Citi Devaluing Trip Protection Again and Leaked United Internal Catering Update

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  1. When I got the email from AA about this “special offer” my first thought was, “you mean I wouldn’t normally get EQDs for buying a nicer seat?” Truth be told, this sort of mentality is why I decided to stop aiming for elite status and just go with the best flight.

    As a side note, if I had a choice between the AA 737-max or spirit, you’d absolutely find me in the Big Front Seat.

  2. No more prosecco when they have champagne available seems fair. And it’s specific to only a.m. Polaris flights.

  3. The 3 hour delay for trip insurance is the only reason that I value this benefit on my Prestige card. With a change to six hours, I do not see any reason to book with Citibank Prestige over using my Chase Sapphire Reserve card.

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