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I have been traveling. I will post an article on my recent travel soon. I did write some on the flights, but the posts are still in outline form. Got some work to do. In the meanwhile, the world did not stop and things have been going on in the past few days. Here are…

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A push to collect United miles

As I blogged a couple of weeks ago, I just redeemed 480,000 United miles for four business class tickets to India. My mileage balance has now fallen below 200,000 miles. This has left a deep desire in my mind to ramp up some miles! With the large balance I had, I had started taking it…

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It’s baaaaack! The 100,000 Avios British Airways Visa Card

When it comes to Credit Cards going wild, nothing beats a card that gives a 100,000 miles! Last year both CapitalOne and British Airways had this offer. CapitalOne repeated it a month or so ago, this year too, although not as good in it’s terms as last year. Not to be left behind, British Airways…

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Chase Sapphire card – why the buzz?

The blogoshpere is abuzz with posts about the Chase Sapphire Preferred card’s 50,000 points offer ending tomorrow morning (April 3rd). The new offer after that is 40,000 points. I do not have this card – I mostly stick to cards that are affiliated to airlines or hotels directly, the the volume of posts got my…

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My heroes – couple collects 670k points with credit cards!

I just saw this thread on FlyerTalk. The couple in question here started the year with 0 miles/points and has accumulated 670,000 points – without flying a mile! They applied for multiple credit cards between them to collect these points. The subject of the thread seems to suggest that the poster did it single-handedly, but…

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Don’t apply for the Continental OnePass Plus card

Most bloggers are writing obituaries for the Continental OnePass Plus Card and advising you to apply for the Continental OnePass Plus Card soon. Well, I beg to disagree. From my limited understanding, my advice in general is: don’t apply for it. Unless You have a targeted offer for 50K signup bonus. You have already got…

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Where are we headed? The Business of Airline Miles

Airlines are going thru tough times and interesting times. (Boy, did I resist starting this post with – It was the best of times, it was the worst of times). The global economic slowdown has hurt airlines; they have an ageing fleet (at least all the older carriers do); they have an ageing staff looking…

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Top 12 Articles for 2011

In honor of the soon to come 2012, here is my list of Top 12 Articles of 2011. (See list of Top 11 Article of 2010). This list is based on traffic to their pages. I have excluded article that were posted in 2010 (The post – Air India switches to all non-stop routes to…

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