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Great Offer! Get Up To $350 When You Open A New Chase Checking and Savings Account, combine with 60,000 Chase Sapphire Banking bonus offer

Great Offer! Get Up To $350 When You Open A New Chase Checking and Savings Account, combine with 60,000 Chase Sapphire Banking bonus offer

Right now, Chase Bank is offering up to $350 for new customers that open both a checking and savings account at a local branch. You don’t have to open both accounts, but the reward will be less depending on what you choose. – Get $200 for opening a checking account and/or $150 when you open […]

Posted on October 18, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Chase launches 60,000 bonus offer for Sapphire Banking, Ethiopian Airlines cancels Dublin to Los Angeles route, 1,000 AAdvantage miles for subscribing to Barrons

Chase launches 60,000 bonus offer for Sapphire Banking, Ethiopian Airlines cancels Dublin to Los Angeles route, 1,000 AAdvantage miles for subscribing to Barrons

– Chase has launched the 60,000 bonus offer if you open a for Sapphire banking account (or upgrade an existing checking account) To be eligible you have to deposit $75,000 in new money and keep it in the account for 90 days. 60,000 Ultimate Rewards points are easily worth $1,000 so that is an ‘interest […]

Posted on October 17, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Hyatt’s 1,000 AA miles per stay, Lyft’s disappointing ‘unlimited’ plan, Istanbul’s’ new airport to open in Q4

Hyatt’s 1,000 AA miles per stay, Lyft’s disappointing ‘unlimited’ plan, Istanbul’s’ new airport to open in Q4

– Hyatt is throwing everyone a bone who may complain about the missing free breakfast at Hyatt House – you can now earn 1,000 AAdvantage miles per stay in addition to your regular earnings at Hyatt House and Hyatt Place Eligible stays under this promotion must have a checkout date between October 15, 2018 and […]

Posted on October 16, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Malaysia Airlines ‘gives away’ Oneworld Emerald for $1,935, Etihad still gives away millions, Alitalia to be ‘given away’ to Lufthansa? and Air Tahiti 787’s arrive

Malaysia Airlines ‘gives away’ Oneworld Emerald for $1,935, Etihad still gives away millions, Alitalia to be ‘given away’ to Lufthansa? and Air Tahiti 787’s arrive

– Etihad isn’t done throwing money at rather unhappy airlines and is ‘giving away’ $35 million to Jet Airways (Review) – the Italian government is deciding soon if they can survive ‘giving away’ Alitalia to Lufthansa – Air Tahiti Nui has received their first 787 but no; award seats in Business Class are currently not […]

Posted on October 9, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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American Express reboots Premier Rewards Gold card, South African now goes to the Maldives, COPA has an award sale, Norwegian has a sale for Primera customers and more expansion plans for hotels in Africa

American Express reboots Premier Rewards Gold card, South African now goes to the Maldives, COPA has an award sale, Norwegian has a sale for Primera customers and more expansion plans for hotels in Africa

– American Express has re-launched the Premier Rewards Gold Card and made the (so far) boring card a little Platinum Card Gold Card Members will now enjoy four times the rewards when dining out or eating in, including: 4X Membership Rewards points at U.S. Restaurants 4X Membership Rewards points at U.S. Supermarkets (on up to […]

Posted on October 4, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Everything you always wanted to know about South African Voyager Redemptions and International First Class for just 45,500 miles Round Trip

Everything you always wanted to know about South African Voyager Redemptions and International First Class for just 45,500 miles Round Trip

Introduction to South African Airlines Voyager Mileage Redemptions South African Voyager uses a number of different award charts. South African Airlines redemptions are accessible as Dynamic Awards and as you’d expect, the pricing goes along with the ticket prices. Typically, it is a pretty sad use of miles. Every few months, there are JourneyBlitz promotions […]

Posted on October 2, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Primera Air goes belly up, Air Nuigini goes belly under, Marriott is drunk on Africa and surprising airline stopover packages

Primera Air goes belly up, Air Nuigini goes belly under, Marriott is drunk on Africa and surprising airline stopover packages

– Primera Air clearly was a bit late to the party of the transatlantic discounters and had the weakest branding – it’s unfortunate but the company ceased all operations overnight If you have an upcoming flight – call your credit card issuer and file a travel insurance claim (it is almost always included). The consider […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Redeem Hawaiian Miles for Japan Airlines flights, 5,000 AAdvantage miles with a home alarm system, Qatar finally starting San Francisco?

Redeem Hawaiian Miles for Japan Airlines flights, 5,000 AAdvantage miles with a home alarm system, Qatar finally starting San Francisco?

– you can now redeem Hawaiian Miles to travel on Japan Airlines (which has an excellent Business Class) American AAdvantage miles seem easier to earn and the redemption rates are (still) better so I’d stick to that for now. – if you are in the market for a home safety system – SimpliSafe now throws […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Great Offer! Get 50,000 Rewards Points with American Express Business Gold Rewards Card!

Great Offer! Get 50,000 Rewards Points with American Express Business Gold Rewards Card!

Special Offer for Newly Approved Applicants As a welcome bonus for getting approved for the American Express Business Gold Rewards Card, you receive 50,000 Membership Rewards Points (terms apply). You also get 3X points for any purchase in the category you choose that best fits your business needs! Other point opportunities include: 2X points on […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Great Offer! Get 12X Purchase Points and 125,000 Bonus Points with Hilton Honors Business Card!

Great Offer! Get 12X Purchase Points and 125,000 Bonus Points with Hilton Honors Business Card!

A Great Offer for New Applicants Right now, American Express® and Hilton® are offering 125,000 bonus points for newly approved Hilton Honors Business Card applicants, as well as 12X purchase points for hotel and/or resort stays within the Hilton portfolio. All this is in addition to 6X points for certain purchases, as well as 3X […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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EXPIRING SOON! Get 60,000 Bonus Miles with Gold Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card.

EXPIRING SOON! Get 60,000 Bonus Miles with Gold Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card.

Special Referral Promotion for Newly Approved Applicants For a limited time, you can receive 60,000 bonus miles as a special promotional offer through the our referral link. The standard promo includes 30,000 bonus miles so grab this special offer while you can! American Express and Delta Airlines are currently offering this newly approved, referral-only promotion […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Travel the world with Mighty Travels Basic

Travel the world with Mighty Travels Basic

What is Mighty Travels BASIC? For less than the price of a Starbucks drink a month you will receive all the best Economy class deals for your home airport and the best deals our editors see every day in your departure zone via email. START YOUR FREE TRIAL for Mighty Travels Basic now. Get all […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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South African Voyager has a new JourneyBlitz promotion, Hyatt expands in Africa

South African Voyager has a new JourneyBlitz promotion, Hyatt expands in Africa

– South African Airways Voyager is back with another JourneyBlitz promotion These promotions have VERY competitive mileage requirements for flights operated by South African Airways (not any of the subsidiaries). The caveat are the fuel surcharges that are typically high with South African (about $200-$500 per direction). However some routes have minimal/ low fuel surcharges […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa Review

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa Review

The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa sits on a huge chunk of land (about 20 miles south of Palm Springs airport) in Palm Desert, CA. Clearly, the building has seen better times, perhaps in the 1970’s/1980s, as it is pretty ugly now. However, the outdoor areas are perfectly manicured and since there is […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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La Compagnie goes lie-flat, will Netflix be available on my next flight?, new IHG Pointbreaks list

La Compagnie goes lie-flat, will Netflix be available on my next flight?, new IHG Pointbreaks list

– another carriers goes lie-flat (after flyDubai with their 737MAX and Copa on the same model) it’s now the time for Air Compagnie to go lie-flat for their incoming ‘narrow body’ planes The B/E Aerospace Super Diamond seats are the model of choice for those ‘narrowbodiess. Plus any Business Class without a lie-flat configuration is […]

Posted on September 25, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Air Europa adds Etihad redemptions, Virgin Atlantic 70,000 bonus card, 7,500 Hilton Honors bonus points for car rentals, Hong Kong’s low fuel surcharges to end, Lufthansa’s new 777X Business Class and South African Airlines in trouble again

Air Europa adds Etihad redemptions, Virgin Atlantic 70,000 bonus card, 7,500 Hilton Honors bonus points for car rentals, Hong Kong’s low fuel surcharges to end, Lufthansa’s new 777X Business Class and South African Airlines in trouble again

– Air Europa SUMA miles can now be used to book Etihad flights The award chart makes most flights pretty expensive but long-haul redemptions seem quite attractive. You can credit most Skyteam flights to Air Europa (SUMA). – The Virgin Atlantic Bank of America offer is back and you can earn 70,000 bonus miles after […]

Posted on September 25, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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50,000 Radisson Rewards promo, 50,000 JetBlue Business card, 22 miles/$ w Lufthansa, 15% off Turkish Airlines flights

50,000 Radisson Rewards promo, 50,000 JetBlue Business card, 22 miles/$ w Lufthansa, 15% off Turkish Airlines flights

– Radisson Rewards offers 50,000 bonus points after just 4 nights (can be one stay) until the end of the year The Terms & Conditions spell out it is for targeted members only but registration worked for me without any issues – so this may actually post. – the Barclays JetBlue Business card now comes […]

Posted on September 21, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Emirates and Etihad finally merging?, Frontier eliminates (most) change fees!, American Express revamps Personal Rewards Gold cards, new Pointbreaks list

Emirates and Etihad finally merging?, Frontier eliminates (most) change fees!, American Express revamps Personal Rewards Gold cards, new Pointbreaks list

– Emirates seems to be inclined to take the deal and buy Etihad according to these recent reports – will Lufthansa swoop in as a white knight? – there will be a new Pointbreaks list on Monday morning (US Eastern Time – mark your calendars!) – Frontier gets a bed rep but is a well […]

Posted on September 20, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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awesome AMEX spend bonuses, Copa Business Class goes lie-flat, Hawaiian launches Boston flights, will there be a new European LCC?, cheaper Singapore Airlines Business Class awards, Flying Blue now books Air Tahiti Nui

awesome AMEX spend bonuses, Copa Business Class goes lie-flat, Hawaiian launches Boston flights, will there be a new European LCC?, cheaper Singapore Airlines Business Class awards, Flying Blue now books Air Tahiti Nui

– American Express is sending put spend bonus offers for their Gold cards (Personal and Business) My offer is for 20,000 bonus Membership Rewards Points after $5k spend and another 10,000 bonus points after another $5k spend. I think this is a great offer. – Copa airline sis finally introducing a competitive lie-flat Business Class […]

Posted on September 19, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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10x Lifemiles for hotel bookings, Air Italy slowing down expansion?, cheaper Puerto Rico hotels, new Istanbul Airport will open late

10x Lifemiles for hotel bookings, Air Italy slowing down expansion?, cheaper Puerto Rico hotels, new Istanbul Airport will open late

– Qatar may be holding back their big 787 expansion plans with Air Italy for a bit to appease fellow Oneworld partner American Airlines – Lifemiles is launching a new hotel booking engine with RocketMiles and is offering 5x miles on hotel bookings (just until 6 M PDT today). However given the bonus offered on […]

Posted on September 19, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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My favorite 5 Things To do Agra, India

My favorite 5 Things To do Agra, India

My Favorite 5 Things to Do in Agra – Understand Agra is a small city that pushes the limits of its size since it is home to one of the world’s biggest tourist destinations—the Taj Mahal. For me, the Taj Mahal is indeed a magnificent heritage of humanity that transcends beyond its place as a […]

Posted on September 19, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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2,000 AMEX bonus points for dining out, 6,000 Accor points up for grabs, Uzbekistan to rebuild airports, Holiday Inn Express Hongdae, Seoul opens

2,000 AMEX bonus points for dining out, 6,000 Accor points up for grabs, Uzbekistan to rebuild airports, Holiday Inn Express Hongdae, Seoul opens

– American Express is ending out targeted offers that allow you to earn 2,000 American Express Membership Rewards points after you spend $500 at US restaurants until December 9th This make it a 5x on restaurants – a good deal if you can hit that threshold! – Accor is sending out emails with the option […]

Posted on September 13, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Kansai airport re-opens, Norwegian back to reality?, Gulf Air, airBaltic, LOT and IndiGo with ambitious flight plans

Kansai airport re-opens, Norwegian back to reality?, Gulf Air, airBaltic, LOT and IndiGo with ambitious flight plans

– battered Osaka’s Kansai airport has partially re-opened with transport links still mostly cut and just one Terminal operational – I actually thought they will make that work – but now Norwegian is dropping their (still relatively new) Singapore route Norwegians fleet plans seem a bit more in touch with reality lately: Norwegian is also […]

Posted on September 11, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Norwegian launches domestic flights in Argentina, Radisson Rewards 2,500 Aeroplan miles per stay

Norwegian launches domestic flights in Argentina, Radisson Rewards 2,500 Aeroplan miles per stay

– you can now book domestic flights in Argentina on norwegian.com! The airline is servicing six destinations – Mendoza, Cordoba, Bariloche, Iguazu, Neuquen, Salta from on October 2018. Expect one-ways to price out at less than $50 – that’s often just a fraction of the competition. Argentina is quickly changing from a high cost, low […]

Posted on September 6, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Primera starting Berlin base, Hong Kong Airlines & Air Mauritius improve Business Class, Osaka Airport flooded badly, Royal Air Maroc Business Class deals

Primera starting Berlin base, Hong Kong Airlines & Air Mauritius improve Business Class, Osaka Airport flooded badly, Royal Air Maroc Business Class deals

– I always wondered why Norwegian left the German market to Eurowings and never attempted to start flights from Europe’s biggest economy to the US One reason may have been the high departure taxes (but that is true for the UK too) but now Primera is eating their lunch and adding flights on their narrow-body […]

Posted on September 4, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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40,000 Alaska miles credit card, Grand Hyatt Bogota opens, two restaurants join Priority Pass at SFO, Radisson Blu Larnaca opens,

40,000 Alaska miles credit card, Grand Hyatt Bogota opens, two restaurants join Priority Pass at SFO, Radisson Blu Larnaca opens,

– The Grand Hyatt Bogota just opened – Hyatt’s first foray into Colombia – an excellent addition to a great city – Priority Pass has finally allowed two restaurants (both in Terminal 3) at San Francisco International Airport to it’s line-up – the first real competition to the American Express Centurion lounge at SFO in […]

Posted on August 29, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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