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by Hilary Stockton on 6/1/2015
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Posts Tagged ‘SkyTeam’
  Alitalia wins the worst "Manage By Booking" Web site functionality of the airlines I routinely deal with. If you've ever tried pulling up an Alitalia ticket using the "Manage My Booking" section of the Web site, you know what...
  This KLM Business Class review from Amsterdam to NYC JFK is part of a trip report on Germany. For prior posts, please see: Review: Hotel Traube Tonbach in Baiersbronn, Black Forest, Germany 8 Things to Eat in Germany What to Do...
  What are airline hubs, by airline and alliance? It can be helpful when putting together an award ticket to know: Which airlines are part of a given alliance, so you know which airlines you can fly given certain frequent...
  There's a 55K Offer for the Platinum Delta SkyMiles Business AMEX available. This is better than the 45K Offer for the Delta SkyMiles Card that you can get through CardMatch, but the Delta Business AMEX does have a $150...
Airline Award Charts are a key part of miles and points redemption strategy, so I wanted to provide a list of some of the top frequent flyer programs' award charts. The differences among airline award charts are another reason why...
  Alitalia Awards are now available on Delta.com, which can cut out some phone time with Delta agents--always a good thing. So, if you can find Alitalia award availability, that's 100,000 Skymiles for roundtrip to Italy from North America. That's...
  Delta miles are by far my least favorite miles to use to get to Asia. You can't redeem for international first class, you can't redeem for a one way award (only for round trip) and it can be very...
  I never fly Delta and don't have any Delta Skymiles, otherwise known as Skypesos given how little they're worth. But even I have to grudgingly hand it to Delta for bringing Westin Heavenly Bed aboard its BusinessElite cabin. The...
10/24/12 Update: Good news! Alitalia is indeed honoring all tickets that used the Japanese promo code, as long as they were at least 1 Euro cent. Here's the full text on the Alitalia Facebook page. My instincts were right here...
  Update: Deal is Now Dead, Removed the Link You can get up to 70,000 Skymiles with the Delta Gold AMEX card and a $100 statement credit on a Delta purchase with the Delta Gold AMEX card Details: Earn 25,000...
Alaska Airlines has one of the most interesting mileage programs out there, in my opinion. While many airlines form their partnerships by joining one of the three major alliances (OneWorld, SkyTeam, and Star Alliance), Alaska has remained independent. Despite that,...
Australia and New Zealand are no doubt some of the toughest destinations for award tickets, and they require more advance planning and creativity than any other destination, in my experience. With some flexibility and mileage diversity they’re not impossible to...
Delta recently ran a promotion whereby they were offering a 100% bonus on transfers between SkyMiles accounts. This is the second time they ran the promotion, and the second time I took advantage of it. This is essentially an opportunity...
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