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Premium Transcon Bonus Mile Offers from American and United

Both American Airlines and United are offering up to 15,000 bonus award miles for each paid roundtrip on premium transcontinental nonstop flights between New York’s JFK airport and Los Angeles (AA and UA) or San Francisco (UA only). Besides American excluding San Francisco, both offers are effectively the same where tickets purchased for travel January…

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25,000 Hilton HHonors Points for Rosetta Stone Purchase

If you’ve been thinking about buying a Rosetta Stone language course, now might be the time to do it under a new promotion with Hilton HHonors. Through January 10, Hilton and Rosetta Stone are offering 25,000 bonus HHonors points when purchasing a course via a dedicated link, according to an email I received yesterday. The…

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The Two Winners of 5 United Drink Chits Each Are…

Thanks to everyone who entered my United Airlines onboard beverage voucher giveaway, and especially to those who offered their congrats to me for crossing the million-mile mark last month. The two lucky commenters picked by the trusty random number generator are #3 and #92: Congrats to Nathan and Brian! I’ll be emailing you both momentarily…

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Blog Giveaway: Five United Airlines Onboard Drink Vouchers… X2

It’s not quite Halloween, but I’m giving away some adult treats to two lucky blog readers. Contained in my United million-miler credentials that arrived earlier this week are 10 beverage vouchers good for in-flight alcoholic drinks. The vouchers are valid through January 31, 2014, so I had better give these away sooner rather than later…

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Did You Win 3 Turkish Airlines Amenity Kits?

Thanks to everyone who entered my amenity kit giveaway consisting of three Turkish Airlines economy class kits. It’s great to know that basically all of you would like to see some type of kit and/or amenities offered in coach on more airlines for long-haul travel. Maybe they’re listening? 😉 The trusty random number generator picked…

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Friday Musings: Chicago Seminars and Milepoint Premium Membership

I’m kicking myself this morning for not booking a trip to the Chicago Seminars after seeing all the Tweets and build-up from attendees this week. If you’re unfamiliar, the annual event brings together the brightest minds in the travel hacking community to discuss all things miles and points. From introductory lectures to advanced credit card…

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Targeted? Up to 30% Off Purchased United MileagePlus Miles

I received the following email from United MileagePlus this morning, offering up to 30% off purchased award miles. While there’s no language stating this offer is exclusive to the email recipient, it does provide a special link that is hard-coded with my MileagePlus information. And since there’s no ability to change the populated MileagePlus number…

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I Won a United ’30 Days of Friendly’ Giveaway… Can You Use It?

In case you haven’t heard, United Airlines is running a daily Twitter promotion highlighting its new “Flyer Friendly” ad campaign that resurrects the “Fly the Friendly Skies” slogan. I posted about it last week when it was introduced, and it’s basically 30 days of random giveaways mostly focused on prizes redeemable in hub cities (at…

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Did You Win a Free Gogo In-Flight Wi-Fi Pass?

Thanks to everyone who entered to win a free Gogo inflight Wi-Fi session. The trusty random number generator selected commenter #35 as the winner. Congrats to Jamie M! I’ll email you momentarily for confirmation. – Follow Darren Booth on Twitter, @FrequentlyFlyin, for more airline, hotel and travel industry news, reviews and opinions. Related: Enter to…

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United Airlines Launches ’30 Days of Friendly’ With Giveaways

Earlier this week, United teased on Twitter about something “friendly” coming today. Many people were speculating it was going to be the rollout of United’s anticipated new website, or perhaps even a Boeing 787 Dreamliner painted in the classic Saul Bass colors. But it doesn’t appear either of those things are happening today, when at…

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