Can I Transfer Miles Between Frequent Flyer Programs?

Can you combine points and miles from different frequent-flyer programs? The simple answer is no, but there are always exceptions and ways to make it happen. Unfortunately, most present a poor value, but you may still be able to achieve your goal. Check out this post for all the details.

How to Get Rental Car Elite Status for Free

One of the feel-good milestones of travel is achieving elite status within a loyalty program. What feels even better? Getting elite status for free thanks to holding the right credit card, through your existing elite status, or by status matching from another program. Here’s are all the shortcuts to rental car elite status that we can find.

When Hotels.com Rewards Might Be Better Than Earning Hotel Points

Have you ever picked a hotel that wasn’t your first choice—just for the sake of earning points? Hotels.com Rewards is a fantastic way to get rewarded for every dollar you spend on accommodation without having to commit to one of the major hotel chains. With over 500,000 properties to choose from and a very simple rewards program that gives you a free night for every ten nights stayed, Hotels.com is worth a closer look.

How to Search and Book British Airways Avios Award Flights

British Airways Avios provide incredible value if you know how to redeem them. Beyond flights with British Airways itself (which can have high taxes and fees), Avios can also be used to book award travel on 20+ airlines across the globe – including American Airlines and Alaska. In this guide, we’ll show you how to redeem your Avios for maximum value.

How to Get Airline Elite Status Without Flying

For non-business travelers, airline elite status presents a conundrum. It’s desirable to improve your travel, but airlines only tend to bestow it to those that fly (and suffer) a ton without it. But what if you could shortcut your way to elite status without paying your dues first? In this post, we’ll show you how.

Why I’m So Excited About Flexible Point Currencies Right Now

Low cash prices and increased earning opportunities are making flexible points more valuable than ever before. With these points, you have a choice between transferring to airline and hotel partners or redeeming for a fixed, cash value. The conventional wisdom is to transfer points for higher value. Today, I’ll explain why that advice might not be true right now—and how to make the right choice on your next redemption.

8 Haunted Hotels You Can Book with Points

Halloween is upon us and all the spooky feels are in the air. For those of you who want to embrace the season of the supernatural, what’s better than spending your All Hallow’s Eve at a haunted hotel? Doing it with points, of course! Here’s a list of 8 fantastically freaky hotels you can book with points. 

Why Now is a Great Time to Book a Dream Trip to French Polynesia

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to make traveling difficult, one dream destination has already re-opened its borders to all travelers. If you’ve ever heard of Tahiti, Bora Bora, of French Polynesia, chances are you’ve dreamed of vacationing there. Thanks to significant safety precautions and generous award availability, now could be the perfect time to make that dream a reality. We will show you how to do so in this post.

The Best Ways to Book United’s New Routes to Africa, India, And Hawaii

United has announced 7 exciting new routes for 2021 to Hawaii, Africa and India. Although details are slim on some routes, others are already on sale. So, we at AwardWallet dug into the best ways to book these new routes with miles and points. Here’s how to book United business class to Hawaii from 15,000 miles each way, Africa starting at 52,000 miles each way, and India for as little as 52,500 miles each way.

Beginner’s Guide to Airline Alliances and Partnerships

You might think that you can only redeem Delta miles to fly on Delta, or American miles to fly on American. Opening your mind to the wonderful world of airline alliances and partnerships will really help you maximize the value of your hard-earned frequent flyer miles. Take your rewards game to the next level with this complete guide to partners and alliances.