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Review: American Express Centurion Lounge LaGuardia (LGA)

American Express opened its new Centurion Lounge at New York’s LaGuardia (LGA) last summer and we were able to check out this new club on a recent trip! The lounge is located in Terminal B post-security on the 4th floor past the food court. Terminal B is home to American Airlines, United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, and…

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United Airlines Offering $15,000 Sign-On Bonus for Ramp Agents

After airlines massively downsized their staffing the past couple years due to the pandemic, now they’re struggling to hire. United Airlines is one of those airlines who let go many employees, and is now offering some lucrative incentives for new employees. United Airlines is offering a $15,000 Sign-On Bonus for part time ramp agents in…

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MGM Rewards Replaces M life Program February 1st

MGM Resorts announced they’re launching a brand new loyalty program on February 1, 2021 called MGM Rewards. MGM Rewards replaces the current M life program. New benefits include waived resort fees, celebration dinners, suite upgrades, and airfare credit for elite members. As a reminder, World of Hyatt Globalist members can status match to MGM Rewards Gold…

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Delta 2021 Rollover Miles Now Posting

Delta announced that all Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) in your account at the end of 2021 will roll over to 2022, giving SkyMiles members an even bigger jumpstart on earning towards 2023 Status. The great news is that these rollover MQMs have already started posting. It appears that many Diamond and Platinum Medallions have already have their rollover…

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Delta Issuing 15,000 SkyMiles for Cancelled Flights Over Christmas

It’s no surprise that many airlines were having lengthy delays and cancellations this Christmas holiday due to staffing challenges caused by the omicron variant. As a result of this, my flight was cancelled and I was rebooked 4 hours later. To my surprise, I received the below email from Delta Air Lines offering 15,000 SkyMiles…

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More Southwest Airlines New Routes, Schedule Extension Sept 2022

Southwest Airlines has expanded its schedule through September 5, 2022, and as a result added some new domestic routes. Additionally, we see new service for several international routes returning for summer 2022. Beginning June 11, 2022, Southwest will offer new nonstop service on Saturdays between: Austin and Cozumel, Mexico (Subject to government approvals) Nashville and Portland, Maine…

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Hilton Honors Benefit Changes for 2022

Hilton Honor has announced some changes for Hilton Honors members for 2022. These include extending status for another year, confirming room upgrades in advance, and offering food & beverage credits instead of breakfast. Here’s what you can look forward to in 2022: Continued flexibility with your Hilton Honors benefits. Your current status will be extended…

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Southwest Airlines Asking Flight Attendants to Volunteer to Push Wheelchairs

It’s no doubt going to be a busy holiday season. Southwest Airlines is asking employees to volunteer at many of its airports to help handle the travel surge occurring this month for the holidays. Specifically, Southwest Airlines has asked several employee groups including flight attendants to volunteer to work with their ground operation teams and push…

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Southwest Airlines New Routes, Schedule Extension June 2022

Southwest Airlines has expanded its schedule through June 4, 2022, and as a result added some new domestic routes. Additionally, we see new service from Ft. Lauderdale to Havana, Cuba starting early next year. Starting April 25, 2022, the airline will offer new nonstop flights between: Austin and Tulsa, Okla. (One daily roundtrip) San Antonio and…

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New Hyatt Bonus Journeys Promotion: Earn 2,022 Points After 2 Stays

World of Hyatt has announced it’s latest global promotion which will run from January 15 through April 20, 2022. It’s called Bonus Journeys, the same name as their past several promotions. World of Hyatt members can register to 2,022 bonus points after every two qualifying nights. Additionally, World of Hyatt credit cardholders can earn 1,000 bonus…

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2.3 Million Travelers Wednesday; Busiest Travel Day Since Pandemic

Wednesday this week before Thanksgiving was the reported as being the busiest travel day since the Pandemic started back in 2020. TSA checkpoints screened 2,311,978 passengers compared to 2,624,250 in 2019. To put that in perspective, TSA saw 88% of 2019 traffic, which is the most since March 2020, a sign that travel is continuing…

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Delta Premium Select JFK-LAX Travel Hack

Delta has been expanding its Premium Select cabin to more aircrafts including all 767-400’s and now on some 767-300ERs. You’ll find a mix of 767-400’s and 767-300’s on Delta’s JFK-LAX route. However, Delta doesn’t sell Premium Select on domestic flights, so despite having a Premium Select cabin onboard, this is currently being sold as Comfort…

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Hyatt Targeted Offer: Earn 30,000 Bonus Points with 10 Nights

Hyatt has launched a targeted offer for World of Hyatt members where you earn 30,000 bonus points for every 10 nights stayed now through January 14, 2022. With this offer, registration is required for this offer and it’s valid for stays at all Hyatt properties including participating MGM Resorts, Small Luxury Hotels of the World locations,…

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