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A drone operator was arrested on federal charges after his aircraft allegedly collided with a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter — and almost brought the chopper down. (Uh, whoops?)

Plus, what could be the hottest $58 million dollar destination? (Hey that’s only 39,000,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points — if you have a Chase Sapphire Reserve and book through the Chase travel site. 😉 )

We’ll get to those headlines and several more in a few minutes. But first, here’s a quick recap of this past week at Rene’s Points!

 

Just one week after a 6X Membership Rewards Amazon Amex Offer expired, a new one popped up today — with earnings even better than the previous promotion!

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Curious what the Delta One business class experience was like from Minneapolis to Honolulu? Check out Rene’s reviews of a flight earlier this year.

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Tuesday marked the ninth anniversary of Rene’s Points!

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1 Comment

  1. HawaiiDreaming Reply

    I know it was mentioned in jest but I think you are off a couple of orders of magnitude with your chase points valuation. Still, a trip to the ISS would be cool!

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