Aeroplan Offering 50% Off Award Flights Within North America
Aeroplan has announced an innovative new promotion, awarding a 50% mileage rebate for some domestic and trans-border award redemptions. This effectively halves the award price! With flights starting at just 3,750 Aeroplan miles between the U.S. and Canada, is it finally time to book a flight?
Qatar Privilege Club Slashes Qmiles Fees. Is the Program Worth a Second Look?
In a move to make redeeming Qmiles easier, Qatar Airways has finally done away with its annoying award flight fees. Often adding hundreds of dollars to your out-of-pocket cost, this fee was a nuisance that only served to further devalue the Privilege Club Program. Now that its met its deserving fate, is Qatar’s loyalty program worth a second look?
Marriott Makes 5,500+ Properties Available at Off Peak Pricing, Gifting Bonus Elite Night Credits
Marriott just announced another round of program updates in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among these changes are making 5,500+ hotels available at solely Off Peak award pricing, giving Elite Night Credits to make it easier to hit a higher elite status tier in 2020, and the ability to gift elite status to a friend or family member.
ANA Slashes Surcharges, Drastically Reducing Out-Of-Pocket Costs on Award Tickets
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has drastically lowered the surcharges imposed on tickets to and from Japan and several other regions. While this won’t necessarily make cash flights to Japan cheaper, it significantly reduces the out-of-pocket costs on award tickets. That makes already lucrative award bookings even better!
Is the Chase Sapphire Reserve Worth $550 per Year?
In January 2020, the annual fee for the Chase Sapphire Reserve® increased from $450 to $550 for new cardholders. To help make up for the higher cost, Chase has added some great new benefits. Since then, Chase has added even more benefits due to COVID-19. In this post, we’ll take a fresh look at the card’s value to help you decide if the benefits justify the annual fee.
Limited Time: Earn 10X Aeroplan Miles on Uber Eats Purchases
Air Canada’s Aeroplan has recently announced a new partnership with Uber Eats. For a limited time, members can earn 10X miles per dollar spent on food delivery by clicking through the Uber Eats link in Aeroplan’s eShop. Dinner just got a lot more lucrative.
Fly to Europe in 2021 in Polaris Business Class for Just 45,000 Miles
We’ve hit the jackpot of business class award availability to Europe! There’s excellent availability through May 2021 to almost all European destinations served by United Airlines. Even better, most of this award availability is bookable with Turkish Miles & Smiles, meaning that these redemptions can cost as little as 45,000 miles per person! Who’s ready to book a European vacation?
Citi Accelerates Premier Benefits, Adds Temporary Spending Bonus for Prestige
Citi has accelerated increased earnings on the Citi Premier® Card due to go into effect later this year. Plus, Citi announced a temporary new spending bonus for the Citi Prestige® Card. Cardmembers with accounts active on May 22nd can now earn bonus ThankYou Points on the things that we’re spending more on lately—including online retailers, supermarkets, and restaurants.
You Can Now Book Etihad Awards Using Aeroplan Miles — Including ‘The Apartment’
Air Canada’s Aeroplan and Etihad Guest have just launched a new partnership, allowing new reciprocal earning and redeeming opportunities. 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.
Chase Temporarily Lowers Sapphire Reserve Annual Fee, Adds New Option to Cash Out Points
Chase offers Sapphire cardholders some terrific travel benefits. Unfortunately, the problem with offering great travel-based credit cards is that they’re a lot less valuable when you can’t travel. Today, Chase has announced several new benefits for these products—including lowering annual fees and adding a way to cash out your points at up to a 50% bonus.