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RwandAir Will Fly to the U.S. Starting This Summer, But Not From Rwanda

Dec 10 2018

Kenya Airways just launched new Nairobi – New York JFK service a couple of months ago and already they plan to scale back to five times a week at least for winter.

Nonetheless RwandAir is moving forward with service to the U.S. They aren’t quite sure yet whether that will be Newark or New York JFK. They’ll use an Airbus A330neo for the route that offers flat beds in business class and premium economy. But the flights won’t be New York – Kigali.

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Capital One Venture Has Added Miles Transfers to Airlines, Here’s Some of What’s Possible

Dec 10 2018

Earlier in the year Capital One added 10 miles per dollar spent on hotels when you pay with your Venture card at Hotels.com/Venture. And they’ve recently added a statement credit for TSA PreCheck or Global Entry. The card has no foreign transaction fees and a $0 intro annual fee for first year; $95 after that.

Now they’ve done something game-changing. They’ve made their points more lucrative. Venture customers can continue to redeem their miles with no blackout dates on all travel-related purchases
— at the same rate as before. This just adds the option to transfer points to airline miles if you’d like.

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Why McDonald’s is Indispensable for Every Traveler

Dec 09 2018

The Big Mac is so ubiquitous The Economist developed a price index for the burger as a way to measure purchasing power parity across economies.

McDonald’s changes its offerings to meet local demand. For instance there’s no beef in Mumbai McDonald’s but they do offer several different fry dips. However my reason for going there has nothing to do with the food.

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What Limited-Time Means For Two Big Chase Offers

Dec 09 2018

When Chase comes out with a new big credit card offer they might advertise it as “limited time” — we know it’s better than usual. We may even know how much better it is than usual. However we do not usually know when the offer will be pulled.

With new best-ever United and Southwest card offers, though, Chase has tipped their hand.

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