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Miles and Points On Sale — May 18 2020

Sometimes you need an infusion of miles or points to your membership account for whatever reason — perhaps to have enough to redeem for a limited time award as one example — and the best time to purchase miles or points is when they are on sale.

A sale may be a discount on the price required to purchase miles or points — or perhaps the frequent travel loyalty program from whom you are buying the miles or points will match your purchase up to 100 percent, which is another way of reducing the cost of miles or points.

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Miles and Points On Sale — May 13 2020

Sometimes you need an infusion of miles or points to your membership account for whatever reason — perhaps to have enough to redeem for a limited time award as one example — and the best time to purchase miles or points is when they are on sale.

A sale may be a discount on the price required to purchase miles or points — or perhaps the frequent travel loyalty program from whom you are buying the miles or points will match your purchase up to 100 percent, which is another way of reducing the cost of miles or points.

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Miles and Points On Sale — April 1 2020

Sometimes you need an infusion of miles or points to your membership account for whatever reason — perhaps to have enough to redeem for a limited time award as one example — and the best time to purchase miles or points is when they are on sale.

A sale may be a discount on the price required to purchase miles or points — or perhaps the frequent travel loyalty program from whom you are buying the miles or points will match your purchase up to 100 percent, which is another way of reducing the cost of miles or points.

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Intoxication — Not Cleavage — Is Why This Woman Was Removed From the Airplane?

Brenda — who is 21 years old and has not revealed her last name — was removed from an airplane operated by Spirit Airlines at the airport in New Orleans on Monday, January 30, 2017 prior to its departure to Fort Lauderdale.

“I feel awful,” said Brenda. “I can’t sleep. It’s really…it’s really affecting me, actually.”

The initial reason was…

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1,000 Free Miles? No Thanks; and Did Spirit Airlines Quietly Remove 600,000,000 Miles From Its Giveaway?

Inspired by the recent record lottery jackpot of $1.6 billion dollars, Spirit Airlines is once again having a promotion which has garnered plenty of publicity — yes, I have become complicit in this juggernaut — where you could get 1,000 FREE SPIRIT miles good towards a flight by simply registering your first name, last name and Free Spirit frequent flier loyalty program membership number for this promotion…

…but did Spirit Airlines Quietly Remove 600,000 Miles From Its Giveaway?

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War Brewing in Atlanta? That Depends on Your Perspective…

“It is clear Frontier & Spirit, our country’s two largest low cost carriers, are going after Atlanta pretty hard. While I am surprised there is so much overlap with their new routes, I am confident it will drive prices down”, Shawn Coomer of Miles to Memories posted earlier today in this article. “My guess is that Delta is ready for this fight and will match the prices of their low cost competitors, but only time will tell. I am just glad that it is going to get much cheaper for me to fly to Atlanta from Las Vegas!”

Actually, Shawn, Delta Air Lines has already been ready for this “fight” in the form of Basic Economy airfares, which offers Main Cabin service with fewer flexibility options available in select markets. As I first wrote in this article back in December…

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Hot in Cleveland: The Hub of New Airline Activity?

“Yesterday JetBlue announced its 88th destination – Cleveland, Ohio”, according to this article posted at Points, Miles & Martinis. “It will launch a twice daily non-stop service between Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) on April 30, 2015. JetBlue is selling an introductory one-way fare of…

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Baggage Fees to Increase by Spirit Airlines During the Holiday Season

If you are flying as a passenger on an airplane operated by Spirit Airlines over the holiday season, be prepared to pay more to check a bag.

Two extra dollars will be added to the baggage fees of standard checked bags on flights operated by Spirit Airlines between Thursday, December 18, 2014 through Monday, January 5, 2015, as shown in the chart below…

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8,000 Free Miles? No Thanks

Spirit Airlines is having a promotion which has garnered plenty of publicity — yes, I have become complicit in this juggernaut — where you could “unleash your hate” and get 8,000 FREE SPIRIT miles good towards a flight by simply writing a quick and short essay of 140 characters or fewer as to why you “hate” Spirit Airlines. No thank you. Don’t get me wrong — it is a potentially brilliant promotion where up to one billion miles are being given away; and besides, you can “hate” on any airline of your choosing if you absolutely “love” Spirit Airlines. Hey — who does not want free miles? Me. Here are the reasons why…

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