US Airways Announces Return of Grand Slam Promotion
While details are scarce, US Airways announced that their Grand Slam promotion will be back "and better than ever" for 2011. If you've never done a Grand Slam - buckle up! Historically it's been an easy way to earn thousands of US Airways miles relatively cheaply. It takes a lot of analysis and work, but in the end, last year I got over 200,000 miles for around $1,000 in spend. How'd I do it? I got a lot of credit for business travel that I already had planned and I worked this promo from my own account and for a friend under their account, since the usual maximum amount of bonus miles earned is 100,000.
You can take a look at my post from last year, but trust that I'll be doing a full analysis and taking you all along on my journey to get as many miles as humanly possible. In general, get ready to order really cheap items from a ton of different retailers - last year I ordered a bunch of random items like wireless screen wipes, pink Sharpies, cheap wine club wine and jars of Biscoff spread (not so useless).
Since details haven't been released, I can't guarantee it'll be as lucrative as years past, but here to hoping!
Hat tip TPG reader Charlie!