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The Points Guy

  • newWhich Loyalty Programs Allow Family Points Pooling?
    “Reader Questions” are answered three days a week — Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays — by TPG Senior Writer Julian Mark Kheel. Sharing points and miles with others isn’t easy when it comes to airlines, but what about hotels, as TPG reader E…
    - 47 mins ago Apr 28, 2017, 10:59am -
  • newI’m in Asia This Week — Follow My Adventures on Snapchat
    I am in Asia this week. I flew American Airlines from Los Angeles (LAX) to Hong Kong (HKG) on the carrier’s 777 Flagship First Class. On our descent into HKG, we had an aborted landing and had to do another take. It was a pretty crazy experience,…
    - 11 hours ago Apr 28, 2017, 12:37am -
  • newAmerican Airlines Defers Airbus A350 Deliveries Yet Again
    Airbus’ newest wide-body, the A350, is truly a masterpiece of modern aviation. As Airbus’ counter to Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, there are a lot of shared features between the two aircraft — from aircraft size to passenger-friendly features li…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:59pm -
  • newRainbow Railroad Is Saving LGBT Lives in Chechnya — Donating Points Will Help
    When I first heard the reports of gay concentration camps in Chechnya, I was in denial. Surely this couldn’t be happening — not in 2017. Sadly, as report after report came out in media outlets like The New York Times and the Human Rights Watch,…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 8:30pm -
  • newAlaska Limiting Priority Pass Guest Access at Some Lounges
    As more consumers sign up for premium travel cards like the Platinum Card from American Express, the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Ritz-Carlton Rewards Card, Citi Prestige and others that come with Priority Pass membership, it’s creating a problem…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 7:55pm -
  • newUnited Reaches Undisclosed Settlement With #BumpGate Passenger, Dr. David Dao
    Update 4/27/17 3:35pm: Since the news broke that United and Dr. Dao settled, United issued a statement of its own: “We are pleased to report that United and Dr. Dao have reached an amicable resolution of the unfortunate incident that occurred aboar…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 7:24pm -
  • newDon’t Expect to Have a Consistent Experience With American Airlines’ Fleet
    A few days ago, TPG flew American Airlines domestic first class from Philadelphia (PHL) to Las Vegas (LAS). To say that he was underwhelmed would be an understatement, and plenty of fellow flyers agree. The joy of flying @AmericanAir A321 first clas…
    - 17 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 7:09pm -
  • newChipotle Investigating Possible Credit Card Breach
    Been craving a loaded burrito lately? So much so that you went to Chipotle and used a credit card to make your purchase. (Of course you did — for the points!) Well, Chipotle is now informing customers that there was a potential credit card breach i…
    - 17 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 6:16pm -
  • newSouthwest Plans to Discontinue Flight Overbookings
    What do you think when you hear of an airline “overbooking” passengers? Chances are — especially given recent events like United’s #BumpGate — you picture passengers being forced off a plane just because an airline is greedy in wanting t…
    - 18 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 5:52pm -
  • newUnboxing the U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Card — With a Drone!
    Go big or go home. That’s the approach U.S. Bank took when developing its Altitude Reserve card, and it’s the same approach we took when filming an unboxing video today. In 4K. Captured with a drone. Inside TPG’s brand-new Manhattan office. T…
    - 19 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 5:03pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newVirgin America Has Stopped Accepting Applications For Their Credit Card
    When airline mergers happen, it's almost inevitable that changes will also happen with their partnerships. Many airlines have exclusivity agreements with some of their partners, so that's a detail that has to be hashed out when two airlines join forc…
    - 8 mins ago Apr 28, 2017, 11:38am -
  • newDon’t Get Dao-ed: How To Tell If Your United Flight Might Be Overbooked
    Overbooked flights happen all the time on all three of the legacy carriers. Most of the time these issues resolve themselves naturally and passengers are never the wiser. Some folks will cancel their ticket, no-show, or switch to a different flight.…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:03pm -
  • newThat Was Quick: United Reaches Undisclosed Settlement With Dr. Dao
    Wow, United sure is trying to get the entire "dragging" incident behind them, that's for sure. Earlier today we learned about the 10 policy changes that United is instituting following the incident they had with Dr. Dao, which they seem pretty seriou…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 8:05pm -
  • newEtihad Guest Has Started Selling Miles
    Buying miles when they're on sale can be one of the best ways to get a deal on premium cabin travel. Programs like Alaska Mileage Plan, Avianca LifeMiles, etc., are known for the excellent value they provide when buying miles, and have allowed me to…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 7:52pm -
  • newFull Details Of IHG’s Spring 2017 Accelerate Promotion
    For the most couple of years, most of IHG’s global hotel promotions have been customized. Everyone gets some type of offer, but different members get targeted for different versions of the offer. The logic is that hotel loyal programs want to gener…
    - 18 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 6:07pm -
  • newScore A Fourth Night Free (And More) At Starwood Hotels In Paris This Summer
    If you are a Starwood loyalist and are headed to Paris in the coming months, there's an offer to be aware of.Ford has written in the past about Starwood’s Luxury Privileges program, which is the Starwood equivalent of Virtuoso, American Express Fi…
    - 19 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 5:03pm -
  • newPriority Pass Members Can No Longer Bring Guests Into Alaska Lounges
    As I’ve written about in the past, Priority Pass members are increasingly reporting issues with accessing certain lounges. While it’s not the case at most lounges, some of the most popular ones are restricting access to Priority Pass members due…
    - 20 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 3:34pm -
  • newAmerican Is Deferring Delivery Of Their A350s… Again
    It sure seems like American isn't terribly interested in actually taking delivery of the A350s they have on order.American is in the process of refreshing their longhaul fleet, which includes taking delivery of Boeing 787-8, 787-9, and 777-300ER air…
    - 21 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 3:07pm -
  • newHow To Fly With A Stroller In The United States
    Just as the United dragging incident sparked a lot of interest regarding the finer points of how airlines overbook flights, the American strollergate altercation involving the mother of twins has led to a lot of discussion about the finer points of f…
    - 22 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 1:33pm -
  • newThe World’s New Longest Flight Is Now On Sale
    As we've known for a while now, Qantas will be commencing flights between Perth and London as of 2018, which will be the world's longest flight. They've been drawing out the hype surrounding this new route, and also surrounding their new 787-9, for q…
    - 23 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 12:33pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • newMarriott Mobile Check In: Does it help or hurt upgrade chances?
    During a recent trip to Austin, I had the chance to try out Marriott’s new mobile app.  My family of three had booked a four night stay in a single room at the JW Marriott using a conference rate.  Since we would be there a reasonably long time,…
    - 1 hour ago Apr 28, 2017, 10:39am -
  • new#Business Class on Skyteam & Star Alliance: $1300’s RT Europe to USA
    As reported by Mighty Travels, there are some excellent summertime business class fare sales on both Skyteam and Star Alliance from Europe to the USA, with prices starting as low as $1334 round trip. These low prices are available to New York and…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 8:51pm -
  • Will I sign up for the Altitude Reserve? More importantly, should you?
    US Bank’s new Altitude Reserve card is set to launch May 1st.  Here are the basic details of the card: Standard Signup Bonus: 50,000 points after $4,500 spend in 90 days $400 Annual Fee $325 in annual travel credits automatically applied to accoun…
    - 1 day ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:44am -
  • 60K American AAdvantage mile offers on both Citibusiness and personal AAdvantage Platinum Select
    There are new offers out on both the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard and the Citibusiness AAdvantage Platinum Select World Mastercard that each offer 60,000 American Airlines AAdvantage miles for $3,000 spend in the first 3 mo…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:11pm -
  • Pass the popcorn: The e-Rewards saga continues
    I’ve never tried earning rewards from e-Rewards.  It always seemed like too much effort for too little gain.  But, I’m glad I had written about their recent wave of shutdowns, because the saga has continued in interesting ways. Via reader comme…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 3:11pm -
  • Why Maputo? Taking advantage of foreign market business and first class prices
    When I started working here at Frequent Miler back in January, I was just starting out on a round-the-world trip. I’ve written about some of the good-value hotels along the way — like the Protea Hotel Stellenbosch Dorpshius & Spa, the Protea Hot…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 10:38am -
  • Hyatt Credit Card offer with $50 statement credit + 2 free nights + 5K for AU
    As reported by Doctor of Credit yesterday, there is an offer out for the Chase Hyatt Credit Card that includes the usual bonuses plus a $50 statement credit after first purchase. The Deal 2 free nights at any Hyatt hotel worldwide after spending $2…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 4:48pm -
  • Better Boxed.com discount: Works for existing customers, too
    Yesterday, we posted a Quick Deal to save 50% on paper towels (or a wide range of products at Boxed.com). Shawn, at Miles to Memories, also posted about this sale in Ninja Tricks: How I Just Saved ~65% (or more) at Boxed.com & How You Can Too!. The…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 3:34pm -
  • New Citi transfer partner: Jet Airways
    Citibank has added a new transfer partner to the Thank You Rewards system: Jet Airways Jet Privilege. Points transfer 1:1 in 1,000 point increments. The Deal Transfer Citi Thank You points to JetAirways JetPrivilege Points transfer 1:1 in 1,000 point…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 1:08pm -
  • Why pay more? Here’s why paying 25K points is sometimes better than 15K
    I had a small epiphany the other day.  I realized that when paying for flights, I should use the most restrictive points currency that matches my needs rather than the one that lets me book with the fewest points. Consider this $317 flight: Thanks t…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 10:39am -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

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

  • new5x on All AAdvantage Aviator Purchases (Targeted Offer)
    Yesterday I received the following email from Barclays about a promotion on my Barclaycard AAdvantage Red World Elite Mastercard… You can earn 10,000 American Airlines miles for meeting a $2,250 spending requirement over the months of May, June, a…
    - 18 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 5:36pm -
  • newNew 60k Bonus on Each Citi AAdvantage Card
    The Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard is now offering 60,000 bonus American Airlines miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months. The CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard is also offering 60,000 bonus American…
    - 23 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 12:30pm -
  • Changes to Plastiq’s Referral Program
    Plastiq has changed the way their referral program works. From now on, you will earn $1,000 in Fee-Free Dollars for every referral that makes at least $500 in payments. The referral will also earn $500 Fee-Free Dollars for doing so. To be clear, th…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 6:43pm -
  • Untitled
    I tweeted this deal first from @MileValueAlerts. Follow @MileValueAlerts on Twitter and follow these directions to get a text message every time I tweet from that account. I tweet from @MileValueAlerts only a few times a month because it is design…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 11:12pm -
  • 40% Bonus on Purchases of 10k Alaska Miles: Limited to First 2,500 Members
    Alaska Airlines MileagePlan is running a 40% bonus sale, available to the first 2,500 MileagePlan members who take action. You can buy 10,000 Alaska miles at a time that will come with a 4,000 miles bonus. If 2,500 members don’t purchase sale mile…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 8:38pm -
  • Today Only: Avis Car Rentals for $30 A Day
    It’s the third week of discounted travel packages from the US Travel Association called Daily Getaways. Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale and will often sell out in a few minutes.  Today only, sta…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 12:30pm -
  • Travel Protection Benefits of Chase Cards
    Accidents happen. Delays occur. Baggage gets lost. The more you travel, the more you’re exposed to these kinds of risks. Conveniently, many of the travel credit cards you guys already carry offer protection against these kinds of risks. If you’re…
    - 4 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 11:45pm -
  • Three Ways to Save Money on Airbnb
    Right now, if you sign up for Airbnb through my referral link, you’ll get $39 off your first stay, and I’ll get money towards my next stay. Feel free to leave your referral link in the comments. I’ve booked myself many stays on Airbnb, a…
    - 4 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 12:56pm -
  • Daily Getaways 2017: Preview of Week 3
    Daily Getaways is a series of daily discounted travel packages sponsored by the US Travel Association that started last two weeks ago and runs for three more. Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale, and th…
    - 5 days ago Apr 23, 2017, 12:30pm -
  • PointBreaks List Released! List of Hotels You Can Stay in for $30 a Night
    The brand new PointBreaks list allows us to book hotel rooms beginning Monday , for stays April 24th, 2017 through July 31st, 2017 for $30 per night. InterContinental Mendoza (Argentina wine country): on a previous list This post will tell you how…
    - 6 days ago Apr 22, 2017, 12:30pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newLarry Fitzgerald Launches Millennial-Oriented Travel Company
    Larry Fitzgerald, well-traveled wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals, launched a travel company called Nomad Hill last year with the intention of catering to millennials in booking and arranging vacations. Nomad Hill, which is a joint partnership…
    - 2 hours ago Apr 28, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newFilm Producer Claims Mistreatment by Emirates
    Shobu Yarlagadda, producer of box office success Baahubali: The Conclusion, tweeted last night about the “rude” and “racist” behavior he says he experienced at the hands of Emirates. Flying to Hyd on @emirates EK526. Airline staff at gate B4…
    - 2 hours ago Apr 28, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newAeroflot Fat-Shames Employees, Cuts Pay
    A Russian airline has been accused of fat-shaming its employees and offering them lower wages based on weight. Russia’s largest airline, Aeroflot, is facing controversy about fat-shaming employees and docking their pay because of weight. Two female…
    - 2 hours ago Apr 28, 2017, 10:00am -
  • newAA Agrees to Give Pilots, FAs Raise
    In an effort to please their employees and match salaries offered at competing legacy carriers, American Airlines has agreed to give their workers a raise. Pilots will receive an eight-percent increase in salary, while flight attendants will see an…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:12pm -
  • newDelta Kicks Pax off Flight Following an Urgent Lavatory Visit
    After a long ground delay, a Delta Air Lines passenger says he had no choice but to make the emergency restroom trip that caused him to be booted from his flight. Delta Air Lines passenger Kima Hamilton says it was very much an urgent situation by t…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:05pm -
  • newFamily Accuses Air Canada of Ordering Them Off Flight
    After being booked on Canadian flag carrier, ticketing errors resulted in family being delayed. A Canadian family is expressing their disappointment with American Airlines and Air Canada, after both airlines prevented them from flying home due to lat…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:33pm -
  • newUA Produces Full-Page Ad Promising No Police Brutality
    In an attempt to save face after a month of public relations disasters, United Airlines took out a full-page advertisement in the Washington Post apologizing for its well-publicized mistakes and pledging that this time, it will be different. United t…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 8:09pm -
  • Consumer Magazine: LGW Has Worst Airport Lounge
    According to an investigation by consumer magazine Which?, London Gatwick Airport (LGW) has the worst airport lounge of any airport in the United Kingdom. Reviewers reported that “the floor was grubby and the facilities were basic,” and that they…
    - 1 day ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:00am -
  • Pro Golfer Claims United Ruined His Clubs
    Matthew Goggin, an Australian professional golfer, took his frustrations to Twitter Monday, saying that United Airlines destroyed his clubs on a recent flight. For more information on this story, visit Aol. [Photo: Twitter/@MattGoggin]
    - 1 day ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:00am -
  • Travelers at MAN Delayed as Multiple Flights Arrive Simultaneously
    Long lines at England’s Manchester Airport occurred earlier this week when passengers from 18 separate flights arrived into the facility at the same time. Travelers arriving into Manchester Airport (MAN) earlier this week faced long delays when 18…
    - 1 day ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:00am -

Travel is Free

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • newUpdates on Giving Back (and an Ask for Help!!)
    Today I want to talk about FLYTE, this website’s nonprofit arm. This post has updates on new changes to the program, volunteer and internship opportunities, funding updates, and information about the group of kids we're sending to Ecuador (thanks t…
    - 21 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 2:33pm -
  • How to Travel with a Theme
    Travel can get repetitive. When you see the same cities and sights over and over again they begin to lose their charm. Want to fight back against becoming a "typical tourist?" Try adding a theme to your travels. By focusing your itinerary around a sp…
    - 8 days ago Apr 20, 2017, 2:37pm -
  • How to Eat Around the World on a Vegan Diet
    Chris is a 31-year old traveler from Canada. He's an expert on vegan and budget travel. With over a decade of traveling as a vegan under his belt, he shares some tips and tricks to help you find the best vegan food all around world. Best of all, he s…
    - 11 days ago Apr 17, 2017, 2:11pm -
  • Is Europe Safe to Visit Right Now?
    With the perceived rise of terrorism and immigration issues in the news, many people are wondering if Europe is still a safe destination to travel to. Should you cancel your trip? The unfortunate reality is Europe is still probably safer than America…
    - 15 days ago Apr 13, 2017, 2:04pm -
  • How to Backpack Europe: My Step-by-Step Guide
    Backpacking Europe in the summer can be overwhelming. Use this guide to avoid the common pitfalls and find out how you can plan a budget-friendly trip around the continent. With tips and tricks for accommodation and transportation, as well as country…
    - 18 days ago Apr 10, 2017, 3:27pm -
  • Are Travel Agents Still Useful?
    Back before the Internet, when people wanted to plan a vacation, most used a travel agent. These lovely folks would book your flights, cruises, resort stays, honeymoons, and everything in between. With online booking so prevalent, I wanted to discove…
    - 22 days ago Apr 6, 2017, 1:25pm -
  • An In-Depth Guide to Planning a Lesbian Friendly Trip
    If you are looking to plan a lesbian-friendly travel experience but are not sure where to start, use the tips in this guide to plan the ultimate adventure. From queer-friendly accommodation and transportation to travel safety, this guide will help yo…
    - 25 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 2:02pm -
  • How You Can Experience 1920s Paris Today
    Want to step back in time and visit 1920s Paris? These bars, restaurants, and clubs will help you create your own Midnight in Paris during your next trip!The post How You Can Experience 1920s Paris Today appeared first on Nomadic Matt's Travel Site.
    - 32 days ago Mar 27, 2017, 2:20pm -
  • The Best Way to Travel Around Southern Africa
    Planning a trip to southern Africa? Wondering how to make it happen? Find out the best (and cheapest!) way to explore the continent on a budget! The writers from The World Pursuit are here to share budget tips for how to get around Southern Africa wi…
    - 36 days ago Mar 23, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • What Lies Ahead: Upcoming Blogs, Projects, and More!
    Hey travel lover! I know it’s been super quiet on the blog and social media over the past month and there’s good reason for that! Today, I wanted to give a little update on the going on behind the scenes and what to expect in the coming months! F…
    - 39 days ago Mar 20, 2017, 1:00pm -

The Hustle Blog

  • Is the Chase Sapphire Reserve Annual Fee Worth Paying Over the Preferred?
    The Chase Sapphire Reserve – Can’t ignore the talk of the town. Like I tell all my friends & coworkers, if any major bank is offering a signup bonus of 100,000 points, I’m 99% getting it. It’s a no brainer. Even at a high $450 annual fee (whi…
    - Sep 7, 2016, 12:00pm -
  • Trip Report: Korean Air 747-8i First Class ICN-JFK
    ICN (Seoul Incheon) – JFK (New York) KE 85 06/05/2016 Boeing 747-8i First Class Seats 1A, 1J Well this flight was a full-on treat. We haven’t been in long haul First Class in a few years so it was great to be able to experience 2 of them during…
    - Jun 8, 2016, 11:00am -
  • Last Few Days to Earn 10x Points at Amazon & More via Chase Freedom
    Just a reminder that if you’ve activated this offer from Chase, there are only a few more days to spend up to $1,500 at Amazon, Zappos, Audible & 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

  • newInterContinental Accelerate Promo
    Since we’re registering for hotel promos this week, let’s add this one from IHG to the list. As always, sign in and see what targeted offer shows up in your account. Shouldn’t take more than 30 seconds and will most likely be better than the Hi…
    - 3 hours ago Apr 28, 2017, 8:17am -
  • Thursday Triple
    Hilton has finally decided to join Hyatt in allowing free point transfers. Hyatt points are still WAY more valuable but, hey, it’s nice to have something positive to say about Hilton occasionally. Speaking of Hilton’s non-sucking…take a second…
    - 1 day ago Apr 27, 2017, 7:01am -
  • More Free La Quinta Points
    Link a Visa card and a cell phone number to pick up 1,500 easy points. This expired at the end of March but it’s back (through June 30th). If you signed up before, I have no idea if you can unsubscribe and register again. If anyone has that answer…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 7:01am -
  • Free Award Booking
    Loyal reader David is an experienced award booker. He just launched a new website and asked me to write a post on his behalf. That’s always tricky for me because I feel like I should experience a product before I endorse it. David totally understoo…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 7:34am -
  • Staples Gift Card Promo
    Nerds With Inks have had a busy month. Through Saturday at Staples, get 20 bucks back when you buy $300 (or more) in Mastercard gift cards. The attraction, as always, is 5 points per dollar with our Ink cards. Same small print with Staples – it’…
    - 4 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 7:01am -
  • United Miles For Dining
    Grab an easy 500 miles for registering any credit card with United’s new dining program here. Make it 4,000 if you do a little eating (and spending). Have a great weekend, nerds!
    - 7 days ago Apr 21, 2017, 7:16am -
  • 4/20 Ride Deals In Denver
    Reader Steve sent the most random deal email of 2017. And, of course, I had to make it today’s post. Guys, Stoner Steve is VERY excited about this day. Like almost frighteningly so. Apparently Uber in Denver is joining the celebration. Lyft is als…
    - 8 days ago Apr 20, 2017, 8:20am -
  • JetBlue Tax Contest Winners
    Remember last week when I posted about this simple JetBlue contest? Well, I’ve never written about a contest twice (and rarely even write about them once) but I had to bring this one up again. Why? Because three readers have won already! I’d kee…
    - 9 days ago Apr 19, 2017, 7:15am -
  • Amex Transfer Bonus
    So far, it hasn’t been much of a year for transfer bonuses with American Express points. But (hopefully) they’re starting to wake up again. Get a 30% bump when you transfer Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic through the end of May. Is this the…
    - 10 days ago Apr 18, 2017, 8:28am -
  • SPG Status Challenge Page
    With the usual (very strong) possibility that I’m losing my memory…I don’t remember Starwood ever having a page for their status challenge before. Well, they’ve got one now. If you haven’t been Gold or Platinum with SPG in the last 5 years,…
    - 11 days ago Apr 17, 2017, 9:19am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

  • newChase Pay $5 Off First Use Promotion (Targeted)
    Check your emails to see if you were targeted for this offer! The email and offer entails that you can get $5 off the first time you use Chase Pay® to order ahead (or the amount of your order, if less than $5). Available offers in the app are automa…
    - 12 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:55pm -
  • newAlaska Airlines Flight Deals Sale: One Way Tickets As Low As $49
    Looking to book a flight within the next few days? Alaska Airlines is currently holding a flight deal sale where you can book one-way flights for as low as $49. For this offer, you must book by May 1, 2017  to redeem! Unwind this summer and take a…
    - 12 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:30pm -
  • newSwagbucks Highlights Promotion: Make $7 + 2 Free Books
    Swagbucks is offering 1,000 free SB when you order 2 Free Highlights book and pay the $2.98 on shipping and handling. This 1,000 SB is equivalent to $10 and the offer makes you $7 in SB after you pay for the shipping of the books. If you enjoy High…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:50pm -
  • newAtom Tickets Promotion: BOGO Tickets to How to Be a Latin Lover
    For those of you who are excited for the new comedy movie, How to Be a Latin Lover, AtomTickets.com is currently offering Buy One Get One Free promotion using promo code BOGOLOVER! For those of you that are not familiar with Atom, they are a new…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:24pm -
  • neweBay Select Items 20% Off Coupon Promotion
    Just in time for this upcoming Mother’s Day, eBay is currently offering a 20% coupon on select items. Save on home decor, fashion, jewelry and more now through May 4, 2017. Simply add promo code: PERFECTSTART when you checkout your cart. Just reme…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:14pm -
  • newTop Ten Bank Promotions in Maine
    Here is a list of the Top Ten Bank Promotions in Maine. Maine is a small sized state with a big population but is has some good bank bonuses and promotions. They have plenty of Bank Bonuses throughout the state, but we’re going to mention the best…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 9:55pm -
  • newMother’s Day Amex Gift Card Promotion (Promo Code: MOM17B)
    Mother’s Day is coming this May 14th, and if you’re still unsure of what to get your Mother, you can never go wrong with a gift card! Get your Mother an American Express Gift Card this Mother’s Day as you can essentially use them anywhere. An…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 9:45pm -
  • newChipotle Teacher Appreciation BOGO Promotion (May 2nd – Teachers Only)
    Teachers mold the minds of the youth and our future generations and we can’t thank them enough. In celebrations of teachers, Chipotle is offering a Teacher Appreciation BOGO Promotion this May 2, 2017 from 3PM to close. All educators can get a Bu…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 9:18pm -
  • newEat24 Coupons, Promo Codes – May, 2017
    Eat24 has branded itself as The Hunger App and rightfully so. Created by Yelp, this app is a free, easy-to-use Food Delivery and Takeout App for desktop and mobile. Just enter your address in their search bar to check out local restaurants that del…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 8:52pm -
  • newTop Ten Flight Deals for April 27, 2017
    If you’re looking to travel in the most cost efficient and money-saving way possible, here is a list of the best flight deals of the day! These promotions normally are only good for a few days. Make sure if you find a promotion that you like, book…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 8:25pm -

Travel Codex

  • newAlaska Lounge Bans Priority Pass Members from Bringing Guests
    Via @bmvaughn on Twitter, Priority Pass has updated its access rules for members wishing to visit the Alaska Lounge. This is perhaps one of the most popular uses of Priority Pass within the US, especially on the West Coast (although Alaska Airlines a…
    - 18 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 5:51pm -
  • Hainan Airlines Announces a New Business Class Seat and Premium Economy
    Hainan Airlines is rolling out a new business class cabin with all aisle access and updates across the entire plane including to the economy class cabin. Hainan Airlines is the only mainland Chinese carrier with five star Skytrax rating and has falle…
    - 1 day ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Latest Hilton Honors Promotion for 2X or 3X Points through August 31
    Hilton’s new “Go More, Get More” promotion will run from May 1 through August 31, 2017. Like past promotions it offers an easy way for members to earn bonus points on all stays, including one-night stays, with no excluded properties. However, D…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 5:20pm -
  • How to Book LATAM Awards with Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
    LATAM is one of Alaska Airlines’ global partners, and LATAM is Alaska Airlines’ only South American airline partner. LATAM’s network spans several countries in South America with hubs in Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, and Colombia. LA…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Essential for Traveling with Babies: Disposable Placemats
    Our little man is 17 months old now, and we’ve taken him to a good number of places in the USA, Asia, and Mexico. When we’re on the road, we’re eating almost exclusively in restaurants, and we find disposable placemats to be absolutely invalua…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Good Value: Flash Sale on Alaska Miles for 2.11 Cents Each
    Alaska Airlines is running a short-term sale on purchased miles when you buy between April 24 and May 3, 2017. However, it’s unlike most sales I’ve seen. It’s limited to the first 2,500 members and is for a fixed amount: Buy 10,000 miles and ge…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 5:52pm -
  • Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Moving to Renovated T7 at JFK
    One of the big issues that Virgin America and Alaska Airlines need to address as they integrate operations is that their facilities are split up at many airports. This makes connections more difficult, sure, but since Alaska tends to operation more p…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 3:00pm -
  • Review: Grand Mercure Phuket, Thailand
    The Grand Mercure Phuket, Patong Beach is a great hotel located in a very vibrant part of town. The hotel is situated right in the heart of Phuket, close to all the action of Patong Beach but far enough away from the main drag to provide guests with…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 1:00pm -
  • Review: American Airlines Snack Pack
    I have to admit, I am a hopeless airline foodie. I don’t know what it is, but I love reviewing airline food. It’s so silly, yet so delightful at the same time. Plus, I know that there are also a bunch of other weirdos out there who appreciate suc…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 11:00am -
  • If You’re Flying This Week on a U.S. Airline, I URGE You to Do This…
    Before you leave your house, office, apartment, gym etc, or before you board your flight, follow these VERY simple steps to make the traveling process substantially better for you… Go online to Starbucks.com* Purchase a MINIMUM of one $5 gift card…
    - 4 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 3:00pm -

Maximizing Money

  • newCVS Pharmacy Curbside Pickup $10 Off $15 Discount Promotion
    The CVS Pharmacy Curbside Pickup service is offering a $10 discount off a $15 purchase on your first order for a limited time.Just visit this CVS Curbside Pickup Promotion to get started and enter Coupon Code CVSCURB2017 during checkout to get this…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 8:24pm -
  • Dosh Cash Back App $7 Sign-Up Bonus and $5 Referral Rewards
    The Dosh cash back app (currently in public beta mode) lets you link your credit and debit cards to automatically get cash back when you shop, eat, travel, and more at participating local and national merchants.Plus, you can earn up to $7 in bonus c…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:05pm -
  • Revolut Global Money Account – £50 Bonus to Invest in Bricklane (UK)
    Revolut is a global money account that takes you beyond banking and allows you to instantly spend and send money globally while paying zero fees.Plus, Revolut members can receive a £50 bonus straight to your Revolut account when you invest £1,000…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 6:38pm -
  • Chase Bank Bonus Coupon Codes
    Check out these special promotions from Chase Bank to Get up to $350 with Chase Total Checking® + Chase Savings℠ for basic banking features or to Get $300 with Chase Premier Plus Checking℠ for more advanced banking services, available by request…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:29am -
  • American Express Platinum Card – 60,000 Bonus Points
    There is now a special offer for the Platinum Card from American Express that is providing 60,000 bonus points after you spend $5,000 on purchases within the first 3 months with a $550 annual fee.Check out this AmEx Platinum Card Welcome Bonus that…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:10am -
  • American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card 50,000 Bonus Points
    The American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card will now give you 50,000 bonus points after $2,000 in purchases within the first 3 months, plus the $195 annual fee is waived for the first year.Find out how to access this Premier Rewards Gold Card Bon…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 8:25am -
  • St. Paul Federal Credit Union up to $125 Referral Bonuses for Both Parties
    St. Paul Federal Credit Union offers both current and new members up to $125 in bonus cash through their member referral program, plus you can earn up to a 4.99% APY with their Simply Checking account.St. Paul Federal Credit Union has 13 branch loca…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 9:34pm -
  • Chase Business Checking Account $200 Banking Bonus
    There is a brand-new offer for a $200 bonus when you open a Chase Total Business Checking account (or any Chase business checking account), deposit $500 within 10 business days of account opening, maintain that $500 balance for 60 days, and complete…
    - 4 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 11:01pm -
  • TopCashBack Shopping Network – $5 New Member Bonus and $10 Referral Bonuses
    TopCashback is offering new members a $5 Amazon Gift Card sign-up bonus when you join via a referral link and earn $10 in payable cash back rewards, valid for new accounts opened for a limited time by May 5, 2017.Just sign up through this TopCashBac…
    - 4 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 10:03pm -
  • SimpleDeal App – Discover Restaurant Deals in Your Vicinity
    The SimpleDeal mobile app for iOS and Android lets you view special dine-in deals from restaurants in your immediate vicinity across the U.S.A.You simply point your phone and tap a button to discover great deals from the restaurants that you walk by…
    - 4 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 10:00pm -

Boarding Area

  • Registration now LIVE for 2017 Chicago Seminars October 20 – 22! Should you go?
    Registration now LIVE for 2017 Chicago Seminars October 20 - 22! Should you go? Continue reading →The post Registration now LIVE for 2017 Chicago Seminars October 20 – 22! Should you go? appeared first on Renés Points.
    - 25 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 11:41am -
  • Review: Malaysia Airlines Regional Golden Lounge KUL
    Malaysia Airlines offers an impressive lounge for its regional flights. Though much smaller than its main business class lounge, the regional Golden Lounge in the Satellite Terminal is worth a visit. My brother and I had enjoyed a large breakfast at…
    - 25 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 11:39am -
  • Amex Platinum Card Benefits: $200 Annual Uber Credit
    Recently we saw The Platinum Card® from American Express relaunched with new benefits, a bigger sign-up bonus, and a higher annual fee. The card now has a sign-up bonus of 60,000 Membership Rewards points after spending $5,000 within three months. O…
    - 25 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 11:33am -
  • Best Economy Class Seats on the United Boeing 787 Dreamliner
    Over the course of the last couple of years, I have had the opportunity to fly almost every aircraft type in United’s longhaul fleet. Unfortunately for me, the majority of those flights have been in economy class but fortunately for you, I have eno…
    - 25 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 11:00am -
  • Extreme Stacking Amazon.com [New]
    By extreme stacking Amazon.com it’s possible to earn up to 9X rewards plus fuel rewards with a 15% discount, or up to 4X rewards with a 32% discount. Here’s how… JetBlue makes it easy to earn bonus points for all Amazon purchases. As long as yo…
    - 25 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 10:39am -
  • I’m Giving One Lucky Reader Hyatt Globalist Elite Status For One Year!
    Are you going to be the lucky winner of my favorite elite status? I'm giving away Hyatt Globalist status to one lucky reader.The post I’m Giving One Lucky Reader Hyatt Globalist Elite Status For One Year! appeared first on Pizza In Motion.
    - 25 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 10:07am -
  • British Airways sta perdendo la buona reputazione.
    [google-translate] Le ultime mosse di British Airways, che in classe economica si è messa a rincorrere e in alcuni casi pure superare le compagnie low-cost, stanno minando la buona reputazione della aerolinea di bandiera britannica. Intendiamoci, in…
    - 25 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 6:34am -
  • Virgin Australia To Use The Etihad Lounge For Melbourne -Los Angeles Services
    Last year Virgin Australia announced that they will be bringing back services to and from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Tomorrow the service recommences and departs Melbourne at 11:30 am and arrives in Los Angeles at 9:00 am. The airline has been switc…
    - 25 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 6:26am -
  • HILARIOUS sketch on Air Canada’s upgrade bidding and more
    Hope everyone is having a good Monday. Recently, Air Canada introduced a bidding process which allows passengers to bid for an upgrade seat. I came across this hilarious sketch on Air Canada upgrade bidding and couldn’t NOT share it – the ending…
    - 25 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 6:03am -
  • Book Direct with IHG and Earn 40,000 Bonus IHG Rewards Club Points!
    The Book Direct offer is back again this year - register for the promotion now to earn 1,000 IHG Rewards Club points and then another 39,000 bonus points when you complete three stays between 01 April 2017 and 31 December 2017. Since the Accelerat…
    - 25 days ago Apr 3, 2017, 5:49am -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newHilton Brings Back Double (Or Triple) Points
    Sometimes, simple is best. After a year of double points promotions, Hilton rolled out one last quarter that gave you an extra 2,000 points per night. It sounds good, but you get nothing extra for higher-priced hotels (Of course, you ended up with mo…
    - 17 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 6:16pm -
  • No, The US Is NOT Going To Extend The Electronics Ban To Europe
    An article in The Guardian yesterday claimed that the US is considering banning laptops on flights from Europe, and possibly the UK, into the United States. For that matter, it would prohibit any electronics larger than a smart phone and would be sim…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 2:17pm -
  • 100,000 British Airways Avios From Chase (But Mind The Value Gap)
    Six-figure bonuses are the new five-figure bonuses. At one point, a great sign-up bonus for a credit card was 25,000 miles. Now, you need to be pushing 100,000 before I get excited. Such is the case with Chase’s British Airways card, which is offer…
    - 3 days ago Apr 25, 2017, 3:38pm -
  • Southwest Raises Credit Card Bonus
    Most credit card companies offer a standard bonus but give a higher promotional bonus a few times per years. In the case of Southwest Rapid Rewards, however, the bonus is offered so frequently that it is almost the norm. 40,000 Bonus Points from Sout…
    - 4 days ago Apr 24, 2017, 2:41pm -
  • Bonus Miles From AA Shopping And Free Airline Internet
    It’s not much, but in the world of “every mile counts,” you take whatever bonus you can. Here’s a small one for doing shopping from American.* Up to 500 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles Airlines offer frequent bonuses through their shopping si…
    - 6 days ago Apr 22, 2017, 4:46pm -
  • Jump Every Line At Disney World (For A Price)
    You may already know about Disney’s FastPass* system, which lets you jump to the front of the line at different rides (or pretty darn close, anyway). You can only choose three to start the day (although you can get more after those three). But that…
    - 8 days ago Apr 20, 2017, 9:46pm -
  • 675 Free Points From JetBlue Without Leaving Your Desk
    In terms of pure dollar value, JetBlue’s TrueBlue program blows away every other airline. It’s not even fair how about the gap is. The points translate to about 1.5 cents each and, simply booking a ticket (3 points per dollar spent) through the w…
    - 10 days ago Apr 18, 2017, 2:48am -
  • Club Carlson: 3,000 Points For A Mobile Booking
    It’s not big, but it’s something. Club Carlson is offering a one-time, 3,000 point bonus to book a stay through their mobile app. You have until the end of the year to do so and no registration is required, so there’s no rush. 3,000 Club Carlso…
    - 13 days ago Apr 15, 2017, 3:42pm -
  • Out Of Office Notice
    I’ll be traveling over the next several days. Posts will be few and far between. I look forward to seeing you all again in a little under two weeks.   Want to subscribe? Just enter your email in the box above (and to the right) and click on the co…
    - 15 days ago Apr 13, 2017, 6:25pm -
  • Delta Says That They Are Past Storm Effects
    Delta takes a lot of pride in its on-time record and completion factor, but weather happens, even in Atlanta. In a conference call today, though, management said that they were over the effects of the storm and operations were back to normal. The Imp…
    - 16 days ago Apr 12, 2017, 3:26pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 2 hours ago Apr 28, 2017, 9:56am -
  • new(photo trivia) Guess the city
    Given the success of the 'guess the airport' thread, though this might be a good thread to start. A breath of fresh air, if you will...Anyways, same rules apply. First submission:
    - 5 hours ago Apr 28, 2017, 6:47am -
  • newFree drinks
    So, as most know Delta went haywire earlier this month. I just so happened to be stuck in three straight days of it. On the third day, I called it quits and booked a SWA flight. Honestly, my first in about a year. Earlier this week, a pack of 4 free…
    - 12 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:20pm -
  • newWN will no longer overbook flights
    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/southwest-airlines-ceo-just-said-143757790.htmlSouthwest Airlines will no longer overbook flights, CEO Gary Kelly said on CNBC on Thursday.Click to expand...Not sure how this will work since the WN fleet has varying…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 10:37pm -
  • newSPG Hotels Coming and Going
    Coming Soon to SPGHotels that are in development, confirmed as on track to open, and rumors. Please cite sources, if possible.Leaving SPGHotels that have announced their departure from SPG.
    - 15 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 9:03pm -
  • newUnited Changes
    Didn't see anything here yet...https://hub.united.com/united-actions-being-taken-2379920604.htmlView attachment 75172
    - 16 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 7:58pm -
  • newWorld Of Hyatt Global Promotion
    Dear InsideFlyers,Exciting news! The first World of Hyatt global promotion will launch on April 1, 2017 and we hope you’ll participate. Be sure to register for this new promotion and earn double points on eligible stays worldwide, starting with yo…
    - 20 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 3:48pm -
  • New Luxury Hotels for 2016/2017
    SEE ALSO:NEW LUXURY HOTELS FOR 2014/2015 ON MP:https://milepoint.com/forums/threads/new-luxury-hotels-for-2014-2015.106885/Mandarin Oriental to manage new Beijing propertyhttp://www.businesstraveller.asia/asia-pacific/news/mandarin-oriental-to-manage…
    - 1 day ago Apr 27, 2017, 8:04am -
  • New Aeroplan Redemption Policy?
    I recently tried to obtain a ticket for my spouse on points and was given a notice that I had to be one of the travellers on the itinerary. Which was impossible, as it was for one ticket for my spouse.Perhaps this has to do with the fact that I was…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 9:03pm -
  • Million Miler on the cheap
    I am new to this site and forum so forgive me if this has already been discussed a lot. Feel free to refer me to existing posts.I have about 935K AA miles toward my Million Miler status and would like to reach it without necessarily flying around t…
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 7:48pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newOT - NATS Airspace Explorer
    Just downloaded said app from an ad placed on YouTube. One word, wow. It's basically like Flightradar24 but from NATS. Great 3D and if you select Heathrow on the map and look at all the inbound flights, you can see a live image of the holding stacks.…
    - 6 mins ago Apr 28, 2017, 11:40am -
  • newMixed award redemption
    I am trying to redeem my asiana club miles for the following trip ITO-(LAX-LHR-WAW-KRK) or similar one in J for 2 pax what I have problem with is I am able to get all the segments go to J except from the one from Hawaii. I checked all the airports.…
    - 17 mins ago Apr 28, 2017, 11:29am -
  • newBooking change fee for different fare classes
    I am a bit confused about the fare class conditions: for ex - Australia fare on CX, V class came with $60 rebooking fee while M class free of rebooking fee. What about SYD-HKG-HGH in V and HGH-HKG-SYD back in M? My departure date is certain...
    - 35 mins ago Apr 28, 2017, 11:11am -
  • newITH-EWR: Expect Cancelation?
    Hello fellow FTers, I'm flying ITH-EWR tomorrow morning (and on to SFO). I see that historically it gets canceled frequently. They're predicting a chance of rain in the morning at flight time. Is it likely they'll cancel it? If so, how far in...
    - 42 mins ago Apr 28, 2017, 11:04am -
  • newCatering enhancements for May
    From the 1st May the pre starter or Amuse Bouche will be reintroduced. The flowers in the First toilets are back. In WT plus cheese and biscuits and pretzels are back and there is a slight improvement to the second service basket pass.
    - 44 mins ago Apr 28, 2017, 11:02am -
  • newDo Aer Lingus allow cancellation 24 hours after booking?
    Booked flights for myself and two friends to Dusseldorf in June this morning, one has now said he can't go. As they were only booked a few hours ago, some have suggested there is a 24 hour cancellation/grace period, is this the case? I know you can..…
    - 50 mins ago Apr 28, 2017, 10:56am -
  • newPart cash - part Avios for a friend
    Hi, I'm looking to book a friend LHR/LCY - LIN Jun 2017. Either part cash / part avios or a straight up Reward flight saver. My question: I am part of household account. The person I am booking for is not even a member of BA exec (just...
    - 54 mins ago Apr 28, 2017, 10:52am -
  • newConsolidate Marriott points into one account - use SPG as intermediary?
    I want both my and my wife's Marriott points to reside in my account. No easy way of doing this. Or is there? With the SPG merger I thought I might: 1) Link my own Marriott and SPG accounts (no downside or "gotchas" here, right?) 2) Link my...
    - 57 mins ago Apr 28, 2017, 10:49am -
  • newYellow Tagged.
    Flying Club Europe yesterday on a busy flight. I purposely brought only one smallish sized bag. As I am over 6ft tall I really value my leg room (which is why I only brought one bag). I was therefore rather annoyed to find that at the gate I was.…
    - 1 hour ago Apr 28, 2017, 10:37am -
  • newChanging the date on RFS ticket
    We are due to fly to Santorini on 2nd of July. The flight is completely full with not one seat left available for purchase. We would prefer to fly on the 1st of July, on this flight there are plenty of seats still (9+ Y and 5 J seats available. ).…
    - 1 hour ago Apr 28, 2017, 10:36am -

Reddit r/churning

  • newDaily Discussion Thread - April 28, 2017
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not warrant their own thread. The Daily Discussion Thread isn't for those who can't find the correct weekly thread. The sidebar has a lot of information…
    - 42 mins ago Apr 28, 2017, 11:04am -
  • newFrustration Weekly Thread - Week of April 28, 2017
    Frustration Weekly, a place to vent about any problems or issues you've had either recently or a while ago and a place to get some advice on how to avoid those kinds of situations. Please no flaming other members, no matter how silly you think their…
    - 43 mins ago Apr 28, 2017, 11:03am -
  • newArticle about the top CC anniversary bonuses
    https://www.supermoney.com/2017/04/credit-cards-offer-anniversary-bonuses/ Interesting summary and views. There's still very few that I actually keep. submitted by /u/RoJaTx [link] [comments]
    - 8 hours ago Apr 28, 2017, 3:33am -
  • new"Delta Just Massively Increased Award Costs On Partner Airlines"
    Link: http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2017/04/07/delta-award-price-increase-2017/ With most loyalty programs it’s quite easy to tell definitively if a devaluation happened. With Delta SkyMiles, you can never be sure whether something is a gl…
    - 8 hours ago Apr 28, 2017, 3:28am -
  • newUS House may not kill debit card fee limits: banking panel chair
    submitted by /u/strudelcheeks [link] [comments]
    - 10 hours ago Apr 28, 2017, 1:57am -
  • newAlaska Lounge no longer allowing PP guests
    Per TravelCodex, Alaska is no longer allowing Priority Pass holders to bring guests into their lounges, regardless of type of membership. Not a terrible surprise, considering they've already been limiting PP holders at some lounges including SEA. St…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 7:38pm -
  • newBump-voucher Churning
    submitted by /u/Promo7 [link] [comments]
    - 18 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 5:49pm -
  • newUnited MPE targeted 70K offer extended until June 26th
    tl;dr mailer from United said that the United MPE 70K offer has been extended until June 26th. Received a mailer today (not directly addressed to me, though) from United about their 70K offer, with a "apply by" date of June 26th. It looks like United…
    - 19 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 5:14pm -
  • newArticle: Apple in talks to launch money-transfer service
    A little light on details but it looks like it should be announced before year end: "Apple will announce the new service later this year, one source told Recode, while another told the website an announcement and launch date may not yet be set. The s…
    - 19 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 4:44pm -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - April 27, 2017
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not warrant their own thread. The Daily Discussion Thread isn't for those who can't find the correct weekly thread. The sidebar has a lot of information…
    - 1 day ago Apr 27, 2017, 11:04am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newDon’t Fall For Sneaky Email Scams
    I’ve written about not falling for “phishing” email scams in the past (like here), but I think it’s time for a reminder. I’ve been getting...The post Don’t Fall For Sneaky Email Scams appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 22 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 2:00pm -
  • new5 Times it Pays to Check the Chase Ultimate Rewards Portal
    For both newbies and seasoned travelers, the Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR) program is easily the best option out there. Why? Because not only are Chase...The post 5 Times it Pays to Check the Chase Ultimate Rewards Portal appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 23 hours ago Apr 27, 2017, 1:05pm -
  • Travel Style: Kim Dinan
    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: Kim Dinan appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 2 days ago Apr 26, 2017, 10:30pm -
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