Wanderlust Journey

Wanderlust Journey

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AirTran A+ Rewards Program

June 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

My favorite airline is probably Southwest Airlines. They service so many of the airports I like traveling to, from my home airport at BWI to places like Las Vegas, Orlando, and the airports of my home state, New York. I’ve also been the beneficiary of their participation in the American Express Membership Rewards program, as […]

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Tags: Loyalty Programs

Spirit Airlines Charging for Carry On Bags

April 26th, 2010 · Comments Off on Spirit Airlines Charging for Carry On Bags

The fees on airline tickets is getting absurd. When I read that Spirit Airlines was going to start charging for carry-on bags, a staggering $45 at the gate, I figured the next news story we’d see was about Spirit Airlines going the way of the ghost. $45 to check your bag at the gate, that’s […]

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Tags: Money Tips

Southwest Double Credit Days Promotion

April 8th, 2010 · Comments Off on Southwest Double Credit Days Promotion

I just received an email from Southwest about their Double Credit Days promotion, where you earn an extra Rapid Rewards credit for each flight. The promotion is running from April 7th through May 26th, 2010 and for each flight, you earn an extra credit. Business Select Fares during that time will earn 2.25 credits for […]

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Southwest 2 Bonus Credit Promotion

April 6th, 2010 · 4 Comments

I received a post card this week of a new Southwest promotion – earn 2 credits to your Rapid Rewards account when you sign up for their Rapid Rewards Report and their Rapid Rewards E-mail Update before April 30th, 2010 and stay subscribed for three months. You can sign up at http://southwest.com/rremail. Here’s what the […]

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American Express & Southwest Airlines Membership Rewards Parting Ways June 30th

March 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I was opening my American Express statement the other day, it’s the only statement I still get on paper because of tax documentation reasons, and I was saddened to learn that effective July 1st, 2010, I would no longer be able to convert my American Express Membership Rewards points into Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards credits. […]

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Master List of Airline Fees

December 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Master List of Airline Fees

Kayak produced a fantastic master list of airline fees to help you understand where airlines may catch you with your pants down. The table lists every major airline with their fees for checked baggage, meals, pets, unaccompanied minor service, and seat assignment fees. You can filter the table by airline, using check boxes on the […]

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