This week we saw more bad news as the overall outlook for the airline industry continues to remain grim. While the public health and economic numbers continue to disappoint, we’re seeing card issuers swiftly make changes in response to changing market dynamics. For those who are planning travel, many are wondering which is the safest travel destination in these times. Here’s a quick recap of some of the stories we covered this week.

This could be the safest travel destination once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted

While the numbers still don’t encouraging, a few us enthusiastic travelers are looking to book travel in the future. However, how do you choose your next travel destination? Which destination can be considered as safest when you travel next? This report examines provides some insight into how a few governments and travel companies are looking to measure it.

New bus service will traverse 18 countries, will take you from New Delhi, India to London, England!

A new hop on hop off bus service promises to take you all the way from India to London. Not sure if this service is for me, but it will cover 18 countries in 70 days. Read the post to get all the details about possible launch dates, prices and more.

More credit card issuers, financial institutions & online retailers could soon let you ‘pay with points’

As travel number continue to remain low, card issuers and financial institutions are offering customers more options for using their points. This report shows how more issuers could soon offer similar options in order to let you redeem your points for everyday expenses.

Is Hyatt automatically extending expiration dates on its free night certificates?

Similar to the Hilton Aspire and Hilton Surpass Card, you earn a free night certificate on the World of Hyatt Credit Card by Chase. A few data points indicate that Hyatt could well be following the example set by Hilton. While Hyatt hasn’t announced it officially yet, a few reddit users pointed out that their free night certificates, which were expiring at some point of time in 2021, were automatically extended till the end of 2021.


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