Uber Drivers Can Access Your Real Phone Number: As hard as Uber may try, they still slip up at times to bring negative press upon themselves. In this article, a travel blogger tells her story of how Uber drivers are able to access your real phone number. I hope the issue is resolved soon.
Targeted SPG Bonus Offers: Starpoints are widely considered some of the most valuable points around due to the number of airline transfer partners, and the low number of points required for hotel stays. The bad thing about them is that they’re difficult to earn, so when there are promotions available, take advantage of them to boost your earning power.
Are You Entitled to a Miles Refund When Things Go Wrong: Everyone’s experience will be different, but I think it’s important to get an idea of how to reach out to airlines when things go wrong. I think you could use this as a template when expressing your discontent with an airline.
Getting Top Hyatt Perks Without Status: For many of us casual travelers, it’s tough to meet the standards for top tier status with either airlines or hotels. If there is a way to get top tier perks without having top tier status, then I’m all ears!
Higher Cash Back With This Method: Many of us are fond of shopping portals due to being able to earn more points, miles and or cash back. However there is a way to earn even more cash back in many instances, and it’s not through a shopping portal. This is a good trick to keep in mind if you’re searching for good deals.
Why You Must Check Alternate Airports for Deals: Rule number one when booking award flights is that you must be flexible. Not always will you get the flights you want, when you want and from/to the airports you want. Always check nearby airports to see if award space is available, or if a better cash deal is available for you.
35% Avios Bonus When Converting Hotel Points: It doesn’t really make sense to do this, except with Marriott points. If you value Avios points highly, this could be a very good option for you. Keep in mind that Starwood transfers to Avios don’t count.