American Airlines has updated its terms and conditions to say that they will not award miles on mistake fares going forward. The good news is this suggests they may envision that there will still be more mistake fares…
Several readers have written in about an email they received from British Airways — telling them they weren’t welcome to take advantage of a free upgrade offer that had been sent to them — and wanting to know what’s going on.
One of the most-asked questions about credit cards is how does it affect your credit score, and of course the implied followup, do you care? And it’s been awhile since I wrote a post on understanding your credit score. I’ve signed up for scores of cards over many years and I still have an excellent credit score, it was nearly 800 FICO on the three major credit bureaus when I went to get my mortgage. In part because of signing up for more cards, rather than in spite of it. I first discovered rewards credit cards in 1997. I signed up for a US Airways card, enticed by the bonus. I decided I didn’t want to pay an annual fee for a credit card back then. My income – and thus my spending – wasn’t…
The Andaz 5th Avenue has large rooms and tons of suites, plenty of value like non-alcoholic minibar free, and treats Diamond members exceptionally well including complimentary room service breakfast. In my view it hits a real sweet spot for price and value in the city. And they’ve made some recent changes that will have others singing praises too.
American Express Premier Rewards Gold ramps up its game with new benefits and a new bonus category on June 1. That makes what was for a long time one of the better cards a much better value proposition. And it could be a good idea to get the card *before* the changes happen.
From 1953 through 1970, United offered men-only ‘Executive flights’ between New York and Chicago and between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
These flights were operated by DC-6B aircraft and later Caravelles. Flights mostly operated at 5pm in each direction between the two cities(generally six days a week excluding Saturdays). They didn’t just ban women, but children also, and flight attendants catered to these business flights with…
Aer Lingus will be taken over by the parent of British Airways and join the oneworld alliance. That will mean great new transatlantic award options for American AAdvantage members.
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