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Best Last Minute Airfare to the Kentucky Derby Using Points

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http://www.pointstrategist.com - If you’re looking to make a last minute trip to the Kentucky Derby (and the Oaks) we have you covered. NYC: 39.4 k points (Thursday night to Sunday morning) Outbound LGA to SDF: 14,413 points on Southwest Inbound: SDF to LGA : 25,000 points on American Airlines (first class on one leg) Chicago: 26.9k points (Thursday to Sunday) Outbound MDW to SDF: 12,072 points on Southwest Inbound: SDF to MDW : 14,874 points on Southwest SFO: 34.6k points (Thursday to Sunday) Outbound SFO to SDF: 18,337 points on Southwest Inbound: SDF to SFO : 16,272 points on Southwest Buying tickets via cash is app

Passenger Molests Flight Attendant While Taking Selfie

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http://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com - There's no question that, from their earliest days, flight attendants have faced sexual harassment. It's probably somewhat less common, at least in the U.S., than it used to be -- which isn't to say it's uncommon. Continue reading Passenger Molests Flight Attendant While Taking Selfie...

5 Reasons Why This Unexpected Place Is a Must See for Cheap Travelers

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http://www.frugaltravelguy.com - Although nearly eight million tourists visit Vietnam each year, less than 500,000 are from the United States. This is understandable as it is a daunting journey and many U.S. travelers may wonder how they might be treated there. I was more concerned about the heat and humidity than the reception I’d receive when I reluctantly […]

Q3 Chase Freedom Bonus Categories

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http://www.pointstrategist.com - The Chase Freedom bonus categories for Q3 are some of the easiest to maximize to earn up to 6,000 bonus points.   Between July 1 and September 30 Chase Freedom cardholders will receive 5% cash back or 5x points on purchases made at restaurants or wholesale clubs like Costco, BJ’s, and Sams club.  Please keep in mind this benefit caps out at $1,500 combined spending, so it may be best to switch spending to a different card once your benefit is maximized. To activate this benefit simply click on the link below and follow the instructions: https://creditcards.chase.com/freedom/activateThe

5 of the Best Value Destinations for Points and Miles Obsessed Families

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http://www.frugaltravelguy.com - Families traveling on points and miles have several challenges to deal with that solo travelers or couples don’t: There is always the issue of earning and redeeming points for a family when only two people are old enough to get credit cards. As a result, most families travel in economy class and stay at low […]

Is This The Worst Email Ever From a Loyalty Program?

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http://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com - American Express Plenti is a 'coalition rewards program' that lets you earn points for doing business with a variety of merchants. They're the rewards program businesses like ExxonMobil, Macy's and Hulu.Since its launch a little over a year ago, the only big addition to Plenti's stable of partners has been... Chili's. That's not American Express' hoped-for growth.Continue reading Is This The Worst Email Ever From a Loyalty Program?...

Earn 10k Starwood SPG Bonus Points by Referring a Friend – Limited Time Offer

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http://www.pointstrategist.com - For a limited time you can earn 10,000 Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) points by referring friends and family (double the typical offer).  Check your email registered with Amex for details or follow the steps below. Login to your American Express account Click ‘Benefits’ on the top menu Click ‘Offers’ Enter email addresses of individuals you would like to refer Simple as that!  The post Earn 10k Starwood SPG Bonus Points by Referring a Friend – Limited Time Offer appeared first on Point Strategist.

When Frugal Travel Goes Wrong: 3 Cautionary Travel Tales

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http://www.frugaltravelguy.com - While this may come as a surprise to many of you, I must admit that I was not always the suave and confident traveler that I am today. Rather, many of the skills I’ve learned in my life – from how to life-hack a trip, to maximizing points opportunities – were learned in part through […]