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Transfer American Express Membership Rewards to Starwood Preferred Guest/Marriott

American Express Membership Rewards points now transfer to Starwood Preferred Guest at a 1:1 ratio, the same way that Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer to Marriott rewards at a 1:1 ratio, however for both of these options, neither is a great deal, and should only be used if needed to top off your account. Previously the…

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Lucrative 130,000 Bonus Delta SkyMiles with Limited Time Offers

Delta and American Express have increased welcome offers for the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express allowing you to earn 130,000 bonus Delta SkyMiles after completing the minimum spend requirements when you apply by 9/19/2018. Lucrative 130,000 Bonus Delta SkyMiles with Limited Time Offers…

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Southwest EarlyBird Pricing Changes, Alitalia Business Class Review and More

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. If you’re looking to earn bonus SkyMiles, Earn 130,000 Bonus Delta SkyMiles with Limited Time Offers. Delta and American Express have increased welcome offers for the Platinum Delta SkyMiles®…

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Discounted Delta Awards to Australia for 50,000 SkyMiles

Delta has launched a SkyMiles award sale, where you can book discounted award tickets, starting at just 50,000 SkyMiles roundtrip to Sydney, Australia (SYD), from several gateway cities including Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA, Seattle, WA, New York-Kennedy, NY (JFK), and Portland, OR (PDX) when you book by August 22, 2018. If you’re looking to earn bonus SkyMiles, Earn 130,000 Bonus Delta SkyMiles with…

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Southwest Airlines Changes EarlyBird Pricing Model

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be changing their popular EarlyBird Pricing Model, which currently is offered at $15. The new pricing will be a variable pricing of $15, $20, and $25 depending on the length of route and EarlyBird demand on that particular route. Per Southwest Airlines, Until now, the price for EarlyBird has been a flat rate for…

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$100 Nordstrom Gift Card for Amex Cardholders (Targeted)

Last year, we shared how American Express Mailing Out Gifts of Appreciation, where we recieved two blowouts for the drybar valued at $90. It appears American Express is sending out similar gifts this year, we received a $100 Nordstrom Gift Card from them, which is great as there is no minimum spend requirement. $100 Nordstrom Gift Card…

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Southwest Airlines Cracking Down on Emotional Support Animal Policy

Southwest Airlines plans to crack down on their emotional support animal policy for its passengers starting in September. The airline will become more restrictive on the type of pets that will be considered an emotional support animal and now will include only cats and dogs. It appears Southwest is following in Delta’s footsteps, as Delta Cracks…

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Overview of United Basic Economy Fares

United Airlines offers Basic Economy fares on many of their routes, which is the cheapest economy fares they sell, however these are loaded with many restrictions and limitations. It’s important to review all the rules of these fares before purchasing, which include not allowed a carry-on bag, or earning United Premier qualifying miles, which are needed for…

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Earn 130,000 Bonus Delta SkyMiles with Limited Time Offers

Delta and American Express have increased welcome offers for the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express allowing you to earn 130,000 bonus Delta SkyMiles after completing the minimum spend requirements when you apply by 9/19/2018. Earn 130,000 Bonus Delta SkyMiles with Limited Time Offers…

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Southwest Airlines Hawaii Update, Avoid Amex Transfer Partner Fees, AA Flagship Lounge LAX Review

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. Southwest Airlines has confirmed that we can expect to see service begin to Hawaii before the end of 2018. The four cities in Hawaii which the airline…

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Southwest Airlines Hawaii Update; Plans to Sell Flights Soon

We recently covered how Southwest Airlines announced their Hawaii destinations as part of their latest Hawaii flight plan update. The four cities in Hawaii which the airline will serve are Honolulu, HI (Oahu); Kahului, HI (Maui); Kona, HI (Island of Hawaii); and Lihue, HI (Kauai). The four initial cities from the mainland will be Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC); Oakland…

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Lounge Review: American Airlines Flagship Lounge Los Angeles (LAX)

American Airlines operates several Flagship Lounges in the United States to provide their business and first-class passengers on international and transcontinental flights a premium experience. On a recent layover in Los Angeles (LAX) I had the chance to visit and enjoy the elevated service it provides. The lounge entrance is located just past the security…

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Dead Fetus Found Onboard American Airlines Jet at LaGuardia

Here’s some disturbing news out of New York’s LaGuardia, as we learn that a dead fetus was reportedly found inside the aircraft lavatory in the toilet onboard an American Airlines flight. The fetus was discovered by the cleaning crews, who alerted the law enforcement as a current investigation is underway. American Airlines flight 1942 arrived…

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Amex Transfer Partner Fees and How to Avoid

American Express Membership Rewards are earned from a variety of American Express cards, and are a great currency to have since they can be transferred to many hotel and airline partners including Air Canada, Delta, British Airways, JetBlue, Virgin Atlantic, and Hilton to name a few. When transferring Membership Rewards points to U.S. airline frequent flyer…

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