Airline Portal Holiday Bonuses

A new wave of airline portal holiday bonuses have appeared. United looks to be the most compelling of the bunch, but they can all be worth doing in the right situation. Here’s a summary: United Spend $150, earn 500 bonus miles $750 2,500 $1,500 5,000 American $150 500 $600 1,500 $1,200 3,500 Alaska $150 300 […]

Qantas Transfer Bonuses [Targeted]

Update (Nov 1, 2019): I’m seeing a 20% transfer bonus from Amex Membership Rewards. Back in June they were running a similar promo with a 20% from Amex + a 20% bonus from Qantas for an effective 44% bonus: Dans Deals wrote that this 44% bonus may have stopped in late June. However, comments indicate […]

Unlocking Award Availability with Bank Point Transfers to International Frequent Flyer Programs

Most people realize that you can use US frequent flyer miles (United, American, Delta) for award travel on Star Alliance, OneWorld, and SkyTeam partners. The hard part about this is finding partner award availability. Today, I’d like to talk about transferring bank points to international frequent flyer programs. Many international airlines release award space far […]

Making EU261 Work for You

This is a guest post from a lifelong friend we visited last summer in Germany. Thanks to him for sharing his thoughts on this. -Robert Our story has two parts, each of which caused us to suffer a 24 hour delay returning home on a British Airways flight from Phoenix to Munich. We are currently […]