Sunday News Roundup 12/8/19: 8 Quick Takes On Travel; DansDeals Interview, Falklands Tanya, Aegean Devaluation, Travel “Nightmare,” Airline Meals, Near NFL Forfeit, And More!

Previous roundups: Sunday News Roundup 11/24/19: 10 Quick Takes On Travel; Phone Charging Scam, AMEX Loves Sapphire, Making Amtrak Great Again, Hyatt Private Island,...

Thankful For You And 15 Years Of DansDeals!

Update: Every day is a good day to say thanks. I'm tearing up a bit reading some of the comments below and just wanted...

Sunday News Roundup 11/24/19: 10 Quick Takes On Travel; Phone Charging Scam, AMEX Loves Sapphire, Making Amtrak Great Again, Hyatt Private Island, And More

Previous roundups: Sunday News Roundup 11/17/19: 12 Quick Takes On Aviation And Travel; Dubious Marriott Claims, TWA Ice Rink, A380 Failure, Mileage Ban, And...

Sunday News Roundup 11/17/19: 12 Quick Takes On Aviation And Travel; Dubious Marriott Claims, TWA Ice Rink, A380 Failure, Mileage Ban, And More

Previous roundups: Sunday News Roundup 10/27/19: 11 Quick Takes On What’s Going On In Aviation, Credit, And Deals That You Should Know About Sunday...

Get Yankees Tickets For Just $5 Plus Fees With Mastercard!

Get Yankees Tickets For Just $5 Plus Fees With Mastercard! $5 games: April 6 vs Orioles April 28 vs Tigers May 26 vs Twins ...

I, For One, Will Miss Mini Hotel Toiletries; Goodbye IHG, Marriott, And Now Hyatt Toiletries

Update, 11/12: Hyatt will eliminate mini hotel toiletries by June 2021. Is this goodbye to using Grand Hyatt Kauai toiletries at home?  Update, 8/28: Marriott...

Sunday News Roundup 11/3/19: 9 Quick Takes On What’s Going On In Aviation And Travel; Airbnb Scam, United Plays Dirty, 747 Farewell, LAX Uber...

Some stories and deals don't get their own post, but should get some coverage. Here are some quick takes on stories that caught my...

The Great Daylight Saving Debate Explained; How Would You Vote? Don’t Forget To Update Older Apple Devices Tonight!

Update: Bumping this debate as we change our clocks tonight. Don't forget to move your clocks back by an hour! If you have an iPhone or iPad from 2012 or earlier you'll need to update your iOS software or your device may no longer be able to connect to the internet or GPS after the switch back to standard time.

Sunday News Roundup 10/27/19: 11 Quick Takes On What’s Going On In Aviation, Credit, And Deals That You Should Know About

Some stories and deals don't get their own post, but should get some coverage. I'll round them up here and let me know what...

Where Were You On 9/11?

Originally posted on 9/11/16: As I've done in years past, I'm bumping this post for readers to share their experience from the tragic day of...

Goodbye To Al Haynes, Hero Captain Of United Flight 232 Disaster; Thoughts On Jan Brown And Child Safety On Planes

Al Haynes, the captain of United flight 232, passed away Sunday. 30 years ago, Captain Haynes managed to perform the impossible, by landing a DC-10...

Marriott Will Bonvoy All Mini Hotel Toiletries Worldwide

2 weeks ago I wrote about how I will miss mini hotel toiletries. I expected my take to be somewhat controversial and was surprised...

Quick Thoughts On Upgrading From A Samsung Galaxy Note8 To A Note10+; First Impression Review Of The Good And The Bad

Related product review post: Here’s Why I’m Not Upgrading From Bose QuietComfort 35s To Bose 700 Noise Cancelling Headphones My Galaxy Note8 is 2 years...

#Bonvoyed: Goodbye To Using Marriott Points For MLB Moments And Thanks For The Amazing Memories!

I've used 8 figures of miles earned from credit cards to fly myself and my family around the world in first class cabins and...

Goodbye To Jonelle, Our Maui Photographer, Thank You For The Memories And RIP

My love of Hawaii began 13 years ago when I posted and grabbed a deal paying just $87 for airfare and hotel. I've been...

Here’s Why I’m Not Upgrading From Bose QuietComfort 35s To Bose 700 Noise Cancelling Headphones

Bose recently released the Bose 700 Noise Cancelling Headphones. The selling points are that they are more fashion forward, there are 11 noise cancelling levels...

#FakeNews: No Hasidic Jews Are Actually Suing McDonald’s

The Daily News, Miami Herald, Newsweek, JTA, Fox News, and NBC all write that Morteza Javadi is a Hasidic Jew who is suing McDonald's over...

[Spoiler Alert] No, James Holzhauer Didn’t Throw Tonight’s Jeopardy Game…

If you don't want to read about what exactly will happen to James tonight, you should stop reading here... I'm a big fan of game...

2019 Roundup Of NBA, NFL, NHL, And MLB Teams That Have A Kosher Food Stand; Help Me Save The Indians Kosher Stand?

It's hard to find a comprehensive list of kosher stands in sports stadiums, so below is a list of sports teams that have a...

T-Mobile Customers: Sign Up Now For MLB.TV For Free!

Update: Sign up for this offer ends tonight. Use this link to sign up.

Today Only: Yankees Tickets For Just $5.65!

Today Only: Yankees Tickets For Just $5.65! Select March and April games in the Terrace Level or Grandstand Level are on sale via the link...

The Dark Side Of Earning Credit Card Points: DansDeals Radio Interview And Podcast

A few weeks ago I wrote about the firsthand experiences of people who lost hundreds of thousands of dollars swiping their cards for businesses. DDF...

The 737 MAX Is Being Grounded Around The World, Except For North America; Here’s What You Need To Know

While we don't yet know the cause of the Ethiopian flight 302 tragedy, airlines across the world are grounding their 737 MAX fleets until...

The Dark Side Of Earning Credit Card Points; PSA: Don’t Swipe For Others!

Everyone loves earning points and miles, and they should. It's allowed me and many others to travel the world in first class and stay...

Goodbye To The A380 And Thanks For The Memories

While I was traveling yesterday to the awesome LA Kosher Food & Wine event, the news broke that A380 production will end in just...

The Tesla Forums Saga Finale: How I Got Paid For Being Given Control Of Over 1.5 Million Tesla Forum Accounts

Back in November, I wrote about how Tesla made me the owner of their official forums when I had requested car owner status. I...

United Leaks Interesting Data On Their Largest West Coast Corporate Accounts

Most companies are ultra-secretive when it comes to prized internal metrics and customer data. That's for good reason, why would you want to tip...

Air New Zealand Honoring Business Class Glitch Fares To Australia! Rules Of The Deal You Need To Know Before The Next Price Mistake

Last Thursday I wrote about business class fares to Australia that were being sold at coach prices. After not hearing anything for 5 days, JJ...

Cathay Pacific Is Honoring Their $675 Business/$845 First Class Asia To North America Tickets! Rules Of The Deal You Need To Know Before The...

2 days ago I wrote about crazy cheap business and first class fares on Cathay Pacific. They have now confirmed that they will be honoring...

Last Chance To Order A Tesla With A $7,500 Federal Government Subsidy; Try One Out With A 4 Day Free Return Policy!

Update 12/19: Tesla is once again promising to deliver cars ordered now by 12/31 in order to qualify for the full $7,500 tax credit.

Goodbye To The S. Regis Princeville Resort In Kauai

The S. Regis Princeville Resort in Kauai has left the Marriott program. It's not the first former SPG hotel to leave Marriott. The S. Regis,...

Cyber Monday: Happy Birthday To DansDeals, JJ, Maya, And Me! Plus A Special Thank You/Giveaway!

Update: We picked 5 winners of a $100 Amazon gift card using a random number generator: @candidcandyz, @jackspeed2316, @hanna.chana, @deeniekalmanowitz, and @rayshayrosin. Congrats!

Which Smart Thermostat Should You Get This Cyber Monday? Here Are My Experiences Trying To Find The Perfect One

I'm a relatively slow adapter to smart home technologies. That's in no small part due to the complexities presented by Shabbos. But it's also because...

Save 15% On Tickets From StubHub With Cyber Monday Coupon!

Save 15% On Tickets From StubHub With Cyber Monday Coupon! Use code (Exp: 11/26): CYBER2018 Limit one use per account. Not valid on gift cards or parking...

[Updated] How I Went From Tesla Delivery Hell To Tesla Giving Me Control Of Their Site Forums With Over 1.5 Million Tesla Account Contacts

Update: Tesla has now given ForbesVICE News, and Business Insider statements about what happened, see those articles to read Tesla's statements.

The Captain Of El Al’s Flight #002 Lied To And Tricked His Own Passengers; It’s Time To Realize The Risks Of Taking These Flights

Update: Several videos have been added to the end of this post. There are has been zero evidence of any sort of physical violence that El Al claimed had occurred, nor has El Al clarified on which of their 2 problematic flights the alleged violence occurred. The real heroes of this story once again are Rabbi and Rebbetzin Hendel of Chabad of Greece. You can donate directly to their efforts here.

Goodbye To United International First Class; Which Airline Will Be The Next To Axe First Class?

United quietly killed off their international first class cabin last week. Planes that still have the old first class seats are being converted to have...

After Pittsburgh, What Is The Future Of Synagogue Security?

Yesterday was a wake-up call. As we were finishing Shabbos morning services, word filtered into our shul in Cleveland about a synagogue shooting in the...

Bid Marriott Points Now On Once-In-A-Lifetime World Series Experiences; My History Using Miles For Baseball Memories

Earn Marriott points on cards like: Chase Marriott Premier Plus Consumer card  Starwood AMEX Consumer card Starwood AMEX Luxury Consumer card Starwood AMEX...

It’s Time For Religious Jews To Rethink Taking Flights That Are Too Close To Shabbos

Thursday night's El Al flight 26 from Newark to Tel Aviv was delayed from 9:10pm until 1:07am. Its arrival into Tel Aviv was delayed...

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