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Half an hour in Delta’s Premium Select. A mini review.

Premium Select is Delta’s name for their new premium economy cabin which is available only on certain international routes (at the time of this writing, it is available only on Delta’s Airbus A350s).  It’s easy to get this mixed up with their Comfort+ seating, but it is quite different.  Comfort+ is basically the same as regular economy but with slightly more legroom and slightly more recline.  Premium Select has wider seats, more legroom, footrests, and…

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Earn Up To 8 American Airlines Miles Per Dollar On IHG Stays

American Airlines IHG Rewards Club

American Airlines and IHG Rewards Club have teamed up to offer up to 8 AAdvantage miles per dollar on stays at IHG properties. The Deal Earn 3x AAdvantage miles with every stay at IHG hotels or 4x at Crowne Plaza properties. Registration required – direct link. Key Terms Must be an IHG Rewards Club member with a registered address in North or South America with American Airlines AAdvantage miles as the chosen earning preference, must…

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Cathay Pacific business class: a good use of AA miles

Cathay Pacific 777-300ER business class has been reviewed plenty of times across the net. Frequent Miler’s focus is chasing down the mileage you need so that when you travel, you can enjoy a great experience. While we don’t often review flights or hotels, every now and then we all like to enjoy the fruits of the pursuit. After all, if we put the time and effort into collecting the miles, we also want to maximize…

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United offering 25% off awards

United is offering an award sale with 25% off saver award flights for Chase United MileagePlus card holders or 20% off for non-cardholders to several mountain destinations for travel between June 9th and June 27th. The terms state that you can call and change existing award bookings to get the sale rates on these awards, so whether you already have a trip planned or are eyeing a trip to the great outdoors, this sale might save you…

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Some Daily Getaways packages still remaining

New Daily Getaways deals have ended for this year, but as a reminder there are some packages still available for purchase. These packages don’t represent obviously outsized value, but with the right redemption in mind they can still make sense. These will be available until May 23rd or when sold out. The Deal The Following Daily Getaways packages are still available as of the time of writing: IHG Rewards Club 15,000 points: $89 IHG Rewards Club…

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Buy points, airline status, tours, & more in Kids First Fund charity auction

This year’s Kids First Fund travel auction will begin on Sunday, May 13th and the first block of items will run for 10 days (ending on May 22nd, with two more 10-day blocks with new items to follow), with airline miles, hotel points, and elite status up for grabs in an online auction. I’m not sure where the bidding will take these items, but it might be a good chance to buy miles or points at a…

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Good Lufthansa First Class Availability From The US, But Be Careful…

Lufthansa First Class Awards.

A couple of weeks ago, a bunch of Lufthansa first class awards became available for booking more than 14 days out, although none of that included routes to or from US cities. It looks like that availability might’ve expanded to include some US cities but beware – some of it might be phantom availability. Lucky at One Mile At A Time has found quite a bit of availability from US cities such as Washington D.C.…

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New Delta Amex Offer: Spend $300, Get $60 Back (Targeted)

New Delta Amex Offer

There’s a new Delta Amex Offer available today offering a $60 statement credit when spending $300. The Deal Get a $60 statement credit when spending $300+ direct with Delta Air Lines. Key Terms Expires July 8, 2018. Valid on one or more transactions. Offer valid for purchases made directly with Delta Air Lines through U.S. delta.com, via Fly Delta U.S. App, and U.S. reservation telephone line. Flights must originate in the U.S., including U.S. territories…

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Not so fast, Australia…American cancelled my hold (and it might have been my fault)

Last week, I wrote about finding seats in Cathay Pacific business class from New York to Hong Kong on the British Airways site, only to have a US-based American Airlines agent tell me that there were no available seats on the flight (See: No availability? Australia to the rescue). After several attempts with that US-based agent telling me there were 0 seats, I called the Australian call center for American Airlines AAdvantage, where the agent…

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