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The Points Guy

  • newSupreme Court Allows Travel Ban to Partially Go Into Effect
    The Supreme Court announced today that it’s going to review President Trump’s controversial travel ban policy, allowing it to go into partial effect as of 72 hours from now. According to the Associated Press, the justices will hear arguments on…
    - 33 mins ago Jun 26, 2017, 3:08pm -
  • newTip: Save Big by Buying Gogo Passes Before Your Flight
    Staying connected while soaring through the skies has become essential to more and more passengers. Wi-Fi providers are scrambling to upgrade their equipment and technology to meet the demand. In the meantime, we periodically have to put up with som…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:55pm -
  • newHow to Earn AAdvantage Gold Status Through Hotel Stays
    Airline elite status can be very desirable, leading many flyers to go great lengths to ensure they requalify for the following membership year. However, with recent devaluations and the implementation of elite spend tiers, earning status has become m…
    - 4 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 12:00pm -
  • newWhy Does Air Canada Have Three Different Loyalty Programs?
    “Reader Questions” are answered three days a week — Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays — by TPG Senior Writer Julian Mark Kheel. Does Air Canada have multiple loyalty programs? That’s the question TPG reader Wendell posed in a recent emai…
    - 5 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 11:00am -
  • new11 #VanLifers You Should Be Following on Instagram
    While we’re frequent flyers here at TPG, we understand that travel doesn’t always need to happen through the air. There are many modes of transportation, but have you ever considered a van? No, not the minivans typically used to shuttle kids to a…
    - 17 hours ago Jun 25, 2017, 11:00pm -
  • newDeal Alert: Premium Economy to Singapore From $1,086 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…
    - 19 hours ago Jun 25, 2017, 8:45pm -
  • newYour Points and Miles Guide to Nice, France
    In the 19th century, Nice was seen as a holiday retreat for the European elite. Not much has changed since then, as today this seaside village in the South of France draws five million visitors each year. It’s also home to one of the country’s b…
    - 21 hours ago Jun 25, 2017, 7:00pm -
  • newPilot Urges Prayers as ‘Technical Issue’ Forces Turnaround
    An AirAsia X A330 pilot told passengers over the intercom to “say a prayer” after the aircraft experienced a mechanical problem — including a loud bang, a burning smell and shaking — and was forced to return to its origin airport. The incide…
    - 22 hours ago Jun 25, 2017, 5:15pm -
  • An Insider’s Guide to Marine One: The President’s Helicopter
    If you were one of the 5.3 million people watching the season finale of Scandal last month, you might have missed one small detail that Hollywood omitted as Olivia Pope ran to meet the President boarding Marine One — the hurricane force winds. I wi…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2017, 1:30pm -
  • Meet the Man Who’s Flown 18 Million Miles on United
    If you’ve ever flown over 100,000 miles in a single year, you’re in elite company. Over 200,000 miles and you’re definitely a top-tier road warrior. But how many people have flown over one million miles in a single year? Tom Stuker has. Twice.…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2017, 12:38pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newHotel Del Coronado Is Joining Hilton’s Curio Collection
    While I think San Diego is a beautiful city, it's not the world's most exciting hotel market. There are a good number of hotel rooms in the city, though they're very consistently priced -- the city just can't seem to support many hotels that have rat…
    - 38 mins ago Jun 26, 2017, 3:03pm -
  • newIntroduction: A Quick Jaunt On Saudia, Jet, And Tunisair
    Here comes my next trip report, which covers some travels I had earlier in the month. I'm actually on one very long, continuous journey, but I'll be breaking this up into a few different trip reports (once this report is complete, I'll have reviews o…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:03pm -
  • newIs It Worth Upgrading Hawaiian Airlines Inter-Island Flights?
    The short answer is no, but with a few caveats. I flew Hawaiian Airlines with my boyfriend recently from Honolulu to Kahului on Maui. When we checked in online, we were offered an upgrade to first class for $50 per person.We were both planning to ch…
    - 3 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:03pm -
  • newSouthwest Card 60K Sign-Up Bonus Ends Thursday
    As I first wrote about in early June, Chase announced their biggest ever sign-up bonuses on the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card and Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card. While these were known to be limited time offers, at the tim…
    - 4 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 12:03pm -
  • newGet Bonus Amex Points For Best Western Stays This Summer (Targeted)
    For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings offers. In many cases the savings can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on a card.…
    - 5 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 11:03am -
  • newAlaska’s New SeaTac Lounge Is Opening At The End Of The Month
    SeaTac Airport has been experiencing a ton of growth the past several years. That's not only because Delta has turned the airport into a hub, but also as a result of continued growth from Alaska, and a lot of additional service from foreign carriers.…
    - 20 hours ago Jun 25, 2017, 7:39pm -
  • newUgh: I Paid Credit Card Foreign Transaction Fees Today
    One of the many great improvements we've seen with credit cards over the past few years is that so many mid-range cards now don't have foreign transaction fees. This makes it lucrative to use many cards when traveling abroad. For example, cards like…
    - 21 hours ago Jun 25, 2017, 6:51pm -
  • newCan United Elites Still Use The Air Canada Lounge LAX When Flying Domestically?
    In mid-May, we saw the biggest terminal shuffle in LAX's history, as dozens of airlines changed the terminals out of which they operate. This involved a huge number of airlines also changing the lounges they use. One of those airlines was Air Canada,…
    - 22 hours ago Jun 25, 2017, 5:20pm -
  • Weekly Review: June 24, 2017
    Hello from Lake Como(ish)! I caught up with Ford in New York earlier this week, then we flew to the Azores, and now we're spending a few days at Lake Como before returning to the US. It has been a fun week of travel -- it has been a bit underwhelming…
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2017, 3:58pm -
  • Emirates & FlyDubai Likely To Merge Within 18 Months
    The Gulf carriers are certainly evolving the past few years, as they're under increased financial pressures from their respective governments. So while we've seen rational cost cutting, I think it's inevitable that we'll eventually see mergers as wel…
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2017, 1:17pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • newHow to book Delta One Suite saver awards
    A few days ago I booked three Delta One Suites on Delta’s new A350 aircraft to fly nonstop from Tokyo to Detroit.  Each ticket cost 80,000 SkyMiles plus about $40 in fees (¥4460 JPY).  If you’ve been following the excitement about Delta’s ne…
    - 5 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 10:39am -
  • Last Chance Deals: Big time sign up bonus changes…is now the time to act?
    Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. This week, there are some big time signup bonus changes coming — reportedly the currently-increased Southwest offers will end…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2017, 10:38am -
  • Let your miles take you to the beach
    Welcome to Frequent Miler’s week in review around the web, where we recap some of the interesting and useful stories we stumbled on around the Internet this week. The Best Ways To Fly To The Caribbean With Miles When hanging around casually in the…
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2017, 11:35pm -
  • Get 2X everywhere AND a great signup bonus.
    We recently reported on the hot new Amex Blue Business Plus. At 2X everywhere on the first $50,000 a year in spend, it’s a great card for all kinds of regular spend. We no longer have a link that offers points as a signup bonus for this card — bu…
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2017, 12:38pm -
  • Advertised and unadvertised: analyzing and maximizing deals this week
    Welcome to this week in review here at Frequent Miler. This week, we looked at a few great deals — both advertised and unadvertised — and shared some methods of maximization (whether it be spending more or getting a first class ticket for less th…
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2017, 10:38am -
  • Meet the FM team in Chicago and/or Ann Arbor
    Nick and I had a great time meeting points & miles enthusiasts and presenting at FTU (Frequent Traveler University) Minneapolis a couple of weeks ago.  Personally I always love opportunities to meet others in this game.  Also, meeting other enthusi…
    - 3 days ago Jun 24, 2017, 12:33am -
  • Move fast: $20 easy money
    Travel Zork has shared an easy promotion with As a US-based customer, it’s still incredibly simple to take advantage of this promo and net an easy $20 cash back on $26 in spend (which can be done via many popular travel sites). The…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 10:07pm -
  • Free Virgin Mobile + Virgin Atlantic / Alaska discounts: Deal or no deal?
    On the heels of Sprint’s recent (and still valid until 6/30) promotion for one year of FREE Sprint cell phone service, Virgin Mobile announced a few days ago that they are also offering nearly free wireless service for 12 months, as well as opportu…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 7:35pm -
  • Update: Delta Europe deal dying, but bookable through some OTAs
    Late last night we published a huge Delta airfare sale to Europe from both hubs and smaller markets around the country. This morning, that sale is dying. Google Flights is still showing low prices, but they are no longer bookable at those prices…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 2:42pm -
  • Newbie’s new credit card plan, and initial results
    A bit over a week ago I published “A credit card plan for a well informed newbie.”  There I detailed a plan for this retiree to quickly rack up huge numbers of points through credit card signups.  Readers weighed in with helpful suggestions, an…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 10:39am -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • Let's talk about the Hyatt signup bonus change
    As I first saw on Wednesday afternoon via Charles Barkowski's Running With Miles, but which you can now read about everywhere fine affiliate links are sold, starting June 29, 2017, the Chase Hyatt credit card will apparently come with a signup bonus…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Pro tip: Flexpoints can only be redeemed online for most international travel 7 days in advance
    Here's a new one for me. A long-time reader reached out to me, as the biggest fan of US Bank Flexperks Travel Rewards in the blogosphere, to ask whether I'd had any experience booking close-in tickets using Flexpoints. He was trying to book a ticket…
    - 6 days ago Jun 20, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Do this now: register for 2017 third quarter bonus earning
    July 1 marks the beginning of the third quarter of 2017, which means if you have credit cards with quarterly earning bonuses, it's time to register.Chase FreedomIn the third quarter of 2017 Chase Freedom cards will earn 5 Ultimate Rewards points per…
    - 10 days ago Jun 16, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Playing defense and avoiding unforced errors
    When in comes to travel hacking, I personally believe that defense offers more consistent opportunities for gains than offense. If offense is making bold speculative plays that you know might not pan out, due to clawbacks, accounts closures, or rejec…
    - 14 days ago Jun 12, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Hotel cashback portal participation (it's complicated)
    I've recently had occasion to take a look at a few options for booking paid hotel reservations, and have come across a peculiar situation on several cashback portals. Today I want to share a few observations and offer some suggestions.Booking portals…
    - 24 days ago Jun 2, 2017, 9:59am -
  • What's the 5th-best American Express card?
    Last Friday I posted a quick analysis of the American Express Blue Business Plus card, which earns 2 Membership Rewards points per dollar spent, on up to $50,000 in purchases per calendar year.It got a lot more comments than posts which I would have…
    - 25 days ago Jun 1, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Excited about Amex Blue Business Plus? Let's talk about it
    You may have heard that American Express has launched a new business credit card that earns 2 flexible Membership Rewards points per dollar spent everywhere, on up to $50,000 in calendar year spend.You may also have heard that the 20,000 Membership R…
    - 31 days ago May 26, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Hyatt takes suite upgrade awards seriously. Be sure to use them!
    On my recent trip to Lexington, Kentucky, I stayed at my favorite downtown hotel, the Hyatt Regency Lexington. It's got a great central location and a decent restaurant downstairs where Hyatt Globalists can take their free breakfast, either from the…
    - 35 days ago May 22, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Use Korean Air SKYPASS to piece together low-level Delta award availability
    In April I wrote a post trying to figure out what kind of award space Delta makes available to their partners, since the space they make to their own members is priced so inconsistently, not to say erratically. In the comments to that post, Frequent…
    - 46 days ago May 11, 2017, 9:59am -
  • My good Delta companion certificate redemption proves how bad companion certificates are
    I rarely pretend that my posts are supposed to be "timely," but since the new Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature credit card, with its $0 base fare companion ticket, instead of the $99 base fare companion ticket the card has traditionally…
    - 49 days ago May 8, 2017, 9:59am -

Well Traveled Mile

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


  • newEtihad Ends San Francisco Route as of October 29
    Etihad currently flies to six cities in the United States from its hub Abu Dhabi: Chicago Dallas Los Angeles New York City (JFK) San Francisco Washington, D.C. (IAD) October 28, 2017 is the last day Etihad will fly between Abu Dhabi and San Francisco…
    - 3 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 12:34pm -
  • Should You Join the Frontier Discount Den or Spirit $9 Fare Club
    I love Spirit and Frontier. Not flying them–I think I’ve flown them three total times, which weren’t particularly pleasant experiences. I just love what they represent. As the two largest ultra-low-cost carriers in the United States, they put…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2017, 12:05pm -
  • Targeted 30k Bonus Offer For Freedom Unlimited
    Are you already a Chase customer? Check your inboxes, people! There’s a new targeted offer out for the Chase Freedom Unlimited card. The targeted offer is… 30,000 Ultimate Rewards after spending $500 in the first three months 2,500 Ultimate Rewar…
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2017, 12:58pm -
  • Under Two Weeks Left For Delta Offers: Why SkyMiles & Why Now
    On July 5, 2017, the temporarily increased sign up bonus offers for the Delta Gold and Platinum cards issued by American Express will end. Why SkyMiles? People like to call Delta miles SkyPesos, me included sometimes, especially when another unanno…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 11:55am -
  • Hyatt Card Sign Up Bonus Changes June 29
    For spending $2,000 on the Chase Hyatt Credit Card within three months of opening it, you’ll earn two nights at any Hyatt worldwide. That is, if you open the card within the next week. One Mile at a Time received a tip that on June 29, that sign up…
    - 4 days ago Jun 22, 2017, 12:55pm -
  • Free Giveaway: $51 Southwest Gift Card
    Longtime and generous reader Caveman is offering one lucky reader a $51 Southwest gift card. Southwest gift cards are fully transferable and don’t expire. There are two ways to enter: Comment on this post. Retweet this tweet. GIVING AWAY A $51 GIF…
    - 5 days ago Jun 21, 2017, 11:05pm -
  • $313+ Roundtrips East Coast to Iceland in Late Summer/Fall
    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…
    - 5 days ago Jun 21, 2017, 11:48am -
  • Turn 83k Marriott Points Into 25k+ Of Almost Any Mile
    When you’re shut out from the majority of Chase cards, you loose access to tons of rewards and reward earning opportunities due to what everyone calls the Chase 5/24 rule. If you’ve opened more than five credit cards from any bank (with the ex…
    - 6 days ago Jun 20, 2017, 10:28pm -
  • Three Easy Ways to Earn Miles This Week
    Credit card sign up bonuses and buying cash flights tend to be the major opportunities to earn big chunks of rewards. But being a true miles and points enthusiast means taking advantage of even the little opportunities when you can, that only ta…
    - 6 days ago Jun 20, 2017, 11:19am -
  • 10% Transfer Bonus from ThankYou Points to Etihad
    Citi is offering a 10% transfer bonus from Citi ThankYou Points to Eithad Guest through July 5, 2017. If you have ThankYou Points earned by a Citi Prestige, Citi ThankYou Premier, or Citi Chairman card, then you can transfer ThankYou points to Cit…
    - 7 days ago Jun 19, 2017, 7:05pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newAirbnb Prepares to Go Premium
    The yet to be named service will offer high-end home rentals, a move which the site hopes will attract business from older and wealthier travelers. Airbnb is reportedly preparing to launch a premium service, one that it hopes will enable it to enter…
    - 6 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newBoeing Unveils Latest Twin-Aisle Jet
    Unofficially dubbed the 797 and not due to enter service until 2025, the aircraft manufacturer’s “middle-market” plane promises to be anything but middle-of-the-road. It may yet be years away from entering active service, but aircraft manufactu…
    - 6 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newPassenger Claims United Threatened Him to Avoid Lawsuit
    71-year-old Ronald Tigner, who was shoved to the ground and injured by a United Airlines employee in 2015 and has since filed a lawsuit, claimed through his lawyer that the carrier attempted to intimidate him into abstaining from legal action by Unit…
    - 6 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 10:00am -
  • Massachusetts Police Investigate Hotel Death
    On Thursday morning, a 19-year-old woman was found dead in a room at the Hyatt Place Hotel in Braintree, Massachusetts. According to police, a 911 call was made at approximately 7:50 a.m. local time, and police have reason to believe that the death h…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 10:49pm -
  • American CEO Not “Particularly Excited” About Qatar Investment
    Doug Parker calls investment “puzzling” in light of Open Skies debates. American Airlines’ executives are reacting negatively to Qatar Airways’ move to purchase 10 percent of their company, due to their previous rift over alleged government s…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 10:27pm -
  • Final FAA Reauthorization Legislation Likely to Include New Consumer Protections
    In the wake of several high-profile cases of apparent passenger mistreatment, U.S. lawmakers are signaling a new willingness to hold airlines accountable for the way travelers are treated. When legislators vote to re-authorize the authority of the F…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 9:14pm -
  • JetStar Flight Fills With Spider-Men

    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 7:35pm -
  • Worst Passenger of the Week: “Enjoy Your Holiday in Stansted!”
    Every Friday, FlyerTalk looks back at the week’s most charming individuals. While there are always plenty of contenders for our Worst Passenger of the Week award, only one lucky flyer can take home the glory. Here are this week’s winners. Third P…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 6:15pm -
  • Booking Sites Don’t Always Make It Clear When Tickets Are “Basic Economy”
    A Business Insider report finds that frustrated United Airlines passengers are arriving at the airport surprised to find that they had purchased restrictive new “basic economy” tickets. United Airlines wants passengers to know that the new ultra-…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 10:00am -
  • AA to Sever Relationship With Uniform Manufacturer
    After several months of complaints from American Airlines staff regarding ill health after the switch to new uniforms, the carrier will reportedly be cutting ties with clothing manufacturer Twin Hill when their contract expires in 2020. Twin Hill say…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 10:00am -

Travel is Free

  • Best Use Of JetAirways JP Miles & JetPrivilege Award Chart
    In the past I’ve tried to explore other programs. […]The post Best Use Of JetAirways JP Miles & JetPrivilege Award Chart appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 7 days ago Jun 19, 2017, 8:23pm -
  • A Hawaiian Airlines Card /w 50,000 Miles Link
    A while ago I saw on FrequentMiler that you could find […]The post A Hawaiian Airlines Card /w 50,000 Miles Link appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 8 days ago Jun 18, 2017, 5:49pm -
  • 5 Reasons to visit the InterContinental Danang (& 2 not)
    If you followed our Instagram Stories or Facebook, then […]The post 5 Reasons to visit the InterContinental Danang (& 2 not) appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 13 days ago Jun 13, 2017, 6:59pm -
  • [New] AA Miles Award Chart
    A little bit ago, American Airlines changed their price […]The post [New] AA Miles Award Chart appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 14 days ago Jun 12, 2017, 3:45pm -

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • newExperiential Travel: Just Another Way for People to Take Your Money
    For about the last year or so, the term “experiential travel” has been batted around the industry like a ping-pong ball. The term has actually been around longer but it’s only recently that it’s become, like Hansel in Zoolander, “so hot rig…
    - 3 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:08pm -
  • UPDATES: I’m Hosting More Speaking Events and a Newer Guide to Free Flights
    This week, I have two important announcements to make. First, I've updated and expanded my Travel Hacking guidebook. It will show you how you can start earning free flights today with minimal effort! Second, I will be hosting travel meet-ups across t…
    - 4 days ago Jun 22, 2017, 2:07pm -
  • 30+ Essential Resources for the Modern LGBT Traveler
    In this month's LGBT column, Adam from Travels of Adam shares the most essential travel websites and apps for the modern LGBT traveler. As the world becomes more open and accessible to the LGBT community, these websites and apps will help make planni…
    - 7 days ago Jun 19, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • 7 Common Myths About Traveling Africa – And Why They Are Wrong
    In this guest post, Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse breaks down the seven most common myths about traveling around Africa. Relying on her years of experience on the continent, Kristin proves that Africa is not just a beautiful destination but on…
    - 11 days ago Jun 15, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • The End of Goals: Thoughts on Turning 36
    I’ve finally decided to give up on bucket lists. As much as I love planning, life keeps throwing too many other exciting and interesting opportunities my way. Does that mean I’ll stop planning? Nope! But it does mean I’ve learned to let go of s…
    - 14 days ago Jun 12, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • How to Travel Around Namibia on a Budget
    In this guest post, Natasha and Cameron from The World Pursuit share their tips and tricks for traveling around Namibia on a budget. Whether you are considering a guided tour, renting a car, or even hitchhiking, this post will help you plan your visi…
    - 18 days ago Jun 8, 2017, 3:38pm -
  • How Amanda Educates Her Kids From the Road
    In this reader interview, Amanda shares her ultimate tips and tricks for long-term family travel. Amanda shows that it’s possible to not only educate your children on the road, but to do so on a budget. If you've ever considered taking your family…
    - 25 days ago Jun 1, 2017, 1:54pm -
  • Is it Safe to Visit the United States?
    America has a bad reputation when it comes to gun violence, racism, and police violence, but those statistics don't paint a full picture. America is a diverse, eclectic country – and it's also safer than the news makes it seem. So let's look at the…
    - 27 days ago May 30, 2017, 2:15pm -
  • Breaking Up with American: A Frequent Flying Budget Traveler’s Dilemma
    Until recently, US airlines had amazing loyalty programs. Unfortunately, times have changed. Frequent flier programs don't reward frequent fliers - just big spenders. Loyalty no longer matters. As someone who flies a lot but on cheap tickets, this ha…
    - 35 days ago May 22, 2017, 2:45pm -
  • Overland Travel: How Ryan Drove from Seattle to South America
    The Pan-American highway offers over 30,000km worth of adventure. Recently, Ryan and his partner drove the majority of it, overlanding from Seattle to Colombia. Best of all? They did it on a budget. In this interview, they share how they did it, cost…
    - 42 days ago May 15, 2017, 1:19pm -

The Hustle Blog

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



  • newAvis Deal
    In the latest chapter of my dumbmentia, I meant to post this last Tuesday. Luckily, I’ve finally remembered (6 days later and after being reminded over the weekend). Anyway… Avis has a pretty good promo where you can get $20 off with no minimum p…
    - 8 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 7:15am -
  • Airbnb Hosting Bonus
    You guys have lots of love for Airbnb. I learned that from the emails that started pouring in as soon as I mentioned a possible customer service issue. If you’ve only stayed as a guest, here’s a $200 bonus for creating your first listing as a h…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 7:05am -
  • Hyatt Card Change
    Hyatt’s card has been near the top of my Top 25 list for a long time. Since it’s getting worse in a week (downgrading to a 40,000-point bonus), this is probably our last look at a 2-night offer. One of the few Chase cards that heavy churners can…
    - 4 days ago Jun 22, 2017, 7:16am -
  • Midweek Triple
    Some of you are seeing higher American Express bonuses again when opening the links in incognito mode. Worth a look if you planned to apply for a card anyway. As always, make sure you try different browsers. Log in to your Southwest account and th…
    - 5 days ago Jun 21, 2017, 7:11am -
  • Uber Dollar Ride Discount
    Looks like there’s a way to get a dollar off per Uber ride for iPhone users. Haven’t tried it myself yet so I’m not sure if there’s a limit to how often it works. Please let me know any feedback and I’ll edit this post. Thanks!  
    - 6 days ago Jun 20, 2017, 8:11am -
  • Staples Visa Cards
    Nerds with Inks continue to enjoy 2017… Buy $300 (or more) in Visa gift cards in-store at Staples this week and get $15 back. As always, this works best when buying two $200 cards. And, yes, there’s a decent chance I’ll be the cranky old guy…
    - 7 days ago Jun 19, 2017, 7:01am -
  • Promo
    JetBlue deserves some credit. As their competition keeps dropping the ball, devaluing points, and taking away benefits…these guys continue to keep loyalty in their loyalty program. Take a second to register here and you’ll get 15% of your points…
    - 10 days ago Jun 16, 2017, 7:14am -
  • Question
    Let’s say in an imaginary world, the following hypothetical situation happened… What if a loyal and trusted reader wanted to put together a group where people could buy, sell, and trade miles/points with each other? Of course there would be no…
    - 11 days ago Jun 15, 2017, 7:24am -
  • Virgin Fan Rachel
    Reader Rachel asked me to give out the following (all on Virgin America)… Two 25% discount codes for round-trip tickets. (Main cabin only. Travel before 2/28/18) Two codes each worth a $150 discount on a companion ticket. (Round-trip main cabin. T…
    - 12 days ago Jun 14, 2017, 7:44am -
  • Tuesday Triple
    Ebates is up to 10% cashback for a bunch of stores. It’s today only. Worth a look. 20,000 bonus American miles if you book one of these vacation packages before the end of the month. Here’s an easy match if you have any status with Hilton.
    - 13 days ago Jun 13, 2017, 8:01am -

Doctor of Credit

  • newComplete Guide To Saving Money On Hotel Bookings Using (Save 33%+)
    If you don’t care about hotel elite status/benefits or want to book a hotel that doesn’t have a rewards program I’ve found that using and stacking discounts is the easiest way to save money and is my personal preference for hotel boo…
    - 43 mins ago Jun 26, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • newSYWR Portal & Fount App: Spend $30 & Get $10 Back In Points
    The Offer Get $10 in points when you use the Shop Your Way portal or the Fount app to spend $30 or more Direct link for portal iOS or Play store download links for Fount The Fine Print Member offer: Earn $10 back in Shop Your Way points when you sp…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • newBank of America $100 Checking Bonus – Public & Nationwide
    There is a targeted $300 offer, please check to see if you’re targeted for that before thinking about this one! Offer at a glance Maximum bonus amount: $100 Availability: Nationwide Direct deposit required: Two direct deposits of $250 each withi…
    - 3 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • newAmazon: Get $5 Off $25+ With Amazon Assistant
    Reposting because there is a better direct link that clearly displays if you’re eligible now. Use this link (our affiliate link, thanks for supporting the site). The Offer Direct link to offer (our link, thanks for supporting the site) You need to…
    - 3 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 12:30pm -
  • newBest Posts Last Week: 100,000 Platinum Offers, Best Bank Bonuses & Extra 1-2% Cashback On Your Favorites
    Another big week, especially for credit card bonuses & news. Let’s start off with Chase, they announced that the Hyatt card would be moving from a two free night bonus to 40,000 points on June 29th. The new bonus will be better for people that woul…
    - 4 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 12:00pm -
  • newTargeted Spending Bonuses For Q3 2017 (Barclaycard, Chase & More)
    A lot of card issuers send out targeted spending bonuses each quarter. Here is a round up of those offers for Q3 2017, make sure you check your e-mails and snail mail for any of these offers. If you find one that isn’t listed, let us know in the co…
    - 16 hours ago Jun 25, 2017, 11:30pm -
  • newBBVA NBA Card To Revert To Plain American Express On July 1st
    As we pointed out earlier, BBVA no longer has the rights to the NBA. The reason we care is that they issue the BBVA NBA card and that earns 5% on all purchases twice per year (all stars weekend and NBA finals. You’re limited to $5,000 in spend per…
    - 17 hours ago Jun 25, 2017, 10:36pm -
  • new[Rumor] Citi Prestige Adding Benefits
    This is a longstanding rumor and something I first heard about from a normally reliable source late last year. As you all know Citi is removing a number of key benefits from the Prestige card in late July 2017 . The free golf benefit will be removed…
    - 17 hours ago Jun 25, 2017, 10:24pm -
  • newDiscover IT Miles now has $100 Bonus via Referral
    The Offer The Discover IT Miles  card earns 1.5% back on all purchases. This is doubled the first year for a total earn of 3% back. The card has no signup bonus. However, Discover now added the referral option to the Discover Miles card: Get 5,000…
    - 21 hours ago Jun 25, 2017, 7:11pm -
  • newAmex Offers: Best Western Spend $100 and get Back $20 or 2,000 MR Points [Targeted]
    The Offer Amex released the following targeted offer: Spend $100 at Best Western and get either $20 back or 2,000 Membership Rewards points The Fine Print Expires 8/23/17 Offer valid on Best Western branded hotels in the US, Puerto Rico, and the US V…
    - 22 hours ago Jun 25, 2017, 5:59pm -

Hustler Money Blog

  • newPatriot Federal Credit Union Dividend Checking Account Review: 2.00% APY (PA, MD)
    For residents of Pennsylvania and Maryland, Patriot Federal Credit Union is offering 2.00% APY on their Dividend Checking Account on balances up to $20,000. With their Dividend Checking Account, you may enjoy many features like: free online & mobi…
    - 33 mins ago Jun 26, 2017, 3:10pm -
  • newOakland County Credit Union Referral Promotion: $25 Bonus (MI)
    For residents of Michigan, Oakland County Credit Union is offering you the chance to earn a $25 Bonus! To earn the bonus, all you have to do is refer your friends and family members to become a member. Then they just have to open a new checking accou…
    - 53 mins ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:50pm -
  • newSouthwest Financial Federal Credit Union Referral Promotion: $25 Bonus (TX)
    Southwest Financial Federal Credit Union is offering you a $25 bonus when you tell your immediate family members or Kroger co-workers to become a member at Southwest Financial Federal Credit Union. To earn the bonus, all you have to do is have them o…
    - 1 hour ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:35pm -
  • newBest Checking Promotions in Washington, DC
    Here’s our list for the best checking promotions in Washington, D.C.! Washington, D.C., the U.S. capital, is a compact city on the Potomac River, bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia. It’s defined by imposing neoclassical monuments and…
    - 1 hour ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:15pm -
  • newTop Ten Bank Promotions in Tennessee
    Editor’s Note: Not your state? No worries, you can click on the state(s) above to see the Top Ten Bank Promotions being offered in your state. Here is a list of the Top Ten Bank Promotions in Tennessee. Tennessee is a small sized state with a large…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • newChase Total Checking + Chase Savings $350 Coupon Code
    Chase Total Checking® + Chase SavingsSM offers the chance to earn a $200 bonus when you open a new Chase Total Checking® account and set up direct deposit. Also earn a $150 bonus when you open a new Chase Savings(SM) account, deposit a total of $1…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:40pm -
  • newNew Hilton Honors Surpass Card from American Express Review: 75,000 Hilton Honors Points
    While American Express is an advertising partner of HustlerMoneyBlog, the opinions and beliefs in this article are the author’s alone and have not been reviewed, approved, or otherwise endorsed by the issuer. The Hilton HonorsTM Surpass® Card from…
    - 13 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 3:00am -
  • newExtrabux Promotion: $5 Sign Up Bonus + Up To 30% Cash Back
    Take advantage of all of your online shopping when you purchase through Extrabux. When you join Extrabux, they will give you a $5 Welcome Bonus as well as up to 30% cash back on your favorite stores! You have over thousands of stores to choose from i…
    - 15 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:00am -
  • newTop Ten Flight Deals for June 25, 2017
    Paying full price for airfare is the thing in the past, so make sure to check out our top ten flight deals for today! Flight deals come and go in a blink of an eye so make sure to take advantage of the deals listed below. Remember most airlines do al…
    - 16 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 12:01am -
  • newFerguson Credit Union CD Account Review: 0.50% to 2.00% APY CD Rates (MS)
    Available to those across the nation, Ferguson Credit Union offers competitive rates of 0.50% to 2.00% APY on CD terms from 6 to 36-months. That’s maximum savings with a fixed rate! Ferguson Credit Union CDs has a minimum opening deposit of $1,00…
    - 16 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 12:00am -

Travel Codex

  • newQatar Airways Qsuites Now Bookable With Miles… Theoretically
    Qatar airways flew the first flight with their new Qsuites business class product just two days ago, on June 24, from Doha to London. Qsuites are being installed on Qatar’s B777 and A350 aircraft and as installation progresses there should be plent…
    - 43 mins ago Jun 26, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • newChanges to Hyatt Credit Card Are Bad News for Some
    Chase reached out last week to share news about a change to their Hyatt Credit Card, which will no longer provide new cardholders two free nights at any hotel as part of its promotional sign-up offer. Instead, the offer will include 40,000 bonus poin…
    - 3 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • newAlaska Airlines to Open Third Seattle Lounge This Week
    There’s some exciting news this week: Alaska Airlines is opening its third Alaska Lounge location at Sea-Tac Airport just in time for the holiday rush. The new lounge will be at the end of Concourse C. However you’ll have to go upstairs to access…
    - 5 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 11:00am -
  • $20 Off Avis Rental (No Minimum Requirement!)
    For bookings made through August 11, 2017, Avis and Visa Checkout have teamed up to offer $20 off your Avis rental for rentals through December 31, 2017, with no minimum purchase requirement. This deal is valid for rentals at participating locations…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • The Ultimate Texas BBQ Trip: My Latest Travel Obsession
    Last month, Texas Monthly released the holy grail of Texas BBQ guides.  That’s right, it’s time for the once-every-four-years Top 50 Barbecue Joints list.  Long-time readers of this blog know I’ll go to great lengths for food.  Hey, I regard…
    - 4 days ago Jun 22, 2017, 5:00pm -
  • Review: The Blue Palace Resort and Spa, Crete, Greece.
    The Blue Palace Resort and Spa on the island of Crete in Greece is a beautiful location. The resort is built in the hills above a small fishing village, facing a bay in the Sea of Crete. The Blue Palace is part of the Luxury Collection under the Star…
    - 4 days ago Jun 22, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • What Does SSSS on a Boarding Pass Entail
    For any frequent flyer, there is nothing worst than not being able to print a boarding pass at home or use a mobile app. Whenever I receive a notification that I must print my boarding pass at the airport I know something is wrong. The ticket is eith…
    - 4 days ago Jun 22, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Third Night Free at Premium Hotels (Visa Signature Cardholders)
    If you’re a Visa Signature cardholder, you can get your third night free at select premium hotels including Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, and Curio properties. This promotion is only valid if a weekend stay is included and the stay takes place between J…
    - 5 days ago Jun 21, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • Alaska Airlines Elites Now Get Access to Qantas Lounges World-wide
    Alaska Airlines and Qantas just announced some great news for Mileage Plan and Qantas Frequent Flyer elite members. Starting June 20, 2017, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan MVP Gold, MVP 75K and Alaska Lounge members will receive complimentary access to…
    - 5 days ago Jun 21, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Review: United Club Houston Intercontinental Airport, Terminal E
    At Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport, United Airlines operates five different United Clubs for their premium cabin passengers, Star Alliance Gold members and United Club card holders. Of the five, the United Club in terminal E is the bigg…
    - 6 days ago Jun 20, 2017, 5:00pm -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newHilton Shopping Bonus (Better Than Nothing)
    One thing about travel companies: They never miss an opportunity to make a buck. One of the areas that they tend to do so is through shopping affiliates.* 500 Points from Hilton Hilton just sent out an email: Be one of the first 2,500 new shoppers to…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:21pm -
  • Airport Lounge Access: An Affordable Luxury
    I spoke to a cruise executive several months ago who told me that one of her frustrations was that the general public still viewed cruises as a luxury item. Not that it’s a bad thing once you get on the ship, but the image kept people from even exp…
    - 4 days ago Jun 22, 2017, 3:01pm -
  • Airlines: The Way We Were
    Joe Nocera just published an interesting article on Bloomberg about how the airline business has gotten to where it is, describing it as “Airline Hell.” The basic message is “you get what you pay for” and, while it’s not pleasant, he would…
    - 5 days ago Jun 21, 2017, 3:27pm -
  • Free Companion Ticket On Alaska Air Or Virgin America
    I have a confession to make: This blog is influenced by geography. The fact that I live on the east coast means that the Big 3 carriers, as well as JetBlue, get the most mindshare. Which is too bad, because Alaska Airlines does not get the attention…
    - 6 days ago Jun 20, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • Going, Going, Gone? Using Your Miles For Auctions.
    Airlines have a problem. It’s a good problem, but still a problem: Frequent flyer programs have become too popular. The carriers are making so much money selling miles to their partners* that  they can’t stop, leading to overwhelming demand from…
    - 7 days ago Jun 19, 2017, 3:51pm -
  • A Couple Of Security Updates
    It’s fair to say that I’m not a fan of the TSA. I’ve always considered much of what they do to be security theater*, which can create as many problems as it solves. It’s rare that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) does anything to imp…
    - 10 days ago Jun 16, 2017, 2:50pm -
  • JetBlue (Possibly) Improves Boarding (Slightly)
    I’ve never really understood the concept of a “premium boarding lane.” Yup, it’s just what it sounds like: There is a special rope line for people that the airline wants to make feel special. It costs them nothing and allows the chosen passen…
    - 13 days ago Jun 13, 2017, 4:45pm -
  • Quick Hilton Canada Bonus (Stay Required)
    Oh, Canada… If you’ve signed up for the Points and Miles option at Hilton*, you’re in luck (and if you haven’t, you can change whenever you like). Register here and stay at a participating property in Canada, and you’ll receive an additiona…
    - 15 days ago Jun 11, 2017, 4:53pm -
  • And, In Other News…
    I’ll be away for a week, so posts will be fewer and further between. Two things to think about: Several weeks ago, Kenny G gave an unannounced performance on a Delta flight. No word on whether the passengers received compensation. A few days ago, a…
    - 17 days ago Jun 9, 2017, 2:41pm -
  • JetBlue Raises The Bar On Vacations Offers
    I rarely advise people to buy travel packages. Usually, you can do better just by booking the air and hotel separately. Occasionally, though, a promotion makes it worthwhile. Double Points on JetBlue Vacations I like JetBlue a lot, but I wonder who…
    - 18 days ago Jun 8, 2017, 3:57pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • 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…
    - 44 mins ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:59pm -
  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 1 hour ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:41pm -
  • 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…
    - 3 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 12:23pm -
  • 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:
    - 4 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 11:58am -
  • newAir travel A total disaster, Congress takes a predictable, epic dive.
    As predicted, Congress is taking an epic dive at the behest of Wall Steeet and the airlines that front for it. Everywhere you look there is evidence that Wall Street cannot restrain itself-air travel has deteriorated every day for six years. Given a…
    - 4 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 11:43am -
  • newAAdvantage Milesaver J or F availability zero?
    I've read a number of posts this year regarding just how bad AAdvantage milesaver J and F availability has become. Anyone having any luck at all or is it across the board? I've been searching around for international availability going east or west l…
    - 12 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 4:02am -
  • newOfficial Master Thread: SMD8
    MegaDo returns to Europe! Star Alliance MegaDo 8 will take us through Vienna, Brussels, and Palma de Mallorca on a private Brussels Airlines A320 charter flight.Highlights will include:A day with Austrian Airlines in Vienna. Meet the brand, the peop…
    - 12 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 3:22am -
  • newpax suing AA for forcing him to fly between two Customers Of Size 67-year-old man tells the Sydney Daily Telegraph that the airline wouldn’t let him switch his seat next to two obese passengers who encroached on his space. Thou…
    - 12 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 3:16am -
  • Traveling and in center hemodialysis
    In December I started dialysis with in center hemodialysis, something I knew was coming for at least five years. (Two weeks before I received my first call from the Kidney transplant list, but the match was not good - ideally this is a short term si…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2017, 1:19pm -
  • Chase Sapphire card -- where's my PIN?
    Hi, folks. I just got my new Chase Sapphire Preferred card with the IC. I have not, however, received any information regarding a PIN to be used with the card.Most places where I use cards require the PIN. What should I do?TIA,Kento
    - 2 days ago Jun 25, 2017, 2:19am -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newHow to find cause of delay - BA denying compensation
    Hi, I had a 3h30' delay with a Flight LHR-BCN back in March. The reason for the delay, as we were told by the ground crew was that there was a technical issue with the aircraft which delayed the departure and, eventually, resulted in a change of...
    - 40 mins ago Jun 26, 2017, 3:03pm -
  • newcurrency with biggest dimensions...JPY
    i am looking for a wallet that can fit even the biggest bank notes without damaging the edges. is the JPY 10,000 the biggest bank note out there?
    - 53 mins ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:50pm -
  • newMiles & More Credit Card options
    Hello FT Forum. I've searched and searched for feedback on this topic and haven't found anything yet. If someone can merge this thread if I overlooked something that would be great. I'm a U.S. citizen who lives in Germany. I see that the Barclay..…
    - 1 hour ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:36pm -
  • new31 nights instead of 30??
    I was looking at my landing page today because i am traveling less than I used to and would like to reach diamond again--and saw a note saying you must reach 31 stays for diamond? I thought it went from 28-30 just a few years ago?? a few years ago..…
    - 1 hour ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:17pm -
  • newBoarding of IB flight MAD - EAS - MAD with ATR 72 (Air Norstrum)
    Can anyone advise if boarding of the ATR 72 on this route is by the rear staircase? If so, I would be better of selecting seats at the back, rather than front. Thank you.
    - 2 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:12pm -
  • newWhy is this so hard for BA-IB to get right?
    Recent trip - LHR-MAD-VLC-MAD-LHR All flights fine. Credit given in B class (I fare throughout) for all sectors apart from LHR-MAD where the code share or BA flight number has caused an issue. BA gold line dealt with the query took the flight..…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • newKudos to FRA and MUC baggage handling
    BOD-FRA-MUC-TLV 50 minute layovers in FRA and MUC. BOD-FRA was delayed, arrived in FRA with 25 minutes to go - FRA-MUC delayed waiting for crew.... Arrived in MUC with 30 minutes to go ! Made both flights, and was surprised to see both checked.…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:58pm -
  • newEEA Family Permit - Travelling on BA?
    Honestly, I don't expect a real answer here. But still I'll try. The answer may stipulate a decision to cancel the tickets within the 24 hour grace period. A married couple have booked tickets on BA. Wife is an EU citizen. Husband is a non-EU...
    - 2 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:51pm -
  • newApply AA status to BA partner flight?
    OK so this may have been answered somewhere else but I have no clue how to search for it. I have 3 people flying. I have 160k AA points and 110k BA points. My plan is to book 2 tickets on AA @ 80k each, and 1 ticket on BA @ 80k. Then I will..…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:40pm -
  • newAircraft change: A330 J to Thai Smile premium economy
    An upcoming flight that I have already ticketed (VTE-BKK) has just been changed from A330 J to Thai Smile premium economy. My first reaction is to do nothing for now, as these changes often get made to 737 and back to A330, and just wait and see..…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:28pm -

Reddit r/churning

  • newThe Credit Card Rewards War Rages. Are You the Loser?
    submitted by /u/today33544 [link] [comments]
    - 3 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 12:13pm -
  • newNewbie Question Weekly Thread - Week of June 26, 2017
    Welcome to the Newbie Weekly thread at /r/churning! A few rules: First and foremost, check out our extensive Wiki for answers to common questions. There are no questions too stupid, if you don't like a question being asked - you don't have to answer…
    - 5 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 11:06am -
  • newDaily Discussion Thread - June 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…
    - 5 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 11:06am -
  • newPSA: 3x bonus Amtrak Guest Rewards points on NARP membership until 08/31/17. National Association of Railroad Passengers Points Cost/Yr Level Users 600 $30 Senior/Student 1 1,050 $40 Individual 1 1,200 $60 Family 3 3,000 $150 Advocate…
    - 6 hours ago Jun 26, 2017, 10:06am -
  • Storytime Weekly Thread - Week of June 25, 2017
    How'd your churning week go? Any big ups, downs, or in betweens? Any thank yous you'd like to give /r/churning? submitted by /u/AutoModerator [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2017, 11:06am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - June 25, 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 Jun 25, 2017, 11:05am -
  • New Updates to Citi Prestige coming July 17
    Citi Customer service mentioned this morning that they have massive updates coming to the Citi Prestige July 17 to bring it in line with CSR and Amex Platinum. Has anyone heard details? submitted by /u/jlucib [link] [comments]
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2017, 11:41pm -
  • [Targeted] Commence by Sallie Mae - $50 back after $3000 spend
    submitted by /u/scorpiona [link] [comments]
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2017, 5:17pm -
  • Manufactured Spending Weekly Thread - Week of June 24, 2017
    Welcome to MS Weekly at /r/churning! This is the open, flame free thread for discussion of all things MS. Methods, ideas, pain points, and everything else about MS is game. As always read the wiki. Be Nice! Introduction to Manufactured Spending su…
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2017, 11:06am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - June 24, 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…
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2017, 11:06am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • Travel Style: Tim Blight
    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: Tim Blight appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 9:08pm -
  • 10 Best Eats from Richmond, BC’s Dumpling Trail
    Often overlooked by its bigger brother Vancouver, Richmond—British Columbia’s fourth-largest city—is full of history, culture and some of the best Asian cuisine you can find...The post 10 Best Eats from Richmond, BC’s Dumpling Trail appeared…
    - 3 days ago Jun 23, 2017, 4:56pm -
  • A Tip for Parents Flying With a Lap Baby
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