The Chase PCR Visa Select 90 second video awarding 1,000 points for views seems to be working again.  Previously, a unique sign-up code was required, although a few in the forums seem to be hinting that promo code MSPAOQR6F2 will work for unique users this time around.  I tend to think it’s likely that the… Read full article

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Yes, this post isn’t exactly points or travel related (though i do highly recommend the MacBook Air for frequent travelers), but I happened to be at the Grand Central Apple Store last night receiving a “jump-start” for my MacBook Air (it would not power back on and they literally jumped it with cables) and came… Read full article

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Want a chance to check out United new 787s but not planning a trip overseas? You can sample the 787 on domestic hub routes beginning in November. From United’s press release: United Airlines today announced plans to fly its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on domestic routes starting in November as it prepares to begin… Read full article

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For some reason I have two Alaska Mileage Plan accounts, one where I send  all activity and one that I signed up for years ago without ever using.  Today, I received two different offers for each of the accounts – a 40,000 mile Bank of America sign-up bonus offer and a 20,000 mile sign up… Read full article

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Did you know that several of the countries that compete in the Olympics open up hospitality houses?  The houses try to create an environment that feels like home for the athletes and their families, with everything from large screen TVs tuned to the Games, bars, local food, free phone calls back home, and nightly celebrations… Read full article

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Gilt City is offering 40-60% off upgrades to main cabin select for travel between September 5 – November 14, 2012.  Travel must be booked by 11:59pm CST on November 7, 2012 and requires a 7-day advance purchase prior to outbound travel. The deal includes: 60%($239), 50% ($169), or 40%($99) off any Instant Upgrade to Main… Read full article

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Icelandair on Friday announced their new Reykjavik to Anchorage route, commencing May 15, 2013. The flight will operate twice per week through September 2013. This year Icelandair celebrates 75 years of aviation and operates the strongest network in its history. By using Keflavik International Airport as our hub, Icelandair is able to afford passengers convenient… Read full article

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Yep, that title says it all.  See the full article, Sexual Predators at 20,000 Feet as Feds Charge Another In-Flight Groper, at Forbes, here’s some of the more interesting details from two separate UA/CO incidents… Bawer Aksal boarded a United Airlines flight from Phoenix to Newark on August 20th, whereupon he took a seat next… Read full article

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It’s in the US Just opened in July of this year after 8 months of renovations Was previously a Radisson We are currently on day 3 of our stay at the hotel and we are really impressed with the hotel and the renovation.  Full trip report next week. Answer will be provided later this evening… Read full article

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Michelle Young took some amazing photos of the TWA Flight Center @ JFK during last year’s openhousenewyork event. You can explore the terminal yourself during this year’s OHNY weekend. I’ll be there on October 7th!

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From UA’s United Hub website: During our 787 Dreamliner First Look event at Boeing’s Paine Field in early August, we held a TweetChat that generated a number of great questions from our customers. The topic that came up the most was destinations. People wanted to know what cities our new Boeing 787 Dreamliner would service…. Read full article

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