Category Archives: Eva Air

A 19-Day Trip to Taiwan & Thailand in Business Class, With the Help of Miles & Points

Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money!

Carla is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.

A 19 Day Trip To Taiwan Thailand In Business Class With The Help Of Miles Points

First Class Seats on Thai Airways

A big thank you to Carla for sharing her story!

Please introduce yourself to everyone and tell us how long you’ve been involved in the miles & points hobby.

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“I Flew in a Luxurious Seat, Ate Steak and Drank Champagne, Then Took the Subway to My Hostel”

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

Miles & Points Interview:  Rich Travel / Poor Travel

George shows people how he flies all over the world in First Class for free on his web series Rich Travel / Poor Travel You can also follow him on Twitter!

Rich Travel Poor Travel

Pondering My Life in Tokyo

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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New (Better!) Way to Use Starwood Points to Fly United Airlines

With the new way to transfer points between Starwood and Marriott accounts, folks can get a better ratio converting Starwood points to United Airlines miles by first transferring to Marriott points.

For example, if you transfer 10,000 Starwood points directly to United Airlines, you’ll only get 5,000 United Airlines miles because there’s a 2:1 ratio.

Instead, you could convert 10,000 Starwood points to 30,000 Marriott points (1:3 ratio).  Then, transfer the Marriott points to United Airlines and you’ll get a much better deal for your points.

Transfer Starwood Points To United Airlines

Now You Can Get a Better Ratio Converting Starwood Points to United Airlines Miles!

I’ll explain the math behind the points conversion and why United Airlines miles are great for Big Travel!

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Can You Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to a Spouse’s Airline Account?

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, Cathy, commented:

Can my husband transfer Citi ThankYou points to my frequent flyer account?

Great question, Cathy!

Your husband can NOT transfer Citi ThankYou points directly to your frequent flyer account.

But, if you both have a ThankYou account, he can transfer points to you for free.

Then, transfer the points from your ThankYou account to a Citi airline transfer partner as long as you have certain cards.  It’s called Citi Points Sharing.

Or, he can transfer ThankYou points to his airline account and book a flight for you.

Can You Transfer Citi ThankYou Points To A Spouse's Airline Account

You Can Use Citi Points Sharing to Transfer ThankYou Points a Spouse, Family Member, or Friend. Then, Book an Award Flight on Singapore Airlines First Class Suites or Many Other Airline Partners

I’ll explain how you can share Citi ThankYou points!

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How to Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to Airlines

One of the best ways to get Big Travel with Small Money is transferring flexible points to airline and hotel partners for award flights and stays.

If you’re a Citi Prestige Card, Citi ThankYou Premier Card, or Citi Chairman cardholder, you can transfer Citi ThankYou points to airline partners.  And depending on how you like to use your miles and points, you can get terrific deals booking Business and First Class award seats worth thousands of dollars.

How To Transfer Citi ThankYou Points To Airlines

Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to Singapore Airlines to Experience Incredible Service, Food, and Comfort

I’ll show you how to transfer Citi ThankYou points to airlines in 4 easy steps!

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Won’t Last! $469+ Round-Trip to the Philippines From 5 Cities

Via The Flight Deal, you can fly from Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Seattle to Manila and Cebu, Philippines, starting at $469 round-trip on Eva Air.  They report the sale is for departures September through November 2016.

I found coach tickets for ~$469 from Los Angeles to Manila in September 2016.

Won't Last 469 Round Trip To The Philippines From 5 Cities

Cheap Flights to the Philippines From the 5 Cities in the US, Including Los Angeles

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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Beginner’s Guide to Using Flexible Points for Big Travel With Small Money

In our interview series, we always ask, “What do you now know about collecting miles and points which you wish you knew when you started out?”

The most common answer interviewees give is that they wish they would have started sooner.  Even if you’re unsure of your travel goals, starting to earn transferable points now will give you lots of options for your future trip plans.

Because transferable points programs have dozens of airline and hotel partners, you’ll have the flexibility to choose where to move your points when you’re ready to use them.

Beginner's Guide To Using Flexible Points For Big Travel With Small Money

Dreaming of Big Travel? Transferable Points Give You the Most Flexibility When You’re Ready to Plan Your Trip!

Let’s take a detailed look at the 4 major transferable points programs.

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New Ways to Use Miles on Non-Stop Flights to Taipei, London, Nashville, & Delta Adds a Partner Airline

Great news!  You’ll soon have more options to book award seats on non-stop routes to Taipei and London from the US.  JetBlue is adding flights to Nashville.  And Delta has a new airline partner to explore destinations in the Mediterranean.

New Ways To Use Miles On Non Stop Flights To Taipei London Nashville Delta Adds A Partner Airline

Visit Taipei With New Non-Stop Flights on Eva Air! Use Your United Airlines Miles to Book an Award Seat

I’ll share details about the new routes!

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Chase Sapphire Preferred or Citi ThankYou Premier? Which Is the Better Card for You?

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

Now that the sign-up bonus on the Chase Sapphire Preferred has increased to 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after meeting minimum spending requirements, it’s a good time to look at how this card stacks up against cards with a similar bonus.

The Citi ThankYou Premier also has a 50,000 point sign-up bonus, and both cards have a lot in common.

So which card is better for you?  As always, it depends on your travel goals and how you like to use your points!

Chase Sapphire Preferred Or Citi ThankYou Premier Which Is The Better Card For You

Apples or…Cupcakes? Deciding Between the Chase Sapphire Preferred and Citi ThankYou Premier Might Not Be Such an Obvious Choice! 😉

Let’s compare the cards and see how both can get you Big Travel with Small Money!

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The Ultimate Guide to American Express Membership Rewards Points: Part 2 – All the Ways to Get to India

American Express Membership Rewards points are 1 of the most flexible types of points.  That’s because you can transfer them to certain airlines and fly to many countries, including India.

Emily and I visit India once a year.  We’ve even taken Emily’s mom to Indiatwice!

The Ultimate Guide To American Express Membership Rewards Points Part 2 All The Ways To Get To India

You Can Visit the Taj Mahal in India Using American Express Membership Rewards Points

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