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Fly around Japan for 6K (prev 4.5K) each way with British Airways Avios [Sweet-spot spotlight]

Update: British Airways has changed their award charts.  Now, the flights described in this post cost 6,000 Avios each way (previously 4,500 Avios).  For more details, see: BA devaluation not so bad after all. With the excellent current point transfer bonus from Membership Rewards to Avios, we are publishing some quick highlights for making good use of the various Avios award charts. If you’re planning a trip to Japan, one sure Avios sweet-spot redemption is domestic…

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(EXPIRED) British Airways Avios Shopping Portal: Double Points Promo

Avios Portal Double Miles

Most of the recent focus on Avios has been due to the incredible Iberia promotion. If you’d like to boost your Avios balance even further, for the next few days their shopping portal is offering double points for most of the portal’s retailer partners. The Deal Shop online via Avios eStore and get Double Avios. Direct link. Key Terms The British Airways Avios eStore Double Avios offer is valid for all members who make an Eligible…

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(EXPIRED) Three 100K Avios offers: Iberia, Aer Lingus, and British Airways

There are newly increased signup bonuses of 100,000 Avios after meeting some big required spend ($20,000 total in the first 12 months) on three credit cards: the newly-launched Chase Aer Lingus Visa Signature, the Chase Iberia Visa Signature, and the Chase British Airways Visa Signature card. While these offers require a lot of spend, and there is a key warning found in the “Quick Thoughts” below the offers, they can be worth it to those who maximize Avios. Links to each…

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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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Hacking Avios

Earlier this week I posted “Searching for business class sweet-spots in Iberia’s OneWorld award chart.”  In that post I showed that it was possible to make Iberia OneWorld business class awards cheaper by tacking on economy segments.  Iberia OneWorld awards are awards using Iberia Avios where at least one segment includes an Iberia OneWorld partner that is not part of the Avios loyalty ecosystem (e.g. it applies when flying American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, etc., but…

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Business Class to Greece for $1761 RT on British Airways

British Airways has a sale on business class airfare that’s available through the end of the schedule on British Airways good for travel from Washington, DC and Baltimore to Athens, Greece. By stacking discounts, you can book this trip in business class for $1761 round trip and earn a nice haul of Alaska Airlines miles and/or elite credit towards status with British Airways. The Deal Round trip business class airfare from Washington, DC airports to Athens, Greece as low as $1761…

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(EXPIRED) First Class deals: British Airways Europe to the US from ~$2100

Via German blog You Have Been Upgraded and Flyertalk’s Premium Fare Deals, there are some amazing prices on first class airfares between Europe and the US on British Airways and American Airlines — starting from $2,162 round trip from Bucharest, Romania to Phoenix, Arizona. Great deals are also available to New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, Honolulu, and West Coast cities. These prices are available on flights that are marketed by American, so I believe they will not qualify for the big Alaska Airlines bonuses on paid premium cabin British Airways…

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[Expired] First class mileage run: BA First from $1045 earns ~50K Alaska miles

God Save the Points is reporting an amazing airfare sale that was first posted on Flyertalk: British Airways first class (mixed with AA or LATAM Business) from London to Guayaquil, Ecuador from $1045 round trip! These flights include British Airways first class from London to New York or Miami and then either American or LATAM between the US and Ecuador. With the current Alaska bonuses on paid premium cabins with British Airways, this looks like a decent mileage run.…

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[Expired] Avios transfer bonus: solid use of SPG/Marriott points

Today through October 31, 2017, British Airways is offering a 35% bonus on transfers from hotel programs. This can be best maximized through Marriott Travel Packages. Alternatively, IHG Credit Card Holders who need to top up for a British Airways award might be interested in this promotion as well. Read on. The Deal Get 35% bonus Avios when converting hotel points to British Airways Avios through October 31, 2017 from the following hotel programs: Carlson Hotels Hilton Hotels Hyatt Hotels &…

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