Swiss Business Class 777 – 5
United MileagePlus Selling Miles With 100% Bonus

United Airlines MileagePlus has just launched its latest promotion on purchased miles. Through 11:59PM CT on Friday, November 27, 2020, United MileagePlus is offering a sale on purchased miles. Different accounts may be eligible for different bonuses,…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, MileagePlus
Virgin Atlantic A350 Upper Class – 37
Virgin Atlantic Selling Points With 50% Bonus

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club doesn't sell points all that often, though the program has just launched its latest promotion on purchased points. Not only is Virgin Atlantic Flying Club offering 50% off award redemptions, but through November 30, 2020,…

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Filed Under: Airline Rewards, Virgin Atlantic
Cathay Pacific 777 First Class – 41
Buy Alaska Mileage Plan Miles With A Mystery Bonus

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is one of my favorite programs to buy miles from, both thanks to the frequency with which it sells miles, and what a good deal redemptions can be. Keep in mind that Alaska is joining the oneworld alliance in March 2021 --…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
Air Canada 777 300
NOW LIVE: Aeroplan’s Spectacularly Unique New Award Chart

Back in August, Air Canada revealed the full details of its new Aeroplan frequent flyer program. Well, the new program has just gone live as of today. In this post I wanted to recap all the changes, because there's a lot to love about the program. I'll…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Air Canada Aeroplan
Air Canada A320 Watermark
Full Details: New Air Canada Aeroplan Credit Cards

This week the all new Air Canada Aeroplan program is launching. A new points program and approach to redemptions are all well and good, but most of us aren’t earning all those Aeroplan points with our butts in seats. Credit cards, even in Canada’s tight…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Air Canada Aeroplan
American A321 First Class – 3
Buy Up To American Airlines Elite Status For 2021

It’s approaching the end of the year. Usually I'd say that means it's a good time to start looking at your elite mileage balances for the year. However, 2020 has been different, given that most loyalty programs have extended status for members due to…

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Filed Under: American, American AAdvantage
Etihad 787 First Class – 2
Etihad Guest Selling Miles With 20% Bonus

Etihad Guest has just launched its latest promotion on purchased miles. Through October 30, 2020, Etihad Guest is offering a flat 20% bonus on purchased miles. You get that bonus no matter how many miles you buy, and you can even get it if you buy just…

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Filed Under: Etihad, Etihad Guest
Lufthansa A380 First Class – 2
Buy LifeMiles With 200% Bonus (Best-Ever Deal)!

LifeMiles is known for the excellent promotions it offers on purchased miles. In general we've seen fewer promotions from LifeMiles in recent months. Recently LifeMiles published its latest promotion, and it offers the lowest cost on purchased miles…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Great Deals
Southwest Airlines 737 Watermark
Southwest Credit Card 40K Bonus: Which Is Best?

Southwest Airlines is one of the most popular airlines in the US thanks to its extensive domestic route network, lack of change and cancelation fees (though other airlines have largely matched in the meantime), two free checked bags, and generally great…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards
Moab
Last Call Offers For Bask Bank Savings Accounts

I’ve written extensively about Bask Bank, which launched earlier this year, and is my favorite savings account product right now. If you don’t yet have a Bask Bank account, want to refer friends to Bask Bank, or still have a BankDirect account, there…

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Filed Under: Airline Rewards, American AAdvantage
Air Canada A320 Business Class – 29
Here Comes The New Aeroplan, Not Much Like The Old Aeroplan

After two years of talking about it, Air Canada finally unveiled its new frequent flyer program this morning and it’s called… Aeroplan. Market research with thousands of people showed the brand had huge value, so they’ve kept it, but make no mistake,…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Air Canada Aeroplan
Alila Ventana Big Sur – 97
Top Reasons To Open A Bask Savings Account

Bask Bank was introduced earlier this year, and it’s what I use as my primary savings account. Rather than earning interest, you can earn valuable American Airlines AAdvantage® miles at a compelling rate. While many people may not be traveling right…

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Filed Under: Airline Rewards, American AAdvantage
Lufthansa A330 Business Class – 1
Lufthansa Miles & More Changes Postponed To 2022

In November 2019 Lufthansa announced some massive changes to the Miles & More program. The changes were initially supposed to kick in as of 2021, though they have now been postponed to January 1, 2022. That means the current system will continue to apply…

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Filed Under: Lufthansa, Miles & More
Air Canada 777 300
Air Canada To Suspend All Transborder Service

After cutting its overseas flights and sharply limiting service within North America over the past month, Air Canada announced today that it will be halting all flights to and from the United States effective April 27. The move comes in response to an…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Air Canada Aeroplan
American 777 First Class – 4
Bask Bank Review: Earn Miles For Saving, Not Spending

In this post, I wanted to take an in-depth look at Bask Bank, which enables you to open a savings account and earn American Airlines AAdvantage® miles instead of interest. While it’s understandable that a lot of people don’t want to travel right now,…

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Filed Under: American AAdvantage, Great Deals
Etihad Business Class 787 – 4
Best Uses Of American Airlines AAdvantage Miles To/From The US

While most people aren't planning any travel immediately, this is a great time to think about strategies for earning points, so that you're ready to redeem for travel when the time is right. Beyond that, I don’t think there’s anything wrong with planning…

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Filed Under: American, American AAdvantage
Singapore A350 900ulr – 1
Amazing Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Award Sale

Singapore Airlines has just rolled out their latest monthly promo, which can be a great deal for anyone looking to redeem miles on Singapore Airlines. While these are always a good deal, this is one of the better lists we've seen in a while, which shouldn't…

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Filed Under: Awards, Singapore
Delta A220 Watermark
Delta Pay With Miles: Everything You Need To Know

While Delta SkyMiles aren't my favorite mileage currency, one of the things I do appreciate about SkyMiles is that they have a higher "floor" value than American and United miles. That's to say that you can potentially "cash-out" SkyMiles towards the…

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Filed Under: Delta, Reward Programs
Delta Watermark A330
Earning Delta Status With Credit Card Spending

One of the things that make Delta credit cards unique is how they can be used to earn status. Delta lets you spend your way towards status, and in theory, you could even earn top tier status with Delta exclusively through credit card spending. There's…

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Filed Under: American Express, Delta
American 777 Business Class
BankDirect Starts Issuing 1099s For American Miles

BankDirect is a bank that has historically allowed you to earn American AAdvantage miles for the balance you keep in your checking account. Over the years the opportunities to earn American miles with BankDirect have become less lucrative, though. Originally…

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Filed Under: Airline Rewards, American AAdvantage
Delta Business Class A350 – 32
Delta’s Shocking Warning Letter To A Frequent Flyer

There's a letter making the rounds that Delta customer care allegedly sent to a frequent flyer. And the way it's written is kind of surprising. Here's the letter, in its entirety: Mr. Litt, This letter is being issued to express our concerns regarding…

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Filed Under: Delta, Reward Programs
Turkish A330 Business Class
United MileagePlus Increases All Award Costs Close To Departure

This spring United announced some major changes to the MileagePlus program, as they'd abolish award charts and would instead switch to dynamic award pricing. That means that MileagePlus redemption rates no longer have a minimum or maximum price. These…

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Filed Under: Awards, MileagePlus
American 737 First Class
Fascinating Statistics About American Airlines Upgrades

I'm not sure how exactly he got this info, but @xJonNYC shares some very interesting statistics about upgrades on American Airlines. According to him, when it comes to American Airlines upgrades: -- 75% of upgrades are 500 mile upgrades (this includes…

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Filed Under: American, American AAdvantage