Amex’s New Qualification Tool, 5x Back With Chase Freedom, United Premium Economy and More
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Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you might have missed from the week before, plus a few new stories. If you’re an avid TPG reader, you’ll want to skip ahead to the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you might have missed on TPG this week.
In credit card news, Amex launched a new tool to see if you qualify for a welcome bonus before you apply for a card.
One of the most rewarding cash-back credit cards, the Chase Freedom, announced new bonus earning categories.
United Airlines officially joined the Premium Economy bandwagon, at last.
If you want to find the real Polaris, not the other subpar business class configurations United flies, here is a guide.
There’s a new Centurion lounge coming to the West Coast.
World Cup Airplanes: How the Teams Flew to Russia
The big news event of the week was the World Cup, which began on Friday, bringing lots of interesting airplanes to Russia.
But there was another pretty big news event this week… US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in Singapore, a nation that placed itself on the destination map with an impressive effort, which we tell you about in this story.
If you travel by air, you won’t want to miss our story about how to avoid blood clots on long flights…
… and you’ll also want to check out what the nasty consequences of taking your shoes off at TSA checkpoints could be.
An airline you may have never heard of may land at JFK next year with a brand-new airplane.
In Other News…
Meghan and Harry went to Africa… possibly. Maybe. We think.
Etihad Airways lost a lot of money again in 2017.
US Homeland Security is concerned that hackers might hit airlines.
The great physicist will be memorialized in a way that suits his work: one of his speeches will be overlaid in a song and projected into a black hole.
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