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American Express updates Delta SkyMiles cards with limited-time welcome offers and new benefits

American Express updates Delta SkyMiles cards with limited-time welcome offers and new benefits

Starting January 30, 2020, Delta SkyMiles American Express Cards will have benefits that offer more ways to earn miles and feature new travel benefits. In the meantime, there are new limited-time welcome offers available from October 1 to October 30, 2019. Applicants who apply and are approved during this time can take advantage of the […]

Posted on September 30, 2019 by in Aegean Airlines, Aeromexico, American Express, Delta Airlines, Delta Skymiles, Travel Deals

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Award Booking Adventures – Unable to Book Japan Airlines with Alaska miles and Kenya Airways with Delta SkyMiles and Cathay’s new rules

Award Booking Adventures – Unable to Book Japan Airlines with Alaska miles and Kenya Airways with Delta SkyMiles and Cathay’s new rules

This week I undertook several award booking adventures… Unable to book Japan Airlines (JAL) with Alaska miles First, I set out to book Japan Airlines using my Alaska miles. It all seems easy enough and Japan Airlines shows up in the award booking search on the Alaska Airlines website. Alaska can book into U and D class […]

Posted on October 7, 2017 by in AAdvantage, Cathay Pacific Reviews, Travel Deals

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BA all systems down, what’s behind fly.com, $40 off $80 at booking.com, Delta adds (NO?) fuel surcharges for Virgin Atlantic, Air Asia goes to Cambodia

BA all systems down, what’s behind fly.com, $40 off $80 at booking.com, Delta adds (NO?) fuel surcharges for Virgin Atlantic, Air Asia goes to Cambodia

– British Airways was ‘all systems down’ on Saturday and has slowly recovered since then Such a massive IT outage is a nightmare scenario but BA unions have fueled the fire with a direct blame for IT outsourcing. I find it hard to believe that a power outage in the Central London server rooms can […]

Posted on May 30, 2017 by in American Airlines

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Great Business Class fares to San Francisco, Jakarta and Singapore, is Wizzair taking over Europe?, Emirates is honoring Maldives mistake fare!

Great Business Class fares to San Francisco, Jakarta and Singapore, is Wizzair taking over Europe?, Emirates is honoring Maldives mistake fare!

– Aeromexico has some great Business Class fares from Santiago de Chile to San Francisco for $1,540 Round Trip The last leg from Guadalajara to San Francisco is in Economy though. All segments earn miles (i.e. on Delta Skymiles). I really liked the ‘hard product’ of the new Aeromexico Business Class 787 going to Santiago […]

Posted on May 26, 2017 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards

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Two great American Express credit card offers, fly to Cebu for just $362 RT, Emirates cancels (some) Maldives fares, Aeroplan now blocking redemptions on Swiss?, Singapore Airlines loss, Alaska adds more Mexico flights, Air Berlin starts Los Angeles form Berlin

Two great American Express credit card offers, fly to Cebu for just $362 RT, Emirates cancels (some) Maldives fares, Aeroplan now blocking redemptions on Swiss?, Singapore Airlines loss, Alaska adds more Mexico flights, Air Berlin starts Los Angeles form Berlin

– American Express has significantly improved the offer for the Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card (now 60,000 + $50) and Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card (now 70,000 +$100) – Air Malta and Singapore Airlines have great offer from Malta to Cebu, Philippines for just $362 Round Trip – Emirates is cancelling some of the super […]

Posted on May 19, 2017 by in American Express, American Express Membership Rewards

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Your Lyft rides now earn you Delta SkyMiles

Your Lyft rides now earn you Delta SkyMiles

What’s the deal with Lyft rides earning you SkyMiles? Lyft has today announced that they’ve partnered with Delta Air Lines and you can now earn SkyMiles with every ride. Whether you use Lyft Line, Classic, Plus or Premier, you’ll earn 1 mile for each dollar spent on your rides. Plus for a limited time only, until August […]

Posted on May 17, 2017 by in Delta Skymiles

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Shocker – Delta mutilates award chart, please dress appropriately for your next flight, US Bank 30,000 miles Skypass credit card

Shocker – Delta mutilates award chart, please dress appropriately for your next flight, US Bank 30,000 miles Skypass credit card

– Shocker – Delta has raised prices for many awards including Business Class awards to Europe by 20%-40% This has been a long time coming and Delta Skymiles seems to be determined to raise most awards by 20% every 6 months. I have redeemed all my Delta Skymiles just a week after they posted to […]

Posted on April 8, 2017 by in Delta Skymiles

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Turkish Airlines adds Caracas and Havana, world’s safest airlines, Delta 5,000 miles award sale

Turkish Airlines adds Caracas and Havana, world’s safest airlines, Delta 5,000 miles award sale

– Turkish Airlines is showing that it is still one of the most adventurous major airlines as it launches Havana and Caracas(!) as new destinations Most airlines have left Caracas because of the difficulty to repatriate funds. – a new ranking of the worlds safest and most unsafe airlines – surprisingly Cathay Pacific wins and […]

Posted on January 4, 2017 by in Turkish Airlines Review

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