Why Expats Will Love Sapphire Reserve, Presidential Plane Smackdown, Top Domestic Priority Pass Lounges and More

Sep 17, 2016

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Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:

The Chase Sapphire Reserve will work in Europe and beyond thanks to its chip technology.

Why the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card Is Ideal for Living or Traveling Abroad

Find out why the Chase Sapphire Reserve is a perfect card for people living or traveling extensively abroad.

Take a look inside each presidential candidate’s campaign jet.

Whose Plane Is Better? Donald Trump’s 757 vs. Hillary Clinton’s 737

With Hillary Clinton recently revealing her new campaign jet and less than two months until Election Day, see how the candidate’s planes stack up.

Priority Pass membership is a valuable feature of the new Chase Sapphire Reserve.

9 Best Priority Pass Lounges in the US

Several premium travel credit cards come with memberships to the Priority Pass lounge network, a highly valuable perk for travelers. But, not all Priority Pass lounges are created equal — find out which ones are the best in the US.

Carnival’s newest, largest ship caused quite a ruckus in an Italian marina.

Watch a Carnival Cruise Ship Create Mini-Tsunami That Destroys Marina

A marina in Sicily got completely destroyed when a huge Carnival cruise ship got too close and created a mini-tsunami — and a passenger on board the ship caught it all on tape.

In Other News…

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Receive a free flight when you purchase a camera from Olympus. Image courtesy of Olympus.

Get a Free Flight When You Purchase an Olympus Camera

Japanese camera manufacturer Olympus is offering customers a free round-trip flight after purchasing a OM-D E-M5 Mark II digital camera. Follow the instructions here to take advantage of this promo.

Your NYC taxi Airbnb doesn’t come equipped with a bathroom. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

You Can Sleep in a New York City Taxi Thanks to Airbnb

Looking for a night in the big city on a small budget? You can now sleep in the back of a decommissioned NYC taxi for under $50 a night with Airbnb.

Get a discount on your next Uber ride if you use Android Pay.

Get 50% Off Uber Rides When Using Android Pay

Google and Uber have teamed up to offer riders 50% off their first ten rides when using Android Pay (a maximum of $5 per ride) until October 15. You don’t have to be a new Uber user to take advantage of this promotion either — it’ll apply automatically when you use Android Pay to cover your ride.

You’ll soon receive slippers even in economy on Delta flights between the US and Japan. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Delta Economy Passengers Will Receive Slippers on Flights to Japan

Delta will become the only airline to provide slippers for every passenger on flights between the US and Japan, beginning October 29.

Featured image courtesy of Getty Images.

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