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Is $49 RT to Miami cheap enough to fly basic economy?

I saw a Slickdeals post come up this morning for airfare between Detroit and Miami for just $49 round trip. Clicking through to read the details, I saw that it was a Basic Economy fare — meaning that you can not select a seat and you are only allowed a bag that fits under the seat in front of you (no overhead bin access, no checked bags). That got me to wondering: how low is low enough to put up…

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[Expired] First class mileage run: BA First from $1045 earns ~50K Alaska miles

God Save the Points is reporting an amazing airfare sale that was first posted on Flyertalk: British Airways first class (mixed with AA or LATAM Business) from London to Guayaquil, Ecuador from $1045 round trip! These flights include British Airways first class from London to New York or Miami and then either American or LATAM between the US and Ecuador. With the current Alaska bonuses on paid premium cabins with British Airways, this looks like a decent mileage run.…

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Increased business class AA award availability on many routes

American Airlines saver-level award availability has become increasingly difficult to find in the past year or two. Right now, we’re seeing better-than-usual availability on many routes in business class on American Airlines flights (and plenty of availability in economy class as well). We’ve found increased availability to Europe, Asia, and South America. Some examples follow, but there is good availability on many more routes – this is not an exhaustive list. To be clear, the flights to Europe…

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Admirals Club membership + 75K miles

The Citi AAdvantage Executive World Elite Mastercard has an increased signup bonus offer: 75,000 American AAdvantage Miles after spending $7,500 in the first 3 months. This card comes with Admirals Club Membership for the primary cardholder and access for authorized users — if you were considering a membership, it might make more sense to sign up for this card and collect some miles if you are eligible. The Offer 75,000 American Airlines AAdvantage bonus miles after $7,500 in purchases in the…

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11X AA miles spending offer [Targeted]

I received a targeted spending offer in the mail today on a Barclaycard AA Aviator Card: Spend $500 per month in August, September, and October and receive 15,000 bonus AA miles for a total of 16,500 miles for $1500 spend. This looked like a great offer to me — don’t throw away your mailer. The Offer Spend $500 each month in August, September, and October and receive 15,000 bonus miles Key Details This offer is targeted You must spend $500 or more in each…

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[Expired] Big Portal Increases; Stack with Amex Offers

Early this morning, I noticed some big portal increases when I saw our daily portal alerts. American, United, Delta, Alaska, and Southwest airlines shopping portals are all advertising increased rates. A number of retailers are offering excellent payouts, and you may even be able to stack some of these with Amex Offers, like the eBags offer we covered this morning. Example increases Via CashBackMonitor.com, we can see highly increased rates through American and United airlines shopping…

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Alaska + American partnership crumbling

In a disappointing if not unexpected move, Alaska Airlines and American Airlines announced today the termination of most of the benefits of their partnership beginning January 1, 2018. The Major Changes You will only earn miles on codeshare flights between Alaska and AA No recognition of partner elite benefits Some award chart changes for booking awards on AA metal with Alaska miles Things that are not changing Members can still earn Alaska miles on all American Airlines international routes Members can…

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50K easy American Airlines miles – increased Barclaycard Aviator offer

Barclaycard has increased their already generous sign up bonus on the American Airlines Aviator Red World Elite Mastercard: you can now earn 50,000 American Airlines miles on first purchase and payment of the annual fee. The Offer 50,000 American Airlines miles on first purchase and payment of the annual fee Card Details $95 Annual fee charged on 1st statement Earn 2X on American Airlines Earn 1X everywhere else First checked bag free Preferred boarding for the primary cardmember and…

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Business Class: Oneworld Ireland to US from $1300’s RT, Hawaii under $2K RT – Alaska Elite Mileage Run?

As reported by You Have Been Upgraded, Oneworld has some fantastic business class prices from Dublin to North America — from $1339 round trip through some OTAs from Dublin to New York. Flights are available to places as far as Honolulu (and other Hawaiian islands) from $1992. Cheap prices are available to many other cities also — YHBU reports other low fares to Miami, Las Vegas, and San Francisco — many other cities are likely available. Here, I have also included…

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