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The Idea for Brexit Was Hatched at the Chicago O’Hare Pizzeria Uno

Posted By ViewFromTheWing on Credit Cards

http://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com - The world news and financial markets have been fixated the the UK's vote to leave the EU for nearly a week. As far as what this means for travel, airfares to Europe are low -- they were low already thanks to low fuel prices, too much capacity, and low cost carrier competition. The British pound has dropped, but it was already cheap relative to the dollar. It's a great time to book travel.Bizarrely, perhaps, it turns out that the plan to allow a vote on Brexit was apparently hatched inside an airport. In fact, it may have been sketched out at what was then Pizzeria Uno in Chicago O'Hare's

The Best of the Rest: The Other Cards That I Can’t Live Without

Posted By nila on In the News

http://www.frugaltravelguy.com - Earning points, miles and cash back from credit cards has become a long-term game—due to the fact that many banks have tightened up their requirements on who qualifies for the generous long-term bonuses. Accordingly, I’ve begun looking at the miles game as a marathon of points I can use, rather than a sprint of big […]

Great Summer Vacation Deal – JetBlue Two Day Sale

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http://www.pointstrategist.com - Looking for a late summer vacation?  Check out JetBlue’s two day sale.  We have found excellent deals on popular vacations spots for as little as 4,400 points roundtrip. Trips we like (from JFK hub roundtrip) NYC to Nantucket: 4,400 points NYC to Cape Cod 5,100 points NYC to Marthas Vineyard 5,800 points NYC to Charlestown SC 8,800 points NYC to Potland ME 11,800 points The list above is best for those living in the NYC area, for a comprehensive list of deals near you visit the JetBlue deal page at: http://www.jetblue.com/deals/summer-musts/ All bookings must be made by June 29, 2016 (t

One Day Left for Special IHG Credit Card Offer, 4 Reasons to Get Card Now

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http://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com - IHG Rewards Club is the loyalty program for Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and related hotel brands. They've got a really valuable credit card for the benefits of being a cardmember.And the limited-time signup bonus for this offer is scheduled to end tomorrow.Continue reading One Day Left for Special IHG Credit Card Offer, 4 Reasons to Get Card Now...

Traveling This Summer? Take a Look at These Useful Cards

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http://www.frugaltravelguy.com - When you purchase a plane ticket, the credit card you pull out of your wallet is the one that earns you the most points for the purchase, right? That basic strategy works — you want to achieve the highest return on your spend, and if you’ve got a credit card that earns 2X or 3X […]

How To Get 5x Points on Everyday Shopping at Diapers.com

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http://www.pointstrategist.com - If you’re a parent (or soon to be) we have some good news for you… Although you may spend quite a bit of money on your little one, you can at least earn 5x points shopping for all things baby and toddler at diapers.com.  All you need is a Chase Ink Card (Currently with 60k Signup Bonus). Strategy: Buy Amazon.com gift cards using your Chase Ink at Office supply stores (Staples, etc) Redeem Amazon.com gift card on amazon’s website Log In. Click my account. Select the ‘Apply a Gift Card to Your Account’ Shop at diapers.com (keep in mind all orders over $50 receive f

How American Airlines Makes Sure Passengers Get PreCheck When They’re Entitled to PreCheck

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http://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com - Since signing up for Global Entry three years ago I haven't missed getting PreCheck a single time that I was eligible for it.I often hear about flyers with 'Known Traveler Numbers' not getting PreCheck. American Airlines has a new measure to make darned sure that passengers entitled to PreCheck get PreCheck.Continue reading How American Airlines Makes Sure Passengers Get PreCheck When They’re Entitled to PreCheck...

Big Changes Are Coming to the AAdvantage Program—Should Travelers Be Excited?

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http://www.frugaltravelguy.com - American Airlines has announced some pretty major changes to their program, which were bound to happen at some point. Most American Airlines fliers aren’t going to be too excited about these changes, unfortunately. Here’s a summary of each change: Mileage earning is becoming revenue based (like United and Delta already have) beginning on August 1, […]