Managing Points and Miles

(EXPIRED) 15% transfer bonus Amex to Avianca LifeMiles

Avianca LifeMiles is offering a 15% bonus on miles transferred from American Express Membership Rewards. The Deal Get 15% bonus miles when transferring points from Amex Membership Rewards to Avianca LifeMiles. Valid May 3 to May...

Singapore adds “promo” award category (no changes / stopovers)

Singapore Krisflyer has added a new "Promo" award category that can be accessed when searching for Singapore KrisFlyer award tickets. While some will be concerned that this is a signal of a coming devaluation,...

Targeted IHG offers: from 5K points to free 40K certs with stay activity

IHG Rewards Club is sending out targeted offers via email and the IHG app to earn bonus points or free night certificates with stay activity. My offer was for a measly 5K points after 1...

Points Power-Ups – Credit cards that make your points more valuable

Credit cards offer many kinds of miscellaneous perks.  Some offer travel benefits like travel protections, free hotel nights, free checked bags, elite status, upgrade priority, companion tickets, etc.  Some offer rebates on certain types...

Maybe Wyndham points can be restored and extended after all….

Wyndham Rewards terms and conditions indicate that points expire 4 years after the year in which they are earned regardless of activity (and after 18 months if you have no activity). In other words,...

(EXPIRED) Buy Wyndham points for less than 1c each

Wyndham Rewards is offering a 25% discount on the purchase of points which brings the price per point down to 0.975c per point. While there are many situations where that wouldn't make sense, this offer...

Emirates ending First Class awards w/ partner miles [Book w/ JAL miles through August]

Update 4/28/21: We previously posted about Alaska Mileage Plan losing the ability to book Emirates first class awards. Now, Japan Airlines has announced that we will no longer be able to book Emirate First...

(EXPIRED) 5K bonus TAP Air Portugal miles when you transfer 5K from Capital One

TAP Air Portugal is offering a bonus of 5,000 miles when you make your first transfer of at least 5,000 miles from Capital One. The Deal TAP Air Portugal is offering a bonus of 5,000 miles for...
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...

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