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Can My Pet Earn Frequent Flier Miles?

Looking to earn frequent flier miles for your globetrotting dog or cat?You'll have to book Sassy and Max on either New York-based JetBlue or London-based Virgin Atlantic, the only two airlines that currently offer points for pets flying in North America. A third option for U.S.-based "pet-sengers," the Continental PetPass, was suspended during the airline's 2010 merger with United and is "currently under review," according to spokeswoman Jennifer Dohm. JetBlue JetPawsWith JetBlue's JetPaws program, members of the airline's TrueBlue frequent flier club earn 300 points each time they board with their pet. There are conditions, of course. All pets must fly with their owner in the passenger cabin within a closed carrier that fits beneath the seat. The combined weight of the pet and carrier must not exceed 20 pounds. Limit one pet per passenger per flight. And yes, pets-to-go count as one personal carry-on."The JetBlue program is a cinch to use and track," says Mary-Alice Pomputius, author ...

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