Category Archives: Airlines

You Can Get a 20% Rebate on TrueBlue Award Redemptions

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Via Wandering Aramean, you can get a 20% rebate on TrueBlue award redemptions booked by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on July 25, 2014.

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You Can Get a 20% Rebate on Redeemed TrueBlue Points By July 25, 2014

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Fake It ‘Til You Make It: How to Sound Like a Seasoned Air Traveler (Even If You’re Not!)

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From experienced world travelers to those completely new at the miles and points game, we all like to sound like we know what we’re doing when speaking with airline reservations or airport agents.

In my experience, folks often get much better service and results when airline employees know they’re seasoned travelers.  If you sound like you know the ins and outs of the industry, you’re more likely to get what you want (as long as you’re polite!). :)

But how can you let agents know you’re a pro and not a complete newbie?  I enlisted the help of some airline friends to find out.

Do You Know How to Sound Like a Seasoned Air Traveler?

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You Can Now Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to Airlines

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You can now transfer Citi ThankYou points to certain airlines.

You Can Now Transfer Citi ThankYou Points To Airlines

You Can Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to Certain Airlines and Hilton Hotel

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How to Use American Airlines Miles to Africa

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American Airlines is a member of the oneworld alliance and has partnerships with several other airlines.  So you can use American Airlines miles to fly on partner airlines to destinations that American Airlines doesn’t fly.

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You Can Use American Airlines Miles to Fly on Qatar to Africa

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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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