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by Hilary Stockton on 1/23/2013
Posts Tagged ‘American Airlines’
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1/23/2013
The Mercedes-Benz AMEX Platinum offers airline fee reimbursement up to $200 per calendar year, such that if you use the fee credit now in December, you can also use another $200 fee credit in January, greatly helping to offset the...
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12/4/2012
American Airlines is offering 500 free American AAdvantage miles if you "Like" American Airlines and American AAdvantage and complete a 1 minute Facebook survey. It's open to the first 200,000 eligible entrants, and you must be an AAdvantage member 18...
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10/29/2012
    Wyndham's 16,000 bonus points per stay at select new hotels will be honored after all as I predicted, even if you weren't targeted, according to accounts on FT.    Here's what you need to do, per this from...
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10/18/2012
10/29 Update: Wyndham is honoring the promo: 16,000 points for each eligible hotel stay made before the terms changed. See Wyndham 16,000 Points For Each Stay Honored and Best Redemption 10/22 Update: Well, Wyndham still hasn't responded definitively publicly as...
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9/26/2012
  We've touched on American Airlines award fees in Maximizing Awards Using American AAdvantage Miles and Comparing Airline Award Ticketing Fees and How to Avoid Them but I still get questions on AAdvantage award fees and how to avoid them, so...
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10/28/2013
TravelSort reader David asks: I have the SPG AMEX card and I know everyone makes much of the many airline transfer partners--but which ones offer the best deals for transferring SPG points to airline frequent flyer miles? Great question David--we've...
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3/15/2013
Update: Please see BankDirect Devaluation BankDirect AAdvantage Mileage Checking When we wrote about the Best American AAdvantage Miles Bonus Offers Available Now, we mostly focused on Citi AAdvantage credit cards, as well as a Fidelity Brokerage Account bonus.   Today,...
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7/17/2012
Apply: British Airways Visa - Up to 100,000 Avios  Today is the last day to get the British Airways Visa. Since some of you have been asking for a very clear, prioritized list of pros and cons to the card,...
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7/13/2012
  September 2012 Update: I was wondering when Alaska Airlines would get around to notifying recent Alaska Visa cardholders that the companion ticket first class benefit has gone away. Well, today I got a letter that reads in part [bolding...
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6/2/2012
  With 28 islands in the Caribbean, choosing the best fit for your ideal romantic getaway can be daunting. Is it just fantasy to hope for a tropical spot with soft sand, mesmerizing views, plenty of outdoor activities if you...
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2/22/2013
Update: Please see Best Travel Credit Cards for the most current Citi AAdvantage card offers.  TravelSort reader Jamie asked what the best current bonus offers are for American AAdvantage miles are. American AAdvantage  miles are especially valuable in redeeming for Cathay Pacific...
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4/11/2012
  Link: British Airways Visa with 100,000 Bonus Avios [Expired] Please see Best Travel Credit Cards for the current best offers. The 2012 British Airways Visa with 100,000 Bonus Miles (er, Avios Points) is back, as we wrote in British...
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4/5/2012
  I didn't participate in last year's Daily Getaways and have been pretty skeptical of this year's, judging by what's been announced so far. I mean, $345 for a 2-night stay in a second or third rate Las Vegas hotel...
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1/14/2013
  Update: The 50% transfer bonus is dead, but there is a 30% transfer bonus through January 14, 2013.  American Express is now offering a 50% transfer bonus on transfers of AMEX Membership Rewards points to British Airways Avios until...
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6/5/2013
Africa can be a very tough destination to get to on miles, given how far from the US it is and that there’s very limited nonstop service from the US. As a result, an award ticket to South Africa often...
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2/10/2012
We've mentioned AwardWallet before, in Ben's post My Top Flight and Points Management Tools, but it was only recently that I finally got around to signing up myself. While I have a pretty good memory of all my points balances,...
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1/24/2012
Alaska Airlines has one of the most interesting mileage programs out there, in my opinion. While many airlines form their partnerships by joining one of the three major alliances (OneWorld, SkyTeam, and Star Alliance), Alaska has remained independent. Despite that,...
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1/3/2012
The beginning of the year is always a bittersweet time for me. On one hand it’s depressing to see all of my elite qualifying miles and points balances reset to zero, but on the other hand it’s an exciting time,...
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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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12/13/2011
While American’s AAdvantage program has some of the best airline partners and the AA Citi card bonuses make it easy for even non-fliers to earn AAdvantage miles, American also has one of the least straightforward systems when it comes to...
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