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100% to 125% Mileage Purchase Options – United Mystery Bonus (Ends Tomorrow) & LifeMiles Buy 1, Get 2 – Which Is Best for You?

We all earn plenty of miles from actually flying, but as I was explaining to a friend, that’s just one way to increase our mileage balances. There are credit card offers that come with miles offers, but sometimes the best way to increase our miles for an award trip we want to book is simply…

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Amazon Deal: 20% Off Uber Gift Card

Buy an Uber Gift Card on Amazon with a discount!

Update (11:19 am ET): This deal is now full, but you can still join the waitlist and check back. Starting 11 am ET (8 am PT) today, Amazon is offering a 20% discount on a $50 Uber gift card. Amazon Prime customers will have first dibs, and non-Prime customers will have access to the deal 30…

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Basic Economy is Helping Airlines Squeeze More Cash from Passengers

Did you feel that? Is your annual travel budget feeling a bit pinched? For the first time in years, airlines have found a way to make more money off each individual flier. Susan Carey, of The Wall Street Journal, reports that every U.S. airline is expecting increases in unit-revenue this year. Delta is expected to…

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Opinion: Basic economy fares constitute a deceptive business practice

I am an awards booker. I spend hours per day looking at airfare, both in terms of award mileage and cash fares for positioning flights. Basic economy fares have made my work unnecessarily complicated. United and American have billed basic economy as a new class of service. Fliers who normally don’t have the funds to…

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Trouble finding business class award space to Europe? Here are your best bets

Singapore Airlines' New Business Class onbaord the A350. Source: Singapore Airlines

Everyone wants to fly in the flashiest, latest and greatest business class seats. Good luck getting in on that deal. With more points than ever on the open market, finding award space on popular and well known airlines is ever more difficult. Want to use 57,500 AAdvantage miles to get to Europe in American Airlines…

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How to make European discount airlines work for you

European discount airlines, the bottom feeders of customer satisfaction surveys, aren’t necessarily a bad option for making connections around the continent. A successful budget journey on a company like Ryanair, EasyJet or Wizz Air can cost you as little as $25 one-way, but coming away satisfied requires some know-how and planning. Even though many customers…

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