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3 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: Air Canada (80%), Air France / KLM (80%) & Virgin Atlantic (70%)

Good afternoon everyone, happy Friday!  I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found 3 offers that end in the next week.  Always check the math to make sure that buying miles & points makes sense for you.  Do not buy miles & points speculatively unless you have a use in mind.  With that said, here are 3 offers that end soon.

Up first, Air Canada is offering up to an 80% bonus, depending on the number of Air Canada Aeroplan Miles you purchase. This offer expires on October 2.

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5 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: Choice Hotels (35%), Alaska Airlines (60%), Avianca (135%), Air France / KLM (80%) & Frontier (100%)

Good afternoon everyone, happy Friday!  I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found 5 offers that end in the next week.  Always check the math to make sure that buying miles & points makes sense for you.  Do not buy miles & points speculatively unless you have a use in mind.  With that said, here are 5 offers that end soon.

Up first, Choice Hotels is offering up to a 35% bonus, depending on the number of Choice Hotels Privileges Points you purchase.  This offer expires today – September 22.

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The Sites, Smells & Tastes from 3 Days in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Good afternoon everyone, happy Friday!  A few weeks ago, my wife and I decided to book a last minute trip to Europe this summer with stops in Prague (PRG), Copenhagen (CPH), and Amsterdam (AMS).  In case you missed it, here are the first 2 stops on our European trip: The Sites, Smells & Tastes from 3 Days in Prague, Czech Republic and The Sites, Smells & Tastes from 2 Days in Copenhagen, Denmark.  We both had a great time to Amsterdam (Laura’s first time and my third trip, first since 2016).  Here are some of the highlights from our 3 days in Amsterdam.

After we checked out of our hotel in Copenhagen, we took the 15 minute train ride from Copenhagen Central Train Station back to the airport for $5 / person.  As I wrote about a few weeks ago (Some KLM Business Class Awards (Booked with Virgin Atlantic) are Cheaper than Economy Awards for Flights Within Europe), we flew KLM Business Class from Copenhagen to Amsterdam (CPH-AMS) for 9,000 Virgin Atlantic Points + $12 in taxes/fees.  Since we were flying business class, we were able to access the business class section of the Carlsberg Aviator Lounge which had a few Carlsberg beers on tap to try out before our flight.

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Beers on Tap at Carlsberg Aviator Lounge (CPH) in Copenhagen, Denmark

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The Sites, Smells & Tastes from 3 Days in Prague, Czech Republic

Good evening everyone.  A few weeks ago, my wife and I decided to book a last minute trip to Europe this summer with stops in Prague (PRG), Copenhagen (CPH), and Amsterdam (AMS).  We both had a fantastic time in Prague and I highly recommend visiting for a few days the next time you are in Europe.  Here are some of the highlights from our 3 days in Prague.

To get started, we used 65,000 KLM / Air France Flying Blue Miles + $242 in taxes/fees per person to fly Air France Business Class from San Francisco (SFO) to Paris (CDG) to Prague (PRG).  We then took a $22 Uber from the airport to MGallery Century Old Town Prague Hotel (part of Accor).  I booked 3 nights through the Citi ThankYou Travel Portal and used the $100 Hotel Credit from my Citi Premier Credit Card.  The hotel was a short walk from the Old Town Square and had beautiful charm and an awesome breakfast spread.  The total cost with the $100 Hotel Credit was $476, or $159 / night.  Here are more photos from the hotel website.  During our stay, I realized that MGallery was a brand under the Accor family of hotels and they have 120+ boutique hotels around the world, with the majority spread out around Europe.

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How to Book Virgin Atlantic Partner Awards for KLM Flights – Error Online? Call VA to Book

Good afternoon everyone. 2 weeks ago, my wife and I decided to book a last minute trip to Europe this summer with stops in Prague (PRG), Copenhagen (CPH), and Amsterdam (AMS).  This morning, I wrote Some KLM Business Class Awards (Booked with Virgin Atlantic) are Cheaper than Economy Awards for Flights Within Europe. After you find the perfect KLM business class award that is bookable with Virgin Atlantic Miles, you might run into issues purchasing the award ticket online.  In this post, I will show you how to book the Virgin Atlantic award tickets over the phone and select your seats on the KLM website.

For our 11:30am KLM flight from Copenhagen to Amsterdam (CPH-AMS), Virgin Atlantic had a total cost of 18,000 Virgin Atlantic Miles + $47.80.  I signed into my Virgin Atlantic account, went through the booking process, entered my credit card info, pressed submit, and got this error message: “Sorry, things change so quickly around here and that fare isn’t available anymore.  Please search again to see what’s available. #100503.”  I tried a few different times from different browsers and on my phone, but always got the same error message.  I decided to call Virgin Atlantic for help.

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