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- Biggest news of the week was a reminder to complete the Alaska Airlines 25,000 mile offer for opening up a new checking account. There was some discussion also about who is eligible for the offer.
- Don’t you DARE pocket dial someone in an airport – an interesting legal saga involving a former airport board member, its chief executive, and a 91 minute pocket dial
- There are some good shopping portal bonuses going on right now – 4000 miles for the United portal, and 3500 miles for both Southwest and American
- Looking to go down the West Coast of the United States? Here are the 3 best options to go down the coast.
- The new IHG Point Breaks list has been released – here are the 160 hotels that you can book for only 5,000 points a night, starting on Monday July 27th.
- Staples really let me down by not honoring a deal that was on the front page of their website – here’s how I overcame their customer service #fail
If you’re still up for reading the best travel news, here was last week’s recaps – “Trust the website… the website is never wrong…”