About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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Location Of 9th Chase Airport Lounge Discovered, As Bank Soon Becomes #3 Travel Platform In World

Jan 31 2023

Chase expects their travel platform will generate $10 billion in sales initially 2023, and $15 billion within a couple of years, becoming the third largest travel agency behind Expedia and Booking.com. Already Chase generates 25% of total leisure travel spend on its cards.

As Chase puts together the details, we learned Last summer that there were plans for a total of 9 Chase Sapphire lounges, but only 6 locations had been detailed.

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Wide Open Singapore Airlines Business Class Awards: Up To 8 Award Seats Per Flight To Asia!

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Jan 31 2023

Right now San Francisco – Singapore non-stop has amazing award availability as well. There are numerous dates where there are 8 award seats available, when booking into the future. In fact there are days where both of Singapore’s daily A350-900 San Francisco non-stops have 8 award seats available.

Singapore Airlines does a very nice job making premium cabin award seats available to its own members, often close to departure but almost certainly booked far into the future. The best availability for non-stop awards to Singapore from San Francisco is September – November right now.

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Chase Dropped A Big New Offer To Earn 100,000 Points With The Air Canada Aeroplan Credit Card

Jan 30 2023

Aeroplan itself was a genuine improvement when it relaunched, making award redemption better (eliminating fuel surcharges) and elite status better (even allowing elites to gift status for a day to friends and family).

When they came out with a new U.S. credit card, they had to answer the perennial challenge: why actually spend money on an airline card when you can earn transferable points quickly?

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