Category Archives: Travel Tips

Will It Help You Get Big Travel Now That Citi ThankYou Points Transfer to Australia’s Qantas Airways?

Citi has added Australia’s largest airline as the newest transfer partner to their Citi ThankYou points program.

You can now transfer Citi ThankYou points to Qantas at a 1:1 ratio.  So they now have 11 airlines (plus Hilton hotels) to choose from.

Just last month, Citi added Virgin Atlantic as a partner, so they’re expanding to compete with other transferable points programs like Chase Ultimate Rewards and American Express Membership Rewards.

But there are very few situations where transferring points to Qantas would make sense.  That’s because their award chart is expensive compared to most other airlines, and they add fuel surcharges!

New Citi ThankYou Transfer Partner Qantas Worth It Or Not

Is Transferring Citi ThankYou Points to Qantas a Reason to Jump for Joy?

Let’s have a quick look at Qantas’ frequent flyer program and see if it’s worth transferring points.

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Save Miles With American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards – Now With NO Phone Booking Fee!

Are you planning medium or long-haul domestic award flights in the next few months?  Do you live in a city not served by many nonstop American Airlines flights?  And do you have a lot of American Airlines miles?

If so, you might save miles by booking Citi AAdvantage American Airlines reduced mileage awards!

The new list of Citi AAdvantage American Airlines reduced mileage award cities is out.   You could save 5,000 to 7,500 miles on award tickets between specific destinations which change each month.

But only if you hold certain Citi American Airlines cards.

And there’s good news!  American Airlines no longer charges a phone booking fee for reduced mileage awards.  In the past, American Airlines charged $25 per ticket.

Save Miles With American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards Now With NO Phone Booking Fee

Spend Fewer Miles With American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards

American Airlines publishes the list of eligible destinations every other month, with discounts listed for the next 4 months.

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New Uber-Awesome Way to Get Valuable Starwood Points for Hotels & Flights!

There’s a terrific new partnership between Starwood and Uber that can help you get points for hotels and flights!  

You can now earn up to 4 Starwood points per $1 spent( up to a maximum of $10,000) on Uber rides.

You’ll earn 1 Starwood point for every $1 spent on Uber and up to 3 bonus Starwood points when you use Uber while staying at Starwood.

New Uber Awesome Way To Get Valuable Starwood Points For Hotels Flights

Earn up to 4 Starwood Points Per $1 Spent When You Use Uber for Rides to Starwood Hotels Like the W South Beach

This is great news!  Because it’s hard to earn a lot of Starwood points if you don’t have the Starwood (personal) or (business) card.

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Act Fast! Mistake Fare Toronto to Dublin ~$276 Round-Trip

Update:  This fare is NO longer available!  Remember to follow me on Facebook and Twitter so you don’t miss the next cheap airfare deal!

Secret Flying reports you can fly from Toronto to Dublin in coach for ~$276 round-trip!

This is a mistake fare, so won’t last long.  You can find this fare on Tripsta, a UK online travel agency.

Tripsta shows the fare for dates between March and May 2015.  Flights are on US Airways and Iberia.

Act Fast Mistake Fare Toronto To Dublin 276 Round Trip

Fly From Toronto to Dublin for Only ~$276 Round-Trip!

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Today’s Top 5 Cheap Airfares! (Bahamas, Orlando, Vietnam, & More!)

Does the cold weather have you itching for a quick getaway or an escape to some place warm?

Check out these 5 great airfares available right now!  These aren’t all the low fares available today, just the ones I thought were interesting at the time of publication.

Remember, cheap fares like these don’t last long.

You can use tools like Google Flights or ITA Matrix to help find some of these deals.

Today's Top 5 Cheap Airfares Bahamas, Orlando, Vietnam More

Wanna Get (Far) Away? There’s a Great Fare to Vietnam – Plus the Bahamas, Oslo, and Moscow

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