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The Points Guy

  • newAir France, KLM Eye Delta Focus Cities for U.S. Expansion
    Air France and KLM are considering adding service to one of partner Delta Air Lines growing number of focus cities in the U.S., as the carriers eye further growth across the North Atlantic. Atlanta-based Delta considers Austin (AUS), Cincinnati (CVG)…
    - 50 mins ago Jul 19, 2019, 6:00pm -
  • newRecent Uber Glitch Is One Example Why You Should Always Pay With a Credit Card
    Many Uber customers were charged hundreds or even thousands of dollars because of a system glitch on Wednesday. Although the glitch has been addressed by Uber, some are still dealing with overdrafts and other bank issues because they had debit cards…
    - 1 hour ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:30pm -
  • newUnited Begins Construction on Final US Polaris Lounge
    Better late than never, but United’s Washington Dulles (IAD) Polaris Lounge is very late indeed. It was originally expected to open in 2017, and we’ve finally received word that construction has been underway for a few weeks, with a targeted open…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:00pm -
  • newAmex Launches New Blue Business Cash Card
    In an effort to help small-business owners tackle cash-flow limitations, Amex has launched the new American Express® Blue Business Cash Card. The card takes the place of the SimplyCash Plus in Amex’s lineup. It comes with no annual fee, a flat-rat…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 4:30pm -
  • newDeal Alert: Flights to Tokyo From $383 Round-trip
    Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We…
    - 3 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 4:15pm -
  • newChase Ultimate Rewards Transfers Are Counting Toward IHG Elite Status
    InterContinental Hotels Group — better know as IHG — isn’t known for having the best loyalty program. No matter how many nights you spend in a Holiday Inn, you won’t earn a free breakfast benefit, and upgrade benefits aren’t honored when yo…
    - 3 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 4:00pm -
  • newDeal Alert: Flights to the Caribbean and Europe From 12,000 SkyMiles Round-Trip
    Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Delta’s back with another award sale to destinations in the Ca…
    - 4 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 3:15pm -
  • newUnited Airlines Will Introduce More 50-Seat Jets With First Class
    United Airlines has increased its commitments for the new Bombardier CRJ550, the new 50-seat regional jet with first-class seats that it plans to introduce before the end of the year. The Chicago-based carrier will add 54 of the aircraft, which are r…
    - 4 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 3:00pm -
  • newHotel Elite Status Match and Challenge Plans for 2019
    Hotel elite status carries guaranteed benefits that can make every stay more comfortable, more rewarding and more affordable. Hopefully you already have a plan in place regarding elite status qualification (or requalification) for your favorite hotel…
    - 4 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 2:30pm -
  • newGood Seat, Bad Screen: Alitalia Premium Economy on the A330 From New York to Rome
    What airline has been bankrupt since 2017, but keeps flying thanks to government loans and might even end up getting an investment from Delta? That’s Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier and member of the SkyTeam alliance which, despite its dire financ…
    - 5 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 2:00pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

  • You May Need Blank Passport Pages to Travel Abroad
    Recently, I ran into a problem with my passport. It doesn’t expire until 2022, but I was running out of space — and fast. I realized before I left for Turks and Caicos in May that I only had two pages left — and that one of those pages was one…
    - 4 days ago Jul 15, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • Essential Items You Need to Bring on a Cruise
    I realized there are quite a few items I now think of as cruise essentials. Keep in mind that this is my cruise "extras" packing list — made up of items I've bought specifically for cruises. If you’re gearing up for your next cruise and trying to…
    - 7 days ago Jul 12, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • My Favorite Credit Cards that Aren’t Travel Cards
    My husband and I have had a ton of credit cards over the years, mostly due to the fact we have pursued a lot of signup bonuses. We’ve also canceled many of our cards over the years, although there are ones we keep for the long haul. By and large, h…
    - 9 days ago Jul 10, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • How I Took Advantage of Capital One Bonuses
    If you’re still able to get credit cards from Capital One, these are the three I suggest above all others. While I don’t like Capital One cards nearly as much as Chase or Citi credit cards, there’s value to be had in their flexible rewards prog…
    - 11 days ago Jul 8, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • Why I Signed up for the Chase Business Unlimited
    If you’re looking for a business credit card and considering an option from Chase, it’s important for you to take a close look at how each of their cards doles out points. Where the Ink Business Preferred gives out 3 points per $1 on up to $150,0…
    - 14 days ago Jul 5, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • 3 Credit Cards With Annual Fees I Don’t Mind Paying
    If you’ve been earning points and miles for a while, you already know that most of the top travel rewards credit cards charge an annual fee. While these fees are never welcome, they’re also a necessary evil. After all, some of the best travel cre…
    - 16 days ago Jul 3, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • One Thing You Should Be Doing for the Best Credit Card Offers
    Since Chase has tightened up requirements for new cards and signup bonuses over the last few years, I was surprised to see they would pre-approve me for another one of their credit cards. But I was even more surprised when I saw I had a “just for y…
    - 18 days ago Jul 1, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • How I’m Paying for a Family Trip to the UK in July
    My husband and I are taking our two children to the U.K. for two weeks in July. We’ll spend the first half of our trip in London, York, and the English Lake District before heading to Loch Lomond, Inverness, and Edinburgh in Scotland for the second…
    - 21 days ago Jun 28, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • All-Inclusive Resorts vs. Cruising: Which Is More Frugal?
    Since I frequently travel with my kids and prefer to keep things easy, I really love cruising and all-inclusive resorts. Both options make it easy to budget and pay for your trip without a ton of surprises, and both can be booked in one of my favorit…
    - 23 days ago Jun 26, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • 4 Things I Loved About the MSC Seaside
    Over spring break, my husband and I took our kids and my parents for a cruise on the MSC Seaside out of Miami. We booked a balcony cabin on the 15th floor, and we had an awesome time! Our cruise set us back almost $2,500, and we got a free “Drinks…
    - 25 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 6:30pm -

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newPresident Trump’s Meeting With Airline CEOs
    To say that I would have loved to be a fly on the wall at this meeting is a severe understatement.Yesterday President Trump and Vice President Pence hosted several airline CEOs at the White House, including the CEOs of American, United, JetBlue, Fed…
    - 45 mins ago Jul 19, 2019, 6:05pm -
  • newTransfer Citi Points To Flying Blue With 25% Bonus (Last Chance)
    As I first wrote about in late June, the US Citi ThankYou program is offering a 25% bonus when you convert points into Air France-KLM Flying Blue miles by July 20, 2019. This post is a reminder of that, as you just have until tomorrow to take advan…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 4:33pm -
  • newBritish Airways Moves Forward A350 Routes
    On July 26 (a week from today) British Airways is expected to take delivery of their very first Airbus A350-1000, which has the registration code G-XWBA. The plane has been performing test flights, and will arrive at Heathrow late next week.As the e…
    - 4 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 3:10pm -
  • newLATAM’s First 777 With New Business Class Seats
    About a year ago I wrote about how LATAM is spending $400 million updating their interiors across their fleet, which includes installing a new business class product.Currently the airline has a pretty lackluster business class hard product, as all p…
    - 4 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 2:21pm -
  • newOMG: Man Climbs Onto Wing At Lagos Airport To Hitch A Ride
    As you guys know, I'm ready for my Nigerian aviation adventure, though I'm not sure I'm quite ready for this...An Azman Air flight this morning from Lagos to Port Harcourt was delayed after the plane gained an extra passenger shortly before takeoff…
    - 5 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 1:41pm -
  • newNew: Earn Southwest Points For Turo Rentals
    Turo is the world's largest car sharing marketplace. As the "sharing" economy continues to evolve, think of it as the car rental equivalent of Airbnb, Uber, etc.Up until now Turo hasn't had any opportunities to earn airline points for rentals, thoug…
    - 6 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 1:08pm -
  • newGaruda Indonesia Backtracks On Stupid Policy Changes
    A few days ago I wrote about the ridiculous situation that unfolded at Garuda Indonesia. A popular Indonesian vlogger posted a review of a Garuda Indonesia business class flight from Sydney to Bali.The flight had some minor issues, which he pointed…
    - 6 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 12:33pm -
  • newVideo: Passenger Dragged Off Flight For Spitting At Crew
    I'm sure just about everyone remembers Dr. Dao, who was dragged off a United Airlines flight after refusing to give up his seat on an overbooked flight. It quite literally made global headlines for days (if not weeks), and became a huge turning point…
    - 7 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 11:54am -
  • newQantas’ Secret A380 Charter Customer Is A Supermarket
    In June I wrote about how Qantas added a mysterious A380 charter to Orlando to their schedule. Specifically, they added the following flights, operating to Orlando on January 19, and returning from Orlando on January 24, 2020:QF17 Sydney to Los Ange…
    - 8 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 11:04am -
  • newBig New Limited Time Amex Hilton Card Bonuses
    American Express and Hilton have just rolled out new welcome bonuses on their co-branded credit cards, following some minor changes that have been made to some of these cards.Here are the details of these offers:The Hilton Honors™ Card from Amer…
    - 21 hours ago Jul 18, 2019, 9:34pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • new$2 off Visa Gift Cards at GiftCards.com
    GiftCards.com is offering $2 off on Visa Gift Cards with promo code B2SVISA. Unfortunately, the code only takes $2 off per order and I believe that using the code may invalidate portal rewards, so this deal probably isn’t worth it. On the other h…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 4:51pm -
  • newWhen LifeMiles.com shows no availability, try a manual booking
    Over the past couple of days, we’ve reported a sale on LifeMiles (See: Buy LifeMiles from 1.35cpp (and earn 5x doing it)) and an increase in the offer on the LifeMiles credit cards (See: Increased Avianca offers: 40K / 60K after $1K in purchases).…
    - 7 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 12:19pm -
  • newGet IHG qualifying points from Chase transfer
    There used to be a loophole for earning IHG status whereby one could transfer points from a bank to Virgin Atlantic miles and then transfer 1:1 from Virgin Atlantic to IHG and the points would count as “qualifying points” for the purposes of ea…
    - 18 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 12:27am -
  • [Maybe dead] Lowest ever? Buy IHG points for 0.384c each
    Note: I wrote this post and prepared to publish it. I went back to grab one last screen shot after I finished it and the prices seem to have gotten jacked up. I’m hopeful that there are still some dates to be found, so I’m still publishing this p…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 4:01pm -
  • Easy 5x: Staples fee-free $200 Mastercard gift cards next week
    Staples has released its weekly ad and this Sunday will be offering $200 Mastercard Gift Cards with no purchase fee. Note that this time there is a limit of one per customer or transaction. The Deal Staples will be offering fee-free Mastercard gift…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 12:31pm -
  • Mistakes to avoid on $1K Simon Visa Gift Cards
    As we reported last week, starting yesterday and running through 8/4/19, Simon Malls are offering $1,000 Visa Gift Cards with an activation fee of $3.95 to those folks engaging in Manufactured Spending. This is of course awesome because it means we c…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 10:55am -
  • Australia to Honolulu from $216 round trip
    We don’t often cover airfare sales that originate outside of the United States, but this one could be paired with our recent Turkish Miles & Smiles sweet spot post to create a couple of really cheap trips to Australia — you could even pair a 2019…
    - 2 days ago Jul 18, 2019, 2:59am -
  • Increased Avianca offers: 40K / 60K after $1K in purchases
    Both of the Avianca LifeMiles credit cards are now offering additional bonus miles for qualifying purchases in the first 3 months. These new offers require promo code SB4060 during the application process. I’ve become a huge fan of LifeMiles in…
    - 2 days ago Jul 17, 2019, 7:28pm -
  • [Update: Price increase 7/30] Luxury in Budapest starting at 8K per night, and suites at 13K [Sweet-spot spotlight]
    Update 7/17/19: Today World of Hyatt has announced that this property will move up to Category 5 at 10:00am CT on July 30, 2019. That means the nightly rate will increase from 8K per night to 20K per night and premium suites go from 16K to 40K pe…
    - 2 days ago Jul 17, 2019, 4:56pm -
  • Buy LifeMiles from 1.35cpp (and earn 5x doing it)
    Avianca LifeMiles is offering a sale on miles through One Mile at a Time with a bonus of up to 145%. That brings the cost per point as low as 1.35 cents per point. What’s more, you’ll earn credit card rewards as though it is airline spend, so yo…
    - 2 days ago Jul 17, 2019, 3:31pm -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

Well Traveled Mile

MileValue

  • How to Display AA’s Old Award Search Tool
    Ugh. American Airlines’ new tool for searching award space is super annoying. The results are in no way displayed in a way that makes it efficient for us to see what’s available. It gives you no easy option to filter number of stops or cabin. On…
    - 2 days ago Jul 18, 2019, 12:25am -
  • I Wasn’t Expecting That Auto-Approval!
    I just applied for the Ink Business Unlimited Credit Card. And for the first time in a very long time, I was automatically approved! My inner miles nerd did somersaults when the auto-approval screen popped up. If you’re new to this blog and/or the…
    - 4 days ago Jul 16, 2019, 2:15am -
  • Issuing Banks Rules for Approvals and New Bonuses
    This is a living post, continuously updated over time as the miles and points hobby evolves. They change the rules and we have to stay on top of them. Today I’ve updated the section about Citi cards to reflect the new sign-up bonus eligibility time…
    - 7 days ago Jul 12, 2019, 10:36pm -
  • Citi Cards’ Travel Protection Benefits Drop September 22
    I originally wrote this post in 2017, as a part of series summarizing and comparing travel insurance offered by some of the most popular travel rewards cards. In light of big changes coming to Citi cards soon, am updating it. As of September 22, 2019…
    - 9 days ago Jul 10, 2019, 7:47pm -
  • Why I Lowered the Credit Limit on my Chase Card
    I just got off the phone with Chase card services. I called to lower the credit limit on my United Explorer Business Card. I am gearing up to apply for another Chase credit card, and this is a step to prepare for my next application. If you keep up w…
    - 11 days ago Jul 9, 2019, 4:11am -
  • Walking Across America with Points: Week 2
    I hope everyone had a fantastic fourth of July! We’ve been following Mike Hammari for a bit now as he makes his way across this nation of ours on foot, soaking in the scenes in a very different way than most of us are accustomed to. Slowly! Mike is…
    - 15 days ago Jul 4, 2019, 9:47pm -
  • Amex Cardholders Get Up to $50 Off Amazon Order
    Amazon is offering 20% off purchases sold by Amazon, in addition to various gift cards not sold by Amazon, for those that apply at least 1 Membership Rewards point to their order and pay with the Amex card that earned it. The maximum discount is $50…
    - 17 days ago Jul 2, 2019, 11:12pm -
  • Top 10 Business Credit Cards for Travel Rewards: June 2019
    Applying for business credit cards is a great way to earn more miles and points than you already do, but many people don’t apply for business cards because they incorrectly believe they don’t qualify. You don’t need to have employees, nor does…
    - 22 days ago Jun 27, 2019, 8:11pm -
  • Routes You Can Fly to Southern South America in a Flat Bed for 45k Points
    At the beginning of the week I wrote about how I recently redeemed 45,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles, transferred from Ultimate Rewards, to fly Delta One between Atlanta, Georgia and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Virgin Atlantic is not in an airlin…
    - 22 days ago Jun 27, 2019, 7:00pm -
  • Top 10 Credit Cards for Travel Rewards: June 2019
    There are a lot of reasons to collect miles and points. For free First Class flights and luxury hotel stays To travel to more countries than you could otherwise afford (like Norway, pictured above) To take your family on vacation To visit home for t…
    - 24 days ago Jun 26, 2019, 1:24am -

Frequent Flier

  • newGaruda Indonesia Throws Tantrum After Bad Review
    Garuda Indonesia is in the process of making a bad situation much, much worse — a popular Indonesian travel vlogger recently flew with the airline and did a video review of the experience, which highlighted some failings on that particular fight. I…
    - 6 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • newEasyJet Staff Plan for 17-Day Strike
    EasyJet passenger service staff at London Stansted Airport (STN) have stated that they'll be striking on July 25th for 17 days. The dispute has arisen due to a disagreement over pay and working conditions of staff at London Stansted Airport. EasyJet…
    - 10 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 9:00am -
  • newPolice Track Down Passenger’s Stolen Bag on Suspect Boarding Flight
    A passenger traveling from Cleveland was heartbroken after his backpack went missing while he used the restroom. Police tracked down the bag using surveillance cameras but discovered an airline cabin crew member had picked up the bag and brought it w…
    - 20 hours ago Jul 18, 2019, 11:00pm -
  • newKLM Advises Nursing Women They May Need To Cover Up
    KLM has caused controversy after it advised that breastfeeding women may be asked to keep covered to avoid offending other passengers. The controversy was sparked following a Facebook post by a passenger, who claimed that a crew member tried to get h…
    - 21 hours ago Jul 18, 2019, 9:33pm -
  • newWhat Can You Do If an Airline Agent Misinforms You?
    FlyerTalkers are debating the curious case of an individual who claims they were “misinformed” about their flight options with American Airlines. The passenger says they spent over $3,000 on tickets to attend a wedding, accusing American’s cust…
    - 23 hours ago Jul 18, 2019, 8:00pm -
  • Everyone on This Flight Got a Free Nintendo Switch!?
    Want someone to be jealous of? How about an entire flight of people to be jealous of? On a recent flight from Dallas to San Diego, Nintendo paired up with Southwest Airlines for a promotion that provided every single passenger on the flight a free Ni…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • Ryanair Cutting Routes Due to Boeing 737 Max Crisis
    Ryanair is cutting operations to some of its airports in Europe as a result of the Boeing 737 MAX issues; the airline expected to be getting 58 of the new planes by 2020. However, the number of planes they're allotted per year and contingent on the M…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • “People Went Flying”: 37 Injured After Turbulence on Air Canada Flight
    An Air Canada flight had to turn around and make an emergency landing in Hawaii after hitting severe clear air turbulence that made continuing the flight impossible; more than three dozen passengers were injured, nine of them with severe injuries, af…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 9:00am -
  • Newark’s Plan to Go From Worst to Best Airport
    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has said that it has appointed Munich Airport International (MAI) to operate the not yet opened Terminal One of Newark Liberty International Airport. MAI is a subsidiary of the operator of Munich Airport,…
    - 2 days ago Jul 17, 2019, 11:00pm -
  • Flight Deal: Fly Business Class From Los Angeles to Australia for $2,600 Round-Trip
    FlyerTalkers planning to fly from the U.S. to Australia may have a great chance to get there in a premium cabin for under $3,000. Flyers found a great deal aboard Xiamen Airlines for around $2,600, departing from Los Angeles to Sydney, with stops in…
    - 2 days ago Jul 17, 2019, 9:30pm -

Travel is Free

  • How To Get Free Travel With Car/RV Relocation
    I’ve recently been intrigued by the idea of car/RV rental relocation as a way to get cheap (or even free) trips. That’s right. You can get a rental of an RV with beds and your gas reimbursed for free (or $1 a day) for simply relocating the vehicl…
    - 15 days ago Jul 4, 2019, 8:51pm -
  • Best Alila Hotels To Book With Hyatt Points
    Gary Leff (of VFTW) originally broke the news on Hyatt acquiring Two Roads Hospitality… Well, he also reported that Alila Hotels Joined Hyatt Rewards. Some of the hotels are going to get added next month (for which Gary lists the dates), but the ma…
    - 17 days ago Jul 2, 2019, 5:42pm -
  • Map of Choice Hotels [with Choice Points]
    Finally, here is the map of Choice Hotels by points price. This is one of the last hotel chains as part of the Complete Map series (which can also be found on the Resource Page). So be sure to check out Marriott, IHG, Hilton, Hyatt, and Radisson ther…
    - 25 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 8:21pm -
  • Best Use of Virgin Atlantic Miles [by Partner]
    Like Alaska miles, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club has a unique set of mileage redemptions that varies by partner, some of which are amazing deals. In truth, I made a note to look into their partners after OneMileAtAtime booked and posted about a first c…
    - 31 days ago Jun 18, 2019, 10:00am -

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • 12 Things Every Person Who Wants to Travel with Their Dog Should Know
    Posted: 7/18/2019 | July 18th, 2019 This is a guest post from Candy Pilar Godoy, who blogs about pet travel at Boogie The Pug. She travels the world with her pug, Boogie, and her tiny chihuahua, Marcelo. She’s here to tell you how you can do the sa…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • My new book, Ten Years a Nomad, is out now!
    Posted: 7/16/2019 | July 16th, 2019 IT’S HERE! After eighteen months of writing and editing, my new book, Ten Years a Nomad: A Traveler’s Journey Home, is on sale now. The book is a memoir about my ten years traveling and backpacking the world, p…
    - 3 days ago Jul 16, 2019, 12:00pm -
  • Is Brazil Safe to Visit?
    Posted: 7/13/2019 | July 13th, 2019 Offering pristine nature and access to the Amazon rainforest, historic cities and colonial architecture, and lots of affordable food and activities, Brazil will have some something for every traveler. A popular des…
    - 6 days ago Jul 13, 2019, 2:57pm -
  • 11 Travel Podcasts That Will Give You Serious Wanderlust
    Posted: 7/12/2019 | July 12th, 2019 I love podcasts. As someone who travels often, they’re a great way to stay informed and entertained while you’re on the go. To help me highlight some of the best podcasts in the industry, I’ve invited Debbie…
    - 7 days ago Jul 12, 2019, 3:27pm -
  • The Best Walking Tours in Paris
    Posted: 7/8/2019 | July 8th, 2019 I love visiting Paris. I’ve been going there for over nine years and have yet to tire of the history, the charm, or the food (and wine!). Over the years, I’ve taken a million different tours of this amazing city…
    - 11 days ago Jul 8, 2019, 2:22pm -
  • The Best Tour Companies in Australia
    Posted: 7/6/2019 | July 6th, 2019 Few countries capture the imagination quite like Australia. With world-class beaches, unusual wildlife, stunning natural landscapes, a unique history, and a fun and vibrant culture, Australia has something to offer e…
    - 13 days ago Jul 6, 2019, 4:26pm -
  • Is Central America Safe to Visit?
    Posted: 7/6/2019 | July 6th, 2019 Central America is one of my favorite regions for backpacking. While it can be challenging to get around, it also offers incredible beauty, abundant nature, picturesque beaches, and affordable prices. Political uphea…
    - 13 days ago Jul 6, 2019, 4:25pm -
  • Ads? On this Site? What? Why?
    Posted: 7/1/2019 | July 1st, 2019 For eleven years, I vowed never to put an ad up on this website. None. Zero. Zilch. I hate ads. They are ugly. They are intrusive, sometimes popping up right when you load a page. (And don’t get me started on pre-r…
    - 18 days ago Jul 1, 2019, 1:12pm -
  • 13 Off-the-Beaten-Path Things to See and Do in Paris
    Posted: 6/24/2019 | June 24th, 2019 Paris is filled with famous attractions: the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Versailles, the catacombs, the Pantheon, the Arc de Triomphe, Sacre-Coeur. The list goes on. There are so many amazing sites here that you coul…
    - 25 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 12:38pm -
  • The Best Tour Companies in Italy
    Posted: 6/22/2019 | June 22nd, 2019 Italy is home to incredible food (give me all the gnocchi and wine), rolling green hills, cultivated vineyards, incredible lakes and mountains, a long rich history dating back thousands of years, and welcome cultur…
    - 27 days ago Jun 22, 2019, 1:03pm -

The Hustle Blog

  • Using Miles to Get Myles Home: Tips on Lap Infant Award Tickets
    I haven’t written a post in FOREVER here, but I think this last trip calls for it. Long story short, some medical issues during our Philippines trip forced us to cancel and rebook our flight home within a day’s notice and I’m glad that my stock…
    - Jul 26, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • Is the Chase Sapphire Reserve Annual Fee Worth Paying Over the Preferred?
    The Chase Sapphire Reserve – Can’t ignore the talk of the town. Like I tell all my friends & coworkers, if any major bank is offering a signup bonus of 100,000 points, I’m 99% getting it. It’s a no brainer. Even at a high $450 annual fee (whi…
    - Sep 7, 2016, 12:00pm -
  • Trip Report: Korean Air 747-8i First Class ICN-JFK
    ICN (Seoul Incheon) – JFK (New York) KE 85 06/05/2016 Boeing 747-8i First Class Seats 1A, 1J Well this flight was a full-on treat. We haven’t been in long haul First Class in a few years so it was great to be able to experience 2 of them during…
    - Jun 8, 2016, 11:00am -
  • Last Few Days to Earn 10x Points at Amazon & More via Chase Freedom
    Just a reminder that if you’ve activated this offer from Chase, there are only a few more days to spend up to $1,500 at Amazon, Zappos, Audible & Diapers.com and get 10 Ultimate Rewards per dollar spent. Since I do too much shopping at Amazon and I…
    - Dec 28, 2015, 6:30pm -
  • Citi ThankYou Premier – 60,000 ThankYou Points
    UPDATE 1:50 PM EST: Another link is still up! UPDATE 1:25 PM EST: Original link DEAD! Thank to US Credit Card Guide, the best offer we’ve ever seen for the Citi ThankYou Premier credit card has been discovered! Using this link, you can earn the fo…
    - Aug 28, 2015, 2:45pm -
  • Amex Offer – Spend $300 on Airfare, Get $50 Back
    I just came across this offer while going through my wife’s American Express offers. She seems to get the better ones that I don’t get on either my EveryDay Preferred or Starwood Preferred Guest Business card. Get a one-time $50 statement credit…
    - Jul 22, 2015, 11:00am -
  • Q3 Rotating Bonuses – Chase Freedom & Discover IT
    New quarter, new bonuses! These bonuses will run through September 30, 2015. Chase Freedom Activate here. Most gas stations have gift card racks so this should be an easy $1,500 to spend this quarter. Gas stations Kohl’s Discover IT Activate here.…
    - Jul 1, 2015, 5:20pm -
  • (Dead) Fare Alert: EWR-MEX $140 Round Trip
    UPDATE: Looks like it’s gone as of 12:21 AM EST. Damn, better luck next time folks! As I was randomly browsing flights tonight, I came across what seems like a very cheap fare to Mexico City from Newark. This has to be a mistake since it’s a full…
    - May 30, 2015, 4:00am -
  • Don’t Forget to Track Car Rental Reservations with AutoSlash
    Some people think car rentals can be a lengthy process. For me, I try to keep it as simple as possible. You have two options to use AutoSlash. Search for a car using their site Make your booking elsewhere & use AutoSlash to find better rates The pro…
    - Apr 1, 2015, 11:00am -
  • Last Chance at Chase Freedom Q1 Categories
    As we come up on the end of March, we also come to the end of the first quarter of 2015. With that comes the end of the Chase Freedom 5% bonus categories – grocery stores, movie theaters & Starbucks. Be sure to get all your Q1 spend in by March 31!…
    - Mar 30, 2015, 11:00am -

Pointscentric

milenerd

  • July 2019
    A Day At The Beach I’d heard some stories of vacations for free Those tales were nothing but white noise to me Society taught fancy trips cost a mint And my net worth was roughly 3 stacks of lint So I stared at the TV eating pop tarts Amusing mys…
    - 18 days ago Jul 1, 2019, 8:49am -
  • June 2019
    The Mission To Win A Car I love game shows. Always have. Probably always will. Maybe it’s my gambling nature, but something about showing up empty-handed in the morning and leaving with a car at the end of the day always seemed incredible. During m…
    - 48 days ago Jun 1, 2019, 8:02am -
  • May 2019
    The Uber Experiment You trust complete strangers to drive you around, right? Actually, that’s probably not the best way to advertise Uber… “Get into some dude’s car and hope you’re not meeting a lunatic” I mean, what if we showed up here…
    - 79 days ago May 1, 2019, 8:48am -
  • April 2019
    Nonsensical Ethics Talk At first, it seemed like a perfectly normal day. I went to McDonald’s and ordered a Big Mac. Didn’t pay much attention to the guy at the window as he handed it over. But then he said, “Look at me. We expect to be called…
    - Apr 1, 2019, 7:01am -
  • March 2019
    Insecurity Ever cringe when you hear a bad line of dialogue in an otherwise great movie? How about this one from Jerry Maguire? “You complete me.” A generation of people…actual grown-ass, non-teeny bopper humans…found those words to be incred…
    - Mar 1, 2019, 8:04am -
  • February 2019
    Impacts Miss me? Well, dammit, the feeling is mutual. What can I say…it feels VERY strange to not be here writing every day.  Newsflash to myself: Do something for a decade and there’s a big hole when it goes away. I think these monthly posts wi…
    - Feb 1, 2019, 9:40am -
  • It’s That Time
    Ok, 3 topics left. Lots to say, so here we go. I’ll paste some quotes from different readers under each topic because, frankly, your words have been WAY better than mine lately. Topic 1 – What happens to MileNerd.com? “If I compare it to the re…
    - Jan 11, 2019, 10:29am -
  • Evolution
    We’re closing in on the end of the week here, guys… So, have the last few days been intense? Uh… -Will Vanna and Pat end the next Wheel of Fortune with super awkward banter?-Is LAX a bad airport?-Does Superman weirdly wear underwear on the outs…
    - Jan 10, 2019, 10:58am -
  • Thank You Note
    Dear Fellow Nerds: What’s more teary-eyed than a roomful of millennials watching puppy videos on Youtube? This guy. (Damn, that made no sense) Emotions are weird, right? You really can’t plan or prepare for them…they just kind of show up. Man,…
    - Jan 9, 2019, 10:15am -
  • The State Of Miles And Points
    No way to let this final week pass without sharing some thoughts on the current state of this game. The first (and most important) question – Is this hobby dead? Of course not. If there are points to be earned, there’s still a game to be played.…
    - Jan 8, 2019, 10:22am -

Doctor of Credit

  • newRobinhood To Relaunch High Yield Cash Account
    In December last year fee free mobile trading platform Robinhood announced they would be launching a 3% APY high yield checking account. The account came with no FDIC or NCUA insurance (usually standard for a checking or savings account), Robinhood c…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:00pm -
  • newShopRite: Purchase $45 In Select Giftcards & Save $10 On Your Next Shop (Limit 1)
    The Offer Direct link to offer ShopRite is offering $10 off your next shop when you spend $45 or more on select gift cards: Home Depot Uber Paner Kohl’s TJ Max Bed Bath & Beyond The Fine Print Excludes ShopRite gift cards. Must be one transaction.…
    - 3 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 4:00pm -
  • newEgifter: $110 Home Depot E-Gift Card For $100 With Promo Code HOME7
    Buy a $110 The Home Depot Gift Card for only $100 with promo Code: HOME7. Limited to 5 Promos per Customer. Expires 7/31/19. Use Discover for 5% with PaypalThe post Egifter: $110 Home Depot E-Gift Card For $100 With Promo Code HOME7 appeared first o…
    - 3 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 3:40pm -
  • newGiftcards.com: $2 Off Visa Gift Card With Promo Code B2SVISA
    Giftcards.com is offering $2 off Visa gift cards with promo code B2SVISA. Nice discount. There is a max $2,500 per cart, including all fees, so you can't buy 5 x $500 since the fees bring you over $2,The post Giftcards.com: $2 Off Visa Gift Card Wit…
    - 3 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 3:35pm -
  • new[YMMV] Try Pay With Ibotta & Get A $5 Bonus
    The Offer No direct link to offer, should appear in app Ibotta is offering a bonus of $5 when you try Pay With Ibotta The Fine Print Bonus only applies to purchases made after 07/18/19 at 10am ET. Online Shopping and In-Store retailers that require r…
    - 4 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 3:00pm -
  • newSwagbucks: $40 with HelloFresh Subscription + $20 off each of your first 4 orders
    Update 7/19/19: Offer is back. It’s now 4,000 SB on Swagbucks and 7,000 points on Mypoints (worth around $43). Update 4/16/19: Offer is now for 6,000 SB instead of 3,500 SB. The Offer Direct Link to offer Swagbucks has the following offers for new…
    - 4 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 2:40pm -
  • new[Targeted] Citi Rewards+: 25,000 Point Sign Up Bonus Offer
    Citi is sending out to some people a mail offer for an increased sign up bonus on the Citi Rewards+ card: get 25,000 Citi ThankYou points after $2,000 in purchases within the first three months. 25,000 is the best we've seen. The public sign up bonus…
    - 4 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 2:33pm -
  • newDelta Flash Sale: Various Destinations On Sale
    Delta has a new round of flash sales. This time it seems like they have various different destinations on saleThe post Delta Flash Sale: Various Destinations On Sale appeared first on Doctor Of Credit.
    - 6 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • newRecap: Less Terrible WiFi, Prime Day Mistake Getting Delivered & More
    The Race to Make Airplane Wi-Fi Less Terrible by WSJ Customs and border officials at JFK airport check 1,000 bags an hour for narcotics and illicit food. Here’s where the contraband goes. by Business Insider   Boeing 737 Max ordered by Ryanair und…
    - 7 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 12:00pm -
  • newRaise: 7% Off ‘Clearance’ Giftcards With Promo Code SALE7 (Max $20 Savings)
    Raise.com is offering 7% off clearance gift cards with promo code The post Raise: 7% Off ‘Clearance’ Giftcards With Promo Code SALE7 (Max $20 Savings) appeared first on Doctor Of Credit.
    - 11 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 7:57am -

Hustler Money Blog

Travel Codex

  • newReview: Austrian Airlines Economy Class, Los Angeles to Vienna
    At LAX, Austrian Airlines operates from the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The check-in counters are located in zone C and they open three hours prior to departure time. I arrived shortly after the counters opened and found the check-in process…
    - 5 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 2:00pm -
  • newAmerican Buy On Board Pre-Order System Works, With a Catch
    Some time ago, American introduced a buy-on-board pre-order system for Main Cabin.  With this system, Main Cabin customers can reserve buy-on-board meals from 24 hours to 30 days in advance.  This always struck me as innovative, and one of the few…
    - 8 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 11:00am -
  • Review: Air Canada Vancouver Transborder Maple Leaf Lounge
    Air Canada operates three Maple Leaf lounges in Vancouver. Each lounge serves a different group of flyers. There is the International Maple Leaf lounge for all international flights, except those to the United States. There is also a domestic lounge…
    - 2 days ago Jul 17, 2019, 5:39pm -
  • Book Review: “Ten Years a Nomad” by Nomadic Matt
    Matt Kepnes and I met up several years ago, and since then we keep bumping into each other despite living in separate spheres of the travel world. He has found great success writing about traveling to both common and exotic destinations on a backpack…
    - 2 days ago Jul 17, 2019, 5:18pm -
  • Remembering Anthony Bourdain, Award-Winning Chef and World Traveler
    I can’t believe that it has been a year since we lost Anthony Bourdain. He was a man with a larger-than-life persona that inspired people to travel outside of the box and engage with the local people, customs and delicacies. If you haven’t heard…
    - 2 days ago Jul 17, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • American Airlines Extends 737 Max Grounding
    American Airlines 737 max airplanes have been grounded since March and it appears that their grounding will be extended yet again. The last grounding extension was until September 3rd. Yet, with no fix for the 737 and Boeing still working with the FA…
    - 5 days ago Jul 14, 2019, 8:56pm -
  • Review: Primeclass Lounge Batumi Airport
    Batumi International Airport is a very small and crowded facility at times. Yet, despite being a single terminal with only a couple of remote stands, the airport offers a lot of facilities crowded into the small space. The Primeclass lounge, is simil…
    - 6 days ago Jul 13, 2019, 5:27pm -
  • New Flagship Alaska Lounge Opens in Seattle’s North Satellite
    As I walked into the newest Alaska Lounge in Seattle’s North Satellite, I couldn’t help but think, “This looks like an international business class lounge.” It doesn’t hurt that the lounge’s main seating area is anchored by a large floati…
    - 7 days ago Jul 12, 2019, 3:38pm -
  • An Impromptu Beach Day in Landlocked Dallas
    While I work on my next trip report, I thought I’d share a light-hearted story from the July 4th holiday.  We stayed at home over the long weekend, just heading down the road to mom’s house occasionally.  But as we often do, we started talking…
    - 7 days ago Jul 12, 2019, 11:00am -
  • Impressions on Cathay Pacific First Class and Hong Kong
    Some initial thoughts on the first flight of my to Bhutan and Nepal. Chicago to Hong Kong is the longest flight, and the only one of the trip in first class. I’ve flown Cathay Pacific First Class before, but it has been 7 years (time flies!). I had…
    - 9 days ago Jul 10, 2019, 7:59pm -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

  • newIHG Rewards Club Accelerate summer 2019 complete – 5 nights, $485 spent, 52,505 points earned
    IHG Rewards Club Accelerate summer 2019 promotion offered me a chance to earn 37,700 bonus points by completing three hotel stay tasks. I completed three hotel stay tasks in the minimum 5 nights possible at three different hotels from July 1 to 13, 2…
    - 37 mins ago Jul 19, 2019, 6:13pm -
  • newBA will close the door early on London to NYC route
    BA will close the door early on London to NYC route by introducing their new club suites productThe post BA will close the door early on London to NYC route appeared first on Monkey Miles.
    - 39 mins ago Jul 19, 2019, 6:11pm -
  • newSave 10% on Walmart Groceries with Discover Card [Targeted]
    Discover has sent out emails to some cardholders with an offer that can save you 10% on Walmart Grocery Pickup & Delivery purchases.The post Save 10% on Walmart Groceries with Discover Card [Targeted] appeared first on Miles to Memories.
    - 43 mins ago Jul 19, 2019, 6:07pm -
  • newPresident Trump’s Meeting With Airline CEOs
    To say that I would have loved to be a fly on the wall at this meeting is a severe understatement.Yesterday President Trump and Vice President Pence hosted several airline CEOs at the White House, including the CEOs of American, United, JetBlue, Fed…
    - 45 mins ago Jul 19, 2019, 6:05pm -
  • newAir New Zealand In Trouble Over Misleading Consumers
    A prominent New Zealand lawyer has filed a complaint against Air New Zealand for misleading advertising, prompting a swift policy change. Barrister Michael Wigley is not new to the world of airline law. In 2015, he lodged a complaint against Air New…
    - 1 hour ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:39pm -
  • newConsider Extended Stay America for Your Next Group Trip
    When's the last time you and your buddies got together for a weekend adventure. With Extended Stay America, it's easy to travel with your group. The post Consider Extended Stay America for Your Next Group Trip appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 1 hour ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:23pm -
  • newÓtimas Oportunidades Multiplus – Quando Comparas com Smiles – para Resgate de Pontos
    Como você deve ter visto na mídia, a Smiles está com uma promoção hoje para o resgate de passagens com até 40% de desconto para vários destinos nacionais e internacionais. No entanto, como eu disse nesse artigo aqui, é importante comparar os…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:09pm -
  • newGreat News: British Airways Club Suites Are Coming To New York!
    Ok, let’s be honest here. How many people were genuinely excited when they found out that the first destinations to get the new British Airways Club Suites would be Toronto, Dubai, Tel Aviv, and Bangalore?The post Great News: British Airways Club…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:01pm -
  • new$2 off Visa Gift Cards at GiftCards.com
    GiftCards.com is offering $2 off on Visa Gift Cards with promo code B2SVISA. Unfortunately, the code only takes $2 off per order and I believe that using the code may invalidate portal rewards, so this deal probably isn’t worth it. On the other h…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 4:51pm -
  • newMidwest Airports to Paris: $365+ for Spring and Fall Travel
    Book excellent fares to Paris this fall or next spring from smaller airports across the USA, thanks to American and Iceland Air
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 4:41pm -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • Out Of Office Notice
    Hi all. I’m going to be out of town for the next couple of weeks. There will continue to be posts on LVA Travel, so keep up there.     Want to subscribe? Just enter your email in the box above (and to the right) and click on the confirmation. GMa…
    - 14 days ago Jul 6, 2019, 1:12am -
  • Air Canada, Discover And Posts From The Week
    Hmm, let’s see, what’s going on these days? You could be an unfortunate Air Canada customer who got locked on the plane. Anxiety disorder or not, I really wouldn’t want to wake up on an empty plane. And how did they miss a passenger? Certain Di…
    - 25 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 8:52pm -
  • Just How Loyal Is Your Loyalty Program?
    Some of what we’ve published at LVA Travel: Cash back shopping is a way to make your purchases work for you. Here’s how it works. Will your points and miles expire? Take a look at the expiration policies of some major companies. Added bonus: a pi…
    - 39 days ago Jun 10, 2019, 8:18pm -
  • Closing Old Credit Cards (And Some Upcoming Changes To This Blog)
    Note: At the bottom of this article, I discuss some upcoming changes to the blog. I came across an interesting article on CNBC today about closing credit cards. They offered a piece of advice that I don’t see often but is frequently correct. Should…
    - 44 days ago Jun 5, 2019, 6:53pm -
  • Forget Previous Years’ Empty Threats: This Summer Might Actually Be A Travel Disaster
    Every year around this time, a media outlet or two writes an article predicting an upcoming “summer from hell,” predicated on record passenger volumes and airport staffing shortages. And while summers are definitely tougher when it comes to wait…
    - 50 days ago May 30, 2019, 3:14pm -
  • Radisson Rewards Mid-Year Promotion: 3,000 Bonus Points Per Night
    Radisson Rewards, the loyalty program for the Radisson Collection and six other brands, has announced its mid-year promotion. It’s pretty straightforward and lasts from May 27 — August 31. Starting with your second stay, you’ll earn 3,000 bonu…
    - 52 days ago May 28, 2019, 3:29pm -
  • Clear: Your Accelerated Fast-Pass Through Security
    I was flying out of Boston’s Logan Airport today when I noticed an addition to the TSA checkpoint: The airport is rolling out Clear lanes in Terminal A. I’ve talked about Clear before, but here’s a quick reminder, since it’s now closing in on…
    - 57 days ago May 24, 2019, 1:54am -
  • American Airlines Lowers Some Bag Fees?
    Well, this is something that you don’t see every day. According to the Dallas Business Journal, American Airlines is lowering some bag fees. Don’t get too excited if you are an everyday passenger, though. These fees are only on specialty oversize…
    - 59 days ago May 21, 2019, 3:56pm -
  • Earn Hilton Honors Points With Lyft
    I’ve had an email from Hilton and Lyft sitting in my inbox for a few days, but it’s been a busy weekend, so I finally got around to opening it today. It turned out to be a promotional link between the two, so I’m glad that I did. As you probabl…
    - 61 days ago May 19, 2019, 7:08pm -
  • Delta SkyMiles Summer Flash Sale
    Do you like it hot? If you don’t, then skip to the next post. But if the summer heat of the southeast appeals to you, then I’ve got a cheap way to get you there. Delta just announced a SkyMiles summer flash sale to destinations in the southeast…
    - 66 days ago May 14, 2019, 11:28pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newConsider Extended Stay America for Your Next Group Trip
    When's the last time you and your buddies got together for a weekend adventure. With Extended Stay America, it's easy to travel with your group. The post Consider Extended Stay America for Your Next Group Trip appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 1 hour ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:23pm -
  • newTransfer to Hilton Honors for a 50% Bonus
    Amex Canada has reached out to its membership with an interesting promo. They're offering a 50% bonus for transferring to Hilton Honors points. The post Transfer to Hilton Honors for a 50% Bonus appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 4:22pm -
  • newBlue Business Plus is an Underrated Points & Miles Card
    We're all familiar with the power-house Chase Inks and Amex Platinums of the world. But Blue Business Plus is another great miles and points card! The post Blue Business Plus is an Underrated Points & Miles Card appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 3 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 3:26pm -
  • An Inside Look At the Sukhoi Superjet
    Frequent flyers and casual flyer alike know there are two major airplane manufactures: Boeing and Airbus. But what about the Sukhoi Superjet?The post An Inside Look At the Sukhoi Superjet appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 4:26pm -
  • Café Tortoni: The Oldest Café in Buenos Aires
    Café Tortoni is a stately, historic restaurant in Buenos Aires, Argentina. With it's historic grandeur, it's the a quintessential "porteño café"! The post Café Tortoni: The Oldest Café in Buenos Aires appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 3:42pm -
  • Did You Know About the Dublin Airport South Gates?
    I thought I knew all there was to know about my home airport, Dublin Airport. Little did I know there is a whole section I've never been to. The post Did You Know About the Dublin Airport South Gates? appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 2 days ago Jul 17, 2019, 5:08pm -
  • Two Airlines Are Merging to Create Canadian North
    In the near future, First Air and Canadian North will merge into one airline to serve the Northern regions of Canada. Good news for consumers!The post Two Airlines Are Merging to Create Canadian North appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 2 days ago Jul 17, 2019, 4:27pm -
  • A Stroll Through the Netherland’s Zaanse Schans
    When I planned my recent trip to the Netherlands, I knew I had to visit their famous windmills. I decided to explore Zaanse Schans.The post A Stroll Through the Netherland’s Zaanse Schans appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 3 days ago Jul 16, 2019, 3:30pm -
  • Picking a 40-Night Hyatt Milestone Reward
    Hyatt rewards it's members when they reach their 20th, 30th, 40th, 50th, and 60th night. I recently reached my 40-Night Hyatt Milestone reward. The post Picking a 40-Night Hyatt Milestone Reward appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 3 days ago Jul 16, 2019, 2:49pm -
  • Barcelona Apolo: Good Price, Poor Amenities
    During my last visit to Spain I decided to try out the TRYP Barcelona Apolo. It was an excellent price but the amenities left something to be desired. The post Barcelona Apolo: Good Price, Poor Amenities appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 4 days ago Jul 15, 2019, 4:50pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newNo Confirmation Email or Receipt
    I just bought a RT trip on DL about an hour ago via the app. I usually receive a confirmation email within 5-10 minutes, but I have yet to receive one. When I go to the DL App or the website to click on receipt, I get an error message, and it will...
    - 31 mins ago Jul 19, 2019, 6:19pm -
  • newItaly + Apple Pay = bliss
    I'm in the midst of an Italy trip, and I've never used Apple Pay so broadly. I love it. So many establishments support contactless, which means they support Apple Pay. I am 20 for 20 in my usage attempts, from store shops to restaurants. How fun...
    - 38 mins ago Jul 19, 2019, 6:12pm -
  • newNo Online Check in available?
    Hi guys. Sorry if this is a duplicate thread. Trying to check in for my BRU-LHR-JNB tomorrow and I got this message: Sorry, we are unable to offer you Online Check-in for this flight on this occasion. To check in and receive your boarding pass,...
    - 43 mins ago Jul 19, 2019, 6:07pm -
  • newAA and AS relationship appears to become further deteriorated
    Per multiple blogs the relationship is going to be further diluted, if any remains beside lounge access. Anyone else can comment?
    - 46 mins ago Jul 19, 2019, 6:04pm -
  • newItaly-rental car exclusion
    I understand that AMEX doesn't cover cars "rented in Italy." What about cars rented elsewhere and driven (or even returned) to Italy? Can't find definitive answers.
    - 55 mins ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:55pm -
  • newBooking onward flight on LCC
    In August I am booked to be landing in Singapore on QR946 at 15:45 and I am wondering how risky it is to book an onward flight on a LCC at 18:45. Yes I know that in the case of a long delay I will miss my LCC flight and this will not be protected.…
    - 56 mins ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:54pm -
  • newUnable to change flight in time because of long BA call centre queue
    Wondering if I can get people's opinion here please. My brother-in-law needed to change his flight today and actually forgot to change it until it was very late. He called to change his flight 20 mins before departure but got stuck in the BA call.…
    - 1 hour ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:48pm -
  • newUber Black service level decline?
    I rarely take Uber Black, but have taken a few over the last several years. Early on, I’d get drivers in suits who would open the door for me. Service was classy and excellent. Then I’d get drivers in suits who wouldn’t open the door. The…
    - 1 hour ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:22pm -
  • newAA/AS partnerhip rumored to be further gutted
    Not many details yet but JonNYC is usually reliable when dealing with AA related issues. https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2019/07/19/american-expected-to-further-gut-its-partnership-with-alaska-airlines/
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:19pm -
  • newWhich do you prefer? Connect via ORD or DFW?
    I have the option of flying RDU-DFW or RDU-ORD to fly JL to NRT in April. Both have the same timings...7am...and about the same time to connect - ~3hrs. If you were to pick, which airport would you choose? We are flying J on award tickets.
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 5:13pm -

Reddit r/churning

  • newFrustration Friday Thread - Week of July 19, 2019
    This is your place to vent about the points and miles game. Did you have a particularly hard time on your MS run this week? MS avenue dry up? Did you screw up getting a bonus? Let all your frustrations go here in this thread! submitted by /u/Au…
    - 8 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 11:05am -
  • newDiscussion Thread - July 19, 2019
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! Please post topics for discussion here. While some questions can be used to start a discussion/debate, most questions belong in the question thread unless you love getting downvotes. If your discussion is about…
    - 8 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 11:05am -
  • newQuestion Thread - July 19, 2019
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is the thread to post questions about churning for miles/points/cash. Just because you have a question about credit cards does NOT mean it belongs here. If you’re brand new here, please read…
    - 9 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 10:05am -
  • Data Points Central Thread - Week of July 18, 2019
    This is the Weekly Data Points Central thread In this little hobby of ours, we constantly rely on sharing the experiences and data points by others to optimize our award earning process. From how often you can apply for a card or bank account, to how…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 11:05am -
  • Discussion Thread - July 18, 2019
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! Please post topics for discussion here. While some questions can be used to start a discussion/debate, most questions belong in the question thread unless you love getting downvotes. If your discussion is about…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 11:05am -
  • New amex hilton business offer ( 1 free weekend night + 130k hilton points )
    https://hiltonhonors3.hilton.com/en/earn-use-points/credit-cards/index.html submitted by /u/Chong786 [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 10:44am -
  • Question Thread - July 18, 2019
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is the thread to post questions about churning for miles/points/cash. Just because you have a question about credit cards does NOT mean it belongs here. If you’re brand new here, please read…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 10:05am -
  • New American Express Card: Blue Business Cash (2% On All Purchases Up To $50k/yr)
    https://www.americanexpress.com/en-us/business/credit-cards/blue-business-cash/45094?linknav=US-Acq-GCP-BusinessCards-ViewAllCards-CardTitle-BlueBusinessCash submitted by /u/doctorofcredit [link] [comments]
    - 2 days ago Jul 18, 2019, 5:55am -
  • PSA: SPENT cashback app has shutdown. You have until August 15 to request a PayPal payout on their website, even if you were below the $20 minimum.
    Many of us use card-link apps and cash-back shopping portals as part of our regular routines. One of them, the SPENT Money app, has shutdown. It looks like it's been down since around July 6 or 7. When you try to open the app, you will see a message…
    - 2 days ago Jul 17, 2019, 9:21pm -
  • Simon Mall Will Sell $1,000 Visa Gift Cards With $3.95 Activation Fee From July 17th – August 4th
    Per DOC Simon Mall will sell $1,000 Visa GC starting today for $3.95 SM is aware of churners and is opening this deal for the next two weeks, perhaps as a trial run before opening it online? Tell the cashiers that you are doing MS and apparently the…
    - 2 days ago Jul 17, 2019, 3:13pm -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newAvianca LifeMiles Credit Cards (Up To 60k Bonus Miles)
    This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our...The post Avianca LifeMiles Credit Cards (Up To 60k Bonus Miles) appeare…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 4:20pm -
  • newLine Your Suitcase to Ensure Your Stuff Stays Dry
    Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Nancy J. of Toronto, who suggests you line your suitcase...The post Line Your Suitcase to Ensure Your Stuff Stays Dry appeared first on…
    - 7 hours ago Jul 19, 2019, 12:00pm -
  • Best Travel Credit Cards for Students to Earn Rewards
    This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our...The post Best Travel Credit Cards for Students to Earn Rewards appeared…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 6:26pm -
  • A Short Guide to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland
    Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, now open at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, is one of the most detailed and immersive lands ever created. It has a lot to offer both Star...The post A Short Guide to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland appeared fi…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 4:00pm -
  • British Airways Pilots May Strike in August
    I’m not sure what’s up with Oneworld right now, but it’s looking like this is the summer to avoid its two main carriers: American Airlines and British Airways. As we...The post British Airways Pilots May Strike in August appeared first on John…
    - 1 day ago Jul 18, 2019, 12:00pm -
  • Top 10 in Travel News: Week of July 17, 2019
    THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Video of airline passenger using feet to operate in-flight screen horrifies Twitter Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests Boy...The post Top 10 in Travel News: Week of July 17, 2019 appear…
    - 2 days ago Jul 18, 2019, 3:42am -
  • This Tool Maps Great White Shark Sightings in Massachusetts
    Great white sharks are spotted in the northern Atlantic fairly often in the summer. In Massachusetts, and especially the Cape Cod area, there are sightings every year. To keep an...The post This Tool Maps Great White Shark Sightings in Massachusetts…
    - 2 days ago Jul 18, 2019, 3:08am -
  • This AR App Lets You Simulate Life in Space as an Astronaut
    The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission inspired a lot of our regular features this week. July 16 (Tuesday) marked the anniversary of the mission’s launch from Florida’s Kennedy...The post This AR App Lets You Simulate Life in Space as an…
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