Questions tagged [loyalty-programs]

Earning and using frequent flyer miles, points, or other incentive bonuses awarded by airlines, hotels, credit cards, rental car companies, and others for your patronage.

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How to make up miles to reach a United Airlines elite status?

I have accumulated 93,000 miles by 12/25 this year, 7000 miles short of United 100K status. What are my options to reach 100K status without actually making another flight? Can I buy a trip, but ...
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Using airline FF program shopping button (Chrome) on hotel websites - Double-dip?

asking if anyone tried this. Talking about Shopping button extensions from FF programs (AAdvantage eShopping, United MileagePlus etc.) They sometimes have hotel websites possible for mileage ...
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International Travel - Travel Rewards Cards/Info - What to carry with me? [closed]

I am planning to travel internationally in the coming months. I had signed up for a quite a few rewards/mileage programs previously. I was wondering - should I take all the rewards/mileage program ...
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Maximizing travel points for paid travel [closed]

My company is paying for my relocation, 30 days in a hotel plus meals plus car rental plus flight. How can I maximize this in terms of airlines or hotel points ? For example, I have a United credit ...
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Choosing an airline alliance [closed]

I never paied much attention to this. Is it worth being loyal to an airline alliance? What should I look for when choosing which alliance to be loyal to?
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Is it better flying First Class Flex or a cheaper First Class option? [closed]

Is it better flying in First Class Flex (more Frequent Flyer points and a full refund) or a less expensive option (having to pay a bit for a refund and fewer Frequent Flyer points)?
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Is Qatar Airways part of any air miles alliance?

I had flown Qatar Airways long-haul sometime back when and got some points for that. In few months, I will be flying again. I do not know if there are any other airways/airlines where I could use ...
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Do I have a fighting chance trying to avoid $50 charge for miles credit with United MileagePlus? [closed]

I (actually a friend of mine, but I will use myself here for simplicity) have created for United MileagePlus account. I have flown twice in the past year with United and figured that it would help to ...
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Hotels.com discount [closed]

I've accumulated 3 nights on hotels.com. Will hotels.com give me credit on those for a discount on a room now?
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Should I create a new frequent flier account? [closed]

I have a mileage plan with Miles and Smiles by Turkish Airlines, but recently I'm taking a lot of Lufthansa and United flights. Currently I am using the alliance to reward me on these flights, but ...
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Which is the best frequent flyer program to join? [closed]

I am guessing it would be an airline in Star Alliance or One world based on the partner airline benefits. But which of these airlines would be better? I choose United because it has quite a few ...

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