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Maximize Airline Fee Credits With Amex Platinum – $600 In Less Than 13 Months – EXPIRED

My most favorite card in my wallet is the American Express Platinum Card. I like this card because of the ability to earn American Express Membership Rewards Points and to use the many benefits it comes with like the amazing lounge access to the new American Express Centurion Lounges, free Boingo Wifi, comped hotel status, no foreign transaction fees, and…

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Another Reason To Drive: Vanilla Reloads This Holiday Season

A fellow Boarding Area blogger posed a question earlier this week if it is better to fly or drive this Holiday season. I think it totally depends on the person, where you are going and the all in cost and convenience of travel mode. For us, flying made most sense to our first destination, but…

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Delta Secrets – Delta 747 Domestic Flight Repositioning Route

The other day we were reminded that Delta will retire their Boeing 747 planes in the near future. These planes will be replaced by Airbus in the near future. But if you are still looking to fly one of Delta’s remaining wide body double decker Boeing 747’s there is still time. We’ll share one route we…

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Hyatt Gift Check Promotion Code To Save $200 On Global Stays

Earlier today I mentioned how the Hyatt Promotion code GPGIFT14 can be used to save 10% off Hyatt Gift Card purchases. Those are the gift cards that can only be used in the U.S., Canada and Caribbean. But good news. The promotion code can also be used to purchase Hyatt Gift Checks. The Hyatt Gift Checks can be…

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Hyatt Promotion Code – Save 10% Off Your Next Stay

Here’s a little Hyatt Promotion Code where you can save 10% off your next stay, up to $200 off. Members are allowed to purchase Hyatt Gift Cards and then use those gift cards for themselves or give them to friends and family for use at Hyatt Hotels. Every once in a while, they introduce a…

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How To Connect To Gogo With MacBook Pro – Connection Problems

Some people may have been in this situation before. Your logged into Gogo on your iPhone and accessing the internet. But once up in the air, you fire up your MacBook Pro, connect to the Gogo internet and…nothing. You see that you are connected, but your browser doesn’t connect to the Gogo log-in screen. Your…

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Remember Vanilla Reloads: They’re Still Around

Remember the good old days? When you could go to your favorite three letter store and pick up a $500 Vanilla Reload for only $3.95 then instantly upload to your Bluebird® by American Express account? Many people think those days are long gone. Well, I’m here to say they’re not gone. You just have to know…

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Delicious Delta Dinner Options – The Details That Count For Business Travelers

Flying back from Vegas at 35,000 feet and getting an aerial view of the Grand Canyon while having a choice of Calzone or Salmon really puts things into perspective. Flying in an airplane, especially with Delta is always and amazing experience. After a bit of gazing out the Airplane window, and seeing a United Jet…

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Can I Use Certificates With Delta Pay With Miles Option?

Delta’s Pay With Miles can be a great way to get value out of Delta SkyMiles. It gives eligible members an option to redeem Delta miles for a set price AND the award ticket if booked in First Class, can earn Medallion Qualifying Miles and Redeemable Miles. But not everyone can use Pay With Miles Option. In…

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How To Save 20% Off Points Awards With American Express Pay With Points

In this post, we’ll share how you can use American Express’s Pay With Points option and an eligible card with the 20% points back benefit to save points off your award flights. The best part, the Pay with Points tickets earn airline miles while saving points. On a recent award booking I found the two award seats I…

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Paris: Musée de l’Orangerie For Monet’s Water Lilies And How To Skip The Line

The Musee de l”Orangerie has housed Claude Monet’s famous Water Lilies paintings and we weren’t about to miss a visit here on our first trip to the City of Lights. On our first visit to Paris one of the best things we’d spend money on was the  Paris Museum Pass. The pass, while pass isn’t inexpensive, it will save…

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US Airways Changes Coming August 1st

We shared back in June that US Airways is changing their award chart for domestic award tickets. The changes are now only a few days away. The change over will happen on August 1, 2014 and the reason is to align more with American Airlines award chart, which has higher award prices. But ever since American…

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Delta Secrets – Booking Free One Way Flight On Award To Puerto Rico

This is a post in our series of Delta Secrets we’ve learned over the last 11 years flying this great airline that just happens to have a more “interesting” way to find flights you want to take at the miles you want to spend. In the past, I’ve shared an approach on how to get free one way flights…

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