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I hope that you’ve enjoyed the past week of travel information – here’s a recap of what you may have missed from Points With a Crew over the past week or so

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We’ve been gone a bunch as a family this summer.  We thought we were on vacation but….

Here was a hilarious article with ways you can tell if you’re on vacation… or if you’re just having a “trip”

My favorite was “If you realize you forgot your sunglasses three hours into the drive because you left in darkness at 4 a.m. to beat the traffic and the sun is just coming up… yikes, that’s a trip


Here's how you can get compensaiton for a delayed or canceled flight when flying United, American, Delta or another airlineI’ve been in an extended “arrangement” with both British Airways and Aer Lingus over a canceled flight back in September 2015.

Now, 10 months later, I’ve gotten $1306 from Aer Lingus and now (finally!) 25,000 Avios from British Airways

Normally, the powerful EU261 rule only applies to flights on European carriers

But there is one way to get compensation from flights on United (or Delta, or American)


amex-american-express-reconsideration-line-phone-number-logoMany folks were targeted for a promotion offering 10,000 Amex Membership Rewards for enrolling in Extended Pay

There was also an offer for 10,000 or 15,000 points for adding an authorized user to your Amex Hilton card, but it looks like it expired last week.

 


Other news of the week

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If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap:Should you dress up in first class? Plus 16 amazing in-flight pictures, complaints, and a new awesome credit card offer

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