Category Archives: Airlines

Why You Should Choose Your Barclays Cards Wisely

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Thanks to Million Mile Secrets readers for letting me know about their recent Barclays card applications.

I’ve written about Barclays becoming much stricter about approving folks for more than 1 or 2 credit cards per year.  And some readers have had existing accounts closed down when they’ve called the Barclays reconsideration line to ask for approval.

Why You Should Choose Your Barclays Cards Wisely

You Might Only Get Approved for 1 or 2 Barclays Cards

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Get 500 Free Virgin Atlantic Miles

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You can get 500 Virgin Atlantic Miles for free when you download the shopping portal toolbar by May 14, 2014.

Get 500 Free Virgin Atlantic Miles

If You Don’t Mind Downloading a Toolbar on Your Computer, You Can Earn 500 Virgin Atlantic Points

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Free American Airlines Day Pass for AMEX Platinum Cardholders

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From March 22, 2014, American Express Platinum cardholders could no longer enter American Airlines Admirals Club and US Airways Clubs.  But for the rest of April, Citi and American Airlines will give you a free day pass when you show your AMEX Platinum card at Admiral’s Club and US Airways Club lounges.

Free American Airlines Day Pass For AMEX Platinum Cardholders

Your AMEX Platinum Might Still Get You Into the American Airlines Lounge…but Only Until the End of April

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Which Is Better, 2% Cash Back Or Southwest Points?

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Million Mile Secrets reader Rick Castorani writes on Twitter:

Are points really better than cash back? I can’t quite figure out which is better, 2% cash back or Southwest points.
Which Is Better 2 Cash Back Or Southwest Points

Which Would You Choose, Cash Back Or Southwest Points?

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The American Airlines and US Airways Merger Squeeze Starts!

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American Airlines and US Airways implemented big changes to their award program.  Depending on the type of traveler you are, many of these changes are negative while a few are positive.

The American Airlines And US Airways Merger Squeeze Starts

Award Chart Prices and Checked Bag Policies Are Changing

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