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Best options for domestic first class awards

Domestic first class is nicer than coach, but, in most cases, it’s hardly something to write home about.  Usually you’ll simply get a bigger seat and a few snacks and drinks, or a meal if you’re lucky.  If you’re really lucky, you might find yourself on an internationally configured aircraft flying a domestic route.  On these you’ll generally find large business class seats with electronic controls to adjust the recline all the way to flat…

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[Expired] Business class on Air New Zealand from 49K points each way [rare award space]

Air New Zealand has released a bunch of business class award space for July and August 2019. Thanks to current point transfer bonuses, you could book these awards from just 49,000 Amex Membership Rewards points or 64,000 Avianca LifeMiles each way. Unfortunately for Greg and Stephen, if they see this headline and get their hopes up about using this to get home from the #40KGetaway, no such luck for them as I’m only seeing this available in July…

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(EXPIRED) American Airlines Award Sale: Fly Business Class To Europe For Less

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American Airlines has launched an unadvertised sale on AAnytime business class awards, reducing the cost on some flights from 110,000 to 85,000 miles this summer. Be sure to check all your options though, as that might not represent the best use of your miles. The Deal Book business class AAnytime awards to Europe from 85,000 miles this summer on American Airlines. Key Terms Expiry date unknown. Quick Thoughts As Lucky at OMaaT notes, business class…

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[Expired] Business class to Europe for 25.5K one-way: Iberia 25% discount

Iberia is once again offering 25% off the required Avios for flights to and from Madrid, meaning you can fly one-way from New York, Boston, or Chicago to Madrid for just 25,500 Avios one-way on off-peak dates (or economy class from 12,750 Avios). You must book by March 27th and travel from September 1 – December 14, 2019. The Deal Get a 25% discount on Iberia award flights to and from Madrid for travel between September 1 and December 14, 2019 Direct…

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Business class for 44K: pick from 3 continents [Sweet-spot spotlight]

Today’s sweet spot spotlight is on Etihad Guest for its award chart for travel on Royal Air Maroc since you can get to one of three different continents for 44,000 miles each way in business class (with lie-flat seats on routes from the US to Casablanca). Since Etihad Guest is an Amex transfer partner and a Citi transfer partner, it’s easy to amass the miles for an award ticket. Sweet spot spotlight: The short story: Etihad Guest has a really favorable…

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[Expired] Biz Class Houston to Milan from $1673.93 round trip (maybe less?)

An email just hit my inbox from Thrifty Traveler Premium about a fare sale first reported by Mighty Travels at FlyerTalk: British Airways and American Airlines are offering some terrific business class fares during peak summer travel dates between Houston and Milan, with prices from $1813 round trip. When I saw that sale my first thought was that it can get even better: AARP members (anyone can join cheaply) can save even more, bringing the total down to $1673.93. If…

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Tons of Biz Class Availability to Hawaii & Europe

Delta has released a bunch of availability today for business class flights — some to Hawaii and a bunch to Europe. The Deal Increased Delta One business class award availability on several routes Book via Virgin Atlantic Flying Club (an Amex transfer partner, Chase transfer partner, and Citi transfer partner) at the following rates: 50K miles one-way to Europe on direct flights 37.5K miles one-way to Hawaii on direct flights Quick Thoughts Delta long ago abolished its award charts, so extra availability…

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(EXPIRED) Wide open biz class to Europe for 50K miles each way

Delta is offering a flash sale on business class awards to Europe from 128K Delta SkyMiles round trip. If you’ve got a bunch of SkyMiles, that might be a good way to use them. However, if you’d be transferring from Membership Rewards, don’t book with Delta. Save yourself 28K points and book these with Virgin Atlantic for 50K each way. Note that while the Delta flash sale says it is valid for travel from August 7-Sept 5th, I’m seeing tons…

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[Expired] Cheap JetBlue Mint fares ($399 transcon)

JetBlue is offering some great fares in Mint class on transcontinental routes (from $399 one-way). There may also be some availability from NY or Boston to the Caribbean in the same lie-flat Mint class from $267 one-way. You can alternatively use points by transferring to JetBlue TrueBlue (JetBlue is a Citi transfer partner, Chase transfer partner, and Amex transfer partner) or to book directly through a credit card portal, which might be an even better deal. The…

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