Posts That Caught My Eye
Southwest has apparently changed the amount of points required per dollar. While their points value is variable, this change means the maximum value of points is now 1.39 cents down from 1.43 cents. (I have searched and this seems to be the case, but I’m not sure how to 100% confirm it for all routes.)
Either way, this is the problem when a program doesn’t have an award chart or published rate. They can just things whenever they want.
Sort of like my trifecta post last week, this looks at what products work together to create downstream benefits like better mileage earning. A good read.
This is probably not going to be good news for elites as we will probably see what has happened with Comfort+ at Delta happen here too. This is just another move towards removing inefficiencies in product and pricing. The airlines want to have a product at every price point and want to give out less freebies.
It is good to see Citi is still being generous with their retention offers. This is a good reminder that it has been awhile since my last retention call. Time to do it again with my Prestige annual fee coming due and I might as well as about offers on other cards.
- $100 Sears for $85 and other gift card deals at eBay. Details here.
- If you hold a Gold Delta SkyMiles credit card you may be targeted for 1,000 free miles. You can check here. HT: Mommy Points
Have a great afternoon!