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Reducing or Removing the cost of paid cash airfares

Here at AwardBookingSerivce.com after people have successfully got their New Zealand ETA, our focus is to help clients use their miles to book flights. New Zealand ETAThis usually means redeeming miles from major carriers for long haul international itineraries. We get our clients flights for pennies on the dollar since they only have to pay the … Continue reading Reducing or Removing the cost of paid cash airfares

Delta Airlines make SkyMiles devaluation again without notice!

Just 2 days ago Delta used to charge 70,000 SkyMiles one way for a USA - India (or vice-versa) in business class. That price has now jumped to 97,500 SkyMiles one way for the same flight at the lowest level. That is a 40% increase with no warning. They still have not said anything since … Continue reading Delta Airlines make SkyMiles devaluation again without notice!

United makes stealth devaluation of award tickets without warning!

United announced a little while back they would be making a change the MileagePlus program to severely limit stopovers on round trip award tickets. This was not good but we have seen worse devaluations in the miles and points world recently. I thought we could live with it. The change took place on October 6th, … Continue reading United makes stealth devaluation of award tickets without warning!

Reminder: Make sure the airlines have your correct contact info!

Airlines change their flight schedules often. It is important to be properly notified when a change happens in case the change is detrimental to your travel plans! These days most airlines notify us of any far out schedule changes via email. In my experience they call only about half the time unless it is very … Continue reading Reminder: Make sure the airlines have your correct contact info!

How to check your expiration date and renew Global Entry for US Citizens

This post is inspired from my own curiosity. I may as well help out my fellow travelers as well! I wasn't sure when my Global Entry was due to expire and with some trips coming up I want to be sure I am "covered" for expedited re-entry into the USA. The process is pretty easy! … Continue reading How to check your expiration date and renew Global Entry for US Citizens

Thailand Domestic Paid Flights: Air Asia versus Bangkok Airways

Flights within Thailand (domestic) can be very inexpensive due to lots of competition. Air Asia is the most well known of the low cost carriers operating in Thailand. They also have the largest low cost network within Asia and operate in several countries in the region. In a discussion with fellow travels the question came … Continue reading Thailand Domestic Paid Flights: Air Asia versus Bangkok Airways

Paying Cash for Airfare can make sense — but not most of the time

Award Booking Service focuses on redeeming your miles for flights for international trips. These represent the best general value of using miles and points for travel (most of the time). One downside of miles and points--for the most part--is they cannot be used for every single flight on the schedule. They are capacity controlled either … Continue reading Paying Cash for Airfare can make sense — but not most of the time