 Bonuses for Nebraska’s 529 Direct College Savings Plan
    NEST, the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust, which provides Nebraska's 529 College Savings Plans, is offering a $25 bonus promotion to help you invest in your child's future education.These NEST 529 promotional offers are only open to legal residen…
    - 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017, 9:01am -
  • SelfScore International Student Credit Cards $30 Refer-A-Friend Bonuses
    The SelfScore MasterCard Credit Cards are designed especially for International Students in the U.S.A., and you can apply without an SSN or security deposit and start to build your credit history to achieve your financial future in America.Plus, the…
    - 9 days ago Aug 12, 2017, 7:53pm -
  • CIT Bank $100 Bonus with 1.30% APY High Yield Savings Account – Nationwide
    CIT Bank will give you a cash bonus of $100 and an interest rate of 1.30% APY when you open and fund a Premier High Yield Savings Account with a minimum of $15,000 by September 8, 2017, and maintain a qualifying balance for 3 monthly statement cycles…
    - 11 days ago Aug 10, 2017, 9:04am -
  • TopCashback Freebies – Spend $5 Get $5 at Groupon
    New TopCashback members can get $5 in Free Spend at Groupon when you spend $5 at Groupon and get $5 in cash back from TopCashback, valid through August 13, 2017. [Read More] TopCashback Freebies – Spend $5 Get $5 at GrouponThe post TopCashback F…
    - 11 days ago Aug 10, 2017, 8:31am -

Boarding Area

  • newToday Only – Free Marriott Rewards Points
    There's finally something good about the eclipse -- free points.Bear in mind that points earned via social don't extend the expiration date of your account. And also that Marriott points transfer 3:1 into Starwood Preferred Guest. Points post quic…
    - 7 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:34pm -
  • new18000 Avios: 160 Euro (digitales Abo)
    Ein digitales Abo verschafft gerade 18 000 Avios für 160 Euro. Sehr easy gibt es Avios, die man zu British Airways Executive Club oder Iberia Plus transferieren kann ...
    - 32 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:09pm -
  • new7500 Bonus Wyndham Points Per Stay, TSA PreCheck for UA Miles, Anthony Bourdain’s NYC Restaurant Picks, Board Early For Wearing Football Jersey, Shake Shack Korea & More- The Rehash!
    The Michael W Travels Family is currently in Fiji (during our 5 Week Trip to the Pacific). It’s been a very interesting adventure so far, with more to come! So far, we’ve been to 4 island nations as well as American Samoa. The one things that’s…
    - 37 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:04pm -
  • newHajj: The Trip of a Lifetime
    This year I have the honor and opportunity to perform Hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This is a rare opportunity for most Muslims in the world as the logistics, cost, and time commitment are all prohibitive for many. Still, it is…
    - 41 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • newTomorrow! NoVA/DC/MD-travel geeks meetup :)
    We can’t wait to see all of you tomorrow!  We’re meeting from 6-9pm just a few steps from the Clarendon stop of the Orange Line.  Hope to see you 🙂 In addition to seeing your fine faces, I’m looking forward to the bao. mmm….   Register…
    - 42 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:59pm -
  • newExperiencing Saudia’s Enhanced Security Screening Post-Electronics Ban
    In March the US implemented an electronics ban for flights from select Middle Eastern countries to the US. Under this ban, passengers had to check electronic devices other than phones into the cargo holds of planes. This whole thing seemed pretty poo…
    - 52 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:49pm -
  • newAer Lingus Business Class review IAD-DUB
    My parents had never flown business class before. Here is their Aer Lingus Business Class Review IAD-DUB. Find out about the route from Washington Dulles to Dublin - seats, food, service and ...
    - 1 hour ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:39pm -
  • newNew Citi transfer partner: Turkish Airlines
    As first reported by Gary Leff at View from the Wing, Citi Thank You points has added a brand new transfer partner: Turkish Miles & Smiles. Thank You points transfer to Turkish at a 1:1 ratio in increments of a thousand, and we have added this inform…
    - 1 hour ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:34pm -
  • newFifth Freedom Flights : Lufthansa(LH)
    Today I will explain fifth freedom flights for Lufthans...投稿 Fifth Freedom Flights : Lufthansa(LH) は Voyage Avancé に最初に表示されました。
    - 1 hour ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:30pm -
  • newAbo: 16.000 Avios für 160,- EUR
    Hinweis: Das Angebot muss gemäß Kündigungsfrist vor Ablauf schriftlich gekündigt werden, andernfalls verlängert es sich um ein weiteres Jahr. Unterm Strich Mit einer Ratio von nur 1 Cent pro Avio ist das Digital-Abo des Irish Independent ein gut…
    - 1 hour ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:26pm -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newThanks Again: Yet Another Rewards Program
    While I thank you all for reading and taking advantage of the blog, in this case, the title refers to something different. That “something different” is Thanks Again, a credit card linked rewards program. Thanks Again Thanks Again is a partner-ba…
    - 2 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 1:41pm -
  • More Weird Weekend Travel News
    One of the great joys of the travel industry is that there is always something weird, wacky or simply stupid going on. Here’s what I’ve gotten to read about this past week. Minnie Gets The Boot Technically, most airport lounges have a dress code,…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017, 5:32pm -
  • Sun Country: Hey Jude, Don’t Make It Bad…
    Newly appointed Sun Country CEO Jude Bricker has announced a new direction for the discount carrier, and it might not be one that its current passenger base cares for. Sun Who? If you’ve never heard of Sun Country, you’re not alone. The discount…
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017, 8:43pm -
  • Airberlin Goes Bankrupt. Should You Still Book Them?
    Yesterday, airberlin, the airline known for its somewhat odd frequent flyer program and lack of capital letters, declared bankruptcy. Given the airline’s debt levels, it was not exactly a surprise, and it became the second Etihad-backed airline to…
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017, 2:44pm -
  • Earn American Miles On Your Hotel Bookings
    We’re undergoing a bit of a face lift around these parts, so this post, like the next several, will be a bit on the shorter side. Actually, that’s probably a good thing. Get AAdvantage Miles for Hotel Bookings There is a certain advantage to book…
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017, 8:15pm -
  • Hotel Commonwealth: The Best Hotel In Boston
    I’ve decided to do something a little different today, and that’s do a hotel review. This one is an update of one that I did last year, but the hotel deserves it. Hotel Commonwealth may be the best hotel in Boston and you’ve likely never heard…
    - 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017, 8:24pm -
  • When First Class Is Almost As Cheap As Coach
    It’s the first thing we do when we book a flight: Look in the left-hand columns at the cheapest coach fares (Skip Basic Economy, where you are required to surrender most civil rights.) and pick the one that gives you the best fare at the time you w…
    - 10 days ago Aug 11, 2017, 9:31pm -
  • Seniors, Get Your National Parks Lifetime Pass Now
    They tell me that there’s no inflation these days, but that’s not going to be true for much longer as the National Park Service increases the price of its senior lifetime pass from $10 to $80 on August 28. If you don’t have one, now’s the tim…
    - 11 days ago Aug 10, 2017, 9:42pm -
  • IHG Brings Back Accelerate Points Promotion
    My favorite least-favorite promotion is back, as IHG re-ups its Accelerate promotion for the period September 1-December 31.* IHG Rewards Accelerate This has become a recurring promotion for IHG (Intercontinental, Holiday Inn, etc.). The targeted off…
    - 13 days ago Aug 8, 2017, 9:08pm -
  • Cash Back On Back-To-School Shopping
    It’s been a light weekend, which means I got to read some of the emails that have been filling up my inbox. Only one of them caught my eye, and it was about back-to-school shopping. With the start of school only about a month away, merchants are st…
    - 14 days ago Aug 7, 2017, 8:41pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 7 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:34pm -
  • newSomething Positive to Say About American Airlines
    OK... I'm not exactly an AA fanboy, and I have been known to get pretty vocal (the online version) when something extremely unjust occurs during my travels. All major US-based airlines are pretty bad these days, and the TSA does their best to make ai…
    - 2 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 1:48pm -
  • newRental cars nearly sold out across Portland area before eclipse for a rental car to view the eclipse in Oregon? Good luck.A call to Enterprise Rentals found vehicles sold out in nearly the entire Greater Portland area, in…
    - 2 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 1:22pm -
  • newThe Community Lounge - Good m/a/e everybody - enjoy your stay with us.
    Good morning/afternoon/evening (m/a/e) everyone - welcome to MilePoint and the community lounge, don't be a stranger, please join in the conversation or just to say.....English - "hello"Arabic -...The Community Lounge - Good m/a/e everybody - enjoy y…
    - 4 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 11:22am -
  • newFood Porn
    This, my friends, is the best freaking burger you will ever dream of putting in your mouth.And if you come to Seattle, I'll show you where to go get it.
    - 7 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 8:26am -
  • newOfficial Master Thread: SMD8
    MegaDo returns to Europe! Star Alliance MegaDo 8 will take us through Vienna, Brussels, and Palma de Mallorca on a private Brussels Airlines A320 charter flight.Highlights will include:A day with Austrian Airlines in Vienna. Meet the brand, the peop…
    - 7 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 8:14am -
  • newDEN Mini-DO 2017 - October 7
    Hi everyone! Apologies for the delay in planning the second event of the year, but we at Frequent Flyer Giving (FFG) are here to announce that we will be at Denver International Airport on October 7, 2017. This will be a tour of the brand new Chelsea…
    - 14 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 1:46am -
  • newUseless regulators: Why is safety compromised as FA's are forced to hawk (useless) credit cards?
    Especially since AAdvantage has been gutted why are safety and consumer regulators turning a blind eye to the cartel's use of FA's to flog a program now useless for 90% of pax? Incredible how owned our government is by this pernicious cartel. Sa
    - 15 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 12:19am -
  • new(photo trivia) Guess the airport
    MP doesn't feel complete without it so here's a guessing game with some easy rules.In a nutshell one member posts a photo of an airport and everybody else has to guess the airport name/location.Obviously the photo shall not reveal too much informat…
    - 16 hours ago Aug 20, 2017, 11:41pm -
  • new(photo trivia) Guess the airline
    Same concept and rules as the (photo trivia) Guess the airport and (photo trivia) Guess the city threads.Have fun! First one was in an airplane lav, a misleading clue is that this was only posted in English.View attachment 58989
    - 16 hours ago Aug 20, 2017, 11:15pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newSecurity reports, experiences, and anecdotes
    I'm creating this new megathread where moving forward, we can post our experiences and reports going through security, similar to trip reports on various airlines. This way, we can be more prepared as to what to expect, because it seems like lately,.…
    - 4 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:37pm -
  • newSURVEY: Would You Like To See An Official EK Rep/Lurker On The Forum?
    Dear Fellow Flyertalkers A few months ago, it was mentioned on the EK forum that there is an absence of an Official Emirates Representative/Lurker, unlike some of the other forums. I have been working behind the scenes with help from *Zol,...
    - 13 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:28pm -
  • newODD - A New sale started Monday!
    A "Nationwide Sale" started today Monday August 21, instead of Tuesday. It goes until August 24. Since this is a break in the normal practice I thought I'd post it.
    - 13 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:28pm -
  • newAMEX Targeted Email - Executive Elite Status
    I got an email from AMEX today with a promotion to upgrade my status to Executive Elite until Feb 2019. I signed up for the promo and it changed my contract from my corporate contract to the AMEX contract on my profile. Does anyone know if I have.…
    - 17 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:24pm -
  • newUS citizen not able to check in waiting approval from the US government?
    Checking in to my flight tomorrow on BA and I see this message. Anyone seen this before?
    - 17 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:24pm -
  • newQantas & El AL
    Seems like QF has access to premium cabin awards on El Al again and BKK & HKG flights are showing up on website though I can't seem to pull up anything to/from N. America to TLV. Are those flights blocked?
    - 18 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:23pm -
  • newRC Rserver Zadun Cabo
    RC Reserve Zadun Cabo - I cant seem to find an opening date on this property Can somebody please share when this is opening? Also Is this hotel a full part of Ritz Carlton rewards and we can use points / free nights to redeem?
    - 32 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:09pm -
  • newCruise with 12 year old
    When my kids go to high school I take them on a trip for a week. Now my youngest son will go to high school next year and he is firm on one thing! He wants to go on a cruise! I have never cruised myself and I am wondering if it is suitable...
    - 40 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:01pm -
  • newGRU Lounge access - Brazil domestic
    Hello, I am transiting GRU for around 6 hours. Arriving on QR from DOH, then have a separate ticket booked with JJ to GIG in Y. The GRU - GIG flight departs from terminal 2, however the LATAM lounge is in Terminal 3 at GRU. My question is,.…
    - 49 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:52pm -
  • newFare help
    Can anyone help me with the best price for this itinerary. LHR PER 14/02/18 PER BOM 26/02/18 BOM LHR 03/03/18 (BA198) If posssible can I have the prices for J, W and M, my friend is happy to start elsewhere in Europe. Many thanks....
    - 49 mins ago Aug 21, 2017, 2:52pm -

Reddit r/churning

  • newLooking to Churn for Delta Skymiles
    Hello everyone! My local airport only offers Delta, all other carriers have moved out. With that being said, I am looking to stack as many Skymiles as possible so that I can have family visit or so that I can visit family in the event of an emergency…
    - 1 min ago Aug 21, 2017, 3:40pm -
  • newDaily Discussion Thread - August 21, 2017
    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…
    - 5 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 11:06am -
  • newDaily Question Thread - August 21, 2017
    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…
    - 6 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 10:06am -
  • newPSA: Delta 12Status is Back!
    12Status Sign-Up Page One mile for every yard the Seahawks throw on the field at both home and away games (regular season only). [This basically equates to a guaranteed ~4,000 free SkyMiles)] Priority Boarding on all flights out of Sea-Tac during the…
    - 8 hours ago Aug 21, 2017, 7:23am -
  • newSchwab Platinum 100$ Statement Credit
    submitted by /u/Mozdar [link] [comments]
    - 17 hours ago Aug 20, 2017, 11:04pm -
  • newCiti Adds Turkish Airline as 1:1 Transfer Partner
    submitted by /u/SJ0 [link] [comments]
    - 22 hours ago Aug 20, 2017, 5:16pm -
  • newOfficial ACE Elite Prepaid Referral Thread
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  • Trip Reports, Churning Success Stories, and Frustrations Weekly Thread - Week of August 20, 2017
    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…
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  • Daily Discussion Thread - August 20, 2017
    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 Aug 20, 2017, 11:05am -
  • Daily Question Thread - August 20, 2017
    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 Aug 20, 2017, 10:06am -

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  • Travel Style: Torre DeRoche
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    If you ask around, you’re likely to hear that two of the best travel cards on the market today are the Chase Sapphire Preferred (CSP)...The post Chase Sapphire Preferred or American Express Premier Rewards Gold Credit Card appeared first on Johnny…
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  • Review Your Hotel Bill Before You Check Out
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  • 8 Unexpected Aruba Highlights
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  • American Airlines Now Provides Snacks to Passengers on Delayed Flights
    On our flight from Denver to L.A. I couldn’t help but notice a huge blue tub filled with snacks (granola bars, chips and mini bottled...The post American Airlines Now Provides Snacks to Passengers on Delayed Flights appeared first on Johnny Jet.
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  • How to Find a Yellow Fever Vaccine Before Mid-2018
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  • Travel Style: Keith Maginn
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  • Ashley Colburn’s Croatia Video Guides #1: Zagreb County
    Everybody identifies with somewhere, whether they’re blood or not. For me, it’s Croatia, a small country of just four million people in southeastern Europe. Eight...The post Ashley Colburn’s Croatia Video Guides #1: Zagreb County appeared firs…
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  • Travel Book of the Week: “Overview” by Benjamin Grant
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