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Best uses for Turkish Miles & Smiles miles (2024)

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Turkish Miles & Smiles is a 1:1 transfer partner from Capital One Miles, Citi ThankYou points, and Bilt Rewards, meaning that it is easy...
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Best uses for Virgin Points (Sweet Spot Spotlight)

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Virgin points are super easy to accumulate. Points transfer 1 to 1 from most major transferable points programs. Even better, transfer bonuses are common...
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Best uses of Avios for Award Tickets (British Airways, Iberia, Qatar, and Aer Lingus)

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Avios is a rare airline currency in that this isn't just the name of points used by the British Airways frequently flyer program, but...
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Air France / KLM Flying Blue sweet spots for award travel

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Flying Blue sweet spots have been more difficult to define than those in other programs ever since Air France and KLM ditched the Flying...
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Best uses for Delta miles

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This post has been updated to include business class award deals where neither the start nor destination is within the U.S. or Canada.  Plus,...
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Avianca LifeMiles sweet spots for award flights

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Avianca LifeMiles is one of our favorite airline programs because of unique sweet spots, the ability to manipulate awards to pay fewer miles than...
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Chase Ultimate Rewards sweet spots

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When I ask readers about their favorite award currency, Chase Ultimate Rewards is often a #1 pick. That's true due to an abundance of...
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Capital One Miles Sweet Spots

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Capital One really shook things up in the rewards card space when they increased the transfer ratio to 1:1 on almost all of their airline...
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Nordic Choice Sweet-Spots: Great Value w/ Choice Points

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I've long heard that redeeming Choice Privileges points at Nordic Choice Hotels offered great value, but I've never previously looked very closely at this. ...
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The Best Points-Bookable Hotels in the World

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Travel & Leisure recently published The Top 100 Hotels in the World for 2021.  It's fun to peruse the list and dream about visiting some...
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Amex Membership Rewards sweet spots

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Update 7/6/21: With the huge new Membership Rewards points offer available, some readers will find themselves wondering how best to use Membership Rewards points,...
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New IHG Sweet Spot: Dynamic Pricing + 4th Night Free For Huge Savings

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Update 4/18/21: Seeing as IHG has been playing games with dynamic pricing recently (see this post and this subsequent update), I thought it'd be...
Qantas Sweet Spots

Qantas Sweet Spots for award tickets (economy and business class)

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Qantas sweet spots are governed by the distance from the start point of your trip to the end point. While Qantas has a distance-based...
Etihad Guest Sweet Spots

Etihad Guest Sweet Spots for award tickets in business class or economy

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Etihad Guest sweet spots are among some of the most interesting values with some of the cheapest partner award pricing (in very specific situations)...

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