Are Loyalty Programs Without Blackout Dates Always Better?

Why don't airlines like Southwest and JetBlue have award charts that spell out the cost of their frequent flier awards? Charts make it easier to determine the cost of an award redemption: for example, knowing that you'll need 60,000 miles for a roundtrip … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Dec 29 – Jan 4

I used to spend a lot of time on these reviews, probably more than I should have. But there is still information out there I never get around to sharing and builds up in my RSS reader or browser bookmarks. This is my opportunity to start with a clean slate … [Read more...]

Rewarding Recap: Free SMD4 Ticket, $50 off JetBlue, and 10X HA Miles

Well now that I'm back from my interview, let's see what I missed. There have been some interesting new deals this week--at least more than I saw last week. Let's start with the big news: Free trip on SMD4 - MilePoint Randy Peterson, miles and points guru … [Read more...]

Rewarding Recap: A Few More Contests and More Club Carlson

Remember I said I was going to be cleaning out my in box? Well, this should be the last of it I hope. Otherwise there probably wouldn't have been worth a post today. Let's hope tomorrow sees a new wave of summer promos! Point Me to the Plane shares another … [Read more...]

Rewarding Recap: One-Day Sales, Sofitel So Cheap, and Free SPG Points

Mmm, pulled pork. I'm still at work, but I can't wait to get home for leftovers. And I have to book my Carlson hotel nights today. You all signed up for the promos last night, right? What else is going on... Mommy Points gives us the details on a Southwest … [Read more...]

Rewarding Recap: Tons of Free SPG Points and $75 off JetBlue!

It's time for another daily recap. I apologize for not posting one yesterday, or anything else in the meantime, but I’ve been a bit swamped. You’ll learn why later tonight. Deals We Like shares their review of the new Starwood SPG promotion. I generally … [Read more...]