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Travel Notes

PUBLISHED : Friday, 11 May, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 11 May, 2001, 12:00am

Extra points

Hong Kong-registered Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer members travelling round trip to San Francisco can earn double membership miles until June 30. Bonus miles must be accrued after completion of travel and are auto-credited to members' accounts eight weeks after the promotion.

Online bounty

US Airways is making it easier to earn free travel with its new online shopping programme, Dividend Miles Online Rewards. The new programme awards Dividend Miles to registered members when shopping at many of the most popular e-retailers on the Web. Dividend Miles members will earn one mile for every US$1 spent at most participating e-retailers when making buys. More than 70 e-retailer shopping establishments are participating including,,, and Register at

Best mate

Passport Pal is designed to help travellers in doing business across the Pacific Rim. The guide has information on the changing Asian religious calendars which will help business travellers avoid appointments on holidays. It also includes cultural advice on suitable gifts, the main business and social protocols in 15 countries, and gives geographical, historical, political and economic facts. It retails for US$19.95. Order from

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