How To Maximize Fixed Value Points & Miles by Jess Farley
Fixed-value points and miles don’t get nearly as much attention as their transferable counterparts, but they form an essential part of any solid points-and-miles strategy. These points work just like cash, allowing you to redeem for any flight without having to worry about blackout dates or award charts. In this post, we cover our favorite types of fixed-value points and how to decide when to use them.
Amex Confirms Two New Centurion Lounge Locationsby Sam Helmy
American Express has confirmed that it will open new Centurion Lounges at London Heathrow (LHR) and Charlotte Douglas International (CLT) airports. There is also a strong possibility that a Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) location will be announced soon.
Priority Pass Adds Rock & Brews At LAXby Sam Helmy
Priority Pass has announced the addition of Rock & Brews at Los Angeles LAX Terminal 1 to its network of lounges and restaurants. The move is good news for Priority Pass members at LAX since two recently added restaurants have either left the program or are in the process of leaving after a short stay.
CLEAR Lanes Available at JFK Terminal 4by Sam Helmy
CLEAR members can now use their membership to benefit from expedited security screening at New York/JFK Terminal 4. The move is the first new addition of CLEAR lanes in New York since CLEAR was first added to JFK and LaGuardia in January 2017.
Amex Membership Rewards Sweet Spots for US Domestic Flightsby Kristina Caetano
American Express Membership Rewards are a notoriously powerful, transferable, loyalty currency. With generous category bonuses and periodic transfer bonuses, it isn’t hard to rack up Amex points. However, it can be difficult determining how to maximize Membership Rewards for simple US domestic award flights. Thankfully by leveraging various airline alliances and partners, there are sweet spots for domestic travel.
Uber Launches Its Own Loyalty Program, Uber Rewardsby Sam Helmy
Uber has launched its own loyalty program, Uber Rewards. Like most loyalty programs, it has various status levels (four in this case), and the ability to earn points and redeem them. You redeem your points for Uber cash, which is added automatically to your cash balance.
Enterprise Launches Double Points Promotion And More!by Sam Helmy
Enterprise car rental has launched its “Plus Your Points” promotion, where you can earn double points on every car rental. In addition, you can earn bonus points for a host of other activities including downloading the mobile app and taking a survey. The “Plus Your Points” promotion is valid through January 31, 2018.
Priority Pass Finally Adds Restaurant at Washington IADby Sam Helmy
Priority Pass has finally added Chef Geoff’s at Washington IAD, to its network of participating restaurants and lounges. Chef Geoff’s becomes the only Priority Pass establishment on Concourse C at Washington DC Dulles IAD airport.
Bonus Miles For Shopping With Alaska, American, Southwest, And Unitedby Sam Helmy
You can earn bonus miles with Alaska, American Airlines, Southwest, and United. All the promotions run through November 18, 2018, and if you maximize all of them, you will pick up a total of 13,500 bonus miles.