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The Points Guy

  • newJust Launched: 30% Transfer Bonus From Citi ThankYou Points to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
    Just a couple of weeks after American Express Membership Rewards points launched a 30% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club, Citi ThankYou Points is matching the offer. Now through June 22, you can get 30% more Flying Club miles when transfe…
    - 6 hours ago May 20, 2019, 3:15am -
  • newPaying Off Debt Instead of Taking a Vacation? Here’s How To Make The Most Of Your Summer
    Splurging on a summer vacation may not be on the horizon this year as many Americans are tied down with debt, according to a new survey conducted by Bankrate. Consumer debt in the US hit $4 trillion earlier this year and on average, Americans hold an…
    - 12 hours ago May 19, 2019, 9:30pm -
  • newDeal Alert: US Cities to China From $359 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…
    - 13 hours ago May 19, 2019, 9:00pm -
  • newLufthansa Ditching Mercedes for First Class Transfers
    The Lufthansa First Class experience is about to get a little less luxurious. According to The Frankfurter Allgemeine, Lufthansa is getting rid of its fleet of super luxe Mercedes and adding standard Volkswagen minivans for some first class transfers…
    - 13 hours ago May 19, 2019, 8:30pm -
  • newLast Chance: Score Incredible Awards for Cheap by Buying Alaska Miles at Best-Ever Rate
    Alaska Mileage Plan miles are some of the highest-valued airline miles in TPG’s valuations. And that’s not just because of the sweet spots you can get on Alaska flights. Alaska also has partnerships with a number of highly useful international a…
    - 14 hours ago May 19, 2019, 8:00pm -
  • newANA Takes Delivery of Second Flying Honu, And Earlier Than Expected
    All Nippon Airways (ANA) took delivery this week of its second A380, decked out in the newest version of the Flying Honu livery. The new Airbus aircraft — the Emerald Green Flying Honu — was even delivered early. ANA will be flying its new A380s…
    - 14 hours ago May 19, 2019, 7:30pm -
  • newEurope’s 8 Coolest Castle Islands
    Why settle for the storybook romance of a castle or the allure of a little island when you can have both? Fortunately, Europe is freckled with castle sites situated on tiny isles. Related: The 7 Best Starter Credit Cards Citadel settings that came to…
    - 15 hours ago May 19, 2019, 7:00pm -
  • new15 Cape Cod Activities Your Family Will Love
    My family loves Cape Cod for summertime getaways. The Cape Cod bridges are only an hour from Boston, but they transport you to a totally different world. It’s a cute, quaint area with more than 500 miles of coastline and you’re never far from ama…
    - 15 hours ago May 19, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • newI Got $160 of Food and Drink Included on a $153 Stay in Chicago, and You Can Too
    I recently booked a $153 one-night stay at the Loews Chicago Hotel through the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts (FHR) program. The FHR program provides elite-like benefits at more than 1,000 luxury properties worldwide to American Express card…
    - 16 hours ago May 19, 2019, 6:00pm -
  • newSouthwest Airlines Tickets Can Once Again Be Paid for Using Ultimate Rewards Points
    Attention Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve cardholders: we’ve got good news. As reported by View from the Wing on Sunday, you can once again book tickets on Southwest Airlines using your Chase Ultimate Rewards points at a fi…
    - 16 hours ago May 19, 2019, 5:30pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

  • Why I Think Cruising is the Best Option for Multi-Generational Travel
    While I have always believed all-inclusive is the way to go with multiple generations on a single trip, this first cruise with my parents has me thinking maybe cruising is even better when you’re with a group.
    - 3 days ago May 17, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • I Have No Desire to Fly Southwest to Hawaii
    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that Southwest Airlines now offers flights to Hawaii. This move has been anticipated by industry insiders for years, and it’s nice to finally see Southwest hauling people to paradise over…
    - 5 days ago May 15, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • 5 Amazing Priority Pass Lounges You Have to Visit
    Are you one of those people who has a credit card with Priority Pass access and wondering what you’re missing out on? After all, based on all the hype out there about the Centurion Lounges, is anything in the Priority Pass portfolio worth checking…
    - 7 days ago May 13, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • Why I Gave Up Airline Loyalty
    I managed to earn American AAdvantage Gold status — a feat I never thought possible. But when American Airlines emailed earlier this year to see if I wanted to renew my status for 2019, I almost laughed. Here’s why I just don’t think it’s wor…
    - 10 days ago May 10, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • 4 Credit Cards I’m Using Right Now
    There are a ton of travel and rewards credit cards available today, most of which offer big signup bonuses to entice you to sign up. However, I haven’t signed up for a new credit card for at least six months — and I think I only signed up for tw…
    - 12 days ago May 8, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • Credit Card Annual Travel Credits You Need to Know About
    There are so many rewards credit cards out there nowadays that offer annual travel credits to help customers justify higher annual fees. Most of these travel credits are added as benefits on credit cards with high annual fees. So it’s really import…
    - 14 days ago May 6, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • Where Do You Keep Your Travel Fund?
    A few weeks ago, an acquaintance of mine informed me that she finally built up a travel fund of $5,000. She was planning a multi-week trip to Spain, France, and Portugal, she said, and needed cash to cover hotels, food, and excursions. She has plans…
    - 17 days ago May 3, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • Why I Try to Book Cruise Excursions On My Own
    While I’m not a huge cruiser, I have been taking four, sometimes five, cruises per year these last few years. I like the convenience factor of cruising and the fact that they offer such excellent value. I normally plan our own excursions instead of…
    - 19 days ago May 1, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • Hilton Is Testing Confirmed Suite Upgrades
    Any luxury hotel cardholder will tell you that part of the appeal of climbing the ranks of a hotel loyalty program is the guaranteed room upgrade. For members of the highest tier, that upgrade includes suites. Marriott and Hyatt are well-known for th…
    - 21 days ago Apr 29, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • I Spent 7,200 Chase Points at a Low-End Orlando Hotel
    A recent trip from Miami to Orlando I took ended with the latter situation — as in, me cashing in 7,200 Chase Ultimate Rewards points to spend five hours at the Ramada by Wyndham Suites Orlando Airport hotel. This wasn’t a planned redemption —…
    - 24 days ago Apr 26, 2019, 6:30pm -

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newLa Compagnie’s New A321neo Business Class Debuts June 6, 2019
    La Compagnie is the all business class airline offering flights between New York and France (they used to just fly to Paris, but are also now seasonally operating flights to Nice).Up until now the airline has just used two Boeing 757-200s for their…
    - 13 hours ago May 19, 2019, 8:28pm -
  • newCiti Offering 30% Bonus On Points Transfers To Virgin Atlantic
    Through June 22, 2019, the US Citi ThankYou program is offering a 30% bonus when you convert points into Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles. Points ordinarily convert at a 1:1 ratio, though during this promotion you can convert 1,000 Citi points int…
    - 14 hours ago May 19, 2019, 7:22pm -
  • newVisiting Luang Prabang, Laos: Social Responsibility In A Tourist Mecca
    Let's start this off with an unpopular opinion that I'm probably going to regret sharing:While Satri House felt like the hotel you'd obviously stay at when disembarking from The Jungle Cruise, that paled in comparison to the Adventureland-without-th…
    - 16 hours ago May 19, 2019, 6:03pm -
  • newBest Ways To Use Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles
    Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles are among my favorite mileage currencies out there. On a per mile basis, I value Alaska miles more than any other airline miles. In this post I wanted to talk a bit more about actually redeeming Alaska miles -- the…
    - 17 hours ago May 19, 2019, 4:15pm -
  • newEmirates’ New First Class On US Routes — And You Can Redeem Miles!
    Emirates’ new first class is the best first class product in the world, as far as I'm concerned.The bad news is that Emirates only has a total of nine 777-300ERs featuring their new first class, and they don’t have any immediate plans to rec…
    - 19 hours ago May 19, 2019, 2:12pm -
  • newLufthansa Replaces Mercedes With Volkswagen For First Class Transfers
    Lufthansa offers one of the best first class ground experiences in the world. I love the Lufthansa First Class Terminal Frankfurt, as well as the Lufthansa First Class Lounge Munich.There are many things that make lounges like the First Class Termin…
    - 21 hours ago May 19, 2019, 12:28pm -
  • newGrand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Reopens After Mysterious Closure
    The UAE can be a funny place sometimes. Construction in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi is seemingly endless, and often one has to wonder about the business sense behind some of the development.When you look at hotel rates in the UAE, overall they're as lo…
    - 22 hours ago May 19, 2019, 11:44am -
  • newBest Western Offering $20 Gift Card For One Stay This Summer
    While Best Western perhaps isn't a fan favorite around here, I think it's worth highlighting their promotions as well, especially given how reasonably priced many of their properties are. Not only can you score a great deal on a hotel stay, but you c…
    - 22 hours ago May 19, 2019, 11:25am -
  • Weekly Review: May 18, 2019
    It has been a rough week (as I covered in a previous post), thought I'm happy to have a bit of downtime. Ford and I are supposed to go to Japan next week, and we're still deciding whether or not to take that trip.On the points & travel front, this w…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 8:33pm -
  • Aer Lingus Pushes Back A321LR Debut (Again)
    This year Aer Lingus will start taking delivery of their A321LRs. The airline has eight of these aircraft on order. These fuel efficient narrow body planes will allow them to first replace the leased 757s that they operate on some flights, and then…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 2:30pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • Supercharge and Protect your Podcast Feeds
    Announcing Procaster by FeedBlitz Built for professional podcasters, Procaster extends FeedBlitz’s established RSS feed service, enabling power publishers to: ● Keep thousands of episodes live with extra RSS feed capacity● Securely deliver prem…
    - 5 days ago May 15, 2019, 3:11pm -
  • How to Take Your RSS to Email from Meh to Yeah!
    RSS to Email is a form of email automation that uses a feature almost every website has, though for some it’s a hidden feature: the RSS Feed. Utilizing the RSS Feed, you can send automatic emails to notify your subscribers of changes to your site,…
    - 45 days ago Apr 5, 2019, 2:16pm -
  • Getting Started with A/B Testing Your Emails
    A big part of email marketing – of all marketing – is finding out what works best for your brand and audience. For those just starting on our email platform or those who are looking to change up how they make their emails, it can be stressful to…
    - 77 days ago Mar 4, 2019, 5:58pm -
  • Should You Use Gifs in Your Emails?
    On websites, social media, and even messaging apps, animations are everywhere. Why not have them in your mailings as well? Marketing is all about capturing interest and gifs can be another tool in your arsenal. If a picture says a thousand words, wha…
    - 89 days ago Feb 20, 2019, 9:00pm -
  • 5 Ways to Target and Shape Your Mailings with Groups
    Sending targeted mailings to your subscribers is one of the most successful ways to boost open rates, click throughs, and social shares. You’re sending content created specifically for those subscribers, using their owwn language, and based off the…
    - 95 days ago Feb 14, 2019, 5:52pm -
  • 4 Useful Ways to Segment Your Subscriber List
    It’s important to not only have a subscriber list, but to understand it and make the most of it. What content brings in users? Why do certain users engage more than others? Who is under-engaged on this list, and how do you reach them? Cue segmentat…
    - Jan 30, 2019, 8:19pm -
  • How to Make Popup Email Subscription Forms That Work
    There’s a myriad amount of ways to gain new subscribers to your email lists, from subscribe-by-text to opt-ins during checkout. But one of the most powerful ways is to have an email subscription form on your website that brings itself to your users…
    - Jan 10, 2019, 8:45pm -
  • Introducing a Brand New Way to Deliver Your Content
    File attachments are now available for single mailing campaigns and funnels! Skip the extra steps of uploading files to your site then linking them in your emails, by instantly delivering opt-in incentives, course materials, ebooks, slides and more.…
    - Jan 10, 2019, 5:59pm -
  • Resend Email Campaigns Faster than Ever Before
    Of all the new features and capabilities released with the new interface, the ability to quickly resend a mailing lands in the top 3. Leading to higher open rates and greater engagement, this capability adds an entirely new layer to your email market…
    - Dec 27, 2018, 4:57pm -
  • Using Email Automation for Better Events
    Events are a great way to grow your audience while increasing brand awareness. From the smallest webinar for a part-time blogger to an annual conference for a big business, events take time and energy to set up and execute. Each person involved in th…
    - Dec 17, 2018, 7:53pm -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

Well Traveled Mile

  • Airline Transfer Partners Guide – Amex, SPG, Chase, Citi (Updated)
    One aspect that makes flexible reward points (or bank-points) incredibly valuable is that they can be transferred to various airline and hotel programs. Simply put, this means you can earn bank-points and transfer at a 1:1 ratio to your favorite ai…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 3:02pm -
  • Best Hiking Watch Under $100 – Our Top Budget Outdoor Watch Picks
    Choosing the best hiking watch under $100 can be a bit difficult if you’re new to this type of gear. While many watches have great features, there are several other important factors that can affect the quality of your hiking watch. Some watches ha…
    - Jan 18, 2019, 5:09am -
  • Bose QC25 vs QC35 II Headphones: What Are the Best Noise Cancelling Headphones?
    Weighing up the Bose QC25 vs QC35 II Headphones, both noise canceling earphones can vie for the tag ‘best Bose headphones’. If music is food for the soul, then the noise canceling headphones QC35, QC35II, and QC25 equally epitomize the adage. As…
    - Jan 15, 2019, 6:52am -
  • Best Commuter Backpacks for Work, Cycling and City Life
    Here are the best commuter backpacks to help you survive getting back and forth on your daily grind. If you commute to work every day, you probably already know the importance of a great backpack. The ideal commuter backpack is comfortable, spacious…
    - Jan 13, 2019, 4:13am -
  • Polypropylene vs Polycarbonate vs ABS Luggage: What’s the Best Luggage Material?
    There are three main types of hardside luggage materials to consider. These choices include polypropylene vs polycarbonate vs ABS Luggage — all of which have their advantages and disadvantages. Apart from what it’s made from, when choosing which…
    - Dec 30, 2018, 9:10pm -
  • Lojel Luggage Review: Everything You Need To Know Before Buying
    Simple luggage that still looks great and can last through any type of adventure can be hard to find. Luckily, there are a few brands out there that have created just these types of luggage sets. That’s why we’ve created out Lojel Luggage Review,…
    - Dec 30, 2018, 8:08pm -
  • Best Pocket Knife Sharpener – Getting the Sharpest Knife Edge
    If you are in the market for the best pocket knife sharpener, read through the following reviews to compare some of the top brands and see which one will work best for you. Depending on the type of knives you will be sharpening, some products might b…
    - Dec 30, 2018, 7:05pm -
  • Muck vs Bogs Boots – Comparison of the Best Rain Boots
    Wet socks – no one likes them, and it can be hard to avoid them if you don’t have the right footwear that keeps your feet dry. Here, we’ll discuss so of the best options including Muck vs Bogs boots, and what makes them the right choice for you…
    - Dec 19, 2018, 7:57am -
  • Best Binoculars Under $100 – Top Cheap Binoculars Picks
    Looking to purchase new binoculars on a budget, but not sure who to turn to for the best advice? This article breaks down everything you need to know for finding the best binoculars under $100. If you want to jump ahead, you can find our ranking of t…
    - Dec 19, 2018, 5:43am -
  • Revo Luggage Review: Detailed Buying Guide & Suitcase Comparison
    There are so many choices out there when it comes to luggage. Oftentimes, they are very expensive, which is fine for the traveling businessman who will get his money’s worth. But for the occasional traveler, it can be quite the sticker shock. Someo…
    - Dec 17, 2018, 2:44am -

MileValue

  • newDelta SkyClub Atlanta, Terminal
    A couple weeks ago, I booked a one-way Delta One flight between Atlanta and Buenos Aires for 45,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles (and just $5.60 in taxes). I was pretty dang excited about the ability to do this, as it was my previous assumption…
    - 2 hours ago May 20, 2019, 8:00am -
  • Buy Hilton Points Half Off
    Through May 28, 2019, you can buy Hilton Honors points and get a 100% bonus on the points purchased. You will need to log in to your Hilton account on that page before the sale details are displayed. Hilton points normally cost 1 cent each. With the…
    - 4 days ago May 16, 2019, 8:31pm -
  • First Ever Ultimate Rewards Transfer Bonus on Cusp of Avios Devaluation
    For the first time ever, Ultimate Rewards is offering a transfer bonus to one of their loyalty program partners: British Airways Avios. Through June 16, 2019 at 11:59 pm ET, you will earn 30% more points for Ultimate Rewards to British Airways transf…
    - 4 days ago May 15, 2019, 10:36pm -
  • Last Day for United 60k & Marriott 100k Offers
    Right now, the Chase United Explorer Card comes with 40,000 bonus miles after spending $2,000 in three months, and an additional 20,000 United miles after spending an additional $6,000 total in the first six months for a total of 60k bonus miles for…
    - 5 days ago May 15, 2019, 8:00am -
  • How I Pay Zero ATM Fees Worldwide
    A note from Sarah Page: Scott originally wrote this post about the Schwab Bank High Yield Investor Checking Account debit card in March of 2014. I am re-posting it now as a reminder to all of you who haven’t jumped on this train yet. Summer travel…
    - 10 days ago May 10, 2019, 1:29am -
  • Free Giveaway: $100 Southwest Gift Card
    I have two exciting bits of news: #1: Today is my 30th birthday 🙂 #2: We are running a $100 Southwest Giveaway! This week one lucky reader will win a $100 Southwest gift card. Southwest gift cards are fully transferable and don’t expire. There a…
    - 12 days ago May 8, 2019, 8:00am -
  • Get the Most Out of Your American Express Platinum Card
    Note from Sarah Page: I am updating this post in light of the fact that the CardMatch tool is offering 100,000 Membership Reward bonus points for the Amex Platinum Card. Missed that news? Check here to see if you’re targeted. No hard credit pull wi…
    - 13 days ago May 7, 2019, 2:52am -
  • Walking Across America with Points
    We’ve got a special treat for you today, MileValue readers! Meet Mike Hammari, who will be writing a series of guest posts about a cross-country trip he is currently in the middle of. Who needs miles when you’ve got feet? Those weary feet still n…
    - 18 days ago May 2, 2019, 3:59pm -
  • Fare War: $29 Inter-Island Hawaii Flights
    I’ll keep this brief as to be timely, as these fares won’t last. Southwest just dropped their price on some of their brand new inter-island flight, between Honolulu and Maui, to $29, and Hawaii Airlines is playing ball. Right now you can find fli…
    - 20 days ago Apr 30, 2019, 8:03pm -
  • 100k Amex Platinum Targeted Offer!
    Update 4/30: The CardMatch tool is back with the 100,000 Membership Reward bonus offer for the Amex Platinum card. This 100k offer resurfaces pretty regularly, so while not uncommon, it is worth checking again if you weren’t targeted the last time…
    - 20 days ago Apr 30, 2019, 4:45pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newAeroflot Passenger Breaks Crew Member’s Leg During Violent Incident
    An Aeroflot passenger assaulted the crew members of a flight from Novosibirsk to Moscow earlier this week. An intoxicated traveler, Maxim Pashnin, broke the leg of a member of cabin crew during the incident and assaulted police who had been summoned…
    - 36 mins ago May 20, 2019, 9:00am -
  • newA New Survey Finds That Women Like to Get to the Airport Earlier Than Men
    It turns out that women actually prefer to arrive at the airport much earlier than men do. The findings come from a survey that was just conducted by GO Group, LLC. The ground transportation provider discovered that 47% of women like to arrive at the…
    - 12 hours ago May 19, 2019, 10:00pm -
  • newWhat to Do If You Leave Something on a Plane
    One of the most challenging parts of traveling, for me, is keeping track of all my stuff. I do my best to keep everything in a relatively sensible place, but sometimes once I hit that airplane seat (especially for a long flight) all chaos breaks loos…
    - 14 hours ago May 19, 2019, 8:00pm -
  • newPlans For New Airport At Machu Picchu Cause Controversy
    Plans to construct a new airport close to the UNESCO-listed site of Machu Picchu have ignited controversy both in Peru and among the world's archaeological community. There is fear that increased air traffic could harm the already fragile site, but P…
    - 19 hours ago May 19, 2019, 3:00pm -
  • Travelers Are Downsizing From Luxury Stays to Coffin-Sized Rooms
    Many pod hotels around the world cost about as much as a campsite. You can easily get a room for about $50 per night in major cities in Asia. Many travelers today really only care about having their essential needs covered.
    - 1 day ago May 18, 2019, 10:00pm -
  • How You Can Use Freebird to Get Cheaper Uber and Lyft Rides
    You might earn cash back or rewards points for booking airfare, shopping, dining, or filling up the tank, but have you considered the possibility that you could earn rewards from your Uber and Lyft rides? There are a couple of clever ways to do that,…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 8:00pm -
  • JetBlue Devalues Their Beverage Service
    In June 2019, will switch the free beverages in their "core" economy class from Coke to Pepsi (and from Sierra Mist to Sprite). But the swap from Coke to Pepsi isn't all that's changing. Jet Blue's Fuze Iced Tea products are being phased out and indi…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 5:25pm -
  • Uber’s New Plan to Cut Airport Wait Times
    Uber is trialing a new PIN-based system to decrease the wait time of riders at PDX, Tech Crunch reports. This enhancement to the app was unveiled on Monday, exactly the same day that rival Lyft debuted a similar feature. Uber sees this trial as the p…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 3:00pm -
  • Worst Passenger of the Week: Inflight Locker Room Behavior
    Every Friday, FlyerTalk looks back at the week’s most charming individuals. While there are always plenty of contenders for our Worst Passenger of the Week column, only one lucky flyer can take home the glory.
    - 2 days ago May 17, 2019, 11:00pm -
  • A 30-Year-Old Boeing 767 Is On Sale Cheap
    Have you ever wanted to own your own plane? You may be able to now thanks to a bankrupt Russian airline that abandoned a plane in Hong Kong - it’ll only set you back about $795,000, but you’ll get a plane that needs a lot of work, has no document…
    - 3 days ago May 17, 2019, 9:30pm -

Travel is Free

  • TIF Podcast Ep 4: Gary Leff of ViewFromTheWing
    Gary Leff, author of ViewFromTheWing.com joins Dave and I on the podcast this week. There are two notable things about Gary. 1) He was basically the first miles and points blogger, and began in 2002! As I discuss, much of the style of many miles/poin…
    - 4 days ago May 16, 2019, 5:28pm -
  • A Guide To Earning IHG Points
    I've recently written a number of posts about earning IHG points, and since it was such a big part of us living in luxury hotels for $600 to $700 a month, I wanted to do a single post on all the ways to earn IHG points. Every IHG points earning stra…
    - 5 days ago May 15, 2019, 9:07pm -
  • Cheapest Miles To: Europe
    I’m resurrecting a series I used to do where the concept is pretty simple: I list frequent flyer mile prices and then discuss details and deals for getting to different regions. If you want to start getting into credit card miles or have a bunch of…
    - 7 days ago May 13, 2019, 7:58pm -
  • EVA Air (Infinity MileageLands) Award Chart
    We again made this award chart, which I couldn’t find anywhere on the web. And per usual, I will be adding it to the Complete List of Airline Award Charts, which is found at the top of the Resource page. Not much to see here. Just the EVA Air Star…
    - 7 days ago May 12, 2019, 11:12pm -

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

  • Supercharge and Protect your Podcast Feeds
    Announcing Procaster by FeedBlitz Built for professional podcasters, Procaster extends FeedBlitz’s established RSS feed service, enabling power publishers to: ● Keep thousands of episodes live with extra RSS feed capacity● Securely deliver prem…
    - 5 days ago May 15, 2019, 3:11pm -
  • How to Take Your RSS to Email from Meh to Yeah!
    RSS to Email is a form of email automation that uses a feature almost every website has, though for some it’s a hidden feature: the RSS Feed. Utilizing the RSS Feed, you can send automatic emails to notify your subscribers of changes to your site,…
    - 45 days ago Apr 5, 2019, 2:16pm -
  • Getting Started with A/B Testing Your Emails
    A big part of email marketing – of all marketing – is finding out what works best for your brand and audience. For those just starting on our email platform or those who are looking to change up how they make their emails, it can be stressful to…
    - 77 days ago Mar 4, 2019, 5:58pm -
  • Should You Use Gifs in Your Emails?
    On websites, social media, and even messaging apps, animations are everywhere. Why not have them in your mailings as well? Marketing is all about capturing interest and gifs can be another tool in your arsenal. If a picture says a thousand words, wha…
    - 89 days ago Feb 20, 2019, 9:00pm -
  • 5 Ways to Target and Shape Your Mailings with Groups
    Sending targeted mailings to your subscribers is one of the most successful ways to boost open rates, click throughs, and social shares. You’re sending content created specifically for those subscribers, using their owwn language, and based off the…
    - 95 days ago Feb 14, 2019, 5:52pm -
  • 4 Useful Ways to Segment Your Subscriber List
    It’s important to not only have a subscriber list, but to understand it and make the most of it. What content brings in users? Why do certain users engage more than others? Who is under-engaged on this list, and how do you reach them? Cue segmentat…
    - Jan 30, 2019, 8:19pm -
  • How to Make Popup Email Subscription Forms That Work
    There’s a myriad amount of ways to gain new subscribers to your email lists, from subscribe-by-text to opt-ins during checkout. But one of the most powerful ways is to have an email subscription form on your website that brings itself to your users…
    - Jan 10, 2019, 8:45pm -
  • Introducing a Brand New Way to Deliver Your Content
    File attachments are now available for single mailing campaigns and funnels! Skip the extra steps of uploading files to your site then linking them in your emails, by instantly delivering opt-in incentives, course materials, ebooks, slides and more.…
    - Jan 10, 2019, 5:59pm -
  • Resend Email Campaigns Faster than Ever Before
    Of all the new features and capabilities released with the new interface, the ability to quickly resend a mailing lands in the top 3. Leading to higher open rates and greater engagement, this capability adds an entirely new layer to your email market…
    - Dec 27, 2018, 4:57pm -
  • Using Email Automation for Better Events
    Events are a great way to grow your audience while increasing brand awareness. From the smallest webinar for a part-time blogger to an annual conference for a big business, events take time and energy to set up and execute. Each person involved in th…
    - Dec 17, 2018, 7:53pm -

Nomadic Matt

  • The 13 Best Hostels in Tokyo
    Posted: 5/18/2019 | May 18th, 2019 Tokyo is one of the most expensive cities in the world. But there are still amazing and affordable hostels in Tokyo where you can stay and lower your costs! Like Tokyo itself, the hostels here are clean, arty, and h…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 12:30pm -
  • Is Travel Insurance Worth It?
    Posted: 05/18/2019 | May 18th, 2019 Travel insurance is probably the most boring topic to discuss when it comes to planning a trip. Dreaming up the perfect itinerary, finding cheap flights, buying gear — all of these things all much more glamorous!…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 12:00pm -
  • The Best Tour Companies in Europe in 2019
    Posted: 05/18/2019 | May 18th, 2019 Europe is one of the most popular destinations in the world. While I love solo travel as much as the next person — and think Europe is one of the best places to backpack around — the continent is also a huge de…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 11:30am -
  • Is the Eurail Pass Right for You?
    Posted: 05/18/2019 | May 18th, 2019 Every summer, backpackers from all around the world flock to Europe. Gap-year travelers, students on summer breaks, the recently retired — they’re all there to take in the continent’s sights, history, food, a…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 11:00am -
  • Rediscovering the Lost Art of Travel
    Posted: 5/16/2019 | May 16th, 2019 Seth Kugel is the former Frugal Traveler columnist for the New York Times and author of the new Rediscovering Travel: A Guide for the Globally Curious, from which this is adapted. I’ve known him for years and our…
    - 4 days ago May 16, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • 25 Delicious Places to Eat in NYC (A list of My Favorites)
    New York City is one of the best foodie cities in the world! You could eat at a different restaurant every meal, never repeat yourself, and would still need a few lifetimes to try them all! With three years as a resident under my belt, I've compiled…
    - 4 days ago May 16, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • Everything is F*cked: Reflections on Hope and Travel with Mark Manson
    Posted: 05/14/2019 | May 14th, 2019 You meet a lot of interesting and smart people when you run an online business and travel the world. One of the people I’ve met is best-selling author Mark Manson. We had orbited each other for many years and fin…
    - 6 days ago May 14, 2019, 2:39pm -
  • How to Get Around Central America on a Budget
    Posted: 5/13/2019 | May 13th, 2019 Surrounded by the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, Central America is a magical region that is perfect for backpacking. The area is full of rainforests, unexplored Mayan ruins, gorgeous beaches, incredible reefs, cheap…
    - 7 days ago May 13, 2019, 2:13pm -
  • Can You Teach English Abroad Without a TEFL?
    Posted: 5/18/2019 | May 18th, 2019 Whether you’re wanting to kick-start a new career or to just work a short-term job until you have enough money to travel again, teaching English abroad is an option that allows you to do all those things. I taught…
    - 12 days ago May 8, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • Can Introverts Successfully Travel Solo?
    Posted: 5/2/2019 | May 2nd, 2019 Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse writes our regular column on solo female travel. It’s an important topic I can’t adequately cover, so I brought in an expert to share her advice for other women travelers to he…
    - 18 days ago May 2, 2019, 11:00am -

The Hustle Blog

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

Pointscentric

milenerd

  • May 2019
    You trust complete strangers to drive you around, right? Actually, that’s probably not the best way to advertise Uber… “Get into some dude’s car and hope you’re not meeting a lunatic” I mean, what if we showed up here in a time machine fr…
    - 19 days ago May 1, 2019, 8:48am -
  • April 2019
    At first, it seemed like a perfectly normal day. I went to McDonald’s and ordered a Big Mac. Didn’t pay much attention to the guy at the window as he handed it over. But then he said, “Look at me. We expect to be called a health food restaurant…
    - 49 days ago Apr 1, 2019, 7:01am -
  • March 2019
    Ever cringe when you hear a bad line of dialogue in an otherwise great movie? How about this one from Jerry Maguire? “You complete me.” A generation of people…actual grown-ass, non-teeny bopper humans…found those words to be incredibly romant…
    - 80 days ago Mar 1, 2019, 8:04am -
  • February 2019
    Miss me? Well, dammit, the feeling is mutual. What can I say…it feels VERY strange to not be here writing every day.  Newsflash to myself: Do something for a decade and there’s a big hole when it goes away. I think these monthly posts will proba…
    - Feb 1, 2019, 9:40am -
  • It’s That Time
    Ok, 3 topics left. Lots to say, so here we go. I’ll paste some quotes from different readers under each topic because, frankly, your words have been WAY better than mine lately. Topic 1 – What happens to MileNerd.com? “If I compare it to the re…
    - Jan 11, 2019, 10:29am -
  • Evolution
    We’re closing in on the end of the week here, guys… So, have the last few days been intense? Uh… -Will Vanna and Pat end the next Wheel of Fortune with super awkward banter?-Is LAX a bad airport?-Does Superman weirdly wear underwear on the outs…
    - Jan 10, 2019, 10:58am -
  • Thank You Note
    Dear Fellow Nerds: What’s more teary-eyed than a roomful of millennials watching puppy videos on Youtube? This guy. (Damn, that made no sense) Emotions are weird, right? You really can’t plan or prepare for them…they just kind of show up. Man,…
    - Jan 9, 2019, 10:15am -
  • The State Of Miles And Points
    No way to let this final week pass without sharing some thoughts on the current state of this game. The first (and most important) question – Is this hobby dead? Of course not. If there are points to be earned, there’s still a game to be played.…
    - Jan 8, 2019, 10:22am -
  • Regrets. I Have A Few.
    This chapter of “Nerdy Weirdo Says Goodbye” was supposed to be about my biggest missteps here. Those are coming. But I need to respond to something and am clueless how to do it appropriately. Friday’s post was extremely meaningful to me. Dim bu…
    - Jan 7, 2019, 10:20am -
  • Last Posts – Chapter 4
    Where I Come From Everyone has a story, right? Most of you have been loyal readers for years. And, since 2011, you’ve heard from “MileNerd” here. No pictures of me as the blog logo. Today, with one of my final posts, I’d like to talk about wh…
    - Jan 4, 2019, 10:15am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

  • newCIT Bank CD Account Promotion: 2.50% APY 18-Month CD Rate (Nationwide)
    Available to customers across the US, CIT Bank can help you build a savings plan that works for your schedule. Choose from their widest variety of terms to help you achieve short-term goals or long-term dreams. They offer Term CDs with competitive…
    - 10 hours ago May 20, 2019, 12:00am -
  • newChase Offers Cotton On Promotion: 10% Back (Up to $7)
    Are you a frequent customer of Cotton On?  Are you looking for a way to save money while shopping at Cotton On? If so, Chase is now offering a promotion where you get 10% back on a one time purchase at Cotton On with a $7 back maximum! Be sure to ke…
    - 14 hours ago May 19, 2019, 8:00pm -
  • newKohl’s Coupon Promotion: Up to 40% Off (YMMV)
    These savings keep getting better and better! If you want to save big then you have to check out this deal. Right now, Kohl’s is having a promotion where you can get up to 40% off on your purchases valid online and in-store! Keep in mind that this…
    - 16 hours ago May 19, 2019, 5:45pm -
  • newBest Deals, Bonuses, & Promotions Calendar – *May 19th, 2019*
    Scrolling though 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…
    - 16 hours ago May 19, 2019, 5:31pm -
  • newAdidas Sale Promotion: 33% Off Sitewide w/ Promo Code 3STRIPE (Ends Today)
    If you’re trying to find the best place to shop for this season, head on over to Adidas to get apparel, shoes, and accessories! Right now, if you sign up to be a Creator’s Club member, you can get 33% off sitewide using promo code 3STRIPE at c…
    - 16 hours ago May 19, 2019, 5:30pm -
  • newDelivery.com Coupon Promotion: Returning Customers Get $15 Off w/ Promo Code GRAVY (YMMV)
    Avoid putting on pants and going out from the comfort of your own home with Delivery.com where you can get $15 off your order using promo code GRAVY! Keep in mind that you must at least have a minimum total of $15 for this promotion to work! Please…
    - 16 hours ago May 19, 2019, 5:15pm -
  • newTop Ten Freebies for May 19, 2019
    Did someone say freebies? As an average person, if someone is offering me something for free, you better believe I’m there to take up the offer. Freebies are a great way to get brands to advertise their products and connect with their customers. Pl…
    - 17 hours ago May 19, 2019, 5:05pm -
  • newTop Ten Hot Deals for May 19, 2019
    Looking for the best deals online but don’t know where to start? It’s great that you’ve landed here then! We’re here to help you find the latest and hottest deals on TVs, laptops, computers, smartphones, household appliances, electronic acces…
    - 17 hours ago May 19, 2019, 4:59pm -
  • newTop Ten Flight Deals For May 19, 2019
    Airfare prices can be expensive if you don’t know where to look, so let us do the heavy lifting and find you the cheapest flight deals anywhere! Flight deals rarely last long so if you see a deal you like from our list be sure to act fast, be spont…
    - 17 hours ago May 19, 2019, 4:40pm -
  • newTD Ameritrade Promotions: $2500, $1500, $1000, $600 Cash Bonuses
    Find all TD Ameritrade promotions and bonuses here. You can  trade everything from Stocks, Options, ETFs, Futures and Forex TD. Based in Omaha, Nebraska, you can find TD Ameritrade promotions from $100, $200, $300, $500, $600, $1000, up to $2,500 in…
    - 18 hours ago May 19, 2019, 3:11pm -

Travel Codex

  • Alaska Airlines Delivers First Copper River Salmon of 2019
    Alaska Airline’s Salmon Thirty Salmon delivered approximately 18,000 pounds of Copper River salmon just after 6:30 this morning at Sea-Tac airport with the red carpet rolled out. Trident Seafoods, Ocean Beauty Seafoods, and local chefs were on hand…
    - 3 days ago May 17, 2019, 5:53pm -
  • Review: Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge Taipei Airport
    The Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge at Taipei Airport (TPE) is located in the international departure area of terminal 2. After you clear security and passport control, make a right towards the B/C gates. Head towards the duty-free shopping area…
    - 4 days ago May 16, 2019, 3:00pm -
  • Earn Hilton Honor Points with Every Lyft Ride
    Lyft and Hilton Honors are teaming up to allow Lyft riders the opportunity to earn hotel points on every Lyft ride. Lyft has a number of award partners and continues to grow their portfolio with this addition. Under the new partnership, Hilton Honor…
    - 5 days ago May 15, 2019, 6:47pm -
  • Airfare Sale: Fly to Asia from $599, Premium Economy from $1099
    Singapore Airlines is having an extended Mother’s Day sale but you don’t have to take your mother to enjoy these great fares. From now until May 23, 2019, you can book roundtrip travel from the United States to many destinations in Southeast Asia…
    - 6 days ago May 14, 2019, 3:00pm -
  • EL AL Becomes Newest Alaska Airlines Partner

    - 6 days ago May 14, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • Hyatt and American Airlines Create New Partnership
    Similar to the RewardsPlus program between United Airlines and Marriott, yesterday Hyatt and American Airlines created their own partnership to capitalize on frequent flyers. After all, most people who fly will need a hotel, too, once they land. I th…
    - 6 days ago May 14, 2019, 11:00am -
  • Daily Getaways 2019 Week 2: Avis, Choice Privileges, and Caesars Las Vegas
    Today begins week 2 of the annual Daily Getaways promotions run by the U.S. Travel Associations. Revisit last week’s post on week 1 to learn more about Daily Getaways as well as the special 10th anniversary sweepstakes. Remember, one of the reasons…
    - 7 days ago May 13, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • Review: Lufthansa First Class B747-8i, Frankfurt to Washington
    Lufthansa First Class is only my second true First Class experience, so I eagerly anticipated this flight for weeks.  My former colleague Matthew of Live and Let’s Fly reports a consistently high level of service since 2009; that just further adde…
    - 7 days ago May 13, 2019, 11:00am -
  • Introduction: Yes, Son, I Went To Germany To Get You a Rubber Duck
    That last trip report took only, what, four months to finally put together?  Hey, at least I’m leading right into the next one.  I have only two International First Class products under my belt, and I’ve wanted to squeeze a few more in.  About…
    - 12 days ago May 8, 2019, 11:00am -
  • Using Hyatt Mobile Entry to Skip the Front Desk
    Hyatt has begun to roll out Hyatt Mobile Entry a mobile app based key, which could potentially allow for guest to bypass the front desk at check in. For a recent stay, I noticed some comments about this option in pre-arrival emails, and I decided to…
    - 13 days ago May 7, 2019, 2:00pm -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newEarn Hilton Honors Points With Lyft
    I’ve had an email from Hilton and Lyft sitting in my inbox for a few days, but it’s been a busy weekend, so I finally got around to opening it today. It turned out to be a promotional link between the two, so I’m glad that I did. As you probabl…
    - 14 hours ago May 19, 2019, 7:08pm -
  • Delta SkyMiles Summer Flash Sale
    Do you like it hot? If you don’t, then skip to the next post. But if the summer heat of the southeast appeals to you, then I’ve got a cheap way to get you there. Delta just announced a SkyMiles summer flash sale to destinations in the southeast…
    - 5 days ago May 14, 2019, 11:28pm -
  • Choice Hotels Promotion: $50 Gift Card For Two Stays
    Choice Hotels? Trust me, you know them. The owner of brands such as Comfort Inn, Sleep Inn or Econolodge, Choice is one of the leaders in the budget and midscale segments. This month, the chain has brought back one of its most popular promotions. …
    - 6 days ago May 14, 2019, 12:16am -
  • 250 Free United Airlines Miles From MyPoints
    I’ve talked about MyPoints before but, after having gotten a reminder that they are offering 250 miles to sign up, I thought that it is worth mentioning again. Free United MileagePlus Miles from MyPoints MyPoints is a site that gives you rewards fo…
    - 10 days ago May 10, 2019, 2:15pm -
  • Delta Offers “Reclaim My Status” If Your Elite Level Tumbles
    As we all know, life happens occasionally. And if your event results in diminished travel, it could have an impact on your elite status (not to mention numerous other consequences, which are best explored at a different blog). Until today, no network…
    - 12 days ago May 8, 2019, 6:20pm -
  • IHG Relaunches its Accelerate Promotion
    I love the term “loyalty program.” Kind of makes you seem like the merchant is giving you something for having done lots of business with them. It isn’t. But really, would you participate if they called it a “promotion to influence future tra…
    - 13 days ago May 7, 2019, 7:26pm -
  • Hilton Summer Promotion: One Step Up, One Back
    Hilton has announced its summer promotion, called Get More. It’s similar to Hilton’s normal double points offers, but throws in a couple of twists. One is good, the other, not so much. The promotion runs from May 6 – September 8. Only base poin…
    - 15 days ago May 5, 2019, 7:04pm -
  • Southwest Credit Cards Put Companion Pass Back Into Play
    Two credit cards. $168. A year of free flights. How tough can it be? Southwest Airlines has increased its credit card sign-up bonuses,* and they’re back up to a level where you’ll want to look at them. The Southwest Companion Pass Southwest Airli…
    - 16 days ago May 4, 2019, 2:19pm -
  • Paying For Luxury Versus Nickel And Diming
    So two pieces of news caught my eye this week. One reflects the ultimate in luxury, while the other is just penny-pinching annoying. Four Seasons And The New Jet Because sometimes, a Four Seasons hotel room isn’t luxurious enough. And let’s face…
    - 19 days ago Apr 30, 2019, 11:57pm -
  • Best Western Rewards And Credit Card
    On the weekends, I try to do something a bit different than what I did during the week. It may be something about the industry, or interesting events from the previous few days. For hotel points, I generally talk about the major plans. So today, I’…
    - 22 days ago Apr 28, 2019, 6:07pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • Juicy Miles is Changing How We Find Flight Rewards
    Juicy Miles is the Kayake-like airline rewards search program changing the way savvy travelers use their transferable points.The post Juicy Miles is Changing How We Find Flight Rewards appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 3 days ago May 17, 2019, 4:58pm -
  • Tips on Scoring a Good Seat on Southwest Airlines
    Many people either love or hate flying Southwest Airlines. Its unique boarding process and open seating policy garners mixed reactions among travelers. While it can be stressful hustling to get a good seat on Southwest Airlines, I’ve found that wit…
    - 4 days ago May 16, 2019, 5:37pm -
  • Are Portable Chargers Allowed in Your Carry-On?
    Having a portable charger or power bank while you travel can be a life saver. I had a reliable one that I’ve used for years. After I passed it on to my sister for use, it was confiscated by airport security in China. The reason? The power bank didn…
    - 5 days ago May 15, 2019, 4:38pm -
  • Top 10 Countries to Visit in Europe your First Time
    The continent of Europe is undoubtably one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. And for good reason! No other region packs more diverse culture, language, landscapes, food, and history within such a small area. A traveler could go fr…
    - 6 days ago May 14, 2019, 5:20pm -
  • Are U.S. Frequent Flyer Programs Still Worthwhile?
    U.S. frequent flyer programs are changing. If you’re feeling unsure where to place your loyalty, you’re not alone. In a previous blog we delved into how loyalty programs are becoming increasingly complex and disloyal to their customers. This was…
    - 10 days ago May 10, 2019, 4:32pm -
  • HOTEL REVIEW: WALDORF ASTORIA LAS VEGAS
    The Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas was previously managed by Mandarin Oriental and I stayed there then, just over a year ago. There was much to be desired in my hotel review for that stay. Since I had a Hilton Weekend Night Certificate from my Hilton AME…
    - Feb 2, 2019, 12:20am -
  • oneworld alliance turns 20 years old, will introduce new branded lounges
    Launched on February 1, 1999, the oneworld alliance (the third largest alliance) turns 20 years old today and has unveiled its new “Travel Bright” tagline and brand positioning for its airport lounges. Its member airlines include American Airl…
    - Feb 1, 2019, 11:52pm -
  • Pet Peeves in Hotels. Yours? Mine.
    Every travel has pet peeves, some are airline related, but a number of them are hotel related. When a hotel property gets it right—a customer will choose to stay repeatedly. Get it wrong and your first visit will be your last. Here are a few things…
    - Dec 31, 2018, 4:31pm -
  • As Low as 128,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From Europe in Business Class: Delta One Day Sale December 21 2018
    Redeem as few as 128,000 SkyMiles for round-trip flights seated in the Delta One class cabin on Delta Air Lines — plus pay between $35.00 and $310.00 in taxes and fees — for travel between the 48 contiguous United States and Europe from Friday, F…
    - Dec 21, 2018, 10:36pm -
  • Round Trip: As Low as 54,000 SkyMiles To or From South Africa; 28,000 SkyMiles To or From London: Delta Air Lines Days of Deals Sale Winter Edition 2018
    You can redeem as few as 54,000 SkyMiles for round-trip flights seated in the economy class cabin on Delta Air Lines — plus pay between $40.00 and $200.00 in taxes and fees — for travel between the 48 contiguous United States and South Africa fro…
    - Dec 12, 2018, 10:00pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newSLC airport shuttle
    If the website (DT SLC downtown) say airport shuttle . does that mean it is complimentary?
    - 11 mins ago May 20, 2019, 9:25am -
  • newWhy Travel Insurance is Must Have Before Travel?
    Travel Insurance provides peace of mind while travelling domestically or internationally and helps cover the “what ifs” that could happen to protect you financially. You may want to consider purchasing travel insurance, if you have ever wondered.…
    - 15 mins ago May 20, 2019, 9:21am -
  • newDelays; "Light" Problems; Texas Layover; Southwest Snow in May
    *Tour of Duty 29th April 2019 to 13th May 2019 Part I: 29th April The Flight Out and First Night* I was wanting to get on the road earlier but I was unable to agree with dispatch about the details of a couple of trips. I ended up spending an...
    - 27 mins ago May 20, 2019, 9:09am -
  • newLatest flight ex-EU back to LON?
    Hi all, Looking at booking some flights to the Indian Ocean part of the world and looking at flights, it looks like it'll end up being a Qatar flight connecting via Doha, but probably starting ex-EU due to the vast price difference. Does...
    - 29 mins ago May 20, 2019, 9:07am -
  • newlounge access.....
    I am looking at flying with my son in Bus class on a round trip YYZ-YWG in July. Much better prices than AC. However, in Bus class does WestJet allow no-cost lounge access prior to departure at YYZ and at YWG? Cannot find definite answers. The...
    - 39 mins ago May 20, 2019, 8:57am -
  • new€75 Bike Fee - Enforcement?
    Hello, I'm planning on flying the long way round from North America to Tokyo, with 2 long-haul Finnair flights along the way. I'll be connecting to the first Finnair flight from an AA flight. I'm planning on bringing a bike (professionally)...
    - 47 mins ago May 20, 2019, 8:49am -
  • new2 babies in J - MCO to LGW
    Just arrived at LGW after a very noisy flight, with one poor mother suffering her baby crying for several hours. One mother tried to put buggy in overhead locker and swap cot for child seat, neither of which worked! One baby and another...
    - 48 mins ago May 20, 2019, 8:48am -
  • newBooked Standard, showing as Basic
    Hello, A couple of days ago, I booked an Economy flight on AC from Canada to the US. During the booking process on the Air Canada Website, in the confirmation e-mail, and in the attached Air Canada Booking Confirmation PDF all segments show(ed)...
    - 55 mins ago May 20, 2019, 8:41am -
  • newCabin bag Ryanair
    Noticed that Ryanair quote cabin bag size as 55x40x20. Normally we fly with BA where I notice the sizes are 56x45x25 so a little bigger. Not measured the size of our cabin bags but, obviously, I don't want to rock up at the airport and find...
    - 58 mins ago May 20, 2019, 8:38am -
  • newCW bed linen wrapped in plastic - why?
    I noticed in my last couple of flights that bed linen comes wrapped in plastic. As this already comes inside a protective pouch, why does BA do this? Doesn't anyone look/care about the unnecessary amount of waste generated? ​​​​​
    - 1 hour ago May 20, 2019, 8:25am -

Reddit r/churning

  • newTrip Reports and Churning Success Stories Weekly Thread - Week of May 19, 2019
    How'd your churning week go? Any super huge highs? Any thank yous you'd like to give /r/churning? Did you book an awesome Trip? Are you excited to share your latest redemption? Did you score some unexpected Miles/Points? Trip Reports, Success Stories…
    - 23 hours ago May 19, 2019, 11:05am -
  • newDiscussion Thread - May 19, 2019
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! Please post topics for discussion here. While some questions can be used to start a discussion/debate, most questions belong in the question thread unless you love getting downvotes. If your discussion is about…
    - 23 hours ago May 19, 2019, 11:04am -
  • newQuestion Thread - May 19, 2019
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is the thread to post questions about churning for miles/points/cash. Just because you have a question about credit cards does NOT mean it belongs here. If you’re brand new here, please read…
    - 24 hours ago May 19, 2019, 10:04am -
  • Manufactured Spending Weekly Thread - Week of May 18, 2019
    Welcome to MS Weekly at /r/churning! This is the open thread for discussion of all things MS. Methods, ideas, pain points, and everything else about MS is game. As always read the wiki. Be warned: Asking questions in here that show you haven't done a…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 11:05am -
  • Discussion Thread - May 18, 2019
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! Please post topics for discussion here. While some questions can be used to start a discussion/debate, most questions belong in the question thread unless you love getting downvotes. If your discussion is about…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 11:05am -
  • Question Thread - May 18, 2019
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is the thread to post questions about churning for miles/points/cash. Just because you have a question about credit cards does NOT mean it belongs here. If you’re brand new here, please read…
    - 2 days ago May 18, 2019, 10:05am -
  • Chicago Churning Meetup - Sunday May 19, 2019
    Our Chicago Churning Group May Meetup is this Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 1pm. It'll be at Minghin (Chinatown). If you're driving, park by the parking lots by the red line as you can get your parking ticket validated at MingHin. You can access the FB eve…
    - 2 days ago May 17, 2019, 11:38pm -
  • Frustration Friday Thread - Week of May 17, 2019
    This is your place to vent about the points and miles game. Did you have a particularly hard time on your MS run this week? MS avenue dry up? Did you screw up getting a bonus? Let all your frustrations go here in this thread! submitted by /u/Au…
    - 3 days ago May 17, 2019, 11:05am -
  • Discussion Thread - May 17, 2019
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! Please post topics for discussion here. While some questions can be used to start a discussion/debate, most questions belong in the question thread unless you love getting downvotes. If your discussion is about…
    - 3 days ago May 17, 2019, 11:05am -
  • Question Thread - May 17, 2019
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is the thread to post questions about churning for miles/points/cash. Just because you have a question about credit cards does NOT mean it belongs here. If you’re brand new here, please read…
    - 3 days ago May 17, 2019, 10:05am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • In Photos: Running the Minion 5K at Universal Studios Hollywood
    On May 11, I joined Tim, Tom and Stuart, the heroes behind the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride, for the first-ever Running Universal Minion 5K at Universal Studios Hollywood in...The post In Photos: Running the Minion 5K at Universal Studios Hollyw…
    - 2 days ago May 17, 2019, 11:10pm -
  • Use an “On Guard Card” When Around Water With Young Children
    Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from our friend Jim Byers and his wife Barbara, who works at...The post Use an “On Guard Card” When Around Water With Young Children appeared fi…
    - 3 days ago May 17, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • Capital One Quicksilver vs Chase Sapphire Preferred Review
    This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our...The post Capital One Quicksilver vs Chase Sapphire Preferred Review app…
    - 4 days ago May 16, 2019, 2:50pm -
  • 10 Travel Tips From Celebrities
    In our Travel Style series, we ask frequent travelers from a wide range of industries to share their travel firsts and favorites—and at the end, their “best travel tip.” A...The post 10 Travel Tips From Celebrities appeared first on Johnny Jet…
    - 4 days ago May 16, 2019, 2:34pm -
  • This Is the Best Way to Get Into the American Museum of Natural History in New York City
    Ever since my son Jack saw parts of the movie Night at the Museum, I’ve been wanting to take him to the American Museum of Natural History in New York...The post This Is the Best Way to Get Into the American Museum of Natural History in New York C…
    - 4 days ago May 16, 2019, 2:01pm -
  • The Northern Lights May Be Visible in the Northern U.S. Tonight
    If you live in the northern United States or Canada, there’s a chance you’ll be able to see the Northern Lights tonight. Per USA TODAY: “The Space Weather Prediction Center...The post The Northern Lights May Be Visible in the Northern U.S. Ton…
    - 4 days ago May 16, 2019, 11:30am -
  • 8 Steps You Should Take Immediately If Your Flight Is Delayed or Canceled
    A few weeks ago, I asked my pregnant wife where she’d like to go on the last big trip she’d be taking for a while (her doctor has grounded her...The post 8 Steps You Should Take Immediately If Your Flight Is Delayed or Canceled appeared first on…
    - 5 days ago May 15, 2019, 7:46pm -
  • How to Skip Museum Lines and Find Things to Do in a New City
    I’ve been in New York City this week, and the weather was cold and rainy on Monday and Tuesday (yes, that’s unusual for May). So what do you do when...The post How to Skip Museum Lines and Find Things to Do in a New City appeared first on Johnny…
    - 5 days ago May 15, 2019, 5:02pm -
  • How to Wake Up to Birdsong Every Morning
    My sister Carol told me that she wakes up every morning to nature’s chorus (birds singing) via a free app for iOS and Android called Dawn Chorus. I decided to...The post How to Wake Up to Birdsong Every Morning appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 5 days ago May 15, 2019, 4:37pm -
  • Top 10 in Travel News: May 15, 2019
    THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: WestJet sold US agent transfers raise fear of delays at Canadian borders Modern Honolulu to become a timeshare Sargassum back in Mexico...The post Top 10 in Travel News: May 15, 2019 appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 5 days ago May 15, 2019, 1:00pm -

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