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 […]

Booking Hotel Timeshares with Bank Points

We’re headed out to California for vacation this week, splitting time between our beloved Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara and Disney’s Grand Californian. Here at Milenomics we like to talk about “techniques we use over and over again”. Because the Net Present Value of a deal is higher when it can be repeated thus generating […]

Bank Points Just Got a Little Harder to Redeem

Connexions Loyalty is a company that banks partner with to operate travel rewards redemptions. Programs like Chase Ultimate Rewards, Citi ThankYou Points, and City National Bank Rewards rely on them for some portion of their bookings. In August of 2018 Chase announced they’d be switching to Expedia for their online booking portal. Bank point enthusiasts […]