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Where Should I Bank My Miles?

Where Should I Bank My Miles?

  1. Anonymous

    Hi to everyone! Long-time reader and a first time poster. I have recently been reassigned by my employer to work from our Asia office (in MNL) to our Europe office (in AMS). Company paid for a full-fare one way Business Class seat on CX.

    Given I am going to be based in AMS for the foreseeable future, I would have banked these miles on Alaska Airlines. I found out that they no longer partner with KLM, so that’s no longer a go.

    Should I bank this to Asia Miles (I am not currently a member)? Or Avios? Should I also get a credit card while here in the Netherlands? I see that American Express is really the only one giving worthwhile miles per spend.

  2. David W

    What are your travel patterns going to be, once you move to AMS?

  3. Armando

    [QUOTE=”David W, post: 57192, member: 29″]What are your travel patterns going to be, once you move to AMS?[/QUOTE]

    Business travel will not be commonplace for me. I will be paying for flights ~2x a year to return to MNL.

  4. David W

    What about personal travel? Putting the miles to BA Avios will be good for short haul flights around Europe. You could also credit to AA and AS – they usually have promos for buying miles you could take advantage of.

  5. Anonymous

    Alaska is probably still a good option then! You can purchase miles to top off the account, and there’s typically good availability on Cathay back to Asia.

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