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JAL Mileage Bank, Your New Destination For Starpoints?

This is the first of a series of articles on some of the more obscure airlines that are transfer partners with Starwood. Special...

Coming Soon: How To Fly To Israel For Under 35,000 Starpoints; Fly Non-Stop For Just 40,000 Starpoints!!!

S.B.S. has been involved with painstakingly combing through every possible Starpoint transfer option looking for the most incredible values for flights to Israel. Stay tuned...

Amtrak: “All Cancelled Choice Points Will Be Reverted Back Into Amtrak Points.”

Article Linky HT: S.B.S. If you were among those affected by disappearing Choice points (I told you to move them to Southwest asap for...

USAirways Jumps The Shark; Charges Booking Fee For USAirways.com Tickets!!!

This is just too much! It was not a long time ago that airlines would file exclusive fares and offer lots of bonus miles for...

WARNING: MOVE YOUR CHOICE POINTS NOW!!!

If you transferred points from Amtrak to Choice you should move them into another program asap! There are numerous reports of Choice zeroing out...

Get 9,999 Continental Miles For Renting From Budget For 5+ Days!

Offer Linky Valid for US rentals through 01/31/08 HT: Levi

Amtrak Guest Rewards (The Worst Loyalty Program Ever?) Says That Transfers To Choice Privileges Are “Unavailable!”

The bean counters running the Amtrak loyalty program never cease to amaze me. A couple years ago they had a great transfer offer with United...

“Save My AA Miles!”

Related post: Saving Aeroplan Miles. Ush wrote in a comment in the discussion post, "I have some AA points expiring next week i have signed up...

Chanukah Present For All: AA And El Al Announce New Codesharing Agreement!

Back on 10/01 I posted about rumors of AA and El Al signing a codeshare agreement. It has now been signed. From the press...

Continental Airlines Passengers Flying From Houston Can Now Use Their Cell Phone’s Screen As A Boarding Pass!

News Story Linky pda.continental.com According to the TSA this is the first such test in the entire world. You check-in and select your seats from your...

The AMEX/Continental/Starwood – Amtrak – Choice – Southwest Transfer Train Has Been Slashed By 40%; Does Is Remain Worthwhile?

As predicted when I made the original mileage transfer post in October, Amtrak was indeed the weakest link in the deal. As is customary for...

Is It Worth It To Buy Starpoints?

Starwood sells Starpoints to consumers for 3.5 cents each in increments of 500. (Businesses that buy $3,000 worth pay only 3.0 cents) Is is worth...

AMR, Parent Company Of American Airlines, To Let American Eagle Fly Away…

AMR announced today that in a nod to shareholders they will divest of their wholy owned subsidiary, American Eagle. Why do I care? As airlines start...

Virgin America Launches Fare Sale-Fully Combinable With Existing 25% Off Or Free Companion Promotions!

Current Virgin America Promotions (Choose one): Buy One Ticket-Get One Free Companion Ticket (Originally Posted: 11/25) 25% Off Virgin America Tickets (Originally Posted: 11/23) Virgin...

Comprehensive Starwood Program Refresher!

Update: Multiple users are reporting having success at getting approved multiple times for the same Starwood card without canceling the previous card. See the...

SMOKING HOT! NEW GOOGLE CHECKOUT PROMOTIONS!!! NOW YOU CAN SAVE MONEY AND EARN MILES!!!

I didn't think it was possible, but Google has outdone themselves!!! This is a 3-tier promotion, and it's valid for new or existing customers! 1. EARN...

SMOKING HOT!!! HURRY! FREE COMPANION TICKETS ON VIRGIN AMERICA!!!

Update 5: Some dates now work online, others still don't. If your dates don't work, just give them a call! Update 4: Now...

Hey-They Do Know Why I Fly…

AA Video Ads Linky The ad "I'll Go" does a poor job as far as demonstrating how AA is better than anyone else, (you could...

SMOKING HOT! GET $50 CASH BACK FOR SIGNING UP FOR A FREE 30 DAY TRIAL WITH CITI IDENTITY MONITOR AND GET ALL 3 OF...

Update 2: Don't forget to cancel this if you don't want to pay the $12.95 monthly fee!  Update: By now you should have received the...

SMOKING HOT!!! Save 25% Off Of Virgin America Flights!

Related post: Virgin America Prelaunch Roundup (With video clips) With the discount, JFK-LAX flights that were $139+ each way become $104+ each way! www.virginamerica.com...

Starwood Pick Your Promo Is Back!

Important: This is a promotion for paid stays in Starwood branded hotels. This is not a promotion for spending on your Starwood AMEX...

Spirit Airlines One Day .01 Sale…

I hate posting these (IMHO) gimmicky sales, but if I don't post it then I will be bombarded with email telling me to post...

ATA FlightBank: A Great Deal For Mainland-Yearning Hawaiians Or Californians With Too Much Vacation Time!

ATA has a pretty sweet deal for frequent travelers between the west coast and Hawaii. You can purchase flight credits for trips to/from: -Las Vegas, Phoenix,...

Why I Collect Miles…

Yes, you can use 25,000 miles for that $500 last-minute domestic ticket, but it's so much more fun to save up and blow 100,000...

AA: Cleveland To Mexico City For $136+ RT!

Now bookable on aa.com, use the farecompare link below to research valid dates, and then go to aa.com and use the "price and schedule"...

Which Of The Big 6 Airlines Might Merge?

There's no wonder airline CEO's want consolidation. Mergers lead to less competition, fewer seats, and higher prices. They also mean less pressure to maintain...

USAirways Europe Coupons!

Registration Linky Save 20% off business class and get 20,000 bonus miles when you use a MasterCard with eCertificate: MCENVOY Save 10% off coach and...

AA: $25 Off S. Louis Originating Flights…

Valid for aa.com booking from STL to anywhere in the US48. Book by 11/18 11:59pm CST. Travel between Jan 7 - Feb 29. Minimum fare: $250. Fare discount...

Get A 20% Bonus When You Transfer AMEX MR Points Into Delta Skymiles!

Now that you can get such an incredible value out of AMEX MR points with Choice and Southwest it seems this deal is not...

Flying Through Newark Or Houston/IAH By 11/14? Earn Onepass Miles With Receipts!

You can earn 3 Continental Onepass miles for each dollar spent at any stores in Newark Terminal C or in Houston Terminal E. ...

BOILING HOT! Book A RT Jetblue Ticket On Any AMEX Card And Get $25 Off The Flight And A $25 Prepaid AMEX Card!!!!

Promo Linky Rules: -Book a Round Trip flight by 11/17 -Complete travel by 12/18 -Not valid for travel between 11/17 and 11/27 -$25 discount reflected when searching for flights. -$25...

Save 5% Off Most Continental Flights!

Always get double miles and save 5% on all Continental flights with the Continental Business World Mastercard or the Continental Consumer World Mastercard and...

Targeted Starwood AMEX Business Promo-Earn 25% Bonus Points In November!

I don't usually post targeted promotions, but this one worked for my entire family, so it may just work for you too! Earn 25% bonus...

HOT!!! Continental Airlines World Business And Consumer Mastercards: Open Up Either One And Transfer The 20,000 Signup Miles To Get $2,000 In Hotel Stays...

Update: There's been some interesting discussion in the comments about whether you will be able cancel the card once you get the miles and...

Transferring AMEX MR Points Into Southwest Credits…

Good questions keep on coming in...here are the latest. Jeff Baum said, "great deal…u the man dan one question. if i have 2 amex business for me...

Amtrak Guest Rewards Mastercard From Chase…

Correction: This article originally indicated that the Amtrak World Mastercard included car rental liability insurance everywhere in the world. It does not have that...

Who Should The Companion Ticket Be Made Out For?

Correction: The Companion ticket cannot be made in the name of the member who earned the points, and companion travel is only valid together...

“What Can I Do With Less Than xxx Continental Miles?”

Continuing on the fallout from yesterday's mileage transfer post... Dave said, "I have 9,000 miles on Continental. Is there anything good I can do with...

SMOKING HOT! UNPRECEDENTED MILEAGE TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY! YOUR AMEX MR POINTS, AMTRAK GUEST REWARDS POINTS, CONTINENTAL ONEPASS MILES, AND STARWOOD STARPOINTS JUST GOT A LOT...

Update 3: People have been asking me which part of the deal is the most tenuous. In my opinion if this deal were...

HOT!!! Triple Jetblue Trueblue Points When Flying To/From JFK!!!

Update: Tickets must be booked by Today! Originally posted: 10/11 This can be combined with the $30 off AMEX promo... www.jetBlue.com/jfktriple Rules: -Book a flight between...

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