Avianca LifeMiles Program Overview and Sweet Spots

The ease with which you can collect LifeMiles and the lack of carrier-imposed fuel surcharges make Avianca a top choice for domestic and international travel on Star Alliance partners. Discover our top sweet spots and the fastest ways of racking up lots of miles in our comprehensive guide.

Air France/KLM Flying Blue Awards Sweet Spots

We explore the Air France/KLM Flying Blue award program and take a look at some interesting award sweet spots. Flying Blue is a valuable program given its relationship with all five major flexible rewards programs: American Express Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Capital One and Marriott Rewards.

Beginners Guide To Credit Card Rewards: Transferable vs Fixed-Value Points

The fundamentals of award travel are simple. Earn points and miles – redeem those points and miles for amazing travel experiences. Anyone can do it. Right? In theory, yes. But when first starting out, it can be a confusing hobby to be involved in. There are hundreds of different rewards earning credit cards on the market, each advertising its unique advantage over the competition, and it can be hard to weigh the value of various options without a firm understanding of each rewards currency.

Can I Transfer Miles Between Frequent Flyer Programs?

Can you combine points and miles from different frequent flyer programs? The simple answer is no, but there are always exceptions and ways to make it happen. Unfortunately, most present a poor value, but that doesn’t mean it is 100% impossible to achieve your goal.

Which Rewards Programs Allow You to Combine Points and Miles for Free?

There is a ton of information covering techniques to earn and burn points and miles. Advice on which credit card to add to your wallet, identifying airlines and hotels that will maximize the value of rewards points, and mapping out redemption options all over the world. One aspect of rewards travels that’s a little harder to unearth reliable information for, is family pooling and transferring of program points or miles. Here, we’ll highlight transfer policies for major programs, and offering simple ‘how-to’ instructions on sharing points and miles with your family and friends — all at no cost.

Maximizing the Citi Prestige $250 Travel Credit

Despite the mid-year announcement of adverse changes to the Citi Prestige® Card, the card still has serious appeal. With standout features like the 4th-night free when booking a hotel through Citi Concierge, an annual $250 airline travel credit, 3X points on airfare & hotels, and 2X points on dining & entertainment, the Prestige Card consistently ranks as one of the best premium travel rewards credit cards on the market.