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Following Citi, Barclays is starting to remove Protection Benefits from Its Cards as well

Following Citi, Barclays is starting to remove Protection Benefits from Its Cards as well

First, Chase announced that it was removing the price protection and returns protection benefits from most of the credit cards they offer. After Chase, Citi announced that it would be removing most of the protection benefits from almost all their cards. Now Barclays is starting to remove protection benefits as well. Barclays removing protection benefits […]

Posted on September 26, 2019 by in Citibank, Frequent Flyer Programs, IHG Rewards Club, Immigration & Airport Security, Immunization, Jetblue TrueBlue, Travel Deals, Travel News

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JetBlue’s $120 Million loss, most expensive cities for AirBnB, are the constant French ATC strikes illegal?, 60,000 Miles & More Credit Card, another embarrassing pilot error

JetBlue’s $120 Million loss, most expensive cities for AirBnB, are the constant French ATC strikes illegal?, 60,000 Miles & More Credit Card, another embarrassing pilot error

– this updated list of the most expensive AirBnB shows you where you should use points for hotels (if you decide to go at all) – as if had predicted it – JetBlue is faced with a 120 million loss in Q2 and the company’s business model is under increasing pressure (despite high fares in […]

Posted on July 24, 2018 by in Jetblue TrueBlue

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4,000 miles just for joining Alitalia MilleMiglia, 50,000 Hawaiian Miles with new Barclays card

4,000 miles just for joining Alitalia MilleMiglia, 50,000 Hawaiian Miles with new Barclays card

– Alitalia now offers 4,000 miles just for signing up to MilleMiglia Of course the question remains how long Alitalia and MilleMiglia will stay solvent to redeem those miles. – Barclays and Hawaiian Miles have relaunched their credit card and it now comes with 50,000 miles Hawaiian Miles are a great tool for flights to/from […]

Posted on July 11, 2018 by in Hawaiian Airlines, Travel Deals

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1,000 bonus Accor points for Fairmont, Raffles or Swissôtel bookings, 45,000 Wyndham points with Barclay card, 5,000 extra AAdvantage miles

1,000 bonus Accor points for Fairmont, Raffles or Swissôtel bookings, 45,000 Wyndham points with Barclay card, 5,000 extra AAdvantage miles

– Accor recently purchases Fairmont, Raffles or Swissôtel (somewhat under the radar) and is now offering 1,000 bonus points on ANY booking at these brands 1,000 Accor points are worth about $12 – so I wouldn’t get too excited. – Wyndham and Barclays are sending out emails to loyalty members for the 45,000 Barclays Wyndham […]

Posted on July 3, 2018 by in AAdvantage

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40,000 JetBlue Barclays card, IndiGo COO under fire, Air India mauling 787 for spare parts, Norwegian adds more London to New York flights, Qantas says goodbye to 747 and your Greece holiday plans to be changed?

40,000 JetBlue Barclays card, IndiGo COO under fire, Air India mauling 787 for spare parts, Norwegian adds more London to New York flights, Qantas says goodbye to 747 and your Greece holiday plans to be changed?

– Barclays is out with an improved offer for the JetBlue Business card worth 40,000 points The points are worth about $600 in airfare (to be used on JetBlue only). Good deal! Keep in mind that annual fee of $99 is not waived! – Go Air is suing IndiGo COO Prock-Schauer who has a colorful […]

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in Jetblue TrueBlue

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Air Seychelles struggling, Barclays to launch Premier Card?, China Eastern rakes in the profits, easy free nights with Marriott Rewards?

Air Seychelles struggling, Barclays to launch Premier Card?, China Eastern rakes in the profits, easy free nights with Marriott Rewards?

– I find an amazing how badly the Etihad investment companies are managed – it’s almost negligent Air Berlin went bankrupt in 2017, Alitalia is struggling every day and now Air Seychelles is announcing cutbacks and layoffs. Isn’t there a single, capable entrepreneur left? – Barclays (rebranded from Barclayscard) is working on a new Premium […]

Posted on March 30, 2018 by in Best Rate Guarantee

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40,000 Business Aviator card, how safe are mileage brokers for premium tickets?, 50,000 American AAdvantage Bonus miles for holiday activities

40,000 Business Aviator card, how safe are mileage brokers for premium tickets?, 50,000 American AAdvantage Bonus miles for holiday activities

– there is now again a working link for the Barclays 40,000 Aviator Business Credit Card (Thanks MtM There are no real reason not to get this card if you have a business. – a good summary about discount business class ticket brokers I generally find them to be in-transparent but savings can be great […]

Posted on November 10, 2017 by in AAdvantage

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Can ICOs work for the travel loyalty industry?, 60,000 Barclays Jetblue card, 10,000 Hyatt bonus points with Chase credit card referral

Can ICOs work for the travel loyalty industry?, 60,000 Barclays Jetblue card, 10,000 Hyatt bonus points with Chase credit card referral

– the Economist comes out in praise of ICOs – a new instrument to raise money for startups from the blockchain Yes it is mostly fraud right now but it is an exciting instrument since ICOs done right allow you ‘print your own currency or loyalty currency’. This has major implications for the travel industry […]

Posted on November 10, 2017 by in Chase Sapphire Reserve

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