Monthly Archives: July 2012

Anatomy of a Cheap Roundtrip

Until recently, American had a NYC-DUB fare priced at $51 (with $202 in additional fuel surcharges).  While prices have gone up slightly (the base fare is now $151), sub-$500 roundtrips to Europe are nothing to scoff at. My starting point … Continue reading

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Book First…

One Mile at a Time reports that due to Singapore Airline’s computer system switchover, SQ award availability has suddenly opened up dramatically. I’ve tried ticketing three itineraries and obtained three different outcomes. A simple JFK-FRA-WAW-FRA-JFK trip in business class for … Continue reading

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South of Expected

Last year, I picked up the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card when they were running a 40k miles after first purchase promotion. Alaska offers its members using the card a 1K mile bonus on each booking.  At … Continue reading

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