Save Miles with Short-Haul Awards on Four Major Airlines

Yesterday I discussed the importance of utility: What can you do with your frequent flyer miles? In addition to flexible routing rules and one-way awards, another useful feature of some loyalty programs is discounted award prices for shorter routes. This … [Read more...]

Award Maps for 13 Frequent Flyer Programs

Most airline frequent flyer program redemptions are region-based, so you pick your origin and destination and look at an award chart to determine how many miles the ticket should cost. But there are often times when this involves a lot of back and forth. Which … [Read more...]

Earn up to 125K Avios on Premium Cabin Travel

British Airways announced a promotion this morning that offers up to 125,000 Avios points when you fly in business or first class by January 10, 2015. These must be transatlantic, round-trip flights and the offer is valid for new bookings only. However, travel … [Read more...]

How to Plan Your Itinerary

My guess is 99% of people plan their trip by doing a search from A to B. Not me. I like to know my options before I run my search so I can exclude bad connections or force especially good ones. Relying on a dumb computer to tell you how to get to your … [Read more...]