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2/19/2017
The Citi ThankYou Point 25% Transfer Bonus to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club expires March 2, 2017--is it worth taking advantage of? TravelSort Client Jim writes "I'm planning to close my Citi Prestige card before the $450 annual fee is charged,...
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1/17/2017
  We love New Zealand and many of my clients either have it on their wish list or want to return. So it's great to see Air New Zealand Business Class award space open for many dates in May, June,...
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11/3/2016
Several AMEX Offers are being targeted to card members now, and there are some better travel-related offes than I've seen for awhile. Generally, at least for my AMEX cards, the past few months have had pretty abysmal offers, for retailers...
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8/16/2016
  I received a 10K ANA credit card bonus offer via email today, which is pathetic by U.S. credit card bonus standards. Here are the details, and then we'll move on to other points transfer options to get ANA miles...
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3/31/2016
What are the top first class awards to Tokyo, and best luxury hotels to stay at? TravelSort client Jonathan writes “We are planning a 10th year wedding anniversary trip to Japan in Spring 2017 and would love to travel first...
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1/27/2016
  How long do AMEX Membership Rewards points transfers take? TravelSort reader Craig writes "How long do AMEX Membership Rewards points transfers to airline partners such as Delta take? I thought most transfers were instant, but it's been 5 hours...
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10/22/2015
  You can buy United miles with an 80% bonus through tomorrow, October 23--is it worth it? This equates to 2.1 cents per mile, which is still pretty pricey, especially given United's award chart devaluation in 2014, but it could...
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8/22/2015
  Will an airline compensate you for a flight delay that means a lost work day? TravelSort reader Prabuddha comments on the Airline Passenger Bill of Rights post: "I was flying to Jakarta CGK via Tokyo Narita NRT and Bangkok...
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1/22/2015
ANA First Class awards are available on flights from Frankfurt to Tokyo, Seattle to Tokyo and Houston to Tokyo, thanks to some aircraft changes and ANA's new route between Houston and Tokyo. As Ben noted, first class will be on...
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6/3/2014
6/25 Update: Etihad awards are again bookable with AAdvantage miles--yay! Seeking an Etihad award using AAdvantage miles? Currently not possible. This is due to Etihad not displaying award availability correctly in Direct Access, which American Airlines uses to view and...
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1/18/2014
  SPG point transfer times to airlines vary, and it's important to understand that Starwood Preferred Guest points never transfer instantly, the way AMEX Membership Rewards and Ultimate Rewards points do, with several airline partners. While a huge plus of...
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11/14/2013
Given the United devaluation and the American-US Airways merger, such that US Airways could leave Star Alliance as early as late this year, if you want to use pre-devaluation United miles or Dividend miles on a Star Alliance award, now...
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11/2/2012
  Lufthansa usually releases first class award space no more than 14 days in advance, so I was pretty excited to book first class yesterday, November 1, for 15 days in advance, November 16.    Now, I realize that one...
Square_ana_all_nippon_airways_business_class_review-seat_4a
6/22/2012
This ANA Business Class flight from LA to Tokyo is my second review in a trip report. For the positioning flight from NYC to LA, see United BusinesssFirst Review 757-200 EWR-LAX.  After arriving on my United flight from EWR, I...
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3/13/2012
Last July I wrote a post about the 10 Best Premium Cabin Award Redemption Values. It’s amazing how quickly the industry changes, since I think the list could already use an update. This is due to program devaluations, changes in...
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1/7/2013
  Update: Singpore First Class and even Singapore Suites Awards are now redeemable with miles, thanks to being able to transfer points to KrisFlyer. Please see Singapore Suites Award Tips and FAQ Original Post: For me there are two types of...
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1/17/2012
Admittedly I have it pretty easy when it comes to redeeming miles, given that I’m only earning and redeeming miles for myself, and sometimes a family member. Award availability dictates where I travel, as I’m always chasing the best value....
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12/14/2011
One of our most popular posts is How to Find Star Alliance Award Space using the Continental, Aeroplan and ANA Web sites, and it's easy to understand why, given that the Star Alliance has the most partner airlines, so lots...
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12/6/2011
While service, food, and entertainment are important to me, on a redeye there’s one thing I value the most when flying business class – a comfortable seat that allows me to get a good night of sleep and arrive well...
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11/15/2011
  Aeroplan has announced fuel surcharges for most Star Alliance partners. Last week we wrote about another Aeroplan devaluation, as Aeroplan started charging fuel surcharges on Lufthansa flights, with no notice whatsoever. That day it also seemed as if other partner...
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1/15/2017
  It's possible to be matched to a 60,000 bonus AAdvantage miles offer for the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select, by sending Citi a secure message. Recently I wrote that there's a 50K Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select offer without the 24...
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11/23/2016
  Update: Application Link has expired. Please see Best Travel Credit Cards for the current best credit card offers.  -------- A 100K AMEX Platinum Bonus Offer is available--act fast if you haven't had this card before and want the 100,000 Membership Rewards...
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2/3/2017
  The Chase Private Client Arts and Culture Card offers complimentary admission for the cardholder and guest (sometimes several guests) at museums and cultural attractions in NYC, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago, Seattle, Florida, Arizona and Texas. It...
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11/23/2016
  This review of Seasons and ENO Wine Bar at Four Seasons Washington DC is part of a Washington DC trip report. For prior posts, please see: Four Seasons Washington DC Hotel Review Review: The Red Hen, Washington, DC Four...
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12/31/2016
How was your 2016 in travel, including frequent flyer miles and points? For us, miles and points are very much a means to an end: flying international first class or business class to the destinations and luxury hotels and resorts...
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12/16/2016
  The Chase Freedom 2017 5X Categories are now available for Q1 and Q2, and you can activate your Q1 2017 5X categories now. Here's the Chase Freedom 2017 5X Calendar so far, also pictured above: Q1 2017 Gas Stations...
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