Credit Card Applications and Results: Winter 2016-17

Last fall, I decided to post about the credit cards I signed up for and how the application process went. Since my last post, I applied for 8 new credit cards from American Express, Bank of America, Barclays, and Chase. Here’s how the application process went. Platinum Card from American Express Right before Thanksgiving, I jumped on the…

Priority Pass Lounge Review: Salones VIP Pacific Club, Santiago (SCL)

On my way back from hiking in Patagonia, I had a layover in Santiago, Chile. Luckily, there were several Priority Pass lounges in the international terminal of Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. My boyfriend and I decided to check out the Salones VIP Pacific Club. I didn’t have my Chase Sapphire Reserve Priority Pass card…

Miles and Points News Roundup: March 24, 2017

Airlines JetBlue Brings Culinary Empire Milk Bar to Its Mint Premium Experience: “Cookie flavors will vary by departure with options including Milk Bar’s Confetti Cookie, Cornflake Chocolate Chip Marshmallow and famous Compost® Cookie.” BRB, drooling… American Airlines Is Challenging Delta by Bringing Back Free Meals: This is the main reason competition is good for the…

Why Airlines Should Not Forgo Seat-back Screens

Earlier this year American Airlines announced that they would not be installing video screens on new Boeing 737 Max airplanes. Since a vast majority of people tend to travel with an iPad or laptop, the airline is focusing on upgrading to satellite-based internet and installing outlets in all seats. While I prefer a seat-back screen (less neck craning!),…