One of the few times I’ve been charged a resort fee and I felt like it was justified.. (looking at you Las Vegas). Make sure to put the Marriott Beach Resort Wailea on the top of your Maui list, especially if you have Marriott or SPG points. Paradise Maui truly is everything your friends […]Read more "Marriott Beach Resort Wailea – Maui, Hawaii – Stay for Only 13,333 SPG Points per Night"
California flyers — now is a great time to book a winter trip to Hawaii using your Alaska Airlines miles. With many dates from the Bay Area and Los Angeles at 12,500 miles one-way, you can’t go wrong. Various dates available from January to early March. I would book ASAP since Alaska Airlines allows tickets […]Read more "[SALE] California to Hawaiian Islands for only 12,500 Alaska Airlines Miles one-way!"
I know how depressing it can be when you are ready to redeem your miles only to find out you don’t have enough. Well if you are short on United miles and don’t have Chase Ultimate Rewards to send over, here are some ways to redeem them. Asia You can fly non-stop in Northern Asia […]Read more "Only Have 10,000 United Miles? Here are Some Award Flights For You"
I love Catalina Island, I’ve been twice in the last eight years and I wouldn’t hesitate to go back. A 45 minute high-speed ferry from Newport Beach will run you $75~ round-trip. That sounds like a lot but consider the savings of not renting a car or paying to park once you arrive. New hotel […]Read more "New Hotel Option For Redeeming Points on Catalina Island, CA"
Interesting timing, I just blogged about my favorite ways of getting to Europe using less than 30,000 points one-way. I am happy to report that Alaska Airlines and Condor have just teamed up giving us another option! You can now fly from the US to many European cities for as little as 25,000 Alaska Airlines […]Read more "A New Option for Using 25,000 Miles To Fly One-Way to Europe (including the Greek islands) – Alaska & Condor"
When you think of redeeming Southwest points, does Europe and Hawaii come to mind? If it doesn’t, you’re in luck. I am going to show you how to redeem your Rapid Rewards on partner airlines. These partner redemptions only get you 1 cent per point, not anything to shout-about. If you redeem your Rapid Rewards […]Read more "Did You Know You Can Use Your Southwest Points to Book Flights to Hawaii and Europe?"
Before you step-foot into the miles world, these tools will help point you in the right direction. Some points or miles can be tough to redeem depending on your travel style or preferred destinations. That’s why it is key to have a plan of redemption before you start racking up the points. Types of points: Airline […]Read more "These are the Two Tools You Need BEFORE You Start Earning Miles"