American Express has increased the signup bonuses for its two ‘Blue Cash’ cards. But the ‘Blue’ card that earns double points on all spend is even better.
Avianca’s LifeMiles is a fantastic frequent flyer program because they give you access to Star Alliance award travel, they don’t add fuel surcharges to any awards, have a reasonable award chart and sell miles super cheap.
In fact the head of the program has described the miles they sell as ‘good miles’ and the miles earned from flying as ‘bad miles’.
The American Express Business Platinum is a great value even at a $450 annual fee. By the way the fee on the personal Platinum card went up to $550. Not so the Business Platinum.
As of today metal Business Platinum cards are now available.
Marriott has a job listing for a Vice President, Global Card Program who will oversee 12 card products in 5 countries representing $55 billion in charge volume.
Hurricane Maria is dumping three feet of water on Puerto Rico. It’s taken out much of the power on the island. San Juan International is closed today, hopefully re-opening tomorrow but we’ll learn more soon. That seems optimistic. Other airports are closed too.
Former Treasury Secretary and Harvard President Larry Summers discusses infrastructure investment through bets on building airports.
But he’s wrong about Washington Dulles.
With American Express’ Platinum cards you get access to American Express Centurion lounges, Priority Pass lounges, as well as Airspace and Escape lounges.
Now there’s a new addition to the lounge portfolio you can guest yourself into.
A passenger snapped a photo as he disembarked a flight and saw a beer in the cockpit.
The airline initially claimed it wasn’t their flight. Then the airline claimed “the can had been given to the pilot for safe keeping.”
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It’s often been said that there are two kinds of luggage: carry on and lost.
Baggage handlers don’t usually just send your stuff somewhere else for kicks. But one man did, hundreds of times, and for months. He’s being charged criminally.