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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 InsideFlyer.com, 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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Northwest Airlines is offering

May 25 2002

Northwest Airlines is offering 25,000 miles if you sign up for a Worldperks Visa. Here’s the skinny: * 5k bonus at signup * 5k bonus if you spend $500 w/ Northwest (flights, club membership, etc) by 10/31/02 * 15k bonus if card is open and in good standing after 15 months = 25,000 miles. Fee for the “classic” card is $55/yr. 2 years = $110 = $0.0044/mi as long as you’re purchasing $500 from Northwest in the next 5 months… Call 1-800-360-2900 and ask for extension 2644. Expires 7/15/02. Note that the credit card I recommend most often for earning miles is the Starwood American Express, because points transfer 1:1 into most airline programs and you get a 5k mile bonus for transferring 20k points — equivalent to earning 1.25 miles per dollar on all…

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