Weekly Flyer Newsletter

Enter your email address below to get the latest news from Points, Miles & Martinis!

Earn Up To 40,000 AAdvantage Miles To Europe


If you plan to fly American Airlines between the U.S., Canada or Mexico and Europe, you should register for this promotion where you can earn up to 40,000 AAdvantage Miles. For roundtrip in Business or First class earn  20,000 bonus miles. In Premium Economy Class earn 10,000 bonus miles and Select Economy Class earn 5,000 bonus miles. Register here. Earn…

Continue Reading »

Rack Up Big Alaska Miles Today Plus Double Dip Opportunity


If you have some shopping to do at these select retailers, you may as well earn 15 Alaska miles/$ today only shopping through the Alaska Mileage Plan portal. This will add up really fast! Neiman Marcus is one of the retailers so consider shopping through this portal and using your enrolled Amex card with the…

Continue Reading »

Deal Alert: Cheap Flights from NYC to Paris for $370


British Airways is offering some cheap fares to Europe this summer! These discounted fares are available for travel most of the summer including May, June, July, August, and September of 2017 to Paris (Orly), France from New York City. Even if Paris is your final destination, you can use this as a base and then book cheap flights throughout Europe on low-cost carriers…

Continue Reading »

Flight Review: Delta One Business Class Portland- Amsterdam

Screen Shot 2017-01-19 at 6.45.53 PM

The pitch of passenger traffic is understated and subdued at the end of Concourse D at Portland International Airport (PDX).  Boarding is about to commence for the approximately 10-hour flight on Delta 178 to Amsterdam.   My ticket is Delta One on the Airbus A330, and I’m ready for a hot towel and a pre-departure beverage.…

Continue Reading »

Still Time For Excellent 100K Sign Up Enhanced Business Platinum Card

Screen Shot 2017-01-19 at 1.56.20 PM

There is still time left to grab this excellent offer of up to 100,000 Membership Rewards® points on The Enhanced Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN. The offer expires January 25, 2017. Still Time For Excellent 100K Sign Up Enhanced Business Platinum Card As previously posted….Wow! On the heels of announcing yesterday some great new benefits…

Continue Reading »

Southwest Launches More New Service to Mexico

Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines announced new service between San Diego and Mexico starting April 25, 2017. The airline plans to add new daily San Diego to San Jose del Cabo/ flights, and to kick things off, they’ll be offering introductory fares of $104 each-way. Per Southwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines Co. today announced new flights throughout its previously published schedule that bring San Diego…

Continue Reading »

American Wins Airline of the Year, Gives Employees Free Flights

American Airlines

American Airlines was named 2017 Airline of the Year by Air Transport World and to celebrate this achievement the airline is planning on rewarding all their employees with two free roundtrip tickets anywhere they fly. When you work for an airline, you receive free space available standby flights, but these tickets will be confirmed, so it’s definitely…

Continue Reading »

Save with SPG Hot Escapes in Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale, Toronto

Screen Shot 2017-01-18 at 12.55.07 PM

Starwood released this week’s SPG Hot Escapes, where you can save a bunch on upcoming hotel stays. Every week, they offer savings at select properties which are bookable now through Saturday. Save With SPG Hot Escapes Offer Details: Weekly savings start at 20% off SPG members save more and earn Starpoints Stay over the next 6 weeks…

Continue Reading »

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts Acquires Miraval Group

miraval resort

Hyatt announced that they have acquired the Miraval Group, which currently has the Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa, with new to redevelop both the Travaasa Resort in Austin, Texas and the Cranwell Spa & Golf Resort. Just think, you may be able to redeem Hyatt points at these properties in the near future. In addition to the above properties, they…

Continue Reading »

American Airlines Launches New Basic Economy Fares

American Airlines

American Airlines has launched their new Basic Economy Fares, similar to what both carriers are already offering. Delta offers Basic Economy fares and United will be already offering this year. American’s new Basic Economy fares go on sale starting next month in select markets, though they will be rolled out to more routes down the road.…

Continue Reading »

Deal Alert: Cheap Domestic Flights on American, Delta and JetBlue


Looking for some cheap domestic flights across the country this year? Well look no further as there are some cheap flights on both American, Delta, and JetBlue with non-stop flights starting at $41 (including taxes and fees) on several routes with departure cities such as New York (both JFK and LGA), Philadelphia, Ft. Lauderdale, and Dallas, to name a few! You can…

Continue Reading »

13 New Lounges Join Priority Pass

Screen Shot 2017-01-17 at 4.24.17 PM

Priority Pass sends out a monthly email announcing their new lounges. It’s nice to see Priority Pass expanding the lounges in their program, which means more lounges for Amex Platinum cardholders like myself to benefit from. 13 New Lounges Join Priority Pass We’ve added 13 new lounges to our global network since our last enewsletter. This month’s…

Continue Reading »

Register For Marriott’s MegaBonus Promo

Marriott Megabonus

As we previously posted, Marriott is hosting a MegaBonus promotion. Marriott’s MegaBonus registration is open where you can be targeted for one of 3 different offers. Make sure to register by March 15, 2017 and this promotion is valid for stays beginning January 16, 2017 through April 15, 2017. Register For Marriott’s MegaBonus Promo Everyone earns double bonus points…

Continue Reading »