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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19 Things I Love About The Capital One Venture X Card

Jun 08 2024

There’s no question that Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card is the most exciting premium rewards card of the last couple of years. It has a huge up front bonus offer, strong points-earning, airport lounge access and a host of premium benefits.

Here are the 19 things I’m loving about the Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card.

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Saving Seats: Southwest Airlines Passenger’s Wife “Jumped Out And Left Him”

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Jun 08 2024

One passenger decided to tell a lie to keep the empty seat next to him open, on a flight that cabin crew announced was completely full. As the plane filled up, he told each passenger who eyed that middle seat next to him that it was taken and his wife was just in the lavatory. He tells this to a flight attendant, too.

He sticks to his story even as the last passenger, looking for the last seat on the plane, tries to find a seat – walking up and down the aisle of the aircraft because he was told that ‘last seat’ was already taken.

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Luxury Dog Airline Faces Legal Battle: New York Airport Trying To Shut Down Bark Air $6,000 Canine Tickets

Jun 08 2024

Bark Air is a high end startup airline for dogs flying Gulfstream G5s between New York, LA and London. Its first revenue flight was May 23.

Bark Air operates out of Westchester County airport near White Plains, and the County is suing to stop them. It’s not the dogs they object to. It’s that Westchester County has an airport at all.

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