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Best ways to get to cities in the US and Canada using miles

Over the past couple of months, we've covered the best ways to get to around the world in premium cabins using miles from transferable currencies, but apart from a post on the Caribbean /...

Best ways to get to South America using miles (premium cabins)

Looking for the best ways to get to South America using miles? This post outlines the best options available to get there in business class using frequent flyer miles programs available to the major...

Hilton free weekend nights become anytime nights valid for 2 years

American Express sent out good news today to Hilton Surpass and Hilton Aspire cardholders.  We separately reported on the ability to earn 12X at grocery stores and the fact that the Hilton Aspire's $250...

IHG introduces variable pricing, says it will expand

Last week, IHG Rewards Club debuted variable award pricing at properties in Asia. Loyalty Lobby has now confirmed with IHG that they intend to expand this to more properties, tying award pricing more closely...

United removes partner award chart

It's a sad day for United Mileage Plus members: United has removed its partner award chart. That absolutely stinks. This means that partner awards will now follow United's dynamic pricing algorithms and may cost more...

The most promiscuous airline programs

My favorite points programs, by far, are transferable points programs. These are programs where points can be transferred to airline and hotel programs. This makes it possible to cherry-pick the best opportunities. If you...
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Aeroplan extends free cancellation to June 30th

Air Canada's Aeroplan has announced that they are extending free cancellations on award tickets. Members can cancel free of charge through June 30th and receive all of their Aeroplan Miles back in their account, plus a...

Best ways to get to Asia using miles (premium cabins)

While COVID-19 has almost completely shut down international travel for the time being, there will one day be a time when it is safe and enjoyable to travel once again. If you find yourself...

Virgin Atlantic in financial ruin. Should I burn my million miles? On my mind…

In 2016, I exchanged 1.2 million Virgin Atlantic miles for an all-inclusive week on Richard Branson's Necker Island.  My wife and I loved it.  The experience was incredible.  It was absolutely worth the high...

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