35% Discount on SPG Points and United’s 18 Hr Flight to Singapore

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles and points stories that interested me on a daily basis. I didn’t have time to write about them in length, but I picked some of the best below. 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 without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Uber Wins A Battle In Europe, The Atlantis Is Joining Forces WIth Marriott, And I Added An Extra Flight To An Upcoming Trip And The Price Went Down. Things I Find Interesting On Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Uber wins a key legal challenge in London.  There have been massive protests against Uber in a number of European cities.  This specific lawsuit was trying to classify the smartphone Uber drivers use to communicate distance via GPS as a “meter”, which can only be installed in a taxi.  Transport for London said no, but then punted it to another court for a final, final decision.  At any rate, Uber continues to operate in London, and says they experienced an 850% increase in rides when the protests started. The Atlantis […]