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$100 back on $500 at Aerolineas Argentinas

There is a new widely available travel-related Amex Offer out today for $100 back on $500+ at Aerolineas Argentinas. There are a number of restrictions: you have to purchase on the US site in USD, it excludes vacation packages, hotel bookings, Argentina Air passes, baggage/pet handling fees, and more. However, if you’re looking to buy a ticket on the airline and they have a competitive price, saving a hundred bucks could come in handy. The Deal Spend $500+ at…

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Citi ThankYou Transfer Bonus: 30% To Flying Blue

Citi ThankYou Flying Blue Transfer Bonus

Until August 29, 2018, you can transfer Citi ThankYou points to your Flying Blue account and get a 30% bonus. The Deal Transfer ThankYou points to Flying Blue and get 30% bonus miles. Key Terms Expires August 29, 2018. Quick Thoughts ThankYou points usually transfer to Flying Blue on a 1:1 basis, so with this transfer bonus they’ll transfer on a 1:1.3 basis. That’s great news if you’d like to take advantage of the Promo…

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Flying Blue Promo Rewards: 50% Off Award Tickets From IAD & IAH

Flying Blue Promo Rewards July

If you’re looking to travel to Europe in September or October, using Flying Blue miles could be a great option. You can now get 50% off Economy award flights to Europe from Washington Dulles (IAD) and Houston (IAH). With the Citi ThankYou transfer bonus to Flying Blue, flights to Europe in late-summer / early-fall can be a steal. The Deal Get 50% off Economy award flights to Europe from IAD or IAH when using Flying…

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(EXPIRED) 6K each way to the Caribbean & Mexico w/ Delta flash sale

Delta is having a SkyMiles flash sale, with flights to the Caribbean and Mexico from just 6,000 SkyMiles each way. Availability and exact pricing will vary with your city of origin, but there are some excellent deals to be found (and some extend well beyond the advertised dates). Keep in mind that the travel period is the stormy season. That said, I’ve been to the Caribbean in the fall before and had great weather as well. There are…

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(EXPIRED) Hawaii for $330 RT from New York this fall

United is offering some terrific prices for fall travel from New York / Newark to Kona, Hawaii — with fares from $330 round trip. These prices are fantastic for long-distance travel to Hawaii. While there is volcanic activity on The Big Island, that is quite a distance from Kona. This could also be a great jumping off point to visit a couple of islands at this price. The Deal Flights from New York / Newark to Kona, Hawaii (The Big Island)…

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Greg’s Travel Package Advice

With Marriott and SPG set to merge in August, I get questions every day regarding Travel Packages.  Should you book now or wait until later? And if you do book now, which package should you get? Marriott’s Travel Packages let you exchange Marriott Rewards points for a 7 night stay certificate plus a bunch of airline miles.  The best value packages are always the ones that return the most miles.  These offer such good value…

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American Airlines 5k Challenge: Earn Up To 5k Miles When Completing Tasks

American Airlines 5k Challenge

American Airlines launched a new promotion this past week offering up to 5,000 miles when completing various tasks. The Deal Earn up to 5,000 AAdvantage bonus miles when you register and complete these qualifying activities in any order through September 30, 2018: Make any purchase with AAdvantage eShopping Dine-in or carry out with AAdvantage Dining Book and stay at a hotel at Rent and drive a car at Fly on an American Airlines…

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New Marriott Travel Packages: a first glance

As you may have read this morning, Marriott has released its new program award charts. We now also have the new chart for Marriott Travel Packages (found here). There is definitely some devaluation here, though the packages are simpler, which represents a smaller devaluation for some airlines. Most people would be much better off redeeming for a Travel Package today, though the hits to travel packages probably don’t destroy their value in the future. Don’t misunderstand that: this is…

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Cheap business class Europe to USA (~$650 one-way)

TAP Air Portugal is once again offering cheap business class tickets from Europe to the USA, with the best prices out of Oslo to New York, Boston, and Miami and excellent prices also available out of other departure cities including Copenhagen and Budapest (and more possible). This sale can be a great way to combine an award ticket to Europe with a paid ticket home since these fares are available one-way. Using Ultimate Rewards at 1.5c each would make…

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