First, I must say, I love maps! So I am very biased in favor of this free tool that quickly shows where you can fly with British Airways Avios points!
One of the best uses of British Airways Avios points is for short-haul domestic flights on partner airlines like American Airlines, US Airways, and Alaska Airlines.
That’s because they have a distance-based award chart, which means you’ll pay fewer points (and no fuel surcharges) for shorter trips.
The visual map tool by Wandering Aramean makes it much easier to figure out how many British Airways Avios points you’ll need for a short-haul, nonstop award flight.
Where Can You Go With British Airways Avios Points? This Tool Will Show You!
The site will save you a lot of time. Now you don’t have to look up distances (by using Great Circle Mapper for example) or award charts. I’ll show you how to use it!
And I’ll remind you of 3 easy ways to collect lots of British Airways Avios points for your flights!
Virgin America is a West Coast based airline that flies to several cities in the United States and a few cities in Mexico. Their flights are concentrated along the West Coast, and from their hub cities (San Francisco and Los Angeles) to the East Coast.
A lot of people like flying Virgin America since they’ve marketed themselves as a very “hip” brand! But most of us here care more about Virgin America points and what you can do with them.
You Can Earn Virgin America Points in Ways Other Than Flying
Via Flyertalk, in August 2015, everyone can get free Wi-Fi at Hilton hotels by being a Hilton Honors member (free sign-up).
You Will Have Free Wi-Fi at All Hilton Hotels Like the Hilton Moorea
But there are some conditions.
The ExpertFlyer website has saved me countless hours of frustration when trying to find award seats.
Folks who do a fair amount of air travel (whether on paid or award flights) should consider using this powerful tool to save time and money.
You can be automatically alerted when the award seats you want become available, search for upgrades, find the best airfares, and access handy features like seat maps, flight timetables, and more.
Note: You can get a free ExpertFlyer subscription, but its features are very limited.
ExpertFlyer Is a Great Tool for Finding Award Seats, Cheap Airfare, and More
I’ll show how ExpertFlyer can make your travel planning easier!
I’ve written about how you can earn statement credits for hotel stays and shopping with Visa SavingsEdge. But did you know there’s also a free mobile app?
I downloaded the new Visa SavingsEdge app on my phone to see how it works and if it could help you save money!
Find Out If You Should Download the New Visa SavingsEdge App!