Japan Airlines to Allow Award Bookings 360 Days Before Departureby Andrew Kunesh
JAL Mileage Bank will now open its award calendar for JAL operated flights 360 days out, up from the previous 330 days. This is good news for JAL Mileage Bank members, but not so great for some partners. Here’s the full scoop.
Air Italy Launching Flights to Chicago, But Later Than Originally Plannedby Andrew Kunesh
Air Italy has pushed back the launch date for its new route from Chicago to Milan to sometime in 2020. The flight will be the airline’s sixth North American destination. Although it’s disappointing to see the date bumped from May 2019 into 2020, it’s good news to see that it hasn’t been canceled entirely.
Last Chance to Buy Alaska Miles With a 40% Bonusby Andrew Kunesh
Alaska MileagePlan is running a 40% bonus on purchased miles through the end of the day tomorrow. Although it’s almost never a good idea to purchase miles speculatively, this sale could be an excellent way to buy discounted business or first-class tickets with one of Alaska’s many partner airlines including Cathay Pacific, Emirates, and Japan Airlines.
7 New Airlines Added To TSA Pre✓ In May 2018by Sam Helmy
The Department of Homeland Security has announced the addition of 7 new airlines to TSA Pre✓. The addition occurred in two phases with 6 airlines joining earlier this month and British Airways joining around the middle of May. This latest addition brings the total number of TSA Precheck participating airlines to 53.
Airbnb Introduces Roadmap for the Future – Focus on High Endby Sam Helmy
Airbnb for everyone; that is what they’re calling it. Airbnb’s roadmap for the future is a significant focus on the high-end side of its business. The news includes multiple changes; we’re especially excited about the introduction of a loyalty program later in the year.
AARP Member Discount with British Airways (Updated Feb 2018)by AwardWallet
You do not need to be 50+ to become a member of AARP and enjoy all of its discounts! One of the biggest perks of being an AARP member is the numerous travel-related discounts for which you get access. The $16 annual membership fee can quickly be turned into hundreds of dollars in savings.
Caesars Introduces Total Rewards Military Card (Free Platinum Status)by Sam Helmy
Caesars Entertainment has introduced a new Total Rewards card, the Total Rewards Salute card, especially for military personnel and veterans. The #1 perk is complimentary Platinum status with the Caesars Total Rewards loyalty program.
Google Announces Bill Protection on Project Fiby Steve Deal
Project Fi, a mobile phone plan by Google, just introduced their own “unlimited” data plan. Project Fi offers simple flat rate billing, seamless connectivity between cell and open Wi-Fi, and “pay for what you use” data pricing. Google is now improving…