Award Booking

Delta Flash Sale: 5k to Bogota, Panama, Miami and more

Dans Deals reports a Delta award sale between "several US cities and many Mexico/Caribbean/Central America/South America destinations from just 5K miles each way!"  In the details of this post, Dan lists cheap award prices...

(EXPIRED) Conrad Bora-Bora Nui has excellent award availability through March 2022

Loyalty Lobby flags fantastic award availability at the Conrad Bora-Bora Nui through March of 2022 (John notes that it is excellent through May of 2022, but it looks like much of April and May...

(EXPIRED) Up to 50% off LifeMiles awards on Avianca flights

Avianca LifeMiles is offering up to 50% off on some routes from the US to Latin America when you book July 27, 2021 to July 31, 2021. Travel dates vary by route but a mostly...

Booking Turkish awards is now even harder . . .

The Turkish Miles & Smiles sweet spot for United flights that we uncovered just over two years ago is one of the sweetest spots on any award chart. And it is not the only...

Buy points for less: Save on Aeroplan, Alaska and more

  There are times when buying points or miles can make a lot of sense.  If you know what you're doing, it's often possible to save a lot of money or get a much better...

Air France moves Israel to the Middle East, heavily devalues business class awards

Dan's Deals reports on an unfortunate devaluation of Air France KLM Flying Blue: while Israel has long been included in Flying Blue's definition of "Europe" in terms of award pricing, it seems that they...
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa, and Marina. Bottom Line Guest Review.

The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay resort interests me for several reasons.  First, there simply aren't that many nice points-bookable resorts in the U.S. outside of warm weather or skiing destinations.  Second, this one is...

4 seats in Qatar QSuites departing the US on many dates

View from the Wing flags excellent award availability via Qatar Qsuites from January 2022 through the end of the booking calendar. There are 4 seats available in Qatar business class on Qsuites routes on many...

Inn at Bay Harbor, Autograph Collection (Marriott). Bottom Line Review.

My wife and I have been visiting Marriott's Inn at Bay Harbor in northern Michigan almost every summer for the past ten years or so.  This summer, we visited twice: once for five nights...

Earn points on a yacht and more SLH properties with Hyatt points

Hyatt has today announced the expansion of their partnership with Small Luxury hotels of the World, with a number of SLH properties newly bookable with World of Hyatt points starting today. In a unique...
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Juicy Miles Search Engine Ending; Service Being Relaunched

A few years ago, a new award search/booking tool was launched called Juicy Miles. This provided a great way to see at a glance what your options were when booking award flights and included...

American drops reduced mileage awards

American Airlines has long offered discounted award tickets from select airports for holders of the American Airlines credit cards. However, American will no longer offer these Reduced Mileage Awards from 10/1/21 onward. This means...
Avios sweet spots

[Update: “Fixed”] Iberia now charging more for Chicago and Los Angeles to Madrid

Update 7/12/21: As reported by The Points Guy, pricing on these routes has reverted to the previous pricing, with Chicago to Madrid back to 34K Avios one-way off-peak (and Los Angeles to Madrid at...

Book JetBlue Mint (including Mint Studio) with Emirates miles

JT Genter at NerdWallet has stumbled on a very big find: Emirates Skywards miles can now be used to book JetBlue Mint. While the value isn't amazing on all routes, this includes Mint Studio, and perhaps...

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