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Mileage Programs

Why Credit Card Points Aren't the New Miles

Map Happy | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Since United and Delta changed the way miles are earned, everyone has been advocating the nearest credit card as the best way to get points. The math still shows flying is cheaper.

5 Ways To Earn Miles Without Flying

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.07.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If you're averse to the idea of acquiring new credit cards to off-set travel expenses, there are a few alternatives.

Delta Deals the 99 Percent Out: One-percenters Get Twice as Many Miles

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

Delta's new airline mileage deal is a deliberate attempt to reward its high-spending customers and take from the unwashed 99 percent -- further widening the gulf between the haves and the have-nots.

The Exceptional Traveler: The Mileage Game

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Tickets to Europe that were $500 two years ago, are now $1,000. If you look closely at the breakdown, you'll see that the base ticket price is still the same $500; it's the increased taxes, security fees, fuel surcharges, etc. that account for the whopping additional $500!

What A US Airways & American Airlines Merger Would Mean

Peter Greenberg | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

My advice is to start planning ahead as much as you can so you can start to redeem your American and US Airways miles as quickly as you can.