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Number of Airmiles For Flights Is Increasing

This was just announced this past Wednesday. As of Feb. 12, 2010, for the first time in five years, the number of reward miles needed to redeem for flights will increase. The average increase will be 8%. Some flight zones will increase by only 4% while others will increase up to 14%. This means that […]

Basic Airmiles Tips To Maximize Your Travel Miles

Here are a few airmiles tips that you can use to maximize your airmiles. – Save up your grocery purchases until you have $100 during promotions of spend $100 get 100 airmiles. (like this week!) – Use an airmiles credit card instead of another credit card. (I personally never carry a balance month-to-month. However, I […]

Earn Airmiles Free By Just Searching – Airmiles Toolbar

Here is a GREAT way to get airmiles for free.  Simply go to the airmiles website and download the airmiles toolbar.  You can download the toolbar by going here. You’ll need to enter your airmiles number (so have that handy).  Now you’ll have the toolbar installed on your web browser. You will get 5 airmiles […]

Westjet Leaving Airmiles Program

I have some unfortunate news to report. Westjet is leaving the Airmiles program as of January 1st 2009. This has been rumored for quite some time and is actually happening in the new year. The other rumour I’ve heard is that Westjet will have their own points program. Who knows if that’s true but I’ll […]

Airmiles Tip – Don’t Pay For Airmiles!

I was just on the airmiles.ca website and a airmiles tip popped up (Tip #11 or 12 I think).  Anyway, the “tip” basically said When booking a trip with airmiles you can pay with cash AND airmiles. The theory being you can travel sooner because you don’t have to collect the rest of the airmiles.  […]

Airmiles Collector Tip – Track Your Airmiles

Just a simple airmiles tip today.  Keep Your Receipts. When shopping (especially when collecting in mass quantities like the weeks best airmiles deals) keep your receipts.  You should also circle the items where you collected airmiles and the number of airmiles. Please note that I’ve never had a problem being credited for my airmiles.  However, […]

How to Get a New Airmiles Card

I’ve had quite a few questions as of late about how to get a new airmiles card.  So I figured it was probably just easier to make a post about this and then hopefully people will be able to find the answer this way.  I’ve also created a Frequency Asked Questions (FAQ) section for the […]

Bonus Airmiles Reward Miles

Here is a great tip that a lot of people don’t know or use very often. This week in the Safeway email (which you should have signed up for the free 100 airmiles) there is a coupon for gift cards. The coupon states spend $50 on gift cards and you’ll get 25 airmiles.  This is […]

How to use airmiles effectively – An Example

In my last two posts I’ve explained how I go about using my airmiles. You can read them here and here. At the end of the post someone Cotty mentioned that an example would be a good idea. I totally agree and rather then simply add to that other post (and it get lost) here […]

5 tips to Collect Air miles Faster

Here are 5 tips to ensure that you’re collecting air miles faster 1. Get an airmiles Credit Card. There are at least 5 different airmiles credit cards that you can consider. Free: If you don’t want to spend anything on a yearly fee then the Bronze Mosaik Mastercard or the American Express Credit Card are […]