AARP British Airways Discount

How to save big on international British Airways, AA, and Iberia flights

By stacking offers, it's possible to save a lot of money on AA, British Airways, and Iberia business class fares to Europe: Up to $400 $200 off for AARP members for flights through March...
business class to Europe for 100,000 points

Round trip business class to Europe for 100,000 points AND earn miles

UPDATE 9/9/2015 2:30PM: The business class fare sale mentioned below appears to be dead, but you may still find value in the general approach described here for using FlexPerks points . US Bank’s FlexPerks points...

[Deal appears to be dead] American Airlines, British Airways, etc. offering sub $2K business...

UPDATE 9/9/2015 2:30 PM: This appears to be dead. Google Fights is still showing these discounted fares, but after selecting flights it shows regular fares. I couldn't find the discount fares on ITA Matrix...
Delta SkyMiles

Great value from Delta SkyMiles. Hurry!

Quick info: Delta is running an award sale for flights between the US and Europe.  Flight must take place between October 20 and February 29, 2016 and must be booked by this Friday (August...

Delta award sale to Europe! Round trip business for 87K; economy for 42K

UPDATE: According to this post, awards must be booked by Friday August 21 in order to lock in these reduced award rates. As reported by Delta Points and Dan’s Deals, Delta is offering an award...

The truth about Delta

Delta has long been the punching bag of airline programs for those in the miles & points hobby… for good reason.  For years, their award booking website was famously broken; saver level awards (e.g....
Delta meant

What Delta said. What Delta meant. What Delta wanted to say.

Last week, Delta sent an email to many members with the subject heading “SkyMiles Program Developments Worth Noting.”  And, its true.  Delta flyers ought to note some of these developments, but they’re not easily...

Citi offers 25% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic

As reported by MileValue, through August 23, Citi is offering a 25% bonus when transferring ThankYou Rewards to Virgin Atlantic miles.  Strangely, this bonus is only shown when you click to make a transfer:...
One day in Beijing

One day in Beijing. Fewer words, more photos

When I booked my flight to Beijing, many thought I was crazy.  My flight was scheduled to arrive in Beijing Wednesday evening and returning home Friday morning.  In other words I was flying to...
SPG vs

SPG vs. Amex, Chase, and Citi transferable points programs. Which is best?

In a recent post, I compared each of the major credit card transferable points programs: Amex Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, and Citi ThankYou Rewards.  There I found that each program has certain areas...

Mileage Running for AA Executive Platinum status. EQMs vs. EQPs

Lately I’ve been suffering from mileage-run paralysis.  I need to book additional One World flights in order to re-up my AA Executive Platinum status for 2016, but I haven’t yet picked a strategy.  Should...
Half way to Necker Island

Half way to Necker Island

Late last week, a 150,000 point offer for the American Express Business Platinum card was published on a number of blogs, including Frequent Miler’s Quick Deals.  This was intended to be a targeted offer,...

This may be the single best current signup offer

25,000 points after $3,000 spend in 3 months.  That doesn’t sound like a great offer.  Credit card issuers routinely offer 40,000 points or more with similar spend requirements.  But, this one is special… This offer,...

Delta’s jets don’t pull themselves

On Friday morning I’ll join 19 other “Global Hashtags”  teammates for the Delta Jet Drag competition.  Our goal appears to be to pull a jet faster than any other team.  The real goal, though,...

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