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Nov 14

Help, Delta Gave Me Extra Miles And Won’t Take Them Back!

Delta gave me 10,000 extra miles and now I can’t get rid of them. While that may sound like a bank error in my favor, I happen to have found the one circumstance where it isn’t. At least for now, I seem to be stuck with them. Here’s What Happened As you may know, Delta …

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Jul 10

Delta Launches Award Travel Sale

Mileage Sale In case you feel like burning some Delta miles, they’re launching a fare sale. Delta eliminated its award chart, so we don’t know how much of a sale it is, of course. Get some options here.     Hat tip to VFTW where I first saw the news. Want to subscribe? Just enter your email …

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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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Jan 06

Elite Status: New year, more miles needed

Earlier, I discussed the difference between redeemable miles and miles toward elite status.  Redeemable miles are those you use to get free flights.  Elite status miles are based on the number of miles you fly each year and reset at the beginning of each year.  They are a “phantom” points system that help you earn …

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