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Marriott Points Advance Policy Change: No Longer Available If You Have Sufficient Points

Marriott has made a change to its Points Advance policy without giving any notice. It's now only possible to make a Points Advance reservation if you don't have a sufficient number of points. In the...
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Devaluation looms: British Airways announces changes from May 30, 2019

British Airways has sent an email announcing changes to Avios redemptions on partner airlines. These changes will affect most partner bookings -- including those with Alaska Airlines, Air Italy, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Japan...

(EXPIRED) JetBlue: Save 15% On Award Flights (Book By April 25)

JetBlue has launched a three day award sale that's giving a 15% discount on award flights, although only flights from Monday to Thursday are eligible. The Deal Save 15% on JetBlue award flights. Direct link...
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(EXPIRED) 50K business class to/from Europe on Delta w/ Virgin Atlantic

Delta SkyMiles is out with another flash sale, offering business class flights to Europe on a number of routes from August into September for 128,000 SkyMiles round trip. While that's a good deal for Delta...
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Strengths of Qantas for AA redemptions

Last year, I wrote a post about a sweet-spot that had been hiding in plain sight on me in the Iberia award chart (See: From 11K RT on American: A sweet spot for North...
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(EXPIRED) Singapore promo: 66.5K miles for business class from San Francisco to Singapore

Singapore Airlines is out with its latest list of "spontaneous escapes". Similar to Flying Blue Promo Awards, this is a monthly list of discounted routes/cabins. The current list is valid for bookings made by...
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The bright sides of the United award chart purge

This morning I published a mostly negative look at United's decision to eliminate their award chart: Fallout from the United award chart obliteration.  But the news isn't all bad.  There are, or may be,...
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(EXPIRED) 5K one-way Philadelphia to Los Angeles on AA!

Monkey Miles stumbled on a really interesting find in AA's unannounced SAAver award specials: flights from 5K one-way between Philadelphia and Los Angeles. While that's somewhat concerning in what it means for the future of...
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Korean SkyPass to no longer allow stopovers

Korean SkyPass used to be a Chase Transfer Partner, though that relationship ended last year. One of the strengths of the program has been the ability to get a free stopover in Korea, but...
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Transfer partners: Chase vs. Citi

Recently, Nick and I have published a number of posts about the Citi Prestige card's new 5X earning power and our thoughts about whether or not to keep our Sapphire Reserve cards (which earn...

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