Category Archives: Star Alliance

Are Delta Miles Really That Hard to Use?

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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!

A common opinion held by many miles-and-points enthusiasts is that Delta’s frequent flyer miles (often jokingly referred to as SkyPesos) can be hard to use.

Folks complain about a lack of available low-level award seats, a website that doesn’t always give accurate information, and very high pricing on some routes, especially international award tickets.

But is this always true?  I did some searches for award seats on Delta and then searched for the same dates and routes on American Airlines and United Airlines.  The results might surprise you!

Are Delta Miles Really That Hard To Use

Is It Always Hard to Find Award Seats on Delta?

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This Month Only: Buy Miles to Get Discounted Award Tickets to Hawaii & Europe

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You can buy Avianca miles and get a 100% bonus until September 30, 2014.

This Month Only Buy Miles To Get Discounted Award Tickets To Hawaii And Europe

Get a 100% Bonus on Purchased Miles From Avianca Until September 30, 2014

Avianca is a member of the Star Alliance, so you can use their miles to book flights on airlines like United Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, and Air Canada.

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Which 50,000 Mile Delta Card Is Right for You?

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Update: A credit card offer in this post may no longer be available, but check the Hot Deals for the latest offers!

Having trouble deciding which increased American Express Delta SkyMiles sign-up bonus offer to apply for?

Until September 8, 2014, the sign-up bonus on the American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles (Personal), Gold Delta SkyMiles (Business), and Platinum Delta SkyMiles cards is 50,000 miles after you make $1,000 in purchases in the 1st 3 months.  Many readers have asked about this deal, because the bonus is normally only 30,000 miles.

How do you decide which card is best for you?  Let’s compare some of the perks you’ll get!

Which 50000 Mile Delta Card Is Right For You

You’ll Get 50,000 Miles for Travel With All 3 Cards, but Which Card Is Best for YOU?

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Will You Need a Visa? This Free Tool Tells You Quickly!

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You can see if you need a visa when you’re visiting other countries.

Visa requirements vary by citizenship, residency status and are always changing.  But you can use the same tool - Timatic - which airlines use to see if you need a visa!

But always double-check with your embassy on specific visa requirements for visiting other countries.

Will You Need A Visa This Free Tool Tells You Quickly

You Can Use Timatic to Check If You Need a Visa to Visit China

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Top 10 Benefits of the Chase United Explorer Card

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Until September 2, 2014, the sign-up bonus on the Chase United Explorer card is increased to 50,000 points after you spend $2,000 in the 1st 3 months.  And you’ll get an additional 5,000 points for adding an authorized user. And you may be able to get a version with an extra $50 statement credit!

Normally, the sign-up bonus on this card is 30,000 miles, so the increased bonus is a good deal.  But do you know all the benefits you get with this card?

Top 10 Benefits Of The Chase United Explorer Card

Do You Know All the Benefits of the Chase United Explorer Card?

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