How To Find Mistake Fares And Fly For Cheap

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    There are many ways to get started in the miles and points game, as there are many ways to play. These days the simplest and perhaps easiest way is to apply for one of the many credit cards offering insanely generous sign-up bonuses. Depending on the card, you can get enough miles for a free international trip as soon as you complete the minimum spend. It's really crazy just how easy it is to earn lots and lots of miles in short order. But it wasn't always like this. And for much of the world -- namely those outside the US where mega credit card bonuses are much less common -- it still isn't. That's why it's worth talking about ways to fly for cheap, such as on mistake fares. These fares were once the primary entry for those getting into the miles and points game, and they still happen today. The allure is simple -- you book a ticket, you fly on a plane, you earn some miles. Oh, and then you told your buddies about how you just flew to Fiji for $51. Or Iceland for $61. Or in my case, Madrid for $115. The post How To Find Mistake Fares And Fly For Cheap appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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