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To help restore faith in flying and get consumers purchasing more tickets, most major US airlines have announced some pretty incredible new policies for 2021 and beyond. For the most part, major US airlines are doing away with flight...
In February 2020, Alaska Airlines announced the airline would join the oneworld alliance by summer 2021. This was major news in the points blogosphere, especially for fans of Alaska Airlines’ frequent flyer program, Alaska Mileage Plan, famous for its...
In a typical world, many a cardholder enjoys using hard-earned credit card points for travel rewards. But today’s COVID-19 world is anything but typical! Unfortunately, most elite credit cards offer terrible cash back options, effectively strong-arming cardmembers into using points...
Despite record numbers of COVID-19 cases, airlines are back in the sky and have no plans to ground planes again. To help restore faith in flying, back in March each major US airline started allowing flexibility for new tickets...
There’s plenty of news coming from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) this summer as it has announced a number of changes to its TTPs, including Global Entry. Here’s the latest. New York residents are again eligible for Global Entry...
As the world begins to travel again, Priority Pass is implementing new rules and standards across its 1300+ lounges to help keep travelers healthy and safe during the global pandemic. Some Priority Pass lounges have already reopened internationally and...
The many benefits and rewards associated with The Platinum Card® from American Express help offset (and justify) the $550 annual fee of the card. But given that the majority of the card’s top-tier benefits and rewards are travel-related, the...
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...
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,...

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