Category Archives: Airlines

26,250 Miles & $500 for Round-Trip Flight From Chicago to London

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Virgin Atlantic is having an award ticket seat sale on flights between the UK and almost all of their destinations.

You’ll pay 25% fewer miles for award flights in coach class and Premium Economy class.  You can get a 1-way coach class ticket between North America and the UK for as low as 13,125 miles plus fees.

But you have to book by September 23, 2014.  As long as there are award seats available, you can book flights up to 11 months away.

26,250 Miles And 500 For Round Trip Flight From Chicago To London

You’ll Save Miles With Virgin Atlantic’s Sale, but You’ll Still Pay High Fuel Surcharges

Usually, it costs 17,500 miles 1-way in coach class between North America and the UK.  With this sale, you’ll save miles, but you’ll still pay high fuel surcharges.

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Southwest Companion Pass Will Take You to Costa Rica!

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Southwest will begin flying to Costa Rica March 7, 2015!  This is especially great news for folks with the Southwest Companion Pass.  Because the Companion Pass allows you to bring a companion on your flights for nearly free!

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The View From the Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose in Costa Rica

The Southwest Companion Pass is the best deal for domestic travel and it’s becoming 1 of the best deals for international travel to destinations just south of the US like Mexico.  I’ll explain!

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Book Discounted Award Tickets to Europe for the Holidays!

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The newest Flying Blue Promo Awards from KLM and Air France are out, and you can fly to Europe for 25% to 50% fewer miles in November and December.  So if you’re planning a trip for the holidays, you can book it now!

Each month, a new group of destinations goes on sale.  If you don’t have Flying Blue miles, you can transfer American Express Membership Rewards, Starwood points, or Citi ThankYou points.

With the new set of Flying Blue Promo Awards, you can fly between Europe and:

  • Detroit in coach class for 50% fewer miles
  • New York (JFK) in coach class for 25% fewer miles
  • Washington, DC, in Premium Economy class for 50% fewer miles

Tickets must be booked by September 30, 2014, for travel:

  • Between November 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014 (for Detroit and Washington, DC)
  • Between November 5, 2014 and December 18, 2014 (for New York)

Even if you don’t live near Detroit, New York, or Washington, DC, you might still be able to use these awards, because there are lots of ways to get to these cities cheaply.  I’ll explain!

Book Discounted Award Tickets To Europe For The Holidays

Wouldn’t It Be Nice to Spend Thanksgiving in Barcelona, Spain?

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“The Lights Went Down, a DJ Appeared Out of Nowhere, Strobe Lights Came on and the Restaurant Filled up With Dancers”

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Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   Saving for a Dream

Nancy’s blog Saving for a Dream focuses on traveling with a family of 5, living on a tight budget, and how to save money on Disney vacations.  Her goal is to be debt-free (including mortgage), travel with her family, pay for her kids’ college education, and be financially independent during retirement.

And she’s giving away a $25 Disney gift card.

Saving For A Dream Interview With Nancy

Colorado Vacation: Cabin in the Mountains

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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New 50,000 Mile Offer from United Explorer Card Available to Some

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Via FatWallet, you MAY be able to get a 50,000 mile sign-up offer for the Chase United Explorer card.  And you get 5,000 more United Airlines miles when you add an authorized user who makes a purchase.

The current public offer (& the link which earns us a commission) is for 30,000 United Airlines miles, so this is a great deal…if you can get it!

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The 50,000 United Airlines From the Sign-Up Bonus Can Get You 2 Round-Trip Tickets to New York City or Anywhere in the Mainland US and Canada

But not everyone will be able to get this deal.  I’ll explain!

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