United Airlines MileagePlus February Mile Play Fly By May 10, 2020

United Airlines MileagePlus In 2018 launched a promo called Mile Play, trying to get members to spend and fly more. They refresh these offers every few months and have launched a new one for February.

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The Mile Play promotion is tailored to each select member based on his/her recent activity with United. It may require buying more business class tickets or flying a certain number of trips through May 10, 2020.

Fabulous Fridays: Generous Platinum Elite Benefits (Incl Free Parking) At Courtyard By Marriott Sydney North Ryde

Our Fabulous Fridays topic this week is about hotels that go above and beyond for their Elite members, providing benefits far higher than they would be required as per program and brand standard.

One of our readers recently stayed at the Courtyard By Marriott Sydney, North Ryde as a Marriott Platinum member and the hotel is very generous in extending benefits to Bonvoy Elite members.

Delta & LATAM Frequent Flier Partnership Begins On April 1, 2020

Delta, SkyTeam member, bought a 20% stake in LATAM, part of Oneworld, last year (read more here).

Delta SkyMiles members can start earning and redeeming miles on LATAM flights and likely vice versa on April 1. LATAM is exiting Oneworld on May 1 (read more here). 

Choice Privileges 8,000 Points For Every Two Stays March 7 – April 26, 2020

Choice Privileges has brought back its popular free night award promotion for every two stays between March 7 – April 26, 2020.

Choice Privileges Free Night Winter 2020

Members earn a minimum 5,000 and a maximum of 8,000 bonus points for every two stays that are enough for a free night at more than 1,000 hotels.

Airfare of the Day: KLM BUSINESS CLASS Bangkok (BKK) to London (LHR) from $1,992/THB 63,065

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to KLM and their business class promotional round trip fares between Bangkok and Europe.

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Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions.

Hilton Honors Gold Status Fast Track Four Stays Within 90 Days (Tier Valid Through Early 2022)

Hilton Honors an on-going very popular MVP Gold fast track offer that is open for anyone that has any affiliation with sports (even with an event), although the sign up is open for all.

Hilton Honors MVP Fast Track 2018

Member who register for this offer and complete it in 2020 will have the status through early 2022 per the T&Cs.

LAST CALL: 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points Giveaway (Enter By 11:59 PM ET On Friday)

While waiting for Marriott Bonvoy to launch their next global promotion (read about the possible one here), and while you can buy their points at a 50% bonus, we on Monday launched a giveaway for 100,000 points that ends tomorrow.

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The giveaway is about to end, and you must enter by 11:59 PM ET on Friday (February 28, 2020). We will announce the winner on Sunday (March 1).

Heathrow Expansion Put On Hold

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Heathrow’s proposed runaway expansion was put in serious doubt on Thursday as it was shut down by the Court of Appeals.

London Heathrow

Court found that the expansion didn’t comply with the UK’s Climate Change Act. The government has decided not to appeal the ruling, but the Heathrow airport operator will.

Accor Live Limitless Coronavirus Status Extensions Policy

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Accor has today announced its status extension policy for ALL members residing in Greater China (Mainland, Hong Kong, Macao & Taiwan).

Accor Live Limitless member statuses (Silver, Gold, Platinum & Diamond) are extended through December 31, 2021. Points and upgrade certificate expiry dates are pushed up.

Reader Comment: Air Canada’s Aeroplan Call Center Is a Complete Nightmare, Impossible To Reach!

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Today we got a Reader Email informing us about a really terrible situation at Air Canada that has been going on for months not but apparently became even worse then before: It’s impossible to reach their call center.

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

Airfare of the Day: Japan Airlines BUSINESS CLASS San Francisco (SFO) to Bangkok from $2,596

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Japan Airlines and their basic season business class advance purchase round trip fares between San Francisco and Bangkok. If credited to American Airlines AAdvantage program, this fare accrues 32,000 EQMs and 4,000 EQDs.

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Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions.

Accor ALL Worldwide Up To 40% Off Private Sales February 26, 2020

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ALL- Accor Live Limitless runs Private Sales in EuropeAustralasia, Middle East, South America, and Asia weekly unless a Global Super or Private Sale is going on.

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Accor Live Limitless revamped these Private Sale pages months ago, and the content is gone from some while still available on others.

Qantas Releases Centennial In-flight Safety Video

Qantas on Wednesday released a new in-flight safety video to highlight the centennial of the airline from the 1920s to today.

The in-flight safety video took more than 12 months to produce and must have cost millions to make. It is rather long at more than 8 minutes in length.

Marriott Bonvoy Elevated Earnings March 17 – June 14, 2020?

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Marriott Bonvoy’s last global promotion called Unlock More was valid for stays between October 29 – January 5, 2020 (read more here).

It is unusual for Marriott not to have a global offer for two months (there are some targeted and property/area-specific), but now there has been some chatter of new promotion to be unveiled next week.

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