Here are several other articles from around the travel web that I think you may find interesting:
It’s situations like these that frustrate points enthusiasts to no end. You do everything you can to help explain an issue to a bank, airline or hotel, and they end up bungling things. At least Grant received the expected points, even if the issue wasn’t actually resolved.
Could These Credit Card Changes Make British Airways Bookings Attractable? – Miles to Memories
This new feature of the British Airways Visa card is actually intriguing. It may make award redemptions from the U.S. maybe actually worth it. Add in off-peak pricing, the occasional 40% transfer bonus, and this might be an actually decent award option.
WHY AIRLINES STRUGGLE IN ITALY – Live and Let’s Fly
A scathing review of an article on Forbes, but also a solid analysis of why fares to Italy are often cheap and why their airlines fail to make money. Error fares certainly don’t help.
Emirates Added As Chase Ultimate Rewards Partner – One Mile at a Time
Pretty self explanatory. But if you hadn’t seen the news, here it is. Points transfer at a 1:1 ration in increments of 1,000 points. There are few truly sweet spots to be had on the Emirates award chart, however.
Find An Interesting Story?
Check out last week’s roundup if you haven’t already. Feel free to comment here if you find other interesting points, miles, or travel stories!