The Best Ways to Book Delta’s New Cape Town Route With Miles

Staring in October 2020, Delta will begin flying to Cape Town, South Africa! This route was announced in mid-May, but it was just put on sale today. So, we took a look at the cheapest mileage options to fly between the U.S. and South Africa on this newly-modified route — without having to pay 465,000 SkyMiles for business class.

Fly to Europe in 2021 in Polaris Business Class for Just 45,000 Miles

We’ve hit the jackpot of business class award availability to Europe! There’s excellent availability through May 2021 to almost all European destinations served by United Airlines. Even better, most of this award availability is bookable with Turkish Miles & Smiles, meaning that these redemptions can cost as little as 45,000 miles per person! Who’s ready to book a European vacation?

American Airlines Moves Morocco To Europe, Decreasing Award Prices and Increasing Routing Options

Overnight, American Airlines moved the entire country of Morocco from Africa to Europe—at least for the purposes of award travel. Believe it or not, the impacts of this change are largely positive for award travelers traveling between many regions—including from the U.S. to Europe. Read more about the impacts on mileage costs, possible routings, and award ticket taxes and fees.

Interesting New Routes in August 2019 and Beyond

We’re excited to report that several new flight routes have been recently announced. In addition to giving you more options for paid airfare, new routes are always a great opportunity to snag hard-to-find award availability before the rest of the points and miles community catches on.

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.