NowBoarding! Today’s travel news in 7 minutes or less. Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better. Full Transcript We get started today with a Delta flash award sale. These are some excellent prices. Boston to London in Economy class for 18,000 miles round-trip? Or, Seattle-Tokyo round-trip for 34,000 miles. Two awesome values for you SkyMiles. I’m eager to see if they do some more business class award […]
For normal folks who don’t rack up tons of points from business travel or credit card spend, you need to take advantage of opportunities to score deals when you can. In one of the rare instances I can recall, one of the best deals right now involves Delta. The promotion debuted just about a week ago. Richard Kerr dug this one up and trumpeted the value of Delta SkyMiles. Normally, I disagree with him. But, I’m 100% in agreement on this. There was a feverish few days where myself and […]
Lucky travelers who qualify for this offer can earn double and triple SKyMiles on Starwood hotel stays. For occasional and business travelers, taking advantage of bonus offers should be a huge part of your strategy.
Is Delta really charging elite members more for awards than non-elite members? Wow, that technology needs help. Meanwhile, US Airways MasterCard is offering 50% more miles on all transactions from March 1st through June 30, 2015 in a very widely targeted offer. JetBlue is intent on expanding to international service at Long Beach Airport. That’s good news for fans of the airline, but it looks like there’s going to be a fight to get this done. JetBlue is largely irrelevant to me since they’ve killed most useful flights out of […]
United Airlines has a huge announcement today. Starting March 1, 2015 all tickets will earn miles based on the price of the ticket, not the distance traveled. United has a webpage that discusses the changes, but here’s what you need to know: Similar to Delta’s recent announcement, the amount of miles you earn on a specific ticket are based on not only the price of your ticket but your status level, as follows: General Members: Earn 5 miles per dollar Premier Silver: Earn 7 miles per dollar Premier Gold: Earn […]