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Use companion tickets for business and first class flights

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Earlier this week I published a roundup companion ticket opportunities: The Complete Guide to Travel Companion Tickets. We have also recently published a few options for getting great business class flight prices.  For examples, please see the following: How to find great business class fares with Google Flights Build your own business class fare sale with vacation packages Business Class to Europe + 7 hotel nights for $2225: Investing in Marriott Travel Packages Another approach…

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Hertz one-way for $8 per day from FL or AZ, economy to full size car rentals

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Hertz is currently offering rentals for $7.99 per day one-way from Florida and Arizona to select markets between April 17th, 2017 and June 15, 2017. Unlimited miles are included and rentals are limited to a maximum of 14 days. The $7.99 pricing is available across many car classes, so you are not limited to the smallest economy cars.  Availability may vary depending on location and dates, but here is what I found from Key West, FL…

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Airfare Deal: Boston to Monterrey, Mexico for $167 round trip, United Airlines

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As reported by The Flight Deal, United Airlines has flights on sale from Boston, MA to Monterrey, Mexico for $166 round trip on select dates in April-May and August-September. While dates are limited, they are easily searchable via Google Flights: Most United fare classes earn mileage based on distance if credited to Singapore Krisflyer, so this round trip flight may earn up to 4,000 redeemable miles with Singapore Krisflyer. We recently wrote about an opportunity…

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Update: 107.5k Chase Marriott offer is now public

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We recently reported a targeted offer for the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card. There is now a public offer on this card with a sign up bonus that includes 100,000 Marriott Rewards for spending $5,000 in the first three months and an additional 7,500 points for adding an authorized user in that time and making a purchase. Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card — 107,500 point offer   The Offer: 100,000 Marriott Rewards points after…

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The music never dies. Richard Branson says he’ll start a new Virgin America.

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Yesterday, Alaska Airlines announced that it would retire the Virgin America brand (most likely sometime in 2019).  Richard Branson responded with a goodbye message to Virgin America which he ended with the following: I’m told some people at Virgin America are calling today “the day the music died”. It is a sad (and some would say baffling) day. But I’d like to assure them that the music never dies. Was that a hint suggesting that…

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Build your own business class fare sale with vacation packages

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Lately, we have published some great ways to get cheap business class plane tickets. Whether showing how you could buy points to score a great deal on business class or discovering an an all-out fare war and showing you how we found it so you can be on the lookout for the next big sale, we’ve covered some solid strategies to fly comfortably for less. Today, we’ll look at another way to save big on the cost of business class…

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Great Airfare: San Francisco or Los Angeles to Iceland: $259 round trip

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  European discount carrier WOW Air currently has round trip fares from San Francisco or Los Angeles to Iceland from $259 round trip. To put in perspective how good that is, here are the Google Flights options from Los Angeles to Reykjavik from April 26th to May 4th: Remember that WOW Air is a discount carrier, so they will tack on additional fees for everything from checked bags to selecting your seat. They even charge for a carry-on…

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Business Class: New York to Buenos Aires for $1733 RT

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Aeromexico has some excellent fares available in business class from New York to Buenos Aires, with prices from $1733 round trip when searched directly on the Aeromexico site. No Mas Coach is also reporting fares from the west coast starting at just over $2,000 to Buenos Aires or $1920 to Sao Paolo. Note that the lowest pricing requires an overnight connection in Mexico City — shorter connections are available for a couple hundred dollars more. I…

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Everything you need to know about Travel Companion Tickets

Travel Companion Tickets

While the Southwest Companion Pass is undeniably the single best companion ticket option around, it is not the only one.  Far from it.  After publishing my tips for using Delta Companion Certificates, I made a list of all of the companion ticket options I could think of.  And it turned out to be a pretty big list: American Airlines CitiBusiness Companion Certificate American Airlines AAdvantage Aviator Silver MasterCard Companion Certificate Alaska Airlines Companion Fare American…

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