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Hunting for Star Alliance Gold

On March 1st, my free status match to Copa Platinum status went kaput.  When Copa first created their own loyalty program there was a brief window of time where status matches were free and easy.  Then that stopped.  But, thanks to the match, I enjoyed having Star Alliance Gold status for over a year.  This gave me access to Star Alliance lounges whenever I flew airlines within the alliance.  So, when I flew United domestically,…

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Fly to Asia or Europe: From $599 on Singapore economy, $1100 in premium economy

Singapore Airlines is out with a nice sale — from $599 round trip to Asia and Europe. Both Economy Class and Premium Economy are on sale — and the premium economy tickets can be upgraded to business class. While my examples below are from the West Coast to Asia, the same sale is happening from Houston and New York to Manchester, Frankfurt, and Oslo (depending on routes). Economy Class The economy class sale offers excellent prices if you want…

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500 Free Singapore Krisflyer Miles for new accounts

Singapore KrisFlyer is offering 500 free miles for new members just for signing up for an account with promo code JOINKF2017. Registration is simple and only takes a minute. Note that KrisFlyer miles expire 3 years after they are earned, regardless of activity. Still, free miles are free miles. The Deal 500 Free Singapore Krisflyer Miles Direct link to offer here Key Terms New accounts only Must use promo code JOINKF2017 Must register by April 14, 2017…

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Singapore Airlines Award Chart Changes: more miles, no fuel surcharges

Singapore Airlines has announced upcoming changes to their award chart. While award chart changes typically mean huge devaluations that result in award prices skyrocketing, this change isn’t all bad depending on how you value points vs cash. The Devaluation For bookings starting on March 23rd, award prices will be increasing moderately and the 15% online booking discount will be discontinued. One of the key benefits of booking awards on Singapore Airlines using Singapore miles has…

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Singapore business class – great fares from New York, Houston, and LA

As reported by Gary Leff at View from the Wing, Singapore Airlines is having a great business class fare sale with round trip fares starting under $2,000.  While the price is already terrific for long haul business class, this deal could be very attractive if you have an Amex Business Platinum and pay with points.  Assuming you book a $2,000 fare, you would initially need to have 200,000 Membership Rewards points. You would get half…

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Using Singapore KrisFlyer miles, and keeping miles alive

Singapore KrisFlyer Miles

Singapore KrisFlyer Miles are mostly great. Here’s why I think so: Promiscuity: Thanks to Singapore being one of the 3 most promiscuous airline programs, their miles are easy to get.  Simply transfer 1 to 1 from Amex Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Citi ThankYou Rewards, or SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest). Star Alliance: Singapore is a Star Alliance member and, as such, miles can be redeemed for Star Alliance awards (e.g. you can use Singapore miles…

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How to keep Singapore Krisflyer miles from expiring (for up to 1 year)

Singapore KrisFlyer Miles

A couple of years ago, I flew Singapore Airlines’ Suites Class and absolutely loved it.  The combination of fully enclosed suites, extremely comfortable bedding, and psychic flight attendants (who seem to know what passengers want before the passengers do) is hard to beat.  You can book Singapore Suites with miles (although saver-level availability can be difficult to find), but you have to use Singapore Krisflyer miles to do so. Fortunately, Singapore Krisflyer miles are easy…

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The door slams shut on Amex gift card cash back, 17K Singapore miles posted, office supply 5X, and AA back with FlexPerks

Amex gift cards disappear from portals Recently, the best cash back rates for buying Amex gift cards have been through BeFrugal and TopCashBack.  Yesterday afternoon a reader alerted me that Amex gift cards had disappeared from both portals.  Then, later in the day, as I reported in this Quick Deal, BigCrumbs sent the following message to many of their customers: “American Express Gift Cards just informed us that today will be the last day to…

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SkyClub dry cleaning, Singapore miles, credit card offers, and Alaska’s same day change policy

A cool device at the LaGuardia SkyClub I visited the Delta SkyClub at the LaGuardia airport on my last visit to New York, and found an interesting device there, called a “Swash”: As far as I can tell, it seems to be like a mini automated dry cleaner.  Put some clothes in, add a little Keurig-like Swash Pod cup, and then 10 minutes later your clothes are like new.  Or, at least, that seems to…

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