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6 Apr. 2018
Major Airline Routes Launched or Announced in March 2018
It was a big month with over 500 new routes launched across the globe, according to Anna.Aero. Australia became connected to London for the first time via Qantas 9 from Perth to London Heathrow, and European airlines gradually returned to U.S. markets after seasonal suspensions during the off-peak winter period. Some new routes were launched
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7 Sep. 2019
Holy Markup: Hotel Charged a Man Nearly $70,000 for a Beer, and It’ll Take 10 Days to Get His Money Back
We all know how overpriced minibars can be. And in major cities you have to take out a second mortgage to afford a cocktail in the bar, too. In one case that turns out to be literally true. Insult to injury? The foreign transaction fees. Continue reading Holy Markup: Hotel Charged a Man Nearly $70,000
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2 Jun. 2017
able Banking Money Market Savings Account Review: 1.30% APY Rate (Online & Nationwide)
Readers that are interested in an online savings account with competitive interest rates should check out the Money Market Savings Account from able Banking. This great account offers 1.30% APY and has no monthly fees or minimum deposit requirements. No matter what your account balance may be, you will always earn the high inter...
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12 Oct. 2020
Tagging Miles Portal Updates – 12 October 2020
Travel Mileage/Points Increases Merchant Best Rate on 10/12/2020 Best Rate on10/11/2020 4 Inkjets 10 (8) mi./$ 8 mi./$ Best Rate History Abt Electronics 3 (1) mi./$ 2 (1) mi./$ Best Rate History Adidas 10 (1) mi./$ 1 mi./$ Best Rate History BackCountry 13 (5) mi./$ 7 pt./$ Best Rate History Cabelas 7 (5) mi./$ 5
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7 Oct. 2019
[Targeted] Get 20%-50% off Uber, 10 Rides, $10 Max Discount Per Ride
Update 10/7/19: Deal is back. Hat tip to DDG Update 6/10/19: Deal is back and valid until June 19th, 2019. Update 4/29/19: Deal is back and valid until May 6th, 2019. Hat tip to DDG The Offer Sent out via e-mail. Subject line is ‘[Your Name], enjoy 40% off on us’ Uber is offering some
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8 Oct. 2019
Discover Savings Bonus $150/$200 with $15,000/$25,000 Deposit
Update 10/8/19: Deal has been extended until 11/4/19. Offer at a glance Maximum bonus amount: $200 Availability: Nationwide Direct deposit required: None Additional requirements: Deposit $15,000 for $150 bonus, or $25,000 for $200 bonus APY: 1.98% Initial Deposit: None Hard/soft pull: Soft ChexSystems: No for Onli...
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8 Apr. 2018
Limited Time: 60k Gold & 70k Platinum Delta Offers. Which is Better?
I’m bumping this post up to the top of the blog roll as a reminder that these elevated 60k and 70k bonus offers for the Delta Gold and Platinum Amex cards are ending April 11, 2018 (this coming Wednesday). If you want to apply, do so before midnight tonight!   Until April 11, 2018, the Gold
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11 Oct. 2020
Tagging Miles Portal Updates – 11 October 2020
Travel Mileage/Points Increases Merchant Best Rate on 10/11/2020 Best Rate on10/10/2020 Bank/Credit Card Points Increases Merchant Best Rate on 10/11/2020 Best Rate on10/10/2020 Cash back Increases Merchant Best Rate on 10/11/2020 Best Rate on10/10/2020 2XIST 8.4% 8% Best Rate History 3 Bird Nest 4.2% Best Rate History 30A up to 10% (13%**) up to 8...
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18 Nov. 2019
Air India’s Award Chart: I’m Speechless
Well, it’s official. The award for the world’s most bizarre airline loyalty program award chart goes to… Air India! And that doesn’t even have anything to do with their redemption rates. You have to see Air India’s award chart to believe it: Like, I actually can’t concentrate enough to figure out how much someth...
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2 Jun. 2017
WesBanco Bank Checking Promotion: $100 Bonus + $50 Donation (OH)
Available for members of the Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce, WesBanco is offering $100 Bonus + $50 Donation when you open qualifying checking account good through December 31, 2017. To earn the $100 bonus, you must activate e-statement, make two direct deposits of at least $200, pay two bills with WesBanco Bill Pay, and complet...
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4 Apr. 2018
How to Open a Frequent Flyer Account for Your Child
It’s never too early to start earning frequent flyer miles. Drip by drip those miles will accumulate, perhaps enough for a fun graduation trip before college. And although children may not travel as often as adults, there are plenty of ways to keep those accounts active. Some programs like Alaska’s Mileage Plan even waive expiration
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31 May. 2017
Family Fun in New York City Using Southwest Points
Lyn writes about flying on Southwest for her GotoTravelGal.com blog and has flown her family all over the US almost entirely free on Southwest.  I’ve asked her to share how families can visit New York City on the cheap, from flights to activities to accommodations. Lyn:  New York City is one of my favorite places.  I
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