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The Points Guy

  • newHow Reframing My Itinerary Saved Me $300 — Reader Success Story
    Today I want to share a story from TPG reader Chris, who paid less for flights to Europe by mixing mileage awards with paid airfare. Here’s what he had to say: I needed to book two round-trip flights to Europe — one in the fall and one in the…
    - 59 mins ago May 18, 2018, 11:00am -
  • newAmazing International Honeymoon Destinations for Every Budget
    With the expensive cost of a wedding looming over your head, it may be difficult to imagine paying for a honeymoon, too. But even those on a tight budget can escape to an exciting destination abroad after the reception wraps — especially with our …
    - 2 hours ago May 18, 2018, 9:30am -
  • newA 7-Step Guide to Planning a Perfect Destination Wedding
    A destination wedding can double as your dream vacation, but it can be stressful to organize — especially if you’re planning to host a ceremony halfway across the world. After all, planning from afar (and sometimes even making arrangements in a…
    - 3 hours ago May 18, 2018, 9:00am -
  • newMan on United Flight Defends Passenger Who Was Body-Shamed
    A passenger on a United Airlines flight found an unlikely hero after the man seated next to her on the aircraft body-shamed her. Savannah Phillips was left devastated when on a flight from Oklahoma to Chicago on Tuesday, she noticed the passenger sit…
    - 12 hours ago May 18, 2018, 12:00am -
  • new3 Airports You’ll Want to Avoid This Summer
    Even the best travel plans can be derailed by nasty flight delays — and though you’re unlikely to contend with ice or snow storms, peak summer travel can still result in major back-ups on the tarmac. To help you plan accordingly, TPG looked at…
    - 12 hours ago May 17, 2018, 11:30pm -
  • newFor $2,000 You Can Feel Like a Princess in Meghan Markles’ Pre-Royal Wedding Suite
    The Royal Wedding is fast approaching, and Kensington Palace has revealed where Meghan Markle will be spending her last night as a commoner: Cliveden House Hotel. The estate announced that it will be closed to other guests leading up to the royal nu…
    - 13 hours ago May 17, 2018, 11:00pm -
  • newDid an Explosive Drone Mistakenly Make It Onto a Delta Flight?
    A former employee has accused drone manufacturer AeroVironment of transporting an explosives-laden drone onboard a commercial flight. Mark Anderson, a former security chief at AeroVironment, alleged that in late April 2015, at least one AeroVironmen…
    - 13 hours ago May 17, 2018, 10:30pm -
  • newTSA Hires 1,600 More Officers Before Record-Breaking Summer Travel Season
    The Transportation Security Administration is preparing for a record crush of flyers throughout the peak summer travel season. On the busiest travel days (like holiday weekends) the agency expects to process about 2.7 million passengers through secur…
    - 14 hours ago May 17, 2018, 10:00pm -
  • newWriter Mistake Story: Forgetting to Renew My Priority Pass Membership
    Here at TPG we find that it’s helpful to share reader mistake stories. From arriving too early, to arriving too late, to letting valuable perks expire without being used, we’ve all made our fair share of unforced errors that have cost us time or…
    - 14 hours ago May 17, 2018, 9:30pm -
  • newGreat Outdoors Awards From 18,750 United Miles Round-Trip
    Hoping to book a trip to the mountains this summer? If a vacation in Aspen (ASE), Bozeman (BZN), Vail (EGE), Gunnison (GUC), Steamboat Springs (HDN), Jackson Hole (JAC) or Montrose (MTJ) sounds like your speed and you have some United miles (or Chase…
    - 15 hours ago May 17, 2018, 9:00pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newSilkAir Merging With Singapore Airlines & Getting Flat Beds In Business Class
    SilkAir is Singapore Airlines' wholly owned regional subsidiary. They operate a fleet of 33 narrowbody aircraft, including Airbus A320 family and Boeing 737 aircraft, though over time they plan to switch to an all Boeing fleet, as they have a further…
    - 11 hours ago May 18, 2018, 1:21am -
  • newFlying Gulf Carriers During Ramadan 2018 — What Should You Expect?
    The month of Ramadan 2018 has officially kicked off, and this year it runs from May 15 through June 14. Given that the "big three" Gulf carriers are all based in countries that generally observe Ramadan, I wanted to provide a quick rundown of what pe…
    - 13 hours ago May 17, 2018, 11:03pm -
  • newInstant Approval For 70K American AAdvantage Bonus Miles!
    Earlier I wrote about the increased welcome bonuses on the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard® and CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard®, which are among the best we've ever seen.While…
    - 15 hours ago May 17, 2018, 8:33pm -
  • newHuge New Bonuses On Two More Hilton Credit Cards!
    Earlier I wrote about the increased welcome bonus on the no annual fee Hilton Honors™ Card from American Express, which is offering 75,000 Hilton Honors points after spending $1,000 within the first three months.As it turns out, this isn't the o…
    - 17 hours ago May 17, 2018, 6:30pm -
  • newNew 75K Bonus On No Annual Fee Hilton Honors Card From American Express
    American Express has just rolled out a new limited time offer on the no annual fee Hilton Honors™ Card from American Express, which is valid through June 27, 2018. This is Hilton's most basic co-branded credit card, and it's currently offering a…
    - 19 hours ago May 17, 2018, 5:15pm -
  • newBritish Airways Is Celebrating The Royal Wedding (In Some Unusual Ways)
    This Saturday in London, Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle. I keep checking the mailbox every day but my invitation must have been misplaced. ;)My Mother in Australia is sending me messages daily about it, but the reality of living in a city the si…
    - 20 hours ago May 17, 2018, 3:56pm -
  • newSouthwest Offering 2,500 Points If You Have To Wait In Line At TSA Pre-Check
    Here's a promotion that's sort of cool, and at first glance sort of puzzling. As noted by Chris McGinnis at SFGate, Southwest is offering 2,500 Rapid Rewards bonus points to those who have to wait in the TSA Pre-Check line at Oakland Airport for mor…
    - 21 hours ago May 17, 2018, 2:53pm -
  • newBritish Airways Joins TSA Pre-Check
    TSA Pre-Check is one of the innovations that has made the air travel experience in the US a bit more pleasant. Those eligible for Pre-Check enjoy expedited security screening, where they don't have to take off their shoes, or take their liquids out o…
    - 22 hours ago May 17, 2018, 2:12pm -
  • newEarn 130K+ American Miles With Two Great Welcome Bonuses
    Citi is offering increased welcome bonuses on their co-branded AAdvantage credit cards for a limited time. For the personal version of the card we're seeing the return of the best ever welcome bonus, for the business version of the card we're seeing…
    - 23 hours ago May 17, 2018, 1:29pm -
  • newWhat Is EU261 Compensation For A Delayed Or Cancelled Flight?
    Delays are a part of travelling, especially when you are zipping across the globe from one climate to another on a plane. I've been pretty lucky that my delays in Europe have been minimal, and I've generally actually had better luck with punctuality…
    - 23 hours ago May 17, 2018, 12:33pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • newA valuable use of one two free: one-way rental
    This week, Greg and I are both in Asia – with Greg on vacation in Japan and me on a trip to China. When I travel domestically, I usually fly out of Albany International Airport (ALB) on Southwest, but internationally the options out of New York Cit…
    - 1 hour ago May 18, 2018, 10:38am -
  • new6x AA miles at Apple tooday
    American Airlines AAdvantage eShopping is offering a higher-than-usual 6x for purchases at Apple.com today (Thursday, May 16th), though note the exclusions in the key terms below. The Deal Earn 6x miles per $1 at Apple.com through the American Ai…
    - 17 hours ago May 17, 2018, 6:32pm -
  • Cathay Pacific business class: a good use of AA miles
    Cathay Pacific 777-300ER business class has been reviewed plenty of times across the net. Frequent Miler’s focus is chasing down the mileage you need so that when you travel, you can enjoy a great experience. While we don’t often review flights o…
    - 1 day ago May 17, 2018, 10:38am -
  • Rover.com Amex Offer: Discounted Pet-Sitting When Traveling
    There’s a new Rover.com Amex Offer available today which can save you money – or earn bonus points – if you need someone to look after your dog while you’re traveling. The Deal Spend $75+ at Rover.com, get a $20 statement credit, or Spend $75…
    - 2 days ago May 16, 2018, 2:40pm -
  • Here’s A List Of All The 10,000 Point Hilton Properties In The US
    When the Hilton Honors program changed in February 2017, one of the most notable changes was that they did away with categories and moved to (somewhat) dynamic pricing. Prior to that, it had been fairly easy to find out which properties fell under wh…
    - 2 days ago May 16, 2018, 10:38am -
  • Get Fee-Free Plastiq Payments When Using Masterpass
    If you weren’t fourtunate enough to win Greg’s offer of $10,000 in fee-free dollars with Plastiq, your luck might’ve changed. For the next few months, Plastiq is offering fee-free payments of up to $500 when using Masterpass and paying with a M…
    - 3 days ago May 15, 2018, 8:44pm -
  • United offering 25% off awards
    United is offering an award sale with 25% off saver award flights for Chase United MileagePlus card holders or 20% off for non-cardholders to several mountain destinations for travel between June 9th and June 27th. The terms state that you can call…
    - 3 days ago May 15, 2018, 3:02pm -
  • 10K points or loyalty benefits – which is a better deal?
    I’ll admit it: I’m a sucker for status when it comes to hotels. It’s hard to argue with the allure of free, and status gets you a whole lot of that: free points, free upgrades, free breakfast, free lounge access, etc. But yesterday, I post…
    - 3 days ago May 15, 2018, 10:38am -
  • Some Daily Getaways packages still remaining
    New Daily Getaways deals have ended for this year, but as a reminder there are some packages still available for purchase. These packages don’t represent obviously outsized value, but with the right redemption in mind they can still make sense. The…
    - 4 days ago May 14, 2018, 10:55pm -
  • Free Google Home Mini with $150 purchase at eBay
    eBay is offering a free Google Home Mini with a qualifying $150+ purchase with coupon code PFREEMINI. Unfortunately, gift cards and items from coins & paper money do not qualify, but if you’re a regular eBay shopper this could still be an easy f…
    - 4 days ago May 14, 2018, 6:28pm -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • Let's talk about the Visa Infinite companion discount
    [edit 5/15/18: read the comments for warnings from folks who have tried to game their Ritz-Carlton credit limits.]In response to yesterday's post about some new and upcoming credit cards, reader Andy commented:"You are missing two of the bigger bene…
    - 3 days ago May 15, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Is there any value in the latest crop of new credit cards?
    [edit 5/14/18: added unlimited Priority Pass Select membership to list of Ritz-Carlton card benefits.]Several banks have let out a steady trickle of new credit cards and announcements in the last few months, so I thought I'd run through a few of them…
    - 4 days ago May 14, 2018, 5:30pm -
  • Which blackout date policy will the new Marriott Rewards program adopt?
    Lots of digital ink has already been spilled over what has been announced regarding the upcoming August 1, 2018, merger of the Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest programs. One question we won't know the answer to until the changes go into…
    - 8 days ago May 10, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Pro tip: an easy Amtrak Guest Rewards mistake to make
    Amtrak Guest Rewards, the loyalty program for the United States' national passenger rail system, underwent a dual devaluation in 2015/2016 which made Amtrak Guest Rewards points much more difficult to earn (with the end of Chase Ultimate Rewards tra…
    - 9 days ago May 9, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Two cautionary tales
    I've been blessed multiple times to unknowingly move to communities that had favorable environments for manufactured spend. Now, that's not exactly a "coincidence," since many of the most hostile environments for manufactured spend are also the most…
    - 17 days ago May 1, 2018, 6:25pm -
  • How I talked myself around on Chase ending pooled Ultimate Rewards points
    When the travel hacking blogosphere erupted in recent weeks with "rumors" that Chase might, maybe, eventually end the ability to combine points between fixed-value Ultimate Rewards accounts and flexible Ultimate Rewards accounts, I met the rumors wit…
    - 18 days ago Apr 30, 2018, 9:59am -
  • US Bank Real-Time Rewards: don't learn from your mistakes, learn from my mistakes
    Back in March when I first wrote about US Bank's introduction of "Real-Time Rewards" to their Flexperks Travel Rewards and Altitude credit cards, reader Chris left a comment warning about a problem he'd encountered:"So I just learned the hard way th…
    - 21 days ago Apr 27, 2018, 9:59am -
  • A funny window for stacking World of Hyatt promotions in Las Vegas
    I was updating my Hotel Promotions page with the latest Hilton, Starwood, and Marriott promotions when I noticed some overlapping dates during which you should be able to qualify for 3 separate World of Hyatt promotions:Between May 7 and July 31, 201…
    - 23 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 9:59am -
  • If you qualify, Chase Freedom Unlimited might be the deal of the decade
    Last week, I saw via Frequent Miler that Chase was offering a new bonus for new Freedom Unlimited customers: 3 fixed-value Ultimate Rewards points per dollar spent on all purchases for the first year. It's not for everyone, but for those eligible thi…
    - 25 days ago Apr 23, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Two takeaways from Starwood Preferred Guest merger announcement
    Since blog subscribers already knew about the changes coming to Marriott's elite status qualification in August, I want to highlight two additional takeaways from the details released Monday about the new program.Starwood Preferred Guest cardholders…
    - 31 days ago Apr 17, 2018, 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 -

MileValue

  • newAnnual Fee Time: Retention Offers & Plan for SPG Amex Card
    *I am bumping this up to the top of the blog roll as I added a section towards the bottom of this post regarding a new benefit coming August 1 that could be a largely influential factor in whether or not you keep your SPG Amex Card open. Thanks to Re…
    - 15 hours ago May 17, 2018, 9:23pm -
  • A Few Changes to Sapphire Reserve Benefits Come August
    If you have a Chase Sapphire Reserve Card, you should have already gotten a notice in the mail about a few changes to your benefits effective August 26, 2018. But let’s get real. I’m sure many of you throw that mail away without even looking at i…
    - 2 days ago May 16, 2018, 9:58pm -
  • 100k Sign Up Bonus for Amex Business Platinum
    Through August 8, 2018, the American Express Business Platinum Card is offering 100,000 total bonus Membership Rewards after spending $25,000 in the first three months: 50,000 bonus points after spending $10,000 in the first three months 50,000 more…
    - 4 days ago May 14, 2018, 9:10pm -
  • Update on Southwest’s Planned Service to Hawaii
    Last October we learned that Southwest was going to begin service to Hawaii from California in 2018 on their new Boeing 737 Max 8 planes. We don’t yet know the exact routes yet, we did find out which cities will be served on the mainland as well as…
    - 7 days ago May 11, 2018, 9:23pm -
  • Fantastic Newbie Offer: Sapphire Preferred 80k Bonus
    Chase has got a new offer for their Sapphire Preferred card with an extra tier of bonus points to entice more spending on the card. You’ll earn 50,000 Ultimate Rewards for spending $4,000 on the card within three months of opening it (this is the…
    - 8 days ago May 10, 2018, 4:14pm -
  • Lufthansa 1st Award Space Open (in Advance) Between US & Europe!
    Update: 5/8/18: I originally posted this at the end of April to report on Lufthansa First Class award space open specifically between San Francisco and Munich, but it looks like there is now plenty of space on various other routes as well! The rest o…
    - 10 days ago May 8, 2018, 10:05pm -
  • Targeted Promotion: 10% Off Delta Awards (up to 100k Off)
    Delta SkyMiles is offering a 10% rebate on awards booked by May 13th, for travel between the dates of August 14 and November 14, 2018. The maximum amount of miles you’ll get back is 100,000. This offer is not available to everyone. Check here to se…
    - 10 days ago May 8, 2018, 8:59pm -
  • Top 10 Business Credit Cards for Travel Rewards: May 2018
    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. You don’t need to have employees…
    - 10 days ago May 8, 2018, 3:38pm -
  • Top 10 Personal Credit Cards for Travel Rewards: May 2018
    There are a lot of reasons to collect miles and points. For free luxury hotel stays and First Class flights To travel to more countries than you could otherwise afford (like Norway, pictured above, where I traveled last July) To take your family on v…
    - 14 days ago May 4, 2018, 4:57pm -
  • When Was the Last Transfer Bonus? Part 2: ThankYou Points
    Update 5/3/18: It’s been a year since I originally published this Transfer Bonus series, so I’m in the process of updating all three posts with transfer bonuses over the last 12 months. Today… ThankYou Points. American Express Membership Reward…
    - 15 days ago May 3, 2018, 4:03pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newThe Trans-Atlantic Joint Venture That Will Make Award Travel Easier
    Delta, Air France-KLM, and Virgin Atlantic have all signed agreements for a future joint venture, which has yet to be approved by regulators, that plans on expanding trans-Atlantic service, acquiring stakes in one another’s businesses, and arrangin…
    - 3 hours ago May 18, 2018, 9:00am -
  • newThese Are the World’s Cheapest Airlines
    Flyers looking for a discounted fare should continue to look towards low-cost carriers – but some surprising names join them competing for the title of world’s most frugal. Rome2Rio announced their top 50 cheapest airlines per kilometer, with an…
    - 3 hours ago May 18, 2018, 9:00am -
  • newVideo: Qantas Offers In-Flight Meditation
    Australian carrier Qantas wants to ease the stress of flying by offering a series of meditation videos via its in-flight entertainment systems. Each meditation session will last about ten minutes, and will become available to Qantas passengers in Jun…
    - 3 hours ago May 18, 2018, 9:00am -
  • newAir Canada “Kindly” Offers to Take Westjet’s Customers
    The strike by WestJet pilots hasn’t yet begun, but Air Canada has already made a direct announcement to any passengers who may be impacted by this industrial action. According to George Smith, a former Air Canada employee, WestJet “did the same t…
    - 13 hours ago May 17, 2018, 11:12pm -
  • newIs It Really Our Fault That Flights Are Getting More Uncomfortable?
    U.S. Airlines have long insisted that disappearing amenities and shrinking legroom are a direct result of consumer preferences, a just-released MSN poll seems to support that position. When facing questions about ever decreasing seat pitch, scaled-ba…
    - 14 hours ago May 17, 2018, 9:45pm -
  • newSouthwest Awards Points for 10 Minute-Plus Precheck Waits
    Southwest Airlines is reportedly trying out a new system in which flyers who have to wait ten or more minutes for their TSA precheck are awarded 2500 points for their trouble. The carrier has encouraged flyers to approach a Southwest supervisor in o…
    - 16 hours ago May 17, 2018, 8:08pm -
  • newLate Passenger Tries to Rip Open Plane Door
    This morning, a passenger at Melbourne Airport ran across the tarmac and tried to force open the door of a Jetstar plane after he missed his flight. According to reports on the incident, the man was supposed to catch a 9:30 a.m. flight to Adelaide bu…
    - 16 hours ago May 17, 2018, 8:07pm -
  • newHyatt Globalist Status for $1000 at the Regency Yogyakarta
    From the Forum: Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta $15/night multi-month deal. Globalist status for $1000 Valid all year directly on Hyatt website. I did book enough for Globalist status. 5 star luxury hotel- looks like a nice place to spend some time! It says…
    - 18 hours ago May 17, 2018, 5:45pm -
  • Six Jetliner Window Failures Have Taken Place in Less Than a Month
    Reports that a Sichuan Airlines flight lost pressurization after the cockpit windscreen separated from the aircraft at cruising altitude, causing the first officer to be partially sucked out of the plane, marks the sixth incident of this kind in less…
    - 1 day ago May 17, 2018, 9:00am -
  • Why Emirates Won’t Invest in Any Other Airlines
    Emirates is one of the most wealthy airlines in the world, even though it does one thing differently from all its competitors: The airline will not invest in other airlines around the world, thanks to a small management team and a burned past with th…
    - 1 day ago May 17, 2018, 9:00am -

Travel is Free

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • How Our Contest Winner Heather is Traveling South America on a Budget
    Heather is the winner of last year's round the world contest. I touched based with Heather again recently to talk about her trip in South America so far, and whether or not she has stuck to her travel budget! The post How Our Contest Winner Heather…
    - 4 days ago May 14, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • How to Pick a Good Hostel
    Good hostels can be hard to come by but with this advice on what to look for, you'll be sure to stay in a place where you can be comfortable and make lots of friends. The post How to Pick a Good Hostel appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.
    - 14 days ago May 4, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • The Cost of Traveling New Zealand
    Even with a favorable exchange rate, New Zealand is an expensive country. If you're going to backpack here, be prepared to spend your money. That said, I offer some tips in this post on how you can cut expenses in order to make it work on a budget.…
    - 15 days ago May 3, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • How to Get Around New Zealand
    It’s easy to get around New Zealand. Buses go everywhere, cars constantly pick up hitchhikers, campervans are easy to rent (and there are lots of rest stops), and backpacker bus tours zigzag around the country. Plus, there are trains and planes. In…
    - 18 days ago Apr 30, 2018, 9:52pm -
  • How to Spend a Week in Vienna
    I didn't really like Vienna the first time I went, but over the years the city has changed — and so has my opinion of it. What was once a stiff capital city is now a more relaxed, arty destination. With tons of museums and history, as well as some…
    - 22 days ago Apr 26, 2018, 1:55pm -
  • The Bay of Islands: An Overview
    A few hours north of Auckland is the Bay of Islands. It’s a small area where people go to holiday, sail, swim, see dolphins, and relax. The main tourist town is Paihia, though a lot of people go to nearby Russell too. If you’ve ever been to the C…
    - 23 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 2:54am -
  • TravelCon Updates: Speakers, Sponsors, and More!
    Hey everyone! I’m super-duper excited about TravelCon, our upcoming conference to teach people how to build sustainable careers in the travel industry. It’s going to be the biggest — and best — travel media event of the year! I have some exci…
    - 24 days ago Apr 24, 2018, 5:48pm -
  • My Favorite Hostels in New Zealand
    Traveling around New Zealand, you’ll find a wide range of hostels in this small country: decrepit, run-down chains; modern conglomerates; quirky, little family-owned places; hip, modern flashpacker hostels, and everything in between. And, during my…
    - 25 days ago Apr 23, 2018, 12:00pm -
  • A Complete Visitor’s Guide to Rosslyn Chapel
    Dan Brown may have brought this chapel into popular culture in his book “The Da Vinci Code”, but this chapel was famous in its own right long before that. Rosslyn Chapel has been loved for both its amazing decorative artwork as well as the myster…
    - 26 days ago Apr 22, 2018, 7:16pm -
  • How to Get Around Australia on the Cheap
    With Australia being over 7 million square kilometers, it takes a long time to get around the country. These large distances can lead to high transportation costs, and it can often be hard to travel around the country cheaply. Here’s a look at 5 wa…
    - 27 days ago Apr 21, 2018, 1:36pm -

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

  • newNational Rental Giveaway
    A couple of small random tips from emails this week… Reader Jerry recommends resortfeechecker and lasvegasjaunt for resort fee research. Reader James says, “It seems American is making saver availability on 2 leg one-ways (positioning-hub-desti…
    - 4 hours ago May 18, 2018, 7:54am -
  • Follow-Up
    Lots of great responses to yesterday’s post. Here’s a super-quick summary for those who missed it: I applied for an American Express card expecting to get a bonus. No bonus showed up. Multiple customer service attempts didn’t help. A CFPB compl…
    - 1 day ago May 17, 2018, 8:43am -
  • Getting The Shaft: Amex Edition
    In 2016, I wrote a post entitled “How To Not Get Screwed Over.” Even though I have the memory of a forgetful 80 year old drunk man…I still remember that post. It wasn’t my best or worst…just one I happen to remember. Maybe it’s because of…
    - 2 days ago May 16, 2018, 8:11am -
  • Promos To Save Miles
    As unofficial slogans go, “There’s nothing wrong with saving a SkyDong” might work for this one from Delta. That’s probably a catchier slogan than, “American Airlines: our miles blow.” Anyway, American’s new reduced mileage awards list…
    - 3 days ago May 15, 2018, 7:20am -
  • National Nick
    Thanks to reader Nick for paying such close attention to a 6-month old post (especially considering I barely remembered writing it). At this point, can you think of a good reason for not having National status? Nick can’t. He wanted to update that…
    - 4 days ago May 14, 2018, 7:25am -
  • End Of Week Triple
    If you’re Platinum with Marriott/SPG, you should take a minute to get status with Hertz too. Assuming you don’t have it already. If you’re a VERY big spender who hasn’t an Amex Business Platinum card before, you might want to look at this off…
    - 7 days ago May 11, 2018, 7:46am -
  • Transfer Bonuses
    A couple of new ones… 25% bonus transferring American Express Membership Rewards points to Air France. (I probably won’t take advantage of this one) 50% bonus transferring hotel points to Cathay Pacific. (I definitely won’t take advantage of th…
    - 8 days ago May 10, 2018, 8:12am -
  • IHG Nights Promo
    What strange course of events would lead to me dedicating a post to an IHG promo? Especially after the not-so-subtle heartburn they caused me in the not-so-distant past? Unrestricted free nights. I’d only take advantage of this today if you can fin…
    - 9 days ago May 9, 2018, 8:11am -
  • Reaching Me
    Got an email yesterday asking how open I am to an outside article being pasted here. Also heard from a dude whose friend tried to reach out and never heard back. So just wanted to post a few communication-related notes… If anyone wants to write som…
    - 10 days ago May 8, 2018, 8:43am -
  • Start Of Week Stuff
    Here’s a 20% bonus converting Diners Club points to Virgin Atlantic miles. Looks like the IHG card anniversary night is going to be awesome for another year. Nerds With Inks can buy a Visa gift card with no fee through Saturday at Staples. Get 15%…
    - 11 days ago May 7, 2018, 7:32am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

  • Frontier One-Way Flight Deals As Low As $23
    Do you enjoy flying at discounted rates? Get One-Way Flights Deals as low as $23 on fares with Frontier from select cities for a limited time! There are many select routes for travel and travel dates vary. However, if you are a flexible travel…
    - 23 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 4:15pm -
  • Bissell 1819 Cleanview Rewind Deluxe Vacuum via Amazon: $80.99 + Free Shipping
    Get a powerful vacuum that will provide edge-to-edge cleaning for all types of floors! Head on over to Amazon because they are currently having a deal where you can get a Bissell 1819 Cleanview Rewind Deluxe Vacuum for only $80.99 + free shipping.…
    - 23 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 4:00pm -
  • Top Ten Freebies for April 25, 2018
    Did someone say freebies? As an average person, if someone is offering me something for free, you better believe I’m there to take up the offer. Freebies are a great way to get brands to advertise their products and connect with their customers. Pl…
    - 23 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 3:45pm -
  • Kindle Paperwhite E-reader via Amazon: $69.99 + Free Shipping (Targeted)
    To celebrate some users, Amazon is currently targeting select members a Kindle Paperwhite E-reader for $69.99 + Free Shipping! While this tablet is usually priced at $119.99, you can now get it for $69.99 + Free Shipping with Promo Code “KINDLE5…
    - 23 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 3:44pm -
  • Sawyer Savings Bank Checking Promotion: $100 Bonus (NY)
    For residents of New York, Sawyer Savings Bank is offering a $100 bonus when you open qualifying checking account good through June 30, 2018. To earn $100 bonus, you must open a new account with a $100 opening deposit. Also, once you join, you’ll…
    - 23 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 3:30pm -
  • CFE Federal Credit Union Checking Promotion: $100 Bonus (FL)
    For residents of Florida, CFE Federal Credit Union is offering you an opportunity to earn a $100 bonus. A $100 cash reward will be rewarded with every new line switched to Sprint! Also, current customers will receive $50 for every line transferre…
    - 23 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 3:20pm -
  • Shop Your Way Uber Cash Back Promotion: Earn $2 Per Ride or UberEats (Nationwide)
    Uber is a fast & simple way to get from point A to point B, if this is your preferred way of traveling then you need to get in on the Shop Your Way cash back promotion. All you have to do is link your Uber account to your Shop Your Way account to sta…
    - 23 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 3:15pm -
  • Amex Offers Wine Country Gift Baskets Promotion: $25 Statement Credit w/ $50 Purchase (Targeted)
    If you love wine, you will be in heaven when you hear about this offer. We have a Amex Offers promotion for you wine lovers! They just partnered up with Wine Country Gift Baskets to let you earn a $25 statement credit when you spend $50 or more. Wine…
    - 23 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 3:00pm -
  • PUMA Private Sale Promotion: Up To 75% Off
    Research and shop all the latest gear from the world of Fashion, Sport, and everywhere in between when you shop with PUMA. This Spring, shop at PUMA and get an additional 75% off sitewide with coupon code “DEALSALE” at checkout. This is the perfe…
    - 23 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 2:45pm -
  • Premier America Credit Union Checking Promotion: $50 Bonus (CA, TX)
    Available to residents of California and Texas, Premier America Credit Union is offering you a chance to earn a $50 bonus when you open a new Primary Checking Account at the Reseda branch with e-statements by May 18, 2018. Upon completion of the…
    - 23 days ago Apr 25, 2018, 2:39pm -

Travel Codex

  • Alaska Airlines Reduces Award Travel Prices
    Alaska Airlines is rolling out new award prices for award travel and the prices are actually lowering in most markets! Following the lead of the lower prices for main cabin award bookings, Alaska is extending the reduce prices to First Class. In addi…
    - 4 days ago May 14, 2018, 7:13pm -
  • Review: The Roosevelt New Orleans (Waldorf Astoria)
    My wife wanted to visit New Orleans for her birthday, so I decided to go all-out with the hotel.  Neither one of us stayed at a Waldorf-Astoria before.  And just our luck, New Orleans had one.  Late March is still sort of peak season in NOLA (tail…
    - 7 days ago May 11, 2018, 4:00pm -
  • Confirmed: Marriott Extends Lifetime Platinum Premier to SPG Members with 750 Nights and 10 Years Platinum
    A few weeks back, I reported a rumor that Marriott Rewards was reconsidering their unequal treatment of members depending on which legacy program they came from. I’m pleased to report that this is now more than a rumor.  Marriott has adjusted the…
    - 8 days ago May 10, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • Alaska Airlines Increases Change Fees and Axes Free Cancellations
    Alaska Airlines change and cancellation policy has until now been among the most flexible in the industry. Although the airline is not as lenient as Southwest which allows for free changes/cancellation, Alaska Airlines fees are lower than the three m…
    - 9 days ago May 9, 2018, 7:19pm -
  • Eastern Europe Stopover Part 1 – Warsaw Poland
    This year I’ve had several business trips to Europe. Twice I ended up needing an overnight layover to satisfy a Saturday night stay requirement to keep ticket prices in check and within my corporate travel policy. Not ideal, but I ended up making t…
    - 9 days ago May 9, 2018, 4:33pm -
  • Review: The Alaska Lounge at New York JFK, a Priority Pass Lounge
    Alaska Airlines just opened their brand new Alaska Lounge at New York JFK Airport and it’s beautiful! Located on the mezzanine level of Terminal 7, the new Alaska Lounge features a spacious setting with great service, wonderful amenities and a comf…
    - 11 days ago May 7, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • Improve Your Travel IQ by Using World Airport Codes
    World Airport Codes is an extremely useful resource when it comes to travel planning, aviation knowledge, data science, and just plane “#AvGeek” -ery. The website stores information on over 47,000 airport codes. The website will give you everyth…
    - 14 days ago May 4, 2018, 11:00am -
  • First Impressions: Air France La Première
    The trip I’d anticipated for nearly 8 months finally happened late last week.  I flew in Air France’s exclusive First Class product, La Première.  Though I’ll have a full review up soon, I wanted to share a few initial thoughts on the experi…
    - 16 days ago May 2, 2018, 11:00am -
  • Delta Upgrades In-Flight Meals, International and Domestic
    Last week, Delta announced some interesting upgrades to its in-flight meals, both international and domestic, beginning June 1.  The airline plans to partner with celebrity chefs to design new menus, on flights from Los Angeles and Seoul.  Delta al…
    - 17 days ago May 1, 2018, 11:00am -
  • Check Out Alaska Airlines’ New Alaska Lounge at New York JFK!
    Alaska Airlines is bringing its West Coast vibe to the East Coast with the opening of its brand new Alaska Lounge at New York’s JFK International Airport! I’ll have a full review coming up in a few days but in the meantime, check out the…
    - 17 days ago May 1, 2018, 12:57am -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

  • newReview: Andaz Singapore (Suite)
    My spacious suite at the Andaz Singapore provided a perfect venue to balance work and rest. This review focuses solely on my suite. For additional details about the hotel including dining, pool, and other amenities, please check out my full review. T…
    - 20 mins ago May 18, 2018, 11:39am -
  • newA valuable use of one two free: one-way rental
    This week, Greg and I are both in Asia – with Greg on vacation in Japan and me on a trip to China. When I travel domestically, I usually fly out of Albany International Airport (ALB) on Southwest, but internationally the options out of New York Cit…
    - 1 hour ago May 18, 2018, 10:38am -
  • newSIngapore Airlines to fold in SilkAir into its brand, plans re-fit
    In a move that could be considered surprising – Singapore Airlines is to take its SilkAir subsidiary, and fold it into the main Singapore Airlines brand. SilkAir Boeing 737-800 – Image, Economy Class and Beyond. The programme will feature an inve…
    - 2 hours ago May 18, 2018, 10:07am -
  • new46 Stunden Emirates A380 FIRST + 87000 Meilen: 3900 Euro
    Ein geiler Emirates Tarif für Fans langer First Flüge ...
    - 2 hours ago May 18, 2018, 10:06am -
  • newNew Episode! Spirit Airlines Improving And Family Friendly Florida
    We've got a full episode this week! We're talking Norwegian Premium, Spirit Airlines Improvements, How To Save Money By Purchasing Hotel Points and Family-Friendly destinations in Florida you might not be thinking of.The post New Episode! Spirit A…
    - 2 hours ago May 18, 2018, 10:06am -
  • newThings I love About living in a Muslim Country During Ramadan
    With Ramadan at day one,  I was contemplating what I love about living in a Muslim country during Ramadan. And I came to the conclusion that there are so many things I love that I would like to share with you. First of all, when we moved to Qatar la…
    - 2 hours ago May 18, 2018, 9:52am -
  • newJet Airways launching Mumbai – Manchester Flights
    Jet Airways has announced that they will launch new flights between India and UK in the coming months. The airline will launch a Mumbai - Manchester flight in November 2018 on board their Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The post Jet Airways launching Mumb…
    - 2 hours ago May 18, 2018, 9:41am -
  • newSCHÖN: Cathay Pacific First Lounge London Heathrow
    Meine Meinung zur Cathay Pacific First Lounge London Heathrow Terminal 3 ...
    - 3 hours ago May 18, 2018, 9:28am -
  • newNEWS: SilkAir wird zu Singapore Airlines
    SilkAir wird in den nächsten Jahren vollkommen in Singapore Airlines aufgehen ...
    - 4 hours ago May 18, 2018, 8:26am -
  • newPARTY: W Hollywood – Suite (Video)
    Video Review einer Suite im W Hollywood Los Angeles. Eine Suite in einer echten Partylocation. Ein schönes SPG Platinum Upgrade ...
    - 4 hours ago May 18, 2018, 8:04am -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • Why Fare Sales Matter (Particularly At Southwest)
    When an airline advertises a sale, it’s always worth looking to see what the underlying conditions are. Still, Southwest has one feature that makes it worth keeping an eye on. Southwest Airlines Fare Sale Fare sales are commonplace at airlines. Lik…
    - 2 days ago May 16, 2018, 1:20pm -
  • Fly Across The Atlantic In Business For Less
    I’ll start by saying this: International business class is almost never cheap. Please don’t equate “for less” with “cheap.”   One of the best uses of frequent flyer miles is international travel, particularly in premium classes of servic…
    - 4 days ago May 14, 2018, 6:32pm -
  • Spirit Airlines Adding Wi-Fi Onboard
    I got an email from Spirit Airlines telling me that they had a “big announcement.” Okay, it wasn’t that big, but it was nice to know that, by next summer, Spirit will be joining the 21st century and adding Wi-Fi onboard. Is Spirit Getting Bette…
    - 6 days ago May 12, 2018, 9:27pm -
  • Boeing Continues To Win The Long-Haul Game
    If it seems like somebody’s always announcing an order for a new plane or fleet type, there’s a reason: Somebody’s always announcing an order for a new plane or fleet type. While there are countless  numbers of planes, two manufacturers domina…
    - 8 days ago May 10, 2018, 1:47pm -
  • NYC Times Square Marriott Marquis Review
    I don’t tend to write a lot of individual hotel reviews, given their limited audience, but when I have the chance to write about one of Marriott’s highest profile hotels in a high profile location, I figure that it’s worth a few minutes. And I…
    - 10 days ago May 8, 2018, 12:38am -
  • Marriott Rolls Out New Credit Cards; Premier Plus Looks Interesting
    As Marriott moves to combine the Starwood and Marriott Rewards programs, it is taking a necessary first step and rolling out its credit cards. Initial bonuses are often the best you’ll see for a while, so it’s worth taking a look. Marriott Reward…
    - 14 days ago May 4, 2018, 2:21pm -
  • Ridesharing Programs 101
    Today’s 101 topic is only tangentially related to frequent flyer programs. It’s about ride-sharing services (RSS), such as Uber and Lyft. If you’ve never used one, they may seem intimidating at first, but can save you time and money. The concep…
    - 15 days ago May 3, 2018, 4:58pm -
  • Hilton Double Points (Link)
    Forgot about this one but, if you haven’t signed up for the Hilton double points promo, now is a good time to do so. Hilton Honors Double Points A few weeks ago, I mentioned that this quarter’s Hilton promotion would be returning to double points…
    - 17 days ago May 1, 2018, 1:41pm -
  • Weekend wrapup: 100K BA Miles, Amazon Prime, Manufactured Spending Getting More Expensive
    It was a moderately busy weekend in the world of miles. Here are a few of the things that are going on: 100,000 British Airways Miles  In an attempt to sound even more pretentious and offset their declining service, BA calls its miles Avios, but the…
    - 18 days ago Apr 30, 2018, 1:53pm -
  • American: Double Trouble Will Lead To Higher Ticket Prices
    American Airlines had their quarterly earnings call with the Wall Street types and it was more eventful than their typical announcement. But one thing stood out: fuel prices. The $2 Billion Problem You probably don’t pay much attention to the daily…
    - 21 days ago Apr 27, 2018, 2:19pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • 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…
    - 58 mins ago May 18, 2018, 11:01am -
  • newTOP 10 BEACHES AND TRAILS IN ORANGE COUNTY
    From: https://visitanaheim.org/newsletter/top-10-beaches-and-trails-in-orange-countyFresh air, beach breezes and ample open space makes Orange County a dream destination for outdoor adventurers. Between the 42 miles of coast and dozens of hiking tra…
    - 1 hour ago May 18, 2018, 10:52am -
  • newIt’s that time again: Southwest holding a fare sale that isn’t with sky high fares
    Dear Choiceless America Please enjoy wasting your time once again trying to find non existent low fares, Luv, Luv
    - 1 hour ago May 18, 2018, 10:50am -
  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 2 hours ago May 18, 2018, 9:40am -
  • newUnited blames poorly dressed crews for its awfulness “could damage our reputation.”
    It’s the workers who are giving United its black eyes, not the algorithmics and snot nose bean counters and MBAs:http://uk.businessinsider.com/unite...rooming-and-attire-in-emails-2018-5?r=US&IR=T
    - 3 hours ago May 18, 2018, 9:11am -
  • 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…
    - 5 hours ago May 18, 2018, 6:39am -
  • newWorld class awful United not awful enough—- CFO gets the boot
    The only person who matters at United- the CFO-was just ousted.Guess they are trying to figure out where there next $ 2 Billion in profit will come from now they’ve restored tomato juice-yikes the big spenders they are. Frequent flyers should rea…
    - 11 hours ago May 18, 2018, 12:42am -
  • 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:
    - 15 hours ago May 17, 2018, 9:08pm -
  • newSPG 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.
    - 19 hours ago May 17, 2018, 5:11pm -
  • Apple is so peerless they don’t need you; the airlines are awful they don’t need you either: ironic
    A recent trip to an Apple stores sees customers whipped into submission soup nazi style-when you have such singularly great products that’s the power you can yield. The airlines absolutely suck and they too don’t need your business thanks to our…
    - 1 day ago May 17, 2018, 10:07am -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newOMG! I’m in heaven
    BA Gold card, just boarding the QR905 MEL to DOH in Business, and I’ve been upgraded to First. A380. I am the definition of a grinning Cheshire Cat!
    - 25 mins ago May 18, 2018, 11:34am -
  • newUpgrade Alitalia using Etihad guest miles?
    can I upgrade my Alitalia flight economy to business using Etihad Guest miles?
    - 56 mins ago May 18, 2018, 11:03am -
  • newKilauea travel waiver posted for OGG 5/17-25
    ---Quote--- Travel To/From Kona (KOA) Tickets Purchased On/Before May 17, 2018 Original Travel Dates
    - 56 mins ago May 18, 2018, 11:03am -
  • newOU+DE: Croatia/Slovenia/Bosnia-MSY $150-$300 OW
    Excellent one-way fares on Condor (DE) from Croatia and Slovenia to New Orleans (via FRA). Bookable on condor.com. No clue what the mileage earnings would be since Condor.com doesn't list booking classes - probably not much but Croatia/Slovenia to...
    - 1 hour ago May 18, 2018, 10:56am -
  • newFood on International Comfort+
    Flying BOS-Dub overnight, Comfort+, depart 9:35 PM, arrive 8:45 AM. I see drinks are included but will there be any meal service, free or for a fee? Thanks
    - 1 hour ago May 18, 2018, 10:48am -
  • newBlocked Seats Question
    QQ re: blocked seats - if there are multiple ‘free’ seats showing in CE but they are blocked on Expertflyer does that mean they won’t have any for sale at check in or would they remove a block to sell a seat?
    - 1 hour ago May 18, 2018, 10:46am -
  • newAegean's chairman and founder passed away
    https://en.about.aegeanair.com/media-center/press-releases/2018/anakoinosi/ ---Quote--- ANNOUNCEMENTThursday, 17-05-2018On behalf of our Board of Directors and the employees of AEGEAN, we would like to express our deep sorrow for the loss of...
    - 2 hours ago May 18, 2018, 10:29am -
  • newSeat Reservation
    Morning All, Any idea why I can't select my seat on American Airlines? We (group of 8) are flying to LA in under 3 weeks and for the past 2 weeks the site says "Seat map unavailable. Please check back." I have tried using different internet...
    - 2 hours ago May 18, 2018, 10:22am -
  • newUnited Customer Service
    So far after being away from UA since 2014 and reluctant to try them after the incidents that caused a ruckus here on FT and in the media I have had nothing but a positive experience with their 1800 Customer Service. I feel its how you approach the.…
    - 2 hours ago May 18, 2018, 10:19am -
  • new[ET] ARN/OSL-NOS from €1120
    Availability throughout the whole year incluiding Madagascar's dry season. Image: https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/479x396-1/aaa_5ffed58a710e721651f29fc05f0c9c544a8c19ab.jpg
    - 2 hours ago May 18, 2018, 10:06am -

Reddit r/churning

  • newBank Account Bonus - Week of May 18, 2018
    This is the Weekly Bank Account Bonus Thread. Due to the continual growth of the sub, mixing Bank account churning discussion with Credit Card discussions is becoming a bit unwieldy. Based on the Survey results in June 2017, we decided to start a Ban…
    - 53 mins ago May 18, 2018, 11:06am -
  • newDaily Question Thread - May 18, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 53 mins ago May 18, 2018, 11:06am -
  • newDaily Discussion Thread - May 18, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 2 hours ago May 18, 2018, 10:06am -
  • newChase Business Checking -- $500 with $1k Deposit in 60 Days
    I stumbled upon this code by playing with the URL: https://accounts.chase.com/consumer/business/online?id=418500 Deposit $1000 within 60 days and get $500 for opening a new business checking. This may be public, but I haven't seen it anywhere else. P…
    - 9 hours ago May 18, 2018, 3:14am -
  • newOfficial AmEx Hilton Honors Aspire Referral Thread
    BEFORE POSTING Referrals, please read Our Guide to Referrals, which will answer many of your questions. If you have a referral code for the AmEx Hilton Honors Aspire card, please post it in this thread. Contest mode has been enabled, which randomizes…
    - 21 hours ago May 17, 2018, 3:09pm -
  • newOfficial AmEx Hilton Honors Ascend Referral Thread
    BEFORE POSTING Referrals, please read Our Guide to Referrals, which will answer many of your questions. If you have a referral code for the AmEx Hilton Honors Ascend card, please post it in this thread. Contest mode has been enabled, which randomizes…
    - 21 hours ago May 17, 2018, 3:09pm -
  • Data Points Central Thread - Week of May 17, 2018
    This is the Weekly Data Points Central thread In this little hobby of ours, we constantly rely on sharing the experiences and data points by others to optimize our award earning process. From how often you can apply for a card or bank account, to how…
    - 1 day ago May 17, 2018, 11:06am -
  • Daily Question Thread - May 17, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 1 day ago May 17, 2018, 11:05am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - May 17, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 1 day ago May 17, 2018, 10:06am -
  • Hilton Honors American Express Business Card 125,000 Point Offer
    https://www.americanexpress.com/us/credit-cards/business/business-credit-cards/hilton-honors-american-express-business-credit-card-amex/ submitted by /u/doctorofcredit [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago May 17, 2018, 9:58am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newBring a Change of Clothes on the Plane
    If you saw the insane family travel photo that I took last week (below) of Jack projectile vomiting on Natalie, you know that one thing the...The post Bring a Change of Clothes on the Plane appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 22 hours ago May 17, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • newWhere to Redeem the Marriott Premier Plus Free Night Award
    We receive compensation from our advertising partners for links on the blog. Here’s our full Advertiser Policy. The Marriott Premier Plus free night award is a benefit...The post Where to Redeem the Marriott Premier Plus Free Night Award appeare…
    - 23 hours ago May 17, 2018, 12:38pm -
  • Travel Style: Naveen Dittakavi
    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: Naveen Dittakavi appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 2 days ago May 16, 2018, 7:25pm -
  • Capital One Venture vs VentureOne Credit Cards
    We receive compensation from our advertising partners for links on the blog. Here’s our full Advertiser Policy. Capital One offers two travel rewards cards. In this Capital...The post Capital One Venture vs VentureOne Credit Cards appeared first…
    - 2 days ago May 16, 2018, 1:10pm -
  • Top 10 in Travel News: Week of May 16, 2018
    THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Hawaii volcano eruption costs tourism industry millions American Announces Changes to Emotional Support Animal Policy Mandarin Oriental...The post Top 10 in Travel News: Week of May 16, 2018 appeared first on Joh…
    - 2 days ago May 16, 2018, 12:00pm -
  • Travel Contests: Week of May 16, 2018
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