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How to avoid US Airways baggage fees

How to avoid US Airways baggage fees

Now that US Airways and American Airlines have merged, they have aligned their carry-on rules and checked baggage fees and exemptions. Other baggage rules may be different, however, so you need to check with the flight operator to ensure you have the correct information.

With US Airways baggage, you pay for your checked bags when you check-in at the airport or online. A bag fee is per person, each way and non-refundable.

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites NEW for 2014

UNESCO World Heritage Sites NEW for 2014

UNESCO World Heritage Sites are continuously being added to the World Heritage List. From the Pyramids of Egypt to the Great Barrier Reef to much lesser-known places, UNESCO World Heritage Sites are our cultural and natural heritage from all over the world – identified, protected and preserved because of their outstanding value to humanity.

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Alitalia American Express credit card – 15,000 bonus miles

Alitalia American Express credit card - 15,000 bonus miles

First Bankcard's Alitalia American Express credit card has a sign-up bonus of 10,000 MilleMiglia miles, plus you get a further 5,000 miles with a qualifying spend and there's no annual fee for the first year. You can earn unlimited miles with your spending and you're awarded exclusive travel benefits after your first purchase.

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Up to 25,000 bonus Aeroplan miles when you convert loyalty program points to miles

Up to 25,000 bonus Aeroplan miles when you convert loyalty program points to miles

What's the deal?

Air Canada's Aeroplan has a neat conversion promotion right now.

How do I get the deal?

Convert your points from a number of partner loyalty programs between now and November 24th and earn up to 25,000 bonus Aeroplan miles. You can convert points from hotel and car rental loyalty programs, Diners Club Rewards and Points.com

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Check in for these Alitalia MilleMiglia award chart gems

Alitalia MilleMiglia isn't my favorite award program – it has fuel surcharges, it's hard to use and I dread calling the agents. Also, you can only do round-trips – no one-ways.

But it also has several things going for it that will surprise you!

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What Trip Delay Insurance benefits can you expect on award tickets?

What Trip Delay Insurance benefits can you expect on award tickets?

After several years of barely any cancelled or massively delayed flights, I was hit by a number of cancellations last year. Little did I know that several of my credit cards provide ample insurance against the expenses involved.

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