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)
Being based in DFW, we had never flown JetBlue until last week. We prefer nonstop routes when possible and the only nonstop JetBlue flights from DFW are to Boston. We finally had the opportunity to fly JetBlue from Orlando to Nassau for our trip to Atlantis. You can view JetBlue's route map here. We were … Continue reading JetBlue TrueBlue Deserves Some Attention
I woke up this morning to an interesting offer for the Southwest Companion Pass. Southwest is offering one heck of a deal. I'll go over the details to help you determine if this offer is right for you. You can earn the Companion Pass PLUS 30,000 points with just ONE credit card! There are 3 … Continue reading Amazing Southwest Companion Pass Deal!
Some of our most valuable redemptions are the result of transferring bank points such as Amex Membership Rewards points and Chase Ultimate Rewards points to airline partners. Those points become airline miles and then we use the airline miles to book otherwise expensive plane tickets. There are lots of ways to get to Europe on … Continue reading Airline Transfer Partners (2019)
I've written about how to fly to Hawaii for free, but you can also use points to save lots of money on hotels. This post will cover Starwood and Marriott hotels in Hawaii. At some point I will also cover properties in Hawaii owned by other chains such as Hyatt and Hilton. SPG, Ritz-Carlton, and … Continue reading Marriott Hotels in Hawaii
How can I keep my miles and points from expiring? You do not want to let your miles and points expire. While some loyalty programs will reinstate them, you will likely have to pay a fee. Worst case scenario, you may not even have the option to pay to have points or miles reinstated. There … Continue reading Keep your miles and points from expiring!