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Quintuple Dipping and Stacking Promos for Hyatt Gift Cards

One of my favourite things in the Hobby™ is stacking promotions. In this case, I pieced together several promotions going on all at once to get a humongous discount on a Hyatt Gift Card. How? By leveraging two gift card promotions, triple dipping with rebate programs and cashback, and utilizing a category bonus. Let’s read…

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Massive Aeroplan Pricing “Sale”… Happening Right Now!

Update: Aeroplan has removed the multi-city price option. Looks like deal is dead. Yesterday I talked about the new Aeroplan pricing system and the new method that the computer uses to auto-validate routings. Many things have changed, yet during the engine swap something very interesting has happened. I looked into it further, and it just…

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Award Maximizing: Virgin Around the World with Skypesos

SkypesosMiles are derided by many to be the worst points/miles currency. No international first class redemptions. Horrible online pricing engine. Clueless agents. 3-tier award structure which means 325,000 miles for a transpacific/transatlantic redemption because it’s extremely difficult to find low seats. I’ve never been really interested in SkyMiles for those reasons, except that my award…

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