Just 100,000+ Point Offers by Howie Rappaport
There are 50k+ offers and limited-time offers available at any given time. Finding monster 100k offers are a different story. That’s all we’re covering here; only offers that allow you to pick up 100,000 points/miles (or more) as a part of a welcome bonus and meeting the associated spend requirements.
How to Transfer Avios Between British Airways and Iberia Accountsby Jess Farley
The ability to combine points into a single program is one of the most valuable features of collecting Avios, particularly when you factor in Iberia offers some of the best value business-class awards to Europe, and, you can transfer Ultimate Rewards, Membership Rewards, and SPG points to top off your accounts.
Increased Point Earning Opportunity on the British Airways Visa Cardby Jess Farley
The British Airways Visa Signature® Card is back with an updated offer of up to 120,000 bonus Avios. The new offer on the British Airways Visa Card is not a traditional welcome bonus like we’ve seen in the past. Instead, it is structured as additional bonus points on spending up to a $30,000 threshold.
Guide to Companion Fares & Companion Passes by Jess Farley
Companion pass, companion certificate, companion fare, or companion ticket. While the terms are much alike, they all carry different definitions as to what constitutes a companion pass or ticket. Some airlines have designed their companion pass as a well thought out feature of their rewards program, worthy of attention and pursuit, while others have turned it into a lazy half-benefit, slipped into the backend of a credit card’s benefits as an afterthought, and offering only marginal value.
Understanding Rewards Credit Card Application Rules and Restrictions by Jess Farley
Along with keeping track of rewards card applications and managing your credit score, it’s essential to understand the credit card application rules for each credit provider. There is a lot of incomplete and misinformation about what you can and cannot do, we wanted to provide a resource that shares information available from both financial institutions and those that share their personal experiences in one place.
How to Receive Elite Hotel Benefits Without Elite Statusby Jess Farley
If you want the benefits of elite status within a hotel program but don’t happen to have that status, leveraging luxury hotel programs could deliver just what you’re looking for. Upgrades, complimentary breakfast, and late check-out are just a few of the perks you’ll be eligible for with the right program.
Chase Cards Not Affected by Tighter Application Restrictionsby Jess Farley
Chase has strict rules for new credit cards and their associated bonuses, however, there are a few that are exceptions to those rules.
Double Avios With British Airways Until the End of the Yearby Sam Helmy
British Airways is running a promotion that will let you earn double base Avios on flights through December 31, 2017. This is the first double Avios promotion this year, with previous BA double Avios promotions, being for shopping through their online portal. FYI, this promotion is not valid for Executive Club members based in the US, Mexico, Canada, or South Africa.
Avoid Paying High Fuel Surcharges When Booking Flights with Aviosby Jess Farley
Of all the frustrations felt by rewards travelers, few present more of a headache than carrier-imposed surcharges, better known as fuel surcharges. It can take years to amass the required miles for a premium cabin redemption, and to then be told it will cost an additional $1,000+ in fees and carrier-imposed surcharges can be a deflating experience, particularly when fuel prices are the lowest they have been in years.
Beginners Guide to Award Travel Planning – Award Flightsby Jess Farley
Following up our post on why travel goals are crucial to award travel success, we’re back this time with an example of the planning process. We’ve selected flying two people round-trip to Hawaii in economy for this demo.