RenésPoints November Newsletter – 2017 is almost here!

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Where did 2016 go? Can you believe that we are only 31 days away from 2017 and we begin our chase once again for the next year’s status qualifications? Well, I will be doing that with Delta but not hotels unless I, for some crazy reason, want to rack up 25 Hyatt stays between 1JAN and the end of FEB17 (not gonna happen).

But before we can get started with 2017 we have the exciting month of November. It was anything but slow and if you missed out here is what you can catch up on:

➥ Will Delta notify you about NASTY schedule changes? What about cleared Global or Regional upgrades?

➥ How I am MAXING-OUT the AMEX NewEgg offer via Carrabba’s e-Gift & rewards!

Rookie Wednesday: Delta – What if I… (or) Do I need to… (or ) What happens if…

➥ I guess I should pick up pennies when I travel – (could be worth $1000)!

➥ Why You Should Consider a Mileage Run Booked by a Professional

➥ Delta updates wording on Diamond Global Upgrade certs with new Premium Economy seats (and it’s not all bad)!

➥ A secret AMEX Platinum perk – 50% off Delta Private Jet card, but with a major downgrade.

➥ What is Delta First Class Upgrade Order & What are Your Chances for a FREE Upgrade?

➥ Monday QUICK DEAL: Get $10 off next visit Escape Lounge MSP for your comments.

➥ At what point is a hotel stay a good or bad stay? What is the tipping point for you?

CONFIRMED! Delta IS testing installed Comfort+ seats on CRJ200s!

ANNOUNCING: RenésPoints Meet-Up SXM Maho Beach St. Maarten! #AVgeek joy

➥ Rookie Wednesday: What NOT to spend your SkyMiles on – EVER!

➥ Two Interesting Delta-ish Surveys Floating Around This Week. How would you vote?

Bacon Bits – Some Interesting Gems From This Weekend’s BoardingArea Conference in DC.

➥ Why you should always get TWO hotel keys even if it is just YOU in the room!

➥ Honored to land 8th spot in the TOP10 USA Today Miles & Points blogs 2016 – Thank you!

➥ Why Delta’s Elite / Medallion Credit Card Spend Waiver is the BEST of the BIG 3 Airlines!

➥ What are the weirdest things you have seen at a hotel? What makes you go “hummmm…”?

➥ Delta is testing D-5 vs D-3 out of Atlanta (ATL). Could it cost Medallions Upgrades?

UPDATES: RenésPoints SXM St. Maarten Maho Beach meet-up – Are you coming?

➥ Delta Sky Club DCA Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Review

➥ United’s new HORRENDOUS basic fare class rules make Delta basic look fantastic in comparison!

➥ $500 in Visa gift cards GIVEAWAY to mark my 5 year Blogiverary – ENDS TONIGHT!

➥ “FREE” Delta EXECUTIVE (full) Sky Club Membership via BofA card spend? Yep!

$9.99 / day Weekend Car Rentals from Enterprise through May 2017!

➥ Is raising the Sky Club prices a solution to over crowded Delta Sky Clubs? You tell me!

➥ MASSIVE day of Delta Schedule Change Saturday has hit – Please check your flights!

➥ Did you get 1000 FREE Citi ThankYou points from wrong Card Agreement mail?

➥ Have you seen Delta’s new seat branding page on Delta.com? Some interesting rankings!

➥ In case you were in a coma yesterday, MANY Delta hubs to Europe $400-500!

➥ I just dumped a Delta LEVEL 1 award due to ~$400 Europe CRAZY Airline sales!

➥ Rookie Wednesday: A GREAT credit score is about more than just churning credit cards!

➥ What were this past year’s Readers most viewed RenésPoints blog posts? Some may surprise you!

➥ UBER’s latest APP update is just silly & LYFT still does not get it!

➥ The sad truth is I cannot see a way to get this CIP card I want. Ideas anyone?

➥ My personal favorite travel-ish tips! Stuff I love and you should too if you fly Delta Air Lines.

➥ Delta CEO is refunding passengers ticket price from angry TRUMP supporter rant on-board & bans him from flying Delta again!

➥ Things I am looking forward to and afraid of in Delta land over the next few months.

➥ Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy Seats NOW bookable with Delta SkyMiles 55,000 One-Way!

Phew! I think I need a vacation. Since Wednesdays are boring at work anyway, right? so why not peek at the January or February or March or April or May or June or July or August or September  or  October’s   newsletters! – René

 

 

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