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Check Your Account! 20% Off Amazon Purchases From American Express AND $15 Off From Chase Ultimate Rewards Alive Again!

I was disappointed when I wasn’t targeted for either great offer on Black Friday, but I am today! There are two fabulous offers for Amazon discounts right now. You can save 20% on your Amazon purchases if you’re targeted for an American Express Membership Rewards offer. And, you can save $15 if you were targeted for a Chase Ultimate Rewards offer.

Apple iPad 32GB Space Gray (Newest Model) For Under $200 (With A Bit Of Work)!

The fever of Black Friday deals is well under way and I’m a bit late to the game.  However, as I look at the cracked glass on my daughter’s iPad, I found a great deal you may be interested in.  Amazon has a 32GB version of the newest iPad on sale today for $249.  But, it definitely gets better than that. $249 is a pretty solid price for a new iPad, so if you’re in the market this may be the best price you’ll see during the holiday shopping season. […]

The New “Millennial” Airline and Free First Class Upgrades for 20 Years

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles and 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.

A (Somewhat Pricey) Shortcut To IHG Hotels Elite Status

It seems there are less loopholes available today than when I first got into this hobby 15 years ago. I hear from so many folks who value miles, points and elite status differently. While I might not be the biggest fan of IHG, I wanted to cover this potential shortcut in a short post in case it helps any of my readers.

People Aren’t Signing Up For Credit Cards Offered By American And United Airlines. Here’s My Opinion Why Not

American Airlines and United Airlines are both suffering from unexpected drops in credit card sign-ups. That makes a big difference to their bottom line. Here’s why they’re having problems.

What If You Purchase A Basic Economy Fare By Mistake, Or You Change Your Mind?

Now that Delta, American and United have Basic Economy fares, we have lots of questions. What if you purchased a basic economy fare from American Airlines and made a mistake, or changed your mind later? Are you stuck?

Cheap Flights To Italy, Easy Bonus Miles On Hilton Stays And Free $20 At Staples

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.

Alphabet Soup!  Why You Should Pay (A Little) Attention To Fare Classes

There was a time when you didn’t have to worry much about exactly what type of fare you were buying. Knowing that you were in coach or first class was enough. Not anymore