Airline Frequent Flier Programs

Category Archives for Airline Frequent Flier Programs.

Jul212008

Fairmont President’s Club Loyalty Program

Fairmont President’s Club An article I read last week stated people travel to destinations, not hotels.  That travel writer probably is not a member of the Fairmont President’s Club.  Fairmont Hotels calls itself the largest luxury hotel company in North America.  Fairmont Hotel Locations: The Fairmont hotel locator shows 15 Fairmont hotels and resorts and…

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Mar312008

Delta Airlines Double Elite Miles through June 2008

Delta Airlines JFK The loyalty race moves to the airlines with an offer from Delta for a fast-track to elite status promotion. We have seen the hotel chains trying to grab a loyal customer base with Starwood and Hyatt offering elite fast-track promotions already in 2008. I expect at least one other airline to follow…

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Feb282008

The SIN of Travel – a Mileage Run Primer

SIN is Singapore, Changi Airport. Loyalty Travelers based in the United States learn that Singapore is the farthest destination in flight miles a person can easily fly to from the USA on a variety of carriers and have an easy and affordable experience. Singapore generally requires a US-Japan-Singapore routing and this is an 8,444 mile…

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Feb262008

The Loyalty Triple Pointer: The Bali Hop

The Laguna Resort and Spa, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel (12/2003) March Madness Triple Pointer Another Easter vacation break is coming up in March. When a spouse works in public schools in the USA, Easter week vacation is a given. The combination of points and miles I currently have at my disposal…

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Feb262008

Got Miles? Get Hilton HHonors Points!

An integrated loyalty program travel plan provides numerous opportunities to use airline miles and hotel points for travel savings. The knowledge of equivalent exchange values for points and miles between loyalty programs allows the traveler to save money on travel. This loyalty traveler is always looking for a good exchange of hotel points and airline…

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Feb142008

Nickel and Dimed! US Airways Ch-ch-changes!

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Turn and face the strain) Ch-ch-Changes Oh, look out you rock ‘n rollers -david bowie My post on Monday, Feb 11 with advice to a friend on getting an award ticket with US Airways is already outdated. US Airways has announced a couple of changes to the Dividend Miles program. 1. Flight Segments will…

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Feb122008

Airline Miles Transfer Tutorial

Airline Miles Transfer Tutorial or Know When To Hold Them The other night a discussion evolved in my home around transferring airline miles. The issue of transferring frequent flier miles from one account to another is generally a poor value transaction in my opinion and I shared this comment with my friend. The argument for…

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Feb122008

Nickel and Dimed by United Airlines

What a racket the airlines operate! The airline ticketing process is an opaque world when all we desire as consumers is transparency. Give us a rational pricing structure and a system of fairness in consumer rights. Yesterday, I made a purchase on United.com for two tickets San Jose, California-Denver, Colorado at the price of $236.99…

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