Posts Tagged ‘American Airlines’
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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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12/9/2011
    12/10/11 Update: Even if you missed British Airways $2012 Business Class Fare Sale, you can still get rather low business class fares on American, Lufthansa, Delta and Virgin for some of the same dates--$2115 when I priced departing...
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12/6/2011
While service, food, and entertainment are important to me, on a redeye there’s one thing I value the most when flying business class – a comfortable seat that allows me to get a good night of sleep and arrive well...
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5/5/2013
All the time I hear people talk about the contract of carriage and how much it empowers passengers. While it does offer passengers plenty of protection in some instances, there are other cases where it’s almost shocking how little responsibility...
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12/30/2014
  "How do you earn your frequent flyer miles and points?" is a question I get on a regular basis from TravelSort Clients and readers, who also want to know how we manage to fly all of us in international...
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12/14/2014
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12/16/2014
  There's a 140K Ritz-Carlton Rewards Visa offer, but annual fee is NOT waived, via Ben. Is this 140,000 Ritz-Carlton Rewards bonus offer worth it? Let's look at the details of the offer, then I'll give my take, plus a...
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1/4/2015
  Buy $400 in Visa Gift Cards from Staples with 5X points using your Ink Plus, and get a $20 Visa gift card via Staples' easy rebates, via Dan. Here are the details: Buy at least $300 in Visa gift...