Category Archives: Alaska Airlines

50% Bonus When You Buy British Airways Avios Points – 6 Days Only!

Do you have plans for a short flight coming up?  You might benefit from this offer from British Airways!

Via One Mile at a Time, British Airways is selling their British Airways Avios points with a 50% bonus until December 5, 2016, at 6:59 pm Eastern Time.

British Airways Avios Points Discount

Hop Around Europe for Cheap With British Airways Avios Points. I’ll Show You How!

I’ll help you decide if this is a good deal for you!

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Trick to Keep Your Airline Miles From Expiring Using Uber

With most airline loyalty programs, you have to earn miles or use them by a set date to prevent them from expiring.

To reset the clock, there’s an easy way to to earn airline miles from Uber rides.

Use Thanks Again to earn 25 points on every Uber ride (even cheap fares).  Then, transfer the points to 7 eligible airlines to keep your existing miles or points from expiring.

Earn Airline Miles With Uber

Tick, Tock! I’ll Show You an Easy Way to Earn Points to Keep Your Airline Miles From Expiring With Uber Rides!

I’ll show you how it’s easy to earn and redeem Thanks Again points to keep your airline account active!

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The Ultimate Guide to Unaccompanied Minors: Part 1 – North American Airline Policies

Sending children to fly by themselves as Unaccompanied Minors is a big milestone for kids and parents alike.

If it’s your first time booking your children to fly solo on paid or award tickets, airline regulations, procedures, and fees can be confusing.  Each airline is different, and it’s important to be aware of the rules before you book!

Unaccompanied Minors Airlines

Sending Your Kids Solo? You’ll Need to Know Your Airline’s Unaccompanied Minor Policies Before You Make Their Reservation!

So I’ve created a handy list of Unaccompanied Minor policies for major North American airlines.

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New Hilton, Iberia / British Airways Transfer Bonuses – Are They Worth It?

Do you have a Hilton award stay coming up or like booking cheap award flights with British Airways Avios points?

If so, there are 2 new transfer bonuses using Citi ThankYou points and AMEX Membership Rewards points you might consider.

Through February 8, 2017, when you transfer your Citi ThankYou points to Hilton you’ll get a 33% bonus.

And via One Mile at a Time, when you transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points to Iberia, you’ll get a 50% bonus through December 15, 2016!  This can be useful for converting AMEX Membership Rewards points into British Airways Avios points at a more favorable rate.  I’ll explain!

New Hilton Iberia British Airways Transfer Bonuses Are They Worth It

Book Hilton Stays and British Airways Award Flights for Fewer Points With This Deal!

I’ll help you decide if these deals are worth your time.

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5 “Secret” Unofficial Chase Transfer Partners for Big Travel!

Officially, Chase Ultimate Rewards has 7 airline and 4 hotel transfer partners.  But did you know you can access dozens of other airline and hotel options indirectly with Chase Ultimate Rewards points?  

5 Secret Unofficial Chase Transfer Partners For Big Travel

Emily Flew on Air Berlin to Croatia. And You Can Too, With Chase Ultimate Rewards Points – Even Though Air Berlin Isn’t an “Official” Transfer Partner!

I’ll give you ideas on how you can use your points with partners for more Big Travel!

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How Can I Use Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to Fly With Emirates?

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

Million Mile Secrets reader, Mike, emailed:

We have 350,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points. Is there any feasible way to transfer them to use on Emirates?  Some article suggested Alaska Airlines would be best.

Thanks for the question, Mike!

Alaska Airlines devalued its partnership with Emirates earlier this year.  And while it can still be the best option for some folks to get an award flight with Emirates because they don’t add fuel surcharges, Alaska Airlines is not a transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards.

But you can transfer your Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Korean Air to book a flight on Emirates!

How Can I Use Chase Ultimate Rewards Points To Fly With Emirates

The Emirates Hub Is in the Exciting and Ever-Expanding City of Dubai

I’ll show you how you can fly Emirates with Chase Ultimate Rewards points.

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4 Easy Steps to Select Your $200 AMEX Airline Credit

If you have an AMEX Platinum Card of any kind, you’re eligible to receive a $200 airline incidental fee credit on an airline of your choice each calendar year.

That can help you save money on things like checked bags, day passes to airline lounges, in-flight food and drinks, and more!

But to take advantage, you have to select your airline!

AMEX Platinum Airline Credit

Head to a Lounge Before Your Flight and Let AMEX Cover You up to $200 per Year on Your Selected Airline!

I’ll show you how!

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Which Credit Cards Should I Get If I’ve Reached the Chase “5/24” Limit?

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

Million Mile Secrets reader, Joe, commented:

I’ve exhausted all credit card options with Chase due to the “5/24 rule.”

What other cards would you recommend?  My credit score is well above 800.  I just applied and was approved for the Barclaycard Arrival Plus card.  Are there others that are better?

Thanks for the question, Joe!

My top pick is The Enhanced Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN.  But there are plenty of great options!

Which Credit Cards Should I Get If Ive Reached The Chase 524 Limit

Don’t Let Strict Application Rules Prevent You From Getting Big Travel!

I’ll share picks for folks who can’t currently apply for more Chase cards.

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Award Ticket Change, Cancellation, and Hold Policies for 25+ Airlines!

Folks in the miles & points hobby are usually diligent about planning their travels.  But sometimes life happens and you have to change or cancel your plans.

In that case, what are the fees for changing an award ticket?  And do any airlines allow you to hold an award reservation while you firm up your plans?

To help y’all out, I made a chart that shows the award ticket fees and policies for over 25 domestic and international airlines!

Award Flight Change Fees

Tracking Down Award Ticket Fees Can Be Tricky, So We’ve Made an Easy Table Showing Award Ticket Change & Cancellation Fees for Over 25 Airlines!

Let’s take a look!

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Holiday Bonus Airline Miles With These Shopping Portals

Have you started your holiday shopping?

Via Doctor of Credit, you can earn bonus miles with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines when you make purchases through each of the airline’s shopping portal by November 20, 2016.

This can be a good deal for folks who prefer online shopping like me!

Bonus Airline Miles For Holiday Shopping 2016

Earn Bonus Miles With Airline Shopping Portals This Holiday Season!

I’ll share the details of how many bonus miles you can earn by shopping through the airline portals!

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