Navigating through U.S. Customs and Immigration when arriving in the United States after a very long international flight can be frustrating. Your connecting flights may be in jeopardy if the procedure is too lengthy plus you’ll have the additional task of going Read full post »
Redeeming miles for international business and first class travel is one of my core travel goals. Paying $200 out of pocket for a round-trip flight from Savannah to New York is no big deal, but ponying up $15,000 to fly round-trip in first Read full post »
Alaska Airlines has recently announced that Japan Airlines (JAL) will be their newest partner—this means that when flying JAL, you will now be able to earn Alaska Airlines miles and you will also be able to redeem Alaska Airlines miles for flights Read full post »
Aeroplan, the loyalty program associated with Air Canada, is a transfer partner with American Express Membership Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest. You can transfer Membership Rewards at a ratio of 1:1 in 1,000 point increments and those points will show up in Read full post »
To say it’s been an interesting few weeks would be an understatement, and unfortunately, in this case, I don’t mean interesting in a good way. It all started when I injured my knee while skiing in Colorado . Not only did I have Read full post »
If you’ve got a ton of flexible travel rewards points along with a schedule that isn’t set in stone, you’ll likely do really well with a variety of options. However, if you’re new to the hobby or are looking to get the Read full post »
Credit cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Ink Plus, and Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express get their fair share of attention thanks to generous sign-up bonuses and/or their valuable currencies. However, there are plenty of credit cards that don’t get nearly Read full post »
Websites like TheFlightDeal.com, SecretFlying.com, and the FlyerTalk Mileage Run Deals forum find the best low-cost prices on flights and they publish these short-lived deals quickly so you can get the most out of each dollar. The key to these deals is determined by Read full post »
It is no secret that business travelers burn through thousands of miles each year, all in the name of meeting sales goals and hitting the bottom line. In 2014, an American Express study estimated that business travel would account for over 400 Read full post »
Sometimes using frequent flyer miles involves some out-of-the-box thinking. Whether it be in routing, splitting up a group onto multiple flights, or even putting multiple tickets together—where there’s a will, there’s a way. Taking advantage of some award chart sweet spots can Read full post »
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