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[Dead] 45K RT First Class to Hawaii in flat beds

Last night, Stephen reported on the outrageous first class award availability on Delta’s new route from Detroit to Honolulu that starts service next summer (for up to eight passengers). The catch is that while Delta still charges a king’s ransom (which, by the way, could be a different amount of miles any day of the week), partner Virgin Atlantic is showing eight seats or more available for 37,500 miles each way plus $5.60. However, you…

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Round trip biz class to Europe for 80K Korean miles; and a trick for avoiding fuel surcharges

Business class awards to Europe

In this article I show you exactly how to find and book the cheapest business class awards to Europe and without the usual fuel-surcharges. Despite what you might expect, the real secret to finding cheap business class awards to Europe is actually all about how y…

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Wow: Chase losing Korean as a transfer partner

In a surprising move with little notice, Chase will no longer partner with Korean Air SkyPass effective August 25th, 2018. You can still transfer to SkyPass until August 24th, but after that you will no longer be able to transfer Ultimate Rewards to Korean Air. Korean has long been a terrific Ultimate Rewards transfer partner for getting to and from Asia since Korean flies from many US gateways and offers a lot more availability in premium cabins to…

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Business Class to Europe for 80,000 miles Round-Trip, And a Trick For Avoiding Fuel Surcharges

Business class awards to Europe

Business Class Awards To Europe For Less The most valuable award sweet spots are the ones that you actually use. With that in mind, today I will be sharing the first post in a series about award sweet spots that will help you get more from your miles when heading to Europe. While you can typically expect to spend between 115,000 and 140,000 miles for business class awards to Europe, today’s sweet spot will get…

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Piecing together Delta awards for great value to Hawaii and Europe

Ever since Delta did away with their award charts, they’ve maintained that the award price you see online is the award price.  Period.  And, supposedly, there’s nothing you can do about high award prices except wait and hope that prices come down. In the good old days, there was something you could do about it.  You could find saver award space segment by segment and string the segments together for a cheap award.  Here’s a…

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