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U.S. State Dept: Do Not Travel Internationally

U.S. State Dept: Do Not Travel Internationally The Department of State has officially advised U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the Coronavirus. If you are abroad, you should think about your plans as it is likely that international flights will soon be canceled or very limited upon this news. Read below for…

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Airlines Canceling Flights To China As Late As March

As an update: WHO declares global health emergency for Noval Coronavirus today. Airlines Canceling Flights To China As Late As March Airlines are canceling and cutting flights to China through as late as March as the Wuhan coronavirus continues to infect people especially in Beijing and Shanghai. As reported by Business Insider, Airlines around the world…

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Points Redemption In Anguilla – Possible With Hyatt and SLH

Recently Hyatt made an announcement sharing news Hyatt is expanding their ongoing alliance with Small Luxury Hotels (SLH). If you’ve ever wondered how to use points for hotel in Anguilla, this will be good news for you. Hyatt has been aggressively expanding their alliance this year. In fact, it was not long ago that Hyatt…

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Amazon Shutting Down Restaurant Delivery Service

Seems like Amazon has their hand in a little bit of everything these days. But, it looks like they can’t be good at everything. They have announced that they will be shutting down their Amazon Restaurants delivery services effective June 24th. Looks like competitors like my favorites, Doordash and UberEats will continue to dominate in this…

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Qatar New Economy Class Plus 7 New Destinations

Per Business Traveller, “Qatar Airways is to introduce new economy class seating at the end of 2019.” This change will also come with an “upgrade in the food and service elements, including more choice and more generous portions.” Qatar New Economy Class Plus 7 New Destinations Despite various rumours of a staggered formation to the seating,…

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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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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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JetBlue Announces Basic Economy Added Next Year

JetBlue announced today that they will launch basic economy next year in hopes to gain customers who are looking for lowest fare options. “Customers who opt for this fare will agree to some limits, which might include things like boarding order, seating and change/cancelation flexibility, but we will not make them feel like second-class citizens.” JetBlue…

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United Flight Forced To Circle Back To Heathrow Then Cancelled Due To Passenger Behavior

A flight leaving London’s Heathrow Airport was forced to circle back only an hour into the flight due to a female passenger’s behavior. The flight was headed to Washington D.C. but on return to Heathrow was then canceled. “The 209 passengers will have to wait until Monday morning for a new flight due to the…

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MGM Resorts Sue 1,000+ Victims Of 2017 Las Vegas Shooting

Last October, there was a terrible Las Vegas Shooting that left hundreds injured and killed 58 people.  Now in a startling turn of events, the hotel (Mandalay Bay- MGM) where the shooter stayed is suing more then 1,000 victims of the shooting to avoid liability claims against themselves. This is sure to be an unpopular decision. MGM…

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