Category Archive: JetBlue

Jul 14

JetBlue Introduces Its Mosaic Challenge

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Few airlines make their elite status as easy to achieve as JetBlue. You can make it through flying on the airline or spending enough on the fantastic JetBlue credit card. But what really helps you get the good stuff is the frequent promotions that they offer for tier points.* Mosaic Challenge It’s easy enough. Well, …

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Jul 12

Why JetBlue May Be The Best Airline For Families

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Airlines want you to view miles as a fungible currency. According to them, you should be able to use them for whatever you want, whenever you want, like money (as long as that whatever/whenever is travel-related). But when I go to a store, there’s nothing to stop me and my wife from combining our money …

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Jun 26

Hilton Shopping Bonus (Better Than Nothing)

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One thing about travel companies: They never miss an opportunity to make a buck. One of the areas that they tend to do so is through shopping affiliates.* 500 Points from Hilton Hilton just sent out an email: Be one of the first 2,500 new shoppers to sign up for their Shop-to-Earn Mall and pick …

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Jun 19

Going, Going, Gone? Using Your Miles For Auctions.

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Airlines have a problem. It’s a good problem, but still a problem: Frequent flyer programs have become too popular. The carriers are making so much money selling miles to their partners* that  they can’t stop, leading to overwhelming demand from the customers who own the miles and have nothing to do with them. One thing …

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Jun 13

JetBlue (Possibly) Improves Boarding (Slightly)

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I’ve never really understood the concept of a “premium boarding lane.” Yup, it’s just what it sounds like: There is a special rope line for people that the airline wants to make feel special. It costs them nothing and allows the chosen passengers to get on the plane without mingling with the commoners. Frankly, I …

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Jun 08

JetBlue Raises The Bar On Vacations Offers

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I rarely advise people to buy travel packages. Usually, you can do better just by booking the air and hotel separately. Occasionally, though, a promotion makes it worthwhile. Double Points on JetBlue Vacations I like JetBlue a lot, but I wonder who is responsible for their frequent flyer financials, since they always seem to be giving …

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Jun 05

A Couple Of Goodies From JetBlue

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I’ve always had a soft spot for JetBlue. Decent service, in-flight entertainment and cheap prices. But the best thing about the airline is that it has frequent promotions. Here are a couple. Up to 6,000 Bonus Miles from Boston Or New York The 6,000 TrueBlue points promos are among the most common for JetBlue. For …

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May 05

Double JetBlue Points On Icelandair (Europe On The Cheap)

icelandair

We’re going to talk about Icelandair today. No, way, don’t leave yet! I’ll try and make it worth your while. But first, the promotion. Double TrueBlue Points on Icelandair If you didn’t know that JetBlue has airline partners, you’re not alone. JetBlue actually has deals (to varying degrees) on several international carriers, as well as …

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May 03

3,000 TrueBlue Points To Join Amazon Prime

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If you’re one of the nine remaining people on the face of the planet who doesn’t have Amazon Prime, then here’s an offer for you. 3,000 JetBlue TrueBlue Points to Join In December, JetBlue announced a partnership with Amazon, which offers TrueBlue points for shopping at the retailer through your individual link. This move was …

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Apr 17

675 Free Points From JetBlue Without Leaving Your Desk

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In terms of pure dollar value, JetBlue’s TrueBlue program blows away every other airline. It’s not even fair how about the gap is. The points translate to about 1.5 cents each and, simply booking a ticket (3 points per dollar spent) through the web site (gets you another 3 points per dollar spent). That’s effectively …

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