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Buy Mileage Plan, Rapid Rewards, LifeMiles or Avios to get bonus miles or points

Buy Mileage Plan, Rapid Rewards, LifeMiles or Avios to get bonus miles or points

What’s the deals where you buy Mileage Plan, Rapid Rewards, LifeMiles or Avios? Various airline loyalty programs are each offering a bonus when you buy miles or points within the month and you can earn up to 125% more. You’ll have to act quick if you want to buy British Airways Avios, though, as that offer […]

Posted on May 25, 2016 by in Best use of Alaska Mileage Plan miles, Best use of British Airways/ Iberia Avios, Lifemiles, Southwest Rapid Rewards

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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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Starwood adds Virgin America as transfer partner – is the 1:1 transfer rate a mistake?

Starwood adds Virgin America as transfer partner – is the 1:1 transfer rate a mistake?

Starwood and Virgin America launched their partnership today. Starwood has a lot of partners already and Virgin America points haven’t been exactly getting a lot of attention. However Starwood surprised us in adding a 1:1 transfer. Almost everyone else allows only 2:1 transfers to Virgin America Elevate. Elevate points have always priced out as about […]

Posted on April 13, 2016 by in Best use of Alaska Mileage Plan miles, Starwood Hotels

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Newsroom April 5th – Virgin America sold, Accor and Club Carlson promos, free Alaska award changes for Emirates

Newsroom April 5th – Virgin America sold,  Accor and Club Carlson promos, free Alaska award changes for Emirates

– 1,500 Miles&More for every qualifying AccorHotels stay and up to 10% off through the end of May – there are a few Accor Hotels in Indonesia that sell for $20 or less – not a horrible deal. – still running – Club Carlson Mega Points promo – 10,000 bonus Gold points per completed stay […]

Posted on April 4, 2016 by in Best use of Alaska Mileage Plan miles, Travel Industry Flight Status

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How Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan just destroyed their own successful miles buying franchise – overnight!

How Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan just destroyed their own successful miles buying franchise – overnight!

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan has been one of the most aggressive in selling miles on a discount with the frequent sales. They have a boutique set of partners and offered redemptions that were very reasonable on most partners. Several airline loyalty programs have discovered that selling miles can be a profitable business. Although nobody knows […]

Posted on April 1, 2016 by in Best use of Alaska Mileage Plan miles

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iDine hotspots and a round-up of bonus miles and points for signing up to airline dining rewards programs

iDine hotspots and a round-up of bonus miles and points for signing up to airline dining rewards programs

What’s the deal with iDine and other dining rewards programs? If you’re a fan of eating out, then dining rewards programs can be a great way to earn a little extra while doing so. You can be rewarded with cashback, gift cards, college savings bonuses or, more importantly for travel enthusiasts, miles or points for your favorite loyalty program. You may […]

Posted on March 30, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Best use of Alaska Mileage Plan miles, Delta Skymiles, Jetblue TrueBlue, Southwest Rapid Rewards, Travel Deals, United Mileage Plus

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