Book Tickets from Fake Location to Save Money

A friend passed along an article from that advocates doing something I've done a few times, but not described:

You can often get a cheaper price on a cash ticket if you book the ticket in foreign currency through airline's website designed for use by people in another country.

Lufthansa MasterCard Now Offering 50k Bonus Miles for Two Free Roundtrips

The 50,000 mile bonus offer has returned on the Premier Miles & More® World MasterCard® from Barclaycard.

The Premier Miles & More® World MasterCard® now comes with 50,000 bonus miles after spending $5,000 in the first 90 days. After meeting the spending requirement, you'll have enough Lufthansa Miles & More miles for a roundtrip in business class to Europe.

We've seen the same bonus run three times in the last two years, and it has been overwhelmingly popular.

Bonus US Miles on Gas Stations, Dining, and Department Stores

Barclaycard sent me a targeted email because I have The US Airways® Premier World MasterCard®.

How to Book a Roundtrip to Europe for 30,000 US Airways Miles

Anyone can book themselves a roundtrip to Europe this winter for 30,000 US Airways miles. Award space is excellent, and you can get the miles you need from opening one credit card and making one purchase on it.

Yesterday, I wrote about the unannounced demise of US Airways off peak awards to South America.

Arrival Miles Can Be Used to Pay Airline Taxes and Fees

The card offer described in this post has expired. To see the latest top travel credit cards with big bonuses that will save you tons, check out our Top 10 List for Consumers and Top 10 List for Small Businesses.

Arrival miles are good for so much more than just airfare.

These Are the Easiest Places to Get with Miles

Where are the easiest places to get with frequent flyer miles, especially if you're just starting out?

I started thinking about it because I had a string of very tough requests through my Free Credit Card Consultation form. One in particular read:
Been following your site for about a year and haven't been able to jump in. Shame on me. It's all very overwhelming for a newbie even though you break it down well. [Scott: Agreed, but it doesn't have to be.

Can You Get the Annual Fee Waived on Your US Airways Card?

Reader Joanna emailed me to let me know the results of calling Barclaycard:

"My US Airways® Premier World MasterCard® annual fee was due August 29. I called and got 5,000 miles for $1,000 spend over 90 days and annual fee waived for a year."

Barclaycard is really going all out to get people to get this card, keep this card, and use this card, and Joanna's email is another example.

15,000 Bonus US Airways Miles for Spending $1,500

Loyal reader Drew sent along an amazing targeted offer he received to continue spending on his US Airways® Premier World MasterCard®.

If he spends $500 per month on his card in August, September, and October, he'll get 15,000 bonus miles!

That means for a total of $1,500 in spending, he will earn 16,500 miles, which is 11 US Airways miles per dollar!

The email came to Drew with the subject "Earn 15,000 miles with your card!" Check your email for a similar offer if you have a US Airways® Premier World MasterCard®.

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Hurry: Lufthansa Card’s 50,000 Bonus Miles Disappear Today

Update July 1, 2014:

The current offer on the Premier Miles & More® World MasterCard® is 20,000 miles after first purchase and payment of $79 annual fee.

Earn 20,000 award miles after your first purchase or balance transfer
Earn up to 15,000 award miles with balance transfers (1 mile per $1 transferred) within 30 days of account opening
Earn 2 award miles per $1 on ticket purchases directly from Miles &