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The Sky is Falling? No, That’s a Piece of Airplane Landing on a Kid’s Head.

There are a number of risks and concerns when flying on a long-haul flight with a toddler, but most of them relate to the little one being over-tired, bored, squirmy, crying, or experiencing a diaper disaster. Rarely does ‘a piece of the airplane’ falling on your toddler’s head make it very high on the list of concerns. However, that seems to be exactly what happened yesterday for a one-year-old flying in seat 35L on an American Airlines 777 from Hong…

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Earn 1,000 Bonus American Miles With Each Hyatt House or Hyatt Place Stay!

The World of Hyatt program usually allows you to earn Hyatt points or airline miles when you have eligible hotel stays, but right now you can earn your usual Hyatt points and 1,000 bonus American AAdvantage miles for each qualifying stay at a Hyatt Place or Hyatt House property around the world! If you register for this promotion by April 30th, you can earn 1,000 bonus AAdvantage miles for each eligible stay at a Hyatt House or Hyatt Place from…

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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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