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.
It’s that time of year where the airlines offer free miles for doing your holiday shopping. You might need to fold in some everyday shopping to rake in the miles, but this year it appears to be worth it.
Folks holding the US Airways MasterCard (like me) are still waiting for information on how to upgrade from the AAdvantage Aviator Red card to Silver. It’s been reported that the Silver card will include the ability to earn EQMs alongside the Citi Executive card, so it’s on my radar. View From The Wing tells us it’s still going to be a while. First, you have to get your new card, and then they have to open up the ability to switch. As he notes, I’m sure they’ll make those offers […]