Sweet Spots for World of Hyatt Awardsby Miguel R. Quiñones
When you think of “sweet spots”, airline award charts are likely the first thing that comes to mind. However, hotel award charts have their sweet spots as well, especially when the corresponding program is a transfer partner of another valuable…
Sweet Spots for United MileagePlus Awardsby Miguel R. Quiñones
Sweet spots on the United MileagePlus award chart are few and far between. However, if you look hard enough, there are a few gems, even if some require some outside-the-box thinking. We’ve included five of the most attractive United sweet spots for award tickets.
5 Major Differences Between First Class and Business Classby Miguel R. Quiñones
It is not uncommon for infrequent travelers to use the terms “first class” and “business class” interchangeably. Heck, some airlines are known to do this. As an example, the same cabin which American Airlines has labeled as first class on…
Air France Flying Blue Awards Sweet Spotsby Miguel R. Quiñones
There are only three airline rewards programs that are transfer partners for all four major flexible rewards programs: American Express Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou, Chase Ultimate Rewards, and Marriott Rewards. One of these is Air France/KLM’s Flying Blue (other two…
SkyMiles Requires 40% More Miles to India in Business Classby Miguel R. Quiñones
Without notice, Delta has increased one-way business class award rates for travel between the U.S. and India from 70,000 miles to 97,500 miles.
When Should You Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards to Southwest?by Miguel R. Quiñones
Southwest Airlines’ Rapid Rewards program a transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards. If you’ve got an Ultimate Rewards-earning credit card such as the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve® or the Ink Plus® Business Credit Card, points earned with these cards can be transferred to Rapid Rewards at a ratio of 1:1 in 1,000-point increments. Not all redemption opportunities are created equal; check out our analysis on where we think you should try to target your redemption value.
Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to JetBlue: Good Deal or Bad Deal?by Miguel R. Quiñones
Over the last few years, Citi has done a commendable job of adding transfer partners to their ThankYou Rewards program. Continuing with this trend, earlier this week Citi announced JetBlue as a new ThankYou Points transfer partner. While it is…
TSA Pre✓, Participating Airlines, and Credit Cards That Provide an Enrollment Creditby Miguel R. Quiñones
Arguably, one of the least enjoyable parts of air travel are the security checkpoints. How about you avoid that with TSA Pre✓
The Best Points & Miles for Economy Class Travel to Europeby Miguel R. Quiñones
We love redeeming points and miles for international business and first class travel, but that doesn’t mean economy is a waste. Check out how you can get great value from your miles when traveling to Europe.
Why the Marriott Rewards Visa Beats the SPG Amex – but Get Bothby Miguel R. Quiñones
For a short time in 2016, the signup bonuses on the SPG credit cards changed from points to free nights; these have since reverted to a points-based signup bonus.