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2 More Airlines Join TSA Pre-Check; 73 Total Airlines Now Included

The TSA announced two new airlines would be participating in the TSA Pre-Check program which brings the total airlines to 73. The newest additions include Alitalia Airlines and Qantas Airways. We’ve written Why TSA PreCheck Lines Should be Shorter Now thanks to the “PreCheck is PreCheck Act of 2018”, which would ensure only travelers who are members of…

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Delta Expands in Several Mountain West Cities

Delta announced they’ll be expanding service in three of their Mountain West cities that they currently serve. Boise, Idaho; Bozeman, Montana; and Spokane, Washington will all be receiving new routes starting this summer. In addition, we see additional routes being added on existing service on several routes to/from Salt Lake City as well as to/from Los Angeles, as…

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Hotel Review: Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs

The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs located in the Coachella Valley and features 244 guest rooms and suites. It’s a Marriott Bonvoy category 7 property requiring 60,000 points for a free night redemption. As a Marriott Gold Bonvoy member, thanks to my status from my American Express Platinum Card, I was upgraded from a Deluxe Resort…

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Southwest Airlines New Routes, Schedule Extension Aug 2020

Southwest Airlines announced their latest flight schedule which runs through August 10, 2020. Exciting new routes include new service from several of their hubs including Atlanta, Baltimore, Houston, as well as from Nashville. On the international front, we see Southwest Airlines adding Saturday only service Houston to Nassau service starting in June. Per Southwest Airlines,…

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Earn Up To 105,000 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles

American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, which is running now through January 5, 2020, where you can earn up to 105,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles. American Airlines constantly offers promotions when purchasing miles, so I’m not the least surprised to see another one being offered. With this new offer if you wanted…

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Hyatt Expanding Luxury Portfolio; Adding 20 New Hotels in 2020

Hyatt announced they’re expanding their luxury portfolio as they plan to add 20 new hotels across their luxury brands including Alila, Andaz, Grand Hyatt, Park Hyatt, The Unbound Collection, and Miraval. Hyatt’s recent acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality allowed them to add several new brands under the portfolio, so I’m excited to see Alila continue…

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American Express Platinum Lounge Access Overview

Airport lounge access for American Express Platinum Cardholders is on the top benefits of the Platinum Card from American Express. Lounge privileges include American Express Centurion Lounges, Priority Pass Lounges, Delta SkyClubs, and more. In addition to lounge access, Amex Platinum benefits are numerous ranging from elite status, airline fee credits, uber credits and more. The American Express…

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Deal: 2 Free Pieces of Cheesecake at the Cheesecake Factory

Similar to last year, Cheesecake Factory is offering a holiday gift card promotion from November 29, 2019 – December 2, 2019, where every $25 gift card purchased either their website or in restaurants, you will receive two free slices of Cheesecake, each redeemable for a complimentary slice of cheesecake from January 1, 2020 through March…

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Earn Up To 120,000 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles

American Airlines has announced their latest Buy Miles promotion, which is running now through November 28, 2019, where you can earn up to 120,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles. American Airlines constantly offers promotions when purchasing miles, so I’m not the least surprised to see another one being offered. With this new offer if you wanted…

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