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Freddie Awards Events In Atlanta This Week

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It’s that time of year again. When all of the loyalty executives from airlines, hotel and credit card companies to name a few get together to celebrate what is otherwise the “customers choice” awards of the travel and loyalty industry. The Freddie Awards converges on the great city of Atlanta this week to celebrate the annual…

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Earn Up To 3,000 American Airlines Miles With Budget Car Rentals

Some vacations don’t require a rental car. Then there are other times when you want to get out and explore. Like when we rented a car during our recent trip to Seattle to travel across Puget sound, up the Olympic peninsula to the Olympic National Park. No matter what reason you have to rent a…

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Trip To New York For 17k Miles With Three Airlines And A Bus

A few months ago we took a short weekend trip up to the Freddies. If you aren’t familiar, the Freddies is where the Loyalty Program Winners are crowned. This year the organizers picked Newark Airport Renaissance hotel as the venue. When we found out we had a ticket at the last minute we had to…

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United Explorer Card Bonus Available After Continental Card Conversion

The United Airlines (UA) and Continental (CO) merger caused a number of issues this year. One issue being that the conversion of the CO card to a UA Explorer card was reported to prevent customers from receiving the UA Explorer card sign up bonus. The dire warnings were abound. We are happy to share that…

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Jet Airliner Photo Series Of Planes Over People And Beaches

There are a few beaches where you feel you can reach out and touch a Jet. Getting a glimpse from the perspective of the belly of the plane is rare and exciting. Maho beach at the Princess Juliana International Airport on St Maarten is one of these places. The photograph series “Jet Airliner” by Joseph Hoflehner has great…

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Releasing My Returns – Points And Miles Game

Readers have called on me to release my returns for a while, so I’m releasing them just like Mitt Romney. But I’m not running for anything, except maybe just a mile or two. In an effort to provide transparency and allow readers to follow along as points and miles are earned, I’m releasing my points…

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Continental Currency Winners Announced

Last week marked the day when Continental and United frequent flyer programs have officially become one. We ran a promotion to give away our last Continental Currency coupons in exchange for your best, and worst, Continental Airlines memories. Many of you responded through the comments and we received a few tweets and Facebook wall posts…

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Only 1 Hour Left To Win Continental Drink Coupons

There is only one hour left to win one of three Continental Currency coupons. We are giving our last three Continental Currency coupons away to remember Continental Airlines. Since the Continental and United frequent flyer programs officially became one last week, these coupons are reported to be honored on United flights. Or you could just…

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Continental Memories To Win Drink Coupons

Today marks the day when Continental and United frequent flyer programs have officially become one. To honor this day, we are giving away the last of our Continental Currency coupons, the best part is the coupons never expire. Continental Currency Coupon Give Away Three lucky winners will be selected and given a Continental currency coupon.…

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Continental Flight Returned To Portland – Passengers Tackle Man

KHOU has video of a man being taken off a Continental Houston bound plane from Portland on Tuesday. Continental flight 1118 returned to Portland shortly after departure because a man refused to obey the no smoking sign. Apparently he was not able to sit next to his friend on the flight so he light a…

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Earn Double Points Or Miles With Priority Club Rewards

I finally received my 2x points or miles offer in an email from Priority Club. I like staying at InternContinental hotels which is part of the Priority Club hotels program and sign up for all of their promotions. They also announced a Q1 promotion you can see here via DealsWeLike. Below is the double points…

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Customer Communication On United And Continental Merger

United has sent a customer communication to update MileagePlus members on the merger with Continental. I always find it interesting how companies communicate changes that their most valued customers. Below is the most recent communication I’ve received on the United / Continental merger and my biggest take away. Customer Communication It’s business as usual while…

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Considering My Next Credit Card Apps – 60k Continental And 55k Delta Gold

I’ve recently received two credit card offers in the mail that I find interesting. One is for 60k Continental miles with the Continental OnePass Plus card and the other is for 55k with the Delta Gold Business card. I’m looking for earning opportunities since I burned a ton of miles in 2011 and only took…

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Winners Of The Continental Currency + $25 Amex Gift Give Away Are…

The winners of four Continental Currency certificates and the $25 Amex gift card are….. I ran this small give away because I was interested in what you think makes a good trip report. And boy did you let me know what you think. Great answers were shared that will help improve trip reports not only…

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My Current And Next Go To Rental Car Promotion; 3,000 Continental Miles And 5,000 American Miles

In this post I’ll detail my current go to rental car promotion and one that is coming up I’m keeping my eye on.  There are a lot of rental car promotions out there and many factors to decide which one is best for you.  Keeping an eye on which ones matter most to you can…

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