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Iberia Plus – 13,200 Avios for an Economist Subscription

The Economist is one of my favourite newspaper / magazines, and I generally read it from cover to cover when it arrives in my postbox. It should come as no surprise that many of the same people who enjoy the

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Avianca LifeMiles – Up to 135% Bonus on Buying Miles

Avianca’s LifeMiles frequent flyer programme is quite interesting for travel hackers; it seems almost designed so that Avianca can take advantage of award space offered by its Star Alliance partners. LifeMiles sells miles to its members and those members subsequently

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I’m Now Writing at Inside Flyer UK

Anyone with anything more than a mild interest in frequent flyer miles has probably heard of Randy Petersen. The original frequent flyer guru, Randy founded the Freddie Awards, Flyertalk, Boarding Area and Milepoint. All the while, he published “Inside Flyer”, a

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Hilton Hotels Removed from Cashback Portals – Temporary?

For UK residents, Topcashback is one of the best shopping portals available. Essentially, you receive a rebate of some or all of the commission that Topcashback receives. In others words… cash back on online purchases you were already planning to make.

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Hyatt Gold Passport Las Vegas Promotion

Las Vegas is a “love it or hate it” kind of place. For those who wanted to stay in chain hotels for status benefits, points, etc. Las Vegas was always quite a difficult place. The Starwood hotels are OK but

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100,000 Page Views

According to WordPress, Flying Piggie has reached 100,000 page views in the two years or so since I started this little hobby.  Even though the bigger blogs probably do that kind of traffic in a day or a week, I

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Earning Miles on Car Rentals

When renting cars, I never used to put much thought into earning miles for them. Invariably I would choose to earn Iberia Plus Avios as 300+ per day seemed a pretty good deal for an Avis rental. Perhaps there might

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