50,000 AAdvantage miles—for $1,475, or $89 and one purchase

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American Airlines just sent me an email offering me the chance to “buy AAdvantage miles for [myself] or gift miles to a friend or loved one.” Here’s the page they linked, where you can buy 1,000 to 100,000 bonus miles. I think it’s a terrible deal since 1,000 currently costs $29.50, while 100,000 miles costs $2,950. And this […]

NYC and Los Angeles to Europe for $325 on American Airlines in Summer O/W!

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(UPDATED: February 13, 10:15am EST) Thanks to Abraham Lora for alerting me about American Airlines $1 fares (+$324 in taxes) to fly one-way from Los Angeles to Copenhagen via LHR in the summer. There are plenty of dates and seats available so I booked tickets for me and my wife. I wanted to book 10 […]

Deals to Hawaii

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One of my favorite places on earth is Hawaii and I’ve been fortunate to have visited over 20 times. I’ve been to all of the major islands: Oahu (Honolulu and Waikiki Beach), Maui, Kauai, Lanai and Hawai’i (The Big Island). The only island I haven’t visited is Molokai but I hope to by the end […]

Earn 70,000 with the IHG® Rewards Club Select Credit Card

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There’s a new credit card offer making the rounds right now, and if you’re in the market for some serious hotel benefits, it’s probably worth a look. Currently, the IHG® Rewards Club Select Credit Card comes with an offer of 70,000 bonus points when you spend $1,000 in the first three months of account opening. That’s a lot of […]

Earn 50,000 US Airways/American Airlines Miles

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If you’re like me and like to save money by using miles for last-minute expensive trips, or for helping your loved ones experience the finer things in life, then listen up: My favorite deal in travel right now is Barclaycard’s limited-time offer on the US Airways® Premier World MasterCard®, which can get you 50,000 bonus miles after […]

5 Travel Credit Cards for 2015

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American Express is an advertising partner of JohnnyJet.com, but the opinions and beliefs in this post are those of the author alone, who makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information. One of the most important travel tools you can have is also one of the smallest and lightest things you can take with […]

For Travelers: The Platinum Card® from American Express

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American Express is an advertising partner of JohnnyJet.com, but the opinions and beliefs in this post are those of the author alone, who makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information. Most credit cards that I recommend (and sign up for) come with hefty bonus mile opportunities. The Platinum Card® from American Express is no […]

2 Great Travel Credit Card Offers Available Right Now

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As many of you may have noticed, I’ve been writing a lot about travel credit cards lately. When I first started my website 15 years ago, it was primarily to share the travel tips and tricks I was learning, with my friends and family. My goal was to help them, and now you, to travel […]