News and Notes from Around the Interweb:
- $35 Free Credit for new Uber (on-demand car service) users is available through June 5.
- Enter a comment in my blog giveaway by Noon eastern on Sunday for a chance to win a 2-night HYATT house stay with ‘very important resident’ status.
- United appears to have eliminated the option to redeem points earned via their co-branded credit card for elite qualifying miles.
- Air France first class awards are now available for redemption, and not just for elite members spending double miles. The prices are silly, though, especially for a product that’s below world standard. And they’re outrageously priced even as 50% off promo awards.
- Rapid Travel Chai had a much more difficult time getting a transit visa to visit Saudi Arabia than Matthew Klint did.