Chase is discontinuing their Ultimate Rewards points transfer with Korean Air suddenly. We could speculate as to why but the and result is Chase is losing a valuable transfer partner. Korean Air Skypass is known for its more difficult redemption process but they did have some good sweet spots on their award chart when you … Continue reading Only 4 days left to transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards to Korean Air Skypass
On November 1, 2017 United Airlines are making adjustments to their MileagePlus award charts. Many prices in terms of miles are going up. Soon it will cost more MileagePlus miles to redeem for flights between certain regions. You can find the details from United here. Most of these negative changes are for premium cabin awards. … Continue reading Book your United MileagePlus awards before devalution
In our previous post we mentioned that adding a Delta-operated flight segment to an award ticket containing partner airlines would trigger the cheaper mileage prices. It appears that Delta has fixed it and the deal is dead. Congrats to those who were able to book before the loophole was closed! Need help with your Delta … Continue reading Delta Skymiles Devalution Work Around is DEAD
American Airlines recently changed their fare coding for award tickets. To most people this will make no difference in how they redeem their miles. Expect those who have or earn British Airways Avios! British Airways' Avios program is distance based. They charge points for flights based on how for each individual flight segment is. This … Continue reading British Airways Avios: MUCH cheaper to book American Domestic USA First Class!
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
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
It has now been 1 year since I have earned my Southwest Companion Pass. I have used it numerous times for weekend trips around the US! We have traveled to thus far: New York, NY (2 times!) New Orleans, LA (2 times!) Jacksonville, FL I have saved a lot of money/points in airfare and we … Continue reading Southwest: 1 year into using the Companion Pass
I have completed the requirements to get the Southwest 2014 Companion Pass! I have received my companion pass card in the mail and have already booked several trips including New York, NY, New Orleans, LA, and Jacksonville, FL. The value I have gotten from it so far is great as I have spent an average … Continue reading Southwest Companion Pass 2014 Update: 100% Complete!
For current holders of the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select Visa or Mastercard only! Citi offers a 10% rebate on miles redeemed with a 10,000 mile cap per calendar year. That means if you redeem 100,000 AA miles in a calendar year for flights you will get 10,000 back into your account. If you redeem more … Continue reading Time Sensitive: 10% AA miles rebate on award bookings!
Getting the Southwest companion pass just got a little harder for most of us. Chase is really scrutinizing applications for business credit cards and denying a lot more now. I applied for both the personal and business versions of the Chase Southwest Plus credit card. I got the personal one just fine but after a … Continue reading Southwest Companion Pass 2014 Strategy