Weekly Review: December 19, 2020

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I hope everyone is having a great weekend, and has as a lovely and safe Christmas/holiday!

On the points & travel front, this week JetBlue announced it’s launching flights to Miami, it was revealed that Canadian North may fly to Greenland, a passenger with coronavirus died on a United flight, American introduced free inflight messaging, and more.

With that out of the way, here’s a recap of this week on the blog:

Featured Stories

Wow: Alaska Airlines 30% Off Promo Code

Alaska Airlines has a pretty incredible promo code for travel booked by Saturday…

World Of Hyatt Guest Of Honor: How Does It Work?

Guest of Honor is a benefit available exclusively to World of Hyatt Globalist members, and it’s one of my favorite perks offered by any hotel loyalty program.

In this post I wanted to take a closer look at how Guest of Honor works, and what makes it so useful.

Awesome: New JetBlue Mosaic Companion Perk

We’ve seen airline loyalty programs start to announce new elite benefits and modified elite qualification requirements for 2021, and JetBlue is the latest airline to make such an announcement. JetBlue TrueBlue has announced reduced elite requirements for 2021, as well as additional perks for Mosaic members, including one particularly awesome perk.

In no particular order, let’s take a look at what JetBlue TrueBlue has in store for members.

One Week at a Time

TIPS: Earning Miles & Promos

Save 10% At Hyatt With Chase Offers (Targeted)
Qatar Airways Selling Miles For 50% Off (1.5 Cents)
Chase Freedom Flex 5x Points Categories Q1 2021
LifeMiles 125% Mileage Transfer Bonus
Wow: Alaska Airlines 30% Off Promo Code
CLEAR Offering Free Six Month Trial
GREAT Time To Apply For Chase Freedom Unlimited
The Intriguing Verizon Visa Credit Card
British Airways Selling Avios With 30% Bonus
Chase Freedom Flex Vs. Freedom Unlimited: Which Is Better?

TRICKS: Redeeming Miles

World Of Hyatt Guest Of Honor: How Does It Work?
Should You Convert Southwest Airlines Vouchers Into Rapid Rewards Points?
Most Popular Marriott Hotels For Redeeming Bonvoy Points
IHG Extending Free Night Certificates
How The Benefits On The IHG Premier Card Work
The End Of Delta SkyMiles’ Punitive 72-Hour Rule

TRAVEL With Ben (Lucky)

American Airlines Headquarters Is AvGeek Heaven
Why Hyatt Globalist Is My Favorite Hotel Status

NEWS & Updates

United Bans Two Year Old For Not Wearing Mask
Man Climbs Wing Of Alaska 737 In Las Vegas
American Airlines Basic Economy: How It Works
Catchy & Genius: The Alaska Airlines Safety Dance
Air Canada Aeroplan & Chase Launch US Partnership
Starlux Airlines’ Surprisingly Tight A350 Configuration
Go Glamping At Singapore Changi Airport
Will JetBlue Start Flying To Miami?
Mileage Thieves Charged With Wire Fraud
GullivAir, Bulgaria’s New Long Haul Airline
Now Open: Escape Lounge Palm Beach Airport
All AAdvantage Members Will Get Preferred Boarding
Pete Buttigieg Nominated Transportation Secretary
SO COOL: Canadian North Wants To Fly To Greenland
Aeroflot Introduces Anti-Masker Seating Zone
I’m Skeptical: Australia & New Zealand Travel Bubble
American Airlines Trials (Limited) Free Inflight Messaging
Awesome: New JetBlue Mosaic Companion Perk
China Airlines Downplays China With New Livery
Passenger With Coronavirus Dies On United Flight
Dr. Dao, Famous For Being Dragged Off A Plane, Is Publishing A Book
Cool: Air Greenland Orders Airbus A330-800neo
IAG Slashes Air Europa Purchase Price In Half, Will Pay In 2026
British Airways Restoring Service In First & Business Class
Ugh: Alaska Airlines’ “Flying While Muslim” Incident
Boeing Tried To “Coach” FAA Pilots On 737 MAX

Have a good rest of the weekend!

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