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British Airways increasing the cost of some Avios redemptions in the US in 2016

British Airways increasing the cost of some Avios redemptions in the US in 2016

What’s the scoop with British Airways? From February 2nd, 2016, British Airways are making changes to the Executive Club pricing structure for reward flights starting or ending in the US. The change will affect shorter American Airlines and Alaska Airlines flights, which will now start from 7,500 Avios instead of 4,500 Avios (plus taxes, fees and carrier charges from $5.60). Tell me a […]

Posted on November 1, 2015 by in British Airways (BA)

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Travel in Africa – lessons learned

Travel in Africa – lessons learned

Travel in Africa Torsten has asked me to post this on behalf of him. Safety Many countries in Africa don’t have a public service sector that really works. Most public institutions are merely namesake. The crime rate is high in many places, with some areas off the chart. The good news – violent crime and […]

Posted on October 31, 2015 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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IHG Hotel double miles promotion

IHG Hotel double miles promotion

What’s the deal with IHG Hotel? You can now earn double miles when you stay at an InterContinental hotel, starting with your next stay. Double miles will be awarded on all qualifying stays after completing your first qualifying stay between now and December 31st, 2015. We recently posted IHG’s Accelerate promotion, where if your earning preference is points, you […]

Posted on September 5, 2015 by in IHG Rewards Club

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IHG Hotels 50% off Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean with the Rewards Nights Sale

IHG Hotels 50% off Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean with the Rewards Nights Sale

What’s the deal with IHG Hotels? From today, IHG Rewards Club members can get 50% off Reward Nights at participating beach hotels in Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America. Book by September 9th, 2015, for stays between now and October 31st, 2015, at one of these twelve properties to save half off: InterContinental Cancun Resort – […]

Posted on August 24, 2015 by in IHG Rewards Club

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Up to triple Velocity Frequent Flyer points with Virgin Australia flights

Up to triple Velocity Frequent Flyer points with Virgin Australia flights

What’s the deal with Velocity Frequent Flyer points? For a limited time only, you can earn double Velocity points when you book Virgin Australia Economy flights or triple Velocity points when you book Virgin Australia Premium Economy or Business Class flights by August 16th, 2015. How do I get the Velocity Frequent Flyer points deal? Register for the offer […]

Posted on August 14, 2015 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Interview with Aimee Chan, founder of suitcases&strollers

Interview with Aimee Chan, founder of suitcases&strollers

As part of our new interview series, we’d love to introduce you to Aimee Chan, the founder of suitcases&strollers, the online magazine that provides inspiration for intrepid travellers with young children. Aimee is a writer and magazine editor and has been published in various publications including CNN, Elle and Time Out. So far, she’s traveled to more than 40 countries. Check out Aimee’s Huffington Post […]

Posted on July 22, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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