Earn At Least 10K Alaska Miles for Round-Trip Partner Flights in 2020

Alaska Airlines has announced a promotion earning members at least 10,000 miles on paid round-trips between North America and the rest of the world on any of its 15 partner airlines. The promotion runs from March 1 through December 31, 2020.
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American Airlines Drops Close-In Booking Fees!

Last month, American Airlines dropped its $75 close-in booking fee for awards ticketed less than 21 days from the date of travel. At this point, this seems to be a genuinely positive change, without any obvious downside. Still, the lack of fanfare from American’s PR team leaves us wondering if the other shoe is still waiting to drop.

AwardWallet Now Tracks Passports

Are you looking to simplify your travel experience? Tracking your Passports just got easier! You can now add travel documents to your AwardWallet account for yourself and your favorite travel companions.

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?

Alaska & American Buy Miles Bonuses for February 2020

Alaska Mileage Plan and American AAdvantage are both offering a limited-time bonus when you buy miles. Both deals are a significant improvement over the normal prices, but should you buy? The answer (and which deal is better) depends on your travel plans. Here’s our breakdown of the two offers.

American Airlines Award Map Tool Is Back!

The American Airlines award map tool is a powerful way to search for award inventory on American Airlines and participating partner airlines. In December 2019, American disabled a similar tool, but now the feature is back and ready for use. Read on to learn how to use this new resource to find and book high-value awards with your AAdvantage miles.

Is the Chase Sapphire Reserve Worth $550 per Year?

Chase recently announced big changes to its Sapphire Reserve credit card. Unfortunately, these changes include raising the annual fee to $550. In this post, we examine all the benefits provided by the Sapphire Reserve, both old and new, to help you decide if it’s still worth holding at this higher price point.