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The Points Guy

  • new8 Reasons to Visit Puerto Rico Right Now
    In September, then-Category 4 Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico with 155-mph winds in what was the worst storm to hit the island in 85 years. In the month following the storm, tourism — along with the island’s entire power grid — was wiped ou…
    - 4 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 1:00am -
  • newStarbucks Tests Out Cash-Free Location
    Cash no longer is king at the Starbucks inside downtown Seattle‘s Russell Investment Center: Starting today, the store only accepts cards or mobile-pay, although there is no sign formally announcing the policy. “The test will help us understand h…
    - 5 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 12:29am -
  • newEverything You (Never) Wanted to Know About Airplane Toilets
    Going to the bathroom on an airplane is about as exciting as a colonoscopy. But if you like to order a cocktail or two on a flight, this is one nook of the plane you can’t escape. While you’re in there, though, a million questions probably leap…
    - 5 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 12:00am -
  • newGol to Fly World’s Longest 737 Flights, Between US and Brazil
    Brazil’s Gol Airlines has announced that it’s starting its first nonstop flights to the US, with one of the routes to become the world’s longest 737 flight. Gol’s new routes will connect Miami (MIA) and Orlando (MCO) to Brasilia (BSB) and Fo…
    - 6 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:02pm -
  • newGoogle Project Fi Just Got Even More Attractive For Frequent Travelers
    Google’s Project Fi holds a special place in my heart. It launched during my first week at TPG, back in April of 2015, and — in my opinion, at least — has motivated other US mobile carriers like AT&T and Verizon to drastically cut the rates of…
    - 7 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:30pm -
  • newWhich Airline Gift Cards Trigger the Amex Incidental Fee Credit?
    One of many exciting things about a new year, from a points and miles perspective, is that various credit card fee credits reset, so you can use them anew. The Platinum Card from American Express, for example, offers $200 toward incidental airline fe…
    - 7 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:00pm -
  • newFlight Review: Turkish Airlines (Airbus A330-300) Business Class From Istanbul to New York
    After a great flight on Turkish’s 777-300ER from Dubai (DXB), a spectacular two-night stay in Istanbul and an extended visit to Turkish’s top-notch business-class lounge at IST, it was time to complete my itinerary with a trip on the other wide-b…
    - 8 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 9:00pm -
  • newDeal Alert: Flights to Hawaii From $337 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…
    - 9 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 8:15pm -
  • newThe FAA Is Investigating the Port Authority for the JFK Meltdown
    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration for the handling of massive weather-related delays and cancellations at New York’s JFK airport earlier this month. Early January’s huge bl…
    - 9 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 7:39pm -
  • newYou Can Finally Fly With Your Phone On in China — On Two Airlines Only
    Passengers on Chinese airlines have long known that keeping your phone on during flight is a no-no, even in airplane mode. But now two major Chinese carriers are allowing passengers to use their personal electronic devices in flight. In September th…
    - 11 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 6:00pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newReview: Shangri-La Colombo
    I had a quick one night stopover in Colombo. I arrived at around 5PM, and was leaving the next morning at around 9AM. The city of Colombo is quite a ways from the airport, though there aren't any good airport hotels, as far as I know. Fortunately the…
    - 7 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:05pm -
  • newMysterious: Qatar Airways Offered 25% Stake In Unnamed US Airline Startup
    Qatar Airways has been investing in foreign airlines the past few years, presumably as a way for the government to diversify their assets. They're not necessarily looking to fully integrate with these airlines, but rather they seem to be investing as…
    - 9 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 8:22pm -
  • newBrazilian Low Cost Carrier Gol To Fly Nonstop To The US
    Gol is a Brazilian low cost carrier that can probably be most closely compared to Southwest Airlines in the US. They're South America's largest low cost carrier, and Brazil's second largest airline, after LATAM Brazil. The airline presently has a fle…
    - 10 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 6:59pm -
  • new10 Best Credit Card Offers For January
    Every month I make a post with what I consider to be the best credit card sign-up bonuses of the month.While there are several excellent long standing credit card offers, the specifics of the best offers are constantly changing (be it the annual fee…
    - 11 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 6:12pm -
  • newAlaska Airlines Lounge JFK Opening April 2018
    Alaska's takeover of Virgin America closed in December 2016, and the two airlines have been making good progress when it comes to their integration. As we've learned from past mergers, it takes years and years for airlines to be fully integrated.Ala…
    - 12 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 5:16pm -
  • newChina Eastern Becomes First Chinese Airline To Allow Inflight Smartphone Use
    For years China has had an annoying policy when it comes to the use of personal electronics inflight. Specifically, you're not allowed to use your smartphones or tablets on Chinese airlines, even if they're in airplane mode, and even during the fligh…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 4:30pm -
  • newReview: Air India Business Class A321 Delhi To Colombo
    After getting off the bus from the remote stand I followed the signage for international transit. Even though I already had a boarding pass, I was told I needed to go to the transit desk and get my boarding pass reprinted.After that it was time for…
    - 13 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 3:56pm -
  • newSkyTeam Is Forcing American & China Southern To Scale Back Their Codeshares
    In early 2017, American Airlines bought a $200 million stake in Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines. On some level this was surprising, given that prior to this the two airlines didn't cooperate in any way. They had no codeshare agreements, and A…
    - 15 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 2:19pm -
  • newLATAM Is Canceling Washington Flights After Less Than Two Years
    Well that sure didn't last long. As of May 2, 2016, LATAM Peru began flying 3x weekly between Lima and Washington Dulles. This represented their fifth US destination, after Los Angeles, Miami, New York, and Orlando, and like most of their other US ro…
    - 15 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 1:43pm -
  • Houston, We Have A Problem: Angry Buzz Aldrin Misses Delta Flight
    Well this is quite a video. TMZ has the footage of Buzz Aldrin missing his flight at LAX this morning:It's not entirely clear what happened, but at 9:20AM he's still at the check-in counter for his 9:25AM flight. When he's told that he'll be rebooke…
    - 1 day ago Jan 17, 2018, 12:35am -

The Frequent Miler

  • newChase Pay / Best Buy Promo: Stack With In-Store Gift Card Deals (YMMV)
    We wrote yesterday about the current Chase Pay offer going on at Best Buy where you can get 10% back on up to $400 of spend when paying with a Chase Freedom card. Depending on your local Best Buy, it’s possible to stack this promotion with addition…
    - 10 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 7:15pm -
  • newRoomiPay: 2% Fee To Pay Rent By Credit Card
    RoomiPay is a new service offered by Roomi which enables you to pay your rent with your credit card. The Deal Pay your rent with your credit card by completing this form. Key Details RoomiPay charges a 2% fee to pay by credit card. This recently upda…
    - 17 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 12:30pm -
  • newDining perks from Amex: Taste from American Express Invites
    Did you know that Amex offers a dining benefit where, at selected restaurants, you can get perks such as 20% off your food bill, free drinks, or free appetizers? Somehow I missed this Amex perk altogether until I began researching the perks for the n…
    - 17 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:39am -
  • Chase Freedom w/ Chase Pay: 10% Back On Up To $400 At Best Buy
    Edit: The landing page for this offer is now listing this promotion as 10% back on up to $300, so it appears to have been reduced from $400. There’s a new Chase Pay promotion out offering 10% back at Best Buy, but there are a couple of important re…
    - 1 day ago Jan 17, 2018, 1:37am -
  • Rover.com Amex Offer: $30 Back When Spending $75
    There’s a new Rover.com Amex Offer that’s been released today. Rover.com is a website where you can search for pet sitters and dog walkers – we’ve used someone we found on Rover every time we’ve traveled overseas over the last four years an…
    - 1 day ago Jan 16, 2018, 6:00pm -
  • $100 travel benefit per year for free, and other perks from PenFed
    Do you remember my recent post “A great deal if you can get it: FNBO TravElite Amex Card“?  I wrote about the no-annual-fee travel TravElite card which was available only to those targeted.  Now, PenFed has released a nearly identical card that…
    - 2 days ago Jan 16, 2018, 3:00pm -
  • Book Quickly: New Hyatt Points + Cash Rate Cut
    After last week’s random Hyatt Points + Cash sale, there are some more properties now bookable with a lower cash portion. The Deal Some of the properties that are offering the lower cash portion include: Hyatt House Jersey City – 10,000 points +…
    - 3 days ago Jan 15, 2018, 4:40pm -
  • How To Stay At A Hilton Hotel For Free Until April 30th
    How To Stay at a Hilton Hotel For Free Hotels are expensive, except when they’re free. Today I’m going to show you how to use a limited-time promo that Hilton is running until April 30th, 2018 to stay for free, or almost free, at Category 1 Hilto…
    - 3 days ago Jan 15, 2018, 11:39am -
  • Last Chance Deals: 45k Wyndham, 5k Alaska & More
    Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. There are several good deals due to expire in the next few days, including the increased 45,000 point Wyndham Rewards credit ca…
    - 4 days ago Jan 14, 2018, 11:38am -
  • Chase shutdown week, the dark side of the hobby, your predictably irrational behavior and more
    Each week at Frequent Miler, we keep an eye on articles across the net to bring you our week in review around the web. This week, we have a number of stories of Chase shutdowns that are a good reminder to keep your addiction to miles and points under…
    - 4 days ago Jan 13, 2018, 11:12pm -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • newHyatt Globalist or Hilton Diamond for reimbursed business travel?
    If you are primarily focused on hacking leisure travel, "choosing" between Hilton and Hyatt doesn't make much sense: earn Hilton Honors points with manufactured spend at grocery stores with an American Express Surpass/Ascend card, and earn bonus tran…
    - 18 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:59am -
  • What a 10-minute schedule change taught me about Delta — and about myself
    It's no secret that the core of my travel hacking practice is manufactured spend. I focus on low-risk, high-reward opportunities to earn points and cash with credit card purchases and liquidate those purchases back to cash as quickly as possible. But…
    - 7 days ago Jan 11, 2018, 10:59am -
  • Assorted 2018 hotel news and program updates
    Quite a few changes have been reported to hotel loyalty programs in 2018, so here are a few brief thoughts in case you're wondering what to make of them.70,000-point IHG Rewards Club propertiesIHG Rewards Club has announced the following hotels will…
    - 12 days ago Jan 5, 2018, 5:41pm -
  • 2018 New Year roundup
    Well, we made it. It's 2018, so here's a roundup of thoughts, ideas, and observations that I haven't got around to posting yet.US Bank Flexperks Travel Rewards changes are in effectFlexpoints are now worth 1.5 cents each when used to book travel thro…
    - 16 days ago Jan 2, 2018, 10:59am -
  • Guest post: Triggering MERRILL+ Delta SkyClub membership
    Today's post was written by friend and longtime reader of the blog Robert Dwyer, about his experience with the no-annual-fee Merrill Lynch MERRILL+ Visa Signature card, which many people signed up for when it was offering a signup bonus of 50,000 poi…
    - 24 days ago Dec 25, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Ongoing Simon Mall discount and newish Walmart money order protocol
    Just a couple quick notes today as we head into the holidays.Two more days of discounted Simon Malls Visa gift cardsThrough December 24, 2017, (some?) Simon Malls are selling their PIN-enabled Visa gift cards with a $2.95 activation fee instead of th…
    - 26 days ago Dec 22, 2017, 8:52pm -
  • Which earning opportunities interfere with each other?
    Today's post is more of a reference for myself because I am terrible at keeping track of all the different rewards programs out there, and which ones interfere with which, so I thought it would be helpful to write all the ones I could think of down i…
    - 30 days ago Dec 19, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Do this now: register for 2018 1st quarter bonus categories
    It's that time again, your quarterly reminder to activate next quarter's bonus earning on all your credit cards offering rotating quarterly rewards.Chase FreedomIn the first quarter of 2018, each Chase Freedom card you have will earn 5 Ultimate Rewar…
    - 31 days ago Dec 18, 2017, 10:59am -
  • Don't sleep on the American Airlines holiday bonus miles promotion
    I don't normally find shopping portal promotions to be worth my time, which I assume is how this one slipped past me last month when Frequent Miler wrote about it: through December 31, American will award bonus miles based on the number of partner a…
    - 35 days ago Dec 13, 2017, 10:13pm -
  • Table stakes for a decent Marriott credit card reboot
    I've been traveling all week, but followed with interest the announcement that Marriott will be rebooting their credit card lineup, with "mass consumer," "premium," and "super premium" credit cards offered by Chase and American Express. Having no int…
    - 40 days ago Dec 8, 2017, 11:27pm -

Well Traveled Mile

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

MileValue

  • newHilton Cardholders: Consider Your Options ASAP
    For a while Hilton has offered all of the following co-branded credit cards: Hilton Honors Card from American Express with no annual fee Citi Hilton Honors Card with no annual fee Hilton Honors Surpass Card from American Express with a $75 annual…
    - 5 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 12:30am -
  • AAdvantage Giving Out Gold Status: Targeted Offer
    AAdvantage is giving out elite status–Gold tier–and you might be one of the lucky targeted customers. Here is the landing page for the link of the promotion given out in the targeted email. The promo code is HV18G. Check now to see if you get Go…
    - 1 day ago Jan 17, 2018, 12:57am -
  • Earn 40k Miles For Paying One Annual Fee on this Business Card
    The Barclaycard AAdvantage Aviator Red World Elite MasterCard comes with 60,000 American Airlines miles, and you don’t even have to spend a large amount of money to earn the bonus. In fact, you hardly have to spend anything–only one purchase is r…
    - 5 days ago Jan 12, 2018, 11:45pm -
  • Hyatt Cash + Points Awards Secret Sale
    Hyatt Cash + Points Awards let you use only half the number of points needed for a free night award in exchange for a cash co-pay. They can sometimes be a high value way to stretch your points. They can also be a bad deal. Here are what Points + Ca…
    - 10 days ago Jan 7, 2018, 7:49pm -
  • New Amex Referrals Thread: Leave Yours in the Comments!
    Do you have an American Express credit card? If you do, are you aware that you may have the ability to share referral links with others that will earn you tons of bonus points? In July of last year I published a post welcoming readers to share their…
    - 12 days ago Jan 5, 2018, 6:53pm -
  • Top 10 Travel Credit Cards January 2018
    There are a lot of reasons to collect miles and points. For free luxury hotel stays and First Class flights To travel to more countries than you could otherwise afford To take your family on vacation To visit home for the holidays To earn big rewards…
    - 15 days ago Jan 2, 2018, 8:12pm -
  • Free Giveaway: $51 Southwest Gift Card
    Thanks to everyone who participated. A winner has been randomly selected. Congratulations to Mike Reitsma! Safe travels. Happy holidays! Longtime and ever generous reader CaveDweller is once again offering one lucky reader a $51 Southwest gift card.…
    - 20 days ago Dec 28, 2017, 9:45pm -
  • Airline Regulations for Traveling With Your Pet
    I have an adorable two year old boston terrier named Omar that I share with my boyfriend, pictured below in his carrier on a ferry to Uruguay last year. My home base is Buenos Aires, but when winter strikes come June we escape to Northern hemispher…
    - 22 days ago Dec 27, 2017, 5:00pm -
  • TIP: Use Desktop, Not Mobile to Buy Delta Gift Cards for Platinum Credit
    Are you scrambling to spend all your incidental travel fee credit for your Amex Platinum before the year ends? Is Delta your designated airline? Then be careful how you buy Delta gift cards. Gift cards bought through the mobile version of Delta’s s…
    - 22 days ago Dec 26, 2017, 11:58pm -
  • Guide to Restaurants & Bars in Buenos Aires
    I am the token friend that lives in South America. That means I get emails pretty regularly from family members and friends who are planning travel to Buenos Aires asking for advice about where to eat and drink in the city. The requests became more f…
    - 25 days ago Dec 23, 2017, 8:02pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newAre International Delta Upgrades Getting Harder to Secure?
    FlyerTalkers report getting an upgrade from Main Economy to Comfort+ on Delta trans-Atlantic flights is getting harder, after a customer service agent denied one flyer’s requests to move up with SkyMiles. When FlyerTalk called Delta, we got a compl…
    - 3 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 2:07am -
  • newThe Utter Stupidity of Smoking on a Plane
    People say good things come in threes, but that certainly isn’t true in the airline industry. Triple chimes in the cabin is always the harbinger of bad news – it could be an emergency call from the captain or the fire alarm. Last week, on an othe…
    - 6 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:28pm -
  • newDid Qatari Fighter Jets Intercept Two Passenger Planes on Monday?
    According to officials in the United Arab Emirates, both an Etihad and an Emirates flight were engaged in international airspace by military jets from Qatar. Government officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) say that ongoing tensions with Gulf s…
    - 6 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:42pm -
  • newAA Union Demonstrators Decry “Poverty-Level” Wages
    On Monday, dozens of union demonstrators staged a protest outside Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) in order to raise the issue of what they believe is American Airlines’ “poverty-level” wages for workers. “We’re serious: We wa…
    - 8 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 9:01pm -
  • newBuzz Aldrin Chastises Delta Airlines Agent After Missing His Flight
    TMZ recently nabbed some footage of Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the moon, getting pretty upset with a Delta agent after missing his flight. TMZ starts filming mid-altercation so it's tough to tell exactly went on to make Mr. Aldrin miss his 9:25 f…
    - 8 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 8:59pm -
  • newEmirates Reveals “Upgrade Tricks” in New Ad Series
    In a new series of videos containing the slogan "Don’t upgrade your seat, upgrade your airline. Fly Emirates," the carrier features customers trying out various life hacks in order to upgrade their seats.
    - 19 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:00am -
  • newPregnant Mom Blasts TSA for Demanding Body Scan, Refusing Female Assist
    Flyer Sara Handler, a pregnant mother who was traveling with her two-year-old child, claims that she was denied her request for a pat-down in lieu of a body scan by the Transportation Security Administration.
    - 19 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:00am -
  • newSully Sullenberger: Safety Regulations Remain Unchanged Nine Years After the Miracle on the Hudson
    Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III says that little has changed since the successful water landing of US Airways Flight 1549. Aviation expert John Turner concedes that while airliners aren’t designed for water landings, with preparation,…
    - 19 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:00am -
  • newAre Four-Digit Flight Numbers Endangered?
    While airlines made an art out of engineering flight numbers to commemorate routes and destinations, the practice of four-digit designators could be at risk. As airlines merge and expand, some carriers are running out of flight numbers – putting th…
    - 19 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:00am -
  • The World’s First Ultra Low-Cost Carrier Codeshare Agreement Is Here
    Frontier Airlines and Volaris have launched the world’s first ultra-low-cost codeshare agreement in an effort to get more people affordable airfare between Mexico, where Volaris is based, and the U.S., where Frontier is based. The flights will pote…
    - 1 day ago Jan 17, 2018, 12:15am -

Travel is Free

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • My Mom Says This Blog is Boring
    Last month, my mom told me she thought this blog was boring. “Where’s all the fun stuff? I want to see more photos of you traveling. I don’t care about these other updates.” “Mom, I live in Austin now. You know I’m not on the road that mu…
    - 2 days ago Jan 16, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • And the winner is….
    I received thousands of submissions for my round the world contest, and I enjoyed reading every single one of them. Unfortunately, there can only be one winner. Today, I'm very excited to announce the official winner of the round the world contest! T…
    - 28 days ago Dec 21, 2017, 4:04pm -
  • A Year in Review (And a Needed Break)
    As dawn broke on this year, I was excited for a fresh start. Last year, I dealt with panic attacks and anxiety from taking on too many projects, a breakup that left me heartbroken, and a mini-identity crisis from settling down. But that “greatest w…
    - 28 days ago Dec 20, 2017, 5:04pm -
  • Let’s Send Another Set of Students Abroad (Exciting Updates from FLYTE)
    Two years ago I started FLYTE, a charity designed to help students from underserved communities see the world. Since then, we have raised over $100,000 and sent three classes on trips around the world. Here are updates on the organization. The post…
    - 35 days ago Dec 14, 2017, 1:42pm -
  • The Secret Sauce Behind Scott’s Cheap Flights
    Scott Keyes turned a simple newsletter into a popular travel hacking site, Scott's Cheap Flights. In this interview, Scott tells us how he and his worldwide team find cheap flights using a combination of manpower and knowledge of industry trends. Eve…
    - 38 days ago Dec 11, 2017, 2:34pm -
  • 6 (Non-Millennial) Solo Female Travelers Share Their Travel Wisdom
    Solo female travel isn't just for millennials! In this column, Kristin Addis introduces us to some older solo female travelers who are following their dreams to see the world. These women come from all backgrounds and all walks of life, proving it's…
    - 42 days ago Dec 7, 2017, 2:12pm -
  • Living Lagom in Sweden: An Interview With Lola Akerstrom
    Lagom is the key to unlocking the Swedish psyche, and it governs all aspect of Swedish society. In this interview, Lola A. Åkerström talks about why lagom is about more than just balance, and what it's like to assimilate into life in Sweden as a wr…
    - 49 days ago Nov 30, 2017, 4:05pm -
  • Cyber Monday: All Books and Courses Up to 50% Off!
    This Cyber Monday, all of my books and courses are up to 60% off! If you've ever thought about learning to blog, improving your writing or photography, or wanted to become a travel vlogger then you'll definitely want to check out this sale! There is…
    - 52 days ago Nov 27, 2017, 2:09pm -
  • A Journey Through Madagascar: Notes on the Privilege of Travel
    We travelers are a lucky bunch. It's easy to forget just how privileged we are to be able to travel the world. The truth is, most people rarely even leave their own country, let alone visit destinations all over the globe. My recent visit to Madagasc…
    - 58 days ago Nov 21, 2017, 3:19pm -
  • Win a Trip Around the World Contest (Updates)
    On October 30th, I released the third edition of my book, How to Travel the World on $50 a Day. If there’s one constant in travel, it’s that it is forever changing. And so the tips and prices I wrote in the last edition, which only came out two y…
    - 62 days ago Nov 17, 2017, 4:19pm -

The Hustle Blog

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

Pointscentric

milenerd

  • newExtra Hilton Points
    Big thanks to reader Eddie for regularly sending in links like this one. Looks like it might only work for a few, but again, it’s worth the 30 seconds. This one is good for 50,000 bonus points after staying 4 nights over the next 90 days. Didn’t…
    - 21 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 8:24am -
  • Giveaways For 2018
    A couple of years ago, I didn’t know what to expect with these giveaways. The thinking was basically, “Ah, what the hell. It’s worth a shot.” I put up a quick post to see if you guys had anything expiring to share with other readers. Didn’t…
    - 2 days ago Jan 16, 2018, 9:11am -
  • American Status
    American is handing out status for a few months to some lucky people. Slim chance it’ll work if you didn’t receive an email from them. But if you want to spend 30 seconds testing out the links… Click here for Gold and try code HV18G. Click here…
    - 3 days ago Jan 15, 2018, 9:44am -
  • Staples Promo
    Nerds With Inks can drive to Staples again. For a week starting Sunday, get $20 back when buying $300 or more in Visa gift cards. As always, this is most attractive for those of us earning 5x or 5% at office stores. Have a great weekend, nerds!  
    - 6 days ago Jan 12, 2018, 8:40am -
  • InterContinental Stuff
    Busy times for IHG. To recap… You can now use your points for stays at Kimpton properties. People who like this brand tend to reeeeallly like it. We definitely have some good new options. As with pretty much all nice IHG stays these days…it’ll…
    - 7 days ago Jan 11, 2018, 8:13am -
  • Starwood Status Challenge
    Thanks to reader Susan for sharing this extended SPG status challenge page (for Gold or Platinum). You don’t need to be an “elite” anywhere else but you will need to spend some nights at Starwood properties. And, of course, it would mean Marrio…
    - 8 days ago Jan 10, 2018, 8:36am -
  • How Not To Make A Presentation
    The first 5 days of my Kauai stay were spent at the Grand Hyatt. It was a bright, shining example of what customer service can be. But this post is about what happened after I left. I moved on to the Westin because of a targeted offer that sounded gr…
    - 9 days ago Jan 9, 2018, 9:50am -
  • Hyatt Numbers
    Like many of you, I’m a fan of Hyatt points. I can’t even remember the last time I transferred my Chase Ultimate Rewards to any other partner. If you’re thinking about a Hyatt points + cash booking, I’d take a look at the numbers. Some proper…
    - 10 days ago Jan 8, 2018, 8:01am -
  • Annual Reminder
    Overall, it’s been a tough time for miles. They’ve have been devaluing as a currency for years now. It’s safe for us to call that a trend, right? Figured it might be good to get my annual reminder about The Flight Deal out of the way early this…
    - 13 days ago Jan 5, 2018, 9:34am -
  • Newbie New Year
    Like clockwork, I’m getting a flurry of January newbie questions about what card to get. Probably a new year’s resolution thing. I guess I started doing all this in a January myself. The year was 1897 and…well, I digress… As of today, the ans…
    - 14 days ago Jan 4, 2018, 8:01am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

  • newDiscover Bank IRA CD Promotion: Earn Up To 2.45% APY IRA CD Rates
    If you’re considering opening an IRA CD account, Discover bank is offering up to 2.45% APY if you open a new account with them. This much higher any other competitors savings account I have ever seen. This is a great account to open if you’re usi…
    - 1 hour ago Jan 18, 2018, 4:00am -
  • newDiscover Bank Online Savings Account Review: $200 Bonus
    Starting today, Discover Bank’s Online Savings Account is offering $200 sign up bonus with $25K deposit + 1.40% APY interest rate, one of the highest rates online! Don’t forget to Apply Code HMB1217 when opening a new Discover Savings Account. Y…
    - 3 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 2:00am -
  • newBest Deals, Bonuses, & Promotions Calendar – *Updated January 17th 2018*
    Scrolling through all our hot deals only to find most of them targeted or YMMV? Worrying about missing out on a deal or an expiration date coming up? Then check out our Hot Deals, Bank Bonuses, & Free Money Promotions Calendar that are available to e…
    - 5 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:57pm -
  • newFrontier Airlines Promotion: 75% Off Flights
    For a limited time only, you should take advantage of this awesome flight deal we have for you. Frontier is offering 75% off flights when you use promo code SAVE75 and book by January 17, 2018. Fly through March 7, 2018. Make sure to purchase your…
    - 5 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:45pm -
  • newVarious Airlines Round-Trip From US Cities to Hawaii Starting at $356
    Pack your bags and say “Aloha” to the beautiful state of Hawaii when you book a flight with Various airlines from US Cities starting at only $356! Get cheap flight tickets from various locations such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and more at…
    - 5 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:40pm -
  • newTop Ten Bank Promotions in Maryland
    Editor’s Note: Not your state? No worries, you can click on the state(s) above to see the Top Ten Bank Promotions being offered in your state. Here is a list of the Top Ten Bank Promotions in Maryland. Maryland is a small sized state with a big po…
    - 5 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:38pm -
  • newFirst Tech Federal Credit Union Checking Promotion: $100 Bonus (Nationwide)
    Available nationwide, First Tech Federal Credit Union is offering you the chance to earn a $100 bonus when you open a Dividend Rewards Checking account by February 14, 2018. To earn the $100 bonus you must use the promotional code BZR18 and set up…
    - 5 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:37pm -
  • newJoAnn Shutterfly Promotion: Free Calendar (Targeted)
    If you receive emails from JoAnn stores, check your email today! JoAnn is having a promotion with Shutterfly, where you can get a free 12-month wall calendar or square trim easel calendar. Please note that the offer expires on January 31, 2018 and…
    - 6 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:30pm -
  • newTop Ten Hot Deals For January 17, 2018
    If you’re looking for some hot deals fresh out of the oven, then you’re in the right place! We’ve searched the internet for the best deals of January 17, 2018 and have found some great offers. Save on laptops, phones to household appliance with…
    - 6 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:22pm -
  • newBig Lots Coupon Promotion: 20% Off Entire Purchase
    Do you love to save big and earn lots of items? Then Big Lots is where you need to be because they are currently offering you a chance to get 20% off your entire purchase! Rewards Members will be able to get 20% off their entire purchase online and i…
    - 6 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:15pm -

Travel Codex

  • newJetBlue Has Their Own Captain Denny
    Captain Denny Flanagan has retired from United, but apparently there are other pilots who have some fun before flights.  I listened to a podcast that included a feature on a JetBlue Captain who seems to have a similar style to Captain Denny. This Am…
    - 15 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • newNew, Shorter Expiration Policy for Avianca LifeMiles
    This isn’t great news. As One Mile at a Time reports, LifeMiles will now expire a lot sooner when your account becomes inactive, and it’s a lot harder to keep that account active in the first place. Given that Avianca has been selling so many Lif…
    - 17 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 12:00pm -
  • Seattle’s Second Airport Gets New Routes from Alaska Airlines
    The Seattle area is getting a second airport. The brand new Everett’s Paine Field domestic airport will see several new Alaska Airlines routes. Alaska intends to serve for the airport just North of Seattle to service the West Coast. Until today, w…
    - 1 day ago Jan 16, 2018, 6:33pm -
  • American Express Picks JFK for Its Next Centurion Lounge
    American Express announced today that it plans to open its 10th Centurion Lounge at JFK’s Terminal 4 in New York. This will be a 15,000-square foot lounge that spans two floors. The press release claims special features to be announced later, but i…
    - 2 days ago Jan 16, 2018, 5:00pm -
  • Review: Virgin America Main Cabin Select, Dallas Love Field to San Francisco
    Virgin America’s Main Cabin Select is one of the better perks of being an Alaska Airlines elite based in Dallas. Since Alaska now owns Virgin, there is reciprocity between the two airlines as far as elite benefits, and complimentary Main Cabin Sele…
    - 2 days ago Jan 16, 2018, 4:00pm -
  • Southwest Airlines 101: All About Elite Status
    This is the third and final post of “Southwest Airlines 101”, covering everything you need to know about Southwest.  First, I covered the basics of flying Southwest.  Next, I looked at the ins and outs of earning and burning Rapid Rewards point…
    - 3 days ago Jan 15, 2018, 12:00pm -
  • Award Travel on Icelandair Wide Open
    Over the last week Icelandair announced plans to start seasonal service to three new cities in the United States in 2018. With three new routes, this means three new ways to get to Europe on miles! Although Icelandair is more of a hybrid low-cost car…
    - 4 days ago Jan 13, 2018, 7:10pm -
  • Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Awards Fails Frequent Flyers
    Alaska Airlines’ frequent flyer program, known as Mileage Plan, is touted as one of the last remaining frequent flyer programs that truly rewards flyers. It is the only frequent flyer program left in the United States that still rewards members one…
    - 5 days ago Jan 12, 2018, 5:12pm -
  • Why You Should Get an Alaska Airlines Credit Card in 2018
    I’m a big fan of the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card, and it’s not just because I like to fly with Alaska Airlines. In fact, it’s not even because the card offers particularly generous rewards. While you can earn 3 miles per dollar on purch…
    - 6 days ago Jan 12, 2018, 4:22pm -
  • Finally: Lifetime Platinum with Starwood Preferred Guest
    I’ve been anticipating this milestone for a long time, and I finally made it over the hump. Lifetime Platinum status with Starwood Preferred Guest. I already have a lifetime status with an airline, and even though I don’t fly with Star Alliance m…
    - 6 days ago Jan 12, 2018, 2:00pm -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

  • newDie schwächste SPG Hot Escapes Liste ever!
    SPG hat die Hot Escapes Liste online gestellt. Sie ist absolut gering ausgefallen ...
    - 27 mins ago Jan 18, 2018, 4:35am -
  • newHow You Can Still Earn Delta Medallion Status for 2018
    Delta currently has their Elevate Your Status promotion going on where Medallion members who are short Medallion Qualifying Miles, Segments, or Dollars can purchase them to maintain status for 2018. You can purchase up to 10,000 Medallion Qualifica…
    - 3 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 2:07am -
  • newÚltima Chance: Orlando a 5 mil reais em classe executiva nova da Azul
    Essa tarifa está muito boa, primeiro porque você viaja na nova classe executiva da Azul via VCP, e segundo pela quantidade de pontos que você recebe. Esse valor não é ruim para Orlando,...Esta é apenas uma mensagem resumo. Vá no nosso site pa…
    - 3 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 1:42am -
  • newAmerican Offers Me Platinum Status Retention for This Much $….
    Well, it’s that time of year again! In 2017, I focused on my Delta, Alaska, and United status and was comfortable not re-qualifying for American Airlines AAdvantage Platinum status (I have lifetime Gold). Well, American like most other airlines has…
    - 4 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 1:25am -
  • newGuest Kicked out of Marriott for Not Being a Swinger Gets Stay Credits!
    Back in December, TMZ reported that a woman was suing Marriott after she claimed she was kicked out of the Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway for being a non-swinger on a swingers’ floor. She said she booked a room for a New Year’s Eve party, ran i…
    - 4 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 1:07am -
  • newChina Will Experiment Letting Airlines Set Their Own Prices
    China is beginning to liberalize in much the same way the US did 40 years ago.In 1976 – two years prior to deregulation – the Civil Aeronautics Board ‘experimented with price competition’. China is doing that, allowing airlines to set their…
    - 4 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 12:34am -
  • newAlaska offers 40% bonus on purchased miles
    If you’re short on miles…it would be a solid time to shore up your accounts. Alaska is offering a 40% offer on purchased miles, or 2.1 cent per point. Alaska has incredibly valuable points. The biggest reason? They have a range of International…
    - 5 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 12:16am -
  • newChase Doing Their Best Citibank Impression, Sends Out Terrible Spending Offers!
    The low down on some Chase spending offers.
    - 6 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:18pm -
  • newEarn 4,000 Bonus World of Hyatt Points (Targeted)
    Hyatt has emailed out targeted Hyatt Credit Card cardholders (it appears those who don’t use this card much), an offer where you can earn up to 4,000 World of Hyatt bonus points. It may be that many cardholders keep this card for the annual free n…
    - 6 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:11pm -
  • newLatam irá mudar tabela de resgate. Será melhor ou pior?
    A Latam acaba de enviar um email dizendo a seus membros que haverá uma alteração na tabela de resgate a partir de 17 de Abril de 2018. Essa mudança deve ser para organizar a unificação dos programas...Esta é apenas uma mensagem resumo. Vá no…
    - 6 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:10pm -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newUltra-Low Cost Carriers Partner Up. Game Changer?
    The world of ultra-low cost carriers (ULCC) just got interesting, as Frontier and Mexico’s Volaris announced a codeshare* between the two, the first that I know of between North American ULCCs. As seen on Flyertalk. A Quick Review Airlines are not…
    - 14 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 3:08pm -
  • Just How Many Issues Can Bags Cause?
    Lately, I’ve been reading stories about bags. I feel like there was never a time when bags got to travel for free, but the fees that airlines charge are only about a decade old. Of course, over time, airlines and passengers have become like the the…
    - 1 day ago Jan 16, 2018, 5:28pm -
  • Southwest Brings Back the 50,000 Point Credit Card Bonus
    It’s back! Southwest has temporarily raised the sign-up bonus on its Rapid Rewards Credit Card. You will receive 50,000 points if you spend $2,000 in the first three months, rather than the normal 30,000. These premium bonuses are limited-time only…
    - 3 days ago Jan 15, 2018, 4:31pm -
  • When Little Things Matter…
    Every company in corporate America thinks that it is more clever than its customers. That statement applies double to travel companies. A cut here, a cut there, and they’ll save a few dollars. Change some signage or numbers and the customers won’…
    - 6 days ago Jan 12, 2018, 3:55pm -
  • All Kinds Of Delta Sales
    I’m out of the office for a couple of days, but I did want to point out a bunch of sales that Delta is running. The first one expires tonight, so move quickly. Delta Award Flash Sale You may need to be an elite member to take advantage of these dea…
    - 8 days ago Jan 10, 2018, 2:29pm -
  • TSA ID Trial, JetBlue Sale, Silvercar Upgrade
    Good morning, and welcome to some Tuesday news. TSA Efficiency Trial The TSA appears to be continuing its trial of eliminating the need to show your boarding pass as you head through security. The TSO will scan your ID, which I assume is linked to yo…
    - 8 days ago Jan 9, 2018, 5:48pm -
  • Hilton Honors Announces New Benefits: Mixed Results
    Hilton has announced a huge structural change to its Honors program, bits of which we have seen already, with the addition of a breakfast benefit for Gold & Diamond members at Waldorf properties, as well as an increase in the transfer rate of Amex Me…
    - 10 days ago Jan 8, 2018, 3:34pm -
  • Delta Brings Back 70,000 Mile Credit Card Bonus (+$100)
    Want to fly somewhere warm? This may be your opportunity. 70,000 Miles from Delta (And Then Some) Delta has brought back its offer for a 70,000 point sign-up bonus from American Express, available through this link.* Sign up for the Platinum Delta Sk…
    - 12 days ago Jan 5, 2018, 6:21pm -
  • And Now, For Something Entirely Different…
    The east coast is going to be buried in snow within about four hours, so I thought that it was time to write about something to keep us warm. In-N-Out Adding Ghirardelli Hot Chocolate Apparently, it’s been for sale for a few weeks now, but In-N-Out…
    - 13 days ago Jan 4, 2018, 6:51pm -
  • Reader Question: Should I Cancel Credit Cards I Don’t Use?
    I have a bunch of old credit cards that I no longer use. Should I cancel them or let them gather dust? Cancelling Old Cards It’s a question that tends to come up as people look at their finances for the new year. And the answer is, well, as always,…
    - 14 days ago Jan 3, 2018, 5:30pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newHi -Fly Downgrade (or Upgrade?)
    I am flying to Sydney next month (I am Elite) and have been changed to a Hi-Fly Flight. I am on an Economy Seat (Works) and can upgrade Short Haul Upgrade to Business Airpoints Upgrade to Premium Economy 100 AP Airpoints Upgrade to Business 250.…
    - 26 mins ago Jan 18, 2018, 4:36am -
  • newEVA AIR Lack of Australia Routes
    I noticed that EVA Air only flies to Brisbane in Australia/NZ, which seems like a bit of an oversight, since Sydney and Melbourne are both much larger tourist markets. Anyone have insight into EVA's rationale here?
    - 26 mins ago Jan 18, 2018, 4:36am -
  • newAmex purchase protection experience
    I recently had three boxes containing online purchases stolen from my porch before I got home on the day they were delivered. All of my purchases were made on Amex cards (PRG and SPG), so after filing my police report, I filed a claim under Amex's...
    - 44 mins ago Jan 18, 2018, 4:18am -
  • newAA and Alaska booking
    I need to reposition from PDX to SEA for an overseas flight. When I check to book through AA.com with $$, I get no routes, but when I try to book with miles I get lots of options. I would prefer to get the aa miles rather than alaska. Any thoughts?
    - 56 mins ago Jan 18, 2018, 4:06am -
  • newEtihad in F SGN - JFK $4815 RT
    Wide open from Feb 2018 - July 2018 LINK!!! (https://www.google.com/flights/?f=0&gl=us#search;f=SGN;t=JFK;d=2018-05-01;r=2018-05-15;sc=f;a=NH,OZ,BR,EY,DL,JL,KE,QF,QR,SQ,UA,CA,AC,AF,AS,AA,CI,CX,TG,VX,VS)
    - 1 hour ago Jan 18, 2018, 3:54am -
  • newWhy palms up??
    TSA instructs you to have your palms up when they frisk you but when I tell that I can't rotate my right wrist in that position (well, I can it just hurts like F) they have no problem. So strange. Why the instruction then?
    - 2 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 3:27am -
  • newCurrent Status: Qualification Pending
    Can anyone tell me why my status would be 'pending' on January 17th. As of August 2017 I had: AQM 31026, AQS 18, AQD 6537. I gave up caring about status a few years ago but this is the first time I've seen this.
    - 2 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 3:17am -
  • newQantas utterly hopeless at crediting JQ flight points
    I fly JQ in New Zealand a bit (not often) and the earn rate for Qantas SCs is actually pretty good - 20 SC for a Starter Max fare AKL-WLG, which from memory is on a par with discount economy from AKL to SYD for example. Qantas are utterly useless.…
    - 2 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 3:10am -
  • newCX Homepage Sign-In Issues
    Trying to log into my account and husband's this morning - no luck!!! Have also reset Passwords and tried with Safari and Chrome browsers!!! Anyone else having issues?
    - 2 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 2:54am -
  • new8.5 hour DOH layover. Hotel worth the hassle?
    The lovely Mrs. PGF and I have a 8.5 hour layover at DOH on a Wednesday night in a few weeks. We're flying Biz class. Our flight arrives a bit after midnight and departs around 09:00. On our last biz class transit through DOH we had 7.5 hours so..…
    - 2 hours ago Jan 18, 2018, 2:37am -

Reddit r/churning

  • new[Targeted] Earn up to 4,000 RR points by making 8 $1000 charges.
    picture of targeted email Email title: "YOUR NAME, activate now to earn up to 4,000 Rapid Rewards Points Details:"Earn up to 4,000 bonus points! Earn 500 bonus points each time you make a purchase of at least $1,000 from January 15, 2018 to March 3…
    - 6 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:44pm -
  • newOfficial Fuel Rewards Network Referral Thread
    BEFORE POSTING Referrals, please read Our Guide to Referrals, which will answer many of your questions. If you have a referral code for a Fuel Rewards Network account, please post it in this thread. Contest mode has been enabled, which randomizes the…
    - 12 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 5:01pm -
  • newOfficial Chase Freedom Unlimited Referral Thread
    BEFORE POSTING Referrals, please read Our Guide to Referrals, which will answer many of your questions. If you have a referral code for a Chase Freedom Unlimited account, please post it in this thread. Contest mode has been enabled, which randomizes…
    - 12 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 5:01pm -
  • newOfficial American Express Everyday Preferred Referral Thread
    BEFORE POSTING Referrals, please read Our Guide to Referrals, which will answer many of your questions. If you have a referral code for the American Express Everyday Preferred, please post it in this thread. Contest mode has been enabled, which rando…
    - 12 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 5:00pm -
  • newWhat Card Should I Get? Weekly Thread - Week of January 17, 2018
    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…
    - 18 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:06am -
  • newDaily Question Thread - January 17, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 18 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 11:05am -
  • newDaily Discussion Thread - January 17, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 19 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:05am -
  • [Bank Account] Targeted 30K UR for opening a Total Business Checking Account
    Received an offer from Chase today for 30K UR points for opening a Chase Total Business Checking Account with qualifying activities. Details: Open account, deposit $1,000, keep money for 60 days, complete 5 transactions (wires, quickdeposit, ACH cred…
    - 1 day ago Jan 16, 2018, 10:57pm -
  • $0 Annual Fee American Express Card from PenFed Includes $100 Travel Credit per Calendar Year, Up to 4x Points, 25k Signup Bonus After Spending $2,500
    https://thepointsguy.com/2018/01/penfed-pathfinder-amex/ Per TPG, Non-PenFed members can signup for the credit union while applying for the credit card by paying a one-time $17 fee. The card also includes a global entry/TSA Precheck credit once every…
    - 2 days ago Jan 16, 2018, 3:51pm -
  • Largest Amex Centurion Lounge yet opening at JFK Terminal 4 early 2019
    "A new Amex Centurion Lounge is expected to open at New York JFK’s Terminal 4 by early 2019. The lounge will be two levels and about 15,000 square feet. This should be Amex’s largest Centurion Lounge. As a point of comparison, the current Dallas…
    - 2 days ago Jan 16, 2018, 2:34pm -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newTravel Style: Sherry Ott
    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: Sherry Ott appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 6 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 10:48pm -
  • newCity Insider: Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ever wish you knew the inside scoop before visiting a new destination? Now you can! We’ve reached out to our favorite locals and tour guides...The post City Insider: Lausanne, Switzerland appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 7 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 9:48pm -
  • newHeads Up: JFK Centurion Lounge Arrives in 2019
    One of the most luxurious lounge networks is adding a new location. In early 2019, The Centurion Lounge network opens its 10th location at New...The post Heads Up: JFK Centurion Lounge Arrives in 2019 appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 12 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 4:49pm -
  • newHow to Save on Hotels and Do Good in Ojai, California
    Ojai, California, is one of many California towns damaged by fire in the past year. The Thomas Fire raged through many of its homes and...The post How to Save on Hotels and Do Good in Ojai, California appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 13 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 4:03pm -
  • newTop 10 in Travel News: Week of January 17, 2018
    THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Missile alert blunder leaves Hawaiians fearful, skeptical Turkey plane: Panic as jet skids off runway at Trabzon...The post Top 10 in Travel News: Week of January 17, 2018 appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 16 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • newTravel Contests: Week of January 17, 2018
    This week’s travel contests include: Win a $10,000 trip for two to the 2019 Australian Open Win 500,000 AAdvantage miles and a $3,000 cruise voucher...The post Travel Contests: Week of January 17, 2018 appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 17 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 12:00pm -
  • newTravel Book of the Week: “Borders, Bandits, and Babywipes: A Big Adventure in a Tiny Car” by Bassam Tarazi
    Bassam Tarazi (here’s his Travel Style) is an international travel warrior, an inspiring motivational speaker, and the founder of the blog Colipera. His book, “Borders,...The post Travel Book of the Week: “Borders, Bandits, and Babywipes: A Bi…
    - 24 hours ago Jan 17, 2018, 5:27am -
  • City Insider: Bern, Switzerland
    Ever wish you knew the inside scoop before visiting a new destination? Now you can! We’ve reached out to our favorite locals and tour guides...The post City Insider: Bern, Switzerland appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 1 day ago Jan 17, 2018, 12:08am -
  • The Smart Luggage You Can Bring on a Plane
    Last week we featured a smart backpack by Energizer that has a removable lithium battery. As you’ve probably heard (or read here), most airlines have...The post The Smart Luggage You Can Bring on a Plane appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 1 day ago Jan 16, 2018, 11:11pm -
  • Video: 12 Things Not to Do in Japan
    I’ve been fortunate to travel to Japan a handful of times (including last month), and each time before I go I brush up on my...The post Video: 12 Things Not to Do in Japan appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 1 day ago Jan 16, 2018, 10:53pm -

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