Starting May 24, 2016, you can use Singapore Airlines miles to book a Premium Economy award ticket.
And starting June 1, 2016, you’ll be able to use miles to upgrade a paid coach ticket to Premium Economy or a paid Premium Economy ticket to Business Class.
It’s easy to earn Singapore Airlines miles because you can transfer points from all 4 flexible points programs.
But in most cases, using Singapore Airlines miles to book Premium Economy award tickets is NOT a good deal.
Starting May 24, You Can Use Singapore Airlines Miles to Book Premium Economy Award Seats
I’ll explain if this new option is a good way to use miles!
Posted in Air Canada, Airline Award Booking, Airlines, Airlines, Alaska Airlines, ANA, Cathay Pacific, Membership Rewards, Singapore Airlines, Travel Tips, Ultimate Rewards
Drum roll! The results are in for the 2016 North American Airline Satisfaction Study. Surprisingly, overall customer satisfaction with airlines is at a 10-year high!
The increase in airlines’ social media customer service on sites like Twitter and Facebook help the companies get instant feedback from passengers. And they appear to be listening!
Which Airline Puts a Smile on Your Face? A Majority Say JetBlue, Southwest, and Alaska Airlines
Let’s take a look at which airlines did best in the study!
Posted in Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Bank Of America, Barclays, Barclays JetBlue, BOA Alaska Air, Chase, Chase Southwest, Credit Cards, Delta Skymiles, JetBlue, Southwest
Folks on the myFICO forums report there are no more foreign transaction fees with the Bank of America Alaska Airlines card. Now you can use the card overseas without the 3% fee!
This makes the card a better deal for folks who collect Alaska Airlines miles and travel abroad frequently.
You can use Alaska Airlines miles you earn from the card for award flights on Alaska Airlines or any of its airline partners, including Air France, Icelandair, and most recently Japan Airlines!
Save Money on Foreign Transaction Fees With the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Card
Emily and I don’t earn a commission for this offer, but we’ll always share the best deals with our readers!
Million Mile Secrets reader, Roger, emailed:
I have the AMEX Starwood Preferred Guest card and I want to transfer my points to airline miles. Does it make a difference if I transfer my Starwood points to Virgin America or Alaska Airlines since they’ll be merging in 2017?
Thanks for the email, Roger!
Consider Things Like Transfer Ratios, Partner Airlines, and Fees, When Deciding Which Frequent Flyer Program Is Best for You
I’ll explain what the merger means and where Roger should transfer his Starwood points.
Posted in Airline Award Booking, Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Express, AMEX Starwood (SPG), Cathay Pacific, Credit Cards, Delta Skymiles, Emirates, Hawaiian Airlines, Reader Requests, Singapore Airlines, VIrgin America
1. Alaska Airlines Adds Japan Airlines as a Partner
Via View From the Wing, Alaska Airlines has added Japan Airlines as a partner.
Alaska Airlines Is Adding Japan Airlines as a Partner. This Gives You More Ways to Use Your Alaska Airlines Miles!
Alaska Airlines miles are already are great for award flights domestically and abroad. And adding Japan Airlines as a partner makes them even more valuable!
If you need more Alaska Airlines miles for a trip, consider the Bank of America Alaska Airlines card. And watch for a possible higher offer this month!
You can read my review of the card here.
2. Discover Switching to Chip-and-PIN Technology
Posted in Airlines, Alaska Airlines, BOA Alaska Air, Chase, Chase Ink Plus, Credit Cards, Discover, Hotels, Hyatt, JetBlue, Travel Tips, United Airlines