In April, I wrote about a great opportunity to status match from Southwest Companion Pass to Alaska Airlines MVP Gold 75k. Alyssa and I “trade-off” Companion Pass duties so it was her turn to match to MVP Gold 75k. Why is this such a great opportunity? Allow me to explain… Most status “matches” offered by airlines […]Read more "Alaska Airlines MVP Gold 75K Welcome Kit Arrived in Mail – Status Matched from Southwest"
Calling all Companion Pass holders! As if Companion Pass isn’t sweet enough, you can also get amazing perks with airlines other than Southwest! What’s our status? Airline status is getting harder to obtain through conventional flying for most. When you think of “earning miles”, one might assume that is determined by the miles flown. […]Read more "Use Southwest Companion Pass Match to Get Instant Status With Alaska [Upgrade to First Class]"
This almost never happens, but with a week until Christmas, I shall count my blessings. If you have a bank of Alaska or Virgin miles, both became more valuable overnight, depending on how you plan to redeem them. Back-tracking for a second, Alaska Airlines is acquiring and merging with San Francisco based Virgin America. This means that […]Read more "If You Have Points With Either of These Two Airlines, They Just Became More Valuable Overnight"
Thanks to View From The Wing for this find, FREE airline status for four months. AirBerlin is a German based airline, but more importantly, they are apart of the OneWorld Alliance. What that means for you is FREE OneWorld Ruby status on American Airlines. Hurry though, you must register no later than November 30th! For […]Read more "Get Priority Boarding and Check-in With American Airlines – Ruby Status FREE for Four Months"
I’ll admit it, I get a little jealous walking through the first class cabin on the way to my cramped economy seat. Fortunately, if you’ve wanted to experience the roomy first class, you can do so for relatively cheap this winter. Aside from a larger seat, first class passengers typically get many other perks like priority […]Read more "A First Class Flight may be Cheaper than You Think"