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by Hilary Stockton on 9/14/2016
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Square_500_hyatt_gold_passport_points_for_hyatt_app_booking
9/14/2016
  Earn 500 Hyatt Gold Passport Points for a Hyatt App Booking and Stay Until November 30, 2016.  While 500 Gold Passport points isn't enough to switch stays for, it's a nice little bonus if you have an upcoming stay...
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9/6/2016
  Earn Triple Avios for British Airways, AA, Iberia and Finnair flights booked and flown between September 6-December 11, 2016, after registering. Here are the details: Must be an eligible participant and pre-register for triple Avios. See the British Airways offer page...
Square_how_long_for_spg_starpoints_to_transfer_to_aadvantage-cathay_pacific_first_class
3/14/2016
  How long do SPG points take to transfer to AAdvantage? This is an especially relevant question as we get down to the wire for booking Cathay Pacific First Class, JAL First Class, JAL Sky Suite Business Class, Etihad A380...
Square_united_upgrade_award_and_waitlist_tips
9/16/2015
  How do you upgrade or waitlist a United award for Business Class? TravelSort reader Calvin writes: "I booked an Economy Saver from CDG – SFO on a United Partner connecting flight. 1. Can I waitlist for Business Saver on the United Partner flight?...
Square_if_an_airline_changes_your_reserved_seat_can_you_get_it_back
7/29/2015
If an Airline Changes Your Reserved Seat, Can You Get Your Seat Back? For some travelers, it's news that you are never guaranteed a particular airline seat, even when you have a reserved seat. Why Airlines May Change Your Seat...
Square_approved_for_citi_prestige_after_initial_declined_message_no_reconsideration_call
7/12/2015
Declined for the Citi Prestige card? You may actually have been approved, and the declined message may be a system glitch. At least, that's what happened with both my husband and me. Since neither of us was targeted for the...
Square_hyatt_20_percent_points_refund_promo_and_faq
2/17/2015
  A new Hyatt Promo offers a 20% points rebate when you redeem points for award nights or points + cash stays 2/17/15 to 7/31/15. It's of no use for our stays, but it may come in handy for some...
Square_70k_ink_plus_refer_a_friend_offer-earn_up_to_50k_bonus_points
9/29/2014
The 70K Ink Plus Bonus Offer is not new--as I posted over 2 months ago in July (70K Chase Ink Plus Signup Bonus Offer), it's been available at Chase bank branches for awhile. But now there's an Ink Plus Refer...
Square_who_gets_the_best_service_on_airlines
9/8/2014
Which passengers get the best service on airlines? Can it depend on ethnicity, gender, language? The short answer: of course--just as pretty much anything else in life, airline service is not necessarily fair.  A TravelSort reader writes "I'm a young...
Square_55k_united_mileageplus_explorer_with_50_statement_credit
8/2/2014
  A 55,000 United MileagePlus Explorer Card offer with $50 statement credit is available as a public offer until September 2, and I've updated the Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards page with it. Here are the details: 50,000 United miles...
Square_conrad_koh_samui_review-villa_306_view_of_5_islands
4/15/2014
  This Conrad Koh Samui review is part of a trip report, also to be posted on Flyertalk, including Singapore Suites, Cathay Pacific First Class, Emirates First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For...
Square_park_hyatt_maldives_free_breakfast_changes-view_of_pool_and_beach_from_the_dining_room
1/16/2014
  The Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa offers a very nice breakfast, which was free to all guests on both paid and award stays during our stay last year. The Park Hyatt Maldives now charges for breakfast if you're on an...
Square_how_to_get_access_to_united_club_airport_lounges
1/4/2014
United Club airport lounge access questions are ones I get frequently from my Award Booking Service clients and readers. Here are the top ways to gain access, along with a FAQ for the questions I most frequently get asked. 1....
Square_2000_miles_and_more_miles_for_kids_joining_jetfriends
1/3/2014
  Earn 2000 Miles & More bonus miles per kid who joins JetFriends, the Austrian Airlines club for kids and teens interested in planes and flying.  JetFriends 2000 Miles & More Bonus Miles Details Valid for new JetFriends members Child...
Square_rewards_credit_card_without_social_security_number
10/15/2013
  Can you get a rewards credit card without a social security number? A TravelSort reader writes "Hi, I am Australian and was wondering if there is any way to apply for a U.S. credit card? I do not have...
Square_citi_aadvantage-_official_50k_aa_miles_offer_but_no_more_churning
8/26/2013
  Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select credit cards were recently a sweet deal for earning AAdvantage miles; for the past few months it was possible to apply for multiple Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select Visa cards, each with a 50,000 AAdvantage miles...
Square_avoid_airline_ticket_change_fees
4/20/2013
United Airlines has quietly raised its ticket change fee by $50 to $200-$300 on paid tickets, from the previous change fee of $150-$250. United doesn't make the ticket change fee easy to see for paid tickets, but you can easily view...
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  A Staples.com AMEX Offer of spend $100, get $20 back as statement credit is targeted to some AMEX accounts. It's not quite as good as a previous deal of $25 back on $100 spend, which expired November 11, but...
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