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Virgin Australia changes Trans-Tasman strategy, Air Tanzania scaling up, the era of liquids in a separate bin coming to an end, fiery AeroMexico crash

Virgin Australia changes Trans-Tasman strategy, Air Tanzania scaling up, the era of liquids in a separate bin coming to an end, fiery AeroMexico crash

– Virgin Australia Velocity is switching to a spend based mileage earning starting today for Trans-Tasman flights The airline also adds free bags, free food, drinks and entertainment to their Economy flights to New Zealand. Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand had terminated a codeshare agreement that will make it much harder for Virgin Australia […]

Posted on August 1, 2018 by in Aeroplan

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Air New Zealand Business Class / Economy Class Review Auckland (AKL) to Brisbane (BNE) 777-200

Air New Zealand Business Class / Economy Class Review Auckland (AKL) to Brisbane (BNE) 777-200

After my great experience with Air New Zealand Business Class from San Francisco to Auckland, I was excited to be onboard the same product (but different airplane) again for my flight to Brisbane. Immigration and Security at the International Terminal in Auckland looked intimidating with long lines but they moved quickly and it took less […]

Posted on May 28, 2018 by in Air New Zealand, Airline Reviews

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S7 Priority status match for topbonus members, Lufthansa partner award searches online, Aer Lingus A330 runs into runway lights and Virgin Australia jet ingests a bird and a rabbit

S7 Priority status match for topbonus members, Lufthansa partner award searches online, Aer Lingus A330 runs into runway lights and Virgin Australia jet ingests a bird and a rabbit

– S7 Priority is the latest program to offer a status match for topbonus account holders The status match comes with a twist as that you can re-credit any S7 flights that were previously credited to topbonus between Oct 1st 2016 and September 30th 2017 to S7. To activate the status match you will need […]

Posted on October 23, 2017 by in Lufthansa Miles and More

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Featured – Another Delta Sweet Double – 127,000 miles with two limited-time credit card offers – and here is what we would do with it

Featured – Another Delta Sweet Double – 127,000 miles with two limited-time credit card offers – and here is what we would do with it

Please note – this post is pinned to the home page – scroll down for new posts. American Express continues to impress us with its limited-time offers; again, they have chosen two Delta SkyMiles mileage-earning cards – the Platinum Delta Skymiles® Credit Card from American Express and the Gold Delta Skymiles® Business Credit Card from American […]

Posted on October 5, 2016 by in American Express Membership Rewards, Delta Skymiles

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90,000 Virgin Atlantic card is back, Targeted 100,000 Amex Platinum card, JetBlue easy bonuses, 25% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic

90,000 Virgin Atlantic card is back, Targeted 100,000 Amex Platinum card, JetBlue easy bonuses, 25% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic

– Bank of America has brought back the 90,000 Bonus points Virgin Atlantic card This is a great card if you can make the high spend requirements work. Note that partner redemptions have to be Round Trip – but redemptions on Virgin America to Hawaii and Delta to South America are a steal – American […]

Posted on September 10, 2016 by in Travel Deals

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Featured – The Delta Sweet Double – 114,000 miles with two limited-time credit card offers – and here is what I would do with it

Featured – The Delta Sweet Double – 114,000 miles with two limited-time credit card offers – and here is what I would do with it

Please note – this post is pinned to the home page – scroll down for new posts. American Express continues to impress me with its limited-time offers; this time they have chosen two Delta SkyMiles mileage-earning cards – the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from […]

Posted on June 6, 2016 by in American Express Membership Rewards, Delta Skymiles

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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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