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How Much are Your Miles Worth?

by Michael on Nov 8, 2013 · 3 comments

Earlier this week, I mused about whether it’s worth booking longer than necessary flights to earn extra frequent flyer miles. The main point of doing this would be to maximize your elite qualifying miles, which count toward status upgrades. That being said, the redeemable miles do have some value themselves. […]

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While sitting down to make some work-related travel arrangements, it dawned on me that I’ve been leaving miles on the table. When making plans, I typically seek out the shortest and most direct flights. I do this in part for efficiency but also because I’m tall and coach seats aren’t […]

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This is just a quick tip for those of you who are starting to think about booking flights for the upcoming holiday travel season… Yesterday afternoon, I spent some time making travel arrangements. Our nearest airport is ATL, so that means we fly Delta almost exclusively. Well, while searching for […]

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This is a bit random, but I was just making travel arrangements for a cross-country flight and had to choose between seats in the exit row and the “Economy Comfort” section. Thanks in part to my Amex Delta SkyMiles credit card, I now have Gold Medallion status, which means that […]

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