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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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...]
After breakfast this morning, MegaDOers were treated to a behind-the-scenes look at how Marriott operates its hotels. Organized in a series of sessions, attendees could strategize room assignments before guests arrived, compete to see who made beds the fastest, or even make their own doughnuts. (Did you know that Canadians eat the same number of doughnuts per capita as Americans, but they have more … [Read more...]
One of the most extravagant frequent flyer events of the year is a MegaDO. (So called because it's "Mega" and a big "to-DO.") The first Star Alliance MegaDO was four years ago, and this year's event is shaping up to be a huge behind-the-scenes event with trips to airports, factories, and even a military installation. After getting more feedback from attendees the organizers have found a way to modify the itinerary … [Read more...]
I debated whether I was going to write this post long before I ever flew in one, and I eventually decided not to. But then HB posted a comment on yesterday's article about high fares to visit Canada. I guess I don't have a choice! My wife and I recently flew SEA - YYZ - SEA and we were actually really happy with the E190, mainly due to the 2-2 seating configuration. Given that you can also put full sized carry-ons … [Read more...]