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What You Need to Know about Alaska and Virgin America Merger

Late last week rumblings were bubbling up about Virgin America being on the market, and now less than a week later, Alaska Airlines has emerged as the victor in purchasing the relatively small West Coast based airline for 2.6 billion dollars. I’ll spare you the details of the purchase amount details, deal analysis, and associated stock market reactions, though you can find plenty of that elsewhere if that is your area of interest. Instead, there are things you need to…

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Flights Available from $19 for Some Shoppers…

Via a couple of limited time sales, you can fly for as low as $19 one-way. Frontier Flights from $19 for Discount Den Members: Frontier Airlines is offering flights today starting at $19 each way for those who are members of their Discount Den.  For those not familiar with the Discount Den (I sure wasn’t), it costs $49.99 per year to be a member and you then get access to the “lowest fares”, among other perks you can view here. …

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Two Airfare Sales: Flights for $29 and $38 Each

There are a few airfare sales going on today worth a quick mention. Virgin America 8 Hour Sale – Flights from $38: To celebrate their 8th year of being Travel + Leisure’s Best Domestic Airlines of the year, Virgin America is having an eight hour sale for flights from September 9th – February 10th.  Prices start at $38 each way on routes like Dallas – Austin and Las Vegas – Los Angeles and go up from there.  The sale ends…

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Virgin America Promo Code: 2 for 1 Flights Dallas – Austin

Virgin America started service between Dallas Love and Austin in April of this year and they have had some pretty fun promos from time to time since launching the route.  This was historically a very Southwest monopolized route, so it’s fun to have an alternative. This time Virgin America is offering 2-for-1 flights between Dallas Love and Austin if you book by June 21st for travel by September 30th if you use code “NOBULL”.  Remember that you will still pay…

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Fly Round Trip to Hawaii for as Low as 17,594 Points!

Virgin America announced today that it will be entering the Hawaii market later this year, and I am personally thrilled there will be additional options serving the islands!  Especially since Virgin looks so darn fun to fly!  Not only will there be additional options to look to purchase with cash, but there will be additional points options as well. They will begin operating flights from San Francisco to Honolulu on November 2nd, and will then add service from San Francisco to…

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Get a Virgin America Promo Code for up to 50% Off (Dallas)

Virgin America has a pretty unique campaign going on right now that encourages travelers to raise their expectations when it comes to air travel.  The campaign highlights ways they are better than competitors such as WiFi on every flight, power at every seat, real food and cocktails on demand, assigned seats, and built-in entertainment at each seat. Virgin America Low Price Guarantee They also are advertizing that they will offer the lowest prices in and out of Dallas Love through…

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Save 20% on Airfare, 1,000 United Miles with eBook Purchase, and More!

Buy an eBook, Get 1,000 United Miles: Earlier this week, we announced the sale of the first two eBooks I have co-authored, Hawaii for Nearly Free and Orlando for Nearly Free.  The books are designed to give you a comprehensive A – Z guide of how to earn and use miles to cover airfare and hotels at those destinations.  The initial feedback for the eBooks has been really good, but we wanted to sweeten the pot further as a thank…

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Wright Amendment Gone, Fly On From Dallas Love

Today is a big deal if you fly out of Dallas Love Field, or really if you just fly Southwest in general.  The Wright Amendment has (finally) expired and airlines can now operate domestic flights on larger aircraft out of Dallas Love beyond the confines of a few nearby states.  This is clearly huge for Southwest who is hosting a big event today and has been giving away points leading up to today’s event.  It is also an important event…

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Hilton HHonors Summer Promo + Virgin America Transfer Bonus

Here are the basics on two promos that are out right now and might help a few of you stretch your points or even earn a few extra ones! Hilton HHonors Double Points or Double Miles Spring/Summer Promo Launched: From May 1 – July 31, 2014 you can earn Double Points or Double Miles at participating hotels and resorts in the Hilton Portfolio.  You do need to register for the promotion, and keep in mind you can only pick double…

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How to Use the 40% Membership Rewards Transfer Bonus to Virgin America

My favorite aspect of the American Express Membership Rewards program is hands down the transfer bonuses that pop up from time to time to their various hotel and airline partners.  I have been able to get significantly more value for my Membership Reward points by transferring my points during transfer bonuses.  They are a bit random, so you never know if/when one will return, but when they are available it makes sense to at least consider if the transfer bonus…

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