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The Points Guy

  • newHow Does the American Airlines 10% Rebate Work With Multiple Credit Cards?
    “Reader Questions” are answered three days a week — Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays — by TPG Senior Writer Julian Mark Kheel. One of the valuable perks of American Airlines co-branded credit cards is the 10% rebate on any miles you redeem, up…
    - 55 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:00am -
  • newHotel Review: A Tower View Suite at the Park Hyatt Guangzhou
    The Park Hyatt Guangzhou is an elegant new Hyatt property that's centrally located. The Pros: a beautiful room, an amazing rooftop and the staff recognized my Globalist status. The Cons: a disappointing mini-bar.
    - 14 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:00pm -
  • newPrimera Air to Offer Low-Cost Transatlantic Flights Between the US and Europe
    Great news for travelers looking for more low-cost options between the US and Europe: Nordic airline Primera Air just announced three new European routes to the US starting in April 2018. Service will be offered year-round, with daily flights to New…
    - 15 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 9:20pm -
  • newEarn United Miles for Converting Currency With Travelex
    Those of us that have traveled for decades might remember when we needed to head to the bank to buy travelers checks before heading overseas. As that method started to fade away, the new best way to get local currency overseas was to carry large amou…
    - 15 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 8:55pm -
  • newUK to Ban Businesses From Charging Credit Card Fees
    Consumers in the United Kingdom scored a big victory this week as the British government has announced that it will be barring companies from charging customers extra fees while using credit cards and other payment services. The policy, announced by…
    - 15 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 8:30pm -
  • new#TBT: One Giant Leap for Mankind
    On this day in 1969, we saw the first trace of humans on the moon — in the form of a footprint. Some 240,000 miles from Earth, with nearly 76 hours of travel time to the lunar orbit, astronaut Neil Armstrong planted his foot on a powdery gray surfa…
    - 17 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 6:25pm -
  • newElon Musk Claims the NYC to Washington, D.C. Hyperloop Is a Go
    Elon Musk tweeted this morning that he’d received an informal go-ahead to begin tunneling an East Coast Hyperloop, fueling speculation that the future of travel could be just over the horizon. City center to city center in each case, with up to a d…
    - 18 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 6:05pm -
  • newHyatt Is Changing the Terms of Its Best Rate Guarantee Offer
    Hotels have long encouraged travelers to book directly rather than through a third party, such as Hotels.com, HotelTonight and more. As an incentive, many offer “best rate guarantees,” promising to match the best rate that a traveler finds elsew…
    - 19 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 5:00pm -
  • newAir France to Launch New Airline Targeted at Millennials Called Joon
    Air France is the latest travel brand attempting to target millennials. The carrier announced today that it’s going to launch a new, lower cost airline, called Joon, which will represent its attempt to lure new and younger travelers. At launch, whi…
    - 19 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 4:25pm -
  • newElectronics Ban Replaced With New Global Security Procedures
    Update 11:11am: Just after we published, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has confirmed that all 280 airports with nonstop flights to the US are now in compliance of the new security regulations: As of midnight, all 180 airlines & 280+ LPD a…
    - 21 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 2:38pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newAlaska Once Again Has Access To Emirates First & Business Class Awards
    In mid-June I wrote about how Alaska Mileage Plan was having issues accessing Emirates premium cabin award availability. This problem persisted regardless of whether you booked by phone or online. While not all premium cabin space was blocked, a good…
    - 14 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:06pm -
  • newWhat’s The Best Credit Card For Earning Alaska Miles?
    Reader John asked the following question in the Ask Lucky forum:"Which credit cards can you transfer points at a good ratio to Alaska Mileage Plan and therefore would be good for someone loyal to Alaska?"It's a good question, and I figured this was…
    - 16 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 7:54pm -
  • newReview: Azores Airlines Lounge Ponta Delgada
    Our flight from Ponta Delgada to Lisbon was departing at 9:45AM, though we got to the airport plenty early, at around 7AM. That's because we had to get gas, return our rental car, I wanted to make sure I had plenty of time to review the airport, etc.…
    - 18 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 5:55pm -
  • newAmerican Drops Dress Code For Non-Revenue Passengers
    Some of you may remember United's first big viral story of the year, which revolved around a United non-rev being denied boarding for wearing leggings on a flight.For those of you not familiar, a non-rev is an airline employee, or a friend or family…
    - 19 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 4:51pm -
  • newHyatt Devalues Their Best Rate Guarantee
    The major hotel chains put a lot of effort into getting you to book directly with them rather than through online travel agencies like Orbitz, Expedia, etc. That’s because hotels have to pay a commission of 10%+ when you book through an online trav…
    - 20 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 4:15pm -
  • newAir France’s New (Delusional?) Airline, Joon
    Last year Air France first announced their intentions to launch a low cost carrier, assuming they could get their unions onboard with it (which was the biggest obstacle). Low cost carriers are all the rage nowadays, as Lufthansa has Eurowings and Bri…
    - 21 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 3:16pm -
  • newEtihad Increases The Cost Of Onboard Wifi
    The Gulf carriers are under a lot of financial pressure from their respective governments, and have been doing significant cost cutting lately. I'd say that Etihad has probably been doing a bit more cost cutting than Emirates and Qatar, and it's real…
    - 22 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 2:16pm -
  • newPrimera Air Is Launching Low Cost Transatlantic Flights In 2018
    It's official. We're living in a time where airlines you've never heard of are giving the airlines we're all loyal to a run for their money. Well, if you ask the US3, their Middle Eastern non-competitors are the problem and not the increasing number…
    - 22 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 1:26pm -
  • newNorwegian Will Offer Free Flights And Upgrades To Frequent Flyers
    Norwegian is back at it again, but not with a new route this time. While the general trend in the industry is going toward decreasing loyalty program returns, Norwegian is going against the grain. They're one of the only low-cost carriers to offer a…
    - 23 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 12:29pm -
  • Frontier’s Head Of Communications Sends Scathing Email To Local News Reporter
    Okay, I'm not sure what exactly to make of this, but I'm certainly amused.A reporter for Denver's 9News station, Kyle Clark, did a segment about Frontier Airlines' new route announcement. On Tuesday the airline announced huge expansion, and rather t…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017, 11:33am -

The Frequent Miler

  • newThe awesome St. Pancras Renaissance Chambers Club
    St Pancras is a gorgeous London building that hosts a hotel (St. Pancras Renaissance, which is a Marriott property), residences, and a major train station (this is the home of the Eurostar, for example).  The hotel consists of two separate wings: th…
    - 1 hour ago Jul 21, 2017, 10:39am -
  • newMore Amex 2X Merchants
    American Express has added merchants to the list of places where you can earn 2X Membership Rewards from now through December 31, 2017. You need to register your card for each merchant in order to earn 2X. The Deal Register for 2X Membership Reward…
    - 15 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 8:44pm -
  • Borrowing Hyatt top tier status: Experimenting with two approaches
    My wife, son, and I recently returned from a four night stay at the Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht hotel.  It was great.  It’s a great hotel in a fantastic location.  We had to book two rooms for our stay.  Regular rooms only accommodate two peo…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:39am -
  • Is the end near for manufacturing Delta Diamond status?
    For a number of years now, I’ve been using Delta credit cards to manufacture elite status for my wife and me.  I used to to get my wife to top tier Diamond status while I was satisfied with near-top-tier Platinum status. In recent years, though, D…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 10:39am -
  • Huge hotel discount with T-Mobile Tuesday
    Today’s T-Mobile Tuesday giveaways include a discount at HotelStorm that is showing some huge value on certain properties/dates. My first search showed an example hotel that is $200 less than the next best price for a single-night, refundable rat…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017, 8:44pm -
  • Match to Mosaic
    Last week, JetBlue announced a great promotion: if you have elite status on another airline, JetBlue will grant you a match to Mosaic status for the remainder of 2017. If you then earn 3,750 base TrueBlue points within 90 days of your match, you wil…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017, 3:33pm -
  • 3 considerations in prep for Citi Prestige 75K
    As we reported on Sunday, the Citi Prestige is set to be refreshed on Sunday with a new 75K-point sign up bonus. Are you interested in 75K points? Of course you are. But if you’re looking to apply when the new bonus goes live, there are a few key…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017, 10:38am -
  • 40% transfer bonus to British Airways Avios
    Just last week, we reported that the normal transfer ratio from American Express Membership Rewards to British Airways and Iberia Avios has returned to the old 1:1 ratio that had been the norm until a couple of years ago. Not even a week later, we h…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017, 3:58pm -
  • Book your Prestige 4th Night Free benefit ASAP if…
    I’m currently in Amsterdam enjoying the tail end of a recent Citi Prestige 4 Night Free booking at the Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht (which I’ll review in a future post).  And last night (my time), Nick covered the breaking news about the Citi P…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017, 10:39am -
  • Did the Prestige card just get worse?
    Update: A representative from Citibank has reached out with more information on phone bookings for the 4th night free benefit. See added information below. As we reported a little while ago, The Points Guy has confirmed the new benefits rolling out o…
    - 5 days ago Jul 16, 2017, 8:13pm -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • newHey look the Amtrak Guest Rewards MasterCard raised their signup bonus
    I saw at Miles to Memories yesterday morning that the Bank of America Amtrak Guest Rewards MasterCard had raised its signup bonus from 20,000 to 30,000 Guest Rewards points after spending $1,000 within 3 months.While I don't chase signup bonuses, I'm…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 21, 2017, 9:59am -
  • BankAmericard Travel Rewards is probably the best single credit card
    I've written before about the BankAmericard Travel Rewards card, which I think is probably the best card for unbonused spend, assuming you can put an average of $100,000 into an eligible account for an average of 3 months. Other good candidates are t…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Giving up on Drop? Unlink your accounts!
    For the last few weeks a lot of us have been messing around with the "Earn With Drop" smartphone application.As you may have seen around the blogosphere (Miles to Memories, Angelina Travels), Drop has suddenly cracked down on potentially lucrative us…
    - 9 days ago Jul 12, 2017, 9:59am -
  • Reported Flexperks changes and two kinds of breakage
    As I first saw reported at Doctor of Credit, people are saying that Flexpoints earned with the US Bank Flexperks Travel Rewards credit cards will be redeemable for 1.5 cents each beginning on January 1, 2018. They're currently worth as much as 2 cent…
    - 16 days ago Jul 5, 2017, 9:59am -
  • 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…
    - 28 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…
    - 31 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…
    - 35 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…
    - 39 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…
    - 49 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…
    - 50 days ago Jun 1, 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 -

MileValue

  • newLargest Hotel Point to Aeroplan Transfer Bonus Ever
    Through August 21 (11:59 EDT), 2017, Aeroplan is offering the biggest bonus on record at the moment for transferring hotel points to Aeroplan miles. It’s also not a tiered bonus like the others in the past have been. Transferring any amount will ea…
    - 23 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 12:58pm -
  • New 50k Bonus for Citi ThankYou Premier Card
    The Citi ThankYou Premier Card is now offering 50,000 bonus ThankYou Points after $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. For the majority of 2016 the ThankYou Premier had no sign up bonus whatsoever, then Citi came back…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 9:27pm -
  • JetBlue Status Match & Status Challenge
    Do you have status with Virgin America, Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, or United? JetBlue wants to show you what you’re missing. Register here by August 14,2017 and JetBlue will match your status with their Mosaic Status through the rest of 2…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 12:58pm -
  • BlaBlaCar: A Review & How-To
    Yesterday I took a BlaBlaCar from Valencia to Madrid. It was by the far the cheapest option to travel between the two cities, and for me was a pleasant experience that I plan on repeating between other cities within reasonable driving distance. What…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 12:50am -
  • 40% Avios Transfer Bonus Means 24k Membership Rewards to Madrid in Business Class
    Last week we saw the transfer rate between American Express Membership Rewards and British Airways and Iberia Avios improve from 250:200 to 250:250 In what I find a surprising and awesome twist of events, you’ll also get a 40% bonus when you transf…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017, 7:08am -
  • Citi Prestige’s New 75k Bonus + Other Changes
    This coming Sunday, July 23, the Citi Prestige Card will lose some benefits and gain some new ones. This is the current offer, as of today: Sign Up Bonus: 50,000 ThankYou Points after $4,000 in spending within 3 months of opening card Category Bonuse…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017, 11:51pm -
  • $362+ Roundtrips to Hawaii from the West Coast All Year
    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 Jul 16, 2017, 11:22pm -
  • Free Giveaway: $49 Southwest Gift Card
    Sour you didn’t win last month’s giveaway? Here’s another shot! The ever so generous Caveman is once again offering one lucky reader a $49 Southwest gift card. Southwest gift cards are fully transferable and don’t expire. There are two ways t…
    - 5 days ago Jul 16, 2017, 10:33am -
  • Citi Prestige Changes Kicking in July 23: What To Do Now
    On July 23, 2017, the following benefits will change for Citi Prestige cardholders: Free Golf: no more reservations for your free rounds of golf will be accepted (you had three total to begin with per calendar year). 4th Hotel Night Free: The “4th…
    - 6 days ago Jul 15, 2017, 6:03pm -
  • Top 10 Travel Credit Cards July 2017
    There are a lot of reasons to collect miles and points. For free luxury hotel stays and First Class flights To travel to more countries than you could otherwise afford To take your family on vacation To visit home for the holidays To earn big rewards…
    - 6 days ago Jul 15, 2017, 11:08am -

Frequent Flier

Travel is Free

  • Our Self-Drive Safari in Kenya
    Upon seeing a $211 mistake fare for a roundtrip to Keny […]The post Our Self-Drive Safari in Kenya appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 15 days ago Jul 6, 2017, 1:02am -
  • Video: Stranded In Nowhere, Kenya
    I just wanted to share here a video we recently posted […]The post Video: Stranded In Nowhere, Kenya appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 16 days ago Jul 5, 2017, 7:37pm -
  • 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.
    - 32 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.
    - 33 days ago Jun 18, 2017, 5:49pm -

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

  • new“The Events That Truly Make an Impact Are the Human Experiences”
    Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money! Miles & Points Interview:  How I Travel Jordan writes How I Travel, which peers into the lives of some of the world’s most…
    - 4 hours ago Jul 21, 2017, 8:00am -
  • newGood or Bad? Changes to Hyatt’s Best Rate Guarantee
    Via One Mile at a Time, Hyatt is changing its Best Rate Guarantee policy on July 31, 2017. If you usually stay at more expensive Hyatt hotels, this news could be disappointing.  But folks who stay more frequently in less expensive spots could see th…
    - 17 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 7:17pm -
  • newTargeted: Save $10 Off a $10+ Purchase With Your Citi Card
    Here’s an easy deal if you’re eligible! Via Doctor of Credit, some folks are being targeted to get $10 off a $10+ purchase when you pay with your eligible Citi card through Citi Pay Masterpass or through the Citi Pay app.  So check your email…
    - 19 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 4:41pm -
  • newReaders Tell Us Their Favorite Hotel Chains!
    I really like hearing from y’all about how you like to use miles & points.  So I loved reading your comments from a recent Club Carlson giveaway! We asked what your favorite hotel chain is.  And we received a LOTS of answers! The giveaway is…
    - 20 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 4:00pm -
  • newBetter Sign-Up Bonus for Folks Who Like Train Travel!
    Via Doctor of Credit, there’s a better offer on the annual fee version of the Bank of America Amtrak card. With the Bank of America Amtrak World MasterCard, you can earn 30,000 Amtrak points (worth up to ~$870 in Amtrak tickets) after meetin…
    - 21 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 3:04pm -
  • Do You Prefer $2,400+ of Luxury Travel or Easy $1,000 in Flights?
    The value you get from miles & points can be very different depending on how you use them! The Chase Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card comes with an 80,000 point sign-up bonus after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first 3 months after op…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017, 8:00am -
  • Upcoming Citi Prestige 4th Night Free Changes: Book Now or Wait?
    Here’s a reminder for folks with the Citi Prestige card! As of July 23, 2017 (next week!), the amount you’ll be refunded using Citi Prestige’s 4th night free perk will be based on the average nightly cost of your stay, NOT the actual cos…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 9:06pm -
  • Flying to the US From Canada or Mexico? Get to the Airport Early!
    Traveling from Canada or Mexico to the US?  You might want to show up to the airport even earlier than usual. One Mile at a Time reports travelers to the US from these countries will be subject to enhanced security measures, starting today, July 19…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 7:53pm -
  • Better Sign-Up Bonus With This No-Annual-Fee Cash Back Card!
    If you’ve been looking for a cash back card with no annual fee, it’s a good time to consider the Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card.  You’ll now earn a $150 cash bonus after you spend $500 on purchases within the first 3 mont…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 7:05pm -
  • Fly Your Family to Europe From 6 US Cities: Part 2 – Aer Lingus Review
    Lyn writes about flying nearly free around the US on Southwest on her blog, GotoTravelGal.com.  But she and her family recently took their first international trip together using miles, and I’ve asked her to share her strategy. Lyn:   This summ…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 7:00pm -

Nomadic Matt

  • newHow to Find a Cheap Hotel Room: Sites to Use and Sites to Avoid
    As much as I love staying in hostels, there is something nice about the luxuriousness of a hotel. They are clean and quiet and feature comfy beds, strong showers, and lots of soap I can take for later. The downside is they are expensive. Wondering…
    - 23 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Learning to Live like a Local in France
    Last month, I traveled through France again but this time with a theme: I'd explore it only using the sharing economy. I wanted to see if you could rely exclusively on the sharing economy websites for activities, transportation, and accommodation. I…
    - 11 days ago Jul 10, 2017, 3:39pm -
  • The Science of Adventure: Why Some People Are Better at Escaping Their Comfort Zone
    Jon Levy is a behavioral scientist. His book, The 2 AM Principle, highlights how and why certain people are more prone to having adventures when they travel. In this interview, Jon shows how any traveler can break out of their comfort zone and have E…
    - 15 days ago Jul 6, 2017, 12:47pm -
  • Experiential Travel: Just Another Way for People to Take Your Money
    "Experiential travel" is the new booming buzzword in the industry...but what does it mean? Are we witnessing a worthwhile new trend that is taking travel to new heights, or, is "experiential travel" just another way for the industry to milk a few ex…
    - 25 days ago Jun 26, 2017, 1:08pm -
  • UPDATES: I’m Hosting More Speaking Events and a Newer Guide to Free Flights
    This week, I have two important announcements to make. First, I've updated and expanded my Travel Hacking guidebook. It will show you how you can start earning free flights today with minimal effort! Second, I will be hosting travel meet-ups across t…
    - 29 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…
    - 32 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…
    - 36 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…
    - 39 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…
    - 43 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…
    - 50 days ago Jun 1, 2017, 1:54pm -

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

  • newUnited Club Passes
    Thanks to the great response to a recent post, I’m ready to start this year’s giveaways. I’ll space them out (for no real reason other than it worked well last year). First up? 17 United lounge passes – two expire in November and the rest hav…
    - 4 hours ago Jul 21, 2017, 8:01am -
  • SPG Resort Discount
    If you’re a hotel snob with a pile of Starwood points, this one is for you. Use fewer points at some of the best SPG properties in the world (Maldives, Bora Bora, etc.). You do still get the 5th night free, by the way. It’s a solid deal for those…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017, 7:26am -
  • LifeMiles Transfer Bonus
    It appears this is the week for transfers. This deal isn’t going to be for everyone, but Avianca LifeMiles has a 100% bonus when you transfer miles through July 25th. Obviously you’ll need some of these miles already with a recipient in mind. Pro…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 7:59am -
  • Another Transfer Bonus
    Here’s a 35% bonus for transferring hotel points to Aeroplan. I can’t remember ever seeing it above 30% before. I’d say the best options worth looking at here are Starwood and Marriott. If you have a pile of either, don’t forget about the tra…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017, 8:33am -
  • Catching Up
    A few good deals after my weekend slumber… I liked the new 1-to-1 ratio from Amex to British Airways on Friday. Well, I like it a hell of lot more now that it shows an 40% bonus. If you have any airline status (or a Southwest Companion Pass), try t…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017, 7:45am -
  • End Of Week Stuff
    The transfer rate from Amex to British Airways is back where it should be – 1 point to 1 point. Wait, is this what it’s like to talk about a non-devaluation? What an unusual sensation… Here’s a new 50,000-point link for the Citi Thank You Pr…
    - 7 days ago Jul 14, 2017, 8:17am -
  • Flexperks Change
    Some of you guys have gone nuts for Flexperks points in the last couple of years. I feel the same way. This currency has been a great backup for “regular” miles that KEEP. GETTING. LESS. VALUABLE. Anyway, a few of you felt the chart would cha…
    - 8 days ago Jul 13, 2017, 7:38am -
  • Sales For Today
    If I were grading it, this Southwest sale would get a solid B. This one here (from Alaska and Virgin America) gets a thumbs up. Using fewer SkyDongs for domestic flights is always nice. Congratulations, Delta – 2 dongs up.  
    - 9 days ago Jul 12, 2017, 8:10am -
  • Giveaway
    Last year around this time, I wrote a post to see if there was any interest in contributing to a contest for readers. The response was INCREDIBLE and it led to multiple giveaways (American Airlines gift cards, United lounge passes, National free ren…
    - 10 days ago Jul 11, 2017, 8:34am -
  • Global Entry Credit
    Like any other day, I got a bunch of emails on Sunday. But I wanted to answer one question here because it’s a pretty common one… Question: “Which cards give a credit for Global Entry?” Answer: The ones below (most of them have big-ass annua…
    - 11 days ago Jul 10, 2017, 7:06am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

  • newAlly Bank Online Savings Review: 1.15% APY
    One of the best online banks is offering residents of America an opportunity to earn 1.15% APY when you open an Online Savings account with Ally Bank. This is a very good rate for all balances and FDIC insured. When you open an account, you will r…
    - 9 hours ago Jul 21, 2017, 3:00am -
  • newCIT Bank Nationwide Premier High Yield Savings Review: $100 Bonus + 1.30% APY Rate
    About CIT Bank: CIT Bank has helped finance some of the world’s biggest dreams. See what CIT Bank can do for yours! For more than 100 years, CIT Group Inc., a Fortune 500 company, has helped drive innovation as a leader in middle-market lending, an…
    - 11 hours ago Jul 21, 2017, 1:00am -
  • newAdventure Credit Union CD Account Review: 0.30% to 2.00% APY CD Rates (MI)
    For those of you who are interested in making a higher APY rate, Adventure Credit Union is offering CDs with up to a 2.00% APY CD Rates. Available to residents of the Michigan counties of Allegan, Barry, Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, Kent, Livingst…
    - 12 hours ago Jul 21, 2017, 12:00am -
  • newBoxed Discount Promotion: 17% Off on First Order + Free Shipping
    Boxed.com is an American online and mobile membership-free wholesale retailer selling bulk items via the Boxed app or the website. If you love buying things in bulk then we got great news for you, right now you can get 17% off your first purchases f…
    - 13 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 11:00pm -
  • newBJs Wholesale Club Gift Card Promotion: $25 Brinker’s Gift Card For $19
    Looking to get the most value out of your money? If you are then you need to buy discounted gift cards for your favorite retailers when gift cards are on sale! BJs Wholesale Club member can take advantage of a special limited time Brinker’s gift ca…
    - 13 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 11:00pm -
  • newVoila Hotel Rewards Promotion: Triple Points & Double Elite Tier Credit
    Stop waiting and start planning! Your next trip just got even closer. Voila is having a promotion where you can receive earn triple points and earn double elite tier credit on all stays! This is available till November 30,2017, giving you plenty o…
    - 13 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:51pm -
  • newPeoplesBank Checking Promotion: $150 Bonus (MD & PA)
    For residents of Pennsylvania and Maryland, PeoplesBank is offering a $150 bonus when you open any personal checking account such as the Free-For-All Checking, Direct Deposit Checking, PrimeTime Checking, Interest Checking, or Hometown Hero online…
    - 13 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:50pm -
  • newWalgreens Photo Coupon Promotion: Get 40% Off Everything Photo
    Memories are precious, make yours long lasting by getting it on a calendar, canvas, T-shirt and more! Walgreens is offering a special photo coupon promotion where you can get 40% off Everything Photo by using the promo code “GETOUTSIDE“. This is…
    - 13 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:42pm -
  • newRite Aid Plenti Points Bonus Gift Cards Promotion: 20% Off iTunes Gift Cards
    With Rite Aid,you can now save 20% off iTunes gift cards! You’ll also earn 1,000 plenti points worth $10 when you buy $50 of these items.  Use your Plenti Points to redeem Exxon gas, AT&T credit, Rental Car companies or other partner merchants.…
    - 13 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:40pm -
  • newTop Ten Bank Promotions In Vermont
    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 Vermont. When signing up for a new bank account, Bank P…
    - 13 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:28pm -

Travel Codex

  • newReader Poll: Should I Bid to Upgrade on My Singapore Airlines Flight?
    Last year, Singapore Airlines introduced a new concept that allows customers to bid on upgrades. This is something that is more common among Asian carriers, at least to my knowledge, but I haven’t heard of too many people who have experienced this…
    - 55 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:00am -
  • newSun, Fun, Sand, and Seafood on the Redneck Riviera
    If you’ve been following our vacation journey so far, you’ll recognize our final destination as Gulf Shores, Alabama.  An area affectionately known as the Redneck Riviera.  So why choose the Redneck Riviera, when there’s much closer beaches i…
    - 19 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 5:00pm -
  • new40% Membership Rewards Bonus on Transfers to Avios
    American Express is offering a temporary 40% bonus on Membership Rewards transfers to British Airways and Iberia. The Membership Rewards bonus of 40% is good through September 17, 2017. American Express does not limit the number of miles that can be…
    - 21 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • newReview: British Airways First Lounge Heathrow T5
    One of my favorite benefits of Oneworld Emerald status is access to first class lounges when traveling internationally. These lounges aren’t always all that great, and due to potentially a lot of travelers with access, can be crowded. Still, I hav…
    - 23 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Review: Primeclass Business Lounge, Riga International Airport (RIX)
    Priority Pass is fantastic for international travel, as it permits you to use lounges in smaller airports like Riga. The Primeclass Business lounge, much like the lounge in IDW Esperanza Resort Lounge in Vilnius, was a nice, comfortable place to rel…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017, 11:00am -
  • JetBlue’s Low-Cost Mint Service Coming to Seattle and Las Vegas
    I just wrote last week about a new discount on Mint, JetBlue’s low-cost business class cabin. Now it’s even easier to fly Mint with routes to new destinations in Seattle and Las Vegas (HT to One Mile at a Time). Somehow I didn’t notice this des…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • Cathay Pacific Sale! Fly to China starting at $574 Roundtrip
    Cathay Pacific is having a sale to China and it’s pretty good. From now until July 31, 2017, you can book roundtrip airfare from the United States to several cities in China for as low as $574, inclusive of all taxes and fees. That’s a pretty goo…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Three Days in Riga, Latvia
    After flying airBaltic from Vilnius to Riga, we arrived on a somewhat rainy day in Latvia. One of the first things that I noticed was that Riga is a much more commercially-developed city over Vilnius, which is more agrarian and a little less, “dens…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 11:00am -
  • What Ann Coulter’s Twitter Rampage Could Teach All of Us
    I’ll be honest, the first time I saw mention of Ann Coulter’s tweets about a recent seat mixup on a Delta flight, I didn’t even realize it was *the* Ann Coulter. Complaints about seat assignments are very common. Complaints on Twitter about wha…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017, 5:22pm -
  • Fourth Night Free Could Lose Value with Changes Coming for the Citi Prestige Card
    New benefits will be coming soon to the Citi Prestige card, according to a report by The Points Guy. This card has gone through a roller coaster of sorts after several key benefits were removed (among them American Admirals Club lounge access and a h…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017, 1:39pm -

Maximizing Money

  • newCIT Bank $100 Bonus with 1.30% APY High Yield Savings Account – Nationwide
    CIT Bank will give you a cash bonus of $100 and an interest rate of 1.30% APY when you open and fund a Premier High Yield Savings Account with a minimum of $15,000 by September 8, 2017, and maintain a qualifying balance for 3 monthly statement cycles…
    - 13 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:44pm -
  • newBarclaycard Arrival Credit Card $500 Travel Statement Credit
    Apply for the Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard® to earn 50,000 bonus miles after you make $3,000 in purchases within the first 90 days, which is redeemable for a $500 travel statement credit, plus the $89 annual fee is waived for t…
    - 13 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:39pm -
  • newMinibar Liquor Delivery $10 Free Credit and $10 Referral Rewards
    The Minibar app and website delivers wine, spirits, and beer from local stores directly to your door in under an hour with free delivery and no markups.Plus, when you sign up for Minibar Delivery and enter the Promotional Code TRY5 during checkout,…
    - 13 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:30pm -
  • newNational Chicken Wing Day – Free Wing Deals and Discounts
    National Chicken Wing Day is Saturday, July 29, 2017, and you can get free chicken wings or discounted wings at a variety of different restaurants to help you celebrate.Check out our round-up of National Chicken Wing Day freebies and deals to enjoy…
    - 13 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:26pm -
  • newPeet’s Coffee & Tea Peetnik Rewards App Free Beverage Offer
    Peet’s Coffee & Tea is offering new Peetnik Rewards members a free beverage after your first check-in with the new Peetnik Rewards App, or existing members can get a free beverage just for upgrading the app.Plus, you can earn 1 point for every che…
    - 14 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 9:31pm -
  • TopCashback Freebies – Free Mesh Beach Bag from Target
    New TopCashback members can get a Free Mesh Beach Bag when you purchase the beach bag for $9.99 at Target and get $10.69 in cash back from TopCashback, valid through July 23, 2017.New TopCashback members can get a Free 2-Pack of Simple Cleansing Fac…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017, 9:35am -
  • dineLA Restaurant Week $5 American Express Card Statement Credit Promotion
    Try new restaurants during dineLA Restaurant Week and earn a $5 statement credit each time you dine when you connect your American Express card, valid between July 14th and July 28, 2017.Register your AMEX card for this dineLA Restaurant Week $5 Ame…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017, 9:16am -
  • NYC Restaurant Week $5 Statement Credit Bonus with American Express Card
    Dine out during NYC Restaurant Week and get a $5 statement credit bonus each time that you use your American Express card to spend $35 or more in a single transaction up to 4 times, valid from July 24th to August 18, 2017.Register for your $5 AMEX B…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017, 9:05am -
  • Wealthsimple Autopilot Investing $15,000 Managed Free via Referral Program – New $75 Sign-Up Bonus
    Wealthsimple puts your investing on autopilot with a fully-automated, personalized, and low-cost portfolio that will put your money to work for you and help you reach your financial goals.All new Wealthsimple clients start with $5,000 of assets mana…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 6:35pm -
  • ReferralMob Job Seeking Platform $500 Hiring Bonus and $500 Referrals – Boston
    ReferralMob is a job seeking platform that makes it simple to find new openings, apply to jobs in 2 clicks, and easily track your application process.Plus, you can get a $500 ReferralMob Hiring Bonus when you land a new job through ReferralMob. [Re…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 6:11pm -

Boarding Area

  • new747-200 Hostel vs. Radisson Blu Stockholm Airport
    It was a tough choice. Parked directly across the street from our hotel was a Boeing 747-200 with rooms available at a similar price. But I was happy I ultimately chose the Radisson Stockholm Airport. The Choice Both properties were about $125/night…
    - 16 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:39am -
  • newAnother Devaluation — Delta Award Pricing No Longer Even Following Its Hidden Award Chart
    Delta has found a new way to price dynamically. Already they've practiced journey control. You might find saver award space on multiple flights, but they won't allow you to combine those flights into a saver award. Two connecting flights on an oth…
    - 21 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:34am -
  • newGiving airlines the fingerprint
    You can now use your fingerprints instead of your boarding pass to access Delta flights at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Soon, you’ll be able to use fingerprints to board any domestic Delta flight. And if other airlines continue to c…
    - 50 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:05am -
  • newОбзор: Falkensteiner Sonnenalpe
    Обзор спа-отеля Falkensteiner Sonnenalpe в австрийской Каринтии; что можно сказать о местоположении, дизайне и гастрономии этой гостиницы?
    - 53 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:02am -
  • newReader Poll: Should I Bid to Upgrade on My Singapore Airlines Flight?
    Last year, Singapore Airlines introduced a new concept that allows customers to bid on upgrades. This is something that is more common among Asian carriers, at least to my knowledge, but I haven’t heard of too many people who have experienced this…
    - 55 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:00am -
  • newReview: Hyatt Place Dubai Baniyas Square
    Review einer Suite im Hyatt Place Dubai Baniyas Square. Ein durchwegs nettes Hyatt Place ...
    - 1 hour ago Jul 21, 2017, 10:41am -
  • newThe awesome St. Pancras Renaissance Chambers Club
    St Pancras is a gorgeous London building that hosts a hotel (St. Pancras Renaissance, which is a Marriott property), residences, and a major train station (this it the home of the Eurostar, for example).  The hotel consists of two separate wings: th…
    - 1 hour ago Jul 21, 2017, 10:39am -
  • newHyatt Is Changing Their Best Rate Guarantee. Is It Better Or Worse For Customers?
    Are recent changes to Hyatt's best rate guarantee better or worse for customers?The post Hyatt Is Changing Their Best Rate Guarantee. Is It Better Or Worse For Customers? appeared first on Pizza In Motion.
    - 2 hours ago Jul 21, 2017, 10:07am -
  • newAtlanta Files Lawsuit Against the Little Airport That Couldn’t
    Paulding County breached the sales contract of 163 acres of land which the city of Atlanta sold to the County in western Georgia back in 2007 for construction of Silver Comet Field of Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport — according to this lawsuit f…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 21, 2017, 10:04am -
  • newGovernment cancels Electrification upgrades on three rail lines
    Her Majesties Government in its infinite wisdom after years of promising major upgrades three main rail lines by electrifying them – have withdrawn the plans to electrify the lines. Paddington Station. Don’t expect to catch an all-electric train…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 21, 2017, 9:49am -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newPossible Double/Triple Points At Holiday Inn Express. But Mind The Conditions…
    I’ve never stayed at a Holiday Inn Express (HIX), but their commercials tell me that doing so will make me smarter. Well, in that case… Double Or Triple Points at Holiday Inn Express This looks like a targeted promotion*, but they let me sign up,…
    - 14 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 10:06pm -
  • Point Expiration: Your Annual Checkup
    Rule #1 when playing the mileage game is to sign up for every free program that you can. It doesn’t matter if you think that you will never use the company’s product/services again. If it’s free, there is simply no downside. Rule #1a is organiz…
    - 2 days ago Jul 19, 2017, 8:07pm -
  • Things To Do In Denver When You’re With Kids
    Several years ago, I visited Denver for a work trip. What I remembered most about the city was how friendly and laid-back everyone was. I suppose that, at that altitude, it could have been oxygen deprivation, but I returned there this summer just to…
    - 3 days ago Jul 18, 2017, 10:02pm -
  • eMiles Ups Its Game With New Site
    I’m a big fan of doing surveys to earn extra points. You won’t earn a ton of miles overnight, but the surveys are generally quick, and it never hurts to pick up a few hundred points here and there. They’re gimmes. I do mine while watching TV. e…
    - 4 days ago Jul 17, 2017, 8:07pm -
  • A New Cause Of Flight Cancellations: Global Warming
    Oh, good. As if the airports and environment didn’t have enough working against them, here’s one more issue: Global warming could lead to more flight cancellations. Short version: The hotter it is outside, the less lift a plane can generate, mean…
    - 5 days ago Jul 16, 2017, 4:56pm -
  • JetBlue Introduces Its Mosaic Challenge
    Few airlines make their elite status as easy to achieve as JetBlue. You can make it through flying on the airline or spending enough on the fantastic JetBlue credit card. But what really helps you get the good stuff is the frequent promotions that th…
    - 7 days ago Jul 14, 2017, 6:33pm -
  • Airfares Continue To Rise Into Summer
    Airlines continue to show strength through the summer, as every major airline in the US seems to have generated positive RASM for the second quarter and looks strong into the third quarter. Airlines Gone Wild It’s happening again. After the down ye…
    - 8 days ago Jul 13, 2017, 2:01pm -
  • Why JetBlue May Be The Best Airline For Families
    Airlines want you to view miles as a fungible currency. According to them, you should be able to use them for whatever you want, whenever you want, like money (as long as that whatever/whenever is travel-related). But when I go to a store, there’s…
    - 9 days ago Jul 12, 2017, 4:37pm -
  • IHG Bumps Up The Rewards On Its Card
    Credit card bonuses come and go, even as they get better over time. Every travel card has a base offer when you sign up for a card, but most of them offer an extra bonus every so often. IHG Rewards, the program for hotel brands such as InterContinent…
    - 10 days ago Jul 11, 2017, 3:06am -
  • Get Extra Hotel Points For Having A Messy Room!
    It’s every teenager’s dream: Not only do you get to have a messy room but you also get rewarded for doing so! And now it can be your dream, too. Going Green for Points Corporations are winning points for environmental awareness. Consumers are inc…
    - 11 days ago Jul 10, 2017, 3:41am -

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…
    - 13 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:42am -
  • new(photo trivia) Guess the airline
    Same concept and rules as the (photo trivia) Guess the airport and (photo trivia) Guess the city threads.Have fun! First one was in an airplane lav, a misleading clue is that this was only posted in English.View attachment 58989
    - 25 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:30am -
  • 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:
    - 28 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:27am -
  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 2 hours ago Jul 21, 2017, 10:20am -
  • newNew Luxury Hotels for 2016/2017
    SEE ALSO:NEW LUXURY HOTELS FOR 2014/2015 ON MP:https://milepoint.com/forums/threads/new-luxury-hotels-for-2014-2015.106885/Mandarin Oriental to manage new Beijing propertyhttp://www.businesstraveller.asia/asia-pacific/news/mandarin-oriental-to-manage…
    - 8 hours ago Jul 21, 2017, 3:46am -
  • newDoes anybody have 1 or 2 GPUs available that they do not plan to use?
    I have an international trip coming up which is GPU upgradeable. 10+ hour flight so, would like to get upgraded. Please PM me and we can work something out. Thanks !
    - 14 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 9:52pm -
  • newSpam
    Is there some posting of spam in this forum?
    - 14 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 9:50pm -
  • newThailand Dos & Don'ts!
    Swadee ... here, according to a Khun Wilko, are some things to be aware of when visiting Thailand:· Bring a mobile (cell) phone. It should be “unlocked” - this can be done either at home or in Thailand - then buy a Thai SIM card for it on arriva…
    - 15 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 9:18pm -
  • newIf you see this travel blogger on a plane he will give you his business class seat
    Remember this face: If you see this travel blogger on a plane he will give you his business class seatHere’s a face you may want to commit to memory.Gilbert Ott is a travel blogger from New York. His site, God Save the Points, specialises in sho…
    - 18 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 6:12pm -
  • newSPG Champion is Out of Office
    I am out of the office beginning immediately and will not return until 11:30 AM US Eastern time on Monday, March 28th. Please expect a delay in any responses to emails sent to the email address below or to conversations begun here at milepoint.com as…
    - 19 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 4:57pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

Reddit r/churning

  • newBank Account Bonus - Week of July 21, 2017
    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…
    - 49 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:06am -
  • newDaily Question Thread - July 21, 2017
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 49 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:06am -
  • newDaily Discussion Thread - July 21, 2017
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 49 mins ago Jul 21, 2017, 11:06am -
  • newAmerican Express Profit Falls in Q2
    submitted by /u/rawrbot [link] [comments]
    - 15 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 9:04pm -
  • newCredit Card Approval/Denial App
    I just made an app that can calculate & visualize credit card approval chance. The app utilize the data from “Credit Card Approval/Denial Reporting Mega Thread”. I hope this will provide fun to people and help their decisions. Check it out at htt…
    - 16 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 7:44pm -
  • newOfficial Chase Sapphire Preferred Referral Thread
    If you have a referral code for the Chase Sapphire Preferred, please post it in this thread. Contest mode has been enabled, which randomizes the order of top-level comments, hides the votes, and collapses responses by default. Please do NOT make any…
    - 24 hours ago Jul 20, 2017, 12:01pm -
  • Data Points Central Thread - Week of July 20, 2017
    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 Jul 20, 2017, 11:06am -
  • Daily Question Thread - July 20, 2017
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017, 11:05am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - July 20, 2017
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017, 11:05am -
  • Just received an email: Korean Air introduces KAL BIZ: Companies can earn up to 3 round trip Business Class upgrades annually.
    submitted by /u/jun_julyaugust [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago Jul 20, 2017, 6:07am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newNew European Airline Joon Targets Millennial Travelers
    Travelers in Europe will soon have a new way to travel in and out of Paris as Air France launches a new airline: Joon. Aimed primarily...The post New European Airline Joon Targets Millennial Travelers appeared first on Johnny Jet.
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  • newDon’t Ever Do This on a Plane
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