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American Express Removing Centurion Lounge Guest Access

American Express plans on limiting access to its Centurion Lounges to cardholders only. Effective February 1, 2023 only cardholders of Platinum will receive complimentary access. Guests will be charged a fee of $50 per visit, however for those who spend $75,000 the prior year will be exempt from the guest fee. For context, American Express…

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Delta Cancelling 82 Flights Tomorrow Due to Pilot Staffing Issues

Deja Vu for the 3rd time: Delta Air Lines has cancelled nearly 100 flights this Easter weekend as the airline continues facing pilot staffing challenges. Additionally, we’ve seen a large amount of flights being severely delayed as well this weekend. We confirmed that flights are being cancelled due to pilot crews not being able to cover…

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Delta Air Lines 2022 Medallion Status Accelerators

Delta Air Lines has announced a very lucrative Medallion Status accelerator which will go into effect for all flights from April 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021. You’ll earn a 50%-75% bonus of Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs), Medallion Qualification Segments (MQSs) and Medallion Qualification Dollars (MQDs) on Delta flights. Additionally, for the rest of this year, all award…

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Southwest Airlines New Myrtle Beach Routes and Austin, TX Expansion

Earlier this month, Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet three new destinations this year. Myrtle Beach, S.C., Eugene, ORE., and Bellingham, Washington later this year. Southwest is launching flights to Myrtle Beach (MYR) starting on May 23, 2021, with nonstop service from Baltimore (BWI), Chicago (MDW), and Nashville (BNA); followed by…

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Delta’s New Inflight Service Launching April 14th

Delta will be expanding its inflight service offerings starting April 14th, as the airline attempts to start bringing back a pre-pandemic service. Delta will offer 7.5-ounce Coca-Cola mini cans of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and Seagram’s Ginger Ale. The airline will also serve up premium, ready-to-drink, canned cocktails from Atlanta- based Tip Top Proper Cocktails…

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American Express 40% Transfer Bonus to Hilton Honors

American Express is offering a 40% transfer bonus to Hilton Honors now through June 15, 2021. With this bonus, you’ll now receive 2,800 Hilton Honors Points per 1,000 Membership Rewards points. You must be logged into your Membership Rewards account to view this offer. This isn’t the only transfer bonus from American Express right now. They…

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American Express 40% Transfer Bonus to Marriott Bonvoy

American Express is offering a 40% transfer bonus to Marriott Bonvoy now through June 15, 2021. With this bonus, you’ll now receive 1,400 Marriott Bonvoy Points per 1,000 Membership Rewards points. You must be logged into your Membership Rewards account to view this offer. For comparison, just a few months ago, American Express 30% Transfer Bonus to Marriott…

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Delta Adding New Alaska Routes for Summer

Delta announced they’ll be adding several news flights and routes to the state of Alaska starting this summer. We’ll see expanded service to Anchorage (ANC), Fairbanks (FAI), Juneau (JNU), Ketchikan (KTN) and Sitka (SIT). Delta’s latest additions are a direct result of increased result of leisure flying over business travel, which the airline hopes to capture additional…

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World of Hyatt 2021 Free Night Award Category Changes

World of Hyatt routinely evaluates their hotels within their award categories, and will generally make changes once a year. Hyatt has announced their latest round of changes, effective Thursday, March 25, 2021 with only 11 hotels changing categories this year due to the pandemic. For 2021, World of Hyatt members will see updates made to…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Three New Cities

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet three new destinations this year. Myrtle Beach, S.C., Eugene, ORE., and Bellingham, Washington will be the newest destinations for the airline. Southwest Airlines has added a whopping of 17 new airports since the pandemic began, and have said that most are preforming well. Previous seasonal…

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