JetBlue Adds New Cash + Points Redemption Option

Are you a few points shy of being able to book an award ticket? Want to save some money on a cash fare now? JetBlue recently rolled out a flexible new program for TrueBlue loyalty members to use Cash + Points to book flights. We take a look to see if it makes sense to use this option.

Is JetBlue’s Best-Ever 60% Buy Miles Bonus a Good Deal?

JetBlue has just launched it’s best-ever buy points sale, offering TrueBlue loyalty members up to a 60% bonus when buying 30,000 points. If maximized, you can buy TrueBlue points at an effective rate of 1.72¢ a piece—the cheapest JetBlue has ever sold them. But with a fixed-value rewards program, is buying points ever a good idea?

JetBlue to Start Flights to London

JetBlue has announced that it will commence flights to London in 2021. The new service is planned to launch with daily flights from New York (JFK) and Boston and will feature an updated Mint business-class cabin.

Amazon & JetBlue Effectively End Earning Partnership

JetBlue has announced in an email to its members that it is effectively ending its relationship with Amazon on March 27, 2018. Starting March 28, 2018, you’ll no longer be able to earn 3x miles on Amazon purchases, unless you complete your purchase onboard a JetBlue flight. Time to book a JetBlue flight to buy what you need on Amazon?

JetBlue Award Chart for Flight Redemptions on Hawaiian Airlines

JetBlue has published economy, and business class award charts for redeeming TrueBlue points on Hawaiian Airlines operated flights. While you’ve been able to redeem TrueBlue points for Hawaiian flights, the price was correlated to the cash cost of the ticket, much like how a JetBlue award is priced, and you’d need to call up get the exact price.