Double Miles

Don’t Wait! One Of The Best Promotions Of 2019 Gets Extended Another Week

For normal folks who don’t rack up tons of points from business travel or credit card spend, you need to take advantage of opportunities to score deals when you can.  In one of the rare instances I can recall, one of the best deals right now involves Delta. The promotion debuted just about a week ago.  Richard Kerr dug this one up and trumpeted the value of Delta SkyMiles.  Normally, I disagree with him.  But, I’m 100% in agreement on this. There was a feverish few days where myself and […]

Triple Miles Promotion On AAdvantage MasterCard

4th quarter bonus categories are common on other credit cards, but not specifically on the AAdvantage (previously US Airways) Barclaycard MasterCard. They have an offer that could be targeted, though there’s just a phone number, no specific code.

Free Club Carlson Points And New SPG Properties

1,000 Free Club Carlson points, easy to get. Delta seems to be tweaking award availability, with many routes now able to be booked with saver inventory less than 21 days prior to departure. Two new Starwood Preferred Guest properties in popular markets, Miami and Las Vegas. Alaska Airlines is offering double and triple miles on Emirates flights. A review of a Hyatt property in California that’s still on my list to visit. United Airlines reorganizing management.  One can only hope it leads to improvements in…anything.   The post Free Club […]

United Kinda Matches Southwest’s Double Points Offer And Why It Might Be Valuable For You

This news has been out a day or so now, so you might have already heard that United is matching Southwest’s offer of double points, though with some caveats.  This is for new tickets purchased for travel through November 21, 2013. Wandering Aramean points out some of the obvious downsides, like the fact that it’s only on new purchases and it excludes a number of cheap fare buckets (only fares of S class and above qualify). And, I’m certainly not disagreeing that this promo doesn’t exactly dazzle.  My travel for […]