News and notes from around the interweb:
- History of the Movie Airplane: “one of the funniest movies of all time exists because someone couldn’t properly program their VCR.”
- Canadian dealers will award up to 75,000 Aeroplan miles for the purchase or lease of a new Volvo through October 31. 250 miles are available for a test drive, and 2 miles per dollar on service, parts, and accessories. (HT: Canadian Travel Hacking)
- Up to 40,000 Citi Thank You Points for a new Citigold Checking Account. It’s actually good that the signup bonus is worth less than $600, as that should circumvent IRS reporting via 1099-MISC the value of the bonus.
- If you’re going to book a Hilton stay directly through the Hilton chain, there’s a 1000 point bonus for making the booking with their iPhone app valid through December 31. That’s worth about $4.