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Which Credit Card Points Work Best for Etihad Flights?

Etihad Apartment Credit Card Points Rewards Free

The Etihad Apartment is the ultimate way to fly. Fully enclosed suites with sofas that turn into beds, large-screen LCD televisions and personalized, customized dining can cost in excess of $20,000 per ticket. But unlike some suites products, the Etihad Apartment is actually regularly and fairly easily attainable using reward points and frequent flyer miles,…

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Saving Money On Airfare By Buying Miles Instead (Actually, Though)

If done right, buying miles can save money. Not just a few dollars off an upgrade, but thousands off airfare, particularly in business and first class. This may sound like a stretch, but stick with me, it’s more frequently doable than I previously imagined. When ticket prices are high, the relative value of frequent flyer…

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Alaska Airlines Will Fly Your Wine (And You) For Free

One of many unique and quirky perks offered by West Coast juggernaut Alaska Airlines is free wine carriage. Alaska, like every US airline but Southwest, charges for bags on domestic flights. It will take a case of wine for free, though. Passengers flying from from just about anywhere in the western United States with a…

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Earn 150, 200, or 500 Southwest Rapid Rewards Points for Every Coffee Purchase

Ahh a throwback promo to the days of collecting miles off of supermarket items! Community Coffee Company and Southwest Airlines have teamed up for this summer promo where customers can earn 150, 200 or 500 Southwest Rapid Rewards bonus points with the purchase of specially-marked packages of Community Signature Blend Dark Roast and Breakfast Blend…

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TIP: It Is Possible To Recover Points & Miles When Award Prices Fall

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In many cases, costly change fees make it impractical to try to renegotiate points and miles award prices. There are some cases, however when it is possible to earn back miles if prices fall after you book. Take Southwest Airlines, for instance. I recently recovered over 2,000 valuable Rapid Rewards miles by looking out for…

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Having trouble spending Delta SkyMiles? Try these (sort-of) secret options

Delta has earned a dualistic reputation among frequent fliers. By just about every metric, the airline easily tops its major competitors in the United States. Delta is more frequently on-time, offers more legroom in economy seats, often has better beds in business class and serves better food in both places. Then there is the frequent…

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Easy points: Lyft rides now earn Delta SkyMiles

Effective today, Delta SkyMiles members can earn miles on every dollar they spend with ride-sharing app Lyft. The Delta-Lyft partnership is the first such agreement between a ride sharing company and an airline. The only similar existing partnership is between Uber and hotel partners including Hilton, IHG and Starwood Preferred Guest. Unlike the bonus agreement involving…

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