Square_35k_spg_amex_and_35k_spg_business_amex
3/3/2016
  There are 35K SPG AMEX and 35K SPG Business AMEX signup bonus offers now, the best signup bonus these cards have ever offered. The normal signup bonus for each of these cards is 25,000 Starpoints, and each year (usually...
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3/3/2016
Where to transfer AMEX Membership Rewards Points and Citi ThankYou Points Before Closing High Annual Fee Cards? A TravelSort Client writes "We have 600,000+ points total in our Chase Ultimate Rewards, AMEX Membership Rewards and Citi ThankYou points accounts. We don't...
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3/2/2016
  Reserve Select Aman Resorts in Indonesia and Bali, Vietnam and Thailand with a 4th night free offer through end of May, 2016 including all Virtuoso benefits: an upgrade if available, daily breakfast for two, and one complimentary lunch for...
Square_review-trade_restaurant_boston-entrance
3/1/2016
  This Trade Boston Restaurant Review is part of a Boston trip report that includes the Mandarin Oriental Boston and Fairmont Copley Plaza Boston. Visiting Boston? See all our Boston reviews and posts.   Getting to Trade, Boston Trade Restaurant is located at...
Square_chase_freedom_unlimited_to_replace_chase_freedom_5x
2/29/2016
Update: per Zach, the new Chase Freedom Unlimited is in ADDITION to the current Chase Freedom and will not replace it, and both cards will continue to be able to transfer points to Ultimate Rewards partners, if you have a...
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2/28/2016
  Which Chase credit cards to apply for before the 5/24 rule goes into effect? Reader Vincent writes "I read your post Chase 5/24 Rule and Why to Get the Ink Plus Now and am about to apply for the Ink...
Square_review-mandarin_oriental_boston-lobby_fireplace_and_taittinger_champagne_lounge
2/26/2016
This Mandarin Oriental Boston Review is from a recent stay in a Mandarin Back Bay Room. Visiting Boston? See all our Boston reviews and posts. TravelSort Clients may book the Mandarin Oriental Boston with Mandarin Oriental Fan Club benefits: Daily full breakfast for up to two in...
Square_amex_business_card_signup_bonuses_once_in_a_lifetime
2/25/2016
AMEX Business Card Signup Bonuses Are Now Once In a Lifetime, effective today. Back in May 2014 AMEX changed AMEX consumer credit card signup bonuses (see AMEX Signup Bonuses Becoming Once in a Lifetime).  As you can see in the screenshot below,...
Square_lax_t4_to_tbit_connector_now_open_making_international_connections_easier
2/25/2016
  The LAX Airport T4 to TBIT Connector is Now Open, Making International Connections Easier. Above is the photo from the @flyLAXairport Twitter account showing passenger using the new connector from Terminal 4 to the Tom Bradley International Terminal. Previously,...
Square_review-qantas_first_class_lounge_lax
2/24/2016
  This Review of Qantas' First Class Lounge in LAX is part of a trip report from Sydney, Australia to New York JFK. For the prior Australia-related posts, including Qantas A380 First Class, Etihad A380 First Apartment, and Emirates A380 First...
Square_food_to_pack_when_traveling_by_plane-nescafe_espresso
2/23/2016
  Packing food for traveling may seem crazy to some--there is, after all, food for sale in most airports, on the flights, and at hotels--but for us it's essential. For starters, as other parents can attest to, kids tend to...
Square_review-fairmont_copley_plaza_boston_hotel-elegant_lobby
2/22/2016
  This Fairmont Copley Plaza Boston Review is from a recent stay in a Signature Gold King Room. Visiting Boston? See all our Boston reviews and posts. TravelSort Clients may book the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston with Virtuoso benefits: Upgrade on...
Square_best_private_island_resorts_in_the_world-laucala
2/21/2016
  What are the best luxury private island resorts in the world, where there are just a handful of villas, long stretches of beautiful beach to call your own, superb dining, and ideally great snorkeling and scuba diving? Here are...
Square_review-etihad_premium_lounge_abu_dhabi
2/20/2016
  This Review of Etihad Premium Lounge, Abu Dhabi is part of a trip report from Sydney, Australia to New York JFK. For the prior Australia-related posts, including Etihad A380 First Apartment, Emirates A380 First Class and Qantas A380 First Class, please...
Square_chase_5-24_rule_and_why_to_get_the_ink_plus_now
2/19/2016
  There's good reason to get the Ink Plus now, before Chase anti-churning rules take effect for the Ink Plus card in March, 2016. TravelSort reader Jason writes "I tried applying for the Sapphire Preferred from your Best Travel Credit...
Square_review-hyatt_capital_gate_abu_dhabi-outdoor_pool_and_view
2/18/2016
  This Review of the Hyatt Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi is part of a trip report from Sydney, Australia to New York JFK. For the prior Australia-related posts, including Etihad A380 First Apartment, Emirates A380 First Class and Qantas A380 First Class,...
Square_50k_citi_aadvantage_or_50k_united_mileageplus_explorer_business_card
2/17/2016
  Is the 50K Citi AAdvantage or 50K United MileagePlus Explorer Business Card a Better Deal? TravelSort reader Albion asks on the Best Travel Credit Cards page "Where exactly do you see the 50,000 offer for the United MileagePlus Explorer...
Square_review-etihad_airways_arrivals_lounge_abu_dhabi
2/16/2016
  This Review of the Etihad Arrivals Lounge, Abu Dhabi is part of a trip report from Sydney, Australia to New York JFK. For the prior Australia-related posts, including Etihad A380 First Apartment, Emirates A380 First Class and Qantas A380 First Class,...
Square_top_2016_hong_kong_luxury_hotel_offers-ritz-carlton_hong_kong
2/15/2016
  Hong Kong luxury hotels have several great offers for 2016 that are worth highlighting. These offers are better than usual, a nod to the drop in mainland Chinese visitors due to slower growth in mainland China, the weakening yuan...
Square_review-qantas_first_class_a380_sydney_to_lax-suite_2a
2/14/2016
  This Review of Qantas A380 First Class between Sydney and Los Angeles is part of a trip report from Sydney, Australia to New York JFK. For the prior Australia-related posts, including Emirates First Class on the A380 and Qantas A380 First...
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  What are the Top 10 Things to Do at Four Seasons Bora Bora? Without question, the resort is very relaxing, and it would be easy to simply destress by sleeping in and relaxing at your overwater bungalow. But while that...
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What are the top first class awards to Tokyo, and best luxury hotels to stay at? TravelSort client Jonathan writes “We are planning a 10th year wedding anniversary trip to Japan in Spring 2017 and would love to travel first...
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Update: per Zach, the new Chase Freedom Unlimited is in ADDITION to the current Chase Freedom and will not replace it, and both cards will continue to be able to transfer points to Ultimate Rewards partners, if you have a...