Aug012015

SPG Amex 1,000 bonus points for two nights July 30 to Aug 30 and possibly free Boingo wi-fi on the ground

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SPG American Express card members have changes coming August 11. Annual fee increase from $65 to $95. No foreign transaction fees. free Starwood Hotels in-room premium internet access. free Boingo hotspot WiFi access after you create a Boingo American Express Preferred Plan account. (Note: my SPG American Express card was ineligible for this free benefit…

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Jul312015

Lufthansa $910 SFO-JNB South Africa

San Francisco SFO-JNB Johannesburg, South Africa $923

Lufthansa has a relatively low fare at $910 round trip for San Francisco to Johannesburg, South Africa. You can get this fare flying United or Lufthansa to Europe and then South African Airways to Johannesburg in economy class with some good flight schedules of four hours between long-haul flights. Fares drop to under $1,000 round…

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