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Purchase Hilton Honors Points with 100% Bonus (Effectively 50% Savings) – by 18 July 2023
Looking to top-up your Hilton Honors points balance? You are in luck - purchase up to 160,000 points between now and 18 July 2023 to receive a generous 100% bonus top-up.
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Delight with More: Stay Twice, Earn a Free Night – Targeted Offer with Marriott Bonvoy (Check Your Account!)
Check your Marriott Bonvoy accounts for the possibility of a targeted offer - mine gives me a Free Night Award for staying twice during the promotional period.
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Get 20,000 Bonus Miles with New HSBC TravelOne Credit Card – Instant Point Transfers to 12 Airline and Hotel Partners (More to Come!)
Get 20,000 bonus miles with the new HSBC TravelOne Card - enjoy up to 8 lounge visits in your first year of card membership, and earn up to 2.4 miles per dollar with no cap.
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Revolut Card Offering 10% Cashback (Capped at S$10) in June 2023 – Apple Pay and Google Pay Transactions
Earn 10% cashback on eligible Apple Pay and Google Pay transactions with Revolut in the month of June 2023.
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Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Human Remains Accidentally Left On Plane And Flown Back to Greece, Leaving Distraught Family in Limbo
Airline ground handlers at Dublin Airport accidentally forgot to remove a coffin from the cargo hold of a plane that had just arrived from Greece, resulting in the plane flying back to Athens with the human remains of a recently deceased Irish citizen still onboard. The Aegean Airlines flight took...
Paddle Your Own Kanoo
Virgin Atlantic Launching New Routes From Heathrow to Brazil and India
Virgin Atlantic said on Monday that it will add two destinations to its route map in 2024, with new services from London Heathrow set to be launched to São Paulo in Brazil and Bengaluru in India. The São Paulo announcement isn’t entirely new, as Virgin Atlantic originally announced the route back in...
Live from a Lounge
IndiGo in talks to place an order for 500 Airbus A320-family jets
IndiGo, India's largest airline on many counts, is now starting to think into the 2030s and intends to order another 500 aircraft from Airbus in the coming days towards their plans for the future. The post IndiGo in talks to place an order for 500 Airbus A320-family jets appeared first...
The Gate with Brian Cohen
An Electrifying Arboretum in Omaha — Literally.
An electrifying arboretum in Omaha is where one might least likely expect it to be located: adjacent to an electric power substation of the Omaha Power Public District utility company in the Maplewood Hills neighborhood west of downtown of the city. The... The post An Electrifying Arboretum in Omaha — Literally. appeared...
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Win A Trip For 2 To Paris, France!
Valpak is currently running the Win A Trip to Paris Sweepstakes! In the sweepstakes, one lucky winner will win a trip for two to Paris, France! The prize includes airfare and a four night hotel stay. We last visited Paris in 2017 and had a great time. I’d love to...
Pizza in Motion
United Increases The Minimum Price Of Many Award Flights, Which Leads Me To This Question
I’ll admit, I hate the term “devalue”.  That’s the term many travel bloggers use to describe when airlines increase the number of miles or points necessary to book award flights.  To me, this is a price increase on awards.  The reality is that many award flights United offers have gone...
The Bulkhead Seat
Virgin Atlantic to Reveal Two New Mystery Routes
Virgin Atlantic CEO Shai Weiss was quoted saying that the carrier will be introducing… The post Virgin Atlantic to Reveal Two New Mystery Routes appeared first on The Bulkhead Seat.
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Ends soon – American Express Platinum 125k to 150k + $200 Referral Offer + referrers get 5x on supermarkets for 3 months, up to $25k
American Express Platinum Referral Offer - leave you links so you can earn referral points as well The post Ends soon – American Express Platinum 125k to 150k + $200 Referral Offer + referrers get 5x on supermarkets for 3 months, up to $25k appeared first on Monkey Miles.
Economy Class & Beyond
Airplane Art – British Airways Airbus A350-1000 pushing back at London Heathrow
It’s Sunday again, so it must be time for some more Airplane Art. This week, we have a British Airways Airbus A350-1000 being pushed back and readied for departure at its home base of London Heathrow Airport.  British Airways operates a fleet of 13 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, with a further 5 aircraft to...
Frequent Flyer Bonuses
300,000 miles, unlimited airport lounge access, hotel & car rental elite status for 5,200EUR
For this summer ASMALLWORLD has a special offer to earn 300,000 Miles & More miles and a discount on the annual fee when you purchase a Prestige membership by August 15. ASMALLWORLD bills itself as a social network for travel that provides a bunch of perks and benefits when you...
Your Mileage May Vary
The Strangest Things We’ve Seen In Hotel Rooms
Most hotel stays are uneventful and that’s a good thing. Occasionally you’ll have a memorable stay at a really nice place and other times you’ll endure a night somewhere that…
View from the Wing
Spirit Airlines Denied Boarding To A Passenger In Atlanta, So The Passenger Went Berserk
A Spirit Airlines gate agent was assaulted by a passenger they'd just denied boarding to out of a belief that the customer was intoxicated. The story is just coming out, though it occurred May 11 around 9:40 p.m. The passenger tried to force her way onto the jet...
Frequent Miler
How to follow and watch our Party of 5 Challenge stories on Instagram
We’ve been having so much fun traveling as a whole team, currently in Asia working through the itinerary Stephen and I put together for our portion of the competition. As a reminder, we split into two teams for a two week group trip – one team taking the reins in...
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Can You Refuse A TSA Pat Down?
There aren’t a whole lot of people who like stopping at the TSA security checkpoint. At best the queue and TSA officers (TSAOs) are the ones between you and your…
Miles To Memories
Hotel Shrinkflation, Mastercard Gift Card Fraud, Inside Wynn Las Vegas New Rooms & More!
A recap of the best posts and deals including the return of a major status match, favorite domestic airline credit card, hotel shrinkflation and a big Hilton timeshare offer. The post Hotel Shrinkflation, Mastercard Gift Card Fraud, Inside Wynn Las Vegas New Rooms & More! appeared first on Miles to Memories.
View from the Wing
Class Action Lawsuit Says American Airlines Pension Pursues Political Agenda, Not Investment Returns
A senior American Airlines pilot has filed a class action lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas over the 100,000 member, $26 billion airline pension, arguing that it is pursuing “leftist political agendas” by making investments that follow ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) guidelines. He argues that...
Suites and Lobbies
Hawai’i Travel News June 2023
This past month has had some wild and crazy things happening in Hawai’i along with some other notable events. See the video here or read on. Hawaiian Monk Seal Gives Birth Witnessing the miracle of life, a Hawaiian monk seal named Kaiwi gave birth to a pup that was later...
Points With a Crew
5 reasons to sign up for the Chase Ink Business Cash® Credit Card
The Chase Ink Business Cash card has one of the highest signup bonuses ever for a card that comes with no annual fee. You can easily get over $1000 in ...
Frequent Miler
Carabao carts, waterfall massages, and life under the sea – Party of 5 Daily Update
Stephen and Carrie love picking up points with new modes of transport, and today they did not disappoint in that regard: the team first traveled by Jeepney, then rode Carabao carts to cool off in a waterfall, and then they outdid themselves with an outrigger trip to snorkel with amazing...
One Mile at a Time
Angry United Pilot Calls Out SFO ATC Over Go Arounds
As an aviation geek, I spend way too much of my free time tracking flights on Flightradar24, and listening to air traffic control audio. Along those lines, heres an interesting exchange between a United Airlines pilot and an air traffic controller. We sometimes hear audio of air traffic controllers losing...
View from the Wing
Chase And United Picked An Odd Time To Be Running Increased Bonuses For Their Co-Brand Credit Cards
Chase and United have picked a strange time to run increased bonus offers for their co-brand portfolio. United has just quietly devalued their awards for long haul international travel, by roughly one third for business class to Europe and by up to 100% for awards in and out of...
One Mile at a Time
How Much Are United MileagePlus Miles Worth Post-Devaluation?
With United having significantly devalued MileagePlus miles, I think it’s only fair that I adjust my valuation of this currency. I’m coming to a strange conclusion — are United MileagePlus miles and Delta SkyMiles now worth roughly the same?
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How To Save 10% On Citi ThankYou Transactions
ThankYou Rewards is Citi’s proprietary loyalty program. By having a credit card that earns ThankYou points, you can then redeem those points in several ways depending on which Citi card(s)…
Live from a Lounge
Riyadh Air unveils gorgeous livery
Meet Riyadh Air, the newest carrier to be born in Saudi Arabia. The post Riyadh Air unveils gorgeous livery appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
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Singapore Airlines to Extend Unlimited Complimentary WiFi to All Passengers Across Cabin Classes from 01 July 2023
KrisFlyer members traveling on Singapore Airlines will soon enjoy unlimited free WiFi, regardless of cabin class.
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IHG One Rewards New Global Promotion – 2,000/10,000 Bonus Points Every Two/Four Nights (6 June to 31 August 2023)
Earn up to 2,500 bonus points per night with IHG when you stay between 6 June 2023 and 31 August 2023 - register now to choose your offer!
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Hotel Review: Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur, Mont Kiara (One Bedroom Suite) – Property in Self-sufficient Neighbourhood with Great Dining Options
Mont Kiara is an affluent suburb in Kuala Lumpur and even though it might be a good distance away from popular haunts like Bukit Bintang and KLCC, it is an extremely self-sufficient neighbourhood with plenty of great food options. Mont Kiara is a popular choice amongst expatriates but it is...
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Lounge Review: Malaysia Airlines Regional Golden Lounge (Main Terminal) – Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
Malaysia Airlines’ Regional Golden Lounge may be a smaller airport lounge compared to the flagship one in the Satellite Terminal but it has a better design and nicer seating areas which may be more conducive for travellers on a longer layover.
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Earn up to 18 Miles per Dollar on Dining with Kris+ Gastronomy Series (5 May to 30 June 2023)
Earn up to 18 miles per dollar on dining when you use Kris+ from 5 May 2023 to 30 June 2023 - earn an additional S$25 rebate when you use a Mastercard.
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Flash Deal – First 10 New Applicants Get Additional Dyson Airwrap™ Styler (27 April to 01 May, 12PM and 3PM Daily)
Apply for any one of the listed credit cards from Citibank, CIMB, Standard Chartered, and OCBC from 27 April 2023 to 01 May 2023 and be amongst the first 10 successful new-to-card applicants at 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM daily to receive an additional Dyson Airwrap™ Styler (worth S$799) on...
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Get S$400 eCapitaVouchers, Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer, Dyson V8 Slim Fluffy or S$300 Cash with Citi Credit Cards – New Customers Only (by 01 May 2023)
Receive S$400 eCapitaVouchers, S$300 Cash, Dyson Supersonic, or Dyson V8 Vacuum Cleaner when you sign-up for a Citi Credit Card as a new customer before 1 May 2023, and spend at least S$500 within 30 days from the date of card approval.
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Buy World of Hyatt Points at 25% Discount (1.8 Cents Each) – Great Value for Redemption Across Low- and High-Category Properties
Purchase World of Hyatt Points at a 25% discount now - great for aspirational properties with even greater value for Guest of Honor bookings.