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BA Shopping Mall Offering Increased Rates At Raise, Apple, World Market, Macy’s & More

British Airways Shopping Mall Increased Rates

The British Airways shopping mall is currently offering increased rates at a dozen retailers, including 5x at Raise, 3x at the Apple Store, 16x at World Market, 12x at Kiehl’s, 7x at Macy’s and more. In many cases, these are the best portal rates available at the moment. The Deal Increased rates at 12 retailers on the BA shopping portal. Direct link to offers. Key Terms Different expiry dates for increased rates. Quick Thoughts In…

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(EXPIRED) British Airways releases tons of award space (fuel surcharges vary by route)

British Airways is running a promotion where they are reporting that they’ve releasing 50,000 business class award seats available for full awards, upgrades, etc. While British Airways is known for high surcharges, some routes have higher charges than others and in some cases upgrades might make the most sense, especially since you can also earn miles. The Deal Plentiful British Airways business class space on routes around the world good for full awards or upgrades…

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[Expired] Wow: $874 First Class British Airways South Africa to Spain

As reported by One Mile at a Time, there are some crazy first class fares running right now between South Africa and Spain on British Airways — with round trip flights from either Johannesburg or Cape Town to Barcelona or Madrid from about $873. As these are paid first class fares, they could earn a ton of miles, but I’d hold off on making nonrefundable plans to make sure this gets honored. The Deal Cheap first class fares between Johannesburg / Cape…

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Fly around Japan for 4.5K each way with British Airways Avios [Sweet-spot spotlight]

With the excellent current point transfer bonus from Membership Rewards to Avios, we are publishing some quick highlights for making good use of the various Avios award charts. If you’re planning a trip to Japan, one sure Avios sweet-spot redemption is domestic flights on Japan Airlines. You can fly throughout much of Japan for just 4,500 British Airways Avios each way. Sweet spot spotlight: The short story: British Airways only charges 4,500 Avios for flights under 650 miles outside…

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(EXPIRED) British Airways Avios Shopping Portal: Double Points Promo

Avios Portal Double Miles

Most of the recent focus on Avios has been due to the incredible Iberia promotion. If you’d like to boost your Avios balance even further, for the next few days their shopping portal is offering double points for most of the portal’s retailer partners. The Deal Shop online via Avios eStore and get Double Avios. Direct link. Key Terms The British Airways Avios eStore Double Avios offer is valid for all members who make an Eligible…

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Three 100K Avios offers: Iberia, Aer Lingus, and British Airways

There are newly increased signup bonuses of 100,000 Avios after meeting some big required spend ($20,000 total in the first 12 months) on three credit cards: the newly-launched Chase Aer Lingus Visa Signature, the Chase Iberia Visa Signature, and the Chase British Airways Visa Signature card. While these offers require a lot of spend, and there is a key warning found in the “Quick Thoughts” below the offers, they can be worth it to those who maximize Avios. Links to each…

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Toward hacking Asia Miles: the unified oneworld award chart

In my recent post “Searching for business class sweet-spots in Iberia’s OneWorld award chart,” I wrote “I haven’t yet compared Iberia Avios awards to those available from other OneWorld airlines such as Cathay Pacific.”  Well, now that Cathay Pacific is out with a new 60K signup offer, it’s time to take a look. Cathay Pacific offers two different award charts depending upon how many non-Cathay OneWorld partners you fly.  If your itinerary includes more than…

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Hacking Avios

Earlier this week I posted “Searching for business class sweet-spots in Iberia’s OneWorld award chart.”  In that post I showed that it was possible to make Iberia OneWorld business class awards cheaper by tacking on economy segments.  Iberia OneWorld awards are awards using Iberia Avios where at least one segment includes an Iberia OneWorld partner that is not part of the Avios loyalty ecosystem (e.g. it applies when flying American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, etc., but…

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Business Class to Greece for $1761 RT on British Airways

British Airways has a sale on business class airfare that’s available through the end of the schedule on British Airways good for travel from Washington, DC and Baltimore to Athens, Greece. By stacking discounts, you can book this trip in business class for $1761 round trip and earn a nice haul of Alaska Airlines miles and/or elite credit towards status with British Airways. The Deal Round trip business class airfare from Washington, DC airports to Athens, Greece as low as $1761…

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