British Airways

Are Credit Card Sign-up Bonuses on the Decline?

January 11, 2012

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here.  Update: The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card sign-up bonus offer is now reduced to 40,000 points when you spend $3,000 in the first 3 months. If you read many other frequent flyer blogs, I’m sure you’ve heard that Chase recently […]

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British Airways Visa 50,000 Sign Up Bonus

November 6, 2010

It’s not 100,000 miles, but 50,000 these days ain’t too shabby.  And if you can use it to redeem for first class, like I did this summer, you may even get a chance to fly with an A List celeb or try out their new, fabulous First Class product. British Airways also allows one-way awards […]

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American Express Membership Rewards- 30% Transfer Bonus to British Airways

November 2, 2010

Until December 31, 2010, get a 30% bonus when you transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to British Airways.  No registration is needed (the ratio shows 1,300 BA = 1,000 Amex). While British Airways has a somewhat inflated award chart, there are some gems. I just booked a client on JFK-MIA-EZE roundtrip in business class for […]

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New Oneworld Transatlantic Routes from American, British Airways and Iberia

October 27, 2010

I just booked a client on Budapest-JFK on American for next summer and realized I never wrote about Oneworld’s new transatlantic routes (which have a good amount of award availability) Per their press release “American, British Airways and Iberia also announced four new routes beginning next Spring as a benefit of the new joint business. […]

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Hearty Hyatt Airline Bonuses

August 3, 2010

Hyatt has been industry leading with their promotions recently- with multiple rounds of Faster Free Nights (one free night for every two stays), I thought for sure they’d take a breather. Instead, they’ve stepped up their airline bonuses, encouraging members to bank to airline accounts instead of Hyatt points. Below is a list of current […]

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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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