Avios are the points currency for British Airways Frequent Flyer Program, Executive Club. Iberia also uses Avios, but strangely, while the currency is the same, the programs have some different rules. … [Read more...] about Difficulties Accessing My Iberia Avios Account
American Express is offering a temporary 40% bonus on Membership Rewards transfers to British Airways and Iberia. The Membership Rewards bonus of 40% is good through September 17, 2017. American … [Read more...] about 40% Membership Rewards Bonus on Transfers to Avios
Iberia’s Frequent Flyer program is turning 25 and is offering a 25% discount on all Iberia award flights purchased through April 11, 2017. The discount is available for travel now through June 11, … [Read more...] about 25% off Iberia Award Flights: Jet to Europe for 12,750 miles!
British Airways announced early this morning that it will be removing its cheapest award level, which was just 4,500 Avios for one-way for travel of 650 miles or less. This change only affects travel … [Read more...] about The End of 4,500 Avios Short-Haul Awards on American and Alaska Airlines
If you've ever booked a British Airways Avios award for a flight on American Airlines, you've noticed that you could not use the British Airways confirmation code (or PNR for "passenger name record") … [Read more...] about AA.com Now Supports British Airways Avios PNRs
In the last two articles, we covered two of the cheapest ways to get to Hawaii on miles: using Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer (to book travel on United Airlines and Virgin America) and using Virgin … [Read more...] about Get to Hawaii for Less Using Avios from the West Coast
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 … [Read more...] about Planning A Last-Minute Jaunt to Europe
From the desk of the Devil's Advocate... I'm reporting to you LIVE from the devastating scene that is the British Airways Avios devaluation. We're almost two months into the carnage now and it's a … [Read more...] about Booking First Class Awards with Avios Can Still Make Sense
Yesterday I discussed the importance of utility: What can you do with your frequent flyer miles? In addition to flexible routing rules and one-way awards, another useful feature of some loyalty … [Read more...] about Save Miles with Short-Haul Awards on Four Major Airlines
I got this question a few weeks ago, and my sister has long used Avios for booking hotels. (I didn't say I approved, only that she does it. You try telling my sister what to do.) But in light of the … [Read more...] about Should You Use Avios for Hotel Bookings?
Overnight, British Airways announced many changes to its Executive Club loyalty program -- what most people know better as Avios -- that will take effect on April 28. (HT to Head for Points, the best … [Read more...] about Avios Devaluation Will Largely Affect Business and First Class
From the desk of the Devil's Advocate...British Airways' mileage program (called Avios) is known as a fantastic way to redeem for cheap short haul flights. Thanks to their 2011 award chart … [Read more...] about Are Avios Always The Best Option For Short-Haul Flights?