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Southwest Rapid Rewards Points Devalued, But Still Good Value To Be Had

Southwest made an unannounced devaluation of its Rapid Rewards program overnight, increasing the number of points needed for award flights. Thankfully the devaluation isn't as severe as it could've been as the value of...

Delta Companion Certificates No Longer Usable For Delta One Flights

Delta has been making a number of improvements recently from earning status on award flights to extending expiration dates of some Delta credit card benefits through June 30, 2022 to being able to redeem...
United shopping portal bonus 04.12.21

United/American Airlines Shopping Portals: Spend $65/$125 & Earn 500 Bonus Miles

The United and American Airlines shopping portals are both offering 500 bonus miles when clicking through from them and making purchases, but the spending thresholds are different. The Deal Earn 500 bonus miles when shopping...
Delta Vacations Promotion SMDOLLARS SMBONUS

Delta Vacations: Earn Up To 70,000 Bonus SkyMiles When Booking Flight & Hotel

Delta Vacations is running a promotion which offers up to 70,000 bonus SkyMiles or up to $350 off when booking a flight and hotel package. The Deal Promo code SMBONUS Spend $7,000+ & earn 70,000...
Marriott Uber Eats

Earn Up To 6x Marriott Bonvoy Points On Uber Rides & Uber Eats Orders

Marriott has launched a new partnership today with both Uber and Uber Eats. By linking your accounts you can earn up to 6x bonus Bonvoy points for every dollar spent with the ridesharing and...

Almost exciting: Sonesta Travel Pass

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation has been expanding faster than .  Last year's appetizers included 99 IHG hotels and 122 Marriott hotels.  Their main course: 980 Red Lion Hotels. While it doesn't appear that Sonesta has...
InterContinental Boston

Update: Returning 4/15) IHG: Buy/Renew Ambassador Membership Then Stay Once & Get 40k Free...

Update 4/13/21: This promotion is returning again beginning for enrollment or renewal between April 15 and July 31, 2021. Enroll in the program during that window, complete one qualifying paid stay at an InterContinental,...

Buy points for less: When does it make sense to jump on a deal?

  Update 4/13/20: We have added the new Avianca LifeMiles bonus of up to 170% and Alaska MileagePlan bonus of up to 60%. There are times when buying points or miles can make a lot of...

6% cash back on Marriott via TopCashBack

TopCashBack is offering 6% cash back on Marriott stays. The terms indicate that this does not stack with AAA rates, corporate rates, or member discounts, but it may be worth clicking through TopCashBack if you're...

Mulling over easy Star Alliance Gold status: Is it worth it?

On last weekend's Frequent Miler on the Air, Greg and I talked about the offer from Singapore KrisFlyer to earn easy Star Alliance Gold status during our "Mattress running the numbers" segment. We previously...

Earn Hawaiian Airlines elite status with 50% fewer miles or segments

Hawaiian Airlines has announced that they've cut in half the requirements for 2022 elite status.  That means that in 2021, you can achieve elite status that will be good throughout the rest of 2021...

Hawaiian Airlines miles no longer expire

The title of this post says it all.  Hawaiian Airlines miles no longer expire.  Cool.  Here's the info from their website (found here): Miles no longer expire Effective immediately, HawaiianMiles are no longer subject to activity-based...

Avianca LifeMiles sweet spots

Avianca LifeMiles is one of my favorite airline programs because of unique sweet spots, the ability to "hack" awards to pay fewer miles than the published award chart rates, and the fact that there...

Fly Non-Stop Round Trip JFK-Bogota For $418 Or 24k SkyMiles In Lie-Flat Business Class...

As per an alert from Thrifty Traveler Premium, Delta is running a fare sale on flights from JFK to Bogota. You can book non-stop, round trip, lie-flat business class seats from only $418 or...

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