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Free First Class Next Month: The End

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the thirtieth and final post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to…

Free First Class Next Month: Using the Mile Value Calculator

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the twenty-ninth post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read…

How Much are Dividend Miles Worth? The Value of US Airways Miles Part 1

US Airways and American Airlines have merged since the publication of this post so it is no longer valid. This post is part of a four-part series. In Part 1, we will look at the mechanics of the US…

Free First Class Next Month: Double Your Credit Card Applications

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the twenty-eighth post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read…

How Much Are Mileage Plus Miles Worth? The Value of United Miles Part 4

This post is part of a four-part series. In Part 1, we looked at the mechanics of the United Mileage Plus program. In Part 2, we looked at the chart and rules to find valuable awards. In Part 3, we…

Free First Class Next Month: Other Frequent Flier Miles Opportunities

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the twenty-seventh post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read…

Comments Are Always Welcome

Hey guys, I love comments. Any time you have experience or knowledge about a subject, please share it with the rest of us. Any time you have a question, ask it. I, or another reader, probably have…

How Much Are Mileage Plus Miles Worth? The Value of United Miles Part 3

This post is part of a four-part series. In Part 1, we looked at the mechanics of the United Mileage Plus program. In Part 2, we looked at the chart and rules to find valuable awards. In Part 3,…

Free First Class Next Month: Using evreward.com to Earn Miles from Online Shopping

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the twenty-sixth post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read…

How Much Are Mileage Plus Miles Worth? The Value of United Miles Part 2

This post is part of a four-part series. In Part 1, we looked at the mechanics of the United Mileage Plus program. In Part 2, we’ll look at the chart to and rules to find valuable awards. In Part 3,…

Free First Class Next Month: Using Priceline to Save Hundreds on Hotel Rooms Part 2

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the twenty-fifth post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read…

How Much Are Mileage Plus Miles Worth? The Value of United Miles Part 1

This post is part of a four-part series. In Part 1, we will look at the mechanics of the United Mileage Plus program. In Part 2, we'll look at the chart and rules to find valuable awards. In Part 3,…

Free First Class Next Month: Using Priceline to Save Hundreds on Hotel Rooms Part 1

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the twenty-fourth post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read…

Free First Class Next Month: Great Circle Mapper

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the twenty-third post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read…

Free First Class Next Month: Using Delta.com to Make Award Bookings

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the twenty-second post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read…

Free First Class Next Month: Using BA.com to Make Award Bookings

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the twenty-first post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read…

Free First Class Next Month: Using Hawaiianair.com to Make Award Bookings

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the twentieth post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read and…

Free First Class Next Month: Using AA.com for Award Bookings

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the nineteenth post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read and…

Free First Class Next Month: Using United.com for Award Bookings

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the eighteenth post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read and…

Free First Class Next Month: Seatguru

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the seventeenth post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read and…

Free Giveaway Winner

Congrats to my twitter follower @fdmerrill for being selected as the winner of the $66 AA gift card. Thanks to everyone who entered in one or several ways. The good news for those who didn't win this…

Anatomy of an Award: Southwest Airlines. Using Orphaned Rapid Rewards Credits

You might have hundreds of dollars in free Southwest credits that are about to expire! If you have any old Rapid Rewards credits sitting around, you might be able to exploit them to save $158 like I…

Free First Class Next Month: Learn Airline Alliances, Codes, and Hubs

Hey there, you're reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here. This is the sixteenth post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read and…

Free Giveaway Friday- $66 American Airlines Gift Card

If you're new to milevalue, welcome! If you're a newbie in the points game, you may want to catch up with my in-progress series for beginners called Free First Class Next Month. It is a series of…

How Much is an AAdvantage Mile Worth? The Value of American Airlines Miles Part 4

This post is part of a four-part series. In Part 1, we looked at the mechanics of the AAdvantage program. In Part 2, we looked at the mechanics of a stopover, including how to use them to get free…