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Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you might have missed from the week before. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you might have missed on TPG this week.

Watch a Comedian Hilariously Say What Every Parent Thinks at Disney World

A family trip to Walt Disney World is magical… and exhausting. Comedian John Crist says what every parent visiting Disney World thinks but may not always say.

I Wish It Never Ended: Lufthansa First Class From Chicago to Frankfurt on the 747-8

Spectacular food, stellar service, a great seat, the allure of the Boeing 747 and even a Porsche Cayenne to top it all off. Lufthansa’s famed First Class is legendary for a reason: this is flying in serious style.

How to Survive Basic Economy on American Airlines

So you’ve booked a basic economy fare on American Airlines? Here’s what you need to know before flying about carry-on bags, checked bags, seats and boarding.

You May Have Been Followed by the TSA

A new Boston Globe report uncovers a program dubbed Quiet Skies in which federal air marshals follow unsuspecting US citizens through airports or in flight.

Overweight Tourists Are Crippling Donkeys in Greece

Activist groups in Santorini, Greece are demanding the government to do something about the poor working conditions and mistreatment of the island’s donkeys.

In Memoriam: Southwest’s Now-Retired Peanuts on Display at MCO

The lightly salted peanuts are gone but will never be forgotten.

Win Up to 1 Million Citi ThankYou Points With This August Sweepstakes

One person will strike it rich through Citi’s new “Feel Like a Million Points” sweepstakes, and several others will take home big chunks of ThankYou points as well.

16 Hours in Coach on the World’s Longest Flight: Qatar’s 777 From Doha to Auckland

The longest flight in the world. In economy?! Say it ain’t so.

TSA Might Eliminate Security Screening Completely at Regional Airports

The proposal would end screening for airports that serve jets with 60 seats or less.

American Express Confirms Date for SPG Luxury Card Launch

You’ll have a few days to sign up before new welcome bonus restrictions go into effect.

Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card

This cash back card has a focus on dining and entertainment where you can earn unlimited 4% cash back in those spending categories. You can also earn 2% cash back at grocery stores and 1% cash back on all other purchases.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn a one-time $500 cash bonus after you spend $3000 on purchases within the first 3 months from account opening
  • Earn unlimited 4% cash back on dining and entertainment, 2% at grocery stores and 1% on all other purchases
  • No rotating categories or sign-ups needed to earn cash rewards; plus cash back won't expire for the life of the account and there's no limit to how much you can earn
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Access to premium experiences in dining, entertainment and more
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year, $95 after that
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
16.24% - 25.24% (Variable)
Annual Fee
$0 intro for first year; $95 after that
Balance Transfer Fee
$0
Recommended Credit
Excellent, Good

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