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American Express 20% Transfer Bonus to Hawaiian Airlines Until June 23, 2014

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Until June 23, 2014, you’ll get a 20% bonus when you transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to Hawaiian Airlines.

Points transfer instantly, and you can use Hawaiian Airlines miles to fly on their partner airlines, like American Airlines, JetBlue, and Virgin Atlantic.

American Express 20% Transfer Bonus To Hawaiian Airlines Until June 23, 2014

You’ll Get 20% More Miles When You Transfer American Express Membership Rewards Points to Hawaiian Airlines

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Hyatt Members Can Earn 3X Airline Miles After Their 2nd Stay

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Did you know you can earn airline miles for staying at Hyatt hotels?

You can get double hotel points at Hilton and Starwood hotels this summer and now you can earn triple airline miles at Hyatt.

Hyatt members earn triple airline miles with certain airlines for stays completed at Hyatt hotels from May 1, 2014, to August 31, 2014.

Hyatt Gold Members Can Earn 3X Airline Miles After Their 2nd Stay

With Hyatt’s New Summer Promotion You Can Get 3X Airlines Miles

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The Ultimate Guide To United Miles: Part 13 – All The Ways To Get To India!

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United miles are fantastic for booking trips to India for many reasons!

The first reason is that so many Star Alliance partner airlines, such as Lufthansa, have flights to India.  Remember, that you can use United miles to book awards on partner airlines such as Lufthansa!

The second reason is that United allows you to book awards to India via the Pacific or the Atlantic, so you end up having more choices.

This is very useful for flights from the West Coast, since flying to India via Asia is about the same amount of hours as flying via Europe.  In contrast, you have to fly to India via the Atlantic when you book regular awards with American Airlines miles.

United Miles To India

Daraius & Emily at the Taj Mahal

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The Ultimate Guide To United Miles: Part 10 – All The Ways to Get to Japan, North Asia & South Asia!

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United Airlines flies to the most number of Asian cities than any airline in the US.  In addition, they have several partner airlines such as Thai air, which are based in Asia.

And on top of that, they allow you to fly to Asia via Europe!  Because of this, there are so many ways to get to Asia with your United miles!

United Asia Miles

We Celebrated New Years In Bangkok

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The Ultimate Guide To United Miles: Part 7 – Using The ANA Website to Find Star Alliance Award Seats

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ANA Award Search

The ANA website is one of the best ways to find Star Alliance award seats. This includes United and Star Alliance airlines such as Lufthansa which you can also book with your United miles.

The ANA (ANA is a Japanese airline) website doesn’t show you “phantom availability” (i.e award seats which can’t be booked) for Lufthansa flights.

You often see “phantom availability” when you search for awards on United.com, more often with Lufthansa, so you can double-check on the ANA website to see if award seats are really available or not.

ANA Award Search

The Best Way To Find Star Alliance Award Seats Is With The ANA Website

Let’s go over how to use the ANA website to find Star Alliance awards!

In general, the United.com award booking page will display routes to and from the Caribbean, Central America, and South America, but it can be good to know all possible ways to search for award seats which you can book with United miles. Continue reading