Questions and Answers

Have a travel related question? Post it here, and I’ll do my best to answer it as quickly as possible.

While anyone can comment on regular blog post, registration is required in order to post a question in this space. Creating your account is free, and you'll be able to see when your question is answered, as well as like comments from other users. And of course, you'll earn status points for offering helpful answers!

This space is intended to be more of a community as well, so please jump in and share tips!

Filter by:

Global Entry Conditional Approval

Can you help?
0

Chase BA 10% Discount – Credit to AAdvantage?

1

Daily Emails?

2

QR Lounge access transiting Doha from First to Business

2

Site Feedback

Hot topic, get involved
33

Transiting LHR on a BA First Class/Club Europe Ticket

2

Newsletter

2

How do I deal w extra seat reservation?

3

Password Change

2

TPA-MIA

1

Ask a Question

Everyone can read and comment, but you must login to post a new comment.

Answers (3)

Which Mileage Program?

Which Mileage Program?

  1. GlobalG

    I am soon to do a trip with my family of 4 Cairo/DXB/Sydney/DXB/Cairo on Emirates in First Class paid fare. I am an American Airlines Advantage Platinum Member and I also have a load of points through American Express which I have used through BA Avios for years. I am wondering if I should join the Emirates program, or would it be more beneficial to going Qantas Frequent Flyer for the 4 Emirates First flights.

  2. MidSouthSkier

    Welcome [USER=5788]@GlobalG[/USER] – I’d check your itinerary to see what fare class your tickets are in and then go to wheretocredit.com. Choose Emirates as the airline and enter your fare class and see where you’d earn the most useful miles. Before crediting to an airline whose FF program you’re not super-familiar with, be sure to check the mileage expiration policy. With some airlines, the miles expire in x-number of months, regardless of whether or not there is activity in the account.

  3. David W

    If you’re based in the US, it might make sense to see if crediting to Alaska works. They have a good loyalty program and have a good collection of partners, including Emirates.

    They offer frequent promotions on purchased miles, and outside of Cathay and LATAM, all their partner’s award space is searchable and bookable online.

Sign in to help answer questions.