Category Archives: Qantas

Save Time Searching for Award Seats on Oneworld Airlines With Award Finder

Ever had trouble searching for award seats on Oneworld partners like American Airlines, British Airways, Qatar Airways, or Air Berlin?

If so, you might be interested the free Google Chrome plugin, Award Finder.  It can search for award seats on 8 different airlines, all at once!

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Online Tools Like Award Finder Can Help Take the Frustration Out of Searching for Award Seats!

I’ll show you what Award Finder can (and can’t!) do for you, next time you’re looking for award tickets.

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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!

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Pondering My Life in Tokyo

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Do You Know These Secret Ways To Book Cathay Pacific Award Flights?

Update:   Cathay Pacific has extended the transfer bonus until February 28, 2017!

In this post, Million Mile Secrets contributor Andy digs into the limited-time 30% transfer bonus from hotel points to Cathay Pacific!

Andy:   I explained how Cathay Pacific’s great redemption scheme and liberal routing rules allow folks to see more places on the same ticket.  And until December 31, 2016, you can get a 30% Asia Miles bonus for transferring your hotel points.

Specifically, folks with Starwood points can do very well!  Because you can transfer Starwood points to Asia Miles (Cathay Pacific) at a good ratio.

Do You Know These Secret Ways To Book Cathay Pacific Award Flights

Cathay Pacific Has Great Options for Seeing Multiple Places on the Same Award Ticket

Many folks have complained about how hard it is to redeem a Cathay Pacific award.  So Million Mile Secrets contributor Andy set out on a mission to find out if Cathay Pacific deserves this reputation.

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Cheaper Short-Haul Awards With Alaska Airlines’ New Award Chart!

Good news for folks who like to earn and use Alaska Airlines miles!  Via Travel Codex, Alaska Airlines has switched to a distance-based award chart.

And it’s NOT increasing the price of any awards!  Instead, the shortest coach award flights are cheaper!  Plus, you’ll be able to earn even more Alaska Airlines miles for flights on certain partner airlines, like British Airways and Qantas, for Business and First Class flights.

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Booking Short Coach Award Flights on Alaska Airlines Just Got Cheaper!

Here’s more about what these changes mean for you.

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250 Free Avios Points When You Sign-Up for Aer Lingus’ New Frequent Flyer Program

You can now sign-up for Aer Lingus’ frequent flyer program, AerClub.  And earn Aer Lingus Avios points when you fly Aer Lingus and their partner airlines, like British Airways, Cathay Pacific, and United Airlines.  To use for award flights on Aer Lingus, British Airways, and Iberia.

And if you register by January 7, 2017, you’ll get 250 free Aer Lingus Avios points!

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Sign-Up for Aer Lingus’ New AerClub Frequent Flyer Program by January 7, 2017, and Get 250 Free Aer Lingus Avios Points

Here are the details of this new program.

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Better Sign-Up Bonus: Earn 50,000 American Airlines Miles With These Citi Cards!

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

Via The Points Guy, you can earn 50,000 American Airlines miles with after meeting minimum spending requirements on the Citi American Airlines Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard.

And the sign-up bonus for the business version is 50,000 American Airlines miles after meeting minimum spending requirements, too!

Emily and I don’t earn a commission from these cards, but we’ll always let you know about the best deals!

Better Sign Up Bonus Earn 50000 American Airlines Miles With These Citi Cards

50,000 American Airlines Miles Is Enough for 2 Round-Trip Coach Flights Within to US. So You Could Take a Loved One to San Francisco for a Getaway!

I’ll explain the details of this offer.  And what you can do with 50,000 American Airlines miles!

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Success! A Family Mission Trip to Papua New Guinea With 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!

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

Success A Family Mission Trip To Papua New Guinea With Miles Points

Marciana and Her Family Moved to Papua New Guinea to Aid Indigenous Populations

A big thank you to Marciana for sharing her family’s story!

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

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Now Earn Delta Miles With Airbnb Stays

Via View From the Wing, you can now earn 1 Delta mile per $1 you spend on Airbnb stays.

To earn the miles, you’ll need to book your Airbnb stay through the Delta Airbnb website.

There’s also a promotion for new Airbnb guests to earn 1,000 Delta miles on qualifying first stays.  And new Airbnb hosts can earn up to 25,000 Delta miles after meeting certain requirements!

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Earn Delta Miles When You Book Airbnb Stays Through the New Delta Airbnb Website

I’ll explain more about the new partnership!

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Last Chance: Starwood 20% Transfer Bonus to American Airlines Miles

If you’ve been meaning to take advantage of the latest promotion between Starwood and American Airlines, now is the time!

Through September 14, 2016, you’ll receive 20% more American Airlines miles when you transfer Starwood points to American Airlines miles.

Last Chance Starwood 20 Transfer Bonus To American Airlines Miles

Travel Farther With Starwood’s Current Promotion

I’ll give you the details of the promotion so you can decide if it’s right for you!

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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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