Roundup: Book AA Awards Now, BofA Credit Cards Tip, 90% Off Car Rentals, Passenger Missed Ethiopian Flight, Airbnb Acquires HotelTonight

This is a list of news from around the web which I came across in the last few days. I found these articles interesting and somewhat related to the travel and deal content you regularly see here at Danny the Deal Guru. Sometimes just interesting and not related at all, but I hope you enjoy them just the same. If you come across any interesting articles, please send them my way.
News Roundup

Should American Airlines Cardholders Book Award Flights Now? Plus One Crazy Idea!

News came out last week that American Airlines credit cards would be losing the 10% rebate on award bookings. This was an easy way to essentially net 10K in American Airlines miles each year. Read more here.

Tip: Reduce Credit Limits On Bank of America Cards Before Cancelling

Before you close any Bank of America credit card it’s recommended to lower the credit limit at least a few days before you cancel. Read more here.

Techniques, Tricks & “Hacks” I Used to Save Almost 90% On My Upcoming Luxury Car Rental

This is a story all about how to use every tool, trick and some very simple outside of the box thinking to save a significant amount on rental cars. Read more here.

‘Lucky’ passengers got to airport late and missed fatal Ethiopian Airlines flight

A “lucky” man said he managed to avoid being among the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash because he was two minutes late to the boarding gate, missing the flight. Read more here.

Airbnb Acquires HotelTonight to Expand Travel Portfolio

Airbnb says it plans to acquire HotelTonight, a service for travelers seeking last-minute hotel bookings, in a deal that will expand the lodging-rental company’s portfolio with traditional and boutique hotel listings. Read more here.

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