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The Points Guy

  • newAn Emergency International Flight Home — Reader Success Story
    One of the things I love most about being The Points Guy is getting to hear stories from readers about how award travel has affected their lives — the exotic vacations they’ve planned, the trips they’ve made to be with family and friends, the p…
    - 55 mins ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:59am -
  • newUnited Details Policy Changes Following Bumpgate Incident
    While United’s initial statement following this month’s Bumpgate incident was quickly met with harsh criticism, CEO Oscar Munoz chimed in with a stronger follow-up a few days later, which, in part, outlined the airline’s plan to avoid a simila…
    - 7 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 5:01am -
  • newSingapore’s Tourism Board Turns Bad “Criminal Minds” Episode Into Marketing Gold
    The popular TV crime-drama Criminal Minds is expanding its universe with Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, a new show where FBI agents investigate crimes involving Americans abroad. The first episode, Cinderella and the Dragon, is set in Singapore,…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 10:30pm -
  • newFlight Review: Virgin Atlantic (787-9) Premium Economy From London to Newark
    Virgin Atlantic's 787 Dreamliner is a great way to cross the pond, especially in premium economy. The pros: a big, comfortable seat, plenty of food and a reasonable upgrade price. The cons: the Wi-Fi didn't work.
    - 15 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:05pm -
  • newDeal Alert: US Cities to Southeast Asia From $556 Round-Trip
    Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 8:56pm -
  • newEarn Double Points on All Hilton Stays Through Late Summer
    Hilton is running a promotion through which Honors members can earn 2x base points on all stays through August 2017. Register for the Go More, Get More promotion and you’ll earn double points on stays at 4,900+ hotels worldwide when you stay betwee…
    - 17 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 6:56pm -
  • newHow to Protect Your Cameras During the Electronics Ban
    It’s been more than a month now since news of the carry-on electronics ban dropped, limiting what passengers can bring on board — including cameras. For a full recap of what we know so far, check out this FAQ post. While only a select number of…
    - 17 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 6:35pm -
  • newUber Is Changing up Its Passenger and Driver Rating System
    Riding in an Uber, sometimes it’s easy to forget one major part of the ride — the rating system. After every trip, both riders and drivers are prompted to rate each other. The ratings are averaged out and each rider and driver is then assigned a…
    - 19 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 5:16pm -
  • newEarn 60k Miles With the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select Cards
    Looking to earn some extra American miles? Now’s a great time to sign up for the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard or the CitiBusiness AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard, since both are offering an elevated sign-…
    - 20 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 3:41pm -
  • newGet up to a 75% Bonus When You Buy JetBlue Points
    Today through Friday, April 28, you can earn up to a 75% bonus when you purchase JetBlue TrueBlue points. This promo has a tiered structure — the more points you buy, the larger your bonus. Here’s how it breaks down: Purchase 3,000-9,500 points:…
    - 21 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 3:12pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newUnited Reveals 10 Policy Changes Following “Dragging” Incident
    By now, just about everyone has heard of the situation that transpired on a United flight a couple of weeks ago, where Dr. Dao was physically dragged off the plane because they needed his seat. Almost as bad as that was United's terrible response, wh…
    - 1 hour ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:53am -
  • newWant To Buy An Airline? Alitalia Will Shortly Be Up For Sale
    As I wrote about yesterday, Alitalia employees essentially just voted in such a way that the airline will shortly be going out of business (or perhaps the way they see it, they're calling the bluffs of management and the government and expecting to b…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 10:24pm -
  • newTips For Going Number Two On A Plane With Grace
    I swear I'm not trying to be crass here, but I feel like this is a topic that needs to be addressed. Collectively the blogosphere shares tips for maximizing all aspects of travel, but perhaps there's no area where some suggestions are more necessary…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 8:02pm -
  • newReview: United Club Hong Kong Airport
    My flight from Hong Kong arrived shortly before 7PM, while my connecting flight back to San Francisco on Singapore Airlines was at 11:30PM. Upon arrival I tried to find the Singapore Airlines transit desk, since I didn't yet have a boarding pass for…
    - 17 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 6:33pm -
  • newWhich Hotel Credit Card Offers The Best Annual Free Night Perk?
    There are many reasons to consider picking up a credit card, including a great sign-up bonus, a lucrative return on everyday spend, and also valuable ongoing perks. Hotel credit cards are among the best when it comes to offering perks just for holdin…
    - 19 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 5:03pm -
  • newUber Is Making Changes To Their Ratings System
    One of the reasons that the Uber experience is typically pretty civilized is because of the ratings system they use. Both riders and drivers rate one another after every ride, and hopefully it encourages a system where everyone is on their best behav…
    - 21 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 3:22pm -
  • newI’m So Dumb: I Accidentally Just “Downgraded” Myself Out Of An Exit Row
    This has to be one of the dumber things I've done on a plane. I'm flying from Toronto to New York today on an A320, which is just a short 90 minute flight gate-to-gate. I was booked in an exit row aisle seat, though was a bit scatterbrained this morn…
    - 21 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 2:33pm -
  • newPriority Pass Isn’t Cutting Ties With Alaska Lounges, But…
    As I've written about in the past, Priority Pass members are increasingly reporting issues with accessing certain lounges. While it's not the case at most lounges, some of the most popular ones are restricting access to Priority Pass members due to s…
    - 23 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 1:03pm -
  • newEtihad Is Introducing Double Daily A380 Flights To Sydney
    A couple of days ago Etihad announced some A380 service changes, as they'll be discontinuing A380 flights between Abu Dhabi and Melbourne as of October 29, 2017. The plane didn't fly the route for very long, as Etihad only inaugurated A380 service in…
    - 24 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 12:03pm -
  • Hilton Now Lets You Pool Points Across Accounts For Free
    A few months ago, Hilton announced some major changes that they're making to their Honors program. Many of these changes have already been enacted, including the ability to extend your Diamond status by a year, changing how award costs are calculated…
    - 1 day ago Apr 26, 2017, 11:03am -

The Frequent Miler

  • newWill I sign up for the Altitude Reserve? More importantly, should you?
    US Bank’s new Altitude Reserve card is set to launch May 1st.  Here are the basic details of the card: Standard Signup Bonus: 50,000 points after $4,500 spend in 90 days $400 Annual Fee $325 in annual travel credits automatically applied to accoun…
    - 1 hour ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:44am -
  • new60K American AAdvantage mile offers on both Citibusiness and personal AAdvantage Platinum Select
    There are new offers out on both the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard and the Citibusiness AAdvantage Platinum Select World Mastercard that each offer 60,000 American Airlines AAdvantage miles for $3,000 spend in the first 3 mo…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:11pm -
  • newPass the popcorn: The e-Rewards saga continues
    I’ve never tried earning rewards from e-Rewards.  It always seemed like too much effort for too little gain.  But, I’m glad I had written about their recent wave of shutdowns, because the saga has continued in interesting ways. Via reader comme…
    - 21 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 3:11pm -
  • Why Maputo? Taking advantage of foreign market business and first class prices
    When I started working here at Frequent Miler back in January, I was just starting out on a round-the-world trip. I’ve written about some of the good-value hotels along the way — like the Protea Hotel Stellenbosch Dorpshius & Spa, the Protea Hot…
    - 1 day ago Apr 26, 2017, 10:38am -
  • Hyatt Credit Card offer with $50 statement credit + 2 free nights + 5K for AU
    As reported by Doctor of Credit yesterday, there is an offer out for the Chase Hyatt Credit Card that includes the usual bonuses plus a $50 statement credit after first purchase. The Deal 2 free nights at any Hyatt hotel worldwide after spending $2…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 4:48pm -
  • Better Boxed.com discount: Works for existing customers, too
    Yesterday, we posted a Quick Deal to save 50% on paper towels (or a wide range of products at Boxed.com). Shawn, at Miles to Memories, also posted about this sale in Ninja Tricks: How I Just Saved ~65% (or more) at Boxed.com & How You Can Too!. The…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 3:34pm -
  • New Citi transfer partner: Jet Airways
    Citibank has added a new transfer partner to the Thank You Rewards system: Jet Airways Jet Privilege. Points transfer 1:1 in 1,000 point increments. The Deal Transfer Citi Thank You points to JetAirways JetPrivilege Points transfer 1:1 in 1,000 point…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 1:08pm -
  • Why pay more? Here’s why paying 25K points is sometimes better than 15K
    I had a small epiphany the other day.  I realized that when paying for flights, I should use the most restrictive points currency that matches my needs rather than the one that lets me book with the fewest points. Consider this $317 flight: Thanks t…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 10:39am -
  • Airfare: San Francisco to Mexico City $153 RT, Cancun $190 RT
    As reported by Secret Flying, Aeromexico has some great deals running from San Francisco to Mexico — with flights to Mexico City from $153 round trip and Cancun from $190 RT. Mexico City The cheapest fares to Mexico City are only coming up via co…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 1:46am -
  • Free rewards: More fee-free dollars from Plastiq with new referral bonuses
    We have written extensively about Plastiq.com, a website that allows you to use a credit card to pay bills that must normally be paid by check. Typically, the Plastiq charges a 2.5% fee for US-based credit cards — but the new referral structure…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 1:03am -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

Well Traveled Mile

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

MileValue

  • newChanges to Plastiq’s Referral Program
    Plastiq has changed the way their referral program works. From now on, you will earn $1,000 in Fee-Free Dollars for every referral that makes at least $500 in payments. The referral will also earn $500 Fee-Free Dollars for doing so. To be clear, th…
    - 17 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 6:43pm -
  • Untitled
    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…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 11:12pm -
  • 40% Bonus on Purchases of 10k Alaska Miles: Limited to First 2,500 Members
    Alaska Airlines MileagePlan is running a 40% bonus sale, available to the first 2,500 MileagePlan members who take action. You can buy 10,000 Alaska miles at a time that will come with a 4,000 miles bonus. If 2,500 members don’t purchase sale mile…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 8:38pm -
  • Today Only: Avis Car Rentals for $30 A Day
    It’s the third week of discounted travel packages from the US Travel Association called Daily Getaways. Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale and will often sell out in a few minutes.  Today only, sta…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 12:30pm -
  • Travel Protection Benefits of Chase Cards
    Accidents happen. Delays occur. Baggage gets lost. The more you travel, the more you’re exposed to these kinds of risks. Conveniently, many of the travel credit cards you guys already carry offer protection against these kinds of risks. If you’re…
    - 3 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 11:45pm -
  • Three Ways to Save Money on Airbnb
    Right now, if you sign up for Airbnb through my referral link, you’ll get $39 off your first stay, and I’ll get money towards my next stay. Feel free to leave your referral link in the comments. I’ve booked myself many stays on Airbnb, a…
    - 3 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 12:56pm -
  • Daily Getaways 2017: Preview of Week 3
    Daily Getaways is a series of daily discounted travel packages sponsored by the US Travel Association that started last two weeks ago and runs for three more. Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale, and th…
    - 4 days ago Apr 23, 2017, 12:30pm -
  • PointBreaks List Released! List of Hotels You Can Stay in for $30 a Night
    The brand new PointBreaks list allows us to book hotel rooms beginning Monday , for stays April 24th, 2017 through July 31st, 2017 for $30 per night. InterContinental Mendoza (Argentina wine country): on a previous list This post will tell you how…
    - 5 days ago Apr 22, 2017, 12:30pm -
  • Delta & Alaska End Partnership May 1
    Delta and Alaska Airlines are completely severing their partnership as of May 1, 2017. If you were planning on redeeming Alaska miles on a Delta flight, or a Delta miles on an Alaska flight, do so by April 30. What This Means No more codeshare ag…
    - 6 days ago Apr 21, 2017, 12:30pm -
  • Earn 23 Free Nights at Hiltons After $5k in Spending
    The Hilton Honors Card from American Express is offering 80,000 bonus points after spending $2,000 in the first three months. It has no annual fee. The Hilton Honors Surpass Credit Card from American Express is offering 100,000 bonus points afte…
    - 7 days ago Apr 20, 2017, 12:30pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newConsumer Magazine: LGW Has Worst Airport Lounge
    According to an investigation by consumer magazine Which?, London Gatwick Airport (LGW) has the worst airport lounge of any airport in the United Kingdom. Reviewers reported that “the floor was grubby and the facilities were basic,” and that they…
    - 2 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newPro Golfer Claims United Ruined His Clubs
    Matthew Goggin, an Australian professional golfer, took his frustrations to Twitter Monday, saying that United Airlines destroyed his clubs on a recent flight. For more information on this story, visit Aol. [Photo: Twitter/@MattGoggin]
    - 2 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newTravelers at MAN Delayed as Multiple Flights Arrive Simultaneously
    Long lines at England’s Manchester Airport occurred earlier this week when passengers from 18 separate flights arrived into the facility at the same time. Travelers arriving into Manchester Airport (MAN) earlier this week faced long delays when 18…
    - 2 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newTwo “Cocaine Underpants” Wearing Pax Busted on One Flight
    Two smugglers went to extremes to sneak drugs into the US from the Dominican Republic, but the elaborate cocaine underpants scheme didn’t fool officials for a minute. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents unmasked two drug runners arriving…
    - 2 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newUnited Basic Economy Expands to 100 Markets
    After no-extras rollout began in targeted markets, more areas have low-cost options. Flyers in approximately 100 markets will soon have access to United Airlines’ basic economy fares, after the carrier elected to quietly roll out the no-extra optio…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 10:45pm -
  • newUnited Investigates Rabbit Death Aboard Transcontinental Flight
    Giant rabbit was expected to surpass records for world’s largest bunny. More bad luck comes to United Airlines after reporting the death of a continental giant rabbit aboard one of their flights from the United Kingdom to Chicago. BBC News reports…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 10:18pm -
  • newJetBlue CEO: Airline Will Retain Anti-Overbooking Policy
    In the seemingly never-ending fallout of United Flight 3411, JetBlue Airways CEO Robin Hayes confirmed Tuesday that the carrier will retain its policy against the overbooking of flights. Even with this policy in place, the Department of Transportatio…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:29pm -
  • newComedian Discusses Pantsless Passenger on Late Night Show
    On  Monday night, comedian Kumail Nanjiana appeared on Late Night With Conan O’Brien and related a story from a recent flight he was on in which a male passenger removed his pants and splayed his legs up against the wall in front of him. Tweet s…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 7:58pm -
  • Dining on Airline Food While on the Ground
    Get ready for the next big trend in fine dining! Sorry to say, it’s airline food. Welcome to a whole new height in fine dining. A new pop-up diner in London’s Soho neighborhood recently opened, called This is How We Fly, serving airline food in a…
    - 1 day ago Apr 26, 2017, 10:00am -
  • Hourly Rate Hotel Rooms Go Mainstream
    Times have never been better for movers and shakers who are looking for a place to freshen up before a sales pitch or hoping to quickly find a quiet spot for an ad hoc business meeting. Now there’s an app for that, or more accurately, several apps…
    - 1 day ago Apr 26, 2017, 10:00am -

Travel is Free

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • How to Travel with a Theme
    Travel can get repetitive. When you see the same cities and sights over and over again they begin to lose their charm. Want to fight back against becoming a "typical tourist?" Try adding a theme to your travels. By focusing your itinerary around a sp…
    - 7 days ago Apr 20, 2017, 2:37pm -
  • How to Eat Around the World on a Vegan Diet
    Chris is a 31-year old traveler from Canada. He's an expert on vegan and budget travel. With over a decade of traveling as a vegan under his belt, he shares some tips and tricks to help you find the best vegan food all around world. Best of all, he s…
    - 10 days ago Apr 17, 2017, 2:11pm -
  • Is Europe Safe to Visit Right Now?
    With the perceived rise of terrorism and immigration issues in the news, many people are wondering if Europe is still a safe destination to travel to. Should you cancel your trip? The unfortunate reality is Europe is still probably safer than America…
    - 14 days ago Apr 13, 2017, 2:04pm -
  • How to Backpack Europe: My Step-by-Step Guide
    Backpacking Europe in the summer can be overwhelming. Use this guide to avoid the common pitfalls and find out how you can plan a budget-friendly trip around the continent. With tips and tricks for accommodation and transportation, as well as country…
    - 17 days ago Apr 10, 2017, 3:27pm -
  • Are Travel Agents Still Useful?
    Back before the Internet, when people wanted to plan a vacation, most used a travel agent. These lovely folks would book your flights, cruises, resort stays, honeymoons, and everything in between. With online booking so prevalent, I wanted to discove…
    - 21 days ago Apr 6, 2017, 1:25pm -
  • An In-Depth Guide to Planning a Lesbian Friendly Trip
    If you are looking to plan a lesbian-friendly travel experience but are not sure where to start, use the tips in this guide to plan the ultimate adventure. From queer-friendly accommodation and transportation to travel safety, this guide will help yo…
    - 24 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 2:02pm -
  • How You Can Experience 1920s Paris Today
    Want to step back in time and visit 1920s Paris? These bars, restaurants, and clubs will help you create your own Midnight in Paris during your next trip!The post How You Can Experience 1920s Paris Today appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.
    - 31 days ago Mar 27, 2017, 2:20pm -
  • The Best Way to Travel Around Southern Africa
    Planning a trip to southern Africa? Wondering how to make it happen? Find out the best (and cheapest!) way to explore the continent on a budget! The writers from The World Pursuit are here to share budget tips for how to get around Southern Africa wi…
    - 35 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • What Lies Ahead: Upcoming Blogs, Projects, and More!
    Hey travel lover! I know it’s been super quiet on the blog and social media over the past month and there’s good reason for that! Today, I wanted to give a little update on the going on behind the scenes and what to expect in the coming months! F…
    - 38 days ago Mar 20, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Why It’s Never the Right Time to Travel
    If you want to travel now, but you’re scared to go it alone, you’ll find ways to say you can’t do it right now: you’re not ready; your job, friends, or fears are holding you back; you have too many obligations. Solo female travel expert, Kris…
    - 49 days ago Mar 9, 2017, 3:26pm -

The Hustle Blog

  • Is the Chase Sapphire Reserve Annual Fee Worth Paying Over the Preferred?
    The Chase Sapphire Reserve – Can’t ignore the talk of the town. Like I tell all my friends & coworkers, if any major bank is offering a signup bonus of 100,000 points, I’m 99% getting it. It’s a no brainer. Even at a high $450 annual fee (whi…
    - Sep 7, 2016, 12:00pm -
  • Trip Report: Korean Air 747-8i First Class ICN-JFK
    ICN (Seoul Incheon) – JFK (New York) KE 85 06/05/2016 Boeing 747-8i First Class Seats 1A, 1J Well this flight was a full-on treat. We haven’t been in long haul First Class in a few years so it was great to be able to experience 2 of them during…
    - Jun 8, 2016, 11:00am -
  • Last Few Days to Earn 10x Points at Amazon & More via Chase Freedom
    Just a reminder that if you’ve activated this offer from Chase, there are only a few more days to spend up to $1,500 at Amazon, Zappos, Audible & Diapers.com and get 10 Ultimate Rewards per dollar spent. Since I do too much shopping at Amazon and I…
    - Dec 28, 2015, 6:30pm -
  • Citi ThankYou Premier – 60,000 ThankYou Points
    UPDATE 1:50 PM EST: Another link is still up! UPDATE 1:25 PM EST: Original link DEAD! Thank to US Credit Card Guide, the best offer we’ve ever seen for the Citi ThankYou Premier credit card has been discovered! Using this link, you can earn the fo…
    - Aug 28, 2015, 2:45pm -
  • Amex Offer – Spend $300 on Airfare, Get $50 Back
    I just came across this offer while going through my wife’s American Express offers. She seems to get the better ones that I don’t get on either my EveryDay Preferred or Starwood Preferred Guest Business card. Get a one-time $50 statement credit…
    - Jul 22, 2015, 11:00am -
  • Q3 Rotating Bonuses – Chase Freedom & Discover IT
    New quarter, new bonuses! These bonuses will run through September 30, 2015. Chase Freedom Activate here. Most gas stations have gift card racks so this should be an easy $1,500 to spend this quarter. Gas stations Kohl’s Discover IT Activate here.…
    - Jul 1, 2015, 5:20pm -
  • (Dead) Fare Alert: EWR-MEX $140 Round Trip
    UPDATE: Looks like it’s gone as of 12:21 AM EST. Damn, better luck next time folks! As I was randomly browsing flights tonight, I came across what seems like a very cheap fare to Mexico City from Newark. This has to be a mistake since it’s a full…
    - May 30, 2015, 4:00am -
  • Don’t Forget to Track Car Rental Reservations with AutoSlash
    Some people think car rentals can be a lengthy process. For me, I try to keep it as simple as possible. You have two options to use AutoSlash. Search for a car using their site Make your booking elsewhere & use AutoSlash to find better rates The pro…
    - Apr 1, 2015, 11:00am -
  • Last Chance at Chase Freedom Q1 Categories
    As we come up on the end of March, we also come to the end of the first quarter of 2015. With that comes the end of the Chase Freedom 5% bonus categories – grocery stores, movie theaters & Starbucks. Be sure to get all your Q1 spend in by March 31!…
    - Mar 30, 2015, 11:00am -
  • Probable Southwest Rapid Rewards Devaluation
    Last week, Southwest Airlines sent an email to its Rapid Rewards loyalty program members informing them of a future change in the program. Sadly, they weren’t very specific about the change but it reads as a devaluation. We created Rapid Rewards®…
    - Feb 17, 2015, 12:00pm -

Pointscentric

milenerd

  • newThursday Triple
    Hilton has finally decided to join Hyatt in allowing free point transfers. Hyatt points are still WAY more valuable but, hey, it’s nice to have something positive to say about Hilton occasionally. Speaking of Hilton’s non-sucking…take a second…
    - 5 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 7:01am -
  • More Free La Quinta Points
    Link a Visa card and a cell phone number to pick up 1,500 easy points. This expired at the end of March but it’s back (through June 30th). If you signed up before, I have no idea if you can unsubscribe and register again. If anyone has that answer…
    - 1 day ago Apr 26, 2017, 7:01am -
  • Free Award Booking
    Loyal reader David is an experienced award booker. He just launched a new website and asked me to write a post on his behalf. That’s always tricky for me because I feel like I should experience a product before I endorse it. David totally understoo…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 7:34am -
  • Staples Gift Card Promo
    Nerds With Inks have had a busy month. Through Saturday at Staples, get 20 bucks back when you buy $300 (or more) in Mastercard gift cards. The attraction, as always, is 5 points per dollar with our Ink cards. Same small print with Staples – it’…
    - 3 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 7:01am -
  • United Miles For Dining
    Grab an easy 500 miles for registering any credit card with United’s new dining program here. Make it 4,000 if you do a little eating (and spending). Have a great weekend, nerds!
    - 6 days ago Apr 21, 2017, 7:16am -
  • 4/20 Ride Deals In Denver
    Reader Steve sent the most random deal email of 2017. And, of course, I had to make it today’s post. Guys, Stoner Steve is VERY excited about this day. Like almost frighteningly so. Apparently Uber in Denver is joining the celebration. Lyft is als…
    - 7 days ago Apr 20, 2017, 8:20am -
  • JetBlue Tax Contest Winners
    Remember last week when I posted about this simple JetBlue contest? Well, I’ve never written about a contest twice (and rarely even write about them once) but I had to bring this one up again. Why? Because three readers have won already! I’d kee…
    - 8 days ago Apr 19, 2017, 7:15am -
  • Amex Transfer Bonus
    So far, it hasn’t been much of a year for transfer bonuses with American Express points. But (hopefully) they’re starting to wake up again. Get a 30% bump when you transfer Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic through the end of May. Is this the…
    - 9 days ago Apr 18, 2017, 8:28am -
  • SPG Status Challenge Page
    With the usual (very strong) possibility that I’m losing my memory…I don’t remember Starwood ever having a page for their status challenge before. Well, they’ve got one now. If you haven’t been Gold or Platinum with SPG in the last 5 years,…
    - 10 days ago Apr 17, 2017, 9:19am -
  • Travel Show Opportunity
    Let me first say that TV pilots aren’t a sure thing. Even if the money comes through and the show gets made…odds are pretty high it won’t be picked up. That’s just how it goes. On the other hand, every successful show was once a pilot “nobo…
    - 13 days ago Apr 14, 2017, 7:39am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

  • newTradeKing Brokerage Promotion: Up to $1,000 Free Trade Commision
    TradeKing is offering you up to $1,000 in free trade commission when you join with one of the various Promo Codes by the deadline of April 28, 2017. All you have to do is open a TradeKing account with the promo code “FREE1000” and fund it wit…
    - 11 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 1:00am -
  • newMidFirst Direct CD Account Review: 0.30% to 2.50% APY CD Rates (Nationwide, Online)
    Available nationwide (online), MidFirst Direct is offering competitive rates of 0.30% to 2.50% APY on CD terms from 3 to 120-months. To qualify for the APY rate, MidFirst Direct has a simple deposit of $1,000. MidFirst Direct is the online bank ve…
    - 12 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 12:00am -
  • newGulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union Student Checking Promotion: $50 Bonus (TX)
    Available for residents in Texas, Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union is currently offering a free College Saver CD with $50 bonus when you sign up and open a new Student Checking Account during the month of April. Once you have met the requi…
    - 12 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 11:40pm -
  • newTop Ten Bank Promotions in Kansas
    Kansas is the home of Dorothy and Tornado Alley. While you are visiting Dorothy’s home or dodging those tornadoes, check out the Top Ten Bank Promotions in Kansas. When signing up for a new bank account, Bank Promotions are a common perk ranging…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 10:39pm -
  • newPartner Colorado Credit Union Reward Checking Account: Earn up to 3.00% APY (Nationwide)
    Available nationwide, Partner Colorado Credit Union is offering 3.00% APY on their high interest checking account on balances up to $10,000. There is no minimum balance, and you can enjoy a high APY rate by following a few simple requirements! All y…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:59pm -
  • neweBay FlashSale Promotion: Get $15 Off Purchases of $75 or More
    eBay is having a flash sale where you can get $15 off if you spend at least $75 by April 26, 2017 9:00 PM Eastern time or 6:00 PM Pacific time! Take advantage of this offer ASAP! To be eligible for this offer, simply shop for the eligible items tha…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:45pm -
  • newTop Ten Hot Deals for April 26, 2017
    If you’re lookng for the top ten hot deals for April 26, 2017, you’re in the right place! We have searched the internet for the latest and hottest deals on TVs, laptops, computers, cell phones, household appliances, electronic accessories and so…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:25pm -
  • newTop Ten Flight Deals for April 26, 2017
    If you’re looking to travel in the most cost efficient and money-saving way possible, here is a list of the best flight deals of the day! These promotions normally are only good for a few days. Make sure if you find a promotion that you like, book…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:15pm -
  • newBest Checking Promotions in Flint, Michigan
    Here’s our list for the best checking promotions in Flint, Michigan! Located along the Flint River and only 66 miles from Detroit, Flint, Michigan is the largest city and county seat of Genesee County, Michigan. Flint earned its nickname “Ve…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:10pm -
  • newAssociated Bank Checking Review: $250 Bonus Checking+Money Market (IL, MN, & WI)
    For those who reside in Illinois, Minnesota, or Wisconsin, Associated Bank is giving you a chance to earn up to $250 when you sign up for one of their Personal Checking Accounts to earn the first amount of $150 and then open a Associated Advantage…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:00pm -

Travel Codex

  • newHainan Airlines Announces a New Business Class Seat and Premium Economy
    Hainan Airlines is rolling out a new business class cabin with all aisle access and updates across the entire plane including to the economy class cabin. Hainan Airlines is the only mainland Chinese carrier with five star Skytrax rating and has falle…
    - 54 mins ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:00am -
  • newLatest Hilton Honors Promotion for 2X or 3X Points through August 31
    Hilton’s new “Go More, Get More” promotion will run from May 1 through August 31, 2017. Like past promotions it offers an easy way for members to earn bonus points on all stays, including one-night stays, with no excluded properties. However, D…
    - 19 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 5:20pm -
  • newHow to Book LATAM Awards with Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
    LATAM is one of Alaska Airlines’ global partners, and LATAM is Alaska Airlines’ only South American airline partner. LATAM’s network spans several countries in South America with hubs in Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, and Colombia. LA…
    - 23 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Essential for Traveling with Babies: Disposable Placemats
    Our little man is 17 months old now, and we’ve taken him to a good number of places in the USA, Asia, and Mexico. When we’re on the road, we’re eating almost exclusively in restaurants, and we find disposable placemats to be absolutely invalua…
    - 1 day ago Apr 26, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Good Value: Flash Sale on Alaska Miles for 2.11 Cents Each
    Alaska Airlines is running a short-term sale on purchased miles when you buy between April 24 and May 3, 2017. However, it’s unlike most sales I’ve seen. It’s limited to the first 2,500 members and is for a fixed amount: Buy 10,000 miles and ge…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 5:52pm -
  • Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Moving to Renovated T7 at JFK
    One of the big issues that Virgin America and Alaska Airlines need to address as they integrate operations is that their facilities are split up at many airports. This makes connections more difficult, sure, but since Alaska tends to operation more p…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • Review: Grand Mercure Phuket, Thailand
    The Grand Mercure Phuket, Patong Beach is a great hotel located in a very vibrant part of town. The hotel is situated right in the heart of Phuket, close to all the action of Patong Beach but far enough away from the main drag to provide guests with…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Review: American Airlines Snack Pack
    I have to admit, I am a hopeless airline foodie. I don’t know what it is, but I love reviewing airline food. It’s so silly, yet so delightful at the same time. Plus, I know that there are also a bunch of other weirdos out there who appreciate suc…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 11:00am -
  • If You’re Flying This Week on a U.S. Airline, I URGE You to Do This…
    Before you leave your house, office, apartment, gym etc, or before you board your flight, follow these VERY simple steps to make the traveling process substantially better for you… Go online to Starbucks.com* Purchase a MINIMUM of one $5 gift card…
    - 3 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • Review: Singapore Airlines Premium Economy, Tokyo to Los Angeles
    This flight review is a continuation of my Singapore Airlines Premium Economy Class review from Singapore to Los Angeles via Tokyo. The first installment of this trip report covered the Singapore to Tokyo flight segment and this installment will cove…
    - 3 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 1:00pm -

Maximizing Money

  • newDosh Cash Back App $7 Sign-Up Bonus and $5 Referral Rewards
    The Dosh cash back app (currently in public beta mode) lets you link your credit and debit cards to automatically get cash back when you shop, eat, travel, and more at participating local and national merchants.Plus, you can earn up to $7 in bonus c…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:05pm -
  • newRevolut Global Money Account – £50 Bonus to Invest in Bricklane (UK)
    Revolut is a global money account that takes you beyond banking and allows you to instantly spend and send money globally while paying zero fees.Plus, Revolut members can receive a £50 bonus straight to your Revolut account when you invest £1,000…
    - 17 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 6:38pm -
  • Chase Bank Bonus Coupon Codes
    Check out these special promotions from Chase Bank to Get up to $350 with Chase Total Checking® + Chase Savings℠ for basic banking features or to Get $300 with Chase Premier Plus Checking℠ for more advanced banking services, available by request…
    - 1 day ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:29am -
  • American Express Platinum Card – 60,000 Bonus Points
    There is now a special offer for the Platinum Card from American Express that is providing 60,000 bonus points after you spend $5,000 on purchases within the first 3 months with a $550 annual fee.Check out this AmEx Platinum Card Welcome Bonus that…
    - 1 day ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:10am -
  • American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card 50,000 Bonus Points
    The American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card will now give you 50,000 bonus points after $2,000 in purchases within the first 3 months, plus the $195 annual fee is waived for the first year.Find out how to access this Premier Rewards Gold Card Bon…
    - 1 day ago Apr 26, 2017, 8:25am -
  • St. Paul Federal Credit Union up to $125 Referral Bonuses for Both Parties
    St. Paul Federal Credit Union offers both current and new members up to $125 in bonus cash through their member referral program, plus you can earn up to a 4.99% APY with their Simply Checking account.St. Paul Federal Credit Union has 13 branch loca…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 9:34pm -
  • Chase Business Checking Account $200 Banking Bonus
    There is a brand-new offer for a $200 bonus when you open a Chase Total Business Checking account (or any Chase business checking account), deposit $500 within 10 business days of account opening, maintain that $500 balance for 60 days, and complete…
    - 3 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 11:01pm -
  • TopCashBack Shopping Network – $5 New Member Bonus and $10 Referral Bonuses
    TopCashback is offering new members a $5 Amazon Gift Card sign-up bonus when you join via a referral link and earn $10 in payable cash back rewards, valid for new accounts opened for a limited time by May 5, 2017.Just sign up through this TopCashBac…
    - 3 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 10:03pm -
  • SimpleDeal App – Discover Restaurant Deals in Your Vicinity
    The SimpleDeal mobile app for iOS and Android lets you view special dine-in deals from restaurants in your immediate vicinity across the U.S.A.You simply point your phone and tap a button to discover great deals from the restaurants that you walk by…
    - 3 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 10:00pm -
  • Nvstr Social Stock Investing $5 Bonus Credit and Stock Option Referral Contest
    Nvstr is a social stock investing service that allows you to discover investing insights from the collective experience of others and optimize your portfolio with the latest technology.Plus, when you sign up for free private beta access through this…
    - 5 days ago Apr 22, 2017, 6:24pm -

Boarding Area

  • Registration now LIVE for 2017 Chicago Seminars October 20 – 22! Should you go?
    Registration now LIVE for 2017 Chicago Seminars October 20 - 22! Should you go? Continue reading →The post Registration now LIVE for 2017 Chicago Seminars October 20 – 22! Should you go? appeared first on Renés Points.
    - 24 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 11:41am -
  • Review: Malaysia Airlines Regional Golden Lounge KUL
    Malaysia Airlines offers an impressive lounge for its regional flights. Though much smaller than its main business class lounge, the regional Golden Lounge in the Satellite Terminal is worth a visit. My brother and I had enjoyed a large breakfast at…
    - 24 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 11:39am -
  • Amex Platinum Card Benefits: $200 Annual Uber Credit
    Recently we saw The Platinum Card® from American Express relaunched with new benefits, a bigger sign-up bonus, and a higher annual fee. The card now has a sign-up bonus of 60,000 Membership Rewards points after spending $5,000 within three months. O…
    - 24 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 11:33am -
  • Best Economy Class Seats on the United Boeing 787 Dreamliner
    Over the course of the last couple of years, I have had the opportunity to fly almost every aircraft type in United’s longhaul fleet. Unfortunately for me, the majority of those flights have been in economy class but fortunately for you, I have eno…
    - 24 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Extreme Stacking Amazon.com [New]
    By extreme stacking Amazon.com it’s possible to earn up to 9X rewards plus fuel rewards with a 15% discount, or up to 4X rewards with a 32% discount. Here’s how… JetBlue makes it easy to earn bonus points for all Amazon purchases. As long as yo…
    - 24 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 10:39am -
  • I’m Giving One Lucky Reader Hyatt Globalist Elite Status For One Year!
    Are you going to be the lucky winner of my favorite elite status? I'm giving away Hyatt Globalist status to one lucky reader.The post I’m Giving One Lucky Reader Hyatt Globalist Elite Status For One Year! appeared first on Pizza In Motion.
    - 24 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 10:07am -
  • British Airways sta perdendo la buona reputazione.
    [google-translate] Le ultime mosse di British Airways, che in classe economica si è messa a rincorrere e in alcuni casi pure superare le compagnie low-cost, stanno minando la buona reputazione della aerolinea di bandiera britannica. Intendiamoci, in…
    - 24 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 6:34am -
  • Virgin Australia To Use The Etihad Lounge For Melbourne -Los Angeles Services
    Last year Virgin Australia announced that they will be bringing back services to and from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Tomorrow the service recommences and departs Melbourne at 11:30 am and arrives in Los Angeles at 9:00 am. The airline has been switc…
    - 24 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 6:26am -
  • HILARIOUS sketch on Air Canada’s upgrade bidding and more
    Hope everyone is having a good Monday. Recently, Air Canada introduced a bidding process which allows passengers to bid for an upgrade seat. I came across this hilarious sketch on Air Canada upgrade bidding and couldn’t NOT share it – the ending…
    - 24 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 6:03am -
  • Book Direct with IHG and Earn 40,000 Bonus IHG Rewards Club Points!
    The Book Direct offer is back again this year - register for the promotion now to earn 1,000 IHG Rewards Club points and then another 39,000 bonus points when you complete three stays between 01 April 2017 and 31 December 2017. Since the Accelerat…
    - 24 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 5:49am -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newNo, The US Is NOT Going To Extend The Electronics Ban To Europe
    An article in The Guardian yesterday claimed that the US is considering banning laptops on flights from Europe, and possibly the UK, into the United States. For that matter, it would prohibit any electronics larger than a smart phone and would be sim…
    - 22 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 2:17pm -
  • 100,000 British Airways Avios From Chase (But Mind The Value Gap)
    Six-figure bonuses are the new five-figure bonuses. At one point, a great sign-up bonus for a credit card was 25,000 miles. Now, you need to be pushing 100,000 before I get excited. Such is the case with Chase’s British Airways card, which is offer…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 3:38pm -
  • Southwest Raises Credit Card Bonus
    Most credit card companies offer a standard bonus but give a higher promotional bonus a few times per years. In the case of Southwest Rapid Rewards, however, the bonus is offered so frequently that it is almost the norm. 40,000 Bonus Points from Sout…
    - 3 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 2:41pm -
  • Bonus Miles From AA Shopping And Free Airline Internet
    It’s not much, but in the world of “every mile counts,” you take whatever bonus you can. Here’s a small one for doing shopping from American.* Up to 500 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles Airlines offer frequent bonuses through their shopping si…
    - 5 days ago Apr 22, 2017, 4:46pm -
  • Jump Every Line At Disney World (For A Price)
    You may already know about Disney’s FastPass* system, which lets you jump to the front of the line at different rides (or pretty darn close, anyway). You can only choose three to start the day (although you can get more after those three). But that…
    - 7 days ago Apr 20, 2017, 9:46pm -
  • 675 Free Points From JetBlue Without Leaving Your Desk
    In terms of pure dollar value, JetBlue’s TrueBlue program blows away every other airline. It’s not even fair how about the gap is. The points translate to about 1.5 cents each and, simply booking a ticket (3 points per dollar spent) through the w…
    - 9 days ago Apr 18, 2017, 2:48am -
  • Club Carlson: 3,000 Points For A Mobile Booking
    It’s not big, but it’s something. Club Carlson is offering a one-time, 3,000 point bonus to book a stay through their mobile app. You have until the end of the year to do so and no registration is required, so there’s no rush. 3,000 Club Carlso…
    - 12 days ago Apr 15, 2017, 3:42pm -
  • Out Of Office Notice
    I’ll be traveling over the next several days. Posts will be few and far between. I look forward to seeing you all again in a little under two weeks.   Want to subscribe? Just enter your email in the box above (and to the right) and click on the co…
    - 14 days ago Apr 13, 2017, 6:25pm -
  • Delta Says That They Are Past Storm Effects
    Delta takes a lot of pride in its on-time record and completion factor, but weather happens, even in Atlanta. In a conference call today, though, management said that they were over the effects of the storm and operations were back to normal. The Imp…
    - 15 days ago Apr 12, 2017, 3:26pm -
  • When You Really Didn’t Mean To Write That…
    Seriously, Don’t Write It Down… One of the first lessons that I learned when starting my job was never to write anything that I wouldn’t want to see on the cover of the New York Times. That thought has kept me from sending out more than one nas…
    - 16 days ago Apr 11, 2017, 3:13pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 59 mins ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:55am -
  • new(photo trivia) Guess the city
    Given the success of the 'guess the airport' thread, though this might be a good thread to start. A breath of fresh air, if you will...Anyways, same rules apply. First submission:
    - 2 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:22am -
  • newNew Luxury Hotels for 2016/2017
    SEE ALSO:NEW LUXURY HOTELS FOR 2014/2015 ON MP:https://milepoint.com/forums/threads/new-luxury-hotels-for-2014-2015.106885/Mandarin Oriental to manage new Beijing propertyhttp://www.businesstraveller.asia/asia-pacific/news/mandarin-oriental-to-manage…
    - 4 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 8:04am -
  • newNew Aeroplan Redemption Policy?
    I recently tried to obtain a ticket for my spouse on points and was given a notice that I had to be one of the travellers on the itinerary. Which was impossible, as it was for one ticket for my spouse.Perhaps this has to do with the fact that I was…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:03pm -
  • newWorld Of Hyatt Global Promotion
    Dear InsideFlyers,Exciting news! The first World of Hyatt global promotion will launch on April 1, 2017 and we hope you’ll participate. Be sure to register for this new promotion and earn double points on eligible stays worldwide, starting with yo…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 8:14pm -
  • newMillion Miler on the cheap
    I am new to this site and forum so forgive me if this has already been discussed a lot. Feel free to refer me to existing posts.I have about 935K AA miles toward my Million Miler status and would like to reach it without necessarily flying around t…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 7:48pm -
  • New process with 9 boarding groups. What could go wrong!
    Think this will do anything to clear out the crowds hanging around the boarding lanes?https://www.aa.com/i18n/travel-info...?c=EML||20170222|MKT|MKT|SOLO|EL|LPM_Boarding
    - 1 day ago Apr 26, 2017, 5:12am -
  • United's New "Service" Initiative: BiPolaris
    We love you, we hate you, you are the most important living person, get the hell off this plane. United having a problem getting its messaging straight, not just when forcibly removing paying passengers. Today, well a few minutes ago, SERVICE is ev…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 6:40pm -
  • BA to invest $65mm in JFK T7 makeover
    What will $65 million in improvements look like in Terminal 7 at JFK Airport in New York City? British Airways is set to spend, with improvements coming over the next two years. New lounges, check-in (premium styled after the First Wing at LHR T5), r…
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 6:23pm -
  • SPG Hotels Coming and Going
    Coming Soon to SPGHotels that are in development, confirmed as on track to open, and rumors. Please cite sources, if possible.Leaving SPGHotels that have announced their departure from SPG.
    - 2 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 5:58pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newTSA Requiring "Food" to be pulled from bags at screening
    Flying yesterday MCI-EWR. Outsourced security at MCI UA gates. Pre check lite. Bag gets pulled from x-ray for secondary screening. I ask what the issue is and am told I have food in my bag. (who doesn't these days) Two cliff bars and a waffle...
    - 10 mins ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:44am -
  • newTaiyuan (TYN) airport - experiences?
    I will need to get from Guilin to Chongqing. Seems that I will have to go via Taiyuan on separate tickets, as the schedule is fairly tight. Plan: HU (Hainan Airlines) KWLTYN 1540 1805 3U (Sichuan Airlines) TYNCKG 2145 2350 Quick...
    - 15 mins ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:39am -
  • newPoints based status
    Assuming one wish to get Spire from Platinum based on points, what will they need to do in the following scenario? Platinum level was obtained through the UK IHG credit card; Therefore let's assume no prior stay or other points on the account...
    - 31 mins ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:23am -
  • newBAEC card arrives despite challenges for the Brazilian postal service.
    My new card arrived today, and so did my son's. It seems the Brazilian postal service had the good sense to apply logic in a situation where two identical envelopes sent in the same batch from the UK needed delivery, but only one had a visible...
    - 56 mins ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:58am -
  • newWestern Flyer As A Business Case
    I know that this bag lacks organization, but was wondering if any warriors use the WF as a business case? The dimensions seem appropriate. Sometimes I find that lack of structure to be beneficial in letting me configure the bag to comply with my...
    - 59 mins ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:55am -
  • newConnection Question [Train to Yeovil from London airports]
    I am flying Edinburgh to London with BA next Saturday but I'm not sure whether to choose Heathrow or Gatwick for a train connection to Yeovil. Any experts help me out please?
    - 1 hour ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:50am -
  • newBA claim missing avios partner airline problem
    Hey all, Just wondering if any could help about claiming missing avios points for a flight flown on CX ... problem is the BA account has been registered after the flight has been flown (that was a month ago) I was convinced you could still...
    - 1 hour ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:50am -
  • newRitz Carlton - points question
    I'm reasonably new to Marriott / Ritz Carlton, being an SPG Lifetime Plat / 100 refugee... ;) I recently stayed at a Ritz Carlton hotel. I understand that I do not get Marriott points for anything other than the 'room' element. When my points.…
    - 1 hour ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:50am -
  • newCan I earn United miles on a Lufthansa flight?
    Lufthansa's "miles and more" program confuses the hell out of me. I've found out (I think) that I can earn Lufthansa miles on a united flight. But can I earn United miles on a Lufthansa flight? I already have United miles and are much more likely..…
    - 2 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:19am -
  • newA few random observations from my first Emirates J experience
    I flew MAN-BKK, all legs on an A380. The crew in general were excellent on all legs. On the first they had run out of the main course I wanted, and nothing else really floated my boat so I politely declined a main. They genuinely seemed concerned.…
    - 2 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:10am -

Reddit r/churning

  • newDaily Discussion Thread - April 27, 2017
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not warrant their own thread. The Daily Discussion Thread isn't for those who can't find the correct weekly thread. The sidebar has a lot of information…
    - 50 mins ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:04am -
  • newCredit card defaults highest in 4 years.
    submitted by /u/hiima [link] [comments]
    - 2 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 9:32am -
  • newGuide: Anti-Churning Rules
    **feel free to provide feedback and/or make corrections on the guide by replying to this thread or by sending me a PM. I'll keep this thread up to date. The goal of the article is to list most, if not all, hard and fast rules that will hinder your c…
    - 4 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 8:08am -
  • newCheck Your Regions Account - Bonus Finally Posted
    What a delight to see this as I wake up in the morning in Paris (on a churned trip, of course). Check your accounts! http://i.imgur.com/Ek0o6wMh.jpg For reference, I opened the account and met the requirements by January 30th. So just about 90 days u…
    - 5 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 6:27am -
  • newIHG Accelerate Q2 Registration is open
    submitted by /u/asem64 [link] [comments]
    - 6 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 5:43am -
  • newAlternative Link for Amex Enhanced Offers (Pre-Qualified)
    TL;DR Amex chat rep provided the link below to pull up Amex pre-qual offers (slight spelling variations to avoid login prompt) that I wasn't able to pull up on the standard "check for offers" page. For the life of me, I haven't been able to pull up a…
    - 10 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 1:35am -
  • new[Targeted email] 10k AAdvantage miles after spending $750 each month in May, June, July
    submitted by /u/lamberbe [link] [comments]
    - 19 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 4:25pm -
  • newCommunity Coffee = RR points
    submitted by /u/LiterallyAWildebeest [link] [comments]
    - 20 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 3:59pm -
  • newFYI: HomeAway is not registered as Travel with Visa
    Found out the hard way after spending $2500 at HomeAway that they registered themselves as Realestate as apposed to Travel with Visa. This means no 3x points with CSR. So if you're looking for a vacation rental, I would suggest going with AirBnB. The…
    - 21 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 2:26pm -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - April 26, 2017
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not warrant their own thread. The Daily Discussion Thread isn't for those who can't find the correct weekly thread. The sidebar has a lot of information…
    - 1 day ago Apr 26, 2017, 11:04am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newTravel Style: Kim Dinan
    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: Kim Dinan appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 13 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 10:30pm -
  • newThe NoMo SoHo: A Fresh Take on Design and Cuisine From an NYC Hotel
    NoMo SoHo Hotel, located in Manhattan’s SoHo district, showcases a twist of nostalgic and modern elements for its discerning guests. As an abbreviation for “nostalgic...The post The NoMo SoHo: A Fresh Take on Design and Cuisine From an NYC Hotel…
    - 19 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 4:53pm -
  • newQ&A: Is the British Airways Visa Travel Together Ticket a Good Value?
    Last week, a reader emailed me asking if the British Airways Visa Travel Together Ticket is a good value. He recently applied for the new (total of 100,000 Avios) offer...The post Q&A: Is the British Airways Visa Travel Together Ticket a Good V…
    - 23 hours ago Apr 26, 2017, 1:05pm -
  • newTop 10 in Travel News: Week of April 16, 2017
    THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Air marshal leaves gun in airplane bathroom Bangkok’s Famed Street Food Will Now Be Scarce When Tourists...The post Top 10 in Travel News: Week of April 16, 2017 appeared first on Johnny Jet.
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  • Travel Contests: Week of April 26, 2017
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