Category Archives for Flights.

Amex International Airline Program now bookable online

The Amex International Airline Program, which is a benefit of Amex Platinum cards (both business and personal) that offers discounts on premium-cabin international fares, is now available for booking online. That’s an awesome development as it means you no longer have to call or chat to find out whether any discount fares are available. The Deal Now book the Amex International Airline Program discount premium cabin tickets online at Amex Travel (note: you need to…

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30% transfer bonus: Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic

American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 30% transfer bonus when transferring points to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club through 7/1/19. The Deal Get a 30% transfer bonus when transferring Amex Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club by 7/1/19 With this bonus, 1,000 Membership Rewards = 1,300 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles Key Details Valid from 12:00 a.m. MT on May 1, 2019 to 11:59 p.m. MT on July 1, 2019 Quick Thoughts This is a great deal if…

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(EXPIRED) United MileagePlus Shopping: Earn 500 Bonus Miles When Installing Button & Spending $50

United MileagePlus Shopping Button 500 Bonus Miles

If you’re planning on spending $50 or more online in the next few days, you could earn 500 bonus miles by installing the United MileagePlus shopping button. The Deal Install the United MileagePlus Shopping button browser extension and spend $50 to earn 500 bonus miles. Direct link to offer. Key Terms During the “April 2019 Button Install Bonus” campaign, which runs from 04/26/19 through 05/02/19 at 11:59:59 pm ET (the “Bonus Period”), Members will earn…

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Cheap RT flights to Korea from $434 (west) to $520 (east)

Several airlines are offering nice deals on round trip travel to and from South Korea, with prices starting as low as $434 round trip from West Coast cities or $520 RT from New York. Those are solid prices for this long trip. To get the best prices, you’ll need to book via small OTAs listed at sites like Momondo or Skyscanner. The Deal Cheap flights to and from South Korea from several US cities, with prices as low as $434…

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(EXPIRED) JetBlue: Save 15% On Award Flights (Book By April 25)


JetBlue has launched a three day award sale that’s giving a 15% discount on award flights, although only flights from Monday to Thursday are eligible. The Deal Save 15% on JetBlue award flights. Direct link to offer. Key Terms Book an award flight by April 25, 2019 (the earlier of 11:59 PM EST or local). Applies to new bookings only & cannot be applied to existing bookings. Fly April 29–June 20, 2019 (excludes May 22-May…

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Best Fee-Free Travel Credit Card

In response to my recent post “What is the best credit card?” a reader pointed out that I should have included the Wells Fargo Propel card on the list.  I agree, but for one thing: even though the Propel is issued by Wells Fargo, it’s an Amex card.  The point of that post was to recommend a single rewarding card (or sometimes two) for those who don’t want to carry around lots of different cards. …

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Sweet new lie-flat rides to London

There are several luxurious new ways to fly business class to London, coming soon.  Here’s a very brief round-up.  The big question in each case, is how long will it take for these to be rolled out widely? British Airways Club Suite British Airways looks like it is finally looking to compete with the best business class products in the world with these “Club Suites” with doors.  These seats will debut on BA’s new A350…

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Fallout from the United award chart obliteration

Last week we learned that United has decided to eliminate their award chart.  Just like Delta (how many times have we written those words?), United awards will cost whatever they cost.  Overall, this will probably be good for those who don’t understand how best to use their miles.  But it will be bad for those of us who seek to maximize value.  It is very likely that United miles will offer better value on flights…

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(EXPIRED) Targeted: 40% Qantas Points Transfer Bonus, Stack With 25% Citi Transfer Bonus

Qantas Transfer Bonus

Qantas seems to really want people to book flights with them at the moment, whether that’s paid flights or award flights. There’s an Amex Offer saving you money on paid flights, while both Qantas and Alaska are offering double miles on Qantas flights. As for award flights, there’s now a targeted email being sent out to Qantas members offering a 15-40% bonus when transferring credit card reward points. To make that even better, it’ll stack…

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