How we booked Japan for $388 [$13,600 Value] and you can, too!

Ryan and I just returned from an unforgettable week in Japan!  We visited temples, spotted a Geisha heading to work, walked through the bamboo forest, ate our weight in sushi, hung out with monkeys, drank some good sake, hung out with some friendly deer, ate Kobe beef, and drove through the streets of Tokyo dressed … Continue reading How we booked Japan for $388 [$13,600 Value] and you can, too!

Paying Fuel Surcharges vs. Redeeming More Points Or Miles

Fuel surcharges can be a major buzzkill when you're trying to redeem points and miles.  If you have points that are transferrable to several airlines, such as Chase Ultimate Rewards or American Express Membership Rewards, you may be able to find an alternative way to book an award ticket that doesn't involve fuel surcharges.  The … Continue reading Paying Fuel Surcharges vs. Redeeming More Points Or Miles

Ultimate Rewards for Europe Flights Part 5: Virgin Atlantic

Best ways to book flights between the US and Europe with Chase Ultimate Rewards For other Ultimate Rewards partners, click the links below. Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Star Alliance-Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer and United Part 3: SkyTeam Alliance- KLM/AirFrance FlyingBlue Part 4: OneWorld Alliance-British Airways and Iberia Part 5: Virgin Atlantic (no alliance) This series … Continue reading Ultimate Rewards for Europe Flights Part 5: Virgin Atlantic

Ultimate Rewards for Europe Flights Part 3: SkyTeam

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 Part 4: OneWorld Alliance-British Airways and Iberia Part 5: Virgin Atlantic (no alliance) Using Ultimate Rewards partners in the SkyTeam Alliance to book flights between the US and Europe: … Continue reading Ultimate Rewards for Europe Flights Part 3: SkyTeam

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

Best Ways to Book Europe with Ultimate Rewards Part 2: Star Alliance

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 Part 5: Virgin Atlantic Using Ultimate Rewards partners in the Star Alliance to book flights between the US and Europe The … Continue reading Best Ways to Book Europe with Ultimate Rewards Part 2: Star Alliance