News You Can Use – New Flights to Australia, $350 Back at AT&T, 25% Virgin Atlantic Transfer Bonus, & More!

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1.   New Flights to Australia With American Airlines and Qantas

Mommy Points reports, American Airlines is teaming up with Qantas to provide flights between the US and Australia.

Starting December 17, 2015, you can fly American Airlines from Los Angeles to Sydney.  And on December 20, 2015, Qantas will begin flights from San Francisco to Sydney, eventually increasing to 6 flights per week!

These flights will be code-shares, which means each will have both an American Airlines and Qantas flight number.

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Great News Mate! American Airlines and Qantas Are Giving You More Options for Award Flights to Australia, Starting in December

It can be difficult to find award flights to Australia, so this may open up more options for folks.

American Airlines 1-way partner award flights from the US to Australia cost:

  • 37,500 American Airlines miles in coach
  • 62,500 American Airlines miles in Business Class
  • 72,500 American Airlines miles in First Class

And there are lots of ways to earn American Airlines miles.  You can also use United Airlines miles to get to Australia.

2.   $350 in Cash for AT&T 2-Year Contract

Frequent Miler writes, with TopCashBack, you can earn $350 in cash back when you sign-up for a 2 year NEXT or post-paid contract with AT&T.

This deal could end at any time.

Note:   You will NOT earn the cash back on iPhone purchases or plans.

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TopCash Back Can Save You $350 on Your 2 Year Wireless Phone Contract With AT&T

Other Important Terms

  • Contract renewals do NOT qualify
  • The amount paid over the course of your contract must be greater than $350
  • Not valid with other coupons or promotions

3.   25% Bonus on Transfers to Virgin Atlantic

Via Mile Value, when you transfer your Citi ThankYou points to Virgin Atlantic you’ll get a 25% bonus through August 23, 2015.

You can get to Hawaii for cheap and avoid high fuel surcharges by using Virgin Atlantic miles to fly Hawaiian Airlines.  And the 25% bonus makes this an even better deal!

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The 25% Bonus When You Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to Virgin Atlantic, Means You Can Get Great Deals to Hawaii

You can transfer in increments of 1,000 Citi ThankYou points, which with the bonus, are worth 1,250 Virgin Atlantic miles.

Citi ThankYou points you earn with the Citi ThankYou PremierCiti Prestige, and Citi Chairman cards transfer directly to airline partners.  But folks who have the Citi Preferred card, will 1st have to combine their points with 1 of those cards before transferring to a travel partner.

4.   15% Off Orbitz Hotels

You’ll save 15% (up to $150 per booking) on hotels when you book 2 or more nights through Orbitz and use promotional code “PICKMEUP”.  

Book by June 28, 2015, at 11:59 pm Central Time for travel through December 31, 2015.

Keep in mind, you likely won’t earn hotel points or receive hotel elite status perks when you book through 3rd party site like Orbitz.  But you can earn Orbitz Orbucks points.

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How to Save 15% on Hotels at Orbitz

Other Important Terms

  • Only “Promo Code Eligible” hotels qualify
  • Discount does NOT apply to vacation packages
  • Most major hotel chains are excluded

5.   $10 Dunkin’ Donuts Credit

Add $25+ to your Dunkin’ Donuts card through Visa Checkout by June 14, 2015, and you’ll get an extra $10.  But supplies are limited, so this deal may not last long.

You do NOT have to pay with a Visa credit card to earn cash back through Visa Checkout.

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Free Donuts! Get a $10 Credit When You Add $25 or More to Your Dunkin’ Donuts Card.

Other Important Terms

  • One $10 credit per customer
  • Auto-reload transactions, eGift cards purchased on, and physical cards are NOT eligible

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