Category Archives: British Airways

“Trips to Easter Island & Africa Convinced Me to Share My Experiences & Photos”

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Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   PhilaTravelGirl

Suzanne writes PhilaTravelGirl to share her stories of traveling to 40+ countries using miles and points.

She was featured in a Travel Style interview with Johnny Jet.  You can follow Suzanne on Twitter.

And she’s giving away two $25 Nordstrom gift cards.

PhilaTravelGirl Interview With Sue

Suzanne at the Summit of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa

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The Cheap Way to Cancel British Airways Award Tickets!

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Million Mile Secrets reader Weltall emails:

I used British Airways miles to book an American Airlines flight from Miami to South America.  If I need to cancel my trip, how much does it cost to get my miles back?

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How Much Will Weltall Pay to Get His British Airways Avois Points Refunded?

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“My Wife and I Will Soon Be Living in a House Less Than 200 Square Feet”

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Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   The Rich Life

On his blog The Rich Life, Casey shares his experiences in buying and reselling products to collect miles & points.  He also documents his journey building a Tiny House.

The Rich Life Interview With Casey

Casey With His Wife in London

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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British Airways Avios Update: The Sky’s NOT Falling (Phew!)

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Earlier this week, the miles and points community got a bit panicked (myself included!) when news came out that Iberia had posted a partner award flight redemption chart with very expensive rates.  This got folks worried, because British Airways and Iberia’s frequent flyer programs are linked and share a common award currency (Avios points).

There was fear that British Airways would soon follow with an award chart devaluation.  Using British Airways Avios points for short-haul, coach class tickets on partner airlines like American Airlines is 1 of the best award values around!

That’s because 1-way flights under 650 miles cost only 4,500 Avios points plus $5.

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Our Favorite Ways to Use British Airways Avios Points Are Intact for Now!

I’m happy to report that this was just a scare.  While it doesn’t mean that British Airways WON’T ever change its award ticket prices, I don’t think there’s a change coming just yet.

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Last Chance for Great Deals Using British Airways Points?

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Update:  British Airways is NOT changing its Avios partner award chart.  Here’s an updated post with the latest information!

Via View From the Wing and Million Mile Secrets’ readers, there could be huge changes coming to the British Airways frequent flyer program.  And if this happens, it’s NOT good news!

Folks like to use British Airways Avios points for cheap, short-haul award tickets on American Airlines, because it only costs 4,500 Avios points (and no fuel surcharges) for a 1-way coach class ticket for flights under 650 miles.  This is an amazing deal, because other US airlines charge 12,500 points for the same award ticket!

Last Chance For Great Deals Using British Airways Points

Please, Don’t Go! Are Cheap British Airways Avios Short-Haul Award Tickets About to Depart for Good?

But it looks like these tickets could get a lot more expensive very soon!  I really hope this doesn’t happen, but it sounds like it might.

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