United MileagePlus Miles No Longer Expire
United has made a major change to the MileagePlus program rules by eliminating mileage expiration, effective August 28, 2019. If you don’t fly with United or their partner airlines frequently, you won’t have to worry about losing your miles due to inactivity. While this change is definitely positive, the long term impact will be more miles in circulation which adds pressure to increase award prices in the future.
Google is Now Offering Price Protection on Flights
On August 13th, Google Flights launched a price guarantee on selected flights booked on its platform. In a nutshell, if Google is confident that they’re offering the cheapest tickets, they’ll pay you the difference if they’re wrong.
United Airlines Partners with Clear to Speed up Your Travels
United Airlines is partnering up with CLEAR! If you’re a member of any of United Airlines’ programs, now’s your chance to get your skip-the-queue ticket at airports and stadiums across the country.
Earn Extra Points for Hotel Bookings and Back-to-School Shopping
Check out these five great deals to earn some extra points with hotel bookings and back-to-school shopping. These are limited time offers, so don’t wait!
Turo Rentals and Southwest Airlines Partner Up for Points
Turo Rentals and Southwest Airlines have partnered up. Now you can earn up to 30,000 Rapid Rewards points with Southwest when you rent and list your car on Turo Rentals.
20,000 SkyBonus Points for New Members of Delta’s Business Loyalty Program
Delta’s corporate loyalty program, SkyBonus, is offering 20,000 bonus points for companies that register before July 31, 2019, and fly within 60 days. If you own (or work for) a business that pays for employee travel, this is a great opportunity to double dip on rewards.
Use Your Discover Card to Get a $20 Refund on Your Phone Bill
Recently, Discover sent out a targeted email to some of their customers offering them a $20 refund for paying two cell phone bills before the end of September 2019. Unless you have another card which will give you a better reward, this is some easy cash for anyone with a Discover Card.
T-Mobile Launches Great New International Data Plans
Finding a good international data plan is not always easy, and the costs can be daunting. Recently, T-Mobile has launched two new international data plans at a great price.