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News You Can Use – Don’t Pay the New $18 Fee for These Airlines!, 25% Off European Award Flights, Cheap Alaska Airlines Award Flights, Starwood’s New Partner

1.   Save 25% on Award Flights to Europe

You can get 25% to 50% off with Flying Blue Promo Award flights on Air France and KLM each month.  And this month’s sale includes 25% off award flights between Europe and certain cities in North America.

You can transfer your AMEX Membership RewardsCiti ThankYou, and Starwood Preferred Guest points to the Flying Blue program to take advantage of these sales.

After the discount, here’s a look at how much you’ll pay for 1-way award flights between Europe and:

  • Houston in coach – 18,750 Flying Blue miles
  • Montreal in World Business Class – 46,875 Flying Blue miles
  • Toronto in Business Class – 46,875 Flying Blue miles
  • Vancouver in World Business Class – 46,875 Flying Blue miles
News You Can Use Don't Pay The New 18 Fee For These Airlines 25 Off European Award Flights Cheap Alaska Airlines Award Flights Starwoods New Partner

You Can Save 25% on Award Flights to Europe This Winter

To get the discount, book by September 30, 2015, for travel from November 1, 2015, to December 31, 2015.

Keep in mind, Flying Blue awards also come with taxes and fees.  So do the math to see if this is a good deal for you!

News You Can Use Don't Pay The New 18 Fee For These Airlines 25 Off European Award Flights Cheap Alaska Airlines Award Flights Starwoods New Partner

Fly to the City of Lights in Coach for Just 18,750 Flying Blue Miles and ~$94 1-Way

If you need Flying Blue miles, you can transfer AMEX Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou, and Starwood Preferred Guest points.

And when you transfer Starwood points to airlines in increments of 20,000 points, you’ll get a 5,000 point bonus.

So you could sign-up for the Starwood Preferred Guest from American Express personal and small business cards, and earn the increased sign-up bonus of 30,000 Starwood points on each card when you complete the minimum spending.

Then when you transfer the 60,000 Starwood points to Flying Blue in 20,000 point increments, you’ll have 75,000 Flying Blue miles (60,000 miles + 15,000 bonus miles).

With this month’s Flying Blue Promo Awards, that’s enough for 2 round-trip coach tickets or a 1-way Business Class flight to Europe!

2.   Alaska Airlines Award Flights as Low as 5,000 Miles Each Way

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Best Ways to Europe Using Starwood Points

You can transfer Starwood points to 30+ airline partners.  And some are great for flying to Europe!

Best Ways To Europe Using Starwood Points

Paris, London, or Rome? Use Your Starwood Points to Get to Europe Cheaply

I’ll highlight the best deals and give you helpful tips!

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The Best Ways to Use AMEX Membership Rewards Points to Fly to the UK

Million Mile Secrets reader, Andrew, tweeted:

@MilMileSecrets Looking to use the AMEX 100,000 American Express Membership Rewards points sign-up bonus for flights for a golf trip to Scotland.  British Airways taxes and fees are crazy.  Best option?

Excellent question!  Andrew has 100,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points and wants to know how to get to the United Kingdom to play golf.

The Best Ways To Use AMEX Membership Rewards Points To Fly To The UK

I’ll Show Andrew How to Get to Scotland with AMEX Membership Rewards Points. Stay for the Bonus Golf Tips!

There are lots of ways to get to Europe with AMEX Membership Rewards points.

I’ll show you the best options.  And give you tips on how to save on golf!

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Explore Europe for Cheap With Budget Airlines!

Now that the busy summer travel season is here, folks are wondering how to see more of Europe for less money.

Explore Europe For Cheap With Budget Airlines

See More of Europe by Flying Discount Airlines!

One trick is to fly on budget airlines once you get to Europe.

I’ll show you when to use miles and when to pay for flights.  And then tell you about a few budget airlines you may want to try!

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Which Hotel Points Transfer to Airline Miles (But Is It a Good Idea?)

Million Mile Secrets reader, TB, commented:

 Hi Daraius,

There are some hotel and airline chains in which you can transfer points/miles to points/miles and vice versa for 1:1 or 1:2 or better ratio.

What site can I go to to know what hotel or airline accepts transferred points/miles from other hotels or airlines?

Thank you.

Great question!  You can NOT transfer airline miles from 1 airline to another.  And you can NOT transfer hotel points between hotel programs.  But it is possible to transfer hotel points to airline miles.

Let’s 1st look at transferring hotel points to airline miles.  And later we can take a look at transferring airline miles to hotel points.

Which Hotel Points Transfer To Airline Miles But Is It A Good Idea

You Can Transfer Hotel Points to Airline Miles. But Should You?

I’ll explain how to do it.  And if it’s ever a good idea to make the transfer!

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