Buying American Airlines AAdvantage miles is a clever way to save money on premium cabin airfares! The idea is to buy miles during special promotions, then to redeem them for flights worth more than what you've paid for the miles. American Airlines runs regular promotions allowing you to save money or earn bonus miles when you buy AAdvantage miles. You can then redeem … [Read more...]
Redeem Points is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer, as much of our focus is about getting the best value when redeeming your frequent flyer points.
To find out how you can redeem your Qantas points effectively, you should definitely read our guide How to Redeem Qantas Points Effectively. This is definitive article answers the question "What are the best value uses of Qantas points?", and explains why redeeming Qantas points on the ground is poor value while Classic Flight Rewards are good value. It covers all Qantas reward flights including the Oneworld Classic Flight Reward, Qantas Classic Upgrade Rewards, Types of Qantas Frequent Flyer redemptions, Qantas Points Plus Pay Flights, and Qantas Classic Flight Rewards.
United Airlines has announced another new promotion on buying miles! Until 27 August 2020, you can get up to 100% bonus United MileagePlus miles with purchases. Buying United miles during a promotion can be a clever way to save money on future Star Alliance Business and First class flights, as the cost of the miles is often lower than the cost of an equivalent airfare. … [Read more...]
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles are a valuable currency. You can redeem Alaska Airlines miles to fly with around 15 different airlines including Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Finnair, Singapore Airlines and Emirates, and most awards are excellent value. The miles required to redeem for a flight are relatively low. There are also no fuel surcharges on … [Read more...]
Fuel surcharges have long been a pet hate of frequent flyers. They add to the cost of frequent flyer redemption tickets, and in extreme cases, can be even higher than the cost of a regular ticket on the same flight! With worldwide oil prices now at record lows, and airlines desperate to fill seats, a growing number of airlines and frequent flyer programs have recently … [Read more...]
In May 2020, Air Canada began selling Aeroplan miles directly to the public. This opens up some interesting opportunities for discounted Business and First class travel across the Star Alliance network and on Air Canada's other partner airlines, including Etihad Airways. Air Canada is not the only Star Alliance member airline to sell miles. United MileagePlus, Avianca … [Read more...]