More big news out today in frequent flyer-world:
- Expertflyer, a pay service I subscribe to, has been forced by Delta to stop displaying upgrade inventory on the site. An educated consumer is Skymiles’ worst customer.
- Some customers may again sign up for GoBank, an account with a robust bill pay feature that you can load with gift cards at Walmart.
- Hyatt has a targeted promotion out for up to 50,000 bonus points. I wasn’t targeted, lots of Diamond members I know were. More nights, more points – while 5 nights earns 5000 points, 20 nights through November 30 earns a total of 50,000. The bad news: I’d guess this won’t stack with — and thus could take the place of — a fall promotion.
- How much does a union drive up hotel costs?
- I’ve heard of refusing housekeeping in exchange for bonus points, but this is ridiculous. (HT: Alan H.)