Hi guys!long time lurker here.i have a question.i need to fly from LAX to Manila philippines on april 26 with a return flight on May 16. 1. what credit card should i open to maximize on getting miles from my ticket purchase and flight miles? 2. do booking in orbitz, kayak or other such sites earn me miles coz i heard some doesnt qualify for earning miles? 3. the cheapest ticket that i found is thru orbitz cathay pacific 974$.do you know any other tickets that is cheaper within april departure for a 3wk stay in the philippines? thanks guys!