Periodic transfer bonuses are a really great way to stretch your miles and points to the max. You can’t predict when most transfer bonuses will start, but we do know that a really good one ends tomorrow, September 17, 2017. The 40% transfer...Show More Summary
The Barclaycard Arrival Plus card is a very useful card for travel expenses where you can't use your regular stash of airline miles and hotel points. There are rumors that say the increased signup bonus will be going away...
As you may or may not have noticed, American Airlines is not the only airline with an increased 60,000 mile sign-up bonus offer at the moment. Southwest actually has three temporarily increased bonuses available, and for many people these offers are even better than the American Airlines offer. Show More Summary
Ask almost anyone about using miles, and the response you get: it’s just too hard. Airlines have (intentionally) made things so complicated, convoluted and hidden that many people no longer bother trying for things like upgrades, seats up front using points – or any of the other things that make travel better. Show More Summary
Everyone is obsessed with airline miles, but to most people- hotel points just don’t seem worth it. Most people just don’t spend 60 nights per year in hotels, so the allure of earning a free night seems like a pipe dream, less attainable than winning American Idol. Show More Summary
Aeroplan is starting one of their largest contests ever, with five prizes of one million miles! The post New Aeroplan Contest: 5x One Million Point Prizes! appeared first on Don't Call the Airline!.
The American Airlines small business program Business ExtrAA — which provides rewards for your travel and those who use your small business account number, entirely in addition to regular miles and points — has turned 20 and is offering...Show More Summary
At several points in time American Airlines has been unable to book premium cabin awards on Etihad, especially for travel between the US and Abu Dhabi. For the last two years the workaround has been to call the American Airlines reservation line in Australia which rings in agents in Fiji. Continue reading Has Our Great Hack For Booking Etihad Awards With American Miles Died?...
Through October 15, American Airlines and SPG are offering bonus miles when you transfer SPG points to AA. Here are the key details from AA: From September 1 through October 15, 2017, convert your Starpoints® to AAdvantage® miles and earn up to 30% additional AAdvantage® miles from the conversions. Show More Summary
Citi ThankYou Rewards recently added a new transfer partner, Turkish Miles & Smiles. ThankYou points now transfer to Turkish at a 1:1 ratio in increments of 1,000 points. Turkish Airlines doesn’t have a very familiar award chart, but if you want to take a look you can view it here. Show More Summary
As first reported by Gary Leff at View from the Wing, Citi Thank You points has added a brand new transfer partner: Turkish Miles & Smiles. Thank You points transfer to Turkish at a 1:1 ratio in increments of a thousand, and we have added this information to our Citi Tansfer Partners page. Show More Summary
I think it is pretty clear at this point that the coolest airline miles related promotion I have ever participated in (and potentially will ever participate in) came thanks to JetSmarter earlier this summer. They offered three months...Show More Summary
Nowadays a majority of miles are issued through non-flying means, ranging from credit cards to online shopping portals to airline dining programs. If you've never used a points dining program before, the idea is that you can earn bonus miles for dining, in addition to whatever you'd otherwise earn through your credit card. Show More Summary
Booking airline award tickets are a ton of fun, except when you transfer thousands of points/miles across programs only to find out that the award space you were seeing was a mirage. This phenomenon is widely known in the hobby as “phantom” award space. Here are some tips for ensuring that the seats you are […]
Over the weekend I had the privilege of hanging out at the Hyatt Place Houston Galleria with fellow Houston miles and points travel junkies thanks to an Award Travel 101 Facebook Group meet-up. Richard Kerr, who runs that group, told...Show More Summary
We are huge advocators of collecting flexible credit card points, like American Express Membership Rewards Points-versus just earning miles from a specific airline credit card. That’s because your points stay safe from airlines changing the rules, or amount of points you need, and on top of that- you can occasionally get an incredible bonus. Show More Summary
It’s the big question isn’t it? You’re off to a swimming start, collecting all those airline miles and credit card points- but which program should you use to maximize the whole “using your miles” part? We all want amazing trips andShow More Summary
As reported by First Class Flyer, there is a fantastic airfare sale on a number of airlines between Washington DC and Greece and between Chicago and Sofia, Bulgaria – though there may be other departure and arrival points available.Show More Summary
Air Canada’s Aeroplan is currently offering a historical-high 35% transfer bonus when converting hotel points into airline miles. This transfer bonus was announced a couple of weeks ago and continues through August 21, 2017. The Deal...Show More Summary
Miles, points, and travel deals have opened more doors for me than I could have ever dreamed when I earned my first airline mile about 18 years ago. I can’t even make a list of the most amazing opportunities that they have provided at the moment because it sounds ostentatious, even in my head. Show More Summary