Author Archives: Yak

Priority Pass Loses Another LAX Restaurant

In an effort to increase its offerings, Priority Pass has been adding restaurants to its list of airport lounges. When dining at these participating venues, you simply order off the menu as you normally would and your Priority Pass membership will provide you and your guests with a credit toward your meal. Unfortunately, these restaurant… Read More »

TSA Adds 3 Additional Airlines to Pre Check

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced the expansion of TSA Pre✓ to 3 additional domestic and international airlines, bringing the total number of airlines participating in TSA Pre✓ to 56. A full list of airlines can be found here. Eligible passengers traveling on Norwegian Air, Icelandair and Via Airlines will now have the opportunity to… Read More »

Status Match: MLife Rewards Gold to Caesars Total Rewards Diamond

In this series of posts on Status Matching, I show you how to leverage your elite tier status in one loyalty program to obtain a similar tier in another. This particular match requires some effort, but the benefits are worth it. You can match MLife Gold to Total Rewards Diamond at any of Caesar’s Atlantic City… Read More »

Status Match: Marriott Gold to National Exec Elite and Hertz PC

This is the first in a series of posts on Status Matches. If you’ve earned elite status at a hotel chain, car rental company, or cruise line, competing chains might upgrade your status in their loyalty programs as well. Over the next few days, I’ll go over a few of these for you. First up,… Read More »

Chase Sapphire Reserve to Limit Priority Pass Guests

In an effort to reduce costs, Chase is reducing some benefits of its premium Sapphire Reserve card. New Priority Pass Guest Limit In the “most inevitable change” category is the limitation on Priority Pass guests. The benefit will now match competing credit cards by limiting the number of free guests to 2. Additional guests will… Read More »