Marriott Offers Elite Status Boost, Drops Off Peak Award Rates

Marriott just announced a string of major updates for the Bonvoy program in 2021. Among the changes are a 50% headstart towards Bonvoy status for 2020 elites, a lowered spending threshold for earning Bonvoy Ambassador, and lowered Off Peak and PointSaver Off Peak redemption rates. But is this effort enough to convince travelers to return to Marriott properties?

Flying Blue Promo Rewards for January 2021

Flying Blue has released its latest Promo Rewards for January 2021. Destinations within Europe are plentiful, but long-haul options are limited. If you’re able to take advantage of these 47 discounted routes, you’ll also get added flexibility. That’s because Flying Blue has widened the available window of travel and eliminated change fees on these awards until further notice.

Save Up To 7,500 Miles Using American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards (December 2020-March 2021)

American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards are discounted award tickets to and from select destinations. Eligible Citi and Barclays American Airlines cardholders can get up to 7,500 miles off a round trip ticket by taking advantage of this great offer. Eligible destinations vary on the month, so be sure to check before booking an American flight within the U.S. and Canada.

Save 50% Avios on All British Airways Long-Haul Flights—Including Business and First Class

British Airways just launched its best deal of the year! All long-haul British Airways reward flights are half-off through October 13. Even better, the discount applies as far out as June 2021. We found economy awards from the U.S. to London starting at just 6,500 Avios plus a reasonable $83 in taxes/fees one-way. Or, book business class awards between the U.S. and London starting at just 25,000 Avios each way.

Save up To 20% on Select Star Alliance Award Bookings Using LifeMiles

LifeMiles has discounted select Star Alliance awards by up to 20%. That opens the door to flying ANA first class to Japan for as few as 72,000 miles each way. Even better, you can currently buy LifeMiles for just 1.1 cents per mile, and there are transfer bonuses from Citi and Marriott. So, you can easily top off your LifeMiles account to book these incredible awards.

Widespread AA Domestic Web Specials Starting at Only 5,000 Miles!

The AwardWallet team found another massive wave of ultra-discounted AA domestic award availability. Fly across the U.S., make a short hop to a small town, or visit that favorite travel destination—all for only 5,000 AA miles each way. Even better, book worry-free, thanks to waived award reinstatement fees for all award bookings through the end of 2020.

Book Domestic Award Flights Starting at Just 5,000 United Miles Each Way

Since United ditched its award charts in November 2019, the airline can price awards at any level it wants. And currently, United is pricing some domestic awards at just 5,000 miles each way. Here’s a roundup of award deals to/from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Orlando, San Francisco, Seattle, and more—including coast-to-coast flights from 6,500 miles one-way.

U.S. To Europe From 8,500 Avios One-Way With Iberia’s 50% off Promotion

Iberia just launched an incredible 50% off award promotion for award flights on Iberia-operated flights. Travelers can use this promotion to fly to (or from) Europe for as few as 8,500 Avios in economy; 12,750 Avios in premium economy; or 17,000 Avios in business class. But, you’re going to need to act quickly to take advantage of this promotion.