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Aug 29

Avoiding Tourist Traps And What Airline (Not) To Take There


Beating the Tourist Traps Part of the fun of writing this blog is that I get to do a lot of reading about the travel industry. The other day, an article from Bloomberg caught my eye. It was one of those “go here, not there” pieces, but it definitely highlighted some good opportunities. I don’t …

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Aug 16

Airberlin Goes Bankrupt. Should You Still Book Them?


Yesterday, airberlin, the airline known for its somewhat odd frequent flyer program and lack of capital letters, declared bankruptcy. Given the airline’s debt levels, it was not exactly a surprise, and it became the second Etihad-backed airline to file this year. Maybe Etihad should look into another business. Airlines file for bankruptcy so many times* …

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Feb 21

Win 100,000 topbonus Miles from airberlin

You may not know topbonus, which is the mileage program for airberlin, but you should. Not because you will ever fly them, but because they give out a lot of free miles and have some interesting promos. Win 100,000 topbonus Miles topbonus (no capital letters) tends to have a lot of promotions and offers inexpensive …

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Jan 08

airberlin: Triple Or Quadruple Miles from US to Europe


You may never have heard about airberlin, but they’re an airline worth opening an account with, even if you never intend to fly Germany’s second largest airline. They tend to give away a ton of free miles and, as a oneworld alliance member, their miles can be used on airlines around the world. Big Bonus …

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Oct 23

Two Airline Programs That Will Give You Free Points

Nothing like free points to get the fingers typing. Here are two programs that will do so: airberlin Despite their lack of capital letters, I really like the airberlin program. airberlin is one of the largest airlines that you’ve never heard of, as the second largest in Germany and a member of the oneworld alliance, …

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Jun 18

Free And Easy Points & Miles

I do a lot of posts about ways to earn big points or miles, but they usually involve, you know, work, which I am opposed to. So today’s post will be about a couple of ways to pick up points, but they will require no more than a few taps of your keyboard. 500 Points from Marriott Follow …

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Apr 19

Rocketmiles and airberlin

For those of you who don’t care for hotel points, a good alternative when booking is Rocketmiles. Rocketmiles gives you frequent flyer miles, rather than hotel points, on your stays. You may not get any elite perks that you would have been otherwise entitled to, but you will get points that matter to you. topbonus …

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Nov 12

airberlin to Expand US Flights

One of things that I like most about writing this blog is getting to explore airlines that I never would have had reason to talk about otherwise. Such is the case with airberlin (Apparently, they don’t capitalize the “a” which, for some reason, is really bothering me.). AirBerlin Airberlin (It was the first word of …

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Jun 11

A few programs around the world offering free points

Free points are free points.  It doesn’t matter where they’re from or how often you will use the program, take them if somebody is giving them to you.  Here are two options: Copa Airlines, a carrier that does North-South connections through Panama City, possibly the connecting hub in the world, is offering 2,000 miles to …

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