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The UK Government has announced it will join the U.S. in imposing security regulations on a dozen of destinations in the Middle East and North Africa, effectively banning laptops and large electronic devices.

Meanwhile the U.S. Government has reached out to Canada where officials are presently deliberating whether to join in on this action and in what form. [click to continue…]

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Starwood Preferred Gust (SPG) doesn’t have never ending Starpoints sales (unlike Hilton & IHG) and the discount tends to max at 30%. SPG launched a new sale on March 1 that ends on April 30th and Sebastian recently wrote about it (access here).

Why I Purchase Starpoints (Again)

Last year, SPG had an one-time sale where the discount was 35% off (read more here) and later in the year “Mystery Sale” with up to 50% off (read more here). I, however, decided that the 30% off is good enough and made a purchase last week. [click to continue…]

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A couple of days ago we covered United Airlines shoulder season fares between the East Coast of the United States and Scandinavia (access here). These fares are also available departing from the West Coast to Asia/Pacific region. Today’s airfare of the day goes to their Economy Class fares shoulder season fare between Los Angeles and Kuala Lumpur.

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American Airlines has launched a new buy & gift AAdvantage miles campaign with up to 77% bonus or purchases made between March 21 – April 13, 2017.

American Airlines AAdvantage Buy Miles Campaign March 2017

American Airlines upped a while back the number of miles that you can buy before any bonuses to 150,000 every calendar year. Remember that the account that buys or receives miles must be a minimum of 30 days old. [click to continue…]

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United Airlines has launched a targeted promotion for those that wish to purchase Premier Qualifying Miles (PQM) and Premier Qualifying Segments (PQS) that count towards the elite status.

United Airlines MileagePlus Premier Qualifying Miles & Premier Qualifying Dollars Promotion March 2017

The price of PQM/PQS is variable (United here tries to maximize the cash that they get) and generally is not a good deal unless one needs these desperately. [click to continue…]

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Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles have outdone themselves once again after yet another walking-back from original promotion conditions, baiting customers into purchasing their tickets and then switching the original offer.

In February Miles&Smiles targeted select members with a very generous promotion to earn 2x status miles in Economy and 4x status miles in Business Class until June 15th 2017. [click to continue…]

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U.S. authorities are in preparation of implementing a complete ban of electronic devices larger than average cell phones inside aircraft cabins of the flight originates in roughly a dozen countries.

One of the airlines (countries) affected already spilled the beans via Twitter: Royal Jordanian Airlines published a notice to their passengers to prepare themselves that computers etc have to be checked in. [click to continue…]

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Hilton Honors has launched up to 20% off Flash Sale for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean and Latin America for April 13 – 17 and May 25 – 30, 2017, when booked by March 22.

Hilton Honors Americas Up To 20 Percent Offer March 2017

Some markets may require two or three nights stay. This offer is prepaid, noncancelable and nonrefundable. [click to continue…]