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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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Earn 7,500 United MileagePlus Miles Buying Marriott Gift Cards

United Airlines and Marriott have teamed up to offer bonus MileagePlus miles when purchasing Marriott gift cards from today through September 7. Click here (or the image below) for the promotion website. It’s an online only promotion where if you buy three of the $500 gift cards, you’ll get the maximum bonus of 7,500 MileagePlus…

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United Nears 100% Lie-Flat, American Launches Dublin Route With Bonus Offer

Here are a couple of quick airline updates from press releases issued by American and United today. United Offers Flat-Bed Seats on “All” Long-Haul International Flights United Airlines now features 180-degree flat-bed seats and personal on-demand entertainment in the premium cabins on all scheduled, long-haul international flights from the airline’s eight North American hubs and…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel Industry News: January 16, 2013

The FAA issued an airworthiness directive requiring U.S. airlines to ground Boeing 787 Dreamliners until the aircraft is proven safe to fly. Meaning, United must ground its current fleet of six 787s until the battery issue (and possibly others) are resolved. Meanwhile, the FAA is seeking to ban pilots from using their portable electronic devices…

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US Airways Increases Bonus Miles on Barclays Credit Card Offer

US Airways upped the bonus mile offer on their co-branded credit card with Barclays. Previously, the bonus was 30,000 miles after the first purchase. But they’ve upped the bonus 10k miles to 40,000 Dividend Miles for new applicants of the Premier World MasterCard. And there’s a chance to increase your total bonus to 50,000 miles.…

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Frequent Traveler University Schedule – See You There!

Frequent Traveler University kicks off tomorrow evening and the schedule of events over the course of the weekend looks fantastic. I’ll be there all three days and hope to meet some new friends and catch up with “old” ones. Are you attending? Here’s the schedule of events, all taking place at the Sheraton Gateway LAX…

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United Airlines MileagePlus Explorer Credit Card: Good Deal?

I visited a friend last week who doesn’t fly a huge amount each year and he asked me what I thought about United’s Mileage Plus Explorer credit card. United is aggressively promoting the card (and yes… I’m featuring it here now, too), but he wondered if he should hold off applying for the current offer…

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Reader Advice Requested: Rental Cars and Mileage Accrual

It’s that “once an every couple of years” event for me again – I need to rent a car on an upcoming trip. My travels mostly take me to cities with incredible public transportation, or to where I don’t really need anything other than the hotel shuttle. But my upcoming trip to Chicago requires a…

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OFFER EXPIRED: Miles by Discover Card 20,000 Bonus Miles

[UPDATED 7/2/12: Please note, the 20,000 bonus mile offer has expired. I’m leaving this post as is for the sake of archiving the offer.] A reader recently emailed me wanting to get into the mileage-earning credit card game, but was declined by the big three – American Express, Chase and Citi – for having less…

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United offering up to 25,000 bonus miles in targeted campaign

As widely blogged and reported, United Airlines has a new promotion out there today offering up to 25,000 bonus MileagePlus miles after completion of a defined number of roundtrip flights from now through 7/15/12. Based on what I’ve read from others, it definitely appears targeted and the required number of trips varies. I saw a…

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