Delta Adds More Restrictions for Basic Economy Fares

Delta Air Lines quietly updated its Basic Economy earning structure and change and cancellation rules, and the results are not good. You will no longer earn SkyMiles on Basic Economy fares. Additionally, no elite-qualifying credits will be earned when flying in Basic Economy. Here’s what you need to know about these changes.

Hilton Adds Ways to Digitally Share Your Key, Introduces Advanced Room Upgrades

Hilton recently announced that it would be introducing a series of system updates in an effort to enhance the overall experience for its guests. The first of these new features lets guests share a digital key to their room through Digital Key Share. Hilton is also rolling out advanced upgrades for elite members. Here’s what we know so far about how these perks will work.

25% LifeMiles Transfer Bonus from Citi, Capital One, and Brex

LifeMiles just launched a new transfer bonus on bank points. Now through December 17, 2021, you can transfer points from Capital One Rewards, Citi ThankYou Points, or Brex to LifeMiles with a 25% bonus. This means you can transfer just 48,000 points to fly business class to Europe – with no fuel surcharges. Here’s other times when this transfer bonus makes sense.

Hyatt Offers Globalists a Shortcut to Requalifying

World of Hyatt is offering a shortcut to requalification to select Globalists who are short on nights for the year. The offer is not available publicly, so members will need to contact their concierge representatives. Once enrolled, members will need to earn 20 nights before February 28, 2022. Then you’ll maintain elite status through early 2023.