Category Archives: Airline Award Booking

26,250 Miles & $500 for Round-Trip Flight From Chicago to London

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Virgin Atlantic is having an award ticket seat sale on flights between the UK and almost all of their destinations.

You’ll pay 25% fewer miles for award flights in coach class and Premium Economy class.  You can get a 1-way coach class ticket between North America and the UK for as low as 13,125 miles plus fees.

But you have to book by September 23, 2014.  As long as there are award seats available, you can book flights up to 11 months away.

26,250 Miles And 500 For Round Trip Flight From Chicago To London

You’ll Save Miles With Virgin Atlantic’s Sale, but You’ll Still Pay High Fuel Surcharges

Usually, it costs 17,500 miles 1-way in coach class between North America and the UK.  With this sale, you’ll save miles, but you’ll still pay high fuel surcharges.

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Book Discounted Award Tickets to Europe for the Holidays!

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The newest Flying Blue Promo Awards from KLM and Air France are out, and you can fly to Europe for 25% to 50% fewer miles in November and December.  So if you’re planning a trip for the holidays, you can book it now!

Each month, a new group of destinations goes on sale.  If you don’t have Flying Blue miles, you can transfer American Express Membership Rewards, Starwood points, or Citi ThankYou points.

With the new set of Flying Blue Promo Awards, you can fly between Europe and:

  • Detroit in coach class for 50% fewer miles
  • New York (JFK) in coach class for 25% fewer miles
  • Washington, DC, in Premium Economy class for 50% fewer miles

Tickets must be booked by September 30, 2014, for travel:

  • Between November 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014 (for Detroit and Washington, DC)
  • Between November 5, 2014 and December 18, 2014 (for New York)

Even if you don’t live near Detroit, New York, or Washington, DC, you might still be able to use these awards, because there are lots of ways to get to these cities cheaply.  I’ll explain!

Book Discounted Award Tickets To Europe For The Holidays

Wouldn’t It Be Nice to Spend Thanksgiving in Barcelona, Spain?

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Cancellation Policies of Major US Airlines & Online Travel Agencies

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Miles and points enthusiasts are usually meticulous in planning their travels, but sometimes life gets in the way and we have to change our plans or cancel altogether.

Or other times folks might jump on a low or mistake fare and realize afterwards that it doesn’t work for their schedule.

If you need to change your plans, airlines and online travel agencies (OTAs) like Orbitz, Expedia, and Priceline all have different cancellation policies.  And with airlines, fare rules can be rather complicated.   So here’s a rundown of what to expect when you cancel a ticket!

Cancellation Policies Of Major US Airlines And Online Travel Agencies

Changing or Cancelling a Ticket? Do You Know Your Airline’s Policy?

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Last Day to Apply for the AMEX Delta SkyMiles 50,000 Mile Sign-Up Bonus

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Update: The American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles (Personal), American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles (Business), and American Express Platinum Delta credit card offers in this post are no longer available, but check the Hot Deals for the latest offers!

If you’ve been considering the limited time 50,000 mile sign-up offer on the American Express Delta SkyMiles cards, today is the last day to apply!

You’ll get 50,000 miles after spending $1,000 in purchases on your new card in the 1st 3 months with the American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles (Personal), American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles (Business), and American Express Platinum Delta SkyMiles cards.

Last Day To Apply For The AMEX Delta SkyMiles 50,000 Mile Sign Up Bonus

Today’s the Last Day to Apply for the Increased Sign-Up Bonus on the AMEX Delta SkyMiles Cards

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Can You Use Your Deceased Partner’s American Airlines Miles?

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Million Mile Secrets reader Mary emailed:

My husband passed away 3 months ago. Can I use his accumulated American Airlines miles to buy an airline ticket for my son?

Use Your Deceased Partners American Airlines Miles

American Airlines Rules State You Can Not Transfer Miles From a Deceased Spouse but There Might Be an Exception

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