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Old Dec 26, 05, 9:16 pm
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bork15
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 20
duh

Originally Posted by ctownflyer
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.
considering that FL flies domestic only, 24,000 pts for a free flight is pretty awesome.

why would airtran want their members to get a better deal through amex instead of their OWN visa? seems pretty logical to me.
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