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Preclearance Locations U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Arriving back in the United States after an international trip means clearing customs, which can result in lengthy lines. Even worst if you’re trying to make a connecting flight, as sometimes these lines can be over an hour long. However, one of my favorite things about U.S. customs is arriving back from a preclearance destination.…

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5 More Airlines Join TSA Pre-Check; 72 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 Austrian Airlines, Swoop, PAL Express, VivaAerobus and Interjet. 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…

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Southwest Airlines Hawaii Expansion, Le Centre Sheraton Montreal 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 announced their latest Hawaii Expansion which includes first-ever Southwest service to Lihue Airport (LIH) on Kauai and Hilo International Airport (ITO) on the Island of…

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American Airlines New Routes, Delta Tokyo-Haneda Expansion

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. American Airlines announced some exciting new routes for next summer as they look to continue their Transatlantic expansion with several new routes. Highlight include starting service to Africa…

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345,000 Hilton Honors Points, Amex Retention Offers 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 a bunch of Hilton Honors points, you’ll want to take a look at three of their cards, which collectively are offering 345,000…

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Southwest Leaving Newark, Grand Hyatt Vail Opens, Delta JFK-Amsterdam Flight 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 made two major announcements today as they’ve reported their second quarter earnings. The first is that the airline will be leaving Newark Liberty International…

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220,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points, New Hyatt Centric Mountain View

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. Hilton is out with 2 new increased offers on their American Express cards. Earn 130,000 Hilton Honors points for signing up for the Hilton Honors American Express…

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Earn Delta Medallion Status through 2021, Too Many Marriott Elite Members

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. Delta Air Lines offers a Delta SkyMiles Status Challenge, which is referred to as the Medallion Status Match Challenge. The great reason to participate in the status match…

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Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Smoking Ban

Starting January 2, 2020, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport will smoke free thanks to Atlanta City Council who recently passed a ban of smoking in the city’s public places including the airport. The airpot currently has several smoking lounges, which all will be going away starting next year as a result of the ban. It’s unclear…

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Delta International Service Upgrades, Atlantic City Status Matching, 5,000 Hilton Honors Points

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. Delta announced some very exciting changes as they continue to disrupt the inflight customer experience from U.S. airlines. Several of the enhancements are modeled off the service they…

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American Airlines New Routes, Waldorf Los Cabos, Chase Freedom 5%

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. Delta and American Express have great welcome offers for the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American…

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135,000 Delta SkyMiles, Increased American Airlines Fares 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. Delta and American Express have awesome welcome offers for the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American…

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