In Case You Missed It – A Recap Of The Week (21 August 2016)

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Summaries and links for all the posts which appeared on Traveling For Miles this week. Includes: Details of the Virgin Atlantic worldwide sale, some fantastic Qatar Airways Business Class fares for travel from Europe to Asia, various bonuses if you purchase miles/points from Alaska, Hilton and IHG, a very cool feature from British Airways and a lot more.

Monday

Virgin Atlantic Worldwide Sale Is Now On!

Details of the latest Virgin Atlantic Worldwide sale which encompasses most if not all routes that the airline flys – all cabins are included in the sale.

US Hotels Hacked & Credit Card Details Compromised – This Is Getting Pathetic

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News that hotels under the management of HEI Hotels & Resorts have been hacked. The hotelier has confirmed that 20 of its properties were found to have ben infected with malware dating back as far as March 2015.

Alaska Airlines Mystery Bonus On Purchased Miles – What Did You Get?

Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan is offering a mystery miles bonus of between 35% & 50% to whoever purchases miles thru 29 September – what offer did you get?

Tuesday

British Airways Encourages You To Visit The Flight Deck

British Airways have come up with a truly great idea to put a little bit of fun back into flying – especially for the kids among us (big ones too!) – by encouraging visits to the flight deck before and after your flight.

The New Chase Sapphire Reserve Credit Card – It’s Official

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A look at the benefits of the newly announced high-end Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card that is expected to launch around 21 August 2016.

Qatar Airways Reduces Service To Australia & Emirates Cancels Colombo Flight

News that Qatar Airways is cutting back one of its services between Doha & Australia while Emirates is cutting one of its flights between Dubai & Colombo.

Wednesday

Thai Airways A350 Seat Map, Cabin Layout & Features

A look at how the Thai Airways A350 has been configured, how many seats the aircraft has and what you can expect from the seats in Business & Economy Class.

The New Delta One Suite Looks Fantastic!

New Delta One Suite

Details of the New Delta One Suite from Delta that looks absolutely fantastic. Set to debut on the airline’s A350 aircraft in late 2017 and then rolled out to Delta’s 777s as well, this product looks like it will blow passengers away.

The Citi Prestige Credit Card – An Unbiased Opinion

An unbiased look at the merits of the Citi Prestige credit card – is it a card worth holding or applying for now that some benefits will be cut in 2017?

Thursday

WOW! Qatar Airways Business Class Fares To Dubai From Just $898/£689/€797 – Book By TODAY (21 August)

Qatar Airways has come out with yet more mind-blowing cheap Business Class fares for travel between Finland/Sweden and Dubai starting at around $898 RT.

IHG Accelerate 2016 Fall Promotion Details Are Out

IHG Accelerate Fall Promotion

The IHG Accelerate promotion is back! Check out the details of the IHG Accelerate Fall promotion and see what bonuses you’ve been targeted for.

Hilton Offering Points With A Discount Of Up To 50% (0.5 Cents/Point)

The latest promotion from Hilton sees a targeted offering in which HHonors members can buy points with a discount of up to 50% – see how good a deal this is and if you should be buying.

Friday

Yet Another Excellent Qatar Airways Business Class Offer – This Time For Companion Travel

Qatar Airways Business Class Companion Fares

Qatar Airways has published another excellent Business Class promotion & this time for two companions traveling together. Fares start at $1,100/£835/€970.

Buy IHG Rewards Points With An 80% Bonus

Details of the latest IHG Rewards points promotion in which members can purchase up to 60,000 points with an 80% bonus – just how good is this deal?

Don’t Overpay For Business Class – That’s Not the Point Of This Hobby

It’s easy to get caught up in the Business Class flying experience so I thought I share a few thoughts on how easy it is to overpay for premium cabin travel.