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Deal: Earn $125 Amex Gift Card with Vancouver Hotel Stay

If you’re headed to Vancouver, Canada this winter, you’ll want to check out their latest offer, where you’ll be able to score an American Express Gift Card, valued up to $125 with your stay (including one night stays). This offer is valid for stays from now through February 28, 2019. BeVancouver has offered similar promotions in…

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Mandarin Oriental to become Waldorf Astoria Atlanta

Mandarin Oriental will be losing their second property in the Americas this year as the Mandarin Oriental Atlanta, located in the Buckhead suburb will join Hilton’s Waldorf Astoria brand. This comes after the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas recently transitioned to the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas earlier this summer. Per Fox 5 Atlanta, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group…

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Airline Mileage Runs, Drunk American Airlines Ramp Agent, New Priority Pass Lounges

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. Due to numerous circumstances throughout the year, many travelers find themselves short of an expected elite level. To overcome this issue, savvy flyers identify flight options that have…

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Airline Mileage Runs and Why You Should Consider

Every year airline frequent flyer programs reset back to zero with the exception of Delta Air Lines which allows elite flyers to rollover qualifying miles past the achieved status level. Usually due to numerous circumstances throughout the year, many travelers find themselves short of an expected elite level. To overcome this issue, savvy flyers identify…

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Drunk American Airlines Ramp Agent Falls Asleep in Cargo Hold….

An American Airlines ramp agent at fell asleep at work in the cargo hold of a Boeing 737-800 at Kansas City International Airport. The flight ended up taking off without any other co-workers noticing and the ramp agent found himself in Chicago, once the flight landed. The ramp agent was sent back to Chicago, however no…

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Delta’s Progression Towards Making SkyMiles a Currency

Over the past several years, Delta has made numerous changes to its SkyMiles program. In 2014, Delta completely changed how passengers would earn SkyMiles flying by going from a distance flown calculation to one based on the base fare of the ticket price. On the redemption side, co-branded Delta American Express cardholders including those of Gold…

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Qatar Airways Offering Free Wi-Fi on Select U.S. Flights

Following the inaugural Qatar Airways A350-1000 New York (JFK) to Doha Service, Qatar Airways is introducing ‘Super Wi-Fi’ on select U.S. routes, which means high-speed broadband connectivity for all passengers onboard. To celebrate, they’re offering travelers on select U.S. routes free WiFi when booking online on their website through November 14th. Per Qatar Airways, Qatar Airways is…

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Qatar Airways A350-1000 New York (JFK) to Doha Service

Qatar Airways launched their first regularly scheduled A350-1000 flight from Doha to New York (JFK) this weekend, which marks the first A350-1000 scheduled flight to the United States, as Qatar Airlines is the launch customer for this aircraft. Qatar Airways flies twice daily between New York (JFK) and Doha, and operates an older A350-900 on…

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Save $25 Off $500 for World of Hyatt Credit Cardmembers

Great news for World of Hyatt Credit Card Cardmember’s, as they’ve launched their latest offer where you can receive a $25 statement credit for spending $500 or more in qualifying transactions at on internet, cable and phone services; shipping; grocery stores; or movie theaters. If you’re an eligible cardholder, you must register for this offer by by November…

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Southwest Airlines Delayed a Delta Flight, 3 More Airlines Join TSA Pre-Check, Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefits Guide

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 and Delta Air Lines have been in a brawl as Delta and Southwest Continue to Flight Over Dallas Love Field over the use of Gate 15. Find…

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World of Hyatt Points + Cash Award Pricing Changes and More

World of Hyatt has announced some changes to their program effective November 1, 2018, with the biggest impacting Points + Cash awards redemption rates. The cash portion on these reservations is doing to a dynamic pricing, which will be 50% off the standard rate. Additionally, Hyatt will soon allow members can use their points for free nights in…

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Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefits Guide

This Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefits Guide includes all the great benefits of the Chase Sapphire Reserve including the $300 Annual Travel Credit, Priority Pass airport lounge membership, Global Entry or TSA Pre-Check Fee Credit, Luxury Hotel & Resort Collection, and several hotel and airline transfer partners. The Chase Sapphire Reserve has an annual fee at $450, however it also…

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Earn Bonus World of Hyatt Points at Hyatt House this Holiday Season

World of Hyatt has launched their latest promotion, 2,000 World of Hyatt Bonus Points when staying four or more consecutive qualifying nights at any Hyatt House hotel worldwide now through December 31, 2018. Be sure to register for this offer by November 30, 2018. Other current World of Hyatt promotions going on include Earn Bonus AAdvantage Miles…

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Best Strategy with Chase Sapphire Credit Cards

Current Chase offers two versions of their Sapphire credit card, the Chase Sapphire Preferred (which has a $95 annual fee after first year) and the newer Chase Sapphire Reserve ($450 annual fee) which was released in late 2016. Both cards have the signature metal insert, sophisticated front minimal design, and the card number on the same…

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3 More Airlines Join TSA Pre-Check; 56 Total Airlines Now Included

The TSA announced that three new airlines would be participating in the TSA Pre-Check program which brings the total airlines to 56. The newest additions include Norwegian Air and Icelandair, and Via Airlines. We recently covered Why TSA PreCheck Lines Should be Shorter Now thanks to the “PreCheck is PreCheck Act of 2018”, which would ensure only travelers…

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SkyTeam Adds Hertz Car Rental to Alliance

Hertz Car Rental announced this week that they’re now part of the SkyTeam Airline Alliance, which which founded by Delta, Korean Air, Air France, and Aeromexico as the third major airline alliance. As part of the new partnership, SkyTeam passengers will enjoy car rental benefits and earn frequent flyer miles when renting with Hertz, however exact details…

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