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First Class deals: British Airways Europe to the US from ~$2100

Via German blog You Have Been Upgraded and Flyertalk’s Premium Fare Deals, there are some amazing prices on first class airfares between Europe and the US on British Airways and American Airlines — starting from $2,162 round trip from Bucharest, Romania to Phoenix, Arizona. Great deals are also available to New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, Honolulu, and West Coast cities. These prices are available on flights that are marketed by American, so I believe they will not qualify for the big Alaska Airlines bonuses on paid premium cabin British Airways…

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Cancun for under $200 RT from Chicago & Houston, $200’s from other cities

If you’re looking to escape the winter chill, flights to Cancun are on sale today from a number of US Cities on United — and these aren’t basic economy fares. Thrifty Traveler Premium reports fares as low as $169 RT from Houston, $197 RT from Chicago, $231 from Washington DC, and several more. The cheapest prices are available via airfare metasearch site Momondo, though it’s easier to search for cheap dates with Google Flights first. Some examples follow — head over…

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Seven ways to secure a Southwest Companion Pass without flying

If you want to be free to fly around the country (and slightly beyond), with a friend, the best deal around is the Southwest Companion Pass.  The deal is simple: earn 110,000 Southwest points in one calendar year and you’ll get a Companion Pass valid for the rest of that year and all of the next year.  While the Companion Pass is valid, it can be used an unlimited number of times.  Simply book a…

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(EXPIRED) Delta Award Deals: Domestic R/T From 12,000 SkyMiles / Direct Transcontinental From 21,000

BOS-JFK from 12,000 SkyMiles RT

There’s a new set of Delta award deals out, this time offering domestic round trip tickets from 12,000 SkyMiles and transcontinental tickets from as low as 21,000 SkyMiles. The Deal Award tickets from 6,500 each way (round-trip purchase required) Direct link to landing page Key Details Book by January 9, 2018 for travel between January 27, 2018 and March 7, 2018 Must be purchased at least 21 days prior to departure Maximum stay 30 days…

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25.5K business class to Europe from Boston or Chicago

Iberia is offering a sale on award tickets, offering 25% off Business Class or Economy Class on select routes, including Boston or Chicago to Europe — which would cost just 25,500 miles in business class during off-peak dates. As you can now transfer directly from Ultimate Rewards to Iberia (or from Membership Rewards), this looks like a very appealing sale. Many other routes to different parts of the world are available as well. The Deal 25% off Iberia award flights in both business and…

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[Expired] Fare war: hub cities to Hawaii for $374 / 25K points

This morning, we posted an airfare sale on American Airlines from Delta hubs to Hawaii for $374 round trip (or about 25,000 Ultimate Rewards points if you have the Chase Sapphire Reserve). In that post, I mentioned to be on the lookout for Delta to respond — and they have. Flights are now on sale for the same $374 round trip from Philadelphia, Miami, Dallas, and Phoenix) on Delta. If you’re looking to get away to paradise, these are stellar prices form…

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[Expired] Hawaii from Atlanta/Minneapolis for $374 or 25K round trip

American Airlines has flights to Honolulu, Hawaii on sale from just $374 round trip out of Atlanta, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, and Las Vegas. That looks like an attack on Delta hubs — be on the lookout for a potential fare war if Delta begins attacking American hubs. At the moment, the $374 round trip price is pretty widely available from January through March. I can’t find flights quite that cheap through the Chase travel portal, but…

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East coast to Vegas from $78.80 in Basic Economy

Basic economy may not be the luxurious way to travel, but there are some fares to Las Vegas today that are so cheap it may be worth the pain — and if ever there were a destination where everything you’ll need should fit under the seat in front of you, Vegas may be it. God Save the Points reports fares to Las Vegas as low as $78.40 round trip on United from Washington DC or Chicago (or Denver or Los Angeles…

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