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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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May 12

American Airlines Summer Bonus to Europe

Every summer, American its oneworld partners run a promotion for travel between North America and Europe. Business travel gets slow during the summer, so they are willing to make it worth your while to fly in a higher fare class. This year, you can max out at 50,000 miles after two round-trips during the promotion …

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Aug 24

Mileage running for fun and, well, just for fun

I really appreciate my friend Marty. He’s a great guy and knows all the good restaurants in Las Vegas, but even better, he’s more, er, “enthusiastic*” about miles than I am. Whenever I tell my wife about one of my “exploits,**” causing her to shake her head, I can always point to Marty and say, …

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Aug 06

About airline polls…

One thing that US News & World Reports is good at is building polls. For example, every year, the “Best Colleges” poll causes angst among the 16-year olds as they struggle over whether they should apply to #1 Penn or #235 Columbia University, or perhaps some school in between. And just what will their friends think …

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Mar 31

Why you should always be prepared when booking travel

My friend Mike, the author of the blog Travelzork, is an interesting character.  Everyone has their niches, and he has a couple, including European travel, casino freebies and high-end alcohol (His blog covers the first two well and mentions the third, which is usually found near him when he’s experiencing one of the first two.).  …

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Nov 22

A list of oneworld alliance members

Here is a list of the airlines in the oneworld alliance.  Note that certain affiliate carriers (airlines that provide service as partners of the larger carriers) are listed separately.  The major US airline in OW is American, although US Airways may join after their merger. airberlin American Airlines British Airways Cathay Pacific Finnair Iberia Japan …

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