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?
Airlines Offering Bonus Miles, Incredibly Generous Rebooking Options for Booking Flights Now
Airlines are doing everything in their power to convince people to book travel for 2020. It’s hard to guess if it will be safe to do so. However, between bonus points, double flight earnings, and the most flexible change/cancellation policy we’ve ever seen, things are definitely starting to get interesting.
Amex Membership Rewards Transfer Bonus to Qantas and JetBlue
Membership Rewards is offering transfer bonuses to both Qantas and JetBlue. Through November 30, 2019, you can receive a 20% bonus on transfers to Qantas, while you can receive a 25% bonus through December 21, 2019, on transfers to JetBlue.
Citi Offers a 25% Bonus When Transferring Points to JetBlue
Through October 19, 2019, Citi is giving a 25% bonus on all points transferred to JetBlue within the ThankYou Rewards Portal. While this sounds good, it’s not for everyone, especially depending on which Citi card you have.
Last Chance to Take Advantage of the Jetblue and Lyft Partnership
A Jetblue and Lyft Partnership was created back in November 2016. Since then, you’ve been able to earn 30 TrueBlue points for every ride to and from the airport you booked with Lyft. But that’s coming to an end on September 9th, 2019.
You Can Now Earn Hilton, Delta, and Jetblue Points with Lyft
Thanks to a newly announced partnership between Hilton and Lyft, you can now earn Hilton Honors points for every Lyft ride. The addition of Hilton rounds out Lyft’s portfolio nicely, with Hilton joining Delta and JetBlue as Lyft earning partners.
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.