The 50k Lufthansa Mile Offer is Back for a Limited Time!

The 50k mile bonus offer is back on the Lufthansa card mentioned in this post until 6/30/14.

MileValue Featured in Mashable Post about Beginner Getting Round the World Business Class Award for $1,340

Mashable readers: Welcome to the best blog on redeeming frequent flyer miles. The way that I've traveled to over 20 countries this year and spent nine months abroad is by signing up for credit cards and using the miles to book business and first class awards.

Here is a post that explains to beginners what I do and why I do it.

MileValue Featured in Mashable Post about Beginner Getting Round the World Business Class Award for $1,340

Mashable readers: Welcome to the best blog on redeeming frequent flyer miles. The way that I've traveled to over 20 countries this year and spent nine months abroad is by signing up for credit cards and using the miles to book business and first class awards.

Here is a post that explains to beginners what I do and why I do it.

How to Combine US Airways Promotions to Get Two Tickets to Europe for $284 Each

There are currently four stackable promotions related to US Airways miles.

Barclay’s offering US Airways Offering Cardholders up to 50% Back on Redeemed Miles

Barclay's is offering US Airways Premier World MasterCard holders up to a 50% rebate on redeemed miles between and November 30, 2013 up to a maximum of 30,000 rebated miles!

This is an incredible deal, and complements Monday's Share Miles deal that I called "the best opportunity to buy miles all year."

Are you eligible for a 50% rebate on your US Airways awards?

Analysis of the US Airways Card “New Benefits” Email

US Airways emailed me the following yesterday:

It's some slick marketing, but I won't be taking advantage of any of the "new" benefits. I have a US Airways Premier World MasterCard, so you'd think I'd be excited, but I'm not.

Why won't I be taking advantage of any of these generous-seeming new benefits? Let's go through the "additional travel benefits":

Zone 2 Boarding and First Class Check In: While nice, these aren't new and have been benefits of the card for a while.

US Airways to Join Oneworld November 1? Your Best Move

Speculation is running rampant that US Airways will join oneworld November 1. The most recent fanning of the flames came from a post on FlyerTalk purporting to rely on an internal memo to US Airways employees.

Then View From the Wing pointed to this article quoting J.

Are You Targeted to Earn Up to 2,500 Bonus US Airways Miles?

The US Airways Premier World MasterCard is offering me 5 miles per dollar at grocery stores, drug stores, and electronic stores for the next three months via a targeted email. Check your inbox for the same or a similar offer.

What offer did I get?

I just got the following email:

I quickly clicked the Activate button and got this message:

It seems like the US Airways Premier World MasterCard is constantly running promotions.

Are Lufthansa Miles More Valuable than United Miles?

The 50k mile bonus offer is back on the Lufthansa card mentioned in this post until 6/30/14.