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Best uses for Turkish Miles & Smiles miles (2024)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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