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Oct312017

What is a mattress run? My 2018 strategy.

A question came up at the Boarding Area mini-BAcon blogger conference when a young, new blogger just getting into the hotel points game asked what is a ‘mattress run’? Most bloggers who have been around following points and miles travel loyalty programs since 2011 are familiar with the term ‘mattress run’. Mattress Run – Booking…

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Mar152017

My Aegean Miles+Bonus Blue Card arrived

Admittedly, Aegean Airlines Miles+Bonus Blue Card is a basic member card for the Greece-based airline, but this is my first time receiving a hard card for Aegean Miles+Bonus since joining Aegean Miles+Bonus 28 months ago. I flew Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air for the first time two weeks ago with flights from Sofia, Bulgaria to…

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Dec082016

SkyMiles, AAdvantage, Mileage Plus EQM-EQD New York JFK to Bangkok Business Class comparison

This article looks at elite qualification miles EQM and elite qualifying dollars EQD earned in Delta SkyMiles, American AAdvantage and United Mileage Plus forsimilarly priced $3,007-$3,096 Business Class round trip tickets from New York JFK to Bangkok, Thailand on China Eastern (SkyTeam Alliance), Finnair (Oneworld Alliance) and Turkish Airlines (Star Alliance). I am only looking…

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