Quick Reads

Has New York’s quarantine enforcement been stepped up?

Regular readers have probably picked up on my mentions of having no travel plans this year. Knowing that I had a new addition to the family on the way (and with some family members...

American Airlines systemwide upgrades now on basic economy fares

Earlier this year, American Airlines announced some changes to elite status, one of which was the bad news that basic economy tickets will no longer earn any elite qualifying miles, segments, or dollars beginning...
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Can you use American Airlines credit to book for someone else?

American Airlines issues several types of credits that can be used to book travel: flight credits, travel vouchers, trip credits, and gift cards. If you have had to cancel travel or you rebooked a...

New +3pts Amex referral bonus points posting quickly

American Express has long offered generous referral bonuses and those bonuses have only gotten more interesting ever since Amex started allow you to refer from your card to many other cards (in some cases...

Fun with Citi chat

This morning Nick posted a new deal for Citi Prestige cardholders: Citi Prestige gets 5x bonus for online / cable / streaming (up to 7500 points). In response to Nick's post, a reader wrote "Seems...

Sam’s Club membership deals (from $37 for membership & $45 in gift cards)

There are a couple of deals going for Sam's Club Membership, the cheapest of which would be to pay $37 for Sam's Club membership and a total of $45 in Sam's Club gift cards after...

JetBlue to fly into London Heathrow airport

We knew that JetBlue was planning to fly to London, but until recently we didn't know which airport they'd fly to.  Now we know.  As reported by UK Aviation News, JetBlue will fly from...

Maldives loyalty program: Border Miles

This is innovative.  The Maldives is introducing a loyalty program for repeat visitors to the country.  As reported by God Save the Points, the program will go live in December and will offer three...

Airlines scramble to offer COVID testing for Hawaii-bound visitors

We previously reported that Hawaii is opening to tourism on October 15th with the requirement that you must take a Coronavirus test within 72 hours of arrival in order to avoid quarantine.  Now, in...

United Airlines Explore Destinations by Map

Via Point Me to the Plane, I recently learned about United's new Explore Destinations feature that lets you search for flight deals via a Google Maps interface.  This is almost identical to Google Flight...

Amex retention offers via online chat

Yesterday, Doctor of Credit reported success getting an Amex retention offer via online chat.  Chuck's Green card annual fee was due and he was offered either $75 or 5,000 points.  He took the $75. ...

Ask Us Anything | Frequent Miler Live | Ep 16

Every other week Greg and Nick help readers learn about earning miles without flying by answering their questions about miles and points live on Youtube. This week Nick's been on paternity leave, so Greg...

Best Buy: Buy $100 Apple gift card, get $10 Best Buy gift card

Best Buy is offering a $10 Best Buy Gift Card when you buy a $100 Apple Gift Card. There is a limit of two of each type, but this still probably won't last for long. The Deal ...

Delta eliminates domestic change fees on all but Basic Economy tickets

In a move that will surprise nobody who has had Internet access for the past 24 hours, Delta has announced that it is eliminating change fees on domestic tickets with the US, Puerto Rico,...

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