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Using Southwest Rapid Rewards to Save Huge on Flights

There are certain airline frequent flyer programs that are the “golden children” of many miles and points fanatics because of their award charts, redemption sweet spots, routing rules, destinations, partners, etc. Then there are the others that aren’t often thought of in the same light, and aren’t usually given the same amount of attention on the blogs, forums, etc. Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards is one of the programs that sometimes gets a little neglected in the airline mileage discussion even…

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$19 Flights Available Through April!

Low cost airline Frontier has airfare sales very frequently with prices going as low as $19 each way, but what I really like about today’s sale is that there are discounted flights available through April.  It can be tough for a family to jump on some of their very close-in sales, but with this one you can even do some advance planning, though if you are 100% married to a traditional school schedule you may not be able to take…

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Paying Your Child’s Allowance in Points: FamDoo

Recently my friend (and the miles and points guru behind ventures like BoardingArea and MilePoint), Randy Peterson, emailed me about a pretty new site he heard of called FamDoo.  He thought I might be interested in it as it combines things like family, points, and credit card rewards.  I hadn’t heard of it, but was immediately interested in checking it out. FamDoo Details: In case you haven’t heard of it yet either, it seems that FamDoo is a site that…

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How to Redeem Barclaycard Arrival Points for “Free” Travel

A while back my husband got the Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard®, but we had yet to redeem the points from the card toward “free” travel.  When the time came to buy a couple of airline tickets that weren’t available on miles, our thoughts turned to the points we had on the Barclaycard that can be used basically like cash toward any travel expense we wanted.  I hadn’t ever gone through the process of redeeming those points, so I…

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Earn Easy “Miles” in Barclaycard Travel Community

The Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard® is one of my favorite fixed value point cards on the market.  In large part I like it because it awards 40,000 bonus miles to start if you make $3,000 or more in purchases in the first 90 days from account opening.  Those 40,000 bonus miles equate to $400 toward your next trip (really $440 since you get 10% of the redeemed miles back).  The card also awards 2x on all purchases, gives you…

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