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Discounts, meltdowns and free nights. It’s just another day in travel isn’t it? All jokes aside, there are some great new offers, opportunities and tricks to take advantage of. Here are the most important stories and deals in travel today….

20-30% Off All Etihad US Flights In Economy OR Business…

The kind people at Etihad got in touch to offer readers (anyone really) 20% off all Etihad US economy fares and 30% off business or first fares. To take advantage you’ll need to book a flight departing the US, going anywhere in the world which Etihad flies. 20-30% off is a significant discount, so if you’ve been thinking about booking something, why not?! Link to book HERE, discount code EYUS20 for economy and EYUS30 for business or first.

Delta Has Entire System Meltdown, Strands Passengers Worldwide…

Incase you don’t receive any news from a single source other than GodSaveThePoints.com, you may not know that Delta had an entire systems failure today caused by a power outage in it’s home base of Atlanta. Passengers worldwide have been stranded for hours, with more than 300 flights cancelled today and virtually none operating on time. Reports from travelers are that lines are around the corner, waits are insane, boarding is not in order of cabin or zone, and that frankly, if you fly at all today, you’re very lucky. If you’re stuck in it, please comment below.

New Ritz Carlton Card Offer With THREE Free Nights…

People are put off by annual fees and if they travel more than a couple times a year, they shouldn’t be. The Ritz card carries a $450 annual fee, which is immediately offset by $300 back on any airfare purchase, lounge access for member and two guests and the real kicker? Three free nights at almost any Ritz Carlton property worldwide, plus club lounge access on paid stays. If you’re interested, I do not have a referral link, but my favorite blog ViewFromTheWing does. Simply head over to his site and apply.

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