The Best of the Week

Posted on November 18, 2013 by in Uncategorized

After the huge devaluations from United last week, I thought it'd be a nice change of pace to put up some links on the good stuff that's happening in the industry. Because if I've learned anything from Mexican Prison gang movies, it's this:

The Best of the Week

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1. "Coin" to replace credit cards in your wallet – Maybe this will finally alleviate my Costanza-esque size of my billfold. via View From the Wing

2. IHG Flash Sales up 11/18-11/19/13 – I got in on the last flash sale, but it's always good to check. via Loyaltylobby

3. Alaska Devalues its Award Chart – After United devastated us and Hyatt chimed in with a more palatable devaluation, Alaska shows the industry how to reward loyalty while still keeping with the inflationary times. via Hackmytrip

4. "Cashing In" – I like Frequent Miler's take on things and it's the first time I've seen a major blogger write about the 3% JCB Marukai cash back card. via FrequentMiler

5. The future of airline seats – While I'm in the same skeptical camp as Jeff, I still think that sooner or later, there's going to be some sort of dynamic pricing when it comes to the size/stature of a passenger. via Jeffsetter