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The Points Guy

  • newBooking the Wrong Number of Hotel Guests — Reader Mistake Story
    Today, I want to share a story from TPG reader Joseph, who ignored one important parameter when making a hotel reservation. Here’s what he had to say: Having just returned from a short trip in Tokyo, I can happily say my girlfriend and I had a grea…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 23, 2018, 11:00am -
  • newMore Than 16,000 Flights Canceled This March: Evening Weather Update
    Yesterday, March 21, was the worst day for flight cancellations thus far in 2018, with the final tally peaking at a whopping 5,058 flights by midnight. The month of March in general has set records in the wrong direction: CNBC reports that more than…
    - 13 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 11:12pm -
  • newReceive a 30% Bonus When Transferring Citi ThankYou Points to JetBlue
    Want to fly JetBlue on the cheap? Now’s a good time to find an award, as Citi is offering a 30% bonus when you transfer ThankYou points to JetBlue’s TrueBlue program. Normally Citi’s transfer ratio to JetBlue is pretty poor, at just 1,000:800…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 10:00pm -
  • newAir Tahiti Nui Will Fly Its New Dreamliner to the US
    Air Tahiti Nui has announced the first routes for its Boeing 787 Dreamliner. And for US-based flyers, you’ll have the option to check out the carrier’s new product. As reported by One Mile at a Time, Air Tahiti Nui will take delivery of the first…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 9:30pm -
  • newHow a United Passenger Got a $10,000 Voucher

    - 15 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 9:10pm -
  • newThis Plane Looks Like No Other: Behind the Scenes With the Airbus BelugaXL
    On paper, it’s more or less an Airbus A330, like those you see at airports on all continents. In practice, it’s a beast that will turn heads everywhere it goes, an airplane so humongous and unusual as to make people wonder how the thing even flie…
    - 16 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 8:30pm -
  • newMom Flies Across the Country Because Her Daughter’s Head Hurt
    Here’s your feel-good story of the day — because let’s be real, you know you need one. Grace Li is a “writer sometimes” (same) who “likes genetics, mythology and Asian-American representation in the arts.” She’s also, according to Bu…
    - 16 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 8:00pm -
  • newThese Destinations Need Your Tourist Dollars the Most
    Tropical islands are the destinations most dependent on money generated from tourism and travel. That’s what a new report by the World Travel and Tourism Council says.  The report, released on Thursday, calculates the economic and employment…
    - 17 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 7:30pm -
  • newSee Everything You’re Flying Over With This App
    In-flight entertainment just got a little more interesting with the Inflighto app — the app that allows passengers to get information on the landmarks, weather and other points of interest as they’re flying over them. You no longer have to snag a…
    - 17 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 7:00pm -
  • newWorkers at NYC Airports Will Likely Soon Make $19 per Hour
    Workers at New York City area airports are on the brink of earning one of the highest minimum wages in the country. Years of demonstrating for higher wages are about to pay off for the 40,000 airport workers as the Port Authority of New York and New…
    - 18 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 6:00pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

View From the Wing

  • newCitibank’s New Gun Ban is Illegal in Several States
    Citibank made big news yesterday announcing that new clients would have to place restrictions on gun sales as a condition of doing business with the bank.Citi’s move may be illegal in many states. UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh explains that abo…
    - 39 mins ago Mar 23, 2018, 11:34am -
  • newNew York Airports Adopt $19 Minimum Wage
    The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is absolutely beaming this afternoon because the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced a plan to raise wages for “baggage handlers, security officers, wheelchair agents, terminal and ai…
    - 13 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 11:34pm -
  • newUnited Just Gave One Passenger $10,000 to Give Up Their Seat
    After the snowstorm in the Northeast plenty of flights were zeroed and some even oversold. Center for American Progress communications staffer Allison Preiss was on a United flight that was full, but had a broken seat, and they were looking for volun…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 9:04pm -
  • newIHG Rewards Club 15% Off Cash and Points Redemptions
    There’s no limit on the number of cash and points redemptions that you can use this with, and if you’re an IHG cardholder you’ll still also receive the 10% rebate on the points portion of the reservation up to your annual maximum.Continue read…
    - 16 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 8:34pm -
  • newData Shows How Your Neighbors Handle Credit
    The median credit scores by U.S. city are interesting. The best scores cluster in areas known for retirement and education as much as prosperity.According to research by the Federal Reserve credit scores predict relationship stability. More or less…
    - 18 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 6:34pm -
  • newBudget Bill Calls Out Administration First Class Travel – But Doesn’t Do Anything
    The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, which will be voted on today to substantially increase spending on both Republican and Democrat priorities and avoid a government shut down, includes language to subtly call out the Administration's overus…
    - 20 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 4:04pm -
  • newWhere the American Airlines International First Class Award Seats Are
    There's a smattering of New York JFK - London Heathrow award availability for two passengers in three-cabin first class on American Airlines in April and May. There's a smattering of Dallas Fort-Worth - Hong Kong availability for two passengers in t…
    - 22 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 2:04pm -
  • 83 Days in Ritz-Carlton Captivity and Earn a Free Night Every 2 Hotel Stays
    A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips.Continue reading 83 Days in Ritz-Carlton Captivity and Earn a Free Night Every 2 Hotel Stay…
    - 1 day ago Mar 22, 2018, 12:04pm -
  • Duh: Businesses Can Buy Tons of Miles Cheap With is a service that will charge your credit card and mail checks on your behalf. (With some vendors they also make electronic ACH payments.)Continue reading Duh: Businesses Can Buy Tons of Miles Cheap With
    - 2 days ago Mar 22, 2018, 12:04am -
  • American Will Sell You Miles for 1.8 Cents Apiece Through April 28
    It's better to buy miles at a lower price than a higher price so if you're likely to need to do it anyway, great to know that there's a bonus for it. However don't bet this is the last time you'll see this kind of pricing.Continue reading American…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 10:04pm -

One Mile at a Time

The Frequent Miler

  • newHacking Avios
    Earlier this week I posted “Searching for business class sweet-spots in Iberia’s OneWorld award chart.”  In that post I showed that it was possible to make Iberia OneWorld business class awards cheaper by tacking on economy segments.  Iberia…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 10:39am -
  • new30% transfer bonus from Citi to JetBlue
    Citi ThankYou points is offering a 30% bonus on points transferred to JetBlue TrueBlue for transfers through 5/19/18. The Deal Get a 30% bonus when you transfer ThankYou points to JetBlue Key Terms Valid on transfers until 5/19/18 Quick Though…
    - 12 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 11:45pm -
  • new$10 coupon w/ $50 gift card purchase + 2x fuel rewards at Price Chopper
    Price Chopper (a grocery store chain in the Northeast) is offering a promotion through Saturday, March 24th on gift card purchases: Spend $50 on select gift cards and get a $10 coupon toward a future shopping trip, plus get 2x fuel rewards with a…
    - 17 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 7:08pm -
  • newChase Offers shutting down 3/31/18
    In yesterday’s post about triple stacking Tumi, I mentioned taking advantage of Chase Offers to save $20 on $100 at eBags. While that still works for that deal, Chase has announced that they will unfortunately end the Chase Offers program on 3/31…
    - 19 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 5:01pm -
  • new15% back in eBay bucks [Targeted]
    Ebay is running a targeted offer for 15% back in eBay bucks on purchases of $150+ for two days only (Thursday and Friday 3/22 and 3/23). Ebay often runs targeted eBay bucks promotions, and we don’t always post them since they are so highly targ…
    - 21 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 3:02pm -
  • new3 free restaurant deliveries with Apple Pay
    Apple Pay is partnering with Grubhub, Seamless, and Eat24 to offer up to three free deliveries on restaurant orders. The Deal Get up to three free deliveries when you order via Grubhub, Seamless, or Eat24 and checkout with Apple Pay, using promo c…
    - 23 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 1:32pm -
  • Getting the best rate guaranteed
    These days, most hotel chains want you to book direct — that is to say that the chain prefers you book through the company website, app or individual hotel website rather than booking through third parties like Expedia, Priceline, Travelocity, Ho…
    - 1 day ago Mar 22, 2018, 10:38am -
  • Cleveland airport restaurant joins Priority Pass
    Priority Pass has added yet another restaraurnt to the growing list of places where you can get a $28 dining credit with your Priority Pass membership: Bar Symon at Cleveland Airport. According to the key terms on the Priority Pass page for this…
    - 1 day ago Mar 22, 2018, 12:13am -
  • $0.50 back per gallon in Shop Your Way points (stackable with fuel points?)
    Earlier today, we posted a quick deal for 4x Fuel Points on gift cards at Kroger (See: 4x fuel points on Visa, Mastercard, and other gift cards at Kroger). In response, a reader reached out to ask if this would stack with an offer out from Gas Budd…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 8:51pm -
  • Triple stack on Tumi: Sale + 24% back + Offers = big savings
    This morning, Charlie at Running With Miles posted about an opportunity to save big on Tumi gear. He illustrates a great deal, and it can get even a smidge better if you have a Chase Marriott Rewards Premier or Chase Slate card. If you value Membe…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 4:36pm -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • 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…
    - 3 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 10 days ago Mar 13, 2018, 3:47pm -
  • In memoriam: OPEN savings, selling Membership Rewards points for 2.5 cents each
    It's been widely reported in recent days that American Express is ending its OPEN savings program for small business credit cards on June 1, 2018. Long-time blog subscribers know that I've played around with the program in the past with some success,…
    - 15 days ago Mar 8, 2018, 10:59am -
  • The Hyatt-Oasis partnership is live, and won't work for travel hackers
    All the way back in October I wrote about the announcement of a partnership between Oasis, a luxury short-term home and apartment rental company, and the World of Hyatt loyalty program. I thought the tie-up could possibly work if Oasis was willing to…
    - 16 days ago Mar 7, 2018, 10:59am -
  • US Bank Real-Time Rewards are good, not great
    I've seen a few posts from folks lately about US Bank's introduction of so-called "Real-Time Rewards," which allow you to book travel reservations with your card directly instead of using US Bank's third-party "Rewards Center" travel agency.While I a…
    - 21 days ago Mar 2, 2018, 8:01pm -
  • How worried should Delta American Express cardholders be about RAT?
    I've been watching with interest as datapoints have rolled in of American Express signup bonuses being denied to people who meet the minimum spend requirement with manufactured spend techniques, particularly gift card purchases at unbonused merchants…
    - 24 days ago Feb 27, 2018, 10:59am -
  • Some recent redemptions, from good to mediocre
    I usually try to write up a post for each award trip I take, both to share my thinking about my points and miles strategy and to keep myself honest about the value of the rewards currencies I earn. I've been doing quite a bit of redeeming lately, so…
    - 28 days ago Feb 23, 2018, 9:04pm -
  • Can you use this one weird old trick to get more value from World of Hyatt Globalist status?
    Last year in one of my subscribers-only newsletters I suggested the possibility that you could enjoy the benefits of top-tier World of Hyatt Globalist status after the official expiration of your status.In principle, World of Hyatt status expires on…
    - 31 days ago Feb 20, 2018, 10:59am -
  • All(?) 25 non-lounge Priority Pass locations
    [updated 3/5/18: added MSP PGA Lounge]Longtime readers know that once I start thinking about a project I'm not satisfied until I've completely exhausted it. Over the last couple days I've written about non-lounge Priority Pass locations multiple time…
    - 38 days ago Feb 13, 2018, 10:59am -

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 -


  • Big Changes to Flying Blue Effective June 1
    As of June 1, Flying Blue–loyalty program of Air France, KLM, Aircalin, Hop!, Joon, Kenya Airways, Tarom, and transavia–is changing the way awards are priced. They are doing away with award charts and instead pricing based on origin, destination,…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 10:05pm -
  • Flash Sale: Get 100% Bonus on Purchasing IHG Points
    Through Thursday (March 22, 2018), you can buy 5,000+ IHG Rewards Club points with a 100% bonus. That brings the per-point price down to 0.575 cents*, which means you can book certain hotels for as low as $29. IHG is the loyalty program of these b…
    - 3 days ago Mar 20, 2018, 8:09pm -
  • Free Giveaway: $51 Southwest Gift Card
    Happy Friday MileValue readers! Longtime and ever generous reader CaveDweller is once again offering one lucky reader a $51 Southwest gift card. Southwest gift cards are fully transferable and don’t expire. There are two ways to enter: Comment on…
    - 7 days ago Mar 16, 2018, 6:39pm -
  • Top 10 Business Credit Cards for Travel Rewards: March 2018
    Applying for business credit and charge cards is a great way to earn more miles and points than you already do, but many people don’t apply for business cards because they incorrectly believe they don’t qualify. You don’t need to have employees…
    - 8 days ago Mar 15, 2018, 10:28pm -
  • Earn Miles by Paying Taxes with Credit Cards
    This is miles information, not tax advice. Consult a tax professional before paying your taxes with a credit card. We’re right around the corner from April, which means Uncle Sam is going to come knocking soon enough. Paying taxes is a significant…
    - 8 days ago Mar 15, 2018, 9:08pm -
  • Top 10 Personal Credit Cards for Travel Rewards: March 2018
    **I used to combine both personal and business credit cards on the same Top 10 list every month. I decided it would benefit you guys more if I separated those cards into two lists. Today I am publishing the Top 10 Personal Travel Credit Cards, and so…
    - 9 days ago Mar 14, 2018, 12:37am -
  • $363+ Roundtrips to Hawaii from Newark, April through February!
    I tweeted this deal first from @MileValueAlerts. Follow @MileValueAlerts on Twitter and follow these directions to get a text message every time I tweet from that account. I tweet from @MileValueAlerts rarely because it is designed to be used only…
    - 11 days ago Mar 12, 2018, 8:52pm -
  • Avianca Vuela & Vida Visas: 60k & 40k LifeMiles After Just One Purchase
    Avianca has a co-branded credit card issued by Banco Popular called the Avianca Vuela Visa and it comes with 40,000 Avianca LifeMiles after your first purchase on the card and a $149 annual fee. You can easily boost that bonus to 60,000 LifeMiles a…
    - 11 days ago Mar 12, 2018, 7:13pm -
  • New Sapphire Preferred Bonus: 10k Points Higher for a $95 Fee
    The standard bonus for the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is 55,000 Ultimate Rewards for spending $4,000 on the card within three months of account opening (+adding an authorized user). With that offer, the $95 annual fee is waive for the first year o…
    - 17 days ago Mar 6, 2018, 7:44pm -
  • Limited Time: 60k Gold & 70k Platinum Delta Offers. Which is Better?
    Until April 11, 2018, the Gold Delta Card is offering 50,000 bonus Delta miles after you spend $2,000 in your first three months, plus an additional 10,000 bonus miles for spending another $1,000 in within the first six months. The card also comes w…
    - 18 days ago Mar 5, 2018, 11:20pm -

Frequent Flier

  • newWhat’s the Deal With Mobile Passport Control?
    While many travelers expedite their arrival into the United States with Global Entry, another program is available for everyone else travelers – and it’s free to use. Mobile Passport Control allows flyers to fill out forms and answer common custo…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 10:00am -
  • newWell-Traveled Producer Steve Aoki Offers Tokyo Travel Tips
    DJ and producer Steve Aoki, who set a 2012 Guinness World Record for “the most traveled musician in one year,” recently imparted his travel advice about travel in Tokyo in an interview with Condé Nast Traveler. According to Aoki, travelers shoul…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 10:00am -
  • newNew York Airports Officially Suck
    Sorry, New York City. Your three airports ranked 78, 79, and 80 in a recent survey of the best airports in the United States—and there were only 80 airports in the entire study. Here’s what the three worst in the U.S. have in common, aside from a…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 10:00am -
  • newSoon-to-Be Tigerair CEO: “More Women, More Change”
    Merren McArthur, former Rio Tinto executive and the newly appointed CEO of Tigerair CEO as of May 2018, said that she believes women in similar positions will lead to positive change within the aviation industry. Recently, she told The Australian tha…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 10:00am -
  • newCyber Security Earning Increased Urgency From Aviation Industry
    Cyber security is not the most glamorous aspect of commercial aviation, but the importance of defending critical networks from intrusion is now among airlines’ top safety concerns. So far, confirmed cyber attacks against commercial aviation have re…
    - 13 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 10:51pm -
  • new#MeToo: AFA President Says Over 75 Percent of FAs Have Been Harassed
    Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), revealed the extent to which the sexual harassment of female flight attendants exists within the industry during Congressional testimony earlier this week. She said that more n…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 10:14pm -
  • newFly Jamaica Crew Member Busted With 9 Lbs of Cocaine
    A crew member aboard a Fly Jamaica Airways flight was arrested for attempting to smuggle cocaine into the United States. The cocaine was discovered, according to a statement from the US Customs and Border Protection, when the crew member was escorted…
    - 16 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 8:10pm -
  • newDelta Sends Puppy on Accidental Cross-Country Trip
    Delta Air Lines customer Josh Schlaich claims that his two-month-old puppy (which I want to stress at the beginning of this brief is reportedly alive and well) was accidentally sent to the wrong airport last week, and Schlaich picked up the wrong p…
    - 17 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 7:14pm -
  • newFrontier and Booted Pro Skater Give VERY Different Accounts of Events
    In a fairly public case of he-said-she-said, Frontier Airlines and a professional skater who was booted off of one of their flights had two very different accounts of the incident. Justin Mallory, who was aboard a Frontier Airlines plane to Phoenix,…
    - 18 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 5:59pm -
  • JetBlue’s Plan to Beat Alaska-Virgin America on the West Coast
    After losing out on the opportunity to purchase Virgin America, east coast airline JetBlue decided to compete against them through expanding their premium cabin product, Mint. The plan seems to be working: JetBlue is cruising towards one of their mos…
    - 1 day ago Mar 22, 2018, 10:00am -

Travel is Free

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

  • new“Miles & Points Are Easy, and You Don’t Need to Do a Lot to Start Seeing Real Value From It”
    Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money! Miles & Points Interview:   Boomer Traveller Ian and Celina write Boomer Traveller to help other Canadian Boomers maximi…
    - 4 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 8:30am -
  • newLove the Caribbean? This JetBlue 30% Transfer Bonus Is for You!
    Good news for folks who fly JetBlue! Via One Mile at a Time, you can get bonus JetBlue points for transferring Citi ThankYou points to JetBlue! Through May 19, 2018, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time, you’ll get 30% more JetBlue points when you tran…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 9:15pm -
  • newDon’t Miss Out on BIG Bonus Points – Use the Right Card for Paid Airfare!
    Purchasing airline tickets is a terrific way to earn a ton of bonus miles and points.  So picking the right card to buy your ticket can make a big difference in boosting your account balances! The Platinum Card® from American Express, Chase Sapphi…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 9:00pm -
  • newYour Guide to When (and When NOT) to Use Delta Pay With Miles
    Some of the most compelling miles & points offers right now are the AMEX Delta increased welcome bonuses.  They have never been higher, and each bonus is worth at least $600 or $700 toward Delta flights. That’s because if you have these AMEX Del…
    - 15 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 9:00pm -
  • newDeclined for a Small Business Card? There Might Be a Simple Fix!
    Lyn writes about flying nearly free on Southwest on her blog and has a free guide available for download that walks you step by step through how to earn the coveted Southwest Companion Pass.  The pass, which lets 1 person fly almos…
    - 17 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 7:00pm -
  • Why THIS Increased AMEX Delta Card Offer Is the Most Valuable of the Bunch!
    Did you know that earning just ONE valuable welcome bonus can get you a nearly free round-trip flight to Europe, South America, the Caribbean, or even parts of Africa, Asia, and the Middle East? With the limited-time Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Busine…
    - 1 day ago Mar 22, 2018, 8:00am -
  • Southwest Companion Pass FAQ:  You’ll Find the Answers Here!
    I consider the Southwest Companion Pass to be one of the best deals in travel.  Why?  Because it lets a friend or family member travel with you for free whenever you travel on Southwest.  It doesn’t matter if your flight is booked with points o…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 9:00pm -
  • Daraius’ Diary: “Hello Knee. I Love You!”
    Daraius:  We’ve got a great team at Million Mile Secrets helping with posts.  But I miss writing as much as I did in the old days!  So here I am writing about stuff that I really care about.  And which isn’t all miles-and-points related. In J…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 4:00pm -
  • Sign-Up Bonus 101: Do You Know What a Different “Card Product” Is?
    The single best way to earn miles & points is sign-up bonuses and spending on rewards-earning credit cards.  So it’s important to know when you can and can NOT earn those valuable welcome offers! There are several factors that determine whether or…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • Don’t Nearly Mess Up Like I Did and Forget About This Extra-Valuable Card Perk!
    Jasmin:   My favorite way to use miles and points is making memories with my kids.  Like many of us in our hobby, it often takes hours of research to find the perfect hotel or award flights. But on our recent trip to Asia, I needed an overnight st…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 1:00pm -

Nomadic Matt

  • Ko Lipe: The Greatest Month in All my Travels
    Have you ever found yourself falling completely in love with an unexpected destination? A spontaneous trip to Ko Lipe, Thailand, ended up being one of the best decisions I have ever made. Here's how a quick visit to see a friend turned into a month-l…
    - 8 days ago Mar 15, 2018, 3:04pm -
  • TravelCon Update!
    Hey everyone! As you (may) know, I’m hosting a conference in September called TravelCon. For a long time, I’ve dreamed of organizing a conference in conjunction with our Superstar Blogging program. Something that would take everything we have onl…
    - 23 days ago Feb 28, 2018, 5:59pm -
  • The RTW Trip Giveaway: A Winner’s Update (Part 1)
    Back in December, I announced Heather T. as the winner of my round the world contest. A month into her journey, Heather shares some highlights (and low points!) of her experiences in South America so far. Find out what she's been up to, and what her…
    - 30 days ago Feb 21, 2018, 1:21am -
  • I Still F*ing Hate Koh Phi Phi
    Koh Phi Phi is one of the most popular islands in Thailand. But I hate it. It's overdeveloped, expensive, and bursting with an overabundance of tourists. What was once a paradise has now become a shallow tourist trap. It's for that reason that I don'…
    - 32 days ago Feb 19, 2018, 4:03pm -
  • A Lifetime of Hope and Regret
    While reading entries for my round-the-world trip contest, one theme came up time and time again: regret. There always seem to be two selves -- the one we are and the one we imagine ourselves to be. But regret also gives us the power to make big chan…
    - 39 days ago Feb 12, 2018, 3:16pm -
  • 24 Things Every Solo Female Traveler Learns on the Road
    Kristin Addis, our solo female travel expert, reminisces on the lessons she's learned over the years as a solo female traveler -- whether it's the freedom of not having to answer to anyone else, or simply slowing down to enjoy the ride. Some lessons…
    - 43 days ago Feb 8, 2018, 3:28pm -
  • How Staci Didn’t Let a Rare Medical Condition Prevent Her From Seeing The World
    Staci was born with the rare medical condition known as Nager Syndrome. One consequence of Nager Syndrome is deafness, yet Staci has refused to let her condition interfere with her dreams of seeing the world. In this inspiring reader interview, Staci…
    - 45 days ago Feb 6, 2018, 2:38pm -
  • Announcing TravelCon: The World’s Premier Travel Event
    For a long time now, I’ve had a strong desire to organize a conference in conjunction with Superstar Blogging. Today, I'm excited to announce TravelCon, taking place in Austin, Texas, focused on writing, branding, business practices, marketing, vid…
    - 50 days ago Feb 1, 2018, 5:00pm -
  • Memories
    Spurred by the writing of my next book about my years on the road, I find myself wandering the halls of memory reminiscing about my last decade of travel. I dig through old photos and journal entries. I search Facebook for people I met years ago. Sto…
    - 57 days ago Jan 25, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • 37 Places to Eat in Tokyo
    I asked for your food recommendations for Tokyo, and you did not disappoint. In November, me and some friends spent a week eating our way around the city. It's hard to have a bad meal in Tokyo, and while I didn't get to eat everywhere, these are some…
    - 62 days ago Jan 20, 2018, 4:23pm -

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 & 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 -



  • newEnd Of Week Stuff
    Here’s a chance to save 15% if you have Points + Cash bookings coming soon with IHG. Ending tonight is another very big sale from the very average airline known as Frontier. Saving 90% is possible if you have Tuesday or Wednesday flights to take. A…
    - 5 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 7:19am -
  • Free Lyft Ride
    Thanks to reader Sandy for sharing this link from Lyft. If you’re going to one of the 50 “March For Our Lives” demonstrations this week, Lyft will get you there for free. I was going to leave it at that, but I’m just not a “leave it at that…
    - 1 day ago Mar 22, 2018, 8:15am -
  • Frontier Sale
    If you have a deep and intense hatred of comfort, you might want to consider Frontier Airlines for this $20 sale. Actually, there are some really good options in there. It’s just that, well, it’s Frontier Airlines. I feel obligated to make fun of…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 8:30am -
  • IHG Points
    Yeah, part of me still dies when I talk about buying points. But with so many people short on hotel points these days, it’s an option that does need to be considered for some. This IHG sale is good only if you have a stay in mind, do the math, see…
    - 3 days ago Mar 20, 2018, 7:53am -
  • Avios Transfer Bonus
    In this month’s edition of occasional-deals-that-are-pretty-good-but-won’t-matter-to-many-people, there’s a 30% transfer bonus from Diners Club to British Airways. This expires at the end of March. But it’s Diners Club. So it isn’t going to…
    - 4 days ago Mar 19, 2018, 8:53am -
  • Fairmont Contest
    (Really big thanks to reader Julie for this valuable giveaway. It’s something she could have sold and made a good chunk of change on but she chose to offer it up here. I really appreciate that, Julie) This giveaway is for 2 free night certificates…
    - 7 days ago Mar 16, 2018, 7:01am -
  • Website Feedback Request
    I got an email from reader Beth asking if I knew anything about a website called DoNotPay. The short answer? Nope. But it sure sounds interesting… Apparently, this website claims to track flight/hotel reservations and “negotiate” a better deal…
    - 8 days ago Mar 15, 2018, 8:05am -
  • Mid-March Sales
    This week, the ever-present Alaska and Southwest sales are…present. Also available today are award sales from Delta (if you’re going to South America) and United (if you’re going to Hawaii). Just don’t trust those morons with your dog.    …
    - 9 days ago Mar 14, 2018, 8:43am -
  • Southwest California Millions
    Dear California: Sure you have a history of droughts, earthquakes, painfully expensive real estate, absurd traffic, gang violence, severe fires, police brutality, high taxes, and Kardashians. Plus that whole falling into the ocean thing. But, hey, yo…
    - 10 days ago Mar 13, 2018, 8:59am -
  • Office Depot Promo
    Nerds With Inks are getting busy this week. Through Saturday, Office Depot/Max is back with their $10 off promo for $300+ in Visa gift cards. As always, the idea is using an Ink (or Amex SimplyCash Plus) to take advantage of 5 points per dollar at of…
    - 11 days ago Mar 12, 2018, 8:54am -

Doctor of Credit

  • newChase Ink Cash $500 Public Online Offer
    arn a $500 cash bonus after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first three months after account opening on the Chase Ink Cash cardThe post Chase Ink Cash $500 Public Online Offer appeared first on Doctor Of Credit.
    - 7 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 5:07am -
  • newHawaiian Airlines & Japan Airlines Announce New Partnership
    Hawaiian Airlines & Japan Airlines have announced a new partnership that will start on March 25th. They want to “ease and comfort of travel for passengers traveling between the two island chains, with extensive code sharing, lounge access and frequ…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 10:37pm -
  • new[Targeted] Amazon Fire Tablets From $19.99
    Amazon is offering up to $40 off when you purchase a Fire Tablet with at least one Membership Rewards point. In addition the Fire Tablets are on sale now. $40 off Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet, 8″ HD Display, 32 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case – fin…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 10:17pm -
  • newGroupon Card-Link: Free $3 at Dunkin Donuts + 20% Back Thereafter
    Update 03/22/18: Deal is back for 2018. Hat tip to DansDeals The Offer Direct Link (our affiliate link, thanks for supporting the site) Groupon is offering 100% back on your purchase at Dunkin Donuts, up to $3 (e.g. spend $3 or more and get $3 back),…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 10:09pm -
  • newCiti ThankYou Points 30% Transfer Bonus To JetBlue (1:1.04)
    Citi are offering a 30% transfer bonus when you transfer your Citi ThankYou points to JetBlue’s TrueBlue program. The post Citi ThankYou Points 30% Transfer Bonus To JetBlue (1:1.04) appeared first on Doctor Of Credit.
    - 14 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 9:53pm -
  • newMealPal $50 Visa Gift Card Bonus with Meal Subscription Signup
    MealPal is offering a $50 Visa e-gift card when signing up with a referral link for the 12-meal or 20-meal monthly plan.The 12-meal plan is $6.39 per meal, totaling $76.68 + tax for the month. The 20-meal plan is $5.99 per meal, totaling $119.80 + t…
    - 16 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 8:38pm -
  • newRaise: Save 5% on Already-Discounted Travel Gift Cards [Southwest, Airbnb, Uber,, etc.] is offering 5% off on travel gift card brands with promo code: is a second-hand exchange selling discounted gift cards. This 5% will stack on top of whatever discount is already showing on the site. Eligible brands:UberA…
    - 17 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 6:56pm -
  • new[AZ only] VantageWest Credit Union $200 Checking Bonus
    VantageWest Credit Union is offering a bonus of 20,000 points (worth $200 when you open a new Rewards Checking or Rewards Plus Checking account and complete the following requirements:Setup Direct Deposit on your account (minimum $500).Have at lea…
    - 20 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 4:00pm -
  • newEarn 15% eBay Bucks on Purchases $150+ [Targeted?]
    Get 15% eBay Bucks on purchases $150+Get 8% eBay Bucks on purchases $50 - $The post Earn 15% eBay Bucks on Purchases $150+ [Targeted?] appeared first on Doctor Of Credit.
    - 21 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 3:42pm -
  • newFirst Advantage Bank 4.50% APY Rewards Checking On Balances Up To $10,000
    First Advantage Bank offers a rewards checking account that earns 4.5% on balances up to $10,The post First Advantage Bank 4.50% APY Rewards Checking On Balances Up To $10,000 appeared first on Doctor Of Credit.
    - 21 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 3:00pm -

Hustler Money Blog

Travel Codex

  • newQantas Launches Its First Nonstop from Australia to London
    On March 24, history will be made when the first scheduled nonstop flight from Australia to Europe will begin. In late 2016, Qantas announced that it was commencing nonstop flights from Perth, Australia to London Heathrow in early 2018. The day has…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 23, 2018, 11:00am -
  • newGetting Marriott Rewards Stays to Post to Account
    Someday Marriott Rewards will be the sole surviving program once the merger is completed with Starwood Preferred Guest.  This process has been ongoing for some time, and presumably Starwood will go away in 2019. As a SPG Lifetime Platinum, I’ve be…
    - 23 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • Alaska Airlines Unveils New First Class Enhancements
    Seattle-based Alaska Airlines is working to make “First Class flights better” with various upgrades over the coming months. The changes are intended to impact all stages of the customer journey lifecycle, including pre-flight activities such as m…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas: Ports of Call
    Welcome to the final installment of my Galveston-to-Jamaica cruise review aboard RCCL’s Liberty of the Seas.  Previously, I covered our balcony stateroom and the ship’s dining.  Meanwhile, the first installment covered the ship generally and on…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 11:00am -
  • Report: Acela New York to Boston, First Class, with a Toddler
    For our recent trip to New York and Boston, we opted to take the Acela Express from new York Pennsylvania station to Boston. I had taken it plenty of times as a business travelers over the years, but I hadn’t traveled on it for pleasure, and this w…
    - 3 days ago Mar 20, 2018, 1:20pm -
  • American Airlines and City of Chicago Reach Deal on Airport Expansion
    At last, the clouds have appeared to clear over the American Airlines vs. City of Chicago conflict surrounding a proposed $8.5 billion expansion plan for O’Hare International airport. The details of the proposal, which I wrote about in an earlier b…
    - 4 days ago Mar 19, 2018, 11:30am -
  • Floret by Cafe Flora: Sea-Tac’s First Vegetarian Restaurant Now Open
    What sounds better than yam fries with cayenne aioli, Oaxaca tacos with cheesy mashed potatoes, or a remake of the classic French Dip sandwich with portobello mushrooms, washed down with a crisp cup of Stumptown coffee? Getting to sample all of these…
    - 6 days ago Mar 17, 2018, 5:30pm -
  • Earn Alaska Airlines Miles With ReachNow Carsharing Service
    ReachNow, the BMW carsharing service in Seattle and Alaska Airlines are joining forces to offer Alaska Airlines miles with each rental. The new rental promotion allows users to earn valuable Alaska Airlines miles for Seattle area rentals. A bonus wil…
    - 8 days ago Mar 15, 2018, 2:43pm -
  • Review: Atlas Executive Athletic Holdall, A Briefcase and a Gym Bag
    As a frequent traveler, I am pretty particular about the baggage I travel with. My current kit for most trips include a 20″ rolling carry-on and the Tom Bihn Synapse Backpack. I’m content with this setup, and not really looking for an alternative…
    - 8 days ago Mar 15, 2018, 1:00pm -
  • JetBlue Eliminates 3x Points on Amazon Purchases
    Currently, JetBlue has an affiliate link on their website which allows you to earn 3 JetBlue “True Blue” points per dollar spent at However, starting on March 27, 2018, you will no longer earn any JetBlue points for purchases made at…
    - 10 days ago Mar 13, 2018, 1:00pm -

Maximizing Money

  • newOpencare New Dentist Finder $75 Bonus and $50 Referrals – Get $75 to Find New Dentist
    Opencare is an online new dentist finder tool that helps you find the perfect dentist who is personalized to your needs and convenient to your location in cities across North America.Just start your dentist search at this $75 Opencare Promotional Li…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 10:18pm -
  • newFundThrough Online Invoice Funding – Immediate Cash for Small Businesses
    Get immediate cash flow for your small or growing business by funding your unpaid invoices with FundThrough. [Read More] FundThrough Online Invoice Funding – Immediate Cash for Small BusinessesThe post FundThrough Online Invoice Funding – Imme…
    - 14 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 10:05pm -
  • Chase Pay – $10 Restaurant Deal – Check Out Quickly and Make Online Payments
    Use the Chase Pay app to order ahead and pay for takeout at participating local and national restaurants to get $10 off your first order. [Read More] Chase Pay – $10 Restaurant Deal – Check Out Quickly and Make Online PaymentsThe post Chase Pa…
    - 1 day ago Mar 22, 2018, 12:07pm -
  • FollowUpThen Reminder Service $5 Discount and $5 Referral Credits
    FollowUpThen provides simple email reminders to keep track of all your personal and financial activities and clear out your inbox, perfect for bank accounts, credit cards and other financial offers, plus get a $5 discount if you decide to upgrade to…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 11:43pm -
  • IBERIABANK Freedom Checking Account $150 First Responders Bonus – Fire, Police and Paramedic/EMT
    First Responders including Fire, Police, and Paramedic/EMT employees can get a $150 cash bonus for opening an IBERIABANK Freedom Checking Account with a qualify direct deposit in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee,…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 12:34pm -
  • TopCashback Freebies – Free $10 in Spend at Etsy
    New TopCashback members can get $10 in Free Spend at Etsy when you spend at least $10 or more on anything at Etsy, and get $10 in cash back from TopCashback, valid through March 25, 2018. [Read More] TopCashback Freebies – Free $10 in Spend at Et…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 11:21am -
  • Citibank Checking Account Package Offers $300/$500 Bonus Cash
    Citibank is offering a $300 bonus when you deposit $15,000 with the Citibank Account Package or a $500 bonus when you deposit $50,000 with the Citibank Account Package or Citi Priority Account Package. [Read More] Citibank Checking Account Package…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 11:11am -
  • Bank of the West $150 New Checking Account Bonus
    Bank of the West is offering $150 in bonus cash when you open a new personal checking account online or in-branch, set up a direct deposit of at least $250, and make 10 debit card purchases per month for 2 months.This Bank of the West promotion is a…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 10:35am -
  • Bank of Galesville $150 Kasasa Free Checking Account Bonus – Wisconsin
    Bank of Galesville in Wisconsin will give you a $150 cash reward when you open any free Kasasa checking account and meet the requirements. [Read More] Bank of Galesville $150 Kasasa Free Checking Account Bonus – WisconsinThe post Bank of Galesvi…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 1:03am -
  • Joy App – Create Happy Money Spending Habits with Free Savings Account
    Joy is a free money app that will change the way you spend and save money to help you find more happiness in your life. [Read More] Joy App – Create Happy Money Spending Habits with Free Savings AccountThe post Joy App – Create Happy Money Spe…
    - 3 days ago Mar 20, 2018, 6:49pm -

Boarding Area

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • newAmerican Airlines Selling Miles. Should You Buy?
    The airline business is a competitive one. Planes, fuel and salaries are not cheap, and you can’t get away with charging more than your least expensive competitor. So airlines have been forced to come up with other ways to make a buck. One of those…
    - 22 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 2:39pm -
  • Double Miles On AA For Flying In First Or Biz; Possibly Targeted
    Every once in a while, a company will throw out a “targeted” promotion. It’s just what it sounds like: It’s a promotion that only some people have access to but not others. Often, the promotions are sent to either “lapsed” users (formerly…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 3:16pm -
  • Using Points Or Miles To Bid For Experiences
    Got a few extra hundred thousand points or so that you don’t know what to do with? No problem, travel providers have found a way to help you out. Auctions with Points Or Miles Sure, anyone can save up miles (or money, for that matter) to fly First…
    - 3 days ago Mar 20, 2018, 2:29pm -
  • Norwegian Raises The Stakes In Chicago
    And now it gets interesting. In the past, I’ve written about ultra-low cost carriers (ULCCs) and why they matter. ULCCs sell you a seat (unassigned), and that’s it. If you want anything else, you pay for it. For the backpacker who doesn’t care…
    - 4 days ago Mar 19, 2018, 1:26am -
  • Southwest Fare Sales Shows The Beauty Of Rapid Rewards
    This morning, Southwest Airlines launched a flash fare sale, with one-way prices as low as $49 each. The Fare Sale Basics Fare sales are nothing unusual for the airline and they often come with conditions, such as blackouts and advance purchase requi…
    - 7 days ago Mar 16, 2018, 1:44pm -
  • Tidbits From The World Of Travel
    One thing about the travel industry: It’s never boring. So let’s look at some of the more interesting stories that are floating around. United Airlines Screw up with A Pet, Again Also known as the keystone cops of the airline industry, United has…
    - 8 days ago Mar 15, 2018, 2:27pm -
  • Radisson Rewards (Formerly Club Carlson) Bonus: Up To 120,000 Points
     I used to call Club Carlson “the little program that could.” The owner of the Radisson, Park Plaza and other brands changed its name to Radisson Rewards, but it maintained the best features of the rewards plan,* including excellent promotions t…
    - 9 days ago Mar 14, 2018, 7:14am -
  • Three Ways To Earn Big American Miles
    American Airlines miles are among the most useful in the industry. The company is a member of the oneworld alliance and your miles can get you anywhere in the world. It’s taking more and more miles, though, to get that business class ticket to Asia…
    - 10 days ago Mar 13, 2018, 4:38pm -
  • JetBlue Ending Amazon Partnership (On Land)
    Well, it was good while I lasted. JetBlue has been offering three points per dollar spent at Amazon when you do it through their link. That’s coming to an end, except if you do it through their onboard Fly-Fi. Here was there short email: Thanks, as…
    - 11 days ago Mar 12, 2018, 10:30pm -
  • Delta And Alaska: Earning Miles From Delayed Baggage
    Nobody likes to check their bags when flying. It guarantees waiting at the carousel for an undetermined period of time when all you want to do is get out of the airport. But if you wait long enough and fly the right airline, it could be a profitable…
    - 11 days ago Mar 12, 2018, 3:56pm -

milepoint (Forums)

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newBA Holidays cancellation
    I'm not sure if this has been asked before, but if I put down a deposit with BA holidays and don't want to go anymore do I need to cancel or just ignore and the booking will cancel for lack of final payment? Thank you!
    - 31 mins ago Mar 23, 2018, 11:42am -
  • newUA950 3/23, 4 FC seats “blocked”
    What does this mean? We requested upgrades from J, wondering if we will clear.
    - 45 mins ago Mar 23, 2018, 11:28am -
  • newAnother A330
    A Qatar A330-200 has appeared in Dublin for Aer Lingus use. Unclear what the plan is but its sitting up near the Aer Lingus hanger So that makes 6 A330's added in less than 4 years
    - 60 mins ago Mar 23, 2018, 11:13am -
  • newKL1497 2nd March. Did it fly?
    Does anyone have the subscription or tool to show if KL1497 2 March 2018 AMS TO HUY at 16.10 operated? I asked KLM customer care, they said it was cancelled due to weather in the UK. I asked at HUY when I checked in this week and they told me it...
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 10:39am -
  • newAgressive attendant on BA flight (LHR->SYD)
    I need a bit of a rant/catharsis on something that happened on a BA flight that I just keep stewing on. Maybe posting here will help get it off my chest, even if no one reads it. I fly four times a year London to Sydney, as the head office.…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 10:29am -
  • newCEO Alex Cruz on Brexit, CX & QR, HBO fares and Airbus A380
    Just posting through an interview BA CEO Alex Cruz did with Hong Kong media on Thursday. While China was covered, there was separate elements at the end of the story featuring Brexit, the A380, Cathay Pacific & Qatar Airways and HBO fares.South...
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 10:28am -
  • newFriends and family ticket
    Looked in the search function but cant find the threads. Can someone please confirm that a F&F receives normal tier points. We need to do a quick 160TP trip to get Gold again. Thanks
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 10:14am -
  • newIf I buy NH ticket on UA, do the miles post automatically?
    Just wondering if anyone has experience with this. I purchased an 016 ticket on for an ANA flight. (not a code share) As usual, I then went to the ANA website to select seat. The flight showed up there and I did seat selection. But on ANA's...
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 10:11am -
  • newMLL admittance rule
    If I travel on International J on AC connecting to transborder Y on AC, do I have access to the transborder MLL at YVR? Similarly on the return, if the transborder leg is still Y and the international leg is J, do I have access to the transborder...
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 9:59am -
  • newHard pull consequences
    Seeing that Chase says I'm 5/24 even though the 5th card is a store card only with no VISA or MC logo but what are the repercussions if I apply for the CIC with the 50k bonus? Besides possibly being turned down what can things be for me when in a.…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 9:59am -

Reddit r/churning

  • newBank Account Bonus - Week of March 23, 2018
    This is the Weekly Bank Account Bonus Thread. Due to the continual growth of the sub, mixing Bank account churning discussion with Credit Card discussions is becoming a bit unwieldy. Based on the Survey results in June 2017, we decided to start a Ban…
    - 1 hour ago Mar 23, 2018, 11:06am -
  • newDaily Question Thread - March 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 hour ago Mar 23, 2018, 11:06am -
  • newDaily Discussion Thread - March 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…
    - 2 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 10:06am -
  • newChase Ink Cash $500 Public Online OfferUp
    Per /u/Chong786 DoC Link Earn a $500 cash bonus after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first three months after account opening on the Chase Ink Cash card. No AF, 5/24 rules apply, 0% APR the first 12 months.…
    - 5 hours ago Mar 23, 2018, 7:28am -
  • new30% Bonus Transferring Citi ThankYou points to JetBlue. 1000 TY => 1040 JetBlue
    Limited Time Offer: Transfer ThankYou Points to TrueBlue and receive 30% bonus TrueBlue points. Offer is valid for Point Transfers to TrueBlue completed by 11:59 PM ET May 19, 2018. submitted by /u/ha_ka [link] [comments]
    - 19 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 5:17pm -
  • Data Points Central Thread - Week of March 22, 2018
    This is the Weekly Data Points Central thread In this little hobby of ours, we constantly rely on sharing the experiences and data points by others to optimize our award earning process. From how often you can apply for a card or bank account, to how…
    - 1 day ago Mar 22, 2018, 11:05am -
  • Daily Question Thread - March 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…
    - 1 day ago Mar 22, 2018, 11:05am -
  • Daily Discussion Thread - March 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…
    - 1 day ago Mar 22, 2018, 10:05am -
  • What Card Should I Get? Weekly Thread - Week of March 21, 2018
    What Card Should I Get Weekly Thread, where we try to figure out what card you should get or critique your current plans or AOR if you're doing it that way). Everything is YMMV and these are all opinions. Agree or disagree with your votes. As always…
    - 2 days ago Mar 21, 2018, 11:06am -
  • Daily Question Thread - March 21, 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 Mar 21, 2018, 11:05am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newHow to Get SiriusXM Satellite Radio for Cheap
    When I leased our new car, it came with six months of free SiriusXM satellite radio. It’s a great promotion, since I would never have...The post How to Get SiriusXM Satellite Radio for Cheap appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 22 hours ago Mar 22, 2018, 2:00pm -
  • How to Earn More Cash Back on Travel With Ebates’s Travel Thursdays
    This is a sponsored post. Ebates—like many things we cover on this site—is a tool that by design is meant to save/earn you money. It’s...The post How to Earn More Cash Back on Travel With Ebates’s Travel Thursdays appeared first on Johnny Je…
    - 1 day ago Mar 22, 2018, 10:00am -
  • Inside the Hilton Sandestin Beach in Miramar Beach, FL
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