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United 30% Hotel Transfer Bonus; Transfer 60K Marriott Points Into 35,750 United Miles!

You can register here for 30% bonus when you transfer hotel points to United miles. The promotion runs through 11/30. It is run by...

Limited Time Offer: Earn Up To 100,000 Miles On The Awesome Chase United Explorer Business Card!

Limited time signup bonus For a limited time only, you can earn up to 100,000 bonus miles for opening a Chase United Explorer Business Card. You'll...

Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Now Bookable With Points, Stay In A Villa With Private Pool For $480/Night When You Buy Points!

You can now book the Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal with Hilton points. It's Trip Advisor's top ranked hotel in Cabo and is Travel...

Save 25% Off An Uber Helicopter Ride Between Manhattan And JFK!

Uber is now offering helicopter service during the afternoon rush hour from lower Manhattan (south of Houston and select points higher with access to...

Major Changes Are Coming For The Delta AMEX Cards

I'm still catching up with the news I missed while I was offline for 2 days. And of course the insane viral beverage cart...

Flying Blue Promo Awards: Fly Between Select North American Cities-Europe, Israel, Or Russia From 17K Miles In Coach Or 39K Miles In Business Class!

Flying Blue Promo Awards: Fly Between Select North American And Europe, Israel, Or Russia From Just 17K Miles! Flying Blue considers Israel to be part...

Chase Freedom Q4’s Amazing Bonus Categories Are Now Live!

Chase Freedom is an excellent no annual fee card thanks to its quarterly 5% categories. While they call it 5% cash back, you’ll really...

Hyatt Cardholders: Register For $50 Off $300 At Hyatt Place Or Hyatt House Hotels

Hyatt Cardholders: Register For $50 Off $300 At Hyatt Place Or Hyatt House Hotels Register your Chase Hyatt card via the link above by 11/30/19...

United: Partner Award Rates May Be Higher When Charts Are Eliminated, Excursionist Perk Will Remain

Back in April, I wrote about United's planned devaluation for travel as of November 15. They are moving from award charts to dynamic pricing...

American And Alaska Will End Mileage Redemption Partnership

Effective 3/1/20, you will no longer be able to redeem American miles for travel on Alaska Airlines or Alaska Airlines miles for travel on...

Ends Tonight! Get A 40% Bonus When You Transfer AMEX Points Into Avios!

Update: This offer ends tonight! Originally posted on 8/1: -Get A 40% Bonus When You Transfer AMEX Points Into BA Avios -Get A 40% Bonus When You...

Last Day To Complete Chase Freedom Q3 Spending; Register Now For Excellent Freedom Q4 Bonus Categories!

Chase Freedom is an excellent no annual fee card thanks to its quarterly 5% categories. While they call it 5% cash back, you’ll really...

Get $15 Off $300 Of Visa Gift Cards From Office Max Or Office Depot This Week!

You can get $15 off $300 of Visa gift cards from Office Max or Office Depot stores from today through 10/5. Use your Chase Ink Cash Business Card or...

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

Staples is waiving the $6.95 purchase fee on $200 Visa gift cards through 10/5 in-store only. Use your Chase Ink Cash Business Card or Ink Plus card and...

LATAM Will Leave OneWorld After Delta Buys 20% Stake In The Airline

Delta has bought a 20% stake in South American powerhouse LATAM. LATAM is the merger creation of OneWorld's LAN and Star Alliance's TAM. One of...

There’s A Map For That: JAL’s Seat Map Now Discloses Where Infants Are Seated

JAL now displays on their seat map where infants 2 and under are seated. It's an awesome idea. Before I had kids I certainly would...

Ends Today: Get A 100% Bonus+Discounted Pricing When Purchasing IHG Points! Lock In PointBreaks For $25/Night, Crowne Plaza Jerusalem For $100 Or Less

Get A 100% Bonus+Discounted Pricing When Purchasing IHG Points! Lock In PointBreaks For $25/Night, Crowne Plaza Jerusalem For $100 Or Less An IHG account is...

[Update: Now Confirmed!] Did United Leak An Upcoming Improvement To Their Upgrade System For Top-Tier Elites?

Update, 9/25: This new program has now been confirmed as written below. It will begin on 12/4/19. Additionally, you can use 30 PlusPoints to go...

On The Heels Of Removing Nearly All Card Benefits, Citi Creates Their Own Incredible Credit Card Trifecta

As of yesterday, most Citi cards no longer have standard protections that come with most credit cards. All Citi cards (except for the Costco card)...

Get $10 Off $300 Of Mastercard Gift Cards From Office Max Or Office Depot This Week

You can get $10 off $300 of Mastercard gift cards from Office Max or Office Depot stores through 9/28. Use your Chase Ink Cash Business Card or Ink Plus...

Check To See If You’re Targeted For A 10% Or 20% Bonus For Transferring AMEX Points To Air Canada Aeroplan

Check To See If You're Targeted For A 10% Or 20% Bonus For Transferring AMEX Points To Air Canada Aeroplan Login to AMEX via the...

When An El Al Flight Diverted To Halifax For A Medical Emergency, A Bochur Steps Up To Save The Day

El Al flight 26, operated by one of El Al's aging Boeing 777s, took off from Newark on September 18th at about 9:30pm. Chabad Houses...

Cathay Pacific Awards Now Bookable On AA.com!

Last night, in a post about the AA 25% transfer bonus, I mentioned that AA.com doesn't show award space on all partners, such as...

Register For Double Avios On Up To 10 British Airways And Select Partner Flights

Register For Double Avios On Up To 10 British Airways And Partner Flights For example Global Tours is currently advertising a discounted first class fare...

Delta Adds Back 2nd Daily JFK-Tel Aviv Flight; Record Breaking 101 Weekly Nonstop Flights Between North America And Tel Aviv

Delta's afternoon flight between JFK and Tel Aviv appears and disappears more often than a magician's rabbit. Here are the dates that Delta is now...

Final Day To Book Awards Before Qantas Program Devaluation; Updated Comparison Award Chart For Travel On El Al To Israel

Update: The new award chart will go into effect 9/17 at 10am EDT. Book your premium cabin award tickets now before rates go up!...

Good For Business, Bad For Coach: All 4 Of United’s Tel Aviv Frequencies Will Be Operated By 777s This Winter; Record High Newark-Tel Aviv...

United currently flies between Newark and Tel Aviv in the afternoon on a 787-10 (78J), between Newark and Tel Aviv in the evening on...

A Look At How Marriott Is Dynamically Pricing Hotel Award Nights In Los Angeles, Miami, Israel, And The Maldives

Marriott introduced off-peak and peak pricing yesterday. If you previously booked an award, you should check on the current pricing. If it's now cheaper and...

Marriott Dynamic Peak Award Pricing Coming Tomorrow, Points Advance And 5th Night Free Awards Will Also Be Devalued

Update: The devaluations in this post go into effect tomorrow! Be sure to take advantage of current standard award pricing by making reservations today! Originally...

The Best Flight Within North America Will Be Discontinued Next March

Update: Cathay Pacific's final JFK-Vancouver-JFK flight will be on March 27, 2020. Originally posted on 9/9: 5th freedom flights, where an airline sells tickets between 2...

United: Save 10% If You’re Between 18-22 Years Old!

United: Save 10% If You're Between 18-22 Years Old United is offering a 10% discount on flights if you are between 18-22 and book using...

Get A 30% Bonus When You Transfer Hotel Points Into Air Canada Aeroplan Miles

Get A 30% Bonus When You Transfer Hotel Points To Air Canada Aeroplan If you transfer hotel points to Air Canada's Aeroplan mileage program between...

Register Now For New And Existing Hyatt Promotions For Bonus Points And Savings On Awards!

Register here to earn double or triple points at Hyatt, M Life, and SLH hotels. Register by 10/31 and stay between 9/15-12/15 to earn...

Flying With 3 Kids: Our Airport And Child Safety Strategy

I recently shared the story of United flight 232 and the online friendship that I developed with the lead flight attendant on that flight,...

United: Fly Between Atlanta, Detroit, Or Minneapolis And Honolulu For Just $197 Each Way!

Bookable on Priceline. Tickets purchased from Priceline today are refundable until 11:29pm ET tomorrow. Please see this post for directions on how to cancel these...

Ends Today! Redeem Your Delta Or AMEX Points For 2 Cents Each When You Book A Vacation Package!

Update, 9/6: This offer ends today!  Update, 8/30: This offer has been extended through 9/6! Originally posted on 8/27: Redeem Your Delta Or AMEX Points For 2...

Hyatt Cardholders: Get $250 Off $500 At Hyatt Ziva And Zilara Resorts!

Hyatt Cardholders can register here to get $250 off $500 at Hyatt Ziva and Zilara Resorts! Register via the link above and spend $500 at...

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