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14,000 Bonus Shopping Miles & What’s Marriott Status Worth?

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 from BoardingArea. The fellas chat about what Marriott Bonvoy status is really worth, a great shopping portal bonus and some new tips for planning vacations with families! They also cover AMEX’s latest transfer bonusnew rules on lounge access for members and that crazy awesome American Airlines error fare!

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5 Tips On How To Plan Family Vacations With Kids

What Do You Think Of Yesterday’s Crazy Award Deal To New Zealand?

New American & United Lounge Restrictions

Is it worth MSing Marriott Platinum status?

Huge Holiday Bonus: 14,000 Bonus Miles by Shopping Online

New Amex Transfer Bonus: 20% Bonus to Qantas

Miles to Memories Podcast

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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Save on Disney, New Flights Down Under & AMEX Transfer Bonus

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 from BoardingArea. Tune in to hear all about how to save money on Disney gift cards, the latest United news, and the latest on more US-New Zealand direct flights! The gents also discuss the debate of balancing cost vs. convenience when planning your travel, a great tip on discounted holiday decorations and a new AMEX transfer bonus!

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Save on Disney Gift Cards: How You Can Consistently Save 15% or More!

How To Transfer Disney Gift Cards To Save Money On Disney Tickets

17 Things I Learned At United Airlines Media Day

The Battle Between Cost and Convenience

You’ll Soon Be Able To Fly Non-Stop From The USA To Both New Zealand Islands…

Lowe’s Halloween Clearance Guide: When It Starts & How to Save a Ton

Amex 25% transfer bonus to Air France/KLM Flying Blue

Miles to Memories Podcast

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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Capital One Transfer Bonus And Does Elite Status Matter?

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

This week Joe Hegedus from Your Mileage May Vary 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: New Amex Offers from Marriott and for stays in Las Vegas and speaking of Vegas, a new international flight launches service between Sin City and the City of Lights. Tune in to hear a discussion on whether elite status matters anymore and the evolution of the economy class experience. They also chat about yet another Capital One transfer bonus, a possible partnership between JetBlue and Norwegian Air and Marriott’s acquisition of seven all-inclusive Caribbean resorts.

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Airline Status Matters For Some People But Most Of Us Should Just Ignore It

Amex Offers: Save Money In Vegas And At Marriott

Is The Economy Class Experience Starting To Get Better?

Marriott Is Buying Seven Caribbean Hotels To Add To Its All-Inclusive Portfolio

33.3% transfer bonus from Capital One to Qantas

La Compagnie Will Fly To Las Vegas Via Iceland

Norwegian Air & Jet Blue in Tentative Trans-Atlantic Agreement

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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United Crushes Elites And 17X On Purchases

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: United Airlines announces big changes to MileagePlus affecting any and all members looking to keep elite status & you can now book award flights on Singapore Airlines through Alaska Airlines! Tune in to learn how to “stack” Chase Freedom bonus categories offering up to 17x points & for info on the latest KLM/AirFrance award flight sale! AMEX is making credit cards from recycled trash, a great recap on renting cars with Chase Ink cards and why you should bill everything to your hotel room.

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LIVE: Singapore Airlines awards now on Alaska Airlines website!

United Airlines Making Bold Changes To How You Earn Status

Just 11,000 Miles One Way to Europe (36,000 for Business Class)

The Newest Amex Credit Card That’s Literally Garbage…

Earn up to 17x points at department stores with Chase Freedom Stack

Why You Should Bill EVERYTHING To Your Hotel Room!

Chase Ink Car Rental Coverage Details

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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Big Change At LAX For Uber & Lyft. Hilton Raises Award Rates

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 about the latest updates on ride share pickups at LAX, Hilton’s surprise award rate increases and some easy ways to earn Marriott points while dining. Speaking of both Hilton and ride share, Lyft has a new bonus point opportunity. We’re checking in with the team behind Frequent Miler as they all compete to see how far they can each fly with only 40,000 points and $400. Last but not least, Ed asks United why their in-flight WiFi continues to be so bad and we bid adieu to using Priority Pass at Timberline Steaks – the only participating restaurant at Denver International Airport.

PLUS – you’ve got one day left to participate in a free giveaway from our friends at AwardWallet!

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R.I.P Priority Pass at Timberline Steaks & Grille – A Eulogy

Dear United, It Shouldn’t Be This Hard

An Angeleno’s Reaction To Uber’s Curbside Ban At LAX

Earn Marriott Bonvoy Points When You Eat Around Town: 1,000 Bonus Points for New Members and 8 Points Per Dollar

Hilton Said They Had No Plans to Add More 120,000 Point Redemptions – But They Just Did

Earn 1,000 Hilton Honors Points on Your Next Ride by Lyft

#40kFarAway Day 1: A Series Of Unfortunate (But Not Trip-Destroying) Events

Giveaway! AwardWallet Goodies For Newbies And Experienced Travelers

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.

Big Delta Surprise And Two Ways To Save On Amazon!

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 from BoardingArea. Tune in to hear all about Delta’s investment in LATAM, and United’s new PlusPoints program. The gents also chat about the CNB Crystal Card and it’s fairly unknown benefits. Learn more about how to keep your IHG account safe from being hacked and some great deals this week on Amazon including items you use every day. Speaking of discounts, don’t miss out on a new offer from Expedia, news about saving money on cabs in Las Vegas and last but not least a review of one of Hilton’s newest brands, Canopy in Zagreb.

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Oneworld Alliance Is In Trouble As Delta Snatches Away LATAM

United Airlines Changes To Upgrades: We Should Expect More

CNB Crystal Visa Infinite Flight Discount Benefit: Amazing Prices & Trips!

Hacked! 140,000 IHG Rewards Points Were Stolen From My Account

Amazon Warehouse Sale: 20% off Already Discounted Items

Save $10 When You Buy Two Household Items on Amazon

Expedia, Save $20 When You Book $60 Worth of Activities

Las Vegas Taxi Drivers Will Soon Find It A Little Harder To Rip You Off

Welcome To The Super Cool Canopy By Hilton Zagreb

Miles to Memories Podcast

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.

Unlimited Data Plans For Travel And Save Money On Gas!

Mike LaRosa from Coworkaholic is back to chat about the top news and posts of the week on BoardingArea. Tune in to learn about Google Fi’s new unlimited data packages, yet another awesome Hyatt promotion with 4x points and a great way to transfer Hertz points for 3x United miles. The gents also chat about a surprising customer interaction with Marriott Bonvoy, more updates on the British Airways strike and GetUpside’s ongoing expansion with more locations to save money on gas.

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Deal: Trade Your Hertz Points for 3x United Miles

Earn 3X Hyatt Points on Las Vegas Stays!

Google Fi Launches New Unlimited Mobile Travel Phone Plan with Extras

An Important British Airways Update on Flights Cancelled Due to Strike Action

Expiring Marriott Free Night? Call to Get it Extended for Another Year

GetUpside: App to Save Money on Gas – 1,200 New Gas Stations Added in Georgia & Texas

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.

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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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