7 Days Left To Book Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Sweet Spots Before Award Chart Changes
Cathay Pacific announced changes to its award chart earlier this year, effectively devaluing the Asia Miles program. Thankfully, they provided a heads-up. With October 1, 2023 looming, it's as good a time as any to dig into Cathay's sweet spots and see which Asia Miles awards you should book before the changes take effect. If you're interested in booking any of these, you've got a week to make it happen.
Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Devaluation Coming October 1. Here’s What You Should Book Now.
Cathay Pacific's Asia Miles program may have easily-earned miles, but its award chart change is bad news. Book now to lock in current prices before both the multi-carrier and Cathay Pacific-operated charts change on October 1, 2023. Here are our recommendations of what to book.
Current New Member Bonuses Provide Bonus Points and Discounts With Hotels and Airlines
New member bonuses are a great way to earn bonus points and free nights when signing up for airline and hotel programs. This includes recent offers from Marriott, British Airways, Virgin Red, and Sonesta Hotels. Here's a roundup of the hotel and airline loyalty programs that are currently giving bonuses to new members.
Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to Asia Miles With a 15% Transfer Bonus
Citi just launched a new transfer bonus, and it's one that we haven't seen in almost five years. Now through July 22, 2023, you can transfer Citi ThankYou points to Cathay Asia Miles to receive a 15% transfer bonus. From business class to Africa or Asia for 54k Citi points to Cathay Pacific business class as far as you possibly can for 74k Citi points, here's how you can take advantage of this rare transfer bonus.
Transfer Amex Membership Rewards Points to Asia Miles and Receive a 20% Bonus
American Express is currently offering a transfer bonus to Asia Miles (Cathay Pacific's loyalty program). Often overlooked, Asia Miles can provide fantastic value, particularly on select Oneworld partner redemptions. Great sweet spots opened up by this transfer bonus include 59k-point Cathay Pacific business class flights to Asia or 70k-point Qatar and Japan Airlines business class as far as you can fly.
Sweet Spots of the Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Program
Cathay Pacific's award program Asia Miles is a program some travelers may initially overlook when considering award flights. However, there are a number of reasons why Asia Miles needs to get more attention. A number of sweet spots exist within the program, along with a few favorable program quirks, make it an excellent option for propsective award travelers.
Marriott and Asia Miles Launch Two-Way Point Conversions
Marriott Bonvoy and Cathay Pacific Asia Miles have announced two-way point conversions. You can now transfer your Marriott points to Asia Miles at a ratio of 3:1, and you can transfer your Asia Miles to Marriott Bonvoy points at a ratio of 2:1. That's a pretty bad rate, so here are all of your transfer options.
Cathay Pacific Launches “Elevated” Program Changes
Bilt Rewards Adds United MileagePlus and Asia Miles as 1:1 Transfer Partners
Today, Bilt Rewards just added two new transfer partners: United MileagePlus and Cathay Pacific Asia Miles. These new transfer partners offer 1:1 transfers for your Bilt Rewards points and bring some nice redemption opportunities to the table. Here's how they boost the Bilt Rewards program and how they can up your travel game.
Asia Miles Debuts New ‘Miles Plus Cash’ Booking Option
Asia Miles recently did away with Choice and Tailored awards while adding a new Miles Plus Cash booking option. Cathay Pacific loyalists can use miles for any available seat on any Cathay Pacific or partner flight via a Miles Plus Cash booking. Does this spell trouble for Cathay's beloved loyalty program?