Category Archives: Alaska Airlines

Best Ways to Use Airline Miles for Domestic Award Tickets

Million Mile Secrets readers have asked how to make the most of their frequent flyer miles when traveling on domestic award tickets.

Airline frequent flyer programs don’t all charge the same number of miles for award flights within the continental US and Canada.

Depending on the flight, you could get award tickets for fewer miles by choosing the right airline.  In some cases, you could save thousands of miles!

Best Ways To Use Airline Miles For Domestic Award Tickets

Traveling Domestically? Save Miles by Knowing Which Frequent Flyer Program to Use!

So how do you decide which frequent flyer miles to use?  I’ll show you!

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Everything You Need to Know About Flying With Your Pet!

Planning your next vacation and don’t want to leave the pet at home?  Or moving and need to get your pet to your new home in another state or country?

Many airlines allow pets to fly too!

However, flying (especially in the cargo hold) is not the safest way to transport your pets.  So only put them on a plane if you don’t have other options.

Everything You Need To Know About Flying With Your Pet

Can’t Resist This Cute Face? You May Be Able to Bring Your Pet With You on Your Next Flight, but It Will Take Some Planning!

I’ll tell you what you need to know if you want to bring your pet along for the ride!

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“I Actually Do Have Friends! Or at Least People Who Tolerate Me ;)”

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

Miles & Points Interview:   Single Flyer

Alan writes Single Flyer to share his experiences with traveling the world solo.

Singleflyer - Interview With Alan

Alan at the Grand Canyon

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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News You Can Use – 60,000 Delta Miles AMEX, New AMEX Lounge, Save $5 at Target.com, & More!

1.   Earn 60,000 Delta Miles and $50 Statement Credit with AMEX Gold Delta SkyMiles Card

Via Slickdeals, folks report a new targeted AMEX Gold Delta SkyMiles card offer for 60,000 Delta Miles and a $50 statement credit after spending $1,000 in purchases within the 1st 3 months.

Emily and I don’t earn on a commission on this offer, but we’ll always tell you about the best deals!

News You Can Use 60,000 Delta Miles AMEX New AMEX Lounge Save 5 At Target.com More

Check If You Were Targeted to Earn 60,000 Delta Miles With the New AMEX Gold Delta Card Offer!

The offer expires August 31, 2015.

Here’s how to access the offer:

If you’re targeted, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for the personal or business version of the card.

Here’s how to increase your chances of being targeted for the next AMEX promotion.

This is double the current public sign-up bonus of 30,000 Delta miles, so if you’ve had your eye on this card, this is a good deal!

Read my post about how to use Delta miles to visit Europe!

2.   New AMEX Centurion Lounge Coming to Houston

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WOW: $99 1-Way Baltimore & Boston to Amsterdam, Dublin, Paris

WOW Air is at it again!  One-way flights from Boston and Washington, DC (Baltimore), to Amsterdam, Paris, and London are $99 this fall and winter.

This fare is a great deal if you do NOT check a bag.  Because baggage fees can add up fast!

WOW 99 1-Way Baltimore Boston To Amsterdam Dublin Paris

Boston to Dublin Is 1 of the Routes You Can Get for $99 1-Way

These fares are a great deal TO Europe.  But expect to spend ~$220 to ~$250 to fly back, depending on where you go.  Or use your miles and points!

I’ll explain!

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