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The Points Guy

  • newVirgin Voyages Is Celebrating Pride With a Custom LGBTQIA+ Voyage in 2020
    The Scarlet Lady — the inaugural vessel from Sir Richard Branson’s forthcoming Virgin Voyages cruise line — hasn’t even taken to the high seas yet. But she’s already preparing for next year’s Pride Month in style.  The Scarlet Lady will…
    - 5 hours ago Jun 27, 2019, 12:30am -
  • new(China) Southern Hospitality: Flying China Southern’s New 787-9 in Business From Vancouver to Guangzhou
    Mainland Chinese airlines don’t have the best reputations among frequent flyers. Sure, there are some exceptions, but for the most part when you are faced with the prospect of flying long-haul on a Chinese carrier, you’re probably expecting an ai…
    - 6 hours ago Jun 27, 2019, 12:00am -
  • newUnited Airlines Joins Peers, Pushes Boeing 737 MAX Return into September
    United Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 MAX from schedules through Labor Day weekend, joining peers American Airlines and Southwest Airlines in extending cancellations. The Chicago-based carrier announced Wednesday that it has removed the aircraft…
    - 6 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 11:50pm -
  • newAll-Biz to Newark: A Review of La Compagnie’s Brand-New Airbus A321LR
    I typically firm up my air-show reservations months in advance — with dates often confirmed more than a year out, there’s plenty of time to search for award availability and lock in decent hotel rates before most corporate travelers even begin to…
    - 7 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 11:00pm -
  • newLoyalty in Las Vegas After Caesars-Eldorado Merger
    Yesterday, TPG reported the news that Caesars Entertainment will be wholly acquired by Eldorado Resorts. In accordance with the merger agreement, the two gaming companies will combine to form the largest owner and operator of US gaming assets, with o…
    - 7 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 10:30pm -
  • newThe Most Aspirational Points Hotels in the World
    While most people start earning travel rewards with the goal of saving money on vacations they already planned to take, many eventually start to reach for more. Whether it’s first class flights with closing-door suites or $3,000-a-night overwater b…
    - 8 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 10:00pm -
  • newFAA Identifies New Issue With 737 MAX
    An un-grounding date for Boeing’s 737 MAX is not yet on the horizon. As Boeing works with airlines, regulators and other stakeholders to fix a flight control system suspected of contributing to two fatal crashes of the airliner, the Federal Aviatio…
    - 8 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 9:35pm -
  • newBest Airline Credit Cards for Families in 2019
    Airline credit cards are not created equally, especially if you travel with a family. In a perfect world, traveling families would want an airline credit card that provides perks (such as waived bag fees) that will work for the whole crew, have built…
    - 8 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 9:30pm -
  • newYour Points, Miles and Loyalty Guide to Hertz Car Rentals
    The origin of Hertz dates back over 100 years, and it’s now the largest rental car company in the world. Unfortunately, many travelers are likely questioning their loyalty these days after Hertz recently devalued its program with no prior notice. D…
    - 9 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 9:00pm -
  • newSouthwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card Review
    Southwest and Chase recently launched the newest addition to the Southwest cobranded card lineup, the Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card. While it can be hard for premium airline cards (especially business versions) to compete w…
    - 10 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 8:15pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

  • newAll-Inclusive Resorts vs. Cruising: Which Is More Frugal?
    Since I frequently travel with my kids and prefer to keep things easy, I really love cruising and all-inclusive resorts. Both options make it easy to budget and pay for your trip without a ton of surprises, and both can be booked in one of my favorit…
    - 11 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • 4 Things I Loved About the MSC Seaside
    Over spring break, my husband and I took our kids and my parents for a cruise on the MSC Seaside out of Miami. We booked a balcony cabin on the 15th floor, and we had an awesome time! Our cruise set us back almost $2,500, and we got a free “Drinks…
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • One Phrase You Should Stop Using If You Use Points and Miles
    Travel credit cards let you earn points and miles that can be used to save money on travel or pay for exorbitant travel expenses most couldn't normally afford. I have personally redeemed miles for airfare and hotel stays that would have cost me thous…
    - 5 days ago Jun 21, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • What is the Best Travel Credit Card for Newbies?
    Recently, a family member asked me for some advice on which credit card to get for an upcoming trip. This would be their first trip to Europe, and they wanted a card without foreign transaction fees and hoping to earn rewards they could use for upcom…
    - 7 days ago Jun 19, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • My Northern Europe Itinerary & What I’m Paying With Rewards
    Traveling with my husband, children and in-laws to Northern Europe for the first time, I used rewards for a majority of our trip. I paid cash for our flights on Icelandair, for example, since they were only around $600 each. And I paid with real mone…
    - 9 days ago Jun 17, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • 4 Ways to Always Pay Your Credit Card Balance In Full
    Credit card rewards make it easy to travel further from home and stretch our travel budgets as far as they can go, but there’s a downside to pursuing them — the potential for debt. Even if you’re frugal, it can be tempting to spend more than yo…
    - 12 days ago Jun 14, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • My Favorite Credit Card Combo Right Now
    While I am always looking out for new credit card offers and signup bonuses to earn, I’m currently taking it easy and focusing on the cards I have. This is partly because I haven’t seen a lot of new offers that I’m eligible for, but it’s also…
    - 14 days ago Jun 12, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • Watch out for This When Canceling an Airbnb Reservation
    I was working on planning for my upcoming trip to Italy when I accidentally canceled an October Airbnb reservation in Rome. I tried to backspace my way out of the cancellation, but it was too late. Within a matter of a few seconds, I received my canc…
    - 16 days ago Jun 10, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • Why You Should Stay at the Hotel Indigo Rome St. George & How to Book With Points
    A few weeks ago, I spent two wonderful nights at the Hotel Indigo - Rome, St. George. I was on a paid stay so I didn’t cover my hotel with rewards, but I would definitely use points or pay to stay here again if given the chance. If you’re plannin…
    - 19 days ago Jun 7, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • How I’m Gearing Up for Dynamic Awards Pricing
    The erratic behavior airline loyalty programs exhibit is one of the reasons I think loyalty is dumb — at least for me. There’s zero chance I’m going to stick with an airline that may or may not be the least expensive when they can’t even info…
    - 21 days ago Jun 5, 2019, 6:30pm -

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newRare: Lots Of Air New Zealand Business Class Awards
    Historically Air New Zealand is one of the stingiest airlines when it comes to making business class award seats available, in particular for travel between the US and New Zealand. There are many times where there's not a single business class award…
    - 11 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 7:14pm -
  • newReal Photos: British Airways’ New A350 Business Class
    We know that British Airways is soon introducing an all new business class product, which will be known as the Club Suite. This product represents a massive improvement over British Airways' current business class.The airline is going from offering…
    - 14 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 4:17pm -
  • newAir France Discontinues Low Cost Airline Today
    The day has finally come. Today Air France's low cost carrier experiment comes to an end, as the airline dumps the Joon brand.Joon was a low cost carrier launched by Air France in December 2017. It operated both short and long haul flights. The thin…
    - 14 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 3:45pm -
  • newJetBlue Suing Walmart Over Jetblack Name
    Well here's an interesting lawsuit.JetBlue is suing Walmart over trademark infringement. This lawsuit is in regards to Walmart's text-based personal shopping service, Jetblack, which was launched in May 2018.I wasn't familiar with this service prio…
    - 15 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 3:05pm -
  • newAmerican’s New Caribbean & Latin America Routes
    American has just announced some route additions as well as expansions for travel to the Caribbean and Latin America. It's the routes out of New York that I find most surprising (but also logical).I say these routes are surprising because American h…
    - 15 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 2:33pm -
  • newBritish Airways’ New Premium Economy Amenities
    British Airways has been investing quite a bit in their premium product.Most notably, they've completely overhauled their business class soft product, and I've been really impressed. They've introduced new bedding and food, and this summer they'll b…
    - 16 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 1:47pm -
  • newGreat Deal: Easy 20% Off Amazon Purchase
    Over the past year or so we've seen some incredible opportunities to redeem a small number of points towards an Amazon purchase to score a heck of a deal. Another one of these promotions is back, and I'm even targeted even though I've taken advantage…
    - 17 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 12:43pm -
  • newLimited Time: Buy Hilton Points With A 100% Bonus
    Hilton Honors has just rolled out their latest promotion on purchased points. Through July 4, 2019, Hilton Honors members can receive a 100% bonus when they purchase Honors points. Note that this promotion is marketed as having "limited packages avai…
    - 18 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 11:47am -
  • newToday Only: Earn Up To 8x Miles On Apple Purchases
    Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you’d earn anyway for credit card spend. Whenev…
    - 19 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 10:59am -
  • Revealed: Lufthansa’s New Premium Economy Seat
    Next year Lufthansa will take delivery of their first Boeing 777-9, of which they have 20 on order. These planes are exciting because they'll be the first to feature Lufthansa's all new business class, offering direct aisle access from every seat (th…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2019, 9:11pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • newBuy Hilton points for 0.5c each
    Hilton is once again offering points with a 100% bonus, which works out to a cost of half a cent per point. That’s about what Hilton points are generally worth, but there are certainly some opportunities to leverage a sale like this for greater va…
    - 3 hours ago Jun 27, 2019, 2:39am -
  • newBusiness class on Air New Zealand from 49K points each way [rare award space]
    Air New Zealand has released a bunch of business class award space for July and August 2019. Thanks to current point transfer bonuses, you could book these awards from just 49,000 Amex Membership Rewards points or 64,000 Avianca LifeMiles each way…
    - 7 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 10:42pm -
  • newHow I Won’t Be Winning The 40K To Far Away Challenge Either
    Maybe I should take Mr Quinney’s advice and not underestimate myself. Having come up with the idea for the 40K To Far Away challenge, I questioned the wisdom of suggesting it to Greg and Nick. After all, my strength lies in maximizing our points fo…
    - 9 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 9:04pm -
  • newGet 20% off at Amazon w/ 1 Membership Rewards point [YMMV]
    Amazon is once again offering 20% off your order when you use at least 1 Membership Rewards point up to a maximum discount of $50. This promotion appears to be targeted and you may not be eligible if you participated in the promotion last time. T…
    - 15 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 2:58pm -
  • newGreg’s Chase Ultimate Rewards battle plans
    The 40K to Far Away challenge is on! Nick, Stephen, and I each have a budget of 40K points and $400 to go as far away as we can.  Nick is working with Citi ThankYou points, Stephen is working with Amex Membership Rewards points, and I have Chase Ult…
    - 19 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 10:39am -
  • 1 Day Only: Earn Up To 8x On Apple Purchases (6/26/19)
    For today only (June 26), you can get a great rate on purchases from the Apple Store through a number of different airline portals. The Alaska and United portals have the best rate, but the American, Delta and Southwest portals are also worth conside…
    - 1 day ago Jun 26, 2019, 4:36am -
  • Fairmont & Sofitel Amex Offer: Spend $400 & Get $80 Back
    There’s a new Amex Offer for Fairmont and Sofitel properties that’s offering $80 back when spending $400 or more. The Deal Spend $400 or more on room rate and room charges in a single purchase at Fairmont and Sofitel hotels and resorts and get $8…
    - 1 day ago Jun 26, 2019, 12:32am -
  • Cruising to a win #40Kfaraway
    When the 40K to Far Away idea first came up (see: Challenge! 40K to Far Away), and when I learned that I would be assigned Chase Ultimate Rewards points, I had a great idea.  I remembered the Travel is Free post about how to find cheap repositioning…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2019, 9:08pm -
  • Not So Happy: Negative Changes Coming To Happy Gift Cards Excluding 3rd Party Gift Card Purchases
    Two of the main reasons why Happy gift cards have proven to be so popular is because they’re frequently available at a discount somewhere and the fact that they can be used at some stores to purchase third party gift cards. Unfortunately MetaBank h…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2019, 8:36pm -
  • How I’m not going to win the 40K challenge
    In my younger years, I  ran track for a legendary coach named Mr. Quinney. My high school’s girls’ track & field team went more than a decade undefeated in our league and nearly two decades as league champions; the boys team went something like…
    - 2 days ago Jun 25, 2019, 10:58am -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

Well Traveled Mile

MileValue

  • Top 10 Credit Cards for Travel Rewards: June 2019
    There are a lot of reasons to collect miles and points. For free First Class flights and luxury hotel stays To travel to more countries than you could otherwise afford (like Norway, pictured above) To take your family on vacation To visit home for t…
    - 1 day ago Jun 26, 2019, 1:24am -
  • New British Airways Avios Partner Award Chart
    Over a month ago I wrote about the impending devaluation of the British Airways Avios program’s prices to fly partner airlines. Since then, the speculated award prices have all been confirmed. Here is the speculative chart I included in that origin…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2019, 7:26pm -
  • Anatomy of an Award: 45k Virgin Atlantic Miles for Delta One to Argentina
    In May I flew from Atlanta to Buenos Aires in Delta One, and only had to spend 45,000 Ultimate Rewards–transferred to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club– to do so. After a few weeks visiting my parents’ home outside of Charleston, SC, it was time to f…
    - 2 days ago Jun 25, 2019, 3:30am -
  • New Southwest Business Card with 80k Bonus
    The brand new Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card is exciting. Its benefits package is loaded, the 80,000 point bonus is huge, and it makes getting a Companion Pass easy. If you are eligible to open a business card, keep re…
    - 6 days ago Jun 21, 2019, 4:33am -
  • Free Giveaway: $101 Southwest Gift Card

    - 8 days ago Jun 18, 2019, 7:01pm -
  • CardMatch Tool: 50k for Amex Gold & 100k for Platinum
    The public (standard) sign up bonus offer for the American Express Gold Card, which you will see by clicking that link, is 35,000 bonus Membership Rewards for spending $2,000 on the new card within three months of account opening. That’s ok, but si…
    - 9 days ago Jun 17, 2019, 11:36pm -
  • Reader Question: Chase Travel Portal or Transfer to Airline Miles?
    Last week I wrote about how and why you’d to want transfer Ultimate Rewards between accounts. If you haven’t read it yet, stop and read before continuing with this post. A reader asked me the following question in regards to that article: Is usin…
    - 9 days ago Jun 17, 2019, 8:50pm -
  • How & Why to Combine Points Between Ultimate Reward Accounts
    Chase issues seven credit cards that earn a travel reward currency called Ultimate Rewards. Not all Ultimate Rewards, however, are created equal. This post will teach you: the logistics behind moving Ultimate Reward points between accounts (your own,…
    - 15 days ago Jun 12, 2019, 3:43am -
  • Walking Across America with Points: Week 1
    Give a warm welcome to Mike Hammari, who is writing a series of guest posts about a trip across the US on foot that he is currently in the middle of…very much in the middle of. He just wrote me today thanking me for finishing up a detail for this p…
    - 21 days ago Jun 5, 2019, 9:43pm -
  • A Cost/Benefit Analysis for the Marriott Bonvoy Amex
    In the spring of 2017 I opened a Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express. At the beginning of this year, that card was product changed to the Marriott Bonvoy Amex Card. The Mariott Bonvoy Amex Card is not open for applications. Tho…
    - 22 days ago Jun 4, 2019, 11:24pm -

Frequent Flier

  • new$26 TimTams?! Sydney Airport’s Prices Get Roasted Online
    The cost of a pack of cookies at Sydney Airport (SYD) has divided online opinion. A photo uploaded to Reddit shows a pound and a half bag of Tim Tams – an iconic Australian chocolate sandwich cookie – being sold for AUD $26 (USD $17). The post sp…
    - 7 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 11:00pm -
  • newFlyerTalkers Feel Torn About British Airways’ Amenity Refresh
    As part of their cabin overhaul, British Airways announced the improved amenities available in their premium economy cabin. But will the new amenity kit and menus be enough to win over regular trans-Atlantic flyers? Moreover, when will the policy cha…
    - 8 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 9:30pm -
  • newTechnically, We’re All Spelling “Concorde” Wrong
    British and French engineers, under the Anglo-French Treaty, built the Concorde jet—but did you ever wonder why the name has an “e” on the end, even though half the jets went to a British company? Apparently, it had to do with a political feud…
    - 10 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 8:00pm -
  • newSo, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Were Together on a Plane
    Progressive political rivals Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, were spotted on the same flight last week, curiously (and awkwardly) sitting one in front of the other; both candidates were on their way to Miami, where the f…
    - 11 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 6:30pm -
  • newI Guess Smoking on Planes Is A Thing Again?
    Once upon a time, anyone--from the crew to the captain--could smoke on a plane. And, in a way, those days are back again. Despite laws against it, apparently, lots of people are smoking or, rather vaping, on planes. And they're getting away with it.…
    - 17 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • newA Passenger Got So Drunk Fighter Jets Had to Escort Her Flight
    A Jet2 flight from London Stansted to Turkey had to turn back under an hour into its journey after an intoxicated woman tried to open the plane's door. Due to the nature of this incident, the flight was escorted back to London by military fighter jet…
    - 21 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 9:00am -
  • Rise of the Robots: Automation in Commercial Aviation
    We might be averse to having a single-pilot cockpit on a passenger jet, but are we that opposed to having our cargo delivered by them and sharing our airspace? Time will tell, but at the pace that technology is progressing, it might happen sooner tha…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2019, 11:00pm -
  • FA Calls Out Doug Parker Over “Super Bad” Travel Experience
    An American Airlines cabin crew member used a recent employee Q and A session with CEO Doug Parker to raise some concerns about her recent trip as a passenger in the business class cabin of an international flight on the airline. The outspoken employ…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2019, 9:30pm -
  • Flight Deal: Spend New Year’s 2020 in Helsinki for Under $2,500 Roundtrip
    If you’re looking for a unique destination for New Year’s Day 2020, why not under the northern lights in Finland? FlyerTalkers found flights aboard two airline alliances departing from Seattle for under $2,500 in business class – reflecting ove…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2019, 8:00pm -
  • Celebrate “Bourdain Day” Today With Good Eats
    June marks a year since the devastating death of prolific chef and globe-trotting gourmand Anthony Bourdain. In the wake of his death, legislative approval of an official food trail was established in his hometown of New Jersey. More recently, chefs…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2019, 6:33pm -

Travel is Free

  • Map of Choice Hotels [with Choice Points]
    Finally, here is the map of Choice Hotels by points price. This is one of the last hotel chains as part of the Complete Map series (which can also be found on the Resource Page). So be sure to check out Marriott, IHG, Hilton, Hyatt, and Radisson ther…
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 8:21pm -
  • Best Use of Virgin Atlantic Miles [by Partner]
    Like Alaska miles, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club has a unique set of mileage redemptions that varies by partner, some of which are amazing deals. In truth, I made a note to look into their partners after OneMileAtAtime booked and posted about a first c…
    - 9 days ago Jun 18, 2019, 10:00am -
  • Master List Of Airlines To Bid On Business Class Upgrades
    Many airlines offer last minute upgrades as an auction / bidding system, and some offer them on sale at check in, or on the app. Below I made a list of 37 airlines (in alphabetical order) with their paid upgrade policies, and links to how to either c…
    - 10 days ago Jun 17, 2019, 10:00am -
  • 50 Cheapest Hotels To Earn Hyatt Points
    I want to be clear that this is a post about the cheapest hotels to earn Hyatt points (instead of “cheapest Hyatt hotels”) because some are SLH hotels, and by far the cheapest hotels are the MGM Resorts in Las Vegas. This examines the same data f…
    - 10 days ago Jun 16, 2019, 8:28pm -

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • 13 Off-the-Beaten-Path Things to See and Do in Paris
    Posted: 6/24/2019 | June 24th, 2019 Paris is filled with famous attractions: the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Versailles, the catacombs, the Pantheon, the Arc de Triomphe, Sacre-Coeur. The list goes on. There are so many amazing sites here that you coul…
    - 3 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 12:38pm -
  • The Best Tour Companies in Italy
    Posted: 6/22/2019 | June 22nd, 2019 Italy is home to incredible food (give me all the gnocchi and wine), rolling green hills, cultivated vineyards, incredible lakes and mountains, a long rich history dating back thousands of years, and welcome cultur…
    - 5 days ago Jun 22, 2019, 1:03pm -
  • Is Colombia Safe to Visit?
    Posted: 6/22/2019 | June 22nd, 2019 Colombia is one of the most popular countries in South America for backpackers and travelers. In 2017 (the last year there were figures), it saw over three million visitors — three times as many as there were 10…
    - 5 days ago Jun 22, 2019, 12:59pm -
  • Is Southeast Asia Safe for Travelers?
    Posted: 6/22/2019 | June 22nd, 2019 Southeast Asia is one of the most popular regions in the world for backpackers and budget travelers. It’s home to a well-worn travel trail that dates back to the 1960s and ’70s, stretching across Thailand, Myan…
    - 5 days ago Jun 22, 2019, 12:57pm -
  • Announcing My Summer Book Tour
    Posted: 6/19/2019 | June 19th, 2019 Last month, I announced the release of my next book, Ten Years a Nomad: A Traveler’s Journey Home. It’s about how I became a traveler, my life as a backpacker, all the lessons I learned, and what those lessons…
    - 8 days ago Jun 19, 2019, 1:00pm -
  • The 7 Best Travel Insurance Companies in 2019
    Posted: 6/17/2019 | June 17th, 2019 Planning a trip can be a lot of fun. Researching amazing bucket list activities, daydreaming about picture-perfect beaches and epic hikes, booking the cheap flights that will take you to the world’s most amazing…
    - 10 days ago Jun 17, 2019, 3:46pm -
  • The Best Travel Insurance Companies for Backpackers
    Posted: 6/16/2019 | June 17th, 2019 I’m a backpacker at heart. Even after traveling the world for over a decade, I still love to travel cheap, prioritizing experiences over fancy accommodation and transportation. I still love staying at hostels, me…
    - 10 days ago Jun 17, 2019, 3:26pm -
  • Life in Paris, Part 3: Nothing Lasts Forever
    Posted: 6/12/2019 | June 12th, 2019 The end is here. After four months in Europe, I head home tomorrow. When I came to Paris earlier this year, everyone asked if it was forever. And, when I said I wasn’t sure, people would reply, “Oh, so you aren…
    - 15 days ago Jun 12, 2019, 12:00pm -
  • The 15 Best Walking Tours in Boston
    Posted: 6/10/19 | June 10th, 2019 I love Boston — and not just because I was born there. There are tons of free things to do in Boston, enough to keep any visitor thoroughly entertained. It’s also a historic city whose success (and survival) was…
    - 17 days ago Jun 10, 2019, 3:30pm -
  • How Much Does it Cost to Travel Colombia?
    Posted: 6/6/19 | June 6th, 2019 A trip to Colombia wasn’t going to break the bank. I knew that much. But would it be a bargain? Only a visit there would tell me for sure. And so, earlier this year, I spent over five weeks there, varying my time bet…
    - 21 days ago Jun 6, 2019, 1:00pm -

The Hustle Blog

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

Pointscentric

milenerd

  • June 2019
    The Mission To Win A Car I love game shows. Always have. Probably always will. Maybe it’s my gambling nature, but something about showing up empty-handed in the morning and leaving with a car at the end of the day always seemed incredible. During m…
    - 26 days ago Jun 1, 2019, 8:02am -
  • May 2019
    The Uber Experiment You trust complete strangers to drive you around, right? Actually, that’s probably not the best way to advertise Uber… “Get into some dude’s car and hope you’re not meeting a lunatic” I mean, what if we showed up here…
    - 57 days ago May 1, 2019, 8:48am -
  • April 2019
    Nonsensical Ethics Talk At first, it seemed like a perfectly normal day. I went to McDonald’s and ordered a Big Mac. Didn’t pay much attention to the guy at the window as he handed it over. But then he said, “Look at me. We expect to be called…
    - 87 days ago Apr 1, 2019, 7:01am -
  • March 2019
    Insecurity Ever cringe when you hear a bad line of dialogue in an otherwise great movie? How about this one from Jerry Maguire? “You complete me.” A generation of people…actual grown-ass, non-teeny bopper humans…found those words to be incred…
    - Mar 1, 2019, 8:04am -
  • February 2019
    Impacts Miss me? Well, dammit, the feeling is mutual. What can I say…it feels VERY strange to not be here writing every day.  Newsflash to myself: Do something for a decade and there’s a big hole when it goes away. I think these monthly posts wi…
    - Feb 1, 2019, 9:40am -
  • It’s That Time
    Ok, 3 topics left. Lots to say, so here we go. I’ll paste some quotes from different readers under each topic because, frankly, your words have been WAY better than mine lately. Topic 1 – What happens to MileNerd.com? “If I compare it to the re…
    - Jan 11, 2019, 10:29am -
  • Evolution
    We’re closing in on the end of the week here, guys… So, have the last few days been intense? Uh… -Will Vanna and Pat end the next Wheel of Fortune with super awkward banter?-Is LAX a bad airport?-Does Superman weirdly wear underwear on the outs…
    - Jan 10, 2019, 10:58am -
  • Thank You Note
    Dear Fellow Nerds: What’s more teary-eyed than a roomful of millennials watching puppy videos on Youtube? This guy. (Damn, that made no sense) Emotions are weird, right? You really can’t plan or prepare for them…they just kind of show up. Man,…
    - Jan 9, 2019, 10:15am -
  • The State Of Miles And Points
    No way to let this final week pass without sharing some thoughts on the current state of this game. The first (and most important) question – Is this hobby dead? Of course not. If there are points to be earned, there’s still a game to be played.…
    - Jan 8, 2019, 10:22am -
  • Regrets. I Have A Few.
    This chapter of “Nerdy Weirdo Says Goodbye” was supposed to be about my biggest missteps here. Those are coming. But I need to respond to something and am clueless how to do it appropriately. Friday’s post was extremely meaningful to me. Dim bu…
    - Jan 7, 2019, 10:20am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

Travel Codex

  • newA Weekend Exploring Mainz, Germany
    This time, I decided to spend two days in Europe on my quest for a Lufthansa rubber duck.  I knew I wanted to stay in Germany, but couldn’t decide quite where.  My friend Matthew from Live and Let’s Fly always spoke highly of Mainz, so I decide…
    - 14 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 4:00pm -
  • Alila Hotels Join World of Hyatt, Plus Learn How to Score a Free Night!
    Alila Hotels, formerly part of Two Roads Hospitality, is joining World of Hyatt. This follows in the wake of recent additions from Thompson Hotels and Joie de Vivre. Overall more than 40 boutique hotels have been added to Hyatt’s portfolio this yea…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2019, 8:14pm -
  • Earn Double Elite Stay Credit at Hyatt Ziva and Zilara Resorts
    Hyatt’s two all-inclusive resorts, Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara, will be offering double elite qualifying nights from August 1st through November 23rd, 2019. This means if you book a 5-night stay, for example, you’ll earn credit for 10 nights towa…
    - 1 day ago Jun 25, 2019, 6:48pm -
  • Use Alaska Airlines Miles for Award Travel on Aer Lingus
    Alaska Airlines is finally allowing Mileage Plan members to redeem flights on partner Aer Lingus. Aer Lingus and Alaska Airlines have been global partners since the late spring/early summer of 2018 and it has taken an entire year for Alaska Airlines…
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 10:57pm -
  • IHG Rewards Offering Status Matches, Including Spire Elite
    IHG Rewards Club is offering a status match opportunity to people who have similar elite status with a competing hotel loyalty program. This includes matches to Gold, Platinum, and Spire Elite. Personally, I find Platinum Elite to be good enough in m…
    - 6 days ago Jun 21, 2019, 3:21pm -
  • Review: Lufthansa A340 First Class Vancouver to Munich
    Lufthansa’s First Class from the West Coast to Europe is one of the best ways to travel. Regardless if you want a good night sleep, delicious airplane food, fabulous service, or a lux experience, Lufthansa’s First Class is perfect. As Europe only…
    - 7 days ago Jun 20, 2019, 11:00am -
  • Transfer Marriott Bonvoy Points to Aeroplan with 35% Bonus
    Beginning tomorrow, June 20, and lasting through June 26, Aeroplan will be offering a 35% bonus when members convert their Marriott Bonvoy points into Aeroplan miles. You can initiate a transfer by logging into your Marriott account and linking it wi…
    - 7 days ago Jun 19, 2019, 10:43pm -
  • Alaska Airlines Creates New Restriction for Annual Companion Fare
    The annual companion fare that comes with the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card (not the regular Platinum Plus card) is one of the best deals in travel, at least for those in the United States. Unlike many airline companion fares it has very few re…
    - 8 days ago Jun 19, 2019, 11:00am -
  • Review: Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge Vancouver – International Departures
    Air Canada’s Maple Leaf lounge in the international pier at Vancouver’s airport is among the nicest lounges in the airport. Vancouver’s Maple leaf lounge is two levels and offers a space for travelers to relax between or before a long internati…
    - 9 days ago Jun 18, 2019, 2:40pm -
  • Review: Hilton Waikoloa Village Resort (Big Island)
    Heading to Hawaii for a family vacation at a resort property doesn’t leave many options if using Hilton points. We had two choices. The Hilton Grand Wailea Resort on Maui or the Hilton Waikoloa Resort on Hawaii (the Big Island). Hilton also has a r…
    - 9 days ago Jun 18, 2019, 11:00am -

Maximizing Money

  • SoFi Active Investing Account $25 Bonus and $25 Referrals
    Open a SoFi Active Investing Account to trade individual stocks and fractional stock shares with no fees and no minimums, plus get a $25 bonus when you open and fund a new SoFi Active Investing Account with any amount of money. [Read More] SoFi Act…
    - 2 days ago Jun 25, 2019, 4:27pm -
  • Privacy – Virtual Payment Cards: Get $5 Free Credit to Spend Anywhere (Amazon, Target, etc.)
    Privacy offers free virtual online payment cards that you can use to make online purchases anywhere without giving out your real credit and debit card numbers, plus you can get a $5 free credit to spend anywhere online just for creating your free Pri…
    - 3 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 4:03pm -
  • Tangerine Bank $100 New Customer and $25 Referral Bonus (Canada)
    Tangerine Bank in Canada will give you a $100 bonus when you open a Tangerine Chequing or Savings Account with a $100 minimum deposit by June 30, 2019, plus you can participate in the Tangerine Referral Program to earn up to $2,000 when you refer new…
    - 3 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 3:31pm -
  • Aspiration – Ethical Banking and Investing: $120 Bonus + $25 Referrals
    Aspiration offers simple, fair and ethical banking and investing services for socially-conscious and environmentally-friendly consumers.Updated 6/21/2019 - $120 Bonus Available for New Aspiration Accounts: You can get a $100 bonus directly from Aspi…
    - 6 days ago Jun 21, 2019, 4:01pm -
  • SoFi Money 2.25% APY Deposit Account: $50 Bonus and $50 Referrals
    Get a $50 bonus to open a new SoFi Money account and deposit only $100, plus earn a 2.25% APY on your deposited funds with no account fees or ATM fees worldwide. [Read More] SoFi Money 2.25% APY Deposit Account: $50 Bonus and $50 ReferralsThe post…
    - 6 days ago Jun 20, 2019, 11:39pm -
  • Webull Brokerage Account App: Get $8-$1,000 in Free Stock Rewards
    Webull is a free stock trading app that allows you to open a commission-free brokerage account with no minimum balance requirements and no fees to open or maintain an account.Updated 6/20/2019 - Webull Referral Program Updated: The Webull referral p…
    - 7 days ago Jun 20, 2019, 3:26pm -
  • BMO Harris Bank: $700 Personal Checking and $500 Business Checking
    Get up to a $700 bonus with a new BMO Harris Bank personal checking account and money market account, plus earn up to $500 with a new business checking account. [Read More] BMO Harris Bank: $700 Personal Checking and $500 Business CheckingThe post…
    - 8 days ago Jun 19, 2019, 3:34pm -
  • Bitcoin Depot – Cryptocurrency ATMs: $15 Bonus and $15 Referrals
    Check out Bitcoin Depot to buy and sell cryptocurrencies at over 150 ATMs across the U.S.A., plus get a $15 Bitcoin bonus with your first qualifying purchase, and earn additional $15 Bitcoin bonuses for referring your friends. [Read More] Bitcoin D…
    - 8 days ago Jun 18, 2019, 8:17pm -
  • Chase Bank Bonus Coupon Codes – $150, $200, $350, $500 – New $600 Combo Link Available
    Check out these Chase Bank bonus coupon codes to earn a $150, $200, $350, $500, or even $600 cash reward when you open a new Chase checking account or savings account including business accounts, plus there is a new $600 Chase combo link available th…
    - 9 days ago Jun 18, 2019, 3:31pm -
  • Hint Fruit-Infused Bottled Water Delivery: $10 Discount and $10 Referrals
    Check out Hint to get unsweetened fruit-infused bottled water delivered straight to your door, plus get a $10 discount off your first order and $10 for referring your friends. [Read More] Hint Fruit-Infused Bottled Water Delivery: $10 Discount and…
    - 9 days ago Jun 17, 2019, 9:20pm -

Boarding Area

  • new100% BONUS: 160000 Hilton Punkte: 705 Euro
    Hilton verkauft Punkte mit einem 100% Bonus ...
    - 47 mins ago Jun 27, 2019, 5:05am -
  • newAir Asia Has Commenced Flights From Brisbane To Bangkok
    Air Asia yesterday commenced their brand new service connecting passengers from Queensland to Thailand. The new service from Brisbane is operated by the carrier’s A330-300 aircraft. The new flights will operate 4 times weekly leaving Brisbane on a…
    - 48 mins ago Jun 27, 2019, 5:04am -
  • newBonus 100% Pembelian Poin Hilton Honors
    Promo bonus 100% pembelian poin Hilton telah kembali! Anda bisa memanfaatkan promo ini untuk menginap di hotel-hotel Hilton dengan harga yang lebih murah. Hilton Honors merupakan satu dari 3 loyalty program hotel selain IHG Rewards Club & Marrio…
    - 57 mins ago Jun 27, 2019, 4:55am -
  • newSave 35% on stays of 2+ nights at Movenpick Hotels & Resorts (Book by July 3)
    Another short sale to tell you about! This one is from Movenpick Hotels & Resorts who are offering 35% off stays of 2+ nights at their locations in Europe, Asia, the Middle East & Africa. Most of their sales offer up to 30% off so this one is a bit b…
    - 1 hour ago Jun 27, 2019, 4:23am -
  • newGet 100% More When You Purchase Hilton Honors Points by 04 July 2019!
    From now until the end of 04 July 2019 (ET), enjoy a 100% bonus with your Hilton Honors Points purchase! As usual, the points that you purchase under this promotion will not count towards elite tier qualification but the reward nights that you re…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 27, 2019, 4:10am -
  • newAir India will launch flights to Dubai from Indore and Kolkata
    Air India is further expanding its presence in Dubai by adding flights from Indore and Kolkata, after adding flights from Mumbai and Delhi. The post Air India will launch flights to Dubai from Indore and Kolkata appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
    - 2 hours ago Jun 27, 2019, 4:05am -
  • newRede Hilton volta a fazer 100% de bônus na compra de pontos
    Até 4 de Julho de 2019 a rede Hilton está oferecendo 160 mil pontos por 800 dólares, o que é um excelente valor para quem deseja utilizar os pontos para resgate em estadias de hotel da rede. Dessa...Esta é apenas uma mensagem resumo. Vá no nos…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 27, 2019, 3:52am -
  • newBuy Hilton points for 0.5c each
    Hilton is once again offering points with a 100% bonus, which works out to a cost of half a cent per point. That’s about what Hilton points are generally worth, but there are certainly some opportunities to leverage a sale like this for greater va…
    - 3 hours ago Jun 27, 2019, 2:39am -
  • newStupid Tip of the Day: Create Your Own Passport Photographs
    Instead of spending as much as $15.00 to have someone take a photograph of yourself for your passport, you can spend as little as 23 cents — perhaps even less, if that really matters — to do it yourself......but if you do, you need to follow the…
    - 4 hours ago Jun 27, 2019, 2:02am -
  • newA Personal Note: My Cousin’s House Burned Down and we are all devastated
    Please pardon the brief departure from travel related content while we share some sad news. Yesterday our cousin’s house caught fire and was severely damaged . Fortunately, they (the 4... Read more »The post A Personal Note: My Cousin’s House B…
    - 5 hours ago Jun 27, 2019, 12:51am -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • Air Canada, Discover And Posts From The Week
    Hmm, let’s see, what’s going on these days? You could be an unfortunate Air Canada customer who got locked on the plane. Anxiety disorder or not, I really wouldn’t want to wake up on an empty plane. And how did they miss a passenger? Certain Di…
    - 2 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 8:52pm -
  • Just How Loyal Is Your Loyalty Program?
    Some of what we’ve published at LVA Travel: Cash back shopping is a way to make your purchases work for you. Here’s how it works. Will your points and miles expire? Take a look at the expiration policies of some major companies. Added bonus: a pi…
    - 16 days ago Jun 10, 2019, 8:18pm -
  • Closing Old Credit Cards (And Some Upcoming Changes To This Blog)
    Note: At the bottom of this article, I discuss some upcoming changes to the blog. I came across an interesting article on CNBC today about closing credit cards. They offered a piece of advice that I don’t see often but is often correct. Should You…
    - 21 days ago Jun 5, 2019, 6:53pm -
  • Forget Previous Years’ Empty Threats: This Summer Might Actually Be A Travel Disaster
    Every year around this time, a media outlet or two writes an article predicting an upcoming “summer from hell,” predicated on record passenger volumes and airport staffing shortages. And while summers are definitely tougher when it comes to wait…
    - 28 days ago May 30, 2019, 3:14pm -
  • Radisson Rewards Mid-Year Promotion: 3,000 Bonus Points Per Night
    Radisson Rewards, the loyalty program for the Radisson Collection and six other brands, has announced its mid-year promotion. It’s pretty straightforward and lasts from May 27 — August 31. Starting with your second stay, you’ll earn 3,000 bonu…
    - 30 days ago May 28, 2019, 3:29pm -
  • Clear: Your Accelerated Fast-Pass Through Security
    I was flying out of Boston’s Logan Airport today when I noticed an addition to the TSA checkpoint: The airport is rolling out Clear lanes in Terminal A. I’ve talked about Clear before, but here’s a quick reminder, since it’s now closing in on…
    - 34 days ago May 24, 2019, 1:54am -
  • American Airlines Lowers Some Bag Fees?
    Well, this is something that you don’t see every day. According to the Dallas Business Journal, American Airlines is lowering some bag fees. Don’t get too excited if you are an everyday passenger, though. These fees are only on specialty oversize…
    - 37 days ago May 21, 2019, 3:56pm -
  • Earn Hilton Honors Points With Lyft
    I’ve had an email from Hilton and Lyft sitting in my inbox for a few days, but it’s been a busy weekend, so I finally got around to opening it today. It turned out to be a promotional link between the two, so I’m glad that I did. As you probabl…
    - 38 days ago May 19, 2019, 7:08pm -
  • Delta SkyMiles Summer Flash Sale
    Do you like it hot? If you don’t, then skip to the next post. But if the summer heat of the southeast appeals to you, then I’ve got a cheap way to get you there. Delta just announced a SkyMiles summer flash sale to destinations in the southeast…
    - 43 days ago May 14, 2019, 11:28pm -
  • Choice Hotels Promotion: $50 Gift Card For Two Stays
    Choice Hotels? Trust me, you know them. The owner of brands such as Comfort Inn, Sleep Inn or Econolodge, Choice is one of the leaders in the budget and midscale segments. This month, the chain has brought back one of its most popular promotions. …
    - 44 days ago May 14, 2019, 12:16am -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newMy Experience at the Grand Hyatt Beijing
    The Grand Hyatt Beijing Hotel is located centrally, offers exquisite room service and has a host of other excellent amenities for their guests! The post My Experience at the Grand Hyatt Beijing appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 13 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 4:45pm -
  • newAre You Scrambling to Redeem Your Citi Thank You Points?
    Many were shocked to hear the news that Citi is dropping several of their benefits. Here's how to use your Citi Thank You Points up before it's too late.The post Are You Scrambling to Redeem Your Citi Thank You Points? appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 14 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 3:27pm -
  • Your Guide to Airport Shower Facilities
    Travel can leave you feeling worn out and dirty. Luckily, many airports around the world offer showers both free and payed! The post Your Guide to Airport Shower Facilities appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 2 days ago Jun 25, 2019, 5:26pm -
  • A Full Review of Qatar Airways Business Class
    If you're thinking about booking a Qatar Airways business class flight read this full review of the flight and its amenities first! The post A Full Review of Qatar Airways Business Class appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 2 days ago Jun 25, 2019, 5:11pm -
  • The True Value of Flexible Points Currencies
    Flexible Points Currencies are a favorite among the frequent traveler community. But are they really all they're cracked up to be? The post The True Value of Flexible Points Currencies appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 3 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 5:16pm -
  • Pet-Friendly Travel with Extended Stay America
    Are you stressed about leaving your fur baby behind on your next vacation? Well with Extended Stay America, you have great pet-friendly travel options! The post Pet-Friendly Travel with Extended Stay America appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 3 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 5:01pm -
  • You Can Order Special Meals on Flights for All Your Dietary Needs
    Do you have a dietary restriction? Well never fear! With special meals on flights available, you won't have to compromise on your needs!The post You Can Order Special Meals on Flights for All Your Dietary Needs appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 6 days ago Jun 21, 2019, 5:05pm -
  • What’s With All the Hype Around the Airbus A321XLR?
    So what is all the hype around the Airbus A321XLR anyways? It seems like airlines left and write are ordering their own. Here's why! The post What’s With All the Hype Around the Airbus A321XLR? appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 7 days ago Jun 20, 2019, 5:01pm -
  • Why You Should Plan A Lisbon Vacation Right Now
    Have you heard of Lisbon, Portugal? Well it's a charming, historic city you don't want to overlook! Here's why you should plan a Lisbon vacation!The post Why You Should Plan A Lisbon Vacation Right Now appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 8 days ago Jun 19, 2019, 5:05pm -
  • Is it Really Worth it to Pay for Seats on a Flight?
    Before, all seats were free to select when you booked a flight. There days if you want the perfect seat you have to pay. But is it worth it?The post Is it Really Worth it to Pay for Seats on a Flight? appeared first on InsideFlyer.
    - 9 days ago Jun 18, 2019, 5:14pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newDL 26 versus AMEX Gogo Pass
    DL #26 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=26) (ICN-ATL) was the first time I was not able to use an AMEX GoGo pass for the entire flight. I have seen posts asking about such things but I have used these AMEX...
    - 20 mins ago Jun 27, 2019, 5:33am -
  • newWS customer service: has something changed?
    A couple of odd experiences recently. First, contacting WestJet via Twitter. I’ve used them a lot, and to resolve (successfully) fairly complex issues and questions. But, most recently, it was a gong show. I DM’d my question in, and...
    - 20 mins ago Jun 27, 2019, 5:33am -
  • newSkywest is flying a Piper PA-18 Super Cub for Alaska?
    Looks like AS3310 PDX-LAX tonight is being flown by N188FF, which is reported by the FAA to be a Piper Super Cub. https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=180FF Here's the fr24 posting, which says it's still an ER75,.…
    - 25 mins ago Jun 27, 2019, 5:28am -
  • newKids Meal for 15 Year Old?
    Hello everyone. I am 15 years old, and I am going to be traveling on a 16 hour flight from Chicago to Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific. I am a pretty picky eater, and it seems like the kids meal would fit my tastes better. I have 2 questions about this...…
    - 30 mins ago Jun 27, 2019, 5:23am -
  • newOW Multi-carrier award - Transit rules
    I have a question for the OW award experts here, my current route is as follows: HKG-CMB (transit)-DOH (transit)-LIS // BCN-MAD (stopover)-HKG (stopover)-TPE (stopover)-HKG The agent I spoke to did not allow the 2 consecutive transits in the...
    - 41 mins ago Jun 27, 2019, 5:12am -
  • newFour Seasons corporate customer service contacts?
    Hi all, Anyone know how to get in touch with corporate customer service at Four Seasons? After staying at several Four Seasons over the years, I purchased their Four Seasons Bed (https://www.fourseasons.com/magazine/rejuvenate/hotel-beds/) to...
    - 47 mins ago Jun 27, 2019, 5:06am -
  • newUber/Lyft Safety
    I'll be arriving at BWI and traveling to a hotel near the harbor in Baltimore. Is Uber or Lyft okay for a woman traveling by myself? The other option is Super Shuttle but it has a lot of bad reviews for not getting places on time. I think I've...
    - 1 hour ago Jun 27, 2019, 4:49am -
  • newUnited Airlines Adds 2 More Gates at Growing Washington Dulles Hub
    https://thepointsguy.com/news/united-airlines-adds-two-more-gates-at-growing-washington-dulles-hub/ ---Quote--- United Airlines Adds 2 More Gates at Growing Washington Dulles Hub United Airlines is bursting at the seams at its once-quiet...
    - 1 hour ago Jun 27, 2019, 4:33am -
  • newAir NZ Business Auckland London $4699 NZ
    This is a good sale from Air NZ Auckland to London via LA $4699 NZ as normal fares are over $8000 NZ Sale ends 1 July 2019 https://www.airnewzealand.co.nz/flight-deals-best-fares
    - 2 hours ago Jun 27, 2019, 3:58am -
  • newNo cabin lights on during daylight - why?
    I flew economy on United 2109 from ATL to DEN, an RJ. It was broad daylight, mid-afternoon. I had a book (not ebook) to finish. As luck would have it, I was surrounded by passengers content w/ their shades down, either napping or using devices or...
    - 2 hours ago Jun 27, 2019, 3:58am -

Reddit r/churning

  • newWhat Card Should I Get? Weekly Thread - Week of June 26, 2019
    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…
    - 19 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 11:06am -
  • newDiscussion Thread - June 26, 2019
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! Please post topics for discussion here. While some questions can be used to start a discussion/debate, most questions belong in the question thread unless you love getting downvotes. If your discussion is about…
    - 19 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 11:06am -
  • newWSJ: Frequent Flyer Availability Rankings
    Article: https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-best-frequent-flier-awards-programs-of-2019-11561541406 Cool stuff: United increased availability a lot this year, Alaska a decent bit, American a little, and Delta decreased July, August, winter holidays are…
    - 19 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 10:37am -
  • newQuestion Thread - June 26, 2019
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is the thread to post questions about churning for miles/points/cash. Just because you have a question about credit cards does NOT mean it belongs here. If you’re brand new here, please read…
    - 20 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 10:05am -
  • Mod's Choice - Single Largest Redemption - June 25, 2019
    This was suggested by u/zXFDz a while back. What is the single largest redemption you've ever made? What about accounting for point value (i.e. 500k Hilton is a lot less impressive than 500k Hyatt). submitted by /u/JonLuca [link] [comments]
    - 2 days ago Jun 25, 2019, 4:33pm -
  • Bank Account Bonus - Week of June 25, 2019
    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…
    - 2 days ago Jun 25, 2019, 11:06am -
  • Discussion Thread - June 25, 2019
    Welcome to the daily discussion thread! Please post topics for discussion here. While some questions can be used to start a discussion/debate, most questions belong in the question thread unless you love getting downvotes. If your discussion is about…
    - 2 days ago Jun 25, 2019, 11:06am -
  • Question Thread - June 25, 2019
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is the thread to post questions about churning for miles/points/cash. Just because you have a question about credit cards does NOT mean it belongs here. If you’re brand new here, please read…
    - 2 days ago Jun 25, 2019, 10:05am -
  • AutoMod Log: Jun 24 2019
    These were the posts filtered by AutoMod over the last 7 days. As usual, if you feel your post was removed incorrectly by AutoMod, please message the mods for Manual Review. I would encourage you to read the sub rules on the sidebar to make sure your…
    - 3 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 5:06pm -
  • Coming Soon - Purge 2: Electric Boogaloo
    It seems as over the last few weeks we've seen a noticeable uptick in comments about like "Why aren't there any user generated threads?" and "The entire front page is Automod posts" and "the thread structure here doesn't make sense." For that reason,…
    - 3 days ago Jun 24, 2019, 2:15pm -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newTravel Style: Fred Waitzkin
    Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what...The post Travel Style: Fred Waitzkin appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 10 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 7:33pm -
  • newHurry! Up to 80,000 Bonus Miles Delta Credit Card Offers Disappear Soon
    This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our...The post Hurry! Up to 80,000 Bonus Miles Delta Credit Card Offers Disap…
    - 11 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 6:34pm -
  • newThe Taj Mahal Has New Visitation Rules
    To visit the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, you have to purchase a ticket. And now, each ticket comes with a three-hour time limit and an assigned time to enter...The post The Taj Mahal Has New Visitation Rules appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 13 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 5:01pm -
  • newTop 10 in Travel News: Week of June 26, 2019
    THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Another American has died in the Dominican Republic Passenger Wakes Up On Empty, Dark Air Canada Plane What Really Happened to Malaysia’s...The post Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 26, 2019 appeared first o…
    - 18 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 12:00pm -
  • newTravel Contests: Week of June 26, 2019
    This week’s travel contests include: Win a New Orleans food and wine weekend Win an unforgettable trip worth $50,000 Win a summer cruise on Norwegian Cruise Line Win two weeks...The post Travel Contests: Week of June 26, 2019 appeared first on Joh…
    - 19 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 11:00am -
  • newIn Flight on United’s New Route: Newark to Prague
    In Prague, you hear it a lot: the beer is cheaper than the water. The many-spired capital of the Czech Republic is still proudly the world leader in beer consumption...The post In Flight on United’s New Route: Newark to Prague appeared first on Jo…
    - 24 hours ago Jun 26, 2019, 5:54am -
  • 5 Family-Friendly Weekend Trips to Take This Summer
    Summer is finally here, the kids are out of school and it’s time to take to the skies or hit the road! Whether you opt for a far-flung vacation that...The post 5 Family-Friendly Weekend Trips to Take This Summer appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 1 day ago Jun 26, 2019, 2:10am -
  • How to Deal With Bugs Without Killing Them This Summer
    When I was growing up, my parents and siblings taught me not to kill anything, including bugs. Bugs are inevitable when the weather is warm and especially when you’re traveling...The post How to Deal With Bugs Without Killing Them This Summer appe…
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