Beginners Guide to Dining Programs

Dining programs are a great way to earn extra points and miles every time you eat out. While this strategy isn’t likely to make up a huge percentage of the points you earn, you could easily end up with a free domestic flight each year with minimal ongoing effort. Check out our review of the top programs, and watch the points start rolling in.

American and Alaska Reduce Partnership (Eliminating Award Redemptions)

American Airlines and Alaska Airlines have announced additional cutbacks to an already-diminished partnership. As of March 1, 2020 reciprocal award mile redemptions between the airlines will no longer be available. Additionally, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members will no longer be able to earn Alaska miles on international American Airlines flights.

Hawaiian Airlines Launches Basic Economy Fares

Hawaiian Airlines is set to launch basic-economy fares, starting with three of its routes to California. For around $30 less, you can opt-out of benefits like seat selection, upgrades, and the ability to change or refund your ticket. Here’s everything you need to know about the new offering.

KLM Business Class Review – Boeing 747-400 Combi

What makes a great business class experience? I think a smooth check-in, nice lounge, great seats, tasty food, plenty of entertainment options and great wine! Check out my review of the KLM new business-class experience from Amsterdam to New York on the Boeing 747-400 Combi.

Interesting New Routes in August 2019 and Beyond

We’re excited to report that several new flight routes have been recently announced. In addition to giving you more options for paid airfare, new routes are always a great opportunity to snag hard-to-find award availability before the rest of the points and miles community catches on.