The Weekly News Roundup is a collection of headlines from around the internet that caught the attention of the Tagging Miles team. Content on these blogs do not necessarily reflect the positions of Tagging Miles, and should not be considered endorsements. Have a great story we should read? Contact us now and let us know!
Manufactured Spending and Deals
- Frequent Miler has posted The Complete Guide to REDbird
- Frequent Miler also mentioned the ton of AMEX Sync deals, other deals, and more deals.
- As the Joe Flies shares a game he plays to make AMEX Small Business Saturday more challenges.
- Matt of Saverocity is holding a competition to help him furnish his kitchen. Take a look at Matt’s post for a primer, and Military Finance offers some tidbits–things to consider–for similar purchases. Act fast, the competition ends TODAY (Friday)!
- Point Me to the Plane reports that Delta operated 777-200LR as a charter from Brisbane, Australia to Joint-Base Andrews (which before was known as Andrews Air Force Base, aka the home of Air Force One) for reporters traveling with the President.
- For something completely different, BBC had a nice article on the Golden Age of Air Stewardesses.
- Flight Global reports that Azul announced their cabin product for International Flights!
Frequent Flier Program Devaluations a plenty!
One of, if not the only reason we pursue miles and points is for out-sized redemption opportunities.
- One Mile at a Time reviews United’s latest devaluation. Baggage fees, elite-companions, Copa starting their own program – things do not look good for the United Elite who will be expected to spend even more money to maintain status next year.
- Wandering Aramean confirms that Delta really is killing award stopovers.
- Are We There Yet nails JetBlue’s latest announcements / devaluation (using that word is ironic considering shares jumped 4%)