This week’s SWAG Saturday winner of a $50 Delta Skyclub 24hr pass is…

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I don’t know, maybe very few want to go to $kyClubs any more and enjoy $kyGrub. There were under 100 who took part in this week’s SWAG Saturday. Maybe for the next week I need to give away two passes tomorrow?

Anyway, there were many questions asked. I covered most of them in the post HERE. But I did not get to today’s winner #96 that is Aaron who asks:

“I am really enjoying your blog. Do you think the dropping gas prices (and rising airline profits) will impact perks to medallions?” – Aaron

Well first off congratulations for winning – I will email you soon and get your prize on the way. Next, to answer your question,  the only impact lower gas will have is to Delta’s bottom line. They are only going to lower prices or impact medallions due to competition against another airline and gas has nothing to do with that (well it could be part of the reason for the price “war” but that would be it).

Be sure to check back tomorrow as I will be trying to get more to take part by giving away 2 Skyclub passes to see if we can get more than 100 of the often 10,000 daily viewers of the blog to enter! – René
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Time for Lisa’s latest round of cards before year end. Good to have team work + SWAG Saturday is back!

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A very late post about last week’s SWAG Saturday CASH, Tumi, Delft house & more winner is…

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Tonight’s 5 (5 pack) Delta HOOU winners are 13, 23, 12, 21 & 14

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