Don’t Have Quite Enough Miles for a Free Flight – Check out These Options

There is nothing worse than working for months to earn points, only to realize you don’t have enough for the flight you want. Fortunately, there are some lesser-known deals for redeeming your points on a free flight, even if you only have a few thousand miles. For starters, the terms “miles” and “points” are completely interchangeable. The only […]

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American Airlines Just Announced Basic Economy, But Will it Actually Save You Money?

American Airlines is joining likes of Delta and United by offering “basic economy” service. Delta was the first to announce their basic economy product (E Class), followed by United, then finally American. (not to be outdone) The big question we all have is this; Are basic economy seats going to be cheaper in the long […]

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How I Made Almost 20,000 Alaska Miles from One Online Transaction – Enough for First Class

I think that post title is pretty clear-cut. I made one LARGE purchase on Groupon and scored close to 20,000 Alaska miles, enough for a one-way first class flight from Coast to Coast.   The Monitor You can find the best shopping portal rates on CashBack Monitor. I check it daily to see if there […]

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New Airline Routes for 2017 – Southwest to Mexico + Las Vegas to Middle East

2017 is shaping up to be a great year for travelers. More routes means more competition. Additional competition means we should start seeing cheaper prices on said route. Here are some of the new routes that I found interesting: Southwest Airlines (Starting June 4th) — Minneapolis/St. Paul – Nashville – 1 daily — Newark – Indianapolis – […]

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