Saturday Recap: Earn Double Asia Miles on Cathay Pacific, Earn Double Points On JetBlue Getaways, Regent Hotels Offer Airberlin Bonus Points For Stays and More

by on March 8, 2014 · 7 comments

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Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from the week:

Earn double miles for flying Economy Comfort on Cathay Pacific.

Earn double miles for flying premium economy on Cathay Pacific.

Earn Double Miles For Flying Premium Economy On Cathay Pacific: You can earn double Asia Miles for flying premium economy on Cathay Pacific. Simply register and travel before March 31, 2014. New members who join the program can also earn 500 bonus miles.

30% discount to transfer AAdvantage miles.

30% discount to transfer AAdvantage miles.

Save Up To 30% When You Share AAdvantage Miles:  If you want to transfer AA miles to friends/ family you can save 30%  if you move them before March 31, 2014.  AAdvantage members must share between 6,000 and 25,000 AAdvantage miles in a single transaction to get the 20% discount off the mileage transfer cost, between 26,000 and 40,000 to get the the 25% discount and 41,000+ miles to get the 30% discount off the mileage transfer cost. Discount applies only to mileage transfer cost and does not apply toward the $35 transaction processing charge. Read more details and my thoughts on the value here.

Get 25,000 Delta Skymiles for 5 stays at Marriott properties.

Get 25,000 Delta Skymiles for 5 stays at Marriott properties.

Get 25,000 Bonus Delta Skymiles After 5 Stays At Marriott: Delta SkyMiles members can earn 25,000 bonus miles after five Marriott stays between February 15 and May 31, 2014. A stay is considered to be consecutive nights at the hotel regardless of check-in/check-out. To get the bonus you must be a part of Marriott Rewards and Delta Skymiles and must register prior to any stays.

Chile ends $160 reciprocity fee.

Chile ends $160 reciprocity fee.

Chile Ends $160 Reciprocity Fee To Enter: As of February 26th, you no longer need to pay a reciprocity fee to enter Chile as a United States citizen. This fee is waived as Chile has now been added as an eligible country to the US Visa Waiver Program.

JetBlue double points on Getaways.

JetBlue double points on Getaways.

Earn Double Points On JetBlue Getaways: JetBlue TrueBlue members will earn 12 TrueBlue points for every eligible dollar spent on JetBlue Getaways vacations of four nights or more when you book by March 9, 2014 for travel between May 25, 2014 and Sept. 1, 2014. Remember to enter your TrueBlue number at time of booking.

Flight deals on American Airlines to Mexico.

Flight deals on American Airlines to Mexico.

American Airlines Offers Discounted Flights To Mexico: Save when you purchase AA tickets to Mexico by March 25, 2014. Travel dates must begin between March 20 and June 4, 2014. All travel needs to be complete by June 6, 2014. Flights are to/from Cancun or Cozumel and various US cities.

Lufthansa premium economy seats.

Lufthansa premium economy seats.

Lufthansa To Launch A New Premium Economy: Lufthansa will launch a new premium economy on select Boeing 747-8 aircraft as early as November 2014. By summer 2015, all the long-haul Lufthansa aircraft will be equipped with these seats, which will offer more pitch and width, plus exclusive ground and air services, like a higher baggage allowance, welcome drinks, amenity kit and more.

The Qatar A380 Business class seat.

The Qatar A380 interior revealed.

Qatar Reveals The Interior Of the A380 First Class Cabin: The new interior of the A380 cabin on Qatar was revealed this week, and the first class area features semi private suites on the upper deck of the plane. The eight first class seats have a 90-inch seat pitch, turning into a  fully flat bed with individual 26-inch television screens.

Air Berlin partners with Regent Hotels.

Airberlin partners with Regent Hotels.

Regent Hotels Partners With Airberlin And Gives Bonus Points: As of  February 1, 2014, members of topbonus, Airberlin’s frequent flyer program, can collect up to 500 award miles for their stay participating Regent properties worldwide. Participating properties include Regents in Bali, Beijing, Berlin, Phuket, Singapore or Taipei. When members stay at a Regent hotel, all they have to do is present their topbonus Card at the check-in and the award miles will be credited to their personal mileage account. Award miles are valid for three years.

Win a Pathfinder carry on from Johnny Jet.

Win a Pathfinder carry on from Johnny Jet.

Win A Pathfinder Carry-On and Duffel from Johnny Jet: Johnny Jet is holding a contest this week where you can win a Pathfinder carry-on suitcase and companion duffel. Enter by April 1 by filling out the form on the contest post and follow Johnny on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for additional entries.

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  • Mark R.

    Got a rock on Marriott promo.

  • mytake

    I’m so relieve to not have to pay the Chilean waiver fee. I’m sure many TPG readers will be dancing in the streets tonight.

  • Ethan

    FYI to everyone that is trying to sign up for the Marriott Delta offer. You must already be signed up in the Marriott system to earn Delta Skymiles and not Marriott points.

  • Derek Li

    For the Marriott promo, do I have to make the reservation thru Marriott, or can I book thru Kayak/Obitz and alike? Thanks!

  • Derek Li
  • David

    Hot tip! Get a % cash back by clicking through eBates
    before booking on Marriott (2.5%), Orbitz (<6.5%), Expedia, and even buying on Amazon!

    Get $5 for signing up! (Full disclosure: I get $5 too after you make a purchase)

  • William Grba

    Is there a way to transfer miles from AA or US to AirBerlin top bonus?

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