Episode 62: Japan Reopens for Tourism
We’re back today with a discussion about finding award travel to Japan for a family from both the west coast and the east coast…
JetBlue Partner Awards No Longer Bookable w/Emirates Miles?
Hopefully this is a temporary glitch, but it appears that JetBlue flights aren’t currently bookable with Emirates miles even when ITA Matrix is showing…
Review: Lufthansa First Class Munich to Boston
We’re just back from Italy after visiting the Amalfi Coast and Bologna. Our return routing was Bologna – Munich – Boston with the last…
Booking JetBlue Mint with Emirates Miles
A theme I’ve been seeing lately is this: Domestic airfare is sky high and miles aren’t saving me. It seems like legacy US carriers…
Quick Tip: Extend JetBlue Travel Bank Credits
As described here JetBlue will extend the expiration of Travel Bank credits upon request: I pinged them on Twitter DM (@JetBlue) and within 10…
Episode 54: New Routes, New Airlines, New Welcome Bonuses
0:30 JetBlue New York – London Now Bookable Direct Link Website was down when they released these (classic JetBlue) Starts August 12, 2021 Economy…
Why and How: Booking Japan Airlines Award Flights with Cathay Pacific AsiaMiles
News broke today that Virgin Atlantic miles can be used to book one-way ANA awards. That’s good, but as much as I appreciate more…
Things to Keep in Mind About Airline Travel Bank Credits
Editor’s Note: The following Post is Guest written by Matt from Miles Earn and Burn. Special thanks to Matt for putting this resource together….
New Option: West Coast Awards to Hawaii For 12,500 Miles (Aeroplan)
Long time readers to the blog know that one of the destinations which receives an inordinate amount of attention on Milenomics is Hawaii. We’ve…
Booked: United Increases Non-stop Service to Florida
In a change from what I’m accustomed to from United, the airline announced new seasonal point-to-point flights today. New routes will connect Boston, Cleveland,…
My Experience Cancelling Award Travel Due to Coronavirus Threat
It’s been a wild week as the threat of Coronavirus has expanded, causing the need for more travel cancellations. Earlier in the week I…
Avoiding Fees When Cancelling Award Travel Due to Coronavirus
We’ve been seeing a lot of questions in our Slack community and elsewhere about Coronavirus fee waivers when cancelling upcoming travel. A couple weeks…
What Happens When an AirPod Gets Lost in an Airplane Seat?
AirPod Lost in Airplane Seat: Quick Tips Don’t adjust your seat. If the AirPod (or any other electrical device) is in an unfortunate position,…
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
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
My Experience Stacking CNB Rewards with the $100 Visa Infinite Discount Air Benefit
In this post I’ll discuss redeeming City National Bank Rewards through their Concierge, and leveraging its $100 Visa Infinite Discount Air Benefit. The upshot is that for low-pri..
The Delta/Virgin Atlantic Paradox: Business Class Awards to Europe
The Delta/Virgin Atlantic partnership is one to keep in mind any time you see low-level award availability on either airline. Last April we flew on Virgin Atlantic Upper Class us..
Breaking Through Peak Vacation Airfare Pricing with Partner Awards
Booking windows are just opening up for the Massachusetts school break in April 2020. And as usual, the opening salvo from carriers like Delta is a bit of a gut
Using British Airways Avios for Boston-Chicago Flights on AA
I’m in the market for flights from BOS-ORD around the 4th of July break. The route is served by American, United, JetBlue, and Spirit. Plus you can always fly to
Tips and Tricks: Booking JAL Premium Cabin Awards for a Family of Four
Have you ever arrived at an event – say a theme park – right when it opened and felt like other people had been there long before you? Disney does
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..
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,
Dog Catches Car: The AA Etihad Apartment Trick Worked But I Let It Go
I was saying a couple of weeks ago how I did some research on booking Etihad Apartments with AA miles and found that I was unable to do so. See: What