Get a 15% Transfer Bonus When Transferring Amex Membership Rewards to LifeMiles
Avianca LifeMiles just announced a new transfer bonus for Amex Membership Rewards collectors. Now through May 31, 2021, American Express cardmember can convert Membership Rewards points to Avianca LifeMiles and receive a 15% bonus. This bonus opens the door to several incredibly lucrative award redemptions. But there are other reasons for pause.
[Extended] Capital One Adds New Redemption Options – Restaurants, Streaming Services, and Phone Services
As travel came to a standstill in April 2020, Capital One offered Venture and Spark cardholders another use for their travel-oriented miles: using them for restaurants and streaming services. This promotion has been extended multiple times since and is now valid through June 30, 2021. Here’s what you need to know about using your miles for these alternatives.
FoundersCard Adds New Elite Status Shortcuts. Should I Finally Sign Up?
FoundersCard is a membership program designed for traveling entrepreneurs and business executives. Through its partnerships, members can get a slew of travel perks. For 2021, FoundersCard announced several exciting new benefits, including complimentary Virgin Atlantic elite status. So, in this post, I dive into all of the perks to consider whether a FoundersCard membership is worth the cost.
You Can Now Book Etihad Awards Using Aeroplan Points — Including ‘The Apartment’
In June 2020, Air Canada Aeroplan partnered with Etihad Guest, allowing reciprocal earning and redeeming opportunities. Now that Aeroplan has relaunched as a new program, we are revisiting this partnership. While both programs can offer solid value, we’re particularly excited about how this partnership makes booking Etihad’s premium-class cabins a little more accessible for award travelers.
25 Airline, Hotel Programs That Have Suspended Point Expiration Due to COVID-19
With everyone stuck at home, the last thing award travelers want is for their hard-earned points to expire while they’re unable to use them. Thankfully, at least 25 loyalty programs have temporarily paused point expirations—at least so far. In this post, we’ve rounded up all of the updated expiration policies to create a one-stop resource.
Check To See If You’re Targeted To Earn 1,000 Bonus AA Miles per Night at Hyatt Properties
Hyatt and American Airlines just released their latest partner promotion good for stays from April 15 through July 31, 2021. During that timeframe, targeted and registered Hyatt members can earn 1,000 bonus AAdvantage miles per night at Hyatt properties worldwide. That’s a solid deal, especially when stacked with the other promotions Hyatt is currently offering. Here’s how to check if you’re targeted and register.
Alaska Flights Now Bookable Online With British Airways Avios
With Alaska’s Oneworld membership now official, British Airways introduced the new ability to search and book Alaska award flights on its website. Now you no longer need to call a British Airways phone agent to search award availability and book Alaska flights with Avios.
Buy Virgin Points With up to a 50% Bonus
Virgin Atlantic just announced a new buy points promotion. Through April 30, 2021, Flying Club members can buy up to 225,000 points for as little as 1.81¢ per point. That’s an incredible deal considering some of the partner award sweet spots available—including ANA first class for less than $1,000 one-way!
You Can Now Fly ANA First Class to Japan for Just 55,000 Virgin Points One-Way
One of the sweetest sweet spots just got even sweeter! Flying Club members can now redeem Virgin points for one-way ANA awards in any class of service. Combined with this partnership’s unbelievable award pricing, this opens incredible opportunities for flights to/from Japan. But don’t delay—deals this good don’t tend to last forever.
Chase Expands Peloton Partnership, Extends Pay Yourself Back and Travel Credit Flexibility
Chase just announced a new facet to its partnership with Peloton, adding new earning bonuses for large Peloton purchases made with the Sapphire Preferred and Sapphire Reserve. Plus, Sapphire cardholders can now continue to utilize several popular Covid-era features for longer than expected, such as the just-extended ‘Pay Yourself Back’ tool and Sapphire Reserve travel credit flexibility.