Category Archives: Delta Skymiles

Cheap Round-Trip Flights: New York to Miami (~$138) or to Tel Aviv (~$307)!

Via The Flight Deal,  you can fly coach from New York to Miami on Delta for ~$138 round-trip!

And folks on FlyerTalk report a great deal from New York to Tel Aviv, Israel, on Ukraine International Airlines.  You can fly coach for only ~$307 (via Kiev, Ukraine) round-trip.

Remember, cheap fares like these don’t last long.

You can use tools like Google Flights or ITA Matrix to help find some of these deals.

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Fly to Miami From New York for Only ~$138 Round-Trip in Coach

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Income Taxes: When You Should (and Should NOT) Use a Credit Card!

It’s that time of year again!  April 15, 2015, is the IRS tax filing deadline, and readers often ask if it’s worth paying taxes with a credit card to earn miles and points.

I’ve written about paying income taxes with a credit card, and whether doing so will code as a cash advance (it won’t).

But because you’ll pay processing fees of up to 2.35%, it’s generally not worth it except under specific circumstances.

Income Taxes When You Should And Should NOT Use A Credit Card

Paying Taxes With a Credit Card Might Make Sense in Certain Situations

Here’s how to pay taxes with a credit card and when it might make sense for you.

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Today’s Top 5 Cheap Airfares! (Bahamas, Orlando, Vietnam, & More!)

Does the cold weather have you itching for a quick getaway or an escape to some place warm?

Check out these 5 great airfares available right now!  These aren’t all the low fares available today, just the ones I thought were interesting at the time of publication.

Remember, cheap fares like these don’t last long.

You can use tools like Google Flights or ITA Matrix to help find some of these deals.

Today's Top 5 Cheap Airfares Bahamas, Orlando, Vietnam More

Wanna Get (Far) Away? There’s a Great Fare to Vietnam – Plus the Bahamas, Oslo, and Moscow

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Today’s Top 10 Cheap Airfares!

There are some very good airfare deals available today!

So I’ve made a list of some of my favorites.  These aren’t all the low fares available today, just the ones I thought were interesting at the time of publication!

Remember, cheap fares like these don’t last long.

You can use tools like Google Flights or ITA Matrix to help find some of these deals.

Today's Top 10 Cheap Airfares

Jet Away to Hawaii, Mexico, and More With These Cheap Airfare Deals!

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News You Can Use – Southwest Fare Sale $73, Virgin America Fare Sale ~$39, and More!

1.   Southwest Sale on 1-Way Flights

Via Deals We Like, Southwest is having a sale with 1-way flights starting at $73.  Book by February 26, 2015, for travel between March 3, 2015, and June 3, 2015, (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays).

Flights to Puerto Rico are valid from April 7, 2015, to May 20, 2015.  Travel to and from Florida, Nevada, or Puerto Rico is valid only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Sale prices are good for outbound and return flights.  So you can book round-trip flights at these prices.

News You Can Use Southwest Fare Sale 73 Virgin America Fare Sale 39 And More

To Get the Sale Price, Book a Non-Stop Flight at Least 14 Days in Advance of Travel

Southwest has a revenue based frequent flyer program, so a fare sale means that both cash AND award bookings using points will usually cost less!

Here are 1-way flights I found interesting:

  • Austin to Denver starting at $83 or 4,428 Southwest points
  • Los Angeles to San Francisco starting at $69 or 3,516 Southwest points
  • Newark to Chicago starting at $89 or 4,819 Southwest points

But check the full list of sale fares to see if there is 1 that fits into your travel plans!  If you have the Southwest Companion Pass, a friend or family member can fly with you for free whether you pay in cash or points.

2.   Virgin America Fare Sale $39

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