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The US to impose tariffs on Airbus

The US to impose tariffs on Airbus

The Trump administration plans to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of European imports, from Gouda cheese to single-malt whiskey to large aircraft, beginning October 18. What happened? Donald Trump’s administration is moving to impose 25 percent tariffs on a wide range of imports from the EU this month. This will including cheese, olives, business […]

Posted on October 4, 2019 by in China Airlines Review, Choice Privileges, Japan Airlines, Ryanair, Travel Deals, Travel News

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T-Mobile free roaming to get even better, will Chase Sapphire cards ever make money (for the issuer)?, airplanes in trouble this weekend

T-Mobile free roaming to get even better, will Chase Sapphire cards ever make money (for the issuer)?, airplanes in trouble this weekend

– T-Mobile is matching the new Sprint roaming plans and is expanding the list of covered countries to 210 effective July 22nd, 2018! Ethiopia is still missing from the list but I couldn’t find a country I’ll travel to in the next 12 months that isn’t listed. Formerly missing Madagascar, Nigeria, Maldives and Congo are […]

Posted on July 14, 2018 by in Aeroplan, Airline Reviews

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Marriott and Starwood post new award chart, LEVEL has a new hub in Vienna, Air Asia’s trouble with computers, Chase launches new Hyatt card

Marriott and Starwood post new award chart, LEVEL has a new hub in Vienna, Air Asia’s trouble with computers, Chase launches new Hyatt card

– Marriott and Starwood are out with the new award chart for their combined program (yet to be unnamed) effective August 2018 The long story short – the team has typically rounded up or down most properties. There aren’t any shocking good or bad values suddenly. The best redemption seem to be the formerly unaffordable […]

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in AirAsia, Hyatt

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20% off hotels.com?!, Norwegian actually about to launch domestic Argentina operations, United gets some old planes (that’s news)

20% off hotels.com?!, Norwegian actually about to launch domestic Argentina operations, United gets some old planes (that’s news)

– hotels.com and Capital One have launched at 20% off deal if you pay with a Capital One Venture card This sounds like a good deal but in reality you can get this already (if not more) for many hotels. You can just apply coupon TAKE10FEB18 for 10% off many hotels at hotels.com. Orbitz offers […]

Posted on January 30, 2018 by in Norwegian, Travel Deals

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Singapore Airlines is back on United.com, Hyatt Regency Algiers Airport to open, Qatar’s big plans for Meridiana

Singapore Airlines is back on United.com, Hyatt Regency Algiers Airport to open, Qatar’s big plans for Meridiana

– united.com once again shows award space on Singapore Airlines after a long hiatus I wish Ethiopian Airlines will come back too – for Ethiopian Airlines flights you still have to call. – Hyatt is having a solid pipeline for new hotels in Africa with half a dozen deals closed – the next one to […]

Posted on October 4, 2017 by in Qatar Airways, World of Hyatt

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My favorite Things to do in Seattle

My favorite Things to do in Seattle

After my rather exciting flight thanks to the newly earned SSSS badge I enjoyed Seattle over the last weekend. Here are my favorite things to do. Things to do in Seattle – Understand Seattle is a city were corporate culture is ingrained in the city’s DNA. Super-charged employers like Microsoft, Boeing, Amazon and other successful […]

Posted on September 14, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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Airtran Business Class Review San Francisco, CA (SFO) – Atlanta (ATL) – Punta Cana (PUJ)

Airtran Business Class Review San Francisco, CA (SFO) – Atlanta (ATL) – Punta Cana (PUJ)

I had booked my AirTran flights using 19,200 Southwest Rapid Rewards points. Since most airlines charge 17,500 miles to the Caribbean, I realized flying business class for almost the same mileage (and the rather fixed value Rapid Rewards Points) was a great deal. AirTran does not make big promises about its Business Class but I […]

Posted on August 12, 2014 by in Airline Reviews

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