Fuel Dumps on an Aeroplan Award, Bonus Miles in the Tropics, and Great Delta Award Availability (Bits ‘n Pieces for January 10, 2014)

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. I think the optimal point for the AA purchase is 45K+15K, yielding 2.275cpm including excise tax and processing fee.

  2. What has been your experience in getting LH without a fuel surcharge on Aeroplan? I’ve never gone from UA to LH, but I did change a client from LH to US once on FRA-PHL and received over $400 back minus the $90 change fee. I did not ask it for it either. I would have assumed it would have been the same had I gone from US to LH…

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