Roundup: $150 Credit at Ceasars, Netflix Gets More Expensive, Free Trips from Airbnb & Amtrak and More

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. If you come across any interesting articles, please send them my way.
News Roundup

Get $150 Dining Credit with Amex and Caesars

Book a Qualifying Stay with code  AMEX2019 and pay with any Amex card to earn:

  • A $150 dining credit per stay at either Caesars Palace or NOBU Hotel.
  • A $100 dining credit per stay at Paris Las vegas, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino or The Cromwell Hotel and Casino.
  • A $75 dining credit per stay at Bally’s Las Vegas, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah’s Las Vegas, The LINQ Hotel and Casino or Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.

Read more here.

Netflix is raising its subscription prices

All three of the company’s plans will increase in price by $1-$2. The standard $11 plan, for example, will increase to $13 per month. Read more here.

Airbnb Will Pay You to Spend Your Summer in the Italian Countryside

During the all-expenses-paid sabbatical, the four participants will have the chance to explore the quaint area, which comes complete with 10th-century castles, rolling valleys, olive groves, and caves where locals produce their own wine. Read more here.

American’s New Electronic System for Giving Out Hotels, Meals, and Transportation During Delays

The system has rolled out to domestic airports. It’s touted as helping passengers not have to stay and wait in line, though gate agents need to trigger emails to passengers. But it seems like it doesn’t actually change much. Read more here.

U.S. Bank Cash+ Adds TV, Internet, Streaming Services as 5% Category

U.S. Bank Cash+ is notifying customers that beginning Q2 2019, car rentals will be removed as a 5% category to be replaced with TV, Internet, and Streaming Services. Read more here.

Norwegian Clarifies Changes To Premium Lounge Access (With Some Good News!)

All passengers who booked a Premium fare before December 21, 2018, will still receive lounge access at eligible airports, regardless of the date of their flight. Read more here.

Passenger claims American Airlines flight attendant punched him in face, files lawsuit

A passenger is alleging that an American Airlines flight attendant punched him in the face and back of his head, resulting in traumatic brain injury and severe headaches, according to a new lawsuit. Read more here.

Amtrak Wants to Send ‘Real People’ on Its Most Scenic Long-distance Routes for Free

Amtrak is looking for creatives to join its social media residency program, giving the lucky winners the chance to embark on round-trip travel across Amtrak’s long-distance routes for free through its #AmtrakTakeMeThere program. Read more here.

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