This is big news: In an era of increasing fees, nickel-and-diming, and shifting frequent flier mile award charts, Delta is going the opposite direction. Retroactive to January 1, 2011, Delta SkyMiles no longer expire. Until now, you needed to...

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10
Feb
2011
Posted by: Mark Ashley

For years, selling miles for cash has been a gray area — legal, but a violation of the terms of the frequent flyer programs. But now Points.com, the company that lets you switch miles from one program to another, for a fee, has partnered with...

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United has offered up an innovative new spin on cashing in frequent flier miles: “Weekend Saver” discounts. But is it worth spending your miles on this? The concept is essentially the same as their e-fares: For last-minute reservations...

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Back in September, I posted about the amazingly huge mileage bonuses which Citibank was offering new American Airlines AAdvantage Visa and Amex cardholders. For no annual fee in the first year, you could get 75,000 or 100,000 miles for reaching...

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Reader and friend of the blog Bill writes in: A friend of ours doesn’t think she’ll be traveling anymore and wants to give us (insert drumroll here) 300,000 USAir Dividend Miles. I looked on their website and their transfer page has a...

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Categorized in: frequent flyer miles

As of Friday, American Airlines and British Airways (and I suppose Iberia, too) finally made their membership in the oneworld alliance closer to equal footing: Prior to Friday, you couldn’t earn or spend AA miles on trans-Atlantic BA flights...

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