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New sweet spot: Virgin Atlantic mixed-partner award to Europe

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Virgin Atlantic has long had a few great partner award sweet spots. Traditionally, the best of the bunch has been flying Delta business class to Europe for 50K one-way, Delta business class to Asia...

Justifying the Hyatt Globalist mattress run: is it worth using points for a “cash”...

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The year 2020 has finally pushed me to the absolute brink of sanity, as clearly evidenced by the fact that I've booked a 30-night Hyatt Globalist mattress run. I used Greg's handy spreadsheet and determined...

(EXPIRED) 60K biz class to Japan widely available during Olympics

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I'll kick this post off by acknowledging the fact that nobody knows if/when borders will reopen for travel and when it will feel safe/advisable/enjoyable to be in a crowd as large as one would...

(EXPIRED) 25% rebate on Radisson Rewards stays; 15% back on gift card redemptions

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Radisson Rewards announced a promo today offering 25% of your points back on award stays booked from October 12 - 25, 2020 for stays through December 20, 2020. Also, you can get 15% of your points...

(EXPIRED) Marriott promos: Free night with Homes & Villas stay and more with “Week...

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Marriott has released a new promotion called "Week of Wonders" with a number of separate aspects running from October 8th to 15th. The most intriguing of the offers is probably the ability to earn...

World of Hyatt extends points, certificates, upgrades, and more

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World of Hyatt today announced the further extension of points expiration, free night certificates, suite upgrades, club lounge access awards, and the postponement of peak and off-peak pricing. This is all great news for...

(EXPIRED) Half Off British Airways long haul awards with Avios

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British Airways is offering 50% off the number of Avios required for long-haul award flights and 25% off short-haul flights. This discount applies only to the Avios portion and not to the surcharges, but it...

Nonstop United Business Class Awards to South Africa widely available summer (winter in...

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As reported by One Mile at a Time, United Airline's new non-stop flight between Newark and Johannesburg, South Africa begins March 27th, and business class awards are widely available in the summer of 2021. Here...

Emirates First Class “hotel room in the sky” awards now bookable in advance!

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Award flights between JFK and Dubai are now available!  Emirates is currently flying their Boeing 777-300ER (with arguably the world's best first class) between JFK and Dubai.  When I checked previously with this route,...

Virgin Atlantic miles no longer expire. Now called “points”.

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Virgin Atlantic has announced today that their miles will no longer expire.  They've also changed the name of their miles to "Virgin Points" in preparation for turning points into a common currency across multiple...

Delta Removing Cancelation & Redeposit Fees On Award Flights, Extending Some Cardholder Benefits

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Delta has made some positive changes today for all SkyMiles members, with further enhancements (in the true sense of the word) for Delta Amex cardholders and those with status. You can read Delta's full announcement...

(EXPIRED) Southwest 20% off points awards! Book by Thursday (9/17)

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Use code SAVE20NOW to save 20% off points awards on Southwest flights.  You must book by Thursday (9/17) for travel through October 31, 2020. This is a great deal that's worth jumping on if you...

Miles, credits, and certs orphaned by COVID-19 (on my mind)

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Yesterday I cancelled the last of my pre-pandemic travel bookings.  I had used Cathay Pacific miles to book a January 2021 flight: Japan Airlines first class to Sydney.  Maybe Cathay would have refunded my...

Best ways to fly to Hawaii from the US mainland

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Now that United has announced new routes to Hawaii, the tropical paradise is on my mind again.  Alaska, AA, Delta, Hawaiian, Southwest, and United Airlines all have flights from the mainland US to Hawaii,...

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