This is a roundup of news that I have come across during the day. Check out a great AA status upgrade offer available to nearly everyone, over 40 unique perks for Amex Platinum Cardholders, Hawaii imposes new COVID-19 travel restrictions, EVA Air launches speed dating ‘flight to nowhere’ and 10 safe places for female solo travel during COVID-19.
Bethany at BougieMiles.com has found a free no strings attached American Airlines Status Upgrade with the lowest requirements we’ve ever seen. Through Mastercard’s partnership with American Airlines, they’ve negotiated a complimentary status upgrade for cardholders who book and fly two round-trips within a 90-day period. Both trips must be completed by March 31, 2021 and you must book through Mastercard Travel & Lifestyle Services.
The American Express Platinum Card is generally considered one of the top premium travel cards on the market thanks to it’s endless number of benefits, unique perks and ability to earn Membership Rewards Points. This happens to be a great time to sign up for the card with the targeted 125,000 point or Resy offers that people can get right now. In our Amex Platinum benefits guide I will discuss the over 40 unique perks of your American Express Platinum card. This will particularly helpful for the slue of new cardholders that just signed up.
Anyone flying to Hawaii will be required to have a negative COVID-19 test result prior to their departure for the state, with the new rule going into effect two days before Thanksgiving, Gov. David Ige announced Thursday. Until now, passengers flying to the islands using a pre-travel testing program were permitted to arrive and then upload their negative test results to a state database, allowing them to skip two weeks of quarantine.
Safety is an obvious concern for women when it comes to traveling. However, there are plenty of ways women can keep safety top of mind while vacationing, from selecting certain destinations to protecting their belongings and themselves. Ahead, we’ll provide a guide to where we’ve felt the safest traveling, as well as some destinations female travel bloggers recommend. We’ll also share the best tips for using travel credit cards to protect your finances while you’re on the go.