Do Alaska Mileage Plan Miles Expire?

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is one of a few U.S.-based airlines that still lets miles expire. To keep your valuable Alaska miles from expiring, you need to have earning or redemption activity on your account at least once in a 24 month period. In this post, we will show you what qualifies and some tips for keeping your account active.

Do Sonesta Travel Pass Points Expire?

With a footprint that’s tripled in size in the past few months, Sonesta Travel Pass is quickly becoming a major hotel option. If you’re looking at getting into the Sonesta Travel Pass program, you may be wondering if its points expire. Yes, if you have no activity on your account for a period of 24 months. Let’s show you what qualifies as activity.

Do British Airways Avios Expire?

British Airways offers a generous 36 month Avios expiration policy. All you have to do to keep your points alive is to have some earing, redeeming, purchasing, or sharing activity on your account in a 36-month period. Let’s show you all of the options you have to generate activity.

Do IHG Rewards Points Expire?

Your IHG Rewards points expire if you have no activity on your account for 12 months. You need to either earn or redeem points to keep your points from expiring. In this post, we will show you all of the ways to keep your account active through earning or redeeming IHG Rewards points.

When Do Free Spirit Points Expire?

Your Free Spirit points will not expire as long as you have qualifying earning or redeeming activity on your account in the last 12 months. In this post, we will show you how to keep your account active so that you don’t lose your hard-earned Free Spirit points.

American Airlines Updates Checked Bag Policy, Creates New Basic Economy Option

American Airlines just announced several updates to its checked luggage policy. The airline is “simplifying” its checked bag policies and will offer a new form of Basic Economy fare to customers traveling to Asia and Oceania. Don’t believe the spin from the airline. By and large, these updates represent more of a downgrade than an improvement. In this post, I’ll explain why.

The Only Airline That’s Still Blocking Middle Seats

Since the start of the pandemic, some airlines adopted policies limiting the number of passengers allowed onboard—including blocking middle seats. Unfortunately, all but one of these airlines have rolled back these policies since the beginning of December. To help you keep track, we’ve compiled all of the airlines that ever blocked middle seats and the current timelines for when this flyer-friendly policy will end.