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American Express 50,000 Mile bonus offer

July 2, 2010

While I’m on a credit card kick, I might as well mention the American Express Business Gold card 50,000 sign up mile offer if you spend $10,000 by Dec 31, 2010. Not for everyone, but if you don’t think you’d have an issue spending that, you may consider applying. You may be saying “Uh, Points […]

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Delta JFK-Tokyo Business Class Bonus

June 30, 2010

Have business class travel to Tokyo coming up? Fly JFK-NRT now until September 30 and get an additional 15,000 miles.

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Jet Blue Triple Points to/from LAX and Chicago

June 29, 2010

Flying Jet Blue anytime soon? Might as well sign-up for these triple point promotions. Triple points to from JFK/BOS/LAX until October 31, 2010 Triple points to from BOS/ORD until August 31, 2010

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Delta Flight Bonuses for PIT, BNA, RDU and STL Flyers

June 23, 2010

Delta is currently running a bonus mileage (redeemable AND elite qualifying) for flights originating in Pittsburgh, Nashville, St. Louis and Raleigh-Durham. This is one of those too good to be true Delta promos that allow you to rack up the miles (and elite status). I recommend any Delta flyers to sign up for all of […]

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Review: British Airways NEW First Class

June 21, 2010

Since my first “First” class flight on British Airways was during the flight attendant strike and in the old first class cabin, I wasn’t too impressed (besides the whole Madonna encounter). I was curious to see how different service would be ex-LHR and with the full crew. For this trip, I ended up using 110,000 […]

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British Airways First Class Experience and Encounters with Madonna (June 9 JFK-LHR)

June 16, 2010

Update: The current sign-up bonus offer for the British Airways Visa is 50,000 Avios when you spend $2,000 within the first 3 months. I decided to hop on the 100,000 point sign-up bonus for the British Airways Visa. In addition to a couple 5,000 point Amex transfer bonuses, I was on my way to redeeming my first […]

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Delta SkyMiles Score Card

June 15, 2010

When Delta merged with Northwest Airlines in 2008, they touted “the world’s largest airline” and a frequent flyer program that was “best in class”. Unfortunately, Delta’s frequent flyer program is far from being best in class. While there are some positive aspects of the SkyMiles program, primarily with their Medallion elite status program, the majority […]

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June 7, 2010

So The Points Guy officially launched in April 2010 and the initial response has been amazing. Through word of mouth and referrals, I’ve helped numerous clients utilize their frequent flyer miles to realize a travel dream. In fact, just recently I helped a new client plan an amazing trip with his 90 year old father. […]

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