Weekly Summary

Sunday Summary: British Airways’ Mistaken Complimentary First Class Upgrade, Choosing Turkish Airlines For Summer Travel, Last Chance For 55,000 United Miles, Increased Value of Amazon Prime, and More!

Welcome to this week’s Sunday Summary. This looks at the posts written throughout the week to help you catch up.

This Is A Carry-On That Can Solve Some Problems

I love carry-ons that work to incorporate newer aspects into them to simplify/help our travel lives. This bag certainly does appear to solve some problems for the traveler.

Book These Hotels For 5,000 Points Per Night [Starting May 26]

The latest IHG Point Break list came out and is bookable. While not a lot of great deals, there are some great options for travel for this summer.

Great Deals: Amex Offer For Uber And Motorola 360 Smartwatch

While the Motorola 360 smartwatch deal has expired, the Amex Offer for Uber is still available in select Amex accounts. If you like Uber, check it out!

6 Reasons To Pick Turkish Airlines For Summer Travel

Summer travel is certainly a big travel season. Many of our travel decisions are driven by price or availability, but there are some reasons you may want to pick Turkish Airlines for your summer travel.

Deal of the Day: Montrail Running Shoes – And The Fun of Trails

This deal has expired but many were able to get in on it. Be on the lookout for more deals like this in the future!

British Airways: Here’s A Complimentary Upgrade To First – Actually, No…

British Airways sent out a very generous upgrade offer to first class (but from the more expensive business class fares) – but then pulled it for certain customers because of an error.

Amazon Prime Increases Value With Same-Day Delivery To These 14 Cities

Amazon Prime is a great tool and its value just increased this week as they added same-day delivery for 14 cities around the US.

Combine Your Club Carlson Points Before The Last Night Benefit Goes Away

Today is the last day to book your Club Carlson hotels with the last night free benefit. If you do not have enough points in one account, it may unfortunately be too late as the customer service line may be closed and the e-mails will not be answered until tomorrow.

Etihad Giving Free Tickets To Milan Expo [For Gold and Platinum Members]

The Milan Expo is a big deal and Etihad is playing up their partnership with Alitalia by giving away free tickets to Etihad Gold and Platinum members.

Last Days To Get 55,000 United Miles And $50

There are only a couple of days left to get the large 55,000 mile offer from United and Chase! Check out how you can get the even better offer of $50 as well.

Cheap Aegean Fares Around Europe [From $35] And Why You Should Care

Aegean Airlines is a great, European airline and their frequent flyer program was a great way to gain Star Alliance Gold. While the ease of achieving that has gone, it is still a great program and with these cheap fares, you can take advantage of some of your remaining Aegean perks!

Travel Pro Videos – Baseball Players And Their Travel Habits

Here is a look into how some of the baseball players travel and what their travel habits are.

Follow The Appalachian Trail World Record Attempt

There is an incredible attempt going on right now for a supported attempt of the Appalachian Trail world record attempt.

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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.