The week on Traveling For Miles (the news you may have missed)

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Links to the articles that appeared on Traveling For Miles this week. Includes big route news from JetBlue, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, a very good points sale from IHG, a terrible set of Spontaneous Escapes deals from Singapore Airlines, a new Hyatt resort for Europe, my thoughts on the best 4-card Amex Membership Rewards team, and quite a bit more.

Deals, sales, offers & promotions

It’s back: Rakuten “refer a friend” earns you & them $40/4,000 Amex Points

Another Alaska Mileage Plan sale that you should probably avoid (50% bonus)

Singapore Airlines Spontaneous Escapes deals are live (for December)… and they’re worse than ever

IHG brings back its very best points sale (buy up to 500,000 points)

Travel news, reviews, rumors & speculation

Hyatt announces a new all-inclusive resort for Europe (new WoH properties coming this year)

British Airways is trialling biometrics for international departures

Big news: JetBlue announces new transatlantic routes to Paris

A mostly pointless Marriott Bonvoy elite status is getting more expensive

British Airways has just announced a new route to the United States

Virgin Atlantic will fly to the Maldives and the Turks & Caicos from next year

Credit card news, offers, reviews & discussions

Improved CLEAR benefit now live on the American Express® Green Card

The ideal 4 card American Express Membership Rewards team [Updated]

This great zero annual fee card is still offering a 15,000 point welcome bonus


Another reason you should have a VPN when you travel