"Award booking consultants" promise to help confused travelers spend their airline rewards points as efficiently and easily as possible.
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Last night I dreamt I was in the American Airlines Admirals Club in Los Angeles (although the woman sitting at the desk was one of the gems from the Washington National club. I watched as a passenger had the agent there run her credit card to fund a bank account. Show More Summary
Lots going on today in the world of miles and points. Eastern is up in the air, American Airlines is offering up more business class award seats to Europe, and there's a pretty darn good fare sale to Brazil (or Fort Lauderdale, if you're looking closer to home). Show More Summary
This week, there were many popular posts on Running with Miles covering a range of travel, deals, and running topics. See what you may have missed here! Now Live: Redeem 15K Points For Any Wyndham And The Card That Gives You 3 Nights The new Wyndham Rewards program is out – you can redeem only 15K points for any free night within the chain. Show More Summary
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So you’ve racked up a bunch of frequent flier miles or loyalty points or whatever your preferred airline calls them, but can you actually use those rewards to book free travel when you want? For some U.S.-based carriers, the answer ranges from “almost definitely” to “good luck.” Airline research firm IdeaWorks Company has released the results of its annual Switchfly … [More]
Small business programs are great for double dipping -- you earn miles in your own account, and in the business account, when you fly. American's program has a partnership with Budget car rental where you can earn bonus points for your first rental. And that one rental alone earns enough for a reward. Continue reading Earn an American Airlines Lounge Pass for 1 Car Rental...
I absolutely love it when companies hand out free airline miles or hotel points because not only is it obviously a free way to pad your balance, but it is also a free an easy way to extend the life of your miles. Currently American Airlines...Show More Summary
Hero Images Inc./Alamy Racking up thousands of airline reward points is like a video game: it can seem like fun while you're doing it, but then you find out there's no reward at the end of the rainbow. According to the June issue of Consumer Reports, roughly 100 million consumers belong to airline frequent flyer programs. Show More Summary
Citibank keeps getting better and better, with big signup bonuses for ThankYou points cards, transferrable points, and now a transfer bonus to an airline. Etihad is bonusing Citibank transfers, and it makes the Etihad Guest redemption program pretty attractive. Continue reading Citibank Points Transfer Bonus: 25% More Miles When You Move Points to Etihad...
Credit card companies love using existing cardholders as part of their referral market. Not only is it cheaper to pay with miles/points than paying cash (as they do with affiliates) but it is always helpful to hear about offers from friends and family as their experiences may be more in line with what the new customer may expect. Show More Summary
Today only, Alaska Airlines shopping portal is giving 8X miles on purchases at Staples. Combined with purchases on a Chase Ink card, that earns a total of 13X miles and points on office purchases! Up To 13X Miles & Points At StaplesShow More Summary
In the last few weeks we really have seen online shopping portals spring back to life with some increased payouts and bonuses. The American Airlines shopping portal is offering up to 2,250 bonus miles and now the Southwest Rapid Rewards...Show More Summary
There is a limited time offer from Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan to receive 10% to 40% bonus miles when you buy or gift 5,000 to 40,000 miles from Points.com. by April 3, 2015. Alaska Mileage Plan miles normally sell for $27.50 per 1,000 miles. Show More Summary
Reader Dee asked, I’d love to know more about how to transfer points from one airline to flying on a partner (example: AA to Cathay Pacific). Sites seem intentionally vague on how to do this and how many points it would cost. Am looking to fly ORD-PEK roundtrip as an example. Show More Summary
Hotel credit cards are the often quiet, but very powerful workhorses of the miles and points world. Maybe it’s just me, but I see and hear much more about airline credit cards than hotel cards, even though I don’t think hotel points are any less valuable for most of us than airline miles. Show More Summary
Let’s talk about an airline for a minute. The core purpose of an airline is transportation between points on a map. The free Coke and pretzels, even the miles, are somewhat secondary. I look for three things in an airline – reliability, convenience, reasonable (not cheap) price. Show More Summary
Spirit is promoting personal loans from Prosper: 200 points for checking your rate online (no hard credit pull, apparently) and 1 point per dollar borrowed up to $35,000. Whether you need to break free from work or some scary credit card debt, we understand. Show More Summary
yosithezet responds to my post suggesting that the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program is a good place to credit miles for United flights (because it earns full miles flown and you can top off accounts with points transferred from Citi,...Show More Summary