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The Points Guy

  • newHow The SPG Business Card Will Be More Competitive After Its Makeover
    Much digital ink has been spilled over the forthcoming combined Marriott and SPG loyalty program, including the addition of new co-branded credit cards from American Express and Chase. All of these changes may have overshadowed another significant de…
    - 47 mins ago Apr 24, 2018, 11:00am -
  • newWhat I Learned From My In-Flight Medical Emergency
    “Is there a doctor on-board?” is a phrase no one wants to hear over the intercom during the flight. Or, at least that’s what I always assumed. However, Sunday night I was the patient that needed a doctor. After hours of excruciating pain, I wa…
    - 12 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 12:00am -
  • newWOW Air Will Pay You And Your Bestie $4,000 A Month To Travel The World
    Iceland’s budget carrier WOW Air lived up to its name today by launching the WOW Travel Guide competition. Touted as “the best summer job ever,” the airline is seeking a “fun pair of individuals who are able to think big” to move to Reykjav…
    - 12 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 11:45pm -
  • newGet $200 Back or 20,000 Amex Points After Spending $200 at AT&T
    We rarely cover non-travel-related Amex Offers, but this deal was too good not to share. Amex is targeting select American Express cardholders for this incredibly valuable offer: Spend $200 at AT&T, and get either $200 cash back or 20,000 Membership…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:30pm -
  • newNonstop Flights Between Alaska and Russia Are Coming Back This Summer
    The United States and Russia are very close. No, this isn’t the setup of a political joke — they really are. Less than two and a half miles, in fact, between the US island of Little Diomede and the Russian island of Big Diomede, in the Bering Str…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:00pm -
  • newMarriott Points Advance Is Here to Stay, Will Soon Expand to SPG Hotels
    On April 16, Marriott shared many key details of its new combined loyalty program, incorporating elements of both Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest. Many of our most pressing questions were addressed at that time, but a few still remain,…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 9:30pm -
  • newEarn 20% Bonus Hyatt Points for Las Vegas M life Stays
    If you’re planning a trip to Las Vegas soon, you could potentially earn bonus World of Hyatt points with the program’s latest promotion. Between May 7 and July 31, 2018, you can earn 20% bonus World of Hyatt points on eligible spend when you stay…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 9:00pm -
  • newMarriott Pilots Homesharing in London With Partner Company Hostmaker
    Just days after announcing its new unified loyalty program with SPG, Marriott is tackling another frontier. The world’s largest hotel chain officially entered the homesharing market on April 23, launching a six-month partnership with Hostmaker, a…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 8:30pm -
  • newThis Is the Best Time to Book Summer Travel and Actually Save Money
    Are you a travel procrastinator? While it may only be April, it’s time to finalize where you’re traveling this summer. According to price-analysis data released by Hipmunk, the best time to book your summer travel is this week, April 23-29, if yo…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 8:00pm -
  • newJetBlue Wants to Sell You a Seat on a Semi-Private Jet
    JetBlue will begin selling seats on semi-private jets beginning in May as part of a new codeshare partnership with public charter operator JetSuiteX. The seats will be available to book on JetBlue.com, the airline announced on Monday. Starting May 1,…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 7:30pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newUnited CEO Rejects 2017 Bonus (Don’t Worry, He Still Made Nearly $10 Million)

    - 44 mins ago Apr 24, 2018, 11:03am -
  • newAlaska Airlines Adding Basic Economy, Increasing Fees For Ticket Changes
    Alaska Airlines had their second quarter earnings call today, which included the usual business updates, along with the announcement of some new fees and initiatives. As a reminder, last quarter Alaska noted that they were modeling $100 million in…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:03pm -
  • newThe Best Combination Of Four Credit Cards Out There
    There are some credit cards that are hugely valuable independently, while there are other cards that are most valuable in conjunction with other cards. For example, The Blue Business℠ Plus Credit Card from American Express is extremely valuable e…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 8:33pm -
  • newIntroduction: A Mess Of A Trip
    Welcome to my next trip report, covering a trip I took with Tiffany that included travel in Delta's new business class, Thai's first class, and a review of the new Park Hyatt Bangkok. Unfortunately this trip ended up being nothing at all like what we…
    - 17 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 6:33pm -
  • newWorld Of Hyatt Is Offering 20% Bonus Points For Las Vegas M Life Stays
    World of Hyatt is currently offering a global promotion for 500-1,000 bonus points per night for stays at their properties globally, which runs through May 15, 2018.While more niche, World of Hyatt has just announced another promotion, this time for…
    - 18 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 5:33pm -
  • newFirst Look At New Marriott/Starwood Award Categories
    As Marriott and SPG continue sharing details on their very complicated mid-year transition, one of the main questions has been which properties will be falling into which categories on the new combined award chart.Today, Marriott has released a pre…
    - 19 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 4:29pm -
  • newBuilding A Buffer Between Flights On Separate Itineraries
    One of the worst things about being a frequent flier in London is the frustrating 'Air Passenger Duty' Tax, which the UK Government imposes on all flights leaving the UK as follows (from 1 April 2018):Shorthaul economy: 13 GBPShorthaul business: 26…
    - 20 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 3:33pm -
  • newHow Likely Are We To See A Better Chase Sapphire Reserve Sign-Up Bonus?
    In August 2016 we saw the introduction of the new Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card, which at the time had a 100,000 point sign-up bonus. This bonus was incredibly popular, and allegedly Chase reached their 12 month acquisition goal within two weeks. Th…
    - 22 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 2:03pm -
  • newToday Only: Save 50% On Alamo Car Rentals
    In mid-February I first wrote about how Daily Getaways will be returning this year. For those of you not familiar, Daily Getaways is a promotion, sponsored by the US Travel Association, which has been offered annually since 2011 to encourage US tou…
    - 23 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 1:03pm -
  • newQatar Airways Qsuites Coming To Shanghai As Of May 15, 2018
    Qatar Airways’ Qsuites debuted between Doha and London Heathrow as of June 2017. Since then they’ve also started offering Qsuites to Paris, New York JFK, Washington Dulles, Seoul Incheon, and Chicago. On top of that we know that Qsuites will be…
    - 24 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 12:03pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • newFly (semi) private on points or credits: JetBlue selling JetSuiteX seats
    Yesterday, I saw that JetBlue is planning to sell seats on JetSuiteX flights. JetSuiteX is a semi-private carrier with a number of routes along the west coast. That headline made it sound as though JetBlue would be offering these flights in the fut…
    - 55 mins ago Apr 24, 2018, 10:52am -
  • newHuge Offer: 20K points (or $200) on $200 Spend at AT&T up to 3x! [Targeted]
    There is a hot new targeted Amex Offer for AT&T Small Business Internet: Spend $200+, get 20,000 Membership Rewards points. What’s more, this offer can be repeated up to three times. That is downright awesome. The Deal (found on some Amex bus…
    - 17 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 6:24pm -
  • newSurprise: Some NYC hotels will only cost 35K Marriott points (free cert eligible)
    Marriott has announced a partial list of hotels as a preview for the new award chart pricing coming on August 1st. Some hotels will be going up, though as expected the preview list includes a number of expensive Starwood properties that are dropping…
    - 18 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 5:36pm -
  • newNice discount on Alamo rental cars at 1pm 4/23
    Monday, April 23rd at 1pm Eastern time, Daily Getaways will offer a solid deal: Get a $50 Alamo Rental Car certificate for $25. As noted in our Daily Getaways 2018 Guide, this discount can be stacked with 5% off for Alamo Insiders and you can act…
    - 20 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 3:59pm -
  • newNew Citi American Airlines benefits & bonus coming soon
    Citi has announced that there are new benefits (and a there will be a new signup bonus) coming soon on the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard, including 2x at restaurants and gas stations. These benefits will go live for new c…
    - 21 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 3:16pm -
  • newDiscounted Lowe’s GC + 5x: $100 for $90 at Staples
    Staples.com is offering a discount on Lowe’s Gift Cards: get a $100 Lowe’s e-gift card for $90. If you use a card that earns one of the Best Category Bonuses at office supply stores, you could earn 5x on your purchase as well. These are likely…
    - 22 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 1:53pm -
  • new[Targeted] AT&T Money-maker: spend $15 x 2, get $50, $75, or $100

    - 23 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 12:42pm -
  • SPG’s Off the Chart Properties, and a Map
    SPG currently has 17 properties that are literally “off the charts” in that they are not priced in SPG’s standard category 1-7 award chart.  The award prices for these properties are also off the charts in the sense that they can be astronomic…
    - 1 day ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:39am -
  • $100 Roy’s Restaurant gift cards for $39.71 at Sam’s Club YMMV
    If you enjoy eating at Roy’s Restaurant and are lucky, here’s a great way to save 60% on your dining experience. The Deal Buy $100 of Roy’s Restaurant gift cards at Sam’s Club for $39.71. Key Terms In-store only (sold out online) Quick Though…
    - 2 days ago Apr 22, 2018, 4:11pm -
  • Book Quickly: Lufthansa First Class Awards On Partner Programs More Than 15 Days Out
    If you’ve ever wanted to book Lufthansa First Class awards far in advance using miles from a partner program, you’ve been out of luck. That’s because they don’t usually make First Class awards available until just over two weeks out, but your…
    - 2 days ago Apr 22, 2018, 2:03pm -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • If you qualify, Chase Freedom Unlimited might be the deal of the decade
    Last week, I saw via Frequent Miler that Chase was offering a new bonus for new Freedom Unlimited customers: 3 fixed-value Ultimate Rewards points per dollar spent on all purchases for the first year. It's not for everyone, but for those eligible thi…
    - 1 day ago Apr 23, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Two takeaways from Starwood Preferred Guest merger announcement
    Since blog subscribers already knew about the changes coming to Marriott's elite status qualification in August, I want to highlight two additional takeaways from the details released Monday about the new program.Starwood Preferred Guest cardholders…
    - 7 days ago Apr 17, 2018, 9:59am -
  • A little Spring housekeeping
    It's been a wild month or two in the world of manufactured spend, with free groceries at Giant/Stop&Shop/Martins, more free or cheap gas promotions (depending on your region), and both a Visa and a MasterCard promotion in quick succession at OfficeMa…
    - 8 days ago Apr 16, 2018, 9:59am -
  • April 2018 credit card applications
    It's been a long time since I've applied for a new credit card. So long, in fact, that I was astonished to log into the credit monitoring service I got for free from one of our semiannual security breaches (or maybe from one of the semiannual securit…
    - 12 days ago Apr 12, 2018, 9:59am -
  • If you're already buying Hilton points for 0.5 cents each, why not buy in bulk?
    I've never successfully bought one of the US Travel Association's "Daily Getaways," but when they're released I always poke my head over to see if anything jumps out at me as a fantastic deal. As usual, there's nothing too special, but the April 16 o…
    - 20 days ago Apr 4, 2018, 9:59am -
  • There are no off-the-shelf travel hacking strategies
    Last week I wrote what I thought was a commonsense corrective to the din of blogger voices encouraging readers to sign up for the IHG Rewards credit card before it was replaced with a couple of somewhat-more-expensive co-branded credit cards.The post…
    - 22 days ago Apr 2, 2018, 9:15pm -
  • No, you shouldn't rush to sign up for IHG's crappy credit card
    Chase and IHG Rewards Club have offered a co-branded credit card for a number of years with the following features:a $49 annual fee;a signup bonus between 50,000-100,000 IHG Rewards Club points;an anniversary free night certificate good at any IHG pr…
    - 28 days ago Mar 27, 2018, 9:59am -
  • The Trans-Siberian Railway on the cheap
    A long-time reader sent me an interesting essay from a travel agency I'd never heard of, which sent their intrepid reporter on a Trans-Siberian cruise from Moscow to Irkutsk.I had a good laugh at this essay because unlike, say, transatlantic steamer…
    - 35 days ago Mar 20, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Let's be a little pickier in what we call a devaluation
    Judging by the headlines in my RSS reader last week, I was dreading looking into the devastating, unannounced Hilton devaluation that apparently happened under the cover of darkness. Will this change everything? Will I cancel my American Express card…
    - 36 days ago Mar 19, 2018, 9:59am -
  • Don't sleep on the next couple weeks of manufactured spend
    There are a couple current and upcoming manufactured spend opportunities I want to make sure readers are aware of.Office Depot/OfficeMax Visa gift card promotion through March 17This promotion comes around every few months and is always a good opport…
    - 42 days ago Mar 13, 2018, 3:47pm -

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

  • newWhat August 2018 Holds For Marriott/SPG: Part II
    On Friday, I covered some of the changes that Marriott recently announced concerning the merger of Marriott, SPG, and Ritz Carlton’s loyalty programs. I am only discussing Marriott and SPG since those are much more commonly used than Ritz points. O…
    - 11 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 12:56am -
  • What August 2018 Holds For Marriott/SPG: Part I
    Marriott recently announced a lot of big changes for the future of their combined loyalty programs. Starwood Preferred Guest, Marriott, and Ritz-Carlton will merge into one program in August 2018. Marriott bought SPG many months ago, creating not onl…
    - 4 days ago Apr 20, 2018, 9:58pm -
  • When Was the Last Transfer Bonus? Part 1: Membership Rewards
    Update 4/17/18: It’s been a year since I originally published this Transfer Bonus series, so I’m in the process of updating all three posts with transfer bonuses over the last 12 months. Today… Membership Rewards. American Express Membership Re…
    - 7 days ago Apr 17, 2018, 10:23pm -
  • Ink Business Preferred: 3x on Plastiq
    For the moment at least, payments made via online payment processor Plastiq with Chase Ink Business Preferred Cards are coding under the 3x category bonus. The 3x category bonus on the Ink Business Preferred is supposed to be for travel and shipping…
    - 11 days ago Apr 13, 2018, 7:09pm -
  • Trip Report: Buzios, Brazil
    I recently spent two weeks in Buzios, Brazil. Only a 3ish hour drive from Rio de Janeiro, Buzios is an easy and enjoyable side trip if you’re planning a trip to Rio. Buzios is a resort town nestled into a hilly peninsula with over 20 beaches. The w…
    - 11 days ago Apr 13, 2018, 12:53pm -
  • Easy Extra 2 Membership Rewards Per Dollar Spent (Up to 5k)
    Until May 17, 2018, using your Membership Reward earning Amex card to pay for specific online purchases through Amex Express Checkout will you earn 2 bonus Membership Rewards per dollar spent (on top of whatever category bonus your card may also earn…
    - 14 days ago Apr 10, 2018, 10:53pm -
  • 100k Amex Platinum Targeted Offer is Back Again
    There is a targeted offer available through creditcards.com’s CardMatch Tool for 100,000 Membership Rewards for spending $5,000 on your new Platinum within three months of opening it. The current public offer is 60,000 Membership Rewards for spendi…
    - 14 days ago Apr 10, 2018, 6:06pm -
  • Limited Time: 60k Gold & 70k Platinum Delta Offers. Which is Better?
    I’m bumping this post up to the top of the blog roll as a reminder that these elevated 60k and 70k bonus offers for the Delta Gold and Platinum Amex cards are ending April 11, 2018 (this coming Wednesday). If you want to apply, do so before midnigh…
    - 16 days ago Apr 8, 2018, 7:20pm -
  • New Sign Up Bonus Rules for Personal Southwest Cards
    Chase has come out with new sign up bonus eligibility rules that make it significantly more complicated to earn a Southwest Companion Pass. As of April 5, if you already have a personal Southwest credit card open (the Personal Plus or the Premier Plu…
    - 17 days ago Apr 7, 2018, 7:49pm -
  • Surprise! Delta Lowers Award Price to North Asia
    In an interesting departure from Delta SkyMiles’ typical behavior, the price of Delta awards flying partner airlines between the United States and North Asia has dropped. It used to cost… 40,000 miles one way in economy 95,000 miles one way in Bu…
    - 19 days ago Apr 5, 2018, 8:06pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newBackwards Seats Are Safer on Planes, but Too Bad
    It may be safer to have a backward-facing seat on a plane, but thanks to costs and customer perceptions, that level of security is out the window, as airlines have no intentions of adding them to flights or changing the current configurations. Just l…
    - 3 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 9:00am -
  • new12-Year-Old Steals Credit Card, Takes Bali Vacay
    After having an argument with his family, a 12-year-old boy from Sydney, Australia identified only as Drew managed to book a flight to Bali and stay in the All Seasons hotel before his family realized he’d been missing. “They just asked for my st…
    - 3 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 9:00am -
  • newSW Delays, Cancels Flights to Perform Aircraft Inspections
    In the wake of the Flight 1380 disaster, Southwest Airlines canceled dozens of scheduled flights last week as the carrier performed maintenance checks and inspections on its fleet to ensure passengers’ safety. In a statement to NBC News, the carri…
    - 3 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 9:00am -
  • newTheft Endangers High-End Pillows and Blankets in Business Cabin
    When flyers can get their hands on upgraded amenities in upgraded business class cabins, it can sometimes be too good to give up. Both American Airlines, British Airways and United Airlines all say they learned this the hard way, as each complains of…
    - 3 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 9:00am -
  • newBA Boss Says Crowded LHR Slots Won’t Slow Long-Haul Expansion Plans
    British Airways CEO Alex Cruz told attendees at this year’s Routes Europe gathering that his airline will not allow fierce competition from low-cost airlines to derail ambitious international expansion plans. British Airways CEO Alex Cruz took adv…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 11:00pm -
  • newAnother Airline’s Window Detaches Just Days After The Fatal Southwest Flight
    The incident occurred just days after a window was smashed on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380. The turbulence was so severe that a window panel detached from the cabin wall of Delhi-bound Air India Flight 462. Passengers were visibly shaken by the inc…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 8:58pm -
  • newVideo: AA Passenger Tased After Sexually Assaulting Passenger
    Passenger phone footage appears to show a passenger aboard an aircraft operated by American Airlines being tazed and restrained by five security officers after the man allegedly sexually assaulted a female passenger and launched into a racist tirade.…
    - 16 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 7:45pm -
  • newWoman Fined $500 for Saving Her Delta Snack?
    Crystal Tadlock was traveling from Paris back to the United States when a Delta flight attendant passed out apples. Taddock, who was not hungry at that moment, put the apple in her purse for the second leg of her flight. When she was randomly stopped…
    - 17 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 6:42pm -
  • Jay-Z, Saudi Royalty Back Private Jet Phone App
    29-year-old Sergey Petrossov, who has developed an app called JetSmarter that aspires to be the Uber of private jets for the rich, has secured funding from Jay-Z and a member of Saudi Arabian royalty in order to help fund the venture. JetSmarter all…
    - 1 day ago Apr 23, 2018, 9:00am -
  • Flight Attendant Becomes Porn Star When British Airways’ Job “Too Hard”
    A BA flight attendant and former colleague of hers has commented,"I'm not surprised she's gone into this line of work because it's what she's always been interested in doing. We were working together last year and she told me that she took a web…
    - 1 day ago Apr 23, 2018, 9:00am -

Travel is Free

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • newMy Favorite Hostels in New Zealand
    Traveling around New Zealand, you’ll find a wide range of hostels in this small country: decrepit, run-down chains; modern conglomerates; quirky, little family-owned places; hip, modern flashpacker hostels, and everything in between. And, during my…
    - 24 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 12:00pm -
  • My 7 Reasons to Visit Iceland
    Iceland is one of my favorite countries in the world and a place I regularly visit. Check out my favorite things to see and do in the country and get the low down on how to plan the ultimate visit! The locals are friendly, the nature is stunning, the…
    - 5 days ago Apr 19, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • How You Can Help Create the Next Generation of Responsible Travelers
    FLYTE is sending another awesome group of students on the trip of a lifetime! Later this year, a group of students from Montana will be traveling to Guatemala to experience the culture and to do some volunteering. Help us reach our fundraising goal s…
    - 8 days ago Apr 16, 2018, 1:53pm -
  • 13 Great Reasons to Visit New Zealand
    New Zealand is one of my favorite countries in the world. Everyone will find something to enjoy in this country filled with adventure and wildlife. Here is a list of thirteen places to visit and things to see and do when you travel here next, includi…
    - 12 days ago Apr 12, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • How to Be More Interesting While Traveling
    Meeting people on the road can be challenging if you're not always comfortable in social situations. In this guest post, behavior investigator Vanessa Van Edwards shares her expert tips and advice to help you conquer your anxiety and become comfortab…
    - 15 days ago Apr 9, 2018, 1:41pm -
  • Flying High in New Zealand’s Fiordland
    Fiordland is one of the most unbelievably beautiful places to immerse yourself in New Zealand's incredible nature. Seeing it all by seaplane is a special experience...even if you're afraid of heights, like me. The post Flying High in New Zealand’s…
    - 19 days ago Apr 5, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • The Saturday City: Hanoi, Vietnam
    The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is located in the north of the country. Crowded (pop. 6,000,000+), a little polluted, and slightly run-down, it nonetheless is very quaint. Though I did not like Vietnam, I liked Hanoi. A lot. Time and poor rebuilding ma…
    - 21 days ago Apr 3, 2018, 5:47pm -
  • 19 Things I Learned From 10 Years Blogging
    10 years ago today, I published my very first blog post. Here is everything I have learned about the business of travel blogging in those 10 years, including how I learned from my failures, and how my readers became my number one priority. The post…
    - 22 days ago Apr 2, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • Visiting Salisbury: Home of Stonehenge
    A stunning hour-and-a-half train ride through the English countryside from London takes you to Salisbury, home of the famous Stonehenge as well as the Magna Carta. It’s an easy day trip, but I found that Salisbury has a lot to offer and, in fact, S…
    - 23 days ago Apr 1, 2018, 9:03pm -
  • The Saturday City: Chicago
    I first visited Chicago at the end of my U.S. road trip in 2006. I spent three days there before leaving to explore the rest of the world. I’d always heard a lot about Chicago and was excited to finally see the Windy City (named because of the poli…
    - 23 days ago Apr 1, 2018, 6:00pm -

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

  • newTuesday Triple
    Some sale stuff for this week… The Spring Flash Sale from IHG/Kimpton is this week. Sure seems like we’ve had one promo after another from these guys since the devaluation. “Hey toddler, look at this shiny object over here.” Sign up for Marri…
    - 3 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 9:07am -
  • Staples Promo
    In the 497th sequel of Nerds With Inks, this week’s story takes us to Staples. Mastercard $200 gift cards are fee-free through Saturday. As always, this is in-store and the idea is to earn 5 points per dollar on your Chase Ink or 5% cashback on you…
    - 1 day ago Apr 23, 2018, 7:01am -
  • What Card Should I Get?
    I’ve probably heard that question…oh…6 billion times. Maybe closer to 7 billion. (Editor’s Note: The above calculations are in no way accurate) Anyway, it is a question I’ve been asked multiple times per week for many years. If I tried spli…
    - 4 days ago Apr 20, 2018, 7:41am -
  • 10% Flight Discount, Round One
    For you guys who responded to yesterday’s post…I apologize for not writing back yet. But I’ve read all the emails and have more information to share today. Some people never pay for flights and that’s awesome (obviously it’s everyone’s go…
    - 5 days ago Apr 19, 2018, 7:02am -
  • Flight Discount Possibility
    Question: Pretty simple. If there is a possibility of getting you a 10% discount on all paid flights (no matter the airline), how likely is it that you’d take advantage? Is this a service that you’d use regularly? Please let me know. I’m trying…
    - 6 days ago Apr 18, 2018, 8:41am -
  • Million Point Contest
    Thanks to reader Julie for sharing this contest to win a million devalued-but-still-worth-trying-for IHG points. There’s a little trivia game that should take a couple of minutes max. Those answers are: May 28, 2008 4 – 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 3
    - 7 days ago Apr 17, 2018, 8:00am -
  • Another Rent Payment Option
    Thanks to reader Jake for sharing another rent payment website with a weird name – Urbanr. Answers to most questions can be found in the FAQ, but the main one is about the fee…and it’s at 1.5% currently. You can use multiple cards to split the…
    - 8 days ago Apr 16, 2018, 8:15am -
  • A Matter Of Life And Death

    - 11 days ago Apr 13, 2018, 9:04am -
  • Delta Credit Monitoring
    After a “cyber incident,” Delta is offering 2 years of free credit monitoring through All Clear. Hey, maybe they’ll even put out a low-quality commercial that uses the phrase “dark web” 978 times. One can only hope.
    - 12 days ago Apr 12, 2018, 8:01am -
  • Sale Stuff
    30% off if you’re going to Iceland on Wow Air. Southwest (of course) has one going on. For travel before November. Get 30% off at Accor hotels through the end of the year. Another JetBlue sale if you’re flying before June 21st. Free 1,000 Choice…
    - 13 days ago Apr 11, 2018, 7:08am -

Doctor of Credit

  • newAmazon: 9 Free Kindle eBooks For World Book Day
    Amazon is celebrating world book day by offering 9 kindle eBooks for free. The 9 titles areThe post Amazon: 9 Free Kindle eBooks For World Book Day appeared first on Doctor Of Credit.
    - 9 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 2:20am -
  • newChase 5/24 Rule Explained In Detail – Everything You Need To Know
    Chase has an unpublished application rule, commonly referred to as the Chase 5/24 rule. Learn what this rule is, how to calculate your status and the cards that are subjected to this rule plus how to bypass it. The post Chase 5/24 Rule Explained In…
    - 10 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 1:58am -
  • newDosh $25 Bonus for Referring Friends
    Dosh is running a special referral promotion where the referrer will get a $25 bonus for each referral. The new member gets the standard signup bonus of $5 after they link a card and another $1 for the second card and third card ($7 total)The post…
    - 10 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 1:53am -
  • newGyft: $50 Express Giftcard For $40
    The Offer Gyft is selling a $50 Express giftcard for $40 when you use promo code EXPRESS The Fine Print Valid until 5/4/18 Our Verdict Use the Chase INK Plus/Cash card with Paypal to get 5x rewards. You can also get 3x with INK Preferred and AT&T. Y…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:42pm -
  • newCoke Rewards: $2 Amazon.com Giftcard For Every 3 12 Pack Scans
    The Offer Direct link to offer Coke Rewards is offering a $2 Amazon gift card when you enter or scan three product codes from participating 12 packs The Fine Print Ends 4/30/18 Limit of one offer per person Our Verdict Coke discontinued the my coke r…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:37pm -
  • newBuy An Amazon Sample Box – Get Equal Amazon Credit [Snack Box Now Available, Prime Only]
    Amazon sell a number of different sample boxes for different categories. Each box contains a sample of different items for you to try.  It’s important to note that the Amazon credit can only be used in the category of the box (e.g if you purchase…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:22pm -
  • newRecap: Hero, JetBlue To Sell JetSuite Flights & More
    Arvada woman trying to stomach $500 fine for free airline snack by KDVR. Rules are rules I guess, but this seems particularly harsh. JetBlue is planning to sell seats on semi-private flights by CNBC. JetSuite has been everywhere in the news recently.…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:02pm -
  • newAlaska To Add Basic Economy Fares (‘Saver Fares’) + Fees For Exit-Row & Itinerary Changes
    Alaska Airlines is the latest airline to announce that they will be adding basic economy fares. In the company’s earnings call CEO Brad Tilden stated that: We plan to roll out a fare segmentation platform in the late fall, which is essentially Alas…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 9:56pm -
  • newGroupon: Free 3-Month Pandora Subscription
    Update 04/23/18: Deal is back for those interested. The Offer Direct Link (contains our affiliate link) Groupon is offering a free 3-month Pandora Premium subscription After purchasing this deal, you will need to visit the website listed on your vouc…
    - 14 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 9:51pm -
  • neweBay: Save on Southwest, Lowe’s, Express, BP and More
    PDG on eBay released a few new gift card deals. Remember, INK and AT&T no longer earn bonus points for PPDG (Ink Mastercard does still earn 5x), you can use Chase Freedom with Paypal for 5% back currently. Find all gift card deals at this link …
    - 16 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 7:38pm -

Hustler Money Blog

  • newDosh Review: $7 Sign Up Bonus + $25 Bonus for Referring Friends
    Easy money awaits you! Just download and use free cash apps such as Dosh that can help you save money! Dosh is a new cash back app that uses breakthrough technology to eliminate the wasted spend from advertising and most transactions. Currently, D…
    - 8 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 4:00am -
  • newDiscover Bank Promotions: Online Savings 1.50% APY Rate, 2.50% APY CD, $50 Discover It
    Discover Bank Promotions are available nationwide with some high rates with 1.50% APY. The offers are easy to qualify for and only require you to open an eligible account and meet certain requirements like using a promo code or having a minimu…
    - 8 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 3:43am -
  • newDiscover Bank CD Review: Earn Up To 2.50% APY CD Rates
    Discover Bank is one of the largest banks mostly known for their credit cards. Discover is offering Certificates of Deposits (CDs) with rates up to 2.50% APY. This rate is much higher than any other competitors I’ve seen. You can choose CD terms…
    - 9 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 3:00am -
  • newDiscover It Miles Review: $50 Bonus & Unlimited 3X Miles for First Year
    The Discover it® Miles card is a great way for travelers to earn 1.5 miles for every dollar spent. Plus, Discover will match all of the miles you earn within the first year of card ownership. Your reward miles will never be capped and will never…
    - 9 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 2:47am -
  • newAlly Invest Online Brokerage Review: $200 Cash Bonus or 90 Days of Free Trades
    Ally Invest (formerly known as TradeKing) is an online discount brokerage firm that was acquired by Ally Financial in early 2016. The brokerage firm officially changed its name to Ally Invest in May 2017. If you would like to manage your own portfoli…
    - 11 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 1:00am -
  • newBest Deals, Bonuses, & Promotions Calendar – *Updated April 23, 2018*
    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 ev…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:58pm -
  • newAir France Fare Sale: Round-Trip Flights Starting At $435 To Europe
    Are you looking to escape to Europe? Air France is offering Round-Trip flights to Europe from select cities in the U.S. starting at only $435! Depart from cities like New York, Boston, and Los Angeles to Rome, Paris, Dublin, Venice and more! Rem…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:52pm -
  • newCopper Chef 9 Piece Round Set Via Amazon: $90.00 + Free Shipping
    Choosing the perfect cookware can be difficult & expensive but worry not because Copper Chef is here to help you out. The Copper Chef 9 Piece Round Set is currently on sale at Amazon for only $90.00 + Free Shipping. This beautiful set of copper coo…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:45pm -
  • newGap Discount Promotion: Up To 70% Off + Extra 40% Off + Extra 10% Off
    If you need a reason to shop then check out this discount promotion from Gap where you can get up to 70% off select merchandise plus extra 40% off with promo code STYLE and additional extra 10% off with promo code BEST. Get the latest styles at a…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:37pm -
  • newTop Ten Freebies for April 23, 2018
    If you love freebies then you have come to the right place. There are many companies out there offering freebies to the masses in hopes of gaining some recognizance and potential customers. We have search high and low to compile a list of the Best To…
    - 13 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:30pm -

Travel Codex

  • newClear Immigration Faster with These Programs
    I’ve long been an advocate for finding ways to simplify the process when traveling. I’ll gladly give up a bit of personal information to expedite security screening or the immigration process when traveling. I’ve written about them before. I re…
    - 47 mins ago Apr 24, 2018, 11:00am -
  • newAlaska and Virgin Are Migrating Their Computer Systems Tomorrow
    Beginning Tuesday night and extending into Wednesday, Alaska Airlines and Virgin America will be migrating to a single passenger service system (PSS). These critical computer systems manage everything from fare inventory to reservations to departure…
    - 21 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 3:00pm -
  • Review: JAL First Class Los Angeles to Tokyo
    Japan Airlines First Class takes the flyer experience to a whole new level! JAL reforms the entire inflight experience and ensures that customers are lavished in comfort and luxury during the entire journey. Unlike business class, JAL does not overlo…
    - 1 day ago Apr 23, 2018, 11:00am -
  • Rumor: Marriott to Extend Lifetime Platinum Premier to SPG Lifetime Platinum Members
    Please keep in mind this is a rumor, but I thought it was worth sharing here. Maybe the recent announcement about how the new combined Marriott/SPG program will play out in 2019 is not set in stone. I’ve been monitoring a thread on Flyertalk and th…
    - 4 days ago Apr 20, 2018, 3:30pm -
  • Review: British Airways Premium Economy, Boeing 777 London to New York
    Hi everyone. Please welcome my friend, Graeme Robb, to the blog! Graeme recently flew British Airways Premium Economy Class, aka “World Traveller Plus,” from London to New York and I asked him to share his flight experience with us today. Premium…
    - 5 days ago Apr 19, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • Review: JetBlue Mint, Seattle to Boston
    Domestic flying is dynamic. Airlines have cut costs, amenities, and worker compensation over the years. More people are flying than ever before and even with inflation, it’s cheaper to fly today than yesteryear. Yet despite this, airlines are the m…
    - 5 days ago Apr 19, 2018, 11:00am -
  • Hilton’s Summer Promo Offers Double Points through August 31
    The next Hilton Honors promotion will begin on May 1 and run through August 31, with double points on every stay all summer long. You do need to register for the promotion first to earn bonus points, but other than that there are no excluded hotels o…
    - 6 days ago Apr 18, 2018, 3:00pm -
  • My Experience with Waldorf Astoria’s Personal Concierge
    Last month, my wife and I stayed at a high-end luxury hotel for the first time.  This time, my wife’s birthday brought us to The Roosevelt in New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria hotel.  One of the advertised services at Waldorfs is a “Personal Conci…
    - 6 days ago Apr 18, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • The Future of LAX Airport: Preparing for Take-Off
    To help alleviate the eyesore of using remote buses at the TBIT, LAX is building a new $1.6 billion Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) in addition to the TBIT that will include 12 new aircraft gates, two of which are capable of handling Group VI (Air…
    - 6 days ago Apr 18, 2018, 11:00am -
  • Whew! SPG Lifetime Platinum Status Becomes Marriott Lifetime Platinum Elite
    Marriott has announced details of the new program that combines Marriott Rewards, Ritz Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest. These take effect in August 2018. Scott posted a nice summary of the new program. I recently earned Lifetime Platinu…
    - 7 days ago Apr 17, 2018, 1:00pm -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • Silvercar Review: Renting Cars As It Should Be
    Silvercar has been around for a few years but, because of geographic restrictions, I haven’t had a chance to use it. I was finally able to do so this week and was quite pleased. Here’s the review. Silvercar: What Is It? The word “disruptor” i…
    - 2 days ago Apr 22, 2018, 6:20pm -
  • The New Marriott Elite Status: Where Does It Get Good?
    Last year, I wrote about the various hotel elite programs and the benefits that you get with each status. Specifically, I asked the question, “What status level do I need to achieve to get the majority of the best benefits, even if I can’t reach…
    - 3 days ago Apr 21, 2018, 5:33am -
  • Marriott And Starwood Merge Programs. It’s Not Terrible.
    A few days ago, Marriott and Starwood announced what the new combined program will look like and, for the most part, it’s not terrible. I know that’s not a ringing endorsement but, compared to what they could have done, they kept many of the best…
    - 6 days ago Apr 18, 2018, 5:00am -
  • IHG Shows Why Loyalty Programs Are Anything But That
    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 it sounds a lot better than “trying to influence your future behavior” program.* I…
    - 8 days ago Apr 16, 2018, 3:15am -
  • Hilton Brings Back Double HHonors Points Promotion
    For a while, it seemed that Hilton always had a double points promotion going. If I remember correctly, and I probably don’t, Hilton ran some version of the promo for eight consecutive quarters. And after taking a slightly different term with Point…
    - 10 days ago Apr 14, 2018, 7:30pm -
  • Delta Airlines: What We Learned Today
    Delta Airlines released earnings today and gave us a little color on what is going on in the industry. It was a quiet quarter, but there are a few tidbits worth noting. Your Ticket Costs Are Going Up… Delta noted that ticket price growth accelerate…
    - 12 days ago Apr 12, 2018, 9:27pm -
  • Devastating News From Marriott, Plus Potential Changes To Elite Status
    Before we get started on some truly horrendous news from Marriott, here are some Mark Zuckerberg memes to make you laugh. Enjoy them before scrolling down. Changes Coming to Status Tiers? Marriott and Starwood aren’t supposed to combine their progr…
    - 13 days ago Apr 11, 2018, 3:32pm -
  • Southwest Airlines: Double Rapid Rewards Points
    Southwest Airlines recently announced a double Rapid Rewards promotion for flights booked and completed between April 6 and June 13. You will need to register. Rapid Rewards Overview Why is this program different from all other programs? Rapid Reward…
    - 14 days ago Apr 10, 2018, 2:40pm -
  • JetBlue Extends Schedule Through 1/7/19
    One of the differences between the big network carriers (American, Delta and United) and low cost carriers (JetBlue, Southwest) is how they release their schedules. The former generally allow you to book flights up to 330 days in advance, while the l…
    - 15 days ago Apr 9, 2018, 12:27am -
  • Choice Hotels Promotion: Stay Two Nights, Get One Free (Sort Of)

    - 19 days ago Apr 5, 2018, 2:59pm -

milepoint (Forums)

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newConfused: Lufthansa profile being deleted, register for the new Lufthansa iD
    I just received an email from Lufthansa: ---Quote--- Dear Mr LondonElite, We are writing to inform you that your old Lufthansa profile will soon be permanently deleted – your old user-ID and the associated password will therefore become...
    - 17 mins ago Apr 24, 2018, 11:30am -
  • newDL Twitter
    What happened? They used to be responsive now I get ZERO response from them 95+% of the time.....
    - 26 mins ago Apr 24, 2018, 11:21am -
  • newChaos at Funchal Airport
    I’m on a Club Europe Holiday with my 80;year old Mum for her big birthday. I booked Club to avoid queues and ensure she had the best time possible. The flight to LGW was cancelled yesterday due to the wind and we were all bused to a hotel for the..…
    - 59 mins ago Apr 24, 2018, 10:48am -
  • newIHG Flash Sale - Americas
    Hi, Does this following link work for anyone? Apparently there is a US flash sale right now, but when I click 'search', nothing happens. I get the same behaviour in difference browsers and on mobile. Is there are way to access these rates...
    - 1 hour ago Apr 24, 2018, 10:47am -
  • newRenting a Mustang (or any other type of) convertible at DFW
    Hi New poster on this part of the forum. I have a question relating to renting Mustangs with Avis, hope it's OK to ask here. I am trying to rent a mustang (or a convertible of any sort) in DFW for a couple of days in May for a bit of a road trip...…
    - 1 hour ago Apr 24, 2018, 10:45am -
  • newUpgrade issue when checking in
    Hi all, looking for any advice or hints and tips. Im flying EK26 from GLA to DXB tonight and when checking in, it offered me an upgrade for £353. Im travelling as a large party so had to check first it was going to be ok to split up and as one..…
    - 1 hour ago Apr 24, 2018, 10:23am -
  • newAmazon prime customer service phone number USA number-1=866=833=9887 Amazon
    Amazon prime customer service phone number USA number-1=866=833=9887 Amazon Amazon prime customer service phone number USA number-1=866=833=9887 Amazon Amazon prime customer service phone number USA number-1=866=833=9887 Amazon Amazon prime...
    - 1 hour ago Apr 24, 2018, 10:23am -
  • newCrediting TK K fare flights to Eurobonus - How many miles do I get?
    Image: https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/2000x690-1/pi_bjbef_sjkla_3b0d452641e9a1c8342c24fcfea5c636051c9e8a.png Hi there! I'm thinking about doing a small mileage run/city trip and stumbeled across this nice Little...
    - 1 hour ago Apr 24, 2018, 10:19am -
  • newSTL-TLV Award with ME3
    i will be heading to TLV in Feb 2019. I am looking to use award ticket—business-for the trip. I would like to fly Emerites/Quatar. However, neither fly to TLV. I am looking to connect with Royal Jordanian for the final hop to TLV. That lols like...
    - 2 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 10:11am -
  • newMEA’s A330-200: is 34G a good seat?
    I’m flying BEY-CDG on ticket issued by AF with flight operated by MEA (A330-200). When selecting seats on AF website I can only see rows 29 to 43. No indication of location of exit rows but looks like 34 could be exit. Configuration is 2 - 4 - 2…
    - 2 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 10:06am -

Reddit r/churning

  • newCode Sharing Thread - Week of April 24, 2018
    Based on the Survey results in June 2017, we decided to start a Code Sharing specific thread. The intention, as stated, is to facilitate the sharing of codes in a centralized thread. WARNING: The Mods will NOT arbitrate or moderate any issues resulti…
    - 42 mins ago Apr 24, 2018, 11:05am -
  • newDaily Question Thread - April 24, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 42 mins ago Apr 24, 2018, 11:05am -
  • newDaily Discussion Thread - April 24, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 2 hours ago Apr 24, 2018, 10:05am -
  • newOfficial American Express Everyday Referral Thread
    BEFORE POSTING Referrals, please read Our Guide to Referrals, which will answer many of your questions. If you have a referral code for the American Express Everyday, please post it in this thread. Contest mode has been enabled, which randomizes the…
    - 20 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 4:00pm -
  • Daily Question Thread - April 23, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 1 day ago Apr 23, 2018, 11:06am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - April 23, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 1 day ago Apr 23, 2018, 10:06am -
  • Trip Reports, Churning Success Stories, and Frustrations Weekly Thread - Week of April 22, 2018
    How'd your churning week go? Any big ups, downs, or in betweens? 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, S…
    - 2 days ago Apr 22, 2018, 11:05am -
  • Daily Question Thread - April 22, 2018
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is where you post questions you have regarding churning for Miles/Point/Cash. We recommend that if you are new to our sub, you really should spend a few hours reading the wiki and sidebar arti…
    - 2 days ago Apr 22, 2018, 11:05am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - April 22, 2018
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! This thread is here for all churning discussions that do not fit well in the other recurring threads. As a recap, we have a number of Recurring threads that are topic specific: If you have a general question, w…
    - 2 days ago Apr 22, 2018, 10:05am -
  • Starwood points 35% off sale, through May 31st
    https://storefront.points.com/spg/en-US/buy Given the changes coming, might be worthy to buy some? Applies to 5000 or more points only. submitted by /u/SolomonGrumpy [link] [comments]
    - 3 days ago Apr 21, 2018, 5:35pm -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newBest Rewards Credit Card For Hotel Purchases?
    We receive compensation from our advertising partners for links on the blog. Here’s our full Advertiser Policy. Are you currently using the credit card hotel purchases?...The post Best Rewards Credit Card For Hotel Purchases? appeared first on Jo…
    - 15 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 8:21pm -
  • newPut Your Oxygen Mask on Correctly
    Hopefully, you’ll never have to don an airplane’s oxygen mask. But god forbid you do, make sure you do it right. That means placing it...The post Put Your Oxygen Mask on Correctly appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 22 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • newDoes Applying For A Credit Card Hurt Your Credit Score?
    We receive compensation from our advertising partners for links on the blog. Here’s our full Advertiser Policy. It sometimes feels like your credit score hangs in...The post Does Applying For A Credit Card Hurt Your Credit Score? appeared first o…
    - 23 hours ago Apr 23, 2018, 1:02pm -
  • Kimpton Joins IHG Business Rewards Program
    Kimpton Hotels has long prided itself in offering the perfect set-up for meetings and events no matter their guest’s needs. They believe in helping businesses...The post Kimpton Joins IHG Business Rewards Program appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 2 days ago Apr 22, 2018, 2:25pm -
  • An Expert Review of the Capital One Venture Credit Card
    We do receive compensation from our advertising partners for links on the blog. Here’s our full Advertiser Policy. If you’re looking for a flat-rate travel rewards...The post An Expert Review of the Capital One Venture Credit Card appeared firs…
    - 3 days ago Apr 21, 2018, 1:30pm -
  • Wandering West of Portland: Oregon’s Tualatin Valley
    A string of small suburban Pacific Northwest outposts merges farm country with hip havens. What lies beyond fabled Portland, Oregon? To the west, a gorgeous,...The post Wandering West of Portland: Oregon’s Tualatin Valley appeared first on Johnny…
    - 4 days ago Apr 20, 2018, 5:47pm -
  • A Good Time to Use Your Debit Card as a Credit Card
    Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Nancy S., who says: “I...The post A Good Time to Use Your Debit Card as a Credit Card appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 4 days ago Apr 20, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • Use Your Blue Delta SkyMiles American Express Credit Card With Lyft
    Earn bonus miles by air and by land thanks to the Lyft’s partnership with Delta and American Express. Beginning April 19, 2018, until October 18,...The post Use Your Blue Delta SkyMiles American Express Credit Card With Lyft appeared first on John…
    - 4 days ago Apr 20, 2018, 1:09pm -
  • When’s the Best Time to Buy Your Summer 2018 Flights?
    Now that you can (hopefully) retire the snow shovel for the season and the school year is almost complete, it time to start thinking about...The post When’s the Best Time to Buy Your Summer 2018 Flights? appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 4 days ago Apr 20, 2018, 1:04pm -
  • Video: Mariah Carey Stays in a Hostel
    In a fun video for Hostelworld’s Meet the World campaign, Mariah Carey takes, from YouTube, “a break from her lavish lifestyle to join backpackers on...The post Video: Mariah Carey Stays in a Hostel appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 5 days ago Apr 19, 2018, 8:38pm -

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