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Tag: COVID-19

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Google adds COVID-19 destination alerts: receive email when rules change

Google has added a useful new feature to their search results.  If you search for a flight or hotel destination, Google now shows a...
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COVID Credit Card Enhancements Ultimate Guide: Now with Amex dining & wireless credits…

The COVID Credit Card Enhancements Ultimate Guide has now been updated with the latest Chase Sapphire developments: Up to 10x Peloton, redeem travel credits...
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Delta Vacations Only Featuring Hotels Offering COVID-19 On-Site Testing

Delta Vacations announced today that when booking a vacation package with them, they'll only be showing hotels that offer COVID-19 on-site testing. The reason for...
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Pandemic battle: Sapphire Reserve vs. Amex Gold

A few years ago, Chase's Sapphire Reserve card was arguably my single favorite card, but when the revamped Amex Gold card hit the scenes,...
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Frequent Miler’s COVID-19 business survival update

Business is picking up!  The business of this blog was hit hard by the pandemic.  Revenue started dropping in March and by June it...
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Studies report in-flight COVID-19 transmission. Good news?

You've probably seen a flurry of scary headlines about studies showing that COVID-19 transmission can happen on planes.  For example, I noticed this headline...
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Miles, credits, and certs orphaned by COVID-19 (on my mind)

Yesterday I cancelled the last of my pre-pandemic travel bookings.  I had used Cathay Pacific miles to book a January 2021 flight: Japan Airlines...
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My experience traveling during COVID-19 (Delta, SkyClub, rental car, hotels)

My wife and I just returned from our second vacation since COVID-19 seemingly made travel a thing of the past.  On our first vacation,...
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Delta mileage running from home during COVID-19. Should we do it?

If you have a Delta Platinum or Delta Reserve card that you acquired before July 1st 2020, then you should have offers in your...
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Ventana Big Sur during the pandemic — a reader’s experience

It's no secret that my wife and I absolutely loved our stay at Hyatt's Ventana Big Sur.  But... we stayed before the pandemic changed...
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Marriott Bonus Elite Nights Are Posting To Accounts

Marriott announced last month that they'd be making it far easier for Bonvoy members to earn status during 2020 for status through the beginning...
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[Dead] 5x restaurants with Chase Sapphire Reserve?

Update 7/7/20: Doctor of Credit reports that this died sometime in the past couple of days, so it was apparently not intended. It's anybody's...
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My ever changing pandemic wallet

Early this year I opened the kimono to show off the cards I keep in my wallet.  I was proud that I had a...
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How Frequent Miler (the business) is surviving COVID-19

Early in the COVID lockdown in the United States, it was obvious that the points & miles blog business was going to take a...

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