Turkish Miles and Smiles

Tag Archives for Turkish Miles and Smiles.

(EXPIRED) Buy Turkish miles from $0.02 each

Turkish Miles & Smiles is offering up to 50% bonus miles when you buy 4,000 miles or more. Today, they extended the sale through 10/30/19. With the bonus, you can buy miles from $0.02 each, which can be a great deal for Turkish’s many sweet spot awards. The Deal Buy Turkish Miles & Smiles miles with the following bonuses based on volume: Buy 4,000 miles or more, get a 30% bonus (2.3c per mile) Buy 20,000 miles or more,…

Continue Reading »

Turkish business class sweet spots from the US

We’ve written quite a bit about taking advantage of the big Turkish Miles & Smiles sweet spot for award travel within the US, recently consolidating information and publishing a post on How to book flights on United using Turkish Miles & Smiles. However, domestic US flights are not the only sweet spot; given the recent development that Citi Double Cash rewards can transfer 1:1 to Thank You points, this program deserves even more attention. Here’s a…

Continue Reading »

How to book United flights with Turkish Miles & Smiles

One of the best ways to book domestic United Airlines flights is with Turkish Miles & Smiles. When you can find saver award availability, Turkish charges just 7.5K miles each way in economy class and 12.5K miles each way in business class within the United States (including to Alaska and Hawaii) and much lower change and cancellation fees than United for the exact same United flights. This is true whether booking one-way, round-trip, direct, or…

Continue Reading »

(EXPIRED) Amex to Marriott 30% transfer bonus through 10/31/19

American Express is offering card members a 30% bonus when transferring from Membership Rewards to Marriott Bonvoy. With the 30% bonus, 1,000 Membership Rewards points will result in 1,300 Marriott Bonvoy points. The Deal 30% transfer bonus when transferring Amex Membership Rewards points to Marriott Bonvoy. I believe this offer is open to everyone with Membership Rewards points, but please let us know if the offer doesn’t appear on your account. Key Terms Expires 10/31/2019.…

Continue Reading »

Turkish still a mixed bag, but patience helps

Over the past month and a half or so since we first posted the Turkish Miles & Smiles sweet spot to Hawaii (See: 7.5K each way to Hawaii: The sweetest spot we’ve been missing and then Forget email, book Turkish awards over the phone), we’ve heard from many, many readers who booked tickets successfully, many of whom have been pretty excited about booking multiple family members to Hawaii for 15,000 miles round trip per passenger.…

Continue Reading »

(EXPIRED) Wow: 31.5K business class Atlanta to Istanbul in Sept

If Istanbul is on your bucket list and you live in or can position to Atlanta, you can potentially fly there in business class this September for 31,500 miles one way. Turkish Miles & Smiles, a 1:1 Citi transfer partner, is offering 30% off award tickets between select markets and Istanbul as part of its 30th anniversary celebration. While we’ve recently written quite a bit about using Turkish Miles & Smiles to fly around the US…

Continue Reading »

Forget email, book Turkish awards over the phone (7.5K each way)

Yesterday, Greg posted about how you can buy enough Citi ThankYou points to fly from basically anywhere in the US to Hawaii for $386 round trip. The trick of course is using Turkish Miles & Smiles, a Citi ThankYou transfer partner that charges only 7,500 miles + $5.60 each way in economy class (to anywhere in the US — so you’re not actually limited to Hawaii). The problem has been email award bookings: ever since…

Continue Reading »

$386 to Hawaii round trip from anywhere in the US

A couple of days ago a reader thanked Nick for discovering and documenting how to book flights from the US mainland to Hawaii for only 7,500 points one-way.  She wrote that she was able to book her family of six for only 45,000 points! That’s ridiculously awesome.  And it got me thinking about the power of buying miles in select circumstances like these. But first, the basics… The trick to booking cheap awards to Hawaii…

Continue Reading »

Book Turkish Miles & Smiles awards via email. Here’s how.

Turkish Miles & Smiles has an incredibly generous award chart which includes deals such as 7.5K one-way from anywhere in the US to Hawaii (or 15K in business class), 45K one-way business class to Europe, 52.5K one-way business class to central Asia, etc.  And you can transfer points to Turkish from Citi ThankYou Rewards (1 to 1) or from Marriott Bonvoy (60K to 25K).  Finding these great deals in Turkish’s award chart is easy.  Booking…

Continue Reading »