This weekly summary of the posts from last week got pushed back a bit today with some other posts that I had to get up first. Thanks for your continued readership!
Miles, Points, and Deals
- A New Emirates Route That Should Be Interesting – Newark and Athens! – A new US route for Emirates and it is one that yet again challenges the US airlines. But, it is one that will be year round and offer 3 class service from the US to Greece!
- Running 26.2 Miles in 100+ Degree Heat – Abu Dhabi, Marathon Run #3 in 36 Hours – This is the 3rd marathon run report on my 6 marathon / 6 continents / 5 day dash. Bottom line: it was extremely hot!
- Last Day to Apply for the 100K Amex Business Plat Card – But, Should You? – The 100K offer has expired with the new one at 75K with quite a lot of spending. The features are the same as here so check them out.
- Comparing American Express Business Cards – Here is another great post by Dustin comparing the various Amex business cards to see which may work best for you.
- 7 Marathons, 7 Continents, 7 Days – Onboard a Chartered Business Class Plane – This was an organized event running 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days – a tough event but made a tiny bit easier aboard a chartered business class plane! 🙂
- 3 Reasons to Choose Google Fi for Travel – If you want cheap, fast international data, check out 3 reasons to choose Google Fi.
- Traveling to Italy Soon? Here Is a Great SPG Moments Package to Check Out! – [Expired] Hopefully, one of you got in on this as it went for only 30,000 Starpoints! Yet another way that the SPG Moments can be a great way to get greater value at hotels!
- $2,000 a Night Holiday Inn? Yes, There Is Such a Thing! – Ever hear of a $2,000 night at a Holiday Inn? Well, here is one for you! Guess why the cost is so high? 🙂
- Buying First Class Can Be Cheaper Than Coach – With the ever-changing deals in airfares, you may want to start looking at first class on some of your flights. When everything is considered, it can be even cheaper than coach!
- Get Great Discount & Earn Miles for Running This Marathon! – How about a deal that lets you earn miles for completing races? Here is a such a deal!
- Is This the Most Amazing Running Record? – Yesterday, the awesome World Marathon Challenge concluded with one unbelievable record. I think it could be the most amazing running record around!
- A Very Bad Open-Box Experience – With A Great Ending – Open-box items can be a great source of deal items to buy for resale to help you earn miles and a little profit. But, there can be some bad open-box experiences. Find out what happened to me and how to avoid it.
Thanks for reading and enjoy the week!