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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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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 17

Yes, The Airlines Are, In Fact, Watching You…

In case you were wondering whether the airlines know what’s going on when people attempt to game promotions… Yes. Yes They Do. But sometimes they have a little fun with it. About six weeks ago, I discussed a JetBlue promotion where the airline decided that if it couldn’t beat ’em, it would match ’em. After …

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Jun 24

JetBlue Will Match Your Virgin America Points Balance

Every once in a while, an airline or hotel decides to do something that makes absolutely no financial sense. Today was JetBlue’s turn. The Points Match Forget a status match. Today, JetBlue announced a points match. Got points with Virgin America’s Elevate frequent flyer program? Good. JetBlue will match them. At least they were smart …

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Sep 20

Quick hit on Virgin America status

For those of you with a ton of Amex Membership Rewards points and no ideas where to put them, here’s an idea: Between now and October 8, American Express is offering a 25% bonus on transfers to Virgin America and, if you transfer 80,000 points by December 31, you’ll earn Gold elite status on Virgin …

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Nov 18

Tidbits from around the industry…

JetBlue has launched a flash sale which will save you a bit of money, but the discount is only good through tomorrow night.  The two-day travel sale offers 15% off international flights and 20% off domestic and is good only on certain dates, namely December 2-18 and January 6-February 11.  Travel is excluded on the …

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