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The Plane No One Wants, More Basic Economy is on The Way, Save on United Awards and More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy and some more that we haven’t covered … Link to entire article »

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Here’s How Air India Celebrates a New International Route With Song and Dance

Inaugural flights can be really special, and each airline handles these things in different ways. Whether it's breakfast tacos, women in bikinis, or this from Air India. Continue reading Here’s … Link to entire article »

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Car Rental Companies Stop Offering Discounts To NRA Members

It’s normal for many businesses to offer discounts to various organizations. For example, plenty of travel companies offer discounts to members of AAA, AARP, USAA, etc. The logic is that … Link to entire article »

Filed under: One Mile at a Time, Rental Cars

What Is Independent Travel Insurance and When Is It Worth It?

More than ever, travelers need to prepare for when travel plans go awry. Yet with terms like travel insurance, trip protection and cancellation insurance used interchangeably, it can be difficult … Link to entire article »

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The Three Programs You Should Never Transfer Your Chase Points To

Chase Ultimate Rewards points are the currency earned on the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve℠ Card, and Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card. I consider Ultimate Rewards points to be one of … Link to entire article »

Filed under: Chase, Credit Cards, One Mile at a Time

First Class Awards to Asia for the Whole Family Using Star Alliance Miles

Star Alliance member Asiana is great for award availability. I've always had good luck with space on the West Coast - Seoul flights in business class, and beyond to … Link to entire article »

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Possible UFO Sighting Recorded By Air Traffic Control and Higher Southwest Seat Fees

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news … Link to entire article »

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