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2/19/2017
The Citi ThankYou Point 25% Transfer Bonus to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club expires March 2, 2017--is it worth taking advantage of? TravelSort Client Jim writes "I'm planning to close my Citi Prestige card before the $450 annual fee is charged,...
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1/27/2017
  Emirates, Virgin Atlantic, Avianca, and several small airlines have joined TSA PreCheck. This is great news for those flying Emirates to Dubai, as we recently did on our Emirates A380 First Class flight on our way to the Maldives,...
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6/25/2016
  JetBlue is Matching Your Virgin America Elevate Points Balance if You Book and Fly 1 JetBlue Flight by August 31, 2016. This could be a great promotion if you already have Virgin America Elevate points and need to fly somewhere...
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7/6/2015
  This Review of the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at New York JFK Airport is part of a trip report featuring Singapore Suites, Air Berlin Business Class, and luxury hotel stays, dining and activities in Berlin and Italy. For the prior...
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9/12/2014
  London Heathrow to London: what are the best ways to get to London from LHR? Fortunately there are quite a few choices, ranging from the fast Heathrow Express to complimentary chauffeur airport transfers if you're flying certain airlines in...
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9/6/2014
  London to NYC is under $400 roundtrip in Virgin Atlantic economy if you act fast. There are other ex-London deals such as London to LAX for $453 roundtrip. Note that this does NOT work when departing the U.S., so...
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3/20/2014
The Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at JFK (Terminal 4) is the lounge that Singapore Suites passengers may use prior to their flight. I got to JFK only shortly before my Singapore Suites flight as I wasn't traveling with my family and...
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9/9/2013
  Delta miles can be used to book Virgin Atlantic awards, including Virgin Atlantic Upper Class, since late June 2013. But if you want to use your Delta SkyMiles to fly Virgin Atlantic Upper Class from the U.S. to London,...
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6/20/2013
  Update: Please see updated post, London with Frequent Flyer Miles and Points TravelSort reader Sally writes "Can you please explain to me, what use a British Airways Credit card is. For example I tried to book a flight to...
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9/28/2013
  Update: The Virgin Atlantic 65,000 bonus miles offer link has expired, so I've removed the link. TravelSort reader Kenny writes "I received this Virgin Atlantic 65,000 bonus miles credit card offer today. Does this look like a good deal...
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3/1/2013
    The Hilton HHonors devaluation is later this month, on March 28, so lots of folks are busy burning their stashes of Hilton HHonors points. But if you don't yet have enough HHonors points for an AXON or GLON...
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2/6/2013
Alvin writes "What are the rules for CC churning with Barclaycard, BOA, US Bank? I kind of have ideas about Amex, Chase and Citi after reading your blog." Excellent question. I haven't written that much about Bank of America, Barclaycard...
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12/27/2011
2011 has been a crazy year of travel for me. I’ve had some of my most amazing and at the same time some of my most underwhelming travel experiences this year. Given the economy we’ve continued to see some loyalty...
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9/8/2011
  Funny is not normally associated with airlines--and airline commercials are also typically rather conventional, emphasizing either the great fares or luxury of the experience, depending on the airline and the product. But a few airlines (usually foreign) recognize that...
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12/19/2012
  If you’re planning a summer family vacation that includes flying somewhere with the kids, especially a long-haul flight, you’re probably not looking forward to the flight. While we’ve covered some tips for flying with toddlers, and the Best Airports...
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4/12/2011
One of the greatest developments in the airline industry over the past fifteen years has been the development of major alliances. There are three major ones – OneWorld, SkyTeam, and Star Alliance – which give passengers a lot of options...
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11/17/2010
In the early years of commercial flight every seat was luxurious, with free drinks, 7-course meals and lots of legroom. In 1957, when flying Economy Class first became an option, it was not so very different from flying First Class....
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