Ask any travel and points-guru and they’ll tell you how much they love their Alaska Airlines miles. Not only can you redeem your Alaska miles to book award flights on some of the highest-rated airlines in the world, their routing and stopover rules are excellent. Routing rules? Yep, every travel rewards program, such as Alaska’s […]Read more "Could This Be The Best Redemption of 25,000 Alaska Airlines Miles? 15 Hours of Lie-Flat Business Class Suites"
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?"
After just five days, United has a real fiasco on their hands. Regardless of where you feel the blame lies, we can all hope that more pro-flyer policies are put in place. Multiple cell phones captured Chicago Aviation Officers forcefully removing a passenger from United flight 3411. As it turns out, the passenger, Dr. Dao, suffered […]Read more "Flyers Take to Social Media Vowing to Never Fly United Airlines Again – What are Your Thoughts on a Boycott?"
Our stay at the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel was spectacular. The only thing that made it better was that we paid nothing to stay here. It’s a cat. 5 Being a category 5 Marriott property which also happens to be a five-star hotel, that certainly makes for a great award or free night certificate redemption. In […]Read more "Review – Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel – 5 Star Marriott – Category 5"
Featured image courtesy of Grant Wickes I love my Southwest points and I love my TSA Precheck, but I am not sure I love them as a combination. Southwest is allowing you to burn 9,000 points for a TSA Precheck application, which normally costs $85. If you have a ton of Southwest points that […]Read more "Southwest Airlines Allowing You to Use Points for TSA Precheck – is it Worth it?"
I don’t know why this question isn’t blogged about very often. Everyone writes about how you can earn points and spend those points, but how long does it really take to receive them from the credit card company? There is nothing like waiting on a huge chunk of points, IE free travel, to show up […]Read more "How Long Does it Take to Receive My Points?"