Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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Despite record numbers of COVID-19 cases, airlines are back in the air and have no plans to ground planes once again. To help restore faith in flying, each major U.S. airline has pledged a commitment to health and safety...
The American Express Centurion Lounge Network is arguably our favorite benefit of The Platinum Card® from American Express. And, boy oh boy, have we missed lingering in Amex’s posh lounges in Charlotte (CLT), Dallas (DFW), Hong Kong (HKG), Houston...
The last few months and weeks have been such trying times in this country on so many fronts, leaving many of us wondering: How can I help today’s state of the world? One solution for those sitting on sums of...
American Airlines (AA) is rather famous in the world of points and miles for its epic mileage sales, so it should come as no surprise that the airline is again selling miles through a new promotion from June 1–30,...
By mid-April 2020, all major US airlines had mapped out what flyers with elite status could anticipate for the rest of 2020 and 2021—with the exception of JetBlue. As the weeks passed, the airline kept mum on the future...
With most of the country following stay-at-home orders, our spending patterns have changed—drastically. Yes, we’ve still been able to make online purchases, buy (lots of) food and booze at the grocery store, and access essentials like prescriptions and telehealth....
There are so many different lines at the airport, and we frequent flyers are always looking for new ways to cut the line (insert grimacing face emoji here). So, just when we thought TSA Pre-Check had become a bit...
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced a number of changes to its Trusted Traveler Programs, including Global Entry. First, CBP is extending Trusted Traveler Program benefits up to 18 months for members...
The many benefits and rewards associated with elite credit cards help us offset—and often justify—the hefty annual fees of these cards. But given that the majority of these top-tier benefits and rewards are travel-related, they have become far less...
We’re all looking forward to putting COVID-19 behind us, and that includes major U.S. airlines. The airline industry has been battered by border closures, flight restrictions, state-at-home orders and an unprecedented decrease in demand. However, they’re already looking to...

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