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Business class for two: Cathay Pacific Companion Ticket Awards

Thanks to Cathay Pacific's ho-hum new credit card, I spent some time looking at Cathay's award charts and I stumbled upon something potentially very interesting...  Companion Ticket Awards.  Companion Ticket Awards might be an...
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Great Amex Offer: 20K points for $1,000 spend with Air France

American Express has a great new Amex Offer for 20,000 Membership Rewards points on a cumulative $1,000 in spending with Air France by April 14th, 2017. This offer may be targeted, but it appears...
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Europe on sale with money or miles

  Between cheap airfares and Iberia's current promotion, there are a multitude of ways to get to Europe cheaply in 2017. Competition has meant that airfares on all alliances have been available to Europe at...
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The Amex Business Platinum awesome 1 time exception

  Update: This post references an American Express Business Platinum benefit that has changed. As of June 1, 2017, the pay-with-points rebate has changed to 35% for your chosen airline or any airline in business...
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Southwest Airlines sale (check existing bookings to save some money/points)

Southwest Airlines has announced an airfare sale from $39 each way. These sales are always a reminder to check your current reservations as you can sometimes re-book the same flights for less money/fewer points...
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British Airways Avios 35% bonus when transferring hotel points

British Airways is offering a 35% bonus when converting hotel points in British Airways Avios. While this works with points from a number of hotel programs, the two with which it would likely be...
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Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia for $751

If J.M. Hoffman has recently inspired you to try to capture some of your own incredible Australian wildlife pictures, you're in luck -- American and United have direct flights from Los Angeles to Sydney...
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Los Angeles to Fiji nonstop for $795 round trip

Fly nonstop from Los Angeles to Fiji on Fiji Airways for just $795 round trip across a wide range of dates throughout the remainder of 2017. Better yet, I believe that these tickets can be...
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San Francisco to Europe with alliance carriers from $412 round trip

There are some excellent fare sales today from San Francisco to various destinations in Europe from around $412 round trip. While we have seen some great fares on budget carries like Norwegian and WOW...
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New York or Miami round trip to Madrid for $306 or $346 respectively

In a continuation of the fantastic airfares to Europe as of late, Air Europa (partners with Delta) is offering round trip fares from New York to Madrid for $306 or Miami to Madrid for...

Hawaii round trip from NYC as low as $362 per person for Alaska Airlines...

As per this Secret Flying post, Alaska Airlines is currently offering round trip airfares from New York (Newark) to Maui, Hawaii as low as $557 round trip. Alaska Airlines Visa Signature and Visa Business...

Europe from NYC nonstop just $370 all in, or Europe to Chicago even cheaper

There are currently some excellent airfares available from New York to Europe on all three alliances (OneWorld, SkyTeam, and Star Alliance). Base fares are available from just $2.50, with taxes and fuel surcharges bringing...
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Should you use Marriott points to get a Southwest Companion Pass? Introducing the Marriott...

Last week I described how I used my Marriott Rewards points to secure a Southwest Companion Pass.  The trick, which will only work through March of this year, is to exchange 270,000 Marriott Rewards...
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How miles made a last minute birthday visit possible

Last month, on a Tuesday I decided to visit my dad for his birthday. His birthday was that Thursday. And, while I live in southeast Michigan, he lives near Greensboro North Carolina: about 500...

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