Managing Points and Miles

Amex Transfer Partners

Transferable Points Programs: Amex vs Chase vs Citi vs Capital One vs Brex

This Report Card for Transferable Points Programs post has been updated to account for Capital One adding a new 1 to 1 transfer tier and additional partners.  Nick recently posted his preferences, and so...

Bad news: Radisson devaluation announced and it stinks

The other shoe has dropped, and it's mostly bad news: Radisson Rewards has released the details of its new "Radisson Americas" loyalty program with a newly improved wrecked award chart that includes fewer tiers...

Southwest Rapid Rewards subscription: A new way to pay too much for points

Following shortly after their latest point devaluation, Southwest has introduced a new way to buy points at a discount: Rapid Rewards® Points Subscription Plans. By subscribing to monthly points purchases, you can lock in discounts...

Turkish Miles & Smiles Complete Guide

A few years ago, we were the first blog to uncover the killer story with Turkish Miles & Smiles that you can fly one-way within the United States -- including to/from Alaska and Hawaii...

Hawaiian Airlines miles no longer expire

The title of this post says it all.  Hawaiian Airlines miles no longer expire.  Cool.  Here's the info from their website (found here): Miles no longer expire Effective immediately, HawaiianMiles are no longer subject to activity-based...

(EXPIRED) 50% transfer bonus: Marriott (and others) to Etihad Guest

Etihad is offering 50% more miles when you transfer from Marriott, Accor, and select other programs to Etihad Guest. The Deal Through April 30th, Etihad Guest is offering a 50% bonus for transferring points to Etihad...

United MileagePlus Complete Guide

United MileagePlus Overview The United MileagePlus program has changed pretty significantly in recent years, from the introduction of the valuable excursionist perk to the abolition of award charts (which had its pluses and its minuses)...
American Airlines Planes

(EXPIRED) Easy bonus American Airlines miles with 40th anniversary celebration

American Airlines is doing a 40th anniversary celebration whereby you can get daily chances to "spin the globe" and win prizes including free miles, Admirals Club passes and memberships, discounts with partners, and more. The...

Best uses for Virgin Atlantic points (Sweet Spot Spotlight)

This post has been updated with the news that ANA awards can be booked one-way for half the price of round-trip. Virgin Atlantic points are super easy to get.  For example, you can sign up...

(EXPIRED) 20% off Southwest award tickets (book by 3/25, travel by 4/30)

If you have near-term travel plans, you may want to check Southwest Airlines: they are offering 20% off award tickets with promo code SAVENOW. The Deal Southwest Airlines is offering 20% off on award tickets with promo...

The slippery slope of buying points (On Nick’s mind)

Yesterday, Greg published a post about buying Aeroplan points for 1.2c each. That's a great deal -- Aeroplan points are frequently worth much more. But yet despite the deal it is, I wasn't very...
Air France

Air France’s Flying Blue miles are easier to extend than I thought

This morning I published details about a 25% Transfer Bonus from Citi ThankYou Rewards to Air France Flying Blue.  In the original version of the post, I wrote "Flying Blue miles expire after 24...

(EXPIRED) Buy Air Canada Aeroplan points for only 1.2 cents each!

I don't usually get excited about point sales, but I think this one is pretty good.  Air Canada is offering up to a 100% bonus on purchased points through April 2nd.  This makes it...

(EXPIRED) 25% Transfer Bonus: Citi ThankYou Rewards to Air France Flying Blue

Citi is offering a 25% transfer bonus from ThankYou Rewards to Air France Flying Blue miles through April 16, 2021.  As with almost any transfer bonus, I don't recommend transferring unless you have an...

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