Category Archives: British Airways

“My Wife and I Will Soon Be Living in a House Less Than 200 Square Feet”

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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:   The Rich Life

On his blog The Rich Life, Casey shares his experiences in buying and reselling products to collect miles & points.  He also documents his journey building a Tiny House.

The Rich Life Interview With Casey

Casey With His Wife in London

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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British Airways Avios Update: The Sky’s NOT Falling (Phew!)

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Earlier this week, the miles and points community got a bit panicked (myself included!) when news came out that Iberia had posted a partner award flight redemption chart with very expensive rates.  This got folks worried, because British Airways and Iberia’s frequent flyer programs are linked and share a common award currency (Avios points).

There was fear that British Airways would soon follow with an award chart devaluation.  Using British Airways Avios points for short-haul, coach class tickets on partner airlines like American Airlines is 1 of the best award values around!

That’s because 1-way flights under 650 miles cost only 4,500 Avios points plus $5.

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Our Favorite Ways to Use British Airways Avios Points Are Intact for Now!

I’m happy to report that this was just a scare.  While it doesn’t mean that British Airways WON’T ever change its award ticket prices, I don’t think there’s a change coming just yet.

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Last Chance for Great Deals Using British Airways Points?

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Update:  British Airways is NOT changing its Avios partner award chart.  Here’s an updated post with the latest information!

Via View From the Wing and Million Mile Secrets’ readers, there could be huge changes coming to the British Airways frequent flyer program.  And if this happens, it’s NOT good news!

Folks like to use British Airways Avios points for cheap, short-haul award tickets on American Airlines, because it only costs 4,500 Avios points (and no fuel surcharges) for a 1-way coach class ticket for flights under 650 miles.  This is an amazing deal, because other US airlines charge 12,500 points for the same award ticket!

Last Chance For Great Deals Using British Airways Points

Please, Don’t Go! Are Cheap British Airways Avios Short-Haul Award Tickets About to Depart for Good?

But it looks like these tickets could get a lot more expensive very soon!  I really hope this doesn’t happen, but it sounds like it might.

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The Best 50,000 (or More!) Miles and Points Credit Cards

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Update:  A credit card offer in this post may no longer be available, but check the Hot Deals for the latest offers!

One of the easiest ways to get a lot of miles and points quickly is by applying for credit cards with large sign-up bonuses.  We’ve seen lots of great sign-up bonuses over the last few weeks!

But the Marriott 70,000 point offer ends later today, so I’ve made a list of my favorite current offers with big (50,000 or more) miles and point sign-up bonuses.  Some of these are increased offers that are only available for a limited time!

 The Best 50000 Or More Miles And Points Credit Cards

Do You Know Which Cards Have the Highest Sign-Up Bonuses?

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American Express 25% Transfer Bonus to JetBlue Until September 15, 2014

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Until September 15, 2014, you’ll get a 25% bonus when you transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to JetBlue.

Points transfers are instant, and you can use points for award tickets on JetBlue and Hawaiian Airlines.

American Express 25 Transfer Bonus To JetBlue Until September 15 2014

Get a 25% Bonus When You Transfer American Express Membership Rewards Points to JetBlue

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