Asia-Pacific Airline Award Ticket Change and Cancellation Policies
The Asia Pacific region includes some of our favorite carriers. Airlines such as Qantas, Singapore, ANA, Korean, Asiana, and Cathay Pacific offer a hard product and level of service well above the legacy carriers in the US. There’s also differences in the change and cancellation fees when comparing US and Asia Pacific programs, which tend to be priced in miles rather than cash.
Maximize ANA Mileage Club Award Sweet Spots
We’ve written an in-depth post to help members understand ANA’s complex award charts, routing, and stopover policy which is a great place to start if you’re new to Mileage Club, and also a guide on how to book ANA awards which will help with the practical side of booking awards. Here we’ll cover sweet spots to maximize your rewards.
Understanding ANA Mileage Club Award Charts
One trait of Japanese frequent flyer programs is the tendency to translate the program information in such meticulous detail, that readers suffer from data overload. The original intention with our ANA post(s), was to nail just one guide that touched on award pricing, definitions, sweet spots, and how-to book an award. But after digging into the program in depth, we’ve had to break it up into three posts. This installment will cover the different award charts with ANA Mileage Club.
Which Rewards Programs Allow You to Combine Points and Miles for Free?
There is a ton of information covering techniques to earn and burn points and miles. Advice on which credit card to add to your wallet, identifying airlines and hotels that will maximize the value of rewards points, and mapping out redemption options all over the world. One aspect of rewards travels that’s a little harder to unearth reliable information for, is family pooling and transferring of program points or miles. Here, we’ll highlight transfer policies for major programs, and offering simple ‘how-to’ instructions on sharing points and miles with your family and friends — all at no cost.