Weekly Summary

Sunday Summary: Great Deal For Hyatt Cardholders, United As Delta’s New Friend, Making Your Etihad Flights Go Easier With Status, The Coolest Job, and More

Written by Charlie

Time for another Sunday Summary! Here is the roundup of the posts here on Running with Miles from throughout the week.

Website Back Up To Claim Your IHG “Into The Nights” Free Nights

After a series of technical errors, IHG has again launched the selection site for customers that want to choose the free night from the Into the Nights promo.

Redeeming Gold Companion Tickets For 50% Off Aegean Flights (For Aegean Gold Members)

Aegean Airlines has made many changes to their elite program but some of the changes are very good. This post shows you how to redeem one of those valuable additions to the elite program.

Time Running Out To Get The JetBlue Amex Card – An Easy $300 In Value

If you want a card that can give you an easy $300 in airline value, this is your chance. The JetBlue/Amex relationship is going to come to an end at some point so this would be a good time to get this card.

Great Deal: Hyatt Cardholders Get 20% Hyatt Points Back On Redemptions!

Hyatt cardholders can get 20% back on award redemptions which has significantly increased the value of the Hyatt credit card. Since the time of this post, Hyatt has also confirmed that new Hyatt card customers will receive this promotion as well as reservations that have already been made as long as the stays are during the promo period.

Google Taking On Uber?

Uber is a favorite for travelers in new cities, in fact, even in home cities. But, it appears that Google is going to be making a play in the market and may be going after Uber.

Burning Skymiles: Fly To Iceland This Summer Direct From The US!

In a continuation of helping you burn your Skymiles, here is yet another great way/destination to burn them. Iceland is a beautiful place and Delta is the only US carrier that can get you there nonstop from the US.

Crawling To A Third Place Finish

As runners, we know what it feels like when we are running on empty. Here is an elite runner that kept going even past that point. She came in for a very dramatic third place finish in her race.

Turkish Airlines May Start Flying A380s

The Airbus A380 is one of my favorite aircrafts to fly on. Turkish Airlines happens to be one of my favorite airlines to fly on from/to Europe so the news that these two favorites may be combined is exciting news!

Get $50 Back On Hotel Stays In LA Over $250

If you want to stay in LA for a cheaper price, this offer can help you get $50 back on any charges/stays over $250.

Is United Airlines Delta’s New Best Friend?

Delta has been making some very customer-unfriendly moves as of late. However, United had a problem that has taken some of the attention and heat from Delta – for a little while anyway.

Earn Up To 50,000 Ultimate Reward Points By Referrals

Time to earn yourself some referral points! You can earn up to 50,000 Ultimate Reward points by referring your friends and family members for the great Chase Sapphire Preferred card.

The Merging Of US Airlines – Plus An Interesting Timeline View

It is pretty interesting to see how many airlines there have been in the US and how they have merged over the last 65 years.

You Could Earn More Skymiles From Your Luggage Than Your Flying

Delta has launched a new program that can help you to earn more miles from your luggage taking too long than you do from the flight you are on!

Book Last Minute Hotels With Kayak’s Hotel For Tonight

Kayak has entered into the last minute hotel booking competition. Here is how they balance out against the competition.

Chase Wants You To Charge Things – But Not Just For The Points

Chase, of course, wants you to spend money on their credit cards. The interesting thing is that, according to their terms, they do not want you to do it just for the points.

This Is One Cool Job!

There are a lot of interesting jobs in the world, but this one has to be one of the coolest around.

Great For Etihad Christmas Sale – Match To Etihad Gold Status

If you got in on the extremely cheap Etihad fares over Christmas, here is a way to make those trips a little easier and earn even more miles.

Manufactured Spending With Apple Watch

I am always on the lookout for different ways to increase my mile and point earnings. There may be a good way to do that with the upcoming Apple Watch.

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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.