Tag: Sweet Spot Spotlight

Avios sweet spots

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...
Danang Marriott Resort & Spa, Non Nuoc Beach Villas - 2 Bedroom Garden Villa (image courtesy of Marriott)

A new Marriott sweet spot: Danang Marriott Resort & Spa, Non Nuoc Beach Villas

While looking at accommodation options for our 20th anniversary next year I came across an awesome-looking new Marriott property that promises to be a...
1 king bed suite lake view at the Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown

New Choice Hotels sweet spots: Booking suites at Radisson properties

In late July 2023, Choice Hotels finished incorporating former Radisson Rewards Americas properties into their portfolio which made it possible to book those Radisson...
Frenchman Orleans at 519 - 1 bedroom suite kitchen & living room

Choice Privileges sweet spot: Frenchman Orleans at 519 in New Orleans

I'm currently working on a post highlighting some new Choice Privileges sweet spots now that the Radisson Rewards Americas program has been merged into...

Best uses for Virgin Points across Virgin Atlantic & Virgin Red (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...

45K business class to South America: LATAM sweet spot via Alaska Mileage Plan

The Frequent Miler Party of 5 challenge has been plugging forward on an epic trip meant to highlight sweet spots and opportunities for those...

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...

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,...

Avianca LifeMiles sweet spots for award flights

Avianca LifeMiles is one of my favorite airline programs because of unique sweet spots, the ability to "hack" awards to pay fewer miles than...

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...

Award spotlight: Marriott’s Torre de Palma Wine Hotel, Portugal

Torre de Palma Wine Hotel belongs to Marriott's Design Hotels brand.  I stumbled upon this place when researching options for my 3 Cards 3...

Award spotlight: Rancho Santana, Nicaragua

Rancho Santana is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is bookable with Choice Privileges points.  I stumbled upon this place when researching...

Air France & KLM across Europe for less [Sweet-Spot Spotlight]

Since this post was originally written, I've stumbled upon a neat little trick.  It is sometimes possible to reduce award prices by flying with...

Sweet spot awards that I actually use [On Greg’s Mind]

We frequently post about great deals using points & miles, and we refer to these as "sweet spot awards."  Some of these are almost...

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