We all love the idea of getting miles for flights we've flown. However, a few of us have a clear understanding of how airline miles work when they apply for a frequent flyer program and even for a credit card to accumulate frequent flyer miles or travel points. Continue reading
When we are looking to apply for a frequent flyer credit card, we often see many promo offers like ‘get 25,000 bonus miles’, ‘earn 30,000 reward points’ after spending this or that amount of money within a fixed number of months. But what does it mean? Can you get an award ticket using these bonus miles? First of all, if you want to know where you can travel using miles, you should remember that there are two... Continue reading
When you are choosing a travel credit card with rewards, you can often see promos like “earn 100,000 bonus miles” or “get 80,000 bonus points” for spending a certain amount of money within a given period. Such offers are attractive but the question is how many miles is a 100k? Is it enough to book an award flight? Continue reading
When searching for a travel credit card we often see credit cards with promo offers like ‘earn 30,000 bonus miles’ or ‘get 40,000 bonus points’. To get these promos you should meet spending requirements within a given number of months. But how many miles is 30k or 40k? Is it enough to book an award ticket? Continue reading
Well, that depends on many factors. First, you need to consider that Southwest is one of the companies that has moved to a revenue-based system of miles accrual, so a point is likely to have different value depending on your class: Wanna Get Away, Anytime or Business Select. The higher the class, the cheaper the point. On points earning, the relation is negative: more expensive fares will gain you up to twice points more. So... Continue reading
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