Category Archives: Star Alliance

Which 50,000 Mile Delta Card Is Right for You?

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Having trouble deciding which increased American Express Delta SkyMiles sign-up bonus offer to apply for?

Until September 8, 2014, the sign-up bonus on the American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles (Personal), Gold Delta SkyMiles (Business), and Platinum Delta SkyMiles cards is 50,000 miles after you make $1,000 in purchases in the 1st 3 months.  Many readers have asked about this deal, because the bonus is normally only 30,000 miles.

How do you decide which card is best for you?  Let’s compare some of the perks you’ll get!

Which 50000 Mile Delta Card Is Right For You

You’ll Get 50,000 Miles for Travel With All 3 Cards, but Which Card Is Best for YOU?

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Will You Need a Visa? This Free Tool Tells You Quickly!

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You can see if you need a visa when you’re visiting other countries.

Visa requirements vary by citizenship, residency status and are always changing.  But you can use the same tool - Timatic - which airlines use to see if you need a visa!

But always double-check with your embassy on specific visa requirements for visiting other countries.

Will You Need A Visa This Free Tool Tells You Quickly

You Can Use Timatic to Check If You Need a Visa to Visit China

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Top 10 Benefits of the Chase United Explorer Card

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Until September 2, 2014, the sign-up bonus on the Chase United Explorer card is increased to 50,000 points after you spend $2,000 in the 1st 3 months.  And you’ll get an additional 5,000 points for adding an authorized user. And you may be able to get a version with an extra $50 statement credit!

Normally, the sign-up bonus on this card is 30,000 miles, so the increased bonus is a good deal.  But do you know all the benefits you get with this card?

Top 10 Benefits Of The Chase United Explorer Card

Do You Know All the Benefits of the Chase United Explorer Card?

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How to Fly on Air India Using Miles

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Air India recently joined the Star Alliance.  This means that you can book flights on Air India with airline miles from Star Alliance airlines, like United Airlines, Air Canada, and Avianca!

How To Fly Air India Using Miles

You Can Use Star Alliance Airline Miles on Air India

This is great news for folks who want to use airline miles to travel to or around India!

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How to Book a United Airlines Award Ticket Using Avianca Miles

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Million Mile Secrets reader Jonnie commented:

You say, ‘Avianca miles can be used on any Star Alliance airline, like United Airlines.’ How is that done? Can those miles be transferred to United Airline’s MileagePlus?

How To Book A United Airlines Award Ticket Using Avianca Miles

Avianca Miles Can Be Used to Book Award Flights on Any Star Alliance Airline, Like United Airlines

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