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Transferring Hotel Points Between Accounts

For any number of reasons, families might find themselves with hotel loyalty points spread across the accounts of various family members. This isn’t usually a big deal, as long as each account holder manages to accumulate enough points for at

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Why Do I Write About Buying Miles So Often?

Regular readers might wonder why I write so often about opportunities to buy miles at a discount. Recent examples include: Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan US Airways Dividend Miles Avianca LifeMiles Most of the time, however, I ignore promotions to buy

2,000 Tesco Clubcard Points (4,800 Avios / 5,000 Virgin Atlantic) for Buying 20 E-Books

It’s been months since there’s been an offer from Tesco that was so compelling that you would buy the product just for the clubcard points, without caring about the product itself!  Since 100 clubcard points convert into 240 British Airways Avios

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A Tip for Triggering Stay-Based Bonuses

One of the nice things about promotions such as the Marriott Rewards Megabonus is that they are easy to understand. Stay 2 times and receive a free night at a lower category hotel is pretty typical. Hopefully you are interested

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How to Search for Aer Lingus Award Availability Online

One of the most frustrating aspects of the British Airways Executive Club is the fuel surcharges that must be paid by members on award bookings. This, when combined with the high taxes charged for flights – particularly long haul ones

What are Fare Classes / Booking Codes?

When talking to people who are new to the concept of collecting frequent flyer miles for flights, I often get blank stares when I mention the idea of “booking codes” or “fare classes”. These blank stares often become something quite

Hilton HHonors Fantasy Racing

If you are a Hilton HHonors member based in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Germany, United States or Canada (except Quebec), and have even the slightest interest in Formula 1, you might be interested in the HHonors Fantasy Racing game.

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