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Book Quickly: Lufthansa First Class Awards On Partner Programs More Than 15 Days Out

Lufthansa First Class

If you’ve ever wanted to book Lufthansa First Class awards far in advance using miles from a partner program, you’ve been out of luck. That’s because they don’t usually make First Class awards available until just over two weeks out, but your luck has (temporarily) changed. The Deal Book Lufthansa First Class awards using some partner programs such as Avianca LifeMiles more than 15 days ahead of departure. Key Terms Book quickly – this is…

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NYC to Paris or London from $99 OW / $283 RT – travel light

Cheap flights to Paris

Primera Air is having a fare sale to Paris and London, with one way tickets from $99 and round trip tickets from $283. The Deal Newark EWR to Paris CDG from $99 one way or $283 round trip Newark EWR to London STN from $99 one way or $312 round trip Boston BOS to London STN from $99 one way or $312 round trip Key Terms One carry-on item and one personal item included. Checked baggage,…

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How to find AA award space on BA.com

This morning I asked “Is BA unable to see American Airlines award space?”  I had found an AA saver award that I wanted to book.  And I knew space was available.  Iberia.com and Qantas.com could see the space.  But I wanted to book with British Airways Avios, and BA.com could not see the award space.  A telephone agent couldn’t see the award space either even though she checked two different systems.  Her advice was to…

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Is BA unable to see American Airlines award space?

UPDATE: Trying the search over and over again seems to be the solution. A quick-ish way to do that is to to click the tabs for different days and then click back.  See: How to find AA award space on BA.com. Yesterday I tried to book a short distance one-way award flight on American Airlines.  It didn’t go as I had hoped.  AA had good award prices for the flight (7.5K economy, 15K business class),…

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(EXPIRED) Delta Award Flash Sale: Hawaii RT from 35k Main Cabin / 44k Delta Comfort+

Delta Award Flash Sale to Hawaii

Delta’s having another award flash sale, this time on round trip flights to Hawaii. The best deals are from the West Coast and only require 35,000 SkyMiles for Main Cabin or 44,000 SkyMiles for Comfort+. The Deal Book round trip flights to Hawaii from 35,000 SkyMiles in Main Cabin or from 44,000 SkyMiles in Delta Comfort+. Direct link to offer. Key Terms Book by April 12, 2018 at 11:59 ET Travel anytime between August 14, 2018…

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Business Class to Europe for 80,000 miles Round-Trip, And a Trick For Avoiding Fuel Surcharges

Business class awards to Europe

Business Class Awards To Europe For Less The most valuable award sweet spots are the ones that you actually use. With that in mind, today I will be sharing the first post in a series about award sweet spots that will help you get more from your miles when heading to Europe. While you can typically expect to spend between 115,000 and 140,000 miles for business class awards to Europe, today’s sweet spot will get…

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Toward hacking Asia Miles: the unified oneworld award chart

In my recent post “Searching for business class sweet-spots in Iberia’s OneWorld award chart,” I wrote “I haven’t yet compared Iberia Avios awards to those available from other OneWorld airlines such as Cathay Pacific.”  Well, now that Cathay Pacific is out with a new 60K signup offer, it’s time to take a look. Cathay Pacific offers two different award charts depending upon how many non-Cathay OneWorld partners you fly.  If your itinerary includes more than…

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Rapid Rewards Revaluation: Southwest’s Wanna Get Away Awards Now Cost More

Southwest

Southwest has announced a revaluation of Rapid Rewards redemptions today. Although there are some improvements, this represents a devaluation for the majority of people. In the past, Wanna Get Away fares offered the best value for your Rapid Rewards points as they could be redeemed for ~1.38cpp. Redemptions for Business Select and Anytime fares offered far less value at ~0.83cpp and ~1cpp respectively. Southwest has revalued all three types of fares today, with the cost…

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Delta Award Flash Sale: Mexico From 12k SkyMiles RT

Delta Award Flash Sale To Mexico

Delta’s having another award flash sale, with round trip tickets to and from Mexico going for as low as 12,000 SkyMiles. The Deal Book a round trip flight from the US to select cities in Mexico from 12,000 SkyMiles. Key Terms Discounted award tickets available to and from the following cities: Cancun (CUN) Mexico City (MEX) Cozumel (CZM) Puerto Vallarta (PVR) Cabo San Lucas (SJD) Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) Quick Thoughts Booking round trip tickets to Mexico…

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