Air France, KLM, and Virgin Atlantic Launch New Award Partnership

Air France and KLM recently launched a new partnership with Virgin Atlantic, making both Flying Club and Flying Blue miles even more valuable. You’ll now have the ability to book partner awards on either airline using the other’s currency. In this article, we’re digging into the new partner award options to highlight the best values.

American Airlines Drops Close-In Booking Fees!

Last month, American Airlines dropped its $75 close-in booking fee for awards ticketed less than 21 days from the date of travel. At this point, this seems to be a genuinely positive change, without any obvious downside. Still, the lack of fanfare from American’s PR team leaves us wondering if the other shoe is still waiting to drop.

Hyatt vs. Marriott: A House Divided

Our family has long been loyal to Marriott, too long as far as I’m concerned. I’ve decided that it is time for us to move our loyalty over to Hyatt – but this requires my reluctant husband to switch over his business travel. I’m outlining my case for making the move here, are you convinced?

American Airlines Award Map Tool Is Back!

The American Airlines award map tool is a powerful way to search for award inventory on American Airlines and participating partner airlines. In December 2019, American disabled a similar tool, but now the feature is back and ready for use. Read on to learn how to use this new resource to find and book high-value awards with your AAdvantage miles.

Flying Blue Promo Rewards for February 2020

Flying Blue has released its latest Promo Rewards for the month of February. Book discounts of either 25% or 50% on flights between Europe and a variety of North American destinations. If interested, be sure to act quickly as promotional reward space can be limited.

Complete Guide to Capital One Transfer Partners

Capital One transfer partners give you the ability to book flights with dozens of airlines to virtually every destination in the world. Like other transferrable points currencies, the key to maximizing your value is to familiarize yourself with the strengths and weaknesses of each of the partner programs. In this complete guide, we break down all fifteen of Capital One’s transfer partners.