Atlanta, GA (August 12, 2014) – Thanks Again®, the world’s only airport coalition loyalty program, is pleased to announce that enrolling consumers now have the option to earn points with TrueBlue (a), JetBlue’s loyalty program, when they shop, dine or park at over 170 U.S. Airports and purchase from thousands of local merchants nationwide. In turn, TrueBlue members can now participate in the Thanks Again card linked services program to earn incremental TrueBlue points with qualifying airport and neighborhood purchases.
Consumers conveniently and securely enroll in the program for free at http://www.in.thanksagain.com/jetblue and earn one additional TrueBlue point per dollar spent at participating airports and businesses throughout the Thanks Again Rewarding Merchant NetworkSM. In addition, enrolled members earn 5,000 bonus TrueBlue points when they spend at least $1,000 or more throughout the Thanks Again Network over each calendar quarter.
“Thanks Again is excited to now offer TrueBlue points to our airport and neighborhood business clients and their loyal customers,” explained Jay Ellis, Thanks Again SVP Global Network Development. “Our continuing goal is to enable consumers to earn more of their favorite rewards in novel ways during their travel experience and around every corner while home. We are delighted to broaden consumer choice by now offering the travel reward affiliated with JetBlue Airways, New York’s Hometown Airline™ and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando and San Juan.”
“At JetBlue, we are always looking for new and exciting partnerships that give our customers new ways to earn TrueBlue points and enhance the overall value of the program,” said Kelly Roe, Director of Loyalty & Partnerships at JetBlue Airways. “This partnership with Thanks Again allows us to expand our member earning network into the retail sector, which we have yet to tap into.”
About Thanks Again, LLC
Thanks Again®, headquartered in Atlanta, has uniquely established itself as a global loyalty coalition brand. Its turnkey loyalty and engagement solution links members of the most popular rewards programs to airport parking, airport shopping and dining operators and local businesses to stimulate commerce, loyalty and customer value. The Thanks Again Rewarding Merchant NetworkSM now spans over 170 airports and thousands of local businesses and is rapidly expanding throughout North America and the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. Through direct partnerships with the three leading international payment card networks, Thanks Again is positioned for significant global expansion in enrolled members, loyalty reward partners, airport clients and off-airport businesses.
About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline™, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale/ Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 30 million customers a year to 86 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 850 daily flights. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, an overnight stay is never required and the first checked bag is free (subject to weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines). For more information please visit JetBlue.com.
(a) TrueBlue is free to join and includes the ability to use points for any seat on any JetBlue operated flight with no blackout dates. Members can now earn and keep points without the fear of expiration due to account inactivity. Recent additions to the TrueBlue program include TrueBlue Mosaic. TrueBlue members who fly 30 segments and earn 12,000 base points within a calendar year (or earn 15,000 base points in a calendar year) automatically earn Mosaic benefits. Also, TrueBlue Badges is a new gamified way for members to get even more involved with JetBlue and in the TrueBlue program by being recognized and rewarded for more than just flying. Participants will also earn TrueBlue points for most of the badges they collect. There are more than 280 badges that may be earned for things like interacting with TrueBlue partners, using social media, sharing your experience with friends and family and more.
A Family Pooling tutorial video is available at: jetblue.com/familypooling.
Visit jetblue.com/trueblue for more information on the TrueBlue program.
Certain flights require more points and higher government taxes/fees to redeem award travel. The number of points required for a particular flight is based on the published base fare at the time of booking, which depends on, among other things, the flight chosen and applicability of peak travel periods. Taxes and fees apply to award flights, are the responsibility of the passenger, and will vary based on your departure and destination cities. For domestic award flights, taxes/fees range from $2.50-$5.00 for one-way and $5.00-$10.00 for roundtrip flights. For international award flights, taxes/fees range from $2.50-$82.10 for one-way and $22.34-$102.10 for roundtrip flights. Award flight fares also do not include fees for oversized/overweight/extra baggage and other fees for products/services sold separately. Taxes and fees must be paid at time of award flight booking and are subject to change as required by law.
All seats on JetBlue flights are available for booking using TrueBlue points. Even More Space seats are also available for the standard fee; TrueBlue Mosaic members may purchase Even More Space seats using the specified number of TrueBlue points required for the particular flight. No blackout dates apply to JetBlue operated flights. Blackout dates may apply to code share, interline, and partner flights.