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December Buy Miles/Points Promos: Avianca (125%), AA (120K), BA (50%), Hilton (100%), UA (85%), AS (50%), Choice (20%) & IHG (80%)

Good afternoon everyone.  I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found a few new offers.  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 the 8 promos that are ending in December. First up, Avianca Airlines is running a 125% bonus, depending on the number of Avianca LifeMiles you purchase.  Offer ends on December 12.

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Heading To Europe? You’ll Need A Brexicon!

It’s always good to know at least a few words in the local language of our destinations, don’t you think? Right now we can’t help but catch the news about Brexit. No matter how you feel about whether or not it’s a good or less good happening, and especially if you’ll be traveling to Europe soon, this Brexicon will come in handy.

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Citi ThankYou Points: 25% Transfer Bonus Ends Soon

Avianca LifeMiles and Citi’s ThankYou points programs linked up in late 2017. From time to time Avianca offers a bonus when transferring ThankYou points. From now until December 12, 2018, they are offering a 25% bonus when transferring Citi ThankYou points to Avianca LifeMiles. That’s as good a bonus on transferring ThankYou points as I’ve seen.

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Is Amex’s Platinum Business Card Worth $12 Extra A Month?

No denying this has been a big year for change in the credit card landscape. Hyatt changed its policy on how cash and points nights are determined, the Citi Prestige 4th night free benefit is fading into the sunset, and Amex updated the Gold card benefits. Just when you’re catching your breath, ouch, American Express strikes yet again with an annual fee increase on the Business Platinum credit card.

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Jet Lag: How I Beat It And How You Can, Too!

Jet lag is a subject I find myself talking about. Perhaps it’s because coincidentally I have two friends who both returned from trips to Asia and are suffering through some serious jet lag right now.  Recently I had a travel experience I’ve never had before……..an easy jet lag! I mean like no jet lag after a long travel day of three flights and a 16 hour time difference. It was really something, and I realized a few important things.

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