Icelandair Is Acquiring WOW: Well, that didn’t last long! WOW seemed on course to take over the world not too long ago, by launching new routes left and right. However, the rising fuel costs made things difficult.
LifeMiles Added As MR Partner: You can now transfer your precious Membership Rewards points to Avianca LifeMiles. This is a nice addition because it allows for some awesome awards on Star Alliance without fuel surcharges.
Choose Default Card On Amex.com: Many in this hobby juggle multiple cards within the same bank. Paying our bills and keeping things straight takes more time and attention vs the average cardholder. Amex now allows you to designate a default card which makes it easier if you use one more than the others.
See The Northern Lights From The US: The northern lights, or southern lights, are on my bucket list. I’d like to witness them in Alaska or Scandinavia. However, tonight and tomorrow night you could see them in parts of the US.
TPG Buys ExpertFlyer: Many of us use ExpertFlyer for alerts on award space, especially if you book for friends, family or clients. With the recent changes, the prices stay the same however you’re allowed more alerts than before.
Some Success Story Inspiration: I like seeing success stories and how much money people saves on their trips with points/miles. Here’s a story of a couple taking an epic trip to South Africa.
Negative Change To Prestige Card: The fourth night free benefit was an awesome benefit of the card, which made it worth paying the steep annual fee for many. Now with some recent changes to the benefit, it’s not so attractive anymore.