Miles & PointsCategory
St. Regis Maldives Now Bookable with Points (Web and App)
Beach in Bali, Indonesia.
Recently, Marriott and SPG merged which, aside from having some downsides, created a few opportunities. For ex..
U.S. DOT Complaint – JAL Does the Right Thing
I enjoyed my week in Dubai (location of Emirates’s hub)
This evening I received unexpectedly good news from a rather surprising source. ..
SPG Transfers to JAL in Record Time!
JAL’s new online award booking interface.
Previously, SPG Starpoints took about one week to transfer to JAL. This delay is significant b..
JAL Mileage Plan Partner Award Fuel Surcharges
Middle East carriers have excellent premium cabin products.
UPDATE: my workaround was updated.
As I posted yesterday, JAL recently im..
Booking Around-the-World Tickets With Miles: Step 1, Plan
Sunset at the UAE Presidential Palace, Abu Dhabi
We’ve all dreamed about flying around the world, although few have actually achieved it…
SingaporeAir Changes Award Fees: The Forgotten Winner
Palace of Westminster, London
Recently, Singapore Airlines announced it will increase its award fees for flights on Singapore Airlines, e..
Verizon Smart Rewards: How Much Are My 250,000 Points Worth? (Part 2)
I previously analyzed how much my 150,000 Verizon Smart Rewards (points) were worth (Part 1) (which you should read before this post) and ..
United’s Award Flight Changes: Worse Than Expected for 4 Reasons
Sunrise in Iceland
I previously wrote about changes that United planned to make to its award flight booking policy, but the actual change..
Did giftcards.com Exclude Visa Gift Card Purchases From Its Rewards Program?
I don’t use giftcards.com very often for purchasing visa gift cards. I don’t like waiting 7-10 days for my gift cards to arrive. I am an..
I Just Shut Down My Last Serve Card, Here’s Why
Late last year I opened up a second serve card. I hadn’t used it at all so I avoided the first wave of shutdowns that occurred on January..
Enter to Win 90,000 United Miles (90 Winners) — United’s 90th Anniversary
Kudos to View From the Wing for Finding this Deal
In celebration of it’s 90th anniversary, United Airlines is giving away 90,000 miles ..
Best Credit Card Strategy for Couples (Beginner to Moderate)
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Recently, two co..
Verizon Points: How Much are My 150,000 Points Worth? (Part 1)
Update: click here to read Part 2 after reading this article.
I recently checked my Verizon points account and was astonished to learn t..
Starbucks is Making it Rain (Before the Storm)
I recently posted about how you can acquire a Starbucks Gold card for about $50. I followed my own advice and reached Gold status last mo..
Etihad A380 First Class: How I Booked a $8,000 Plane Ticket For $46 and 90,000 Miles
My friends and family are probably tired of hearing about American Airlines miles and each deal that needs to be taken ad..
Credit Card Churning Rules and Manufacture Spend, What’s Left?
Today, I will be doing our next churn and sign my wife up for 3 credit cards. In thinking about what cards to get, I started taking a loo..
KEEP CALM AND CHURN ON
With the demise of BB/Serve I think it is time to take a moment from our regularly scheduled programing and discuss some pitfalls that peo..
American Airlines Miles Sale – Should You Buy Miles?
If you have a frequent flier account with American Airlines (AAdvantage) you likely received an identical copy of the above promotion: you..
How I Plan to Tackle My $20k Min Spend for Chase BA
In light of the Bluebird/Serve shutdowns I am having to readjust how I plan to do things. I am putting my wife’s churn on hold for now, b..