The 7 Credit Cards I Use Most (2021)

18 hours 8 minutes ago
I have over two dozen credit cards, though I hold onto these cards for a variety of reasons. I have some of these cards because they help me maximize my everyday spending, while I have other cards because of the ongoing perks that they offer.
Ben Schlappig

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses Now Managed By Plaza Premium

21 hours 44 minutes ago
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a management change happening for Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses outside of the UK. These have historically been some of the best business class lounges out there. There’s now an interesting update, which has some practical implications.
Ben Schlappig

US Representative Tried To Board Flight With Gun

1 day 17 hours ago
In the United States, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) catches thousands of people per year trying to board planes with guns (which is terrifying when you consider how many are probably slipping through, given the TSA’s record on catching weapons). Well, here’s a rather high profile case of someone trying to board a flight with a gun.
Ben Schlappig

London City Airport 1990s Promotional Video (Lol)

1 day 22 hours ago
I love old aviation ads, as it’s always fun to see how the airline industry has changed. Well, if you’re looking for an old aviation-related ad this Saturday morning, look no further. A friend sent me a link to a promotional video put out by London City Airport in the early 1990s (Londonist wrote about this five years ago). It’s kind of hilarious, kind of interesting, and oh-so-90s.
Ben Schlappig

Great Deal: Award Nights At Conrad Bora Bora

2 days 13 hours ago
The Conrad Bora Bora is one of my favorite Hilton properties in the world (read my review of the Conrad Bora Bora). The catch is that for the past couple of years, saver level free night availability at this hotel has been very hard to come by. When there has been availability, it has often only been for a week or so over the course of the entire year.
Ben Schlappig

Buy Southwest Rapid Rewards Points With 65% Bonus

2 days 15 hours ago
Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards has just rolled out its latest promotion on purchased points. The concept of a revenue based frequent flyer program selling points has always been strange to me, so let’s take a look at the details (but I’ll say up front that this is an offer you probably shouldn’t take advantage of).
Ben Schlappig

What To Do When You Get Your Amex Platinum Card

2 days 19 hours ago
The Platinum Card from American Express (review) and The Business Platinum Card from American Express (review) are among the most popular premium cards out there. The personal version of the card recently underwent a major refresh, and on top of that both cards are offering excellent bonuses for new cardmembers right now.
Ben Schlappig

Alaska Airlines Oneworld Awards: The Latest Details

2 days 20 hours ago
Alaska Airlines joined the alliance as of March 2021, which was an exciting development. Even though the airline is now part of the alliance, award redemptions on all oneworld partners haven’t yet been finalized for the Mileage Plan program. Per View from the Wing, we now have an update on the timeline with which this will happen, and what future award charts could look like.
Ben Schlappig

11 Best Credit Cards For Everyday Spending (2021)

2 days 21 hours ago
For those in the United States with good credit, the best way to rack up points is through credit cards. This can include the welcome bonuses offered by cards, the points offered for spending on cards, and all kinds of other offers.
Ben Schlappig


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