Tag: ANA

Best uses for Virgin Atlantic points (Sweet Spot Spotlight)

This post has been updated with the news that ANA awards can be booked one-way for half the price of round-trip. Virgin Atlantic points are...

One-Way ANA Awards Now Bookable With Virgin Atlantic Points

It's an Easter miracle! Rather than making another unannounced instant devaluation, Virgin Atlantic has made their sweetest of sweet spots even sweeter than a...

My Round the World business class adventure (exploring hacks, and testing limits)

Planning for my Round the World adventure continues!  In a previous post, I explained that I have 269,000 ANA miles that will expire in...

Tips for booking ANA’s Round the World award

One of the best deals in travel is ANA's Star Alliance Round the World award.  We previously covered this award here: Around the world...

My Round the World business class adventure (planning phase)

I have 269,000 miles set to expire soon, and there's no practical way to extend their life other than to use them to book...

(EXPIRED) United business class to Tel Aviv: Up to 6 seats some days (47K...

Greg was playing with SeatSpy this morning and noticed that on many days in December and January United has at least 2 seats available...

Book the world’s best first class now. Fly next year.

Feeling restless?  If you're anything like me, you miss the challenge and excitement of planning travel.  Deciding upon an ideal destination excites the imagination. ...

ANA now charges 10% of mileage fare for lap infants

In response to this morning's post about ANA Sweet spots, a reader commented to ask if I could confirm that what ANA charges to...

ANA: a terrific Membership Rewards gem

Last night, Stephen published a post about how ANA has reduced surcharges on many of its own flights to just $1 per leg each...

ANA Surcharges Reduced To $1 Per Leg, Potentially Saving Hundreds

ANA has made a great improvement when booking award flights as they're now charging only $1 per leg on many routes. On many ANA-flown routes,...

269,000 ANA miles expire in about 9 months. What to do?

I have 269,000 ANA miles that are set to expire in March and there's no practical way to extend their lifespan.  Here's how I...

Around the world in business class for 115K [Sweet spot spotlight]

Flights crossing either the Atlantic or Pacific ocean usually cost in the neighborhood of 60K miles one-way in business class with most award programs....

ANA business class awards to Japan [Sweet-spot spotlight]

ANA Mileage Club is an Amex transfer partner and offers some of the hands-down best deals on premium-cabin travel to Japan (and other parts of...

ANA business class vs Delta One Suites: which was better?

I recently had the opportunity to fly ANA in business class aboard its 777-300ER from New York (JFK) to Tokyo (NRT) and then back...

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