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(Update: Now Valid On Flights Booked Before March 1) American Airlines Waiving Change Fees For Travel Booked March 1-16 For Travel To Jan 26, 2021.

American Airlines Planes

Update 3/10/2020: In addition to Delta and United, American Airlines has announced that they’re extending their waived change fees to include flights that were booked before March 1, 2020. This is valid for flights due to take place from March 10 to April 30, 2020. Those flights can be rebooked for travel through December 31, 2020 or a year from when you originally booked it, whichever comes first. ~ American Airlines has announced that they’ll…

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[Update] Delta & United Announce Waived Change Fee Policies [Update: Now Includes Flights Purchased Earlier]

Update 3/10/2020: United has also expanded the waived change fees to include flights purchased on or before March 2 for travel from March 9 to April 30, 2020. This allows you to change your flight to one that takes place by December 31, 2020 or within one year of when you first booked it, whichever date comes first. Update 3/9/2020: Delta has now expanded the waived change fees to include flights purchased on or before…

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United Makes Awful Change To Their Policy On Schedule Changes

United Airlines Schedule Change Policy

United was the last of the main US airlines to announce that they’d waive change fees for flights booked during March, but they’re sadly first with an adjustment to their schedule change policy and it’s truly awful. In the past, United Airlines allowed you to get a refund if they changed your flight schedule and it would get you to your destination more than two hours after the original arrival time. They’ve now changed this…

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Avianca adds basic economy fares to/from North America

Avianca has today (3/4/20) begun selling basic economy style fares on flights to and from the United States. They are marketing their flights in “sizes” from Extra-Small ro XXL, which will indicate how much is included in your fare. Obviously the “smaller” the fare, the fewer inclusions (and in some cases the more you’ll pay to add those things later). While I’m sure there are some folks who will be happy to travel light and save…

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(EXPIRED) Flying Blue Promo Rewards For March 2020: Europe from under 16K each way (DC econ, Seattle prem econ)

Air France

Flying Blue Promo Rewards for March 2020 are out and it’s a fairly poor selection this month. Only a couple of US cities are included and they’re only offered at a 25% discount, with no discounted business class options available from the US. The Deal Save 25% on economy flights from the following cities to Europe: Washington D.C. on Air France & KLM Save 25% on premium economy flights from the following cities to Europe: Seattle…

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Alaska matches JetBlue: no change or cancellation fees (temporarily)

Alaska Airlines Companion Fare

Update 3/13/20: Alaska has now expanded this policy quite a bit as follows (See our Coronavirus cancellation policies complete guide for more): Link to waiver policy For tickets purchased on or before February 26, 2020 for travel 3/6-4/30/20: If you purchased a Saver fare for travel through April 30, 2020, you may: Cancel your trip and deposit the funds into your My Account wallet. If you purchased a nonrefundable First Class, main, or award ticket for travel through…

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Business class from 42K points / $638 one-way from Europe to the US on TAP Air Portugal

In yesterday morning’s post (Turkish miles: 45K each way for business class to Europe [sweet spot spotlight]), I noted how you can fly to or from Europe in business class for 45K miles each way on Star Alliance carriers. However, it’s worth noting that you can sometimes use a flexible currency like Chase Ultimate Rewards to fly one-way from Europe to the US in business class on a paid ticket for about the same number…

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SeatSpy: An awesome tool for finding BA and Virgin award flights

SeatSpy is an awesome tool for finding award space on British Airways and Virgin Atlantic flights.  Inside Flyer published details about this tool back in November 2019, but I didn’t get around to checking this out until recently. Input any British Airways or Virgin Atlantic route and SeatSpy will instantly show you award availability for a full year.  And if you don’t find what you need, you can easily setup email alerts. Best of all,…

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JetBlue Card Linked Program: Stack Offers For Great Returns

JetBlue Card-linked offers

While doing a little bit of research for the latest Rover Amex Offer, I noticed something interesting. Cashback Monitor had three entries for earning cashback when booking services with Rover. One of these was particularly eye-catching as it said “Rover – Card Linked”. Anytime I see the words “Card Linked” I get excited as these types of offers can usually be stacked with other offers to earn/save even more. When clicking through to the listing…

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