RenésPoints.com August Newsletter – CRUNCH TIME – 2018 is on the way!

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Only 4 months to go until 2018 (crazy right). I mean where did the summer go? Hopefully you were on the go on lots of Delta and Skyteam jets. But if August was a blur to you then you may have missed some important Delta info and it is now time to catch up:

➥ After careful consideration, if Delta has to change the Medallion MQD exemption this is the best choice!

➥ Delta Air Lines Sky Club LAX Los Angeles Terminal 3 Review

➥ Chase shuts down “Bob’s” accounts (don’t do what Bob did)!

➥ What will the “Next generation of SkyMiles products” be? Evolution of SkyMiles (EOS) 2.0?

HOT! New Delta Amex Reserve card offer 40,000 SkyMiles + 10,000 MQMs after 3k spend!

➥ The Delta Air Lines LAX T3 experience – What you can expect flying Delta in Los Angeles!

➥ Even as an #AVgeek – these are travel / aviation things I would never EVER do. How about you?

➥ Delta SCS Impacting Flights all the way into 2018 – Check “Everything”!

First shots of the Delta Air Lines A350 arriving at Atlanta (plus inside seat photos as well)!

➥ 3 Years after Delta BASIC E fares launch, I have purchased my 1st “cheap” restricted ticket!

➥ Sweet Cockpit Video of CS300 from Gate-2-Gate. Can’t wait for Delta to fly this bird soon!

➥ Has Delta made a Horrible Mistake with 2-4-2 Premium Select A350 Seating Choice? Maybe, maybe not!

➥ Kool new tiny upgrades to Delta domestic 1st class. Little things do really matter. #PaxEx

➥ The definitive guide to gifting / sending Delta Amex card MQMs to others & other bonus point & spend answers.

Interesting: Would you order a new car “test drive” via Uber? Volvo is in Sweden!

➥ Pilot flies jet on ecstasy, Pilotless jets the future?, Train goes to wrong station, Toilet flush delays thousands!

➥ A “Must Try” – The Shrimp Burger at Café No Sé in Austin Texas – #IronChefEats

➥ The latest Delta SkyMiles / Medallion user survey – What does Delta want to know?

➥ The cheapest 10,000 MQM year end Delta elite Mileage Run you can take – but act fast!

➥ Whoever at Delta decided row 1 CRJ200 to be C+ seats should be FIRED!

➥ Will you have a chance to fly the Delta A350 domestically before the 30OCT17 inaugural flight?

Be watchful with your “Connection” flights with ExpressJet & Delta partnership ending!

➥ What kinds of Delta tickets earn points / MQMs? Does payment type matter? Will I earn points if I…

➥ Reminder: The 2017 Chicago Seminars is coming up soon – October 20-22nd!

➥ Should Delta always serve a meal in first class? Are “snacks” (a.k.a. snack basket) enough hub-2-hub?

➥ Confirmed: Citi Expedia+ annual travel credit works with Delta e-Gift cards!

➥ Buy a Swedish Airport, Delta HUB raiding, Korean CS300, Delta DTW Drone near miss!

➥ Know what you can do to save Delta money? Would you believe going to the bathroom before you fly!

➥ What is the greatest “sin” Delta can commit? Is it flying with an empty 1st class seat?

➥ Will Delta’s Premium Delta One Suite A350 “up-charge” fail due to seat design?

➥ This Delta (Connection) FA almost made me want to fly more CRJ200s (I did say almost – yes)!

➥ Testing CLEAR in the B Atlanta ATL Sky Club – What do you think about biometrics travel?

➥ A pet peeve – why 3? Why not 2 or 4? What are the things that irritate you in hotels?

➥ My “perfect” Charleston SC Eclipse trip 2017 – What a great use of points!

Free Prosecco in Delta C+, Current 1st Class Snacks, Promo Ending, Soap Issues & more.

➥ WARNING: Delta phone reps now impacted by Delta seat blocking “bug”. You can NOT trust the info they provide you!

➥ KLM jet lands during Typhoon, Delta CEO on jet choices, MSP down to 1 check point & more news

I can’t take it anymore – I gotta upgrade my travel surge strip! This one is the winner.

➥ A Sunday Delta RANT update: 50% fix shows what is possible + a new Mini-rant!

➥ Do You Take 1 Minute to Possibly Save Yourself Thousands & Potentially Hours of Headaches?

➥ Just How Good or Bad is the Delta First Class Cubano Lunch Sandwich? Let’s take a bite!

Updates: LAX T2 Delta Sky Club shower open, Uber tracking changes, Hyatt-ist CC challenge & more!

➥ Understanding the restrictions of Delta Sky Club access with the Amex Reserve card

September will be a slow travel month for me but it will be time to go get grapes and make wine as I always do each fall. For me Q4 will be my big travel push before starting all over 1JAN18. – René

 

 

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