Marriott Makes a Minor to Change to Status Earning with Credit Cards
Heads up to those with Marriott and Ritz-Carlton credit cards: there is a change to how you will earn Bonvoy elite status through annual spending. Cardholders will soon earn status based on annual spending — not cardmember year spending. Thankfully, we get a transition period. Here’s what you need to know.
Earn Elite Status Credits on Award Travel on These Airlines
Did you know that you can earn credit towards elite status qualifications on award travel on some airlines? You read that right. You can currently rack up credit towards elite status when you redeem points or miles for award travel on Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic. Here’s what travelers need to know about earning status from award travel.
Flash Sale: Save 15% on LifeMiles Award Travel on These Select Routes
Through Tuesday, Avianca LifeMiles members can save 15% on select routes across the US, Guam, and Israel when they book award travel. Use this promo to fly to Tel Aviv for 36k miles or fly United’s Island Hopper for as cheap as 23,380 LifeMiles. Here are all of the routes that are included in this promo and what members need to know about redeeming their LifeMiles.
The (Unofficial) Delta SkyMiles Award Chart for Flights from the U.S.
Delta no longer publishes an award chart, but you can still achieve top-value Delta SkyMiles redemptions if you know the minimum number of miles you can pay for your destination. We’ve done all the work for you by assembling our own, unofficial Delta award chart for international travel to and from the U.S.
Everything You Need to Know About United Airlines’ Miles by the Month
There’s a new subscription-based way to earn miles with United: Miles by the Month. United Airlines is the first U.S. airline to allow members to pay each month to earn a fixed amount of MileagePlus miles. Here’s everything you need to know about this program – including how to purchase miles at an even-better rate.
Get 25% Bonus Flying Blue Miles When You Transfer Amex Membership Rewards
For a limited time, you will get a 25% bonus when you transfer American Express Membership Rewards to Flying Blue. Flying Blue is the frequent flyer program for Air France and KLM, so you also have access to the entire SkyTeam network. With this promo, you can fly in business class between the US and Europe for as few as 43k Membership Rewards points.
Save 30% Off Select Star Alliance Award Bookings With LifeMiles Award Sale
LifeMiles just discounted select Star Alliance awards by up to 30%. This award sale opens the door to flying ANA business class to Japan for as few as 60k LifeMiles each way. Thanks to a recently improved transfer rate and transfer bonuses, you only need to transfer 53k American Express Membership Rewards to get enough LifeMiles to book these incredible awards!
How To Redeem Alaska Air Mileage Plan Miles with Qatar Airways
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can now redeem miles for travel on Qatar Airways. Mileage Plan members can redeem their miles for travel in all three classes of service offered by Qatar Airways – including Qatar’s excellent Qsuite business class product. Here’s what Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members need to know about redeeming miles for travel on Qatar Airways.
Earn 10X Points on Purchases Through Chase Dining
The Chase Sapphire Reserve® now offers 10X points on purchases made through the Chase Dining platform. For frequent diners who live in an area with an ample selection of participating restaurants, this is a huge return on spending. But you can’t just walk up to your favorite neighborhood eatery and swipe your card for 10X points. Here’s what you need to know to take advantage of this perk.
British Airways Devalues Award Redemptions on Japan Airlines and Cathay Pacific
Yet again, British Airways devalued its Avios frequent flyer program. For the second time in just over 4 months, British Airways has increased the number of Avios travelers will need for select partner award redemptions. Here is just how many more Avios you’ll need for flights on Japan Airlines and Cathay Pacific.