Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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With all the news surrounding the Coronavirus, the hubbub of new Centurion Lounge openings in Charlotte and Los Angeles, and the temporary closures of all Centurion lounges due to COVID-19, you may have missed another American Express news nugget:...
The panic has escalated to new levels this week concerning the current outbreak of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, a previously unknown strain of coronavirus. With new travel restrictions daily plus enforcement of social distancing, major airlines are making current and...
LATAM Airlines Group, the largest airline in Latin America, has been a core member of the oneworld alliance for two decades. But soon this partnership will be history and those who’ve grown accustomed to getting around South American on...
New Yorkers get in line. Literally. Most of you will soon lose the privilege of whisking through immigration with Global Entry. The trusted traveler program, which allows you to bypass the traditional immigration and customs lines at 75 major...
Brace yourselves Marriott points’ loyalists. Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse with Marriott’s new-ish Bonvoy loyalty program, the company has announced its annual hotel category changes, effective March 4, 2020. And it’s pretty shocking—over 1,500 of...
American Airlines (AA) has become pretty famous in the world of points and miles for its epic mileage sales, but we’re surprised to see AA kick off 2020 with a best-ever 80% bonus on purchased miles. While this is the...
It was announced in December 2018 that Royal Air Maroc (RAM), the largest unaligned carrier in Africa, would become the 14th member of powerhouse airline alliance oneworld®. Some 14 months later, we finally have a date for when oneworld’s...
The Chase Sapphire Reserve Card is starting 2020 with quite a few changes to its fees and benefits—some for the better, some for the worse. On January 12, 2020, the card’s annual fee jumped to $550. To counter this increase,...
We hope you’ve enjoyed our 2019 articles tailored to elite credit card holders and affluent travelers (who love their points and miles). Here are the highlights of what we covered throughout the year. Detailed Credit Card Reviews and Product Comparisons Each...
We write quite a bit about the power of earning and redeeming airline miles and credit card points, and we get that sometimes the information can seem rather abstract. While we always like to include real-life examples in our...

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