Delta Award Sales North and South of the Border, New AMEX Centurion Lounge Coming to Los Angeles, and Chase Removes 2 Card Benefits

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Delta Award Sales North and South of the Border, New AMEX Centurion Lounge Coming to Los Angeles, and Chase Removes 2 Card Benefits

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1.   Delta Award Sales

Delta has routes on sale to a few fun destinations in Alaska and Canada right now!  For example, you can fly round-trip in coach from:

  • Seattle to Anchorage for 14,000 Delta miles
  • New York (LaGuardia) to Montreal for 14,000 Delta miles
  • Seattle to Calgary for 16,000 Delta miles
  • Minneapolis to Anchorage for 28,000 Delta miles
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To get these prices, you’ll have to book by June 13, 2018, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.  Valid travel dates are between September 17, 2018, and November 15, 2018.  Check out this link if you’re interested.

You can also reach Mexico starting at 12,000 Delta miles round-trip!  You can fly round-trip in coach from:

  • New York (JFK) to Cancun for 12,000 Delta miles
  • Nashville to Puerto Vallarta for 18,000 Delta miles
  • Baltimore to Los Cabos for 20,000 Delta miles

If you live near a participating airport, these sale prices are good!  For example, it costs 30,000 American Airlines miles or 35,000 United Airlines miles to fly from Seattle to Anchorage round-trip in coach.  And the same prices to fly from New York to Cancun.

2.   American Express Is Opening a Centurion Lounge in Los Angeles

The number of AMEX Centurion Lounges is on the rise!

Earlier this year we told you about Centurion Lounges coming to New York (JFK) and Denver airports.  And now, Los Angeles airport is finally getting its very own Centurion Lounge!

The lounge will be in the Tom Bradley International Terminal.  It will be 13,900 square feet, and come with the standard fabulous Centurion Lounge amenities, like hot meals, a full bar, showers, etc.  But it will also have a spa!  Can’t wait to see what that looks like.

MORE Rules For AMEX Centurion Lounge Access
AMEX Centurion Lounges Have Buffet-Style Meals

The lounge will also have an area to help international travelers adapt to different time zones.  AMEX says there will be “brightly lit and dimly lit quiet areas to help global travelers adjust to new time zones as they travel internationally.”

With the addition of the lounge at Los Angeles (LAX), AMEX Centurion lounges will now be at the following US locations:

Both The Platinum Card® from American Express and The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN will get you and 2 guests into the lounge for free.  You’ll have to pay $50 per person to bring any additional guests.

Note:   You must have a boarding pass, same-day flight, and eligible AMEX Platinum card to enter the lounge.  And AMEX has added further restrictions at certain locations, including Miami and Seattle.

3.   Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card Loses Handy Benefits

After August 26, 2018, the Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card will no longer have 2 useful benefits.

Currently, the card gives folks 120 days of coverage for damaged or stolen items they purchased with the card (up to $10,000 per claim, $50,000 per year).  You also have 90 days from the date of purchase to find a cheaper price for an item you bought with the card and file for a refund for the difference (up to $500 per claim, $25,000 per year).

Use them while they’re around.

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