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Frequent Flyer Miles

Frequent Flyer Miles

Date: Jan 03 2003


1. Learn Vocabulary - Learn some new vocabulary before you start the lesson.

2. Read and Prepare - Read the introduction and prepare to hear the audio.

If you fly a lot, you know about Frequent Flyer Miles. Airlines have programs that reward people who spend a lot of time in the air.
Rewards can be gifts, discounts on hotels, or even free plane tickets! Read on to see how you can get them!


1. Study - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

When you fly, make sure to become a member of the airline’s Frequent Flyer Program. Every mile you travel will be recorded. Once you travel enough miles, you can get upgrades to 1st-class or even free tickets.
Typically it takes 25,000 – 40,000 miles to get a free ticket. This is about 6 or 7 round-trips from San Francisco to New York. It’s about 4 round-trips from San Francisco to Tokyo.
If you just travel for fun, you might be able to get one ticket a year. If you travel for business, you can get much more. Many business people travel 100,000 miles each year! This gives them 4 free tickets!
The secret to getting Frequent Flyer Miles is to only use one airline. That way your miles aren’t spread across many different companies.
You can also get credit cards that give you one mile for every dollar you spend. This is a great way to get miles if you use your credit card a lot.



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Are you ready for some free travel? I am! Happy travels and let’s go have some adventures.
Your American Friend,


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