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

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 flights on Japan Airlines. You can fly throughout much of Japan for just 4,500 British Airways Avios each way. Sweet spot spotlight: The short story: British Airways only charges 4,500 Avios for flights under 650 miles outside…

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37.5K transatlantic biz class: Use BA Avios to fly Aer Lingus from Montreal to Dublin for only 12.5K economy or 37.5K business class one-way

Recently, Aer Lingus announced a new route from Montreal to Dublin, Ireland beginning service on August 8, 2019 that makes for a nice sweet spot on the British Airways award chart, ringing in at just 37.5K Avios in business class or 12.5K Avios in economy class. Sweet spot spotlight: The short story: British Airways only charges 37,500 Avios in business class or 12,500 miles in economy class during peak times for flights under 3,000 miles.  The Aer Lingus route from Montreal…

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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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How To Find Business Class Awards To Europe For 88,000 Miles Or Points

Business class awards to Europe

Note: This post is the second installment in a series about business class awards to Europe for less than 100,000 miles. The first post goes over Korean Air awards and can be found here. Avoiding Fuel Surcharges To Europe with ANA What if you could pay a few more miles for business class awards to Europe but avoid paying those hefty fuel surcharges that Korean Air levies? I think more than a few of us…

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Fly business class to Africa for 50,000 miles round-trip (DC to Senegal)

UPDATE: Virgin Atlantic’s system is now able to see DSS airport and the award is bookable once again! Fly South African Airways Business Class to Africa for 50,000 miles: I can get you from the US to Africa in business class for 50,000 miles round-trip. Yep, it’s true. I don’t blame you for not believing me, as Africa is typically one of the most expensive continents to visit with miles. But today, I’m going to…

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