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Rocketmiles has launched an offer for Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards members that also have Southwest affiliated credit card product.

Rocketmiles Southwest Airlines 5,000 Bonus Points First Purchase September 30 2015

When you use the Southwest credit card to pay for the stay, you will receive 5,000 bonus points in addition to the 1,000 to 5,000 Rapid Rewards points that you earn for each night. The offer is valid for bookings made (don’t need to be consumed) by September 30, 2015. [click to continue…]

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Here are seven reader questions from the past week (so many good questions coming in!) that I have decided to reply to publicly. You can always email me, leave a note or private message on Facebook, or Tweet me with your questions.

Reader Questions & Comments June 27 2015

Note that I can shorten the emails and edit them for clarity. I always remove the personal information of both the reader and front line employees. If there are managers involved, I may leave their names intact, however. [click to continue…]

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Marriott Rewards has various Travel Packages redemption options where for instance you get a 7 night hotel award + a variable number of airline miles in your chosen airline for a set number of points.

Marriott Rewards Travel Package

In my opinion, this is the best way to use Marriott Rewards points. You get a 7 night hotel award and then can “purchase” airlines miles at ONE Marriott Rewards point per ONE mile with Package 1 airlines. [click to continue…]

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Southwest Airlines may have some trouble in Atlanta (did the AirTran acquisition go wrong?), as the airline is now offering a Companion Pass for three return flights that originate and terminate in the city between February 13 – May 17, 2015.

Southwest Airlines Atlanta Companion Pass Offer

Southwest has listed a number of ZIP codes that are eligible for this offer (your account must be registered in one of them). [click to continue…]