Category Archives: Iberia

Want a Round-the-World Trip for $89? Here’s How!

Did you know that you can fly around the world by applying for just 3 credit cards and paying $89 in annual fees?

By applying for 2 Citi American Airlines cards and the Barclaycard US Airways card, you’ll earn 150,000 miles (plus extra from meeting minimum spending requirements).  And that’s more than enough for a round-the-world trip!

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3 Cards Get You a Round-the-World Trip!

Depending on your routing, you might even have miles left over!  I’ll show you how to do it.

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News You Can Use – 10 Deals Including $15 at Staples, 9% Off IHG, & More!

I’ve got 10 interesting deals to share with you…

You can get 9% off your hotel room at IHG, an easy $5 from Chase, 3,000 American Airlines miles when renting a car, and save hundreds of dollars at hotels in New York City and Los Angeles!

1.   $15 Staples Gift Card With Purchase of $100 Visa, MasterCard, and American Express Gift Cards at Staples

Via Travel With Grant, you can get a $15 Staples gift card when you buy $100 or more in Visa, MasterCard, or American Express gift cards at Staples by December 13, 2014.

News You Can Use 10 Deals Including 15 At Staples 9 Off IHG And More

Buy $100 or More in Visa, MasterCard, and American Express Gift Cards & Get a $15 Staples Gift Card

You can only get 1 rebate per household.

Be sure to use your Chase Ink Cash, Chase Ink Plus, or Chase Ink Bold card to get 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points or your American Express SimplyCash to get 5% cash back at office supply stores.

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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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Why You Want These 50 Free Iberia Avios Points!

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You can get 50 free Iberia Avios points from “The Great Avios Conquest” before August 31, 2014.

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You Can Get 50 Free Iberia Avios Points by Answering 4 Questions in “The Great Avios Conquest”

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How to Enter Shorter Airport Security Lines Without Elite Status, Flying in First Class or Credit Cards!

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Airport security lines often have long lines of people waiting to go through.

There are usually two lines – one line for folks who have elite status with airlines, or who are traveling in first or business class, or who need assistance. Usually your boarding pass is noted with “Priority Access” or “Premier Access” or something similar.

The other – usually longer -line is for regular folks who are traveling in coach.

In the US, I’ve been able to go through the airport elite status line just by showing a card – sometimes a regular frequent flyer card which I got for free just by signing up for a program -  to the agent manning the shorter elite lines!

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Sometimes it is just a regular frequent flyer card for an obscure foreign airline which you can get for free, sometimes I show my Southwest Companion Pass card and get access to the shorter lines for Southwest business ticket holders and A-List members, and sometimes I show my American Airlines gold card and get access to the United (or other airline) elite lane! Continue reading