Category Archives: British Airways

Explore Europe for Cheap With Budget Airlines!

Now that the busy summer travel season is here, folks are wondering how to see more of Europe for less money.

Explore Europe For Cheap With Budget Airlines

See More of Europe by Flying Discount Airlines!

One trick is to fly on budget airlines once you get to Europe.

I’ll show you when to use miles and when to pay for flights.  And then tell you about a few budget airlines you may want to try!

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Plan Your Trip to Hawaii With These Credit Card Offers

Update:  The offers for the Gold Delta SkyMiles Card From American Express, Gold Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card American Express, and Platinum Delta SkyMiles Card From American Express have expired.  But check Hot Deals for the latest offers!

There are a lot of ways to explore Hawaii with miles and points.  If you’re flexible, that’s even better, because Hawaii is a very popular year-round destination.

Plan Your Trip To Hawaii With These Credit Card Offers

Using Your Miles and Points Is a Great Way to Get to Hawaii!

I’ll show you the best uses of miles and points for a Hawaiian vacation.  And I’ll let you know which cards can help you get there faster! Continue reading

How to Get Big Travel With the Limited-Time Chase Freedom Bonus

The Chase Freedom card has limited-time sign-up bonus of 20,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points ($200) when you complete the minimum spending requirement.

That’s 10,000 more points ($100) than the usual sign-up bonus for this card.  But you’ll have to apply by June 24, 2015.

How To Get Big Travel With The Limited Time Chase Freedom Bonus

The Chase Freedom Card Earns More Than Cash Back When You Combine It With Other Chase Cards

Do you know how to combine this card with other Chase credit cards to get Big Travel?

I’ll show you how to maximize the sign-up bonus.  And give you tips about the best ways to use this valuable card!

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Which Hotel Points Transfer to Airline Miles (But Is It a Good Idea?)

Million Mile Secrets reader, TB, commented:

 Hi Daraius,

There are some hotel and airline chains in which you can transfer points/miles to points/miles and vice versa for 1:1 or 1:2 or better ratio.

What site can I go to to know what hotel or airline accepts transferred points/miles from other hotels or airlines?

Thank you.

Great question!  You can NOT transfer airline miles from 1 airline to another.  And you can NOT transfer hotel points between hotel programs.  But it is possible to transfer hotel points to airline miles.

Let’s 1st look at transferring hotel points to airline miles.  And later we can take a look at transferring airline miles to hotel points.

Which Hotel Points Transfer To Airline Miles But Is It A Good Idea

You Can Transfer Hotel Points to Airline Miles. But Should You?

I’ll explain how to do it.  And if it’s ever a good idea to make the transfer!

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What to Do Now That You’ll Get Fewer British Airways Points When Transferring AMEX Points

Travel With Grant reports American Express is changing the transfer ratio between American Express Membership Rewards points and British Airways Avios points.  And it’s NOT good news!

Starting October 1, 2015, the new transfer ratio will be 250 AMEX Membership Rewards points : 200 British Airways Avios points.  Or 5:4.

Previously, the ratio was 1:1 with transfers in 1,000 point increments.

What To Do Now That You Get Fewer British Airways Points When Transferring AMEX Points

You’ll Soon Get 20% Fewer British Airways Avios Points When You Transfer AMEX Membership Rewards Points

The new ratio also applies to Iberia Avios point transfers.

Let’s look at how this change will affect you.

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