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Promo Stacking – Amazon Prime Day and Aeroplan 40th anniversary offers
Amazon Prime Day is back from July 16-17, offering exclusive deals and discounts on various products. This annual event is… The post Promo Stacking – Amazon Prime Day and Aeroplan 40th anniversary offers appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
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Review: Virgin Australia Domestic Lounge Brisbane (BNE)
Introduction My last leg to Melbourne was a domestic flight from Brisbane (BNE) on Virgin Australia (VA). Once I landed… The post Review: Virgin Australia Domestic Lounge Brisbane (BNE) appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
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4 Days Only – Earn 40% bonus Aeroplan points with eligible Credit Cards
As part of Aeroplan’s 40th Anniversary celebrations, from July 14, 2024, through July 17, 2024, at 11:59 PM PT, existing… The post 4 Days Only – Earn 40% bonus Aeroplan points with eligible Credit Cards appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
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Review: The Ivens is a Chic Boutique Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal
The Ivens – Introduction The Ivens, an Autograph Collection Hotel, is centrally located in the elegant Chiado district in Lisbon,… The post Review: The Ivens is a Chic Boutique Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
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Eye of the Flyer
Is a Card That’s Gold Starting to Turn Into Glitter?
Rumors are swirling right now about one of our favorite rewards credit cards — and the news isn’t great. Doctor of Credit reports that the  is expected to undergo a significant refresh — including a 30% annual fee hike. (See current Rates and Fees) Anticipated American Express® Gold Card Changes...
The Gate with Brian Cohen
Geographic Centers of Each State in the United States
Do you know where the geographic centers of each state in the United States are located? The thought never even occurred to me until someone sent to me a humorous Instagram posting that I did not find all that funny — but I did start to wonder... ...and after an admittedly...
Frequent Miler
Easy $325 Bonus with a new Wells Fargo Checking Account
Wells Fargo has re-launched a decent promotion for new checking account customers. This offer is available in-branch and online and gives a $325 bonus when opening a new Everyday Checking account and doing a total of $1,000 in direct deposits within 90 days. See Doctor of Credit’s list of what...
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Podcast: Hot Hotel Card Offers | Frequent Miler on the Air Ep264 | 7-19-24
There are a bunch of hotel credit card offers that are bigger than usual right now, some of them pretty surprising. That’s what we’ll discuss in this episode of Frequent Miler on the Air. Watch the full episode below, or listen on your favorite podcast platform. You can click the...
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The SAGA Museum: Where Iceland’s History Comes to Life… Literally!
I recently received a Facebook reminder that it has been three years since our memorable trip to Iceland. Looking back over the past week, I’ve seen so many wonderful memories…
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Buy Choice points with as much as a 50% discount (0.51c per point)
Choice Privileges has launched two new promotions to buy points. One is the normal promo that offer up to a 30% discount; that can get points down to as low as 0.72c per point. This promo appears to be targeted to various members at either 25% or 30%. There also...
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Avianca LifeMiles: Buy miles with up to a 160% bonus
Avianca LifeMiles are out with the next buy miles bonus! This time they are back with a bonus of up to 160%! This is a tiered bonus as shown below and when you buy the miles at the 160% level you are paying 1.27 cents per mile. The offer varies ...
ATX Jetsetter
Crowdstrike Outage Cripples Hotel Operations
Hotel operations have been crippled due to the Crowdstrike IT outage with hotels unable to process payments or make room keys. The post Crowdstrike Outage Cripples Hotel Operations appeared first on ATX Jetsetter.
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Global Systems Outage Wrecks Havoc on Air Travel this Friday
Thousands of flights were grounded Friday in the U.S. as a technical disaster impacted operations at government agencies and businesses worldwide. The post Global Systems Outage Wrecks Havoc on Air Travel this Friday appeared first on Miles to Memories.
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Robocop vs. Guest: A High-Stakes Chase Through Las Vegas Hotel Parking Lot [Roundup]
A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading Robocop vs. Guest: A High-Stakes Chase Through Las Vegas Hotel Parking Lot [Roundup]...
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What are Capital One Credit Card application rules?
What are Capital One application rules? We break down the rules so you can be most successful in your application The post What are Capital One Credit Card application rules? appeared first on Monkey Miles.
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Walmart.com Amex Offer: Save 10% on up to $200 in purchases (targeted)
There’s a new Walmart.com Amex Offer out that offers a 10% discount on up to $200 in purchases. Neither my wife nor I were both targeted on any of our twenty-seven Amex cards, so it may be tightly-targeted (or Amex/Walmart might not like us). Usually, when Walmart runs these offers,...
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Why the Las Vegas Strip Doesn’t Have Strip Clubs
Las Vegas. The City of Second Chances. Gluttony Central. The adult playground. Perhaps most famously known as Sin City. With gambling, booze, legal prostitution and now legal pot, Las Vegas…
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
American Airlines Finally Reaches a Contract Deal With its Flight Attendants After More Than Five Years of Negotiations
After more than five years of negotiations, persistent threats of a crippling strike, and high-level intervention from the Biden administration, a tentative contract agreement has finally been reached between American Airlines and its 28,000 strong workforce of flight attendants. The deal was reached on Friday following a week of secretive...
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American Airlines Flight Attendants Get a Tentative Contract Agreement
American Airlines’ management and the union representing its flight attendants have reached a tentative… The post American Airlines Flight Attendants Get a Tentative Contract Agreement appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
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Avianca LifeMiles on sale with 160% Bonus (1.27 cents each)
Avianca has its monthly bonus available on LifeMiles purchases, this time it’s 160%. That brings the cost per mile down to 1.27 cents, just below our reasonable redemption value for LifeMiles of 1.3 cents each.  At that price, buying for a specific high-value redemption could make some sense (like business...
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American Airlines and the APFA Reach a Tentative Contract Agreement
American Airlines and the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. The post American Airlines and the APFA Reach a Tentative Contract Agreement appeared first on ATX Jetsetter.
One Mile at a Time
Major: American Flight Attendants Get Tentative Contract
For a long time now, American Airlines management and the union representing flight attendants have been in contentious negotiations over a new contract. There’s now a significant update…
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American Airlines Reaches Contract Agreement With Flight Attendants
The Association of Professional Flight Attendants has updated its members, sharing that they've reached a tentative agreement with American Airlines. Knowing that they were negotiating this week in Phoenix, not D.C. and without the involvement of federal mediators, it was clear that they were close to a deal and simply...
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Man Thrown Off Southwest Airlines Flight For Pathetically Childish Reaction To Flight Delay
A man was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight for repeatedly berating gate agents over a flight delay beyond their control. Some things never change… Man Pulled Off Southwest Airlines Flight After Refusing To Stop Yelling And Cursing At Gate Agents This is not a recent incident. In fact, it...
One Mile at a Time
US-Bound Air India Flight Diverts To Russia, With Solid Rescue Effort
Yesterday, an Air India aircraft scheduled to fly from India to the United States diverted to Russia, creating a rather uncomfortable situation for many passengers (both literally and figuratively). I wanted to provide an update, as Air India has done a pretty good job with its ”rescue” effort here…
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Secret Service Blocks VP Nominee’s Plane From GOP Convention Airspace, Forces Diversion
Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for President on Thursday. His Vice Presidential running mate, Senator J.D. Vance, almost wasn't there because his team had forgotten to secure clearance for the charter bringing him to the convention to enter its restricted airspace. Continue reading Secret Service Blocks VP Nominee’s Plane...
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How to Use TripIt Pro’s Price Alerts to Your Advantage
I’ve been paying for TripIt Pro for many years. It’s been worth the $49 fee to get immediate updates on flight changes and travel information quicker than the airline alerts.…
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Earn Up to 5,500 Bonus Miles Through Alaska, Southwest, and United Shopping Portals
You can earn up to a total of 5,500 bonus miles through the Alaska, Southwest, and United portals. The post Earn Up to 5,500 Bonus Miles Through Alaska, Southwest, and United Shopping Portals appeared first on Miles to Memories.
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Review: United Polaris Business Class SFO to BNE
Introduction – United Polaris Business Class My journey from San Francisco (SFO) to Brisbane (BNE) on UA96 marked my first… The post Review: United Polaris Business Class SFO to BNE appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
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Marriott Bonvoy and United MileagePlus Dual Currency Promotion
Marriott Bonvoy and United MileagePlus have launched a limited-time Dual Currency Promotion. For a limited time, members of the Preferred… The post Marriott Bonvoy and United MileagePlus Dual Currency Promotion appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
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Register Now – Aeroplan celebrates 40th Anniversary with 10 days of offers
Aeroplan is offering 10 days of offers and giving away their largest prizes to celebrate their 40th Anniversary! From July… The post Register Now – Aeroplan celebrates 40th Anniversary with 10 days of offers appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
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Happy Canada Day! Mid-Term Report
Happy Canada Day Everyone!! At this halfway point of the year, we now publish our mid-term report card of the New Year's Day wish list. The final report comes out on New Year’s Eve. To be fair, all wishes have the goal of being a win/win/win scenario for everyone: “loyalty company,...
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Review: TAP Air Portugal A321LR Business Class
TAP Air Portugal A321LR Business Class – Introduction and Booking The Airbus A321LR (Long Range) holds the record for the… The post Review: TAP Air Portugal A321LR Business Class appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
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These airlines offer bereavement fares, that’s helpful, but beware!
Bereavement fares or discounts are reduced-rate tickets offered by airlines to passengers who need to travel due to the death… The post These airlines offer bereavement fares, that’s helpful, but beware! appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
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Up to 30% bonus – Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Aeroplan
For a limited time, Chase Cardmembers can get up to a 30% bonus when they transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points… The post Up to 30% bonus – Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Aeroplan appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
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An Exquisite Stay at the Al Manara, Saraya Aqaba, Jordan
Introduction and Booking Nestled along the northeastern tip of the Red Sea is Aqaba, Jordan’s sole coastal gem. It’s renowned… The post An Exquisite Stay at the Al Manara, Saraya Aqaba, Jordan appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.