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Singapore KrisFlyer: 6 things I love and 3 things I don’t

Many, if not most, US-based flyers are focused on the airline loyalty programs of major North American carriers. There are plenty of sweet spots to be had when using American, Delta, or United miles, and I love programs like Southwest Rapid Rewards / Alaska Mileage Plan / JetBlue TruBlue as well. But getting to know some of the foreign frequent flyer programs can really help you extract max value from your points. There are many sweet…

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Persistence pays off: Getting the United award routing you want

A lot of our focus at Frequent Miler is on ways to maximize earn for various kinds of spend. A lot of that earn is done in the form of miles and points — and sooner or later, we want to spend those miles to travel. After all, there isn’t always a great business class fare sale going on. But sometimes, booking awards can seem a lot less intuitive than it should. Regular readers might remember that…

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1,000 United Miles with MileagePlus Shopping

Today through April 14th, United is offering a chance to earn up to 1,000 bonus miles through the MileagePlus shopping portal. The Deal Spend $150, earn 300 bonus United miles Spend $350, earn 1,000 bonus United miles Key Terms Ends 4/14/17 at 11:59pm Eastern time Final Word It’s always good to earn more miles for something you already planned to buy. I like to play this game in 2-player mode, so I always try to…

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Airfare Deal: Boston to Monterrey, Mexico for $167 round trip, United Airlines

As reported by The Flight Deal, United Airlines has flights on sale from Boston, MA to Monterrey, Mexico for $166 round trip on select dates in April-May and August-September. While dates are limited, they are easily searchable via Google Flights: Most United fare classes earn mileage based on distance if credited to Singapore Krisflyer, so this round trip flight may earn up to 4,000 redeemable miles with Singapore Krisflyer. We recently wrote about an opportunity…

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