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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.

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

For years, Cathay Pacific teased an overhaul to its loyalty program. Now, the changes have finally taken effect as of August 17, 2022. But the only real changes include combining the Asia Miles and Marco Polo Club programs under one umbrella - and an updated privacy policy.