These Photos Prove Airlines Differ with Social Distancing

Updated Monday, July 13 to include expanded dates of blocked seats on Alaska Airlines and JetBlue.

The landscape of aviation is changing faster than a private jet en route to a private island. If you find yourself travelling, be ready for a very different experience. It starts even upon arrival to the airport. Once onboard, you’ll find that the usual amenity kit may now be replaced by masks and hand sanitizer.

One of the most polarizing issues onboard is social distancing. Only a few airlines are blocking middle seats while others are selling all available seats.

How Coronavirus has Affected Travel Agencies

Today we're featuring a guest post from our friend and colleague, Freddy Lanksy, of Points Panda. He's sharing his opinion on the impact COVID-19 has had on the travel industry, and how travel agencies are adapting.

The COVID-19 pandemic dealt a big blow to the world economy. Since the first outbreak happened in the U.S. back in January, a lot of businesses have halted their operations to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.

This is bad news for all businesses involved in travel, whether it's hotels, tours, travel agents, airline companies, or even small private tour guides.

Premium Travel Cards Pivot Benefits in a Coronavirus World: Update

Updated 6/9/20 with Citi's latest addition to the Prestige Card.

In an attempt to keep you as a customer in a world where travel is severely limited, banks have been changing the benefit profiles of their credit cards that previously rewarded behavior centered primarily around travel.

Those of you most concerned with what to do with your travel cards are likely paying big annual fees for the premium transferrable point cards--the Chase Sapphire Reserve, The Platinum Card from American Express, and the Citi Prestige--so let's compare those changes.