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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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Avios transfer bonus: solid use of SPG/Marriott points

Today through October 31, 2017, British Airways is offering a 35% bonus on transfers from hotel programs. This can be best maximized through Marriott Travel Packages. Alternatively, IHG Credit Card Holders who need to top up for a British Airways award might be interested in this promotion as well. Read on. The Deal Get 35% bonus Avios when converting hotel points to British Airways Avios through October 31, 2017 from the following hotel programs: Carlson Hotels Hilton Hotels Hyatt Hotels &…

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Nice business class sale to Europe through summer ’18

Last week, we posted about some great business class fares from New York to Europe (See: Business Class to Europe from $1735. Use w/ Delta Amex offer to save more). Many of those fares are still available (and continue to be available though July 2018 on most Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. If you have the Delta Amex Offer (long since gone if not already added) loaded to one of your cards, the price drops to just…

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Wow: Business Class to Europe + 28K miles or more for $1410 RT

As reported by First Class Flyer, there is a fantastic airfare sale on a number of airlines between Washington DC and Greece and between Chicago and Sofia, Bulgaria – though there may be other departure and arrival points available. I think by far the most exciting prospect is that you can fly on British Airways for as low as $1410 round trip and earn a lot of Alaska Miles (elites may earn more than 40K).   That’s a rare price indeed…

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[Expired] 40% transfer bonus to British Airways Avios

Just last week, we reported that the normal transfer ratio from American Express Membership Rewards to British Airways and Iberia Avios has returned to the old 1:1 ratio that had been the norm until a couple of years ago. Not even a week later, we have our first transfer bonus on the new even money ratio, with a 40% bonus meaning that transfers are now 1:1.4 or 250 Membership Rewards points = 350 British Airways Avios…

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1:1 transfers from Membership Rewards to Avios

Update: After publishing this post, a representative reached out to confirm that this is indeed a change, not a promotion. See below for more information. Right now, Amex is offering transfers to both British Airways Avios and Iberia Avios at a rate of 1:1. This appears to be an unadvertised bonus — we have no idea how long this will last, so I suggest transferring sooner rather than later if you have a need to book…

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$400 British Airways discount with AARP

For a limited time, British Airways has brought back the full $400 discount on paid business and first class travel for AARP members. This stacks with the 10% discount for Chase cardholders with promo code CARDOFFERU. The Deal $65 off for travel in World Traveller (economy) $130 off for travel in World Traveller Plus (premium economy) $400 off for travel in Club World (business class) $400 off for travel in First Additional 10% off for Chase cardholders with code CARDOFFERU…

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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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HOT: Business Class, Jun/Jul/Aug NYC-Naples from ~$1860 RT; Sicily less / France for $2k

There is a hot summer airfare sale on: New York to Italy on Skyteam from just ~$1860 (or some routes less) round trip in business class on Skyteam airlines Alitalia, KLM, and Delta. Some of the cheapest fares are on Air France’s A380, which features an angled flat business class seat. For just a few dollars more, choose Alitalia/KLM/Delta flights for flat beds across the Atlantic. Flights are available to Palermo, Sicily for a few dollars less and to Nice,…

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