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.
Last Call: Transfer Amex Membership Rewards Points to JetBlue With a 25% Bonus
American Express has a 25% transfer bonus to JetBlue's TrueBlue loyalty program, running through November 30, 2023. TrueBlue members can transfer Membership Rewards to TrueBlue at a 250:250 ratio, but it's ending soon. Here's all you need to know about the promotion, so you can take advantage of it before it ends.
Delta Air Lines and airBaltic Sign Codeshare Agreement
Delta Air Lines and airBaltic announced a codeshare agreement that will see Delta place its code on 20 airBaltic routes to Riga, Tallinn, and Vilnius. The new deal is in force with immediate effect. Here's what it offers to travelers.
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.
Earn Triple Flying Blue Miles Flying Between Raleigh, NC and Paris
Do you live in or near North Carolina? If so, Flying Blue members have a promotion to earn 3X miles on recently-launched Air France flights between Raleigh and Paris, booked before December 12, 2023. This bonus applies to all cabins and is eligible for travel through early spring.
Cyber Monday Sale: Buy Copa Airlines ConnectMiles With a 40% Discount (1.8¢ Each)
Copa Airlines has launched another promotion to buy ConnectMiles. Through December 1, 2023, members can receive a 40% discount when buying up to 100,000 ConnectMiles. This comes out to 1.8¢ per mile. But is it worth it? Let's take a look and find out.
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.
Should You Buy American Airlines AAdvantage Miles With Up to a 35% Discount?
American Airlines’ ongoing buy miles promotion lets AAdvantage members grab miles with up to a 35% discount. The lowest purchase rate through this promotion is a pretty miserable 2.45¢ per mile. However, there are a few times when it can make sense to buy miles at this rate.
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.
I Prefer Cyber Monday Promotion: 30,000 Bonus Points and Free Night
The I Prefer rewards program isn't as famous as other hotel programs, but this Cyber Monday promotion merits attention. Members can earn 30,000 points and a free night when booking a two-night stay. It's not often that booking a two-night stay can lead to two (or more) free nights in the future.
Join Club TAP for Monthly Miles by Nov. 30, Get a Business Class Award Worldwide for Just $999
Through November 30, 2023, travelers can join Club TAP to accumulate 150,000 miles through an annual membership for a cost of just $999. That's a cost of under 0.7 cents per mile and enough miles for nearly any business-class redemption with TAP. Plus, you'll get Star Alliance elite status to boot! Here are the details of this intriguing offer.
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.
Sushi in Japan, Skiing in Switzerland: When To Buy Avianca LifeMiles With up to a 165% Bonus (1.25¢ Each)
Buy Avianca LifeMiles with a nice 165% bonus from now until December 5, 2023. If you maximize this offer, you can snag miles for as little as 1.25¢ each. LifeMiles is one of our favorite loyalty programs — and for good reason. Let's take a look at some deals you can get when redeeming your LifeMiles.
Bilt Rent Day December 2023: 2X Points on Holiday Shopping, 10X Points on Dining & More
Bilt Rent Day December 2023 is more than just one day. Cardholders will earn 2X points on purchases during Black Friday week, plus 10X points on Bilt Dining. Plus, other regular promotions are back, including the SoulCycle partnership, the "Rent Free" game show, Point Quest, and double points on spending.
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.
Get Up to $75 After Spending $10 With Capital One Shopping Bonus [Targeted]
The Capital One Shopping portal has an incredible promotion for Black Friday, offering up to $75 for you and your friend when you refer them to the Capital One Shopping browser extension. Some cardholders are only seeing $30 or $50, but your friend only needs to spend $10 in the first 30 days for you both to get the bonus!
Alaska Airlines Creatively Selling Elite Qualifying Miles for Sustainable Aviation Fuel Contributions
The end of the year is fast approaching, and that means you're running short on time to requalify for your airline and hotel elite status goals. If you're a bit short on Elite Qualifying Miles with Alaska Mileage Plan, consider supporting Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Yes, you read that correctly.
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.
Black Friday Sale: Buy Qatar Airways Avios With a 50% Bonus (1.53¢ Each)
Qatar Airways is running a promotion to buy Qatar Avios with a 50% bonus. This deal runs through November 27, 2023, and members can purchase Avios for as little as 1.53¢ each. From Iberia business class to Europe for $520 each way to Qatar Qsuite to the Maldives for $1,301 one-way, here are some examples where it can make sense to buy Qatar Avios at this rate.
Amex Offering $5 Cash Back for a Small Business Purchase This Week
This year, Amex cardholders will earn a $5 statement credit when spending $50 or more on a single purchase in the Shop Small portal for Small Business Saturday. As usual, members must register for this offer. Here are the details for this promotion.