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Past articles by Julian:

Who should (and shouldn’t) get the Bank of America Premium Rewards Card?

How can you tell if the Bank of America Premium Rewards Credit Card is — or isn't right — for you? → Read More

Is it illegal to drink your own alcohol on an airplane?

Nervous flyers — and plenty of other folks as well — enjoy having a drink or two while in the air. We even had a reader write in to Brian Kelly’s weekly newsletter recently asking whether or not, “passengers can bring cocktails from the airport terminal on board an aircraft, or whether airlines would sell their miniature … → Read More

4 things to do once you get your Chase Sapphire Reserve

Follow these steps to make sure you're getting the most out of your Sapphire Reserve card. → Read More

Last Day to Earn up to 80,000 SkyMiles With Delta Amex Cards

The elevated welcome offers end Tuesday, July 2, which means you must act now to apply and earn up to 80,000 Delta SkyMiles before they disappear. → Read More

We've Added a Southern California TPG App Reader Event

If you're a Southern California resident, we’ve got a great chance for you to meet members of the TPG team and take home a test for the upcoming TPG app. → Read More

A Review of Delta's 767-300ER in Business From JFK to LAX

The airline isn't exactly putting its best foot forward with its narrow business class seat and mediocre food options on its 767 transcontinental flight. → Read More

Review: United's 757-200 in Business SFO to EWR

The airline's transcontinental business class experience competes against JetBlue's Mint and American's A321T, but is it comparable? → Read More

How to Redeem Points Using the Bank of America Premium Rewards Card

Once you've earned points on the new Bank of America Premium Rewards card, how do you use them? This guide shows you step by step. → Read More

Deal Alert: Los Angeles to Perth, Australia From $679 Round-Trip

Right now you can find flights from southern California to the land down under on Qantas for an incredibly low price in the first half of 2019. → Read More

The 10 Best Disney Thrill Rides Around the World

There are a total of 12 Disney parks across six cities in the world, but which rides are unique and worth a trip to a far away land just to experience? → Read More

Award Space Alert: United Business Class to Australia in Summer 2019

The airline has released a solid amount of business class award space to the land down under, including seats for two people on multiple dates in May, June and July. → Read More

Amex Sending Temporary SPG Luxury Cards With Standard SPG Card Design

According to the issuer, high demand has resulted in delays, which it's alleviating by sending out interim cards with the old SPG Amex design. → Read More

United Labor Day Week Award Sale — 20% Off Redemptions to Asia and the Pacific

A pretty solid deal if you don't mind making the trek in economy. → Read More

Review: British Airways (747-400) Economy From NYC to London

The revamped British Airways 747-400 economy cabin features relatively comfortable seats and can be an excellent value for last minute transatlantic Avios award flights. The Pros: decent seat pitch, friendly crew and an impressive IFE system. The Cons: mediocre food, no power outlets and no Wi-Fi. → Read More

Chase Dropping Transfer Partner From Ultimate Rewards Program

The program currently features 13 airline and hotel partners, but will have one less partner on August 25th. → Read More

Capital One Improves Savor Card With 4% Cash Back on Dining and Entertainment

Along with a big new sign-up bonus, the Capital One Savor credit card has some major improvements that make it worth getting and potentially keeping. → Read More

Horizon Air Q400 Aircraft Crashes After Being Stolen From Seattle Airport

A 29-year old airline mechanic took the commercial plane on an unauthorized flight, performing aerial maneuvers while being chased by F-15s before crashing. → Read More

Southwest Airlines Introduces Premium Credit Card With 65,000-Point Sign-Up Bonus

The airline is adding a third personal card to its co-branded credit card portfolio, and the sign-up bonus counts toward the coveted Companion Pass. → Read More

Changes Coming to the Marriott Business and Ritz-Carlton Credit Cards

A few more pieces of the new Marriott loyalty program puzzle fall into place, with changes to the Ritz-Carlton and Marriott Business credit cards. → Read More

Deal Alert: US Cities to Amsterdam From $411 Round-Trip

These fares are on full service carriers and available from cities such as New York, Boston, Washington, DC, San Francisco and Los Angeles. → Read More