Air China First Class 747 – 75

LifeMiles’ Star Alliance Award Sale (Including For First Class)

LifeMiles is one of the most useful frequent flyer programs out there, in my opinion, given that they frequently sell miles at a discount, and have great award redemption rates. So they're often my go-to program for booking premium cabin Star Alliance…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Award Sweet Spots
Avianca 787

Transfer Citi Points To LifeMiles With 25% Bonus

Citi ThankYou has just announced their latest transfer bonus. Through December 11, 2019, the US Citi ThankYou program is offering a 25% bonus when you transfer points to Avianca LifeMiles. The transfer ratio is usually 1,000:1,000, so during the promotion…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Citi
Lufthansa 747 8 First Class – 5

LifeMiles 115% Mileage Transfer Bonus

LifeMiles has just rolled out their latest promotion to generate miles -- rather than offering an outright bonus on purchased miles, they're currently offering a bonus when you transfer LifeMiles to another member. Transfer LifeMiles & Get 115% Bonus…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Great Deals
Swiss Business Class 777 – 9

LifeMiles Offering Bonus On Purchased Miles

LifeMiles is known for their frequent promotions on purchased miles, and they've just launched their latest such deal. LifeMiles has just launched their latest targeted promotion on purchased miles, meaning that different members will see different offers…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Great Deals
Azul A330

United Airlines Pursuing Latin America Mega-Alliance?

A couple of weeks ago it was announced that Delta is buying a 20% stake in LATAM, which also means that LATAM will be leaving oneworld, and will be breaking off their partnership with American. This came as a huge blow to American. Well, it looks like…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Copa
Lufthansa First Class Watermark

Transfer Amex Points To LifeMiles With 15% Bonus

Amex Membership Rewards is on a roll when it comes to transfer bonuses. They have a transfer bonus to British Airways, Iberia, and Aer Lingus ending today, then they have a bonus to Marriott, and they also have a bonus to Hawaiian Airlines. Now they've…

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Filed Under: American Express, AviancaTaca
Avianca 787

Avianca LifeMiles Credit Card Review (60K Bonus Extended)

Avianca LifeMiles is one of the most useful frequent flyer programs for Star Alliance award redemptions. LifeMiles often sells miles at a discount directly, which can be a great value, and they also have some transfer partners (including Amex, Capital…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Credit Card Reviews
Avianca 787

Bogota Airport To Get US Pre-Clearance Facility

Many of you have probably heard of US pre-clearance facilities, available for US-bound flights at select airports around the world, including Abu Dhabi, Dublin, and Toronto, just to name a few. The idea is that you clear US immigration before boarding…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Security/TSA
Avianca 787

Should You Be Worried About Avianca And LifeMiles?

The troubles facing Avianca have alarmed people as it pertains to LifeMiles. We’ve received several emails and comments from folks worried about the program, so my colleague Jordan offered to put together a post with an overview of the situation. The…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca
United 737 11

LifeMiles Modifies Award Costs Within The US

LifeMiles is a useful frequent flyer program that I use all the time for Star Alliance award redemptions. LifeMiles frequently sells miles at a discount, and they're also transfer partners with Amex Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou, and Capital One.…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Awards
Avianca Business Class

LifeMiles’ New Website Has Better Award Availability

The LifeMiles website has been down for the past several days, as LifeMiles announced that they were upgrading their systems. During this period, members weren't able to redeem miles or perform any other account functions. As I noted at the time, I was…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca
Avianca 787

LifeMiles Upgrading Systems, Will Have Five Day Outage

Avianca LifeMiles are one of my favorite mileage currencies. Not only does LifeMiles directly sell miles at a discount, but you can also transfer points from Amex Membership Rewards, Capital One, and Citi ThankYou, to build up your balance. LifeMiles…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca
Avianca Business Class

LifeMiles Credit Card Offering Up To 40K Welcome Bonus

LifeMiles is one of my favorite frequent flyer programs, given that they frequently sell miles at a discount. LifeMiles are useful for Star Alliance premium cabin redemptions, and the program doesn't impose fuel surcharges on any redemptions. You can…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Credit Cards
Avianca 787

LifeMiles Added As Amex Membership Rewards Transfer Partner

Here's an exciting development. The US Amex Membership Rewards program has just added Avianca LifeMiles as a transfer partner. Points transfer from Amex to LifeMiles at a 1:1 ratio. LifeMiles will be Amex Membership Rewards' 18th airline and hotel partner,…

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Filed Under: American Express, AviancaTaca
Avianca Business Class

Aeroplan Miles Can Once Again Be Redeemed On Avianca

Aeroplan is Air Canada’s spun off frequent flyer program (at least until 2020, at which point Air Canada is reclaiming their program), and is transfer partners with Amex Membership Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest. They’re generally a good program…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, AviancaTaca
Asiana Business Class A380 – 30

Is LifeMiles Still Blocking Star Alliance Award Space?

I'm a big fan of Avianca's LifeMiles program. They have attractive premium cabin redemptions rates on Star Alliance partner airlines, and they don't add any carrier imposed surcharges to award tickets. Best of all, LifeMiles sells miles at a discount…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Awards
Avianca Business Class

LifeMiles Introduces New Monthly Subscription Plan

Avianca's LifeMiles program is known for their frequent bonuses on purchased miles. Buying LifeMiles is one of the best ways to score a deal on first and business class Star Alliance tickets. While they already offer frequent bonuses on purchased miles,…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca