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The Points Guy

  • newATL Power Fully Restored as Atlanta Opens Convention Center for Stranded Passengers
    Power was finally restored to Atlanta Airport (ATL) just before midnight Sunday night, as stranded passengers are thrown a lifeline by the City of Atlanta: food and lodging. Power Restoration At 7:32pm Eastern, the airport reported that the first ATL…
    - 7 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 5:16am -
  • newAtlanta Airport Evacuated as Power Outage Continues, Possible Cause Determined
    Major issues continued on Sunday night at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL), as the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that Atlanta police were planning to evacuate the airport in its entirety after the airport lost most o…
    - 12 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 12:15am -
  • newBest Gifts for Business Travelers
    Business travelers might seem like a cinch to shop for during the gift giving season: Just wrap up some sort of luggage and call it a day. But you’re not getting away that easy. Most frequent fliers are quite comfortable with the baggage they alre…
    - 14 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 10:00pm -
  • newSanta Barbara Becomes a Ghost Town as Monster Wildfire Moves Closer
    The Thomas Fire continued to grow Sunday as firefighters battled the strong Santa Ana winds to get control over the massive blaze before it reaches Santa Barbara. Reportedly, the city has become a ghost town from the widespread evacuations. Accordin…
    - 15 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 9:00pm -
  • newHotel Review: The Renwick Hotel in New York
    Get inspired by writers like Hemingway and Steinbeck at this boutique property in midtown Manhattan. The pros: Intimate, chic rooms in a historic space. The cons: Mediocre staff and organization.
    - 15 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 8:30pm -
  • newThere’s Still a Few More Chances to Earn 1,000 Free Marriott Points
    It’s NFL Sunday, which means yet another opportunity to earn 1,000 free Marriott Rewards points as part of the hotel chain’s “Extra Points Sundays” promotion. The new football trivia question is now up, and as always, you’ll want to tweet y…
    - 16 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 8:00pm -
  • newAll Flights Halted at Atlanta Airport Due to Power Outage
    Update 5:55pm EST: Atlanta’s ground stop is extended again to at least 7:00pm EST (00:00 Zulu) and the FAA has advised that “further extensions are highly likely.” Update 5:15pm EST: The ground stop in Atlanta has now been extended again to at…
    - 17 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 7:09pm -
  • new9 Airports That Really Get Into the Holiday Spirit
    ‘Tis the season for holiday cheer and busy travel. As the Christmas season rolls in, airports around the world are creating unforgettable holiday experiences for travelers. From London to Singapore, these airports help ease the stress of flying by…
    - 17 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 7:00pm -
  • newGet 10% Off British Airways Flights Through 2018 Using a Chase Visa Credit Card
    British Airways is a frustrating airline for mileage collectors. BA’s Avios mileage currency can be great to utilize for partner flights, but the airline’s cost-prohibitive carrier surcharges on its own flights usually makes booking awards on Bri…
    - 17 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 6:30pm -
  • new5 Reasons To Visit Beijing This Winter
    After a recent three-week trip around Europe and Asia with my parents which included stops in London, Ghana, Dubai, Beijing, Bali, Singapore and Hong Kong, I realized how much I loved exploring Beijing, despite the cold winter temps. It wasn’t…
    - 18 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 6:00pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newAtlanta Airport Completely Shuts Down
    I don't even know what to say here, other than "wow." Since earlier today, Atlanta Airport has shut down due to a lack of power. Those in the airport have been quite literally left in the dark.Georgia Power is working on restoring power to the airpo…
    - 11 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 12:50am -
  • newAlaska Airlines Loses Their Primary SFO Lounge
    Alaska's takeover of Virgin America closed about a year ago, and the airlines have been working on streamlining things as much as possible. Prior to the merger, just about the only thing that the airlines had in common was their strength on the west…
    - 12 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 11:33pm -
  • newAmex Business Platinum 2018 Gogo Wifi Passes Deposited Early
    The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN is a fantastic card that I consider to be well worth it for all the perks that if offers. The card has a huge sign-up bonus of up to 75,000 Membership Rewards points upon completing minimum spe…
    - 14 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 10:05pm -
  • new1,000 Free Marriott Rewards Points!
    Marriott Rewards has been giving away free points for the entire football season through social media. In order to take advantage of this, you’ll need to link your Marriott Rewards account to your social media accounts here. You can earn up to 1,0…
    - 16 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 7:25pm -
  • newReview: Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House
    Dublin is a fun city, and I really enjoyed my recent trip there. I stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House. Here are my thoughts on the hotel.Check-in was easy and pleasant, thanks to friendly staff. The agent explained the hotel's ameni…
    - 17 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 6:53pm -
  • newReview: 51st & Green US Pre-Clearance Lounge Dublin Airport
    After spending some time in the Aer Lingus Lounge, I decided to head in the direction of the US Pre-Clearance area at around 11AM, well ahead of my 4:10PM flight to New York. All US bound passengers departing Dublin clear immigration before getting o…
    - 18 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 5:23pm -
  • newDelta Announces Their First A350 Route Out Of LAX
    In late October, Delta inaugurated commercial service with their A350. The airline has 25 Airbus A350s on order, which they’ll be taking delivery of through 2022. So far Delta has announced six longhaul routes with this plane, two of which are alr…
    - 20 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 4:06pm -
  • newReview: American Flagship First Dining LAX
    A few days ago I published my review of American’s new Flagship Lounge at Los Angeles Airport. The four Flagship Lounges that have opened this year have all impressed me, and this represents a great improvement for American's premium passengers. N…
    - 20 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 3:25pm -
  • Weekly Review: December 16, 2017
    I returned to the US from Mexico City earlier in the week, though unfortunately caught a nasty cold on my last day in Mexico, and have been sick ever since. This got in the way of an exciting review trip that I had planned for this past week, which I…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 6:37pm -
  • Planning To Visit DC In The Next Couple Years? Expect Traffic At The Airport
    Reagan National (aka DCA) is the closest airport to Washington, DC and my airport of choice. Starting in January, the roads leading to the airport are expected to be very congested thanks to a major construction project that will add new gates, new s…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 12:03pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • newStuck on a remote island, great value from foreign programs, upgrade cheaply and more
    Regular Frequent Miler readers are likely familiar with our week in review format — we normally post a Frequent Miler week in review on Saturday mornings where we recap our posts from the week followed by a week in review around the web on Saturday…
    - 11 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 12:35am -
  • newSave $10 on $300+ in Visa Gift Cards at Office Max / Office Depot
    Through Saturday, December 23rd, you can save $10 on $300+ in Visa Gift Cards at Office Max / Office Depot. While less generous than previous promotions, it will still help you towards beating the activation fees when stacked with your credit card…
    - 18 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 5:35pm -
  • Last Chance Deals: 10x at Best Buy, airline portal bonuses, nice movie deal, and more
    Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. This week, we have a popular deal ending at Best Buy that’s good for 10x Ultimate Rewards at Best Buy that ends next Sunday…
    - 1 day ago Dec 17, 2017, 11:38am -
  • Great business card news, getting set for great benefits, using the sweet spot, and more
    This week at Frequent Miler, we wrote about everything from an awesome award chart sweet spot to Africa to a sweet new set of benefits for BOA business cards. If you’re looking to take advance of the sweet set of benefits on your Amex Platinum card…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 11:38am -
  • Chase Ink Plus Mastercard changing to Ink Plus Visa
    Yesterday, Doctor of Credit reported that Chase Ink Mastercards will be converted to Chase Ink Visa cards in early 2018.  Exact details of how the old cards map to the new cards was unknown.  I now know one specific conversion: My Ink Plus Masterca…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 9:08pm -
  • New Chase Offers: 1800Flowers brands, Etsy, Wayfair, more
    Last night, Greg wrote about the varying results with gift card purchases to take advantage of Chase Offers (See: Chase Offers enforces gift card terms (sometimes). That prompted me to log into my account and see that there are a number of new Chase…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 3:18pm -
  • Chase Financial Review: Results are in
    Chase Financial Review is a stealthy process about which not much is known, but last Friday we published a post about it (See: Shop until you’re dropped: Chase Financial Review freezes account). To recap the main points of the story, my wife had r…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 11:38am -
  • Chase Offers enforces gift card terms (sometimes)
    A few weeks ago I wrote about my plans for “Rocking Chase Offers: Staples, Lowe’s, Whole Foods.” The basic gist is this: Chase now has offers that are similar to Amex Offers, but currently only for Marriott and Slate cards.  My wife and I have…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 1:09am -
  • Nice deal: MoviePass + Fandor for 1 year: $89.99
    Costco currently has a pretty nice deal going: a 1 year subscription to MoviePass and a 1 year subscription to Fandor for $89.99. Normally, MoviePass costs $10/month on it’s own ($120/yr), though they recently offered it for $89.95 for a year (…
    - 4 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 8:08pm -
  • Stack for $40 off $100 at Google Express [Targeted, but widely available]
    Google Express has sent out an email with a coupon good for 20% off when you place an order through the new app (for either Apple or Android). This is a targeted, personalized coupon code, though Doctor of Credit reports that it seems to have gon…
    - 4 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 2:23pm -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • newDo this now: register for 2018 1st quarter bonus categories
    It's that time again, your quarterly reminder to activate next quarter's bonus earning on all your credit cards offering rotating quarterly rewards.Chase FreedomIn the first quarter of 2018, each Chase Freedom card you have will earn 5 Ultimate Rewar…
    - 48 mins ago Dec 18, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Don't sleep on the American Airlines holiday bonus miles promotion
    I don't normally find shopping portal promotions to be worth my time, which I assume is how this one slipped past me last month when Frequent Miler wrote about it: through December 31, American will award bonus miles based on the number of partner a…
    - 5 days ago Dec 13, 2017, 10:13pm -
  • Table stakes for a decent Marriott credit card reboot
    I've been traveling all week, but followed with interest the announcement that Marriott will be rebooting their credit card lineup, with "mass consumer," "premium," and "super premium" credit cards offered by Chase and American Express. Having no int…
    - 10 days ago Dec 8, 2017, 11:27pm -
  • Actually Moviepass is good
    Like a lot of people, I signed up for Moviepass when they recently lowered the monthly price to $9.95. Like so many people, in fact, that it took a few months for my Moviepass debit card to arrive. Some theatres apparently allow electronic ticketing…
    - 17 days ago Dec 1, 2017, 6:39pm -
  • Lifecycle effects, Thanksgiving car rental edition
    I often talk about lifecycle effects when it comes to travel hacking. That's what I call the phenomenon of people believing that travel hacking has become objectively more difficult when in fact it's their own lifecycle progression that has made them…
    - 21 days ago Nov 27, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Travel hacking with less manufactured spend
    It seems that the travel hacking community has been thrown into one of its periodic panics, first over the loss of a popular gift card reselling opportunity and then an online bill payment option. I don't participate in such panics myself, but it's a…
    - 31 days ago Nov 17, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Sapphire Preferred, Sapphire Reserve, or Ink Preferred for Ultimate Rewards transferability?
    I am on the record believing that much of the caterwauling about the end of travel hacking is essentially an artifact of individual travel hackers aging and having more responsibilities in other parts of their lives and less time to dedicate to the g…
    - 38 days ago Nov 10, 2017, 10:59am -
  • The right ways to get to Evian-les-Bains
    I recently wrote about my trip to Europe which involved a very expensive cab ride about 50% of the way around Lake Geneva, from Lausanne, Switzerland, to Evian-les-Bains, France.The basic mechanics of the problem were simple, and I knew them in advan…
    - 41 days ago Nov 7, 2017, 10:59am -
  • American Express's new co-branded Hilton credit cards
    I've been reading with interest this morning about the revamped lineup of co-branded Hilton Honors credit cards American Express will be launching soon. Since I earn a lot of Hilton Honors points with my current Surpass card (and I stay at a lot of H…
    - 47 days ago Nov 1, 2017, 2:33pm -
  • How to make Delta's (bad) squeaky wheel policy work for you
    If you spend much time around here, you know that I like flying on Delta. There are some catches, of course: if you prefer flying on Delta you'll probably want to get an American Express Delta Platinum or Reserve card and meet the high spend threshol…
    - 49 days ago Oct 30, 2017, 5:28pm -

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 -


  • How Long Does it Take Ultimate Rewards to Transfer?
    Transferable points are points you earn from a credit card that you can transfer to many different types of airline miles or other points. They are valuable because they give you so much flexibility. Each airline program has strengths and weaknesses…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 12:07am -
  • Last Chance to Retroactively Earn 5x at Walmart & Department Stores
    Today, December 14, 2017, is the last day to register your Chase Freedom to earn 5x Ultimate Rewards at Walmart and department stores that you can transfer (circuitously) to United, Korean, British Airways, Southwest, Virgin Atlantic, Flying Blue,…
    - 4 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 4:20pm -
  • 15% Off Base Fare of all JetBlue Cash Flights Today & Tomorrow
    JetBlue is offering a 15% discount on the base fare of all JetBlue flights (save those booked with points) flown between January 10 and February 14, 2017, as well as February 26 and March 14, 2018 and booked by the end of tomorrow. Flights on Friday…
    - 6 days ago Dec 12, 2017, 10:08pm -
  • Did You Max out Your Ritz Card’s 2017 Travel Credit?
    A little over a week ago I wrote about checking in to see if you’ve maxed out the travel credits on your premium travel credit cards. In that post I highlighted the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Citi Prestige, and the Amex Platinum as the cards to pa…
    - 6 days ago Dec 12, 2017, 9:12pm -
  • Hyatt Properties to Book Before Wednesday (& One to Wait On)
    Hyatt has announced a few hotels that will go up in award price and one that will drop in price, effective as of 12:01am CST on December 13, 2017 (this Wednesday). That’s 1:01 am December 13 ET. Thankfully only eight properties will jump in price,…
    - 7 days ago Dec 11, 2017, 8:09pm -
  • Alaska Award Sale: 10k Transcontinental, 12.5k to Hawaii
    While not widely publicized, right now you can book flights within the United States or to Hawaii for less Alaska Miles in January or February than it would typically cost you. There are various routes on sale, from short hops between Albuquerque and…
    - 10 days ago Dec 8, 2017, 5:12pm -
  • Top 10 Travel Credit Cards December 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…
    - 12 days ago Dec 6, 2017, 7:34pm -
  • New Marriott Credit Cards Coming From BOTH Amex & Chase
    We’ve been wondering for a while now how the future of Marriott/Starwood Preferred Guest/Ritz Carlton merger would play out in the credit card sphere. The three loyalty programs all have co-branded credit cards, Marriott and Ritz Carlton with Chase…
    - 13 days ago Dec 5, 2017, 11:32pm -
  • Singapore Devalues Star Alliance Award Chart; Best Awards Untouched
    REMINDER: Singapore’s award prices to Europe in First Class and Africa, Asia, and Oceania in all classes are increasing in price as of December 7, 2017 (this Thursday). If you were planning on booking one of these awards, do so now to save.  Effec…
    - 13 days ago Dec 5, 2017, 8:33pm -
  • 100k Amex Platinum Targeted Offer!
    There is a targeted offer available through’s CardMatch Tool for 100,000 Membership Rewards for spending $5,000 on your new Platinum within three months of opening it. The current public offer is 60,000 Membership Rewards for spendi…
    - 13 days ago Dec 5, 2017, 3:13pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newSome Hotels Provide Housekeepers “Panic Buttons” for Threatening Guests
    A new story from Bloomberg claims that several hotels have begun providing their housekeepers with “panic buttons” that can be activated if they feel threatened by guests. This appears to be the result of longstanding issues with hotel employees…
    - 2 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newWatershed Moment as Ryanair Recognizes Unions to Prevent Strike Action
    Michael O’Leary previously said that “hell will freeze over” before the airline recognizes trade unions, but faced with pre-Christmas industrial action, the carrier has been forced to make a U-turn. Marking a sudden and drastic about-face in it…
    - 2 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 10:00am -
  • Cheap Argentina Flights Are Coming
    Get ready, travelers. Cheap flights to Argentina from the US are about to be headed our way. Starting next year, Norwegian Air will make a lot of dreams come true by offering low-cost flights to South America. The airline just received authorization…
    - 1 day ago Dec 17, 2017, 10:00am -
  • The Best Airline for LGBTQ Employees
    United Airlines has earned its seventh consecutive perfect 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and a spot on the organization’s list of Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality. The airline emphasizes a c…
    - 1 day ago Dec 17, 2017, 10:00am -
  • 6 Airports That Are Decking the Halls with Holiday Cheer
    As individuals and families begin to make their ways to airports all over the world to visit friends and loved ones for the holidays, it won’t be uncommon to see some extra long lines and busy waiting areas. One way to combat this extra time spent…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 10:00am -
  • Animosity Towards Newbies in this Hobby – Justified?
    Last year I did a podcast with the folks at Berkshire Hathaway Travel and one of the questions that came up was, “This hobby sounds terrific! So are people in this community really accepting and helpful towards newbies?” It pained me to say this,…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 10:00am -
  • Basic Economy Comes to Singapore Airlines
    Asian carrier introduces new fare classes, with basic economy style fares. For flyers who want to travel abroad but can’t quite afford Singapore Airlines’ Suites product, the carrier will launch new fare categories with the goal of getting new f…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 1:14am -
  • Consumer Advocate Sounds the Alarm on “Mileage Broker” Scams
    Bargain hunting travelers are warned to beware of unscrupulous airline ticket brokers offering too-good-to-be-true deals that require the purchase of other passengers’ unused rewards points. Travel consumer advocate Ed Perkins, the founding editor…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 12:47am -
  • Worst Passenger of the Week: Hannibal Lecter Is My Co-Pilot
    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. Honorab…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 10:57pm -
  • AA Adds New Summer Routes
    According to a post by user N830MH on the FlyerTalk forum, American Airlines will be heading several new routes this summer, including: Effective 4/3/18 JFK-PHL Effective 5/7/18 DCA-ILM Effective 6/8/17 DFW-FLG DFW-EYW DFW-MSO MIA-SAV ORD-MSO ORD-PW…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 7:52pm -

Travel is Free

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • Let’s Send Another Set of Students Abroad (Exciting Updates from FLYTE)
    Two years ago I started FLYTE, a charity designed to help students from underserved communities see the world. Since then, we have raised over $100,000 and sent three classes on trips around the world. Here are updates on the organization. The post…
    - 4 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 1:42pm -
  • The Secret Sauce Behind Scott’s Cheap Flights
    Scott Keyes turned a simple newsletter into a popular travel hacking site, Scott's Cheap Flights. In this interview, Scott tells us how he and his worldwide team find cheap flights using a combination of manpower and knowledge of industry trends. Eve…
    - 7 days ago Dec 11, 2017, 2:34pm -
  • 6 (Non-Millennial) Solo Female Travelers Share Their Travel Wisdom
    Solo female travel isn't just for millennials! In this column, Kristin Addis introduces us to some older solo female travelers who are following their dreams to see the world. These women come from all backgrounds and all walks of life, proving it's…
    - 11 days ago Dec 7, 2017, 2:12pm -
  • Living Lagom in Sweden: An Interview With Lola Akerstrom
    Lagom is the key to unlocking the Swedish psyche, and it governs all aspect of Swedish society. In this interview, Lola A. Åkerström talks about why lagom is about more than just balance, and what it's like to assimilate into life in Sweden as a wr…
    - 18 days ago Nov 30, 2017, 4:05pm -
  • Cyber Monday: All Books and Courses Up to 50% Off!
    This Cyber Monday, all of my books and courses are up to 60% off! If you've ever thought about learning to blog, improving your writing or photography, or wanted to become a travel vlogger then you'll definitely want to check out this sale! There is…
    - 21 days ago Nov 27, 2017, 2:09pm -
  • A Journey Through Madagascar: Notes on the Privilege of Travel
    We travelers are a lucky bunch. It's easy to forget just how privileged we are to be able to travel the world. The truth is, most people rarely even leave their own country, let alone visit destinations all over the globe. My recent visit to Madagasc…
    - 27 days ago Nov 21, 2017, 3:19pm -
  • Win a Trip Around the World Contest (Updates)
    On October 30th, I released the third edition of my book, How to Travel the World on $50 a Day. If there’s one constant in travel, it’s that it is forever changing. And so the tips and prices I wrote in the last edition, which only came out two y…
    - 31 days ago Nov 17, 2017, 4:19pm -
  • The Best Lesbian Travel Blogs
    While there are many popular solo travel blogs, luxury blogs, and budget travel blogs, it can be a bit more challenging to find quality content for LGBT travelers. In this month's LGBT column, Dani from Globetrotter Girls shares her favorite lesbian…
    - 32 days ago Nov 16, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • How to Travel Around Madagascar
    Madagascar. It’s more than an incorrect (but fun) DreamWorks movie. Located off the eastern coast of Africa, this island, nearly the size of France and the third largest in the world, has a population over 20 million but sees only about 325,000 tou…
    - 35 days ago Nov 13, 2017, 1:52pm -
  • The Top Things to See and Do in Madagascar
    Madagascar, a country famed for lemurs, baobab trees, birding, and jungles, offers visitors a rich playground to explore. I was enthralled by its beauty: the sweeping canyons and gorges, the grand waterfalls, and the sheer diversity of the landscape.…
    - 39 days ago Nov 9, 2017, 2:00pm -

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 -



  • Later, 2017
    Man, I’ve already written more long posts this week than I do in a normal month. I think I need a nap. Well, that’ll come soon enough. It’s time for my annual 2-week vacation, so I wanted to say a few words… All of us, as humans, are voyeurs.…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 10:23am -
  • Europe Delta Discount
    You can find some round-trip Business class flights to Europe starting at 98,000 SkyDongs. It ends tonight. Nice offer if you have the dongs and can find a flight that works.
    - 4 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 8:37am -
  • What I Decided

    - 5 days ago Dec 13, 2017, 8:44am -
  • Question
    Let’s pretend I have a reader who I’ve gone back and forth with a few times through the years. He’s very smart. Unlike all of those amateur hour types who talk online all day and brag about how hard they hit deals…he stays quiet and does much…
    - 6 days ago Dec 12, 2017, 9:57am -
  • Super Bowling
    Thanks to reader Paul for sharing these Super Bowl auctions from Starwood. Not sure I’d call it “value,” but these definitely got my attention. Probably won’t be of much interest unless you’re a sports fan or rich with Marriott/SPG points.
    - 7 days ago Dec 11, 2017, 9:45am -
  • Intercontinental Promo
    Sign in and register for IHG’s latest Accelerate promo to see what your offer is. It could be tens of thousands of extra points for stays you were going to make anyway. Or it could be a whole lot of nothing. Probably won’t be your favorite promo…
    - 10 days ago Dec 8, 2017, 9:00am -
  • Wyndham Increase
    Here’s a new link for the Wyndham card from Barclays. It’s back up to 45,000 points (good for 3 nights). I continue to have an inconsistent relationship with this bank. Sometimes they love me and sometimes they look at me like I’m eating a stea…
    - 11 days ago Dec 7, 2017, 9:30am -
  • Buying Miles
    What are the odds of me buying miles? Well, they’re not good. Probably a better chance of me going to the ballet. Or eating fish from a drive-thru. Or giving an enthusiastic belly rub to a dog…and then its owner. But if you somehow lack all other…
    - 12 days ago Dec 6, 2017, 9:57am -
  • FlexPerks Promos
    Some of you are big fans of FlexPerks points (I am too). If you’re a cardholder and haven’t looked at your promos lately, give it a quick click. I’m seeing some bonuses like 2,000 points for a little spending and 500 points for connecting my ce…
    - 13 days ago Dec 5, 2017, 8:45am -
  • Flights For A Year
    My not-so-secret crush known as JetBlue Airways is giving away 3 “All You Can Jet” passes. In English, that means a year of free flights for you and a companion. Other than automatic entries for booking flights, you can also enter by mail. Check…
    - 14 days ago Dec 4, 2017, 9:16am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

  • newLyft $5 Sign Up Credit Bonus
    If you need a free ride, sign up for Lyft with us and you can receive a $5 in free ride credit. If you’re in a condition where you can’t drive, public transportation isn’t the only choice you have. Lyft is a really useful app that let’s local…
    - 8 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 4:00am -
  • newDiscover Bank Online Savings Account Review: Earn 1.30% APY Rate
    With one of the highest APY rates online, you can start saving today with Discover Bank’s Online Savings Account 1.30% APY interest rate! Once you open your Discover savings account you can enjoy saving your hard-earned cash knowing that there is…
    - 10 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 2:00am -
  • newBest Deals, Bonuses, & Promotions Calendar – *Updated December 17th 2017*
    Scrolling through all our hot deals only to find most of them targeted or YMMV? Worrying about missing out on a deal or an expiration date coming up? Then check out our Hot Deals, Bank Bonuses, & Free Money Promotions Calendar that are available to e…
    - 11 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 12:29am -
  • newTop Ten Freebies for December 17, 2017
    Did someone say freebies? As an average person, if someone is offering me something for free, you better believe I’m there to take up the offer. Freebies are a great way to get brands to advertise their products and connect with their customers. Pl…
    - 14 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 9:20pm -
  • newTop Ten Flight Deals For December 17, 2017
    Nowadays airfare prices have increased immensely, but if you’ve been wanting cheaper affordable flights, let us help you by providing the best top ten flight deals for today! Flight deals are known for disappearing quickly so you should act fast wh…
    - 15 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 8:34pm -
  • newPeak Campus Unwanted Text Messages Class Action Lawsuit (Up to $100)
    Again? If you received unwanted text messages by Peak Campus Management LLC and ICIM Corp. you may be eligible for a potential award from the Peak Campus Unwanted Text Messages Class Action Lawsuit! According to the lawsuit, Peak Campus Management L…
    - 16 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 7:30pm -
  • newMarriott NFL Trivia Social Media Promotion: Earn 1,000 Marriott Points
    If you want earn 1,000 Marriott points then here’s your opportunity to earn points by answering a piece of NFL trivia. You must have a linked social media account with your Marriott account and then respond to the trivia with the hashtag #RewardsPo…
    - 16 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 7:30pm -
  • newTop Ten Hot Deals for December 17, 2017
    Here at HMB, we pride ourselves on bringing you the best and hottest deals on the web each and everyday. We scour the internet for deals on laptop, computers, smart devices, tablets, electronic accessories, TVs, and so more. We compile our list to of…
    - 16 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 7:25pm -
  • newLG SJ4R 4.1 ch Sound Bar Surround System with Wireless Subwoofer via Walmart: $149.99 + Free Shipping
    For a limited time, you can order a new LG SJ4R 4.1 ch Sound Bar Surround System with Wireless Subwoofer for only $149.99 + FREE SHIPPING! The LG SJ4R High Resolution Soundbar can fill a room with thrilling immersive virtual surround audio. The ad…
    - 17 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 7:15pm -
  • neweBay FlashSale Promotion: Get $15 Off $75 Purchase (Ends Today 3PM PT)
    Get ready to start saving money because we have a great promotion for you! eBay is having a flash sale where you can get $15 off if you spend at least $75 by 3:00 PM Pacific Time today, December 17, 2017! Take advantage of this offer ASAP! To be…
    - 17 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 6:37pm -

Travel Codex

  • newHow to Book Award Travel with Lufthansa Miles & More
    Lufthansa is a German airline, but the Lufthansa Group also includes partners such as SWISS, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines, and Eurowings. All Lufthansa Group members are participants in the Miles & More loyalty program and members of the Star…
    - 22 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • Plenti Rewards Are Rumored to Be on the Amex Chopping Block
    According to several reports from Doctor of Credit, Plenti Rewards — a rewards program adopted by multiple retailers — is failing and likely to be killed. The Devil’s Advocate pilloried the program as early as May 2015, noting that it had all…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 5:57pm -
  • How to Book Award Travel with Cathay Pacific Asia Miles
    Cathay Pacific is a Hong Kong-based airline and a member of the oneworld Alliance that includes American Airlines and British Airways. It is one of my favorite airlines, with spectacular first class lounges in Hong Kong. I’ve also enjoyed both bus…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • Singapore Airlines to Unbundle Tickets with New “Lite” Fare
    On the heels of new award pricing, Singapore Airlines is also introducing new fare types for its paying passengers. These will take effect on January 20, 2018. So-called Lite, Standard, and Flexi fares will be available in economy and business class.…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 6:14pm -
  • Review: Hilton Whistler Resort
    Last weekend my wife and I had a surprise afternoon free on Friday. Not quite sure how to take advantage of this, we realized there was already snow in Whistler and decided to drive up for our first ski trip of the season. The Hilton had a discounted…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 4:16pm -
  • The Hub: Routes and Fleet for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
    Amsterdam-based KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is one of the oldest airlines in the world. Its network is entirely international and it operates short and long-haul flights to every continent, with the exception of Australia and Antarctica. It has a modern…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • Qantas 787 Dreamliner Will Fly Melbourne to San Francisco
    Fresh off its first long-haul flight, Qantas is announcing that the 787 will add a second US destination. In late 2018, Qantas will begin Melbourne-San Francisco service. This will be additional to the current route between Sydney and San Fran. The r…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Reminder: Virgin America’s Elevate Program Ends on December 31
    Alaska Airlines and Virgin America sent out reminders yesterday that the Virgin America Elevate program will be discontinued on December 31, 2017. Alaska already announced mid-year that it would be ending Elevate and folding all the Virgin America fr…
    - 4 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 10:00pm -
  • Can You Still Use the Lounge When Flying on a Different Airline?
    As we get into the holiday travel season, you may be looking for an escape from the crowded airport terminal. I know that my wife and I often plan our trips with a focus on where we can connect and use our different memberships to access the airport…
    - 4 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 8:00pm -
  • Traveling This Winter? New Smart Luggage Bans Begin on January 15
    So-called “smart” luggage has become a hot trend in the last year. I’ve seen more and more startups begin to offer carry-on bags that include a built-in battery. That battery may be used to recharge other personal electronic devices, operate a…
    - 4 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 6:00pm -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • new1,000 Free Marriott Points, Atlanta Goes Dark
    1,000 Free Marriott Points Marriott offers 1,000 free points at its Twitter account every Sunday by answering a football trivia question. Today’s question asks what year the current NFL replay system started. Answer by replying to the tweet and tag…
    - 15 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 8:55pm -
  • Weekend Tidbits: Marriott, Ryanair, Fees
    It’s Friday, so we’ll keep today rather light. Enjoy. Can Marriott Get Luxurious? Publicly traded hotel companies have had success in virtually every segment of the market, with one segment: the luxury end. They can certainly run high-end hotels,…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 9:18pm -
  • Delta Airlines: Your Seat Is Branded
    Every year, Delta Airlines has a meeting for Wall Street analysts to talk about their financial situation and future strategy. That meeting took place today and, as it relates to miles and flying, I thought the most interesting part was their discuss…
    - 4 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 7:17pm -
  • End Of Year Thoughts And A Good Marriott-Starwood Article
    Don’t Let Your Points Expire As you move into the new year, it’s time to make sure that your points don’t expire. Every program has different rules about how frequently you need to have activity in your accounts, and it can be as few as three m…
    - 5 days ago Dec 13, 2017, 9:59pm -
  • JetBlue Flash Sale: 15% Off (Sort Of)
    The winter is a slower time for airlines, particularly midweek, when kids are in school. Thus, many of them take advantage of the time to throw in a fare sale. JetBlue Flash Sale* This one’s good for only two days, so hurry. Book by tomorrow night…
    - 6 days ago Dec 12, 2017, 1:33pm -
  • How Delta Rescued Diamond Medallion Status
    As you know, this blog is tailored to novices in the frequent flyer world but, every so often, it’s fun to get a little deeper on a particular subject. Today, I’ll talk about Delta’s Medallion program and its top status, Diamond Medallion, in p…
    - 7 days ago Dec 11, 2017, 3:21pm -
  • Weekend Tidbits
    Hope everyone’s weekend is off to a good start. Here are a few tidbits to mull over today: Updated Marriott Megabonus Well, that was anti-climactic. One of the most interesting things about this time period’s Megabonus offer was that, if you fini…
    - 9 days ago Dec 9, 2017, 8:10pm -
  • IHG Brings Back Accelerate Promotion
    Another year, another Accelerate promotion from IHG, parent of several brands including InterContinental, the Holiday Inn themes and a few others. This one is for January 1 – April 30. Accelerate 1Q18 The Accelerate promo is the IHG bonus that we s…
    - 10 days ago Dec 8, 2017, 3:33pm -
  • Update On The Marriott Credit Card
    The Marriott/Starwood merger has been in the news recently. Yesterday, it issued a press release regarding the future of its credit card business. Multiple Marriott Credit Card Issuers The Marriott/Starwood merger meant that the new parent had a big…
    - 12 days ago Dec 6, 2017, 3:21pm -
  • United Miles For Sale At 1.8-1.9 Cents Per Mile
    I often see attempts at valuing miles. On an airline like Southwest or JetBlue, it’s easy to do, since the price of a ticket in points is based on the cash cost of the ticket. Higher cash cost equals more points, and it tends to be a pretty consist…
    - 13 days ago Dec 5, 2017, 4:00pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 1 hour ago Dec 18, 2017, 10:24am -
  • newYear-end Asian Escapade: Anatomy of a Big-Time Redemption - 2017 Edition
    On Friday, 15 December 2017, I kicked off what has become a yearly event for me, going back to 2011. The “event”, my primary reason for playing the miles/points game, is a 3- to 4-week personal vacation during which I crisscross the Asian contine…
    - 7 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 4:46am -
  • 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…
    - 8 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 4:06am -
  • The Official InsideFlyer Kiva Lounge Thread
    Canucklehead just suggested this. It is too good not to have one so we have someplace to be generally OT among team members and vistors.Talk away!!!I will make $25 loans for the first ten posters on this thread today.
    - 1 day ago Dec 17, 2017, 1:46am -
  • (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:
    - 1 day ago Dec 16, 2017, 11:50pm -
  • 2017 AA Status Check
    2018 will be my first full year without EXP in a decade. As I was contemplating that, I wondered where everyone else stood for status qualification/re-qualification this year. I'll finish the year with 28K EQMs and 5K EQDs. I already have lifetime…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 10:29pm -
  • Last minute crisis? Delta will steal your miles, but they cancel or change your flight On a whim
    Better not have a Medical emergency, personal crisis or hit unexpected traffic carmageddon en route to the airport traveling on an award. Delta does not allow redeposit of miles, stealing them within three days of travel if your life meets an upheav…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 8:15pm -
  • Status Check
    Where is everyone at for 2018 status renewal/achievement?I've already requalified for 1K. I had debated trying to achieve some other status level but couldn't figure out anything that made sense.
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 7:46pm -
  • SPG Hotels Coming and Going
    Coming Soon to SPGHotels that are in development, confirmed as on track to open, and rumors. Please cite sources, if possible.Leaving SPGHotels that have announced their departure from SPG.
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 7:41pm -
  • Using our Flag only to thwart competition, Delta sells out America in deal with Airbus: breaking now
    Have you at long last, no decency? After using a front group to pretend you have loyalty to America which you and your hedge finders most certainly don’t. You do this deal.......…
    - 2 days ago Dec 16, 2017, 7:21pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newPre-order starters in First
    I have an upcoming flight in First on the 789 with my family of 5 and are currently the only ones booked in the cabin (5/8). Whilst we will all be pre-ordering our main meal, having reviewed the full menu there is only 1 of the 2 "primary" starter...
    - 7 mins ago Dec 18, 2017, 11:40am -
  • newDisruption Likely London 19th December
    Significant fog in the forecast for Heathrow, developing overnight tonight with a high probability of 200M visibility horizontally and zero vertically by the start of the morning rush. Lifting slowly late late morning but possibly returning as...
    - 14 mins ago Dec 18, 2017, 11:33am -
  • newPutting excess baggage allowance to use
    Hello, New here so apologies if I am posting in wrong place. Admn - pls forgive and relocate post to the right thread if that is the case. Am at Premier 1K level with United Mileage Plus with frequent travel between Washington DC and India,...
    - 22 mins ago Dec 18, 2017, 11:25am -
  • newMIA Lounge Access - Confused
    Hi All We're BA Bronze, flying LHR-MIA-TPA and vice-versa over Christmas/New Year. The long haul legs are in CW, short haul in AA economy. It's all a single ticket booked via BA Holidays. Can anyone help clarify which lounge/s we'll have...
    - 30 mins ago Dec 18, 2017, 11:17am -
  • newHow many Etihad flights have you taken this year?
    So, in an attempt to generate a bit of discussion in the forum.... *How many Etihad segments have you taken this year? Where has your favourite destination been of those flights?* I've completed 12 segments, four in J, the rest in Y. My...
    - 60 mins ago Dec 18, 2017, 10:47am -
  • newHave a flight a day after Global entry interview
    Hey guys, I have a international flight the day after my global entry interview, does anyone know if I have to wait for the card to come in or can I use global entry right after the interview? Thank you
    - 1 hour ago Dec 18, 2017, 10:38am -
  • newSQ rep can't see AS award space - which number to call?
    The transcontinental flight is priced at 12.5K miles on AS, and I saw AS award space available to partner AA for 12.5K miles as well. However, the SQ rep can't see the award space. Any idea how to successfully redeem AS award using SQ miles?
    - 1 hour ago Dec 18, 2017, 10:23am -
  • newMileage run necessary?
    Situation: I rely on partner miles for hitting MVP Gold 75K most years (international trips). For the first time I haven't met the 90,000 mile threshold. My total for this year is 89,188 miles. Will AS bump me into MVP Gold 75K and give me the...
    - 2 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 10:07am -
  • new4am MH-AK Transit (KLIA-KLIA2 early morning transfer)
    I will be arriving on MH140 at 3:50 and thinking of connecting with AK126, AirAsia flight to SZX departs 6:10. I would assume there shouldn't be too much people arriving KUL this early, and being arriving in J, I should be able to pass...
    - 2 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 10:06am -
  • newQF151 Red-eye MEL-AKL service
    Hi, Anyone flown this flight? or the QF133 to MEL-CHC and can advise what sort of service is provided? Is it a full meal service - dinner or breakfast? or just as snack as i assume most passengers would want to try and get some shut-eye on the...
    - 2 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 9:57am -

Reddit r/churning

  • newDaily Question Thread - December 18, 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…
    - 41 mins ago Dec 18, 2017, 11:06am -
  • newDaily Discussion Thread - December 18, 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…
    - 2 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 10:06am -
  • newCiti Dividend categories for all four quarters 2018 leaked. Categories aren't great.
    According to DoC and a bunch of other people, when you go to activate your Q1 Citi Dividend cashback, you can see the calendar for all four quarters of 2018. Q1 2018: Gas and Car Rentals Q2 2018: Home Depot and Home Furnishing Stores Q3 2018: Airline…
    - 7 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 5:17am -
  • newUnited TravelBank Gift Registry expected to be back "Early 2018"
    I don't know if I saw this reported anywhere else. There's been a subtle change to the text on the United TravelBank Registry: "We're sorry, our gift registry page is currently unavailable for maintenance. You can still use the funds from your gift r…
    - 7 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 4:44am -
  • newBest of r/Churning 2017 Awards - Nomination Thread
    Welcome to the 1ST ANNUAL Best of r/Churning Awards!! We've had an incredible year! We laughed (yes, at you Citi), we cried (RIP USPS MOs), we added over 40k new subscribers! Let's reminisce and celebrate the Churning events, news, people, and happen…
    - 16 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 7:45pm -
  • newMarriott Rewards NFL Question of the Week - December 17, 2017
    "What year did the current instant-replay system begin? Answer with #RewardsPoints before 8pm EST on 12/17 and score 1,000 points if you get it right." Answer: 1999 Copy & Paste: @MarriottRewards 1999 #RewardsPoints Click to Tweet:…
    - 16 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 7:23pm -
  • newOfficial Chase Hyatt Referral Thread
    BEFORE POSTING Referrals, please read Our Guide to Referrals, which will answer many of your questions. If you have a referral link for the Chase Hyatt Card, please post it in this thread. Contest mode has been enabled, which ~~randomizes the order o…
    - 19 hours ago Dec 17, 2017, 5:00pm -
  • Trip Reports, Churning Success Stories, and Frustrations Weekly Thread - Week of December 17, 2017
    How'd your churning week go? Any big ups, downs, or in betweens? Any thank yous you'd like to give /r/churning? Did you book an awesome Trip? Are you excited to share your latest redemption? Did you score some unexpected Miles/Points? Trip Reports, S…
    - 1 day ago Dec 17, 2017, 11:05am -
  • Daily Question Thread - December 17, 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 Dec 17, 2017, 11:05am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - December 17, 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 Dec 17, 2017, 10:06am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newAt 3pm ET Today, You Can Grab an Amazing JetBlue Christmas Gift
    Have you heard of Get Packing!, the board game offered by JetBlue? It includes in the box—get this—a certificate for a roundtrip JetBlue flight for...The post At 3pm ET Today, You Can Grab an Amazing JetBlue Christmas Gift appeared first on John…
    - 47 mins ago Dec 18, 2017, 11:00am -
  • newEurope for History Lovers with Vantage Travel
    In Europe, history is around every corner, just waiting to be discovered! If you’re a history buff, you’ll love cruising along Europe’s rivers and feeling...The post Europe for History Lovers with Vantage Travel appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 9:04am -
  • newFlight Policies for Unaccompanied Minors
    If your little one needs to travel without an adult companion, it’s important to know what your airline’s policy is regarding unaccompanied minors. Here’s information...The post Flight Policies for Unaccompanied Minors appeared first on Johnny…
    - 4 hours ago Dec 18, 2017, 8:02am -
  • Travel Style: Edwina Elizabeth O’Connor
    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: Edwina Elizabeth O’Connor appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 11:00pm -
  • Never Forget a Travel Reservation Again With the Hipmunk App
    You already have several travel apps on your phone to track your flight status and other travel reservations, but have you found an app yet...The post Never Forget a Travel Reservation Again With the Hipmunk App appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 3:57pm -
  • Should You Redeem Rewards Points for Gift Cards or Statement Credits?
    We receive compensation from our advertising partners for links on the blog. Here’s our full Advertiser Policy. Award travel might be your preferred redemption option (it...The post Should You Redeem Rewards Points for Gift Cards or Statement Cre…
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 3:31pm -
  • Don’t Leave Your Toothbrush Out at the Hotel!
    Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Patricia B. of Cambria, California, who...The post Don’t Leave Your Toothbrush Out at the Hotel! appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • Review: gb Qbit+ Stroller
    Strollers. Seriously, who knew there were so many options and so many things to consider? When I was pregnant with my son, I remember basically...The post Review: gb Qbit+ Stroller appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago Dec 15, 2017, 5:24am -
  • Look Up From Your Phone, Says the NYPD
    I know in this day and age it seems like everyone is addicted to their phones. There have been so many times that pedestrians walking...The post Look Up From Your Phone, Says the NYPD appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 4 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • Should I Buy Back My American Airlines Elite Status or Fly More?
    My big travel dilemma at the moment is whether I should pay to keep my American Airlines AAdvantage Executive Platinum status or just buy a...The post Should I Buy Back My American Airlines Elite Status or Fly More? appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 4 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 7:03am -