In Case You Missed It – A Recap Of The Week (5 November 2017)

in case you missed it

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Summaries and links for all the posts which appeared on Traveling For Miles this week. Includes why I’m deliberately overpaying for a short-haul flight, full details of the new Singapore Airlines A380 Suites, tips on how you can earn Chase Ultimate Rewards, Citi ThankYou Points & Amex Membership Rewards, a new reason why American Airlines is getting even less of my cash and lots more.

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Monday

Save 25% On British Airways Cash & Avios Bookings (UK Only) (Today Is The Last Day!)

British Airways is offering UK-based Executive Club members the opportunity to save 25% on Cash and Avios bookings on select routes for the winter 2017/18 season.

A New Reason American Airlines Is Getting Even Less Of My Cash

I’ve been avoiding flying with American Airlines as much as possible this year because I don’t want to be one of those flyers who complains, complains and complains about an airline and yet still gives that airline his business. That’s been the main reason why American has been seeing less of my cash lately but, even when I’ prepared to bite the bullet, American is still getting less of my money that it would have done in the past.

14 Amex Travel Offers Available Right Now [Targeted]

Amex Offers USA

A look at the 14 travel-related Amex offers that I’m seeing across my American Express cards right now – with savings of up to 33% there are some good savings to be had.

Tuesday

Here’s Why I’m Deliberately Overpaying For A Short-Haul Flight

This is an example of where going against your better instincts and following the math is the right thing to do – I overpaid for a Business Class flight but I’m pretty sure it will save me money in the end.

Review: SkyCity Grand Hotel Auckland

A review of the SkyCity Grand Hotel in the heart of Auckland. Take a look inside a king-room on a high floor and see what the hotel has to offer for the price.

Here’s How To Earn More Chase Ultimate Rewards Points

Have you ever wondered how you can earn more Chase Ultimate Rewards points? Well, there are a number of easy ways to earn Ultimate Rewards and as long as you’re paying attention there’s no reason the points shouldn’t roll in.

Wednesday

Earn AAdvantage Miles For Booking Hotel Rooms (And Still Keep Status Benefits)

Here’s a way of earning AAdvantage miles for stays at IHG properties (Holiday Inn, InterContinental, Crowne Plaza etc…), Hilton properties, Choice Hotels and Best Western properties without having to give up any of the perks that come with having status.

Here’s How To Earn More Citi ThankYou Points

Earning Citi ThankYou points may not be as easy as earning points with Chase or American Express but, as long as you’re being disciplined there’s no reason you shouldn’t see the points roll in – here are some tips on how to do that.

Thursday

Singapore Airlines New Suites, Business Class & Premium Class In Pictures

Singapore Airlines New A380 Suites Class

Singapore Airlines has finally released details of its long anticipated update to its airbus A380 premium cabins including images of its new Suites Class, Business Class and Premium Economy cabins.

Qatar Airways Adds Another New Thai Destination To Its Route Map

Qatar Airways has announced that it will start up service to Pattaya making this the airlines 5th Thai destination. The route is scheduled to start in early 2018 and will run 4x per week.

Review: Qantas Business Class Lounge Auckland

A review of the Qantas Business Class lounge Auckland. Take a look inside Qantas’ Auckland offering, check out the seating, the food & the drinks as well as the business facilities on offer.

Here’s How To Earn More Amex Membership Rewards Points

If you’re looking to boost your Amex Membership Rewards points quickly or just looking to earn more Membership Rewards Points as you go about your everyday spend then you’re in the right place – find out all the ways you can earn Membership Rewards points here.

Friday

Singapore Airlines New A380 Suites – Full Details & Thoughts

Singapore Airlines New A380 Suites Class

Full details of the new Singapore Airlines A380 Suites Class product that was unveiled by the airline on 2 November. Pictures of the new cabin and thoughts on what is going to be on offer.

Can You Earn Hotel Points & Elite Credits On Multiple Rooms?

Here’s a look at which hotel chains allow you to earn points and elite night credits on multiple room bookings – some chains are definitely more generous than others but do you know which is the most generous?