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    DansDeals.com Forums

  • Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
    I bought this phone when it came out, thinking I was going to make a qwerty kosher smartphone. Then I picked it up. Its VERY heavy.In other news, the name is a tad bit confusing to me:kphone[url=https://www.walmart...... Read more »
  • Re: Ben & Jerry’s To Stop Selling In "Occupied Palestinian Territory"
    Quote from: Dan on Today at 01:52:49 AMYou don't eat OU?I wonder if now that they don't use the English logo of B&J they could export to the US (and other countries). That would be a sweet revenge.... Read more »
  • Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
    Kphone.biz[url=https://www.walmart.com/ip/Unihertz-Titan-Pocket-Small-QWERTY-Smartphone-Android-11-Unlocked-NFC-Phone/521518469?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=101111105&&adid=22222222227549850224&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=571846637932&wl4=pla-1570200407...... Read more »
  • Re: Using Amex platinum for lounges
    Quote from: mers1 on Today at 01:18:46 AMDoes that mean that only valid cards are acceptable in DL lounges?I tried this many years ago and it worked. I’m not sure about it today. Especially that you self chec...... Read more »
  • Re: Ben & Jerry’s To Stop Selling In "Occupied Palestinian Territory"
    Quote from: Dan on Today at 01:52:49 AMYou don't eat OU?To quote my FIL obm: מ׳האָט אויפגעהערט עסן כשר, און אָנגעהויבן עסן הכשרים. The OU has their place in areas where I rely on them. In general my rule o...... Read more »
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    DansDeals.com Forums

  • Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
    I bought this phone when it came out, thinking I was going to make a qwerty kosher smartphone. Then I picked it up. Its VERY heavy.In other news, the name is a tad bit confusing to me:kphone[url=https://www.walmart...... Read more »
  • Re: Ben & Jerry’s To Stop Selling In "Occupied Palestinian Territory"
    Quote from: Dan on Today at 01:52:49 AMYou don't eat OU?I wonder if now that they don't use the English logo of B&J they could export to the US (and other countries). That would be a sweet revenge.... Read more »
  • Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
    Kphone.biz[url=https://www.walmart.com/ip/Unihertz-Titan-Pocket-Small-QWERTY-Smartphone-Android-11-Unlocked-NFC-Phone/521518469?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=101111105&&adid=22222222227549850224&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=571846637932&wl4=pla-1570200407...... Read more »
  • Re: Using Amex platinum for lounges
    Quote from: mers1 on Today at 01:18:46 AMDoes that mean that only valid cards are acceptable in DL lounges?I tried this many years ago and it worked. I’m not sure about it today. Especially that you self chec...... Read more »
  • Re: Ben & Jerry’s To Stop Selling In "Occupied Palestinian Territory"
    Quote from: Dan on Today at 01:52:49 AMYou don't eat OU?To quote my FIL obm: מ׳האָט אויפגעהערט עסן כשר, און אָנגעהויבן עסן הכשרים. The OU has their place in areas where I rely on them. In general my rule o...... Read more »
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    DansDeals.com Forums

  • Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
    I bought this phone when it came out, thinking I was going to make a qwerty kosher smartphone. Then I picked it up. Its VERY heavy.In other news, the name is a tad bit confusing to me:kphone[url=https://www.walmart...... Read more »
  • Re: Ben & Jerry’s To Stop Selling In "Occupied Palestinian Territory"
    Quote from: Dan on Today at 01:52:49 AMYou don't eat OU?I wonder if now that they don't use the English logo of B&J they could export to the US (and other countries). That would be a sweet revenge.... Read more »
  • Re: REVIVE THE FLIP PHONE
    Kphone.biz[url=https://www.walmart.com/ip/Unihertz-Titan-Pocket-Small-QWERTY-Smartphone-Android-11-Unlocked-NFC-Phone/521518469?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=101111105&&adid=22222222227549850224&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=571846637932&wl4=pla-1570200407...... Read more »
  • Re: Using Amex platinum for lounges
    Quote from: mers1 on Today at 01:18:46 AMDoes that mean that only valid cards are acceptable in DL lounges?I tried this many years ago and it worked. I’m not sure about it today. Especially that you self chec...... Read more »
  • Re: Ben & Jerry’s To Stop Selling In "Occupied Palestinian Territory"
    Quote from: Dan on Today at 01:52:49 AMYou don't eat OU?To quote my FIL obm: מ׳האָט אויפגעהערט עסן כשר, און אָנגעהויבן עסן הכשרים. The OU has their place in areas where I rely on them. In general my rule o...... Read more »
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    Travel is Free

  • Most Domestic Flights As Low As 5,000 AA Miles
    I was just looking at AA domestic flights and every route I’ve searched for so far has many days available for 5,000 AA miles. This goes as far as Oct 2020. The post Most Domestic Flights As Low As 5,000 AA Miles appeared first on Travel is Free.... Read more »
  • Drew’s $100 Bet With The Blog-Haters
    As of today: $0.00 has been claimed by haters. (I’ll update the dollar amount the minute it changes).   To those who complain about bloggers killing your deals, I’ve got a $100 opportunity for you to prove that your deal was killed by one of those evil deal-killing bloggers. From... Read more »
  • Nick of FM on #40kFarAway [TIF Podcast]
    Nick of FrequentMiler talks about his experience doing the “40K To Far Away” contest, where all 3 FrequentMiler bloggers see how far they can get, each with 40,000 of a different bank currency. Nick, given Citi TY Points, found and used the deal of the year with 7,500 Turkish Miles... Read more »
  • The Extreme Maximizing of JAL Miles
    Whenever I’ve done posts comparing the prices across different programs I’ve already found that JAL Miles are among the lowest, but today I’ll show you how to potentially double the value of these already great miles.   As you’ll see, I first try to figure out the rules preventing me... Read more »
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    FlyerTalk Forums

  • BA cancelled, rebooked on EI - baggage?
    I was booked on an AA premium economy award DUB-LHR-BOS with the DUB-LHR leg on BA and LHR-BOS on AA. Went to check my reservation yesterday now that I have arrived in Dublin and noticed that all of a sudden my DUB-LHR leg no longer existed. Figured...... Read more »
  • Food service in COPA (still COVID?)
    Will be flying from LAX to BOG via PTY? I saw that they were serving some sandwiches in a box? Anything has changed now? Not sure if we should still call it pandemic or post COVID or third-wave...... Read more »
  • Adding Known Traveler Number to ticket?
    Hello, Our RTW trip begins on the 2nd out of ORD and I just realized I don't know that I ever had an opportunity to add our Global Entry Known Traveler Numbers into our accounts. I've looked at all the profile stuff and within the ticketed...... Read more »
  • Bid upgrade successful; cannot pick seat in new class
    Hi, Lufthansa has accepted my bid upgrade from Premium Economy (G) to Business class on LH420 on July 3. My booking class is now marked as Business Basic (Z). I signed into the Lufthansa website to pick my seat but every seat in the Business...... Read more »
  • Reservations don’t look right in Hyatt app after being merged at check-in
    Currently staying nine nights at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach under two back to back cash (7 nights) and points (2 nights) bookings. To ensure we keep the same room the entire stay, the hotel merged the reservations at check-in, Now, the Hyatt...... Read more »
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    FlyerTalk Forums

  • BA cancelled, rebooked on EI - baggage?
    I was booked on an AA premium economy award DUB-LHR-BOS with the DUB-LHR leg on BA and LHR-BOS on AA. Went to check my reservation yesterday now that I have arrived in Dublin and noticed that all of a sudden my DUB-LHR leg no longer existed. Figured...... Read more »
  • Food service in COPA (still COVID?)
    Will be flying from LAX to BOG via PTY? I saw that they were serving some sandwiches in a box? Anything has changed now? Not sure if we should still call it pandemic or post COVID or third-wave...... Read more »
  • Adding Known Traveler Number to ticket?
    Hello, Our RTW trip begins on the 2nd out of ORD and I just realized I don't know that I ever had an opportunity to add our Global Entry Known Traveler Numbers into our accounts. I've looked at all the profile stuff and within the ticketed...... Read more »
  • Bid upgrade successful; cannot pick seat in new class
    Hi, Lufthansa has accepted my bid upgrade from Premium Economy (G) to Business class on LH420 on July 3. My booking class is now marked as Business Basic (Z). I signed into the Lufthansa website to pick my seat but every seat in the Business...... Read more »
  • Reservations don’t look right in Hyatt app after being merged at check-in
    Currently staying nine nights at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach under two back to back cash (7 nights) and points (2 nights) bookings. To ensure we keep the same room the entire stay, the hotel merged the reservations at check-in, Now, the Hyatt...... Read more »
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    Miles per Day

  • Best Buy cancels all my desktop orders
    My 8 year old dishwasher failed on me the other day. While it was running, wife told me she heard a buzzing noise, then a POP sound and then smoke coming out of it. I watched a couple of Youtube videos on how to open it up, which I did... Read more »
  • Why you may want to keep your Paypal accounts separate
    Got an email yesterday from Paypal compliance asking about some transactions (see below.) This is for some shenanigans. When I went to log into my PP account, all they asked for was my ID and proof of address, which I satisified by uploading my driver’s license. Unfortunately there was no... Read more »
  • Textnow $1 sim for free texts and calls
    Textnow seems to have a $1 sim card for free texting and calling here – https://www.textnow.com/wireless/phones/63/sim-card I did this deal a week ago and got the sim card in the mail yesterday. I popped the sim card in, activated it, and texted myself just fine. I think the catch is... Read more »
  • Referring myself to another Discover Miles card
    I have had 2 Discover cards (IT and Miles) collecting dust for the past year. Figured it was time to churn them. I cancelled the IT card (only $3K CL) and kept the Miles card (17K CL.) Discover sent out an email whereby if you refered someone, you both get... Read more »
  • Just got my 12th Amex charge card
    I guess the rule of thumb these days seem to be that Amex will let you have 10 charge cards (possibly 11.) Well yesterday I wasn’t sure how many cards I had and tried to apply for a business gold card and I was instantly approved. After doing so I... Read more »
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    Danny the Deal Guru

  • Amazon Prime Rewards Visa, $200 Bonus for New Cardholders till July 29
    From July 1 through July 29, Prime members get a $200 Amazon Gift Card instantly upon approval for the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card.  The post Amazon Prime Rewards Visa, $200 Bonus for New Cardholders till July 29 appeared first on Danny the Deal Guru.... Read more »
  • RebatesMe, Sign Now to Get a $30 Bonus
    RebatesMe is now offering an easy signup bonus of $30. The bonus will be added to your account once you earn $10 in cash back from shopping through RebatesMe. The post RebatesMe, Sign Now to Get a $30 Bonus appeared first on Danny the Deal Guru.... Read more »
  • Avelo Airlines Sets Up New Base in Orlando with Intro Fares from $59
    Avelo Airlines opened its third U.S. base today at Orlando International Airport (MCO). The airline will initially base three Boeing Next-Generation (NG) 737 jetliners there. The post Avelo Airlines Sets Up New Base in Orlando with Intro Fares from $59 appeared first on Danny the Deal Guru.... Read more »
  • You Can Now Use Bilt Rewards for Expedia Bookings (1.25cpp)
    Expedia today announced a collaboration with Bilt Rewards to launch the new Bilt Travel Portal, available exclusively to Bilt Rewards members. The post You Can Now Use Bilt Rewards for Expedia Bookings (1.25cpp) appeared first on Danny the Deal Guru.... Read more »
  • Silvercar Amex Offer: Spend $450, Get $100 Back
    Get a one-time $100 statement credit by using your enrolled eligible Card to spend a minimum of $450 in one or more purchases online at silvercar.com. The post Silvercar Amex Offer: Spend $450, Get $100 Back appeared first on Danny the Deal Guru.... Read more »
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    Money Metagame

  • Guest Post: The FI Journey of a Millennial Boss
    Noah: Today, I’m excited to bring you an amazing story of a side-hustling master on the journey to financial independence. After meeting at FinCon San Diego way back in 2016, we quickly became good friends and would often meet up in Seattle with our significant others to indulge in some... Read more »
  • When Savings Rate Becomes Useless
    In the pursuit of financial independence, tracking your numbers is one of the most important habits you can get into. Great numbers to keep track of include income, spending, debt, net worth, and more. Each item helps you stay on track towards your goals, see progress in real time, and... Read more »
  • Starting the Next Chapter
    After quitting our jobs to take a Gap Year at the beginning of 2018, Becky and I spent a full year traveling around the country. It was an absolutely amazing experience where we visited over 100 cities, met up with numerous friends and family, and added over 24,000 miles to... Read more »
  • Hotel Stats from a Year on the Road
    Having recently wrapped up a year-long adventure that took us all over the country and beyond, I wanted to share some of our lodging stats from the last 12 months. We stayed in a variety of different places, but as you may have gleaned from the title, the majority were... Read more »
  • Gap Year Week 52: Back to Reality
    One year ago, my wife and I set out on an amazing adventure across the country. After a handful of years working full time and saving money towards our goal of financial independence (FI), we decided to leverage some of that financial freedom ahead of our ultimate goal. Therefore, we... Read more »
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    The Free-quent Flyer

  • Hilarious, humiliating admission by Bilt Rewards
    I woke up this morning and, compulsively reaching for my phone, saw a tweet so embarrassing I had to read it 3 times to make sure I understood it correctly. Twitter user @playalaguna asked Richard Kerr, the Senior Director of Travel at Bilt Rewards, a perfectly sensible question: “Why is... Read more »
  • Quick hits: what's on my mind in June 2022
    It’s been a pretty slow month in the travel hacking world, and nothing’s jumped out at me so far in terms of killer deals that needed to be passed along immediately, but I’ve been taking notes about a range of opportunities and situations that I thought it would be useful... Read more »
  • Double booking into the same Delta award space
    So-called “fare buckets” are a curious feature of the airline ecosystem. For the overwhelming majority of flyers, even frequent travelers, the wide-ranging alphabet of letters, usually shown in parentheses after the class of carriage, is simply irrelevant: most people book on some combination of convenience and price, or have little... Read more »
  • More point transfer hijinx and England trip finally booked
    Last month I wrote about my experience combining Chase Ultimate Rewards points between my partner’s non-flexible Freedom account and my own flexible Ink Plus account. In order to finish booking our award tickets to the UK, I needed to shuffle around a few more points and want to share that... Read more »
  • Monitoring prices and rebooking can be one of the highest-return plays
    For experienced travel hackers, the game can sometimes feel a bit mechanical: you earn the most valuable points you can at the lowest cost you can, and periodically re-evaluate which points are the most valuable, and how to earn them at the lowest cost. This doesn’t necessarily make it easy... Read more »
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    Travel Codex

  • Cruise Ship Hits Iceberg in Alaska
    A Norwegian Cruise ship transiting near the Hubbard Glacier hit an Iceberg and sustained considerable damage on Saturday. The ship is still operational and is not in danger of sinking and all crew members and passengers are safe. However, the ship did have to cancel the remainder of the sailing... Read more »
  • Renewing NEXUS Membership in 2022
    Renewing NEXUS membership these days is typically more challenging than usual. For me, it has been a long process, but I’m happy to report that after completing the interview, I’m approved for 5 more years.  Interview appointments can be hard to come by, but with some persistence you can hopefully... Read more »
  • Going To Europe Will Cost You More. Here’s Why.
    You will likely have to pay to enter Europe soon.  The European Union has created a new entry scheme to enter Europe without a visa called ETIAS.  It is similar to ESTA for those entering the United States.  ETIAS is likely to go into effect in May, 2023. What Is... Read more »
  • Why You Should Still Use a Travel Agent
    Travel is what makes me tick and if you’re like me, researching the vacation is almost as fun as the actual vacation itself. While the internet has made researching destinations and booking a trip easier and more accessible than ever, the abundance of options can overwhelm even the savviest of... Read more »
  • Review: SAS Gold Lounge Copenhagen
    At Copenhagen International Airport, SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) offers two lounges for their frequent flier and premium cabin passengers. Both lounges occupy the same two-story space with the SAS Business Lounge located on the first floor of the building and the SAS Gold Lounge occupying the second floor. The main entrance... Read more »