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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: Uh, where to […]
Up until a few years ago, Hawaiian Airlines used to award airline miles for Amazon purchases. During that time period they were the only loyalty program I was aware of that did so. When the Chase Ink cards came onto the scene, they provided a path to earn 5 points per dollar on Amazon (by purchasing Amazon gift cards at office supply stores) that could be transferred to a number of airlines. While that path still exists, it’s only for people who hold one of those Chase Ink cards, which […]
Get 500 United MileagePlus miles free, and another 1,000 for a $25 purchase. Thanks to the Heels First Travel girls! On a sadder note, I hadn’t heard about the American Airlines employee who lost their life in a workplace accident recently. I wish I had been there to see the tribute. The video is truly touching. It’s easy to forget that many airline employees do a tough job that can lead to them being in harm’s way, even for the simplest of tasks. The sendoff his fellow employees gave him […]