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Tag: TrueBlue

Nov 27

A “Hidden” JetBlue Credit Card Bonus: 60,000 Points

As points go, JetBlue’s TrueBlue points are among the most valuable. Since award prices are variable and depend on how much the ticket would cost if you purchased it with cash, they can be used for any flight. A good rule of thumb is that each point is worth about 1.5 cents toward the value …

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Nov 11

JetBlue Offering 15% Point Rebate On Awards

JetBlue does a lot of “flash offers,” which are promotions that are good for a short time period. Right now, it is offering 15% point rebates for award trips booked between today and November 14, which is a little bit longer than the traditional two-day JetBlue flash sale. Three Months Of A Rebate One thing …

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Sep 04

Review Of JetBlue’s Mint: As Good As It Gets

If you’re not quite sure what you’re saving your points for, here’s a suggestion. And please note, this post is going to be a little longer than usual because I’m on an airplane and have some time to kill. This review is based on a flight from San Francisco to Boston with my family of …

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Aug 22

A Few Updates On JetBlue

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Nothing Earth shattering, but let’s take a look at what’s going on with my favorite airline that was named after a primary color. Watch Your Redemption Rates As a rule of thumb, assume that each TrueBlue point is worth about 1.5 cents. In other words, it costs about 10,000 points to buy a $150 ticket. …

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Jul 25

JetBlue Business Plan Continues To Evolve

When it comes to the in-flight experience, I think JetBlue has one of the best. When it comes to rewards programs, I think JetBlue has one of the best. And when it comes to credit cards, they definitely have the best. But there’s one area in which they seem a little less consistent. And that …

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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 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 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)

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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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