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Privacy disadvantages of 'frequent flyer miles' program

The main source of income for Frequent Flyer programs is not selling your information, but instead selling points. Any time you earn points/miles from using a credit card that is affiliated with a ...
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Privacy disadvantages of 'frequent flyer miles' program

You need to read the privacy policy and terms and conditions of your specific airline's program as they should detail if they share any information and with whom. Keep in mind some information ...
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Flying on an Lufthansa ticket but can't get Miles & More points, what's going on?

According to Lufthansa twitter, an LH N fare marketed by LH and operated by SQ maps to an SQ P fare class and earns 150%. I couldn't find an up to date booking class alignment table for star alliance....
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Can I double-dip a flight and claim it for both United and Lufthansa status miles?

You can't double dip. Your booking is always associated with a single frequent flyer account, regardless which carrier flies, markets, books or operates it. You can easily change it anytime before ...
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How to change my loyalty program online before check-in?

There are up to 4 fields that a booking can contain to do with your frequent flyer number: - FQTR - FF# used as source of a redemption booking - FQTS - FF# used for status, i.e. lounge entry - ...
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How does free baggage for Frequent Traveler status work?

Beware of Fare-Dependent Frequent Traveller Benefits Be sure to check that the Miles & More partner airline allows you to use Frequent Traveller benefits on the flight class and ticket fare you ...
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Do Miles & More Frequent Traveller / Silver Members get Lounge Access?

Correct, lounge access for M&M Frequent Travellers is an M&M specific benefit, not Star Alliance related. So you get access to Lufthansa group lounges when you are flying on a Lufthansa group ...
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Which frequent flier program to use for both Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines(Miles&More or Miles&Smiles)?

The best strategy is typically to select one carrier of each of three big alliances (Star Alliance, OneWorld and Skyteam) and credit all miles you fly in each alliance to these carriers. Which one to ...
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KrisFlyer miles when booking a ticket for someone else

Looking at Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer Terms and Conditions, it appears that the answer to your question is "Neither of you will earn miles for the portion of her ticket that was charged to her ...
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Which are the benefits of having multiple frequent flier accounts in Star Alliance?

Usually, it is better to keep an account one member airline per alliance. This lets you get rewarded for most flights and will allow you reach higher reward and privilege levels faster. This is also ...
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Can I claim miles if I bought the tickets but didn't take the flight?

While in general the answer is no as correctly stated in the other answers, there is one cheat/exception: Lufthansa sells tickets for trains operated by Deutsche Bahn and you can earn miles for those. ...
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Airlines credit card booking for a friend using my credit card

Based on my past experience with AAdvantage (2016, so not so recent) and recent (late 2017) with Delta card: When I use my credit card to book tickets for a friend, do I get the 2x miles for the ...
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Which frequent flier program to use for both Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines(Miles&More or Miles&Smiles)?

After putting the numbers into miles&more apparently it gives more miles for the Turkish Airlines flights than what Turkish Airlines is promising me on their own platform, simply because miles&...
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What's the differences between miles programs

There is no one best option. It really depends on many factors including where you fly, how often, plus what kind of rewards and benefits you prefer. Some programs make certain routes easier to get ...
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Which are the benefits of having multiple frequent flier accounts in Star Alliance?

There are a lot of factors that go into this decision. The first rule would be to stick with the program where you do most of your flying since your primary airline benefits will be better than ...
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How to change my loyalty program online before check-in?

Doing so seems impossible before check-in but is no hassle at (online-) check-in. So I did call up website support and customer service of Lufthansa and Miles & More. Staff was not knowledgeable ...
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Which frequent flyer card to use?

Considering the miles you get from a single flight is the same with both cards, either cards will maximize the number of miles you get for that one flight. When you get a more advanced tier level, ...
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Problem Claiming miles (Star Alliance) operated by SK

You try to credit a Star Alliance flight to a Star Alliance bonus program. What counts here is the airline that operates the flight, which is SAS in your case. Who issued the ticket does not really ...
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