Priority Pass, LoungeKey Members to Lose Access to Over 100 Plaza Premium Lounges
Priority Pass is set to lose a pretty big lounge partner in a few months. Plaza Premium—which operates 180 airport lounges across the globe—will end its partnership with Priority Pass and LoungeKey effective July 1, 2021. But, we will show you a way that you can still get access to these lounges.
Get a 50% Transfer Bonus When Converting Marriott Bonvoy Points (And Others) to Etihad Guest
Until April 30, you’ll get a 50% transfer bonus when converting points from your Accor or Marriott account to your Etihad Guest account. While this deal won’t be for everyone, don’t blow it off just because you don’t plan to travel to (or through) the Middle East. There are plenty of Etihad Guest sweet spots that don’t touch the Middle East.
Alaska Flights Now Bookable Online With British Airways Avios
With Alaska’s Oneworld membership now official, British Airways introduced the new ability to search and book Alaska award flights on its website. Now you no longer need to call a British Airways phone agent to search award availability and book Alaska flights with Avios.
Get 100% Bonus Miles When Transferring Wyndham Rewards to United MileagePlus
Wyndham Rewards is currently 100% bonus miles when transferring points to United MileagePlus miles before April 30, 2021. After the bonus, you can get 1 United MileagePlus mile per 2.5 Wyndham Rewards points transferred, instead of the usual 5:1 ratio. That still isn’t a great transfer rate, but if you need United MileagePlus miles this month, it could be a good option.
Get a Free Night After Just One Stay After Signing up for (or Renewing) InterContinental Ambassador
IHG looks to boost participation in its InterContinental Ambassador program during these tough travel times. New members—and those who renew their membership—can earn a free night award after a single paid stay. You’ll need to sign up (or renew) by July 31, 2021 and stay before August 31, 2021.
JetBlue Launches “Mystery” Buy Points Sale
JetBlue launched its latest buy points sale, offering customized promotions to targeted TrueBlue loyalty members. The best promotion offers the ability to buy points with up to a 70% bonus. That’s close to the cheapest JetBlue has ever sold them. But with a fixed-value rewards program, is buying points ever a good idea?
Southwest Devalues Rapid Rewards Program, More Points Now Needed for Award Flights
Southwest Airlines just made some very unwelcomed changes to the airline’s Rapid Rewards program. Without notice, Southwest reduced the value of Rapid Rewards points. You’ll now need more Rapid Rewards points to make the same award travel redemptions.
Marriott and Uber Launch New Partnership, Earn Marriott Points on Rides and Food Delivery
Marriott and Uber just teamed up to offer more ways than ever to earn Marriott Bonvoy points. You’ll now earn up to 6x Marriott Bonvoy points when using Uber and Uber Eats. In this post, we will show you how to link your Marriott Bonvoy and Uber accounts so that you can start earning through this new partnership. Plus, here are the best cards to use to maximize your return on Uber Eats orders.
Buy United Miles With Up to a 85% Bonus, 2.03 Cents Per Mile
United just launched its latest buy miles sale, offering up to 85% bonus miles. If maximized, you’ll pay as little as 2.03¢ per mile. That’s the sold rate and could translate into significant savings in some circumstances. But, when does it make sense to buy miles, especially during a pandemic? Let’s take a look at some examples.
Earn Up to 7,500 Bonus Points Through the New Wyndham Promotion
Wyndham’s promotion to earn up to 7,500 bonus points is back and available until May 31, 2021. Whether you’re taking a road trip or traveling for work, this is a great promotion. Stay just 3 nights to earn enough points for a free night using points.