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Use CLEAR Plus and Reserve To Skip the Security Line… In An Airport Without CLEAR Lanes

CLEAR has a new way to get through Airport security faster called CLEAR Reserve, and you don't need a CLEAR membership to use it. CLEAR Reserve is also available at select airports outside of the U.S. Toronto is the newest airport where you can make reservations. Here is what the program means for travelers, and how CLEAR Plus members can skip the line without an appointment.

Buy Leading Hotels of the World Leaders Club Points With Up to a 100% Bonus (6¢ Each)

Looking for a luxury hotel or spa to enjoy a special occasion with loved ones? Buy LHW Leaders Club points during this promotion with up to a 100% bonus. If you maximize this deal, you can grab points for as little as 6¢ apiece. This is the first offer to buy Leaders Club points since the program became a Citi transfer partner, so let's look at the ins and outs of this deal.

Flash Sale: Buy United MileagePlus Miles With Up to a 100% Bonus (1.88¢ Each)

United is back with another promotion to buy MileagePlus miles, but it's a short one. Through November 30, 2023, MileagePlus members can buy United miles with up to a 100% bonus. At best, you'll effectively pay as little as 1.88¢ per mile — the same price as the previous promotion. But is it worth it to buy points and miles? Let's take a look, so you can make an informed decision before time runs out on this deal.

Spirit Airlines Promotions: 2X Points on Flights, Up to 3K Bonus Points and 35% Off Vacations

Spirit Airlines just announced several new promotions for Free Spirit members to take advantage of for Cyber Monday, although some of the offers continue into 2024. Members can get bonus points on Spirit Vacations packages, car rentals, and upgraded Universal tickets, to name a few. And while you have time to consider your options for most deals, others end soon.

Accor and Flying Blue Relaunch 15% Transfer Bonus. Book Business Class U.S.-Europe From 33k Accor Points.

Air France/KLM Flying Blue just announced a new 15% transfer bonus through December 8, 2023. Members transferring Accor Live Limitless points to Flying Blue will receive a 15% bonus. Accor already offers one of the best transfer rates we've seen from a hotel program to an airline mileage program, and this transfer bonus makes it even better. Combine with Promo Rewards to book rewards between the U.S. and Europe for ~13k Accor points in economy or 33k Accor points in business class.

Hyatt’s Partnership with Lindblad Is Ending: Here’s What It Means

World of Hyatt and Lindblad Expeditions are breaking up. On December 31, 2023, the partnership will officially end, and it'll no longer be possible to book or receive Hyatt benefits on Lindblad's adventure-focused cruises. However, you can still earn a boatload of points on bookings before the end of the year. Here's everything prospective voyagers need to know about the end of the partnership.

Should You Use Amex Reward Dollars for Your Amazon Purchases?

American Express announced that cardholders can now use their Amex Reward Dollars to pay for their Amazon purchase directly. Members need to link their accounts and use Amex Reward Dollars to pay for all or part of their purchases. While the math makes sometimes, using this redemption doesn't always provide a good deal.

Last Chance to Register for Hyatt Elite Status Shortcut for American Airlines AAdvantage Elites

In mid-September, Hyatt and American Airlines launched a new round of elite-status fast track match-challenges. This time around, AAdvantage elites members have the opportunity to match to get elite status in the World of Hyatt program. Then, you can challenge to keep that status through February 2024 by completing qualifying activities. However, you'll need to register by November 30, 2023 to take advantage of this year's offer.

Book Soon To Save 15% On IHG Points & Cash Bookings

IHG One Rewards has brought back its popular Points & Cash promotion. Now through November 28, 2023, members can receive a 15% discount on the cash portion of a booking. This lets you effectively purchase IHG points for as little as 0.55 cents per point — or lower if you hold an IHG credit card.

Today Only: Thrifty Traveler 50% Off Premium Subscriptions

Thrifty Traveler is offering a 50% off flash sale for Thrifty Traveler Premium subscription. From cheap flights to Europe to unicorn-level award availability, Thrifty Traveler Premium alerts you to it all — including by text message if you opt into that option. Here's more about what you get with Thrifty Traveler Premium and whether its worth it.

Black Friday Mystery Flash Sale: Buy Wyndham Rewards Points With Up to a 40% Bonus (0.93¢ Each)

Wyndham Rewards just launched its latest promotion to buy points with a bonus. Through November 27, 2023 loyalty members can buy Wyndham Rewards points with up to a 40% bonus. If you receive the maximum bonus level, that's a rate of just 0.93¢ per point! With over 9,000 properties worldwide, there are lots of properties where you can receive outsized value from this deal. In this post, we go through the details to show you how to take advantage of this offer — from vacation condos for $70 per night to suites in Hawaii or fully-furnished apartments in San Francisco for $140 per night.

Virgin Atlantic Award Sale: Act Fast for 33% Off All Routes

Virgin Atlantic just launched a new award sale, giving members a 33% discount on all routes. Book by November 27, then fly by September 30, 2024, to take advantage of some amazing award prices to all of Virgin Atlantic's many global destinations. Here are some great options plus how to build your balance of Virgin points.

You Now Can Earn and Redeem Flying Blue Miles for ITA Airways Flights

Thanks to ITA Airways, Flying Blue miles just got easier to earn and easier to use. You now can earn Flying Blue miles when you fly Italy's revamped flag carrier, and then you can redeem those miles for flights to some of ITA's global destinations. Here's the pricing you can expect for these awards, plus the great availability we're seeing.

15% Transfer Bonus From Amex Membership Rewards to LifeMiles

Through December 10, 2023, you can convert points from American Express Membership Rewards to Avianca LifeMiles with a 15% bonus. This bonus opens the door to several incredibly lucrative award redemptions, including 55k-point business class flights to Europe and ANA first class to Asia for just 79k points.

Save $50 or 10% With Travel-Related Chase Offers for Gas, Hilton Garden Inn & Chase Travel

Chase is currently offering several travel-related Chase Offers — offering potentially hundreds of dollars back on lodging, flights, travel activities, and gas purchases. You may be eligible for several Chase Offers, such as Air Canada, Megabus, IHG, Marriott, Chase Travel, and many more. Here's a roundup of all travel-related Chase Offers you might be targeted for.

Last Call: Buy Hilton Honors Points With a 100% Bonus (0.5¢ Each)

Hilton's current promotion offers members the chance to buy points with a 100% bonus! If you want to take advantage of this deal, you only have a few more days, as it ends on November 23, 2023. This promotion enables you to purchase a maximum of 320,000 Hilton points at a reasonable 0.5¢ per point. Let's see how this can be an excellent deal in the right situation.

Qatar Airways 25% Transfer Bonus From Citi ThankYou Points, HSBC and 10% Transfer Bonus From Amex

Qatar Airways is offering a 25% transfer bonus when transferring eligible bank points (including Citi and HSBC) to Avios by November 30. And now, Qatar just added a new 10% transfer bonus for Amex Membership Rewards transfers. These transfer bonuses unlock Qsuite award flights for as few as 56k Citi points! Here are the relevant details of this limited-time offer.