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Coffee Break Ep07

Podcast: United blocking partner awards | Coffee Break Ep07

Tragically, United appears to to be blocking saver award space from Star Alliance partner bookings. In this coffee break episode we'll talk about what...
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Amex expands once in a lifetime family language, MGM gets hacked and airline jilts...

Amex continues to expand once in a lifetime family language, massive data breaches at MGM and an airline jumps ship from Star Alliance to...
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(EXPIRED) Great Mid-Summer Business Class Award Availability to Europe on Star Alliance Carriers

There is quite a bit of multi-seat, saver, business-class availability showing from several US cities to multiple European destinations from Mid-July through September on...
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(EXPIRED) Star Alliance Gold match via ANA Mileage Club (match Delta Gold, AA Platinum...

ANA Mileage Club is offering a status match for the first time in my recollection. Through this match opportunity, you can potentially match all...
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Swiss Air: business availability wide-open to Europe in mid-Summer, book from 52,500 miles

Thrifty Traveler Premium is reporting good availability to Zurich (from Montreal and NYC) and Geneva (from NYC) in Swiss Business Class for 2+ passengers...
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(EXPIRED) Earn Krisflyer (& Star Alliance) Silver Or Gold When Transferring 125k Or 250k...

Some airlines have started getting more creative with ways you can earn elite status with them and Singapore Airlines has joined their ranks. Through February...
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(EXPIRED) Cheap spring flights to Paris from NY ($281 RT w/o checked bags)

Star Alliance carriers are offering some excellent basic economy-type fares from New York to Paris in the spring time -- with fares as low as $281 round trip...
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How To Find Business Class Awards To Europe For 88,000 Miles Or Points

Note: This post is the second installment in a series about business class awards to Europe for less than 100,000 miles. The first post...
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(EXPIRED) Cheap Star Alliance Business Class to Ukraine (from $1399 RT)

While using Google Flights to look at business class flights to Europe earlier (See: How to find great business class fares with Google Flights),...
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Singapore devalues some, adds online partner booking

Singapore Airlines has announced that as of December 7th, partner awards will be bookable online. That's exciting news as it means you will no...
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Europe on major alliances from $400 round trip (from New York, Seattle, Chicago, &...

Over the weekend, prices have dropped to as low as $400 on flights to Europe from as soon as next month through as far out...
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Business Class to Europe from $1735. Use w/ Delta Amex offer to save more

All three alliances have some great business class fares to Europe this fall, with flights on Delta, Lufthansa, American, and Air France / KLM pricing out from $1735 round trip...
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Family mileage running for Star Alliance Gold

In the post "Hunt for Star Alliance Gold" I described why I wanted Star Alliance Gold status (lounge access!), and I told the story...
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Europe on sale: Late summer and early fall as low as $226 RT

Update: Added Detroit to Paris from $384 As reported by Secret Flying, there are some great prices on airfares to Europe in late summer and...

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