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Garuda Indonesia ran a promotion literally for one day where First and Business Class awards were 90% off. A flight from Amsterdam/London to Jakarta would be 19,000 miles in First Class. This was the lowest price I have ever seen for any business or first class ticket publicly available, by a huge margin. However, this…

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Tumi Carry-On for $200! WOW!

During Black Friday/Cyber Monday, Amazon Canada was heavily discounting certain pieces of Tumi luggage. It seems like they’ve now brought back a variation of this promotion, with Tumi Carry-On bags discounted up to 80% off the retail price! My friends rave about Tumi’s superb quality and customer service, so these are great bags. Right now I’m…

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Black Friday Deal – Bose QC 20 Headphones for $184USD!

Bose Headphones are one of my must-have travel accessories, especially during a long flight. There are four models worth considering: Bose QuietComfort 20 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones Bose QuietComfort 25 Over-Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones Bose QuietComfort 30 Wireless Headphones Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones The QC20 and QC30 are earbud type models, while the…

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Fairmont Gift Cards 20% Bonus!

Fairmont is one of my preferred hotel chains when travelling. Their presence is fairly limited outside Canada and the US, but it’s quite easy to get their top-tier status with the American Express Platinum Card. In addition to offering 60,000 points as a welcome bonus after meeting the requirements, the Card offers great travel benefits.…

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My Best Airfare Deal for the Year

Generally, you don’t have mileage running deals anymore, especially with less than 100% redeemable mile earnings, revenue based earning, and higher fares. However, I booked the best airfare deal of the year just a month ago, when British Airways had an incredible fare sale on flights to Europe. Flights to London were advertised at $2015,…

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Miles and Más for $350 BusinessFirst/Executive First Class (Repost)

I’ve been having trouble with getting my posts to the BoardingArea homepage. If you have missed this, consider reading – it will blow your mind! This is TIME SENSITIVE AND THE PRICE WILL GO UP ON THE 29th! How to get a United BusinessFirst Lie-Flat seat for $325: Nearly everything is about evaluating the value…

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