Frequent Flyer Program News.For more frequent flyer frequent flyer Hospital practice A popular term for a Pt who is regularly admitted to a particular ER or health care facility, for various reasons news, data and analysis, please go to: http://www.airguideonline.com/order_formsubs.htm Jun 30, 2006
Frequent Flyer Plans Go Off Travel Route. At 25, Airline Loyalty Programs Fly Away From Their Original Goals. Mark Erickson Mark Erickson is an actor. He made his first television appearance in Letter to Loretta in 1959. In 1984 he had a minor role in the motion picture The River. is the kind of flier that airlines love. Every Monday, he leaves for New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of or California for his job as a master chef for the Culinary Institute of America. He returns to Atlanta on Friday night and does it all again two days later. The 48-year-old man from Marietta, Ga., is one of Delta Air Lines most prized customers -- a super-elite frequent flier frequent flier
One who travels often by air, especially on one airline.
frequent-fli who travels 200,000 miles a year. He looks for perks perk 1
v. perked, perk·ing, perks
1. To stick up or jut out: dogs' ears that perk.
2. To carry oneself in a lively and jaunty manner. such as first-class upgrades or being able to board first instead of getting free airplane airplane, aeroplane, or aircraft, heavier-than-air vehicle, mechanically driven and fitted with fixed wings that support it in flight through the dynamic action of the air. tickets for his frequent business. The first frequent flier program began in 1981 with American Airlines' AAdvantage as a way to keep profitable business travelers flying the same airline. Other major airlines like Delta quickly followed. Jun 28, 2006
Members of the frequent flyer programs of 12 airlines will earn 5,000 bonus miles when staying in suites at more than 45 hotels in the Worldhotels network between August 1 and November 30. See Worldhotels' Web site for participating hotels and airline programs. Offer details are at http://www.worldhotels.net/openworld/en2006/hot_offers.htm Jun 27, 2006
Mileage card program benefits vary. Hundreds of credit cards offer frequent flier miles -- some offer good benefits, while others offer mediocre me·di·o·cre
Moderate to inferior in quality; ordinary. See Synonyms at average.
[French médiocre, from Latin mediocris : medius, middle; see medhyo- ones, so cardholders are warned to use care in selecting a mileage card program. Jun 14, 2006
Redemption of frequent flier miles a balancing act. Some travelers grumble about having to cough up more earned miles for a ticket, fly when they don't want to and fly to destinations that are not their first choice. Carriers say they are doing their best to accommodate fliers and the unfortunate reality is that carriers can't operate empty planes in anticipation of frequent fliers wanting to go somewhere. Jun 14, 2006
Some fliers struggle to redeem miles for free travel. Some frequent fliers say it is difficult to redeem the miles they earn for free travel. Airlines recommend that fliers be flexible in their travel plans and have implemented new technologies allowing automated redemption of frequent flier miles. Airlines have also reduced available seats by up to 8% in a move to boost profits and offset soaring fuel prices, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. the Air Transport Association. http://www.airguideonline.com/onlineffp.htm Jun 5, 2006
SkyMiles members can earn miles for dry cleaning dry cleaning, process of cleaning fabrics without water. Special solvents and soaps are used so as not to harm fabrics and dyes that will not withstand the effects of ordinary soap and water. Dry cleaning began in France about the middle of the 19th cent. with the newly launched SkyMiles Clothing Care program, . To participate, SkyMiles members must register a credit card at skymilesclothingcare.com. Thereafter, they'll earn one mile for every dollar charged to the registered card at participating dry cleaners. There's also a one-time bonus of 100 miles for the first $50 spent and 200 miles for every $200 spent during a consecutive two-month period. Members may register up to five credit/debit cards in the program at no cost. Once a card is used at a participating establishment, miles will be automatically credited to their SkyMiles program account. Details are at http://www.skymilesclothingcare.com Jun 27, 2006
SkyMiles members can earn up to 25,000 bonus miles with Big 25 Anniversary promotion. Delta SkyMiles members can earn 25,000 bonus miles with the SkyMiles Dining & Hotels by Rewards Network(sm) program when they enjoy 25 qualified dines at participating restaurants before Dec. 31, 2006. Jun 26, 2006
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts President's Club
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts' President's Club program now receive free high-speed Internet See broadband. access at all 44 Fairmont properties. For hotel locations or program information, see http://www.fairmont.com/ Jun 27, 2006
Greyhound greyhound, breed of tall, swift, sight hound developed nearly 5,000 years ago in Egypt. It stands about 26 in. (66 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs about 65 lb (29.5 kg). Road Rewards
Greyhound now has its own loyalty program, Road Rewards. Members earn a 10 percent discount for registering for the program, a companion ticket and a 15 percent discount after six one-way trips, a companion ticket and 20 percent discount after 10 one-way trips, and a free ticket anywhere Greyhound travels after 16 one-ways. Earnings are accumulated during a rolling one-year period, with a member's account balance restored to zero after each 12 months. Further information is available at https://www.greyhound.com/roadrewards/ Jun 27, 2006
JetBlue TrueBlue members can book their award flights online at jetblue.com. In contrast to most larger airlines, reservations can be made any time with no rush charges for bookings made closer to the departure date. JetBlue award tickets will be issued as two one-way passes, which may be used independently of each other and transferred together or independently. Jun 27, 2006
Northwest WorldPerks members can earn 16,000 miles with a T-Mobile FamilyTime phone service activation and 8,000 WorldPerks Miles for individual line activations. Miles are offered only for new accounts. There's a $200 fee for early termination. Details are here: http://www.nwa.com/features/tmobilefamilytime Jun 27, 2006
Priority Club Rewards
Priority Club Rewards members who charge their stays at any U.S. or Canada Crowne Plaza This article or section needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article. hotels to an American Express American Express (NYSE: AXP), sometimes known as "AmEx" or "Amex", is a diversified global financial services company, headquartered in New York City. The company is best known for its credit card, charge card and traveler's cheque businesses. card will receive a prepaid pre·pay
tr.v. pre·paid, pre·pay·ing, pre·pays
To pay or pay for beforehand.
pre·payment n. card worth $25, redeemable anywhere American Express cards are accepted. Between May 1 and September 5. To qualify for the bonus, reservation must be made online at www.crowneplaza.com/amxoffer or by calling 1-800-951-4669. Jun 27, 2006
Priority Club Rewards
Priority Club Rewards members can earn up to 20,000 points or 5,000 miles for multiple stays at InterContinental in·ter·con·ti·nen·tal
1. Extending or taking place between or among continents: intercontinental exploration; intercontinental cooperation.
2. , Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo The newest member of the InterContinental Hotels Group family, Hotel Indigo, is promoted as being "the industry’s first branded boutique hotel experience." The concept includes a retail-inspired design concept with changes throughout the year to keep to hotel fresh, similar , Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Express by Holiday Inn, Staybridge Suites Staybridge Suites is a brand name applied to hotels within the InterContinental Hotels Group. Staybridge Suites
Staybridge Suites® is an innovative all-suite hotel brand designed to meet the needs of extended-stay guests. or Candlewood Suites Candlewood Suites is a brand name applied to hotels within the InterContinental Hotels Group. History
The Candlewood Suites chain was started in 1995 by Jack Deboer, founder of the Residence Inn and co-founder of the Summerfield Suites chain. hotels. Between May 15 and August 31, members earn 2,000 bonus points or 500 bonus miles for every second qualifying night. Nights need not be consecutive. Registration is required. For more information or to register, visit http://www.priorityclub.com/2000 Jun 27, 2006
Starwood Preferred Guest
Starwood Preferred Guest members will receive a 35 percent discount on eligible rates at all of Starwood Hawaiian resorts through December 25. A 35 percent discount is also offered at select restaurants and activities such as golf and tennis. Jun 27, 2006
Starwood Preferred Guest
Starwood Preferred Guest members can also get a fifth night free when staying four nights in select suites and ocean view rooms through June 30. Offer details are at http://hawaii-exclusive.destinations.starwoodhotels.com/35_off/ Jun 27, 2006
Starwood Preferred Guest
Starwood Preferred Guest members will receive 30 percent more miles when redeeming their Starpoints for British Airways British Airways
in full British Airways PLC
International passenger airline based in London. In 1936 British Airways Ltd. was founded through the merger of three smaller airlines. Executive Club miles through July 20. A minimum of 5,000 and a maximum of 99,999 Starpoints may be converted to BA miles. Visit http://www.britishairways.com/travel/starwood30/public/en_us Jun 27, 2006
said of livestock that put on body weight or produce in other ways with a minimum of feed. The opposite of illthrift. Car Rental
Thrifty Car Rental is the newest partner in Hawaiian Airlines' HawaiianMiles program. Members earn 50 miles per rental day for Thrifty rentals. Thrifty will offer double miles (100 miles per day) to HawaiianMiles members who rent a mid-size car
Popular mid-sized cars
sold in the United States
Above, the 2005–2007 Ford Taurus
Below, the current Toyota Camry
A mid-size car, occasionally referred to as an intermediate or larger vehicle for three or more days. To receive the bonus, use PC Code HAT1. Between June 1 and September 30. See Hawaiian Air's Web site at http://www.hawaiianair.com/ Jun 27, 2006
United Mileage Plus
United Mileage Plus launched the new Mileage Plus Choices Visa card on May 1. Rather than traditional Mileage Plus miles, cardholders now earn Choices for purchases charged to their Mileage Plus credit cards. Choices are just like regular miles, and can be redeemed in conjunction with regular miles for restricted and unrestricted awards, upgrades and so on. But they can also be redeemed for several new awards that cannot be obtained with regular miles. Choices can be cashed in to pay, in full or in part, for a United revenue ticket booked at united.com. When redeemed for United tickets, Choices are worth 1cents each, so 15,000 Choices would be needed for a ticket worth $150. Choices can also be redeemed for hotel stays and car rentals booked at united.com. In that case, the value of Choices declines to .8cents each. Cardholders can redeem 40,000 Choices for an annual subscription to Economy Plus Access and up to 50,000 Choices for as many as 5,000 elite-qualifying miles and five elite-qualifying segments per year. Full details of the new Choices card are at http://www.united.com/chase Jun 27, 2006
United Mileage Plus
United Mileage Plus members will earn triple miles - 1,500 miles instead of the normal 500 - for eligible stays at more than 180 Radisson Hotels Radisson Hotels & Resorts is a worldwide chain of 435 hotels, with a total of 102,000 guest rooms, in 61 countries. The first Radisson Hotel was built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1909, and was named for the 17th century French explorer Pierre-Esprit Radisson. & Resorts in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and the United Kingdom through July 31. See http://www.radisson.com/unitedtriple Jun 27, 2006
United Mileage Plus
United Mileage Plus members can earn up to 5,000 bonus miles for referring new members to the program through August 1. Referring members receive 250 bonus miles for as many as four new referrals, for a total of 1,000 miles, plus 1,000 bonus miles for the first roundtrip flight taken by the referrals, up to a maximum of 4,000 miles. The new members will receive a 3,000-mile enrollment bonus. Further information is at https://mpfriends.com/index.aspx Jun 27, 2006