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.
Cheap Flights Of The Day: $550 tickets to Rio. This is a Delta fare, I would have expected Azul to be matching/driving the discounting, but that doesn’t seem to be the case.
You can earn 4 miles/dollar spent at Victoria’s Secret through the AAdvantage eShopping portal while they’re running their semi-annual sale. Because, when I think of Victoria’s Secret, I think of a 5lb weight and exercise gear:
I keep meaning to post this from a couple of weeks ago. I’ve always wondered if the energy deals the airlines sometimes offer (to switch your electric provider) are scams. Apparently, they are.
Uber loses money on every ride. I don’t think they can actually scale enough to reduce their costs. Sure, driver and customer acquisition should taper off, but they’re going to need to build revenue or reduce costs through methods other than just growth, methinks.
Las Vegas casinos are moving to start charging for self-parking. Maybe I’m just missing the parking issue, but I’ve generally viewed paid parking as a supply and demand sort of equation. And, even during peak events like CES, I never have a problem finding parking at places like Mandalay Bay, Excalibur, Cosmopolitan, Aria, etc. This fee sucks.
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