Another month is in the books. I don’t know about you, but my August flew by. In case you missed something on Eye of the Flyer — or want to reread an article — below is a recap of our August posts. Were there any you found particularly helpful?
Chase recently updated its popular Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card Visa Signature card. But what’s new? Were any benefits or bonuses lost? Is the card worth it for you? Read our detailed breakdown.
The Chase Sapphire Reserve® got some new Chase Ultimate Rewards® travel booking service points earnings. But which card — the Preferred or Reserve — is better for you?
My wife and daughter received first class upgrades thanks to a Delta computer glitch!
Delta now publishes the meal menus for some of its flights. On a related note, I tried the airline’s Banana Bread Breakfast Box. Here’s what I thought of the treat.
Were any of your Delta Air Lines itineraries affected by the latest #ScheduleChangeSaturday?
A new, targeted Chase Offer can help Southwest flyers save up to $30 on eligible flight purchases!
AeroMexico told René it will take a while for him to see a refund for his canceled trip. But the situation is working out now, thanks to the readers who gave René some great advice!
Amex’s Fine Hotels & Resorts program found its way into several posts:
- First, be aware that you can’t change FHR reservations.
- Not long after that, Amex clawed back my $200 FHR credit for a stay at Bellagio in Las Vegas.
- Finally, my family used a separate Vegas trip to compare Amex’s Fine Hotels + Resorts and Chase’s Luxury Hotel & Resorts programs.
I recently returned from a couple of trips — and tried out seat 14D in a Delta A321.
Perhaps you’ve seen a bunch of posts on travel and points blogs lately about various US Mint coin sales. Why do people do this? you may wonder. Here’s why you, too, might be interested.
Delta recently announced that all MQM will roll over to 2022 — regardless of whether or not you hold Medallion status. If you want to earn more you still have time to pad your MQM balance. But how?
Credit card companies are usually pretty good about automatically applying statement credits to your account. But every now and then, something gets glitchy or doesn’t code correctly.
Several Twitter users received a rather pleasant surprise from Delta.
Some Delta Amex cards received offers for bonus SkyMiles.
Something fun showed up in my email inbox during a recent Monday afternoon.
Restaurants and stores at New York City’s three major airports are reportedly facing an internal audit — after someone tweeted an image of a LaGuardia bar charging nearly $30 for a glass of Sam Adams beer.
US Bank launched a credit card that looks rather intriguing.
We have an update on this year’s Chicago Seminars.
Progressive Insurance’s “Dr. Rick” commercial series is hilarious. Well, until you realize you’re the one they’re laughing at.
Is the Delta variant making you want an open seat next to you? Here’s what René has to say about the idea.
Quick reminder: Delta still awards bonus points for slightly delayed luggage!
Delta’s Job Well Done Certificate Program is still alive and kicking — despite rumors to the contrary.
It sounds like someone was a pain in the ash.
There are a couple of lessons many travelers can learn from the Spirit Airlines clusterfudge.
Looking for a cheap but luxurious getaway?
If you’re taking a Lihue mileage run, check out these tips from reader Sandy.
Speaking of mileage runs, we found several interesting ones:
- Las Vegas (LAS) to New York-Kennedy (JFK): 9,394 MQM at 2.8 CPM!
- This six-airport extravaganza
- Something for our hub-captive Atlanta friends.
- A fairly cheap and simple Phoenix to Philadelphia Delta mileage run.
Thanks for a great month! And here’s to an even better September.
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