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.
9 Ways That I Saved Money on My Road Trip, and You Can Too
When we think of maximizing points and miles, we generally imagine luxurious vacations in exotic locations around the world. With international travel on hold, using points and miles for these traditional redemptions isn’t an option. So, I took my family of 6 on a road trip around Utah to visit national and state parks. Here’s how we did it for minimal out-of-pocket costs, and you can too.
[Extended] Capital One Adds New Redemption Options – Restaurants, Streaming Services, and Phone Services
With travel at a standstill, many people are reconsidering the value of their travel credit cards. Does it make sense to keep a card meant for traveling when you can’t travel? With this question in mind, Capital One has made a bold move to continue providing value to its cardholders, now allowing members to redeem for more than just travel.
Everything You Need to Know About IHG Rewards Club
With 5,600 properties in nearly 100 countries around the world, IHG hotels are ubiquitous. Thanks to generous promotions, reasonable award rates, and a great credit card, IHG Rewards Club is a favorite hotel loyalty program for many. In this post, we cover everything you need to know about the program—from how to earn and redeem points to program features and elite status.
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.
Save Up To 7,500 Miles on American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards (June-September 2020)
American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards are discounted award tickets to and from select destinations. Eligible Citi and Barclays American Airlines cardholders can get up to 7,500 miles off a round trip ticket by taking advantage of this great offer. Eligible destinations change monthly, so be sure to check before booking an American flight within the U.S. and Canada.
You Can Now Book Etihad Awards Using Aeroplan Miles — Including ‘The Apartment’
Air Canada’s Aeroplan and Etihad Guest have just launched a new partnership, allowing new reciprocal earning and redeeming opportunities. While both programs can offer solid value, we’re particularly excited about how this partnership makes booking Etihad’s premium-class cabins a little more accessible for award travelers.
American Airlines Adds Online Award Booking for 20th Partner Airline
Over the past few years, American Airlines has added new partners, strengthened partnerships with existing partners, and made it easier to search and book awards online. On Wednesday afternoon, American Airlines added the ability to book award flights online for yet another partner. You can now search and book awards for 20 different partner airlines on AA’s website.
Back to Basics: An Introduction to the Types of Reward Points
Points and miles can help you travel for a fraction of what you’d normally pay. But there are several different types of points and miles categories, and these can be hard to understand if you’re just getting started. Here’s an introduction to the different types of reward points and how they can each can play a role in your award wallet.
Sweet Spots with American Airlines AAdvantage Awards
American Airlines offers travelers a number of great opportunities, both domestic and international, to redeem their hard-earned miles. Web Specials and Reduced Mileage Awards present domestic sweet spot opportunities, while American’s region-based global award chart offers endless international sweet spots. Try flying on American’s alliance and non-alliance partners to really make the most of your miles!