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by Hilary Stockton on 5/15/2017
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Square_3_reasons_alaska_miles_arent_worth_earning
5/15/2017
  On the face of it, Alaska Mileage Plan miles are a great frequent flyer currency, with many partners, lower award chart rates in many cases, and a generous stopover policy that applies even to one way partner awards. But...
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5/13/2017
  Air Canada will replace Aeroplan, launching its own rewards program in 2020. While it may be possible to still redeem Aeroplan miles for Air Canada award flights after June 2020, it won't be possible to use Aeroplan miles for...
Square_book_2_cathay_first_class_awards_with_alaska_mileage_plan_miles
4/30/2017
Can you book Cathay Pacific First Class for two people with Alaska Mileage Plan miles? TravelSort reader Chad writes: "I have a pair of Cathay Pacific Business Class tickets from HKG to JFK booked later this year, via Alaska miles...I...
Square_worlds_6_best_first_class_airline_cabins
4/24/2017
  What are the world's best airline first class cabins and experiences? There are so many aspects that go into a great first class airline experience, but the factors that tend to be most important to my clients are seat...
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4/18/2017
Transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club with a 30% bonus. In general I ignore Virgin Atlantic Flying Club as a frequent flyer program, both because Virgin Atlantic isn't a product I want to fly (what's the point...
Square_british_airways_100k_signup_bonus_offer_not_worth_it
4/6/2017
  The 100K British Airways Visa signup bonus is back, but this offer has gone from being a great deal a few years ago to only #7 on my Best Travel Credit Cards page, for reasons I'll go into below....
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4/5/2017
  Emirates is loaning Microsoft Surface tablets to its Emirates First Class and Emirates Business Class passengers, as another effort to mitigate the electronics ban on flights from Dubai (see US Bans Laptops as Carry-ons for Flights from Dubai and Middle...
Square_review-ana_first_class_bed
3/23/2017
  This ANA First Class 777 Review for a New York JFK to Tokyo Narita flight is part of a new trip report including Tokyo luxury hotels, restaurants and sushi bars. Having previously enjoyed JAL First Class, we were looking...
Square_review-british_airways_new_york_jfk_first_class_lounge_terminal_7
3/19/2017
  This review of British Airways First Class Lounge at New York JFK Terminal 7 is part of a new trip report (but not on British Airways). See all of our airport lounge reviews, or, if you are flying British...
Square_book_early_or_last_minute-7_reasons_to_plan_ahead
3/14/2017
  Do you book travel early or wait for last minute deals? While there can certainly be good last minute airfare or hotel deals if you're not particular about where you go or where you stay, there are many reasons...
Square_persistence_pays_off_for_aadvantage_awards
3/13/2017
  Persistence often pays off, including for award tickets. I book many AAdvantage awards for Award Booking clients, because even though Alaska miles are often less expensive, have the advantage of allowing a stopover on a one way award, and...
Square_our_2017_miles_and_points_progress
3/11/2017
  How is your 2017 miles and points progress? For my family, frequent flyer miles and points are the means to an end--they're what enable us to fly internationally and for me, be productive for work and for my family,...
Square_cathay_pacific_first_class-_don't_count_on_all_unsold_seats_released_as_awards
2/28/2017
  Cathay Pacific First Class is one of the first class awards most requested by my Award Booking clients, along with Singapore Suites on the A380 and Etihad First Apartment. It's interesting to me, because while I certainly love that...
Square_review-british_airways_first_class_747_london_to_new_york-seat_1k
2/26/2017
  This British Airways First Class 747 Review is one of my several reviews of British Airways First Class; see all posts tagged British Airways, or for other airline first class and business class reviews, see my Airline Reviews. Since...
Square_citi_thankyou_points-_25_percent_transfer_bonus_to_virgin_atlantic_flying_club_worth_it
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,...
Square_review-british_airways_concorde_room_lounge_lhr-fireplace
2/14/2017
  The British Airways Concorde Room lounge offers private cabanas for passengers traveling in British Airways First Class, as well as complimentary 15 minute spa treatments at Elemis Spa. I although I previously reviewed this lounge a few years ago,...
Square_flight_review-virgin_america_first_class_sfo-jfk
2/4/2017
  Virgin America First Class markets itself as the way to fly in style, but my recent flight experience was very much style (if you can call it that) over substance. Here's my review of Virgin America First Class: Virgin...
Square_review-british_airways_first_class_747-seat_2a
1/18/2017
  British Airways First Class is often panned in blogger reviews, compared to other international first class products. But the fact remains that British Airways has the most first class flights and seats between Europe and the U.S., by virtue...
Square_review-etihad_first_class_apartment_a380-first_class_cabin
1/12/2017
  This Review of Etihad First Class Apartment on the A380 from Abu Dhabi to New York is from our recent family trip to the Maldives, where we loved our stay at Cheval Blanc Randheli. Departing First Class passengers in Abu...
Square_review-etihad_first_class_lounge_abu_dhabi_auh
1/6/2017
  This review of Etihad's First Class Lounge and Spa in Abu Dhabi is from our recent visit on the way back from Cheval Blanc Randheli in the Maldives. After several delays in its construction, the new Etihad First Class...
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