Negative Bonvoy Changes, BOA Blacklist, 3 Times I NEVER Tip, Flying Polaris For Cheap & More!

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Most Popular Posts of August 2019

Here are our 5 most viewed posts from the previous month.  This only includes articles written and posted in the month of August.  Any expired deals or promos will not be included either.

View from the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas

Amex FHR Gets Better in Vegas: Waldorf Astoria Increases Credit & Makes It MUCH Better!

Another great Las Vegas deal covered by Shawn. The really cool thing with this offer is that your Diamond or Gold benefits stack with the $125 F&B credit.  Not too shabby for one of the nicer hotels in Vegas.  Don’t forget about Shawn’s other popular post that shows you how you can essentially get paid to stay in Las Vegas this winter.

Booking a United Polaris Transcontinental Seat for Cheap!

There has been quite a bit of digital ink spilled on the Turkish Airways sweet spot.  But I think Ian is one of the first, if not the first, to put it into practice and then write about it.  He flew to Hawaii in coach for 7,500 miles and then decided to fly to Newark for fun to try out Polaris for 12,500 Citi ThankYou points.

How I Wound Up on the Bank of America Blacklist

I applaud Ryan for sharing his story about how bad decisions in his youth landed him on BOA’s blacklist.  It looks like they have a lifelong memory too unlike American Express.  Interesting that he is still able to get business cards though.

Most Popular Posts of August 2019

3 Services I NEVER Tip For When Traveling

Ian shares his thoughts on some services he never tips on.  It was of course a divisive topic but an interesting commentary on both sides.  Be sure to check out the comments to read everyone’s thoughts.

Most Popular Posts of August 2019

Marriott Bonvoy Announces Huge Negative Changes

This peak/off peak stuff is going to be garbage.  It will be an instant devaluation in my opinion and it will hurt too.  Nothing surprises me with Bonvoy these days, well maybe their 10% resort fee did a little bit.

That’s A Wrap!

Well that does it for August 2019. Let me know in the comments which article you liked best.

Mark Ostermann
Mark Ostermann is a father, husband and miles/points fanatic. He left the corporate world after starting a family in order to be a stay at home dad. Mark is constantly looking at ways to save money and stay within budget while also taking awesome vacations with his family. When he isn't caring for his family or taking a weekend trip, Mark is working towards his goal of visiting every Major League Baseball ballpark.

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