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Book the world’s best first class now. Fly next year.

Feeling restless?  If you’re anything like me, you miss the challenge and excitement of planning travel.  Deciding upon an ideal destination excites the imagination.  Finding ideal discounted flights or award flights that get you to where you want to go with the least discomfort is as challenging and satisfying as solving a puzzle.  Finding and booking hard-to-get award flights is like winning a jackpot. If you’re stuck at home looking for a way to spend…

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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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JAL devaluation coming November 20th

Japan Airlines Mileage Bank has announced an award chart devaluation coming on November 20th, 2018. The hits are pretty big, especially considering how difficult it is to amass JAL miles (though it did get easier this year with the Barclays Arrival Premier). You must book by November 20th to take advantage of the current award chart, and the good news is that between nearly six months of notice and the ability to book travel about a…

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