The bulk of my travel is for business, which makes me fortunate to not have to pay out-of-pocket very often. I'm done with business trips for the year, and easily requalified for American Airlines … [Read more...] about Why I’m Mattress Running for Hotel Status
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Want to learn how to earn more rewards, or how best to redeem your miles and points? These posts cover the ins and outs of your favorite loyalty programs.
Lufthansa is a German airline, but the Lufthansa Group also includes partners such as SWISS, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines, and Eurowings. All Lufthansa Group members are participants in the … [Read more...] about How to Book Award Travel with Lufthansa Miles & More
Cathay Pacific is a Hong Kong-based airline and a member of the oneworld Alliance that includes American Airlines and British Airways. It is one of my favorite airlines, with spectacular first class … [Read more...] about How to Book Award Travel with Cathay Pacific Asia Miles
Amsterdam-based KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is one of the oldest airlines in the world. Its network is entirely international and it operates short and long-haul flights to every continent, with the … [Read more...] about The Hub: Routes and Fleet for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
As we get into the holiday travel season, you may be looking for an escape from the crowded airport terminal. I know that my wife and I often plan our trips with a focus on where we can connect and … [Read more...] about Can You Still Use the Lounge When Flying on a Different Airline?
You can donate the miles and and points that you've collected from American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, or JetBlue Airways to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This is a … [Read more...] about Donate Miles and Points to the Make-A-Wish Foundation
Maybe you've heard that Saudi Arabia will be offering tourist visas starting in 2018 (CNN Money link). Are you interested in going? For those country counters (and I consider myself one to some … [Read more...] about Visiting Saudi Arabia as a Tourist
Virgin Atlantic is Britain's secondary flag carrier, with bases at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and Manchester Ringway airports. It has a transatlantic joint venture agreement with Delta, which … [Read more...] about The Hub: Routes and Fleet for Virgin Atlantic
El Al Israel is one of the world's most unique carriers in that it offers an intercontinental network despite political constraints that prevent it from offering a broader array of destinations around … [Read more...] about The Hub: Routes and Fleet for El Al Israel
Avios are the points currency for British Airways Frequent Flyer Program, Executive Club. Iberia also uses Avios, but strangely, while the currency is the same, the programs have some different rules. … [Read more...] about Difficulties Accessing My Iberia Avios Account