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The Points Guy

  • newThe Dreamliner Surpasses the Boeing 767 in Total Orders, Hits Other Impressive Milestones
    After 13 years of development and refinement, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has officially passed the 767 in sales. In a blog post written by Boeing’s vice president of marketing Randy Tinseth, the company announced that the 787 airframe is now one of…
    - 6 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:48pm -
  • newGet a 50% Bonus When You Transfer Citi Points to JetBlue
    Citi’s been slowly but steadily improving the lineup of transfer partners for its ThankYou Rewards program, and one of the most recent additions was JetBlue back in October 2016. Unfortunately, the transfer rate is just 2:1 (or 5:4 if you’re a Ci…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:29pm -
  • newSingapore’s Increasing Redemption Rates, Scrapping Online Booking Discount
    Well, this is a huge bummer. Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer, the only Asia-based frequent flyer program to accept points from all four transferrable currencies (Amex Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Citi ThankYou and Starwood Preferred Gue…
    - 3 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 1:32pm -
  • newCan Elites Get Better Seats for Companions on Separate Tickets?
    “Reader Questions” are answered three days a week — Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays — by TPG Senior Writer Julian Mark Kheel. Today we’re diving into a Facebook message from Jeff, who has elite status with United…   This is a good que…
    - 5 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 11:59am -
  • newGet 500 Free Miles When You Create a Singapore KrisFlyer Account
    Don’t yet have a Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer account? Now’s a great time to sign up. For a limited-time, Singapore is offering new KrisFlyer members 500 free miles when you join. To get your 500 free miles, go to the Join KrisFlyer page and ente…
    - 17 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 11:59pm -
  • newDear Bahamas Tourists: Please Don’t Feed the Swimming Pigs
    Big Major Cay is an uninhabited island in the Bahamas — except for its famous colony of swimming pigs, a major tourist attraction that’s become a staple of the Exuma Islands, where Big Major Cay (aka. Pig Beach), is located. But, last weekend, t…
    - 18 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 10:59pm -
  • newThe 5 Craziest Things Passengers Tried to Sneak by the TSA in February
    Every week, the TSA blogs about items (mostly weapons) that agents have confiscated at airports around the country, and the agency posts some of the crazier ones on its Instagram page. Below are the five most ridiculous items that were confiscate…
    - 19 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 9:35pm -
  • newMust See: An Underground Amusement Park in a Former Transylvanian Salt Mine
    You probably know Transylvania for one thing: Dracula. But it’s always meant (a bit) more to me. My grandmother’s family hails from the region, so when a $414 upgradeable fare from Newark to Cluj-Napoca (via Munich) popped up a few months back,…
    - 20 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 9:16pm -
  • newSPG Head Will Lead the Combined Marriott/Starwood Loyalty Program
    When the Starwood-Marriott merger finalized late last year, the (obvious) first question from SPG and Marriott Rewards members alike was what was going to happen to their beloved program? On the day the merger finalized, TPG hosted Thom Kozik, VP of…
    - 21 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 8:00pm -
  • newThere Were More Passengers Than Seats on a Recent 777 Flight
    Usually, if a flight is oversold, airlines will offer passengers a monetary incentive to take a later flight in order to make sure there is one passenger per seat on the aircraft. However, on a Pakistan International Airlines flight in January, seven…
    - 22 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 6:24pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newShould You Transfer Citi ThankYou Points To JetBlue With A 50% Bonus?
    You can receive a 50% points bonus when you convert Citi ThankYou points into JetBlue TrueBlue points between March 2 and April 30, 2017. The promotion goes live tomorrow, and you should see the bonus hard coded into the transfer ratio at that point.…
    - 13 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:41pm -
  • newLogging Into My Hyatt Globalist Account For The First Time…
    RIP Hyatt Gold Passport, and welcome World of Hyatt. Overnight Hyatt has changed a lot of aspects of their loyalty program, which we first found out about a few months ago.I tried to log into my World of Hyatt account first thing this morning, thoug…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:31pm -
  • newHilton’s New Award Pricing Is Now Live — Here’s What You Need To Know
    At the beginning of February we learned about some major changes that Hilton is making to their loyalty program.We’re seeing five major changes being made to Hilton Honors:
    - 3 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:13pm -
  • newSingapore KrisFlyer Announces Award Chart Devaluation As Of March 23, 2017
    I love the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program, given that it's just about the only way to redeem miles for Singapore Airlines longhaul premium cabin flights. They only make most award space available to their own KrisFlyer members, and not to membe…
    - 4 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 12:51pm -
  • newEnter Here To Win Hyatt’s New Globalist Status!
    Today is March 1, which means that it's the day that Hyatt is formally eliminating their Gold Passport loyalty program, and introducing World of Hyatt in its place. We've covered these changes in great detail here on the blog, as they're both positiv…
    - 5 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 11:54am -
  • newVideo: Uber CEO Gets In Argument With Driver, Gets 1-Star Rating
    Uber has been in a lot of hot water lately, between the company's CEO being on Trump's business advisory council, allegations of sexism at Uber's headquarters, and much more. In the past several weeks the #DeleteUber hashtag has been the top trending…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 1:27am -
  • newAct Fast! $30 Off A Hotel Through Travelocity
    If you follow along much here at OMAAT, you know that there is basically a running debate as to which cellular provider offers the best international data plan. On one side is T-Mobile which offers unlimited, albeit possibly slow, data at 120 countri…
    - 18 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 11:12pm -
  • newClub Carlson’s 2017 Hotel Category Changes
    It's pretty normal for the major global hotel chains to adjust hotel categories annually. We're not talking about them actually adjusting the number of points required for a stay at a particular category of hotel, but rather adjusting which hotels ar…
    - 19 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 10:03pm -
  • newI Just Bought 264,000 LifeMiles
    Through today, Avianca's LifeMiles program is offering a special bonus on purchased miles. For readers of OMAAT, that bonus is up to 140%, which is an opportunity to acquire LifeMiles for as little as 1.375 cents each. The real out of pocket is even…
    - 20 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 9:03pm -
  • newMarriott’s New SVP Of Loyalty Is From Starwood (And Shares His Roadmap)
    As much as I'm not thrilled about Marriott's takeover of Starwood (or perhaps more accurately, I don't like competition being eliminated), there's no denying that the leadership at the company has been doing a fantastic job with the integration.Sinc…
    - 21 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 8:01pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • newWhich card earns the most United miles per dollar? A surprising answer…
    In a recent post I considered whether it was foolish to use hotel cards for everyday spend.  I concluded that using the SPG card for everyday spend makes sense for many people.  Most other hotel cards only make sense under specific conditions. In r…
    - 5 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 11:38am -
  • newSmoking Deal: 9 Bedroom Villa for 15K points per night
    Wyndham Rewards is running a smoking hot promotion: You can book an entire “cottage” in Italy, France, or the UK for just 15,000 points per night.  I just got off the phone after booking the “cottage” pictured above. It has 9 bedrooms and 6…
    - 12 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:54am -
  • newTravelocity $30 off a hotel, no minimum
    As reported by Doctor of Credit, Travelocity has $30 off of hotel and vacation package bookings with coupon code TMOBILETUESDAYSTRAVEL. There is no minimum spend required to use the coupon. According to Doctor of Credit, the coupon may only work on h…
    - 18 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 11:19pm -
  • FTUs, fare sales, and farewell to Gold Passport: February 2017 in Review
    We started and finished this month with FTU on our minds: First, we announced the June FTU Advanced Minneapolis and then we closed out the month with a great weekend at FTU Advanced Seattle — thanks to those who were there! February has seen some…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 11:39am -
  • Europe on Sale: Seattle to Amsterdam for $325, Paris $340
    The hits keep coming! Thanks to Alan of for sharing a good find: Seattle to Amsterdam for $325 round trip or Paris for $340 round trip. This deal follows the same Dan’s Deals post from our earlier Quick Deals about the sales from D…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 7:38am -
  • Even Hotter: New York to Paris $297 RT on British Airways/Open Skies
      Dan’s Deals has the scoop on direct round trip flights from New York to Paris from $297 round trip. Dan has a list of the many dates possible with availability through the end of the schedule next January in all months except June and July. To…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 7:29am -
  • Hot: Dallas to Madrid for $386 RT on Delta, $404 to Paris
    Airfares sales to Europe continue with Dallas to Madrid available for $386 round trip on many dates in March, April, and May.  This deal can be hot for those with either the Air France Amex Offer or the American Express Business Platinum. The return…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 6:12am -
  • Up to $100 off at Neiman Marcus
    Until 11:59pm CT Tuesday night, Neiman Marcus is offering either $50 off of $200 or $100 off of $400 on qualifying regular-priced merchandise with promo code FASHION. This deal may come in handy for those who have Neiman Marcus gift cards left over f…
    - 2 days ago Feb 27, 2017, 11:04pm -
  • Enhanced Chase offers in-branch for some
    Doctor of Credit is reporting some changes in signup bonuses on several Chase cards. Starting March 12, Chase will have some new offers in-branch on several cards starting on March 12th.  These offers are not open to everyone, but may be useful for…
    - 2 days ago Feb 27, 2017, 10:09pm -
  • Extreme Stacking Points and Huge Discounts
    It’s possible to earn up to 11X rewards with a 15% discount, or up to 4X rewards with a 32% discount at  Here’s how… I don’t know about you, but I shop with Amazon all the time.  It’s just so darn convenient.  Until recently,…
    - 2 days ago Feb 27, 2017, 11:38am -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • Money is fungible, but only if you funge it
    Back in October, over at the Saverocity Observation Deck podcast Joe Cheung interviewed Noah from Money Metagame and they discussed a post Noah wrote last year asking the question, "Is Anyone Actually Saving Money By Travel Hacking?"Read the whole p…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Quick hits: hijinks booking Mileage Plan awards on Virgin America
    In the last few months I've written a couple posts about booking award travel on Virgin America, with Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles and with HawaiianMiles, mentioning a few things I had come across doing everyday research.Lo and behold, I actual…
    - 6 days ago Feb 23, 2017, 10:59am -
  • My Jamaica all-inclusive wasn't annoying for any of the reasons I expected
    I got back from Jamaica on Monday night, and had an absolutely marvelous time. On Friday I wrote about some questions I had about the experience, since I've never visited an all-inclusive resort (or Jamaica) before.Now I have the answers to those que…
    - 7 days ago Feb 22, 2017, 10:59am -
  • I'm going to Jamaica and I couldn't be more excited
    This weekend I'm heading to the Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall for my first international trip of 2017 (and first since being approved for Global Entry). I'm not bringing my computer so there shouldn't be any activity here on the blog until next week, althou…
    - 12 days ago Feb 17, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Interesting Starwood and Marriott stacking opportunities
    I was chatting yesterday with someone who has had a lot of success with Marriott recently, taking advantage of a number of opportunities that currently intersect due to the merger of the Marriott and Starwood hotel chains. While I don't generally thi…
    - 13 days ago Feb 16, 2017, 10:59am -
  • How I think about the Hilton Honors reforms
    People are talking about Hilton's recent announcement that they'll be eliminating the concept of hotel award categories and charging whatever they think is fair for a free night at their properties. They're also rebranding their loyalty program to "H…
    - 16 days ago Feb 13, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Maybe just show up to a Global Entry interview without an appointment
    I've never had a card that offered Global Entry or Precheck fee reimbursement because I don't pay $450 annual fees, but a generous reader with many, many more such credits than he could ever use insisted I use one to pay my Global Entry registration…
    - 20 days ago Feb 9, 2017, 10:59am -
  • What are HawaiianMiles worth?
    Hawaiian Airlines is a traditional US carrier that flies between the Hawaiian islands and between Hawaii and the Western United States as well as New York's JFK airport, and from Hawaii to Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa, Tahiti, Japan, Korea…
    - 23 days ago Feb 6, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Sustainability: value, cost, and risk
    When a good deal comes along, especially if it doesn't have a designated expiration date, folks often talk about whether the deal is "sustainable" or not. The general idea is that if a deal is "too good to last," then it won't.Of course, there are lo…
    - 28 days ago Feb 1, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Unbonused spend outlook for 2017
    Earlier this month I wrote about the BankAmericard Travel Rewards credit card and Bank of America Preferred Rewards Platinum Honors, and favorably compared that combination to some of the best deals in travel hacking:A Chase Ink Plus and Sapphire Res…
    - 29 days ago Jan 31, 2017, 10:59am -

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 -


  • newCiti AAdvantage 50k Offers End TOMORROW
    The Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard is offering 50,000 bonus American Airlines miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months. The CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard is also offering 50,000 bonus American Ai…
    - 17 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 11:43pm -
  • newWest Coast to Italy this Summer for $400 Roundtrip
    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…
    - 22 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 7:18pm -
  • Redeem American Airlines Miles: Part 7 — Redeeming for Hawaii

    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 1:59pm -
  • Is It OK to Offer Someone Money for His Seat?
    Recently I flew from Buenos Aires to Houston to Honolulu in United economy. (I booked the award for 25,000 Singapore miles plus taxes.) Door to door, it was over 26 hours of travel, which is a long time to not be able to lie down and sleep. The firs…
    - 2 days ago Feb 27, 2017, 9:00pm -
  • Maximizing Ultimate Rewards: Virgin Atlantic Flying Club #1
    This post is part nine of a series about how to maximize value when transferring your Chase Ultimate Rewards to loyalty program partners.  Maximizing Your Ultimate Rewards Series Index Maximizing Ultimate Rewards: United MileagePlus Maximizing Ul…
    - 2 days ago Feb 27, 2017, 1:30pm -
  • Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Washington Dulles
    Priority Pass recently added the Turkish Airlines Lounge at Washington Dulles (IAD) to its network. Priority Pass Select membership (access to all Priority Pass lounges except United Clubs) is a key benefit of all the $450 cards: Citi Prestige, Ameri…
    - 3 days ago Feb 26, 2017, 6:00am -
  • Swiss Business Class Award Space Wide Open to Europe
    Swiss Airlines is releasing two Business Class award seats during Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 on its American routes, including from the West Coast. Swiss flies the following routes to Zurich with connections throughout Europe. You can book this rare a…
    - 4 days ago Feb 25, 2017, 11:42am -
  • How to Get 20 Free Nights at Hiltons Worldwide from Two Credit Cards
    The Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Visa Signature® Card offers 75,000 bonus HHonors points after spending $2,000 on the card in the first three months. The card has no annual fee ever. Credit card links have been removed from posts and added to the me…
    - 5 days ago Feb 24, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Reader Inquiry: At 4/24, Which Chase Card To Get Next?
    I recently received the following email from a reader: Hi Sarah,   My husband is currently at 4/24 (as long as the Chase Ink Business doesn’t count) so I would love for him to get another Chase card. Which Chase card would be best?  Chase Freedo…
    - 6 days ago Feb 23, 2017, 9:27pm -
  • The Cheapest Ways to Get to Hawaii
    Hawaii is one of the best places in the world to visit, and judging by the number of inquiries I get about booking awards to Hawaii, it’s clear that many people agree. There are a number of cheap ways to get there that I’ll list in order. 1. Kore…
    - 6 days ago Feb 23, 2017, 1:30pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newEgypt: Airport Improvements Will Reinvigorate Russian Tourism
    On Sunday, Egyptian officials claimed that the country was making progress on meeting demands put in place by Russia regarding national airport security before Russia will commence flights to the region once again. Fifteen months ago, Islamic Stat…
    - 7 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newWestJet Pays for House Damage After Ice Incident
    A chunk of ice fell through a Calgary house as aircraft came on approach. A family in Calgary, Alberta will have their home repairs paid for by Canadian carrier WestJet, after a chunk of ice fell off an aircraft and through the house. CBC News report…
    - 7 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newBad Joke Gets Celebrity Dentist Booted From AA Flight
    But Shawn Sadri says that his ethnic heritage and political opinions were the deciding factor in his being bounced from the NY-bound plane earlier this week. He may have made bad a joke, but a dentist to the stars believes that his Iranian background…
    - 7 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newTunnel Fire Forces MAN Runway to Close
    A runway at Manchester Airport (MAN) has been closed after a fire broke out in a tunnel underneath it Tuesday evening. Though the cause of the blaze has yet to be released, eyewitnesses claim to have heard a loud bang in the area. Emergency services…
    - 16 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 12:30am -
  • newNew Survey Shows PAX Liked Their Travel Experiences in 2016
    A new survey released Tuesday from Ipsos Public Affairs shows that more were happy with their travel experience in 2016 than they were in 2015. The review – conducted in January for trade association Airline for America – found 85 percent of fly…
    - 19 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 9:49pm -
  • newBritain’s Oldest Flight Attendant Retires at 65
    South Lanarkshire’s Charmaine McCall-Hagan, 65, is finally retiring from her long career as a flight attendant, finishing with a final Loganair flight from Shetland to Edinburgh. Beginning her career in 1973 with British Airways, McCall-Hagan ha…
    - 19 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 9:48pm -
  • newTwo Passengers Pay for SpaceX Moon Trip
    SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced that two aspiring space tourists have made a deposit to the aerospace manufacturer for a trip to the moon. In a blog post, SpaceX commented on the development: “Like the Apollo astronauts before them, these indivi…
    - 20 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 9:13pm -
  • newThe Most Dangerous Thing You Do On A Plane
    Ask anyone who has a fear of flying what it is specifically that they’re afraid of and the answer is almost unanimously that the plane is going to crash. In their minds, they see flaming wreckage broadcast on the news with a somber news anchor decl…
    - 21 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 8:00pm -
  • This Airport Might Institute Takeout Booze Policy
    St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) might introduce a policy allowing flyers to take libations from the airport bar to the terminal in a plastic cup due to a bill passed by the Missouri House altering existing liquor laws in Missouri airp…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 10:00am -
  • Pilots Report More Drone Sightings Throughout 2016
    Over 1,000 drone incidents and sightings reported by pilots through first nine months of last year. The number of drone sightings and incidents across the United States is growing, leaving officials at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) quest…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 10:00am -

Travel is Free

  • Everything About the Southwest Companion Pass
    It’s the time of year to talk about the Southwest […]The post Everything About the Southwest Companion Pass appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 44 days ago Jan 16, 2017, 6:10pm -
  • 5 Tips Before You Use Your British Airways Avios
    Avios are likely the easiest frequent flyer miles to ea […]The post 5 Tips Before You Use Your British Airways Avios appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 52 days ago Jan 9, 2017, 4:12am -
  • Cost Breakdown of 18 Days in Albania
    This is a delayed cost breakdown of all the expenses fr […]The post Cost Breakdown of 18 Days in Albania appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 78 days ago Dec 13, 2016, 11:30pm -
  • (New) Unbelievably Cheap Points Hotels
    Since I’ve now updated our Complete Maps, I decid […]The post (New) Unbelievably Cheap Points Hotels appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 93 days ago Nov 29, 2016, 4:45am -

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

  • newNow Earn 10X Points (10% Back) on Hotels and Car Rentals With These Cards!
    Here’s an opportunity to earn lots of cash back or points for Chase Freedom®  and Chase Freedom Unlimited℠ cardholders! For the entire month of March 2017, you can earn 10% cash back (10 Chase Ultimate Rewards points per $1) on … Continue rea…
    - 19 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:35pm -
  • newMostly Negative Changes Coming to Singapore Airlines’ Award Program
    Mostly bad news for folks who like to redeem Singapore Airlines miles. Via Point Me to the Plane, Singapore Airlines is increasing the price of certain award tickets and removing the current 15% discount for booking online.  These changes go into…
    - 38 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:16pm -
  • newDaraius’ Diary: Is There a “Bad” Painting?
    Daraius:  We’ve got a great team at Million Mile Secrets helping with posts.  But I miss writing as much as I did in the old days!  So here I am writing about stuff that I really care about.  And which … Continue reading →        …
    - 7 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 9:31am -
  • newHow 1 Card Bonus = 1 Round-Trip Business Class Flight or 2 in Coach!
    Did you know you can use your Starwood points to get Big Travel with Small Money on lots of different airlines, like American Airlines? Through April 5, 2017, you can earn up to 35,000 bonus Starwood points on the AMEX Starwood personal and smal…
    - 8 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 9:01am -
  • newEasy $30 Off Upcoming Travel With This Promo Code!
    Looking for a quick discount for your upcoming travel? Via One Mile at a Time, you can get $30 off a hotel (or flight & hotel) when you book through Travelocity by July 31, 2017.  This deal is part of “T-Mobile Tuesdays“, … Continue reading…
    - 17 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 12:11am -
  • newSurprise! Club Carlson Category Changes Going Into Effect Tomorrow

    - 19 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 9:45pm -
  • newJetBlue Flash Sale! Flights as Low as $39 One-Way
    Act fast, because JetBlue is having a 2-day flash sale! You can fly from several US cities to both domestic and international destinations (like Turks and Caicos!) starting at just $39 one-way in coach.  But the dates and routes are fairly restr…
    - 23 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 6:11pm -
  • March 2017 Flying Blue Promo Awards: 3 Cities to Europe for 25% Off
    The March 2017 Flying Blue Promo Awards are out!  But you can’t book them until tomorrow.  And this month, they’re very limited (only 1 US city!). Starting March 1, 2017, you can book Promo Awards for travel this upcoming May … Continue readi…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 3:20pm -
  • Sizzling Hot! Many US Cities to Europe ~$300 to ~$400 Round-Trip!
    If you’ve been considering a European vacation, today is the day to book! Via The Flight Deal, you can fly from many US cities to destinations like London, Paris, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Madrid, Milan, Rome, and more for ~$400 round-trip in … Conti…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 3:05pm -
  • 5 Top Hotels in Europe to Book With Starwood Points
    Through April 5, 2017, the sign-up bonus on the AMEX Starwood personal and small business cards has increased to a total of 35,000 Starwood points after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements.  And there are so many interesting hotels in…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 9:00am -

Nomadic Matt

  • How to Visit Malta on a Budget
    Many people don't realize it, but Malta is one of the best budget destinations in Europe. Your money can go further here than in a lot of Europe. In this post, I give you the breakdown of what it costs to travel Malta, give you tips on how to save ev…
    - 6 days ago Feb 23, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • 23 Reader Questions. 23 Attempted Answers.
    You asked so I answered! In this big Q&A post, I answer your questions about finding your passion, how to travel without a lot of money, the best credit cards, my upcoming tour, homesickness, if it's safe to travel to the United States, and much more…
    - 9 days ago Feb 20, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • Announcing My 2017 Group Tours!
    The Nomadic Matt tours are back with tours to Amsterdam/Paris, Vienna/Prague, NYC, and Austin! On my tours, I take you to all my favorite sights, restaurants, bars, and off-the-beaten-track attractions. Here's everything you need to know about what m…
    - 13 days ago Feb 16, 2017, 2:15pm -
  • 10 Ways to Make the Most of Your New Camera
    Having a new camera doesn't mean your photos are going to automatically improve. That's why award-winning photographer Laurence Norah is sharing his 10 tips that will help you along the road to getting better travel shots with a new camera.The post…
    - 16 days ago Feb 13, 2017, 2:41pm -
  • Malta: The Country of Half-Neglected Buildings
    In search of warmer weather during a winter trip to Europe, I headed to Malta. I'd never been before but it came so heavily recommended! While mostly a summer destination, I still loved my visit to the country but what I loved the most was what I had…
    - 20 days ago Feb 9, 2017, 3:06pm -
  • Great LGBT Events to Visit (Other than Pride)
    Adam from Travels of Adam is back with another column about LGBT travel! This time, he shares with us the biggest and best LGBT events around the world (outside of PRIDE) that bring the wide-ranging community together for incredible adventures.The p…
    - 27 days ago Feb 2, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • 8 Myths About Solo Female Travel Debunked
    Taking the leap to travel can be difficult for a lot of reasons, but especially with all the misconceptions out there. In this post, Kristin Addis addresses 8 common myths associated with solo female travel and how to not let those stop you. The pos…
    - 30 days ago Jan 30, 2017, 2:29pm -
  • Travel Tip: Put Away Your Damn Phone!
    Over the last few years, I’ve seen a remarkable shift in social interactions while traveling. With advancements in technology, we're able to be wired all the time but constant distraction keeps us from enjoying the best parts of travel. Here's why…
    - 34 days ago Jan 26, 2017, 5:05pm -
  • An In-Depth Travel Guide to Cape Town
    Introducing a new column from Natasha and Cameron from The World Pursuit! They'll be writing about traveling around Africa and sharing tips, guides, and stories about the continent. Their first post is about Cape Town, a town they lived in for a few…
    - 37 days ago Jan 23, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • How to Find Work Overseas: 15 Ways to Earn Money When You Travel
    You don't have to have a lot of money to travel because you can work while you are on the road! Find work abroad is a lot easier than you think. In this post, I share 15 ways you can earn money when you travel so you can keep exploring the world!The…
    - 41 days ago Jan 19, 2017, 2:17pm -

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 -



  • newThe Top 25 Credit Cards
    (If you see any errors, please let me know. I try to keep a full list, but it’s a lot of information and I do make mistakes) Significant Changes Since Last Month: -Cathay Pacific card added. -PenFed 2% card added. -Citibank and American Express Hi…
    - 9 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 8:09am -
  • 5K Kind Of Day
    5,000 bonus points for 2-night stays at a Waldorf Astoria or Conrad this year. If you’re there longer than two nights, this is better (edit: according to multiple readers, these are stackable). Another 5,000 points is available for those who hav…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 8:03am -
  • New American Business Card
    No shortage of American Airlines credit card links over the past few months. Probably not the most random thing in the world…when their miles became a pain to burn, it sure got easy to earn them. This one from Citibank is worth 50,000 miles. The…
    - 2 days ago Feb 27, 2017, 10:20am -
  • 500 or 1,500 More Freebies
    Odd last few days. Multiple free point links from programs I’ve never used. The last one on this random week is from Voila hotels. Get 500 points for a quick Facebook survey (and another 1,000 if you need to sign up for an account first). Have a gr…
    - 5 days ago Feb 24, 2017, 8:53am -
  • JetSuiteX
    I got a very positive email about JetSuiteX last year. Since they barely fly anywhere, I decided against writing a post. Then I kept getting more emails. All have been rave reviews. So it’s time to say a few words… Local readers are loving these…
    - 6 days ago Feb 23, 2017, 8:43am -
  • 3 Good Sales
    Good sales from Alaska (including deals like Seattle to Vegas for $84), Southwest (deals like Chicago to DC for $102), and Virgin America (deals like LA to San Francisco for $59). Definitely worth a peek if you have any domestic flights to pay for.
    - 7 days ago Feb 22, 2017, 9:21am -
  • More Strange Free Miles
    Thanks to reader Lee, here’s another 1,000 free miles for joining a random rewards program. Sign up with Vietnam Airlines here if free continues to be your favorite price. Enter promo code TRIEUSENVANG in the last step. Shouldn’t take more than…
    - 8 days ago Feb 21, 2017, 9:09am -
  • Business Class Sale
    Thanks to reader Vishal for sharing this sale from Singapore Airlines. Not a ton of choices there, but really great prices (by Business Class standards) if any work for you. If so, make sure you book today.  
    - 9 days ago Feb 20, 2017, 9:28am -
  • Spring Training From SPG
    As always, spring training baseball is a fun way to burn a few Starwood points. Unless you hate sports. Then it’s a slow form of torture as you awkwardly watch strange men run around in the grass. Also, thanks to reader Shahriyar for sharing this:…
    - 12 days ago Feb 17, 2017, 8:04am -
  • Starwood Increased Bonus
    If you haven’t had the SPG Personal or Business card before…it’s time to take a look. Both are up to 35,000 points through April 5th. This currency is a huge favorite of mine and the new Marriott transfer option is just one of many good ways t…
    - 13 days ago Feb 16, 2017, 8:12am -

Doctor of Credit

  • newChase Freedom & Freedom Unlimited: Get 10% Off Hotel & Car Rentals via UR Portal
    The Offer Direct Link Earn a total of 10% Cash Back on up to $2,500 in combined hotel and car rental purchases made through the Chase Ultimate Rewards portal This offer is available to all Freedom or Freedom Unlimited cardholders. It’s not 10% ext…
    - 30 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:24pm -
  • newUnique Ways To Trigger Bank Account Bonus Direct Deposit Requirements
    The majority of bank account bonuses have a direct deposit requirement, strictly speaking this is supposed to be from payroll or a government benefit. The most popular bonuses don’t have this direct deposit requirement, but you’re really missing…
    - 54 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:00pm -
  • newBest Comments From January & February, 2017
    Introduction One of the reasons that this site is so useful is because the readers of the site contribute a lot of the content and help each other. I love the fact that this community helps each other out and shares deals. I thought it would be nice…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • new[FL only] Power Financial Credit Union $100 Checking Bonus – No Direct Deposit Required
    Offer at a glance Maximum bonus amount: $250, $100 without loan Availability: Membership is open to all residents of Monroe, Miami Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, Sarasota, Manatee, Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties; as well as, friends and fami…
    - 3 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • newThis Is The Golden Age Of Bank Account Bonuses, Don’t Miss Out!
    Last year people said that the golden age of credit card bonuses was over (something I don’t really agree with, but that’s another post). I noticed a lot of people wished that they’d gotten into credit card sign up “hobby” earlier to take a…
    - 4 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • newRecap: Uber Settlement, Weekend Entrepreneur & Private Labeling 101
    Uber Agrees to $20 Million Settlement For Deceiving Drivers by The Winglet. This new is a little old, but worth posting about. Personally I’d be happier to pay higher Uber prices if I knew drivers were getting higher wages. Uber is engaged in a rac…
    - 5 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 12:00pm -
  • newEbates Triple Cash Back Week On Select Stores
    The Offer Direct link to offer Ebates are offering triple cash back on select stores this week The Fine Print Previous rate and increased rate should be displayed on landing page Our Verdict As always, please please please make sure you price compar…
    - 6 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 11:00am -
  • newNew AmEx Offers: #AmexMGM, #AmexESHW, #AmexeBags
    It’s a new month, that means it’s time for some new American Express offers available via twitter. If you’re lazy, click here to retweet our tweet with the hashtags in it. #AmexMGM: Spend $300, Get $300 Direct link to offer Get a 1X $60 stateme…
    - 7 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 9:48am -
  • newJetBlue (From $39) & Virgin America (From $59) Sales
    JetBlue – Fares From $39 Direct link to sale Fares start at $39, things to know: Book by March 1, 2017 (the earlier of 11:59 PM ET or local time). Travel between March 8 – May 17, 2017. Blackout Dates: 4/11 – 4/12/17 (all cities) & 4/18 – 4/1…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:12am -
  • newDouble Dipping With Amazon Might Be Over Starting Tomorrow
    Yesterday Frequent Miler had a good post on double dipping and stacking rewards with Amazon. One of the easiest ways to double dip currently is to: Purchase an Amazon gift card through the JetBlue portal (this will earn 3x JetBlue points + whatever y…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:22am -

Hustler Money Blog

  • newIdaho Central Credit Union Savings Promotion: $30 Bonus (ID)
    For residents of Idaho, Idaho Central Credit Union is proud to participate in America Saves Week 2017, an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own savings status. New mem…
    - 24 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:30pm -
  • newEbates Triple Cash Back Promotion

    - 50 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:04pm -
  • newTop Class Action Lawsuits, File Claim & Settlement Money – March 2017
    Check all the Top Class Action Lawsuits to file claim for Settlement money. Below is our full list of open lawsuits in which you may be eligible to submit a claim. Browse through the list and see if you purchased the product or service and if you’r…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:53pm -
  • newTop Ten Bank Promotions in Utah
    There is always an abundance of snow on the mountains in Utah, but so are awesome bank deals! Here is a list of the Top Ten Bank Promotions in Utah. Plow into the Bank Bonuses throughout the state, and we are here to name the best ones. When signin…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:20pm -
  • newNew Jersey Christine Valmy Beauty School Class Action Lawsuit
    For anyone that paid a fee for student provided cosmetology, you are eligible for a potential award from the New Jersey Christine Valmy Beauty School Class Action Lawsuit! According to the lawsuit, customers of Christine Valmy International School o…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • newTop Ten Hot Deals for March 1, 2017
    Are you looking for the hottest deals on laptops, T.Vs, computers, cell phones, household appliances, and many other items? Well you’re in the right spot since we’re going to keep track of the best hot deals of the day and we’ll continually upd…
    - 3 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:24pm -
  • newNew Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express Review: $100 Statement Credit
    While American Express is an advertising partner of HustlerMoneyBlog, the opinions and beliefs in this article are the author’s alone and have not been reviewed, approved, or otherwise endorsed by the issuer. The Blue Cash Everyday® Card from Amer…
    - 13 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:00am -
  • newEverBank Money Market Account Promotion: 1.11% 1-Year Intro APY
    For new customers only, Everbank offers 1-Year Intro rate of 1.11% APY on their Yield Pledge Money Market Account up to $250K, Yield Pledge Checking up to $250K, and Small Business Checking up to $250K. The rate applies to first-time account holde…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:00am -
  • newU.S. Bank CD Account Review: 0.05% to 0.75% APY CD Rates
    Where can you get a great rate? Right here with U.S. Bank! Exercise your options and choose a U.S. Bank CD (Certificate of Deposit) that best suits your investing needs, with the rate and term that is right for you! You can start with a term as small…
    - 16 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 12:33am -
  • newTop Ten Bank Promotions in Texas
    Everything is bigger and better in Texas and so are their bank deals! Texas is large in land area, so here is a list of Top Ten Bank Promotions in Texas to save some travel time. When signing up for a new bank account, Bank Promotions are a comm…
    - 17 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 12:00am -

Travel Codex

  • newWin a Free Year of Globalist Status with World of Hyatt!
    I wrote last week about the changes you can expect with the move to a new loyalty program, as Hyatt replaces Gold Passport with the new World of Hyatt. Although there are many changes, both positive and negative, I think they are an improvement over…
    - 3 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • newReview: Turkish Airlines A321 Business Class
    Turkish Airlines long-haul business class is one of my favorite products and their short-haul business class product delivers a quality experience as well. Unlike the other European carriers such as Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa and SWISS, T…
    - 4 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Fly From This U.S. City to Get Great Fare Deals
    If you haven’t already, I would suggest subscribing to The Fare Deal Alert which provides a free daily newsletter with fare deals from various U.S. cities. One of the listed options is Houston, which has listed some incredible deals in the past ten…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • SWISS Adds Seat Selection Fee For Preferred Business Class Seats
    I’m just gonna say it – I’m not a fan of SWISS at all. For a “high-end,” boutique airline, the Lufthansa Group has done nothing to elevate SWISS from the other airlines under their umbrella. SWISS may have an exclusive first class product b…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 1:15pm -
  • Can’t I Just Show Up? Visa Considerations for Travel Hackers
    So much of our lifestyle is predicated on something like spinning a globe, making a phone call and flying halfway around the world on impressively short notice — say tomorrow (Socotra anyone?). Typically, this is totally fine and stopping in Amster…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 12:00pm -
  • Globalist for 24 Months: Mattress Running for Hyatt Status
    I’ve long been a fan of Hyatt hotels (as my reviews will show) and have held Diamond status for the last three years. When my good friend Matthew broke the news that Hyatt was changing their program from Gold Passport to World of Hyatt – it sen…
    - 2 days ago Feb 27, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • Review: Hong Kong Disneyland
    Though we had been to and through Hong Kong more times than we could count, we have some favorite spots in the city that make any layover greater than four hours worth leaving the airport. We had never taken the time to visit Hong Kong Disneyland, bu…
    - 2 days ago Feb 27, 2017, 12:00pm -
  • Cathay Pacific Creates A Beer for 35,000 Feet
    Cathay Pacific in partnership with Hong Kong Brewing company is bringing their own exclusive beer to the sky for a limited of time. Knowing that taste buds dull and sweetness and salt receptors are lacking in flight, many airlines adjust food seasoni…
    - 4 days ago Feb 25, 2017, 12:00pm -
  • Review: Singapore Airlines First Class Seoul to Los Angeles (SQ 8)
    Singapore Airlines (SQ8) First Class Singapore to Los Angeles makes a 2 hour stop in Seoul. This is a continuation of the review of Singapore Airlines 8 Singapore to Seoul First Class. The ground time is just long enough to be annoying. The Singapore…
    - 5 days ago Feb 24, 2017, 4:00pm -
  • Review: American Airlines Premium Economy Amenity Kit
    Welcome to another installment of our amenity kit review series.  Today, I’ll examine the American Airlines Premium Economy amenity kit.  As in previous reviews, I will be reviewing this amenity kit on a scale from 1 to 5 (being the best) and wi…
    - 5 days ago Feb 24, 2017, 2:00pm -

Maximizing Money

  • newSplit – It Pays To Share App: $10 New User Bonus and Referral Earnings
    The "Split - It Pays To Share" App for your iPhone and iPad pays you to share links with your friends and family via text and email.Split pays users each time that you send and receive links, plus Split pays out referral bonuses when shared links re…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:12am -
  • newgoPuff On-Demand Convenience Store Free Delivery and $5 Brand Ambassador Referrals
    goPuff is an online convenience store that provides on-demand delivery of essential products within 30 minutes, so that you can get a late-night snack, household essentials, or whatever else you may need without having to leave your home, office, or…
    - 20 hours ago Feb 28, 2017, 9:05pm -
  • Wells Fargo Checking Account $250 Bonus Offer
    Wells Fargo bank is offering a $250 cash bonus when you open a new Wells Fargo Everyday Checking Account by March 3, 2017, and make 10 debit card purchases and/or payments OR set up a qualifying direct deposit of $500 to your new checking account wit…
    - 3 days ago Feb 26, 2017, 10:44pm -
  • Top Bonus Roundup on Maximizing Money
    Check out this review of the best recent promotions on Maximizing Money for a quick list of the latest deals as well as some all-time favorites on the site.Last updated on February 24, 2017.The post Top Bonus Roundup on Maximizing Money appeared fi…
    - 5 days ago Feb 24, 2017, 10:23am -
  • Panda Cash Back $5 Sign-Up Bonus and 25% Referral Rewards
    Panda Cash Back is a shopping rebate network that pays you to shop online at popular stores.Plus, you can get a $5 Sign-Up Bonus from Panda Cash Back just for creating a free account ($15 minimum earnings for payout required).The post Panda Cash Ba…
    - 7 days ago Feb 23, 2017, 12:35am -
  • Divy Equities Investment Account $10 Free Credit for First Stock Purchase
    Divy provides you with intuitive search technology to help you discover new investment ideas and the ability to buy any stocks or ETFs in fractional shares for as little as $10.Plus, you can get a $10 Free Credit to use toward your first stock purch…
    - 8 days ago Feb 21, 2017, 9:48pm -
  • Winc Wine Club Membership Free $13 Bottle of Wine for New Subscribers
    Winc is a wine club membership subscription service that connects you to a world of exclusive wines that are tailored to your tastes and delivered directly to your door on a monthly basis.Plus, when you sign up via this Winc Free Wine Bottle Promoti…
    - 9 days ago Feb 20, 2017, 10:27pm -
  • Craft Coffee Delivery Subscription 15% Discount and Free Coffee Referrals
    Craft Coffee provides fresh-roasted coffee, delivered when you need it, for the same price that you pay at the grocery store, with no commitment, a price-match guarantee, and free shipping.Plus, you can use Referral Code "myc-qks" during checkout to…
    - 9 days ago Feb 20, 2017, 8:41pm -
  • Wells Fargo Wallet $10 Statement Credit with Tap and Pay
    The Wells Fargo Wallet for Android will give you a $10 statement credit when you use tap and pay at any participating retailer to make your first purchase for any amount of money with Wells Fargo Wallet by March 25, 2017.The Wells Fargo Wallet is a…
    - 12 days ago Feb 17, 2017, 8:07pm -
  • Servy Restaurant Mystery Dining App up to $25 Cash Payments and $5 Referrals
    Servy is a restaurant mystery dining app that rewards qualified diners with up to $25 in cash reimbursements for providing restaurants with private feedback about your dining and delivery experiences.Just download the Servy App for iOS or Android to…
    - 13 days ago Feb 16, 2017, 10:11pm -

Boarding Area

  • newShould You Transfer Citi ThankYou Points To JetBlue With A 50% Bonus?
    You can receive a 50% points bonus when you convert Citi ThankYou points into JetBlue TrueBlue points between March 2 and April 30, 2017. The promotion goes live tomorrow, and you should see the bonus hard coded into the transfer ratio at that point.…
    - 13 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:41pm -
  • newGet a FREE trip to New Zealand Courtesy of … The Government?!
    It may sound too good to be true, but right now, the government of New Zealand is offering free trips to Wellington for those who qualify.The post Get a FREE trip to New Zealand Courtesy of … The Government?! appeared first on No Mas Coach!.
    - 16 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:38pm -
  • newMore miles, fewer fees for Singapore Airlines awards
    Would you rather pay more miles or more cash for an award ticket? Singapore Airlines is revising its award charts and policies, increasing points required while cutting many fees. The post More miles, fewer fees for Singapore Airlines awards appeare…
    - 22 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:32pm -
  • newWorld of Hyatt Loyalty Program Now Live – What Would You Change? (Giveaway for $50 in Amazon eGift Cards)
    Good morning everyone, welcome to day 1 of the new World of Hyatt loyalty program *sarcastic round of applause*. Since I am not a former Hyatt Diamond or current Hyatt Globalist (unlike my friend Shelli: Dear Hyatt, I am a World of Hyatt Globalist,…
    - 41 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:13pm -
  • newReview: Chelsea Market New York
    Our sixth day in The City was our final full day in New York.  So this day would be about getting as much done as we could.  And to start things off, we headed to Chelsea Market New York. Despite our late night the previous night, we woke up early…
    - 54 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:00pm -
  • newQantas Offering Double Status Credits
    Qantas are currently offering a double status credits promotion for frequent flyers. This is the first offer for 2017 so I would recommend signing up for it, even if you don’t plan on flying. If you would like to take advantage of this promotion, r…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:51pm -
  • newEarn 10x Points on Hotels and Car Rentals in March!
    In the last couple of years we have periodically received the pleasant surprise of the Chase Freedom credit card upping its payouts to 10% cash back in some surprise categories beyond the regular and advertised quarterly rotating 5% cash back catego…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:50pm -
  • newGet 10% Off Hotels & Car Rental With Chase Freedom and Freedom Unlimited
    Book hotels and car rentals through Chase Ultimate Rewards and you'll get 10% cashback (on up to $2,500 spend) when you use your Freedom cards.
    - 1 hour ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:45pm -
  • newThe Best Kimpton Wine Hour Story Ever
    One of my favorite benefits when staying with Kimpton is their evening Wine Hour reception.  It takes place every night starting at 5pm.  This is a great opportunity to talk with other guests and one of the Kimpton staff members.  At a recent sta…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:44pm -
  • newPartner Award Redemptions on Singapore Airlines Will No Longer Have Fuel Surcharges Either
    Singapore Airlines Krisflyer is eliminating fuel surcharges on Singapore Airlines award redemptions effective March 23, along with increasing the price of some awards and ending the 15% online booking discount.They're doing this, it turns out, ahead…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:34pm -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • 5,000 Points When You Join TrueBlue (And Fly)
    I feel like it’s been all JetBlue, all the time around here, but hey, they’re the ones offering the bonuses. They get the good press. 5,000 TrueBlue Points to Join And Fly Simple enough. If you are new to the JetBlue program, simply sign up for…
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 10:01am -
  • Atlanta Invasion: Earn 6,000 JetBlue Points
    JetBlue is starting a Boston-Atlanta route to compete with Delta, and you know what that means for you: A bonus opportunity!* Earn 6,000 JetBlue Points Fly between Boston and Atlanta on JetBlue and you can earn up to 6,000 bonus points after you regi…
    - 4 days ago Feb 25, 2017, 4:10pm -
  • 500 Free And Easy United Miles

    - 5 days ago Feb 24, 2017, 1:16pm -
  • American Airlines Changes The Boarding Process. Again.
    Airlines do certain things well. Getting their passengers on planes is not one of them. For years, airlines have tried to optimize the boarding process and, for years, they’ve failed. In fact, if anything, the process has gotten more complicated. I…
    - 7 days ago Feb 22, 2017, 6:15pm -
  • Win 100,000 topbonus Miles from airberlin
    You may not know topbonus, which is the mileage program for airberlin, but you should. Not because you will ever fly them, but because they give out a lot of free miles and have some interesting promos. Win 100,000 topbonus Miles topbonus (no capital…
    - 8 days ago Feb 21, 2017, 1:15pm -
  • Marriott Redemptions: Hotel Nights And Miles
    Note: I’m going to be out of town for the next two weeks. Posts will be fewer and further between.   A few weeks ago, I discussed the Hilton Honors program, which allows you to earn both hotel points and miles when you stay at a Hilton property. B…
    - 10 days ago Feb 19, 2017, 7:10pm -
  • More Bizarre “Stuff” in The World Of Travel
    One of the things that I love most about writing this blog is seeing all the bizarre things that are happening in the travel world. Here are a few: The White House Is Back Given the state of the White House, I’m sure that worrying about tours was n…
    - 12 days ago Feb 17, 2017, 5:33pm -
  • Hilton And American Airlines Stay Bonus
    One of the unique features of the Hilton Honors plan is the ability to “double dip.”* You can earn extra points, or points and miles on your favorite airline. Hilton is upping the ante a bit to allow you to earn extra American Airlines miles. Ear…
    - 14 days ago Feb 15, 2017, 4:12pm -
  • Canada Becoming Cheaper
    The Canadian Dollar may be picking up strength against its US counterpart, but flights to, from and within Canada are about to get cheaper, as WestJet expands its operations in eastern Canada. A Little Respect Who? Yup. Unless you’re Canadian, an a…
    - 16 days ago Feb 13, 2017, 4:23pm -
  • Two (Smaller) Hotel Cards That Pay for Themselves
    I spend a lot of time talking about Hilton, Marriott, Starwood and Hyatt because of the breadth of their programs but, the truth is, if you want the best rewards programs, you often have to look elsewhere. The same may hold true for credit cards. Two…
    - 19 days ago Feb 10, 2017, 4:53pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newSystenwide Upgrades- Why are they so frustrating?
    Believe it or not this is not a rant on how hard it is to get upgraded using these (even though it is). It is about the underlying Systemwide Upgrade system. The Systemwide Upgrades are like a poorly outsourced side business of AA. After reducing fro…
    - 1 min ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:53pm -
  • newA4A PR offensive: everyone loves the airlines and they aren't gouging anyone
    Chemical Ali, PR head of airlines for Wall Street, er America planting two absurd stories that the media appears to be picking up with with the naievete of a six year old: it's a glorious time to be an air traveler and our super competitive airlines…
    - 13 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:41pm -
  • newAir Canada Super Elite Status
    I have been an AC 100K status holder for 7 years. As of January, it has been nearly impossible to get an upgrade. It seems AC is selling off every available seat, particularly with the auction system.I have called the SE Concierge and they have told…
    - 21 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:33pm -
  • newAir Canada unveils new retro look, with black on planes and uniforms what was spent on this rebrand!?
    - 24 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:30pm -
  • 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:
    - 44 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:10pm -
  • newNested trips - against terms? And if so, likely to be an issue?
    I have two week-long BOS->LHR trips planned, one later in March and one in June. If I buy two tickets as follows:Ticket 1Outbound BOS March 19Return March 23Ticket 2Outbound BOS June 4Return June 8The combined ticket cost is $4000 as neither t…
    - 52 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:02pm -
  • newNew process with 9 boarding groups. What could go wrong!
    Think this will do anything to clear out the crowds hanging around the boarding lanes?||20170222|MKT|MKT|SOLO|EL|LPM_Boarding
    - 59 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:55pm -
  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 1 hour ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:52pm -
  • newLong Layover in Hong Kong on March 8th, Tips?
    Hello InsideFlyer community,Thank you for all the awesome tips and information! I was reading an article about utilizing this site to help find deals on lounge access. I have a 12.5 hr layover in HKK on March 8th from 8pm until the next morning. I h…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:38pm -
  • newIt’s here: say hello to World of Hyatt!
    Dear InsideFlyers,As you know, March 1 will mark the launch of our new loyalty program, reimagined based on understanding what matters to you -- more rewards and meaningful benefits at every level. But even bigger than that, today we introduce a bro…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:54pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newNew Head of Loyalty at Marriott from SPG
    David Flueck, the former head of Starwood Revenue Management, has been named as the new SVP of Loyalty at Marriott. Interesting .... one hopes this means good things considering his background ...
    - 10 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:44pm -
  • newAA transatlantic - DUB - Award
    Have been absent from AA for a while due to job changes but am trying to fly my daughter to Sacramento next January for College. Am amazed that I am constantly routed by the website to BA for the transatlantic leg - and consequently the charges...…
    - 19 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:35pm -
  • newHow to get a good price DEN-DPS?
    Hello, I would like to ask you for an advice. We are looking for a reasonably priced flight tickets from DEN to DPS in May, returning back in approx. 30 days. When I do a quick search on engines like Kayak, Expedia, the price for "Multiple...
    - 23 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:31pm -
  • newBest Card for Regular Spend
    What's the best card for regular spend - that is to say, spending that's not at a grocery store, pharmacy, restaurant, gas station, travel or office supply store. Citi Doublecash does 2% with no fee. Anything out there better than that? I know...
    - 29 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:25pm -
  • new1 million tier miles
    Does anyone know if 1 million tier miles will give you some benefits with Emirates as with other airlines?
    - 30 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:24pm -
  • newLyon Marriott Cite Internationale explicitly does not follow PAG guarantee
    TLDR version: General Manager explicitly acknowledges that PAG compensation is due, but says that hotel owner has decided not to give any compensation for any reason. FDC felt bad enough to pay me out of his own wallet, but didn't discover this...
    - 31 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:23pm -
  • newFlights to Orlando after August 13
    The Frontier website says they are taking bookings to Orlando up to 8/13/17. Does anyone know when Frontier will start taking post-8/13/17 bookings?
    - 31 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:23pm -
  • newSHARE YOUR FAVORITE W HOTELS (not resorts)?
    May I start a thread? :) What are your favorite W Hotels (Not resorts) and why? I'm nearing the end of my 30s and so slowly (and inevitably) being pushed out of their primary target market :(:( and so with the years I have left I'd like to max...
    - 31 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:23pm -
  • newAlamo points
    I did a search for this, but all the posts seemed to be quite old. My questions: How long after a car rental does it take for Alamo points to post to RR? Any recent experiences? Do the bonus points post at the same time? Thank you in advance!
    - 37 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:17pm -
  • newDiamond force no more?
    I assume this has now gone. Given that hotels are allowed to charge premium room points for basic rooms and get around the old category cap, I assume as diamonds one can no longer force a room at the standard rate. I do not recall this diamond.…
    - 41 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:13pm -

Reddit r/churning

  • newKrisFlyer
    Got this email today. I have 101,000 UR points but haven't had the time to research my best deal. Should I jump on this while I still can? It would be our honeymoon trip so I could see us going international Thank you for your support as a KrisFlyer…
    - 23 mins ago Mar 1, 2017, 4:31pm -
  • newGood Night, Sweet Prince x2
    submitted by /u/SpecialGuestDJ [link] [comments]
    - 3 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:20pm -
  • newCiti Checking $500 / $300 Offer for Opening New Account - Public Offer
    submitted by /u/Pitter98 [link] [comments]
    - 3 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:08pm -
  • newGood Night, Sweet Prince
    submitted by /u/GoblinGambler [link] [comments]
    - 3 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:07pm -
  • newMeanwhile at Barclaycard...
    submitted by /u/frugalfellow [link] [comments]
    - 3 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 1:46pm -
  • newMar 2017 edition - Journal of Major Churning Events
    This is a summary of all the major events and offers this year so far. I will be updating this as significant events occur, and reposting on a monthly basis. 03/01/2017 SQ announces upcoming devaluations, effective March 23 02/28/2017 Citi No 24 mont…
    - 4 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 1:21pm -
  • newNew Hilton Honors as of 3/1/17
    The new Hilton system seems to condense point values fairly closely around 0.45 - 0.5 cpp, so that the cost in points looks highly correlated to the cost of the room. After about 30 minutes of searching, it seems like the lower-end hotels are more of…
    - 4 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 1:03pm -
  • newDP: Chase Freedom - Earn 10% cash back on hotel & car purchases through Chase UR
    submitted by /u/casualmat [link] [comments]
    - 5 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 12:12pm -
  • newDaily Discussion Thread - March 01, 2017
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not warrant their own thread. The Daily Discussion Thread isn't for those who can't find the correct weekly thread. The sidebar has a lot of information…
    - 6 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 11:04am -
  • newWhat Card Should I Get? Weekly Thread - Week of March 01, 2017
    What Card Should I Get Weekly Thread, where we try to figure out what card you should get or critique your current plans or AOR if you're doing it that way). Everything is YMMV and these are all opinions. Agree or disagree with your votes. As always…
    - 6 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 11:03am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newHow to Get Directly Through to an Airline’s Customer Service Center
    One of my friends recently contacted me and asked if I had any secret numbers to get through to United Airlines customer service. He said...The post How to Get Directly Through to an Airline’s Customer Service Center appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 2 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • newTravel Style: Kathy Buckworth
    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: Kathy Buckworth appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 hours ago Mar 1, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • Travel Book of the Week: The Best Places to Photograph in New York City
    If you are traveling to New York City and want to impress your friends or social media followers with your NYC photos, you’ll want to...The post Travel Book of the Week: The Best Places to Photograph in New York City appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 1 day ago Feb 28, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • Travel Webcam of the Week: Dubai, UAE
    Like this feature? Check out past Travel Webcam of the Week posts and Travel Instagrammer of the Week posts! Dubai, UAE ( Last week we featured a live webcam from Doha,...The post Tra…
    - 2 days ago Feb 27, 2017, 8:00pm -
  • Travel Instagrammer of the Week: Meg Jerrard
    Meg Jerrard (mappingmegan) Meg Jerrard is—as she writes in her Travel Style—”an Australian journalist who has been travelling and blogging around the world for the...The post Travel Instagrammer of the Week: Meg Jerrard appeared first on Johnn…
    - 2 days ago Feb 27, 2017, 7:00pm -
  • Important Advice About Swimming in the Caribbean and Elsewhere
    I love to take a dip in the ocean when I travel somewhere exotic, but after growing up along the shore, living near the beach...The post Important Advice About Swimming in the Caribbean and Elsewhere appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 2 days ago Feb 27, 2017, 4:00pm -
  • Travel Style: Becky van Dijk
    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: Becky van Dijk appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 2 days ago Feb 27, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • Jack’s First Road Trip to the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage
    Our son Jack was born in mid-September and we thought that by now, he would have traveled out of the country. But our pediatrician recommended...The post Jack’s First Road Trip to the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 3 days ago Feb 26, 2017, 8:09pm -
  • The Craziest Things People Ask Flight Attendants
    Flight attendants deserve praise for keeping their poise around sometimes demanding passengers all day. Flight attendant instructor and co-owner of, Beth Blair says flight attendants...The post The Craziest Things People Ask Fli…
    - 3 days ago Feb 26, 2017, 6:29pm -
  • Travel Style: Vanessa Rivers
    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: Vanessa Rivers appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 5 days ago Feb 24, 2017, 6:09pm -