Tag Archives: Airtran

Daydreaming Weekend Trips with Southwest

Ever found yourself bidding on auction stuff just for the heck of it? Or at least getting close to bidding? There’s that thrill that maybe, just maybe you got a deal and get to play with that new toy. I think I found the equivalent in flight award booking last night. Advertisements

Chase Airtran Visa – Finer Details and Possibly Bonus Reduction

It’s been a while… I know. ¬†Firstly, New Orleans received its first 787 flight! Not by design. Anyway, I’ll dive right in though with some updates on the finer details of the Chase Airtran card I covered when it first came out about 10 weeks ago.

Deconstructing Southwest Awards to Extend Expiration

Ok, so I read obscure references to this but perhaps missed the point. Airtran and Southwest credits (NOT points) expire after 1 year. Or do they?!? Apparently small things behave very differently than anything big which is a wonderful and significant story (for frequent fliers).

October App-O-Rama

There’s a lot of gnashing of teeth occasionally whether you can play the churning game over the long haul. Sometimes I’m still amazed at the number of cards out there and strategies. At least in the current form, there seems to be no end to the opportunities. My background: Excellent, 15-20 year credit history. Scores […]

New Chase Airtran Credit Card – 1 round-trip or 2 (targeted)

This week’s been a good one for watching my email! Both my wife and I received a solicitations from Chase to apply for the Airtran credit card which is offering an excellent 32 credits (4 one-ways) and 2 business class upgrades after spending $2,000 in the first 3 months (vs. 16 credits on $1000 spending […]

New Orleans – Flight Award Strategies

There are many reasons to visit New Orleans, LA (NOLA) however airfare can be challenging at times. This post examines the routes and alternative options that may help you find that difficult to find flight.

It’s Closing Time…

The simplest advice for people who are picking up miles on credit card bonuses is that you open a card, meet the spending goal for the bonus, and sock the card away until a month or so before the annual fee is due and then cancel.¬†That said, there’s more to it than that. Gary @ […]