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Chase Adds Emirates As Transfer Partner

Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR) points are one of the most valuable impart because of how many transfer partners they have across both the hotel and airline industries. Currently they have 3 hotel programs and 10 airline programs, lets take a look at the Chase Ultimate Rewards Transfer Partners here. Chase Adds Emirates As Transfer Partner If you’re…

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United Airlines New International Routes, TSA Pre-Check 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. United Airlines announced some exciting new routes starting in 2020, including brand new service to Nice, France; Palermo, Italy; and Curacao. Increased service has been added to…

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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 five new airlines would be participating in the TSA Pre-Check program which brings the total airlines to 72. 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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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. News New Increased Hilton Card Offers! Hyatt Centric Mountain View Now Open Hilton’s Bermuda Expansion: Bermudiana Beach Resort Opens in 2020 Delta Removes $150 Sporting Equipment Fee…

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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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