Hyatt Award Nights Count Towards Elite Status (Starting January 2018)
As of January 1, 2018, free night awards with World of Hyatt will count towards the total number of nights earned towards elite status. Additionally, free nights earned for 30/60 nights during a year will have their validity extended from 120 to 180 days.
Your Driver’s License Is Still Good for Air Travel
If you see signs at the airport indicating you may not be able to travel domestically as of January 22, 2018, you can safely ignore them. As for when you need to be concerned, at this point, we wouldn't bother wasting another second thinking about if you need to replace your current form of ID with something REAL ID compliant.
Discover Ends 5 Card Benefits as of February 28, 2018
As of February 28, 2018, Discover has ended Extended Product Warranty, Return Guarantee, Purchase Protection, Auto Rental Insurance and Flight Accident Insurance as card benefits. However, price protection remains.
JetBlue Award Chart for Flight Redemptions on Hawaiian Airlines
JetBlue has published economy, and business class award charts for redeeming TrueBlue points on Hawaiian Airlines operated flights. While you've been able to redeem TrueBlue points for Hawaiian flights, the price was correlated to the cash cost of the ticket, much like how a JetBlue award is priced, and you'd need to call up get the exact price.
AwardWallet’s 13th Birthday – 33% Off Flash Sale for AwardWallet Plus
To celebrate our 13th Birthday, we're running a Flash Sale on AwardWallet Plus for 33% off. Available one-day only until 12 PM Eastern, November 21, 2017, for $20 instead of $30 for one year with any first-time subscriber.
Introducing Award Travel 101 – AwardWallet’s Official Facebook Community
Introducing Award Travel 101™, AwardWallet's Official Facebook Community. Award Travel 101™ is a community focused on a single goal: helping members achieve their travel dreams by maximizing reward programs.
Amex Increasing Pay with Points Rebate up to 3 Million Points for Big Spenders
Amex is sending out notices to big spenders of The Business Platinum Card® from American Express that they can increase the maximum rebate they'll receive per year on Pay with Points redemptions from 500,000 points up to 3,000,000 points for 2018.
500,000 AwardWallet Members – 33% Off Flash Sale for AwardWallet Plus
To celebrate our 500,000th member, we're running a Flash Sale on AwardWallet Plus for 33% off. Available only until 9 PM Eastern, September 21, 2017, for $20 instead of $30 for one year with any first-time subscriber.
11 Travel Redemptions You’ll Be Angry You Haven’t Booked
Some points and miles redemptions are just better than others. While a last-minute must book redemption can certainly happen, where you might not get the best value, a little planning and knowledge can help you take advantage of some of the best redemption opportunities available. We've covered 11 of them.
Points and Miles For Suites and First Class
Flying in first class or better yet a suite on an airline is a luxury that is relatively unimaginable unless you've got points and miles. Spending $10,000 or more for a single flight experience is out of reach for almost anyone, but imagine enjoying that experience paid for easily accumulated travel rewards.
Best Points and Miles to Get to Australia and New Zealand
Getting to the South Pacific from the United States using points and miles can be one of the most difficult challenges a points and miles enthusiast can ever encounter. There is a limited selection of flights that operate by a limited number of airlines and it takes a heck of a long time to get there. However, here are some great options to make it happen.