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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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Free stopovers on one-way awards w/ Alaska [Sweet-spot spotlight]

Alaska Airlines Companion Fare

Today’s sweet spot spotlight is on Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan since they offer a free stopover on one-way award tickets, which can be a great deal when you want to reach two destinations. Sweet spot spotlight: The short story: Alaska Airlines only allows a free stopover on one-way awards (even domestic ones). Miles required: Varies, but you’re charged based on the price from point of origin to the final destination. See Alaska Airlines mileage charts here. How to find…

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