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Delta SkyMiles members will earn a 50 percent bonus when transferring American Express points into their accounts, plus 25,000 elite miles for transferring 50,000 or more points....read more»

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Flying across the Pond between now and the end of June?

A new promotion from American and British Airways could make your trip a lucrative one, mileage-wise.

But mind the asterisk....read more»

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Still kicking yourself for missing last year's much-heralded bonus for new British Airways Visa cardholders—100,000 miles after charging $2,000 in the first three months?

Stop kicking and start clicking.

British Airways and Chase, the card issuer, have reprised the promotion, more or less in its original form. Yes, including that eye-popping 100,000-mile bonus....read more»

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When Capital One announced its Match My Miles promotion on March 10, I called it the richest credit card offer I'd ever seen, with a potential payout of 110,000 miles for new cardholders who could show they'd earned at least 100,000 miles in an airline mileage program.

I also prompted readers to act quickly since the offer would only remain in effect until May 13, or until Capital One had given away 1 billion miles through the promotion. My guess was that the miles would be gone long before the end date was reached....read more»

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There's an increasingly mad scramble among credit card issuers to get their cards into consumers' wallets, and to increase the spending of consumers who already use their cards. Luckily for travelers, that scramble has revolved most fiercely around travel-rewards cards.

The most visible activity has been focused on acquiring new cardholders, with average sign-up bonuses reaching historic highs. The 100,000-mile bonus from British Airways and the 110,000-mile bonus from Capital One are the most recent examples....read more»

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United has apparently set itself the goal of being the market leader in shopping miles.

When the airline launched its revamped Mileage Plus Shopping mall late last year, it boasted the following enhancements over the previous miles-for-shopping feature:...read more»

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