My Christmas Miracle: El Al (787-9) in Economy From New York to Tel Aviv

Written by Isabelle Raphael @ The Points Guy

As The Points Guy himself likes to say, Christmas Day is the best day to travel: cheaper tickets, shorter lines, fewer crowds. With this conventional wisdom in mind, I booked a trip to Israel, departing on Christmas Day — just another day for a Jewish gal like me. Turns out, though, a lot of other …

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If You Book Through the Chase Portal Often, Stop Collecting Chase Ultimate Rewards Points and Switch to Capital One Miles

Written by Joseph Hostetler @ Million Mile Secrets

Capital One miles are underrated, man. You’ve probably heard us screaming from the rooftops that Chase Ultimate Rewards points are the BEST points to collect.  That’s absolutely true for most of us.  But if you use those points to buy travel through the Chase Travel Portal, you’ll be much happier collecting Capital One miles. Shameless …

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Power Up Your Citi ThankYou Points Balance With a New No-Annual-Fee Card That Earns a Minimum of 10 Points Per Purchase

Written by Jason @ Million Mile Secrets

There is a brand spanking new no-annual-fee credit card from Citi and it has some pretty unique perks Right now, you can earn 15,000 Citi ThankYou points when you open the Citi Rewards+ Card and spend $1,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of opening your account. This card also earns 2X Citi ThankYou Points at gas stations and supermarkets (on …

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Credit Card Review: Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Card

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

Official application links: Earn the Companion Pass and enjoy 2-for-1 travel for the rest of 2019 with the Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus Credit Card, the Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card or the Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card Savvy TPG readers know that we generally don’t recommend building your points strategy around a cobranded …

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Saying Buh-Bye to My Travel Anxiety Thanks to the Delta Mobile App

Written by Million Mile Secrets @ Million Mile Secrets

If you have travel anxiety, Delta is the best airline to reduce your uneasiness. I get anxiety whenever I travel.  My head immediately fills with a ton of what-if questions for horrible scenarios that are unlikely to happen.  What if I don’t qualify for TSA PreCheck?  What if the security lines are long?  What if I …

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Would-Be Transcon Champ: United (787-10) in Polaris Business Class From LAX to Newark

Written by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

When United announced the debut of its latest and greatest long-haul airliner on a popular route within the US, I wasn’t surprised — it’s not unusual for carriers to introduce a new plane on domestic flights before sending it overseas, and United has a history of doing just that, most recently with the flagship Boeing …

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Great Service Across the Atlantic: Swiss Airlines in Economy From JFK to Dubai via Zurich

Written by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

  A recent trip to the United Arab Emirates gave me the opportunity to review Swiss Airlines’ service from New York-JFK to Zurich, as well as a connection from Zurich to Dubai. I’ve flown United Airlines for the majority of my life, but my growing familiarity with the Star Alliance program as a whole has …

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[MD, VA, NY, NC, SC, DE, FL and DC.] Upside Gas App Review – Get Up To 50¢ Off Per Gallon

Written by William Charles @ Doctor Of Credit

Update 1/6/19: Now available in more states, they have also expanded the number of gas stations they partner with. Hat tip to reader Gadget. Upside is an app that allows you to get cash back on gas you purchase at select stations. They currently only have stations in the following locations: MD, VA, Long Island, NC, [&hellip

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Job Very Well Done: Philippine Airlines (A350-900) in Business Class From Manila to JFK

Written by Alberto Riva @ The Points Guy

Not long ago, an 8,519-mile nonstop flight would have easily taken the crown for longest in the world. These days, the Philippine Airlines service from Manila to New York merely ranks as the eighth-longest nonstop. No. 1 is the unbeatable (with current technology) Singapore-Newark monster flown by Singapore Airlines on the ultralong-range version of the …

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