Delta Skymiles Devalution Work Around is DEAD

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 …

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British Airways Avios: MUCH cheaper to book American Domestic USA First Class!

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. …

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

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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 …

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Thailand Domestic Paid Flights: Air Asia versus Bangkok Airways

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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 …

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Southwest: 1 year into using the Companion Pass

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 …

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Southwest Companion Pass 2014 Update: 100% Complete!

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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 …

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Time Sensitive: 10% AA miles rebate on award bookings!

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 …

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Southwest Companion Pass 2014 Strategy

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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 …

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Always re-check the fares regularly on Southwest Airlines!

I recently started using Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards for short flights. They especially useful now that you can buy/redeem points for all AirTran as well as Southwest flights on Southwest.com. One major advantage of the Rapid Rewards program is that …

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Don’t be quick to pass over Southwest Rapid Rewards!

In the world of miles and points Southwest and other airlines that require you to redeem miles based on the price of the ticket get a lot of negative press. Rightfully so if you are trying to redeem your points …

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