Category Archives: Airline Award Booking

Southwest Versus JetBlue for Flights to the Caribbean & Mexico

Many folks love to book award flights on Southwest and JetBlue to get to the Caribbean & Mexico.  Both airlines have no blackout dates and award flight prices are based on the cash cost of the flight, so when tickets go on sale, award flights are cheaper, too!.

Plus, both airlines have a great reputation for friendly service.

And it’s easy to earn points on both airlines with great credit card offers.  For example, you can earn a sign-up bonus of 50,000 Southwest points on the Chase Southwest Premier and Chase Southwest Plus after meeting minimum spending requirements.  Southwest is also a Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer partner.

Or earn 30,000 JetBlue points with the JetBlue Plus Card after completing minimum spending.

Southwest Versus JetBlue For Flights To The Caribbean Mexico

Southwest and JetBlue Fly Non-Stop to San Juan and Many Other Destinations in the Caribbean & Mexico. I’ll Compare Both Airlines’ Options for Award Flights

I’ll explain whether you’re better off collecting Southwest points or JetBlue points for flights to the Caribbean and Mexico.

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Can You Use Your Southwest Companion Pass When You Don’t Book Your Own Flight?

Million Mile Secrets Reader, @Luhlnessities, tweeted:

Did Southwest change their Companion Pass rules?  It won’t let me add my companion for flights booked with points from another account.

Great question, @Luhlnessities!

Can You Use Your Southwest Companion Pass When You Don't Book Your Own Flight

With the Southwest Companion Pass Your Partner Flies With You for Nearly Free to Places Like New York City. But on Which Types of Flights Can You Add a Companion?

I did some digging and I’ll share what I found out!

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Success! Family of 6 to Europe, First Class to Maldives, & More!

I love when folks use their miles & points to earn Big Travel with Small Money!  I thought I’d share recent reader success stories!

Success Family Of 6 To Europe First Class To Maldives More

Congrats! It’s Great to Hear About Using Miles & Points for Family Trips!

Amazing!  This family of 6 used miles and points for flights to Europe AND hotel stays!

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Sweet Spot: British Airways Avios Points to Europe Using Chase & Starwood Points!

Here in the 2nd entry of my Sweet Spot series, I’ll show you how to use fewer miles to get to Europe in coach!  

These tips are especially useful for those of y’all near Boston, Chicago, Fort Myers, Hartford, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Orlando, San Francisco, or Washington, DC.

To make the most of this Sweet Spot, it’s best if you have (or will have!) a collection of any of these points:

  • British Airways Avios
  • Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • Starwood
Sweet Spot British Airways Avios Points To Europe Using Chase Starwood Points

You Can Transfer Certain Points to British Airways. And Then Use Those Points to Fly on Aer Lingus to Dublin for Less Points Than With Other Airline Programs!

I’ll show you how and why to transfer points to the British Airways Avios program to get a great deal on coach award flights to Europe!

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How to Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to Airlines

One of the best ways to get Big Travel with Small Money is transferring flexible points to airline and hotel partners for award flights and stays.

If you’re a Citi Prestige, Citi ThankYou Premier, or Citi Chairman cardholder, you can transfer Citi ThankYou points to airline partners.  And depending on how you like to use your miles and points, you can get terrific deals booking Business and First Class award seats worth thousands of dollars.

How To Transfer Citi ThankYou Points To Airlines

Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to Singapore Airlines to Experience Incredible Service, Food, and Comfort

I’ll show you how to transfer Citi ThankYou points to airlines in 4 easy steps!

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