Amex Is Cutting Priority Pass Restaurant Access, and More News from This Week

Jun 1, 2019

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Each Saturday, we round up the top miles, points and travel news that you might have missed on TPG this week. Here’s what you need to know:

Amex Platinum 100k Offer Returns via CardMatch Tool, Amex Gold Available With 60k & 75k Bonus

Check the Cardmatch Tool to find out if you’re eligible for this amazing offer.

American Express Membership Rewards Adds Qantas as Its 19th Airline Transfer Partner

Another solid airline joins the other 18 transfer partners under Amex.

LAX Airport, March 2019 (Photo by Alberto Riva/TPG)

American Airlines Confirms That Dynamic Award Pricing Is Coming

We’re not surprised, just disappointed.

A Cathay Pacific aircraft in Hong Kong (Photo by JT Genter / The Points Guy)

Here Is the Official New British Airways Avios Partner Award Chart

Take a look at our breakdown of the award chart and some notable highlights.

Marriott Just Randomly Emailed Gift Cards to Elites. Here’s How to Check if You Got One Too

Keep an eye out for the subject line,“Your Gift from Marriott Bonvoy.”

A taxi drives by a phone displaying the Uber app in Barcelona on March 13, 2018. - Uber said it was back in Barcelona with 120 professional drivers after it was forced out three years ago over the suspension of its service that enables unregulated drivers to ferry passengers for money using their own cars. (Photo by PAU BARRENA / AFP) (Photo credit should read PAU BARRENA/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber to Deactivate Accounts of Riders With Low Ratings

Now, both drivers and passengers will need to be on their toes.

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 takes off from San Antonio International Airport. (Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines Adds 2 Routes, Extends Schedule Into 2020

That means another carrier will now be flying BOS to FLL.

Amex Cutting Priority Pass Restaurant Access

It was a sad day for Amex cardholders.

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents walk through Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. The Federal Aviation Administration temporarily halted flights into New York's LaGuardia Airport because of a shortage of air-traffic control staff, escalating the pressure on President Donald Trump and lawmakers to end the government shutdown. Photographer: Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty Images

TSA Now Allows Some CBD Products, Medications Derived From Marijuana to Fly

TSA is taking the high road for some CBD products.

Airbus A350 airliners wait for renovation at the Airbus site in Toulouse, on June 16, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / REMY GABALDA (Photo credit should read REMY GABALDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Airbus Turns 50: The European Plane-Maker in 10 Photos

Because who doesn’t love some good old-fashioned aviation photos?

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