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ANA business class awards to Japan [Sweet-spot spotlight]

ANA Mileage Club is an Amex transfer partner and offers some of the hands-down best deals on premium-cabin travel to Japan (and other parts of Asia). Depending on the time of year, a round trip business class flight from North America to Japan on ANA will cost between 75,000-90,000 miles (total) plus about $265 in taxes & fees. For reference, most programs charge between 60-90K each way. If you have Membership Rewards points to transfer, this can be…

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ANA business class vs Delta One Suites: which was better?

I recently had the opportunity to fly ANA in business class aboard its 777-300ER from New York (JFK) to Tokyo (NRT) and then back to the US in Delta One Suites abroad its 777-200LR. Which one was the better pick? Rather than fully review either (you can easily Google either one and read a plethora of reviews), I wanted to directly compare the two in a number of categories that meant something to me. You…

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How To Find Business Class Awards To Europe For 88,000 Miles Or Points

Business class awards to Europe

Note: This post is the second installment in a series about business class awards to Europe for less than 100,000 miles. The first post goes over Korean Air awards and can be found here. Avoiding Fuel Surcharges To Europe with ANA What if you could pay a few more miles for business class awards to Europe but avoid paying those hefty fuel surcharges that Korean Air levies? I think more than a few of us…

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Fly business class to Africa for 50,000 miles round-trip (DC to Senegal)

UPDATE: Virgin Atlantic’s system is now able to see DSS airport and the award is bookable once again! Fly South African Airways Business Class to Africa for 50,000 miles: I can get you from the US to Africa in business class for 50,000 miles round-trip. Yep, it’s true. I don’t blame you for not believing me, as Africa is typically one of the most expensive continents to visit with miles. But today, I’m going to…

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[Expired] Crazy prices to Kuala Lumpur: from $316 RT from New York

Late last night, I saw the Secret Flying notification about an airfare sale to Kuala Lumpur and I posted a brief note about it to our Frequent Miler Insiders Facebook group. I assumed the fare wouldn’t last, but in this morning’s Thrifty Traveler Premium email, I saw that not only is it still alive but there are many other departure cities with great prices — from $316 round trip from New York to Kuala Lumpur. These…

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US to Bangkok from ~$225 RT, many cities

Fly4Free is reporting amazing prices between several US cities and Bangkok — from $225 round trip (New York to Bangkok) on ANA. These prices are available in January, February, and March on select dates are not not shown via Google Flights. You will find these via small travel agencies listed on Momondo.com. Danny the Deal Guru at Miles to Memories reports that the cheapest prices are available on Monday–>Thursday  trips. These prices are extremely low — I would recommend…

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Buy today and fly away: Airfares still alive in Business Class and Economy

There have been some fantastic airfare sales this week — with chances to get away to different regions in both business class and economy class. Here’s a summary of some of the better sales still alive: Business Class Europe to the USA from $408 one-way (September-2018) I can’t believe this one is still alive! And it’s wide open. Some dates are as low as $405 one-way and I’m seeing round trip as low as $770. Here’s…

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