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Axis Bank Credit Cards imposes caps on points earning and milestone spends
Axis Bank Credit Cards is putting a lid on some instances of earning reward points and milestone spends. Here are the details of what we know now The post Axis Bank Credit Cards imposes caps on points earning and milestone spends appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
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Singapore Airlines extends free wi-fi to Business Class (and their most loyal customers as well)
Singapore Airlines has enabled free wifi for all premium passengers on their airline, apart from the members of their PPS Club. Here are the details. The post Singapore Airlines extends free wi-fi to Business Class (and their most loyal customers as well) appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
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HDFC Bank Infinia / Diners Club Black adds 14 new transfer partners
In a new move, HDFC Bank has added a tonne of new transfer partners to their premium credit cards. The partnerships are live now and available on their website. Here is what is new! The post HDFC Bank Infinia / Diners Club Black adds 14 new transfer partners appeared first on...
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Airbus and Qatar Airways settle A350 dispute
Airbus and Qatar Airways have put their disagreement about the A350 aircraft to bed, announcing this in a joint statement last night. Here are the details, and how they intend to proceed further. The post Airbus and Qatar Airways settle A350 dispute appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
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Paddle Your Own Kanoo
FedEx Express Plane Nearly Lands On Top of Packed Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Amidst Dense Fog at Austin Airport
The National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) said on Saturday that it was investigating a “possible runway incursion and overflight” in which a FedEx Express aircraft nearly landed on top of a packed Cancun-bound Boeing 737 operated by Southwest Airlines at Austin Bergstrom Airport. The terrifying incident occurred after the Southwest...
Frequent Miler
Saturday Selection: Marriott half credit, Book Alaska with Singapore miles, and more
This weekend’s Saturday selection includes confirmation that it is indeed possible to book Alaska Airlines flights with Singapore KrisFlyer miles, a concerning Marriott move, end of of easy Star Alliance Gold, and more. Click the headlines below to read these interesting pieces from around the net. Huh: Marriott Bonvoy Starts...
The Gate with Brian Cohen
What Is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 183
Ruby Tuesday — which is a chain of restaurants with greater than 200 locations worldwide; and two of those locations are near the world headquarters of Delta Air Lines — is at it again since this article of What Is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 173 was published back on...
Points Miles and Bling
Patagonia, Part 1: Trip to the End of the World – Ushuaia, Argentina
Background on the City at the End of the World Our first stop in Patagonia was the city at the… The post Patagonia, Part 1: Trip to the End of the World – Ushuaia, Argentina appeared first on Points Miles and Bling.
Your Mileage May Vary
Earn Airline Miles When Eating Out: Airline Dining Programs Master List
If there’s an easier way to earn airline miles without flying on an airplane than signing up for a dining program, I’m unaware. For those who don’t know about these…
One Mile at a Time
Weekly Review: February 04, 2023
I hope everyone is having a nice weekend! I’m at home this weekend spending time with family, before heading out on a big review trip next week. On the points & travel front, this week Delta SkyMiles introduced a new 15% credit card award discount, Qatar Airways and Airbus reached...
View from the Wing
Château LaFake: Should Importing Counterfeit Wine And Other Luxury Goods Be Illegal?
Interesting in U.S. law you cannot protect the recipe for wine. You can only have intellectual property in its packaging. If the wine tastes identical, then customers are really getting what they expected right? And it's just the famous brand that isn't making profit off of it. If...
No Work All Travel
Airline Meals, Part 1
Looking through photos of the pre-pandemic travel days, I began to feel nostalgic for something unusual…or so I thought, until coming across news of Malaysians being able to order AirAsia meals at Kuala Lumpur malls. Then, in October 2020, I found out about Singapore Airlines catering economy and business class...
Points, Miles & Martinis
Grand Hyatt Scottsdale Resort & Spa Rebranding in 2024
The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch will be rebranded to the Grand Hyatt Scottsdale Resort & Spa in late 2024. The property currently has 493 guestrooms and suites. As part of the rebranding, the property will undergo a $110 million property renovation including guestrooms; pools; food and...
Miles To Memories
Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt Nashville Corner Suite
Looking for an upscale place to stay in Music City USA? Check out our review of the Grand Hyatt Nashville and all it has to offer. The post Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt Nashville Corner Suite appeared first on Miles to Memories.
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Lombardi’s: The First Pizzeria In the United States
Although I was born and raised in the city of New York, I am embarrassed to admit that I had never partaken in the offerings of Lombardi’s — the first pizzeria in the United States — until last year when I returned to New York and that oversight was finally...
Frequent Flyer Bonuses
Iberia seat sale: Fly from the U.S. to Spain from $419
Iberia has a new seat sale for their flights out of the U.S.. Fares start as low as $419 for basic economy round trip fights to Spain. The offer needs to be booked by February 10 for travel completed February 14 – March 31, 2023. Click here for more details...
TravelUpdate
Photos: American Airlines Revamped Admirals Club Experience at Washington National Airport
Opened in October 2022, the third Admirals Club location at Ronald Reagan-Washington National Airport stands out compared to other lounges. The first lounge to feature the “new and reimagined” design, American Airlines intends to implement the design concept in many of its Admirals Clubs across the United States. In late...
Live and Let’s Fly
Steakhouse Cheeseburger On United Airlines
It seems that every month United Airlines offers a slight variation on its cheeseburger, so for this week’s Meal of the Week let’s review the “steakhouse cheeseburger” I enjoyed earlier this week. Steakhouse Cheeseburger On United Airlines – Yea Or Nay? United Airlines promises that improvements to its onboard catering...
Out and Out
Close to $300K, laid off, and this year’s goals – February 2023 Freedom update
I feel like my life is on hold. Like I’m on hold, but life just keeps on life-ing. We’re days away from getting the judge’s ruling for a set of cases that have been going on for the past year, hopefully early next week. We think it’ll be in our favor,...
One Mile at a Time
Delta Launching New York To Buenos Aires Route
Delta Air Lines is launching a noteworthy new route to South America out of New York.
Monkey Miles
How to use the IHG credit card free night awards to get top value ( Anniversary Night Award )
A guide on how to use the free night award from Chase IHG Credit Cards The post How to use the IHG credit card free night awards to get top value ( Anniversary Night Award ) appeared first on Monkey Miles.
Miles To Memories
Years Later, I’ve Discovered My Best Use of Food Delivery Services
I've enjoyed using credits from food delivery services for years. But only recently have I found my optimal use for these credits. The post Years Later, I’ve Discovered My Best Use of Food Delivery Services appeared first on Miles to Memories.
Points With a Crew
Why Do Some Airlines Weigh Passengers?
There are many factors that determine an airplane's ability to safely fly. While some airlines weigh passengers before takeoff, there is currently...
Point Me to the Plane
Fun New Online Game For Travelers
If you like to travel, play games, and think you're a whiz at recognizing places and famous sites, check this out!
Point Me to the Plane
Don’t Miss Out On Paying Less For Your Hotel Rooms
Maybe you can’t avoid resort fees, but you can pay less for your hotel room! Here's how.
TravelUpdate
SAS Upgrade Bidding: My Experience Trying to Snag Business Class
How much is business class worth over economy? Here's my experience and price point entering the SAS upgrade bidding fray on a recent flight.
Sam Chui
Hong Kong to Giveaway 700,000 Free Airline Tickets
With Hong Kong fully reopening to the world, it announced a plan to distribute nearly 700,000 free airline tickets to residents and visitors. This plan called “World Of Winners” was first announced on October 2022 to promote the recovery of the aviation industry, tourism, and economy of Hong Kong. Well,...
View from the Wing
Check The Hotel Bible, People Are Leaving Cash Inside?
There's an urban legend that you can find cash tucked into the bible in your hotel room. And I'm here to say that I cannot tell you that this won't happen. Some of you will want to check, at least leaf through the pages of the book in...
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IHG One Rewards offering status fast track through 2024 (no prior status needed)
IHG One is offering status for a much lower number of nights spent at their hotels with the newly launched challenge today. Here is how you can sign up and qualify. The post IHG One Rewards offering status fast track through 2024 (no prior status needed) appeared first on Live...
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Virgin Atlantic’s Alex McEwan: India is the third most important market on the Virgin Atlantic global network.
We talk to the South Asian Country Manager of Virgin Atlantic, Alex McEwan who tells us about the rising importance of India in Virgin Atlantic's global network. The post Virgin Atlantic’s Alex McEwan: India is the third most important market on the Virgin Atlantic global network. appeared first on Live...
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Boeing delivers final 747 ever built to Atlas Air
Boeing delivered the final 747 aircraft ever produced to its customer Atlas Air in a ceremony attended by those who worked on the programme and the customers of the Boeing 747 as well. Here are some details. The post Boeing delivers final 747 ever built to Atlas Air appeared first...
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Qatar Airways Privilege Club is now offering reward points even before you fly
Qatar Airways has rolled out some fantastic new features which could differentiate them in the days ahead. Here is what they did. The post Qatar Airways Privilege Club is now offering reward points even before you fly appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
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IHG One Promo: Earn 2000 points per 2 nights spent through April 14, 2023
A new IHG One Rewards Promotion has been announced, offering bonus points for upcoming stays. Here are the details! The post IHG One Promo: Earn 2000 points per 2 nights spent through April 14, 2023 appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
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Marriott’s First Global Promotion for 2023: Double Elite nights. Registration Open
Marriott's new promotion coming up will offer you double elite nights and bonus points, making it easier for you to qualify/requalify for Marriott Bonvoy elite status in 2023. The post Marriott’s First Global Promotion for 2023: Double Elite nights. Registration Open appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
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Etihad A350 Business Class Review: Delhi to Abu Dhabi
In December 2022, my wife and I headed to the United Arab Emirates for an end-of-the-year break. It was a fast-paced year, and she had some days off at the end of the year, so we figured why not. The UAE has a good mix of things to do, both...
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Incredible Redemption Availability at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, through September 2023
Check into the Conrad Maldives, backed by your Hilton Honors points. Here is how to get the resort at 60% Discount, using your points. The post Incredible Redemption Availability at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, through September 2023 appeared first on Live from a Lounge.