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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 19, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: After Friday’s edition of Notable News went out, L.A. Airspace reported that Delta Air Lines will begin chauffeur-driven apron service for its VIPs at LAX airport, a similar perk offered by the airline at Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta (ATL). Spirit Airlines will begin new seasonal…

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Limited Time Chase Ink Offers for Small Business Week

[Edited June 24, 2013: The limited time offers described below are no longer available.] Chase is supporting Small Business Week through June 22, 2013 with limited-time offers on its popular Ink business cards. I wrote previously how the Ink Plus® Business Card is among My Top 3 Travel Credit Cards for airline and hotel redemptions,…

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My Top 3 Travel Credit Cards for Airline and Hotel Redemptions

When I first started applying for travel-related credit cards, I focused exclusively on airline-branded cards. That was years ago and as a newbie at the time, I missed out on the more lucrative mileage and point-earning capabilities for everyday purchases that more traditional cards offered. Fast forward several years and I woke up to the…

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Targeted Virgin America Visa Q2 Bonus Promotion

If you’re a Virgin America flier and have the Barclays Visa card, check your snail mail for a targeted offer. I received the following yesterday: It’s not the most generous offer – especially since it’s being capped at only 2,500 bonus points – but every little bit helps. Related posts: Virgin America Extends Status Match…

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US Airways Increases Bonus Miles on Barclays Credit Card Offer

US Airways upped the bonus mile offer on their co-branded credit card with Barclays. Previously, the bonus was 30,000 miles after the first purchase. But they’ve upped the bonus 10k miles to 40,000 Dividend Miles for new applicants of the Premier World MasterCard. And there’s a chance to increase your total bonus to 50,000 miles.…

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Frequent Traveler University Schedule – See You There!

Frequent Traveler University kicks off tomorrow evening and the schedule of events over the course of the weekend looks fantastic. I’ll be there all three days and hope to meet some new friends and catch up with “old” ones. Are you attending? Here’s the schedule of events, all taking place at the Sheraton Gateway LAX…

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Virgin America Launches Status Match for American, United Elites

Virgin America today launched a status match program for elite frequent fliers with American and United. It’s a match/challenge combo, actually, where you’ll be matched outright until April 30, 2013 and offered the ability to extend your status through the end of 2013. First, here’s the chart of how the American and United elite tiers…

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Marriott Rewards 30,000 and 50,000 Bonus Point Chase Visa Credit Cards

[Edited: These offers are no longer valid, but I’m leaving the post up for reference. I’ve removed the links to each offer.] I’ve added the current Marriott Rewards credit card offers from Chase to my Mile & Point Earning Credit Card page. There are two standard offers out there right now. The Marriott Rewards Visa…

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OFFER EXPIRED: Miles by Discover Card 20,000 Bonus Miles

[UPDATED 7/2/12: Please note, the 20,000 bonus mile offer has expired. I’m leaving this post as is for the sake of archiving the offer.] A reader recently emailed me wanting to get into the mileage-earning credit card game, but was declined by the big three – American Express, Chase and Citi – for having less…

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