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Old Dec 22, 05, 1:20 am
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Originally Posted by jerry crump
24,000 pts gets you a free rt on airtran the majors all take 25,000 pts how is that bad?
Beacause the airtran visa is 1,000 points to 1 credit, and airtran purchases earn 2 points, so you'll get a free ticket at least 8,000 dollars earlier, plus no offense to FL, but their mileage program kinda sucks, points expire after a year, no way of checking/booking award tickets online, etc.
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