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

Posted By ViewFromTheWing on Credit Cards

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...

25% Discount on United Flights to Europe With Points

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http://www.pointstrategist.com - For a limited time United is offering 15,000 point bonus on all roundtrip Saver Award bookings to Europe in United economy class.  To get this offer simply log into your United MileagePlus account and book a Super Saver awards ticket by 11:59 p.m. CST on June 28, 2016 for travel between August 23, 2016  through March 31, 2017. For more details please visit the United offer page: United OffersThe post 25% Discount on United Flights to Europe With Points appeared first on Point Strategist.

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, […]

Spending a Weekend in Vietnam—a Powerful Weekend of Remembrance

Posted By nila on In the News

http://www.frugaltravelguy.com - Our trip to Vietnam was not planned for the purpose of remembering the soldiers who served there during the war.  My friend has longed to visit Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) to connect with a professional friend she has wanted to meet for years and asked me to go. Travel is usually planned for fun […]

This Should Make Every United Elite Furious

Posted By ViewFromTheWing on Credit Cards

http://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com - It seems there's always a first class seat still available whenever I'm checking in for a United flight. Perhaps it's the routes I'm flying.I'm not a United elite, and a first class seat is offered to me as a buy up.Here's a recent check-in offer I received: Continue reading This Should Make Every United Elite Furious...

Best Credit Card of 2016 for Grocery Shopping

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http://www.pointstrategist.com - One key aspects of maximizing points is taking advantage of areas where you spend your money most frequently.  In this article we will be discussing one of the most utilized spending categories, supermarket shopping. The American Express Blue Cash Preferred Card is our favorite card for supermarket shopping.  With a 6% earning potential (up to $6,000) it crushes the competition.  Although you are not earning points (reducing leveraged returns on the conversion) it is hard to turn down 6% on an earnings category that is a necessary part of everyday life. American Express Blue Cash Preferred Ca

United Is Offering an Enticing Saver Awards Sale for a Limited Time

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http://www.frugaltravelguy.com - Those who have purchased airfare to Europe understand that making the journey can be an expensive endeavor. Between the high price of fares and fuel surcharges added on top, trekking across the pond often costs thousands of dollars. However, those who are patient often get rewarded through the many forms of fare sales—and United Airlines […]

Mid-Year Check-in: How I’m Walking My Talk on Elite Status

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http://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com - There are really only 3 elite statuses that I care to requalify for.Now that we're midway through the year I decided to check in and share where I'm at qualifying for each. I've already requalified with American and with Starwood. I'm well past halfway towards Hyatt Diamond again.The nice thing on the airline front is that it frees me to be even more of a free agent (buying on schedule and price) that I have been already -- and I've already been doing it more than in past years.Continue reading Mid-Year Check-in: How I’m Walking My Talk on Elite Status...