ICYMI: Ski for free with a boarding pass, $90 one-way transcon flights and more

Dec 15, 2019

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Nonstop Emirates flights to Europe from $310 r/t

(Photo by Javier Rodriguez / The Points Guy)
(Photo by Javier Rodriguez / The Points Guy)

Because who doesn’t want to fly to Europe nonstop on a four-star airline?

Cross-Country flights from $90 one-way

Looking to visit the opposite coast? Alaska Airlines is encouraging you to with this low-cost fare.

(Featured photo by Thomas Barwick/Getty Images)
(Featured photo by Thomas Barwick/Getty Images)

Use Amex transfer bonuses for a first-class flight to Japan

No matter where you’re traveling from in the U.S., the flight to Japan is long aka the perfect time to treat yourself to first class.

Board early when you wear a Christmas Sweater

‘Tis the season for Alaska Airlines rewarding customers who wear ugly sweaters with early boarding on Dec. 20.

(Photo by Nick Ellis/The Points Guy)
(Photo by Nick Ellis/The Points Guy)

Fly Delta One Suites to Europe for 39k Amex points

With the targeted 30% transfer bonus between Amex and Flying Club, you could score a Delta One suite to Europe — we’re here for it!

Earn bonus SkyMiles when you ride with Lyft

While you can already effortlessly earn 1 SkyMile per dollar when you ride with Lyft, the ride-hailing app is increasing the earnings to 10x SkyMiles per dollar over the holiday season for new sign-ups.

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Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

Earn 50,000 bonus miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new card in your first three months of card membership. Plus, earn up to $100 back in statement credits for eligible purchases at U.S. restaurants with your card within the first 3 months of membership.

With Status Boost™, earn 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, up to two times per year getting you closer to Medallion Status. Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels, 2X Miles at restaurants and at U.S. supermarkets and earn 1X Mile on all other eligible purchases. Terms Apply.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 50,000 bonus miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months.
  • Plus, earn up to $100 back in statement credits for eligible purchases at US restaurants with your card within the first 3 months of membership.
  • Accelerate your path to Medallion Status, with Status Boost®. Plus, in 2021 you can earn even more bonus Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) to help you reach Medallion Status.
  • Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels.
  • Earn 2X Miles at restaurants worldwide, including takeout and delivery and at U.S. supermarkets.
  • Earn 1X Miles on all other eligible purchases.
  • Receive a Domestic Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Card. *Payment of the government imposed taxes and fees of no more than $75 for roundtrip domestic flights (for itineraries with up to four flight segments) is required. Baggage charges and other restrictions apply. See terms and conditions for details.
  • Enjoy your first checked bag free on Delta flights.
  • Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®.
  • Enjoy an exclusive rate of $39 per person per visit to enter the Delta Sky Club® for you and up to two guests when traveling on a Delta flight.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • $250 Annual Fee.
  • Terms Apply.
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Regular APR
15.74%-24.74% Variable
Annual Fee
$250
Balance Transfer Fee
N/A
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good
Terms and restrictions apply. See rates & fees.

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