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AwardWallet Going Up, Panasonic’s Flawed IFE, Memoriam for Blogs Lost in 2016



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  • Apparently one of Panasonic’s In Flight Entertainment (IFE) units has a rather significant flaw that allows not so nice people to do things from stealing credit card or making your seat recline when you don’t want it to–or worse, go upright on a redeye!
Miles and Points:

  • AwardWallet’s premium offering will be going up in February. If you haven’t been paying $5 every six months ($10 per year) then now may be the time to be grandfathered in. If you haven’t used AwardWallet, please consider using my AwardWallet code, or Gary’s which is in the linked post.
  • If you’ve been tempted on to transfer SPG points to Virgin America, please know that will be ending on 6 Jan 17.

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Interesting article - thanks! One thing you might want to check: on my phone, I clicked your code link to AwardWallet to find out more about their program. An error msg popped up saying it couldn't open because link was invalid. Clicking ok then opened the page (?!) So, just wondering if you're getting credit as you should?