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Newest U.S. Centurion Lounge Opens

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This is the sixth U.S. Centurion lounge and great news for cardholders of The Platinum Card® from American Express or The Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN, who can access all the Centurion Lounges for free! This lounge opening comes shortly after the opening of the new Miami Centurion Lounge. The newest Amex Centurion Studio Lounge is now open at…

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Deal: Nationwide Flights from $23-$34 Each-Way


Spirit Airlines is currently offering flights for just 23.10 and $34.10 each way for select dates on MANY of their routes in July 2015 and August 2015, however you must book by 11:59PM on June 30, 2015. I was able to find a flight from Atlanta-Tampa for either $23.10 (for $9 fare club members) or $34.10 one-way for everyone else in…

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Earn Up To 5,000 Membership Rewards Points at Universal Studios

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American Express and Universal Studios have teamed up to offer cardholders a new benefit, where they can earn bonus points at Universal Studios. Cardholders can get 4 extra Membership Rewards points for every dollar spent online for tickets at Universal Studios Hollywood, up to 5,000 bonus Membership Rewards points. Follow these steps to get 4…

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Is This The Most Interesting Airline Route Out There?

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Over the weekend, I was reading how Virgin Atlantic was adding new non-stop service between Orlando, Florida and Belfast, Ireland (SAY WHAT?) First off, Virgin Atlantic doesn’t fly to Belfast, Northern Ireland at all, so it just seems strange that they’re adding it from Orlando, Florida of all places. Virgin Atlantic does operate non-stop year round service…

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Deal: Cheap Flights from the US to Europe for $400 Roundtrip


For those looking to head to Europe, Norwegian Air is currently offering some cheap flights from New York to Copenhagen in the fall starting at around $400 roundtrip. Airfares to Europe used to be $900+, but with these new low-cost carriers adding service to the US, airfares have really lowered a lot. We wrote about…

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Free Celebrity Cruise For M-Life Platinum NOIR Members

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M-Life Platinum and NOIR members now get annual free cruise from Celebrity Cruises. Platinum cruise benefit: (1) 3, 4, or 5 Night Bahamas or Caribbean cruise in an Oceanview Stateroom per year. NOIR cruise benefit: (1) 4, 5, or 7-Night Caribbean, Europe, Alaska or Bermuda cruise on Celebrity Cruises or (1) 7-Night Caribbean cruise on Royal Caribbean for…

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Man Attacks Flight Attendant On Etihad Airways

A man onboard Etihad flight EY460 had to be restrained after he reportedly attacked a flight attendant 7 hours into his flight from Abu Dhabi to Melbourne because he was told that he couldn’t smoke on the flight. As reported by Brisbane Times, Man Attacks Flight Attendant On Etihad Airways “A spokesman for Etihad Airways said the…

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Southwest: Two Free Drink Holidays And A Birthday Sale

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Southwest Airlines says it’s time to celebrate two special holidays with a free cocktail, beer or glass of wine. As indicated on the Inflight Menu in the seatback pocket, everyone 21 and over is eligible for one free drink on the following days: Thursday June 18th in honor of Southwest Airlines 44th birthday Sunday June…

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Earn Double Starbucks Bonus Stars Towards Gold Status


When it comes to Starbucks free Star promotions, it seems like almost every week they offer a new one. The latest one is actually pretty simple offer. Now through June 30, 2015, Starbucks Rewards members can earn double Starbucks Stars with their purchases, which will put you closer to Starbucks Gold status. Earn Double Starbucks Bonus Stars…

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Passengers Evacuate On To Wing After Fearing Smoke

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This isn’t something you see every day … ABC News is reporting that some of the passengers on Allegiant Air flight 330 from Los Angeles to Boise evacuated themselves onto the wing of the MD-83 after the plane arrived at the gate Friday evening in BOI shortly before 7pm. Apparently fuel began to spill from…

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11 New Lounges Join Priority Pass

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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 adds more lounges for Amex Platinum cardholders, like me to benefit from. Here are their newest lounges. 11 New Lounges Join Priority Pass Key Link:  The Platinum Card® from American Express or The Business…

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