Great Double Dip For Hyatt And Southwest And Cheap Flights To South America

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about  in length.  Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others.   This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Here’s what I’m reading about today:

Cheap Flights of The Day: Wow.  JetBlue has $232 fares to Ecuador.

Inside Flyer Thread of The Day: Allegiant now supports TSA PreCheck.

Here’s how to double dip and earn both Hyatt points and Southwest points on an Mlife stay.  As opportunities for leverage disappear in the world of miles and points, double dip opportunities are far and few between.  Make sure you’re taking advantage of these opportunities when they come up.  HT: Single Flyer

A chance to fly American Airlines’ great A321T 3-cabin first class product without paying for the upgrade.

It looks like gate passes for United Club members are disappearing a lot sooner than expected.  I guess this is an effort to thin out the attendance in the clubs.  I just don’t see this as a very effective way to do that, and you risk pissing off some of your best customers.  But, their flyer friendly.

That British Airways 777 that got charred is returning to the air.  I thought it wouldn’t fly again.  Guessing that saved British Airways’ insurance company quite a bit of cash.

Ever wonder why some people get great targeted credit card offers and you don’t?  Here’s some tips that might help you get there.

Adam Aron, Starwood’s interim CEO, is moving on.

 

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