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Hyatt & AA Now More Rewarding & Concert Tix For 5K Hilton Points

Wondering how many points or miles you should be holding onto?  That’s the question I answer in this week’s Final Two Pennies.  Each person has their own motivation when it comes to travel and how to redeem your miles and points.  Don’t let me change your mind if you already have a clear direction.  But, if you’re not 100% sure, listen in and let me give you my two cents. We’ve also got Gary Leff of View From The Wing back on to talk about the new partnership between AA and Hyatt […]

New Tokyo Flights And Free $20 From Venmo

Each week, we cover some of the most interesting stories on BoardingArea of the week on the NowBoarding podcast.  This week, we covered five stories that should help you get the most out of your travel. Alaska Airlines Newest Partner Alaska Airlines has added El Al Airlines as a partner. Details are still a bit thin on what award redemptions will look like, but more ways to redeem our miles is generally better. Hyatt’s New Partnership with American Airlines The partnership between Hyatt and American Airlines has launched.  Members in […]

This Week’s Travel News With God Save The Points!

We’ve been working on some format changes for my NowBoarding podcast the past couple of months.  One of the formats we’re trying is a weekly news format.  That’s what we had on tap this week.  I invited Gilbert from God Save The Points to do a quick recap of the best stories in travel from the past week.  We talked for about 15 minutes, just long enough to give you a taste of what we think you should be reading.  Whether you download the episode on iTunes or listen to […]

Hilton Looking To Leapfrog Marriott With Confirmed Suite Upgrades

Hilton continues to try to up their game in the hotel loyalty space. They are rolling out a beta program offering confirmed suite upgrades at time of booking to elite Diamond members of the Hilton Honors program. If this comes to fruition it vaults them over Marriott to a similar level as Hyatt in treatment of top-tier elite members when it comes to upgrades.

New Episode: Saving A Bunch Of Money On Last-Minute Flights!

You may have missed it when we released it, but a new Miles To Go episode is ready for you to download and listen! This podcast goes back a few weeks, but it still contains some great info.  First, you can learn how to navigate the changes Hyatt made to their Points & Cash awards.  Then, Gilbert and I sit down to talk about a new way to save a ton of money when you need to book a last-minute flight. Hope you enjoy the show! Where Can I Find The Podcast? […]

Hyatt Launches Small Luxury Hotels Partnership With 54 Hotels

There’s a lot to like in today’s announcement from Hyatt. We get an initial list of 54 participating hotels. We get details on earning and redeeming with SLH. And, we get a look at the benefits members will receive when they stay at a participating SLH hotel. All in all, there’s a lot to be happy about today.