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10 Things to Do When You Get Amex Platinum

Official Application Link: The Platinum Card from American Express (60,000-point bonus offer) Since late March 2017, Amex has offered an increased sign-up bonus for its Platinum Card: 60,000 points after you spend … Link to entire article »

Filed under: Credit Cards, The Points Guy

There’s A New(ish) Airline Around: Air Italy

Say ciao to Italian carrier Meridiana, which rebranded as Air Italy on February 19, under new shareholder Qatar Airways. And soon you’ll be able to say hi to Air Italy in the … Link to entire article »

Filed under: The Points Guy

Dishonest: Wyndham Rewards Changes Terms Of Promotion Without Notice (Again)

In many ways Wyndham Rewards has impressed me since they overhauled their loyalty program in 2015. Since then they charge a flat 15,000 points per night for an award stay, regardless … Link to entire article »

Filed under: One Mile at a Time

See What LAX’s New People Mover Will Look Like

One of the US’s busiest airports is getting a much-needed upgrade to its passenger movement system.  Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) released renderings of its new Automated People Mover (APM) system. LAX … Link to entire article »

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These Hotels Will Help Keep Your Fitness Plans On Track!

Do you find it hard stay fit and exercise while traveling?  If so, you’re not alone!  Many folks find it challenging to work out consistently while on the road. Fortunately, several hotel … Link to entire article »

Filed under: American Express, Chase, Credit Cards, Million Mile Secrets

The U.S. is the Biggest Air Market in the World – And No One is Catching Up Soon

The biggest aviation market in the world – by far – is the U.S., based on the number of departing seats. So this isn’t just domestic flights, it’s domestic flights … Link to entire article »

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Stewart International Airport Gets Expansion, Name Change Approved

On February 15, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey authorized a $30 million expansion to Stewart International Airport (SWF), which would add nearly 20,000 square-feet of space … Link to entire article »

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