Category Archive: Gimmes

Feb 24

500 Free And Easy United Miles

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Free miles. No, seriously, free. No purchase necessary. Free United Airlines Miles This one is as good as it gets. Sign up for MyPoints, a free site that offers you points for shopping* or clicking on emails, and get 500 United Airlines miles. That’s it. Give out an email, get miles. I am a MyPoints …

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Jan 12

Alaska Airlines: Free 10,000 Miles Or $100 Credit

Rule #1 of collecting miles is simple: Always sign up for every free program, no matter how little you get for it. And normally, it’s not much. Most programs start you off with 500-1,000 points or miles, or something else worth a nominal amount. A Big Freebie from Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines, on the other …

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Nov 27

500 Free United Miles from MyPoints

Welcome back, and I hope that everyone had a happy and safe Thanksgiving. MyPoints And United I love free points, no matter how I get them or who they are for. In this case, they are United miles from MyPoints, an online shopping site. Simply sign up for the site and they will give you …

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Oct 28

Surveys for United Miles with Opinion Miles Club

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Doing surveys for miles is fun and easy. Well, it’s easy, anyway, but small chunks of miles can add up to big numbers. Some half-hearted work on e-Rewards, for instance has gotten me 7,000 points year to date. Had I really focused on it, it probably could have been double that number. That may not sound …

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Oct 14

500 More Free Points from Virgin America – Takes 15 Seconds

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Okay, it may take 30 seconds. But here’s the deal: Virgin America is really, really good about giving free points. There are constantly offers to get points to sign up for the program, transfer points or sign up for the newsletter. Today, I’m going to talk about the newsletter. 500 Free Elevate Points Virgin America …

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Aug 28

Quick Points on Southwest Airlines

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While much of my typing is dedicated to the big network carriers, there’s a strong case to be made for building up points on the discount carriers, such as Southwest and JetBlue. At one time, these programs were considered inferior but, as they get better and the legacy airlines’ programs become more about dollars spent …

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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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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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Jan 15

Why Even Lightning Strikes are Better Overseas

Even I feel a little bit bad for the airlines on this one. European Airlines, whose involuntary denied boardings (IDB) are already governed by the particularly strict EC 261, lost another one in court when a British judge ruled that they owed passengers compensation for a cancelled flight due to a lightning strike. Ouch. Normally, …

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Dec 02

Starwood Shows the Love with 2,015 Points

Ah, isn’t that sweet. Starwood is thanking us bloggers for spreading the word by offering a promotion for readers: And this one’s an easy one: Register through the link above and stay by December 31. You’re done. The only other requirement is that the stay was booked via a Starwood website. Once you complete your …

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