When you often find yourself in the hustle and bustle of the airports, you may want to escape from all the buzz and relax in the comfort of an airport lounge. But purchasing an annual lounge membership is still a large purchase which may not pay off. In most cases you will get more value from purchasing airport lounge access daypasses or independent membership programs in addition to having a no annual fee credit card with travel rewards. Continue reading
When you are short of miles and do not want to miss that award flight to Europe, you can purchase air miles. Most airlines sell miles on a regular basis and often offer bonus promos when frequent flyer miles go for sale at a reduced cost. To buy airline miles, you first of all should have a frequent flyer account. Continue reading
You can earn frequent flyer miles without boarding a plane every month and even without leaving house at all. The bottom line to mile earning is to spend, but in a smart way. There are two options to consider when choosing a credit card for earning miles – general travel rewards credit cards or airline co-branded credit cards. Continue reading
Southwest points work like many other frequent flyer points or airline miles. You fly Southwest and earn points, then you redeem accumulated points for an awards travel. Everything is easy on the surface but there can be pitfalls. Continue reading
American Airlines has a loyalty program called AAdvantage. As a member of the AAdvantage program you can earn miles and then use earned miles for award flights on American. Miles are earned when you fly or shop with the partners. While it is quite clear how you can earn miles on American Airlines, you may find it difficult to redeem them. Continue reading
Being a frequent traveler provides a lot of perks and ways to save on your trips. Booking a flight solely with your award miles is one way, and beneficial enough for our taste, but if you are willing to pay the fare, there are other methods of making your flight enjoyable. An upgrade to business or first class is surely the one. There are several ways of getting an upgrade, more and less legitimate: You can guilt an airline into giving you an... Continue reading
When we are looking for a travel credit card, we often see promos like ‘earn 50,000 bonus miles’, ‘get 60,000 bonus points’ for spending this or that amount of money within a given number of months. But how much is that? Is it enough for an award ticket? Continue reading
Nowadays most airlines have loyalty programs. These frequent flyer programs mean that you can fly a specific airline and get miles, which you can subsequently use to pay for your tickets. Delta also has a loyalty program named Delta SkyMiles. Since 2015 the program is revenue-based, meaning that the number of miles earned depends not on the number of miles flown, but on the price on the ticket.... Continue reading
Once you've accumulated a bunch of United miles you may want to redeem them for air travel. However, you should first of all understand how many United miles you will need for an award ticket. Continue reading
Depending on whether you are a member of the Alaska's Mileage Plan loyalty program, has Alaska credit card or has a travel rewards credit card, you will need to follow different steps. Continue reading
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