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.

What Flights Can I Book with Miles?

Have you ever felt like you can’t use miles for any of the trips you want to take? Booking award travel is one of the biggest challenges for points-and-miles beginners. In this post, we’ll explain how award availability works and why it’s one of the most important concepts to master.

How Many Miles Do You Need for a Free Flight?

If you’ve managed to earn a good stash of airline miles, the next step is understanding how many miles it will take to book your next trip. Don’t let the airlines trick you into paying more than you should! Follow these tips in order to save miles on your next redemption

The Best Ways to Book Delta’s New Cape Town Route With Miles

Staring in October 2020, Delta will begin flying to Cape Town, South Africa! This route was announced in mid-May, but it was just put on sale today. So, we took a look at the cheapest mileage options to fly between the U.S. and South Africa on this newly-modified route — without having to pay 465,000 SkyMiles for business class.

Using ExpertFlyer to Search Saver Award Space

ExpertFlyer is an incredibly useful tool for finding award availability, seat maps, flight schedules, and more. In this article, we show you the basics of searching for award availability—along with tips for how you can use this information to save miles on your next award booking.

Air France, KLM, and Virgin Atlantic Launch New Award Partnership

Air France and KLM recently launched a new partnership with Virgin Atlantic, making both Flying Club and Flying Blue miles even more valuable. You’ll now have the ability to book partner awards on either airline using the other’s currency. In this article, we’re digging into the new partner award options to highlight the best values.

Hyatt vs. Marriott: A House Divided

Our family has long been loyal to Marriott, too long as far as I’m concerned. I’ve decided that it is time for us to move our loyalty over to Hyatt – but this requires my reluctant husband to switch over his business travel. I’m outlining my case for making the move here, are you convinced?

I Just Registered For CLEAR, Should You?

CLEAR claims that you can use your eyes and fingerprints to confirm your identity – helping you breeze through airports, stadiums and more. Is that really true? How much does it cost? Are their ways to save? And, are there any drawbacks?