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Earn up to 150K Continental Bonus Miles Between the US and London (First and Business Class)

Between October 1 – December 31, 2011 earn bonus miles for each round-trip between the US and London Heathrow on United, United Express, Continental, Continental Express.  Bonus miles only apply for travel booked in F, J, C, or D class of service (First or Business class). Also, based on the terms and conditions, it looks…

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One Last Reminder: American Express/Continental Partnership Ends Today

I am sure I sound like a broken record by mentioning the end of the partnership twice already this, but just want to ensure you do not wake up Saturday morning kicking yourself if you intended to transfer points over. Today, September 30, marks the last day you can transfer American Express Membership Reward points…

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Virigin America Partners with American Express Membership Rewards

Yesterday, Virgin America announced their partnership with American Express. This means that starting October 5, 2011, American Express Cardmembers can transfer earned Membership Reward point to Virgin America Elevate points. They have not released the transfer ratio, but hopefully it will be a 1:1 like most of the other airline partnerships. Once they release the…

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Free Points Promotions Compiled

Over this weekend there have been many blog posts on ways to get some free posts. Chase Ultimate Rewards: Chase credit card members who earn Ultimate Reward points can earn 2,500 points + $5 in free stamps by signing up for a membership with stamps.com. This membership is free for the first 4 weeks, which…

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200 Free Continental Miles

Via Million Mile Secrets Continental Airlines is giving away 200 free miles. While 200 miles does not seem like too much, free is free! There are currently two different offers for 100 miles each: Click here to register for the first promotion which ends June 30, 2011 Click here to register for the second promotion which ends July 31, 2011…

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Airline Same Day Confirmation and Standby Policies

Last Sunday I flew from Birmingham to Toronto via Dallas. I was on an evening flight and trying to go standby on a flight 7 hours earlier. I called American Airlines multiple times prior to the flight to see if I could get my flight changed through their $50 Confirmed Same-Day Standby policy. This policy gives passenger…

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$259 Annual Lounge Membership for US Airways, Continental, and United

US Airways is running a three-day special on purchasing memberships to their airport club lounge. Since Continental is part of the Star Alliance program, the membership can also be used at Continental and United lounges (and all other Star Alliance partners domestic and international). This membership is for one person, but you can add a…

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US Airways 100% Bonus on Purchased Miles

US Airways is offering a 100% bonus on all miles purchased through Thursday, March 31, 2011. You can use US Airways miles on any Star Alliance flight. This promotion applies only to US Airline accounts that were opened prior to February 1, 2011. For example, I looked up a potential trip to Bangkok and am able to purchase 80,000…

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How to Ensure your Frequent Flyer Miles Do Not Expire

With the announcement from Delta that they have eliminated the expiration of their frequent flyer miles, I have decided to post the expiration rules of the other major airline carriers, along with giving you some tips on keeping your miles from expiring without even flying. I have listed them in order from best to worst expiration policy.

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