For those who don’t travel for a living, it’s important to take advantage of any opportunities to earn extra miles. These 2,000 miles from United Airlines Mileage Plus are a great example.
Getting around Athens airport is very easy. It’s a mostly modern, clean airport with plenty of shopping and dining as well as a children’s play area. There’s public transportation and a hotel onsite.
I remember deciding to go shopping early on Black Friday one year. I can’t even blame my wife because it was at least as much my decision as it was hers. It didn’t take long for me to figure out that the discounts probably weren’t worth the mass pandemonium and long lines everywhere I went. And, this was a few years ago, where admittedly maybe the deals weren’t as good as they are today but the crowds were certainly smaller than today’s craziness. So, why not just stay home and […]
I think one of the toughest things for most people is figuring out how to get started collecting miles and points. Shopping portals sponsored by the airlines are a valuable tool and they occasionally have outsized opportunities for everyday folks to collect miles. Right now, the AAdvantage shopping portal is offering 40 miles per dollar spent on magazine subscriptions. It’s double the normal 20 miles per dollar and good through July 31, 2013. It’s not like you’re going to earn millions of miles from such an offer. But, it’s […]
It looks like US Airways has now started rolling out some holiday offers in their shopping portal. I don’t see too many stellar values, but Under Armour is now 6 miles per dollar instead of 3. If you’re in the market for a laptop, Lenovo is 4 miles/$ instead of 2. You can even get 6 miles per dollar for shoes (including UGGs) at Online Shoes. Like I said, no truly awesome deals, though 6 miles per dollar for shoes is decent. And, some of the recent AAdvantage deals I […]