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Frugal Travel Guy

  • The Beginner’s Guide to Award Card Approval
    The world of points and miles can be endlessly rewarding, with options such as free flights, upgrades to premium cabins, complimentary hotel rooms and discounts on gift cards and merchandise. It can also seem bewildering, if you’re a neophyte looki…
    - Mar 23, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • Is Premium Economy the New Business Class?
    Once upon a time, all airline seats were identical. Prior to the 1950s, carriers offered the same cabin experience to all passengers, but with a twist: if you wanted better treatment you took a non-stop flight and paid more, while connecting flights…
    - Mar 20, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • Is Priority Pass Worth It?
    A visit to an airport lounge can be a magical interlude during a day of stressful traveling. Getting into the lounge, however, can be a complicated affair. For many travelers, Priority Pass has been the solution. Founded in 1992, the company is a col…
    - Mar 16, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • The Easiest Ways to Meet Credit Card Spending for Bonuses
    The easiest way to quickly accumulate a stash of points or miles is through a credit card signup bonus. Meeting the minimum spending, though, can sometimes seem daunting. In most cases you have three months to do it, and spending requirements tend to…
    - Mar 13, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • How to Pick a Honeymoon Destination
    Is going to a honeymoon destination on your mind? You may be thinking of enjoying a romantic getaway if you’ve just set a date for your wedding. After all, love birds do need to fly! That doesn’t erase the fact that the thought of planning a hone…
    - Mar 11, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • Avianca LifeMiles: An Underrated Frequent Flyer Program
    In the world of points and miles, hobbyists gradually become aware of the possibilities for award travel. When you’re getting started accumulating miles, you tend to look for award flights on your designated airline only. At some point, you realize…
    - Mar 9, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • The Best Travel Cards for 2020
    As 2020 unfolds, this is the perfect time to take stock of travel goals and develop a strategy for the coming year. Your personal plan will depend on what’s important to you: is it airline miles, hotel points, ease and comfort while traveling, or t…
    - Mar 6, 2020, 7:30pm -
  • How You Can Avoid Getting Sick on a Plane
    The inside of an airplane cabin can be a scary environment during flu season. You need to know that you’re not being paranoid if you’re afraid of becoming ill after taking a flight. Unfortunately, it can be very easy to spread sickness in such a…
    - Mar 4, 2020, 7:30pm -
  • The Best Credit Cards for Restaurants
    Until recently, there were limited options for earning credit card rewards while dining out. In the past few years, however, many premium rewards cards have made restaurant spending just as rewarding as travel—a recognition of the fact that the two…
    - Mar 2, 2020, 7:30pm -
  • How to Plan for a Cruise Without Breaking the Bank
    Is a cruise just what you need to get through the doldrums of winter? You may be too afraid to even dream about taking a cruise because you assume that cruising is synonymous with spending. The truth is that cruise fares can be high. Cruise operators…
    - Feb 28, 2020, 7:30pm -

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newWhy You Probably Shouldn’t Buy Southwest Airlines Points, Even At A Discount
    Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards has just rolled out its latest promotion on purchased points. The concept of a revenue based frequent flyer program selling points has always been strange to me, so let's take a look at the details.Through Wednesday,…
    - 2 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 8:30pm -
  • newFast Track: Alaska Airlines Will Join Oneworld Alliance In 2020
    In February 2020, many of us were caught off guard when it was announced that Alaska Airlines would be joining the oneworld alliance by the summer of 2021.Well, it looks like the timeframe for that is now being moved forward significantly. I guess o…
    - 4 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 6:33pm -
  • newUS & Canada Border Closure To Be Extended
    The border between the US and Canada has been closed for non-essential travel since March 21. Up until now the border has been closed for non-essential travel through July 21. It's now being reported by CBC that that closure will be extended by an ad…
    - 5 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 5:10pm -
  • newHilton Honors’ Rollover Elite Nights For 2020
    Back in late March, Hilton Honors became the first major hotel group to extend elite status by a year. Now the program has announced another great initiative.Hilton Honors will be rolling over all elite nights earned in 2020 to the 2021 program year…
    - 6 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 4:10pm -
  • newHuge: ICJ Rules That Qatar Blockade Is Illegal
    Well this is a massive win for Qatar, and in turn for state-owned airline Qatar Airways... at least on paper.The Qatar blockade began in June 2017. With this, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, introduced a land, sea, and ai…
    - 7 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 2:57pm -
  • newVirgin Atlantic Secures New Financing
    There has been lots of uncertainty about Virgin Atlantic's future. While the airline is resuming service as of July 20 and is undergoing a major restructuring, up until now the airline lacked the financing to continue operations for much longer.Virg…
    - 8 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 2:16pm -
  • newMicrosoft Flight Simulator 2020 Debuts August 18 (Pre-Order Now)
    About a year ago it was formally announced that a new version of Microsoft Flight Simulator would be introduced in 2020, which is the first new version since 2006. I can't even begin to say how much of my childhood was spent playing this game, so it…
    - 9 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 1:04pm -
  • newDelta Air Lines Reports MASSIVE Second Quarter Loss
    Delta Air Lines has just become the first major US airline to report its second quarter earnings, and goodness is it rough... as you'd expect.Delta Air Lines has reported its second quarter results:The airline had a GAAP pre-tax loss of $7.0 billio…
    - 11 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 11:44am -
  • newHawaii Delays Tourism Reopening To September 1
    It was hinted at a couple of days ago that this would happen, and it's now official. Hawaii won't welcome tourists without a 14-day quarantine until at least September 1, 2020.In late March Hawaii introduced a 14-day quarantine for anyone coming to…
    - 11 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 11:12am -
  • newAman Hotels Gift Card Promo: Don’t Even Bother
    Unfortunately this is the third time I'm writing about Aman's gift card promotion. Not because I want to, but because Aman keeps changing the terms. This has gone from a great deal for any Amanjunkies, to a hard pass (at least for me)...Anyway, late…
    - 12 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 10:36am -

The Frequent Miler

  • newMerrill Edge increased new account bonuses up to $900
    As noted in this morning’s post about my retirement planning mistakes, Merrill Edge currently has increased new account bonuses for those who become “Preferred Rewards” members (which requires a minimum of $20K on deposit with Bank of America /…
    - 5 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 5:48pm -
  • newHilton rolling over all 2020 nights to next year
    Today Hilton has announced that they are rolling over all nights earned from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. In other words, if you have Diamond status this year and you make any stays this year, they will all count toward Diamond qualificatio…
    - 7 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 2:59pm -
  • newRetirement planning mistakes fixed by credit cards
    This post is only tangentially related to credit card rewards, but as I recently discovered some of my retirement planning mistakes and made some key changes, I thought the information may be useful to some readers — particularly those young reader…
    - 11 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 10:59am -
  • newCapital One adds 5x / 5% back at UberEats on select cards
    Today Capital One announced a new temporary bonus category starting tomorrow on the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card and Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card, Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card, and Capital One® Sav…
    - 23 hours ago Jul 13, 2020, 10:55pm -
  • [Newly targeted] Amazon: $20 off $50+ (or maybe 40% off?)
    Doctor of Credit reports a new round of people targeted today for $20 off of $50 or more at Amazon when using at least 1 Membership Rewards point. Oddly, I got a message saying that one account was not eligible suggesting that it had no Membership R…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 9:28pm -
  • Pay taxes via credit card 2020 edition
    You might not like paying taxes, but when you pay taxes via credit card can be quite rewarding. The key is to earn credit card rewards that more than offset tax payment fees. For example, if you’ve signed up recently for a card that requires large…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 6:43pm -
  • Targeted 125K Membership Rewards points offer for $5K spend
    7/13/20: Doctor of Credit reports a new round of people targeted for this offer. It’s worth taking a second to see if you are targeted if you have this card in mind. Keep in mind this year’s Platinum card enhancements. 5/6/20: A reader has also c…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 6:43pm -
  • Apple: 8% back or 5x miles per dollar
    Several shopping portals are offering increased payouts for Apple that are likely available today only (7/13/20) — just be sure to note excluded products under Key Terms below. The Deal Several shopping portals are offering increased payouts t…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 4:11pm -
  • Kroger: Earn 4x Fuel Points On 3rd Party Gift Cards & Fixed-Value Visa & Mastercard Gift Cards
    Update 7/14/20: This deal is back again from 7/16 to 7/19/20. You can load it to your If you’re looking to max out all the current opportunities for bonused spend at grocery stores, Kroger can help you do that as they’ve released a couple of new…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 12:37pm -
  • World of Hyatt Complete Guide
    World of Hyatt is, by far, my favorite hotel loyalty program.  Points are easy to earn (largely through their partnership with Chase), and Hyatt’s generous award chart makes it possible to get huge value from those points.  One sore spot is that…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 10:39am -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • Stop It
    I’ve become increasingly annoyed by an expression journalists and commentators use to describe public policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. It seems like every day I read or hear somewhere that there’s “no plan” to d…
    - 5 days ago Jul 9, 2020, 7:46pm -
  • When better-than-free grocery store manufactured spend pours
    I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say we’re in a kind of golden moment for grocery store manufactured spend, with widely-held credit cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred and Reserve, the Chase Hyatt cards, and the American Express Hilton…
    - 15 days ago Jun 29, 2020, 9:44pm -
  • The Plastiq website redesign and a "known issue" with recurring payments
    Plastiq occupies a strange space in the world of travel hacking, since almost everyone seems to have strong feelings about it, but for a wide range of different reasons. When Five Back Visa Gift Cards could be used to manufacture spend at eligible me…
    - 19 days ago Jun 25, 2020, 9:27pm -
  • Interest rates on rewards credit cards are all over the place — act accordingly
    In the range of hobbies between croquet and wingsuiting, most people recognize that travel hacking is on the more dangerous end of the spectrum. Not because you’re likely to be turned into a red blotch on the side of a mountain, but because signing…
    - 22 days ago Jun 22, 2020, 7:19pm -
  • Making the decision to keep my Delta Platinum Business card
    I wrote last month about a little experiment I was running with my American Express Delta Platinum Business companion ticket. By booking a ticket before May 31, 2020, for travel before September 30, 2020, I should be able to move the ticket to any da…
    - 26 days ago Jun 18, 2020, 6:12pm -
  • Pro tip: using the 1Password iPhone browser to painlessly add just for U offers
    On the occasion of a new Safeway offer for $10 off $100 in Visa gift cards, I thought I would share my preferred technique for adding these offers to all my just for U accounts.Logging in and out of just for U is a painLike all such services, just fo…
    - 29 days ago Jun 15, 2020, 6:03pm -
  • The more you know: earning secret Giant gas and grocery points
    I’ve been doing most of my grocery store manufactured spend lately at Safeway, since they’ve had great offers recently for better-than-free Visa and MasterCard prepaid debit cards. When these deals come along it almost doesn’t matter what credi…
    - 34 days ago Jun 10, 2020, 6:35pm -
  • Three notes on Chase Sapphire Preferred and Reserve grocery statement credits
    I haven’t had a Chase Sapphire card in a long time, having downgraded my Preferred years ago to a second Freedom card and replacing it with an Ink Plus card to maintain the flexibility of my Ultimate Rewards points and the ability to redeem them fo…
    - 37 days ago Jun 7, 2020, 9:57pm -
  • How I'm thinking about traveling safely
    It has been interesting, to say the least, to see how the travel industry has responded to the present crisis so far.Air travel, for example, never fully shut down as it did in the days after September 11, 2001. Routes were cut, which, perhaps counte…
    - 46 days ago May 29, 2020, 9:31pm -
  • My COVID-19 Delta companion ticket experiment (and one weird datapoint)
    Most people aren’t in a position to plan travel these days, but like me, you might be in a position where you need to book travel. In my case, that meant making a companion ticket reservation using a card I plan to cancel.News to me: Delta companio…
    - 48 days ago May 27, 2020, 10:45pm -

Well Traveled Mile

  • New Tool! Compare Credit Card Bonus Offers on a Graph
    We're excited to announce the launch of our new Card Maximizer tool. The idea of the tool is to help you quantitatively compare credit card offers. With this, you will get a quick overview of how the offers stack up. Feel free to check out the tool…
    - Mar 26, 2020, 10:18pm -
  • SFO United Polaris Lounge Review
    The new United Polaris lounge at San Francisco Airport (SFO) is one of the world’s largest lounges. On 28,120 square feet (2,612 square meters) you will find not just an a la carte restaurant, a buffet and a bar, but also quiet rooms, enough worksp…
    - Mar 5, 2020, 5:25am -
  • An In-Depth Guide to All 29 Marriott Hotel Brands
    Now that Marriott has merged with SPG and Ritz-Carlton, there are 32 Marriott hotel brands across the world representing more than 6,700 properties. You'll notice that the Marriott portfolio is geared more toward upscale and luxury properties than bu…
    - Mar 5, 2020, 3:44am -
  • Marriott Bonvoy FAQ: All Your Questions Answered in One Place
    Have questions about getting started, earning or redeeming Marriott points? This comprehensive Marriott Bonvoy FAQ goes over everything you should know with answers to all of your questions. If you still have questions, feel free to drop them in the…
    - Mar 4, 2020, 8:19pm -
  • Everything You Need to Know About United MileagePlus [In-Depth Guide]
    While it's gone through many changes United's MileagePlus remains one of the most valuable airline loyalty programs. Among U.S. frequent flyer programs, United MileagePlus offers the most ways to earn and use airline miles. It also offers perks you d…
    - Mar 3, 2020, 8:15pm -
  • How to Get Hilton Gold Status (and Why You Want It)
    Having Gold status with Hilton Honors means you'll get extra perks when you stay at Hilton hotels and resorts. This can amount to savings money on stays, earning more points and more free perks and amenities when you stay at Hilton properties. Plus,…
    - Mar 2, 2020, 11:25pm -
  • Credit Card Referral Bonus Programs - Refer a Friend to Earn Extra Points
    Want to earn thousands of bonus points or hundreds in cash back just by referring your friends and family to a credit card they'll love? Most major card issuers have a credit card referral bonus program that lets you refer-a-friend to a credit card a…
    - Feb 21, 2020, 5:03am -
  • Review: Hyatt Parisi Udvar Hotel Budapest [2020]
    The beautiful city Budapest has a lot to offer. Not just the stunning architecture throughout Hungary's capital is taking you in, also the many impressive hotels, like the new Párisi Udvar Hotel Budapest from the Unbound Collection by Hyatt will mak…
    - Feb 16, 2020, 3:06am -
  • 8 Best Ways to Use Chase Ultimate Rewards Points (in 2020)
    The Chase Ultimate Rewards program is one of the most popular credit card rewards programs thanks to its flexibility. Ultimate Rewards points can be quite valuable when used strategically thanks to Chase's 13 airline and hotel transfer partners, but…
    - Feb 15, 2020, 6:01am -
  • 20 Ways to Earn Tons of United MileagePlus Miles [2020 Guide]
    United is one of the largest carriers in the world, along with American and Delta, with a strong frequent flyer program that allows you to earn airline miles that can be used for seat upgrades and award flights on United and its many partners. While…
    - Feb 14, 2020, 6:01am -

MileValue

  • How to Choose the Best Seat on a Plane
    Whether you’re wining and dining up front, or whining and dining in the back, seat selection is of the utmost importance. And there can be big differences between seats, even among aircraft within the same airline.You may be thinking – if I see…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 9:23pm -
  • These Photos Prove Airlines Differ with Social Distancing
    Updated Monday, July 13 to include expanded dates of blocked seats on Alaska Airlines and JetBlue.The landscape of aviation is changing faster than a private jet en route to a private island. If you find yourself travelling, be ready for a very diff…
    - 4 days ago Jul 10, 2020, 1:11pm -
  • Chase Sapphire Cards Get Updated Coronavirus Benefits
    On July 1, Chase activated a handful of new benefits for their Sapphire cards. Customers that are no longer reaping the cards' travel benefits need reasons to keep spending on their travel cards and paying annual fees. All the new benefits are autom…
    - 11 days ago Jul 3, 2020, 6:58pm -
  • How to Book Cheap Domestic Awards – Star Alliance
    If you’re anything like us, nearly every moment of this pandemic has been spent dreaming of travel. Especially as we try to avoid nauseating headlines like “Corona” being on the rise for baby names. With U.S. residents barred from entering Euro…
    - 15 days ago Jun 30, 2020, 4:12am -
  • The Basics of Citi ThankYou Points
    Welcome back! Let’s continue our series on the types of credit card reward programs frequented by travelers. In this series, we are looking at:An introduction to credit cards frequented by travelersAmerican Express Membership RewardsChase Ultimate…
    - 18 days ago Jun 26, 2020, 4:40pm -
  • How Coronavirus has Affected Travel Agencies
    Today we're featuring a guest post from our friend and colleague, Freddy Lanksy, of Points Panda. He's sharing his opinion on the impact COVID-19 has had on the travel industry, and how travel agencies are adapting. The COVID-19 pandemic dealt a big…
    - 20 days ago Jun 24, 2020, 4:55pm -
  • How to Book Cheap Domestic Awards – Oneworld Alliance
    The Coronavirus pandemic has plunged the world into a state of uncertainty. Travel within the United States is more appealing and logistically more feasible than international travel, at least to the majority and for the time being. Today we are kick…
    - 22 days ago Jun 22, 2020, 9:57pm -
  • TODAY (JUNE 15) ONLY: Earn 5x Miles or 7% Cash Back on Apple Purchases
    Six shopping portals are offering large bonuses for Apple purchases, but the deal only lasts through today, June 15. If you were already considering buying something from Apple, check out your options to earn extra rewards below.The post TODAY (JUNE…
    - 29 days ago Jun 15, 2020, 5:56pm -
  • Should You be Tempted by Chase’s “Pay Yourself Back” Offer?
    Chase is offering a new way for Sapphire card holders to redeem their Ultimate Reward (UR) points. But does it make sense for you? Let’s move about the socially-distanced cabin and take a look.What is it?Chase has dubbed it the “Pay Yourself Ba…
    - 33 days ago Jun 11, 2020, 5:24pm -
  • Premium Travel Cards Pivot Benefits in a Coronavirus World: Update
    Updated 6/9/20 with Citi's latest addition to the Prestige Card.In an attempt to keep you as a customer in a world where travel is severely limited, banks have been changing the benefit profiles of their credit cards that previously rewarded behavio…
    - 36 days ago Jun 9, 2020, 9:16am -

Frequent Flier

  • newHilton Honors Extends Status Through 2022 With Rollover Nights
    Hilton Honors elite members will be able to keep their status through 2022, thanks to a new provision by the loyalty program. The hotel will roll over the expiration date on current status for an additional year, while offering rollover night credits…
    - 5 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 5:14pm -
  • newMIT Professor: Flights Booked to Capacity May Present 1-in-4,300 Chance of Contracting COVID-19
    A new pre-print thesis from an MIT professor suggests a flyers could face a reduced risk of getting COVID-19, even of the aircraft is booked to capacity. Using an equation model, the odds of catching COVID-19 from a flight booked to capacity may be 1…
    - 7 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 3:30pm -
  • newDelta Air Lines Drops $7 billion in Catastrophic Second Quarter
    The novel Coronavirus outbreak took a very tangible toll on Delta, as the air carrier reported a GAAP pre-tax loss of $7 billion in 2020’s second quarter. The airline blamed COVID-19 and the decimated demand for travel as the primary factors for th…
    - 8 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 2:17pm -
  • newLondon Heathrow Airport Fronts Plan for On-Site COVID-19 Testing
    The United Kingdom’s largest air hub says they can now test pilots and passengers for COVID-19 on arrival. Working with two airline resource companies, London Heathrow says they can potentially launch “Test-on-Arrival” with the hopes of telling…
    - 24 hours ago Jul 13, 2020, 10:37pm -
  • Reconstruction Sheds New Light on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Tragedy
    Through the reconstruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, investigators now have more insight into what happened in the flight’s final moments. Although passengers were exposed to some of the most extreme conditions imaginable, some did what they…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 9:52pm -
  • Airline Payrolls Dropped 20,000 Employees in Mid-May 2020
    American carriers are starting to drastically trim their payrolls during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the bottom could still be ahead. According to U.S. Department of Transportation Data, over 20,000 employees were released from airlines between April…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 4:39pm -
  • Pakistan International Airlines Banned at U.S. Airports
    The Pakistani Civil Aviation Authority scandal has reached the United States, with the Department of Transportation barring Pakistan International Airlines from operating at American airports. A letter sent on July 1, 2020 delivered the ban to the ai…
    - 4 days ago Jul 10, 2020, 7:58pm -
  • Consumer Reports Takes on Flights Booked to Capacity
    Consumer Reports wants the U.S. Department of Transportation to take definitive action to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The publication is circulating an online petition calling for safety measures including airport safety guidelines, enforcing fac…
    - 4 days ago Jul 10, 2020, 7:11pm -
  • ALPA Asks Congress to Extend Payroll Support Program to Avoid Layoffs
    The Air Lines Pilots Association is calling on their unionized pilots and the public to call Congress and ask them to extend the Payroll Support Program from the CARES Act. The union fears that without an extension, mass layoffs will affect pilots an…
    - 4 days ago Jul 10, 2020, 5:38pm -
  • JetBlue Dumps Long Beach for Los Angeles, Focusing West Coast Presence
    After years of operating from Long Beach International Airport, JetBlue will make the permanent move to Los Angeles. The New York-based carrier will consolidate operations at LAX, as part of a strategic plan to offer 70 flights per day by 2025. JetBl…
    - 5 days ago Jul 9, 2020, 7:57pm -

Travel is Free

  • Most Domestic Flights As Low As 5,000 AA Miles
    I was just looking at AA domestic flights and every route I’ve searched for so far has many days available for 5,000 AA miles. This goes as far as Oct 2020.The post Most Domestic Flights As Low As 5,000 AA Miles appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - Nov 20, 2019, 8:33pm -
  • Drew’s $100 Bet With The Blog-Haters
    As of today: $0.00 has been claimed by haters. (I’ll update the dollar amount the minute it changes).   To those who complain about bloggers killing your deals, I’ve got a $100 opportunity for you to prove that your deal was killed by one of tho…
    - Oct 25, 2019, 6:37pm -
  • Nick of FM on #40kFarAway [TIF Podcast]
    Nick of FrequentMiler talks about his experience doing the “40K To Far Away” contest, where all 3 FrequentMiler bloggers see how far they can get, each with 40,000 of a different bank currency. Nick, given Citi TY Points, found and used the deal…
    - Oct 24, 2019, 6:41pm -
  • The Extreme Maximizing of JAL Miles
    Whenever I’ve done posts comparing the prices across different programs I’ve already found that JAL Miles are among the lowest, but today I’ll show you how to potentially double the value of these already great miles.   As you’ll see, I firs…
    - Oct 22, 2019, 7:49pm -

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

Million Mile Secrets

  • newHow to get started with frequent flyer programs
    While airline credit cards are a great way to earn points and miles, applying for credit is a big responsibility, and the terms associated with rewards cards can be a bit complicated. But don’t worry, MMS is here to help guide you on your miles &…
    - 23 mins ago Jul 14, 2020, 10:00pm -
  • newThe cheapest travel destinations in the world
    If you’re reading MMS, you know that you can adventure to just about any destination on the planet for practically free if you’ve got a stash of miles and points at hand. The welcome bonuses you can earn from the best travel credit cards elimin…
    - 4 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 6:30pm -
  • newBest places to go camping in Colorado
    If you’re looking to get away from it all — to enjoy some natural beauty and endless outdoor activities — a trip to Colorado is in order. And one of the best ways to experience all that this magnificent state has to offer is by pitching a t…
    - 8 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 2:00pm -
  • Capital One adds Uber Eats as 5x/5% category for limited time
    Good news for certain Capital One cardholders! Starting tomorrow, July 14, 2020, anyone with one of the following Capital One cards can earn 5x bonus Capital One miles or 5% cash back on Uber Eats purchases: Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Ca…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 7:10pm -
  • Guide to the Capital One Purchase Eraser tool (erase restaurant and streaming expenses through Sept. 30, 2020)
    You’ve heard us profess that Capital One miles are the easiest rewards to redeem and that Capital one cards are some of the best rewards credit cards. If you’re new to miles and points, earning Capital One miles is a great way to taste free tr…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 5:00pm -
  • The best flexible rewards programs: Comparing Amex, Chase, Citi and more
    One of the best tricks miles and points enthusiasts use is concentrating their efforts on collecting transferable points to use for award tickets, hotel stays and more. Instead of focusing on earning points in a specific frequent flyer or hotel…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 11:30am -
  • The ultimate travel packing list: Everything to bring on your next trip
    There’s nothing worse than getting to the airport or arriving at your hotel, only to realize you’ve forgotten something important for your trip. But, those days of smacking your forehead in frustration are over with our Ultimate Travel Packing Li…
    - 2 days ago Jul 12, 2020, 2:00pm -
  • How to maximize the latest Hyatt promo: Get big value at these fantastic properties
    It’s no secret that the world is a strange place right now. If you’re comfortable venturing out, you can take advantage of Hyatt’s latest promotion to help save some money (or points!) while you’re at it. What is the latest Hyatt promotion an…
    - 2 days ago Jul 12, 2020, 11:00am -
  • Here’s how travel rewards credit cards work
    We get it. The world of travel reward credit cards can be confusing and extensive with hundreds of options to understand. Here at Million Mile Secrets, we’re constantly tracking the best cards and easiest ways to earn points and miles. So, let us b…
    - 3 days ago Jul 11, 2020, 12:30pm -
  • JetBlue TrueBlue points review: How to earn and burn points
    Do you live in a city serviced by JetBlue? If so, you’ve got access to the comfiest, most enjoyable domestic airline in existence. It’s got the best lie-flat business class seats. It’s got amazing complimentary snacks. It’s got live TV. And…
    - 3 days ago Jul 11, 2020, 11:30am -

Nomadic Matt

  • 12 Things I’d Tell Any New Traveler
    When I left to travel the world, I didn’t know what to expect. I wasn’t well traveled and was as green as they come. No one I knew had ever done this before. To compensate for my lack of preparedness, I followed my guidebooks and wet my feet with…
    - 4 days ago Jul 10, 2020, 12:33pm -
  • How to See Alberta: A 10-Day Suggested Driving Itinerary
    Posted: 7/6/20 | July 6th, 2020 Dalene and Pete Heck, the duo behind Hecktic Travels is also the team at Road Trip Alberta! Dalene and Pete are Alberta raised and currently living in the province’s third-biggest city, Lethbridge. Alberta is one of…
    - 9 days ago Jul 6, 2020, 9:19am -
  • My 6 Favorite Hostels in Panama City
    Posted: Panama City is known as the shipping and financial hub of Central America — but there’s much more to the city than that. Panama City is a bustling, lively city with a vibrant nightlife, tons of history, and delicious food. It’s a good h…
    - 10 days ago Jul 5, 2020, 10:00am -
  • California Road Trip: A 21-Day Suggested Itinerary
    Posted: 7/2/2020 | July 2nd, 2020 California. It’s the third-largest state in the country and home to over 40 million people and a range of environments and landscapes: dense forests in the north, rugged mountains in the east, majestic deserts in t…
    - 13 days ago Jul 2, 2020, 10:07am -
  • A 7-Day Southern California Road Trip Itinerary
    Posted: 6/29/20 | June 29th, 2020 I’ve been on many road trips around the US over the years. It’s by far my favorite way to explore the country. One state in particular is perfect for road-tripping: California. Occupying much of the West Coast, C…
    - 16 days ago Jun 29, 2020, 9:19am -
  • The 18 Best Things to See and Do in Oslo
    Posted: 6/26/2020 | June 26th, 2020 Balancing natural beauty, historic architecture, and a modern flair, Oslo, Norway’s beautiful capital, is a city that punches well above its weight. It’s small but bursting with things to do: there are countles…
    - 19 days ago Jun 26, 2020, 9:31am -
  • The 17 Best Things to See and Do in Madrid
    Posted: 6/25/2020 | June 25th, 2020 Madrid is an energetic city known for its late nights, historic sites, and delicious cuisine. It’s a massive city bursting with beautiful architecture. I’ve been to the city numerous times. It’s an incredible…
    - 20 days ago Jun 25, 2020, 9:12am -
  • Travel is Never Going to Be the Same Again
    Posted: 6/22/2020 | June 22nd, 2020 If you’re like me, you might be wondering what the future of travel holds now that more countries are easing lockdowns and opening borders. I wrote about the future of travel back in March but, like everything CO…
    - 22 days ago Jun 22, 2020, 11:15am -
  • Coronavirus and Travel: What You Need to Know (Plus Resources)
    Posted: 6/18/20 | June 18th, 2020 Over the last six months, Coronavirus has devastated the world. Millions have gotten sick, hundreds of thousands have lost their lives, and entire economies have been shut down. In just a matter of weeks, entire coun…
    - 26 days ago Jun 18, 2020, 1:52pm -
  • The 8 Best Hostels in San Francisco
    Posted: 6/11/2020 | June 11th, 2020 San Francisco is a beautiful, eclectic city. Balancing its hippy roots with its modern, techie scene, San Francisco is a cool, lively, energetic city bursting with history and tons of amazing food. It’s some to h…
    - 33 days ago Jun 11, 2020, 1:49pm -

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

  • July 2020
    The Anti-Masker’s Rap It was late (after midnight) just a few months ago. My face was deep in ice cream like a fat Russell Crowe. I heard a crash and some bangs from the porch outside. So I picked up my bat and grabbed some cyanide. Searched up and…
    - 14 days ago Jul 1, 2020, 7:01am -
  • June 2020
    On The Doorstep I get it. You have things that are off limits, right? Certain subjects that you won’t discuss? Well…as is fairly obvious by now…I’m a weirdo. One who never got built that way. For better or worse, my life is anything but Fort…
    - 44 days ago Jun 1, 2020, 9:47am -
  • May 2020
    Quarantine Life Why is it so hard for us to be vulnerable? Countless walls. All these defenses. Well, I’ve had enough of it. I’m going to write an honest, unfiltered diary during this crazy stay-at-home time. And I’m peeling back the curtain to…
    - 75 days ago May 1, 2020, 9:08am -
  • April 2020
    Surreal Life I’m sleeping very soundly these days because of two words… Donald Trump. Sure, for just a moment, I started to wonder if he’s actually a doctor at all. But then I had a pep talk with myself. And it was really tremendous. You’ve n…
    - Apr 1, 2020, 9:53am -
  • March 2020
    A Simple Time Let’s gather around the campfire, close our eyes, and try to visualize the days of yore. Maybe we’ll even be able to remember that a society existed before the coronavirus mass freakout. Wait, I think I remember it… It’s all sta…
    - Mar 1, 2020, 10:08am -
  • February 2020
    Laker Town It’s been just over a year since I retired from writing about miles and points. I haven’t looked back to see how interesting (or strange) the things are that have popped into my head each month since. But that’s how it goes…whateve…
    - Feb 1, 2020, 10:33am -
  • January 2020
    Realistic Resolutions I should probably be more realistic about my New Year’s resolutions. Like many of you, I will eat better… For a week. I’ll look deep into the eyes of my family and friends to articulate how much they matter… Just as infr…
    - Jan 1, 2020, 8:01am -
  • December 2019
    Make It Personal “Do you have any writing tips?” I don’t think I heard that question one time in all the years I was doing the MileNerd thing. But I’ve gotten it multiple times since retiring the blog and typing whatever the hell I feel like…
    - Dec 1, 2019, 10:27am -
  • November 2019
    Road Trip It was the summer before fifth grade. My parents said, “We’re moving to West Virginia.” I climbed into the old station wagon…fiddled nervously with my calculator watch…and wondered what was waiting on the other end of this road tr…
    - Nov 1, 2019, 7:40am -
  • October 2019
    Translation Machine Writing every day as MileNerd was a huge part of my life for years. Recently, a friend asked me what it’s like to not do it anymore… Still kind of strange, to be honest. There were so many things that were a regular part of my…
    - Oct 1, 2019, 7:56am -

Doctor of Credit

Hustler Money Blog

Travel Codex

  • Will Hawaii Open To Visitors On August 1st? Maybe Not
    Two weeks ago, I wrote that Hawaii was planning to reopen to visitors on August 1, 2020.  In that post, I posted questions and answers that addressed Hawaii’s reopening for visitors.  If you missed the questions and answers, you can read it here.…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 3:14pm -
  • A New Canadian Airline OWG To Take Flight This Fall
    Norlinor Aviation based in Mirabel, Quebec Canada is launching a new leisure airline OWG this fall.  You probably have never heard of Norlinor Aviation which has been flying for 27 years.  Norlinor specializes in flying passengers and cargo to remo…
    - 5 days ago Jul 9, 2020, 5:07pm -
  • Viking Cruises Wins Travel + Leisure Worlds Best Award For Fifth Year
    Viking cruises announce that they have won the Travel + Leisure Worlds Best Cruise Line in 2020 for both their ocean cruise and river cruise lines. From Today’s Press Release For the fifth consecutive year, Travel + Leisure readers have voted Vik…
    - 6 days ago Jul 8, 2020, 4:47pm -
  • As Coronavirus Begins To Spike, Airline Booking Start To Drop Again

    - 6 days ago Jul 8, 2020, 4:07pm -
  • A Nostalgic Look Back At Hertz Rent A Car (1950s through 1970s)
    Today, from Travel Codex, a look at the lighter side of travel. Before bankruptcy, Hertz was the innovator and leader in car rentals. With travel in shambles, here is a travel blog that will put a smile on your face and hopefully make you laugh.  As…
    - 6 days ago Jul 8, 2020, 3:10pm -
  • Hyatt Launches New Promos During Travel Slowdown
    It’s no secret that travel isn’t picking up as quickly as we hoped. Instead more and more travelers are discovering that things might not get back to “normal” for a year or more (as some predicted). Hyatt is now taking additional steps to mot…
    - 6 days ago Jul 8, 2020, 2:00pm -
  • Qatar Airways Issues Passenger PPE Kits With Face Shields
    Qatar Airways has updated its boarding process for flights departing Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha.  In addition to the enhanced boarding process, passengers will be issued a PPE kit that includes a face shield.  All passengers entering…
    - 7 days ago Jul 7, 2020, 3:57pm -
  • City of Chicago Begins 14-Day Quarantine on July 6, 2020
    On Thursday, July 2, Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Allison Arwady, M.D., issued an Emergency Travel Order directing travelers entering or returning to Chicago from states experiencing a surge in new COVID-19 cases to quarantine f…
    - 8 days ago Jul 6, 2020, 7:37pm -
  • Dollywood: Lack of Social Distancing, Masks Optional
    The world is slowly reopening and businesses are restarting operations with new safety measures in place due to Covid-19. As the world reopens and travel resumes, people are looking for fun activities and ways to make memories with their family. Many…
    - 8 days ago Jul 6, 2020, 7:27pm -
  • What’s It Like to Fly Southwest Airlines During the Pandemic?
    I know this is not the most glamourous post but with all the uncertainty of flying nowadays, I figured it was important to share some information on flying during this Covid-19 pandemic. Fellow Blogger, Brad, recently wrote about his experience flyin…
    - 11 days ago Jul 3, 2020, 3:00pm -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • Some Final Words…
    Well, it’s the good news and bad news piece. Good news: My (and a friend’s) other blog, The Travel Game, is doing great. Starting off with a base of readers and competent developer definitely helped. I’m spending a lot of time over there. Bad n…
    - Sep 6, 2019, 7:31pm -
  • Get Great Value For Your Travel Dollar In Baltimore
    Get And we’re back! A little bit later than I expected, but back nonetheless. Every so often, I like to do something different and talk about individual cities instead of the miles and points that you can use to get there. Today, I wanted to look a…
    - Jul 30, 2019, 11:52pm -
  • Out Of Office Notice
    Hi all. I’m going to be out of town for the next couple of weeks. There will continue to be posts on LVA Travel, so keep up there.     Want to subscribe? Just enter your email in the box above (and to the right) and click on the confirmation. GMa…
    - Jul 6, 2019, 1:12am -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 frequently correct. Should…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - May 21, 2019, 3:56pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newHilton Honors credits all 2020 nights for 2021
    Once again there is good news for Hilton Honors members. Already a few months ago Hilton was one of the first global hotel chains to extend the status of its members for at least one year. Now the hotel chain has communicated another positive innovat…
    - 8 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 2:43pm -
  • Competition: Win A ‘Mad Dog’ Part Of Aviation History, Thanks To Aviationtag
    In the eighties and nineties, the MD80 gained cult status at American Airlines. Connoisseurs and fans affectionately dubbed it “Mad Dog”. Its other nickname, “Super 80”, was even used in adverts: “Have a super day”, “The Super 80’s ar…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 12:11pm -
  • These airlines will fly Boeing’s newest aircraft
    The current situation around the COVID-19 pandemic has some serious consequences for the international aviation industry. However, research and development on new aircraft remains of importance for the future. Boeing is for instance finalizing its ne…
    - 2 days ago Jul 12, 2020, 8:14pm -
  • What is the Hilton Dubai Creek Like?
    For a short overnight in Dubai on the way to Ras al Khaimah earlier this year, I needed a hotel close to Dubai Airport as my flight landed at midnight. Normally, I would opt for the Hilton Garden Inn Al Muraqabat; a simple but very decent hotel for a…
    - 7 days ago Jul 7, 2020, 8:20pm -
  • Qantas flies its Boeing 747 for the last time
    Qantas initially planned to operate its Boeing 747 fleet until the end of the year. Alike many other airlines, the Australian home carrier decided to expedite its phase out due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fans can now look forward to three recently sch…
    - 9 days ago Jul 5, 2020, 7:32pm -
  • Lufthansa Group publishes flight schedule until October
    Due to the significant changes in the booking wishes of their passengers, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group are switching from short-term to longer-term flight planning and are now completing their flight schedules by the end of October. The new su…
    - 12 days ago Jul 2, 2020, 7:09pm -
  • The Emirates Airbus A380 is back in business
    During the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines dramatically reduce their operations. Emirates is one of the airlines that significantly downsized its activity. The airline even decided to temporarily stop flying the Airbus A380, in favor of its Boeing 7…
    - 16 days ago Jun 28, 2020, 2:01pm -
  • LAST CHANCE – Cheap Marriott Points Sale Ends Soon
    The latest promotion from Marriott Bonvoy offers a 60% bonus when you buy or gift 2,000+ points. This promotion ends soon – 30th June 2020, to be precise. Since the regular price is 1.25 US cents per point, this bonus will bring your per poin…
    - 17 days ago Jun 27, 2020, 3:00pm -
  • The EU Is Considering A Long-Term Ban On US Citizens
    As Covid-19 infection rates across Europe decrease, the EU is trying to figure out how best to open its borders. Despite the extent of the connections in normal times between Europe and the United States, the US is in danger of becoming one of the co…
    - 18 days ago Jun 26, 2020, 7:34pm -
  • Lufthansa shareholders vote for stabilization measures
    Today, the shareholders of Deutsche Lufthansa AG voted in favor of accepting the capital measures and the participation of the Economic Stabilisation Fund (WSF) of the Federal Republic of Germany in Deutsche Lufthansa AG. The corresponding proposal…
    - 19 days ago Jun 25, 2020, 4:38pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newDL Fleet Musings
    With all of the changes in the fleet plans, I thought it may be fun to have a consolidated thread for fleet discussion and playing armchair fleet manager. Mods, feel free to correct me if I am wrong. Overall, have been impressed with the hard...
    - 8 mins ago Jul 14, 2020, 10:15pm -
  • newUsing 'confidence' vouchers for someone else
    I've acquired a couple of vouchers for cancelled flights in recent months. Two questions if I may: 1. Can I use a voucher for my wife (or anyone else), or can they only be used for the person originally named in the booking? 2. Can you add two...
    - 15 mins ago Jul 14, 2020, 10:08pm -
  • newXP Run: TUN to ALG - 120 XPs for €398
    Another interesting way to collect XPs at a very attractive price. This time out of Tunisia to Algeria via Paris at a very attractive rate for *XPs *earning. You would earn 120 XPs as these are international flights at a cost of just over €3..…
    - 23 mins ago Jul 14, 2020, 10:00pm -
  • newPortland, Oregon
    Do we think the Portland, Oregon route will be given a second go by BA later this year or next year when the Covid situation has improved, or are "secondary" routes like that toast? Hoping they give that one a go after all, but doubtful.
    - 23 mins ago Jul 14, 2020, 10:00pm -
  • newRunning low on Pajamas
    So, this sars-cov-2 thingy is starting to get serious. They don't last long, but as I usually cross the Atlantic a couple of times a month this has not been an issue. Until now. Also my deodorant stick is getting low, where I can I get one...
    - 47 mins ago Jul 14, 2020, 9:36pm -
  • newFairfield Inn Duluth Waterfront
    My family stayed a few weeks ago at the Fairfield Inn Duluth Waterfront. During COVID times, we needed a break from home that was driveable (7 hours from Chicago), had lots outdoors, in an area with low numbers of cases, etc. We looked at a map...
    - 1 hour ago Jul 14, 2020, 9:19pm -
  • newInterline with Icelandair?
    I have a YOW-LHR flight in September (which will likely change to YOW-YYZ-LHR). I originally planned on spending 24 hours in London before heading to Iceland but now I'm looking at flying to KEF a few hours after I land in the UK. Would Air Canada...
    - 1 hour ago Jul 14, 2020, 9:12pm -
  • newMask refusers on flights when it's mandatory
    Took my first flight today in months and it was a flight where masks were mandatory. Absolutely full - not a single seat left - and given contact tracing, I was quite keen on it being a safe flight. Not to stereotype but men between the ages...
    - 1 hour ago Jul 14, 2020, 8:59pm -
  • newYour COVID-19 travel experiences on BA: Q3 2020
    At the suggestion of rockflyertalk We have a number of threads with specific information and a BA Covid-19 Dashboard (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/british-airways-executive-club/2012764-ba-forum-covid-19-dashboard.html) on topics such as :...
    - 2 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 8:24pm -
  • newUK passport holder in Ukraine needs to travel to Italy
    I tried to catch a flight from Lviv Ukraine to Rome Italy and was denied boarding as the Ryanair ground crew seemed to think I was just going to visit and not for anything important, the forms I filled in as required by the Italian government stated.…
    - 3 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 7:50pm -

Reddit r/churning

  • newBank Account Bonus - Week of July 14, 2020
    This is the Weekly Bank Account Bonus Thread. Use it for anything related to bank accounts and bonuses, such as: Churning mechanisms (DD, etc) Data points (did bank X bonus arrive) Other bank account discussions/questions Before asking a question,…
    - 11 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 11:04am -
  • newDiscussion Thread - July 14, 2020
    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…
    - 11 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 11:04am -
  • newQuestion Thread - July 14, 2020
    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…
    - 12 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 10:05am -
  • Weekly Off-Topic Thread - Week of July 13, 2020
    This is the Weekly Off-Topic thread There's more to this hobby than just credit cards - it spreads out into travel aspirations, what luggage or wallet you're using, or what flavor kombucha your local WeWork is serving. Please use this thread to talk…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 11:05am -
  • Discussion Thread - July 13, 2020
    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…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 11:05am -
  • Question Thread - July 13, 2020
    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 Jul 13, 2020, 10:06am -
  • Trip Reports and Churning Success Stories Weekly Thread - Week of July 12, 2020
    How'd your churning week go? Any super huge highs? Any thank yous you'd like to give /r/churning? Did you book an awesome Trip? Are you excited to share your latest redemption? Did you score some unexpected Miles/Points? Trip Reports, Success Stori…
    - 2 days ago Jul 12, 2020, 11:05am -
  • Discussion Thread - July 12, 2020
    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 Jul 12, 2020, 11:05am -
  • Question Thread - July 12, 2020
    Welcome to the Daily Question thread at /r/churning! This is the thread to post questions about churning for miles/points/cash. Just because you have a question about credit cards does NOT mean it belongs here. If you’re brand new here, please read…
    - 3 days ago Jul 12, 2020, 10:05am -
  • Manufactured Spending Weekly Thread - Week of July 11, 2020
    Welcome to MS Weekly at /r/churning! This is the open thread for discussion of all things MS. Methods, ideas, pain points, and everything else about MS is game. As always read the wiki. Be warned: Asking questions in here that show you haven't done a…
    - 3 days ago Jul 11, 2020, 11:05am -

Dan's Deals

Johnny Jet

  • newNew York Is Now Issuing $2,000 Fines to Travelers That Don’t Fill Out This Form
    As I wrote in this story, the three states of the tri-state area—New York, Connecticut and New Jersey—recently introduced a mandatory 14-day quarantine for arriving visitors from states suffering from...The post New York Is Now Issuing $2,000 Fi…
    - 55 mins ago Jul 14, 2020, 9:28pm -
  • newHow Hard Is It To Get The American Express Platinum Card Review?
    This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our...The post How Hard Is It To Get The American Express Platinum Card Revie…
    - 7 hours ago Jul 14, 2020, 3:18pm -
  • newConsider These Airport Vending Machines for Your Next Meal at O’Hare
    In yesterday’s tip, I shared a list of airports that have introduced PPE vending machines, from which you can buy face masks, hand sanitizer and more. These are not the...The post Consider These Airport Vending Machines for Your Next Meal at O’H…
    - 24 hours ago Jul 13, 2020, 10:50pm -
  • How to Save $80 Off Hello Fresh and Earn 2,000 American Airlines Miles
    I’m not sure why I didn’t think about using a meal delivery service back in March when everyone was terrified of going to the grocery store and there were long...The post How to Save $80 Off Hello Fresh and Earn 2,000 American Airlines Miles app…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 8:59pm -
  • These Airports Have PPE Vending Machines
    One of the coolest things about Japan is encountering all the various vending machines around the country. It seems like they have one for everything, from beer and fish soup...The post These Airports Have PPE Vending Machines appeared first on John…
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 1:51pm -
  • Best Miles Credit Cards for Travel & Airlines in 2020
    If you want to earn the most valuable points, here are the 7 best credit cards for travel milesThe post Best Miles Credit Cards for Travel & Airlines in 2020 appeared first on Johnny Jet.
    - 1 day ago Jul 13, 2020, 12:46pm -
  • VIDEO: 39 Travel Questions With Kinga Philipps
    Check out the video above or listen to it on Johnny Jet’s Travel Podcast for our whole conversation and below for her abbreviated answers and please subscribe to my YouTube...The post VIDEO: 39 Travel Questions With Kinga Philipps appeared first o…
    - 3 days ago Jul 11, 2020, 5:11pm -
  • Use Your Rewards Credit Card Shopping Portals When Shopping Online
    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 Use Your Rewards Credit Card Shopping Portals When Shopping On…
    - 4 days ago Jul 10, 2020, 6:46pm -
  • These 3 Rental Car Companies Are Waiving Young Driver Fees This Summer
    Each Friday, we feature a reader-inspired tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes not from a regular reader but from AutoSlash, which I’ve previously written...The post These 3 Rental Car Companies Are Waiving Young Driver Fees T…
    - 5 days ago Jul 10, 2020, 7:00am -
  • July 9, 2020 Travel News, Stories and Tips
    Greetings from sunny Southern California. I’m thinking about doing a road trip with my family but not sure where we should go? The mountains, where it’s cool and crisp? Palm...The post July 9, 2020 Travel News, Stories and Tips appeared first on…
    - 5 days ago Jul 9, 2020, 7:13pm -

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