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Extra 5x MR Points With Amazon Purchases Stackable!

Extra 5x MR Points With Amazon Purchases Stackable! Check your America Express account/s to see if you are targeted for an additional 5x MR points per dollar on eligible purchases with your enrolled card. Stack this with the Amex 20% Off deal here. DETAILS Get 5 additional Membership Rewards points for each dollar spent on eligible…

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Earn World of Hyatt Bonus Elite Qualifying Night Credits

World of Hyatt members can take advantage of the latest promotion offered for cardholders of their co-branded credit cards. Cardholders will have the opportunity to earn bonus elite qualifying nights toward elite status through spending boosts as outlined below. Hyatt was one of the first hotel programs to offer World of Hyatt 2020 Status Extension…

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Delta’s New Snack Bags Onboard Domestic Flights

Delta has been making several changes to their onboard services offered amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Delta has announced their latest change in which they’ll now be handing out pre-package snack bags onboard with a selection of snacks, a bottled water and a sanitizer wipe. These new pre-package snack bags will be distributed to all customers…

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Southwest Airlines A-List, A-List Preferred and Companion Pass Extensions

Following Delta’s news of Delta Extending 2020 Medallion Status, United Extending Premier Status, Reducing Requirements, and American Airlines Extending Elite Status, Reducing Requirements, Southwest Airlines is the latest airline to announce what they’re doing for its members. The airline will be extending 2020 A-List and A-List Preferred Status through December 31, 2021. Additionally, Southwest will be extending current Companion…

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Amazon Getting Into The Car Business?

Amazon Getting Into The Car Business? In these increasingly different times where travel is not really accessible, we want to still have interesting things to blog about. Since we are sheltering in place just like you we are going to increase our posts about deals, helpful information and interesting tidbits. Don’t worry, we will still…

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American Airlines Extending Elite Status, Reducing Requirements

Following Delta’s news of Delta Extending 2020 Medallion Status, and United Extending Premier Status, Reducing Requirements, American Airlines has now announced a similar move, where the airline will be extending 2020 AAdvantage Status for Gold, Platinum, Platinum Pro, and Executive Platinum members through January 31, 2022. American Airlines will also be reading elite elite status qualifications for…

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Marriott Bonvoy 2020 Status Extension for All Members

Following Hilton Honors 2020 Status Extension for All Members and World of Hyatt Status Extension for Members earlier announcement, Marriott Bonvoy announced they’ll also be extending status. Marriott will be extending 2020 Marriott Bonvoy status for all Silver, Gold, Platinum, Titanium and Ambassador members through February 28 2022. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic preventing travel…

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Delta Suspends Automatic Complimentary Medallion Upgrades

Last week we shared how Delta Air Lines was considering making changes to their Medallion Upgrade policy, which would halt automatic Medallion upgrades to first class. Delta has finally announced they’ll be going forth with these changes, and will be suspending automatic complimentary Medallion upgrades at the respective upgrade window. Instead, all Medallion upgrades will…

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United Extending Premier Status, Reducing Requirements

Following Delta’s news of Delta Extending 2020 Medallion Status, United has now announced a similar move, where the airline will be extending 2020 Premier Status for Silver, Gold, Platinum, and 1K Premier members through January 31, 2022. United will also be extending United Club memberships, Economy Plus, United Wi-Fi and checked bags by six months. Additionally, United will…

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Delta Extending Medallion Status, Sky Club Memberships and More

Delta has announced they’ll be extending 2020 Medallion Status for Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond Medallions through January 31, 2022. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic preventing travel across the world. Additionally, Delta will be extending Sky Club memberships, companion certificates, Sky Club guest passes, drink vouchers and more. Delta will be rolling over all Medallion…

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Is Supply Getting Better Amid COVID-19?

Is Supply Getting Better Amid COVID-19? Hope everyone is safe and healthy. We all know that Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on our supplies here in the U.S. For example, Amazon has limited selling certain items to the masses and “prioritized for hospitals and government agencies directly responding to COVID-19 in the U.S.” While this is…

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Flight Review: Virgin Atlantic Upper Class LHR-JFK

Points Miles & Martinis contributor Nicky shares his thoughts on his flight from London-Heathrow to New York (JFK) in Upper Class. See his outbound flight review of Flight Review: Virgin Atlantic Premium JFK-LHR. This trip took place the end of 2019, as we’ve suspended our recent travel due to COVID-19. In early 2019, Virgin Atlantic debuted the newest version of…

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