Category Archives: Bank Of America

Save Alaska Airlines Miles on Award Flights Now Until November

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You can fly for as few as 5,000 miles (plus taxes) 1-way on Alaska Airlines from August 30, 2014, until October 31, 2014.

If you don’t have Alaska Airlines miles, you can transfer your Starwood points to Alaska Air miles.

Save Alaska Airlines Miles On Award Flights Now Until November

For the Next 2 Months, Alaska Airlines Award Flights Are Discounted to Destinations Such as Seattle

This is a good deal for folks near the participating cities!

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70,000 Virgin Atlantic Miles When You Complete A LOT of Spending on the Virgin Atlantic Card

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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!

You can now get 70,000 Virgin Atlantic miles when you spend $12,000 within 6 months on the Bank of America Virgin Atlantic card.  And an additional 5,000 miles for adding 2 authorized users to the card.  They market it as a 90,000 mile card, but it is a really a 75,000 mile card!

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Get a 70,000 Mile Sign-up Bonus With the Virgin Atlantic Card

This is 30,000 miles more than the usual link for the Bank of America Virgin America card.  But you also have to spend $9,500 more to get the bonus!

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Free Elite Status With Avis and National Car Rental!

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Via View From the Wing, you can get free elite status from Avis Rent a Car and National Car Rental IF you have a World MasterCard.

Update:  Looks like only Word Elite MasterCards qualify for the Avis First sign up!

Car rental elite status can get you benefits such as free upgrades, less time waiting at the counter, and dedicated reservation phone lines.

You May Already Have Free Elite Status With Avis And National

This Could Be Your Next Rental Car Thanks to Free Elite Status From Avis and National

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Living or Working Overseas Series: Part 3 – Establish or Re-establish Credit While Overseas

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This series of posts is written by the Wandering US Expat, who’s lived in Australia and Panama.  And applied for cards from there!

Don’t let living abroad stop you from getting miles and points bonuses from credit cards!

It’s no secret that US banks lead the world in promotional point bonuses for new customers.  They give away lots of points to get a new customer in the hopes that you’ll remain, and spend, with them for years.  Lots of non-US folks wish they could get access to the same deals!

But many US citizens and ex-permanent residents, known as expats, often wonder whether they can still get credit cards if they leave or have already left the US.  Perhaps they’ve relocated for a job or have gone for an extended trip abroad.  Some expats have left permanently to start a new life.

You Can Build Your Credit Even While Living Overseas

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Living or Working Overseas Series: Part 2 – How to Set-Up a Bank Account While Overseas

Disclosure: Emily & I get a commission for links on the blog. You don’t have to use our links, but we’re very grateful when you do.  

This series of posts is written by the Wandering US Expat, who’s lived in Australia and Panama.  And applied for cards from there!

Don’t let living abroad stop you from getting miles and points bonuses from credit cards!

It’s no secret that US banks lead the world in promotional point bonuses for new customers.  They give away lots of points to get a new customer in the hopes that you’ll remain, and spend, with them for years.  Lots of non-US folks wish they could get access to the same deals!

But many US citizens and ex-permanent residents, known as expats, often wonder whether they can still get credit cards if they leave or have already left the US.  Perhaps they’ve relocated for a job or have gone for an extended trip abroad.  Some expats have left permanently to start a new life.

You Can Set-Up a Bank Account in the US While Living Overseas to Qualify for Miles & Points Credit Cards

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