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15 Mar. 2020
Last Chance Deals: …And Then There Were None
Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. The list of deals ending this week is pretty sparse. And by pretty sparse I mean more bare than the toilet paper aisle of your local grocery store. Don’t ignore this
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29 Mar. 2018
Review: Hotel Sofitel Dubai Downtown
After landing in Dubai, we disembarked at the B Gates and walked directly to immigration baggage claim. Technically Dubai was not a stopover or our destination (it was a layover under 24 hours) so we were unable to take advantage of Emirates’ complimentary chauffeur service. However, I specifically chose a property that would be convenient
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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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4 Apr. 2018
Coming Soon: Book Finnair Award Travel via Alaska Airlines Website
Nearly a year ago, Alaska Airlines and Finnair announced a new partnership which allows frequent flyers to earn and redeem miles on each airline. Since the announcement there has been little done to implement reciprocal awards. Finnair quickly implemented award travel options on Alaska Airlines for Finnair Plus members, but Alaska did not. Since th...
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8 Oct. 2019
Chase IHG Premier Up To 125,000 Points + $50 Statement Credit
Update 9/30/19: Another link says the end date is 10/09/19 Update 9/13/19: Mailers have been sent out showing an end date of 10/31/19 for this card. The Offer Direct link to offer Chase IHG Premier card is offering the following sign up bonus: $50 statement credit after first purchase 125,000 points after $3,000 in spend
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25 Oct. 2019
10 Things to Do When You Get Amex Platinum
Official Application Link: The Platinum Card® from American Express (60,000-point bonus offer) If you were recently approved for The Platinum Card® from American Express, congratulations! This is one of the best premium credit cards due to the extensive benefits it offers, especially if you travel regularly. With it, you’ll be able to...
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8 Oct. 2019
T-Mobile Tuesdays: $4 Atom Ticket, Shell 10¢ + Free Taco Bell
The Offer Direct Link to offer Each Tuesday, T-Mobile releases a number of freebies and deals for their customers. This week they are as follows: IHPO: Free 2-stack of Wednesday’s Web-cakes with purchase Aunt Anne’s: Small drink + pretzel for $1 Atom Tickets: $4 movie ticket for Addams Family Shell: 10¢ Off Per Gallon The
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8 Sep. 2019
I Can’t Believe I Have to Write This Post
The single nuttiest idea in aviation history was published in the Dallas Morning News, an argument by Matt Andersson, the founder of an airline startup (Indigo Airlines), to merge the nation’s airlines into one and have the government run it. Oh he wants to eliminate frequent flyer points, too. Continue reading I Can’t Believe I
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29 Mar. 2018
Learn to Travel Like a High Roller at ZorkFest in Las Vegas
You’re probably already familiar with events like Frequent Traveler University and the Chicago Seminars. Even Tahsir and Omar have run their own TravelCon event to teach others about how to earn and redeem miles for better travel. (The TravelCon name has since been taken over by my friend Nomadic Matt for something completely different.) If
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20 Nov. 2019
Emirates Orders 787-9, Reduces 777X Order
Emirates has today finalized a purchase agreement with Boeing for some Boeing 787-9s, which also sees them reducing the number of Boeing 777Xs they have on order. Emirates Substitutes 30 Boeing 777Xs For 787-9s Emirates and Boeing have today finalized an agreement for the purchase of 30 Boeing 787-9 aircraft, valued at $8.8 billion at
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8 Oct. 2019
[In Branch Only, Some States Excluded] Wells Fargo $500 Business Checking Bonus
Update 10/8/19: Deal is back and valid until November 15th, 2019.  Hat tip to DDG Offer at a glance Maximum bonus amount: $500 Offer excluded in the following states: Hawaii, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia. Account must be opened in branch. [Branc...
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25 Oct. 2019
Is New York City’s hottest new attraction a department store?
Hear us out: You might want to factor in a visit to a department store on your next trip to New York City. No, not Macy’s on 34th (though that’s cool too, especially if you have kids into the whole Santa thing), but today we’re talking about the new Nordstrom flagship store. The new 320,000-square-foot
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