Tag: Turkish Miles & Smiles

Trying to crack the Turkish code and falling down a rabbit hole

The single most frustrating thing about the Turkish Miles & Smiles sweet spot is the difficulty in finding availability via the website or call...

Success, but has the Turkish sweet spot soured?

Just over a year ago, we broke the story about what was arguably the sweetest of sweet spots uncovered in years: 7.5K each way...

Good United business class transcon & Hawaii availability (book with Turkish)

I've been working on a post for the past few days that I intended to schedule tomorrow with a nugget of wisdom within about...

Turkish Miles & Smiles Complete Guide

Turkish Miles & Smiles is simultaneously one of the most valuable and one of the most frustrating Star Alliance programs. However, when you can...

How to book United flights with Turkish Miles & Smiles

Update 5/19/20: This morning, we published a guide to the best ways to get to cities in the US and Canada using miles. The...

Are some non-saver United awards bookable via partners?

Are you looking for something miles & points-related to take your mind off of all of the coronavirus coverage? Are you a problem-solver investigative...

Turkish miles: 45K each way for business class to Europe [sweet spot spotlight]

Turkish Miles & Smiles has gotten a lot of attention over the past year thanks to the incredible sweet spot we uncovered for domestic...

(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...

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...

(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...

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...

Booking Turkish online: my bumbling experiments

Over the weekend, Ian Snyder at Miles to Memories posted some great news about Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles: some domestic United Airlines flights can...

(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...

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...

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