You’ll need to open a Lifemiles account here before you can search for award tickets online. Lifemiles allows you to use cash+points on award tickets, where you can effectively buy miles from about 1.5 cents each on the award search results page. You do need to have 40% of the required miles in order to do this. The Lifemiles award chart can be viewed here and has several sweet spots. Back when I used to give regular seminars I talked about many of the glitch cities that existed that allowed you to fly to Europe or Asia for just 12.5K Lifemiles, but a blogger managed to have them killed by complaining to the DoT about a flight that involved a trip from North America to Guam via Asia that Lifemiles used to count as a domestic US award. … [Read more...] about Transfer AMEX Points To Avianca Lifemiles And Get A 15% Bonus! Redeem United Award Flights For Just 6.5K Points!
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That’s an amazing value per point, though it comes with the annoyances of having to lock in one airline per year for coach travel and it requires waiting for the 50% rebate to come. You may have luck switching your airline of choice online via chat or over the phone, especially if you haven’t yet used your $200 in annual fee credit on that airline. … [Read more...] about Are Bank Points Overtaking The Value Of Airline Miles? 2 Hybrid Cards Allow You To Lock In The Best Of Both Worlds
The El Al rates in the chart below are for Executive members. A transfer of just 5,000 AMEX points from the US AMEX Membership Rewards program to El Al’s Matmid program will earn El Al executive status for a year. Points transfer instantly from AMEX to El Al, though it takes about a day after the transfer for the executive status to take effect on your El Al Matmid account. … [Read more...] about Comparison Chart: Redeeming For El Al Flights With Qantas Points Versus El Al Matmid Points
The Chase Southwest Business Premier card has a signup bonus of 60K Southwest points for spending $3,000 in 3 months. The card offers 6,000 points every card anniversary, and has no foreign transaction fees. $99 annual fee. You can earn the signup bonus on this card for multiple businesses, including a sole proprietorship and a business with a Tax ID number. That means you can earn a companion pass with 2 business cards. The Chase Southwest Consumer Priority card has a signup bonus of 40K Southwest points for spending $1,000 in 3 months plus another 20K points for spending another $11,000 in 12 months. The card offers some amazing benefits for Southwest loyalists including 4 annual A1-A15 boarding upgrade certificates, $75 in annual Southwest travel credit, 7.5K Southwest points upon every card anniversary, 20% off in-flight purchases, and the ability to earn tier points towards A-List status. $149 annual fee. The Chase Southwest … [Read more...] about Earn Up To 60,000 Southwest Points On 4 Southwest Cards! Earn A Companion Pass Valid Through 12/31/2020!
As always, Southwest benefits include: 2 free checked bags per passenger. No change fees to switch your flight. Whether you are on a paid or an award flight you can change without penalty! No cancellation fee to cancel your flight (you will get Southwest credit for the full amount paid, even on non-refundable wanna get away fares) or to cancel and redeposit your award flight. A refund of the fare or point difference if the price of your flight goes down after you buy it, just call to get the credit at any time before your flight! Will you signup for any Southwest cards? … [Read more...] about Ends Tomorrow! Earn Up To 60,000 Southwest Points On 4 Southwest Cards! Earn A Companion Pass Valid Through 12/31/2020!
A one-way Los Angeles-San Francisco nonstop flight on 1/8 is $48.98 with tax. It can also be bought for 2,524 points plus $5.60 tax. So 2,524 points gets you a value of $43.38 ($48.98 airfare less the $5.60 tax on the points ticket), imputing a value of 1.72 cents (43.38/2,524) per point. A one-way Newark-Ft. Lauderdale nonstop flight on 1/29 is $50.98 with tax. It can also be bought for 2,669 points plus $5.60 tax. So 2,669 points gets you a value of $45.38 ($50.98 airfare less the $5.60 tax on the points ticket), imputing a value of 1.7 cents (47.38/2,669) per point. A one-way Phiuladelphia-Orlando nonstop flight on 1/15 is $50.98 with tax. It can also be bought for 2,669 points plus $5.60 tax. So 2,669 points gets you a value of $45.38 ($50.98 airfare less the $5.60 tax on the points ticket), imputing a value of 1.7 cents (47.38/2,669) per point. A one-way LaGuardia-Chicago nonstop flight on 1/15 is $52.98 with tax. It can also be bought for 2,814 … [Read more...] about 1 Hour Left! Earn Up To 60,000 Southwest Points On 4 Southwest Cards! Earn A Companion Pass Valid Through 12/31/2020!