Aeroplan, an independently operated loyalty program used by Air Canada, has long been viewed as an inexpensive way to book business or first class awards to Europe. Even if you don't collect Aeroplan points, you can transfer them from the Membership Rewards program operated by American Express. Among the key benefits are that Aeroplan charges fewer miles than United's MileagePlus program for travel on the same … [Read more...]
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I recently found myself with a couple weeks free to take a trip somewhere. I decided to go to Europe since it had been a while since I’d spent some time on the continent (not to mention the US Dollar is currently pretty strong compared to the Euro, so it seemed like a great time to go). That’s one thing I love about airline miles – even though I was planning a trip within a week of departure, I could try to find … [Read more...]
India is a very popular travel destination and there are quite a few ways to get there. You can use miles on Star Alliance, Oneworld, and even your Delta miles with Skyteam (and other partners) to book flights to India flying both West and East from the US. With the recent addition of Air India to Star Alliance, it made it even easier to book these awards using your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points / United Airlines … [Read more...]
Air India joined Star Alliance today and from the first impressions, it looks like they have some pretty decent availability. Looking on the Aeroplan website, it looks like most of their routes are wide open in Business Class and that no fuel surcharges are being added to the tickets. I don't know how long that will last but maybe it will be permanent? Take a look for yourself: At … [Read more...]
Beginners Guide to Redeeming Points United Airlines (and Star Alliance) British Airways Avios (and Oneworld Alliance) Hyatt Gold Passport Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Club Carlson Rewards Let me clarify something that many beginners don't know or don't understand. If you have miles with one Star Alliance airline member, you can redeem those points for an award ticket on … [Read more...]