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How I earned more than 1.25 million miles in 2016!

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Last year, I clocked more than a million miles. A lot of them without being on a plane. Here are the details of how it was done, and perhaps, you could do it too!!

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Upto 35,000 bonus miles at Marriott Hotels in 2016

Marriott's You Can Fly offer gets you 35K miles!

Marriott has a promotion offered through the end of the year, which makes it possible to earn a bonus of up to 35,000 miles for stays at Marriott Hotels during the year. Check in to find out the details

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2 years of OneWorld Emerald with the Citi Prestige Credit Card

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One of the many perks of holding the Citi Prestige Credit Card is the tie-up they have with BA, where members get a tier upgrade if they fly British Airways within the first year of membership. Also, they get 5000 free Avios, which is good for a short flight in most parts of the world.

Check here to see how this helps you get oneworld Emerald status.

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Hogwash Update: BA Executive Club making available cheaper Avios redemptions on BA/Iberia flights

Earlier today, I wrote a post on British Airways Executive Club introducing changes into the earning side of the program. The summary is that if you buy cheap tickets, you get less miles and less tier points, however if you buy a high fare or a premium cabin ticket, things get better for you. Here is the official statement from BA. All these changes come into effect April 28, 2015. From a burning perspective, the changes have gotten positive, not!. One of the sweet spots for BA’s program is redeeming for Short Haul flights, where they charge as less as 4500 Avios for an economy flight. This is due to their distance-based award chart. Business Class & First Class in…

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Breaking: British Airways Executive Club revamping earning structure for tier points & Avios

This just in. As a Gold member of the British Airways Executive Club, I do send a chunk of my business their way on my business travel. Reader Deovrat alerted me to some changes they are going to be making to the structure of the Executive Club for bookings made from April 28, 2015 onwards. Tickets booked before April 28, 2015 will earn Avios at the old rates. Earning Changes: On a first look, it looks like BA is going the way of awarding more miles to higher fares, and snipping it from the lower & deep discounted economy tickets. Overall, a positive change for people booking closer to date of departure and by deduction higher fares. Minimum amount of…

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