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Book British Airways Award Flights Like a Pro: Part 6 – Cash and Points

I get a lot of questions on British Airways Avios points, and started a series on how to use British Airways Avios points 2 years ago and finally finished writing it.

You can use a combination of British Airways Avios points and cash to pay for an award ticket.  This could be a good option if you’re running low on British Airways Avios points, or if you value British Airways Avios at a higher price than the cash co-pay.

With Avios & Money, you are effectively replacing British Airways Avios points with cash within an award ticket booking.  The cash rate is different for each booking, but is usually cheaper on coach tickets and more expensive for Business Class and First Class.

Book British Airways Award Flights Like A Pro Part 6 Cash And Points

Don’t Have Enough British Airways Avios Points for an Award Ticket? You Can Book With Fewer British Airways Avios Points and a Cash Co-Pay

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Ends Tomorrow: Double Miles on Your 1st Rocketmiles Hotel Booking!

Rocketmiles is running a 24-hour flash sale for new customers, on any hotel reservation and with any airline partner!

You can earn double miles or points on your 1st hotel booking with Rocketmiles until 8:59 am Eastern Time tomorrowJanuary 23, 2015.

Ends Tomorrow Double Miles On Your 1st Rocketmiles Hotel Booking

New Rocketmiles Customers Can Earn Double Miles or Points With Any Airline Partner Until Tomorrow

You could earn up to 10,000 miles or points per night.  I’ll explain the restrictions.

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Book British Airways Award Flights Like a Pro: Part 3 – Taxes and Fees

I get a lot of questions on British Airways Avios points, and started a series on how to use British Airways Avios points 2 years ago and finally finished writing it.

Some folks dislike British Airways Avios points because of high taxes and fees.  That is true for some award tickets, but not all award tickets.

British Airways Avios Part 3 Taxes And Fees

You’ll Pay High Fuel Surcharges Using British Airways Avios Points on SOME Award Tickets, but There Are Times You Can Avoid Them

I’ll show you the best ways to avoid taxes and fees for different award tickets using British Airways Avios points.

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4 Cards. 110,000 Points, 75,000 Miles, & Something Unexpected!

I was recently approved for a 2nd certain hotel credit card while still having my 1st one open!  But the hotel did something odd…I’ll show you later!

It’s been a while since I applied for new credit cards.

I really wanted to get in on the 50,000 mile limited-time Barclays US Airways sign-up bonus and a few others, so last month I applied for 5 cards and was approved for 4 (I’m still waiting to hear back on #5)!

4 Cards 110,000 Points 75,000 Miles Something Unexpected

I Applied for 5 Cards in December…Guess Which Ones?

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News You Can Use – Cheap Tickets to Las Vegas & Europe, Fast Track to American Airlines Elite Status, and More!

1.   Cheap Tickets to Europe, Russia on LOT Polish Airlines

LOT Polish Airlines has a sale on flights from New York (JFK) and Chicago.  You could get to St. Petersburg, Russia, for $286 1-way!  Flights to Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk, and other European cities are also discounted.

Book your flight by January 18, 2015, for travel between February 7, 2015, and April 30, 2015.

News You Can Use Cheap Tickets To Europe Fast Track To American Airlines Elite Status And More

You Could Fly Cheaply This Spring to Europe and Russia on LOT Polish Airlines

2.   Philadelphia to Las Vegas for ~$156 Round-Trip

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