When will it end?! Even more credit card news came out the other day with a mix of bad and good. But, the biggest question I have from it all is so this is how Amex fixes crowding issues?
Jeffsetter Blog (featuring Island Miler)
On the heels of Citibank’s massive cardholder benefits cut, I’ve learned that the Hawaiian Air World Elite Mastercard is losing benefits too. But, the more I thought about it, the more I realized what’s really going on here.
Initially, Southwest Airlines planned to add service between Honolulu and Lihue, along with service between Honolulu and Sacramento in January 2019. But, now, Southwest Accelerates Lihue plans and those two routes will begin later THIS YEAR.
Ironic, isn’t it? Amex adds travel perks as Citi eliminates them. It’s a move that I’m happy to see, even if it doesn’t really benefit me. After all, it’s better than seeing more issuers follow Citi’s lead.
Recently, I backed Peak Design’s groundbreaking travel tripod on Kickstarter. And, now, I’m backing another Kickstarter find – the Ultimate Lens Hood 2.0.
On Monday, Hawaii’s largest carrier began offering a new class of service. No, this isn’t a new premium product. Rather, Hawaiian Airlines launched basic economy fares, which is just a bait-and-switch way of raising prices.