American Airlines Just Improved Basic Economy Fares for Elites and Non-Elites
As part of announcing the elimination of change fees, American Airlines teased improvements to basic economy fares. Starting “this fall”, elite members would get upgrade privileges, extra-legroom seats, and even same-day flight changes. Without fanfare, these changes took effect overnight. Here’s what you need to know about the changes to American Airlines basic economy.
Limited Time: Earn Miles When Flying on American Airlines AAdvantage Award Flights
Typically, points and miles travelers don’t earn miles when flying on award flights. However, American Airlines is changing that for a limited time. AAdvantage members can earn up to 2,000 bonus miles from award flights flown in October. But, you’ll need to register to get these bonus miles. Here’s how.
Chase Freedom Flex Now Available to New Cardholders
The Chase Freedom Flex℠ is now accepting new applications! The new card offers many of the best parts of the Chase Freedom® and the newly-improved Chase Freedom Unlimited®—including no annual fee and generous spending categories. However, the Freedom Flex comes with a unique set of benefits, from complimentary cell phone protection to savings with Lyft and Postmates.
New Bonus Categories for Chase Freedom Unlimited Now Active
The Chase Freedom Unlimited® has always been a great card for daily use thanks to its 1.5% cash-back earning on everything you buy. Starting on September 15, 2020, cardholders can take advantage of three new bonus categories: 5% on travel purchased through Chase, 3% on dining, and 3% on drugstore purchases.
U.S. To Europe From 8,500 Avios One-Way With Iberia’s 50% off Promotion
Iberia just launched an incredible 50% off award promotion for award flights on Iberia-operated flights. Travelers can use this promotion to fly to (or from) Europe for as few as 8,500 Avios in economy; 12,750 Avios in premium economy; or 17,000 Avios in business class. But, you’re going to need to act quickly to take advantage of this promotion.
American Airlines Extends Award Change and Cancellation Fee Waiver
Good news AAdvantage members! American Airlines just adjusted its award cancellation policy for the better. Now, members can cancel and refund award flights booked by December 31, 2020 without fees. Here’s what you need to know about this policy change.
How to Earn and Use IHG Award Night Certificates
Did you know that you can get an IHG free night each year just for having a credit card with a $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $89 annual fee? The IHG Anniversary Night is a great credit-card perk, but it does have some limitations. Here’s everything you need to know about earning and using these certificates.
Earn 10X Marriott Points on Gas, Restaurants, Food Delivery on Chase Co-Branded Cards
For a limited time, Chase is offering 10X Marriott points when you “fuel up”—whether that’s with gas or food—using a Marriott co-branded credit card. Here are the cards eligible for this new temporary bonus category, and how to “opt in” to this promotion.
American Airlines Adds Online Award Booking for 20th Partner Airline
Over the past few years, American Airlines has added new partners, strengthened partnerships with existing partners, and made it easier to search and book awards online. On Wednesday afternoon, American Airlines added the ability to book award flights online for yet another partner. You can now search and book awards for 20 different partner airlines on AA’s website.
IHG Rewards Launches Dynamic Award Pricing in the U.S. and Beyond
After testing dynamic award pricing with a small set of hotels earlier this year, IHG Rewards confirmed to AwardWallet this morning that it has expanded dynamic award pricing to more hotels around the world—including many regions here in the United States. Dynamic award pricing is usually bad news, but we are surprised to be finding some great deals using your IHG Rewards points now!