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Newbie questions about almost-free travel

A reader recently asked us these questions and we thought our response would make for a great post.  Here are the questions and our responses: 1) For a “newbie” like me, what are the top 3 or 4 cards you’d … Continue reading

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The Travel Rewards Combo That Will Give You 100k Miles!

Peanut butter and chocolate.  Pineapple and the grill.  Oreos and milk. Bread and cheese. Apple pie and ice cream. These are all things that are good individually, but even better in a combo.  As you might imagine, it’s no different … Continue reading

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How to Book a 40k American AAdvantage Award Ticket to Europe Without Enormous Surcharges

Your palms start to sweat. You get a little knot in your stomach. You are positively exhilarated, but you’re also nervous. No, it’s not love at first sight, it’s finding that 40k American AAdvantage award ticket on dates that work … Continue reading

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