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April 11, 2015

April 11, 2015

Wine, weddings and Hobbits! Wacky flyer rewards revealed
Most travelers feel lucky if they can swap their frequent flyer miles for first-class upgrades or a free flight.  But a recent study found at least 160 airline frequent-flyer programs worldwide offering redemption options that are far more interesting, innovative and, at times, a bit wacky.  Among other things, the study by research company IdeaWorks and tech company Switchfly found that El Al offers an inflight marriage proposal kit for $60 plus 120 travel points. If you let the airline know you plan to pop the question during the flight, a crew member will deliver a bottle of wine, wine glasses and chocolates when (or if) your proposal is accepted.

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