How To Book American Airlines Flights With British Airways Avios

Update: As of May 30, 2019, British Airways has slightly increased the amount of Avios required for partner flights (such as AA operated flights).  Fortunately, this change wasn't enough to change the fact that British Airways is a great way to book American Airlines (and other OneWorld partner) flights.  You can see the changes here.  I use … Continue reading How To Book American Airlines Flights With British Airways Avios

Types of award ticket pricing (and how you may be able to save lots of miles and points)

When I wrote the recent JetBlue post, I wanted to compare our redemption cost to that of other airlines. Then I realized I have never posted a stand-alone article about the different types of award ticket pricing, so I pulled that section and decided to write a whole post about it. The best airline program … Continue reading Types of award ticket pricing (and how you may be able to save lots of miles and points)

Ultimate Rewards for Europe Flights Part 4: OneWorld

Best ways to book Europe flights with Ultimate Rewards Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Star Alliance-Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer and United Part 3: SkyTeam Alliance- KLM/AirFrance FlyingBlue and Korean Air Part 4: OneWorld Alliance-British Airways and Iberia Plus Part 5: Virgin Atlantic Using Ultimate Rewards partners in the Oneworld Alliance to book flights between the US … Continue reading Ultimate Rewards for Europe Flights Part 4: OneWorld

14 Ways To Take Advantage Of The American Express 40% Avios Transfer Bonus

Earn 40% bonus Avios for Membership Rewards transferred to British Airways, Iberia, or Aer Lingus American Express occasionally offers bonuses when you transfer Membership Rewards points to airlines.  The current offer is 40% for transfers to Aer Lingus, British Airways, or Iberia. The transfer bonus ends on November 15, 2018. British Airways and Iberia Avios … Continue reading 14 Ways To Take Advantage Of The American Express 40% Avios Transfer Bonus

Making Sense Of Fees On Award Tickets To Europe Using British Airways and Iberia

Have you ever wondered why some award tickets to Europe cost so much money on top of the miles you have to redeem?  There are 2 possible reasons for this: Foreign taxes and fees.  Some European cities have higher airport/government taxes and fees than the rest of the world Fuel Surcharges. Also known as carrier charges … Continue reading Making Sense Of Fees On Award Tickets To Europe Using British Airways and Iberia

Best Ways to Book Hawaii on Points and Miles

In case you haven't noticed, we're kind of obsessed with Hawaii.  Although plane tickets can be pricey and award ticket availability can be a challenge, I've learned the best ways to book Hawaii on points and miles and now I'm going to share. Here's the interesting thing: most options on this list involve flying on one of the … Continue reading Best Ways to Book Hawaii on Points and Miles