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Earn 1,000 Bonus Airline Miles With Online Shopping

During the winter holidays we saw tons of bonus airline miles available to try and entice you to do your online shopping via their sites, but once the new year hit, those bonuses disappeared…until now. Now that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, some airline shopping bonuses have returned! You can make use of these bonuses even if you don’t have any Valentine’s Day specific purchases to make as they will work at any of the hundreds of retailers…

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Fly to Vail, Aspen, Long Beach and More for Fewer Miles on American!

A very, very valuable discount available to those who hold one of the American Airlines Citi or Barclaycard co-branded credit cards is a discount of up to 7,500 miles on saver award flights to or from select cities each month via the Reduced Mileage Awards list. This has become even more valuable than it was for a while since American has loosened up a bit on saver award availability. I write about these discounts a few times a year since the cities are…

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New American Airlines Routes to South Bend Announced!

One of the trips we have planned for 2018 is a return trip to South Bend, Indiana, to cheer on the Fighting Irish. We did this trip about 7 or 8 years ago, but we loved it so much that it is time for a repeat with my parents and even my girls. I mean, C will be almost 9 this fall, so that’s a good time to see her future alma matre, right? We have hotels booked on points, but…

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American Airlines Sending Out Free Elite Status Trials

Today lots of lucky folks received free American Airlines elite status trials in their inboxes. The free American Airlines elite status is good for five months and there is a way to extend it by flying American Airlines enough during that time frame. While there is no way to know exactly what triggered the targeted offers, perhaps it was related to the relationship with Alaska Airlines changing effective January 1st…

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Earn 6x Miles (or more) at Apple.com – Today Only!

One store where it is notoriously hard to rack up large numbers of miles even though the purchase prices are often pretty high is Apple. Apple is often at just 1 – 2 miles per dollar when other retailers can sometimes go in the 10 – 15 miles per dollar range via the various airline shopping sites. However, the mileage earning totals do spike at Apple.com on rare occasion, and today is one of those occasions, so get to ordering…

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Earn 1,500 Bonus American Miles for Last Minute Shopping

Happy December! If you thought time was flying in the last few weeks, just wait as things will really speed up now that December has arrived. If one of the things still on your December to-do list involves online shopping, then know that I fully expect the various airline shopping portals to launch some “last minute” mileage bonuses in the coming days. In fact, the first one of these bonuses is already live over at AAdvantage eShopping via their “Last Minute…

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Airline Gets Car Seat Rules Wrong Again, You Get Them Right!

It is the start of the Thanksgiving travel week when lots of families will hit the airports and the skies to go visit family, escape family, and hopefully make lots of fun memories in the process. One memory that no one wants to make is an unpleasant exchange with airline staff about a car seat. I have a few of those unfortunate memories myself, and when I fly solo with both of my children this weekend (for the first time,…

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Use American Miles to Fly New Route from Texas to Iceland

A country on my short list to visit is Iceland, though that is hardly original as Iceland has basically been exploding with tourism in recent years, and the US airlines have been starting up service from their hubs. United announced new summer service from Newark to Iceland, which would make a great free stopover using the Excursionist Perk on the way to Europe. Now it is American’s turn to announced service to Reykjavik-Keflavik beginning on June 7, 2018, and running until October…

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