Alaska Airlines credit card churning – Just how often can you churn the personal and business cards?

Alaska Airlines Visa card churn FlyerTalk has a great thread concerning Alaska Airlines credit card offers, including members discussing how often they have churned the same card. In the past seventeen months alone, ukinny2000 has managed to open nine personal cards and four business cards! Bank of America issues the Alaska Airlines cards and is known to be one of the loosest banks when it […] Read on →

Southwest Rapid Rewards devaluation April 17th is upon us

Southwest Rapid Rewards devaluation What’s the scoop about the Southwest Rapid Rewards devaluation? In February, Southwest Rapid Rewards announced changes to the program beginning April 17th 2015. Now the dreaded date is well upon us and yet we’re still waiting for a full report from Southwest… FlyerTalkers have taken to performing their own research to see what the changes include […] Read on →

Starwood Preferred Guest introduces Tribute Portfolio hotels – Earn up to 10,000 bonus SPG Starpoints with each stay

Starwood Tribute Portfolio What’s the scoop with SPG Tribute Portfolio? Starwood Hotels & Resorts has unveiled a tenth brand – the Tribute Portfolio, a 4-star version of Luxury Collection which encompasses exceptional independent hotels around the world. You can enjoy all of the Starwood Preferred Guest rewards with Tribute Portfolio hotels, and stay in boutique beach resorts or luxurious urban properties. The first […] Read on →

Airfare Deals – Honolulu (HNL) to Vancouver (YVR) (or hidden city San Francisco SFO) $138 one-way / HNL to YVR $303 round-trip

vancouver (Picture courtesy of Babson) Here’s a couple of interesting deals, including a ‘hidden city’ flight to San Francisco from Honolulu. If you fly United Airlines, you can get hidden city ticketing; UA routes through San Francisco (SFO) or Los Angeles (LAX) to Vancouver (YVR). For this flight, the hidden city is San Francisco: Here’s a one-way cheap flight […] Read on →

JetSmarter members now get free helicopter transfers between Manhattan and NYC airports

jetsmarter WHAT’S THE DEAL? From now, JetSmarter members who book a flight to or from a NYC airport will be offered a helicopter transfer between the airport and the East or West Side of Manhattan for no extra charge! This super-swanky feature means a luxurious flight will win against sitting in traffic – and in your own 6-seat helicopter that lands only […] Read on →