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How Much are Dividend Miles Worth? The Value of US Airways Miles Part 4

US Airways and American Airlines have merged since the publication of this post so it is no longer valid.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 looked at the mechanics of the US…

Save $15 on Any Roundtrip Virgin America Flight Booked and Flown by 6/13

Amazon Local (think Groupon) is offering a $25 credit on Virgin America for $10 at this link. Virgin America's route map is here if you want to see where it flies. Virgin America is a more pleasant…

How Much are Dividend Miles Worth? The Value of US Airways Miles Part 3

US Airways and American Airlines have merged since the publication of this post so it is no longer valid.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 looked at the mechanics of the US…

US Airways Email Offering Miles for 1.98 cpm. Is It a Good Deal?

US Airways and American Airlines have merged since the publication of this post so it is no longer valid.   Nine minutes ago, I received an email from US Airways saying that I was targeted to…

How Much are Dividend Miles Worth? The Value of US Airways Miles Part 2

US Airways and American Airlines have merged since the publication of this post so it is no longer valid.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 looked at the mechanics of the US…

Save $20 to $500 on a Roundtrip JetBlue Flight

I just received an email from JetBlue that probably went out to all True Blue (its loyalty program) members. The email contains a promo code that will discount a mystery amount from any JetBlue…

Where This Site is Going

By the end of next week, I will have valued Delta, US Airways, United, American, British Airways, and Southwest's miles, points, credits, and Avios. Valuations won't stop there with in depth looks at…

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Hey there, you're reading an outdated post!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Hey there, you're reading an outdated post!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…