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Vote for your favorite airline & hotel loyalty programs in the Freddie Awards

If you haven’t already started receiving email solicitations from airline and hotel loyalty programs regarding the Freddie Awards, here’s a link to the home page explaining the prestigious awards and another link taking you directly to the voting portal. Additional information appears below. The awards ceremony will take place April 26, 2012 at the Renaissance…

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Buying top-tier elite status for $400? I’m doing it… would you?

I’ll openly admit I’m a sucker for status matches and challenges, and I received a targeted offer yesterday from Hilton HHonors to fast track to Diamond Status. What to do, what to do? First, here’s the offer: I’m already Gold through March of 2013 and this offer would require I complete six stays by the…

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Chicago Frequent Flyer Seminars: Day two summary – Saturday 10/29/2011

If there’s only one day you can attend a future Frequent Flyer Seminar series, it’s definitely the Saturday session. Yesterday was packed at the 2011 Chicago Seminars and featured an incredible amount of concurrent discussions on all things airlines, credit cards, hotels, miles and points. When booking your ticket for the event you select your…

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The 2011 Chicago Frequent Flyer Seminars have arrived!

It’s officially here! Tonight begins the 2011 Chicago Frequent Flyer Seminars and I’ll be in attendance for the entire weekend. The event has sold-out and it promises to bring an uncompromised amount of education to all areas we mile and point fanatics care about. I’m looking forward to meeting everyone and am certain I’ll pick…

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Instant Hilton HHonors Gold plus free night and bonus miles for airline elites

Last Friday I received a letter co-branded with the Hilton HHonors and United Airlines Mileage Plus logos stating, “We’ve opened the doors to Gold status just for you.” Thanks, Hilton, I’m already a Gold and you’ve just opened up a brand new account and sent me a new card. Reading on, though, it’s a targeted…

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Frequently Flying is now on BoardingArea… hello & welcome!

Today, I am very honored to become part of the BoardingArea family of bloggers and look forward to writing airline, hotel & travel industry news, reviews & opinions for my regular & new readers. For those of you meeting me here for the first time, a proper introduction is in order. My name is Darren…

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Hotel loyalty programs and why I started with Radisson

Up until this year, I haven’t paid too much attention to loyalty programs on the hotel side. I generally would just research historical winning bids over at betterbidding.com, and go on a bidding spree on Priceline. I got pretty good at it, actually, and enjoyed the challenge & frequently won lower winning bids than those…

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