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The Points Guy

  • new5 Must-Visit Wineries Between Sydney and Melbourne
    Take advantage of the strong US dollar and start planning your trip to Australia. Here, TPG Special Correspondent John Walton takes us on a delightfully delicious journey from Sydney to Melbourne, stopping at local wineries along the way.  As the…
    - 36 mins ago Feb 10, 2016, 9:30pm -
  • newEarn Up to 20 TrueBlue Points Per Dollar With ScoreBig
    Late last year, ticket broker ScoreBig and Southwest Airlines ran a promotion offering customers 2,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards points and up to 22 points per dollar for purchasing tickets through the service. This week, the brand launched a new part…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:00pm -
  • newAirfares Have Dropped 15% or More Since January 2015
    Recent data from Hopper and the Bureau of Labor and Statistics reflects news that’s surely music to travelers’ ears: The drop in oil prices has caused a sharp decrease in airfare. The airfare modeling and forecasting site Hopper recently reported…
    - 3 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 6:45pm -
  • newCostco’s Switch from Amex to Visa Delayed Until Summer 2016
    Last year, Costco announced it was cutting ties with American Express and signing an exclusive agreement with Citi to provide co-branded Visa credit cards for customers beginning April 1, 2016. Now that roll out has been pushed back until “early s…
    - 5 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 5:15pm -
  • newDeal Alert: New York to Costa Rica from $281 Round-Trip
    Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eas…
    - 6 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 3:45pm -
  • newAA Targets AAdvantage Members With Free Platinum Status
    What’s better than earning status? Getting it for free. It appears that American Airlines is giving out complimentary Platinum status to select AAdvantage members for a few months in 2016. A TPG reader recently shared an email he received, which i…
    - 7 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 3:00pm -
  • new3 Weeks in France on a College Budget — Reader Success Story
    One of the things I love most about being The Points Guy is getting to hear stories from readers about how award travel has affected their lives — the exotic vacations they’ve planned, the trips they’ve made to be with family and friends, the p…
    - 9 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 1:30pm -
  • newWhat is United Airlines Elite Status Worth in 2016?
    If you’re spending the time and money to earn elite status with an airline, you need to be getting some solid value in return. In the latest post in his series evaluating elite status levels with the major carriers, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contri…
    - 10 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 12:30pm -
  • newTop 9 Low-Fee Credit Cards for 2016
    Everyone wants to earn valuable travel rewards from the credit cards, but not everybody is willing to pay a high annual fee. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Jason Steele takes a look at some of the best values in travel rewards credit ca…
    - 21 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 1:28am -
  • Giving Tuesday: How to Help Children Around The World
    Traveling to far-off lands and exotic countries is incredible, but seeing an impoverished child selling souvenirs or begging for money can really tug on you heartstrings. Here, TPG International Contributor Lori Zaino offers some charity organiza…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 9:30pm -

Frugal Travel Guy

  • new7 Tips That Will Get You the Best Deals While Traveling on Amtrak
    My friends and I have enjoyed traveling on Amtrak trains. I’ve traveled many times from mid-Michigan to Chicago which is a very fun route that takes you right to the heart of the city. I missed out, however, on the opportunity to transfer Chase Ult…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:00pm -
  • newHow American Express Unexpectedly Increased My Credit Limit Without a Hard Inquiry
    In October of 2012, my wife and I each picked up the Hilton HHonors Card from American Express. I forget what the bonus was at the time, but we were looking to easily pick up some Hilton points and with no annual fee, this card was a perfect fit. Fas…
    - 5 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 5:00pm -
  • new7 Smooth Sailing Tips That Will Help You Save on Your Next Cruise
    It’s been a long time since I’ve been on a cruise but as a kid it was the preferred vacation method of my parents (mainly because of the kid’s clubs) and they definitely have some other great benefits. Since I’ve never been on a cruise as an…
    - 14 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:00am -
  • new5 Ways to Get the Most Out of the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card
    A few months back, I discussed the merits of the Chase Sapphire Preferred card, a staple in many people’s wallets. The card has been downgraded in several ways, but I argued that it’s still a valuable card with many positive attributes. Whether y…
    - 23 hours ago Feb 9, 2016, 11:00pm -
  • 3 Recently Renovated Resorts to Consider During Your Next Trip
    As I have argued in the past, one of the tenets of frugal travel is not only the ability to save money but to ultimately enjoy our travels. It is simply not enough that we go somewhere for the sake of going – rather, it is important that we actuall…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 9:38pm -
  • Before Looking For a Low Cost Carrier to Fly to Europe, Keep These Rules in Mind
    In the last year, a lot of fuss has been made about the European low-cost carriers operating from the United States to destinations overseas. Both Norwegian Air and WOW Air have offered travelers an alternative method to travel across the Atlantic a…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 8:00pm -
  • How I’m Earning 32,500 Ultimate Rewards Points on My New Wood Floors
    A few weeks ago, I wrote about how I was ready to begin a $15,000+ home improvement project. Well, the horror has begun. As of this past weekend, I have no furniture to sit on (sold on Craigslist) and only one living area not stripped down to the woo…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 4:00pm -
  • 13 Things That You Must Do During a Trip to Kauai
    While I’ve only been once, I hear about Kauai several times a year from Rick when he visits FrugalTravelGuy headquarters in the west coast. I live in Savannah, GA, and Rick resides in Hilton Head, SC, so Kauai is about as far east to west as you ca…
    - 2 days ago Feb 9, 2016, 8:00am -
  • Learning How to Rebook Short Avios Flights Without Spending More Miles
    Even though it only happened a week ago, the British Airways Avios devaluation  still isn’t far from my mind. Especially since there was a flight that I had booked on the right day, but some plans changed and the flight that I ended up wanting to…
    - 2 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 11:00pm -
  • Learn About the Dirtiest, Most Disgusting Surfaces You’ll Encounter on Your Travels!
    I’m not paranoid about germs but I could certainly be more careful of the surfaces I touch when traveling. I became even more enlightened when I read a recent study conducted by TravelMath titled “Hotel Hygiene Exposed” (a follow up to their …
    - 2 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 8:00pm -

View From the Wing

One Mile at a Time

  • newGreat Deal: $294 Flights To Chile On Star Alliance
    Via The Fare Deal Alert, Star Alliance airline Copa is offering terrific fares between Orlando and Santiago, at just $294 all-in.While Orlando isn't the most convenient airport for most of us, this is a great fare, especially if you took advantage o…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:33pm -
  • newEmirates’ CEO Doesn’t Mind 18 Hours In Economy
    I'm a huge fan of Emirates, and find their management team to be sharp and reasonable. In other words, when they say something I listen more than when Qatar Airways' Akbar Al Baker opens his mouth, whether it's about a super business class product or…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:07pm -
  • new6 Thoughts On Hainan Business Class
    As most of you guys have probably ascertained by now, I just flew Hainan Airlines on their new route between Los Angeles and Changsha. I booked the route shortly after it was announced, as they had amazing ~$1,350 roundtrip business class fares.I'll…
    - 4 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 6:33pm -
  • newSome Starwood Hotels Not Compliant With Shark Fin Ban?
    I have a lot of respect for Starwood, and find them to be one of the most impressive brands when it comes to standing up for what they believe in, even when it's not popular. In 2014 Starwood announced that they will no longer procure shark fin in an…
    - 5 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 5:27pm -
  • new10 Reasons To Get The Citi Prestige Card
    The Citi Prestige Card is the all around hottest credit card out there, in my opinion. It was refreshed last year, and offers an extremely compelling value proposition. This is a "premium" credit card, so it does have a $450 annual fee, but fortunate…
    - 7 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 3:33pm -
  • newWhat Are Reasonable Language Expectations When Abroad?
    I'm not someone who travels abroad and expects everyone to speak English. Quite the opposite -- I'm perfectly happy trying to get around with hand gestures and Google Translate.Along the same lines, I'm not someone who generally makes an effort to l…
    - 8 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 2:03pm -
  • newSuicide Bomber Who Was Blown Out Of Plane Meant To Fly Turkish
    Last week I posted a video of a Daallo Airlines flight between Mogadishu to Djibouti, which experienced an explosion shortly after takeoff. The explosion caused a roughly one meter hole in the side of the plane, and one person was even sucked out of…
    - 10 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 12:33pm -
  • newAmerican’s Improved A321 First Class Award Availability
    Last November I wrote about how American seemed to no longer be making last minute first class award seats available on their A321 flights between New York and Los Angeles/San Francisco. This was true even when cabins were almost completely empty jus…
    - 20 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 1:54am -
  • newHave You Ever Been The Only Scared Passenger On A Plane?
    A few weeks ago I answered a question from a reader who was terrified of flying, asking how best to deal with it. Unfortunately I didn’t have a good answer, other than being able to relate to the situation.I think the only way to really get over a…
    - 23 hours ago Feb 9, 2016, 11:12pm -
  • Review: Qatar Airways A380 First Class Doha To London
    Upon arriving at the self proclaimed "5-star gateway to the world," we first found ourselves in what can only be described as a mess of a security line. The queues were insane, though fortunately there was a premium line which only had a very short w…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 9:23pm -

The Frequent Miler

  • newRound trip to Australia starting at 50,000 points
    Two days ago, we published a Quick Deal (found here) regarding discounted flights to Sydney Australia from select US cities: Atlanta, Detroit, Salt Lake City, and Minneapolis.  Select economy flights on AA and Qantas were pricing at $961 round trip.…
    - 11 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 11:25am -
  • newA Manufactured Spend opportunity for Canadians?
    Earlier this month I came across a press release for a digital wallet service called UGO Pay.  Here’s a snippet: UGO launches peer-to-peer money transfer capabilities with the addition of UGO Pay TORONTO , Feb. 1, 2016 /CNW/ – Canada’s  first…
    - 22 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 12:30am -
  • Introducing Extreme Stacking (and our new Lab Manager)
    The other day I wanted to use one of my 1800Flowers gift cards to send flowers to a friend.  And, believe it or not, I couldn’t remember the best current promo code to use for the order.  So, I hunted around this website to find my latest posts a…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 11:25am -
  • Is it time to convert Discover Cash Back to miles?
    If you have a stash of Discover Cash Back, but you’d rather have Southwest Rapid Rewards points or JetBlue TrueBlue points, then now may be the time to convert Discover Cash Back to miles. This opportunity is contingent upon two overlapping deals:…
    - 2 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 11:25am -
  • It’s not too late – Deals still alive as of 2/07/2016
    Each week we publish a number of fantastic deals on the blog and in Quick Deals. Most deals don’t last long, but some hang around for awhile. In an effort to keep you up to date, we have gone back through each of the deals posted over the last coup…
    - 3 days ago Feb 7, 2016, 4:00pm -
  • Connecting the Dots on Prepaid Cards, iConsumer Interview, GiftCards.com Removed from Portals & More!
    Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we recap what you might have missed from Frequent Miler during the week. Enjoy! This Week From Frequent Miler Connecting the Dots – Strategies and best practices for moving beyo…
    - 4 days ago Feb 6, 2016, 10:00pm -
  • Update on Citi Retention, JetBlue Credit Card Strategy, Detained While Manufacturing Spend & More!
    Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we bring you some of the best posts from around the web. Enjoy! This Week Around the Web My Strange Citi Retention Call & Insights About Their New Retention Process – Citi seems…
    - 4 days ago Feb 6, 2016, 2:00pm -
  • Bet You Didn’t Know: Retrieving Online Itemized Receipts For Rental Car Tolls
    By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate…   Every time I rent a car, it happens. A day or two after I’ve returned the vehicle, the rental charge appears on my credit card bill. It’s roughly the expected amount, give or take a few bucks that ar…
    - 5 days ago Feb 5, 2016, 11:25am -
  • What happened to GiftCards.com?
    Recently, GiftCards.com became the place to buy Visa gift cards.  With Simply Best Coupons offering 1.5% cash back and iCoupons offering 1.6% cash back, one could get back all of the purchase fee and most of the shipping fee when buying $500 Visa gi…
    - 6 days ago Feb 4, 2016, 8:03pm -
  • A good use for Hilton free night certs — in Connecticut
    The Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card has a very good signup bonus: 2 Free Weekend Nights after $2,500 spend. Each year, you can get another free weekend night by spending $10,000 on your card.  Those weekend nights can be used at almost any Hilton p…
    - 6 days ago Feb 4, 2016, 11:25am -

The Flight Deal

The Free-quent Flyer

  • newFinding the constellation of rewards programs that's right for you
    I do very little speculative earning of miles and points, which doesn't mean that I always earn miles and points with specific redemptions in mind. Rather, it means I earn the points that I know I'm consistently going to be able to redeem for good va…
    - 11 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 10:59am -
  • What to do with IHG Priceless Surprises points
    At this point I assume everyone who is planning to participate in the IHG Priceless Surprises promotion has done so, which means you either are or will soon be in possession of roughly 50,000 IHG Rewards points (assuming you scored at least one or tw…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 10:59am -
  • Understanding booking channels
    Judging by the headlines I see in my RSS reader, Bank of America is running a bounty for Alaska Airlines credit card applications. Internet Brands went ahead and declared it the best travel credit card of 2016 on their Frugal Travel Guy storefront, w…
    - 2 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 10:59am -
  • Thinking about buying HHonors points for 0.56 cents each? Read this first.
    I couldn't help but notice as I recently skimmed my RSS subscriptions that Hilton HHonors is running a promotion offering an 80% bonus on purchased HHonors points until 11:59 pm, Eastern time, on February 8, 2016.That means you can buy 80,000 HHonors…
    - 6 days ago Feb 4, 2016, 10:59am -
  • FoundersCard: the single most expensive way to buy Hilton HHonors Gold status
    There are smart, thoughtful guys who think loyalty programs are a scam and the best way to made clear-headed decisions is to opt out of the loyalty economy completely.Then there are Thought Leaders From Behind who respond that while it's possible for…
    - 9 days ago Feb 1, 2016, 7:53pm -
  • On communities and responsibilities
    I try not to get too worked up over other bloggers' behavior. If you want to throw up a generic Wordpress template with a creditcards.com affiliate link, you'll never hear a peep out of me.Of course, I make an exception for the very small number of c…
    - 13 days ago Jan 29, 2016, 3:42am -
  • Easy wins: Saint Kitts edition

    - 15 days ago Jan 26, 2016, 10:59am -
  • Entitlement is only the start of a loyalty conversation
    Sometimes travel hacking is about figuring out what you're entitled to and how to get it. It's not unusual to read blog posts about Starwood Preferred Guest elites searching for suites right up until the minute they check in, to make sure that the fr…
    - 19 days ago Jan 22, 2016, 10:59am -
  • Your humble blogger's IHG Rewards Club Priceless Surprises datapoints
    Since November, IHG Rewards Club has been running a promotion called "Priceless Surprises." Under the terms of that promotion each time you stay at an IHG Rewards property, starting with your second stay, you are entered into a sweepstakes to earn at…
    - 20 days ago Jan 21, 2016, 10:59am -
  • Comparative advantages of Hyatt and Hilton: beach edition
    [editor's note: my worthless MacBook Pro has finally stopped working completely, so I'm using an aged clamshell laptop for my blogging this week. Grammar and punctuation will suffer, and pictures will be minimal/nonexistent.]Since getting a tier matc…
    - 21 days ago Jan 20, 2016, 10:59am -

MileValue

  • newHow to Lock in Pre-Devaluation American Airlines Award Prices for Awards Booked in 2017 (Maybe)
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). This week I am urging people to get full value from the 50,000 bonus mile offers on both the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® MasterCard® and CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® Worl…
    - 15 mins ago Feb 10, 2016, 9:51pm -
  • new12,250 Miles to Europe for all of 2016
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). I’ve been posting about award space to Europe for this summer because that’s what my Award Booking Service clients want. Here’s another great deal to Europe with miles: you can fly from the Eastern…
    - 3 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 7:23pm -
  • newHow to Use the ANA Search Tool for Awards with United and other Star Alliance Miles
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). I use united.com for most of my award searches when redeeming Star Alliance miles because it shows most Star Alliance partners’ award availability, but it does have some drawbacks. Namely, it doesn’t s…
    - 6 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 4:10pm -
  • newTrip Report Etihad A380 First Class: Seat and Suite
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). Anatomy of an Award: India to United States in Etihad and American Airlines First Class for 90,000 AA Miles Trip Report: Etihad Business Class from Chennai to Abu Dhabi Trip Report: Etihad First Class Loun…
    - 21 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 1:25am -
  • Timeline to Beat DevAAluation Starting Today with Zero Miles
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). Today is February 9, 2016. You have until March 21, 2016 to earn and burn American Airlines miles on its positively cheap award chart. You can get in on the fun if you start today, even if you currently ha…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 2:29pm -
  • I Had Never Seen Air New Zealand Business Class Award Space Until Yesterday
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). I’ve been in this hobby for about five years. In that time, I have never seen Air New Zealand Business Class award space from the United States mainland to New Zealand. Starting yesterday, Air New Zealan…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 2:25pm -
  • Hurry: Last Chance to Get Full Value from 50k AA Offers
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). For a few months, the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® MasterCard® and CitiBusiness® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World MasterCard® have each been offering 50,000 bonus American Airline…
    - 2 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 8:41pm -
  • New Wearable Translator to End Language Barriers
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). I’ve wondered when we would get a real-time wearable translator. The makers of “ili” say that it will be this Summer. Watch their first commercial. Note this disclaimer: “UPDATE: In light of viewer…
    - 2 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 2:15pm -
  • Rare LAN Business Class Award Space Wide Open to Santiago, Patagonia, Buenos Aires
    ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info). LAN Airlines is introducing a new nonstop flight between Los Angeles and Santiago, Chile three times per week between October 16, 2016 and March 25, 2017, the South American summer. Normally LAN is extreme…
    - 2 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 2:00pm -
  • Free Giveaway Friday: $51 Southwest Gift Card

    - 5 days ago Feb 5, 2016, 5:10pm -

Frequent Flier

  • For One Uber Rival, It’s the End of the Road
    Long ago we conceived of the technology that gave rise to the rideshare movement. And nearly four years ago we invented what is now known as “ridesharing” with an app that connected riders with everyday drivers in their personal vehicle. ... Read…
    - 41 days ago Dec 31, 2015, 7:46pm -
  • Attention HHonors Members: Hilton Award-Price Changes
    Early last year, Hilton made a significant change to the way it communicates changes to the prices for award stays at its hotels: Instead of an annual announcement of all award-price changes for the coming year, Hilton would henceforth “be ... Read…
    - 41 days ago Dec 31, 2015, 6:24pm -
  • The Year’s 10 Biggest Travel Stories
    It’s been yet another eventful year for travel, with plenty of drama on multiple fronts. Based on well over 1 million pages viewed by readers, here are the year’s 10 most-read blog posts: 1. The Airline with the Best Award-Seat ... Read More
    - 42 days ago Dec 30, 2015, 10:40pm -
  • Oscar-Winning Actor Bashes Hoverboard Ban
    Just when you thought the hoverboard kerfuffle had played itself out, no less a media heavyweight than Russell Crowe has launched the issue back into the headlines. Apparently unaware of the wide-ranging ban on transporting hoverboards on commercial…
    - 42 days ago Dec 30, 2015, 6:22pm -
  • The World’s 10 Most Valuable Airline Brands
    If you asked me to list the world’s most valuable airline brands, I’d mention, in no particular order, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, JetBlue, Lufthansa, and two or three others. They’d be the select few airlines which, fairly or not, seem to .…
    - 43 days ago Dec 29, 2015, 7:57pm -
  • Twister Seats: Hope for Coach-Class Comfort?
    Review the recent literature on new airline-seating designs and you might conclude that all the design industry’s resources were being directed either toward ludicrously luxe lie-flat first-class beds (or suites), or, at the opposite end of the com…
    - 43 days ago Dec 29, 2015, 6:45pm -
  • New from Hilton: ‘Little Extras’
    Taking a page from the airlines’ revenue-optimization playbook, Hilton is offering travelers a little something extra, for a little more money. Customers who opt to pay extra for a Little Extras Upgrade at participating DoubleTree hotels will recei…
    - 44 days ago Dec 28, 2015, 7:26pm -
  • Win a 4-Night Trip for 4 to London (including Tea Tasting)
    Enter the Twinings Tea “Twinings of London” sweepstakes by January 31, 2016, for a chance to win the grand prize: a trip for four to London, including air, four nights’ hotel, and a tea tasting with Stephen Twining at The ... Read More
    - 44 days ago Dec 28, 2015, 4:39pm -
  • Farewell and Thanks: My Final Week at FrequentFlier.com…
    A long time ago, in a galaxy not so far, far away, I launched a website. This website: FrequentFlier.com. It was 1997. I was managing loyalty marketing for a major international airline. The airline industry was in the midst of ... Read More
    - 44 days ago Dec 28, 2015, 4:28pm -
  • Weekly Recap: Best Airports, Silvercar Discounts, & More
    Following is our regular summary of the latest travel news and best frequent traveler promotions reviewed during the past week. If it was a good deal—or a notably bad deal—from an airline, hotel, or car rental loyalty program, you can ... Read Mo…
    - 46 days ago Dec 26, 2015, 5:52pm -

Travel is Free

  • Everything You Need To Know About IHG PointBreaks
    PointBreaks is the best hotel promotion and it comes re […]The post Everything You Need To Know About IHG PointBreaks appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 15 days ago Jan 27, 2016, 12:28am -
  • IHG PointBreaks for Jan 25 – Apr 30, 2016
    The PointBreaks list is out, bookable Jan 25 for stays […]The post IHG PointBreaks for Jan 25 – Apr 30, 2016 appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 17 days ago Jan 24, 2016, 11:17pm -
  • Breaking Down The Costs of Living In Luxury Hotels For All 2015
    Another calendar year traveling the world, and living i […]The post Breaking Down The Costs of Living In Luxury Hotels For All 2015 appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 22 days ago Jan 19, 2016, 10:44pm -
  • Our 9 Favorite Hotels of 2015
    I started to combine my annual hotel expenses post with […]The post Our 9 Favorite Hotels of 2015 appeared first on Travel is Free.
    - 35 days ago Jan 6, 2016, 5:31pm -

Frequent Flyer Bonuses

  • newAir Canada: Double Aeroplan Miles on their new Vancouver - Brisbane route
    To celebrate to launch of Air Canada's new Vancouver to Brisbane route the airline is offering double miles to fly it for most of the year! They want you to book early however so they can fill that plane up and have it do better sooner. Simply reg…
    - 1 hour ago Feb 10, 2016, 9:00pm -
  • newBest Western Rewards: $35 Travel Card for every 2 stays at Best Western hotels for AAA/CAA Preferred Members
    Last week we brought you the details of the newest Best Western promotion that awards a $25 BW Travel Card after you complete two stays. Not a great offer but better than nothing for your BW stays. However there is a better offer if you are a Best We…
    - 3 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 7:08pm -
  • February 9 Bonus Offer Highlight: Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer - 30% Discount on Economy Saver Award Tickets
    One day of full bonus offer updates this week and none next week! We'll return to our regularly scheduled bonus offer programming on Monday February 22! There will be limited specific offer posts on the blog and social media coverage during this time…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 5:09pm -
  • Bonus Offer Picks of the Week: Februay 1 - 7, 2016
    Last week saw 54 new offers added to FFB from 28 different airline, hotel, rail & coalition programs. From those offers these are FFB's Picks of the Week:Bonus Offer for FlyingMiles & More- Triple Miles & More Miles on all Lufthansa long haul fli…
    - 2 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 1:58pm -
  • Bonus Page Updates: February 1 - 7, 2016
    The following 28 programs had new offers added to them over the last week on FFB:Feb 5:Air Canada / AeroplanBest Western Rewards Germanwings Boomerang Club Jet Airways JetPrivilege Miles & MoreSingapore Airlines KrisFlyerSriLankan FlySmilesWestJet Re…
    - 2 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 1:51pm -
  • Update on the GarudaMiles Rentalcars.com promotion that can get you cheap SkyTeam flights
    A week and a half ago we let you know about a potentially huge promotion from Garuda Indonesia's GarudaMiles. The offer is for 5,000 bonus miles when you rent a car from RentalCars.com. The terms and conditions were somewhat vague and there were ques…
    - 5 days ago Feb 5, 2016, 5:29pm -
  • Top 5 Hotel Stay Bonus Point offers for February
    Here are our Top Hotel Stay Bonuses for February!  These are for stays that you credit to a hotel frequent guest program. Many of these offers go beyond this month so don't count them out for stays you're book past this monthIf none of the offer…
    - 5 days ago Feb 5, 2016, 3:01pm -
  • Top 5 Flight Bonus Mile/Point Offers for February
    Here are our Top 5 Flight Bonus Mile/Point Offers for February!  This post is of course for bonuses for flying this month however many of these offers go beyond so don't count them out for flights you need to book past this month. If none of th…
    - 5 days ago Feb 5, 2016, 2:53pm -
  • Top 5 Hotel Stay Bonuses for Airline Programs this February
    Here are our Top 5 Hotel Stay Bonus Airline Mile/Point offers for February! This post is for bonuses that you credit to an airline frequent flyer program. Many of these offers go beyond this month so don't count them out for stays you're book p…
    - 5 days ago Feb 5, 2016, 2:42pm -
  • Top 5 Car Rental Bonus Mile/Point offers for February
    Here are our Top Car Rental Bonuses for February!  Many of these offers go beyond this month so don't count them out for rentals you need to book further down the road!  Keep in mind sometimes the rates paid for some of these offers may cost m…
    - 5 days ago Feb 5, 2016, 2:30pm -

Million Mile Secrets

Nomadic Matt

  • 16 Delicious Places to Eat in NYC
    New York City is one of the best foodie cities in the world! You could eat at a different restaurant every meal, never repeat yourself, and would still need a few lifetimes to try them all! With three years as a resident under my belt, I've compiled…
    - 2 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 2:00pm -
  • 43 Travel Questions and My (Attempted) Answers
    You asked and I answered! In this big Q&A post, I answer your burning questions - covering everything from visa questions, travel recommendations, and more. There's a lot of good stuff in here, consisting of the kind of information that doesn't warra…
    - 6 days ago Feb 4, 2016, 2:00pm -
  • My (Non-Existent) Itinerary in South America (or How I’m Dealing With My Anxiety)
    Ever juggle too many projects? I'm trying to do eight things while traveling and it's been hard to maintain. In an effort to create more balance in my life, I'm making a change: no more timetables, no more deadlines. Change is coming and it is coming…
    - 9 days ago Feb 1, 2016, 2:22pm -
  • Visiting Isaan: Adventures Through Rural Thailand
    Thailand's Isaan region is one of the most under-visited parts of the country and travelers tend to pass through or skip it altogether. But Isaan will exceed all of your expectations if you let it and is a places where you can get off the trail and s…
    - 13 days ago Jan 28, 2016, 12:00pm -
  • My (Current) Ultimate List of Travel Movies
    Sometimes wanderlust needs to be nurtured and the best way to do it is through film. The greatest movies are the ones that get you itching to pack a bag and head out into the world. This Ultimate List of Travel Movies will inspire you to get off the…
    - 15 days ago Jan 26, 2016, 1:41pm -
  • NOW OPEN: The Ultimate Travel Blogging Course
    My blogging course is now fully open to students! Become a successful travel blogger that will stand the test of time and sweep past your competition. If you ever wanted to know how I've grown my empire, how to build a business, and how to create a t…
    - 20 days ago Jan 21, 2016, 2:27pm -
  • Why this Family Took Their Teens on an Epic RTW Adventure
    The Schwarzes are a middle class family from Iowa that made travel a priority. With two kids in tow, they set out on a round-the-world trip. In this post, they explain how family travel is feasible and share their advice for other families out there!…
    - 23 days ago Jan 18, 2016, 3:15pm -
  • The Foolproof Guide to Staying in Shape While Traveling
    Steve Kamb, creator of Nerd Fitness and author of "Level Up Your Life" gives in-depth advice on how to stay fit while on the road. Included is a workout you can do anywhere, guidelines on how to party, and how to eat without going overboard. If you w…
    - 27 days ago Jan 14, 2016, 2:00pm -
  • The Secret Pool of Kuang Si Waterfall
    Kuang Si waterfall in Luang Prabang is a breathtaking waterfall you shouldn't miss. It was the most beautiful thing I saw during my entire visit to the country. It was gorgeous - almost fairylike. This is the story of my day there and how I came acro…
    - 30 days ago Jan 11, 2016, 2:00pm -
  • My 18 Current Favorite Restaurants in Europe
    After exploring Europe quite a bit last year and gorging on food, these are my new favorite 18 restaurants around the continent. They are definitely places you don't want to miss the next time you travel Europe. The post My 18 Current Favorite Resta…
    - 37 days ago Jan 4, 2016, 2:00pm -

The Hustle Blog

  • 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…
    - 44 days ago Dec 28, 2015, 6:30pm -
  • Citi ThankYou Premier – 60,000 ThankYou Points
    UPDATE 1:50 PM EST: Another link is still up! UPDATE 1:25 PM EST: Original link DEAD! Thank to US Credit Card Guide, the best offer we’ve ever seen for the Citi ThankYou Premier credit card has been discovered! Using this link, you can earn the fo…
    - Aug 28, 2015, 2:45pm -
  • Amex Offer – Spend $300 on Airfare, Get $50 Back
    I just came across this offer while going through my wife’s American Express offers. She seems to get the better ones that I don’t get on either my EveryDay Preferred or Starwood Preferred Guest Business card. Get a one-time $50 statement credit…
    - Jul 22, 2015, 11:00am -
  • Q3 Rotating Bonuses – Chase Freedom & Discover IT
    New quarter, new bonuses! These bonuses will run through September 30, 2015. Chase Freedom Activate here. Most gas stations have gift card racks so this should be an easy $1,500 to spend this quarter. Gas stations Kohl’s Discover IT Activate here.…
    - Jul 1, 2015, 5:20pm -
  • (Dead) Fare Alert: EWR-MEX $140 Round Trip
    UPDATE: Looks like it’s gone as of 12:21 AM EST. Damn, better luck next time folks! As I was randomly browsing flights tonight, I came across what seems like a very cheap fare to Mexico City from Newark. This has to be a mistake since it’s a full…
    - May 30, 2015, 4:00am -
  • Don’t Forget to Track Car Rental Reservations with AutoSlash
    Some people think car rentals can be a lengthy process. For me, I try to keep it as simple as possible. You have two options to use AutoSlash. Search for a car using their site Make your booking elsewhere & use AutoSlash to find better rates The pro…
    - Apr 1, 2015, 11:00am -
  • Last Chance at Chase Freedom Q1 Categories
    As we come up on the end of March, we also come to the end of the first quarter of 2015. With that comes the end of the Chase Freedom 5% bonus categories – grocery stores, movie theaters & Starbucks. Be sure to get all your Q1 spend in by March 31!…
    - Mar 30, 2015, 11:00am -
  • Probable Southwest Rapid Rewards Devaluation
    Last week, Southwest Airlines sent an email to its Rapid Rewards loyalty program members informing them of a future change in the program. Sadly, they weren’t very specific about the change but it reads as a devaluation. We created Rapid Rewards®…
    - Feb 17, 2015, 12:00pm -
  • British Airways Avios Devaluation
    The biggest news going around the travel blogosphere lately is one we’re sadly all too familiar with… devaluation. British Airways announced some pricey changes to their loyalty program that will take effect April 28, 2015. The last time they cha…
    - Jan 30, 2015, 12:00pm -
  • Evolve Money Changes Terms for Discover Cards
    There have been a lot of changes going on with Evolve Money lately. First, I wrote about how they were a great way to pay for bills or loans that you can’t normally pay for with credit or gift cards. Then, they announced great news that we could us…
    - Dec 24, 2014, 5:34pm -

Pointscentric

milenerd

  • newCitibank Shutting Some Down

    - 12 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 10:13am -
  • The Top 25 Credit Cards

    - 2 days ago Feb 9, 2016, 8:16am -
  • February AwardWallet Codes
    Here are this month’s free AwardWallet codes for you quick clickers.  Log into your account, click “Upgrade Using A Coupon,” and apply a code. This will upgrade your account for 6 months (even for existing users). Please only take 1 of thes…
    - 3 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 8:25am -
  • 2 More Chances For Romance
    Thanks to a few of you for sending these 1-800-Flowers deals after yesterday’s post… Get 1750 Southwest points when you spend 30 bucks. Or pick up the same number of JetBlue points using code TB1750. If you pay with an American Express card, ch…
    - 6 days ago Feb 5, 2016, 8:50am -
  • Miles For Romantics
    Turn on the Marvin Gaye, light some candles, and get those Valentine’s Day flowers ordered. Oh, and collect some miles from FTD while you’re at it… 35 Delta miles per dollar spent 30 from United (bonus 250 if you have their credit card) 30 fr…
    - 7 days ago Feb 4, 2016, 8:53am -
  • Surpass Bonus
    Hilton’s Surpass card from is back with a strong 85,000-point offer. As always, with American Express cards, make sure you read the terms if you’ve had the card before.
    - 8 days ago Feb 3, 2016, 9:00am -
  • Uber Free Ride For Existing Users
    You guys know I’m a sucker for Uber deals… Looks like people with a Visa card saved in their Uber account are getting this $20 ride credit offer. Open up your app and see if it pops up. In less profitable (but more cute) Uber news, the puppies ar…
    - 9 days ago Feb 2, 2016, 8:59am -
  • 2 Card Updates
    Thanks to reader Scott for sending both of these: 50,000 points for Citibank’s ThankYou Premier card is here. And I’ve heard this one more a few people lately – 80,000 points from IHG.
    - 10 days ago Feb 1, 2016, 9:08am -
  • 3,000 Miles For Hotel Bookings
    If you’re new to Rocketmiles or Kaligo, pick up 3,000 miles if you book a stay today. Have a great weekend, nerds!
    - 13 days ago Jan 29, 2016, 9:53am -
  • Money Order Questions
    For whatever reason, I got a bunch of emails yesterday about structuring and depositing money orders. Instead of responding to the questions individually, I thought I’d do it as a post. Here are my answers: First, I’m not a lawyer. If you d…
    - 14 days ago Jan 28, 2016, 9:41am -

Doctor of Credit

  • newPay $2 for 2600 AAdvantage Miles, or for Soutwest & United Miles, or $25 Profit
    The Offer Lots of newspaper subscriptions will give you bonus miles for signing up. The key is to find when they offer near $0 introductory rates, then you can signup via the portal, cancel before the introductory rate is over, and net the free miles…
    - 3 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 7:28pm -
  • new[ME, NH, MA] Camden National Bank $150 Checking Promotion
    Offer at a glance Maximum bonus amount: $150  Availability: ME, NH, MA Direct deposit required: Optional (+$50), $500+ in your second statement cycle Additional requirements: 10 debit card transactions (+$50) x 2 Hard/soft pull: Unknown Credit card…
    - 6 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 4:30pm -
  • newSpeedway: $5 Gift Card with $50 Gift Card Purchase, Stack with Points
    The Offer Purchase $50 in Speedway gift cards from Speedway between 2/1 and 2/19, and receive a free $5 Speedway gift card. This offer can be found and activated in your Speedway Rewards account. The big question here is whether this is a one-time de…
    - 6 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 3:45pm -
  • newUS Bank Adds Three New Business Credit Cards + Gives Access To MasterCard’s Business Network
    US Bank have announced that they are giving access to MasterCard’s Business Network to their small business customers. As part of this announcement they have also released three new credit cards, all running on the MasterCard payment network. New C…
    - 7 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 3:00pm -
  • newChase & Amazon Renew Their Co-Branded Credit Card Agreement
    This is a little late, but on February 4th Chase & Amazon announced that they would be renewing their co-branded credit card relationship. Financials and deal length were not disclosed, but the Wall Street Journal reported that at least one other cre…
    - 8 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 2:00pm -
  • newDoubling of Discover Portal Cashback – How Long Do We Have?
    Background Discover is running a generous promotion offering double cashback to cardholders for their first card year. For cashback from ordinary credit card spend, it’s a lukewarm deal – it ups the rate from 1% to 2%, bringing it on par with wha…
    - 9 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 1:00pm -
  • new15 Things Everybody Should Know About Wells Fargo Credit Cards
    Wells Fargo didn’t used to be a big player in the credit card space, then they introduced their 5x cards and the Propel series and have been steadily getting more popular. They are quite strange when it comes to credit cards, so read this before yo…
    - 10 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 12:00pm -
  • newCiti Shutting Down Credit Card Accounts
    We’ve got a number of reports from people regarding their Citi credit cards being shut down (thanks to Miles Per Day for letting me know about this originally on Twitter), the official reason that Citi has given them is as follows: Pursuant to our…
    - 11 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 11:28am -
  • new[PA only] ACNB Bank $200 CareFree Checking Bonus
    Offer at a glance Maximum bonus amount: $200 Availability: PA only Direct deposit required: Yes, $200+ Additional requirements: 10 unique non-PIN based debit transactions, log into Online Banking Hard/soft pull: Unknown Credit card funding: Unknown M…
    - 14 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 7:52am -
  • new[MA, CT, RI] bankESB (East Hampton Savings Bank) $150 Checking Bonus + $50 Referral – No Direct Deposit Required
    Offer at a glance Maximum bonus amount: $150 + $50 for referral Availability: MA, CT, RI Direct deposit required: Optional, see below Additional requirements: eStatements & 5 bill payments Hard/soft pull: Unknown Credit card funding: Unknown Monthly…
    - 20 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 1:53am -

Hustler Money Blog

  • New Sandy Spring Bank $25 Referral Bonus
    Sandy Spring Bank $25 Referral Bonus: If you live in Maryland or Virginia and you know someone who needs a new checking account, you should refer them to Sandy Spring Bank so you can receive a $25 Cash Bonus. As long as you have your own …
    - 59 days ago Dec 13, 2015, 11:00pm -
  • Fort Worth Community Credit Union Care Checking Review: $125 Promotion
    For residents of Fort Worth, Texas, you can earn an opportunity to receive a $125 maximum bonus, when you open a Care (Free) Checking account with Fort Worth Community Credit Union. When you open a checking account, you will also receive No Monthl…
    - 59 days ago Dec 13, 2015, 10:36pm -
  • New Astoria Bank $50 Checking Bonus
    Astoria Bank $250 Bonus Offer: Those of you living in New York have the chance to earn a $50 Bonus after signing up for any checking account from Astoria Bank. When you open a new checking account, they will automatically deposit $50 after yo…
    - 59 days ago Dec 13, 2015, 9:00pm -
  • Dell Free $200 eGift Card Bonus with Vizio 55″ HDTV Purchase
    Dell offers a Free $200 eGift Card Bonus when you purchase the 55″ Vizio D55u-D1 4K Smart 120Hz LED HDTV with free Wall Mount for $670.99, promotion ends December 14, 2015. Shipping is free for this item.  Don’t forget to sign up for Dell Adv…
    - 59 days ago Dec 13, 2015, 4:10pm -
  • Samsung Pay $200 Free Gift Code
    Samsung Pay offers $200 Free Gift Code when you activate the app on any eligible Galaxy smartphone, add a compatible card and submit a claim, promotion available through January 20, 2016. If you lease or purchase a Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, S6…
    - 59 days ago Dec 13, 2015, 3:07pm -
  • Hot Deals – KitchenAid Professional 600 Series 6-Quart Stand Mixer, The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki, RAVPower Compact Car Jump Starter
    Looking for the hottest deals on Laptops, T.Vs, Computers, Cell Phones, household appliances, and other electronic items? Today we have the KitchenAid Professional 600 Series 6-Quart Stand Mixer, The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki, RAVPower Compa…
    - 59 days ago Dec 13, 2015, 2:02pm -
  • New Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card Review: 50,000 Bonus Points
    If hotels stays become a norm and you find yourself favoring a particular brand, a hotel credit card may be advantageous and very rewarding. Carefully research your options because there are many to choose from. However, do consider the Marriott Re…
    - 60 days ago Dec 12, 2015, 11:14pm -
  • New Salem Five Bank $100 Checking Bonus
    Salem Five Bank $100 Bonus Offer: Anyone can earn a $100 Bonus after signing up for a Star, Gold Star, or eOne Checking/Savings combo account from Salem Five Bank. You can receive this bonus as long as you open an eligible account, follow the…
    - 60 days ago Dec 12, 2015, 11:00pm -
  • New Apple Bank $100 Checking Bonus
    Apple Bank $100 Bonus Offer: If you live in New York and you’re looking for a new checking account, you should sign up with Apple Bank so you can earn a $100 Bonus. When you open a new ExtraValue Checking or Grand Yield Now Checking accoun…
    - 60 days ago Dec 12, 2015, 9:00pm -
  • HomeStreet Bank Select Checking Review: $200 Promotion
    If you live in Hawaii, Oregon, or Washington, and you need a checking account with no monthly fees or minimum balance requirement, then open a SelectPlus or Select Checking account with HomeStreet Bank to have an opportunity to earn a $200 cash b…
    - 60 days ago Dec 12, 2015, 6:41pm -

Travel Codex

  • Life and the Pursuit of Happiness
    I’ve been absent from the blog for over a week, and while that doesn’t mean it’s been quiet — in fact, Tahsir and Amol wrote some very provocative content — I think the circumstances deserve some explanation. It goes to the heart of what mo…
    - 2 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 8:44pm -
  • I Was Detained By The Police For Manufactured Spending
    Disclaimer: I was at no time arrested. Anything you read on this post is indicative of a personal experience that occurred and should not be used as advice. This is a true story and it should be read as just a story.  Background As many of you know,…
    - 6 days ago Feb 4, 2016, 3:00pm -
  • Citi Makes ThankYou Rewards Easier to Understand
    Citi’s ThankYou Rewards program is one of my main credit card rewards programs, and also my longest tenured program – I’ve been a member for almost 8 years now.  In recent years, the value of ThankYou Points has actually increased. I used to v…
    - 8 days ago Feb 2, 2016, 12:05pm -
  • United to Launch Non-Stop Service to Singapore with Boeing Dreamliner
    Singapore is a major hub for international trade and finance. Singapore Airlines staked out a strong position in the city-state before the current era of Middle East carriers began increasing the competition, but every airline — Delta, Singapore,…
    - 12 days ago Jan 29, 2016, 9:58pm -
  • The Ultimate Guide to Delta Air Lines Upgrade Rules
    Today I’m wrapping up my series on upgrade policies for domestic carriers in the United States. I’ve had fun and learned a lot as I poke around through the fine print. It’s not that I didn’t know all the answers before, just as I’m sure al…
    - 12 days ago Jan 29, 2016, 8:04pm -
  • Watch the Boeing 737 MAX Make Its First Flight in Seattle
    Sometime in the next 15 to 45 minutes, Boeing will operate the first test flight of the 737 MAX here in the Pacific Northwest. The clock is counting down to 9:00 AM although weather could impact the actual departure time. You can follow along with…
    - 12 days ago Jan 29, 2016, 4:48pm -
  • Stay at SLS Las Vegas to Earn Bonus Points, a Free Night, or Uber Credit
    Starwood has been heavily promoting the SLS Las Vegas hotel since it announced a new partnership with the property late last year. This is partly because it’s one of a handful Tribute Portfolio hotels, a new brand that Starwood unveiled about th…
    - 13 days ago Jan 28, 2016, 11:42pm -
  • The Ultimate Guide to American Airlines Upgrade Rules

    - 13 days ago Jan 28, 2016, 2:30pm -
  • Are Ultimate Rewards Best Used for Buying Airfare Now?
    From the desk of the Devil’s Advocate…   Recently I’ve been criticizing Chase Ultimate Rewards, writing about how they’re falling behind many of the other major bank programs such as Citi ThankYou and Amex Membership Rewards. I won’t rel…
    - 13 days ago Jan 28, 2016, 12:05pm -
  • Three Changes Coming to Alaska Airlines that Weren’t Announced on Monday
    Last night I enjoyed attending a party at the Museum of Flight for many of Alaska Airlines’ employees, business partners, and customers to celebrate the new brand unveiled on Monday afternoon. And this morning I passed through the airport on an ear…
    - 14 days ago Jan 27, 2016, 3:09pm -

Maximizing Money

Boarding Area

  • newWhen US Airways Was My Valentine (aka, doing social media right)
    Two years ago, I flew out to do an event in Chicago in February.  I took an early flight because I wanted to meet up with some people I knew in the area prior to the event. This accidentally saved my work event. My coworkers weren’t able to fly ou…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:35pm -
  • newGreat Deal: $294 Flights To Chile On Star Alliance
    Via The Fare Deal Alert, Star Alliance airline Copa is offering terrific fares between Orlando and Santiago, at just $294 all-in.While Orlando isn't the most convenient airport for most of us, this is a great fare, especially if you took advantage o…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:33pm -
  • newSale: Get Access To All Lonely Planet Guidebooks + 1 Million More Books For $7.50 Per Month
    With this sale, you can get all the digital Lonely Planet Guidebooks and access to 1 million more books for only $7.50 per month!The post Sale: Get Access To All Lonely Planet Guidebooks + 1 Million More Books For $7.50 Per Month appeared first on R…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:29pm -
  • newEmirates’ CEO Doesn’t Mind 18 Hours In Economy
    I'm a huge fan of Emirates, and find their management team to be sharp and reasonable. In other words, when they say something I listen more than when Qatar Airways' Akbar Al Baker opens his mouth, whether it's about a super business class product or…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:07pm -
  • newFly American’s A321T Fully Flat Business Class for $99 and First Class for Just $128
    American is again flying its premium-configured Airbus A321Ts between New York JFK and Boston. Most days you'll see 3 of 4 flights between the two airports through May 4 operated by this plane. It has fully flat business class and 1-1 seating first…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:04pm -
  • newJetBlue Extends Schedule to October 29, 2016
    JetBlue just extended their schedule to allow you to book flights through October 29, 2016. While most larger airlines allow you to book travel 330 days in advance, JetBue extends their reservations systems a few months at a time. This means you…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 7:37pm -
  • newEarn a $25 Best Western Gift Card After Two Stays
    You can earn up to five $25 Best Western Travel Cards during the promotion, for a total of $125 spread across five gift cards.The post Earn a $25 Best Western Gift Card After Two Stays appeared first on Magic of Miles.
    - 3 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 7:21pm -
  • newDaily Getaways 2016 starts April 4, 2016
    One of the best opportunities of the year for buying discount hotel loyalty points and other travel deals returns at 1pm ET, April 4, 2016 when the U.S. Travel Association Daily Getaways kicks off for five weeks of daily Monday–Friday travel brand…
    - 3 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 7:12pm -
  • newThis 100,000 Point Offer Still Available for Some!
    Earlier today (February 10th) I was exchanging messages on Facebook with a Mommy Points reader, and they let me know that they had used this Card Match Tool which had presented them with a targeted sign-up bonus offer for 100,000 Amex Membership Re…
    - 3 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 6:44pm -
  • newAlaska Air and Hainan $553 LAX or SFO to Beijing for Mileage Plan 7,630 EQM
    Seeing Alaska Airlines listed for a low fare flight to Beijing caught my attention. In 2015 Alaska Airlines teamed up with China’s Hainan Airlines. The $553 round trip fare flying Alaska Airlines to Seattle and Hainan Airlines Seattle to Beijing is…
    - 3 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 6:43pm -

Frequent Flyer Miles 101

  • The Best Ways to Earn Points from Uber
    Back in the early 2000’s, I used to joke that I was never going to pay for anything on the internet because everything seemed to be free. New companies were popping up every day and they had so much investor money that they were giving away product…
    - 2 days ago Feb 9, 2016, 1:21am -
  • Yet Another Reason Not to Buy Miles
    This I don’t understand. Airlines are constantly sending offers to sell you miles directly, allowing you to build your balance without having to take one of those bothersome fights. Mileage purchases are generally bad deals. Otherwise, airlines wou…
    - 4 days ago Feb 7, 2016, 2:46am -
  • Valentine’s Day Gifts and A Retirement
    For Your Sweetie… Normally, I find that flowers work very nicely for Valentine’s Day and there are always opportunities to earn extra miles, such as this promotion to get 30 miles per dollar spent at FTD.com. But why stop there? Take your sweetie…
    - 6 days ago Feb 4, 2016, 10:26pm -
  • American Gives Us More Info on Product Upgrades
    A year ago, American Airlines announced that it would be spending $2 billion on upgrades to the in-flight product. It seemed to confirm that statement on its most recent quarterly conference call that it would be spending $1.2 billion in 2016 on “n…
    - 8 days ago Feb 2, 2016, 10:26pm -
  • Citibank Checking Account Bonuses are Back, but…
    We’ve grown accustomed to earning miles from signing up for credit cards, but they come less frequently when signing up for a bank account. Citibank, however, is one of the few that always seems to have some sort of bonus for opening a bank account…
    - 9 days ago Feb 1, 2016, 10:15pm -
  • Intercontinental Devalues Points on the High End
    Well, it had to happen. Intercontinental Hotels raised the high end of its reward prices from 50,000 points to 60,000 points for the most expensive hotels. It did so on only 13 hotels, and they were in places that you would expect, such as Paris, San…
    - 10 days ago Jan 31, 2016, 8:06pm -
  • Airbnb Goes Themed and a Las Vegas Starwood Promotion
    Apparently, the Airbnb market has gotten pretty competitive. Over the long run, that should be good for customers, as competition will lower prices. To keep prices higher, some properties are going to interesting lengths to generate a premium. The Ne…
    - 12 days ago Jan 30, 2016, 1:09am -
  • Carlson Hotels is up for Sale
    Merger-mania is coming back to the hotel space, as Carlson Hotel Group, known for its Radisson brands, has put itself up for sale. Carlson, the former owner of TGI Fridays,* ran the eponymous “Club Carlson” rewards program. The program itself was…
    - 14 days ago Jan 28, 2016, 3:52am -
  • JetBlue to Upgrade…Cabin Interior
    While it already has the best entertainment for everyone and high-speed internet access with Fly-Fi, JetBlue is taking it up again, introducing several new or improved features to the 100 A320 aircraft. Features Wi-Fi will be available gate-to-gate,…
    - 15 days ago Jan 27, 2016, 1:32am -
  • Bad Advice from Andie MacDowell
    Okay, it’s been a rough weekend, so we’re keeping this one short. Bad Advice from Andie MacDowell Apparently, Andie MacDowell was not happy with AA after they moved her to coach with her dog when she had paid for first. Truthfully, reading throug…
    - 17 days ago Jan 25, 2016, 1:41am -

The Faraway Guide

  • Top 10 Credit Cards For December 2015
    December 2015 has loads of deals in the credit card space. Chase and Citibank dominate this month's top ten list, earning a combined eight (!!) nominations. That isn't to say there aren't many, many other...
    - 71 days ago Dec 1, 2015, 11:45am -
  • You Already Have The World’s Best Travel App
    We were lost. Maybe it was the fact we hadn’t stopped travelling for ten months, but Andrea and I had slipped when it came to planning. Our new plan: arrive via plane, bus or train and then figure it out...
    - 93 days ago Nov 9, 2015, 1:33pm -
  • Why Retail Cards Hurt Your Credit Score
    I have never been a big mall person. For me, spending time in a retail store is somewhere between a trip to the dentist and slow torture with no end in sight – especially with the limited risk and lucrative...
    - Nov 1, 2015, 2:13pm -
  • Visit Russia For 72 Hours Without A Visa
    The 72-hour visa free ferry to visit Russia can save hundreds of dollars for US citizens traveling to the country. But it was bittersweet for Andrea and I, as we recently spent 4 nights at the grandiose InterContinental Moscow – and paid dearly…
    - Oct 19, 2015, 12:00pm -
  • Expedia Just Made An Under The Radar, Positive Change
    As a fan of points, typically I'd advise readers to book directly on the airline or hotel website. This is because booking with a third party - like Expedia - can negate beneficial parameters associated with...
    - Sep 30, 2015, 12:59pm -
  • Using Points & Miles To Visit Halong Bay, Vietnam
    Halong Bay, Vietnam is a mesmerizing place. As you sail through floating mountains, you get that unique sense of calm that only faraway places create. Located in the northeast corner of Vietnam...
    - Sep 29, 2015, 12:53pm -
  • 5% Cash Back At Amazon For Chase Freedom Cardholders
    Chase Freedom remains one of the best credit cards without an annual fee. The reason is simple: on top of 1% cash back on every purchase, Chase offers quarterly categories for 5% cash back. From October...
    - Sep 28, 2015, 12:53pm -
  • Last Chance: 75,000 Hilton Points & No Annual Fee With Citi Visa Signature
    There are only a couple days left to enjoy 75,000 Hilton bonus points with no annual fee. These points are available with the Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature card, the best no-fee hotel card currently...
    - Sep 27, 2015, 1:52pm -
  • Using Points To Visit Seoul, South Korea
    One of my favorite cities in all of Asia is Seoul, South Korea. The place was a shock to my senses: 600-year-old villages intermingle with organic restaurants, street vendors and retail stores are swarmed by...
    - Sep 22, 2015, 12:54pm -
  • Citi AA Platinum Card Eliminating Foreign Transaction Fees
    As a frequent American Airlines traveler, one of my favorite cards is the Citi AA Platinum. It has a waived annual fee in the first year and offers 50,000 bonus miles upon sign up, among other...
    - Sep 21, 2015, 12:13pm -

milepoint (Forums)

  • newTeh Penalty Box
    I think it's time for a new Box thread that works. So, here goes.
    - 1 min ago Feb 10, 2016, 10:05pm -
  • newPreview of 2016 USTA Daily Gateways
    Save the date: March 28, 2016https://dailygetaways.ustravel.org/ComingSoon.aspx
    - 1 hour ago Feb 10, 2016, 9:01pm -
  • new(photo trivia) Guess the airline
    Same concept and rules as the (photo trivia) Guess the airport and (photo trivia) Guess the city threads.Have fun! First one was in an airplane lav, a misleading clue is that this was only posted in English.View attachment 58989
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:15pm -
  • newBest Plan for Japan
    Hi-My job is requiring me to travel to Japan 4X per year. As I work for the government, I have to use the contract carrier from San Diego to Tokyo. The Government Contract carrier is AA, but I'll be on JAL's 787. We also will be staying at the Inter…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:03pm -
  • newIHG Rewards Club reveals new top tier level : Plus many more changes underway : points that expire
    IHG Rewards Club reveals new top tier levelIntercontinental Hotels Group has announced a new top tier membership level for its IHG Rewards Club loyalty scheme.To qualify for the top level, members will need to earn 75,000 points or stay at IHG hote…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 7:55pm -
  • newGot my Premier Packet
    Received on the last possible day (January 31) before the expiration of my 2015 card. With the card showing in the app, this may not be the issue for some of us that it was in prior years.As a Million-Miler I was able to name a companion. This year…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 7:49pm -
  • newIC Hua Hin, Thailand-free access to waterpark
    If you are staying at the IC Hua Hin it includes admission to a waterpark. Also valid for award stays!!! One night is 35000 points. Normal entry fee to the waterpark is 1000THB per adult."Free Access to Vana Nava waterpark for all InterContinental Hu…
    - 3 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 7:06pm -
  • new(photo trivia) Guess the airport
    MP doesn't feel complete without it so here's a guessing game with some easy rules.In a nutshell one member posts a photo of an airport and everybody else has to guess the airport name/location.Obviously the photo shall not reveal too much informat…
    - 3 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 7:03pm -
  • newThe Official Milepoint Kiva Lounge Thread
    Canucklehead just suggested this. It is too good not to have one so we have someplace to be generally OT among team members and vistors.Talk away!!!I will make $25 loans for the first ten posters on this thread today.
    - 5 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 5:20pm -
  • newAlpha Levo IQ If you are suffering
    Alpha Levo IQ If you are suffering from depression, it is vital that you realize that you are not the only one suffering from this debilitating metal illness. This is important to remember because if you feel isolated, it will only worsen your depres…
    - 6 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 3:51pm -

Flyertalk MilesBuzz

  • newBritish Airways FIRST CLASS|LHR-LAX|777-300ER|SEAT 1A
    Had a great experience with British Airways flying first class from London to Los Angeles. Please find below the video trip report. British Airways FIRST CLASS London To Los Angeles TRIP REPORT|777-300ER - YouTube I had some major issues with.…
    - 35 mins ago Feb 10, 2016, 9:31pm -
  • newLast Minute Flight Deal?
    Hey everyone! I know I am going to hear sh*t from everyone for not booking earlier, but I am wondering if anyone has experience with booking a last minute flight with Delta with miles. I am looking to go NYC-LAS 2/12-2/15 with my miles. The...
    - 36 mins ago Feb 10, 2016, 9:30pm -
  • newClubhouse services for DL Diamond Pax
    Hey everyone! I'm a newbie in the VS forum, so if I'm asking previously discussed questions - sorry for that, couldn't find quick answers doing my little search here. I'm thinking of booking JFK-LHR or BOS-LHR reward flight with VS. Since...
    - 39 mins ago Feb 10, 2016, 9:27pm -
  • newHilton MVP rate sport affiliation required now?
    I am now seeing a sports affiliation is required for the MVP rate. Any experience with this? What constitutes a sports affiliation? AARP rates are slightly higher but still decent.
    - 48 mins ago Feb 10, 2016, 9:18pm -
  • new2016 Daily Getaways
    Got an email today announcing this year's promotion will start on April 4. No word in the email or at the website linked in the email as to whether Choice is participating this year. In fact, the email and the website indicated that the participants.…
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  • newDoes Amex make Sky Clubs (+BRs) better?
    Fellow FTers: Is the higher quality of DL/AS clubs a result of their Amex relationship, or to compete with the even nicer Centurion Lounges? Background: I have a lifetime SkyClubs membership (thanks NWA!) + AA + UA and also happen to cary an...
    - 50 mins ago Feb 10, 2016, 9:16pm -
  • newQuestion: Entertainment MLife TC & Hyatt Gold Passport
    I bought about $700 worth of show tickets for my family on mgmgrand. At checkout, it said 700*25 TC will be earned. I didn't see any TC posted on my account and called MLIFE. After verifying my information, they only gave me 600*25 TC because...
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  • newCalling for a Better Room / Upgrade
    Does anyone call the hotel the night before (or morning of) to see if you can get a better room or an upgrade? Do you have any success or is that just a waste of time?
    - 52 mins ago Feb 10, 2016, 9:14pm -
  • newU.S. Travel Association's Daily Getaways 2016
    I am actually excited for this years deals, cause I could really use the Marriott and Choice deals, I didn't buy anything last year for the first time. https://dailygetaways.ustravel.org/ComingSoon.aspx
    - 55 mins ago Feb 10, 2016, 9:11pm -
  • newSpicejet forgot dimmed lights for landing!?
    Flew Spicejet BOM-HYD on the early morning (5:20am) departure. When we landed in HYD it was still solidly dark (pre-sunrise) outside. I noticed that the cabin lights were not fully dimmed as is protocol for night-time landings, only the outside...
    - 57 mins ago Feb 10, 2016, 9:09pm -

Reddit r/churning

  • newNot being charged CSP AF, anyone else?
    Hi All, i called to inquire about downgrading my Sapphire Preferred card to the normal no annual sapphire card and the rep informed me that I havent been charged the AF for two years (I thought I had been) and that she doesnt see an annual charge com…
    - 1 hour ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:50pm -
  • newStacking: how to get rewarded for bill pay?
    Hi, Any manufactured spending eventually involves paying the credit card bill. What Banks/CUs rewards one for that? I know Citigold rewards people for bill pays with Thank you points. What else? P.S. I am not looking for debit card-based bill pays si…
    - 2 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 7:58pm -
  • newDo credit monitoring services do a hard pull?
    Last year I was one of the lucky 4 million past and present federal employees who were part of the OPB data breach. The government graciously offered to set me up with "credit monitoring and identity theft insurance". In checking out the service, the…
    - 5 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 4:47pm -
  • newHow much has this hobby affected your social life?
    While at a Super Bowl party I realized almost the entire conversation I had with a group was about using points for travel. I didn't bring it up but someone mentioned wanting to travel, someone else said "hey, Cap travels for free I think, ask him" a…
    - 6 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 4:11pm -
  • new1$ for 1300 miles AA
    Amercan Airlines shopping portal offer 1300 miles for Barron's magazine order. It was $12 for 12 weeks, and then $12.49/month, but you can cancel any time. Now, the deal on Barron's website is $1 for 12 weeks. All you need to do is log in AA shopping…
    - 6 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 3:47pm -
  • newCC offers that are better in-branch?
    A couple of years ago when I opened my CSP, I opened it in a branch because the minimum spend was only $2,000 for 40,000 points instead of $3,000 for 40,000 points online. Are there any other cards that have better offers in branch? For example, more…
    - 7 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 2:46pm -
  • newWhat Card Wednesday - Week of February 10, 2016
    What Card Wednesdays, 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 read the wiki, d…
    - 11 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 11:03am -
  • newAT&T Access More Card + RadPad + Citi Prestige seems like an amazing deal.
    I came across this post which confirms that RadPad earns 3x TYP on the ATT Access More Citi card. Since RadPad charges 1.99% for Mastercards and just having the Prestige earns 1.6 cents/TYP towards AA flights, I see the math like this: [$885 rent ear…
    - 14 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 8:09am -
  • newWhat excuses do you give when you call recon or when you call to cancel the card to make it go as smooth as possible.
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    - 20 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 1:52am -
  • newDetained at the airport for MS
    Ok now i know the first thought in most people's mind upon seeing this title is that I'm trolling. I mean hell, i would think that too after reading the original but i swear this happened to me today. I just thought I'd put the datapoint out there an…
    - 24 hours ago Feb 9, 2016, 10:16pm -

Dan's Deals

  • newApple 128GB iPad Pro For $849.99 Shipped Via eBay Daily Deals
    -Click here to view all of eBay’s daily deals. -Enroll in eBay Bucks and get 2% back (or more via targeted offers) on your eBay purchases. ——————————————————————- Apple 128GB iPad Pro For $849.99 Shipped…
    - 5 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 5:20pm -
  • newLogitech M317 Wireless Mouse For $7.99 Shipped From Staples
    (Vivacious) Logitech M317 Wireless Mouse For $7.99 Shipped From Staples (Perfectly Pewter) Logitech M317 Wireless Mouse For $7.99 Shipped From Staples The Logitech m317 mouse has 4.4 star ratings on Amazon. Signup and login to a free Staples Rewards…
    - 7 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 2:50pm -
  • newRowenta Focus Steam Iron With 400-Hole Stainless Steel Soleplate For $54.99 Shipped From Woot
    Rowenta Focus Steam Iron With 400-Hole Stainless Steel Soleplate For $54.99 Shipped From Woot This sells for $89.88 from Amazon where it has 4.5 star ratings. Shipping adds $5 for a total of $54.99. If you purchase multiple items on Woot, shipping wi…
    - 9 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 1:24pm -
  • newMonopoly Deal Card Game For $3.92 From Amazon
    Update: DEAD —————————– Monopoly Deal Card Game For $3.92 From Amazon This is the lowest price for this product ever from Amazon, and it has great 4.8 star ratings. Free shipping with $35+ orders or get free 2nd day shipping on al…
    - 18 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 4:08am -
  • newRazor Pro XX Scooter For $29 From Amazon
    Razor Pro XX Scooter For $29 From Amazon This is the lowest price for this product ever from Amazon. Free shipping with $35+ orders or get free 2nd day shipping on all orders with a free trial of Amazon Prime. A prime trial is also free with Amazon…
    - 19 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 3:29am -
  • newPlaza Auto Leasing Exclusive Deals Are Back! 2015 Nissan Altima 2.5S For $139/Month!
    Please note: This is a paid advertisement which is stickied as the top post, please scroll down for new posts. -Features: Power Seat, Bluetooth, AM/FM/CD -Must take delivery by 2/29/2016, no exceptions! Call 718-975-9000 or visit www.plazaautolea…
    - 20 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 1:50am -
  • Save Up To 82% Off NFL OtterBox Defender iPhone 6/6s Cases From Amazon
    Save Up To 82% Off NFL OtterBox Defender iPhone 6/6s Cases From Amazon These have excellent 4.9 star ratings. Sample deals: -Bills: $10.67 -Buccaneers: $11.25 -Chiefs: $12.36 -Colts: $16.87 -Lions: $18.48 -Titans: $20.42 -Falcons: $21.55 -Rams: $24.1…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 8:36pm -
  • Baby Teething Mitten And $1 Amazon eBook Or Video Credit For $3 Shipped With Amazon Prime!
    Update: DEAD ————————— -(Green) Baby Teething Mitten Linky -(Purple) Baby Teething Mitten Linky -(Yellow) Baby Teething Mitten Linky Save $15.99 off $16+ orders from Baby Essentials Store on Amazon with code: TDZB2HF4 If you have Am…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 6:57pm -
  • Razor Ultra Pro Kick Scooter For $24.62 From Amazon
    Update: The price is now $30.25. —————————– Razor Ultra Pro Kick Scooter For $24.62 From Amazon This is the lowest price for this product ever from Amazon. Free shipping with $35+ orders or get free 2nd day shipping on all orde…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 2:57pm -
  • 16 Count Sensitive Skin Dove Beauty Bar For $9.87-$11.39 Shipped Via Amazon Subscribe And Save
    16 Count Sensitive Skin Dove Beauty Bar For $9.87-$11.39 Shipped Via Amazon Subscribe And Save Also available is 16 Dove Beauty Bar, Cool Moisture For $11.43-$13.19 Shipped Via Amazon Subscribe And Save -Clip the one time use 20% off coupon. -Use Sub…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 1:57pm -

Johnny Jet

  • newTravel Tip of the Day: How to Avoid Being Attacked by a Shark
    How to Avoid Being Attacked by a Shark Did you know 2015 had a record number of shark attacks? 98 in total, which was up by 26 from the previous year’s tally. The most took place in the US with 59. Florida had 30 of those, followed by North Carolin…
    - 3 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 6:58pm -
  • new10 Reasons to Visit the New and Improved Hilton Los Cabos
    It was an international weather event easily overlooked by US residents. But in September 2014, the cataclysmic Hurricane Odile gutted the California Baja Peninsula, killing at least 15 people and causing more than $1 billion in damages. Cabo San Luc…
    - 8 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 2:00pm -
  • newTop 10 in Travel News: Week of February 10, 2016
    THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Want to bring a dog or cat on your next Amtrak ride? Now you can, on most routes Universal Studios adopts ‘demand pricing’ before its Harry Potter world opens The newest airport amenity? Movie theaters Delta F…
    - 9 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 1:00pm -
  • newTravel Contests: Week of February 10, 2016
    This week’s travel contests include: Win a $35,000 family vacation in Turks & Caicos (ENDS FEBRUARY 12) Win a trip to Nice, France to see a grand prix race (ENDS FEBRUARY 10) Win a four-night trip for two to Grenada (ENDS FEBRUARY 14) Win an all…
    - 10 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 12:00pm -
  • Travel Product of the Week: Slingbox M2
    Were you traveling out of the country this past Sunday and really wanting to watch the Super Bowl, but your hotel didn’t offer the channel and there was no nearby sports bar showing it? I know I’ve missed many playoff games of my favorite sports…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 9:43pm -
  • Travel Video of the Week: National Parks Adventure
    Last week, I took my wife and dad to a special press screening of the upcoming National Parks Adventure 3D film at the California Science Center. National Parks Adventure, created by famed filmmakers MacGillivray Freeman Films, highlights over 30 o…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 9:05pm -
  • Travel Website of the Week: The Bedbug Registry
    I think bed bugs are blown out of portion most of the time. I’ve stayed in thousands of hotels and I’ve never come across them except for once in a Hong Kong massage (foot) parlor. However, if you’re worried about them, check out The Bedbug Reg…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 8:25pm -
  • Travel App of the Week: SpotHero
    Have you ever wasted time looking for parking? Chances are that you have, and chances are the experience was frustrating. You may have even ended up paying more than you would have liked just to end the debacle. Free app SpotHero was designed to save…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 7:15pm -
  • Travel Tip of the Day: Comprehensive Rental Car Guide
    Comprehensive Rental Car Guide I’ve written plenty of rental car tips before, like how to make sure your rental car is safe and how to ensure you don’t drive off in the wrong rental (it happens!). Well, ConsumerAffairs recently posted a really…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 5:00pm -
  • The Curio Collection, Part 3: Hotel Reichshof in Hamburg, Germany
    This is the third and final part of Tim Gaylord’s three-phase exploration of the Hilton Curio Collection. For more on the Curio Collection, check out part 1 (The Highland Dallas) and part 2 (Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida). 3. Reichsh…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 3:32pm -

TravelBloggerBuzz

  • newEuropean LGBT Festivals, Top 25 Credit Cards, Another Deal Dies
    We check out the best European LGBT festivals, the top 25 credit cards, we mourn another Deal killing, we blame it on them bloggers naturally and more!   TBB Blog Mission: To Entertain. Educate. Inspire. In That Order! This site … read moreThe po…
    - 11 hours ago Feb 10, 2016, 11:30am -
  • Singapore Airlines Awards, Bank Bonuses, IRA Rules, Korean Meth
    We show you how to book Singapore Airlines awards, make a killing with bank bonuses, bring to your attention some IRA rules you should be aware of, learn about North Korean Meth, travel to Seoul before you do Meth, watch … read moreThe post Singap…
    - 1 day ago Feb 9, 2016, 11:46am -
  • Credit Cards in the Future, Overwater Accommodations, Vietnam
    We bring you the ways to use credit cards in the future, visit gorgeous overwater accommodations, checkout Vietnam War pics from the other side, HSA tips and more!   TBB Blog Mission: To Entertain. Educate. Inspire. In That Order! This … read more…
    - 2 days ago Feb 8, 2016, 11:30am -
  • Bengazi Miles, AA Awards to New Zealand, Budapest, Fish
    We read the trials of Bengazi Miles dude, book AA Awards to New Zealand if you can still find them, marvel at Budapest & empty 787 interior, get hit with fish and more!   TBB Blog Mission: To Entertain. Educate. … read moreThe post Bengazi Miles,…
    - 3 days ago Feb 7, 2016, 11:01am -
  • How to Support TBB – February 2016
    I am at a conference in Orlando and I AM keeping up with Feedly but I just don’t have the time to do the blog post. Very sorry about that. So I am taking the opportunity to do my monthly … read moreThe post How to Support TBB – February 2016 a…
    - 5 days ago Feb 5, 2016, 11:25am -
  • SW Companion Pass, Hilton Cat 2, Gorgeous Indoor Pools
    We breath a sense of relief on the future of the SW Companion Pass, check out the list of Hilton Cat 2 hotels, swim in gorgeous indoor pools & much more!   TBB Blog Mission: To Entertain. Educate. Inspire. In … read moreThe post SW Companion Pass…
    - 7 days ago Feb 4, 2016, 6:56am -
  • Thank You Rewards, AA Doug Parker interview, Cave Lodgings
    We dig into Thank You Rewards, read an interview of AA CEO Doug Parker, visit awesome cave lodgings & weddings around the world & lots more to laugh & learn!   TBB Blog Mission: To Entertain. Educate. Inspire. In That … read moreThe post Thank Yo…
    - 7 days ago Feb 3, 2016, 10:59am -
  • Pay Taxes & Earn Miles, IHG Rewards Gems, Tree Camping
    We show you how to pay taxes & earn miles if you think it is worth it, find two tiny IHG Rewards Gems, go tree camping, travel to Monrovia & more!   TBB Blog Mission: To Entertain. Educate. Inspire. In … read moreThe post Pay Taxes & Earn Miles,…
    - 8 days ago Feb 2, 2016, 11:30am -
  • Kosovo, Airline Fees, Selfie Fatalities, Drone Racing League
    We travel to Kosovo, learn about airline fees, weep over selfie fatalities, get our kicks in the new Drone Racing League, learn best social media tips & more!   TBB Blog Mission: To Entertain. Educate. Inspire. In That Order! This … read moreThe…
    - 9 days ago Feb 1, 2016, 11:30am -
  • IHG Rewards Devaluation, Open AA Awards, Delta Upgrades
    We weep together on yet another IHG Rewards devaluation, get the motor burning some AA miles, learn the rules on Delta Upgrades, visit the Hyatts in Cancun and much more!   TBB Blog Mission: To Entertain. Educate. Inspire. In That … read moreThe…
    - 10 days ago Jan 31, 2016, 11:30am -