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Triple Points On Hotel Stays & Cheapest Way To Fly In Europe

This week we welcome a new co-host! Steve Hoechst from No Mas Coach joins Ed Pizza to chat this week’s top news and posts from BoardingArea! The gents cover Hyatt’s ongoing great hotel promotions and a fresh take on flying low cost carriers in Europe. There’s also some news coming out about updates to Citi Double Cash Card and the ability to earn and transfer ThankYou Rewards points. Last but not least, American Airlines’ newest tool will automatically cancel your back up itineraries? Tune in to learn more.

Links

New Hyatt Promotion Offering Up To Triple Points On Stays!

Are Low Cost Carriers Better Than Legacy Carriers in Europe?

Citi Double Cash Card To Earn ThankYou Points

New American Airlines Tool Will Auto-Cancel ‘Backup Flights’ In Your Reservation

Miles to Go: Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can’t Afford to Miss

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

Plane Sabotage And A Trick To See More Amex Offers

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

This week Jon Nickel-D’Andrea from No Mas Coach joins host Ed Pizza to chat about some of the top news and posts of the week on BoardingArea. The gents chat about news in the headlines: the American Airlines mechanic who alledgedly sabotaged a plane full of people. Jon shares two great tips: how to book a super cheap business class award flight and a sure fire way to not miss any Amex offers.

Tune in for quick-fire recaps on a great AMC Theatres offer from Coke Rewards, an update to Marriott Bonvoy elite member benefits involving resort fees and Hyatt rolls out some great hotel promotions.

Links

American Airlines Mechanic Reportedly Sabotages Plane Full of Passengers And Crew

Booked: The World’s Cheapest (and Most Obscure?) Business Class Redemption

The Trick to See More Amex Offers Instantly

AMC Coke Rewards Offer – Get Drinks, Popcorn & Movie Tickets

Who Knew?! Marriott Elites Can Demand A Replacement Benefit If Resort Fee Covers Internet Charges

Hyatt Cardmembers Can Save $250 on an All-Inclusive Vacation

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AutoSlash’s mission is focused and clear: to help you get the best possible rental car rate, and then to share their expertise with you so you have the best trip possible. They take the same flexible rates you find on the rental companies’ own sites and then apply the best coupons to them. Sometimes the savings are modest. A lot of times they’re big. Sometimes they’re massive. They do in minutes what it would take you hours to do. And they do it all for free.

Miles to Go: Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can’t Afford to Miss

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

New Silvercar Loyalty Program & Airlines Ban Mac Laptops

This week Mike LaRosa from Coworkaholic is back to chat with Ed Pizza about some of the top news and posts of the week on BoardingArea. Tune in to learn all about Silvercar’s new loyalty program, why there was a horse on an American Airlines flight and an extension on one the year’s best travel promotions. They also chat about a new booking free from Hotels.com, why more airlines are banning MacBook Pro laptops and last but not least, why you might not think it matters that United Airlines has announced their miles no longer expire.

Links

Everything You Need to Know About Silvercar’s New Loyalty Program

Here’s Why It Doesn’t Matter: United Announces Your Miles Won’t Expire

Passengers Brings Horse on American Airlines Flight to Omaha and the Horse Tweets It

Delta Vacations Double SkyMiles Promotion Extended

Hotels.com Adds a Booking Fee for Reward Nights

Two Foreign Airlines Have Banned ALL 15” MacBook Pro Laptops and Others

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AutoSlash

AutoSlash’s mission is focused and clear: to help you get the best possible rental car rate, and then to share their expertise with you so you have the best trip possible. They take the same flexible rates you find on the rental companies’ own sites and then apply the best coupons to them. Sometimes the savings are modest. A lot of times they’re big. Sometimes they’re massive. They do in minutes what it would take you hours to do. And they do it all for free.

Miles to Go: Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can’t Afford to Miss

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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Booking Cheap United Polaris Awards And 48 Hours in London

This week Shawn Coomer from Miles to Memories is back to chat with Ed Pizza about some of the top news and posts of the week on BoardingArea. Topics this week include how to book cheap United Polaris award flights as well as United’s newest international routes. The gents also talk about visiting London in 48 hours, the impending British Airways pilot strike, and why Citi Thank You points might be a better award currency than Chase Ultimate Rewards!

Links

Miles to Memories Podcast

Booking a United Polaris Transcontinental Seat for Cheap!

British Airways Pilot Strike Fiasco – What Should You Do?

London 48 Hour Guide: Where To Stay, What To Eat And Best Neighbourhoods

Citi ThankYou Points: Why I’m Earning Them More Than Ever

United Airlines Adding New Routes to Europe and Caribbean, Increasing Frequency

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AutoSlash

AutoSlash’s mission is focused and clear: to help you get the best possible rental car rate, and then to share their expertise with you so you have the best trip possible. They take the same flexible rates you find on the rental companies’ own sites and then apply the best coupons to them. Sometimes the savings are modest. A lot of times they’re big. Sometimes they’re massive. They do in minutes what it would take you hours to do. And they do it all for free.

Miles to Go: Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can’t Afford to Miss

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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DEAL! 10,000 Mile Roundtrip Caribbean Award Flights

This week Mike LaRosa from Coworkaholic is back to chat with Ed Pizza about some of the top news and posts of the week on BoardingArea. Topics this week include a Delta SkyMiles sale for flights to the Caribbean, an update on Southwest Airlines’ newest Hawaii routes and a recap on Cathay Pacific’s CEO sudden departure amid protests in Hong Kong. Ed and Mike also chat about the latest status match offer from Hilton and a new hotel loyalty program from Selina – the “hotel for digital nomads”.

Links

Hilton Honors Adjusts Status Match Program

Meet Luna Nueva, Selina’s New Loyalty Membership Program

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns, Presumably Because China Is Mad At The Airline

Delta Flash Sale: Caribbean and Mexico from 10K Roundtrip

Southwest Airlines Adds New Hawaii Routes

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AutoSlash

AutoSlash’s mission is focused and clear: to help you get the best possible rental car rate, and then to share their expertise with you so you have the best trip possible. They take the same flexible rates you find on the rental companies’ own sites and then apply the best coupons to them. Sometimes the savings are modest. A lot of times they’re big. Sometimes they’re massive. They do in minutes what it would take you hours to do. And they do it all for free.

Miles to Go: Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can’t Afford to Miss

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

Recent Episodes Include:

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Saving Plenty With Cash Back Offers & New AA Intl Routes!

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

This week Jon Nickel-D’Andrea from No Mas Coach joins host Ed Pizza to chat about some of the top news and posts of the week on BoardingArea. The gents chat about how reliable that WiFi is up in the sky, earning money with top cash back, and how Google Flights is offering price guarantees on flights! Other topics include the announcement of American Airlines’ newest international routes and IHG’s latest (and best ever) credit card sign up bonus.

Links

Monthly Airplane Wi-Fi Reliability Report Card: June 2019

Here’s How to Earn Money with Top Cash Back

American Airlines adds Africa, Israel, Eastern Europe for Summer 2020

Google Flights is Offering Price Guarantees on Select Flights

Best-Ever IHG Credit Card Offer: 125,000 Points + First Year Bonus

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AutoSlash

AutoSlash’s mission is focused and clear: to help you get the best possible rental car rate, and then to share their expertise with you so you have the best trip possible. They take the same flexible rates you find on the rental companies’ own sites and then apply the best coupons to them. Sometimes the savings are modest. A lot of times they’re big. Sometimes they’re massive. They do in minutes what it would take you hours to do. And they do it all for free.

Miles to Go: Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can’t Afford to Miss

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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Last-Minute Summer Award Deals & United Stalks Customers

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

This week Shawn Coomer from Miles to Memories joins host Ed Pizza to chat about some of the top news and posts of the week on BoardingArea. The gents chat about the state of basic economy – did we the passengers make this bed we now lie in? Other topics include the latest Air France-KLM Flying Blue promotion, bonuses available from Chase for when you refer a friend, a lesson from how/what to choose for a Hyatt 40 night milestone award and lastly, United Airlines’ new focus on “hidden city” ticketing.

Links

Trouble In The Skies: Did We Make This Bed?

United Staff Told To Report Hidden City Ticketing

Air France – KLM Flying Blue Promo Rewards Aug 2019 – Booked By 31st August

Chase Credit Cards Offering Refer-a-Friend Bonus (August 2019)

Hyatt 40 Night Milestone What to Choose & How It Works!

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AutoSlash

AutoSlash’s mission is focused and clear: to help you get the best possible rental car rate, and then to share their expertise with you so you have the best trip possible. They take the same flexible rates you find on the rental companies’ own sites and then apply the best coupons to them. Sometimes the savings are modest. A lot of times they’re big. Sometimes they’re massive. They do in minutes what it would take you hours to do. And they do it all for free.

Miles to Go: Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can’t Afford to Miss

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: Miles to Memories – Shawn Coomer

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

Each week one of BoardingArea’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs.

This week we’re digging into the archives and re-posting our awesome interview with Shawn Coomer from Miles to Memories who shares all about how he became a travel blogger. Find out what its like for a family to travel the world for two years and the difference between traveling on the cheap vs. traveling on points and miles. Last but not least our lighting round of questions will highlight Shawn’s favorite credit card, hotel and airline programs and the one destination still on his bucket list.

Show Notes

Miles to Memories

Miles to Go Podcast

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Is Your Flight Canceled? And, We Look At Moxy Hotels!

This week Mike LaRosa from Coworkaholic is back to chat with Ed Pizza about some of the top news and posts of the week on BoardingArea. Tune in to hear a review of Moxy, Marriott’s “millennial” brand, updates on Southwest’s latest schedule adjustments due to the Max 8 and additional upcoming travel disruptions due to strikes at London Heathrow and London Gatwick. On a lighter note, Ed checks in on mid-year hotel status checks and the gents chat about new part time flight attendant job openings.

Links

Southwest Adjusting Adjusting Schedules Again Due to 787 MAX8 Aircrafts

Summer From Hell: Strikes At London Airports To Disrupt Travel

Fancy a Summer Job as a Flight Attendant?

Hotel Review: Marriott’s Moxy – Washington, DC Downtown

My 2019 Mid-Year Hotel Status Check

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AutoSlash‘s mission is focused and clear: to help you get the best possible rental car rate, and then to share their expertise with you so you have the best trip possible. They take the same flexible rates you find on the rental companies’ own sites and then apply the best coupons to them. Sometimes the savings are modest. A lot of times they’re big. Sometimes they’re massive. They do in minutes what it would take you hours to do. And they do it all for free.

Miles to Go: Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can’t Afford to Miss

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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Lawsuits Over Resort Fees & More DelAAys for Summer Travel

This week Mike LaRosa from Coworkaholic joins host Ed Pizza to chat about some of the top news and posts of the week on BoardingArea. Tune in to hear about recent news about Plaza Premium’s plan for new airport coworking spaces and continued summer delays for American Airlines. The gents also chat about an exciting pilot program to save money on tolls when driving rental cars, and a new lawsuit over resort fees. Last but not least, Ed and Mike check in on mid-year status qualifications and why it’s important to always re-evaluate strategies!

Links

Plaza Premium Announces Plans for Airport Coworking Spaces

My 2019 Mid-Year Airline Status Check – Pizza In Motion

Renting A Car At MCO? Here’s A New Way To Save A Ton On Your Car Rental Bill

Marriott’s CEO Defends Resort Fees, Says They’re Good For You

American Helps Make Our Anniversary… Memorable?

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AutoSlash

AutoSlash’s mission is focused and clear: to help you get the best possible rental car rate, and then to share their expertise with you so you have the best trip possible. They take the same flexible rates you find on the rental companies’ own sites and then apply the best coupons to them. Sometimes the savings are modest. A lot of times they’re big. Sometimes they’re massive. They do in minutes what it would take you hours to do. And they do it all for free.

Miles to Go: Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can’t Afford to Miss

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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