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Memorial day updates

Its a long weekend. So instead of writing a full post, I am posting a collection of news items from around the web. United changing plans for 787: United is saying that it will use the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner it will receive on its Denver – Tokyo (DEN-NRT) route. It’s original announced plan, per-merger,…

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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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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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Planning your Airline Miles for 2012 – Part II

In Part I of this post I went over the process I use and recommend for planning out an year of earning and maximizing Airline Miles. (The very same process can be applied for Hotel Points too). In that post I showed how I came upon my ‘gap’ – miles that I had to work…

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The best credit card recommendation: Figure it out yourself

When I was a kid, my dad ingrained the doctrine “Learn from and listen to everyone, follow no one” in me. I have found this to be the best advice one can ever get. This probably also holds true for credit cards. A plethora of credit cards swarm the market with so diverse benefits that…

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Our 200th post!

This is our 200th post! I was hoping to make this some sensational story that will rock the Airline Miles world, but no such luck… I want to thank all our readers and supporters for being with us on this journey. Thank you for all the feedback and support. Do keep coming back, reading and…

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