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Category Archive: Facebook

Jun 13

Delta Card Referrals, Facebook Update

Delta Credit Card Referrals – Refer Your Friends If you have a Delta credit card and want to take advantage of your friends (in a good way), you can refer them for a card and receive 10,000 bonus miles per approval (up to 55,000 per year), an increase from the normal 5,000. Your friend will …

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May 05

700 Free And Easy Miles from American (And A Chance To Win 350,000)

In honor of its 35th anniversary, American Aadvantage, the frequent flyer program for American Airlines, is running a promotion that they call “Miles for Milestones.” In theory, it is a celebration of all the places you can go, and the occasions you can go there for, with miles. In reality, it’s free miles. You can …

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Feb 17

Marriott Bonus Points, Lounge Upgrades at American

Marriott Every company is getting into the social media game and Marriott is no exception. It’s offering you a bonus to link your various accounts to them and will provide future bonuses based on, well, I’m not quite sure. It hints at sending you emails and offers which will get you bonus points if you …

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Oct 08

Starwood Promotions and Administrative Issues

Two Starwood Promotions Starwood does a few big promotions per year, but it also does several smaller promos. The smaller ones have a more limited audience but rarely take much effort. Usually, they are “nice to haves.” Bonus Delta Miles At most hotel brands, you have the option to earn airline miles instead of the …

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Oct 04

New launches: Inside Flyer, Facebook

A few notes this week about my continuing movement toward the 21st century… Way back when, before there was this whole internet thing, the frequent flyer world belonged to a guy named Randy Petersen, who published a magazine called Inside Flyer. Since then, Randy has launched a number of other sites, including Flyertalk.com and Milepoint.com. …

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Jul 12

Cheap and easy in Las Vegas

Please, mind out of the gutter. This blog is about loyalty programs. I happen to like Las Vegas. We go there once or twice each year and, although neither my wife nor I drink, go clubbing or buy tickets for all the hot shows, five days goes by awfully quickly.* I’ll also mention that whoever …

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Jul 16

A few tidbits from around the mileage world…

For those of you who have never flown Virgin America, it has a nice product, especially if you find yourself in the front of the plane.  Recently, the company launched an elite status match if you have status with United, American, Delta or Southwest.  Virgin has two levels to its own program, Gold and Silver, and …

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Mar 24

American Airlines: 1,050 free miles (free and easy)

GIMME ALERT! American Airlines is giving you 1,050 miles for a few clicks.  You do need a Facebook account (Read here if you hate FB and don’t want to give up your personal info.) to play, but you simply answer a few trivia questions and earn your points.  It goes through May and can be found …

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Jan 27

Why you need a Facebook and Twitter account, even if you hate Facebook and Twitter

This post is for those of you who don’t have FB or Twitter and don’t want one.  Yeah, I know, they’re annoying and generate privacy concerns.  But those problems are solvable. The fact remains that social media is becoming the number one outlet for airlines to release specials and bonuses, and the gap versus other …

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