Cheap Flights To Europe, More Hotel Status Matches And Airlines Slashing Baggage Fees

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Quick Shots: Things You Should See on October 13th

View From The Wing has reported that you can now search for Air Berlin and Finnair awards online with American Airlines.   For me, one of the biggest mileage values is using your miles for international travel (especially in business class).  You used to have to call the airlines to find availability, and this could be a long painful process.  AA has been adding carriers throughout the year, including Qantas earlier in the year.  I already like their online search engine, and this is just another plus. Mommy Points has the […]