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Air France Will Fly Widebody Planes To Tel Aviv!

Connecting in Europe to Israel has long meant switching to a narrowbody plane for a relatively long flight. If you flew across the pond...

Israel Will Require Negative COVID-19 PCR To Enter Country, Extends Lockdown

As the UK variant of COVID-19 sweeps across the country, Israel is hitting a record number of daily COVID-19 cases and deaths. Israel will extend...

Get A 100% Bonus When You Buy Hilton Points; Stay In An Overwater Villa With Private Pool From $380/Night!

Get A 100% Bonus When You Buy Hilton Points From now through 3/5, you can get a 100% bonus when you buy Hilton points. For example,...

[Update: President-Elect Biden Won’t Lift Restrictions, Will Add Additional International Travel Restrictions] US Will Lift Entry Restrictions On Europe, UK, And Brazil

Update: President-Elect Biden's future press secretary Jen Psaki writes on Twitter that the incoming administration will cancel the lifting of these restrictions and will...

[Update: Extended Through October!] Delta Is Now Selling Business Class Suites And Premium Economy Between JFK And Tel Aviv!

Update, 1/18/21: Delta's schedules now show the A330-900 with Delta One Suites operating through 10/29/21 on their late evening flights 234/235 to/from JFK and...

Israel Requiring Quarantine Hotels For Passengers Coming From The UAE Or Brazil, Begins Issuing Green Passports, May Require COVID Test For Entry

Israel's on again and off again quarantine hotels have been reinstated for passengers returning from the UAE or Brazil. That's due to the South...

Get Fee-Waived $200 Visa Gift Cards From Staples!

Staples is waiving the $6.95 purchase fee on $200 Visa gift cards through 1/23 in-store only. Use your Chase Ink Cash Card or Ink Plus card and...

HOT! Today Only: Fly American Business Class To South America For $964 Or 62.6K Hybrid Points Round-Trip!

Bookable on Priceline. Tickets purchased from Priceline today are refundable until Monday, 1/18 at 11:29pm ET. Please see this post for directions on how to...

[Final Day To Register For Award Rebates And Bonus Points/Stays!] All About World Of Hyatt And Taking Advantage Of Incredible Limited Time Stacking Elite...

Update, 1/15: Today is the final day to register for the Bonus Journey promo, the 15% award rebate promo for non-cardholders, and the 25%...

Earn 80K-100K Bonus Points On Southwest Cards, Now Is The Perfect Time To Apply And Earn A Companion Pass!

Update: Southwest has lowered the requirements to earn a 2021 companion pass valid through 12/31/22. You can apply for a card now and earn...

Playa Hotels & Resorts, Including Hyatt Ziva And Zilara, Will Offer Complimentary COVID-19 Testing!

Starting on 1/26, everyone flying to the US will need to produce negative COVID-19 test results or proof of recovery from within the past...

Southwest Extends Companion Pass Status, Makes It Easier To Earn Companion And Elite Status In 2021!

Southwest has announced that they will extend Companion Pass again add make it easier to earn elite status in 2021. Expiration dates extended: Companion Passes...

[Matched By American And United] Delta Waiving Fare Difference On International Tickets To Beat The New US COVID Testing Requirement

Update: American has matched Delta's waiver of change fees and the difference in fare for international travel to/from the US that was booked...

[More Details Added] The US Will Require Negative COVID-19 Test Results Or Documentation Of Recent Recovery To Return From Abroad

Update: The CDC confirms that as of 1/26, a negative COVID-19 test result or proof of recovery from COVID-19 will be required for all...

American And JetBlue Will Move Forward With Strategic Alliance, JFK-Tel Aviv Route Launches This Summer!

6 months ago, American and JetBlue announced that they would form a new partnership. We haven't heard much about it since then, but more...

Marriott Announces Elite Status Qualification Reductions, 10% Discount On Off-Peak Awards, And New Promotions

Marriott announced today that they will once again deposit half of the elite qualifying nights in all elite member accounts that they need to...

[Update: Devaluation Partially Rolled Back, New Sweet Spots Remain!] Virgin Atlantic’s New Delta Distance Based Award Chart: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Update, 1/11: Virgin has rolled back their devaluation on nonstop Delta flights to Europe. These flights will now price according to the old award...

Netanyahu: Israel Will Be Able To Vaccinate Everyone Before Pesach!

Prime Minister Netanyahu announced a deal with Pfizer that will allow Israel to vaccinate the majority of Israelis 16 and older within a matter...

[Update: Choose Your Choice Benefits By Tomorrow!] Marriott Promotional Elite Qualifying Nights Have Posted, Check To See If You Have Choice Benefits To Select

Update: Many readers earned the ability to select a Marriott Choice Benefit thanks to this promotion during 2019. You can make your selection through 1/8! I...

United Pares Back Their Tel Aviv Flight Schedule Again

Last month I reported that United was temporarily suspending flights between Chicago and Washington DC-Tel Aviv. United has extended the suspension of those routes through...

Israel’s Latest Lockdown Rules Prohibit Ticket Purchases After Tonight, Freezes Entry Permits For Single Students

Israel goes back into full lockdown tonight for 2 weeks as COVID cases skyrocket and threaten to set new daily records there. The lockdown...

[2021 Infinite Status Match Loop Update] Matched Your Hotel Status To Wyndham And Caesars Total Rewards For Free Stays? Match It Back Now From...

Update, 1/4/21: Wyndham Diamond status has been automatically extended through 12/31/21, so there's no need to match from Caesar's to Wyndham, but you can...

Israel Allowing Student Re-entry; Will Issue “Green Passport” To People Who Have Been Vaccinated Or Recovered From COVID-19

Chaim V’Chessed reports that Israel will once again honor and issue entry permission for unmarried people with student visas to return to Israel after...

Emirates Applies To Fly To Tel Aviv Next Month!

Globes reports that Emirates has applied to start commercial flights between Dubai and Tel Aviv starting on February 15th! The Ben Gurion site for 2/15...

Chase Freedom Q1 Bonus Categories Are Now Live

Chase Freedom Flex and Freedom are excellent no annual fee cards thanks to their quarterly 5% categories. You can read about the differences between...

[Now Live!] WOW! JetBlue Offering Mosaic Elites Free Companion Travel On Paid Flights! Plus, More Mosaic Changes For 2021

Update: You can now book free companion tickets by calling the JetBlue Mosaic line! On domestic flights you will still owe $14.40 in taxes...

Check To See If You’re Targeted For Bonus Points On Chase Cards

Check To See If You’re Targeted For Bonus Points On Chase Cards Enter your card information into the link above to see if you’re targeted...

[Ends Tonight: Book Tickets And Transfer Points Now!] Book Airfare And Transfer AMEX Points To Domestic Airlines Without Paying Excise Tax And Fees, Due...

Update: The aviation excise tax holiday ends tonight! If you have to transfer AMEX points to Delta, Hawaiian, and JetBlue you should do that now...

[Final Day To Transfer Points] AMEX Points Will No Longer Transfer To El Al Matmid Points In 2021

Update: Today is the final day to transfer points to El Al. Will you transfer any points? El Al says that they are "replacing" this...

[Ends Today!] Get A 100% Bonus When You Buy Hilton Points; Stay In An Overwater Villa With Private Pool From $380/Night!

Update: This offer ends today! Get A 100% Bonus When You Buy Hilton Points From now through 12/31, you can get a 100% bonus when you...

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