How To Fly American Airlines’ Best Business (and First) Class Seats Within the U.S.
Usually, you have to fly pretty far to fly in American Airlines’ best lie-flat business and first-class seats. However, during February 2023, AA is flying 1,646 flights within the U.S. using these internationally-configured aircraft. Check out this article to see the 49 routes that have a Boeing 777 or 787 flying within the U.S. this month.
Record-High 70,000-Point Bonus, Plus New Benefits for Alaska Airlines Visa Card
The Alaska Airlines Visa® credit card has been a favorite of ours for years. Now, Alaska and Bank of America have refreshed the card with additional benefits like priority boarding, a free checked bag for authorized users, new spending bonus categories, a discounted lounge membership, and more — all for a slightly higher $95 annual fee.
Marriott Delays Disclosing Resort Fees Yet Again
In 2021, Marriott agreed to “prominently disclose the total price of a hotel stay,” including resort fees, on the first page of its search results. However, it still hasn’t done so. And the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office just gave Marriott yet another extension. Here’s what you need to know about this revised settlement and how to avoid resort fees in the meantime.
Point.Me Now Supports Bilt Rewards Transfer Partners
Point.me is already our favorite way to search for award flight availability. And now Point.me just got even more useful for Bilt Rewards members. Starting today, Bilt Rewards airline transfer options now appear in Point.me search results. Here’s how this new addition makes Point.me even better.
See How Many Bonus Miles You Can Earn Through the United Mile Play Promotion
United just launched the latest version of its “Mile Play” promotion. Through March 10, 2023, eligible United flyers can complete various tasks to earn bonus miles. Here’s how to register to see which tasks you’ve been assigned and how many bonus miles you can earn.
Buy Choice Points With up to a 25% Discount (0.77¢) or 30% Bonus (0.79¢)
Choice Privileges just launched a new buy points sale offering your choice of either a 25% discount or 30% bonus when buying 20,000 or more Choice Privileges points. That lets loyalty members snag Choice Privileges points for as little as 0.77¢ a piece. This offer is valid now through February 3, 2023. From visiting Niagra Falls to an ice bar in Stockholm, here’s where Choice points can be especially valuable.
Bask Bank Raises Rates on Cash-Interest Savings Account
Bask Bank is best known as the bank that offers an innovative AAdvantage®-mile-earning savings account. In December 2021, Bask Bank expanded by adding a new traditional cash-interest savings account. And Bask has led the way in increasing interest rates. Savers can now earn 4.15% APY or 2 AAdvantage® mile per $1 saved per year. Here are some reasons you should consider splitting your savings between mileage-earning and cash interest.
How to Maximize Chase Ultimate Rewards Points for Flights Within North America
Chase Ultimate Rewards points are some of the most valuable points in the rewards ecosystem. U.S. travelers know and love Chase points for their domestic partners (Southwest, United, JetBlue). But you shouldn’t overlook Chase’s international airline partners when looking for the best deal on domestic flights. Here’s a roundup of the cheapest ways to book award flights on Southwest, JetBlue, United, America, Alaska, and Delta.
American Airlines Revamps Loyalty Rewards, Slashes Mileage Earnings Rate on Basic Economy
Today, American Airlines is announcing a slew of changes to how travelers earn rewards in the AAdvantage program. AAdvantage Gold requirements are increasing, mileage earnings on basic economy are decreasing by 60%, and American Airlines is adding several new rewards tiers — including a new one for members at just 15,000 Loyalty Points. Here’s a breakdown of all of the changes.
Last-Minute Strategies to Reach Marriott Bonvoy Elite Status
We are fast approaching the end of the elite status earning year. If your Marriott Elite Night Credits aren’t as high as you’d hoped, the good news is that you have options for boosting your Marriott elite status. Here’s a roundup of all the ways to boost your Marriott elite status – besides staying additional nights in Marriott hotels.