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Flight Delays at PHX Sky Harbor Due to Frost Conditions and Lack of De-Icing Capabilities

Passengers at Phoenix Sky Harbor are experiencing flight delays this morning due to the extreme cold weather last night. Temperatures dropped as low as 29 degrees, causing frost on the wings. Apparently the airport doesn’t have proper de-icing capabilities, as there are unusual weather conditions here. Many airlines this morning are having delays including Alaska…

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Sacramento Airport To Get 2 Escape Lounges

The Sacramento, California Airport will be getting 2 new lounges which is great news for cardmembers of the Platinum Card from American Express, and The Business Platinum Card® from American Express who can use Escape Lounges for free. You can read all about the American Express Platinum Card Benefits Including Lounge Access here. Sacramento Airport To Get 2…

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Hertz Gold Plus Rewards 2019 Changes

Hertz Gold Plus Rewards has announced they’re making several changes and enhancements to their loyalty program which take place next year. The biggest change is they’re raising the rental requirements to earn Five Star status to 12 rentals or $2,400 spend (excluding taxes and fees). On a positive note both Five Star and President’s Circle members will now…

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Amex Platinum Card Benefits, $100 Gift Card for Travel Booking, Delta One Honolulu- JFK 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. Amex Platinum benefits are numerous ranging from elite status, airline fee credits, uber credits, lounge access and more. When it comes to lounge access, both the Platinum…

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Deal: Free 7 Day Equinox Fitness Club Pass (Expires 12/31)

We’ve written about how Delta and Equinox Fitness Clubs have launched a partnership in-order to help combat jet lag. As part of the this partnership, they are offering SkyMiles members a free 7 day Equinox Fitness Club pass. If you’re interested in taking advantage of this offer, you must begin your trial prior to December 31,…

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Deal: Score a $25 Amex Gift Card at Westfield Malls with $100 in Purchases

Several Westfield Shopping Centers are offering spending promotions for the holidays that are actually quite lucrative. A few to point out are at Westfield Century City in Los Angeles, and Westfield World Trade Center in New York City While each offer varies, essentially if you make $100 in purchases at either mall, you’ll receive a…

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Amex Platinum Card Benefits, American Airlines New Routes, World of Hyatt Milestone Rewards,

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. Amex Platinum benefits are numerous ranging from elite status, airline fee credits, uber credits, lounge access and more, however the top perk of these cards is airport lounge…

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New United Airlines Routes, Delta Basic Economy Awards, $35 Uber Cash for Amex Platinum, $35 Uber Cash for Amex Platinum

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. United Airlines announced several new additional international routes as well as added service from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in 2019. Highlights include new nonstop year-round service to Toronto,…

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Delta Basic Economy Award Tickets, New Amex Centurion Lounge, Hilton Honors Gold Status

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 is curently testing Basic Economy award tickets on select routes, which include all flights to/from Charleston, SC (CHS) within the United States and Canada. Additionally,…

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Newest Centurion Lounge Location

Last week, we told you how Charlotte Airport To is to Get a Centurion Lounge.One of my favorite travel perks is having access to the American Express Centurion Lounges which are operated by American Express. Looks like the next location for a Centurion Lounge will be in London’s Heathrow Airport. Access to The Centurion Lounge is complimentary for…

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American Express Platinum Benefits, Details of Marriott Bonvoy, World of Hyatt Loyalty Alliance

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. The Platinum Card from American Express has an annal fee of $550, however it does include numerous benefits that far outweigh this price. Depending on your lifestyle…

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Charlotte Airport To Get Centurion Lounge

One of my favorite travel perks is having access to the American Express Centurion Lounges which are operated by American Express. Looks like a possible next location for a Centurion Lounge will be in Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). Access to The Centurion Lounge is complimentary for global Platinum Card® and Centurion®Members. Both cardholders of the Platinum Card® from American…

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United 787 Newark Routes, Amex Vouchers and Porsche Transfers, CLEAR JFK T4 Opening

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. United Airlines announced that their Boeing 787-10 aircraft will start flying between Newark (EWR) and six transatlantic destinations starting this Spring. The cities to receive the new aircraft…

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