The Best Points and Miles for Free Flights to Hawaii [2019]

If you’re using miles from your United, Delta or American Airlines account to book flights to Hawaii you’re likely paying almost 50% more than you could if you used a different travel rewards currency. There are great alternatives with transferrable points that can get you access to the same seats at much better prices.

Transfer Chase Points to BA with a 30% Bonus

Chase Ultimate Rewards is offering a 30% bonus on transfers to British Airways through June 16, 2019. This promotion is especially noteworthy because it marks the first time Chase has offered a transfer bonus to a partner loyalty program.

Amex Membership Rewards Sweet Spots for US Domestic Flights

American Express Membership Rewards are a notoriously powerful, transferable, loyalty currency. With generous category bonuses and periodic transfer bonuses, it isn’t hard to rack up Amex points. However, it can be difficult determining how to maximize Membership Rewards for simple US domestic award flights. Thankfully by leveraging various airline alliances and partners, there are sweet spots for domestic travel.

Earn Double Avios Through 2018

British Airways has announced a promotion awarding you double base Avios on flights through December 31, 2018. The promotion only applies to the first 10 flights you take, and you will earn double base Avios (those earned by a BA Executive Club Blue members) during the promotion.

Increased Point Earning Opportunity on the British Airways Visa Card

The British Airways Visa Signature® Card is back with an updated offer of up to 100,000 bonus Avios. Earn 50,000 bonus Avios after you spend $3,000 on purchases within the first 3 months from account opening. Plus earn an additional 50,000 bonus Avios after you spend $20,000 on your purchases within your first year of account opening.

BA 35% Bonus on Hotel Point Transfers (Through March 31, 2018)

For the month of March, British Airways has launched a promo with a 35% transfer bonus when converting hotel points to Avios. It rarely makes sense to transfer hotel points to Avios, and while this is no exception, there is one option to seriously consider if you’re looking to build up a balance of Avios.