Iâ€™ve received a lot of requests to write about airline travel from a beginnerâ€™s perspective, so people can understand how to use frequent flyer programs to travel to more places for less money. This is the first installment of a series that will appear every Monday.
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, many of you are probably planning on buying your Mom a gift. I hope!Â This is just a quick note to explain how easy it can be to rack up extra miles in your frequent flier account.
Lots of airlines run bonus miles offers to give you incentive to buy from their malls or their partners. Here are some examples that I’ve seen recently:
Are you getting a bunch of airline miles when you do your shopping? You should be. There are many ways to earn frequent flyer miles without actually flying. Three immediately come to mind: Mileage cards, airline dining programs and airline mileage shopping malls.
Most major airlines (American, United, US Airways, Delta, Continental, etc…) and even