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Quackery? Is This A Pet Duck Or An Emotional Support Animal?

Earlier this week Flyertalk member dlaue (who snapped and owns this picture) spotted this at Terminal 1 at LAX, where Southwest Airlines is the only tenant, and started a thread, “have comfort animals gone too far?” The since the $95 pet fare on Southwest Airlines only “allows small vaccinated domestic cats and dogs to travel…

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Start Using Your Amazon.com Gift Card Balance To Purchase Other Gift Cards

In a recent change Amazon.com is now allowing you to use your Gift Card Balance to purchase gift cards to hundreds of popular retailers, restaurants, and travel-related providers such as Hyatt Hotels and Southwest Airlines. It’s a great way to liquidate balances lingering on your Amazon.com account. I usually have a big Amazon.com Gift Card…

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Could McBrunch Be On the McMenu Soon?

McDonald’s serves more than 70 million people every day with over 35,000 locations in 119 countries. When I run out of ideas for food when traveling, I’ve stopped by many airport locations or even downtown location in a foreign country. And if recent rumors swirling around McDonald’s are true, McDonalds’s could be serving up McBrunch…

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Alaska Airlines Board Room – Making Pancakes At LAX

I arrived to Los Angeles early in the morning to catch my domestic flight back to the east coast on Delta’s internationally configured 777 with flat-bed seats. My upgrade wasn’t confirmed heading to the airport, so I wanted to get there extra early. I figured I could catch up on some work in the Delta…

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Westin Los Angeles Bonaventure Tower Suite Upgrade

The Westin Bonaventure is located on South Figueroa Street and walking distance from businesses and the convention center in the downtown Los Angeles area. I landed in Los Angeles from my 5 hour flight in Delta’s 777 flat-bed Business Elite seat and took a taxi to the Westin for about $45-$50 all in. The hotel…

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Updated: 20k Business Class Award Ticket To Europe

Air France / KLM / Air Europa offer heavily discounted Flying Blue awards for certain routes throughout the year. With the discounted awards and a transfer from SPG’s program, you can redeem only 20,000 Starpoints for a one-way award in Business Class from North American to Europe. In the past, we’ve shared how you can…

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Chipotle launches at another DC Airport!

The Washington Metro Area’s busiest and most habitable airport, BWI, has added a Chipotle to the food court in the AB terminal serving Southwest and Airtran.  This is the second airport Chipotle after the initial location launched at Washington Dulles. Locating the Chipotle The BWI Chipotle is very easy to find within the airport.  Simply…

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How I would improve status challenges

I spent some time this week thinking about simple changes loyalty programs can make to win more business while improving their relationship with high frequency business travelers.  On Tuesday I mentioned an easy fix for hotels so today I will turn my focus to airlines.  For the most part, commenters agreed with Tuesday’s post on my hotel suggestion though…

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Get 80% Off Staples Plus 5x pts/$ On Paper Deal

Staples currently has a nice deal on reams of paper good through February 16, 2013, if you are willing to go into the store. The reams of copy paper are 80% off when you use Staples Rewards and you get 5x Chase points/$1 with your Ink Plus® Business Card or Ink Bold® Business Card. Here’s the deal…

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