Winner of View from the Wing’s Entry in BoardingArea Gold Coast Australia Trip Giveaway

The first stage of the Boarding Area – American Express Premier Rewards Gold card giveaway is complete — each of the BoardingArea blogs has selected one entrant for the final drawing.

And the winner of this blog’s entry is Connie. There were over 600 loyalty program tips submitted, and Connie’s was chosen at random (from those meeting a bare minimum threshold of seriousness/responsiveness to the question).

Connie’s tip was:

When dining out with a group of friends and the bill comes on one ticket they always choose to pay cash. I take all their cash and then pay the entire bill – along with my portion of course – on my credit card simply to get the miles.

I’m disciplined enough to put the cash in my banking account and make a payment towards the credit card right away.

More contest details and winners of other giveaways to come…

About Gary Leff

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, 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. Congratulations Connie! If you ultimately win the trip, then I’d be happy as a local Gold Coast resident (and appreciative reader of this blog) to show you around my town. It’s a great place – good luck:)

  2. This sure was a pleasant surprise to see this morning!
    Thanks for the opportunity Gary and *good luck* to
    the final 20 entries – someone’s going to be one happy

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