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Airlines eliminate change fees: Quick reference chart [Delta permanently waives domestic award change fees]

Update 9/22/20: Among other enhancements, Delta has announced the removal of change, cancel, and redeposit fees for domestic awards.  For these awards they've also removed the 72 hour-in-advance requirement.  I've updated the tables below...

Amex retention offers via online chat

Yesterday, Doctor of Credit reported success getting an Amex retention offer via online chat.  Chuck's Green card annual fee was due and he was offered either $75 or 5,000 points.  He took the $75. ...

Ask Us Anything | Frequent Miler Live | Ep 16

Every other week Greg and Nick help readers learn about earning miles without flying by answering their questions about miles and points live on Youtube. This week Nick's been on paternity leave, so Greg...

Frequent Miler Live Tuesday 9/15 at 12PM ET. Ask Greg anything!

Tuesday, September 15th, Greg will be back with another round of Frequent Miler Live: Ask Us ME Anything on Youtube.  Nick is on paternity leave and won't be able to join us this time. ...

Best Buy: Buy $100 Apple gift card, get $10 Best Buy gift card

Best Buy is offering a $10 Best Buy Gift Card when you buy a $100 Apple Gift Card. There is a limit of two of each type, but this still probably won't last for long. The Deal ...

Delta eliminates domestic change fees on all but Basic Economy tickets

In a move that will surprise nobody who has had Internet access for the past 24 hours, Delta has announced that it is eliminating change fees on domestic tickets with the US, Puerto Rico,...

Madison Beach Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton. Bottom Line Review.

The Madison Beach Hotel is a Hilton Curio Collection property located on Long Island Sound in Madison, Connecticut.  My wife and I stayed 3 nights and paid 80,000 points per night.  Cash rates at...

Good United business class transcon & Hawaii availability (book with Turkish)

I've been working on a post for the past few days that I intended to schedule tomorrow with a nugget of wisdom within about increased United business class availability in April and May of...

Redeem Aeroplan online for Cathay Pacific and GOL

Air Canada Aeroplan miles can now be redeemed online for awards on Cathay Pacific and GOL. The partnership with Cathay Pacific is very limited, so you'll only be able to redeem on some connecting flights...

Earn status with award tickets & other Virgin Atlantic changes

Virgin Atlantic announced several positive changes to Flying Club today, including the ability to earn elite credit with award tickets booked on Virgin Atlantic metal. That might make it worth paying the high surcharges...

Use Chase Ritz-Carlton travel credits at restaurants & grocery stores through 12/31

Well, color me pleasantly surprised. We had received a number of tips over the previous month from readers who were told that the travel incidental credits on the Chase Ritz-Carlton credit card would be...

Radisson Blu Maldives finally opens (70K per night including breakfast)

If you had "Radisson finally opens its Maldives resort" on your pandemic surprise bingo card, congratulations on marking that one off: amidst a global pandemic that has seen some luxury resorts close their doors...

Targeted US Bank gas, sporting goods, and Motorhome / RV rental bonuses

There is a targeted offer out for some US Bank credit cards offering up to $90 in statement credits, with bonus at gas stations, sporting goods stores, and on Motorhome / RV Rentals being...

Lap infant award tickets for less: New Aeroplan fee is $25 CAD or 2500...

Lap infant award ticket prices vary widely between programs, but Air Canada's Aeroplan is going from being one of the best options for lap infant award tickets to the hands-down best program for lap infant...

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