Have a U.S.-Based Rewards Credit Card? You Could Buy Elite Status for up to 16 Months
If you're looking for a simple path to elite status that offers complimentary perks for you and your traveling companions, it doesn't get much simpler than this. You can buy Frontier Airlines Elite 20K status, and there's even an option to buy it with an all-you-can-fly pass.
The Best Strategies for Earning United Premier Qualifying Points by Flying
Achieving United Premier status requires you to earn Premier Qualifying Points (PQP), the primary metric United uses. It's a measurement of how much you spend with the airline. However, there are some creative ways to earn Premier Qualifying Points through booking partner flights. You often can out-earn the same itinerary on partner bookings. Let us show you how.
Get a Discount if You Book Avianca LifeMiles Awards in Advance
Avianca now offers an early mileage discount on Avianca-operated award flights. Flights booked more than 30 days in advance qualify for this discount, which is a helpful way to conserve LifeMiles. This once-temporary promotion is now permanent. Here's all you need to know.
How and Why You Should Use the United Airlines “Expert Mode”
United Airlines' expert mode is an incredible tool that allows flyers to access helpful fare class details about their flights directly from United. This information is incredibly useful in understanding when flights can be booked with partners or when confirmable upgrades are available. And it's very easy to use.
Ultimate Guide to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
With highly valuable miles, a strong elite program, and unique partnerships with global airlines, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is one of the best U.S. airline loyalty programs. Here, we provide a complete guide to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan, including how to earn and redeem miles, the ins and outs of elite status, and the best Alaska Mileage Plan redemption options.
Everything You Need To Know About IHG One Rewards
With over 6,200 properties in nearly 100 countries around the world, IHG hotels are ubiquitous. Thanks to generous promotions, reasonable award rates, and a great credit card portfolio, IHG One Rewards is a favorite hotel loyalty program for many. In this post, we cover everything you need to know about the program — from how to earn and redeem points to program features and elite status.
Do JetBlue TrueBlue Points Expire?
JetBlue offers one of the most generous points expiration policies available. JetBlue TrueBlue points do not expire as long as your account remains open. There's no requirement to have activity within any time frame to keep your points alive. That means you can earn JetBlue TrueBlue points without worrying about expiration! Here's how to earn TrueBlue points to pad your balance.
Bask Bank Extends 5,000 AAdvantage® Mile Bonus. Here’s How to Maximize Those Miles.
Now through February 29, you can earn 5,000 bonus AAdvantage® miles when opening a new Bask Bank Mileage Savings Account. That makes now a great time to consider some of the great destinations and amazing business- and first-class products you can fly using AAdvantage® miles.
The Ultimate Guide to Delta SkyMiles
With a strong elite program, great industry reputation, and excellent global network of partner airlines, Delta SkyMiles is a popular U.S. airline loyalty program. Here, we provide a complete guide to Delta SkyMiles, including how to earn and redeem miles, the ins and outs of Medallion status, and the best redemption opportunities.
How To Earn and Maximize Southwest A-List and A-List Preferred Elite Status
Many people assume Southwest's lack of lounges and lie-flat seats mean its elite status isn't worth holding, but it can definitely improve your travel experience. Here’s how you can earn A-List and A-List Preferred elite status with Southwest Airlines, plus some tips on how you can use that status to improve your travels.
You Can Buy Elite-Qualifying IHG Points During Booking — Should You?
IHG One Rewards members can buy elite-qualifying bonus points while making a hotel reservation. For status chasers, this promotion can provide a lot of value, but it's not for everyone. Look at the numbers and see if it makes sense for you to buy points while making your next IHG booking.
The World of Hyatt Rewards Program — A Complete Guide
Interested in learning more about program features, elite status, and how to earn and redeem points through World of Hyatt? Thanks to a great award chart, excellent elite benefits, and great credit cards, World of Hyatt is one of the best hotel loyalty programs.
The Ultimate Guide to United MileagePlus
United's MileagePlus program is one of the most accessible and rewarding frequent-flyer programs. Although we've seen significant changes in recent years, MileagePlus retains its core value for members. In this guide, we'll cover how to earn United miles, the best ways to redeem them, and how to make the most of MileagePlus Premier elite status.
How To Maximize 75K Capital One Venture Miles for Flights Within North America
The Capital One Venture is offering new cardholders the chance to earn an increased 75,000 bonus miles. That's worth a minimum $750 toward travel purchases. But if you know how to use Capital One's :cap1_partners_air: airline partners, you can unlock far more savings with the same number of miles. Here’s our guide to the best redemptions for flights within North America — including Hawaii, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
The Complete Guide to Marriott Bonvoy Elite Status
Interested in earning elite status with Marriott's Bonvoy rewards program? It includes five elite tiers and a basic membership level. The program has a huge footprint around the world and offers varying perks, depending on your status level and hotel brand you're staying at. In this article, we take a deep dive into Marriott's elite status tiers, what they offer, and how to attain these perks.
A Complete Guide to American Airlines Award Travel Rules
American Airlines AAdvantage miles can offer huge value if you know how and when to use them. If you learn the rules for booking awards, you’ll spend fewer miles, avoid unnecessary fees, and save valuable time planning your next trip. Here’s everything you need to know about booking award tickets with AAdvantage miles.
Breaking Down the Many British Airways Partners
British Airways' extensive partnership network makes it easy to earn Avios. Leveraging credit card point transfer options and flying on British Airways and its many partner airlines will help you build up your Avios balance as you work towards booking your next award flight. And there are tons of airlines on which you can use your Avios.
9 Things We Love About the Hilton Honors Rewards Program
From the best mid-tier hotel status to a fifth night free on awards and an excellent policy on sharing your points with others, there's a lot to love about the Hilton Honors program. Here are nine of our favorites.
A Complete Guide to Southwest Rapid Rewards
Southwest Rapid Rewards is a unique loyalty program among the big four domestic carriers. Southwest doesn't offer any first-class seats, and it utilizes a boarding process that's disliked by many. However, it also provides awards on all flights, easy-to-earn points, and a one-of-a-kind "buy one, get one" that's arguably the best deal in domestic travel. Here's everything you need to know about the Rapid Rewards program.
Do Amazon Rewards Card Points Expire?
Amazon Rewards points do not expire as long as you have the Amazon Visa or Prime Visa. You can earn up to 5% back on your Amazon purchases, but your rewards will lack the flexibility some other credit cards on the market. Here's a look at the positives and negatives.
The Best Sweet Spots for Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Awards
When you think of Singapore Airlines, the first thing that might come to mind is the extravagant Suites Class featured on Singapore's Airbus 380. While Singapore's Suites are indeed fabulous (along with the standard first-class product and its business-class product on most aircraft), Singapore offers an equally attractive award chart in the KrisFlyer program, including multiple sweet spots.
How To Use Chase Ultimate Rewards in 2023
Chase Sapphire Points, known as Ultimate Rewards, can be used in a variety of ways. You can book travel with them through UltimateRewards.com or transfer points at a 1:1 ratio to a number of partners, including Marriott, Hyatt and United. These are the ways to use your points, including which are best.
Best Ways to Redeem Amex Membership Rewards Points for U.S. Domestic Flights
American Express Membership Rewards are a notoriously powerful, transferable, loyalty currency. With generous category bonuses and periodic transfer bonuses, it isn’t hard to rack up Amex points. However, it can be difficult determining how to maximize Membership Rewards for simple US domestic award flights. Thankfully by leveraging various airline alliances and partners, there are sweet spots for domestic travel.
Saving Money With Marriott Bonvoy Cash + Points Stays
The availability of Cash + Points redemptions varies by hotel, and properties participating in Cash + Points redemptions are not listed anywhere on the Marriott website. Unless you know prior to searching for a reservation that the hotel is offering Cash + Points, it's sheer luck if you stumble onto a property searching by location. Here's how the process works and when these bookings make sense.
Complete Guide to Chase Ultimate Rewards Transfer Partners
While you can get decent value by using Ultimate Rewards points directly for travel through the portal, Chase transfer partners unlock even greater savings that can’t be attained with other redemption strategies. In this guide, we'll cover the :chase_partners_total: Ultimate Rewards airline and hotel partners with examples of how to maximize your savings for any type of trip.