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WIN a RT Business Class flight from the US to Hong Kong with our ‘GO 2018’ referral competition!

WIN a RT Business Class flight from the US to Hong Kong with our ‘GO 2018’ referral competition!

With our fantastic, new referral competition, you can refer your friends, family members, and colleagues to either a free or paid MightyTravels subscription and end up winning one of three great prizes! We’re offering 3 prizes of a round-trip business class flight to Hong Kong, a one-way business class flight to Hong Kong and $200 […]

Posted on March 21, 2018 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Best use of Cathay Pacific / Asia Miles, Mighty Travels Premium, Travel Deals

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The best current offers for buying miles and points

The best current offers for buying miles and points

There’s a fair few decent bonus offers around right now for when you buy miles or points, so we thought we’d put together a post summarizing the best ones available. If you’re thinking about purchasing Rapid Rewards, scroll down to the Southwest offer right now though, as it expires today (December 11th) at 11.59PM CST! Aegean Miles+Bonus […]

Posted on December 11, 2017 by in Air France/KLM Flying Blue, American Airlines AAdvantage, Hilton Honor, Southwest Rapid Rewards, United Mileage Plus, World of Hyatt

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40,000 Business Aviator card, how safe are mileage brokers for premium tickets?, 50,000 American AAdvantage Bonus miles for holiday activities

40,000 Business Aviator card, how safe are mileage brokers for premium tickets?, 50,000 American AAdvantage Bonus miles for holiday activities

– there is now again a working link for the Barclays 40,000 Aviator Business Credit Card (Thanks MtM There are no real reason not to get this card if you have a business. – a good summary about discount business class ticket brokers I generally find them to be in-transparent but savings can be great […]

Posted on November 10, 2017 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Travel Industry Flight Status

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Award Booking Adventures – Unable to Book Japan Airlines with Alaska miles and Kenya Airways with Delta SkyMiles and Cathay’s new rules

Award Booking Adventures – Unable to Book Japan Airlines with Alaska miles and Kenya Airways with Delta SkyMiles and Cathay’s new rules

This week I undertook several award booking adventures… Unable to book Japan Airlines (JAL) with Alaska miles First, I set out to book Japan Airlines using my Alaska miles. It all seems easy enough and Japan Airlines shows up in the award booking search on the Alaska Airlines website. Alaska can book into U and D class […]

Posted on October 7, 2017 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Best use of Cathay Pacific / Asia Miles, Cathay Pacific Reviews, Travel Deals

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60,000 AAdvantage Citi cards return, 35,000 Starpoints American Express offer, Norwegian still with 90%+ load factor

60,000 AAdvantage Citi cards return, 35,000 Starpoints American Express offer, Norwegian still with 90%+ load factor

– Citibank has increased the sign up offer for it’s popular AAdvantage cards to 60,000 for both the Business card and Personal card This is a good offer! If you have recently signed up for a 50,000 card it is worth asking Citi to match that. Citi restricts you to a sign-up bonus every 24 […]

Posted on October 5, 2017 by in American Airlines AAdvantage

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A new Sprint account can earn you up to 25,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles!

A new Sprint account can earn you up to 25,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles!

Please note: This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Sprint, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. What’s the deal when you take out a new Sprint account? The mobile network operator Sprint is offering new customers an awesome incentive to open […]

Posted on June 3, 2017 by in American Airlines AAdvantage

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American Airlines Vacation Package earns you 15,000 bonus AAdvantage miles

American Airlines Vacation Package earns you 15,000 bonus AAdvantage miles

What’s the deal with the American Airlines Vacation Package? You’ll earn 15,000 AAdvantage miles when you book an American Airlines Vacation of at least 3 nights through February 22nd, 2017, for travel by November 20th, 2017. With the current Romance Sale, you can book an anniversary trip, honeymoon holiday or just a long weekend away at […]

Posted on February 12, 2017 by in American Airlines AAdvantage

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Finding your American Airlines Record Locator on an Avios booking

Finding your American Airlines Record Locator on an Avios booking

What’s an American Airlines Record Locator? A record locator with AA or another airline is a unique six-character code assigned to your reservation, so you can view it online. When you book an award with a partner airline you will always have a record locator for each airline. One of the main reasons you’ll want to […]

Posted on February 6, 2017 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios

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Each Sprint referral earns you a $50 Amex card (or join to get up to 25,004 AAdvantage)

Each Sprint referral earns you a $50 Amex card (or join to get up to 25,004 AAdvantage)

What’s the deal with the Sprint referral? If you’re a current Sprint customer with a Referral Rewards account, you can earn up to $500 in American Express rewards cards every year by referring your friends and family. You earn a $50 American Express reward card for each new line of service your friends or family activate, […]

Posted on January 17, 2017 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Friends & Family

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Citi card online offer – 50,000 bonus miles with the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite MasterCard

Citi card online offer – 50,000 bonus miles with the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite MasterCard

What’s the deal with the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite MasterCard? With this limited-time offer, you could earn 50,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles. The current Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite MasterCard credit card has a minimum spend of $3,000 in the first 3 months of your account opening, whereas the usual public offer […]

Posted on January 7, 2017 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, best use of Citibank ThankYou points

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The impossible AAdvantage award chart in Africa – or isn’t that bait and switch?

The impossible AAdvantage award chart in Africa – or isn’t that bait and switch?

AAdvantage still has one of the most competitive award charts out there. One area that I have always completely disregarded is Africa to Africa in economy class. The American Airlines AAdvantage partner award chart shows this as 10,000 one-way or 20,000 return: Now Africa is a big place and other frequent flier programs charge considerably […]

Posted on December 3, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, United Mileage Plus

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Earn TrueBlue with new Lyft and JetBlue partnership (plus more ways to earn miles and points with Lyft and Uber)

Earn TrueBlue with new Lyft and JetBlue partnership (plus more ways to earn miles and points with Lyft and Uber)

What’s the deal with the new Lyft and JetBlue partnership? You can now earn TrueBlue points with the new Lyft and JetBlue partnership. If you’re new to this ridesharing service, you’ll get 750 TrueBlue points or $15 off your first ride when you sign up and take your first Lyft Classic, Plus or Premier ride. Existing […]

Posted on November 3, 2016 by in $1,250 bonus for Uber Drivers, American Airlines AAdvantage, IHG Rewards Club, Jetblue TrueBlue, Lyft Promo Code, Southwest Rapid Rewards, Starwood Hotels

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Up to 25,000 American AAdvantage miles with a new Sprint account (existing customers earn miles too)

Up to 25,000 American AAdvantage miles with a new Sprint account (existing customers earn miles too)

What’s the deal to get American AAdvantage miles? New Sprint customers can earn thousands of AAdvantage miles and existing customers can get a piece of the action, too! Activate a new Sprint account through the end of December, 2016, to earn 20,000 bonus miles and once you have an active phone line in good standing, […]

Posted on August 9, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage

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Featured – Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ MasterCard® 60,000 bonus miles

Featured – Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ MasterCard® 60,000 bonus miles

Please note: This post is pinned to the homepage – scroll down for new posts. Compare this excellent card with other rewards credit cards. The Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ MasterCard® This Citi MasterCard is one of our favorite travel rewards credit cards. Read on to see how you can earn 60,000 bonus AAdvantage miles with […]

Posted on August 8, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, best use of Citibank ThankYou points

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20% bonus when you convert Starpoints to AAdvantage miles

20% bonus when you convert Starpoints to AAdvantage miles

What’s the deal where you convert Starpoints to AAdvantage? Starwood Preferred Guest members can earn a 20% bonus when you turn your Starpoints into American Airlines AAdvantage miles through September 14th, 2016. We posted about this same promotion in the summers of 2014 and 2015, too, so it’s turning into a Starwood/AA tradition! Remember that […]

Posted on August 4, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Starwood Hotels

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New AAdvantage mileage-earning rates published – and it’s mostly bad news

New AAdvantage mileage-earning rates published – and it’s mostly bad news

AA – the bearer of bad news Without formal announcement, American Airlines has published its new AAdvantage mileage-earning rates for travel on partner airlines effective for travel from August 1st, 2016 – just two weeks away. There are some huge changes to the rates in the chart – mostly negative, although some positive – and […]

Posted on July 16, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage

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Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan earning rates are changing for AA flights

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan earning rates are changing for AA flights

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members will accrue miles at a new rate with AA As expected, Alaska Airlines has announced changes to the earning of Mileage Plan on flights operated by American Airlines, starting August 1st, 2016. This is meant to better match AAdvantage as it shifts to a revenue-based loyalty program at the same […]

Posted on June 28, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Best use of Alaska Mileage Plan miles

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HOT! Cheap flights to Europe from $425 RT inc. from the West Coast!

HOT! Cheap flights to Europe from $425 RT inc. from the West Coast!

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Europe? Grab an awesome fare later this year between many US airports and various European destinations from just $425 round-trip! The flights are with United or partners Air Canada and AA and most flights are $500+, but some are as cheap as $425. You need to be quick, as we […]

Posted on June 27, 2016 by in Aeroplan, American Airlines AAdvantage, Cheap flights, United Mileage Plus

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HOT! Cheap flights to Cuba from New York and Boston for just $261.76 RT!

HOT! Cheap flights to Cuba from New York and Boston for just $261.76 RT!

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Cuba? Grab an awesome fare later this year between New York or Boston to various airports in Cuba including Cienfuegos and Holguin from just $261.76 round-trip! We recently let you know that AA now has bookable flights to Cuba, but we didn’t expect them to be this cheap yet… For the […]

Posted on June 23, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Cheap flights

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You can now book flights to Cuba with American Airlines

You can now book flights to Cuba with American Airlines

What’s the scoop with flights to Cuba with American Airlines? We let you know recently that various airlines, including American Airlines, had applied for permission to fly to Cuba, in response to the US Department of Transportation’s invitation. Well, AA now has bookable flights from Miami (MIA) to: Cienfuegos (CFG) for travel beginning September 7th, 2016. […]

Posted on June 14, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, TOP Travel Destinations

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HOT! Cheap flights to/from Chicago (ORD) from select cities inc. LA (LAX) for just $70.20 RT

HOT! Cheap flights to/from Chicago (ORD) from select cities inc. LA (LAX) for just $70.20 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to/from Chicago? Grab an awesome fare with American Airlines this fall to/from Chicago, to/from select cities for just $70.20 round-trip – from Los Angeles, that’s a fantastic 2 cents per mile flown! The cities included for these bargain flights on various dates in September, October and November, 2016, are: Los Angeles (LAX) Dallas (DFW) […]

Posted on June 10, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Cheap flights

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Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® MasterCard® 50,000 bonus miles offer

Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® MasterCard® 50,000 bonus miles offer

Compare this excellent card with other rewards credit cards. What’s the deal with the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® MasterCard®? You can currently earn 50,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles when you apply here for the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® credit card. The minimum spend for this card is $3,000 in the first 3 months of your account opening, whereas the […]

Posted on May 10, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, best use of Citibank ThankYou points

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My favorite flights and award redemptions for 2016

My favorite flights and award redemptions for 2016

Lots has changed since late 2014 when I last updated my favorite mileage redemptions. Award programs have changed and my personal taste for trips I’d like to take have changed too. Here are my favorite options. Aeroplan awards to Europe I (55,000 miles) and Europe II (57,500 miles) using Turkish Airlines in Business Class Turkish […]

Posted on May 2, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Best use of Alaska Mileage Plan miles, Delta Skymiles, Krisflyer, United Mileage Plus

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